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Bed & Breakfast

Bristol Vermont


Everything a Bed and Breakfast Should Be!



All of our guest rooms are spacious and professionally decorated and have great views of our property and the surrounding mountains.

Each room has its own private bath, luxury bedding, secure locks, year round individual temperature control, DirectTV, and many other luxury extras.

Rates include a delicious Vermont gourmet breakfast*and complementary coffee, tea, bottled water and snacks 24-7

We follow all CDC and Vermont guidelines for Covid-19 safety.

* Gluten Free and Vegetarian Options Available



Our 3 course Vermont county breakfasts get raves from our guests! We use locally sourced, organic and farm fresh ingredients whenever possible and all our baking is done in house. Gluten-free and vegetarian are our specialties!

Concierge Level Service

Our guest's enjoyment comes first, above all else!  Do you need a dinner recommendation?  Want to find the best waterfall or covered bridge or how about a hike or bike ride that suits your ability or energy level? Our extensive knowledge of Central Vermont and our desire to provide the best guest experience will  enable you to enjoy your time in Vermont to the fullest!

Daily Housekeeping

Fresh towels are available daily and additional linens or turn-down service upon request. 

Complementary Refreshments
Enjoy our baked goods, fruit, cheese coffee, tea & bottled water a available self-serve 24 hours a day.
Motorcycle & Bicycle Friendly

We Love Motorcycles and Cyclists !

We Offer a secure barn for parking and a place for you to clean up your bike!


Take a ride along the New Haven river or up into Bristol on one of our bikes.  We provide helmets as well.

Free Wifi

Whether you are here to work or relax, our WiFi will allow you fast and reliable service. Print tickets and other important documents on our wireless printer.

Gardens and Beyond

Stroll our pastoral grounds, enjoy the beauty of the perennial and flower gardens. Relax on our porches or  do your daily yoga or meditation in our gazebo and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the gorgeous mountain views

Are you celebrating a special occasion? We can provide some fabulous extras to enhance it*. Chocolates, sparkling wine, en-suite breakfast, massage, celebration cake. Just Ask!




Our location in the center of Addison County is the ideal base to see and experience all that central Vermont has to offer, within a short drive.  There's the Green Mountains to the east and Lake Champlain to the west and the DreamHouse is nestled in the verdant valley in between.
The area is loaded with lakes and small streams so fishing and boating is close by.  Depending on the season, you can ski, hike, bike or drive through some of the most beautiful countryside in New England.
Read on below to see some of our suggestions . . .
And if you prefer to do nothing, you've come to the right place! Just relax, sleep in a comfortable bed, enjoy a great breakfast and  chill!

There are some great restaurants within a short drive from the Inn. We'd be happy to send you a list which includes days of operation, location and if you like, our recommendations.

History and The Arts

History and art surround us! Travel a short distance in any direction and you'll find  interesting and fun things to do. There's art, history, collectables and concerts at The Shelburne Museum and nearby in Middlebury. Historic sites are everywhere! See some of our famous covered bridges or visit the Morgan Horse Museum. Visit Fort Ticonderoga or the Robert Frost interpretive  walk or some the many smaller sites all over the central Vermont.

There are several golf courses within 20 minutes or less.  Rocky Ridge and Cedar Knoll Country Club are east of Bristol near Hinesburgh and The Ralph Myre course is located in Middlebury. There other courses in Shelburne, Waitsfield, Warren & Brandon which are 30 to 40 minutes away.
Ski -Snowboard -XC Ski
Stay with us, save $$ on lodging and ski nearby. The Middlebury Ski Bowl and Rikert XC Center are only 20 minutes away. If you prefer Mad River Glen or Sugarbush, they are just 30minutes.  
Wineries Micro-Breweries & Cider
Did you Know that Vermont has more Microbreweries per person than any other state?

'You'll find several wineries close by including the Award Winning Lincoln Peak. Vermont is also know for its abundance of Micro Breweries, Cideries and Boutique Distilleries - there's one right in town and quite few more within a short drive.


Just enjoy the slower pace of Vermont, kick-back with a nice glass of wine or iced tea on one of our porches or in our cozy guest living room and enjoy the sunset.

Just Relax!

Night Life

Bristol and surrounding towns are quite at night once the restaurants close. But, Burlington Rocks!

