Listed at $17,500,000 million, 710 Tansy Hill Road in Stowe, Vt., is known as “Deerwood” or “Bridge House.” The exquisite two-bed, three-bath home, which sits over a stream on nearly 240 picturesque acres is the perfect fusion of a classic New England covered bridge and contemporary design.
Step inside to the entryway of the main house, which was built in 1994, and you’re greeted by a majestic spiral oak and maple staircase that winds upward from the slate floors.
“As you walk in, you can see past the staircase through the glass walls that look out to the stream and a bit of the waterfall,” said Wade Weathers of LandVest, who shares the listing with Meg Kauffman.
Continue up the staircase to the main floor of the home, which feels as if you’re walking through an old covered bridge. One continuous open space, it features glass on each 140-foot side that streams in natural light, allowing for stunning views of the Worcester mountain range. There’s a spacious open kitchen that combines wood with slate features on the large L-shaped kitchen island. That flows into the dining area, and finally into the living space, which is helmed by a giant slate fireplace. There’s also a screened-in porch with floor-to-ceiling windows that’s ideal for enjoying the natural beauty of the landscape.
That lower level of the 4,791-square-foot home is where you’ll find the primary bedroom suite, which has a spacious bath and doors that open to a deck. There’s also a second bedroom, as well as an office, laundry room, and mudroom.
The property has a separate 2,132-square-foot home known as the “Barn House.” The owners built that four-bed, three-bath home in 1979. There’s also a two-car garage and a workshop with a one-bedroom apartment upstairs, as well as a four-bay equipment shed.
“It really is a really fascinating piece of land,” Weathers added. “And 240 acres in Stowe is a total anomaly.”
The property also features a tennis court and an apple orchard. It has five ponds, including one that’s perfect for swimming and has a dock and gazebo and another that’s filled with wildlife, including beavers and herons.