Tewksbury, NJ
Jon Black

Black Hill Farm Handbook


At a glance

  • The specific address is messaged to you but Hill and Dale Rd. Lebanon, NJ 08833. The town Tewksbury may also be used, but is not the mailing address.
  • Owner's contact is Jon Black, cell is on the iPad and will be messaged before arriving.
  • Wifi network is Black Hill and the password is located on the iPad inside.
  • Feel free to wander the grounds and local preserves, but be aware this area is home to many animals including deer, bears and snakes.
  • There are video cameras on the property covering the main entrance and barn.
  • This property has a septic system so be sure not to flush anything other than human waste and toilet paper. Also, please avoid any of the following including down any sink;
  • Cigarettes
  • Coffee grounds
  • Condoms
  • Dental floss
  • Disinfectants
  • Fats, grease and oils
  • Other chemical wastes
  • Paints
  • Paper towels
  • Pesticides
  • Pills and unused medication
  • Plastic materials
  • Poisons
  • Sanitary napkins
  • Tampons
  • Tissues
  • Varnishes
  • Waste oils


The Township of Tewksbury is home to the villages and hamlets of Oldwick, Fairmount, Pottersville, Cokesbury, Mountainville, and Bissell.

Making a reservation

Currently reservations are only being accepted by a small number of invited friends and family. Contact us at hello@blackhill.farm for availability.
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Checking in & out

Check in

  • Check in is anytime after 3pm
  • You'll find a towels and linens in each bedroom, enough for 4 adults
  • The driveway is extended in front of the cottage, enough for two cars, please avoid parking on the grass or blocking the driveway
  • A unique code for the digital door lock will be shared the day prior

Check out

  • Check out is 11am or earlier
  • Please leave the house as you generally found it.
  • If you used dishes, please wash them or run the dishwasher prior to leaving.
  • Please remove all of your belongings and any food.
  • Leave any used towels in a pile on the floor and place any trash in the garbage can

House rules

  • No parties or events unless discussed with the host before booking
  • Only registered guests are allowed overnight
  • Do not use the premises for any illegal activities
  • No smoking in the house
  • No pets allowed
  • Quiet time after 10:00 pm
  • Check out is 11:00 am unless approved by the host 1 day prior to check out
  • Wash any used dishes and start the dishwasher prior to check out

Things to do


The Golf Range
9 miles away
3091 US-22
Branchburg, NJ 08876
High Bridge Hills
9 miles away
203 Cregar Road
High Bridge, NJ 08829
Architects Golf Club
26 miles away
700 Strykers Rd
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865


Hill & Dale Preserve
Within walking distance (parking available)
Hell Mountain Preserve
Within walking distance (parking available)
Cold Brook Reserve
1.3 miles away (parking available)
Fox Hill Nature Preserve
2.1 miles away (parking available)


There are a number of trails that cross the area. You can find several listed here;

Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries

Sunken Silo Brew Works
6 miles away
1320 US 22 West
Lebanon, NJ 08833
High Rail Brewery
8 miles away
20 Main St.
High Bridge, NJ 08829
Chilton Mill Brewing
9 miles away
59 E Mill Rd.
Long Valley, NJ 07853
Buttzville Brewing
16 miles away
30 E. Washington Ave.
Washington, NJ 07882
Beneduce Vineyards
17 miles away
1 Jeremiah Ln
Pittstown, NJ 08867
Ironbound Hard Cider
18 miles away
360 Co Rd 579
Asbury, NJ 08802


3 miles away
Community, Culture & Conservation space
7 Rockaway Road
Oldwick, New Jersey 08858

Places to eat


Tewksbury Inn
2 miles away
Upscale American fare
55 Main St.
Oldwick, NJ 08858
Juniper Hill
9 miles away
73 Beaver Ave.
Clinton Township, NJ 08801
Ninety Acres
11 miles away
2 Main St.
Peapack, NJ 07977
Kyma Greek Cuisine
16 miles away
24 E Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Origin French Thai
16 miles away
25 Division St.
Somerville, NJ 08876


Grounded for Life Cafe
12 miles away
12 Lower Center St.
Clinton, NJ 08809
Turf Surf and Earth
16 miles away
46 East Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876


Whitehouse General Store
7 miles away
98 Old Highway 28
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Gronsky's Milk House
9 miles away
125 W Main St.
High Bridge, NJ 08829
Scout's Coffee Bar & Mercantile
9 miles away
11 Main St.
High Bridge, NJ 08829


Metropolitan Seafood & Gourmet
6 miles away
1320 US-22
Lebanon, NJ 08833
Galasso's Cucina Italiana
6 miles away
1386 Route 22
Lebanon, NJ 08833
Pru Thai
12 miles away
6 E Main St #101
Clinton, NJ 08809
Sushi Yokohama
16 miles away
12 W Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876

Coffee & tea

Black River Roasters
5.7 miles
424 US Hwy 22 W
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889



    Shopping & groceries


    Rambo's Country Store
    6 miles away
    68 Main Street
    Califon, New Jersey 07830


    Melick's Town Farm
    2 miles away
    170 Oldwick Rd.
    Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
    Hacklebarney Farms Cider Mill
    8 miles away
    104 State Park Rd.
    Chester, NJ 07930


    8 miles away
    3166 US-22
    Branchburg, NJ 08876
    13 miles away
    724 Rt. 202 South
    Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807

    Liquor store

    Tewksbury Fine Wine & Spirits
    2 miles away
    1 Old Turnpike Rd.
    Oldwick, NJ 08858
    Bourbon Street Wine & Sprits (budget friendly)
    5 miles away
    1214 US-22
    Lebanon, NJ 08833

    Electronics manual

    The miscellaneous details of how to work electrics in the house.


    Wifi network is Black Hill and the password is located on the iPad inside.


    • There is a single 65" television in the family room
    • There is no cable, internet only for apps like Netflix, Youtube, etc.


    There is a BlueTooth receiver connected to speakers in the main living room. However, if you prefer analog, there is a record player with a small collection of albums.

    Cell service

    This area is a bit more rural, and depending on the carrier, you may have poor reception. We suggest you avoid your phone altogether, but if necessary, enabling wifi calling is your best option.


    The cottage has a single Nest thermostat that controls both the central air and heat.

    Emergency information


    Jon Black
    Please, do not hesitate to reach out regarding any questions or concerns
    P: 201-785-6455


    RWJ University Hospital Somerset
    110 Rehill Avenue
    Somerville, NJ 08876
    P: 908-685-2200

    Urgent Care

    Somerset Valley Urgent Care
    U.S. Highway 206 & Hills Drive
    Bedminster, NJ 07921
    P: 908-781-7171


    Walgreens Pharmacy
    418 US Highway 22 W
    Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
    P: 908-691-9199


    167 Old Turnpike Road (Route 517)
    Califon, NJ 07830
    P: 908-439-2503
    If an emergency, call 911

    Poison control

    NJ Poison Control Center
    P: 800-222-1222

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