Middle Brook Bed and Breakfast

631 Van Duesen Road, Davenport, New York 13750
Innkeeper(s): Steve and Lorraine McGahan
 
  • Introduction

    Middle Brook Bed and Breakfast is located in Davenport, New York. We are centrally located forty minutes south of Cooperstown, one-hour southwest of Albany, one-hour northeast of Binghamton and three-and-a-half hours northwest of New York City, in Delaware County.

    Enjoy life's simple pleasures. Rise in the mornings to a wonderful homemade breakfast served in our warm and inviting dining room. Please inform us of any special needs or food allergies.

    Enjoy observing wildlife in their natural habitat, as well as our resident ducks, and goose family, Great Blue Heron, and two bald eagles that frequent us as our most recent guests. Retire in the evenings after an intimate soak in the hot tub, or take a swim in the solar heated swimming pool.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Steve McGahan for sharing his own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Most our guests stay with us to visit friends and families, attend events at the NYSaftey Track in Harpersfeild ,attend graduations for our area colleges, weddings, family reunions or one of the many attractions like the Baseball Hall of Fame, Baseball Village, Glimmerglass Opera, Howe's Caverns, Cider mills, Maple farms etc. as well as our private retreats and girly weekends.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are best known for our hospitality and our relaxed environment in our secluded park like setting which makes us unique. We also have to admit, our secluded park like setting IS what we love most about our B&B.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Our number one reason to come to our city to visit would be for the NY Saftey Track ,outdoor recreations, arts and music and area Colleges.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Our best compliment we have ever received has been the same from most of our guests and that is that they don't want to leave, and it is the ever-growing return visits that prove this.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The best kept secret in our area happens to be our Bed and Breakfast and the wonderful spiritual retreats we host and girly weekends.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Shop, visit numerous museums and shows, hike, bike, skate, bowl and relax with nature and swim and/or hot tub.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Hiking and biking a family restaurant and restaurant/tavern that hosts a variety of live entertainment.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Our favorite restaurant in our area is The Farmhouse and the Red Caboose and of cause Brooks BBQ, less than 15 minutes away.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    www.delawarecounty.org
    www.otsegochamber.org

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have three rooms; one has an extra full sized bed.

    Do you accept pets?

    We have our own Golden Retrievers who owns the place, we do not accept pets. We have pet facilities near by.

     

  • Kid Friendly

    Well supervised children are welcome and absolutly love it here.

  • Area Attractions

    • Suny Oneonta
    • Cobelskill
    • Hartwick
    • Delhi
    • Oneonta Sports Park
    • Orpheus Theatre
    • Soccer Hall of Fame
    • Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame
    • Dream Park
    • Glimmerglass Opera
    • Leatherstocking Theatre Company
    • Glimmerglass Lake
    • Gilbert Lake
    • Farmers Museum
    • Fenimore Art Museum New York Saftey Track
    • Ommegang Brewery
    • Wineries
    • Cider Mills
    • County fairs
    • Local Antique Shops
    • Gift Shops
    • Howes Caverns
    • Ski Plattekill
    • Hunter Mountain
    • Delaware and Ulster Rail Rides
    • fine dining
    • scenic rides
    • fall foliage
    • NYSafety Track
  • Directions

    From the New York City area:

    1. NYS Thruway to exit 19 Kingston
    2. Take Rte. 28 West to Shandaken to 42 North for 11 mi. to Lexington
    3. Take 23A to 23 West past Stamford 9 miles to Butts Corners
    4. Turn right, go .4 mi turn right on Vanduesen Road
    5. OR, take NYS Thruway to exit 21 Catskill
    6. Stay on Rte. 23 West to Butts Corners.  Follow as above

    From the East:

    1. Mass. Turnpike (I-90) to 87 North to Albany to I-88 to Schenevus Exit 18
    2. Make left onto CR 56 take left on CR 41 which becomes Garvey Road 
    3. Turn left on Parks Hill Road and Turn Right on CR 9 make left on to Vanduesen Road to the Middle Brook B&B

    From the South/West:

    1. I-88 East from Binghamton for 1 hr to Oneonta exit 15 onto Rte. 23
    2. East 9 Miles to Butts Corners.  .4 miles make right on Vanduesen Road