All Season, Open Plan Contemporary with Stunning Views(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-12 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
5 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Sauna
The house sits back from a quiet town road in South Pomfret, just over the Woodstock line. It is situated in the middle of a gently sloping 5 acre field, affording expansive views. With 5 bedrooms and 2 baths, the house sleeps 7-8 people. An open living/dining/kitchen area is on the second floor and opens out onto an expansive wrap-around deck surrounding the house on three sides with four operable sliding doors for easy access. The sloped living room ceiling climbs up to 11' on the window line offering expansive views and plenty of natural light. Two bedrooms and a bath are upstairs while the other three bedrooms and second bath are on the first floor. There are living rooms on both floors. There are both upstairs and downstairs master bedrooms with queen beds (one with its own sink). The second upstairs bedroom has a cozy double bed. The two other downstairs bedrooms are: 1) two twin beds and 2) a double bunk room with four beds located in a wing of the house. All beds have new mattresses and the house was just renovated. The upstairs living/dining/kitchen area has dramatic floor-to-ceiling glass show casing the spectacular views and scenery.The living room features a large central fireplace and mini-fridge bar area with several sitting areas and a large screen TV. The downstairs living room has a wood stove and dart board. There is a sauna for 4 people off the downstairs bath and the carport can accommodate two vehicles.
The upstairs bath has a bath/shower combination and was recently upgraded. The downstairs bath has a new glass shower, tile floor, stone counter and an attached sauna.
The kitchen is fully furnished with refrigerator, stove (electric), dishwasher and disposal. Appliances include microwave, toaster oven and two coffee makers. The teak dining room table expands to accommodate 10 people and is located directly in front of sliding glass doors that take advantage of the sweeping western views and sunsets.
There is a new wooden dock at the edge of the pond for sitting or swimming. There is some sand at this end of the pond for comfortable footing while swimming. The pond is 12 feet deep in the middle and is stream-fed with an overflow pipe for a consistent year-round levels.The property climbs up to the top of the adjoining hillside with woods trails running through out for lovely hiking. The nearby dirt roads encourage wonderful hiking or biking and there are many hiking trails nearby.
The brand new wrap around, Azek second floor deck provides a stunning setting for enjoying the tranquility and scenery in the valley-day or night. With its height above the fields, there are minimal insects and pleasant cool breezes.
The property works wonderfully for those seeking serenity or an active base of operations for a multitude of year-around sports in the area.
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Member since: 2015
- Max. occupancy 6
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
We keep our house neat and clean. We are happy to accept well behaved children over the age of 10 years old. We would like the wall to wall carpeting and furnishings well taken care of please....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- On the second floor we have a queen and a double bed bedroom. A full bath in between. Also the living room/ dining room and kitchen areas. On the first floor we have a queen bedroom, a twin bedroom (with 2 twins) and the bunk room (4 twins) with a full bath, as well as the downstairs sitting room....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- We have a wonderful caretaker who can help you with any questions or issues that arise during your stay. He can fix anything! We also have a woman who is available for house cleaning or helping with parties or any other chores. Both people are local and very reliable; they can be reached on short notice. ...moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Mountain View:
Woodstock Inn and Resort is in the town of Woodstock- two miles from our house. You can use the spa for various treatments, play golf or tennis as well as go to the fitness center or swimming pool....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
Lovely, sunny room with western views. Tall glass windows and comfortable chairs and couch with plenty of sitting areas. We have a large, flat screen, 42" HD TV with cable, attached on one wall....moreless
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Deck / Patio:
We have a large and wide wrap around porch that is the spot to be during the summer months! One long side has a built in bench for seating and all sides enjoy fabulous views and lovely summer breezes...moreless
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Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - Oct 15, 2017
12 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- cleaning $150
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Woodstock, Vermont is often voted the most picturesque village in New England! Town is less than 3 miles from our house. Shopping is wonderful, there are many one of a kind boutiques. Simon Pearce glass blowing, store and restaurant is less than five miles away. Other restaurant options are fabulous too! The movie theater and library in Woodstock are terrific. Billings Farm and Museum is a gem! There are many hiking trails all around the area, and the road biking is exceptional starting right from our door! There is a good health clinic right in town, as well as a super market for groceries and the terrific West Woodstock Market for specialty and organic foods. Hanover, NH is a popular destination with the art museum at Dartmouth College and many more shops and restaurants to choose from.
Year Purchased: 1977
About the owner: My husband and I live in the Boston area. We raised our three, grown sons taking trips to Vermont often for both skiing adventures as well as spring and fall weekends. My husband bought this house in the late 1970's before we even met and I don't think he could have guessed how significant a purchase this was! Our family still chooses to gather for the Christmas holiday annually in South Pomfret. Our boys now live in Manhattan and in San Francisco, but it is our house in Vermont that brings us all back together!
Why the Owner Chose Pomfret, VT, USA:
The gorgeous views and the peaceful setting simply can not be beat! The house site is perfect for relaxing and also for taking off on many different athletic pursuits during any season of the year. The close proximity to Woodstock town (less than 3 miles) and the total serenity of the location combine to restore and rejuvenate almost overnight! The massive glass sliders in almost all the rooms allows ample sunlight and the western views and sunsets are superb! The open fields are refreshing and the hiking trails abundant. Our pond is a wonderful resource for swimming in the summer or skating in the winter months. Woodstock town has so much to offer from cultural activities to entertainment; the charm of New England is tangible in this idyllic village.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The open floor plan brings our family and friends together in a very relaxed and comfortable setting - on both the first and second floors. We love the concept of all being together in front of the fire, cooking in the kitchen or watching TV. Our furnishings are comfortable and low-key, the ceilings upstairs high, and the views stunning. Ours is a happy house!
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Main entrance to house- into downstairs sitting room
view of pond from wrap around deck
upstairs queen bedroom
upstairs double bed bedroom
Kitchen/dining room table- views to the west
stairs to second floor
First floor twin bedroom
First floor bunk room- 2 sets of bunk beds
pond on property
dairy barn across Barber Hill Road from our house
view looking up driveway at Deer Run
view from house looking west
second floor living room in winter
Second floor full bath
Kitchen- upstairs off living room
view from kitchen /dining room table in summer
First floor queen bedroom (with sink)
Full bath on first floor- attached sauna
brook at base of property
view west from house in early fall
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017
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