My comfortable one bedroom apt (king bed and sofa bed) tucked away inside this magnificent historic barn is a perfect spot for a cozy rural get away. Moments away from world class food and drinks, this beautiful rural surrounding is a wonderland for many activities.
The historic Greensboro Barn was built in 1880. I have been in love with this barn my whole life. Over twenty five years ago I decided to make it into my home, where I raised my family and have my studio and gallery. Located in the heart of Greensboro, the barn is just a half-mile from Caspian Lake and the village and a few miles to Hill Farmstead Brewery. There is wifi, though because of this rural area it's not always reliable for streaming. The space has it's own entrance with finished wood floors, deep set windows and unique live-edge, raw wood trim throughout. There is one large bedroom, (king bed) and a kitchenette, dining, and living space (with a full/futon couch) and a full bathroom. The space is well insulated and heated with a beautiful, gas (wood style) stove. The kitchenette is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, electric hot plate, toaster oven, coffee maker, electric tea kettle and crock pot.
Willey's Store, a well known old fashion general store, sells groceries, Jasper Cellars cheese, Hill Farmstead beer, gasoline and marks the center of Greensboro Village and is less than a mile away. Hardwick, the center of the locavore movement is just 6 miles away with restaurants that serve farm to table fare. Near by is the Craftsbury Outdoor Center with summer rowing and biking, in winter x-c skiing, skating and good food (rentals available).
The barn is an inspiring agricultural cathedral, which has been lovingly restored over a 25 year period, and is surrounded with gardens and fruit trees. There are wonderful places nearby to walk, run, ski, hike or bike; and just down my road you can play golf on a beautiful 9 hole golf course or tennis on one of the 7 red clay courts. The pristine Caspian Lake, is the heart of the area and features great swimming, boating and (ice) fishing.
It's not every day that one gets to stay in a barn and experience a beautiful piece of paradise.
Guests have access to the main level of the barn and all the gardens and outside surroundings.
Interaction with guests
I will gladly inform and give suggestions to anyone who is interested and leave anyone on their own if that is what they are wanting!
Other things to note
Whatever your interests are-just ask and I'll point you in the right direction.
The price that you are paying includes the 9% rooms tax that I am required to pay the State of Vermont. No Smoking or Pets Please. I appreciate you leaving my place neat, conserving energy and recycling. Thanks
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I am the fifth generation of my family to spend summers on Caspian Lake in Greensboro. It is a very special place, which I have deep affection for and where I decided to live year round and raise my three children. Over twenty years ago I bought and saved an old historic 1880s barn and converted the chicken coop, milk house, cow stalls etc. into our home, my studio and gallery. The Greensboro Barn and property is a labor of love and an extension of my creative work as an artist. It is surrounded by a large field, beautiful trees, berry bushes, flowers, vegetable gardens and a greenhouse, all of which provide me with endless and enjoyable projects. I paint with watercolors, make functional pottery and porcelain jewelry, which are for sale in my gallery open year round by chance or by appointment. I know this region and its people well and would be happy to host you on your next trip to the area. I know you will love it here too!