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A Rural Writer's Sanctuary

Bridport, Vermont, United States

Listing #145590


House | Entire Home
Rates from USD $2900 | Monthly
Last Updated 19 days ago

About

This historic farmhouse with its 35 acres of land serves as our beloved retreat for writing and scholarly pursuits. Here, you can enjoy the tranquility of a historic homestead surrounded by abundant nature and close to many hiking destinations, waterfalls, Lake Champlain, x-country skiing and scenic towns like Vergennes, Shelburne and Charlotte — as well as Middlebury, merely 5 miles away, and Burlington. The farmhouse was built around 1795 and preserves much of its original character, with two great open fireplaces (in the kitchen and sitting room), period furnishings and unobstructed views of open meadows and the centuries-old oak tree. A bright and airy living room gives on to a study perfect for working privately and for videoconferencing. There is a fiber-optic internet connection and excellent WiFi. The kitchen is equipped with a professional-grade gas range and cooking essentials. The setting is tranquil, beautiful in all seasons and all times of day. Wildlife can often be spotted on the grounds, from a variety of birds at the feeder to deer, foxes and a spectacular colony of hawks. Two colorful hammocks swing from trees just outside the house. The house is accessible from a rural dirt road. Parking is plentiful. Two floors are available for guest use. These encompass living room, kitchen, sitting room, study, three bedrooms on the second floor, one of which has its own attached bathroom with a shower. The other two bedrooms share a large bathroom with a tub.

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
3

Offices
1

Size
2,400 ft2

Suited For
6

Property Type
House

Availability

From August 1, 2021

Minimum Stay

1 Month | Dates are flexible for this listing

Location

House in Bridport, Vermont, United States

Closest University

Middlebury College

Nearby Universities
University of Vermont | Middlebury College
Nearby Cities

Burlington | Middlebury

Comments: Only 5 miles to Middlebury — yet genuinely rural: you will enjoy the tranquility of an antique farmhouse with gorgeous views of open meadows and an ancient marker oak.

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Countryside
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Historic Home
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $2900 Monthly

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Considerations

Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Dedicated Parking

Backyard

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Fireplace

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Washer

Dryer

Creative

Art Studio

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Peter

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Academic Faculty or Staff