Circa 1857, a home was built along the lush banks of Adler Brook and The Black River. Each beam and board hand forged in stone and wood. Withstanding the test of time, for nearly 165 yrs, woven into the tapestry of Americas past. Pre dating the Civil War, generations of stewards created memories that echo through the walls. Spanning 3 centuries, evolving as times change, but never loosing its footing. The birth of a nation still fresh, when this home was given life. At the cross roads of Tyson Road as it intersects with Grasshopper Lane, in coveted and historic South Reading VT the story of a home begins its journey. A panorama of peaceful woodlands and flowing water as far as the eye can see. Surrounded by the enchanting Green Mountains, you feel far from the hustle and bustle of modern life. All roads lead to Reading, with Historic Woodstock village as well as Okemo Mountain are within 20 mins. Providing modern conveniences at every turn. This 3 bedroom home all with their very own private bathrooms…a rare and unique find. Artfully renovated and updated, bringing memories of a bygone era back to life. Walking the property, which sis on a corner lot, abutting nothing but green grass, towering trees and water at all ends. Feeling as if the land goes on forever. As you enter the home the living room, the history within is apparent. The living room is complete with a beautiful wood burning stove and room to entertain. Enter into the first floor master, with newly appointed ensuite, locally milled wood flooring and a 1930’s stand up radio converted into a one of a kind vanity. The next door opens into the laundry room, with Energy Efficient W/D and space to fold clothing and use as storage. The open floor plan features a huge picture window and two sets of double doors at either end of the room. They envelope the space with endless light. The new state of the art kitchen with all new stainless appliances, hand poured concrete counters and stunning reclaimed wood floors compliment the restored and repurposed 100 year old double basin soapstone laundry sink. You will hear the Adler Brook cascading along the backside of the property from the kitchen. As you head upstairs you will notice the unique school house light fixtures throughout the home. Ascend the whimsically painted and newly restored staircase to the 2nd floor, you will find the landing as wonderful as any room in the house. A perfect space to relax and read, in between rooms. The bedroom with a SE view of the historic snecked masonry stone church can be seen through the endless windows in the room. Open and generous, a true suite invites you in. The newly redesigned ensuite takes your breath away. Sounds of the brook echo throughout the home. Tranquility awaits as the original 100 yr old claw foot tub sits on a pedestal above the reclaimed wide pine floors. A crisp white tile glass enclosed shower and 1800’s wooden dry sink now vanity complete this oasis. Head back to the lounge area and open your eyes to another distinct and unique suite space. Recently hand laid wide pine floors are complemented by the endless light in this boutique B&B style space. The attached bathroom is bathed in light, with a repurposed antique side board now double vanity, and nostalgic details throughout. The finishing touch is a walk in closet, in rough pine. With a creative space to boot. Tyson Road has so much to see. Schedule a showing today.
MLS # 4918447
Updated on August 4, 2022 at 2:21 pm