In the picturesque Hill District of Burlington, Vermont, you’ll find grand homes where the craftsmanship of the past takes center stage. In this charming neighborhood you’ll find the 1881 architectural gem that is the Willard Street Inn. This successful Inn combines historic quality with modern amenities, and walkable downtown/waterfront convenience with timeless charm to complete the perfect recipe for warm hospitality. After 15 years of meticulous business management and property care, retirement is on the menu for the current owners. The current owners have been outstanding custodians to the property and business and recognize that there is still lots of upside for the new purchaser.
With spacious common areas, 14 guest rooms (all with private baths), and extensive gardens, this home has been built into a successful business. Boasting higher than industry average Room Occupancy and Average Daily Rate, the Willard Street Inn is among the best in Vermont!
Perfectly framed on 1.16 acres, the 13,400 +/- sq ft structure overlooks established perennial flower and vegetable gardens with views of Lake Champlain and Adirondacks. From the gardens, the impressive architecture shines. Standout elements of the home include the grand brick and marble staircases leading from the Solarium to the gardens, plus the tower providing beautiful views from multiple vantage points in the Dining Room, Champlain Lookout, and Tower Room. The large, modern kitchen is where breakfasts are prepared and then enjoyed in the sunny, marble-floored Solarium.
The spacious 1,800 +/- sq ft owner’s quarters on the lower level feature a great room with a gas fireplace and large windows, combination kitchen/dining area, two bedrooms (or 1 bedroom, 1 office), and bath with 2-person shower and double vanity. The space is accessible by a private entrance with a fenced-in deck and 4 parking spaces to the North and flagstone patio to the South.