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Barrett & Valley Associates Inc.


Was established when Townshend resident Susan LeCours merged Valley Real Estate Group with Barrett & Company creating one of the largest independently owned and operated real estate companies in the area. We broker fine properties in Townshend, Grafton and beyond. It is our mission is to offer professional real estate service with integrity.

Stop by our Grafton office open 6 to 7 days per week or visit one of our other convenient locations in Chester, Rockingham and Springfield. 205 Main Street, Grafton 802-843-2390


Gerdas Animal Aid


A not for profit 501(c)(3) organization located in Townshend committed to aiding animals in distress. Focusing mainly on horses/equines destined for slaughter in Canada or Mexico. We are only able to accomplish this through fundraising and public donations as well as community awareness of their plight.

Visit us at We are always grateful for donations!

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

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. Wireless Internet access