Guest cottage associated with (but not visible from) Gray Eyrie figuring in Wallace Stegner’s “Crossing to Safety.”(For Eyrie see vrbo #170513.) Equipped with full kitchen and bath, master bedroom w. queen bed & 2nd bedroom w/two twins. Atop Baker Hill, cottage faces eastward towards Stannard and Wheelock Mountains. Location is 0.6 mile from Caspian Lake dock shared with Eyrie. Canoe included. The 80-acre property adjoins The Nature Conservancy's 256-acre Barr Hill Preserve, offering miles of hiking trails and picnic sites with sightings of wildlife and views spanning Vermont’s Green Mountains and New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Biking is another popular activity.
Rental is $900/week + 9% VT tax in July-August, $700/week + tax in May, June & September.
Greensboro is a preeminently rural community in Orleans County, one of three that make up Vermont's fabled Northeast Kingdom. The village has several dairy farms as well as fields and forests conserved by The Nature Conservancy, the Vermont Land Trust and the Greensboro Land Trust. Greensboro has a richly stocked general store (Willeys), and a country club with tennis and golf that nonmembers can access for daily fees (mvcc). Two nearby gourmet restaurants are available (Claire's and Craftsbury Inn). The village and hinterland offer picturesque drives over back-country roads beside rivers, lakes and hills.
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Clive Gray driving family's 1930 Pierce Arrow in Greensboro.
My parents built this house in 1965, my siblings and I inherited it on their deaths.
Beautiful rural area, spectacular views, abuts Nature Conservancy preserve.
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