Hotel-Motel - Out of Area, NY
Hillside Schoolhouse, built in 1893, served as a one-room schoolhouse until 1949, transformed into a Gospel Chapel for the next 50 years and now, painstakingly and lovingly restored, operates as a boutique inn in the Catskill Mountain region of NY. Named one of the Top 25 Hotels in the US on the Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2015 it enjoys a stellar reputation and is offered complete with signature handcrafted custom furniture, fixtures and accessories, restored vintage & salvaged pieces, guest database; web site and goodwill. The recent restoration preserved the original hardwood floors and doors, slate chalkboards, soaring 16-ft ceilings and the original bell tower with its cast iron bell. Renovations included the addition of the 2nd floor with two guest suites, a new roof, plumbing, electric, furnace, central air installation, new kitchen with all new appliances, new half-bath, septic system and well. Located 90 miles from NYC, on a quiet mountain road two miles from the Delaware River, a vibrant and popular recreational area.Inn is located at the gateway to the Catskill Mountains, in the heart of multiple weekend and vacation visitor destinations and activities including canoeing, kayaking and river rafting; hunting and fly fishing; hiking and biking; wildlife observation, campgrounds, local distilleries, Riverfests, Oktoberfests with live music, theaters and other performing arts centers, fine restaurants, farm-to-table cuisine; antiques, galleries and shopping. The Inn is typically 100% occupied on weekends throughout the year with heavy weekday bookings during peak river activities, visitor & tourist season.