Privacy abounds at this multi-level contemporary home in Ripton. Think eclectic, rambling, versatile as this property could fit any one or all of those descriptions! The main house actually lives on several levels and mid-levels. In the main living space you have a full bathroom, living room, kitchen and dining area. 1/2 a level down you have a laundry room and 1/2 a level up you'll find a library with built in shelving. A full story up is a bedroom suite and loft including a 3/4 bathroom en suite. An office space connects the main house to the utility area and the garage so if you need a home office, it's an ideal location in the house for that (plenty of bookshelves!). In the lower level of the house, which is walkout basement style there is another bedroom en suite with a full bath, sunroom/workout room and yet another small bedroom en suite with another full bath! That's not enough? The attached apartment is above the garage with a living room/kitchen area, bedroom and a full bath with laundry hookups. Great for a guest suite or apartment rental. Separate heating systems for the main house and the apartment. All on 12+ acres with seasonal views (depending on which floor of the house you're on) of the mountains to the west. Driveway recently regraded, heating system on the main house was replaced during current owner's tenure. Garden space outside, plenty of sunlight! Be sure to check out the virtual tour of both the house and apartment!
This is your chance to buy an historic Vermont Inn, and continue the business,or make it into your family home or multi family getaway! Built in 1828 by Daniel Chipman,a United States Representative from Vermont, founder and professor of law at Middlebury College, the original farmhouse began operating as an inn and public dining room in 1974. Just 7 miles from Middlebury, the property is nestled in the Green Mountains, with excellent hiking/biking/skiing options all around you!The inn currently features 9 guest rooms with baths, and a two room owner's quarters with bath. In the center of the residence is the taproom- with a handsome bar and casual seating area in front of the original hearth. The perfect spot to curl up at the end of the day with a good book near the fire! The spacious dining room also has a fireplace to enhance the ambiance on cool days and nights. The commercial kitchen is complete with a walk in style refrigerator, and is where meals are prepared for up to 25 visitors at one time. The east wing of the structure was fully renovated in 2015- with new insulation/wiring/flooring, etc. and a standing seam roof was just added. A sitting room in this section is another great spot to unwind. A post and beam barn was added to provide storage options, and an automatic generator tucked behind adds piece of mind. Lovingly maintained by the current owner, it is time for this inn to enter a new chapter. Come to Vermont and make this property your new home or business!
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