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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
 

About

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

Health and wellness

Good times pilates studio
8 miles away
11 Old Readington Road
Whitehouse Station, NJ
 
Mountainville Meditation and healing arts
3 miles away
307 Main Street Mountainville, Lebanon, NJ 08833
 

Golfing

Al Bohem's Golf Center
6 miles away
468 Rt 22 W
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
 
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
 

Hiking

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)
 
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Can find many more trails and parks using the AllTrails mobile app.
 

Cycling

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
 
Burnt Mills Cider
8 miles away
3540 US-206
Bedminster, NJ 07921
 
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 (and Farm)
18 miles away
360 Co Rd 579
Asbury, NJ 08802
 

Other

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

Places to eat

Dinner

Tewksbury Inn
2 miles away
55 Main St.
Oldwick, NJ 08858
 
La Rienda
9 miles away
5 W Mill Rd.
Long Valley, NJ 07853
 
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
 

Lunch

Oldwick General Store
2 miles away
57 Old Turnpike Rd
Oldwick, NJ 08858
 
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
 

Breakfast

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
 

Takeout

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
 
Savory Thai
8 miles away
3150 Route 22
Branchburg, NJ 08876
 
Sushi Yokohama
16 miles away
12 W Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
 

Coffee & tea

Black River Roasters
5.7 miles
424 US Highway 22 W
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
 
The Stone Bean at Riverside Coffee & Tea
11 miles
51 Main St.
Clinton, NJ 08809
 
 

Shopping & groceries

Butcher

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

Farm

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
 
Valley Shepherd Creamery
9 miles away
50 Fairmount Rd
Long Valley, NJ 07853
 

Traditional

Bishops (and butcher)
5.7 miles
431 US-22
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
 
ShopRite
8 miles away
3166 US-22
Branchburg, NJ 08876
 
Wegmans
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.
 

Internet

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

Television

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

Music

There is a BlueTooth receiver connected to speakers in the main living room. To connect turn on the amplifier and look for the bluetooth device named BluTube. 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.
 

Temperature

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

Emergency information

Owner

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

Hospital

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
 

Pharmacy

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

Police

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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