One of Connecticut’s premier Bed and Breakfasts for more than 30 years, The Manor House Inn offers lush accommodations in 9 spacious suites/rooms, all with private baths, in an English country atmosphere. Designed by famed architect Ehrick Rossiter in 1898, this English Tudor masterpiece offers spacious rooms filled with period detail and rare detailed woodwork. The main floor includes a Library, Great Room with a massive fireplace, a bright Dining Room with stained glass windows, Bar, and a 3-season Sunroom. A grand staircase leads to nine spacious bedrooms and nine bathrooms, many with fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. A large separate wing, with seven light-filled rooms and three baths, offers living quarters for the owners or additional rental income. The inn is located on five private acres of open lawns and forest and is just steps away from the historic village of Norfolk offering dining, shopping, and entertainment. Guests enjoy exploring the gorgeous Litchfield Hills countryside as well as the famed cultural activities in the Berkshires. Favorite activities include hiking, kayaking, fly-fishing, cycling, local craft breweries, wineries, Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Lime Rock Race Park, and Norfolk's Infinity Hall and Yale Music and Art schools. A large commercial kitchen offers the potential for new owners to serve additional meals and cater events. Member of New England Inns & Resorts Association (NEIRA) and consistent top ratings/positive reviews on Google, TripAdvisor, etc.

Residential Info


Foyer: Cherry woodwork, stained glass, 9ft.+ ceilings
Living Room: fireplace, hardwood, beams, stained glass windows, cherry woodwork, 9ft.+ ceilings
Dining Room: fireplace, hardwood, stained glass windows, 9ft.+ ceilings
Kitchen: commercial kitchen with all stainless steel
Library: hardwood floors, stained glass windows, built-ins
Family Room: fireplace, hardwood, 9ft.+ ceilings
Taproom: hardwood floors
Sunroom: freestanding gas stove with a view to grounds


This floor consists of 7 bedrooms all with full bathrooms, two with fireplaces, two whirlpool tubs, 9ft.+ ceilings, a lounge area


Three additional bedrooms with full baths


There is natural solid woodwork throughout the home along with beautiful stained and leaded glass windows
Attached living quarters with 5 bedrooms,
Two full baths, garden area, gazebo with firepit, brook

Property Details

Land Size: 5 acres     Map: 7-12        Lot: 193
Vol.: 0121     Page:  0359    Zoning: Residential/Commercial
Easements: always check the deed
Year Built: 1898
Square Footage: 6,940
Total Rooms: 20       BRs:1 5       BAs: 9.1
Basement: unfinished, concrete floor, storage
Foundation: stone
Laundry Location: first floor
Floors: hardwood
Windows: leaded glass
Exterior: stucco
Driveway: asphalt
Roof: asphalt
Heat: oil, electric
Air-Conditioning: none
Hot water: oil
Plumbing: mixed
Sewer: city connected
Water: city connected
Electric: circuit breakers
Cable/Satellite: available
Appliances: commercial refrigerator, dishwasher, gas stove, washer, dryer
Mil rate:  25.98     Date: 2020
Taxes: $ 15,197     Date:  2020
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agent: Thomas McGowan
Listing Type: Exclusive

Address: 69 Maple Ave. Norfolk, CT 06058