Just Around the Quiet Corner

Delectable cuisine, antiquing, local vineyards , gardens galore, hiking & biking opportunities, and the overall serenity of the Quiet Corner beckon guests from near and far.  Boston , Hartford , Providence , and NYC are in easy reach of this area appropriately described by expedia.com as…A Corner of Connecticut that’s All New England

Scenic roads, historic homes, and quaint New England churches are around every corner.


  • Fine dining at the award-winning Harvest Restaurant, Pomfret.  Extensive menu in historic setting including sushi, first-class wine list.
  • The Vine Bistro, in the heart of Putnam’s antiquing district.   Fine dining in a contemporary setting.
  • The Golden Lamb Buttery, just three miles away, celebrating its 41st season.  An unforgettable dining experience in a quintessential New England barn overlooking pastoral vistas that can only be seen to be truly appreciated – open April – December, lunch & dinner.  Reservations a must.
  • Sharpe Hill Vineyard, Pomfret, spectacular award-winning gourmet lunches & dinners served on the deck or in the reproduction 18th century tavern room, open weekends for dining, tastings & wine sales.
  • Inn at Woodstock Hill, Woodstock , fine dining in classic country inn
  • The Vanilla Bean Cafe, Pomfret, good food, casual setting, folk music on weekends, patio dining in summer.

And for that extra little treat…

  • We-Li-Kit Dairy Stand, Pomfret, for the best homemade, farm-fresh ice cream served on homemade waffle cones anywhere!
  •  Mrs. Bridges Pantry for an authentic British tea.


  • Putnam Antiques District, featuring over 400 dealers in many different shops.
  • Martha’s Herbary and the Majilly Outlet  for distinctive gifts in Pomfret.
  • Heirloom Antiques in Brooklyn
  • By the Brook Custom Furniture in Brooklyn
  • Mik-Ran’s Sugarhouse & Specialty Shop for maple sugar products & gifts.  Free demonstrations of maple syrup production in February and March.

McClellan Elms Antiques

Located in beautiful Woodstock , Connecticut , McClellan Elms Antiques offers Period 18th and 19th Century antiques in an historic setting.  The General Samuel McClellan House, built in 1760 provides an exceptional backdrop for this unique antique shopping experience.

Professional Services

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