A Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse is being presented at Orchard Hill, the former home of Old Westbury Gardens’ founder, Peggie Phipps Boegner, through December 18th, 2011. This charming and historic 1856 farmhouse will be opened to the public for only the third time in its history. The beautiful rooms have been individually decorated by some of the most talented and creative designers in the New York area, with themes including Winter Wonderland, Sugar Plum Dreams, Artic Retreat, A Chinoiserie Christmas, Swedish Family Holiday, and Midnight in Paris – New Year’s Eve.
The Showhouse is open Tuesdays through Sundays, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Last admission is at 3:00 PM. Children under 12 (other than babes in arms), strollers, and pets are not permitted in the Showhouse. Admission to the Showhouse is $25 ($20 in advance, $15 for Old Westbury Gardens’ members) and includes a Showhouse Journal as well as admission to Westbury House and the Old Westbury Gardens grounds when open. (Dec 3-18).
Orchard Hill at Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568