November 19, 2017

On a cold and rainy (or snowy!) day, it's nice to have plenty to do indoors. Make a roaring fire, prepare a delicious meal and go face-to-face with your friendly chess opponent.

November 10, 2017

Just down the road from Winthrop Estate is Kennedy Park, offering you miles of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails. If you left your bike at home,  Arcadian Shop adjacent to the park will set you up with everything you need.

November 6, 2017

There is nothing better than a backyard fire pit when your family is craving freshly roasted s'mores... Fortunately, you can burn off several s'more calories just by crossing the 4 acre backyard to get back and forth to the house.

November 3, 2017

Ovens ready for turkey and all the fixings… Wolf… plus 10 burners, amounting to 300,000 BTUs of heat

October 19, 2017

Guests who play piano will find this beautiful Steinway very quickly upon arrival at Winthrop Estate.   Invariably, the sound of music permeates the room, spilling out into the grand foyer and draws the rest of the family in.  There is something magical and nostalgic a...

October 19, 2017

The Library is one of my favorite rooms at the Winthrop Estate.  I love to be surrounded by books, and the craftsmanship and quality of the woodwork on the library bookshelves and paneling makes the room feel cozy and luxurious at the same time.  Add to that a large cr...

October 17, 2017

More than once I have shown guests the master bedroom and when they peer into the bathroom, they gasp at the door and say, “It’s bigger than my apartment in New York!”   We restored the master bathroom to it’s original use and have heard over and over again from our gu...

October 14, 2017

What do kids like about the Winthrop Estate? 

The tree swing, the ping pong table, the foosball table, our games and puzzles upstairs in the game room, the flat screen TV in the media room, lawn games (we have a frisbee, Nerf football, lawn croquet set, soccer ball, etc...

October 8, 2017

The Winthrop Estate is proud to be neighbors with one of the nation’s premier yoga centers, Kripalu.  Hence, our little village of Lenox has a large population of very skilled yoga teachers.  To enhance our guests' stay at our luxurious mansion we are happy to connect...

October 6, 2017

Winthrop Estate is one of the few remaining Berkshire Cottages of the Gilded Age.  We are proud to have restored and maintained a magnificent architectural gem of American History. 

In the latter part of the 19th century into the early 20th century, the g...

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How do we capture the magic and details of this large and historic property in a website? It's not easy.  In this blog we try to highlight some of the special moments, rich stories, and special opportunities our guests have creating unforgettable memories from a stay at the Winthrop Estate.  In this blog we look at the architectural details, craftsman's touches, near by activities and modern amenities available at the Winthrop Estate. 

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