A unique Historic Stone Grist Mill in New York's Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor. Located just above Cooperstown in the Adirondack Foothills above Cooperstown in Upstate Central NY & close to the famous Mohawk River Erie Canal Marina & Canalway Trail. The Mill & it's tunnel was a station of the Underground Railroad in the 1840's! This quintessential stone grist mill is unlike any other property in upstate New York. The Mill is an important, historic architectural masterpiece which stands as a true testament to the rich history of New York's Mohawk Valley. Feel yourself relax immediately as you leave the modern world and step back in time with this significant historic property. The charm and technology of the 1800's with the amenities of the 21st century. The1835 Stone Grist Mill Complex is listed on the Federal and NY State Register of Historic Places. Located alongside Timmerman Creek in a tranquil park-like setting, it features a natural stone gorge, cascading waterfalls, extensive flower & water gardens.
Views from our Cottages show the deer feeding in the forest across the waterfall gorge. Guests enjoy the deluxe continental breakfast plus home-made breads and pastries in our fully stocked kitchens. During our peak season, guests may browse in the museum-like Emporium-Ice Cream Billiard Parlor where you can create & enjoy your own Complimentary Ice Cream delights, shoot a game of pool & enjoy gourmet desserts. Relax in a stream-side hammock, covered swing or meditate in the Zen Garden. The old Mill looks much the same today as the day it was built. One can just imagine the old horse-drawn wagons loaded with grain, waiting by the door as they unloaded their cargo.
The site includes the 1894 Mill Guest House with four romantic guest rooms and the 1888 seasonal Hog'n Haus Cottage overlooking a private gorge with cascading waterfalls. Built during the Blizzard of 1888 as a Hog House, it has been restored with all the original details intact. Its lush decorations might remind one of Hog Heaven. Very romantic and private with the soothing rush and bubbling of cascading waterfalls, within a few feet of the door. Enjoy an outdoor hot tub spa overlooking the natural gorge and waterfalls.
The up-stream CliffSide Guest Cottage. CliffSide Cottage sits on a cliff with a walkway leading down to the cascading Old Mill Stream and a great view of the Grist Mill shimmering below the Gorge. It features two bedrooms, living room, game room, waterside sitting room with fireplace, bath with tub/shower, washer and dryer, large TV, CD player and a modern, fully stocked kitchen. Relax in your private, outdoor hot tub spa overlooking the natural gorge and waterfalls.
Dine in the nearby Beardslee Castle (said to be haunted) for gourmet cuisine. Many other fine restaurants are found locally. Located close by is the Erie Canalway Trail. Walk or Cycle East to Albany or West to Canada. (400 Miles Long)
175-395/nt US Dollar
Inn by the Mill
1679 Mill Road, St. Johnsville, NY, 13452, USA
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