Mansion House renovations include a facelift and new rooms

— Photo by Ralph Stewart

The Mansion House on Main Street in Vineyard Haven is in the midst of renovations that include the addition of eight new rooms, and interior and exterior improvements.

A new garden designed by Chuck Wiley of VineyardGardens now brightens up the corner of Main Street and and Beach Street. With the help of Mary Rentschler of Rentschler & Company Interiors and Rebekah El-Deiry of Island Window Designs, the Inn lobby has been updated and now boasts a contemporary look.

“It made sense as we complete renovation on our eight new pet-friendly guest rooms to pretty up our public areas,” owner Susan Goldstein said. “It’s always fun to work with folks you have known a long time.”

Each one of the new rooms will feature a balcony, two double beds and will be pet friendly, according to a press release. Environmentally sound climate control was installed by Brian Nelson of Nelson Mechanical Design.

General manager (since 1985) Bud Raymond continues to oversee all the work that goes on to ensure that Mansion House welcomes Vineyarders and visitors alike, Ms. Goldstein said.

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