5 Prospect Hill Rd.
Stockbridge, MA 01262- Map It
Phone: (413) 298-3239
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AAA Editor Notes

Naumkeag, 5 mi. n. of US 7 and SR 102 at 5 Prospect Hill Rd. This was the summer estate of Joseph Choate, an attorney and the ambassador to Britain 1899-1905. Designed by the architectural firm McKim, Mead and White, this Berkshire cottage, accessible via guided tour, contains the Choate family's original furnishings. Self-guiding tours of the gardens, which were designed by Fletcher Steele and Mabel Choate and include a Chinese temple garden, are available. Also featured are Steele's Blue Steps, a chain of fountain pools surrounded by four levels of stairs. Guided tours are available.
$15; free (ages 0-12).
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Hours: Daily 10-5, Memorial Day-early Oct.; Sat.-Sun. 10-5, early Apr.-day before Memorial Day. Last house tour begins 1 hour before closing.