Set on 10.7 acres in Hyde Park, Vermont—just a short drive from the mountain town of Stowe—this secluded property features a cluster of fully furnished, turnkey buildings, including a three-bedroom main residence, for a picturesque rural escape.
"From the moment you arrive at the winding driveway, you begin to feel the magic of this special property," says Jaime Kowal, who currently owns the estate with her partner, David Hoffman. "The structures are each nestled into the lush landscape, framing spectacular views that are pure Vermont."
The couple acquired the property in 2019, but are moving back to California for work. "We've loved our quiet sabbatical in the Green Mountain State, but Los Angeles holds so many more creative opportunities for us," notes Jaime, who is a professional photographer and designer. "David, [an actor and writer], is excited to get back to the heart of the entertainment industry."
In total, the estate features five buildings: a 2,385-square-foot main house, a two-story artist’s studio, a writer’s workshop or office, a detached two-car garage, and a canoe or kayak shed. "The land also features 5,000 square feet of beautiful mature perennial gardens; a giant, thriving vegetable garden; and a meditation trail which David built that winds through the forest," says Jaime.
Originally designed in 1986, the main residence was completely rebuilt in 2012. "Everything from the galvanized roof to the locally milled, red oak flooring and custom cabinetry was restored," notes Jaime. "In 2015, the space—which boasts a Five-Star Plus Energy Star—also won a Fine Homebuilding's Reader's Choice Award."
Inside, a free-flowing layout connects the home's expansive living areas, which extend outdoors thanks to a spacious screened-in porch overlooking the garden and forest beyond. A chef's kitchen caters to easy entertaining, while each of the three bedrooms offer quiet, calming retreats.
"Overall, this home reflects a love of natural materials, as well as a commitment to the environment," says Jaime. With plans to soon head west, the couple are offering the estate fully furnished. "Every single piece of furniture was carefully curated for the house to maximize harmony with the natural surroundings and provide sustainable quality and comfort." Scroll ahead to see more of the property, currently listed for $1,195,000.
45 Paus Lane in Hyde Park, Vermont, is currently listed for $1,195,000 by Sharon Bateman of Pall Spera Company Realtors-Stowe Village.
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