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Breathtaking Post & Beam on 27 Acres, Views, Amazing Treehouse, Near Sugarbush

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautiful home and view-filled property, private end of the road location yet 5 minutes to town and 15 minutes to Sugarbush and Mad River Glen. Perfect for family reunions or a gathering of friends, sleeps 12-14. Filled with natural light, this gorgeous 5 BR home features oak pegged timber frame architecture, cherry hardwood floors inlaid with ash and maple, and spectacular mountain views. It is sited on a private 27 acre farm, with no other house in sight, in the heart of the Valley’s pastoral farm country. The home is tastefully decorated and boasts a layout ideally suited for families traveling together: a private bedroom level featuring two luxurious master bedrooms with cathedral ceilings and a glass and tile bath; a living level with an open floor plan comprised of two separate sitting/entertainment areas, dining room, chef’s kitchen and marble-topped woodstove; and a lower family level with three bedrooms, mosaic-tiled bath, fully equipped kitchen, and common room. HUGE innovative multi-level treehouse pavilion with entertainment deck and sleeping loft.

There are numerous amenities including a large mudroom, several flat screen TVs with DVD players, and an office with printer, fax, wireless high speed internet, and five-bar cell service (AT&T). The beautiful property, located at the end of a private road, features a large deck with panoramic views, expansive lawns, stone walls, perennial gardens and flowering trees, an organic vegetable and herb garden, firepit, blackberry patches, an A++ sledding hill and a sparkling stream. Also on the property is a fully-equipped equestrian facility with a run-in post and beam barn, several acres of grass fields, 60’ round pen, and outdoor kennel. Well behaved dogs considered on a case by case basis, with additional deposit. Can be easily equipped for babies (crib, changing table, high chair) with advance notice.

More about the house: This home is a perfect Vermont escape –you could enjoy your entire vacation simply relaxing on the deck, in the gardens, hiking around the property and surrounding landscape, or starwatching around the fire, listening to owls, moose calls and watching fireflies. It is also the perfect “home base” for those who want to explore all that the Mad River Valley has to offer. While extremely private, at the end of a private road with woods and farmland around, it is also only 5 minutes to downtown Waitsfield and 15 minutes to the Valley’s ski areas. The house is very spacious and intelligently laid out, equally comfortable for a couple or a large group of up to 14. Not in any way a sardine can “ski house”, there are ample bedroom and common spaces for everyone. For families traveling together, there are many possible configurations – each family can take a level and share the middle entertainment level, or the kids can have a “kid zone”, allowing the adults some quiet on the upper floors.

More about the Mad River Valley: On 27 picturesque acres surrounded by farmland, woods and trails, this property offers the ultimate in privacy and yet is only minutes from skiing, historic villages and other Mad River Valley activities. The Valley is known as a 'haven' for its 'scenic rural landscape and peaceful way of life' (The New York Times). While its legendary skiing on three mountains and extensive network of VAST snowmobiling and cross country trails attracts winter sports enthusiasts, unlike many other ski resorts the Valley is surprisingly free of crowds. Its pristine countryside and progressive community makes it a wonderful destination for everyone who after their first visit falls in love with its fresh air, natural beauty, and organic spirit. Summers offer arts festivals, farmers markets and a legendary 4th of July parade; kayaking, fishing and swimming in the beautiful Mad River; antiquing, shopping and dining on exquisite locally-grown fare as well as a myriad of activities from golfing to gliding.

Lots to Do in Summer: Set along historic scenic Route 100, the Mad River Valley is among the most beautiful places in the world. Driving tours are always full of beautiful scenery, as well as wonderfully unique and fun stops along the way. Hike the Long Trail, or the beautiful Mad River Path. Take a biking tour around the Valley roads or mountain bike its challenging mountain trails. See the views from horseback (Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm), a glider (glider rides at Sugarbush airport), or from an 800 foot zipline (Sugarbush Summer Recreation Center). In the summer, come for an afternoon dip in the Mad River's many swimming holes or a relaxing floats downriver in tubes. In the spring, kayakers take on the river, and year round fishermen enjoy the brook, rainbow and brown trout fishing it provides. The kids will enjoy trips to the many attractions in the surrounding area such as Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, Shelburne Farms, Morse Maple Sugar Farm, or the Echo Museum.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master with walk in closet, office (upper BR level)...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    Master with reading couch (upper BR level)...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 double

    Lovely decor (family lower level)...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 4 twin/ single

    Bunkroom (family lower level)...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Comfortable queen convertible (family lower level)...moreless

  • The master bedroom level includes two master bedrooms, both with sunny southern exposures and stunning views, cathedral ceilings, and post and beam details. The first master has a king bed, walk in closet, and an office area equipped with printer and fax machine. The second master is a queen bedroom, with a suede fainting couch perfect for curling up with a good book, writing table and rocking chair. The family lower level features a bedroom with lovely sunny décor with two full sized quilted iron beds, dresser and antique nightstand. A bunk room contains two bunk beds with denim comforters and large dresser, and a third bedroom contains a queen sofabed (very comfortable!) and TV with DVD player. When the bed is folded up, this room can double as an additional family/TV room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    4x4 mosaic tile shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Elegant decor...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Luxurious glass tile...moreless

