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Winter Fun at Okemo Area 5BR/3 Bath, Hot Tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table

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Last updated: 05/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ludlow house description

This is a modern, very private 16 year-old 5-BR plus loft chalet home nestled in the private hills just outside Okemo mountain in Plymouth/Ludlow, VT. This home is in the heart of some of the best skiing, snow mobiling, and cycling in the northeast. We designed and built this house and we put our love into it's maintenance, details, and amenities.

The home is set back from the road about 1/4 mile and sits on 11 wooded acres. This a very private location, but still very close to town and to the mountain. The entire front of the house is windowed facing the hills with amazing views!-Just 5 miles from Jackson Gore entrance to Okemo Mountain, VAST ski mobile trails cross the property and run near the house, mountain bike and hiking trails are everywhere, and we are only 15 minutes (6.6 mi.) from downtown Ludlow. We wanted to bring the outdoors inside so there are many extra windows and a screened porch with gas grill. Most of the house's interior is faced with stained wood and is warm to the eye and to the heart. Very private with great views of the surrounding hills with both evergreen and deciduous trees. We are near , Okemo Mountain Resort, 10 minutes (4.5 mi.) from Jackson Gore Okemo entrance; 20-25 minutes from closest Killington entrance, 25 minutes from Woodstock VT, and 25 minutes from Weston Playhouse Theater Company. There is a new championship golf course down the road with cross country skiing and just 2 miles away is a horse stable with trail riding. Great restaurants are everywhere and many of them are within 10-15 minutes of the house!

One great highlight (my favorite) that we are proud of is our 6-person hot tub that sits on the deck over-looking the hills! It has a lounge seat, waterfalls, and a cool lighting system. There is also an outdoor sound system so you can listen to music while relaxing in the tub! We also added a pool table and a second flat screen TV!. The house sleeps 11 comfortably and with sofa beds and futons it can sleep up to 13! We have 5 bedrooms (2 queen beds, 1 full size, 1 twin, and one room has 2 single beds; there is also a full size loft futon, and queen sleeper), 3 full baths (the master bath has an over-sized Jacuzzi whirlpool tub and large stall shower), Master BR has small deck with views and there is a large deck facing the hills, modern kitchen with all the cooking utensils, disposal, 42' HD plasma TV with satellite, 40' LCD TV in second living area with satellite;and a 3rd TV with separate satellite and DVD on the loft. There is a whole house/outdoor sound system with IPOD hook-up, 2 living rooms, fireplace (firewood included free),Cell-phone charging station, computer, indoor ski rack, alarm system, large deck with screened porch, ceiling fans, central heat and humidifier and A/C.Ski-lites. Gas Grill. One additional feature, that I insisted on, was installing a commercial-sized hot water system so you won't run out of water too fast! I don't know about you, but a good shower is important on my list! HOUSE FULLY PASSED ALL VT FIRE INSPECTION SAFETY CODES!!!!!
This house is a cut above most other rentals in the area and is privately owned and maintained so it is well loved and cared for. $750.00 rental deposit with 14-day refund after rental is required. WE reserve the right to ask for additional deposit for pets. THIS IS A NO SMOKING HOUSE.

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only:

            cigarette cans on front porch and screen porch. NO Smoking in house or hot tub. No cigarette butts anywhere except in the designated cans. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            There a combination of queen, full, and single beds for children and couples. ...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Only with owners prior approval...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            There are some stairs...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master BR suite with master bath and 2-person Jaccuzzi...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            lower level large BR with full bath across hall....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            2 singles beds with full bath next to it....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            suitable for 2 people with full bath across from it....moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Separate BR with full bath next store....moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen, 1 double

            A queen sleeper and double sleeper in lower living area. ...moreless

          • Bedroom 7: 1 double

            Double futon on loft w/views next to MBR suite w/TV & DVD...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Master Bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Main floor bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            lower level bath...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining area is part of great room on main level and there is breakfast bar with 3 stools next to dining table....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            condiments in fridge and spices provided...moreless

          • Toaster:

            toaster over...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Stove
          • Coffee Maker
          • Oven
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Garage:

            garage covered area for wood and garbage. Use of garage not included...moreless

          • Heating:

            forced hot air with supplemental radiant heat in lower level....moreless

          • Living Room:

            2 living areas one with Fireplace and one with pool table...moreless

          • Parking:

            plenty of room for several cars....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Fireplace
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • 42' plasma screen HD TV with BlueRay player, 2nd 40' LCD' TV in lower living area, 3rd TV on loft with satellite and DVD player, FREE WiFi Internet, FREE covered firewood and garbage bin, FREE long Distance in the US and Canada, cell phone charging station, IPod input on sound system, whole-house sound system, cell charging area next to LR TV/sound system, Internet with WIFI,2 living areas with FP, screened porch, games,pool table, lower-level second living room with sat. TV/DVD and pool table. Second living area satellite TV, VCR/DVD and Stereo. 6 wireless telephone, several alarm clock radios, small CD player in MBR, Older video game system with games. Computer with Internet...moreless


              • Television:

                2 flat screen TV's 1-40' and 1-42'. DVD blue Ray player, surround sound, video game system....moreless

              • Stereo:

                with IPOD/Smartphone charging station and hook-up to main house sound system...moreless

              • Games:

                many games stored on loft along with video/DVD collection...moreless

              • Video Games:

                selection of video game for older system...moreless

              • Video Library:

                large VHS video library...moreless

              • Game Room:

                with pool table...moreless

              • Video Game Console:


              • Satellite / Cable
              • Pool Table
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Toys


