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230 Acre Farm with Private Pond

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Huntington barn description

Experience contemporary living in a beautiful Vermont country setting. The Fielder Farm offers a unique and stunning Vermont vacation rental home in the heart of the Green Mountains.

Relax in our post-and-beam, monitor barn home. Everything you need to make our home your home is provided. Let the gracious living area and professionally equipped kitchen inspire the host in you as you invite family and friends to enjoy a sunset from the second floor windows or take a long soak in the hot tub after a day of your favorite winter activity.

On 230 acres, the Farm has its own backcountry trails, a sledding hill and with a little shoveling the pond becomes your own personal ice rink. Access to the Catamount Trail is right out your door. Snowshoe to the top of Little Baldie then ride your board or skis home.

The highlight of the lower farm is the Pond. Surrounded by acres of maintained lawn, the Pond is the heart and spirit of the Fielder Farm. It provides an unlimited source of entertainment throughout the year and attracts even the most reticent of visitors. The water is deep, clear and irresistible. Stone steps and rocky outcrops make entering and exiting the water easy and pleasant in the heat of summer and getting on and off the ice hassle free with your skates in the winter.

Guests enter the Barn on the ground floor through the Mud Room featuring a native slate floor, dozens of cubbies in a variety of sizes and ample wall space covered with hooks. No matter the season every guest will find more than enough space to stow personal gear.

As you climb the stairs to the second floor Living space your attention is immediately drawn up the custom post and beam frame to the arching bridge and Monitor ceiling 25 feet above. A half a dozen windows along the eastern wall offer a brilliant view of the pond, lower pasture and mountains beyond and fill the space with light throughout the day all year long. This light is the perfect complement to the natural finish on the heart pine floors. The thoughtful arrangement and open design of the second floor living space allows a number of activities to carry on harmoniously.

Paying close attention to the details can make a big difference when it comes to using a kitchen day-to-day. The owners of the Barn are keen chefs who spent months cooking in this kitchen. The Kitchen combines elegance and functionality, blending Vermont granite and butcher block counter tops, heart pine floors with stainless steel appliances and wood cabinets. The social space encourages casual interaction, and provides a bird’s eye view of the meadow and stream below.

The Kitchen is open to the Dining area and the view beyond. The extendable table allows seating for 10 with room for two more at the kitchen island.

Glass doors behind the dinning table open onto the spacious deck making the gas grill convenient to the kitchen all year long. It is also the perfect platform for the 6 person hot tub.

Two bedrooms with similar appointments off the second floor living space make sharing the Barn uncomplicated.

The Loft bedrooms are accessible by a modified ship’s ladder. Each Loft has 3 built-in twin beds, a walk-in closet and plenty of built–in drawer and floor space.

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Property Type

      • Barn

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Massage

                  Suitability

                  • Events Allowed
                  • Low Allergen Environment
                  • Alternative Lifestyle
                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

                  Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

                  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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                  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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                  • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single

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                  • Bedroom 4: 3 twin/ single

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                  • Two bedrooms with similar appointments off the second floor living space make sharing the Barn uncomplicated. Each with its own personality, these Queen bedrooms, with his and her closets share a large bathroom (ensuite to both). This bath has a double sink vanity and tub/shower combination. The Loft bedrooms are accessible by a modified ship’s ladder. Each Loft has 3 built-in twin beds, a walk-in closet and plenty of built–in drawer and floor space. A second bath is located at the base of the ship’s ladder. The unique and custom tiled stone and tumbled marble shower with glass door suggests a spa like environment. New, name brand mattresses are placed on all the beds. All beds and both baths are supplied with quality cotton linens and towels. Extra linens, towels, beach towels and blankets are kept in the laundry room for the convenience of our guests....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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                  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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                  • The Queen bedrooms, with his and her closets share a large bathroom (ensuite to both). This bath has a double sink vanity and tub/shower combination. A second bath is located at the base of the ship’s ladder. The unique and custom tiled stone and tumbled marble shower with glass door suggests a spa like environment....moreless

                  Other Amenities

                      • 2 Acre Trout Pond, Maintained Hiking and Backcountry Ski Trails, Sledding Hill. Owners are available to answer questions and respond to special requests....moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Books:

                        Extensive collection of children's books, classics, modern classics and contemporary literature...moreless

