The Inn At Sawmill Farm - West Dover, VT

One- or Two-Night Stay with Optional Food-and- Wine Package at The Inn at Sawmill Farm in West Dover, VT

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Bed and Breakfast on Site of Former Sawmill and Farm

Before it was converted into a bed and breakfast in 1967, the property now known as The Inn at Sawmill Farm served for more than 170 years as, well, a sawmill and then a farm. During the Southern Vermont estate's transformation into an inn, the new owners retained as much of the original buildings as possible. The dairy barn’s hand-hewn posts and boards were repurposed in the new construction, and a portion of the barn's old-fashioned red-and-white exterior became part of an interior hallway. The hayloft is now a library and game room, and sheep stalls were converted into bedrooms. Antiques and quilts complement the down-home flavor of the place, where 21 guest rooms are divvied up among several cottages dotting the 20-acre property. Tucked in the Green Mountains, the inn is also located just a few minutes from Mount Snow, making it a tranquil home base for a skiing retreat.

The Inn at Sawmill Farm’s Main House includes its library, a living room with a fireplace and several couches, and the deluxe rooms. Room #5 has been decorated in elegant shades of peach, with a private balcony for enjoying the view, while Room #1 offers a little extra room. Just beyond the main building, you'll find the The Farm House, where each bedroom is individually decorated and equipped with a wood-burning fireplace and private bathroom. Fishing ponds, hiking trails, and tennis courts are all located nearby.

The inn's onsite restaurant, Nonna’s, serves traditional Italian dishes Thursday–Monday. The menu lists a variety of pastas as well as Nonna’s signature meatballs, which come glazed in a plum-tomato ragu. Cannoli filled with orange-scented ricotta make for a satisfying finish. If you choose Option 2, the Groupon includes a four-course chef’s tasting menu (changes weekly), plus a picnic lunch, and champagne and fruit upon arrival.

West Dover, Vermont: Rural Countryside in the Mount Snow Valley

West Dover is a small town in Vermont's Mount Snow Valley, a rural area that's becoming increasingly popular with out-of-towners, as evidenced by West Dover's more than 30 bed and breakfasts. Local attractions include abundant farm-to-table dining and a slew of outdoor activities at Mt. Snow, which stays open year-round. Skiers and snowboarders take to the slopes in winter, while warmer weather brings hikers and mountains bikers eager to take on more than 20 miles of trails.

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What You Get

Stay for two

  • Option 1: $165 for a one-night stay in main-house deluxe room 1, 3, 5, or 12 with a bottle of wine (up to a $250 value)
  • Option 2: $499 for a two-night stay in a standard fireplace room (farmhouse 1, 2, or 3 or Cider House 1 or 3) with a food-and-wine package (up to a $790 value)

Book by: 2/1/13
Travel window: 12/7/12–3/31/13

Food-and-wine package in option 2 includes:

  • Fruit plate and champagne upon arrival
  • Four-course chef's tasting menu on evening of arrival
  • Picnic lunch
  • Framed 5”x7” souvenir photo

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • Italian restaurant with full bar
  • Tennis court
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise cottage
  • Library
  • Fishing ponds
  • Walking trails

Tips

  • “great room with a real fireplace... service was super, 1 meal was great, meat meal was not cooked properly but we did not complain... overall, I'd give it a 95%”

  • “Great food and a very wonderful place!”

  • “The entire staff was very friendly and welcoming, delicious breakfast, cozy atmosphere and Flat screen TV's in the room. The grounds were beautiful! Thank you for the amazing stay. I will defenitly stay here again in the future. =) ”

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The Fine Print

  • Book by 2/1/2013 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 3/31/2013
  • Valid for travel 12/7/12-3/31/13
  • Not valid 12/21-1/1, 1/18-1/20, or 2/15-2/17
  • Limit 1 per person
  • Limit 1 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • All cancellations subject to fee of $25
  • 7-day cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 21 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Not valid with reward points
  • 10% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Details and layouts are unique to each room. Click here for complete descriptions.

Main-House Deluxe Rooms 1, 3, 5, and 12; Farmhouse Rooms 1, 2, and 3; and Cider-House Rooms 1 and 3

  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2–4 depending on room type
  • Adding occupants above standard: $35 per night for each additional guest 6 or older; $25 per night for each additional guest 5 or younger

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: noon
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: subject to availability, inquire at booking
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets may be added in the fireplace rooms only for an additional $25 per pet per night.
  • Accessibility: one handicap-accessible room is available upon request during booking, subject to availability
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • By plane: 58 miles from Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT); 64 miles from Albany International Airport (ALB)
  • By car: about 63 miles northeast of Albany, New York; about 98 miles north of Hartford, Connecticut

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