Otter Creek Bakery and Cafe

After thirty-one years at the helm of their renowned Otter Creek Bakery and Cafe, Sarah and Ben Wood have sold to buyer, Ned Horton.  Otter Creek Bakery is a landmark in Middlebury, beloved by locals, students, and tourists who flock to the bakery for its amazing breakfast and lunch fare, coffee, and delectable home baked desserts and treats.    We wish Sarah and Ben well in all of their new endeavors, and we wish Ned the best of luck with his new business acquisition.   Wendy Beach is thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with the parties to this transaction and help to make it a reality.

Inn on Covered Bridge Green- Home of Norman Rockwell

Smiles all round for the group pictured here- from left is Margretta Fischer from Maple Leaf Realty, buyers Kevin and Sue Harter, center, and their buyer broker, Wendy Beach, Hearthside Group, on the right.  Kevin and Sue have big plans for this historic and beautiful property located on fifty acres in West Arlington, Vermont.    Their inn includes Norman Rockwell’s studio which is rented out as a spacious and unique two bedroom suite.  It also includes a honeymoon cottage and Mr. Rockwell’s original home which now features six guest rooms.  This property is so peaceful and scenic.  Kevin and Sue have dreamed of owning an inn for twenty five years, and now their dream is a reality.

Carroll Motel & Cottages..18 units in the Heart of the White Mountains

After 17 years of owning the motel and cottages, Cyndi and Brian Smith are delighted to pass on the ownership to Chinkalkumar  & Bhavina Patel who purchased the motel and cottages on September 9, 2019.  Chinkal and Bhavina  both have extensive hospitality backgrounds and with their daughter look forward to continuing the traditions at the property that has operated since the 1950’s in Twin Mountain.

We wish the Smith’s and Patel’s much happiness in their respective new adventures, Congratulations!

1824 House Inn, Waitsfield, Vermont

The Hearthside Group is proud to announce the sale of the 1824 House Inn located in Waitsfield, VT.  Sellers, Connie & Dean Mendell, were represented by Tim Piper in this transaction.  The buyers, Farrell & Sean Kramer are experienced innkeepers who have have operated properties in Philadelphia and Michigan.  We are pleased to welcome them, along with their son, Finn,  to our Vermont family of Innkeepers.  Congratulations to all.


119 Ruffed Grouse Lane on Lake Champlain

This was a very special property featuring a three season camp and ten of the most private and scenic acres available on Lake Champlain.  Meadow, forest, and lake shore give this property all sorts of possibilities for enjoyment.  A wonderful family has purchased the home and looks forward to many years of enjoyment on the Lake.




Along The River Campground

We are delighted to announce that Michelle and Rob Lamoureaux from Connecticut have purchased the Along The River Campground from Michelle Palys, located in Twin Mountain, New Hampshire.  There are over 50 RV, Tent Sites, and Cabins along with a large comfortable owner’s home and office.

Michelle had purchased the property several years ago and has continuously upgraded and made improvements every year. The property is in the middle of all activities in the White Mountains and enjoys a mixture of repeat campers and a family and dog-friendly environment.

Gary Gosselin represented the seller in this transaction, we wish both Michelle and Michelle and Rob much success in their new endeavors!

On the shores of Lake Champlain, Panton, Vermont

A spectacular setting on Lake Champlain enhances this home  with mountain and lake vistas giving it an extraordinary sense of place.