As you enter the grand gallery, complete with its twenty-five foot vaulted ceiling, you can understand why Hermes House has often been a favorite celebrity hideaway. Fireplaces in the living room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom create a uniquely elegant atmosphere for romance. When taking in the views from Hermes House’s deck, you overlook Stonepine’s four furlong race track. Enjoy an early cup of coffee watching the horses below going through their morning regimen.

Rate per night: $1,500.00 plus 10% service charge & 10.5% tax.

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BRIAR ROSE COTTAGE (animal-friendly)

Although a namesake of the fabled Sleeping Beauty cottage, this romantic country retreat is larger than the name might suggest. Its spacious two floors include two bedrooms and one & one half baths. It’s private location would make it an excellent choice for your honeymoon or anniversary. The living room has a rustic Carmel Stone fireplace. An intimate dining room, kitchen, media / entertainment room are all part this tranquil accommodation. A lovely location for wedding ceremonies and receptions, it also has a large porch that overlooks its own fragrant rose garden and fruit orchard. Deer are often seen nearby in the surrounding woods.

Rate per night: $1,000.00 – plus 10% service charge & 10.5 tax.

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With its classic architecture, large veranda, and expansive lawn, you might be reminded of a New England ranch house as you approach Stonepine Equestrian Center’s Paddock House. Choose from four comfortable bedrooms, all decorated with a country motif. A volleyball court, horseshoe throwing pit, and a shuffleboard pavilion are some of the adjacent recreational amenities. The entertainment Loft with pool table, ping-pong and juke box also help Paddock House remain a popular choice.

Rates per night: Bolero Lady – $300; Countess Nashville – $375; Majestic Prince – $375; The Russell Suite – $450. Plus 10% service charge & 10.5% tax.

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