Experience a New England summer vacation on Upper Baker Pond, rural and private, 1200 feet of shoreline and 7 acres of open fields and woodsy areas. Columbia Cottage is your home away from home. Your kitchen is equipped for you to prepare quick meals or gourmet dinners. A queen master bedroom and a den which can be converted to a second bedroom. A gas grill and picnic table are right outside your kitchen door. Sit on your covered porch with your morning coffee and enjoy the lake and mountain views. How about a day at the lake. Step down to the beach and there you are ready to jump in for a morning dip. You’ll have use of kayaks, rowboats, a canoe and a sail boat. How are you at ping pong, horseshoes, or badminton? Play tether ball, and bocce. Toss a football, have a game of catch, throw your dog a ball. You are 35 minutes north of Dartmouth.
Restaurants, Groceries, Organic, & Farm Stands :: Restaurants, Groceries, Organic, & Farm Stands : The region has many restaurants, from fast food to fine dining. Two in Orford are Ariana's and Peyton Place. Cross the bridge into Fairlee VT and you'll find Leda's Pizza, Bailey's Tavern, and Whisltestop Cafe. A few other popular eating places are, The Perfect Pear and Colintina Exit in Bradford VT, Stella's in Lyme, Mai Thai, Molly's Balloon, and Jesse's Steak Seafood & Tavern in Hanover. For breakfast or lunch try the Fairlee Diner or Plain Jane's in Rumney. For your groceries, Wings in Fairlee, Hannafords and Super Wal-Mart in Plymouth, Shawnees in Wentworth. Three Co-Ops located in Hanover have excellent organic groceries. Local farm stands are in Orford, Fairlee, Bradford and many other Upper Valley towns.