Established in 1994, Botsford Briar Bed and Breakfast is a delightful retreat in the heart of Beacon, New York. Located in Beacon’s serene and historic district, this charming B&B sits atop a hill offering breathtaking views of the majestic Hudson River. Its quiet and relaxing ambiance makes it an ideal escape for travelers seeking peace and tranquility.

This picturesque Victorian-style bed and breakfast, steeped in history and architectural elegance, is a unique retreat. The property, originally built around 1889, boasts a splendid high Queen Anne Victorian design by the renowned architect Arnout Cannon. The distinctive turret, stretching gracefully through three stories, is an architectural marvel that adds to the property’s allure. The deck, completed in 2008 by the Innkeeper Charles Fincham, offers unparalleled vistas of the Hudson River, providing the perfect backdrop for a tranquil retreat.

Stepping inside, guests are greeted by the timeless elegance of the Victorian era. High ceilings, intricate woodworking, and ornate fireplaces evoke a sense of opulence and grandeur, while antique furnishings in each guest room lend a touch of classic Victorian allure. The rooms are thoughtfully adorned in a simple Victorian style, and each boasts a private bath, ensuring guests’ utmost comfort and privacy.

In the morning, guests are treated to a delightful continental breakfast served in the privacy of their rooms between 8:00 and 9:30 am. The breakfast spread includes freshly brewed coffee or tea, a choice of juice, freshly baked bread, and a delectable fruit plate, setting the perfect tone for a leisurely day ahead.

Beyond offering a restful retreat for travelers, Botsford Briar is also an idyllic venue for intimate wedding ceremonies. The property’s enchanting outdoor space, enveloped in natural beauty and privacy, can accommodate up to 25 guests, making it a charming setting for a small and picturesque wedding.

With its rich history, timeless charm, and scenic locale, Botsford Briar Bed and Breakfast provides an enchanting getaway where guests can savor life’s simple pleasures in a bygone era.

Botsford Briar Amenities And Rooms:

Queen size bed
Private bath
Continental Breakfast
Air conditioning
Hair Dryer
Iron and Ironing Board
Free Wireless Internet Access

The Gardenia Room
Originally the Library or Music Room, this first-floor room, located in the round turret, faces east and has a queen-size bed. The adjoining bathroom includes a classic shower/bathtub combination.

The Hydrangea Room
Rumored to be the original owner’s son’s room, this spacious, rounded room on the second floor, facing east, is a luxurious retreat. It boasts a Victorian in-room sink and a queen-size bed, with the bathroom featuring a 48″ walk-in shower for added comfort.

The Rose Room
The original owner’s Master Bedroom—One of the prettiest rooms, the Rose Room, is a guest favorite. Located on the second floor, it is a bright, romantic room with a queen-size bed. It faces southeast and is filled with morning sunshine. The bath includes a classic shower/bathtub combination.

The Wisteria Room
Thought to be the original owner’s daughter’s room – Located on the second floor,this cheerful octagonal-shaped room has a large picture window and queen-size bed. It faces west and has access to the large deck with Hudson River views.

The Magnolia Room
In Victorian times, the best room was always for guests. Originally the guest room, this spacious second floor room with a queen-size bed has a private, old-fashioned enclosed porch that opens out onto the large public deck with breath-taking Hudson River views. It faces southwest and is a great spot for breakfast or enjoying the sunset. A large, elegant bath includes a classic shower/bathtub combination.

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