Hartzell House is a handsome example of Carpenter Gothic Victorian architecture, comfortably appointed with furnishings designed to pamper the discerning guest. Built c1870 by Judson Hartzell, the original structure has been carefully renovated to retain the flavor of the era while enhancing your measure of environmental comfort. A two-course, made-to-order breakfast is served to suit your schedule, and evening beverages, hors d’ oeuvres, or desserts are offered upon request.
The spacious parlour is well appointed with plush upholstered seating, unusual antiques, and original artwork and ceramics. A peaceful room in which to enjoy the company of friends or relax in quiet contemplation by the fireside. Hidden in a discrete cabinet made from the original interior shutters is a media center, and over 100 videos and DVDs of various venues are available for your viewing. Or just sit back and enjoy the artistic, naturally inspired vignettes that encompass the room.
Our two-course breakfast begins with a decadent home-made pastry, and a seasonal fruit salad topped by a spice-infused, biodynamic, organic yogurt, sweetened to taste with local honey, and sprinkled with candied ginger. This is followed by your choice of a sumptuous, made-to-order gourmet entre.
The Traveler's Room has a slightly exotic air, with Antique European landscapes, carved teak trunk, and Asian statuary. The luxurious queen-sized bed is adorned with an elegant golden floral tapestry, memory-foam topper, and 500-count Egyptian cotton sheets. This room has a private bath with a large shower and a unique, in-room vanity fashioned from an antique ladies' dressing table.
The Teacher's room features a queen-sized bed, a ladies' writing desk, and a cozy chair in which to settle and read. This room shares the main bath with the Trapper's Room, and there is a private pedestal sink tucked into a corner for your convenience. The crystal chandelier and unique, glazed, hand-painted walls create a warm, restful atmosphere.
The Trapper's Room has a sunny southern window that overlooks the original National Road. It is elegantly masculine in décor, with a Winslow Homer print and antique oak armchair. Hides, taxidermy, and a hornet's nest adorn the faux-finished, leather walls. A comfy XL Full bed with a memory foam topper is crowned by an antique, hand-carved oak headboard. This room shares the main bath with the Teacher's Room and has an en-suite, ornate, marble-topped vanity for your convenience.
Hartzell House proudly supplies Bath and body Works products to pamper and refresh our guests. The main bath features contemporary convenience and a soaking tub all wrapped up in a sunny vintage setting.
The Hartzell House menu is varied and evolves to meet guest needs and desires. Tell us your preferences and restrictions and let us plan meals to accommodate you!
Hartzell House is a blooming treat to visitors all year round!