The girl with a pearl earring

Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" was painted just 30 years before this house was built. The 2003 film of the same name starred Scarlett Johansson and explored the erotic overtones of this work. If you are familiar with the film, you will have a good idea of the differing lifestyles of those who came to America to found the 'New Netherland'.

king size four poster canopy bed, antique armoire, en-suite bathroom with whirlpool

Relax in our largest and most luxurious room.

The king sized four poster canopy bed has check silk drapery that echoes the simplicity of the original eighteenth century bed canopies. The down-filled pillows and duvet are covered with the highest quality Frette sheets.

This spacious room also contains a magnificent mahogany New York armoire from circa 1840. The cozy sitting area has a sofa, a small desk and two large windows overlooking the front lawn and woodland beyond. A large flatscreen TV/DVD with digital cable is provided, as well as individually controllable air-conditioning.

The in-room bathroom features the original stone knee-high wall, exposed beams and a glorious wide plank floor. The vessel sink echoes wash bowls of the past and the tile surround to the tub contains facsimile blue Delft tiles of Dutch landscapes, still made in the same way they were 300 years ago. The whirlpool tub and shower make this altogether our most desirable room.