Southern Vermont Homes with Fireplaces
Now offered with the adjacent 16 acre parcel, this Country Estate offers a handsome Colonial residence with the finest in construction, finishes and systems, a three-bedroom guest house and four-car garage with caretaker's apartment, all centered on the magnificent southerly views. The main residence hosts expansive living spaces, 9 fireplaces, a true cook's kitchen with hand painted cabinets and stone tops, a media room and library with custom butternut cabinetry, elegant bedroom suites and outdoor spaces that include a screened porch, stone terraces and covered porches that flank the view side. Additional amenities include a heated pool with a 2 bath pool house, large dog run, greenhouse, formal gardens, 2-story barn and a 3-car carport and generator room. Set on 47+ very private acres (inclusive of two separately permitted building lots) and highlighted by exquisite landscaping in the heart of Southern Vermont, Birchmeadow must be seen to be appreciated.
The 642 acre Rogers Farm is at the base of two mountains The Gallop at 2, 585 feet and Spruce Peak at 2, 803 feet, and is surrounded by the Green Mountain National Forest. The town-maintained Rogers Road ends at the farm entrance where ancient maples line the driveway to the residence, the original site of the 19th Century farm. The homestead, including the residence and barn, are on 15+/- acres of gentle sloping meadow at an elevated site of 1, 350 feet with exceptional privacy and unspoiled views of the Taconic Mountains and the Mettowee Valley. The open land around the homestead includes a fenced pasture and turnout shed, and a broad lawn that slopes down to a 2 acre swimming and trout pond with crystal clear water. The landscaping includes perennials, trees and shrubs surrounding the homestead with hedges, a kitchen garden and stone terraced walls. The 615 acres of managed woodland is primarily a northern hardwood forest laced with an exceptional trail system.
Built by the owners Janet and John Irving in 1989, this home was designed to be both a retreat and workspace. Offering privacy and spectacular views of the Green Mountains from every room, it boasts an inviting pool and tennis court. Native maple floors, and custom cherry moldings and doors create beautiful warmth. The kitchen, with stone counters, a large island and gathering bar features a cozy sitting area and access to the large stone terrace. The wet bar, with easy access to the living and dining rooms makes entertaining easy. Keeping the fire burning for hours in the large, wood burning fireplace and vintage wood burning cook's stove is easy with the wood elevator. The author's office and a massive gym, outfitted with large shower and bathroom, and private sauna, completes the first floor. The master suite offers a sitting area, large fitted closet, expansive bath, and separate ladies dressing room. Four guest suites complete the second and third floor.
5 Antique Barn Frames created this Architectural Digest featured Dorset Residence executed with uniquely reclaimed antique detail throughout it's 8, 500 square feet! From antique brick flooring to masterful post and beam exposures, 6 inch thick doors, 17th century hardware and fabulous proportions this is a home for entertaining. The Park-like water setting speaks to the public spaces with its gentle cascades into pools that meander along the homes window walls and stone terrace singing to every room! Living areas offer stone fireplace hearths: Great Room Kitchen, Living room, Dining, Library, Family Room, Study and Primary Suite! Private family guest suites host two bedrooms each with sitting areas... Gardens are lush and the commitment to stone fabulous from walls to grotto, to terraces and screened porch... yes, this house brings the outdoors in Vermont Four Seasons! Furnished! Sensational construction... it's a Master Piece!
Escape the congestion of the City and make your way to Vermont, driving off the hard pavement onto quiet country roads to the entrance of your own 430 acre Estate. Experience the peace that comes with the surrounding landscape, sweeping vistas and spectacular views of the Pownal/Hoosic River Valley & Mt. Greylock. Bring the family & friends if you like, horses, llamas, dogs or spend your time alone in tranquility. Hike the woods, splash in the cold waters of the streams, tend to your vineyard & gardens. A Caretaker's Cottage (or guest house if you wish) can insure it's care until you give in to the magic and make this enchanting place your home.
Sited high in The Hollow on 100 acres, this magical Dorset Country Estate is framed by spectacular mountain views, spring-fed ponds and terraced gardens. With sustainability and energy-efficiency as the guiding principles, this exquisite retreat was masterfully-crafted with reclaimed materials. Light-filled and open, the living and dining room, cook's kitchen (AGA Stove, Ash and Limestone counters, Subzero Refrigerator and Freezers), and morning room, capture the glorious setting and views. The elegant gathering rooms are balanced by the East and West screened porches and complemented by the tasteful master suite and guest rooms with marble and custom-tiled baths. The galley mudroom hosts a butler's pantry/wet bar, second laundry area and a staircase leading to a handsome family room/office and two guest rooms. A rebuilt post and beam barn, fenced dog run, expansive lawn, large three-car garage, Geo-thermal heat and AC and generator complete this unique and special offering
Cascades, Manchester Village's most iconic country estate is approached through a private gated entrance, where the unmatched setting opens to panoramic mountain views, a marble-lined pond, running stream and cascading waterfalls. Architect-designed, with handsome custom wood work throughout the spacious gathering rooms, the residence features antique swamp pine flooring and an extraordinary kitchen with stone counters, dual islands and the best in appliances. Entertaining is made easy with the fully equipped wet bar and wine cellar. Three large sitting rooms, each with a distinctive fireplace and built-ins complement the numerous bedroom suites. Sets of French Doors from the gallery open to the large stone terrace with stone sitting wall, complete with sound system and landscape lighting. Property amenities include 2 heated garages for 6 vehicles, automatic sprinkler system, whole house generator, water and security systems, steam showers and cedar closets. Utterly unique and rare.
Manchester Village Architectural Masterpiece with purposeful execution of bringing the wonder of Nature, Light and Mountain Views into not only every room but every corner, hall perspective, ceiling, loft and angle!Dramatically executed this home lives in "STYLE"! Once one enters the winding drive upon approach the cedar and stone draws...now the impressive entrance peers through the 25' cathedral step down living onto stone terrace and spectacular mountain views beyond. Outstanding perspective continues with soaring stone center fireplace which also opens to Chef's kitchen. A Fabulous Sun Room with radiant heat absorbs east/south exposures...The guest rooms superb... extraordinary comfortable 3 room primary suite listens to cascading waters. Talk about play rooms...pool room, bar, gym, workshop, wine cellar, loft retreat... over 8600 SF of private luxury on 5 landscaped West Field acres!
Mountain View Farm is a horseman's paradise. Panoramic far reaching views. Center chimney reproduction saltbox home with tunnels to the four plus garage garage barn and greenhouse. Brand new five stall horse barn with tack room that could easily be expanded to ten stalls. Two ten acre corrals with heated water troughs overlooks swimmimg pond. Restored cape cod caretaker's or guest home with 5 fireplaces, second pond, mature fruit trees all bordering lands of Merck Forest. Fantastic breathtaking property, a must see!
Located directly on Stratton Golf course with sweeping dramatic views of the golf course and Stratton. Renovated in 2011 by Rocky Dell Builders, with new windows designed to capture southeast exposure and views. Sweeping dramatic views of the mountain and golf course. New metal roof, Post and beams added, new hardwood floors, upgraded baths and gourmet kitchen with soapstone counters, open large kitchen with new stainless steel appliances - 4 fireplaces with large floor to ceiling stone fireplace in main living room. Well decorated and appointed. Stone patio and outside fire pit
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