A Green Mountain retreat of cosy comfort and classic style.
Located in Barton, 15 minutes from Burke, 20 from Craftsbury (Nordic ski center), and 30 from Jay, perfectly situated for skiing. Go for a drive and see quintessential Vermont villages, farmers markets, breweries and wineries, and shops full of local specialties. We are the cheese capital of the universe. Great organic non GMO food abounds. This hidden gem, tucked into the hills of Barton iis close to Burke, Craftsbury and Jay Peak - three world class winter and summer destinations with the charm and allure of small mountain towns.In summer the skiing gives way to mountain biking at Burke, sculling at Craftsbury and everything at Jay.
The porch that is perfect for reading, sitting, reading, talking and bird watching. The front door opens into the incredible views across meadows and mountains. Back windows look out onto the private lawn of the side yard and the charming one room schoolhouse just below that my brother ownsâ€” nice views all year long. The kitchen is complete with four-burner stove and oven, large refrigerator and more. WiFi is also provided.
This classic home has room for eight people on four queen size beds, Three bedrooms are on the second floor, and the first floor bedroom opens to the living room beside the stair. There is one bathroom on the main floor and a second with shower off one of he bedrooms upstairs. The house has a spacious open floor plan,dining and living area. The porch is equipped with two classic rocking chairs for relaxing . Make smores and view the stars while enjoying a campfire in the outdoor firepit.
The kitchen is fully equipped including pots and pans, tableware, appliances), washer/dryer, cleaning supplies. All linens (towels and bedding) are also provided.
This is a house that has a great history- we know so many neighbors who have lived in it over the years so the house has seen happy times and feels like a house that is both cosy, nestled in, and with a view to forever. Plus has cool details, like the secret back stairs we played hide and seek in, the wide plank floors, original tin ceilings, all updated with new baths and stone floors, and furnished with the same care we take in our own house next door, The Barn ( NOTE PIX
SHOW UNFURNISHED HOUSE--just check the BARN listing for decor- it is a similar mixture of antiques and quality modern (we had to take pictures before furnishing-sorry!) Sheets and all linens, inculding towels are included. All are all 100% high quality cotton, with cotton quilts and down duvets
House, fields, small pond for swimming...
Interaction with Guests
If we are there we will make them welcome and be personally available for anything that comes up; if we are not, we are reachable by phone for any emergencies and our housekeeper and property foreman will be standing by if emergencies arise.
It's wild beauty and simple goodness. There isn't too much of that left in the world. We need to cherish it when we find it--here is one small, well-tended and much-loved patch.
Need a car for sure. The drive has room for 3 cars. Directions in detail from Ny, Boston, Montreal , Burlington can be found on The TELFER HILL FARM listing.