Have you seen the wonderful article on Spillian in the Woodstock Times?
Here’s a little taste:
Enter the 1880s home and one enters a time when summers were spent with the conductor of the Metropolitan Opera trilling away at a grand piano after having walked down a bridle path from his nearby home. Later, Gertrude Berg — one of radio’s pioneers as Molly Goldberg — provided skits for the guests in the hotel her parents later made of the mansion.
There’s a welcoming fireplace nestled below a grand staircase. Soft breezes blow across the large rooms, including a dining table set for 18 and a breakfast room in the lower part of a rounded tower. The furnishings are period but not fussy. And everywhere one looks the 130 year old wainscoting is subtly painted with flowers and soft mountain vistas.
Click here to read the entire article on Spillian on great Catskills lodging. Our thanks to writer Paul Smart and photographer Dion Ogust for creating such a lovely piece on Spillian!