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Our classic Red Barn houses a spacious, contemporary studio apartment above the Garage (please also see listing # 911915 for our main home across the driveway). The vintage barn studio offers an open living plan with a Queen bed, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and a cozy seating area with a gas fireplace. Once an artist's studio, it is adorned with beautiful antique wide planks everywhere and offers a vaulted ceiling. The loft space above has a twin bed. Our deliberate and painstaking efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle is reflected in the reclaimed fittings and furnishings all over the studio. The combination of old materials, local artisanship and modern industrial design has resulted in a comfortable and contemporary space that is simply beautiful. Everyone loves it; we welcome you to experience it.
Things to do: Grafton Ponds - world class cross country ski. Swim in village pond or play tennis in the village courts Ski - Okemo, Bromley, Magic Mountains all within 30 minutes. Limitless opportunity for hiking nearby hills. Bike on beautiful unpaved country roads starting at your doorstep. The views are spectacular. Antiquing - Grafton, Chester, Bellows Falls, Springfield and other surrounding towns are filled with excellent local antique stores Shopping - Manchester outlet mall is 35 minutes out.
A brand new kitchen comes complete with high end built in appliances, all cookware, most basic ingredients and a refrigerator stocked with essentials in order to make your arrival comfortable. You will find a wide selection of teas, gourmet coffee, maple syrup, spices, condiments, etc etc.
There is a hand crafted queen bed on the main level and an extra twin bed in the loft. The dining table can seat six. The bar counter has three seats. The sitting area has two comfy armchairs beside the gas fireplace.
The bathroom is small but extremely clean and functional.
Home has a 47' LCD TV with bluray player and streaming Netflix and Hulu. No Cable. We have a dedicated phone line and Wifi in the barn.
Look closely and you will find that most of the furniture is designed from the barn's old window shutters and antique wide plank heart pine found in the attic from 1840's. The kitchen counters are hand crafted from extinct american chestnut and antique oak, sourced from a local 1790's barn.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$50 + tax
Long term rentals welcomed and rates can be discussed.
50 % due on reservation and balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival
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We welcome you to enjoy our vacation home and the Grafton community. You will be hard pressed to find a more authentic Vermont village experience; where time appears to remain standstill, history is alive around every corner and where man's creation and nature's beauty are in perfect harmony. The village is home to some of the most beautiful examples of early New England architecture, and the entire village is in the National Register of Historic Places. Named one of the 10 most beautiful places in America by USA Today and one of 1000 Places To See Before You Die by leading Travel Guides.
If tranquility and peace and Charm is what you are looking for while being Minutes away from all leisure activities and amenities Vermont has to offer,your search stops here. Bromley and Okemo are 20 and 25 minutes away respectively and Stratton is a little over a half an hour and Nordic skiing is right here in Grafton. The Tater hill Golf Club is 5 miles away and there is plenty to do from Hiking, Biking or just leisurely admiring the works of local artists at the many galleries in town.
Chester and Saxtons River are short drive away and there are many local farms that make excellent cheese and have local produce and meats. If retail therapy is a part of your holiday then head out to Manchester to spend afternoon at the outlet malls and have a fabulous Lunch at one of the many fine restaurants there or stop by Lincoln's old Home estate 'Hildene'.
There is plenty to do and see if you ever feel like leaving the picturesque charm of Grafton to begin with.