In what was meant to be a bucket list 2 weeks in upper New England during fall foliage, we discovered a perfect B&B in a perfect village and are planning a return visit next year. Squire House is a lovely large country home in an idyllic woodsy setting a mile from charming Dorset village with its country stores, gift shops, performing arts playhouse and historic inn for a special dinner, all postcard worthy but not one bit too cute. This is the real-deal New England of your dreams. Squire House has only four large and nicely appointed guests rooms and three appealing public rooms: one for reading, one for TV (if you must) and another for afternoon tea and visiting with other guests. Roger and Gay are delightful and gracious hosts, Roger with his suggestions on making the most of your stay and Gay with her delicious regionally-inspired breakfasts. Try to stay three nights, as we will next time.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Elegant but informal, built in 1918 and carefully restored, Squire House is a luxurious B&B on eleven private acres in a classic Vermont village. With only three guest rooms, Squire House is never crowded or commercial. Each guest room has a modern private bathroom, nine-foot ceilings, large windows and central air conditioning. There are five wood-burning fireplaces. Full three-course breakfasts are served on English china in our paneled dining room. ... more less