The Jackson House Inn

43 Senior Lane , Woodstock, VT 05091 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


Just outside Woodstock, enjoy a romantic getaway or an escape with friends. The inn is truly the perfect setting for your Vermont experience. Designated as a Green Hotel, we offer the attentive hospitality of a boutique inn whether you select a one-room suite or classic room (all with private baths) with fine linens, antiques, TV, AC, and WIFI. Savor an unforgettable multi-course breakfast featuring local, organic products. Enjoy 3 acres of lush property, a roaring fireplace, and stunning views (from porches, patios and balconies). Yankee Magazine's Best of New England Editors' Choice 2016 - Best Couples Retreat.



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  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5

Wishes Fulfilled!!!

5 on October 21, 2017

So let me just say that everything wonderful and complimentary that has been written in every other review is true and well said! I can only hope to add that every attention to detail is heartfelt and addressed so that your experience at The Jackso House Inn whether celebratory, restful, or just plain spoiling oneself will be expressed by you as WISHES FULFILLED!!! (Hosts, property, breakfast all incredible)

An Inn for All Seasons

5 on May 17, 2017

We had an amazing stay at The Jackson House Inn in March during a below-freezing cold-snap. It was the facilities, gourmet breakfasts, and gentile hosting that warmed us though a wonderful long weekend. Proprietors Rick and Kathy, along with their staff, certainly deliver what the photographs and descriptions promise. We came to ski, hike, and snowshoe, but were very tempted to hang out in the comfortable environment that Rick and Kathy have created. To start each day, we had our palette and appetite entertained with Rick’s exquisite gourmet breakfast presentation. Every detail of the private rooms, sitting rooms, and dining room has been created to function and sooth the senses with a combination of modern convenience and traditional New England ambiance. One cannot overemphasize the benefits and welcome feeling of having such amiable hosts at hand for advice and recommendations about Woodstock and the surrounding region. They have perfected the artful way of being present as guests may need, while ensuring the utmost of privacy. As spring turns to summer, we look forward to our next stay, as we were impressed that Jackson House is obviously an inn for all seasons.

Outstanding B&B

5 on March 07, 2017

We've been to The Jackson House 3 times and we always have a wonderful stay. The rooms are comfortable and the breakfasts are to die for. Kathy and Rick are fantastic. They felt like old friends from the first visit. We can't wait to visit again!


5 on March 28, 2015

Without a doubt the most amazing place Ive ever stayed in Vermont. I was given the gift of staying here for my birthday, and I will never forget it. There is a reason why it was named Yankee Magazine's Best of New England Editors' Choice - Best Intimate Retreat. Kathy greeted us late in the day after a long afternoon on the hills and guided us to our room where my mouth...literally...dropped to the floor. Everything was immaculate. From the fireplace and hot tub to the 4 poster bed and amazingly spacious shower, this is one place I hope to get back to asap! Plus, the farm to table breakfasts were amazingly creative and delicious to say the least. Thank you Rick. I hesitate in highly recommending this place only because there will now be a chance if and when I get back here, it will all be booked. (Notice I didn't share what room we had just in case..hehehe) Even though this was given to me as a romantic birthday getaway, I optioned "Outstanding Value" only because when I see the price that I would have would definitely be worth it. Thank you Jackson House Inn for an amazingly wonderful getaway.

One word, excellent

5 on August 16, 2014

We stayed for one night at the Inn and we just loved it. We will definitely come back. Confortable, clean, delicious breakfast prepared with local fresh products et a service above expected, we highly recommand it.

Elegant Comfort

5 on June 01, 2014

Warm hospitality, comfortably elegant accommodations, mouth watering breakfasts, beautiful grounds, and interesting things to do in the area have brought me back to the Jackson House Inn once again. The amount of tender loving care that Kathy and Rick put into their inn is obvious. As an ever returning guest, I am amazed each time by newly decorated guest rooms, updated bathrooms, ever changing landscaping, and Rick's creativity in the kitchen. Kathy is the most gracious hostess while seeing to the comfort of each guest. She is quite knowledgeable about the area and thoughtfully makes suggestions for things to do or places to dine. Using Kathy's ideas, I have enjoyed Woodstock and the surrounding area so much that I continue to return. I thought the Jackson House Inn was close to the perfect the first time I visited. Kathy and Rick are deeply interested in creating an ever evolving guest experience - the perfect experience!

