The Historic Estate & Gardens of John Milton Hay on Lake Sunapee, NH
One of New England’s Finest Early 20th-Century Summer Estates
Discover The Fells 83.5 acres of beauty and tranquility; learn the legacy of diplomat and statesman John Milton Hay, tour of the 22-room Colonial Revival home; explore the forests, walk the woodland trails; and enjoy the renowned gardens. The Fells is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a preservation project of The Garden Conservancy.
Immerse yourself in history. Explore the early 20th-century summer estate of diplomat and statesman John Milton Hay.
Discover the extensive formal and informal gardens. Historic guided tours of The Fells six gardens are conducted seasonally.
Eighty-three acres of woodlands and grounds and nearly half a mile of undeveloped Lake Sunapee shoreline are conserved and maintained under a preservation easement with the State of New Hampshire.
Photography is courtesy of: Debbie Campbell, Joan Eaton, Anna Henderson, Great Island Photography, Portrait Design Studio, Carl Vernlund, The Fells