MONTCHANIN/WILMINGTON, DELAWARE PROPERTY EST. 1799 Located four miles northwest of Wilmington, Montchanin Village is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and lies within an area where American history, culture, and museums abound. In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived by rail to Montchanin for the wedding of his son Franklin Roosevelt, Jr. To Ethel DuPont. The Village consists of 11 carefully restored buildings whose construction dates back between 1799 and 1910. The Inn opened in June 1996 and houses 28 guestrooms and suites, which are richly furnished with period furniture, marble baths, and modern amenities. Guests may enjoy a scenic walk down Privy Lane to savor the uniqueness of this historic property and private gardens. The Village was named for Alexandrine de Montchanin, grandmother of the founder of the DuPont Gunpowder Company. CONVERTED INN LUXURIOUS SERVICE TRADITIONAL DÉCOR VICTORIAN AMENITIES 28 guestrooms and suites on 6.5 acres of gardens and private courtyards. Each with Frette linens, complimentary high-speed Internet access, flat-screen TV, daily newspaper, nightly turndown, coffee maker, microwave, and refrigerator with ice maker, soda, and water. Fitness room and boutique spa, featuring Darphin and Red Flower products and tax-free shopping. Entire property non-smoking since opening. DINING Once The Village’s blacksmith’s shop, Krazy Kat’s Restaurant is famous for its fresh American nouvelle cuisine and its whimsical décor, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. Reservations are recommended. There are three well-appointed private rooms and intimate garden areas, providing groups with the perfect setting for corporate events, weddings, and elegant social gatherings. LOCATION In the heart of the Brandywine Valley, between New York and Washington, DC, 10 minutes northwest of Wilmington; close to Winterthur Museum, Longwood Gardens, Hagley Museum, Brandywine River Museum, Delaware Art Museum, Delaware Museum of Natural History, and Nemours Mansion and Gardens. Philadelphia Int’l Airport: 20 miles, 25 minutes. Route 100 & Kirk Road, GPS: 528 Montchanin Road Montchanin, DE 19710 T 302.888.2133
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