Amazing Place!

5 on August 08, 2013

I spent a wonderful long weekend at the Jackson House Inn for a getaway with friends. Upon arriving I was greeted by Kathy and immediately felt welcomed. She was a wonderful resource throughout the entire weekend, answering any questions we had and providing a variety of suggestions to places to go and see. Rick is also a gracious host and his breakfasts are AMAZING. Everything is local and you can tell he puts a lot of time and effort into everything he prepares. I have never tasted anything so delicious. The property itself it beautiful! Rick and Kathy made sure to keep the historic nature of the inn while making the inn feel welcoming and homey. The rooms were extremely clean and the beds were very comfortable. Every room has its own bathroom and the products provided were wonderful. The inn is located on a beautiful piece of property and you are able to just wander around an take it all in. We enjoyed sitting on the porch and even sitting one morning by the pond. I would highly recommend the inn and can't wait to visit again. Rick and Kathy went above and beyond to make sure our group had an wonderful weekend. Thank you for such an amazing trip.

Fantastic place

5 on September 16, 2012

My wife and I spent two nights at Jackson House and hated to leave. Large, comfortable rooms with modern baths. Rooms were nicely furnished without going over the top. Rick and Kathy are fantastic and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. And don't miss Rick's breakfasts; they are delicious. I am generally loathed to highly-recommend anything but I have no hesitations about giving that recognition to Jackson House. Terry M

Fantastic B&B

5 on May 29, 2012

We had a fantastic time at Jackson House Inn. The rooms are luxurious yet cozy and the breakfast is to die for. We've already been back once and had just as wonderful of an experience. We will definitely return!

Wonderfully Lovely!!!

5 on May 11, 2012

Another visit to the Jackson House Inn - a different suite and a new experience -- a chroma therapy bath /massage tub! After researching chromatherapy, I now know the benefits and fun of this new feature at the Jackson House Inn. Kathy and Rick were wonderful hosts who pointed me in interesting directions. Two highlights of this trip included a unique dining experience at a farm to table restaurant/farm and local and not so local musical entertainment at an old Vermont tavern. Of course, Rick's specialty breakfasts are a good reason to get up in the mornings, while Kathy is the most gracious and caring hostess. While the inn is already beautiful, Kathy and Rick continue to enhance their guest accommodations, every return trip reveals something new. The grounds are gorgeous. Sipping wine near the pond after a long day of exploring, is the perfect way to wind. The Inn is spotless and the grounds impeccably groomed. The Jackson House Inn continues to be my favorite get away.

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Rooms & Rates

Christine Jackson

Named in honor of a former owner of the property, this popular ground level one-room suite showcases an antique mahogany four-poster king bed, a gas fireplace, a thermal massage tub, and French doors leading to brick patio seating and our gardens. The Christine Jackson suite is also wheelchair-accessible.

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

Nightly Rate: $259 - $379

Wales Johnson

Accented in soft tones, this ground level one-room suite offers the flexibility of a carved-post king bed which can be separated into two twins, antique side tables, a gas fireplace, and a thermal massage tub in the bathroom. French doors open to a brick patio and direct access to the gardens.

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

Nightly Rate: $259 - $379

Clara's Corner

Overlooking gardens from windows in our porch wing, this crimson and amber one-room suite is furnished with a stunning king-sized four-poster bed, a classic leather chair and ottoman, a gas fireplace, and a thermal massage tub for two in the skylit bathroom. (Located on the second floor.)

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

Nightly Rate: $259 - $379

Malena's Tango

This warm-toned terra cotta one-room suite features a queen tiger maple pencil post bed and a three-drawer sideboard, a gas fireplace with nearby seating and a thermal massage tub for two in the skylit bathroom. Back yard view.

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

Nightly Rate: $259 - $379

Nicholas I

One of two spacious balcony suites in the main house, this room features a queen-sized cherry sleigh bed, a loveseat and leather accent chair, a gas fireplace, and French doors opening to outdoor seating which overlooks the landscaped grounds. Back yard view.

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

Nightly Rate: $239 - $329


This private balcony suite offers a treetop view with a queen-sized cherry sleigh bed, a loveseat and upholstered accent chair, a gas fireplace, and French doors opening to outdoor seating which overlooks the landscaped grounds. Back yard view.

