Torwood is located just 15 mins from Woodstock VT. The property is also a short 25-40 mins drive to Dartmouth/Hanover, Killington Ski Resort and to I-89/I-91. Privately situated on 17.48 acres, it offers convenient access to shopping, ski resorts, health care services, schools, exercise facilities and golf courses. An overview of what's nearby is below.
Woodstock, Vermont is the quintessential New England historic town. It sits in a valley surrounded by low-lying hills that nestle rather than overwhelm, and is a community snuggled around the Ottauquechee River. Woodstock is home to many excellent shops and restaurants, the Woodstock Inn & Resort, a great Middle and High School, and never fails to serve as an incredible place to go for a walk or meet someone for Coffee.
Those who choose to reside near Woodstock continue to be some of the most educated in the world, some of the most accomplished “captains of industry” in the country. It seems everyone has an interesting back-story. You’ll find filmmakers, war correspondents, writers, artists, military experts, doctors, high-tech entrepreneurs, rock stars, equestrians and happy soccer moms and dads all grabbing a coffee in town. Woodstock also attracts its fair share of Dutch, English and French, many of whom are reminded of home by the gentle hills, winding dirt roads, cows, sheep and horses in pastures next to beautiful weathered barns. Even if it’s not the old country, it has the feel of a place with deep roots.
The Woodstock Inn & Resort features several fabulous restaurants, a full-length pool, golf course, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and a comprehensive gym.
Pomfret is one of the most beautiful locations in New England, with its clear running brooks and green rolling pastures perfect for skiing, hiking, walking and more intense pursuits like farming. The Appalachian Trail runs right up and over Pomfret on its way to Hanover, New Hampshire. You’ll find Cloudland Farm here with its Angus cattle and the popular off-the-beaten track farm-to-table restaurant.
Suicide Six Ski Resort, in Pomfret, is operated by the Woodstock Inn. It's a great place for the whole family to ski in a nearby, stress-free, relaxing environment.
Explore the scenic Pomfret dirt roads and you will surely find little pieces of heaven. In Pomfret, people give names to their farmsteads or refer to location by family name. Directions are the same, “Just past Oatway and the orchards on the left…” One resident named his property “The Sweet Spot” and runs his professional recording studio of the same name out of an attached barn.
Take a trip to the area and visit Pomfret. You won't want to leave.
A town made up of individuals who care and look out after one another. Barnard is so wonderful that we created an entire photo-magazine in it's honor. Click the cover image below to view the digital version of Beautiful Barnard.
Hanover, New Hampshire
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, boutique shopping outlets, fabulous food, and more. Hanover, being home to Dartmouth College (one of the Ivy Leagues and the ninth oldest college in the nation), and in part due to its youthful atmosphere, enjoys a lively, 'New England cosmopolitan' business district. Hanover offers an incredible mix of activities from access to the White and Green Mountains to its arts and culture community not to mention the obvious intellectual benefits found in a college town.
The Dirt Cowboy at the top of South Main Street is one of the best places to meet someone on any morning.
Killington Mountain, just 40 minutes from 489 Hidden Ridge Road, is one of the best places to go skiing in Vermont. With a summit elevation of 4,241 ft, 22 lifts, 155 trails and 1,509 skiable acres you will not be disappointed.