Newburgh has plenty of things to offer, including historic Bed & Breakfasts complete for any weekend get a way. Here are a look at a few of the historic homes that are opening it’s doors for visitors to come and take a step back into history:
Pickerel Rush-an elegant Italianate mansion designed in 1860 by Andrew Downing, who also influenced the design of Central Park in Manhattan. The house was purchased in 2003 with it’s condition in disrepair. Walls and ceilings were damaged as a hunters searched for a rumored hidden stash. It took 4 years to bring the house to it’s current condition when the owners opened it’s doors in 2007. The home was even featured in Victorian Homes magazine.
Rates: There are 5 rooms available at Pickerel Rush, at $150 per night.
Goldsmith Denniston House-a federal styled house built for Mr. Goldsmith Denniston in 1820 who eventually served in the New York State Legislature. The house was updated in the 1880’s with bay windows and marble fireplaces. Then it was updated again by it’s current owners in 2001-04. There are four bedrooms each with it’s own private bathroom, and the house has central air conditioning. Dinner parties for up to 75 guests can be accomidated by professional caterer owner Ms. Billman.
Rates: There are 4 bedrooms available for $165 a night with extended stay rates available.