I invite you to join me for my breakfast experience following my overnight night stay with my husband at The Mill House Inn. I had visited the Inn for breakfast once before during the summer of 2014, and have been reminiscing about my unparalleled morning culinary adventure ever since. I was more than delighted to return and am even more eager to share my and my husband’s meal with you.
To start, we were greeted promptly and courtesy by the Courtney Silhan, the Assistant General Manager of Mill House Inn. She was with us every step of the way throughout our stay, and was always more than willing to extend herself in a truly genuine manner. She is the gem of the Inn.
We began our breakfast with freshly squeezed orange and grapefruit juice, as well as a spot of TAZO Early Grey and Green Tea with local honey and milk. Don’t you just love the little scissor that accompanies the honey “straws”?
Set at the edge of the Village of East Hampton, is the iconic Mill House Inn. Before reading ahead, I want you to jot down what you’re perfect destination spot in the Hamptons may encompass. For myself, it would include an abundance of superior bedding intwined with luxurious comfort, a professional, down-to-earth and accommodating staff, and a five-star-worthy multi-course breakfast. I would be certain that every point on your list would be met or exceeded at Mill House Inn. The Inn far surpassed my expectations in every respect. For me and my husband, it was not just an overnight stay, it was an experience. This was an experience that we will make a point to repeat once or twice a year. We concluded that we would recreate our staycation at Mill House Inn once around Valentine’s Day and once during the Christmas holiday rush.
It is a great feeling to see how much the staff cares about each and every one of their guests and goes out of their way to make their stay unforgettable. Mill House Inn is comprised of the most sincere and knowledgeable individuals. They extend themselves in every way possible, from making dinner suggestions and reservations, recommending sightseeing excursions, wine tours, nearby fitness facilities, and so much more. Above and beyond is only the beginning.
The Inn is truly a remarkable place to be any time of year. Choose to stay in any one of their ten guest rooms that each evoke their own personality with simplistic, luxurious comfort.
Set in the heart of North Fork’s wine country in Cutchogue is Sannino Vineyard Bed & Breakfast, owned and constructed by Lisa and Anthony Sannino. Since its opening in 2005, it has been rated as the top bed and breakfast on the North Fork. Noted as the “hidden secret for an unforgettable romantic stay” of the East End making it the perfect destination for an anniversary stay or weekend getaway.
Each of the two large suites offers guests a private entrance-way. The Tuscan Suite, which is on the second floor, has a large private deck with chairs, and a spectacular view of the vineyard, and is completely private. You may choose to spend your evenings sipping wine and reminiscing about your day. The suite is beautifully decorated in Tuscan style with heated tiles. The bathroom is just as beautifully decorated with a tile and stone walk-in shower with an overhead rain shower, side pulsating jets and a hand-held washer. Within the spacious bedroom there is a king size bed, seating area, coffee pot & espresso, Flat screen TV, wine refrigerator, A/C, and first floor accommodations. The details are so exquisite in each room and every amenity is high class that it can be compared to staying at a high class resort with the intimate comforts and sentimentalizes just like home.
With its prime location just off of Montauk highway in Watermill, White Fences Inn has quickly become the sought after bed and breakfast destination. Set in the heart of the Hamptons, White Fences Inn boasts five luxurious rooms: three guest rooms and two suites. Owned by Eric and Liz Brodar along with their adorable puppy dog, Bailey, they first opened White Fences in July of 2015. After the finishing touches on the historic home’s addition were complete on September 15th 2015, the three additional guest rooms were ready for guests (Little Cobb, Mecox, and Halsey Suite). Each room offers a modern gas fireplace, private bathroom with a shower, soaking tubs in all but one bathroom, heated floor, flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, high end Malin & Goetz toiletries, Frette & Matouk linens, robes and slippers, hairdryer, and central air conditioning with individual controls. The inn is within walking distance to the Watermill Hampton Jitney stop, the beaches, museums, fitness studios, and boutique shops.
“We knew we wanted to come to New York and be by the water,” explains Liz Brodar. “We grew up here and our family grew up in New York, and we knew we wanted to offer something more upscale in the sense of style [as] most inns are older and traditional.”
The property and house where White Fences Inn is now located was originally for sale during the recession in 2010. The Brodars went to Maine and bought an existing bed and breakfast in the Kennebunks and completed a full restoration. The price had dropped on the Watermill location, and they made the purchase and relocated to the East End.
Step inside The Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast, centrally located on the North Fork in Cutchogue surrounded by lush vineyards, bountiful farms, and gourmet restaurants. Here, you will discover one of my most favorite bed and breakfasts that I have visited since I started East End Taste almost two years ago. This charming B&B is also home to adorable farm animals that will provide plenty of companionship. Their animals are what originally attracted me visit.
The B&B is owned and operated by husband and wife team, Joyce and Robert Barry. I was given a personal tour of the B&B by Joyce Barry and I had the opportunity to sit down with her and discuss her family’s lineage and how she came to own and run the cozy B&B. “My family settled in Shelter Island in the 1600’sm my [French] maiden name is Lhommedieu. My ancestors branches from the Sylvester Manor family. They were seaman, and tugboat captains who would bring cargo through The Nissequogue River when it was navigable. My husband, children and I moved up here twenty years ago because it is so beautiful. My brother lived here, and we felt it was home,” explains Barry.