College Town, Top Rated Inn


The Swift House Inn is an iconic Vermont Country Inn for sale with 20 elegant rooms and a restaurant located in the quintessential Vermont town of Middlebury. The Inn opened in 1982 and is comprised of three buildings on 4 lush acres a few minutes from the center of Middlebury. The Main House, a stately 1814 home, has 9 guest rooms, Jessica’s Restaurant and the (full-service) Wine Bar. The Carriage House (built 1880) has 6 large guest rooms and the Gate House (built 1906) offers 5 guest rooms.

Jessica’s Restaurant is top-rated, showcasing local Vermont ingredients and products. An award-winning wine list and Vermont craft beer enhance the seasonal menu. There are three dining rooms plus a canopied deck for use in warmer months.

All the guest rooms are updated and in excellent condition, as is the entire property. The Main House guest rooms provide a classic New England lodging experience with luxury amenities. The Carriage House was redesigned in 1990 to create 6 large guest rooms, each with a king-sized bed, double spa tub, sitting area and fireplace. On the lower level, there is a sauna, steam room and conference room. The building also contains the owner’s quarters. 1800 sf of living space includes a large living room, kitchen, dining area, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an office. The Gate House, a half block from the Main House, offers the most economically priced rooms and features large common rooms, making it ideal for family gatherings. There are also 2 barns, a house for staff and a heated garage.

Middlebury is located in the Champlain Valley surrounded by the Green Mountains. There are four seasons of reasons to visit and business year-round. A charming New England town, it is home to Middlebury College, a center for cultural events. Other cultural entities include the Opera Company of Middlebury and the Vermont Folklife Center. Outdoor enthusiasts have endless opportunities including skiing, fly fishing, hiking, biking and leaf-peeping. The Swift House Inn is simply an exceptional lodging business in an exceptional place…