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Idlehour Cottage is located at 92 Weeden Hill Road, W. Windsor, VT 05089
(Note that W. Windsor & Windsor have the same zip code and are adjacent towns)
DIRECTIONS TO IDLEHOUR COTTAGE FROM THE SOUTH

Take Rt. 91 North into Vermont to Exit 8 (exit numbers start over at 1 when you enter Vermont) and go in the direction of Claremont, NH. At the stoplight turn left onto Route 5N and go about 1 mile to a left turn onto Rt. 44A towards Brownsville. After about 2.8 mi. you come to a stop sign and merge into Rt. 44 (turn left)

Go 2.5 mi. into the village of Brownsville (you’ll pass the Ascutney ski resort) and turn right onto Brownsville-Hartland Road. (This is a 3 way intersection just after the General Store and where there is a big brick building on the right corner). Continue until you get to Hammond Hill Rd on the right. (NOTE: There are 2 entrances to Hammond Hill Rd.- one after 2mi and the other after 4mi. – TAKE THE SECOND ONE) - Go down Hammond Hill Rd. 6/10 mi. and turn left on Weeden Hill Rd. Go 1/10 mi. to the first driveway on the right - the mailbox on the opposite side of the road across from the drive says "92 Weeden Hill". It’s a grey house on a hill.

DIRECTIONS TO IDLEHOUR COTTAGE FROM THE NORTH

Take Rt. 91 South to Exit 9. Follow Rt. 12 North (turn right) towards Hartland. As you get into what's called Hartland 3 Corners, Rt. 5 splits off from Rt. 12. You continue on Rt. 12, coming to a stop sign and turning left on Rt. 12. Go 1.4 mi to Hartland 4 Corners (this intersection is not clearly marked but if you follow the signs for Skunk Hollow Tavern you'll know you are at the correct intersection). You turn left on the Hartland-Brownsville Rd. (the road on the right side is called Mace Hill and is the only sign you can read until you actually make the turn to the left). Go 3.2 mi. to Hammond Hill Rd and turn left. Go .6 mi. and turn left on Weeden Hill Rd. Go 1/10 mi. to the first driveway on the right - the mailbox on the opposite side of the road across from the drive says "92 Weeden Hill".

Directions from Idlehour Cottage to points of interest:

The longest but safest route in Winter to WOODSTOCK:
Turn left out of the cottage driveway and then a right on Hammond Hill Road and continue ½ mi to the Brownsville-Hartland Rd. Turn right and go about 2 miles to the stop sign at Hartland 4 Corners. Turn left (Rt. 12) and take to the stop sign at Rt. 4. Turn left to go to Woodstock (2 mi.) and Taftsville or turn right to go to Quechee (4 mi.)

Ski Areas: Using the last directions above:

Suicide Six: (Between Woodstock and Pomfret) Follow Rt. 12 into Woodstock as above and in the center of town take the right fork in the direction of Billings Farm. Continue across the bridge to the right and pass Billings Farm (bearing left) to the right fork after the Mt. Tom Farmer’s Market area (not used in Winter). Continue until you see Suicide Six on your left.

Ascutney Mtn.: (In Brownsville) – Take Hammond Hill Road to the Hartland-Brownsville Rd. Take a LEFT and continue for about 5 miles to a stop sign in Brownsville. Take a left and continue about 1 mile to the Resort on your right.

Okemo Mtn.: (Ludlow, VT) and Killington/Pico are about ½ hr. and 1 hr. away respectively.

 
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