LABOR DAY WEEKEND STILL AVAILABLE!!
4000 square foot river front log home elegantly expanded and updated, on three acres of woods with rolling fields and stone walls down to private waterfront with sunset view beyond the river. Huge living room with picture windows and stone fireplace. Large master suite with jacuzzi tub in bathroom and dressing area with sink and walk-in closet. Equally large kids' room with two bunk beds and bath with shower. Separate area with two guest bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Cozy media room for reading, music or watching 42' HD TV via satellite. DSL and printer, washer and dryer. Full dining room. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and disposal. Screen porch with furniture for breakfasts with view of the lake, or summer dinners on the grill. Large deck with incredible view of the Connecticut River and sunsets. Total privacy yet three minute walk to community center with sandy beach, bath house and club house (with ping pong, foosball, kitchen and bath for community use.) Beach use includes use of canoes and sunfish for boating and fishing. Adjacent to beach are two clay tennis courts, basketball, volleyball and tether ball areas. Community consists of approximately thirty vacation homes with six hundred acres, hiking trails, beaver pond and caretaker. Twenty minutes from historic St Johnsbury VT, with natural history museum and athenaeum and twenty minutes from Littleton, NH. One hour from Mt Washington, and children's attractions, including Six-gun City, Whale's Tale water park and Santa's Village . Two hours, forty minutes from Boston, two hours from Burlington, VT.
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We are a family of four (with two grown daughters) now spread between California and Florida, though we raised our children in Boston with summers in our Vermont house. Having retired to Florida, the house does not get as much use, and we decided it was time to share our special home on the Connecticut River with others!
Within easy reach of Boston, the setting was perfect for a peaceful weekend out of the city. With small children, the ability to let them roam the woods and river was priceless, while the river sports, hiking and tennis proved relaxing for adults as well.
A morning swim in the river, when the water is like glass and the birds are out, followed by coffee on the porch, is the perfect summer morning.
Foliage season is spectacular in this area, with the woods surrounding the house ablaze with color. Crisp morning hikes with leaves underfoot is a fall treat - try to take in the fall colors from the lookout point at the top of Chamberlin Mt, a 45 minute hike you can start from the front door!
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If you are interested in rowing, the Connecticut River offers perfect conditions with its glassy mornings. Join the annual (June 25th) Black Fly Scullers Regatta by rowing to the start line from our front lawn! For more information on signing up for the regatta, please see their excellent website: http://www.blackflyscullers.org/
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