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 handbook and will be messaged before arriving.
  • Wifi network is Black Hill and the password is located on the handbook inside the cottage
  • 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


Escape to the tranquil countryside of Tewksbury and stay at our charming two bedroom cottage located on a six acre farm in western New Jersey. Surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills, our farm offers a peaceful retreat from the city life.
Outside, you're welcome to wander grounds, observe our farming practices, and even pitch in with the harvest if you're interested. In the evening, you can relax by the fire pit and watch the sun set over the horizon.

Making a reservation

Currently all reservations are through our AirBnb posting. For any questions about the space or property please contact us at hello@blackhill.farm.

Checking in & out

Check in

  • Check in is anytime after 2:00 pm
  • 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 prior to check-in

Check out

  • Check out is 11:00 am or earlier
  • Please leave the house as you generally found it
  • If you used dishes, please wash them or run the dishwasher prior to check out
  • 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 bins provided outside of the cottage

House rules

  • No parties or events unless discussed with the host prior to 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

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


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


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


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


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

Places to eat


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
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
Ironbound Farm
18 miles away
360 Co Rd 579
Asbury, NJ 08802


Oldwick General Store
2 miles away
57 Old Turnpike Rd
Oldwick, NJ 08858
Twin Goats Cafe
6 miles away
83 Main St. Lebanon, NJ 08833
Grounded for Life Cafe
12 miles away
12 Lower Center St.
Clinton, NJ 08809
Claremont Tavern
13 miles away
121 Claremont Rd
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
Turf Surf and Earth
16 miles away
46 East Main St.
Somerville, NJ 08876


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
Brunch by De Martino
15 miles away
9 Davenport St
Somerville, NJ 08876


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


Chester Meat Market
11 miles away
27 West Main Street
Chester, NJ 07930


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


Bishops (and butcher)
5.7 miles
431 US-22
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
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 in the handbook provided upon check-in.


  • 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. 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.


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. Contact information listed on the handbook inside.


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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