Olde Farmhouse B&B Curiosity Shoppe

!image placeholderVisit our cozy 1790 farmhouse offering a bit of the New England experience in large bedrooms with private baths -  decorated with old American charm. Enjoy a hearty family style breakfast.  Shop at our gift store featuring items hand-made in Vermont, and original artwork. For creative guests, we offer an artist’s studio and quilt workshop. Bring unfinished projects or new ideas to make an original creation.  On Route 35 one mile north of the Townshend Common.

Call Ken or Christine Cathcart at 802-365-4704 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our web site at http://oldefarmhouse.net/bnb/

Boardman House B & B

!image placeholderBoardman House B & B combines modern comfort (all bedrooms have private baths) with relaxed Vermont charm of a 19th Century farmhouse. Minutes from recreational opportunities. Memorable breakfast. Rates $60-80 PR.  On the Common in Townshend Village.

Sarah Messenger/Paul Weber. 802-365-4086.

Ranney Brook Farm Bed & Breakfast

ranney brook b&bRanney Brook Farm Bed & Breakfast is close to the beaten path, yet not on it, Ranney Brook offers quiet country living in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Excellent skiing, walking, canoeing, biking, fishing nearby. Antiques shops dot the area as well. We serve a full country breakfast and guests may sit on our porch and enjoy the afternoon sun, sit by our fireplaces and enjoy a good book or sit and chat with other guests.

Diana Wichland. 802-874-4589. Rt. 30 West Townshend. Visa/MC. AMEX. www.ranneybrookfarm.com Wireless Internet access


Windham Hill Inn

!image placeholderWelcome to a romantic Relais & Chateaux property, where the summer nights offer up a magical spectacle and autumn reveals all the glorious colors of nature.

At the end of a country road, in the heart of 160 acres of unspoiled nature, this elegant inn offers you exceptional views of the Green Mountains, a heated swimming pool, outdoor tennis court and extensive hiking trails. A haven of peace in the 21 elegant rooms and suites and a cuisine showcasing seasonal produce from the garden that is sure to delight the most discerning of gourmets.

Dinner served nightly. The restaurant is a recipient of Wine Spectacular’s “Best of Award of Excellence.”

The Windham Hill wine series is featured throughout the year.

Innkeeper – Katja Matthews. 802-874-4080, www.windhamhill.com


Townshend Dam Diner


Eat in or Take out! Breakfast served all day, lunch and dinner.

Open daily from 5am to 8pm (closed Tuesdays)

Breakfast specials include homemade french toast, eggs benedict, eggs soprano and stuffed omelettes.

Lunch and dinner features house roasted turkey, pork and beef, homemade soups, chili and daily specials.

Also accomodating today's healthier lifestyle. We fry in 0 trans fat canola oil and feature many main dish salads with fresh local ingredients. We bake fresh breads, pies, cookies, biscuits, and other specialties.Visit us for fast and friendly service, and quality homecooked food.

Located 2 miles north of the Townshend Dam on Vt.Route 30. Stephanie Schryba, owner/chef/baker. Call for take out (802) 874-4107, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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