Sunderland, VT 

Ira Allen House

6311 Rte 7A
Sunderland, VT 05250 US
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Rates: $115 to $250
Total Rooms: 8
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (16 reviews)


Circa 1779. Built by Ethan Allen's brother, this Colonial Revival inn is a state historic site. Hand-blown glass panes, hand-hewn beams, handmade bricks and wide-board floors provide evidence of the inn's longevity. Surrounded by farms and forest, the inn's setting is perfect for those searching for some peace and quiet. Plenty of recreational activities also are found nearby, including fine trout fishing, swimming and canoeing in the Battenkill River on the property.Location: Country, Mountains and Waterfront.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $115 to $250
Payment types accepted include Personal Checks, Master Card, Visa, Discover, Travelers Checks and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations, 4 with private bath, 2 with fireplaces, 4 two-bedroom suites.
The types of beds available include Twin, Queen, King and Double.


Cancellation: See web site
Pets: Pets Allowed, Innkeepers pets on premises and Pets considered on a case-by-case basis. Pets cannot be left alone in the inn.
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Wine, Early Coffee/Tea, Dinner, Picnic Lunches, Vegetarian Breakfast, Country Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Family-style dinner available with advanced notice.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Television, Refrigerator, Iron/Ironing Board, Fireplace, Heating, Coffeemaker, Cable TV, DVD, Hair Dryer, Bath Amenities and Air Conditioning.
Amenities On Site: Suitable for Events, Swimming, Free parking on premise, Fax, Copy Machine, Fishing, Paddleboat, Kayak, Canoe, Hiking and Lawn Games.
Business Traveler Amenities: Hair Dryer, FAX On-site, Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Television and Wireless Internet Access.
Languages Spoken: Italian

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.
Off-Site Spa Services Available


Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Honeymoons, Meetings and Weddings.
Other Activities: Wineries, Water Sports, Tennis, Skiing Downhill, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Amusement Park and Battenkill River - Vermont's most famous trout fly fishing river.

Historic Interest

Once the home of Ethan and Ira Allen. The Oldest Inn in Vermont.
Historic Awards: State Historical Site (Granted) and State Historical Site (Applied).
Historic sites nearby: Bennington Battlefield (10 miles), Hildene, home of Todd Lincoln (4 miles)

Romantic Interest

The inn was built in 1779 and features antique beams, wide-board floors, and vintage fireplaces. Two suites have private fireplaces and cozy sitting areas. The Inn is right on the Battenkill River with stunning mountain views.