Heritage Meadows Farm B & B

510 County Highway 140 , St. Johnsville, NY 13452 USA (Show map)


Spend a night in the country; our restored 1855 Greek Revival Farmhouse is located on 60 acres in the heart of "farm first country", shared with Amish neighbors. We grow most of our vegetables, fruits and eggs then can, freeze and preserve everything possible; making our "old fashioned" farm country breakfast and desserts fresh in any season. We also make our own breads and jams and jellies which are served daily. A desert and beverage are also served each evening.



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5.0
  • Value5.0
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining5.0

Country Living!

5 on September 02, 2017

I have to start off with the home cooking! Wow! Judi is the hostess with the mostest....homemade everything. We started our visit with homemade cherry pie..delicious and the smell of homemade bread for breakfast the next day! Our first breakfast was like no other. The freshness of the eggs, sausage, fruit, jelly..I could go on and on. Definitely reminded me of the days visiting my aunt upstate. Brings you back in time when things were done right. Home is beautiful and clean. The farm is beautiful! Judith and Steve are great hosts. Very comfortable and feels like home. I can't end this without mentioning the homemade blueberry pancakes! Amazing! I had to have two! Thanks for taking care of my mom and I. We had a great stay.

A Country Gem

5 on May 07, 2017

If you are looking for country look no farther. Heritage Meadows Farm B&B exudes country. The air is fresh. The scenery is picturesque and Judi and Steve will make you feel right at home from the moment you walk through the door. The breakfasts are to die for, yummy pancakes with homemade jams, Amish peaches and more.... You can take a nice long leisurely walk around the acres and acres of farmland and enjoy nice long car rides without a trace of traffic in sight. Luscious desserts await you when returning back the the Farm each night. Judi knocks herself out to make your stay a pleasant one, and we promise you, you won't be disappointed! Long Island Couple

A great place to stay

4.8 on November 28, 2016

I would definitely recommend Heritage Meadows Farm B&B. My husband and I stayed there for my cousin's wedding and could not have picked a better place.The room was cozy, the whole house was decorated with lots of antiques, Judy was very attentive and a great cook, and she and Stephen were great company at mealtimes. And their pets were adorable! We had a great time. Regarding Judy being attentive, when I mentioned that I had forgot to pack cotton pads to remove my makeup I later found a new pack sitting for me on the bathroom counter. My husband commented that it was like staying at your grandma's house. If you're looking for a quaint old farmhouse to stay in where a sweet older couple will feed you homemade bread and preserves made from fruit right from their garden, this is the place.

The Best!

5 on October 29, 2016

When traveling back east, we always make our plans to include Heritage Meadows Farm as a stopping place. Stephen and Judi are very gracious and welcoming! They want your visit to their farm home to be like home for their guests. Judi serves a dessert in the evening, and a breakfast with fresh and homemade selections. We thank them ever so much for their hospitality. This is indeed a very special bed and breakfast home!

Awesome place

5 on October 18, 2016

Judi and Steve are perfect hosts and treat us like family ever time we stay there. We will not stay anywhere else. The Angiolillo Family

Beautiful home, lovely farm, wonderful hosts!

5 on October 04, 2016

Judy and Steve were awesome hosts from the moment we walked in. We were pampered , every detail well thought out. We enjoyed delightful conversation over a delicious dessert and a hearty breakfast, cheesecake, blueberry pancakes, homemade jams. We stayed in the Nellis room, comfy bed, antique linens. We felt like old friends, we'll definitely visit our new friends again.

The best B & B I've ever stayed at.

5 on September 15, 2016

This Bed and Breakfast is located "in the country" but still within easy driving distance to several towns and villages. Judi welcomed me and showed me to my room (the Nellis Room). It was beautifully appointed and spotless. The house has an old-fashioned feel with all the modern conveniences. The garden is beautiful and I especially liked watching the frogs! Judi offers homemade pie in the evening which was delicious. The conversation was light and engaging. I slept well and was greeted in the morning by fresh coffee, homemade bread and jam (the strawberry rhubarb was out-of-this-world) and a delicious "country" breakfast. The second night was a repeat of the first with breakfast being a marvelous vegetable quiche (and more strawberry-rhubarb jam on the homemade bread). I wish I could have stayed for a week!

WJW's praise

5 on September 05, 2016

Warm helpful hosts in a wonderful location...remarkably central to a lot of history. Way beyond any expectations!

thank you Judy and Steve!

5 on September 05, 2016

We just spent one memorable night at the charming, quaint and cozy Heritage Meadows Farm B and B. Judy and Steve were the quintessential hosts. They have imbued their home with warmth and comfort. Judy plied us with cheesecake topped with her homegrown strawberry rhubarb sauce and a delicious breakfast the next morning. Steve allowed us to come along as he put the horses in the barn for the night and they both shared tales from their bucolic corner of the world. It was a wonderful stay which we will not soon forget.

