Completely and authentically restored circa 1750 colonial home available year-round. Surrounded by thousands of uninhabited acres; property is secluded, yet easily accessible, located on quiet country road with the nearest neighbor 1/2 mile away, yet just a few miles from Rte. 110 and the typical Vermont small town of Washington.
Home is complete with wide-plank flooring, original beamed ceilings, and more, and includes two bedrooms (sleeps six comfortably), living room with fieldstone fireplace, den, modern full bath with tub shower, new half bath, new kitchen, and large flagstone rear patio. All conveniences including color TV, DVD & VCR, stereo, telephone, microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer, and tastefully furnished in a very comfortable dÃ©cor.
Property includes private spring-fed pond ideal for swimming. Maple hedgerows, picturesque meadows, and nearby woodlands create an impressive Fall foliage display with magnificent views to the North. Far from the maddening crowd, the area is an ideal hiking and picnicking area and wildlife refuge, and is exceptionally well suited for cross country skiing. Horseback riding, fishing, golf, downhill skiing, quaint country auctions, antique and specialty shops are all within easy driving distance. Has been the site for several weddings and numerous honeymooners. Free WIFI. Pet Friendly at slight additional cost. Well mannered Large Breeds accepted. Call or email for availability at Durham, Connecticut address below.
A few notes from prior vacationers:
After a very picturesque hike, we really enjoyed relaxing by the cozy fireplace - J.D., Middlefield, CT
It is difficult to put into words how much we enjoyed ourselves â‚¬Â¦we appreciate the perfection of the house and pond, and the lengths you have gone to maintain them. - A.M., New York City
We had a great time exploring this part of Vermont, and were always happy to return to the tranquility of the house. - P.J., London, England
Your home has all the right touches in all the right places. We would love to returnâ‚¬Â¦ - R.F., Concord, MA
We spent the first week of our honeymoon here and we couldn't have picked a more peaceful and relaxing place. The house and surroundings were exactly what we hoped for. - F.P., Glascow, Scotland
Our kids had a wonderful time feeding the trout in your pond - R.P., Amherst, MA
Beautiful house, beautiful property, beautifully maintained. -K.S., Baltimore, MD
$1,000/week. Higher during Holiday Periods and Peak Periods (July & August). Longer term at reduced rates. Well-behaved pets at additional cost.
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1683 Turnpike Rd, Washington, VT 05675
484 Higganum Rd, Durham, CT 06422-1912
Tel. (860) 349-1293