We live in a beautiful, rural area known as the "Upper Valley" on the Ompompanoosuc River in Norwich, Vermont just six miles (a ten minute drive) from Dartmouth College. Step out the front door of our newly built Victorian farmhouse and relax with a book on the covered front porch, canoe or kayak on the river or take a hike on one of the many trails in our neighborhood that will take you by fields of cows, mountain views, and river valleys.
The guest room is well appointed with comfortable linens, a queen-sized bed and is decorated with soothing colors and fabrics. Your bedroom and adjoining private bath are situated on the third floor which you will have entirely to yourself. There is also a rollaway cot that can be pulled out to use if you need an extra single bed. NOTE: If you're traveling as a family or as a larger group, we do have an extra bedroom which is also located on the third floor with a double bed that sleeps an additional two people comfortably. This second bedroom also shares the private bath.
The private bathroom which has vintage fixtures, a claw foot tub, and fluffy towels is bright and cheerful and looks out over a grassy hillside.
If you'd like breakfast, we'll make you coffee and tea in the morning along with yogurt, granola, muesli, fruit, fresh King Arthur Bread, and locally-made fruit preserves.
We have high speed internet and parking, a fully equipped kitchen -that you are free to use - as well as an extra refrigerator in which to store your perishables.
This is the perfect spot to come for a little R&R in northern New England or if you are in the area visiting Dartmouth College, the Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth Medical School, King Arthur Flour or are just here to appreciate the abundant natural beauty of the area. Nearby Hanover boasts some fun restaurants, a vibrant seasonal farmers market, a movie theater, and the Hood Art Museum. The year-round outdoor opportunities can't be beat: we're close to the Dartmouth Skiway in Lyme, NH, the new Nordic Center in Strafford, Whaleback Mountain, skating ponds, waterfalls, mountain biking trails, the Appalachian Trail, and fantastic day hikes. We'd love to recommend fun destinations to make your stay even more special.
Lisa's home was a great "out of town" retreat for this father/daughter to explore Dartmouth University (~7 miles away). Our upstairs room & hallway bathroom comfortable. Lisa and her family were delightful too - Sorry we didn't have a longer visit. Highly recommended!
Lisa was an absolutely fabulous host! I stayed with her when interviewing at Dartmouth, and her house is quite possibly the most charming I've ever seen. I'm really glad I had the chance to stay there. The entire family was incredibly welcoming, and her husband even drew me a map with directions to the college when my GPS wasn't accurately picking up the area. It was altogether a wonderful stay.
Warmly recommended (especially on the coldest night in March). Very kind people. Quiet, clean, safe ... We shall, hopefully, return.
Our one night stay was excellent. Lisa and Ken greeted us warmly. The room was spacious, with a private bathroom. Everything was spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated. The house was amazingly quiet, considering there are two polite and well-mannered teenagers on site! The location is within fifteen minutes of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, our destination. The dog and cats were friendly, but not intrusive. Breakfast was left in the kitchen, as the hosts were off to work and school. Yogurt, granola, bread, jams, coffee were excellent ways to send us on our way. We highly recommend this location and will definitely return when we have occasion.
My stay at the Cadows' house was just lovely. The room is very private, cozy and tasteful, as is the entire house. With freezing temperatures outside, the house was kept comfortably warm, and the room itself was quite easy to rest in with its quiet, peaceful third story location, not to mention a luxuriously comfortable bed and charming private bath.
Each morning, even though my hosts were always gone before I descended, a delightful breakfast spread was presented in the kitchen made up of fresh, organic yogurt, fruit, granola, spectacular coffee, and artisan breads and jams.
If I had a complaint, it would be that my schedule didn't allow me more time to spend at home with my hosts, since they are both exceptionally lovely people.
7 Reasons to stay with the Cadows:
#1- The surrounding area is gorgeous. Just about 5 miles from Dartmouth College, your drive parallels the river which separates Vermont and New Hampshire.
#2 - Once you arrive, the lovely home is perched up a little hill overlooking more river.
#3 - Go into the house and be amazed at the artisanal kitchen, wood ceiling beams, and, well-thought-out details; even the stairwell is whimsical.
#4 - Now to your bedroom. Again, every detail is charming. If you'd like to relax and have some quiet you can do that here. Good wifi connection. 2 windows with stunning views of either forest or river. Very comfortable bed with cozy colorful linens, a soft rug underfoot and plenty of interesting books.
#5 - You have private use of the bathroom that not only has the best view I've ever had for a washroom, through big french windows, but also a clawfoot tub outfitted with a shower, and a playful turquoise checkerboard floor paired with a polka-dot shower curtain.
But, best of all...
#6 - You will get to meet the hosts. Ken and Lisa are incredibly considerate and welcoming. We were amazed at the spread they had set out for us for in the morning; especially when they had to leave before we even woke up! This family just thoroughly enjoys meeting people and has a unique gift of hospitality. Their dog and cats are lovable, well behaved and are so cute lying by the wood stove in the living room when you come home at night.
#7 - The price is right.
It is said that 7 is the perfect number. 7 reasons for a perfect stay. Highly recommended.
A peaceful stay in a beautiful home with kind hosts! The bed was EXTREMELY comfortable, and the bedding/towels were really nice. Lisa & Ken were very accommodating & friendly, yet respectful of privacy. I will be back!
Very convenient location, 15 min by car from Hanover N.H. and Norwich V.T. The Cadow family were a great host for 3 days, providing good travel tips and excellent breakfast. Bed and bathrooms were roomy and clean. During this cold winter a comfortable stove was warming the cosy New England home. The house location provides for quiet and peace yet it is not too remote. Great for day excursions. Highly recommended!
Lisa and her husband, Ken, were wonderful. We really enjoyed our stay and the late night conversation :)
Lisa and her family were great hosts. We felt so comfortable staying at their home and I was personally happy in being able to play with their dog while my girlfriend played with the cats (is it obvious we are animal lovers?!?!?!) We also really appreciated the healthy breakfast options that was prepared in the morning for us and couldn't have asked for a better experience. Also, the bathroom was nice and the bed very comfortable. If we are ever bank in town we would hands down visit this location!
This is the final rate, including any fees from the host and Airbnb.