Escape the summer heat on this large private estate... Come relax amidst the beautiful fall foliage of Vermont... Enjoy winter recreation in the Green Mountains... Earth berm house with living roof provides natural air conditioning in summer... Amenities include: 2 spring-fed swimming ponds, extensive landscaped flower gardens, organic vegetable gardens, stone walls, panoramic view, marked walking trails. Wood-fired sauna available upon request.
Located at end of mile-long town road, the property affords an amazing view from its elevation well above the surrounding terrain. Cool mountain breezes. Nearest neighbor over a mile away. Abundant wildlife: songbirds and raptors, even the occasional moose and bear. A series of marked walking trails afford opportunities to explore the surrounding forest, views of the countryside, stunning photo opportunities and back-country skiing in winter. Enjoy panoramic views outdoors or seated in front of the ample south-facing windows and glass doors. Peace and quiet offer perfect conditions for writing and other creative endeavors.
What makes this an eco-retreat: we clean using all-natural biodegradable products and supply eco-friendly soap & shampoo. No insecticides or herbicides are used on the property. A toxic-free environment for everybody.
Main house (5000-sq-ft) has spacious, south-facing living room with large glass doors/windows; kitchen, one bedroom (queen bed) with adjoining master bath and another half-bath. Connected by a breezeway are additional bedrooms with full bathroom. Wood-fired sauna can be fired by host upon request. Bonfire pit available upon request.
Interaction with guests
Host/ property caretakers live on property and are available to answer any questions... just a text or phone call away.
Other things to note
Landscaper may sometimes be at work on the landscape. During long-term (month-long) rentals, maintenance such as lawn mowing may occur.
Anna and Janis are your hosts on site, who live in a nearby house on another part of the property (out of view of the guest house). They are ready to offer help if and when you need it. They have a love of Vermont and the great outdoors and love to bike tour in the summer and backcountry ski in the winter. They are happy to advise you of where you can hike and bike in the area as well as backcountry/crosscountry ski in the winter.