The Village Farm is one of those rare jewels a discerning buyer would recognize as a masterpiece. An inspirational and authentic restoration of an 1800's stone farm house with original summer kitchen dating back to 1770's . This transformation featured in New Rooms for Old houses by Frank Shirley, is an example of
historic restoration, and preservation, wood floors and antique hardware, beamed ceilings, five fireplaces, and countless beautiful details throughout were designed by Peter Zimmerman and the owners. The kitchen, gathering room, sunny breakfast room, and beautiful bathrooms have been added and transformed to function for the necessities of modern day living without the clutter of mechanicals and mechanisms to take away from the natural beauty of period detail and luxurious features of this home. The addition of the gathering room which was features vaulted ceilings and wood burning fireplace. Steps away lead to a large Chefs kitchen, with French Zinc Center Island , Wolf Stove, double wall ovens and warming drawer, Bosch dishwasher, Sub Zero, encased in custom Cherry cabinetry and to side by side Shaw Farm sinks .A sunny breakfast room over looks the patio and gardens. An open Butler's pantry with wet bar is accented with a large German Silver farm sink surrounded with beautiful custom cabinetry and handsome brick flooring. A heavy dutch door leads to a potting room, with stone and brick exposed walls and natural stone sink. A convenient powder room is nearby, and accesses the original 1700's summer kitchen with rebuilt squirrel tail bake oven , great for making pizza! An eye-catching purposeful historical space. Light cascades through the Formal Dining Room with beamed ceiling, and original patinas and hardware which compliment the large walk in fireplace. A formal Living Room with walk in fireplace is near the Library which features abundant book shelving and custom cherry cabinetry and high beamed ceiling. A thoughtful space for working form home. The front parlor is a perfect music room, and convenient to all. The upper level has Main Bedroom suite with fireplace, and spa bath with radient heat, steam shower, soaking tub, dual vanities, towel warming drawer. Custom built walk in closet with built in cabinetry has plenty storage. Two additional Bedrooms, and Bathrooms, a play area, or flex space for many possibilities.
Four ancillary buildings include a stunning artist studio with a wall of metal and glass doors open to scenic views. Vaulted ,beamed ceilings, stone exposed walls, central air, heat, hand carved soap stone sink, refrigerator/freezer, powder room, make this a truly a coveted work space, retreat.
Additionally a bank barn, chicken coop, three story spring house, and tannery/root cellar. All this and more on this 43 acre estate in a lush landscape with spring fed koi pond, and wooded bridge to a second driveway. A scenic setting surrounded by farm fields, woodlands and traversed logging trails. A rare historic find!