Lots of restaurants that stay open much later that those out here in the country.  Pine Street and Church Street are loaded with cool stuff to do. Asks for more details.

Hike, Snowshoe & More...

Just across the road, enjoy a short hike and self tour of a developing organic farm. There's honey bees, ponds and streams and a path down to the New Haven river. You can even fish - license required. In winter there are snowshoe or XC Ski trails too. Bring your own skis or use our snowshoes.

Hiking & Biking

Bristol is home to waterfalls, swimming holes and numerous hiking trails that range in difficulty from an easy stroll to a vigorous hike up Mt. Abraham. There's biking for all skill levels too.  You can peddle down a country lane or through town or test your skills on the Appalachian or Lincoln gap. We have bikes and helmets available for you to use.

Leisure Activities

Want to take is easy? A drive through the Green Mountains on Historic Vermont Route 100 or along Lake Champlain any time of the year is a relaxing pleasure.
Visit the Ben&Jerry's factory in Waterbury and while your up that way, drive through Smugglers Notch or climb Mount Mansfield by car by driving up the old toll road in Stowe.
Be sure to see some of
Vermont's famous covered bridges the the abundance of waterfalls - ask us how to find them!

Leaf Peeping & Apple Picking

For many visitors Fall is the quintessential Vermont season. The fall colors will blow you away!  But there's more! You'll  find Fall festivals in most towns, farmer's markets, apple picking and cider making... Don't forget the cider donuts!

Cross Country & Snow Shoeing
On Site

Enjoy our beautiful property and the surrounding woods and fields while gliding along on groomed cross country and snowshoe tracks.  Bring you own skis or we'll provide the snowshoes!

Guest Reviews

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We consider ourselves very fortunate. We've been welcoming  guests from all over the U.S. , Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand for 6 years and have enjoyed every one! 
We're also extremely pleased that nearly all have rated their stay at The DreamHouse as one of their Best Ever at a B&B.

We enjoy at 9.9 out of 10 rating on and every review on Trip Advisor is 5 stars!
Here are a small sampling of reviews and a link to Trip Advisor if you'd like to read more or leave one yourself.  We humbly thank all of our guests and are greatful for your patronage!
Please tell your Friends!
-Sue & Steve-


We found "our place" in Vermont! So warm and welcoming! Breakfasts were amazing. The best B&B experience we've ever had! We definitely will be back! 

- yd , long island, ny-


Current Covid-19 Visitor Guidelines

Although Covid19 is still not a thing only of  thepast, our requirements have eased quite a bit.  Although we prefer that our guests are fully vaccinated and boostered, we realize that many people have not completed all recommended vaccines. Since we interact closely with our guests, we ask that: 

  • At time your reservation is placed, please provide us with details of your Covid19 vaccination status.

  • We may require a negative Covid test prior to your arrival, if we determine there is cause for concern.

  • We reserve the right to refuse a reservation regardless of your Covid Status.

If you have questions or need additional information, please Contact Us to discuss before making a reservation.

Covid-19 Safety Guidelines

We follow all State of Vermont Ciovid-19 guidelines for disinfection of our rooms and common areas.  Masks may be required in common areas inside the inn. Please wash your hands frequently and maintain "social distancing" when necessary.Guest rooms are  thoroughly cleaned, disinfected  per CDC and Vermont State guidlines 


We've strive to provide a policy that offers guests the most flexibility in booking and at the same time not inflict undue hardship on the Inn as we are a small business with limited resources.


Fall Foliage, Holidays & Graduation

You’ll receive a full refund if you cancel your reservation 21 days or more before your arrival date.  For cancellations between 15 and 20 days before arrival - your 1 night deposit will be forfeited.  If you cancel less than 15 days before arrival, you forfeit the full cost of the reservation. We will evaluate all cancellation requests on an individual basis.

For All Other Reservation Periods
You’ll receive a full refund if you cancel your reservation 7 days or more before your arrival date.  If you need to cancel less than 7 days before arrival - your 1 night deposit will be forfeited. We will evaluate all cancellation requests on an individual basis.

For early departures - we reserve the right to charge you for the balance of your reservation.

For no-show no-call  - you forfeit the full cost of the reservation.

Please contact us if you have questions or need more information.

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