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

Nightly Rate: $239 - $339


Nestled behind the main house staircase, this room is decorated in shades of gold and cream. Cranberry features a queen iron bed with an antique chest and rocking chair. In addition, a French door leads to patio seating and our landscaped gardens beyond. Back yard view.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $259

Mary Todd Lincoln

Featuring an antique carved Victorian queen bed and marble-topped tables, this second floor classic room offers a scenic view of our gardens and surrounding hills. Back yard view.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $259

Thorn Birds

Decorated with accents of gold and coral, this second floor classic room features a distinctive antique brass-and-iron queen bed, bamboo and cane furnishings, and Oriental-style brass lamps. An adjoining room with two twin beds, and another bathroom with shower, provides an option for 2 additional guests (room charged separately). Back yard view.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $259

Governor Julius Converse

A sunny French country room with a unique antique queen bed, cozy seating and warm-toned wall covering. Front yard view.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $259

Miss Gloria Swanson

Soft-tones accent a queen bedroom furnished in extraordinary curly, tiger, and bird's-eye maple pieces. This comfortable room was named for Miss Swanson, after she was a guest on the property in 1948. Front yard view.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $259

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Small town


Burlington, VT (BTV) 100 miles

Directions to property:

The Inn is 1.5 miles west of the Woodstock Village Green. Leaving the village, head west on Route 4 watching for the Woodstock Union High School on your left. The next right is Barberry Hill Road. Turn right, and then immediately turn left onto Senior Lane. You’ll see the sign for the Inn in front of you, on the right. Coming from the west on Route 4, the inn is 20 miles east of the Killington Ski Area access road. Follow sign to Thompson Senior Center, turning left off Route 4 onto Cox District Road, then immediate right onto Senior Lane. The inn is on your left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Ski area

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Library, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Fine linens & robes, Down bedding (alternatives available), Porches, patios and balconies, Bar/lounge for guest service, Natural bath products, 24-hour hot beverage service

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental

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  • Check In:: 4:00 - 7:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No Children over 12 welcomed
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2-night minimum may apply during select peak periods and some weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit of 50% of room charges for the entire stay is processed at booking; 100% for a one-night reservation.
  • Cancellations: A deposit of 50% of the reservation charges is processed at booking. The balance for a one-night reservation may be charged at confirmation; multi-night balances are processed during your visit. If you find you must cancel your reservation more than 14* days prior to your date of arrival, you will receive a refund of your deposit less a $50 cancellation fee or you may choose to move the deposit to another date with no fee assessed. If you cancel within 14* days of arrival, your deposit will be held unless the entire reservation is re-booked at which point a refund less the $50 cancellation fee will be processed. Cancellations within 48 hours of the date of check-in and early departures are responsible for full payment for the entire reservation. Decreases in the number of reserved nights are subject to cancellation policies. We will always make every attempt to re-book rooms and, if able to do so, will honor the most lenient applicable cancellation policy. *Exceptions: Cancellations for designated peak periods (including the fall foliage season from mid-September to mid-October, select 3-day holiday weekends and Christmas/New Year's week) and multi-room reservations require 30 days notice. Peak season and group cancellations within one week of the date of check-in are responsible for full payment for the entire reservation unless the reservation is re-booked (at which point a partial refund may be possible). Dartmouth graduation weekend cancellations require six months notice and 25% of the room deposit is non-refundable. Within six months of graduation arrival, final payments are processed and held unless the reservation can be re-booked at which point we will refund all but the 25% cancellation fee.
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Rick and Kathy Terwelp

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About the innkeepers

Regular visits to many inns throughout the country and trips to Central Vermont, where both of our children were longtime campers at Camp Billings on Lake Fairlee, led us to a new adventure in Woodstock. Our true passions for gardening, history and food are the foundation for our chapter in the history of The Jackson House Inn. It is a true joy to cross paths with so many people from all corners of the nation and the globe!

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  • Time Served: 8:15 or 9:15
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian Gluten-free, Notice appreciated

Signature Dish

Sugared Bacon
Bacon is a breakfast tradition. But Rick adds sweet brown sugar, pecans and a hint of black pepper to create a treat. Nicknames from guests include "better bacon", "meat candy" and "breakfast meat biscotti."


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