Hopkins House Farm - the Study

Private room in farm stay hosted by Charlie

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 2 shared baths
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The study is a rustic space located on the second floor and has two comfortable twin beds. The room includes a closet, a porcelain sink, a brick chimney, and floor to wall book shelves. The window faces north. The 11% state and county occupancy tax is included in the price. We can serve a continental breakfast at no additional charge. Please arrange this in advance.

The space
Some of our guests are traveling together but prefer to sleep in separate beds. The Study is ideal for this situation. It is also good for older children who get to sleep in their own room. Many of our single guests prefer the Study for its charm, the original floorboards, wainscoting, tall ceiling, reading chair, and writing desk - what you might expect at an early American inn. This is a quiet and comfortable space. Guests sleep soundly, and wake up refreshed.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
2 single beds

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Washer
Dryer
Bathtub
Backyard
Indoor fireplace
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Where you’ll be

Salem, New York, United States

The farmstead was built by David Hopkins in 1790, after the revolution and the signing of the articles of confederation. George Washington was president of the fledgling nation. The Hopkins family came from Rhode Island with the Wilson family. The Wilson homestead is just half a mile away on Chamberlain Mills Road.

The area has been dedicated to dairy farming, however some farms are converting to meat production, sending grass-fed beef, pork, and lamb to markets in Albany, New York, and Boston. The homestead was last farmed by Owen and Grace Ensign from 1920 to around 1960. It was renovated by Charlie and Aggy Duveen without destroying the simple charm of the house, and it has been run as a farm stay since 2005.

We currently have one gentle donkey, Winonah, who patrols the east and west pastures. Guests are welcome to bring her carrots. Our dog, Lucy, and outdoor cat, Uno, along with forty or so happy, free range hens complete the menagerie.

Hosted by Charlie

  1. Joined in January 2016
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Teacher of middle school science and math. I grew up in Brooklyn NY and spent 8 years in the Navy, where I learned quite a bit more than I ever did in college. Worked at Unisys Corp for 16 years and currently running a farmstead in rural up state NY. My wife, Aggy, and I meet lots of folks from around the country, Canada, and some from over seas. As soon as I publish my first block-buster novel, we'll get this old 1790 farmstead in even better shape than it is now.
Teacher of middle school science and math. I grew up in Brooklyn NY and spent 8 years in the Navy, where I learned quite a bit more than I ever did in college. Worked at Unisys C…

During your stay

We plan our day so we can meet you when you arrive. This way we can show you the common rooms, shared bathrooms, exits, and your room. We usually can accommodate your travel schedule.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Checkout: 2:00 PM
No smoking
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy