Chapter 6: In 2006, what I loved about the Sugar Hill Inn was its potential to be great some day. It had 15 acres, great views, and a farm house dating back to 1789. However, the roof was bad, the paint was peeling, the plumbing was old and the water smelled bad among other things. [...]
Chapter 5 Even with the seventy hour work week, I enjoy being an innkeeper. It is the most demanding but best job I have ever had. Until buying the Sugar Hill Inn I was never known as a workaholic. Being an innkeeper is more a life style then a job. For those that can totally [...]
The cool thing about staying at a country inn is that every establishment has its own character and personality. That personality comes from its history, location and most importantly the owner.
I have always been a day dreamer. It’s important to me to have time alone to think. One day I was watching the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway show. It was a beautiful water front home. They give away a new home every year if you haven’t seen the show.
I think of myself more as an artist then a business owner and the Sugar Hill inn is my canvas. In this blog I am going to talk about the art of inn keeping. This blog should be of interest to anyone interested in travel, hospitality, design, art, fine wine and food, the White Mountain, environmental issues and enlighten business management.
You may not notice a lot of changes from where you’re standing, but we’ve updated our website so that it now runs on WordPress. This makes it easier for us to maintain the site, but also opens up for us the ability to blog! While updating our site, we’ve taken the opportunity to add in [...]