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Rent A Vermont Farmhouse For This View

Posted on | January 3, 2013 | 29 Comments

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The last weekend of 2012 we did our first overnight trip with Frances to Vermont. We were invited to stay at a beautiful farmhouse my sister rented in Waterbury, Vermont. The trip was just over 3 hours from Massachusetts and a safe distance to practice our new parenting skills. As we drove north through New Hampshire the landscape turned from muddy browns to white blankets of snow. Frances slept majority of the way (see a pic here); making just one pit stop where we successfully maneuvered our first diaper changing in the car.

On Saturday, we bundled baby up in full winter gear and brought her out for her first winter snowstorm. I got a kick out of letting the fresh snowflakes fall on her face even though she squirmed and whined a little. We made our first baby snow angel (she was asleep) and took a hike around the farm meeting chickens in an adorable red hen house and sat on a pony! This little girl is spoiled for only being 2-months old!

My sister found the house on Homeaway.com (for rental info): an online database of vacation rentals. She and her family spent the week skiing at nearby Stowe Mountain. The farmhouse has a huge kitchen that’s great for cooking in the evenings, a pool table, hot tub (my nieces loved), an outdoor fireplace and five bedrooms situated on 20 acres. The shots above and below are the views! The mountains clouded in snow; the air still and crisp.

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horses farm vt Rent A Vermont Farmhouse For This ViewHorses at farm

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candycane horse Rent A Vermont Farmhouse For This ViewCandy Cane the pony

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winter snow Rent A Vermont Farmhouse For This ViewWinter views from farmhouse

snowflakes Rent A Vermont Farmhouse For This ViewMe and Frances outside the barn

frances pony Rent A Vermont Farmhouse For This ViewFrances in pink on a pony

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Comments

29 Responses to “Rent A Vermont Farmhouse For This View”

  1. eLIZabeth Floyd
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 4:56 pm

    Katy,

    I have been following you via instagram, but had to share that I love seeing all these photos together on your blog. It tells a story.

    Have a wonderful evening and wishing you the best this year. Liz

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  2. Katy Elliott
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 5:41 pm

    Thank you eLIZabeth Floyd!

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  3. Heather
    January 3rd, 2013 @ 10:48 pm

    What a magical trip! The landscape there is just gorgeous. I’ve been following your adventures on instagram!

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  4. Ileana
    January 4th, 2013 @ 9:54 am

    gorgeous photos. i love rural winterscapes. happy new year.

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  5. Mary
    January 4th, 2013 @ 4:50 pm

    Love the photo narrative! Stunning photography. And, of course, I had to bookmark that farm on homeaway.com — quintessential Vermont.

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  6. Susan
    January 4th, 2013 @ 5:16 pm

    Wow I want to go now! I’m assuming there is a caretaker on site for the horses? I’m going to bookmark this for our next time in Vermont with the kids!

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  7. Katy Elliott
    January 6th, 2013 @ 8:09 am

    @Susan

    Yes, there is a caretaker for the horses and the chickens! Liz the owner is super nice and let my older nieces brush the horses too! And Liz put aside the fresh eggs from the chickens for us to cook with!

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  8. Steve
    January 9th, 2013 @ 2:10 pm

    Looks beautiful! I’ve painted a few times at a farm up in the hills overlooking the town and it’s so pretty. Haven’t been there in the winter but it looks just as nice.

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  9. Zoe Alexander
    February 9th, 2013 @ 5:11 am

    Sounds and looks idyllic! What a great place to stay and there is no substitute for clean air in the countryside! It’s also the best time to travel with a baby. After 12 mths it’s more challenging! Thank you for sharing Katy.

    Zoe xxx

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  10. Josie
    February 21st, 2013 @ 10:26 pm

    Looks like such a lovely time!

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  11. Thomas
    March 15th, 2013 @ 5:42 am

    Beautiful, I really do love that bright winter view from the farmhouse. Your kids seem to be enjoying the place as well. :)

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  12. Thomas
    March 15th, 2013 @ 5:45 am

    Beautiful, I really do love that bright winter view from the farmhouse. Your kids seem to be enjoying the place as well. :)

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  13. Rand Peck
    March 22nd, 2013 @ 10:33 am

    Hello Katy,
    Found your site recently searching for Samuel Chamberlain info. My wife Linda and I live in a 1790′s cape in NH and enjoy both Chamberlain and Nutting books. Our daughter and son-in-law recently purchased an old home in Marblehead and will enjoy your site as much as we do.

    Rand Peck
    Amherst, NH

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  14. Rand Peck
    March 22nd, 2013 @ 10:35 am

    Hello Katy,
    Found your site recently searching for Samuel Chamberlain info. My wife Linda and I live in a 1790′s cape in NH and enjoy both Chamberlain and Nutting books. Our daughter and son-in-law recently purchased an old home in Marblehead and will enjoy your site as much as we do.

    Rand Peck
    Amherst, NH

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  16. David
    March 26th, 2013 @ 10:55 am

    The landscape seems amazing although I kind of miss summer at the moment!

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  17. Phil
    April 3rd, 2013 @ 1:50 pm

    That is an awesome picture. Unfortunately, there has been a lot of snow near some relatives of mine (even though its now April!) and it has caused untold problems! So I am hoping for their sake that the snow stays in pictures!

    It looks tremendous though. Thanks for sharing.

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  18. ces
    April 6th, 2013 @ 2:56 pm

    I’m a new follower of your blog and I love it. Looking forward to seeing your future posts.

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  19. PARIS BEE kids blog
    May 3rd, 2013 @ 6:03 am

    Wow! Vermont under the snow is so beautiful. I’ve only been there in the summer. This images are incredible!!

    xoxo PARIS BEE kids blog

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  20. developers pune
    May 18th, 2013 @ 2:04 am

    Enjoying in snow is big dun! Owning this type of farm house in natures lap means dreams comes true!

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  21. Lauri
    June 28th, 2013 @ 10:44 am

    What stunning views!I hope you all had a wonderful time together =) =)

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    November 2nd, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

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