Washington, Vermont
"In an exceptionally beautiful setting, even for Vermont.."
A Vermont Vacation Rental

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bedroom stairs to second level 

beautiful winter views winter wonderland



Completely and authentically restored circa 1750 colonial home available year-round.  Surrounded by thousands of uninhabited acres;  property is secluded, yet easily accessible, located on quiet country road with the nearest neighbor 1/2 mile away, yet just a few miles from Rte. 110  and the typical Vermont small town of Washington.

Home is complete with wide-plank flooring, original beamed ceilings, and more, and includes two bedrooms (sleeps six comfortably), livingroom with fieldstone fireplace, den, modern full bath with tub shower, new half bath, new kitchen, and large flagstone rear patio.  All conveniences including color TV, DVD & VCR, stereo, telephone, microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer, and tastefully furnished in a very comfortable decor.

Property includes private spring-fed pond ideal for swimming.  Maple hedgerows, picturesque meadows, and nearby woodlands create an impressive Fall foliage display with magnificent views to the North.  Far from the maddening crowd, the area is an ideal hiking and picnicing area and wildlife refuge, and is exceptionally well suited for cross country skiing.  Horseback riding, fishing, golf, downhill skiing, quaint country auctions, antique and specialty shops are all within easy driving distance.  Has been the site for several weddings and numerous honeymooners. Call or email for availability at Durham, Connecticut address below.

A few notes from prior vacationers:

…After a very picturesque hike, we really enjoyed relaxing by the cozy fireplace J.D., Middlefield, CT

…It is difficult to put into words how much we enjoyed ourselves…we appreciate the perfection of the house and pond, and the lengths you have gone to maintain them… A.M., New York City

…We had a great time exploring this part of Vermont, and were always happy to return to the tranquility of the house…P.J., London, England

…Your home has all the right touches in all the right places. We would love to return… R.F., Concord, MA

…We spent the first week of our honeymoon here and we couldn't have picked a more peaceful and relaxing place. The house and surroundings were exactly what we hoped for…F.P., Glascow, Scotland

…Our kids had a wonderful time feeding the trout in your pond R.P., Amherst, MA

…Beautiful house, beautiful property, beautifully maintained… K.S., Baltimore, MD

RATES: 2007-2008  (1,2,3)
1 week.....$800
2 weeks...$1,575
4 weeks...$3,100
1 day......$150/3 day minimum (5)
Well behaved pets are allowed at additional cost.

    DIRECTIONS: (from Barre, Vermont)  (4)
Route 302 East to Route 110
Route 110 to Washington Center
2nd Left past Steven's Market
Bear Right at fork at crest of hill
About 2 miles past fork on left

(1) Longer term (over 4 weeks) rental available at reduced rates commensurate with duration of stay.
     Rentals begin at noon Sunday and end at noon Saturday usually.

(2) Pet Friendly - Well behaved pets are allowed at $50 per week additional per pet, Plus 9% Vermont Rooms and Meals tax, $200.00 security deposit ($100 more per each pet), and standard form, short term lease.

(3) Rates are $50 higher per week during holiday periods and during July & August.

(4) Detailed directions sent with executed lease.

(5) As available.

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Louis A Torelli
484 Higganum Rd
Durham, CT 06422-1912

      Click to Email: LTorelli@tiac.net
Telephone: (860) 349-1293
or (860) 349-2430

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