What a beautiful house! It was a great escape from the city with some much needed down time to hang out with co-workers!
A nice ‘peace’ of sanity... if ever your spirit is in pieces – restore it here.
— Greater Neighborhood Secondary School teachers, Harlem NY

Cornwall House - Retreat Space with Creature Comforts

Cornwall House is named after PBC Trustee Joseph Cornwall from the Princeton University Class of 1939, who served as a PBC Trustee from 1972 to 1992 and as PBC’s Treasurer from 1972 to 1984. 

The Center's newly renovated and furnished five-bedroom retreat space, comfortably sleeps between 10 and 15 people and includes a spacious living area with a wood-burning fireplace, as well as a game room/activity space. There is also an outdoor grill, fire pit, and outdoor seating for those who wish to spend time enjoying the natural scenery. The large kitchen was renovated with new marble countertops, backsplash, and tile flooring and is ideal for groups that prefer to bring their own food and enjoy team building time preparing their own meals. Both bathrooms were recently renovated, and the entire house is painted in soothing hues and decorated to provide a space that is perfect for reflection, renewal, and inspiration.

The house is ideal for adult retreats, including:

  • Professional development for school leaders;

  • Strategic planning;

  • Conferences; and

  • Corporate team building. 

It is also available for rental for:

  • Family or small group reunions;

  • Vacation rentals;

  • Planning, religious, or yoga/meditation retreats;

  • Writer’s workshops, and

  • University partner use.


The rental rate is $215.00 per night (2-night minimum stay) for up to 10 people.  There is a $15.00 per person per night charge for any additional people (up to a maximum of 15 people).

The weekly rental rate is $1,200 (6 nights, 7 days) for up to 10 people.  There is a $15.00 per person per night charge for any additional people (up to a maximum of 15 people). If you require more space, consider inquiring about our quaint farmhouse, also available for rent and located a short walk away from Cornwall House.

There is a $150.00 cleaning fee, in addition to a $300.00 security deposit.

For those who want to add in a day of "adventure" (kayaking, canoeing, rappelling, climbing, and ropes courses) for 10 there is an additional charge of $50 per person (minimum of 10).

The actual address is 158E Millbrook Road, Blairstown NJ (Hardwick Township).

Cornwall House Rules are attached here.


If you are interested checking the availability or just have questions, please submit this form:  Cornwall House Booking Inquiry Form
Contact Pat Karl at 908-362-6765 x1 or by email at pkarl@princetonblairstown.org.