Recently renovated 100 yr old farmhouse with 2 BR, a sleeping nook, and newly renovated winterized sleeping porch. 1.5 BA (New Shower/Tub), W/D, Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Mudroom. 2mi from I-91. Between Jay Peak and BURKE MT.
We acquired the property in Spring 2013. The house sits on a small cozy lot, located right on main street, and has the original attached barn. The Barton River runs through the backyard! The main house has been renovated with basic updates: clean and simple, utilitarian style.
Centrally located among all activities in the NEK...Skiing, Ice Skating/Ice Hockey/Curling, Snowmobiling, Hiking, Ice Fishing, Hunting, Mt Biking, Swimming, Golfing, an array of amazing Restaurants. 20 miles to CANADA!!
Entire house and property.
Historic CURRIERS General Store just 2 doors down. They have EVERYTHING...food including a natural food section; beverages including large wine and beer selection; fresh produce; deli counter; bakery; hunting supplies; household supplies; electric and plumbing supplies; etc..
BUSY BEE DINER across the street...tiny space seating 10, serving amazing home-cooked breakfast and lunch.
RED SKY TRADING just 3 doors down...offers homemade jams and the most delicious homemade donuts and pastries, in addition to selling mid-century antiques. They make pies and cakes to order!
Visit their WEBSITE!!
PARKER PIE eatery and beer pub just 2 miles up the road...serving homemade pizza and other dishes, big selection of microbrews on tap, sports on TV, and LIVE MUSIC.
Visit their WEBSITE!!
HILL FARMSTEAD Brewery. Best in the WORLD...search the web for the accolades!
15 miles to NEWPORT, VT on Lake MEMPHREMAGOG...32 miles long from Newport to Magog, Canada.
Many GOLF courses nearby, plus the #1 Golf Course in Vermont as rated in Golf Magazine - JAY PEAK Golf Club.
BURKE MT...A skier's mountain!! Many find it more fun than Jay. The home of BURKE MT. ACADEMY (turns out US Olympic skiers) and the US Ski Team... you can watch the students' daily training runs and race at home events. Burke also has great restaurants and live music.
In SUMMER, Burke and EAST BURKE are the home to the top MT BIKING on the East Coast!! Visit Mike's Tiki Bar!!
Shadow Lake, Craftsbury NORDIC CENTER, Crystal Lake and Lake WIlloughby within minutes drives.
CRAFTSBURY is where the Olympic XCountry skiers and Biathletes train...they offer rentals and lessons...trails are gorgeous!!
GLOVER is truly centrally-located!! In addition to the above mentioned destinations, Hardwick, Stowe and Waterbury are just 30-60-80 minutes away!!!
Just up the road, there is a secret spring where you can get the freshest drinking water!
Contact owners day prior to arrival for your individual code to access entry to house.
Interaction with guests
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Other things to note
This is a very quiet and smallest of towns...but quite charming and most convenient.
Don't break anything, and if you do, fix it or replace it.
A mother who loves the outdoors; sharing my home; obsessed with vacuuming.
Lived in: Bare di Navidad, Mexico; Florence, Italy; Boulder, Colorado; Taos, NM; Salt Lake City, UT; Palm Beach, FL; Charlottesville, VA; San Juan Capistrano, CA.
Visited: Jamaica (grandparents from there); Holland (mother's country): Bogota, Columbia; Greece; South Africa, NAMIBIA; and ALL over the US.
Dream destinations: Bariloche, Miramar and Buenos Aires, Argentina; St. Petersburg and Moscow; Sweden; Sicilia to visit family; Mozambique; Tibet....
Books: Of Human Bondage, Cocktails under the Tree of Forgetfulness, Fools Rush In.
As You Like It is my favorite Shakespeare play.
Movies: Philadelphia Story, Indiscreet, Platoon, Argo, Year of Living Dangerously, The Killing Fields, You Can Count on Me, Waking the Dead, The Town, Good Night and Good Luck, Gotcha.
Foods: Red Meat; thin crust pizza; cheese & crackers & cornichons; mild/deli coffee; teas; a good glass of Malbec or a bit of bourbon or a high end beer.
As a traveler, I prefer a nice hotel or a well-appointed home...I need my own space.
Don't criticize what you don't understand.
A good laugh and a good sleep are a cure for almost anything.