Hill Farm Inn

458 Hill Farm Road , Sunderland, VT 05250-9311 USA (Show map)
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About

Hill Farm Inn is a classic Vermont bed and breakfast situated on fifty acres of pristine meadowlands and valley. Just minutes from world-class shopping, dining and cultural sites, the inn combines regional history and small-town charm with the modern amenities essential for an unforgettable stay. Each of the renovated guest rooms offers beautiful views, luxurious linens, and private baths. Days begin with a breakfast from scratch, featuring the very best local ingredients; farm eggs, fresh jam, pure Vermont maple syrup. One of Southern Vermont's longest operating country inns, Hill Farm offers an unparalleled hospitality experience. Whether a weekend getaway or family retreat, it's your personal invitation to get away from it all, to relax and reconnect with one another. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Awesome family weekend!

5 on March 22, 2018

Thank you to Kate, Maria and gentleman at the bar! We felt so welcome as soon as we arrived, you all seemed to be able to read our minds! You were so sweet to our 3 grandchildren, who enjoyed the barn sheep and Milo, the grounds, playing in the snow! The breakfast options were so delicious. Our rooms in the Farmhouse were perfect, comfy, and spotless. We so enjoyed going to town, seeing and tasting the yummy maple syrup being processed, this year it takes 56 gallons of sap to make a1 gallon of syrup, worth every penny!!!! Northshire bookstore, Hildene snowshoeing, visiting the goat barn, and touring the Lincoln family home.


Great stay at Hill Farm Inn!

5 on December 25, 2017

We had a very enjoyable pre-Christmas stay at the Hill Farm Inn in Sunderland. Our room was great and everyone at the Inn was very friendly and hospitable. The breakfasts were delicious and generous! The fire was always blazing and the bar was always open! Christmas trees inside and out, as well as other decorations, made our stay festive. Having it snow five inches on our last night made everything magic. Looking forward to returning in the summer or fall! Very close to Manchester, Dorset and other great towns to explore. We would highly recommend the Hill Farm Inn!


Hill Farm Inn

5 on December 01, 2017

Really beautiful . Super friendly. Very clean. Breakfast was delicious. Our only Complaint would be that is no counter space in the bathroom and no place to hang a washcloth in the shower.


Country Life at It’s Best

4.8 on October 25, 2017

We recently made a trip East and stayed at 4 different bed and breakfasts, all highly rated. This was our favorite. Beautiful views, outstanding accommodations, friendly and competent customer service. I grew up on a small midwestern farm, and it felt like going home. Loved every minute and hope to go back for a longer stay!


Great B & B

5 on October 10, 2017

We loved this B & B. Beautiful location great staff. We only stayed one night but would have liked to have stayed longer. We enjoyed the the "Pub Night" entertainment and getting to mix with the local folks.


Another fantastic getaway to Hill Farm Inn

5 on September 17, 2017

This was the 4th time my husband and I stayed at Hill Farm Inn. Absolutely gorgeous, beautiful rooms, and delicious breakfasts. Can't wait for our next stay.


Fantastic visit

4.8 on August 22, 2017

Every August my family and I visit Hill Farm Inn for our family reunion. My grandparents and father visited it every summer in the 1930's! It is an exquisite inn with Vermont country charm. The breakfasts are delicious and the staff is warm and very accommodating. There are farm animals and a beautiful pool. You could not pick a better inn in the magnificent shadow of the Green Mountains of southern Vermont.


Charming Country Inn

5 on August 15, 2017

We stayed at the Inn for 4 nights and had a fabulous stay. The staff did an amazing job welcoming us and cound not have been more helpful of friendly. The Inn is just beautiful with comfortable well appointed rooms, all new and updated. The breakfast was cooked to order every day by the chef and included blueberry pancakes, french toast, omlets or eggs any way you want, fresh bread, yogurt and fruit. There is a lovely porch that offers a view of the surrounding mountains and farm where we had our morning coffee and afternoon cocktails. The inground pool is brand new surrounded by nice gardens. We enjoyed sitting around the fire pit in the evenings. We had a very enjoyable stay and would highly recommend staying here. Cannot wait to return!


Beautiful Inn

5 on August 14, 2017

Grounds well cared for. The rooms are beautiful and clean. The service is outstanding! Breakfast ia awesome! Great chef! I will go back.Nice views.


Memorable stay at Hill Farm Inn

4.8 on August 10, 2017

We spent two nights at Hill Farm Inn in August. Everything about the experience far exceeded my expectations. The property was beautiful, the rooms were charming, and burger night hosted by the inn provided an opportunity to unwind and relax. We would definitely highly recommend everything about the property.


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Rooms & Rates

Landgrove

With a gorgeous valley view from the second floor of Hill Farm’s historic annex, Landgrove offers a king bed and a lofty peaked and beamed ceiling. A cozy love seat and gas stove are perfect for chilly nights, while windows flood the room with natural light when the sun is shining. Landgrove amenities include a private bath with custom walk-in shower, freshly stocked linens and Crabtree & Evelyn spa products, plus WiFi, climate control, flat screen TV, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.. Breakfast included with each stay.

