A village of quiet comfort in Pomfret, Conn.
The Inn at Fox Hill Farm (760 Pomfret St., 860-928-5240. www.innatfoxhillfarm.com, $215) consists of a single cottage with a wood-burning stove, antique claw foot tub, king-size iron bed, and a private deck. will find comfortable accommodations at ...
April 3, 2014
There’s something timeless about this northeastern Connecticut village, with its posh private schools, verdant spaces, and miles of stone walls. Newcomers and return visitors alike will enjoy comfortable bed-and-breakfasts, one of the state’s loveliest and most honored wineries, distinctive gift shops, and room to wander at the 700-acre Audubon Society’s Bafflin Sanctuary. STAY Breakfast is just one reason to stay at Feather Hill Bed and Breakfast (151 Mashamoquet Road, 860-963-0522, featherhillbedandbreakfast. com, $138-$193, cottage $295), which has five guest rooms in the main house and a cottage that sleeps four. In the sunny dining room we enjoyed Angela Spring’s baked apples, pistachio coffee cake, and tomato-basil omelet. Grill 37 (37 Putnam Road, 860-315-5640, grill37. Owner Ian Farquhar is also the pastry chef, and his creations — carrot cake, tiramisu, chocolate pecan tart, and Heath bar cheesecake, among others — are prominently displayed in a glass case near the entrance. When locals refer to “the Bean,” they mean the Vanilla Bean Café (corner of routes 44, 97, and 169, 860-928-1562, thevanillabeancafe.