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The Summer White House
Bed and Breakfast

17 Main Street
Lenox, Massachusetts, 01240

(413) 637-4489
Toll Free: (800) 382-9401
Fax: (413) 637-4489
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Hosts: Mary and Frank Newton

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The Summer White House B&B
17 Main St
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-4489
Toll Free: (800) 382-9401
Fax: (413) 637-4489
Email

The Summer White House is just a mile from Tanglewood, in the very heart of historic Lenox in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. Newly operated by experience innkeepers, this bed and breakfast continues the hospitality traditions the Newton's were so known for at the former Gables Inn.

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Called "The Lanai" for its many inviting porches, the Summer White House is an original Berkshire Cottage. It was constructed in 1885 for New Yorker, J. Egmont Schermerhorn. This graceful and comfortable home is furnished with a fine collection of antiques. The library, replete with volumes on every subject.

Lavishly decorated in traditional style, the Bed and Breakfast offers six guest accommodations each with a private bath, air-conditioning and TV. The stately guestroom are named after very stately people in history. The Edith Wilson room, for the reputed first woman to run the government. (Our 'secret' President). The Eleanor Roosevelt room offers a stately four poster bed. (shown on the details page). The Master bedroom is named at Abigail Adams, the 2nd first lady. The Summer White House is graced with the owners' collection of fine art which spans five centuries along with rare documents and books.

Downstairs the sun-filled breakfast room is a perfect place to start your day. Enjoy a hearty continental breakfast while planning your visit to Tanglewood and other nearby attractions. A combination of sunshine, civility, and Mozart makes this breakfast room baronial--even by Lenox standards. Join your fellow guests as you indulge in fresh pastries and intriguing conversation.

Enjoy all the delights of fine shopping, gracious dining, and the discovery of living history in Lenox, the very heart of the Berkshires. Visit the Lenox Library, the Mount, the Academy Building, the Church on the Hill... relive the warmth and friendliness of the Victorian times.

Through all the seasons of the year, the Berkshires are a glory to the spirit and a solace to the soul. The music of Tanglewood, summer home of the Boston Symphony, is just a moment away, along with Jacob's Pillow, America's oldest center for the dance. Add to this a myriad of other cultural offerings such as museums, theaters, concerts, art centers, galleries and churches and you'll begin to feel the magic of this place.


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