The vision for the Hermitage Club is more than simply providing a one-of-kind private golf and ski community. The Club is nestled in the heart of southern Vermont’s Deerfield Valley to offer a welcome respite from day-to-day, and the natural beauty and charm of the Green Mountains helps foster a greater commitment and enthusiasm for the outdoor lifestyle. And as the Club has matured, we’ve taken the area with us – driving real estate values, increasing tourism and helping educe an exciting and burgeoning “foodie” scene. In fact, this lovely article in the Wall Street Journal attests to the newly fashionable destination of southern Vermont. It’s a great time to be a member at the Club.
In 2011, New England’s first private-club ski resort, the Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain, opened outside the town of Wilmington; in 2015, it completed a 90,000-foot post-and-beam lodge. Mercedes-Benz buses whisking its guests to the mountain from the nearby small airport have become a common sight on the country roads. Nonmembers are welcome to stay at the club’s six inns—all renovated historic properties scattered around Wilmington and adjacent town Dover—enjoying nearly full access to the ski facilities in winter and swimming and boating amenities on the club’s lake come summer.