Twickenham House Destination Mansion ~ Exclusive Use Resort and Event Space(17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
11,000 Sq' Manor,Guest House & EVENT SPACE w/ Accommodations for 40 on 400 acres
Twickenham Hall is priced in addition to Twickenham House & Estate.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8
(4) Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant (5) or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; (6) it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. (7) Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. (8) Love never ends.
The most breathtaking estate in the high country, nestled at 4600', offers that rare assemblage of a true private sanctuary. Just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, the estate has over 400 acres of park-like grounds, threaded by rushing water, ponds, and abundant wildlife. A beautifully manicured lawn surrounds Twickenham House with spectacular mountain views for a ceremony site or receptions.
The charming Old English Manor boasts more than 11,000 square feet of exquisitely finished living space designed for entertaining. Just a step away is a spacious guest cottage and 3800 square foot TWICKENHAM HALL for events. Together, the estate can accommodate 40 overnight guests comfortably, and TWICKENHAM HALL will serve up to 230 guests. Included are the following amenities in the main house: a commercial kitchen; two additional kitchens; a spa with hot tub, steam room, sauna, and indoor endless pool; fitness facility; library with billiards; movie theatre and more. The guesthouse has additional sleeping.
TWICKENHAM HALL has 3800 sq' of gorgeous event space with 40' ceilings, 20' fireplace that burns 8' logs, lovely chandeliers, restrooms, serving bar, 2200 square feet decks, and much more.
Twickenham House, Estate and Hall, located on Phoenix Mountain, overlooks the historic village of Jefferson, NC, among the famed Blue Ridge Mountains. Phoenix Mountain is also known as 'the Rocky Mountain of the East' due to its 1.6-mile cliff face. Phoenix is covered with a diverse mix of vegetation resulting from its high-altitude, unique topography, snowy winters and temperate summers. It is also boasts spectacular geological formations and a broad array of indigenous wildlife including white tail deer, black bear, wild turkey, pheasant, grouse and three and half miles of native trout streams. In addition, the mountain is home to an unusual high-altitude fen that feeds the trout streams on the property.
Among the fauna are numerous wild orchids and the prized Morel mushrooms. For years botanists have studied the creeping aven, a rare plant that was prevalent during the Ice Age and now only exists on the cliffs of Phoenix Mountain and Europe.
The grounds are great for walking, hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, fishing in the stocked pond or for native trout in the streams. There are 50-mile long-range views from the terrace with fireplace built into the cliffs. Stunning sunsets and sunrises await you.
The estate is available for four or more days, allowing time to enjoy your guests and truly embrace every moment of your wedding or event activities. Relax and enjoy family and friends or experience great bonding as you gather together for a truly memorable time.
Twickenham is a doable destination wedding/event. Guests will gather at the estate for the rehearsal dinner, wedding, and reception, even a send off breakfast. The grounds boast many different wedding sites.
The surrounding area offers many cultural and recreational experiences. Nearby villages of Jefferson, Glendale Springs, Blowing Rock and Banner Elk represent the historic center of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Mount Jefferson, Mount Rogers, the River (designated National Heritage River by President Clinton) and New River State Park are additional nearby natural attractions.
Though worlds away from traffic and city congestion, this legendary estate is conveniently sited within 3 miles of Ashe County Regional Airport and villages of Jefferson and West Jefferson, less than 10 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway, 20 miles from Boone and just 119 miles from Charlotte.
Twickenham is also easily accessible by plane, as it is located three miles from Ashe County Airport, 5000' runway, capable of landing most private jets including Falcon 50's, Beech jets, Citations and Hawkers.
Member since: 2013
- 11000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40, Beds for 40
Bathrooms: 11 Bathrooms
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- Ping Pong Table
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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- Wood Stove
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Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $200 + tax
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Tax Rate 10%
*Pricing is based on a per night/per guest stay. Minimum of 20 adults per night.
**For events and weddings, there is a required minimum stay of 4 nights. The rental of the reception hall is $6,800.00.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Twickenham house and estate is located at 4600' on its own mountain, with many outdoor activities. There is hiking, fishing, climbing on the property. It is it's own destination.
The weather is in the upper 70's in the summer. You can watch the fireworks from above during 4th of July. Nearby New River, an American Heritage River, offers a lot of fun recreation - swimming, fishing, tubing, kayaking and canoeing. The Mountains offer exhilarating hiking and gorgeous walking. The village of West Jefferson has many art galleries, coffee shops, restaurants, a cheese factory, other quaint shops including bee keeping shop, retro movie theatre, bowling even a brewery. Skiing is not too far away, pretty 45 minute drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway. A great place to relax and enjoy natural beauty.
At the cliffs, on the property, is a large terrace with a fireplace at 4600' with 50 mile long range views.
There is also a nearby private airport that can land a galaxy. Also there is even a place to land a helicopter on the property.
Year Purchased: 2002
Why Jefferson, NC, USA:
Twickenham was named for the village in England where the owners spent their honeymoon. This manor was built to reflect that classic English grace and charm. This private mountaintop estate boasts panoramic year round views, peaceful serenity and world class luxury located at 4600' on 400 acres atop Phoenix Mountain.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Wedding ~ Family ~ Corporate The property is truly a destination resort all to yourself and 40 overnight guests, with now added TWICKENHAM HALL event space for up to 230 guests. Many guests never leave the property, yet there is plenty to do near by. The property is surrounded by 500 acre Nature preserve. There are 50+ mile long range views from the 300' cliff face, which can be enjoyed from a stone terrace. Many botanist have studied the rare flora and fauna which lives on Phoenix Mountain. There is abundant wildlife including black bears, deer, wild turkey, grouse, native trout and an occasional mountain lion.
Links to more information:
Christmas at Twickenham with Twinkie, guest cottage in the background
Introducing the addition of Twickenham Hall
Bon Apetit! Sunny space w/ ice maker, two DW, freezer
Dining room. China settings for 60.
Sunken Living room. Large comfortable space filled with antiques and a fireplace
Relax in Conservatory. Morning tea, girlfriend lunch or champagne sunset.
Theatre. Enjoy fresh popcorn and a movie from the 500+ DVD collection.
Child's joy. Fully stocked playroom w/ kitchen. Kids canhave their own party!
Master Bath. Large claw foot tub, separate shower & toilet, double pedestal sink
Africa Room. King suite, TV w/ DVD & DirectTV and private bath.
Jack's Room. Queen suite, TV w/ DVD & DirectTV and private bath.
Twinkie (guest house) living area.
Twickenham Hall for events up to 200.
Twickenham bride on top of the world! Notice the 50+ mile views.
Chef's Dream. Viking Stove w/ hood & heat lamps, wine cooler, commercial fridge.
After eight. Enoy a friendly game of pool while watching a game on TV.
Fellowship. Ample seating, card table. Sit, play, chat...enjoy!
Endless Pool. Rigorous work-out, relaxing drift or splashy fun.
Weight Room. Tread mill, bike, lifecycle, DirectTV, sauna & steam room nearby.
Master Suite. King bed, TV w/DVD & DirectTV, luxurious bath.
Versace Room. 650 sq' of luxury. King suite w/ private bath. TV, DVD & DirectTV
The Roxy. King Suite w/ private bath, TV w/ DVD and DirectTV.
Slumber Party. 6 day beds w/ trundles + single. TV w/ DVD & Sattelite, Wii. Bath
Twinkie Bunk room. 5 day beds w/ trundle + single. TV, DVD, DirectTV and bath.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Monday, February 27, 2017
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