May 19, 2013
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Bella English/Globe staff (left) and Wheatleigh
The bedroom at Blantyre (left) and the grilled foie gras appetizer at Wheatleigh, two of the state's top inns.
The covered terrace at Blantyre.
The grounds at Blantyre are lush and feature whimsical chain-saw sculptures of wildlife by local artist Ken Packie.
Tours of Blantyre's packed wine cellars are available.
The mansion at Wheatleigh was built in 1893 by Henry H. Cook as a wedding present for his daughter, who married a Spanish count.
The decor of the room at Wheatleigh was modern, with no floral prints, and featured a larger flat-screen TV.