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Beaver Lodge at Killington - Log Home - Sleeps 12

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Killington lodge description

Location: Killington, Vermont, USA (Boston 3hrs / NYC 4hrs - Woodstock 12mi / Rutland 18mi) View Map
Accommodations: Log Home, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Sleeps 12

Our home is nestled between Birch Mountain and the winding Ottaquechee River. It offers a perfect balance between nature and modern convenience.

Only a short walk to a number of natural beaver lodges, and located in an area known for moose sightings, our home welcomes you with an authentic brush of nature Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall.

Do not let the rich natural surroundings and native wildlife deceive you; there is much to do and see in the surrounding areas: we are located only 3 minutes from Killington's Skyship Gondola, 8 minutes from Pico, 15 minutes from Woodstock, and 20 minutes from Rutland or Okemo. Your possibilities are limitless: be it skiing, hiking, watching a movie, attending a concert, golfing, dining out, Beaver Lodge offers you a location with prime access to entertainment and recreation.

A bit of a homebody? No problem. There is still plenty to do: fish the many rivers and lakes in the vicinity (we angled a 20 lb. trout in front of the house), hike the hundreds of wooded acres behind the property, enjoy a bonfire, relax with a few lawn or board games located in our game chest, or simply chill, grill, and breath in the stress-free air on the covered porch. In our basement entertainment center,watch DVD or play video games on the 50 inch big screen TV, play pool, foosball, darts or cards.

The home has more than 2,000 square feet of living space on the first two floors and another 1000 square feet in the entertainment center. The interior design offers an open, spacious, yet intimate, homey feel. Our modern kitchen flows into a warm dining space, and drifts into the spacious great room, perfect for conversation and relaxation. The pine-log construction, hardwood floors and dimmed lighting create an inviting, rustic ambiance reminiscent of the logger’s cabins that rested on the plot in the past. When the day darkens and cools, take advantage of our wood burning fireplace. Bask in the natural warmth and aromas of fresh pine, and let yourself plunge into the gentle, alluring simplicity of a well-stoked fire.

Enjoy our cozy accommodation: four leather recliners, an authentic birch rocker two six-foot pillow chairs and a double pillow sleeper. Listen to the stereo, or enjoy Direct TV on our 40 inch flat panel. Take advantage of our music and video libraries to create your perfect atmosphere.

If you are looking for privacy, retire to the loft, the second story bedroom or the private second-story chalet balcony. Chat in the Adirondack chairs, read in an oaken rocker, unwind in the massaging jets of the second-story tub or just melt into the soft queen-sized bed.

If you really can’t get away from it all, no worries. Our wireless-satellite internet keeps you connected and Verizon Wireless receives four bars on our site.

Our home is friendly and functional. We located the mudroom away from all the activity, tucked into the walk out basement along with the washer, dryer and a wall mounted ironing board. We placed the cloths draws under beds and put closets in each bedroom so that nothing interferes with your enjoyment, and comfort on the two main floors.

We hope you stay with us. You will find the atmosphere intoxicating, you won’t want to leave, so please visit again.

Cheers, Ed and Linda


Keywords: Log Home, Ski House, Ski Home, Chalet, Lodge, Rustic, Atmosphere, Romantic, Family

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 4 bunk bed

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          • Loft + Den: 1 double

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          • Entertainment Center: 2 twin/ single

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          • 2nd Fl Master Bedroom: Queen (Sleeps 2), 1st Fl Bedroom: Queen (Sleeps 2), 1st Fl Bedroom: 4 Twin Bunks (Sleeps 4), Entertainment Center: 2 Twin Beds (Sleeps 2), Loft: Double Jaxx Sleeper (Sleeps 2), Great Rm: 2 Jaxx 6' x 2' foot pillows, Great Rm: 4 full recliners in couches. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Everything a homeowner would want... we use the home ourselves and we leave everything we use there... Blender, Coffeemaker etc...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Plenty of stuff... we are a family of six... we bring friends and there is enough ... usually for 10-15...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Everything a homeowner would want... we use the home ourselves and we leave everything we use there......moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            We leave some not perishable stuff... feel free to use it....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Refrigerator with water and ice maker...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Great room with 20 foot ceiling and wood buring fireplace...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Real wood burning fireplace... we supply the wood!...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Real wood burning fireplace... we supply the wood!...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Linens and towels are at the home...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Linens and towels are at the home...moreless

          • Heating
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • Firewood, Outdoor Fire Pit, Mud Room, river in front of home, stream behind home and acres of forest behind the home for exploring....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                All sorts of board games from chess to monopoly to twister to bolderdash. Card table with cards and chips....moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                Xbox 360 and Wii ... some games... additional games can be rented at the Bridgewater Country Store...moreless

              • Video Games:

                Xbox 360 and Wii ... some games... additional games can be rented at the Bridgewater Country Store...moreless

              • Books:

                An eclectic collection... from haunted VT stories ... to wildflowers ... to childrens books....moreless

              • Video Library:

                DVD and VHS Country Store Rentals - 5 minutes away...moreless

              • Game Room:

                Foosball, Card table, Darts, Pool table, XBox...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Plenty of CD's mostly before year 2000. ...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Stereos are have adapters for ipods....moreless

              • Television:

                Great room and Entertainment Center...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Satellite Direct TV...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                2 XBox360...moreless

              • VCR
              • Pool Table
              • Foosball
              • CD Player
              • Toys

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                DSL but ... bring your cell phone... Verizon reception is excellent!...moreless

              • Mobile Phone:

                Service is available. Verizon service is best....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                DSL from Vermont Tel (Fiber coming soon!)...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                DSL from Vermont Tel (Fiber coming soon!)...moreless

              • Internet:

