Historic properties sold: New keepers coming to county inns | Somerset

Changes are coming to a trio of Somerset County inns.

The Somerset Country Inn and the Glades Pike Inn have been sold, according to real estate agents involved in the deals.

The Gingerbread House Bed and Breakfast in Rockwood is on the market.

Here’s the latest on some of the area’s guest houses:

Not long on the market

When H. Joyce Barrett-Jones put the Somerset Country Inn on the market

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Vermont hotels and inns get OK to book at full capacity amid low COVID case count

Hotels and inns across Vermont can now book all of their rooms to guests, Gov. Phil Scott announced during his Friday briefing on COVID-19. 

This change comes as the state continues to see low case counts, Scott said.

Vermont reported 1,706 cases and remained steady at 58 deaths as of Friday. The most recent announcement arrives nearly six months after Scott ordered the closure of most lodging facilities and suspended

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Cape Cod inns, B&Bs see surge from new visitors

It was early June and the state had just allowed for the opening of hotels, bed-and-breakfasts and small inns. On Cape Cod, small inn and B&B owners were anxious: Their bookings had been pretty much wiped clean, and since much of their longtime regular customer base hails from overseas, no one knew what the summer would bring.

a house with a lawn in front of a lush green field: AUG. 27, 2020 -The Main House and Carriage House at the A Little Inn on Pleasant Bay in Orleans, MA. Photo courtesy A Little Inn on Pleasant Bay

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AUG. 27, 2020 -The Main House and Carriage

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If only the historic Blue Bell Inn’s walls could talk

THIS magnificent mid-1800s dwelling has carved its place in Tasmanian history.

Lauded as the most historically significant building in Sorell, it is one of only a handful of Italian-Georgian buildings in Hobart.

Heritage listed and located within a quiet street of Sorell, the property is minutes’ drive from the Hobart Airport or 20 minutes to Hobart’s CBD. Richmond and the Coal Valley’s wine region is on its doorstep.

Opportunity abounds

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Vermont hotels and inns now permitted to operate at full capacity

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Hotels and inns in Vermont can now operate at full capacity, and it couldn’t come a moment too soon for the state’s lodging industry.

In March, Gov. Phil Scott issued an order limiting hotels to 50% capacity. But unlike many businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, they couldn’t adapt as easily.

“You can’t

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