The Solitude Inn was perfect for us! We were going to a family event at Oquaga Lake, and the scenic drive to and from this Airbnb was beautiful. Monica and Joe were super responsive and accommodating (perfect hosts in my opinion—gave space but were readily available). The Inn does not have air conditioning (which I noted while booking), and we arrived of course during a heat wave, but Monica and Joe had so many fans going, it was totally fine. The wrap around porch was so nice to sit on and catch up with family in the mornings and at night after the kids went to sleep. The interior was very clean and well stocked. Oh, and the flowers out front are gorgeous and smelled amazing. I would 100% recommend this location, and look forward to staying again
With the kids at summer camp, we were looking for a quiet place to unwind, read, study, rest and relax. Monica and Joe's gorgeous home in the Catskills was exactly what we sought and found. The porch is LOVELY offering morning and afternoon breezes. Our two small dogs loved playing fetch in the yards on either side of the house. We enjoyed that we could tire them out by tossing the balls out and forcing them to run up and down some hills to get the balls back to us. The dogs never wanted to be indoors - they absolutely loved running around and exploring.The house was comfortable, fully stocked and it's clear that lots of love and pride went into restoring every feature. The appliances are amazing and high end. Everything was explained well in the welcome manual. We loved looking at the photos of the restoration work and the photos of the original families and the area.Don't miss a good glance through the upstairs library! There are some amazing books to read and enjoy - what a treat!Monica and Joe are attentive but never obtrusive. They were available and accommodating when we needed them and left us plenty of space to relax and feel completely at home. We loved meeting Duke when he wandered down for his occasional morning treat - so kind and gentle!If you are considering this property, do not hesitate! We're looking forward to a return visit - may be during the Fall to enjoy the colors.
Any direction that brings you to this home leads through miles of untouched wooded hills and soothing water views. There is simply no development leading to this property in this truly pristine location. The house is built of neat lines that provide simple comfort. A great deal of effort has been invested to bring this grand old lady back to her full potential. It is in its restoration that one realizes the one amenity that is so rare and beyond any measure of material expense. It is almost invisible and unnoticed until you take a moment to realize it. This house has been contemplated. It impresses more and more with each day you are privileged to stay in this home. It is a property with history, that in its careful, thoughtful restoration has been fully realized by two people who understand that if something is contemplated, fully contemplated, the result of its restoration can and does rise to the level of a simple, pure, comforting art form. You are home when you are here.Remarkable and lifesaving, particularly in such troubled times.And yup, they have a really cool dog named Duke.
The Solitude Inn is a fantastic property located on beautiful land, with super hosts Monica & Joe (and Duke!). We loved every minute of our stay, and can't wait to return. The property immediately feels like home with warm and thoughtful touches throughout. We spent our time wandering the 200 acres with meandering creeks and well-kept trails through lush forests and our mornings drinking coffee on the wrap around porch. It is a quiet street and there are lots of fun things to do in the surrounding area. If you're looking for the perfect getaway--this is it.
We had a wonderful experience welcoming the New Year at The Solitude Inn. The house is very cozy with a warm at home like feeling. The rooms are specious, the beds comfy, the baths elegant and the kitchen completely stocked and ready to prepare any meal. Joe and Monica are wonderful, friendly hosts and will make you feel right at home. They have put a lot of hard work and love into completely renovating this old school farmhouse and you can just feel the positive energy all around. It is very peaceful and a great place to relax and recharge. The bass fishing at the Cannonsville Reservoir is excellent and the trout fishing in these parts of the Delaware River is one of the best on the East Coast. Can’t wait to come back when fishing season starts.