We LOVED our stay

5 on August 21, 2016

My fiance and I stayed at the Heritage Meadows Farm Bed & Breakfast while visiting New York State for my cousin's wedding. Judi and Steve were adorable. They told us all about the history of the house and served us homemade strawberry cheesecake made with strawberries from their garden the night that we arrived. We definitely did not go hungry while we were there. For breakfast the next morning we were treated to toasted homemade bread (regular bread and cinnamon bread) with homemade peach and strawberry preserves, blueberry pancakes, and orange and raspberry-cranberry juice. We had such a big breakfast we didn't eat again until the wedding that night. The next morning we had homemade quiche with homefried potatoes. Everything was delicious. The house itself is very inviting, being decorated with antiques. We were very comfortable. Their policy is to only have one room occupied at a time unless everyone knows each other, so we had our own bathroom. We have already thought about staying there again with friends. Another thing I should mention is their pets. They have a very quiet and sweet shihtzu dog named Bella and a friendly plump cat named Muffin. They also have a barn cat they call Mouser who greeted us when we got out of our car. We have three cats and a dog so the animals made the place feel more like home. We would recommend Heritage Meadows Farm Bed & Breakfast to anyone visiting the area.

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Rooms & Rates

Nellis Room

The Nellis Room is in the portion of the house that was an attic in 1855. It has a beautiful view of the property and is decorated in a soft green, with antique touches of the past. The room includes two chairs in sitting areas, A/C,TV, WIFI, overhead fan, double dresser, chests, luggage racks, hair dryer, robes and a private bath just outside the room. The bathroom is just outside the bedroom but is always private due to room scheduling.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Whitlock Room

The Whitlock Room is decorated in soft blue and has two chairs for sitting area, double dresser with mirror, chests, luggage racks, A/C, ceiling fans, TV, Phone, WIFI, hair dryer, and robes. It has a private bath just outside the room. This room is located in the original part of the house and the windows are of the period and are only 4 inches off the floor. The bathroom is just outside the bedroom but is always private because of room scheduling.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location Type

Crystal Grove Diamond Mine, Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown, Saratoga, Saltsman Hotel-Ephratah, Antiquing, hiking and so much more history., Countryside, Rural, Small town


Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 55 miles

Directions to property:

From New York State Thruway (I90)Get off at Exit 29 (Canajoharie) Turn Right on 5S West.;Turn Right on Rte 10 North. Follow Rte 10 North to the Village of Ephratah (Saltsman Hotel - big yellow building with brown trim);Turn Left on County Hwy 140 (Starts right in front of Saltsman Hotel). Heritage Meadows Farm is exactly 2 miles on your right. (First place on right after crossing Caroga Creek).

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Glimmerglass Opera, Sir Wm Johnson Hall - Johnstown, Beardsley Castle - Little Falls Antiquing, Snow shoeing/cross country skiing on farm, Farmers Museum & Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, Herkimer Diamond Mines just minutes away and Royal Mountain Ski Center.., Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Farm

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Washer/dryer , Rockers on Front Porch, Picnic Tables by Creek, 60 acres for long walks, Deck available for dinning with waterfall/gardens, We serve homegrown vegetables/fruits

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Hunting, Antique Shopping, Amish Specialty Shops, Snowshoeing/cross country skiing in winter at Farm, Saratoga 50 minutes away, Near Herkimer Diamond Mines, Cooperstown 40 minutes away. Royal Mtn Ski Resort 10 miles away, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails

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  • Check In:: 1:00 to 7:30 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only No smoking in house or barns
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited rooms are on second floor and have windows 4" from floor
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No cat and dog already residents
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit required.
  • Cancellations: Two weeks prior to reservation full refund minus 5 percent. 8 to 13 days: gift card for future stay. 7 days or less prior to reservation No Refunds
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Stephen and Judith Mihal

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs , 2 horses

About the innkeepers

We have spent the last 12 years restoring the farmhouse and furnishing it with antiques and other possibilities of the past. Most of the house is open to our guests for their enjoyment. We have also added a picnic area along the creek and will gladly furnish you with a picnic lunch for an additional fee. There is lots of room for long walks and beautiful views.

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  • Time Served: as requested up to 11AM
  • Serving Location: On deck in good weather, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian as requested

Signature Dish

farmhouse casserole
casserole with layer of meat (hamburger, ham, bacon, sasuage or venison) layer of onion, mushrooms. broccoli, cheese, repeat with last layer of cheese. Cover with egg and milk mixture. This dish can be altered to include guests favorites.

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