I have been coming to Isle La Motte for many years in the summer, and it has been an absolute pleasure staying at The Old Schoolhouse. The proprietor, Carol, has turned this charming old schoolhouse into a cozy and accomodating B&B that retains some of the elements of the former schoolhouse (all of the blackboards are still intact) while updating every room with all the comforts you would expect. There are differing levels of accomodation depending on your needs. Whether you are biking through the area and need an affordable place to stay, or want a well-appointed private suite for an extended stay, the old schoolhouse has what you're looking for.
Most important, the proprietor/host, Carol, provides a welcoming atmosphere for guests and a wonderful experience that you would expect from a cozy B&B. Of course, there is a very nice breakfast in the vast kitchen/dining area where guests can mingle and socialize and get to know the owner.
The accomodations, atmosphere, and service are all splendid. I plan to come back every year!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Old Schoolhouse is a charming restored school in the center of the historic village of Isle La Motte, the most northwestern and rural island in Lake Champlain. Perfect homebase for touring around the islands or visiting Burlington and Montreal. Biking, swimming, boating, rare fossil viewing, fine dining, golf - all here or closeby. Popular tourist sites include St Anne's Shrine, The Goodsel Ridge Preserve (home of some of the oldest fossils on the planet) and Fisk Farm of Teddy Roosevelt fame. ... more less