Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern


698 Route 11 West

Chester, VT

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Slow down and enjoy an environment that relishes day to day comforts. 
We invite you to join us for a genuine experience that embraces relaxation and adventure, down time and good company.
Our 1810 country inn is in the beautiful Okemo Valley. Located in Chester, we are minutes away from many activities. Hiking, biking or just to enjoy the views. VAST Trail Access. Situated on 5.5 acres of beautiful gardens and lawn. This Federal-Style Farmhouse features 8 guest rooms, all with private bath. The tavern and restaurant are ready to welcome you. Proprietors Francy & Sheldon.


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History resounds at The Stone Hearth. Constructed circa 1810, this Federal-Style home with connected barn was first converted to an Inn around 1940. The Inn features many of the original details including wide board pine floors, original fireplaces, and exposed beams reminiscent of its’ days as farmhouse. Named for the beautiful “Stone Hearth”, our friendly Inn features a spacious common areas for guests to unwind and catch their breath. Relax by the “Stone Hearth” fireplace, play a game of pool, read a book, or enjoy a libation in the tavern before enjoying a meal in our dining room. Set on nearly six acres in the Vermont countryside, the Inn provides the perfect backdrop for any size event, including weddings, family reunions and company retreats.

Our Vermont Country Inn is located midway between SIX SKI RESORTS. Okemo, Magic and Bromley Mountains are all just ten to twenty-five minutes away, while Stratton, Killington and Ascutney Mountains are also within thirty-five to forty-five minute drives. During the warmer months, golf, local hikes, cycling routes, shopping and dining are all nearby as well. Chester features antique shops, bookstores, art galleries, cafes and much more. Popular attractions include the nearby Weston Playhouse, Vermont Country Store and Manchester Factory Outlets. Visitors often enjoy taking an old steam train ride on the Green Mountain Flyer, between Chester Depot and Bellows Falls. We’re centrally located between popular destinations such as Woodstock, Manchester, Ludlow, Saxton’s River, Springfield and Grafton.



The classic Vermont country inn features eight guest accommodations, all with feather duvets and private bathrooms. Four rooms feature queen size beds. Do you have a large guest list? Ask about our third floor, offering both king and single options. For rates and reservations, please call 802-875-2525 or email us at

  • Dog Friendly
  • VAST Trail Access
  • Restaurant & Tavern
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Spacious Common Areas
  • Pool Table & Air Hockey


Our kitchen focuses on great yet simple foods that are complemented by savory wines and unique ales. Featuring a rotating menu, we strive for a diverse experience while staying true to local and regional ingredients.

The wine list offers an eclectic mix of thoughtfully selected wines from around the world. Whether you are seeking an affordable or renowned wine, our extensive list is hand-picked, continuously evolving in fact, with only our guests’ palates in mind.

Our tavern is a full bar and features thirteen micro brew on tap.

Now at the Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern:

  • Thursdays children eat free from the children’s menu
  • Sunday is $.50 wing night and $5.00 draughts

Please call 802-875-2525 for reservations.


Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern
698 Route 11 West
Chester, VT

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