DMH Spotlight -Portfolio of photographs by Rudy Vogel of the Lathrop House B&B Back

Gifted photographer Rudy Vogel (see recently interpreted the many splendors of the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield. Here is his view from main foyer/living room up grand staircase.

Daybed (with trundle) accommodates two people in the master bedroom with balcony at the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA. Artwork from the Brimfield Fair,dolls for children and adults to enjoy.

Another view of the master bedroom, reading library collection of travel and mystery books, TV/VCR has since been updated to flat screen TV/DVD player with cable and fridge stocked for guests- no charge. King bed with 100% cotton bedding dried on the line, as for all beds, and down comforter in season. Balcony outside the master bedroom at the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield. Smoking is allowed on the porches. Just across the street: Forest Park. 735 acres including tennis courts, rose and Japanese gardens, covered bridge, lilyponds and duck ponds, hiking trails, playground, splash fountains, and zoo.

Double bedroom on the garden, at the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA, with AC (in all bedrooms) and fridge; vintage coverlets from the Brimfield Fair. Flat screen TV/DVD player.


Queen bedroom on the garden, two views. Room now updated with flat screen TV/DVD player and cable.

Photocopy art of hands by Diana Mara Henry.

Shared bathroom features double sinks, separate potty and separate room for bath tub and additional step-in shower. Guests like to keep their personal toiletries and towels in their rooms so the bathroom always greets with a fresh and uncluttered appearance. An additional half bath "powder room" is located on ground floor next to dining room at the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA.

Looking down the grand staircase from bedroom landing at the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA.

...and down the "pink staircase".....

Everyone's favorite room in the morning at the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA: Breakfast at whatever hour you choose, with a variety of fresh local and exotic fruit, cereals, breads and pastries, coffees and teas, jams and jellies, butter, cream cheese, yoghurt, peanut butter, hard-boiled eggs, juice, and fanciful tableware. Diana Mara Henry's photographs on display on the walls and curio cabinet "giftshop" at right. View out to the vegetable and flower garden, picnic area and reading nooks.

Your seat at the dining room table awaits at the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA.

Looking from the living room of the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA toward the dining room and grand staircase. Window seats built-in and original carved oak mantle and spindles from 1899. In the shelves: almost 200 videos of adventure and comedy flics and yoga tutorials, a growing collection of DVD's (including yoga) and dozens of board and card games for the guests' amusement.

Another view of the the living room of the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA, with Bobbie at the window. Recliners are perfect for watching TV or guests can recline on couches with a fresh bowl of popcorn to watch their favorite show or movie.  Seating for 16-20 can accommodate small retreats, seminars and meetings with catered breakfast. Wireless internet access throughout the house allows guests to check email, work, and make presentations.

Foyer of the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield, MA with everyone's favorite fox and hound chandelier, stained glass paneled swinging doors, French tapestry hanging, and guest book for your admiring comments.

Welcome to the Lathrop House B&B in Springfield! All photographs here courtesy Rudy Vogel Photography: See also

Nature's sorcery...The vegetable garden!

Permaculature practices and philosophy learned at Bill Mollison's feet during three weeks at Tree People in Los Angeles, c.1980. No chemical fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides.Companion planting and mulching with tree bark.

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