Ivoryton, CT, The Copper Beech Inn

Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

“Energetic new owners and a sensational chef have brought this 19th Century manor house back into the top tier of New England inns … {Maître d’Hôtel Chris Sperling and} Chef William von Ahnen oversee the elegant dining room noted for its exquisite French country cuisine … Enhanced by an amiable staff and gracious owner-hosts Ian and Barbara Phillips.”

Connecticut Magazine

“Farewell commercial cakes and pies, and hello in-house pastry chefs, among the most talented: Jacqueline Von Ahnen at

The Copper Beech Inn in Ivoryton makes a best-of-genre tarte tatin and the homemade Calvados ice cream served with it.”

Mobil Travel Guide

The atmosphere is pure romance and warm elegance … travelers looking for a romantic New England getaway will not want to miss this charming Victorian inn with sprawling wooded surroundings.”