The SpaceEnjoy a Vermont getaway at our private, two story, newly-renovated Farmhouse Apartment. With hardwood floors, exposed beams, and amazing skylights with views of our 10 acres of rolling green hills, you'll relax in comfort. This unique space is the perfect place for a winter hideaway, summer vacation, romantic getaway, girls' weekend, honeymoon, writer's retreat, family trip, you name it! Whether you want to explore the small towns and winding trails of Vermont or truly get away from it all, the Farmhouse Apartment is a spacious and beautiful home-base.
Upstairs, there is a luxurious king-sized bed in the huge master bedroom with a memory foam topper, so you'll get a great night's sleep! The bathroom is newly renovated with mosaic tiles. Downstairs there is a fully-equipped kitchen, dining area, and living room with cozy, wood-burning stove and comfortable sofa. A private deck on the back and a separate front porch (with porch swing) complete the downstairs. If interested, we can add a roll-away twin bed downstairs for an extra guest. We also have a portable Baby Bjorn crib, high chair, and a toddler bucket swing out back -- babies welcome! Guest AccessThe Farmhouse Apartment is set on 10 acres of rolling hills which you are invited to explore! There is a small pond and a backyard with a picnic table, and a tree swing for kids. The private entrance to the apartment has a covered porch and a lovely porch swing. There are great walking or running loops starting at the base of our driveway or easily accessed by car. Interaction with GuestsWe'll respect your privacy, but we're available if you should need anything! The NeighborhoodOur picturesque farmhouse is just outside the artsy village of Putney, VT on an easily-accessed country road. Hike, bike, walk, cross-country ski, or run on the nearby trails and peaks, some of which start right from our driveway. Visit a neighboring sheep farm and sample their award-winning cheeses, or head into the nearby villages of Putney, Walpole, or Chester for a stroll in town or a bite to eat at locavore favorites The Gleanery or Burdick's Restaurant. Spend an afternoon at Green Mountain Orchard, picking blueberries, raspberries, apples, or pumpkins (depending on the season), and finish off with a cool dip at a local swimming hole. In the evenings, relax by the fire, curl up with a good book, and unwind!
We are also close to downhill skiing, (Okemo, Bromley, Stratton), the Putney School, Landmark College, the Greenwood School, and The School for International Training (SIT)/ World Learning. In Putney, you have the Putney General Store, the Putney Food Coop, the terrific West Hill Bike Shop, spinning and yoga studios, massage, the delicious Curtis' BBQ, (seasonal) Swirl second-hand shop, antique stores, Hidden Springs Maple, and more!
We’re also close to hip Brattleboro, Vermont with it's wonderful art festivals, farmers markets, movie theatre, music venues, food coop, Grafton Cheese Company, art galleries, bookstores, cafes, restaurants and shops galore.
And we're close to lovely Keene, NH with Antioch College and Keene State College, great coffee shops and a lively Main Street, The Colonial Theater and more.
The Farmhouse Apartment is a great place to visit year-round and experience Southern Vermont in all seasons:
In SPRING, stop in at a maple sugar house while they’re boiling, and enjoy a pancake breakfast before visiting local farms to see the new lambs being born.
In SUMMER, wander the deep green woods on foot or by bike and then cool yourself in a clear local swimming hole.
In AUTUMN, hike along streams, up to mountain view points that will blind you in leaf season with amazing Fall color, and enjoy a stop at a farmer's market.
In WINTER, snowshoe or Nordic ski on nearby groomed trails and return to a cozy fire to enjoy some hot cider before heading off to the pub for dinner. Or, check out Stratton, Okemo, or Bromley Mountains for downhill fun (about 50 minutes away). Other Things to NoteRoll-away twin bed or other sleeping arrangements can be made/added for larger parties, just ask. Dogs welcome for $25 pet fee.