Canoe to Lake Memphremagog's South Bay, stroll through cottage gardens, relax at the river's edge, wander through farmland and covered bridge, walk to the post office or diner, or soak in a claw foot bath. Relax, rejuvenate, restore. End of road setting.
Two bedrooms with full size baths. The first has connecting bath. The other has river views, skylight, and French windows opening to cathedral space. Study area upstairs. Kitchen with cherry cabinetry and gas stove, dining area, French doors lead into living room and studio area. Downstairs bath has claw foot tub. Private deck.
Certified Wellness Home.
Easy access to VAST, hiking, Kingdom Trails, Burke Mountain, Jay Peak, Craftsbury Outdoor Center all within 35 minutes.
From National Geographic -' Vermont scored highly—best in the U.S.—in our survey of destination stewardship,” says Jonathan Tourtellot, director of the Center for Sustainable Destinations, “because Vermonters care a lot about character of place.'
Here in the Northeast Kingdom, we're excited to promote geotourism - you can view historic structures and traditional New England architecture, birdwalk through wetlands, visit old cemeteries, sample cuisine from local artisans, visit sustainable farms and dairies and sugarhouses. Let us help assist you in this discovery!
We're native Vermonters, a nurse and photographer, and love to restore houses, garden, bicycle, snowshoe and travel. We enjoy sharing our hospitality and helping others learn about this special part of Vermont.
The Owner purchased this house in 2000
We have never been this happy with a house we have rented before.(Not only is it a beautiful house, but it is so well stocked and we especially appreciate how clean it is.)
Thank you for helping make this a very special visit for us.
We stayed at this home for a little over a week during a summertime visit. The house was charming and had everything we needed for our stay. We loved all the conveniences...two full baths, a fully stocked kitchen, washer/dryer, linen, wi-fi, a grill, etc. Plus, the house, bedding, utensils, etc were all very clean. The grounds were so beautiful that I couldn't help but take pictures for my collection. To top it off, John & Jeanne are wonderful hosts. We've stayed at many places in the Northeast Kingdom, but this was by far our favorite!
We were charmed by this house as soon as we arrived. It is a beautiful house, very clean, and with none of that musty smell that is sometimes found in older houses. Being situated so close to Newport, it was the perfect place for us to rest in between our explorations of the area. At the same time, what a delight to relax in the evening in perfect silence. We found the beds and couches very comfortable, the kitchen well stocked with everything we needed to prepare our meals, an internet connection that works.
Thank you John and Jeanne for a fabulous vacation.
The property has been lovingly restored by the owners, who are most welcoming. Coventry is a hidden treasure, and the property location is idyllic beside the river. Hiking locally and further afield within The Kingdom is varied. We would have loved to stay longer, and would happily recommend it to our friends.
Millrace House is perfectly beautiful. It was our "home away from home" for a week as we photographed covered bridges and found trout streams. What a pleasure it was to come back "home" each evening to this beautifully restored and furnished house. John and Jeanne are terrific hosts, friendly and helpful. We found fresh flowers from their garden on the kitchen table when we arrived. One morning, much to our delight, a basket of freshly picked berries appeared on our doorstep. An antique table/desk in the living room holds a wealth of information and maps about the area, helping us get acquainted with the area and find our way around.
Having never been to northern Vermont before, we were thrilled at the scenery around every bend in the road, and impressed by the wonderful people we met. If we ever have the opportunity to visit this area again, we will definitely choose to stay at Millrace House.
Jeanne and John are wonderful! They made our entire stay very pleasant from beginning to end and are very hospitable. The home and grounds are gorgeous...much much more than we were expecting! The home is very well kept and exactly as described. We could not have been more pleased with our stay at this beautiful location and would DEFINITELY recommend to friends/family and anyone else who may need a quiet getaway. Can't wait to visit again!! :)
We came from Australia to watch the Fall Colours and it couldn't have worked out better. We consulted with the owner prior to booking the dates and it was perfect. The house is beautifully situated, charming and well-equiped - we appreciated all the extras such as DVDs, books and quality fixtures and fittings. The owners were friendly and very welcoming and we enjoyed our contacts with the community very much.
In the heart of the Northeast Kingdom. Home on the Black River, flowing into Lake Memphremagog's South Bay. Easy access to VAST, hiking, Kingdom Trails, Burke Mountain, Jay Peak, Craftsbury Outdoor Center all within 35 minutes.
Other Activities: Kayaking, Snowboarding, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling, Sledding/Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing,