Farmhouse, Single Family - Chester, VT
Easy country living at Highland Ponds. Imagine picking your own berries for breakfast as you stroll around your peaceful 28 acres of stone wall-lined pastures, ponds and woodlands. This 1820 brick cape has been lovingly renovated and is ready for the next family to delight in its pleasures. The tastefully updated rooms retain the original character yet offer a great design for daily living and entertaining. A combination of formal and informal, gleaming wood floors and classic windows, the original house showcases the crisp clean lines of traditional New England architecture complete with a formal dining room and cozy library featuring a Dutch-tiled fireplace and built-in shelves. The living room with wood stove provides a larger space for entertaining. Enjoy your meals in the dining room, sun room or adjacent patio with pergola, hot tub and pastoral views of Okemo. This beautifully landscaped property offers several outbuildings including an artist’s studio with attached 2-car garage. The charming guest cottage attached to another two-car garage offers additional living space with open living, kitchenette, dining room and upper bedroom and loft. Enjoy walking the trail system through the organic gardens, pastures, by a swimming pond with dock and sauna, another swimming pond with an enchanting tea house (both stocked with trout), through a forest with bridges and stone walls and back through the orchard. This landmark property is an exceptional home for all generations.
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