The Farmhouse at Big Picture Farm is a lovely on-farm boutique country manor. Clean and expansive - 9 bedrooms that can sleep up to 16 people - it is a perfect four-seasons setting for you to enjoy the Vermont countryside. Whether you are thinking about a multiple-family vacation, reunion, conference, corporate retreat, workshop, elopement, fundraiser, or some other special event, the Farmhouse's beauty and distinction will ensure a magical experience for all.
- 9,000+ square feet of usable space
- 9 bedrooms (3 en suite Kings, 1 en suite Queen, 3 Queens, 1 King + Queen, 1 Twin + Trundle)
- State of the art farmhouse kitchen
- 6-burner Viking commercial range with griddle
- 10-foot farmhouse table
- Reading solarium
- High-speed Internet & WiFi via Xfinity cable
- 1 media room with Xfinity cable and smart TV
- 2 gorgeous fireplaces
- Children’s play space with puzzles and toys
- 2 “Pack-n-Plays”
- 2 high chairs for babies and toddlers
- 11 meditation mats and other floor cushions
- Screened sun porch
- Yoga room
- Expansive outdoor patio with bistro string lights
- Solo woodstove as well as separate fire pit in yard
- Shared use of an extraordinary 70 foot lap pool with accompanying pool house (with kitchen), lounge chairs, umbrellas, and outdoor shower
- Capacity: 1 - 16 persons
"The pool was the icing on the cake; such a beautiful place to enjoy the gorgeous surroundings!"
Master suite includes upholstered King bed with Avocado mattress, wood-burning fireplace, en suite master bath with dual shower systems, steam room, and separate whirlpool bathtub. Other features include ceiling fan, mini-split, large windows facing west, star-viewing skylight, walk-in closet, and lounging chairs.
A second master suite including handmade King bed, en suite bathroom with combined shower and bathtub, private balcony overlooking property, and fun vivid paintings and gorgeous Moroccan rug.
Beautiful and cosy King suite located in the old/original wing of the Farmhouse. Adjoining bathroom with Japanese soaking tub and separate newly-renovated rain shower.
Private Queen bedroom with en suite bathroom featuring walk-in shower and a separate nook for a Pack-n-play or quiet reading spot.
Beautiful Queen bedroom located in a second floor "family wing" that shares a bathroom with the Matilda Room and the Little Prince Room.
Another lovely Queen bedroom in the second floor "family wing"
A small bedroom in the "family wing" featuring a single bed with a second single trundle that can be rolled out for a second child/person. Shares a bathroom with Eloise and Matilda.
A spacious and cozy room featuring both a King bed as well as a Queen bed. Skylight and windows provide stunning light as well as views of the pond.
A quiet Queen room that shares a common half bath.
"We rented the entire farmhouse as lodgings for family members attending a wedding nearby, with 15 of us staying overnight. The farmhouse met our needs perfectly. The bedrooms range from very comfortable to absolutely luxurious."
The gorgeous and spacious farmhouse kitchen featuring top of the line appliances, including a brand new Viking range as well as a 48" built-in Viking refrigerator (and a second 36" LG refrigerator/freezer unit).
An expansive farmhouse deck featuring natural shade from towering maple trees, cozy outdoor seating, string lights, and beautiful views of the backyard that provide exceptional sunsets.
An expansive screened-in porch with string lights and plenty of seating is the perfect place to hang out during the day or even dine in on a warm summer evening.
Drenched in morning light and filled with greenery, the solarium is the perfect spot to sip your morning coffee and make a plan for the day.
A beautiful and cozy living room located off of the dining room that invites a post-dinner wind down chat with a digestif.
Adjacent to the kitchen, The Hearth is the central gathering place to take informal meals/snacks and to spend time with friends and family around a wood burning fire.
A large and lovely multi-purpose room off the foyer, popular with yogis and kids alike.
The dining room features a 10' farm table and is located between the kitchen and the living room.
A library/media room with comfortable seating that features bookshelves and a smart tv with Xfinity cable box.
"The common spaces are numerous and ample, offering everything from play spaces for pre-schoolers to quiet corners for adult conversation. The furnishings and decor reflect a sophisticated, almost Scandinavian, sense of style - lots of natural wood, a great mix of contemporary and more traditional furniture."
A peaceful, spring-fed pond is popular spot to look for frogs in the spring, and turtles in the fall. There is a little bridge that leads to the island in the center.
A private and expansive backyard area spills down from the patio, and provides ample space for kids to run, toss the ball around, or sit beside the fire pit.
We are happy to schedule a private goat "hang out" session for you and your family/friends. This is a casual, intimate, and truly unique and unforgettable experience. Goats are affectionate, funny, and splendid to look at.
When the conditions are right, our beaver pond becomes the most incredible ice skating experience in all of New England. Our smaller pond near the Farmhouse can also be skated on, and more reliably.
Great sledding exists on farm, especially for little ones.
Stratton is our family's go-to mountain come winter, but we are also between 30-40 minutes from a number of other alpine ski destinations, including Mt. Snow, Bromley, Magic Mountain, and Okemo.
One can enjoy trailblazing trails on farm with backcountry skis, but there are also excellent nordic centers offering groomed trails nearby, including Grafton Ponds, Wild Wings, Brattleboro Outing Club, and Stratton Nordic Center.
We have 130 acres, including many fields of wildflowers and grazing animals. The variety of birds, bees, and wildlife is breathtaking come summer.
We have several sets of adult and child-sized snowshoes for those of you who wish to explore the wintry terrain right here on the farm without having to drive to an outdoor center.