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The Parsonage: Stately Antique Home in Grafton, Vermont

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The Parsonage is at the heart of the historic village of Grafton, Vermont

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Located in the heart of historic Grafton Village, the Parsonage is a handsome circa 1800 antique colonial, professionally re-designed to capture the essence of a period home while providing comfortable modern amenities. Featuring completely renovated and redecorated living spaces, kitchen and powder room on the first floor, and 4 spacious bedrooms with 2 baths on the second floor, the Parsonage easily emphasizes its heritage as both a classic New England village home and an historic sanctuary from the cares of ordinary life.

The family kitchen with cherry cabinetry and soapstone countertops encompasses a large family dining area and opens onto the adjacent fireplaced sitting room. The formal living room and classic décor throughout share the ambience of the renowned Old Tavern next door!

The Parsonage was built circa 1800, about the same time that the Old Tavern opened as the prosperous center of the town. The Tavern hosted such prominent guests as Daniel Webster, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ulysses S. Grant, and Rudyard Kipling, testimony to the notoriety of Grafton in the nineteenth century.

More than two hundred years after it was built, the Parsonage is once again a private residence, and having undergone a complete renovation, takes its place among the pristine collection of restored homes that comprise Grafton’s historic and often-photographed Main Street.

GRAFTON WAS NAMED ONE OF THE 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN AMERICA BY USA WEEKEND! Find the link to the complete article in our Owner's Web Site below!

The finer print:
The Parsonage is a no-smoking/no pets environment. The house is best-suited for 1-3 couples, and is not furnished in a way that makes it suitable for very young children.

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Tennis

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rates for your stay at The Parsonage vary according to the
duration of your stay and the season of the year.
Available Year Round - $500-$650/night - $1850-$2950/week, excl. VT Tax.
These visits or longer stays may be arranged through our agent:
Barrett & Valley Associates, Grafton, Vermont.
Just relax!

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bradley International Airport, Hartford, CT
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Bellows Falls, VT
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-91 at Bellows Falls, VT

THE PARSONAGE is located in the heart of Grafton, Vermont, on historic Main Street, across from the White Church and adjacent to The Old Tavern. The restored village of Grafton and all of Southern Vermont are easily accessible from I-91, just 12 miles west of Bellows Falls. Our convenient location is an easy 2 hour drive from Hartford, 2.5 hours from Boston and just over 4 hours from New York City. Local attractions include Antiquing in Chester, Woodstock and Weston, Grafton art galleries and local shops, Hiking, Mountain biking and Nordic skiing at Grafton Ponds, Golf, Stream fishing, Orvis & Manchester outlet shopping, the Vermont Country Store, Great Restaurants in Chester and Saxton's River, Award-winning Dining at the Old Tavern at Grafton & live entertainment in the Phelps Barn Pub (next door), Prize-winning Grafton cheese-making, Live Theater, Museums, Sightseeing & Some of Vermont's best Downhill Ski Resorts -- all within a picturesque village stroll or an easy scenic drive!

 

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

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  • The Parsonage is at the heart of the historic village of Grafton, Vermont

    The Parsonage is at the heart of the historic village of Grafton, Vermont

  • The Parsonage is directly across from Grafton's 'White Church!'

    The Parsonage is directly across from Grafton's 'White Church!'

  • Cherry and soapstone kitchen cabinetry adjacent to fireplaced family room.

    Cherry and soapstone kitchen cabinetry adjacent to fireplaced family room.

  • Winter glory.

    Winter glory.

  • Looking toward the Grafton Inn from the shuffleboard court.

    Looking toward the Grafton Inn from the shuffleboard court.

  • Settled in for the evening.

    Settled in for the evening.

  • Professionally renovated and decorated period rooms -- relaxing and comfortable!

    Professionally renovated and decorated period rooms -- relaxing and comfortable!

  • Master bedroom with antique furnishings and queen canopy bed.

    Master bedroom with antique furnishings and queen canopy bed.

  • Let it snow...we're off to Stratton!

    Let it snow...we're off to Stratton!

  • Settled in for a winter's evening.

    Settled in for a winter's evening.

  • Welcome to the Parsonage.

    Welcome to the Parsonage.

  • The Parsonage from the back garden in early autumn.

    The Parsonage from the back garden in early autumn.

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 03/27/2017