This elegant estate, a 44-room English manor house and traditional, formal gardens sprawling more than 200 acres, was built by financier John S. Phipps and his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps, in 1906. The spectacular home has been featured in dozens of television shows and movies. The public is welcome to explore the house, furnished with priceless antiques and decorative artwork, and the grounds, which include sweeping lawns, wooded paths, and some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. Old Westbury Gardens hosts a wide variety of events including concerts, auto shows, a Scottish festival, teas and tours, and family programs. A Path Through History attraction.