                      • Books For Adults
                      • Books For Kids
                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player:

                        Blu-ray...moreless

                      • Games
                      • Games For Kids
                      • Music Library
                      • Radio
                      • Stereo
                      • Television:

                        Netflix on demand...moreless

                      • Toys
                      • VCR
                      • Video Library

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities

                      Attractions

                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Cinemas
                      • Festivals
                      • Forests
                      • Pond
                      • Restaurants
                      • Waterfalls

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Babysitter
                      • Groceries
                      • Massage Therapist

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain:

                        Hike to the summit of Camel's Hump from your doorstep....moreless

                      • Mountain View
                      • Rural:

                        Rural but not remote. Easy access to i-89, Burlington and some of the most beautiful towns and villages in the state....moreless

                      • Ski-In:

                        Direct access to the Catamount Trail system as well as private backcountry trails....moreless

                      • Ski-Out:

                        Direct access to the Catamount Trail system as well as private backcountry trails....moreless

                      • Village:

                        Huntington has its own library, country store, church, Audubon Museum, sugar makers, Alpaca farm, artists, musicians, vineyard, brewery and so much more...moreless

                      • Waterfront:

                        2 acre pond (regularly stocked with Rainbow Trout). Beautiful for swimming. Stone outcroppings for diving and rock steps make entering and exiting the pond easy and pleasant. Skating in the winter...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Tubing

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Backpack
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Stove

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Important Details: * Cuisinart Food Processor * Kitchenaid 4qrt.Standing Mixer * 56oz. Kitchenaid Blender * Large Pantry with Rollout Shelving * Large Collection of Cutting Boards and Mixing Bowls * Full Set of Chef’S Knives * Large Selection of Stainless and Enameled Pots and Pans * Wok and Bamboo Steamer * Dinnerware for 12, Table Linens and a Unique Selection of Serving Pieces * Coffee Maker, Grinder, Kettle, Toaster, and Much More!...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Appliances Include: * 36' 4 Burner Bosch Gas Cook Top * 30' Thermadore Convection Oven with Temperature Probe and Complimenting Microwave * 22.6 Cu. Ft. 'French Door' Stainless Lg Refrigerator with Bottom Drawer Freezer and Ice Maker * Bosch Dishwasher (Very Quiet)...moreless

                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Bicycles
                      • Binoculars
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Fish Cleaning Table
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Wood Deck

                      Pool / Spa

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter 1-4 Guests
                          Sep 20 - Jun 14, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $300
                          $1,850
                          Summer & Christmas 1-4 Guests
                          Jun 15 - Sep 19, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $438
                          $2,050

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                          • Tax Rate 9%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are based on Number of Guests as well as Length of Stay. Winter 5-10 Guests: $350/night (2 night minimum), Summer 5-10 Guests: $1950 (4 night minimum), $2050 (5 nights), $2150 (6 nights), $2250 (7 nights)


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                          Location

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                          23 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Burlington International Airport
                          11 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Richmond
                          39 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Lake Champlain Ferries to NY State
                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Sugarbush Resort
                          13 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          I-89
                          11 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Richmond
                          16 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Mad River, Sugarbush, Bolton Valley

                          The Fielder Farm is ideally located in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains. We are close to Burlington, Stowe, Middlebury, and a wide variety of outdoor recreational resources for any season. A perfect place for you Vermont vacation home rental!

                          Hiking and Walking:

                          The 19,636-acre Camel's Hump State Park adjoins the Farm, linking it to an extensive network of hiking trails and the famous Long Trail system. We are two miles from the trails of the Camel's Hump State Park, and the hiking trails of Mount Mansfield --Vermont's tallest peak--is just a 40-minute drive to the north in Underhill or Stowe.

                          Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding:

                          There are six ski resorts within an hour's drive of The Farm including Stowe Mountain Resort, Bolton Valley, Smuggler's Notch, Mad River Glen, and Sugarbush.

                          Cross-Country Skiing:

                          There are three cross-country ski areas within an hour's drive as well. These include Catamount Family Center, Camel's Hump Nordic Ski Area, and Sleepy Hollow Bike & Ski Center.

                          Water Sports:

                          The Farm is just 30 minutes from Burlington and Lake Champlain where kayaking, canoeing, and sailing are available from a variety of providers. Several local outfitters offer kayak and canoe rentals including Umiak Outfitters and Canoe Imports.

