Fathoms Hotel & Marina, now open in Port Washington, is constructed on the initial internet site of the Knickerbocker Yacht Club.
PORT WASHINGTON, NY — Company leaders and elected officers collected in Port Washington previous 7 days to rejoice the grand opening of Fathoms Resort & Marina.
Situated at 433 Key St., Fathoms is an intimate, six-place hotel overlooking Manhasset Bay. It’s designed on the unique website of the Knickerbocker Yacht Club, which was started in 1874 to encourage “yachting and the cultivation of naval science and seamanship.”
The historic club sank through the Recession in 2009. But on Wednesday, much more than 10 yrs afterwards, homeowners Steve and Cindie Leigh were cutting the ceremonial red ribbon to their very small waterfront lodge. They have been joined by a amount of officers — like Port Washington Chamber of Commerce Govt Director Bobbie Polay, Condition Sen. Anna Kaplan, and Village of Baxter Estates Mayor Nora Haagenson.
“This wonderful boutique hotel on the shores of Manhasset Bay is a fantastic place for out-of-town attendees and people who want to address on their own to a unique event overnight continue to be,” Polay claimed. “It is a excellent asset for our city and (the Port Washington Chamber of Commerce).”
For Cindie and Steve, Fathoms is their initially foray into the hospitality marketplace. The pair, who lives in an apartment contiguous to the lodge, acquired the home in February 2021.
It was “enjoy at initially sight,” Cindie stated about the initial time she saw Manhasset Bay from the Fathoms home. “I used my childhood gazing out at Manhasset Bay. And when I appeared at it (again)…every little thing was so common and was what actually built me satisfied.”
Considering that the lodge officially opened in March, Cindie — a self-explained “recovering law firm” — and Steve — a customized dwelling builder — said they have learned a ton about what it normally takes to run a boutique resort. And simply because the hotel is only 6 rooms, the pair believes they can cater to the nearby neighborhood and present a customized visitor working experience.
Fathoms is now accepting bookings. Each of the 6 guestrooms has a king-sized bed, a Kohler rainfall showerhead, and sights of Manhasset Bay. Although there’s no cafe connected to the lodge, guests can love a complimentary breakfast box with products from a range of Port Washington bakers.
“This is not some thing we would ever imagine — it is a substantial plot twist in our life,” Cindie stated. “I pinch myself each individual day. I really like it in this article.”