Anchoring the line of buildings that make up the Tarbox Inn is the federal style homestead built by Samuel Tarbox ca. 1825. An expansion soon after at the back of the house served as the kitchen until 1956. The oldest part of the house is the 1763 ell, which was originally situated on a hill to the north of the property.
Our typical check-in window is 3pm to 7pm, we do our best to accommodate early and late check-ins but do require advanced notice. If you’ll be arriving after hours please let our team know as soon as possible. We will set you up with an easy self check-in process.
Samuel Tarbox (1780-1861) became known as the Squire probably because of his wealth and stature as a business man and founding father of the Town of Westport. He was born in Litchfield, ME. In 1806, soon after marrying Mary "Polly" Brown, he bought the land on Westport from Stephen Parsons.
There is a 50% deposit due upon booking with the balance due 180 days before your wedding. The rental fee includes use of the 12 acre property, which includes the barn, the deck, the adjacent lawn, the pasture overlooking the pond, and other areas of the property.
Yes, we do require event insurance for private events and weddings. Policies are typically very affordable and can be added to your homeowners or renters policy. There are also third party options as well.