The Henry House & Authentic Red Covered Bridge

Entire home hosted by Denise

  1. 12 guests
  2. 6 bedrooms
  3. 8 beds
  4. 5 baths
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Built in 1769, the house of Lt. William Henry, Revolutionary War Hero and participant in the Battle of Bennington, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry House sits on 25 acres of a tranquil setting of meadows and mountains. The original charm of this landmark home is retained for your pleasure in this authentic house our family has rejuvenated. It also features a beautiful open front porch overlooking the Henry Covered Bridge and Walloomsac River.

The space
(parties and events are not allowed.)
The Henry House is a one-of-a-kind Vermont historical house with each guest room decorated in subtle tones and furnished with a collection of carefully selected fine and antique furniture.

The Borning Room
-This cozy first floor room with cherry wood four poster Queen bed. Perfect for a quiet retreat.

The William Henry Room
-Featuring an antique oak queen bed, this downstairs corner room overlooks the sprawling back meadows, streams and pine forest. The Borning and the William Henry Rooms share a newly renovated bathroom.

The Ballroom/Bridal suite
This grand upstairs room features a four poster king size bed, 14 foot high ceiling, sitting area and a private bath. Tastefully decorated with hand-made quilts and period antiques, the ballroom is the jewel of The Henry House.

The Mary Henry Room
-This quaint upstairs corner room offers two twin poster beds with a view of the lush green fields, stone walls and a winding babbling brook.

The Burt Henry Room
-This spacious upstairs room, with exposed woodwork throughout, will transport you back to colonial times. With antique wood furnishings, and queen bed, comfortable sitting area and private bath, this unique room offers a view of the Burt Henry Covered Bridge and Walloomsac River.

The Sarah Henry Room
-This second floor suite features a queen sized canopy bed and an adjacent cozy sitting area with a twin day bed and window seat which offers views of the Walloomsac River and the Burt Henry Covered Bridge. This suite also includes a private bath.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 king bed, 4 queen beds, 3 single beds, 1 crib

What this place offers

Mountain view
Garden view
Waterfront
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, standard cable, Hulu
Washer
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Bennington, Vermont, United States

This neighborhood is unique with a land trust on the East side to insure the tranquility of the House. On the West side is the quintessential setting for weddings and events, outlining the 25 acres of hiking, snow shoeing, and cross country trails. If you choose a quiet walk on country roads, step out of the house and go north, south, east or west. The historic Henry Covered Bridge and Walloomsac River across the street provides exceptional fishing, tubing, swimming, kayaking, etc. In view of the Henry House is a relaxing park with benches and grills as well as a playing field for kids and dogs. Across the bridge about a mile away is the famous Bennington College where world famous actors and actresses have once studied. North Bennington also offers scenic and historic bike destinations, top notch restaurants, a country store and cafe, hiking, and much more. Less than a five minute car ride brings you to the Berle Farm for organic meats, the best cheeses and yogurt, homemade breads and jams, along with fresh eggs and produce. Two minutes down the road is the Bennet's Tree Farm and Gift Shop where you may purchase maple syrup and maple candies, in addition to many Vermont products. A five minute ride brings you to the Hampton Inn for extra guests, grocery stores, and everything else you may need. Please see below:

Activities in and around Bennington:
~Bennington Monument - 306 feet high.
~Bennington Museum - Featuring some of the most well known
work of renowned artist Grandma Moses.
~ Hiking - All nearby on marked trails.
~ Mount Snow, Stratton, Bromley, and Killington - Some of the nation's best
downhill ski areas!
~ Cross-country skiing.
~ Fishing areas abound.
~ Nearby swimming, golf, tennis, and pickleball areas.
~Country road biking
~ Fall foliage - The glorious colors of New England will steal your breath away.
~ Gourmet and casual dining in and around Bennington.
~ Canoeing or tubing on the Battenkill River
~ Special events - There's a constant flow of antique exhibitions, flea markets, auto shows and craft shows.
~ Bennington Pottery - The highest quality craftsmanship right here in Bennington.
~ MASS MoCA - a well known contemporary art museum and performing arts center
~ Clark Art Museum - Art museum and research institute
~ Williams College - Private liberal arts college has been named the best undergraduate institution in America.
~Bennington College - One of the colleges top five entrepreneurial colleges, and performing arts center

Hosted by Denise

  1. Joined in September 2017
  • 151 Reviews
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I am from Bennington, a retired elementary teacher with 34 years of experience, and my husband is a retired Industrial Arts middle school teacher. We have two daughters, Sarah and Rebecca, and we have ventured into a family business by purchasing The Henry House Inn. We promise to do our best to make your stay memorable.
I am from Bennington, a retired elementary teacher with 34 years of experience, and my husband is a retired Industrial Arts middle school teacher. We have two daughters, Sarah an…

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  • Rebecca

During your stay

"The hosts are attentive, not intrusive." The hosts will give you a private tour of the historic house and information about The Henry Covered Bridge across the street as well as areas of interest in the community."

The following are important rental rules:
1.) Only pet dogs are permitted and not allowed on the furniture. We ask that you please pick up after your fury friends.
2.) No smoking on the premises.
3.) People other than those in the Guest Party may not stay overnight on the property.
Guests are not allowed to exceed the occupancy limit agreed to in the contract.
4.) Outdoor neighborhood quiet hours are from 9pm until 8AM.
5.) Keep furniture in the order in which it first appeared when you arrived.
6.) Parking: Vehicles are to be parked in designated parking areas only. Parking on the
road is not permitted. There is plenty of parking on the property. Please do not park in front of the garage doors as we may need to access eqipement.
7.) Main floor large fireplace is the only fireplace that we allow guests to use. The host will first show you about the fireplace and lighting instructions. Please use responsibly. Open the flue before starting the fire, and close it when it has cooled down.
8.) Water and septic : The house is on town water and private septic. The septic system works well, however it will clog up if improper material is flushed. DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. No feminine products should be flushed at any time. If it is found that feminine products have been flushed and clog the septic system, you could be charged damages.
9) Alcohol: The laws of the state of Vermont must be followed when consuming alcohol. The Lessor shall not be liable if any accident occurs as a direct result of alcohol consumption.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
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