http://www.StoweHome.com – Stowe Vermont is a major four season destination. Although most famous as a world class ski resort, Stowe’s summer and fall seasons are also popular with residents and visitors alike.
This graceful, sophisticated mountain home combines the always-on-vacation sensation of a playground getaway with opportunities abound through every window.
Located off the Mountain Road , near the recreational path and only a few minutes from Stowe Village, this spectacular end-of-the road estate is situated on 3 acres of extraordinary landscaping and includes 2 ponds, expansive gardens, private forests, manicured irrigated lawns and an outdoor heated pool. With acres of land to play on, it is a wonderful and entertaining space for all ages.
The Birch Hill Home is perhaps one of the finest in Vermont. Designed for the ultimate in entertaining at every age, this home has it all. Being situated at the end of the road insures privacy, but still near enough to neighbors to not feel isolated. Being situated facing Mt Mansfield, Spruce Peak and the famous Trapp Family Lodge insures breathtaking views at every turn.
The 5,000 square feet of spacious, open, sunlit spaces allows one to enjoy country living at its finest.
The large Great Room, with soaring cathedral ceilings, skylights, and a dramatic double sided fieldstone fireplace offers commanding views of Mt. Mansfield and the stunning valley vistas and snow covered trails.
Even the most finicky chef will be thrilled with this gourmet hickory kitchen. Gorgeous South African Granite Fossil countertops set off by the requisite high end stainless steel appliances by Wolf, Miele and Viking will make preparing a delectable meal a joy.
The hickory arch leads you to the open dining room where family traditions and cherished meals are yours to enjoy. When the weather is warm, entertaining easily extends out to a covered porch to further enjoy those magnificent views!
The convenient first floor master bedroom and office is the epitome of luxury and privacy. From the cherry wood flooring to the exotic ceiling fan to the wall to wall windows showcasing Mt. Mansfield to the Mendola gas fireplace in the adjacent office – this space leaves you wanting nothing more.
And here is the master bathroom you’ve always dreamed of… with an authentic sandstone sink, bamboo flooring, cork walls, and an Art Deco jacuzzi bath. The full ceramic steam shower offers dual shower heads – it’s your very own spa.
The light filled turret gleams like a jewel as the light reflects off the square window panes.
The hospitality of this home extends to the bedrooms on the second level.
During the summer months, you’ll thoroughly enjoy the privacy of outdoor living with impeccable organically fertilized lawn and gardens kept lush and green by an irrigation system. Specimens include many varieties of mature flowering trees and shrubs including lilacs, rhododendrons, azaleas, roses, spring bulbs, evergreens and an in ground, heated swimming pool.
This finished basement level was designed with entertainment in mind. It includes a bar made with South American zebra wood, wood paneled walls and ceiling, mendola gas fireplace, real stone surround and Italian ceramic floor tiles that create a warm, cozy atmosphere.
An arch rustic wine cave door leads the way to a small wine cellar adjacent the bar. A laundry room, a half bath and a solid slate mahogany pool table are located in a separate room.
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