The Wyndhurst Mansion
The historic brick Mansion features 11 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, each named after important cultural figures with historical ties to the Berkshires.
In the early 1900s, Lenox became known as the “Inland Newport.” Aristocrats were known to spend their summer in the Berkshires, including John Sloane, a relative of the Vanderbilts and co-owner of the famous furniture firm W & J Sloane. Sloan bought the property in 1894 and built his Peabody and Sterns-designed “cottage,” Wyndhurst, referred to today as the Mansion. This period was known as the “Cottage Era,” where cottages were defined as secondary residences with a minimum of thirty rooms and twenty acres.
The beautifully renovated Mansion, with interior design by Clodagh, exudes timeless elegance. Each guest room is unique and named after important historical and cultural figures who had ties to the Berkshires.
Please note, the Mansion does not have an elevator and is not ADA accessible. Rooms are located on the second and third floors.
This second-floor Mansion room is an enchanting and cozy sanctuary for relaxation. With a king bed and sitting area, and a double-sink bathroom, its historic stained-glass windows offer a view of the front circle and the verdant Miraval Berkshires landscape. Can connect to 2021.
Edith Wharton was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She drew upon her insider's knowledge of the upper-class New York society to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded Age. In 1921, she became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature.
This second-floor Double Suite offers a spacious, naturally lit bedroom with two queen beds, a separate living area with a comfortable couch and armchair, a large bathroom, a white marble fireplace. The arched stained-glass windows reveal sweeping views of the golf course, Rose Terrace, and wishing well. This suite can connect with the Wharton Room (2020) for additional space.
Named for Frederick Law Olmsted, an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. He is popularly considered to be the father of American landscape architecture. He was famous for co-designing many well-known urban parks, including Central Park in New York City.
This second-floor, 1,056-square-foot Executive Suite features an elegant balcony overlooking the front lawn and golf course as well as a separate living area featuring a family dining table and bar, area rugs, and comfortable lounge furniture. White marble and patterned tile adorn the restored original fireplace. A short, art-filled hallway connects to a bedroom with a king bed and sitting area and a double-sink bathroom.
Named for the Dutch American Vanderbilt family, who gained prominence during the Gilded Age. Their success began with the shipping and railroad empires of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and the family expanded into various other areas of industry and philanthropy. John Sloane, the original owner of the Wyndhurst mansion, was brother-in-law to Emily Vanderbilt. Emily Vanderbilt Sloane and her husband built their summer home Elm Court a few miles away in Lenox.
This second-floor King Suite boasts a large room with a king bed, a sitting area, a decorative fireplace, and views of the historic golf course.
Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. He's best known for his sea novels, including his masterpiece, Moby Dick (1851).
This spacious second-floor Mansion room offers a luxurious king bed, decorative fireplace, and a view of the historic golf course and the mountains beyond it.
Named for Robert Frost, an American poet and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes who became famous for his poetry’s engagement with New England locales identities and themes.
"Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."
This spacious, second-floor suite offers a bedroom with a king bed, a separate living area with a comfortable armchair and sofa, a fireplace with elegant tile and carved mantle, with natural light and partial views.
Named for Henry David Thoreau, an American essayist, poet, and philosopher.
This spacious, second-floor suite contains a bedroom with a king bed and a separate living area. Enjoy lovely views of the rolling Berkshire hills.
Named for Norman Rockwell, a 20th Century American painter and illustrator. His works have a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum, located only 15 minutes away.
"Here in New England, the character is strong and unshakable."
Lounge in this lovely and sizeable third-floor room with its king bed and petite windows that peer into the golf course below. Relax in the oval, vintage soaking tub, or gaze at the stars through the overhead skylight.
Named for Emily Dickinson, an American poet from Massachusetts.
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all. "
Take in the view of our historic golf course or curl up with a good book under the skylight in this third-floor room with a king bed.
Named for Nathaniel Hawthorne, an American novelist, dark romantic, and short story writer from Massachusetts.
This third-floor room with its golden-tiled, decorative fireplace and charming, diminutive windows offer a cozy space with two double beds, comfortable armchairs, sloped ceilings, and a spacious open bathroom.
Named for Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.
EE Cummings Room
Retreat to this cozy third-floor room with vaulted ceilings and a king bed.
Named for E E Cummings, an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright.