Mansion Garden Tour ~ Glynallyn Castle

The Mansion in May event is held every 2 years as a fundraiser for a local hospital in Morristown New Jersey. From May 1st through May 31, guests are invited to tour this historic mansion featuring design inspirations from 60 of the area's top interior and landscape designers who have donated their work in support of a hospital cause. This year the beautiful and Glynallyn Castle was chosen as the designer's home.

Although the tour included both the inside and outside of this gorgeous Tudor style castle, photography was only allowed outside of the building, so I am going to take you for a stroll through the fabulous gardens of Glynallyn.

Glynallyn is a 3-story, 32,000 square-foot castle built as a country estate by George Marshall Allen from 1913-1917. The building boast 60 + rooms and cost an estimated $500,000 to build including $15,000 for the stained glass windows in the Great Hall of the castle. In 1987 Glynallyn was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

The mansion is currently on the Real Estate market for a cool 5.7 million!

Any takers???

(If you want to see the inside and some of what the designers did with the rooms follow this You Tube link.)  

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  1. Hi Barbara: You certainly did justice to the garden with your photos. They are beautiful and I can only imagine how beautiful the inside must be. I've been to a couple of designer inspired homes and I love them..Happy Mother's Day..Judy

  2. Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and they certainly did a beautiful job restoring it. I wouldn't want to maintain it though! LOL!

  3. wow Barbara, what an amazing place, I'd love to take the tour! The grounds and gardens are so lovely and lush, I can only imagine what the inside was like. thanks so much for sharing on VIF!

  4. oh my gosh! how gorgeous! I would love to tour this wonderful place!

  5. ah-maz-ing. just gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing, I am a new follower! Hope you have a great weekend!

  6. Wow, I could really enjoy the gardens here for days! What a place to paint, dream, read, pray and just be!
    dee dee

  7. Hi Barbara, love this tour. Everything was absolutely breathtaking! SOLD, don't I wish. lol! Thanks so much for sharing with Share Your Cup.

  8. Hi Barbara-

    I'm glad we got to spend the day together at the mansion.

    Beautiful job with posting the photos!


  9. I'll take it!!! I'm going to feature this at the party tomorrow night, make sure to check it out and grab a featured button! :D

  10. How beautiful! I love garden tours! And that stone table really caught my eye!

  11. Thanks for taking us along on this tour. I love touring places like this. Just gorgeous.

  12. Oh Barbara- Thank you for such a lovely post!!! Who would have thought that castle was in Jersey??! I grew up in Maplewood- not far. Ha- I would buy it in a heartbeat if I won the lottery...
    I noticed you have two adopted children- I was adopted too- God bless you! It can be challenging at times... well only if you adopted me! LOL
    Have a lovely week, and come visit us if you have the chance!
    Sparkly Hugs,
    Tobi and the Pixies!

  13. Great Tour, the photos are wonderful. Yes, I can see myself sitting in one of those gardens enjoying the view. Thanks for sharing, I am a first time visitor and will be back, drop by for a visit. Kathy

  14. Stunning pictures of the inspirational gardens. So many little spots to enjoy on their grounds. Thanks for sharing this! Susan at Romancing the Home

  15. Thank you for bringing me with your tour.

    Isn't it gorgeous? In every inch I see, it's perfect.

    Happy TS & a great w/end to come.


  16. lovely, thanks for the tour! I will check my savings and see if i can afford it! lol

  17. Thank you so very much for linking up to Fishtail Cottage's garden party so that I could follow you back! I certainly enjoyed your amazing photos of this glorious garden! xoxo, tracie

  18. Great tour. Thanks for sharing these lovely photos. I'm now following you on Linky Followers and would love to have you visit and follow, too. Helen


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