Enchantment and serenity will surround you in beauty. Picturesque, restored loft from 1800's in gorgeous Stillwater. Light and nature abounds with this private loft that boasts a queen bed and a queen pull out sofa.. Overlooking nature preserve. In the Wild, Scenic Delaware National Park region and close to swimming, hiking, biking. Restored historic barn and expansive property with waterfalls, woods and herb gardens. Quiet rest areas along the falls. Totally private building with porch and entrance. Sink in the queen bed and cotton linens. Newly renovated bathroom with pine ceiling. Also a pull out queen sleeper sofa. Hot tub and solarium next door upon request, winter months only. Room has refrigerator, air conditioning and two dining areas, one with soft drinks, one with coffee and tea. Adjoining room with loft ceiling and dining area. Full lending library in room. Winter woodstove in large living area with exposed chesnut beams. Linens and towels are provided. In the gateway to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, it is minutes from Appalachian trail, rail to trail bicycle trails and rentals. Artist shops, antiques, music and restaurant venues nearby. On native trout stream, minutes from the best fishing in region. Scenic area provides unlimited photographic opportunities. Kayaking, fishing and swimming on Swartswood Lake minutes away. We employ organic practices and are pesticide free for your health and safety. Organic and natural foods are used as often as possible. We provide information on local restaurants and activities. We also are musician/ artist friendly and encourage you to bring your instruments, cameras and paint supplies. Property is available for weddings, reunions, events and photography / film needs. We welcome well behaved children. Dogs by pre-approval only. Pristine setting with healing, calm vibe for a time to relax, write, and center. Sitting areas all along the river. There is an apple orchard nearby, as well as a multitude of wineries with local grapes. Ideal retreat for artists, musicians and nature enthusiasts. Loft has large library for loan during your stay, including classic literature, vintage garden and herb studies, children, and field identification. Waterfalls, community room and refrigerators, concerts and workshops when running, free parking. . Check website for concerts and workshops. Guests are welcome to use fire pit as long as safety is employed. Large Stone Grill for charcoal and Propane Grill. We provide a microwave, kitchen sink and utensils. Refrigerator in room for private use and large refrigerator in community room as well.
Private and very scenic. Essentially in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Minutes from Old Mine Road, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Vernon, NJ, Delaware River rafting, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail, Stokes State Forest and so much more. Lots of great restaurants we can recommend.
Biking and hiking :) NYC transportation to Newton NJ (8 miles away) where the bus line arrives from NYC and we will pick up for a small charge. Car highly recommended Lyft and Uber becoming more available. We will pick up from Appalachian Trail upon request for through hikers.
Other Things to Note
Local Swartswood Lake state park for canoe and kayak rentals, close to Delaware River rentals. Bike the Paulinskill Trail. Sussex County Fairgrounds minutes away. Minutes from the Poconos and Branchville Fairgrounds, Blair Academy close. Ski resorts in Vernon NJ, and Mountain Creek close. Appalachian trail 3 miles away. Pickup and drop off provided upon request. Camping on site is also available upon special request.
Private. Healing waterfalls. Close to the best hiking, biking, swimming, antiques, Fairgrounds close,herb gardens, library. Blairstown, Vernon and Pocono region. Breakfast snacks of baked goods and fruits by special request. Coffee/tea and hot chocolate 24/7.