Welcome to The Old Schoolhouse. We are located in upstate Vermont on an island in Lake Champlain called Isle La Motte. This restored 1930s classic schoolhouse offers that opportunity you may have always wanted – to get away with sleeping in class. This charming historic building is not your average motel or inn. Two huge rooms double as family/group dorms or private B&B accommodations. (An additional smaller room sleeps only 4-5.) It’s a favorite with cyclists who enjoy the islands’ scenic and peaceful trails as well as tourists looking for a homebase in the Champlain Islands, central to both Burlington, VT and Montreal, CA.
Breakfast is served in the old school lunchroom. Lunch and dinner are easily obtained at some fine local restaurants (driving or biking distance) or you can walk to our country store one block away for submarine sandwiches. Anyone dining on take-out is welcome to help themselves to a free salad from the garden (depending on what’s growing at the time). And anyone wishing to cook their own dinner is very welcome to use the schoolhouse kitchen and outdoor grill.
Secure bike storage and wi-fi service are provided. For movie buffs, there’s a large library of videos and DVDs. For those who like to entertain themselves, there’s a good sized library, board games and puzzles, chalkboards and chalk for drawing, one piano, one guitar, one drum, one student violin and a theater symphonic orchestral organ. (Quiet time begins at 10 PM)