About this listing
*** Chosen by Boston Magazine as one of five New England barns to rent! ***
Beautiful barn loft close to Burlington, the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain. Cathedral ceilings, plenty of natural light, rustic charm and lovely views. The space has its own entrance and is completely separate and private from the main house.
Our barn is separate and very private from the main house and features a living space with table, couch and sitting area, a private bathroom and a bedroom with a queen size bed. We have an inflatable single bed available as well. The space is open and spacious with 3/4 wall separating the bedroom from the rest of the living space. There is no kitchen. There is a Keurig machine for coffee and an electric hot water kettle for tea. Tea, coffee and fixings are provided along with basic tableware for drinks and causal eating in the space. There is also an Apple TV, small fridge, microwave and wifi.
Electric hot water kettle and Keurig machine (with coffee and tea, hot chocolate, 1/2 and 1/2, sugar, etc.)
Interaction with guests
We have lived in our home for eighteen years. We are happy to share information about local restaurants and attractions.
We work and have two children living at home. We may not always be home to greet or say goodbye to guests, but we both are very quick to respond to emails and texts and leave clear instructions on how to access the space if we are not going to be home.
Other residents of our home are two cats, a friendly dog and chickens who all live harmoniously and often roam freely in the yard.
The Hinesburgh Public House offers excellent local food selection.
The Bristol Bakery has wonderful scones, muffins and a full breakfast menu.
Papa Nick's has great diner fare for breakfast.
Burlington is 20-25 minutes away, and has many fine restaurants and things to do.
Middlebury is approximately 30 minutes away.
WINERIES, BREWERIES AND CIDERIES
Nearby wineries include the Shelburne Vineyard, Lincoln Peak Vineyard, Charlotte Village Winery.
Nearby breweries include Magic Hat, Fiddlehead, Switchback Brewing, Queen City Brewery, Vermont Pub and Brewery, Frost Beer Works (in Hinesburg) and The Alchemist - home of the world famous Heady Topper!
Nearby cideries include Citizen Cider and Woodchuck Hard Cider.
NORDIC AND ALPINE SKIING
The Sleepy Hollow Nordic Ski Center in Huntington offers 35km of well-groomed trails for both classic and skate skiing (20 min. away).
The Catamount Family Outdoor Center in Williston offers over 35 kilometers of cross country ski trails groomed for both classical and skate techniques. Catamount also features snowshoeing and the latest rage - Fat Biking! (20 min. away).
Sugarbush has six distinct mountain peaks for alpine skiing (Gadd, Lincoln, Castlerock, North Lynx, Mt. Ellen & Inverness), and 2,000-acres of backcountry in the Slide Brook Basin - 578 acres, 111 trails, 16 lifts, 3 terrain parks, and 20 wooded trails. (50 min. away)
Shelburne Museum is a museum of art, design, and Americana located 15minutes away. Ov(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) works are exhibited in 38 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds. Only the visitor center and gallery are open in the winter. Visit their website for winter hours and exhibits.
The Hinesburg Area Land Trust maintains many miles of excellent hiking trails. We'd be happy to share information about the trails.
Camel's Hump is one of the larger hikes in Vermont and close by is Mt. Philo in Charlotte - a quick drive and hike or drive to the top for spectacular views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks.
Lake Champlain is 20 minutes away, and offers many recreational opportunities.
You will need a vehicle to explore the area.
This is our home, so we ask guests to respect our family lifestyle.
We ask our guests to follow some basic rules to help keep our space enjoyable for all:
Please no smoking in the barn or on the grounds.
Please do not eat on the couch.
Please do not invite groups of people that are not part of the initial reservation i.e. no parties.
Please do not flush feminine products or other foreign objects down the toilet.
Please supervise children when outside particularly near the pond.
Out of respect for our guests' potential allergies, we do not allow animals in the barn.
My wife Jenny and I have lived in our Hinesburg home for eighteen years. Five years ago, we built a new barn that features an open and warm living space upstairs filled with natural light. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!