When you stay at The Starkey Mansion, you'll feel like you stepped back in time, without sacrificing any of today's modern conveniences. With keyless, remote locks on all our doors and the finest linens, you'll feel relaxed and pampered in our luxurious, spacious mansion. Our 13,000-square-foot Georgian residence has 7 bedrooms, 10 beds can sleep 20 pax available to our guests, 4.5 bathrooms, a fitness center, a formal garden, and much more.
When you book a stay, you’ll get a glimpse of Mary Louise Starkey’s legacy in our hallways, where photos of graduates from the Starkey International Institute for Household Management grace the walls. For nearly 40 years, the Starkey Mansion has been home to the best of students taking courses on Household Management, fine housekeeping, etiquette, formal entertainment, and the culinary arts. Mrs. Starkey’s 1,800 graduates have gone on to manage the private lives of the high-net-worth around the world.
Here in our gorgeous home, we have not overlooked any detail for your comfort. The house has 9 beds: 3 kings, 1 Queen, 5 Full-Size beds and can sleep 18 maximum with 9 couples sharing all beds. You'll have access to the historic mansion’s astounding common areas. The first-floor library’s features include a grand piano, cozy fireplace, and Mrs. Starkey’s impressive book collection. Across the formal foyer, you’ll enjoy relaxing on our plush couches in front of our sitting room fireplace. In this room, be sure not to miss the stunning Iranian antique rug, or the Picasso and other lithographs hanging on the walls.
With its glittering chandelier and displays of fine china and silver, the formal dining room is available to rent out for business meetings or gatherings. You’ll feel like a guest of a modern-day Downton Abbey in this room! For more than 20 years, Mrs. Starkey hosted multiple nine-course formal dinners at this 12-person table, where her students practiced for weeks on end to perfect the techniques of the queen’s mirrored service.
The chef’s kitchen has everything you could need to satisfy your culinary dreams: 12 stove tops, copper pans and pots, two dishwashers, and more.
Treat yourself to a coffee or espresso at our full espresso bar when you wake up in the morning.