  • The master bath features cathedral ceilings, post and beam details, and gorgeous long southern views and sunny exposures, which can be enjoyed from the sumptuous deep soaking tub or glass-tiled shower with tempered glass enclosure. It also includes an LG front loading washer and dryer. The family level bath has a large, 4x4 mosaic-tiled shower with mahogany bench and iridescent glass accents, and is located near the utility room which has its own full capacity washer and dryer, ironing board and iron. The half bath on the main level is tastefully done with a pedestal sink and mosaic tile floor....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The entry of the house leads to a large tiled mudroom with ample hooks and storage for skis and boots. Bikes and other equipment can also be stored in the two-car detached garage. The tastefully decorated living level features an open floor plan, mountain views, and patio doors leading to a large deck with BBQ and outdoor eating areas. The main level kitchen features gas stove with six simmer burners and ample birch cabinetry and eating island fully stocked with stainless steel pots and pans, and pottery and glass dishes and cooking appliances to satisfy every gourmet’s dreams. A cozy seating area surrounds the marble-topped woodstove on a slate hearth with ample wood supplies. The dining area features a large oak farm table; the living area has a leather sofa and loveseat, flat screen TV and DVD player. The lower family level also includes a fully equipped birch mini-kitchen with custom slate backsplash and butcher block counters and adjacent common room and seating area....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining room upstairs comfortably seats 10, on lower level additional dining tables seat 4. Deck has outdoor dining for 8-10 people....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Can be rented in town....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Sugarbush' Robert Trent Jones golf course is 15 minutes away....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can be rented at Clearwater Sports in town....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    At nearby Sugarbush and Mad River Glen ski areas, only minutes away. In addition, Stowe is 20 minutes to the north and Killington is 1 hour to the south....moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Check out Bridges Resort on the Sugarbush Access Road....moreless

  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 16 - Sep 1, 2015
7 night min stay
$450 $500
Fri, Sat, Sun
Fall 2015
Sep 2 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$400 $450
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$400 $450
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Call ahead to confirm rates depending on dates of travel, group size, etc. Holiday rates other than those listed above will be higher and should be quoted by owner.

9% Vermont lodging tax applies to all rentals less than 30 days

Refundable security deposit $500

50% plus deposit with rental contract; balance due 6 weeks prior to start of rental

Balance 6 weeks prior to beginning of stay

No refunds for cancellations will be granted except at discretion of owner

Cleaning fee $150-$200 depending on group size, holiday, etc


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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burlington International Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Waterbury VT
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I89, Exit 9

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: Miles of beautiful mountain bike and walking trails out the back door; enjoy tubing, kayaking, swimming in the Mad River; three ski areas minutes away

Golf: A wonderful way to experience the natural beauty of the Vermont landscape is to play golf on one of its top-rated courses. With breathtaking views at every hole, you will be treated to a truly unforgettable golf experience. Choose from Sugarbush’s own Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course, or any of a number of nationally renowned courses in the surrounding area.

Ski: Called 'the Aspen of the East' (The New York Times,) the Mad River Valley claims 'the most widely varied ski terrain east of the Rockies”. Miles of legendary ski and ride terrain spill from its three interconnected mountain areas; over 150 trails, 2,600 feet of vertical and over 2,500 acres of wilderness terrain translate into adventure for all abilities. With a new 45,000 square-foot lodge bringing 'Western-style luxury' (The Boston Globe) to Sugarbush Resort, the area is at once luxurious and down-to-earth, offering every type of Vermont skiing experience. Mad River Glen (“Ski it if you can!”), with the last surviving diesel-powered single chair in North America, is famed for its outstanding back woods terrain, and is a mecca for telemark skiers. Cross country skiers and snowmobilers will enjoy the extensive VAST trails; try the Mad River Rocket for a truly unique sledding experience.

 

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  • Sunset at Stony Hill Farm

    Sunset at Stony Hill Farm

  • Open floor plan on main level

    Open floor plan on main level

  • Two master bedrooms, three family bedrooms

    Two master bedrooms, three family bedrooms

  • Fully equipped kitchen with gas stove

    Fully equipped kitchen with gas stove

  • Relax, dine, or snooze in our amazing treehouse pavilion!

    Relax, dine, or snooze in our amazing treehouse pavilion!

  • Family level with dedicated mini-kitchen

    Family level with dedicated mini-kitchen

  • Gardens abound year round

    Gardens abound year round

  • Three sitting areas, two dining areas for gatherings of family and friends

    Three sitting areas, two dining areas for gatherings of family and friends

  • Two master bedrooms, three family bedrooms

    Two master bedrooms, three family bedrooms

  • Kids love our treehouse sleeping loft

    Kids love our treehouse sleeping loft

  • Our beautiful Valley

    Our beautiful Valley

  • Blackberry season -- feed an army from our backyard!

    Blackberry season -- feed an army from our backyard!

  • Post and beam architecture

    Post and beam architecture

  • Relax at one of many deep pools on the Mad River

    Relax at one of many deep pools on the Mad River

  • Bring your dog (with advance permission)

    Bring your dog (with advance permission)

  • Barn and fields keep our horses happy!

    Barn and fields keep our horses happy!

  • Relax with gardens and views

    Relax with gardens and views

  • Moon and star watching over our mountain

    Moon and star watching over our mountain

  • Walk the 27 acre property and take in views from many angles

    Walk the 27 acre property and take in views from many angles

  • Long southern views from every room

    Long southern views from every room

  • Three luxurious bathrooms -- mountain views included!

    Three luxurious bathrooms -- mountain views included!

  • Our amazing treehouse is accessible to adventurers of all ages!

    Our amazing treehouse is accessible to adventurers of all ages!

  • Lots of fun to be had for kids of all ages!

    Lots of fun to be had for kids of all ages!

  • Pastures surround our property

    Pastures surround our property

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Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 03/26/2015
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