About the property
- House3200 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay3 nights
New 2012. 3200sqft On 10acres, 3 Bedroom, 2-1/2 Bath, Sleeps 13, Beaver Pond
Newly finished in 2012. 12 rooms provide mixture of open and intimate space. Experience illumination as warming rays arise over beaver pond to cascade through the Living Room Window Wall to the heart of the home. Charming Knotty Pine Cathedral Ceiling rises 27' above thereby linking upstairs bedrooms (2) and balcony with primary living area. Soapstone, Hickory & Stone Tile country kitchen appeal meets state of the art, energy saver appliances. Master Suite includes Queen Bed and Cathedral Bath complete with custom tiled 2 person Jacuzzi features 16 jets and light therapy. Plus the custom tiled 4x5' shower and floor complemented by the oak and stone vanity make you feel at home. Quiet all day sunny Study is set apart. Sealed gas fireplace adds ambiance and warmth. Solid Shaker Panel wood doors allow stylish access to all rooms. Ample storage with 2 full walk in closets. Recessed sitting/reading area on balcony. Rec Room in walk out basement with 10' ceilings complete with 8' Slate Billiard Table, 12' Red Oak Rec Room Bar, and Canopy. WIFI. Phone service with free nationwide calling in 48 contiguous states. DirecTV on 46' L.E.D. flatscreen with DVD player and connections for Computer (Living Room) and 42" flatscreen behind Rec Room Bar. Food Network Cooking Pans provide excellent meal preparation. Expansive rear deck overlooking pond provides wildlife viewing by day (beaver, moose, bear, deer, fox, ducks, geese, great blue heron and more). Lovely manicured lawn, gardens, stonewalls & campfire ring. Handmade quilts adorn beds. Small library available along with personal DVD collection and games. PETS WELCOME with owner permission. NO SMOKING FACILITY & GROUNDS.
Ted & Betsy Newcomb
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About Ted & Betsy Newcomb
Betsy and I lived in and loved the Mount Snow Valley and its people for 10 years prior to our move south as a pastoral family. We knew this would be the location of our future retirement home where our grown family and all our friends could comfortably gather to renew relationships and build new found community. As the sign says in the living room, 'Friends are the family you find along the way.' We hope you'll discover such warmth in this place. Betsy and I are Massachusetts natives (Amherst & Braintree respectively). We met at college at the University of Massachusetts, setting our eyes on the future. Married one week after graduating, I then continued with my graduate degree in the area of Pastoral Ministry within a progressive denomination. Betsy's field has been greenhouse management. We take a rather pragmatic view of life, raising 3 kids to love the simple pleasures and to revel in the out of doors. It is one of the reasons our hearts leaped when we discovered the property only 11 miles from where we once lived. We knew it was the right place for our future home. And in 2010, construction got underway to fulfill a very big dream that we've long shared.
Ted & Betsy Newcomb purchased this House in 1993
Why Ted & Betsy Newcomb chose Wardsboro
As previously noted, we are outdoor people who love the environment and revel in the unique beauty of all the changing seasons. Each has a character uniquely its own. The wetland behind the house is an active ecosystem that enthralls visitors. Between activity in the pond, the interplay of color and shadows, floral beauty, a very dark night sky where the Milky Way band leaps out at you, and easy access to the two incredible mountains and their amenities just around the corner along with all the lakes and trails for outdoor enthusiasts, this is about as good as it gets in our mind's eye!
What makes this House unique
When preparing to build, we fell in love with a special design. It melded Betsy's dream of a Country Farm House with a lovely front porch with my vision of a hybrid Colonial. While we employed skilled framers and other trades people do what they do best, we (along with family and so many friends) have labored countless hours to finish interior and exterior to our liking. It has taken two years to get to this point often working just 1-1/2 days per week save for vacation time, but slowly the dream has been realized. Now we are pleased to share it with you!
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Great house and location. Would definitely come back.
We loved this house. It was in a great location between Mount Snow and Stratton. The house was spacious and the land was big enough for us to snowshoe and do plenty of playing in the snow.
Great location - very spacious house
We had a great stay and really enjoyed the house and all the thoughtful amenities! Everything is as described. Beautiful views!
Thank you for your kindness and assistance as reported by our housekeeper. We are glad you found all to your liking. Please let us know if we can hold time for you again in the year ahead!
Great location huge house
We had 4 couples and the house was perfect. Huge house with awesome game room in the basement.
Another amazing weekend at Camp Newcomb North!
We cannot say enough about this wonderful home. We have rented the same house almost 10 times and we keep coming back because of the beautiful home and the lovely owners. It is fully equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The views are spectacular from the great room. We love to end the day around the fireplace - it is so cozy and inviting. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare a wonderful meal. The bedrooms are well spread out throughout the home. The entire family enjoyed the pool table and the kids loved all of the games provided in the library. We love it so much, we are shortly returning for another ski weekend with friends. Our highest recommendations!
Dreaming about fall in starry vermont
We love everything about the cabin. The fall season add more beauty to the house with the back drop of the mountains. The house is clean, serene and we have everything that we need. Rev. Ted was everything you can wish for in a host. You asked one thing and he will tell you more than you asked for. We went to the places that he suggested, and it was all good. When we get tired of driving around we just stay at home which is more relaxing and we seat by the fire pit and make smores. It was a memorable trip that we will cherish for a lifetime. Thanks Ted and Betsy for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.
Celeste, so glad you enjoyed your fall stay at the house and that our suggestions proved helpful. We very much hope your family and friends will consider our home again for a future visit. Be blessed!
We had a great time on our visit to Vermont. The house was perfect, with plenty of room for everyone. We also enjoyed the surrounding area. There was plenty to do.
Four season, outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Just 3 miles north of Mount Snow's north entrance (no traffic). Stratton is only 11 miles NW. Very fine restaurants (Dover Forge) and pubs (Valley View Saloon) in West Dover & Wilmington await your discovery. Somerset Reservoir (the largest body of impounded water within VT) is nearby...a total wilderness experience on 11 mile lake. Kayakers...don't miss! Challenging golf courses with grand vistas at Haystack, Mount Snow and Stratton. Cross Country Ski/Snowshoe at Timber Creek or create your own trails in our adjacent National Forest. Appalachian Trail just 5 miles away. Foliage in the region is unparallelled generally from the final week of September through the 2nd week of October. Relax, Re-create, Reflect!
Rates & Availability
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Rates are subject to change until payment received to confirm. eChecks (Direct Deposit) are Preferable; Credit Cards are Accepted. Payment can be made through this site. Cancellation Before 21 Days of scheduled rental will result in a full refund less a 2.5% transaction fee. Cancellation within 21 days of scheduled rental will result in forfeiture of 50% of rental fee plus the 2.5% transaction fee. Cancellation within 7 days of scheduled rental will result in forfeiture of 80% of rental fee plus the 2.5% transaction fee.