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Historic Marvin Robinson c. 1830 Reading Vermont Farmhouse

656 VT-106, Reading, VT 05062, USA
$279,000

Description

Welcome to the historic Marvin Robinson homestead. This spacious c.1830’s, 5 bed, 3 bath masterpiece sits on over an acre of land. Nestled in the quintessential village of Reading, Vermont. It has an attached 2 car garage with 3 barns on the property.The main home has gone through a complete renovation, while salvaged historical charm and character remain. The modern amenities can be seen throughout. A whimsical twist of tradition and style.  with a modern rustic chic  The warm and cozy feeling you have in this generous 2400 sq foot home resonates.  Luxury farmhouse life starts with an awe inspiring  great room. You can see the marks and age in each beam hanging over head. They showcase an impressive 20 ft. high cathedral ceiling. The chefs kitchen with features such brand new stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry and hardware detailing. It makes even a novice cook feel like a culinary master. Look around as you stand behind the hand poured concrete counter tops that frame an antique deep basin soap stone sink. The solid and sturdy vintage architectural relic was kept with its original exterior patina and refashioned with a commercial grade faucet. Vintage inspired pendant lighting hang the breakfast bar and center island. Bringing the past and present into this open concept space is the great room, and it wouldn’t be complete without something especially grand. The true heart of this breathtaking space is the c. 1900  Ebersole player piano harp. As the entire piano could not be salvaged, it’s life in music will still go on. The mega art piece hangs proudly overlooking the room, forever paying homage to its vibrant Vermont history.
”If music be the food of love, play on.” – William Shakespeare   “

In addition to the great room, the first floor consists of a mudroom/laundry room, the former all glass antique side entry door and 2 antique school house doors were added along with  a corner reading nook. A formal dining room is the next step into the home. With ample room to  can host a large gathering comfortably or just have a cozy dinner for two. The large main floor bathroom just off the living room has an antique singer sewing machine now used for the vessel sink base, a rare curved cast iron tub and all refinished hardwood floors. The two first floor bedrooms, are just off the living and great room.  The kitchen and bedroom have brand new atrium doors  opening up to lush greenery and a view of the Ascutney mountain. As you climb the stairs the second floor has the master suite with a a full bath, antique pedestal sink, artistically hand painted floors and industrial pipe details.  A bathroom plus two additional bedrooms with  full bath, along with multiple linen closets make for generous living space throughout.
The property has panoramic Mountain View’s with small town living just out the door. Next door is The Reading Elementary School,  the black river runs just across the road and can be heard as the waterfalls rush over the rolling hills. It true post card of Vermont Living at its best. Watrobas General Store for all your sundries, Organic Green house and farm stand are just a minute walk from the home. With a short 15 minute drive to the historic downtown Woodstock area and access to all of the top Ski resorts and attractions Vermont has to offer. If you lived here, you would be home already!

Detail

  • Property ID
    264213
  • 5
    Bedrooms
  • 3
    Bathrooms
  • Square Footage
    2422 sqft
  • Lot Size
    1.11 acres
  • Barn
    Style
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    Year Built
    1830

Updated on November 23, 2020 at 8:32 am

Address

  • Address: 656 VT-106
  • City: Reading
  • State/county: Vermont
  • Zip/Postal Code: 05062
  • Country: United States

Contact Agent

Christine Cilano
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