Berkshires Sights

Naumkeag

  • 5 Prospect Hill Rd. Map It
  • Stockbridge
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 08/07/2014

Fodor's Review

This Berkshire cottage once owned by New York lawyer Joseph Choate, ambassador to Great Britain during President William McKinley's administration, provides a glimpse into the gracious living of the Gilded Age. The 44-room gabled mansion, designed by Stanford White in 1886, sits atop Prospect Hill. Its many original furnishings and art span three centuries; the collection of Chinese porcelain is also noteworthy. The meticulously kept 8 acres of formal gardens designed by Fletcher Steele are worth the visit.

Sight Information

Address:

5 Prospect Hill Rd., Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 01262, United States

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Phone:

413-298–3239

Sight Details:

  • $15
  • Memorial Day–Columbus Day, daily 10–5

Published 08/07/2014

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