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

The Dorset Suite

This gracious suite features a master bedroom with queen bed, gas stove and view of the valley. An adjoining room with two twin day beds can accommodate extra guests or function as a formal sitting room. Dorset Suite amenities include a private bath with shower, freshly stocked linens and Crabtree & Evelyn spa products, plus WiFi, climate control, flat screen TV, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens. Breakfast included with each stay. Handicapped-Accessible.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Grafton

Grafton is a cozy standard queen room on the first floor, with gorgeous hickory floors and low ceilings. Windows look north, and toward the main inn building. Amenities include a private bath with custom walk-in shower, freshly stocked linens and Crabtree & Evelyn spa products. WiFi, climate control, flat screen TV, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens. Breakfast included with each stay.

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

Farm House

The renovated Farm House is free-standing, just steps from the main inn. It accommodates up to eight guests overnight with an easy flowing, two story floor plan furnished and decorated in the refined, relaxed Hill Farm vernacular. Standard room configurations sleep six but a cozy trundle bed for two is available at an additional fee of $60 per person, per night. Private baths feature custom tile in warm tones, a large shower downstairs and bath/shower combo up, freshly stocked linens and Crabtree & Evelyn Spa products. The Farm House features a full contemporary kitchen offers the necessary amenities for in-house family entertaining, plus climate control, flat screen TV, WiFi access and a Vermont Castings stove for frosty nights. Breakfast included with each stay.

  • Maximum Capacity: 8
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 2 Twin

Equinox

A deluxe queen room next to Wilcox, with views of Mt Equinox and access to the upstairs sitting room. Serene blues decorate this lovely room with a Vermont Castings stove to keep you toasty during our snowy nights. Local Vermont marble bath/shower, Crabtree and Evelyn spa products, hair dryer, individual climate control, flat screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.

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

Honey Bee Suite

Across the hall from our king suite in the original 1830 building with queen bed and in the separate sitting room, a queen pull-out sofa. Warm accents throughout. Mountain and tree views. Custom chestnut vanity and Vermont marble bath/shower, Crabtree and Evelyn spa products, hair dryer, individual climate control, flat screen TV in both rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Battenkill

Our “honeymoon” room in the back of the inn with sweeping valley views, four poster king bed, Vermont Castings stove for those frosty nights and access to our upstairs sitting room. Vermont granite and marble bath/shower rounds out this bright, beautiful room. Crabtree and Evelyn spa products, hair dryer, individual climate control, flat screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.

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

Emerald Lake

A queen standard next to Saratoga with mountain views to the west. Cozy and accented with the calming greens of our local lake. Beautiful white tiled bathroom with large walk-in shower. Crabtree and Evelyn spa products, hair dryer, individual climate control, flat screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.

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

Wilcox Farm

A deluxe queen room off the upstairs sitting room with views of the valley and Taconic mountains to the west. A Vermont Casting stove will add to the warmth of your stay. Spacious quartzite shower and travertine vanity bathroom with Crabtree and Evelyn spa products, hair dryer, individual climate control, flat screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.

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

Saratoga

One of our standard queen bedrooms with beautiful views of the mountains to the west. Pristine marble bathroom with spacious shower, Crabtree and Evelyn spa products, hair dryer, individual climate control, flat screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.

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

Hill Farm Suite

Our largest king suite in the front of the original 1830 building with queen pull out sofa in the separate sitting room. Tree and property views. Large bathroom with shower and separate bathtub, Crabtree and Evelyn spa products, hair dryer, individual climate control, flat screen TV in both rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Sandgate

On the second floor of the historic Annex, Sandgate offers a valley view with a sumptuous king bed, love seat and gas stove. Like the Landgrove, room features include a lofty peaked and beamed ceiling and a custom bath, this one with a shower and soaking tub. Amenities include freshly stocked linens, Crabtree & Evelyn spa products, WiFi, climate control, flat screen TV, down pillows and comforters with luxurious linens.. Breakfast included with each stay.

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

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Location

Location Type

Countryside

Airport

Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 50 miles

Directions to property:

Just off Historic Route 7A between Arlington and Manchester, Vermont. From Bennington, go north on Route 7A or Route 7, Exit 3. Four miles past Arlington, turn right on Hill Farm Road. Go 1/4 mile and we are on the right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Tours

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar, Wheelchair access

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Billiards, Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Hiking trails, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Vermont state law.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Our farm setting is ideal for children of all ages.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No We will be providing pet friendly housing in the future.
  • Disabled Access Yes

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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Mariah Macfarlane

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

Sheep, goats, pigs, cats

About the innkeepers

General Manager Mariah Macfarlane returns to her roots at Hill Farm. After waiting tables as a young actress in New York, studying at the Ritz Escoffier in France, and serving as private chef in wonderful places like Fishers Island, Aspen, and Jackson Hole, she brings her warm, graceful, and talented persona to the inn.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8-10am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Mamie's Cream Biscuits


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