The house in Spring. You can see the steeply pitched roof characteristic of Dutch houses.
The Stone House Bed and Breakfast in Hurley, NY.
Luxury King sized 4 poster bed with full canopy and beautiful antique Armoire made in New York about 1840 feature in the Girl With A Pearl Earring Room.
The Catskill Mountains are only minuites away.
Luxury Queen sized 4 poster bed with full canopy in checked silk in The Geographers room.
Delft tiles are used as highlights in the bathrooms.
Coopers Lake in the Catskills near Woodstock is only seven miles away.
The Breakfast room has a comfortable seating area for guests.
The road up into the nearby Shawangunk Mountains.
The Main Street in Hurley NY has many stone houses dating from the early 1700's.
The Esopus Creek runs through our garden.
Lake Minnewaska in the Shawangunk Mountains is just a short drive away.
The Mistress and Maid room partly takes its inspiration from Scandinavian country houses, whose painted wooden floors and furniture merge well with a colonial Dutch style.
The exterior of the house has hardly changed since this photograph was taken in 1909.
The herb garden surrounds the guest entrance.
The Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskill State Park is three miles away.
The house is open for the annual Stone House Day in Hurley.
You never know who you will meet on the street in nearby Woodstock, NY.
Original beehive oven in the back wall of the house.
The ensuite bathroom in The Girl With The Pearl Earring Room features a vessel sink, exposed stone wall and beams, wide-plank floor and Whirlpool tub.
Olana, home of famous Hudson River School painter Fredric Church is 30 miles away.
The "Groote Kamer" or Great Room.
Our garden above the Esopus Creek is the perfect spot for a fall wedding.
Use our house and gardens for your fabulous wedding photographs!
Delf Tile in one of our bathrooms.
The Stone House Bed & Breakfast at the Cornelis Kool House, Hurley NY, is an early 18th century Hudson Valley Dutch estate, with architectural features dating back to the original Dutch settlement of the New Netherland. It is possibly the oldest house in New York State that you can actually stay in, dating from circa 1700.
We are nestled in the peaceful countryside of the Esopus valley, by the historic village of Hurley, a National Historic Landmark. We are perfectly situated to explore both sides of the Hudson River, the Shawangunks or the Catskills.
Both the popular tourist destinations of Woodstock and Rhinebeck are just a short drive away.