With over 17 acres spread across the Pomfret and West Hartford line, this reproduction Saltbox built by renowned craftsman Doug Gest provides the best of both worlds for those seeking honest Vermont charm and the comfort of modern amenities, systems and conveniences. The classic colonial was constructed in 1998 in a location chosen by the owners for its proximity to everything the Upper Valley has to offer. Bordering the protected Appalachian Trail corridor is open countryside with stone walls and terrace, over 250 trees, ornamental gardens, water features, espaliers, a gazebo, firepit and other outdoor charms too numerous to mention. Inside features varied width hand planed wide plank flooring, hand planed doors graced by authentic period hardware, period moldings, raised panels and built ins, Rumford style fireplaces and oversized living spaces that create a feeling of casual, elegant comfort. The heart of the home is the great room which encompasses the kitchen as well as the dining and informal living areas. A large formal dining room and a double living room open to an inviting screened-in porch overlooking the entrance to the formal gardens. A first floor master bedroom suite makes up the south end of the house. A covered breezeway entrance leads you to the post and beam barn that creates a dramatic two and a half story three car garage . Residence located in West Hartford.