                DSL from Vermont Tel (Fiber coming soon!)...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Large lawn next to the property suitable for anything from volleyball and kickball to horseshoes. Large partially cleared lawn behind the home suitable for picnics and lounging....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Plenty of local courses to choose from. We have several old sets of right handed golf clubs that can be used....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large covered porch deck on the first floor and a covered deck on second floor....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Tubes, life vests including some small vests for children...moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Covered chalet style on second floor...moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Several old skis and snowboards...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                  • Village:

                    Near Woodstock VT ... quaint, picturesque old village with shopping and resturants, appx. 12 miles. Near Ludlow and Okemo appx 15 miles....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Secluded area with old iron bridge. ...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Rafting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Hunting
                  • Fishing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Hiking
                  • Medical Services
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Churches
                  • Festivals
                  • Photography
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Shopping
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Mountain Biking
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer Fall Spring
                  Apr 16 - Nov 13, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $307 $495
                  Fri, Sat
                  $2,165 $4,200
                  Winter
                  Nov 14 - Apr 15, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $395 $595
                  Fri, Sat
                  $2,765 $6,250
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $395
                  $2,165 $4,200
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Vermont Local Fee $150
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is accepted and confirmed.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                  Last updated: 08/29/2014
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                  Location

                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Rutland
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Rutland
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I91, I89
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Plymouth Lake
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Back Behind Saloon
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Killington
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Killington
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Long Trail Brewery

                  Car: Necessary

                  State and National Parks, Live Music Festivals, Autumn Leaves, Long Trail and Harpoon Breweries, Wineries, Adirondack Trail... Plenty to do and see... we have a planning ''war room' in the basement entertainment center with maps on the walls as well as many brochures featuring local attractions.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: Linda and I (Ed) and our four boys have been visiting the Killington area, winter, spring, summer and fall since 1991. Vermont is a terrific complement to our lives on Long Island NY… mountains instead of beaches, cool breezes instead of the warm winds of the Atlantic, wide open and unexplored spaces instead of the cosmopolitan kaleidoscope of people and places. Each of us have only terrific memories and experiences in Vermont, skiing, tubing, swimming, hiking, biking, collecting, chatting… the list goes on… maybe that is why we love Vermont so much… so much to do… so much to experience. Our sons are now 19-27 and beginning to build lives of their own. Linda and I finally decided to take the plunge and create a spot where regardless of where the future may take our sons they have a place to return to that guarantees them some relaxation and fun. In 2008, we bought our dream site and built a log home for our family to enjoy year round. We stay here so the home is equipped for the owner (us) to live in. When we are not here we share our home with family, friends and individuals like yourself who find the Vermont experience as rewarding as we do. Come stay with us… return… maybe become a neighbor…

                  The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
                  Secluded two acres on the Ottaquechee River. Close to everything - Woodstock, Rutland and of course Killington and Pico - only a 5 minute drive to the Killington Base Lodge. In the summer tube from in front of the home to the Long Trail Brewery - 5 miles away, swim or golf at the many terrific courses. In Autumn walk the literally hundreds of acres behind the home and check out the magnificent foliage – sugar maple – white birch black locust. In Spring catalogue the hundreds of wildflowers growing in the gardens on the property, build a bonfire in our fire pit and wait for the Moose. Our unique home has all the modern comforts yet is reminiscent of an earlier simpler time. Real log construction keeps you warm in the winter and cooler in the summer through the natural process of radial heating. Relax with friends in the great room with a real wood fireplace or sit quietly, read and observe the goings on below form the loft. The covered deck is perfect to observe the wildlife or grill in any season and if you want more privacy the 2nd floor balcony and master bedroom will definitely do the trick. The home has all wood floors and is practical yet elegant. It is fully furnished and outfitted and can easily accommodate a large group (we are a family of 6 and if everyone brings a friend that will make it 12 – no problem. We follow the National Park Service rules: “Cary In – Carry Out – Leave Only Footprints”


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                  Photos

                  • Our Home... The Beaver Lodge

                    Our Home... The Beaver Lodge

                  • Great Room - Warm Wood Fireplace, 4 Leather Recliners, TV

                    Great Room - Warm Wood Fireplace, 4 Leather Recliners, TV

                  • Open Spaces - the Dining Room

                    Open Spaces - the Dining Room

                  • My Favorite - Birch Rocker in the Great Room

                    My Favorite - Birch Rocker in the Great Room

                  • Master Bedroom - Queen Log Bed and 2nd Floor Chalet Balcony

                    Master Bedroom - Queen Log Bed and 2nd Floor Chalet Balcony

                  • Two Bunk Beds with Pull Out Clothing Draws Under the Beds

                    Two Bunk Beds with Pull Out Clothing Draws Under the Beds

                  • Foosball and Pool!

                    Foosball and Pool!

                  • Ottaqueche River in Front of Home

                    Ottaqueche River in Front of Home

                  • First Day of Spring!

                    First Day of Spring!

                  • Guests Come from 30+ States and Provinces

                    Guests Come from 30+ States and Provinces

                  • The Porch

                    The Porch

                  • Looking from the Great Room - Loft, 2nd Floor Stairs and Dining Room

                    Looking from the Great Room - Loft, 2nd Floor Stairs and Dining Room

                  • Everything You Need - The Kitchen

                    Everything You Need - The Kitchen

                  • Queen "Captains" Bed

                    Queen "Captains" Bed

                  • Entertainment ... Pool ... Foosball... TV... XBox...Darts... and More

                    Entertainment ... Pool ... Foosball... TV... XBox...Darts... and More

                  • Winter from the Chalet Balcony

                    Winter from the Chalet Balcony

                  • Winter...

                    Winter...

                  • We Get ALOT of Snow!

                    We Get ALOT of Snow!

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                  Date last modified - Monday, August 25, 2014

                  $307 - $595 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

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