The Great Lawn Inn at the historic Philip Cheney mansion is the perfect tranquil escape! The 20,000 square foot mansion is ideal for corporate retreats, family reunions, intimate weddings, a romantic couples getaway and photo/film shoots. Located less than two hours from New York City & Boston, 15 minutes from Hartford and within walking distance to Historic Downtown Manchester.
Guests will have access to the manicured gardens, a grand salon with two fireplaces, a dining room with a fireplace, 4 season loggia with a fireplace, the library with a fireplace, daytime sleeping room, dance studio, playroom, conference room, both a ladies & men's powder room on the first floor with adjacent dressing/sitting rooms. Sleeping accommodations include 3 bedrooms with fireplaces, private baths and queen size beds; 2 bedrooms with queen size beds that share a bath and 2 bedrooms with single beds that all share a bath.
The mansion is within walking distance to historic downtown Manchester known as the "City of Village Charm." Its broad Main Street and quaint side streets are lined with turn of the century brick buildings that are home to generations of businesses. Downtown Historic Manchester is a quintessential New England town with delicious restaurants, retail shops, beauty salons, grocery stores, antique shops, and an art gallery.
The 20,000 square foot Philip Cheney mansion is part of the 175 acres of the Cheney Brothers National Historic Landmark District and it is the largest of the remaining mansions of the Cheney Family.