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Bailey's Mills Bed and Breakfast

1347 Bailey's Mills Road , Reading, VT 05062 USA (Show map)
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$100 - $165
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Bailey's Mills has history, personality and charm. The passing stream tumbles along and fills the air with its music. Our wide front porch welcomes and shelters you. You'll enjoy conversation, books, games and winter fires in the parlor-library. Spacious, comfortable bedrooms with plump down pillows promise restful sleep and you will awaken to the aromas of a full homemade breakfast. Although surrounded by beautiful countryside, wonderful restaurants are just a short ride away. You will settle comfortably into our 1805 and return reluctantly to your 2005.

Rooms & Rates

John's Room

Newly decorated with beautiful queen size mahogany rice-carved four-poster bed. Windows overlook lawn and wooded hillside. Original wide pine floor, working fireplace. Antique dresser, chairs and marble-topped table. Full tub and shower bath. Once home to Barbara's youngest brother who reportedly climbed out the bathroom window once or twice to attend parties after his bedtime.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Guest Room

The Guest Room has old honey-colored pine floors, working fireplace, queen-size spindle bed, antique table and bureau. The large bath features a tub/shower combination and oak flooring. You can hear the brook from your open window.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Honeymoon Suite/Mom's Roo

This spacious, elegant accommodation has lots of space for you to stash your stuff and then stretch out to your heart's content. It features a king-size bed and long sofa facing a colonial hearth. Once essentially a working kitchen, the fireplace is now purely decorative but in winter a small wood fire can be built in the open brick oven to add a really special glow. Marshmallows optional! The bedroom connects to a large private sun room which overlooks Bailey Brook and the imposing 1820 stone dam which once blocked its flow. You can nap on a sofa here and during mild weather be serenaded by t

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location Type



Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) 130 miles

Directions to property:

From Woodstock follow Route 106 south 10 miles. At Keeper's Cafe turn right onto Bailey's Mills Road. Go 1 mile to a fork and keep right. It's 1/4 mile to our sign. From the south, take Exit 8 off I-91 and turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto RT 131, west. Go 6.5 m. to blinking light and turn right onto RT106 north. Go 7 m. to Keeper's Cafe and turn left onto Bailey's Mills Road.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, VT Inst. Natural Science, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Desk, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Telephone

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio

On-site activities

Bird watching, Hiking trails, Mountain Bike trails, Napping in hammock, Reading 1890's diaries, Swimming in pond, Star gazing, Finding Fairyland in brook, Rocking in double rocker, Snow shoe trails

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Barbara Thaeder and Cathy Thaeder Fisher

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

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  • Time Served: 8:30 - 9:30 and on request
  • Serving Location: Front Porch, Sun Porch, Dining Room

Signature Dish

Sunday Waffles
King Arthur White Whole Wheat Flour blended with King Arthur Unbleached Flour give a nutty crunchiness. Cinnamon and lemon oil provide a subtle zip. Topped with local Vermont Maple Syrup. Rave reviews!

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1347 Bailey's Mills Road , Reading, VT 05062 USA (Show map)

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