The New Dawn Foundation is a not-for-profit holistic health retreat center located in an historic estate house with old-world elegance that offers it's facility for individual, small group or company retreats. Our stunning waterfront views and romantic property are a lovely setting for for people seeking non-commercial relaxation and tranquility just 18 miles from NYC.
This old-world house was built in 1900 at a time when wealthy New Yorkers came to Davenport Neck for summer vacations. For many years It was owned by the Mt. Sinai School of Nursing for retreats and it became a non-profit Retreat Center in 2000.
WEDDINGS: Many people want to get married at the New Dawn but please note that we are not zoned for tents.
Highlights of the grounds include a stone sea wall, old stone tea house, portico, wrap-around terraces and gardens.
Highlights of the interior include original Tiffany stained glass windows, wooden & leather paneled dining room, ceramic fireplaces and built-in window seats, not to mention stunning views of Long Island Sound from most of the rooms.
The bedrooms can accommodate a total of 20 people for overnight sleeping in 13 beds. Maximum occupancy for daytime events outdoors is 60, indoors standing up downstairs 60.
Pricing depends on number of people and intended usage.
NOTE: WE DO NOT RENT TO ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 25, or for after-prom parties or college graduation parties, or to any other group whose purpose or intent goes against our mission statement of humanitarian causes.
Your reservation at our property entitles you for membership in our organization for the duration of your stay.
GROUND FLOOR: sun room, living room, dining room (seats 12), parlor (seats 6 at table) kitchen (2 sinks, 2 refrigerators, stove, microwave, toaster oven, coffee pot, no dishwasher), grand staircase with Tiffany Angel Window, 1 full bath off kitchen, 1/2 bath off living room.
Second Floor Bedrooms:
Sound View Room: 1 Queen in main room, 1 DBL in alcove, full private bath with shower. (sleeps 4)
Acorn Room: 1 bunk bed, 2 twin beds, shared full bath with the Garden View Room. (sleeps 4)
Garden View Room: Queen size sofa bed and shared bath with Acorn room. (sleeps 2)
Turquoise Room: King bed in main room, alcove with twin bed. Private Full bath. (sleeps 3)
THIRD FLOOR: Two rooms share a bathroom in the hall.
Sunrise Room: 1 queen, 2 twins. (sleeps 4)
Sunset Room: 1 Full, 1 twin. (sleeps 3)