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Handsome Brook Farm

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4132 E. Handsome Brook Road, Franklin, NY 13775
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Handsome Brook Farm
Ranked #1 of 2 Franklin B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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River Vale, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My 12 year old son and I spent a few days at the farm. We really enjoyed our stay. Betsy and Brian made us feel at home and part of the family. The farm is beautiful and the accommodations are darling. The breakfast served is beyond yummy. The animals on the farm were so enjoyable and fun to take care... More

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Springfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We have been to Handsome Brook Farm 3 times in the last 3 years and every time is wonderful. The owners, Betsy and Brian are so friendly and really enjoy sharing the farm experience with their guests. The best thing is that our 3 children (13, 11, 9) can keep very busy without a tv or internet (although those things... More

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Hi Christy - We love having you stay with us again! You and your family are the BEST :-) Betsy and Bryan More

Monterey, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I have a very interesting perspective on Handsome Brook Farm... the truth is... I've never been a guest! Well... not in the paying sense. I have been close friends with the owners' daughter since high school. I spent a lot of time at their house over the last decade. Much of that time was before the B&B existed. Going to... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The whole family (which includes a 9-month-old) had a great experience relaxing and getting a taste of the farm lifestyle. Bryan and Betsy are remarkably friendly, and conversations with them are a highlight of the stay. They prepare a delicious breakfast with fresh eggs from the farm and make you feel at home on their beautiful property and with their... More

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Great Falls, Virginia, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Stayed 2 nights over Columbus Day weekend. Bryan and Betsy, the owner/innkeepers, are among the best we have ever encountered. We quickly felt like family and shared many conversations. We had an early commitment in Mt Tremper the first morning of our stay and they were happy to pack us some blueberry muffins (the most delicious I've ever had!) for... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We just spent nine nights at the East Handsome Brook B&B and had a fabulous time. We had high expectations from the website and all were exceeded However, I have to admit I grew up in the area in Franklin and Delhi in the 1940s and 1950s so my views are influenced by love of my hometowns. Still, I’m convinced... More

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Colonie, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

First stay here and spent 3 nights. Most of our time was at the Delaware County Fair, so our time here was basically limited to sleeping, showering and eating breakfast. Betsy and Bryan are very gracious and more than helpful in any way you can want for. The food is excellent and plentiful...and wonderfully home made. The bathroom was a... More

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Selden, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

First off let me start off by saying Betsy and Bryan are amazing people. The bed and breakfast is excellent, always a fun time. My wife and I have been coming here for over 5 years now we have a little one to share it with. Free wifi, hot tub on deck and great breakfast in the am hopefully Bryan... More

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Visiting Handsome Brook Farm is like visiting with old friends... only you've never met them before. Driving up a winding road, overlooking beautiful rolling hills; dotted with the occasional farm or home, you come across a sign welcoming you to Handsome Brook Farm. Roll the windows down and listen to the sounds of the farm inviting you in... Ned the... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We just got back from a wonderful weekend at Handsome Brook Farm. Bryan and Betsy are warm, kind, and interesting people who have clearly fallen in love with what they do. They open their home and their farm to their visitors and their passion for their farm is contagious. The breakfast was delicious with fresh, organic ingredients, and they had... More

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Address: 4132 E. Handsome Brook Road, Franklin, NY 13775
Location: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Franklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come relax in the beautiful Catskills and treat your family to a stay at our Farmstay B and B. Walk along the brook, pick blueberries, feed our lambs and chickens...and return to the simplicity of nature only 3 hours from NYC. You will be pampered with a private bath, home cooked breakfasts featuring farm raised eggs, fresh picked fruit, and local ingredients.You'll want to return again and again! ... more   less 
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