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Post and Beam Home on Island on West River - Close to Stratton

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Last updated: 03/30/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Jamaica house description

This home is very unique and special to me. I am a builder from Martha's Vineyard and put my heart, soul and experience into this one of a kind post and beam house. It sits on a private island on the West River that you access by going over a covered bridge. There are only two other homes on the island (island is over 100 acres). The house is 2800 square feet and the bedrooms range from 200 to 250 square feet. Each room has special touches down to the hand made tiles in the kitchen and bathrooms and branches in the railing systems. The kids bunk bed system is hand crafted with logs and branches and sports an elevated walkway, trap door and rope ladder. The massive 30 foot high interior fireplace is fashioned after a Lew French design and the spiral staircase to the loft has to be seen to be appreciated. I sit for hours listening to the river outside as it is only 30 feet from the house. Some days we put on our snow shoes and explore the island. We have just completed an around the island trail system that shows off its beauty. My girls love looking for animal tracks. We have deer and beaver on the island. I have seen lynx tracks but have never seen one.

This is not really a rental property - this is my dream house. It is 10 miles from Stratton Mountain (about a 15-20 minute ride to the mountain) which is a great ski and snowboard area in the winter and golfing community in the summer. Stratton Mountain is one of the best run mountains I have ever been to. Their customer service is unmatched in Vermont - They give out tissues at the chair lifts on really cold days. The people that work at the mountain truly want you to have a good skiing experience. They are not just punching a clock. The ski school is first rate and my 6 year old daughter can already ski from the top of the mountain and guides me through some of the easier forest trails. Manchester is about 30 miles away and is home to every outlet store you would want to shop in.......... I could go on forever. Take a look at the pictures and contact me if you want to see more.

Keywords: Ski, Stratton, Vermont, snowboard, beautiful, unique, Jamaica, covered bridge, river, mt. snow

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13

              • Master Bedroom

                Private master bathroom with jacuzzi tub...moreless

              • Kids Room: 1 bunk bed

                One of a kind bunked with rope ladder, trap door and walkway...moreless

              • Bedroom 3

                Upstairs with views of the river from every window ...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

                Upstairs guest bedroom...moreless

              • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                complete with air hockey, Wii, bean bag chairs and wifi...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Wood Fireplace
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine

              Other Amenities

                  • Home sits on a private island accessible by a covered bridge on the west river...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Air Hockey
                  • DVD Player
                  • CD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Music Library
                  • Stereo

                  Communications

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

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Jetted Tub

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Balcony

                      Location & View

                      • Mountain View
                      • Waterfront

                      Activities

                      • Theme Parks
                      • Kayaking
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Golf
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Skiing
                      • Rafting
                      • Fishing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Hiking
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sledding
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Swimming
                      • Hunting
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Rate
                      Jun 1 - Sep 15, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $450
                      $3,000
                      Fall Rates
                      Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $500
                      $3,000
                      Ski Season Rates
                      Dec 12 - Apr 13, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $800
                      $5,000

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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • This is your view from every room in the house

                        This is your view from every room in the house

                      • One of a kind woodwork, beautiful handmade furniture and built ins.....

                        One of a kind woodwork, beautiful handmade furniture and built ins.....

                      • The tile work in all bathrooms and kitchen are unique hand made tiles

                        The tile work in all bathrooms and kitchen are unique hand made tiles

                      • Kids bunkbed comes complete with walkway, trap door and rope ladder

                        Kids bunkbed comes complete with walkway, trap door and rope ladder

                      • Upstairs Bedroom with queen size bed and two singles - best views of the river!

                        Upstairs Bedroom with queen size bed and two singles - best views of the river!

                      • The covered bridge that takes you to our island paradise

                        The covered bridge that takes you to our island paradise

                      • Picture of the back of the house shows just how close the river is.

                        Picture of the back of the house shows just how close the river is.

                      • Loft complete with air hockey, wii and the best bean bag chairs around

                        Loft complete with air hockey, wii and the best bean bag chairs around

                      • The river on the other side of the island -  touched up for fun

                        The river on the other side of the island - touched up for fun

                      • Summer Afternoon by the river.  Really, the river does not take a bad picture

                        Summer Afternoon by the river. Really, the river does not take a bad picture

                      • The snow shoe/ X country trail starts to the right of the house  - river behind

                        The snow shoe/ X country trail starts to the right of the house - river behind

                      • Our 30 foot fireplace is fashioned off of a lew french design - local stone

                        Our 30 foot fireplace is fashioned off of a lew french design - local stone

                      • Master bedroom is 12X20 and overlooks our beautiful river - private bathroom

                        Master bedroom is 12X20 and overlooks our beautiful river - private bathroom

                      • Master Bathroom complete with jacuzzi bathtub...... enjoy.

                        Master Bathroom complete with jacuzzi bathtub...... enjoy.

                      • Other upstairs bedroom with a Double bed and one single bed

                        Other upstairs bedroom with a Double bed and one single bed

                      • Kids room bathroom complete with hand made tile and double sink vanity

                        Kids room bathroom complete with hand made tile and double sink vanity

                      • Upstairs bathroom with corner shower and rain head nozzle.

                        Upstairs bathroom with corner shower and rain head nozzle.

                      • Another money shot of our view from the house during the winter

                        Another money shot of our view from the house during the winter

                      • Fall morning at our house - never gets old!

                        Fall morning at our house - never gets old!

                      • A small water fall on a path across the river from us on path to the state park

                        A small water fall on a path across the river from us on path to the state park

                      VRBO #309328

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                      Date last modified - Monday, August 25, 2014

                      $450 - $800 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 13

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