Hillside House History

Paul Smyly, a Jerome merchant & saloon keeper became enamoured with Emma Rucker who was a captain in the Salvation Army. Emma would not, could not, accept the attentions of a gentleman who sold liquor.
Paul Smyly and Family
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. . . about the Gypsy Wagon

The Gypsy wagon pictured at the right was built in England in 1930 by Henry Brazil for his son's Wedding present. Henry junior and his wife moved to England in their gypsy caravan to find work. It was restored in Sussex by a gypsy called Kailib Chapman.
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Mike & Nancy, the owners of the Hillside House Bed & Breakfast and the gypsy caravan will be happy to share more of this very interesting story when you arrive.


. . . Jerome Lodging

Online visitor guide to Sedona and the Verde Valley: Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Jerome, and the Yavapai Apache Nation. Tourism information about where to stay, what to see and things to do.

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Welcome to Hillside House Bed & Breakfast in Jerome Arizona!



Hillside House exterior with Gypsy Wagon

The proprietors Nancy & Mike bought the home in 2007 and did a year long renovation which has given this 1908 home new life in order to enhance the tranquil gardens and its gorgeous views of Sedona and the Gulch Canyon.

This spacious lower level apartment features a queen size bed, sitting room, a place for dining, refrigerator, microwave, coffeepot and shower in the bathroom. Breakfast is self serve in our room. Eat in your room or in one of the many garden spaces available.