The 3000 sq ft house is located on 13.5 acres. The yard & house faces south, so warm & sunny. Mount snow ski area is 20 miles away, the town of Wilmington is 12 miles away and the town of Readsboro is 2 miles away. Readsboro has nice general store with mainly food & beverage as well as gasoline. The Readsboro Inn is a full restaurant and bar as well there is a nice breakfast eatery down the street. There is quick access to the VAST snowmobile trail through the back yard. Atherton meadows state wildlife management area is a short hike away up through the backyard. Thunder Mountain Bike Park is another fun activity only 14 miles away down into MA. The house was built in the late 70's. The furnace is an oil burner - forced air system, as well as a large wood burning stove. There is a full concrete basement. The cooking stove is propane as well as the tank less hot water heater.
There are 2 bedrooms down stairs, the larger bedroom has 2 double beds & ad the other has 2 single beds. There is a full bath downstairs with a shower and tub. Upstairs the is a full bath with a large shower. There are 2 large bedrooms upstairs, one of the rooms has 5 beds and the other has 3 beds. There is plenty of room for air mattresses and foam for kids to sleep on.
The house is very spacious and functional for big groups. We had 26 people stay over for Thanksgiving last fall.
You enter through a slider on the right side of the house next to the drive way into the wood burning stove room / TV room. Which has couches for 8 to 10 to sit. There is a big coat / boot room to the right and the laundry room is next on the right.
Then straight ahead into the kitchen. There is a bar with stools that is open into a large room on the left that has couches and a bumper pool table. The kitchen has two large tables for eating and endless chairs. There is a door in the middle of the kitchen into the backyard.
At the far end of the kitchen is a hallway that leads to two bedrooms, bathroom and the up stairs. This is a country home geared toward large families with kids and pets. The house is clean with very little clutter and things for kids to break. Few things are brand new but nothing is trashed or ripped up. There is rail around the wood burning stove to keep kids away and for drying clothes. The closets and dressers are full of endless clean sheets and towels. The kitchen is loaded with pots, pans, plates, silverware, cups, glasses and everything a kitchen could need. Big gas stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster etc.. The yard and surrounding woods are perfect for year round outdoor fun. The only neighbor is in deep in the woods across the street. The property is surrounded by state forest perfect for hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, mountain biking and snowmobiling. The yard is a huge 13 1/2 acre rolling hill that faces south getting plenty of sun. Roughly 1/2 of the property is mowed grass with level areas behind the house and up the yard for outdoor functions, picnics and games. There is a nice level area to set up our volley ball net. The yard winds up the hill to offer beautiful mountain views of sunrise and sunset. Winter time sledding is endless. The driveway goes straight up the hill with ample parking down by the road and up into the yard. There is a beautiful flowing creek the winds down the right side of the yard. In the spring and summer the yard is fill with flowers, 5 different types of apple trees, a pear tree, Queen Anne plum tree, 2 blue berry bushes and endless red and black raspberries. Lake Whitingham has a public boat launch a couple miles down the street for all types of boating and fishing. The other direction up the street near Readsboro is the Sherman reservoir whch is part of the Deerfield River great for fishing and kayaking.+ More