                          Mountain & Road Biking:

                          The Burlington Bike Path is a spectacular 12-mile bike and walking trail along the shore of Lake Champlain. The Bike Path runs north through the city's public beaches and suburbs and out on the Colchester Causeway three miles into the middle of the Lake.

                          The Stowe Recreation Path is a 5.5 mile greenway, paved for non-motorized recreation with numerous picnic and swimming areas.

                          The Fellowship of the Wheel is an organization that works with local landowners to develop and maintain several mountain biking trail networks just minutes from the Farm. You can download maps of their trail system by visiting their website.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1989

                          About the owner: Bert Dickerson was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He moved with his family to Jericho Ctr. , Vermont at the age of five when his parents both took faculty positions in the English Department at the University. Upon graduating from Mount Mansfield Union High, Bert returned to Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina to complete his education. One fateful day after graduation, while recovering from a Dead concert on the Mall in Washington DC, Bert met Sarah. She was a girl from Rome, educated in Athens (both in Georgia) on her way North in search of….. something else. “You ought to go to Nantucket?” Bert suggested. He had been spending summers there his whole life and was returning to work for yet another summer with no real plans for his future. Sarah thought that sounded pretty good so she drove on to Hyannis, took the noon boat and never looked back. They got married in Siasconset a couple of years later and dove head first into island life. “It’s like a trade school.” Sarah said. “Anything you ever wanted to learn to do, you can learn it here.” And they did. Working a variety of jobs between them – restaurant work, carpentry, bookkeeping, house cleaning, landscaping, and event tent assembly - they even learned to make bagels. As busy as they were they managed to have two kids, Angus and Mary Jo, and renovate their first home on Surfside. After twenty years they were exhausted. “We need a break” they both agreed. “Remember that piece of property we bought when we first got married? It’s near my Mother, and the kids will go to the same high school I went to.” reckoned Bert. So in 2001 they moved. Bert was home again. Sarah was happy and to sell the idea of leaving Nantucket to live in Vermont to the kids, they all got snowboards. Angus and Mary Jo both graduated from MMU just like their father and moved to Boston. Sarah works at Camels Hump Middle School in Richmond and Bert works on the farm. He built a new barn, renovated the old farm house, ma


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                          Photos

                          • Welcome to the Fielder Farm

                            Welcome to the Fielder Farm

                          • The Living Space

                            The Living Space

                          • Dining and Living

                            Dining and Living

                          • Master Bedroom 1

                            Master Bedroom 1

                          • Bridge connecting the Loft Bedrooms

                            Bridge connecting the Loft Bedrooms

                          • Vaulted ceilings and lots of natural light in the Lofts

                            Vaulted ceilings and lots of natural light in the Lofts

                          • The view from my favorite place to sit

                            The view from my favorite place to sit

                          • View from Little Baldie, the top of the Fielder Farm

                            View from Little Baldie, the top of the Fielder Farm

                          • Event pricing upon request

                            Event pricing upon request

                          • The perfect freshwater swimming experience

                            The perfect freshwater swimming experience

                          • A variety of winter activities right out the door

                            A variety of winter activities right out the door

                          • View of Camel's Hump from Little Baldie, the top of the Fielder Farm

                            View of Camel's Hump from Little Baldie, the top of the Fielder Farm

                          • The Living Space

                            The Living Space

                          • The Living Space

                            The Living Space

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Master Bedroom 2

                            Master Bedroom 2

                          • Each Loft has 3 built in twin beds

                            Each Loft has 3 built in twin beds

                          • A common Summer sight at the Fielder Farm

                            A common Summer sight at the Fielder Farm

                          • Afternoon glow

                            Afternoon glow

                          • The Fielder Farm hosts a heard of young heiffers every Summer

                            The Fielder Farm hosts a heard of young heiffers every Summer

                          • Private enough for even the most retiring of visitors

                            Private enough for even the most retiring of visitors

                          • The pond is stocked regularly and the fishing is great

                            The pond is stocked regularly and the fishing is great

                          • Acres of private backcountry surrounded by state forest

                            Acres of private backcountry surrounded by state forest

                          • There is no such thing as too much snow

                            There is no such thing as too much snow

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                          $300 - $438 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

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                          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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