Our 1824 historic and beautiful year-round vacation home is located in Historic Wilton overlooking Wilson Lake. One hour to Maine's best skiing. Sleeps 11+ comfortably, 3.5 bathrooms, sauna, dining room seats 12, bar, canoes, picnic table, deck+++
Historic house right on Wilson Lake! Details about the house:
• 6 bedrooms – easily sleeps 11
• 3 full baths
• 1 half bath
• Dining room seats 12
• Family room w/ 52 inch TV and local cable service
• WiFi – wireless
• Bar with mini-fridge
• Picnic table overlooking lake
• Ping pong table
• Raft with diving board
• Shuffle board
• Large deck
The property is a four season destination offering you a variety of cultural, historical attractions and activities for all ages. The heat of summer brings visions of swimming, boating, and fishing.
Kayaking and canoeing through the headwaters of Wilson Lake will provide you with wonderful photographic opportunities of a wide variety of wildlife. Fall brings its colorful splendor and in winter, the snow covered hills, lakes and valleys provides you with opportunities for skiing, snowmobiling, snow shoeing and ice fishing.
You will be within an hour of all Maine’s major ski mountains, trail side to ITS 82 and 89, close to hiking trails, Mt. Blue State Park. Enjoy fantastic dining at a variety of nearby restaurants and live midweek concerts at Skye Theatre.
Contact us with any questions.
A caretaker will let you in and show the ropes.
Interaction with Guests
You will have the house to yourself, we live in Needham, Mass but we have a caretaker who will let you in and show the ropes.
Other Things to Note
• Sunday River ski resort – 43 miles (approx one hour)
• Saddleback Ski Resort – 53 miles (approx. one hour fifteen minutes)
• Sugarloaf Ski resort -49 miles (approx one hour 5 minutes
• Restaurants within walking distance (under one mile)
• Town of Farmington (approx. 8 miles) – dining, bars, movie theatre, shopping, etc.
• Titcomb Mountain Ski area (6 miles, 10 minutes)
• Mt. Blue State Park (13 miles, 20 minutes)
No pets or smoking
I work as a management consultant in digital media, business intelligence and financial services. I'm also a Partner in a few young ventures: Revenue Delta, based in NYC and two green-tech ventures based in Vermont. Lastly, I started a social entrepreneurship venture called Commonwealth Now which is focused on addressing the wealth inequality issue in America via a number of creative means.
As far as hosting goes, i'm super easy going and flexible. I do like things very clean, so you will have no worries there.
Love chocolate and good red wine...
Favourite cities are London and Sydney. Favourite chill out spots St. Tropez, Marbella, BVI / USVI and Punte del Este Uruguay.
Books...Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Bill Bryson, Ishmael and The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Gibbon).
Movies...The Royal Tenenbaums, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Office Space, Dark Knight and Life Is Beautiful (Italian version).
Music...from opera to old school rap, basically anything but country and screamer / heavy metal music.
Motto...Anything is possible.
We love meeting new people and hope to host you soon!