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The Pond House is nestled in the mountains just south of Woodstock. The Inn is surrounded by ten stone walled acres, and housed in an 1830's white cape. The pond is surrounded by trees and fields and is spring fed making it perfect for an afternoon swim or relaxing on a float with a good read.
The Inn is cozy with a smattering of antiques, Orientals and touches of Laura Ashley here and there. The accommodations include three guest rooms with queen sized beds, down comforters and private baths with marble and European fixtures.
The Boston Globe Says - "The Pond House is a mix of country and city that works magic."
Awaken to apple french toast or a mushroom souffle accompanied by fresh fruit, yogurt, juices, cereals and freshly ground Starbuck's coffee. You needn't worry about finding a restaurant the dinner hour will surprise and please with different offerings nightly, these might include savory pumpkin ravioli with a rosemary cream infusion or perhaps lobster risotto after a salad of greens, gorgonzola and pears. Deserts include apple tart or pears baked with Marsala and white wine to mention a few. Dinner is included in the rate and that vegetarian options are available. Wine and "craft" beers list available.
Return from a days outing and relax with a glass of wine on our patio in the stone walled flower and herb garden overlooking one of Vermont's most beautiful views. Gretel is an enthusiastic bike tourer and knows the best routes in the area, which is home to the Killington Stage Race. The Pond House specializes in bike tours for all skill levels. Ride along lakes, mountain valleys and streams, visit the first capital of Vermont the worlds longest double span covered bridge, the home of Saint Gaudens and the surrounding gardens for a Sunday afternoon picnic and concert, or the birthplace of Calvin Coolidge.
Consider yourself 'Always Welcome' The Green Mountain Horse Association, a New England horse lovers destination, is only minutes away with events throughout the year. The Inn can provide stabling and turn-out for guests' horses.
The Pond House provides the getaway we all need, to quote The Vermont Explorers Guide, "The Pond House is a very special place."
Horses and polite dogs are welcome. Our BB is on a ten acre farm with lots of space for dog adventures including a spring fed pond for summer swims and host dog and adventure guide, Jackson guide. Our detailed dog policy will be sent on request. Rates are $10/night.
We offer a sunny and airy horse barn with four box stalls and turnout. You can ride from our Inn on and unlimited system of dirt roads that is in the heart of Vermont horse country and minutes from the Green Mountain Horse Assoc. Rates are $25/night-rough board.