Amazing Snow to play with….

After several wild winter storms in the last two weeks we have an insane amount of gorgeous white snow to play with. Dick, Dudley and crew have been very busy moving, clearing and piling snow all week.  After what seemed to be a lack luster winter we are all excited to see some of the best snow conditions we have had in years.  The locals may be tired of shoveling but, smiles are on faces everywhere. This is the kind of weather the New England natives grew up with and it brings a bit of nostalgia to the stories told in our pub at night.

All the mountains are running at full speed with trails in amazing condition.  The Inn at Sunset Hill provides discount tickets and vouchers to all the major ski areas. Cannon, Bretton woods, and Loon are all located within 30 minutes of the property; you really can’t have a more convenient location to stay for skiing.

Dudley on roof Inn at Sunset Hill
Dudley helping with the shoveling

 

Ground cover is providing us with everything wonderful winter can offer; snowshoeing, cross country skiing, sledding, tubing and snowmobiling are better than ever.  Ski Hearth Farm is just minutes down the road with cross country trails from beginner to expert; we also have our own 60+ acres of golf course and woodlands to explore on snow shoes or on XC skis.  The area also provides multiple snow mobile rental opportunities and the views are absolutely breath taking whether you want to speed past them or meander the day away.

Après ski options are everywhere this week.  For February vacation week, there are so many food and music choices in the area that one may have a hard time deciding what to do.  Not to fret…. our front desk staff are on hand to assist and help you make your plans.  If you’re tired from a day of play in the winter wonderland you can stay in and have dinner with us.  Our restaurant will be open Thursday – Sunday starting at 5pm.  And there is always a cup of tea/coffee and a fire waiting for you in our front room.

We are all looking forward to the last few weeks of Classic New England Winter. You really don’t want to miss it! Book online www.innatsunsethill.com or give us a call 603-823-7244. We look forward to welcoming you.

 

Season’s Greetings

It’s been an incredible year – and an incredible journey.  We thank everybody who has joined us on the adventure so far: whether it was as an Inn guest, a diner in the pub or restaurant or playing on the golf course.  We counted 4 weddings, several family re-unions including a 100th birthday party and numerous birthday & anniversary celebrations.

We finish the year with the traditional round of holiday parties and we are particularly proud of our downstairs function room.  We look forward to hosting many more events here in the months to come.

We wish all of you Happy Holidays and look forward to welcoming you back in 2016.

Sally, Dick and all the Staff at the Inn at Sunset HillIMG_1753 IMG_1758 IMG_1767 IMG_1774

 

 

A week to go…

Just a week to go before opening day & lots of exciting things have been happening.
* Top of Dick’s list has been the installation of the kegerator and the first delivery of beer!
* We are proud to be offering a selection of 4 New Hampshire draft beersbeer, which will be rotated on a regular basis.
* New carpets have been laid in the reception, main dining room and pub and new drapes are going up today.
* Chef Rob Bullek has been tantalizing the team with small samples of his menu – we will be publishing the full menu very shortly.

The Golf Course and the Inn will be opening May 14th, Pub and Restaurant on May 30th.  We hope you will be able to join us soon.

Cheers!

 

Sunrise – spring is on it’s way

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Sunrise is as stunning as Sunset
The view from room 211 this morning

sunrise3Don’t you wish you could wake up to this view?  When we first moved here we had no idea that sunrise would be as stunning as sunset.  We look forward to seeing many more of these views and hopefully share a few with our guests.

We will be opening the doors to guests in May, call us for more details: 603 823 7244.

 

Dudley’s Adventures

IMG_0058 IMG_0061It sure is cold and windy in New Hampshire at the moment, but as I naturally have a very thick warm coat, I LOVE the snow!  For a quick break in-between the painting and decorating, Sally took me for a snow shoe hike to the Flume Gorge.  We couldn’t climb into the Gorge itself (although I wanted to try) but it was a nice walk anyway.

The good news is, I’ve been promised we can go back whenever we have to do a bank run at Lincoln.  I don’t know what that means, but suddenly I like going to the bank!

 

 

Alpine Glow

IMG_0004It’s hard to capture on camera how fantastic the sunsets are here. Although photographers may concentrate on the sun setting itself, here we also have the double whammy of what is known as the Alpine Glow – the effect of the sun set reflecting on the opposite mountains.

 

Welcome!

Aug121Welcome to the Inn at Sunset Hill.  We have spent the last few months cleaning, painting and generally refurbishing the properties previously known as the Sunset Hill House and the Hill House.

Our goal is to keep the character of these fabulous historic properties, whilst adding the ameneties today’s modern traveler expects.

We will be serving country style breakfasts to our guests every morning and offering casual dining to all in the main Restaurant, Tavern and  ‘the Snug’ (the Snug is an English term for a pub room which is typically warm and cozy) in the evenings.

Dudley, our Old English Sheepdog will also be around to greet you, along with ourselves: Sally & Dick.  We look forward to meeting you soon.