St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
A captivating Vermont estate, where every facet unveils a dreamlike living experience amidst nature's enchanting embrace. Set on a mountaintop among alluring Northeast Kingdom landscape, this exceptional property has been used as a much-adored inn and special events venue. Boasting multiple buildings, each with its own distinctive character, this property offers endless possibilities as an inn and special events venue, or a stunning private retreat for those who love to entertain.
The heart of this estate is the main house, a captivating residence that dates back to the 1800s with an addition. A harmonious blend of vintage allure and contemporary updates, the main level welcomes you with an inviting entryway leading to a spacious kitchen adorned with a large island and equipped with a commercial stove, it's the perfect space for culinary enthusiasts to create delightful feasts. The kitchen seamlessly flows into a cozy sitting area with a fireplace, fostering a warm and inviting ambiance. For added convenience, a mudroom and laundry room are thoughtfully placed adjacent to the kitchen. The main level further features a delightful living room with a fireplace, a charming dining room boasting a stone fireplace with a wood stove insert, an office, two bathrooms, a bedroom, and a small secondary kitchen with laundry facilities.
Upstairs, two wings await exploration, each accessible through separate staircases. The first wing houses the owner's quarters, which encompass a spacious bedroom with a private bath offering the luxury of a separate shower and a slipper tub. An additional bedroom completes this wing, providing ample space for personal relaxation. The second wing, equally enchanting, comprises two guest bedrooms, each boasting its own bathroom featuring luxurious clawfoot tubs. From this level, a journey to the third floor reveals two more bedrooms and a bathroom, ensuring comfort and privacy for all.
Step outside and immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural surroundings, with the main house porches serving as idyllic spots for relaxation. The front porch beckons with its welcoming charm, while the large wrap-around porch at the back seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living. This extension leads to a covered cocktail patio, providing scenic views of the serene pond, and granting access to the breathtaking events barn.
The events barn is a true marvel, a grand timber frame featuring a soaring cathedral ceiling adorned with ample space to accommodate special gatherings. Its open layout, adorned with twinkling lights, fosters an enchanting atmosphere, while the second floor offers additional seating and captivating views of celebrations and special memories being made. Adding to the allure of the property are several other charming sleeping buildings, each offering a unique glamping-style experience. With gardens and perennials scattered throughout the estate, the natural beauty of Vermont envelops you at every turn. Beyond a picturesque path lies an enchanting outdoor ceremony area, ready to host your special occasion. If your aspiration is to carry on the rich tradition of a Vermont venue, you'll be pleased to know that it is fully permitted to accommodate up to 181 guests, making your dream ready to go!
Additional features include a "bunk" house, providing more accommodation for guests, with a first floor boasting a walk-in shower, laundry area, and a bedroom. The second floor impresses with its brightness and openness, featuring a full kitchen, a living room with clever built-in beds, and a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. Within the Bunk House you'll find a that it includes a 2 bay garage. Additionally, there is another separate equipment shed on the premises adding to the practicality of this property. As you make your way down the driveway, you'll come across a charming barn, complete with water and electricity.
A fantastic Northeast Kingdom location, this remarkable property boasts a prime spot just a stone's throw away from Dog Mountain, the home of the Stephen Huneck Gallery and offering 132.1+/- acres of private mountaintop, inviting both people and their beloved canine companions. Moreover, this scenic retreat is conveniently located just a short drive from downtown St. Johnsbury, granting easy access to a delightful array of shops, restaurants, schools, and a myriad of engaging community events.
This Vermont estate promises a lifestyle of tranquility, beauty, and endless possibilities, making it the perfect opportunity for those seeking a Vermont haven that blends the essence of an inn, special events venue, and an idyllic private residence. Embrace the charm, elegance, and timeless allure of this extraordinary Vermont estate and make it your own.