Good Commons


Good Commons Gourmet Kitchen

A kichen for cooking, sharing, learning and enjoying friends

An Historic 1840’s Vermont House

This historic 1840’s Vermont house has undergone a COMPLETE gut renovation and combines ultra-modern amenities with streamlined country tradition. The perfect getaway for city slickers who want to have comfort and elegance within their country retreat.

This 4700 square foot lofty beauty sleeps 19 in 6 separate bedrooms and a sleep loft. Tastefully and elegantly furnished and decorated with antiques, plants and simple, soothing palettes. This lovingly restored gem is perfect for families, a large group of friends or even a retreat group. Endless activities are at your fingertips, and the beauty and serenity of Vermont is at your doorstep.

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The breakdown of rooms and amenities is listed below.

7 Bedrooms Total (Sleeps 19):

  • 2nd Floor:
    • Bedroom 1 = 2 twins/singles (shares a bath with Room 2)
    • Bedroom 2 = 2 twins/singles
    • Bedroom 3 = 1 double , 1 twin/single (shares the steam shower bath with Room 4)
    • Bedroom 4 = 1 double
    • Bedroom 5 = 1 double , 1 twin/single (shares a bath with Room 6)
    • Bedroom 6 = 1 king , 1 twin/single
  • 3rd Floor:
    • Dorm Style Loft  = 1 double , + 8 twins/singles on Third Floor (two baths in the loft)
    • Massage Room (doubles as loft living room if massage is not offered)

All beds, linens, towels are freshly laundered, and a washer and dryer are available on the second floor.

  • Off Street Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Filtered Water
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Heating
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linens & Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
  • Telephone
  • Security System
  • Local Maps
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Firewood
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment

Additional Notes: THE 750 SQUARE FOOT STUDIO on the first floor (the old general store) makes this house ideal for intimate retreats for yoga, healing, the arts, vacation for family and friends, or for organizations such as small businesses, law firms, ski clubs, alumni and church groups, or weddings.  The studio is also fully equipped with yoga mats and props (blankets, blocks, et al.) for a class of up to 25 people.  Local teachers are available upon request, and there is a DVD player for a video class.  We have additional tables and chairs for meetings, drop clothes for painting classes, and a power point projector.

The second floor living room is equipped with a flat screen HDTV, cable and Wi-Fi, DVD/sound system and a gas fireplace and a wet bar.  ADDITIONAL loft living room with cable TV, DVD, stereo, pull out love seat and many board games. Pets are okay with additional cleaning fee.

  • Blender
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils

Additional Notes:  The kitchen features stainless steel appliances including dishwasher, 6 burner professional range, 2 stackable convection ovens, granite counter tops, microwave, 2 large refrigerators, small deep freezer, ice maker, instant hot water machine and a reverse osmosis filtered water system.  Private chefs are also available upon request for classes, dinners or to prepare all meals for the length of your stay.

  • Dining Room
  • Seating and table settings for 20 in the dining room.

Additional Notes: Private chefs available for a meal or the entire weekend for an additional charge.

5 Bathrooms:
  • First Floor: 1 Half Bath
  • Second Floor:  3 Shower (3/4) baths, one with a 4-Person Steam ShowerBathroom
  • Third Floor:  2 Shower (3/4) baths

Additional notes: The deluxe bathroom on 2nd floor has a steamer shower which holds 4 people.  There are 5½ total bathrooms with all showers custom made and tiled, and accented with plush white large Egyptian towels.

  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Stereo

Second floor living room with flat screen HDTV, cable and wifi, DVD/sound system and electric fireplace. ADDITIONAL loft living room with cable TV, DVD, stereo and pull out love seat and many board games.

There is a separate yoga room, with yoga mats and props (blankets, blocks, et al.) for 30 people. Could also be used as a rehearsal space, for conferences, etc.

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles – please bring your own helmets
  • Wood Deck
  • Spa Towels
  • Outdoor Gas Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Steam Shower

The following on-site services can be added to your stay with à-la-carte pricing:

  • Private Chef
  • Massage Services
  • Restorative Yoga **
  • Après-Ski Yoga **
  • Guided Yoga Hikes **
  • Private Yoga Lessons (1-2 people)
  • Meditative Snowshoe Hikes followed by Warm-Up Yoga **
  • Creative Expression through Yoga (Yoga & Writing/Drawing) **
  • Staff

** 4-Person Minimum.


All yoga activities will be led by Miss Amanda (Amanda Anderson) of Inner Lift Yoga.  Her teaching style reflects the best of several traditions, including Restorative, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Forrest, Kundalini, Kripalu, Sivananda and Viniyoga.  Study of her practice has taken Amanda to India, locations in the United States, and Italy.  She has taught yoga in New Orleans, at Twin Farms Inn (Barnard, VT) and in the local Vermont community where she lives.

Please contact the Booking Manager for more information and pricing on any of the above.

  • Water parks
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Forests
  • Synagogues
  • Churches
  • Caves
  • Live theater
  • Playground
  • Waterfalls
  • Autumn foliage
  • Winery tours
  • Pond
  • Walking
  • Hiking
  • Sledding
  • Bird watching
  • Horseback riding
  • Scenic drives
  • Boating
  • Sight seeing
  • Antiquing
  • Yoga
  • Fitness center
  • Laundromat
  • Babysitter
  • Massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
  • Groceries
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice skating
  • Swimming
  • Mountain climbing
  • Fishing, freshwater and fly
  • Mountain biking
  • Yoga
  • Equestrian events
  • Cycling
  • Skiing
  • Rafting
  • Water skiing and Tubing
  • Tennis
  • Hunting, big and small game
  • Disc Golf

We accept all major credit cards, PayPal, checks and Venmo.


4700 sq. ft.
  • Rural
  • Mountain
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Non smoking only
  • Children welcome