The Pitcher Inn, Vermont
|275 Main Street, 05674, Warren, Vermont, UNITED STATES.|
Description: The Pitcher InnThe Pitcher Inn is located in the picturesque village of Warren Vermont. Situated along the Mad River, it was built on the site of the famed "Pitcher Inn," originally built in the 1700's.
It is home to one of Vermont's finest wine cellars which holds 6500 bottles. There is also a private dining table in the wine cellar for an intimate dinner. Dining at The Pitcher Inn is an experience not to be missed. The menus offer seasonally inspired, contemporary American cuisine, emphasizing fresh, simple preparation, healthy cooking techniques and utilizing organic, locally grown foods. Afternoon tea is served daily in the library.
The Mad River Valley is the heart of central Vermont and one of the State's hidden treasures. There are certain aspects of the area that have remained untouched since the 1700's, and others have seen the hands of modernization. The 1940's brought ski-related development to the area and created some of Vermont's best skiing at Sugarbush and Mad River Glen. Warren and Waitsfield are two towns where travelers can experience the simple, country charm that exemplifies Vermont.
Type of rooms: The Pitcher InnThere are 9 unique double-occupancy rooms and 2 two bedroom Suites.
There is 1 room with two twin beds, 7 rooms with king size beds, 1 room with a king size bed and a pull-out couch for additional guests.
Each room has been designed and decorated to be distinctly different. Appointed with original art and antiques, the guest rooms provide a comfortable yet luxurious atmosphere.
Additional information: The Pitcher Inn
All rooms are equipped with a private bath, hidden television and VCR, stereo system, telephone, computer and fax hook-up. Most of the rooms have wood burning fireplaces, Jacuzzis and steam showers.
Arrangements for outdoor activities, such as hikes, golf packages and ski packages can be made at the Inn.
The inn offers a locker room with ski and hiking storage is provided for all guests. The locker room is also equipped with a ski boot and glove warmer.
Spa treatments are available across the road from the inn, they are an Aveda concept salon practising all types of relaxing, pampering, rejuvenation and massage therapies: arrangements must be made in advance.
There is a games room with an 18th Century billiards table and shuffleboard table, a large selection of videos for both children and adults and the Robert Frost Library for guests' use.
Cycling: For cyclists, the 14-mile "Waitsfield-Warren loop" is a great way to spend an afternoon. The trail begins at one of Vermont's famed covered bridges and leads riders through Waitsfield and East through Warren.
Hiking: Hikers can make their way along the popular Long Trail. Whether novice or pro, this one-hour hike is a favorite because of its spectacular views of the Champlain Valley.
Golf: Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed the challenging 18-hole golf course at Sugarbush Resort which Golf Digest called "the essence of a mountain course".
Tennis: The Sugarbush Resort is home to 24 tennis courts which are Har-Tru or red clay. These acclaimed courts host several tournaments a year and are open to the public at hourly rates.
Polo and other Equestrian Activities: Mad River Valley is home to many stables and equestrian clubs. Founded in 1962, the Sugarbush Polo Club brings many visitors to the area.
Shopping: Mad River Valley is a perfect place to go antiquing and is full of country stores and gift shops. Warren Village is a small, quaint area which offers several types of shopping.
Arts/Entertainment: Every year people come to the Sugarbush area for special concerts and events.
Number of rooms: 11
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1700's/1996.
Period of closure: Closed for 10 days in April and November.
Languages spoken: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Mastercard, Visa.
Restaurant closed: Breakfast from 08:00am. to 10:00am. Dinner from 06:30pm. (Reservations are strongly recommended).
GPS Coordinates: 44° 6' 52.60'' N 72° 51' 20.25'' W
Nearest airport: Burlington Airport - 1 hr.