Our classic Red Barn houses a spacious, contemporary studio apartment above the Garage (please also see listing # 911915 for our main home across the driveway). The vintage barn studio offers an open living plan with a Queen bed, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and a cozy seating area with a gas fireplace. Once an artist's studio, it is adorned with beautiful antique wide planks everywhere and offers a vaulted ceiling. The loft space above has a twin bed. Our deliberate and painstaking efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle is reflected in the reclaimed fittings and furnishings all over the studio. The combination of old materials, local artisanship and modern industrial design has resulted in a comfortable and contemporary space that is simply beautiful. Everyone loves it; we welcome you to experience it.
Things to do: Grafton Ponds - world class cross country ski. Swim in village pond or play tennis in the village courts
Ski - Okemo, Bromley, Magic Mountains all within 30 minutes. Limitless opportunity for hiking nearby hills.
Bike on beautiful unpaved country roads starting at your doorstep. The views are spectacular. Antiquing - Grafton, Chester, Bellows Falls, Springfield and other surrounding towns are filled with excellent local antique stores
Shopping - Manchester outlet mall is 35 minutes out.
A brand new kitchen comes complete with high end built in appliances, all cookware, most basic ingredients and a refrigerator stocked with essentials in order to make your arrival comfortable. You will find a wide selection of teas, gourmet coffee, maple syrup, spices, condiments, etc etc.
There is a hand crafted queen bed on the main level and an extra twin bed in the loft. The dining table can seat six. The bar counter has three seats. The sitting area has two comfy armchairs beside the gas fireplace.
The bathroom is small but extremely clean and functional.
Home has a 47' LCD TV with bluray player and streaming Netflix and Hulu. No Cable. We have a dedicated phone line and Wifi in the barn.
Look closely and you will find that most of the furniture is designed from the barn's old window shutters and antique wide plank heart pine found in the attic from 1840's. The kitchen counters are hand crafted from extinct american chestnut and antique oak, sourced from a local 1790's barn.