              • Mobile Phone:

                Cell phone charging station in MBR...moreless

              • Computer Available:

                with Internet access...moreless

              • Internet
              • Free Long Distance
              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                NEW 6- person hot tub on the deck with views of the hills. Tub has over 65 jets and has a reclining lounge! Outdoor speakers connect to main house sound system....moreless

              • Jetted Tub:

                1-2 person Jaccuzzi in master BR...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Idyllic view through the 25 foot all- glass back side of the house facing the hills, and a variety of evergreens and deciduous trees. The glass wall overlooks the deck and hot tub..........moreless

              • Rural


              • Live Theater
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Snowmobiling
              • Rafting
              • Skiing
              • Water Skiing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Sailing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Basketball Court
              • Golf
              • Rock Climbing
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Snowboarding
              • Swimming
              • Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Hiking
              • Mountaineering
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Restaurants
              • Library
              • Churches
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sledding
              • Shopping
              • Horseshoes
              • Sight Seeing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Ice Skating
              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Laundromat
              • Horseback Riding
              • Cycling


              Write a review 4.9
              from 16 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Apr 15 - Nov 25, 2014
              3 night min stay
              Dec 15 - Apr 15, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $925 $925
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              Standard pricing
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
              • cleaning/linens/hot tub $275 + tax
              • Tax Rate 9%


              DISCOUNTS FOR WEEKDAY WINTER RATES AVAILABLE. Discounts for weekly rates.

              pay 50% deposit of all fees/costs and final balance no later than 30 days prior to rental. Checks preferred. Credit Cards may be used for a 2.5% FEE. PAY PAL FOR 2% FEE.

              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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              Last updated: 05/02/2014
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              4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              R100 or R103
              4 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              4.5 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Okemo- Jackson Gore Entrance
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Okemo Valley
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Many all within 3-6 Miles of hosue

              Car: Necessary

              target archery, hammock, outdoor fire-ring, sledding, fishing/swimming at 2 nearby ponds/lakes, Lake with beach at state park on Echo lake, hiking, local waterfalls, golf, cross country skiing


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1996

              About the owner: I guess it might be said to be a bit of a dreamer. I first had the idea of a mountain vacation home when I was a student in my early 20's. After I got married I began the task of making my dream a reality (sometimes pushing my wife in the process!) We discovered Ludlow and Okemo Mountain and fell in love with the area. The idea to create this home was to provide place to share with our children and to have a place together and spend quality time together. My kids have loved this place since they were infants and you might see some reminders around the house when you come.

              Why the Owner Chose Ludlow:
              We began to look for mountain-view properties in the Green Mountains of VT and in the Berkshires in MA. We discovered the Ludlow, VT area and Okemo Mountain when on a camping trip in nearby College State Park and feel in love with the area. We began to narrow our search and finally purchased 11 wooded aces with views in the early 1990's and a few years later we began to plan the design of our new home. It was completed in 1996 and we have been sharing with friends, family and renters ever since. We loved the small-town feel and the fact that it was NOT an overbuilt resort area and had that small-town feeling; this, in combination with the skiing, lakes, fishing, restaurants, cycling (I'm an avid cyclist), and natural beauty made it ideal for us.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We are very close to town, but as soon as you come down the long driveway you are surrounded by evergreens and birch trees in a completely private setting without any views of other houses. The only things you see are the mountain views. I suppose the best features for us have always been the combination of simple beauty and great skiing , but truth be told I like it better up there in the Spring, Summer and Fall... when there is so much to do. You can go fishing at nearby Echo lake, where they have a state park beach, play ground, boat rentals, and a food concession or hike to Buttermilk Falls, or take a drive to Rutland, (about 20 miles away) for a movie. What is most fun is to stay home and sit in the hot tub overlooking the hills and relax (which sometimes is not easy if the kids are around!)

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              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • View From Kitchen of Main Living/Dining Area

                View From Kitchen of Main Living/Dining Area

              • kitchen with breakfast bar

                kitchen with breakfast bar

              • Summmer view of hottub with view from deck

                Summmer view of hottub with view from deck

              • main floor bath

                main floor bath

              • view of dining area

                view of dining area

              • Master BR with deck and master bath with Jaccuzzi

                Master BR with deck and master bath with Jaccuzzi



              • garage where wood and garbage on left side under cover

                garage where wood and garbage on left side under cover

              • Fresh Snow View from Deck and Living Areas

                Fresh Snow View from Deck and Living Areas

              • Winter Hot Tub

                Winter Hot Tub

              • main level with 2 single beds

                main level with 2 single beds

              • View from driveway toward house in summer

                View from driveway toward house in summer

              • Summer view from main floor livingroom

                Summer view from main floor livingroom

              • My kids at Okemo--one rides and the other skis...

                My kids at Okemo--one rides and the other skis...

              • view on the loft from main floor living room

                view on the loft from main floor living room

              • Main living room Fireplace

                Main living room Fireplace

              • View of main Living area from Dining area

                View of main Living area from Dining area

              • 5th lower level BR with pull-out bed

                5th lower level BR with pull-out bed

              • New Firepit with 4 benches

                New Firepit with 4 benches

              • Master Bath with 2 Sinks and 2-Person Jaccuzzi

                Master Bath with 2 Sinks and 2-Person Jaccuzzi

              • Loft Outside MBR with Full-size Futon and Skylights and TV

                Loft Outside MBR with Full-size Futon and Skylights and TV

              • lower level Queen BR

                lower level Queen BR

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              Date last modified - Friday, July 04, 2014

              $550 - $925 per night (USD)

              5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 13

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              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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