We are a charming six acre working homestead in Eliot, conveniently located 4 miles from historic Portsmouth, NH. We offer cozy accommodations & a daily organic self serve breakfast options.
With 18th century charm, Shilo Farm offers comfortable accommodations with rejuvenation and convenience in mind. The feel of the home has been described as rustic elegant with an eclectic flair. Our walls are filled with a unique collection of original art for inspiration and reflection.
GENERAL ACCOMMODATION DETAILS: We currently have three spaces available: The Farm House Suite and the Skylight Suite are located in the main home. The Barn Retreat is a stand alone dwelling with a small kitchenette. All have private bathrooms and share the kitchen and all common spaces (ie the Dining Room and Living Room). Descriptions are listed below.
Enjoy the serenity of the landscape while you sip on your morning coffee or tea. We invite our guests to join us in morning animal chores of collecting eggs and feeding the goats. Our fire pit is a wonderful evening activity after a day at the beach or enjoying the sites of Portsmouth.
FOR RESERVATIONS: You can click on the Link besides the listings, or you can contact us directly.
The farmhouse suite
The Farm House Suite is perfect for a couple or a family. It has a private entrance and includes a queen bed in the Master bedroom, a full bath and a sunroom/yoga/exercise room. There is the option of renting the adjoined Living Room/Library room space which has a new queen sleeper sofa for an additional $75.00. We have a twin foldaway bed for our smaller guests as well. The kitchen is fully equipped and open to all guests. It is far from the bedroom, so your peace will not be disturbed.
PRICING: Our listed price of $165/night is based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with additional friends or family, there is a $30 surcharge per guest or you can rent the adjoined Living Room space for an additional $75.00. CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION.
The skylight suite
The Skylight Suite is perfect for a couple, a family with two children or 4 adults bunk style. The suite has a Queen Sleep Number Bed and a twin bed. The second pocket bedroom has a built in twin daybed and there is a boat berth style sleeping nook that houses a twin bed. There is a private bathroom with a stall shower as well as a shared half bath downstairs. Please note: We do not have air conditioning, so it can get quite tropical in the depth of summer. We have fans for your use. The kitchen is fully equipped and open to all guests. It is far from the bedroom, so your peace will not be disturbed.
PRICING: Our listed price of $145/night is based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with a child or additional friends or family, there is a $30 surcharge per guest. CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION.
The barn retreat
The Barn Retreat is a unique opportunity to stay in a completely renovated self contained apartment (cozy at 500 square feet) within a working barn. No detail was overlooked during the creation of this space; from the river rock path inlayed in a cork floor to a shower flanked by two cedar tree trunks harvested from the property. On the first level there is a custom built composting made from western red cedar and a locally harvested cedar burl. There is a wood stove as well as a Rinnai Heater for those chilly nights and fans for the steamy ones. There is small refrigerator/freezer, a soapstone sink and hot plate for tea/coffee or frying up a farm fresh egg..
Sleeping arrangement: There is a King Sleep Number bed on the second level. Within that same room are two lofts with twin beds. The lofts are accessed by a steep ladder and overlook the King bed. This unit is best suited for a family or bunk style with four adults. PLEASE NOTE: The loft bunks are small and similar to a boat bunk. Not suitable for folks greater than 6 feet or 250 pounds.
PRICING: Our listed price of $185/night is based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with a child or additional friends or family, there is a $30 surcharge per guest.You also have access to the main kitchen and the community "Green Room" and Dining Room. CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION.
community indoor SPACES
The Main Kitchen, Living "Green" Room, Fireplace Room and Library are available to all guests. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the modern amenities. There is ample cupboard space for guests additional provisions and there are place settings for twelve. We have a television in the Green Room with Apple TV. There is a commercial kitchen off the Green Room that is available for Retreats for an additional fee..
Quiet hours are from 10pm - 9am.
ROMANTIC FIRESIDE RETREAT
$240/night for exclusive use of the fireplace room in addition to the bedroom and sunroom (There is a private hallway that joins the two spaces). Enjoy a romantic night in front of the fire and peruse our extensive library, or use the space for a private writers retreat. With your own separate entrance, this really feels like a home away from home! Please indicate at your initial booking if you would like this amenity.
RENT THE WHOLE HOUSE
We have enough beds to sleep 9 folks. Additional people: $30. Please make a special inquiry through Air BnB, so we can adjust the pricing accordingly. Cost: $600.00/night, plus cleaning fees. If you wish to host a larger event, please inquire for special pricing.
Enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the orchard
Cancellations & Refunds
Strict: 50% refund up until 1 week prior to arrival, except fees
Cleaning fees are always refunded if the guest did not check in.
The service fees are non-refundable.
Accommodation fees (the total nightly rate you're charged) are refundable in certain circumstances as outlined below.
A reservation is officially canceled when the guest calls and alerts staff or provides reason in in writing
Cancellation policies may be superseded by the Guest Refund Policy, extenuating circumstances, or cancellations by the hosts for any other reason permitted under the Terms of Service.
Applicable taxes will be retained and remitted.