About this listing
due to a major email failure this site is temporarily only available on instant book. THIS IS THE TIME TO EXPERIENCE AND ENJOY WHAT LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE IS ALL ABOUT
RELAXING ON THE FRONT PORCH WITH A GOOD BOOK HIKES AND RAMBLES OR BRING YOUR BIKE RENT A KAYAK OR JUST KICK BACK, VEG AND RELAX
THE TREES ARE QUICKLY COMING INTO
THEIR SPECTACULAR FALL COLORS NOT A SIGHT TO MISS !!! THERE ARE SOME WONDERFUL LEAF-PEEPER DRIVE THAT ARE JUST STUNNING WITHIN EASY REACH
this an old farmhouse with an original barn and a sugarhouse located on a maintained yet secluded dirt road. The house is surrounded by gardens, pasture for the two horses, and woods with some trails. The guest space is upstairs with a private entrance. There are two bedrooms (one double and one with two twins) with a sitting room for your personal use or as an optional third bedroom (queen futon), and ,of course, a private bath with shower only. Enjoy privacy on a large deck at the private front entrance. Sorry but I do not provide breakfast tho' coffee and tea are always available. You are welcome to bring and prepare your own breakfast fixin's. kitchen and laundry are available for you
Mt Snow and Jiminy Peak among others are conveniently close as are many trails and parks antique malls and galleries plus some pretty fantastic pub food and out this world pizzas (like their gorgonzola and spinach) at the Readsboro Inn Wednesday through Sunday from 4pm (12N on wknds) . Also special is Always Emma's Cafe serving yummy breakfast and brunch Thursday through Sunday..
Proximity to North Adams (15 miles) with shops, restaurants, galleries, and, of course, MASS MOCA and MCLA. There are 2 very large indoor antique malls located in the center of town - positively addicting!
Proximity to Williamstown and Williams College, home to Williams Observatory, Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) (20 miles). Also art galleries and ethnic restaurants. Williamstown is also home to the Clark Museum and the Williamstown Summer Theater.
Proximity to Wilmington with its numerous galleries, boutiques and restaurants, and of course MT SNOW and its year round activities. Harriman Reservoir is located here with possibilities for hiking (Readsboro to the Reservoir), kayaking and boating. Wilmington is famous for its huge FLEA MARKET open every weekend Memorial day through October.
It is only 40 minutes to Brattleboro, VTas well as Hinsdale NH, and 30 minutes to Bennington, VT.
OR BRING YOUR FAVORITE BOOK (S), MOVIE(S), AND NOSH AND JUST CURL UP, RELAX AND LET THE INSPIRATION COME IF IT KNOCKS (WHICH MAY BE TO JUST VEG FOR YOUR STAY).
BE AWARE THAT IN THE MOUNTAINS YOUR CELL P HONE WILL ALMOST LIKELY NOT WORK! Plan ahead and contact me for accurate directions.
guests have acess to the whole property and if up to them, the animals
Interaction with Guests
interaction is a two-way deal and upto you asto how much you want
quiet friendliness the wild things and SPACE
no public transport in the back country off road parking on premises
This where you have come for your own place in Vermont. Respect your environment and the people you meet. That's what Vermonters do.
Also, the majority of Vermont country roads are DIRT. But they are all VERY well maintained in winter.
About the Host, Annalisa
Single, independent woman deeply involved in my local community with interests in farming, gardening, animal husbandry, loves dogs, cats and other four-leggeds. I enjoy my home because of its privacy and natural beauty. I'm a curious and avid reader (especially mysteries) and music lover hoping to connect with guests who also seek a quiet, peaceful get-away or home-base for area experiences and sites. I've traveled extensively in Europe and the Pacific, as well as our own Pacific Northwest and Southern California with specific interests in indigenous cultures.