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Sunny Farmhouse, 3 Minute Walk to Private Dock on Caspian Lake

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Last updated: 10/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Greensboro farmhouse description

A beautifully renovated farmhouse with large attached barn located on 10 acres. Large deep front porch with two hammocks overlook the Caspian Lake, one of Vermont's most pristine lakes. The spacious back deck is surrounded by perennial flower beds and looks over a wonderful flower garden to open fields to mountains beyond. Adirondack chairs, an outdoor dining table and a charcoal grill make this a favorite living area. The large lawn invites croquet tournaments. Recently planted raspberries and blueberry bushes are beginning to yield a few treats each summer. A well-established blackberry patch awaits. A fire circle complete with stone seats is a magical place for evening campfires, toasting marshmallows, singing songs or simply gazing at the fire. An old clawfoot tub has been converted to an outdoor 'hot tub.' Enjoy a hot bath outside while stargazing and watching fireflies. A three minute walk down a grassy path leads to a private swimming dock. The house comes with shared canoe privileges. No motor boats please. Free Wireless.

The first floor has an open-plan living/dinning/kitchen area with a separate bedroom (queen bed), full bath with tub and shower and laundry room. There is a large attached barn with another hammock and a ping pong table - perfect for rainy days. A large library and extensive game and puzzle closet offers amusements for all ages. The second floor has three bedroom: a master bedroom with king-size bed and a window seat, a second bedroom with a queen bed and a child's bed and a third bedroom with two twin beds. The funky second-floor bathroom is decorated with mementoes from the beauty parlor was run out of this house in the 40s and 50s.

Greensboro is located in the Northeast Kingdom, the most rural, and beautiful part of Vermont. There are miles of walking and biking trails and back-country roads to explore and fishing in the lake and nearby rivers. Barr Hill Preserve, now owned by the Nature Conservancy, is a favorite hiking spot offering views of both the Green Mountains of Vermont and White Mountains of New Hampshire. Evening picnics on Barr Hill watching the sunset over the lake is a tradition.

The town of Greensboro itself is lively summer community with many concerts, lectures, cultural activities including Sunday evening lake concerts, the Craftsbury Chamber Music Series and Circus Smirkus, a fabulous, kid-only circus. There is a family-friendly golf and tennis club open to guests in Greensboro. The local general store, Willey’s can accurately be described as a place where if it isn't there, you don't need it! Greensboro is at the epicenter of the local food movement in Vermont. There are artisan cheese makers, spirit distilleries and breweries, dairy and grass-feed meat farmers and organic farm stands. The town of Hardwick, ten minutes away has restaurants and a food co-op which stocks local products. Antique stores are everywhere.

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Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking not allowed anywhere on the property, including outside....moreless

              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                This bedroom is on the 1st floor with an full bath attached....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 child bed

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              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

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              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                First floor...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

                Hand-held shower attachment works with clawfoot tub...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Large attached barn with ping pong table, perfect for rainy days. Large selection of board games....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • Games:

                    Croquet and badminton sets available...moreless

                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Toys

                  Attractions

                  • Library
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Lake View
                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free WiFi now available....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Wood Stove

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    There is a grinder for beans and various forms of coffee makers...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

                    The pantry is fully stocked with spices and basics. Use what you need and replace whatever you finish....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster:

                    toaster oven...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    There is a small canoe available for use....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    There is a beautiful flower garden out back....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        The hot tub is an antique deep clawfoot bathtub plumbed with hot and cold water placed next to the barn looking out over the flower beds....moreless

                       

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                      7 night min stay

                      $1,500

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                      • Pet Fee $50
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                      • Tax Rate 9%

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                      Last updated: 10/30/2014
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                      Owner info

                      About the owner: My parent's bought this house in the late 1960s from a women who ran the Darling Beauty Parlor from her front room. It has been a summer house for our family and rental property for a number of years. In 2014, I bought the house from my sister and will continue the tradition of summer rentals. We are now year round residents of Vermont and live in the nearby community of Woodbury.


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                      Speaks: english, french
                       

                      Photos

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Kitchen and dinning area. View over back deck to flower garden and lawn

                        Kitchen and dinning area. View over back deck to flower garden and lawn

                      • First floor bedroom with queen-size bed.

                        First floor bedroom with queen-size bed.

                      • Master bedroom second floor with king bed and window seat.

                        Master bedroom second floor with king bed and window seat.

                      • Bedroom # 2: queen bed and a child's bed.

                        Bedroom # 2: queen bed and a child's bed.

                      • One of the two hammocks on the front porch.

                        One of the two hammocks on the front porch.

                      • View of Caspian Lake from front porch.

                        View of Caspian Lake from front porch.

                      • View over the flower garden and lawn from the back deck.

                        View over the flower garden and lawn from the back deck.

                      • Dinning room table

                        Dinning room table

                      • Living room with wood buring fireplace, cozy chairs and comfortable couch.

                        Living room with wood buring fireplace, cozy chairs and comfortable couch.

                      • First floor bathroom: clawfoot tub with full shower.

                        First floor bathroom: clawfoot tub with full shower.

                      • Window seat in master bedroom

                        Window seat in master bedroom

                      • Middle bedroom, 2nd floor, two twin beds

                        Middle bedroom, 2nd floor, two twin beds

                      • Stone fire circle

                        Stone fire circle

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                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 14, 2014

                      $1,500 per week (USD)
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                      5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Speaks: english, french
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/30/2014
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