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Escape to Our Country Estate W/Guest House, 350 Acres with Ponds, Woods & Trails

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Last updated: 08/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bennington house description

Here, at the end of a quiet country road, is an extraordinary Vermont getaway -- 350 private acres, nestled against the base of Mt. Anthony with spacious and modern living quarters. The property includes two residences. The main house (pictured above) has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths (first and second floor master bedroom suites with king beds and en-suite bathrooms and two queen bedded rooms). This well appointed home can accommodate up to eight adults.

The property also includes a separate lodging, the Brookside Cottage, which can be rented for $250/night. if you need additional accommodations. The Brookside Cottage (see other photos) has two bedrooms (one queen, two twins) and a bathroom. This lodging is comfortable for up to 4 people.

Both our Main Lodge and Brookside Cottage include a gourmet kitchen and a stone, wood burning fireplace.

Here you can enjoy a wide range of sporting, cultural and restful activities. The expansive acreage of out estate includes fully stocked ponds for fishing and swimming and trails that will lead you across the fields and into the woods and hills. With Pleasant Valley Country Estate as your base of operation you will enjoy the delights of Southwestern Vermont, while coming home to your luxurious, and inviting “Green Mountain” home.

Our gourmet kitchens are fully equipped for your cooking pleasure. Also, we can provide you with concierge service such as pre-arrival food shopping, appointments for spa treatments, catering and special event planning. We can make your visit to our Southern Vermont home easy, carefree and relaxing.

Here There Are More Activities Than You Can Do In A Week:
On the property (depending on the season) you may:
...Hike or bike the trails on our 350 acre private estate preserve
...Swim each day in the cool, refreshing ponds
...Pick your own fruits and vegetables
...Cross-country ski and snow shoe on untouched snow
Or just relax and enjoy the views of the ponds and the valley beyond

Tour the area and check out Bennington’s covered bridges, historic homes, home of handmade Bennington Pottery, and museums (art, vintage cars, local history). Climb to the top of the Bennington Battle Monument the valleys & hills of nearby New York and Massachusetts.
...Golf at beautiful Mt Anthony Golf Club
...Horse-back ride on local trails
...Canoe or fish the renowned Battenkill River
...Visit one of the area's sugar shacks to see sap
turned into maple syrup.

Ski the mountains of Southern Vermont: Bromley, Stratton, Mount Snow and Killington are about an hour’s drive. Most ski areas have all season activities as well.

Additional information is on our supplementary website: www.pleasantvalleyfarmrentals.com

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef

      Suitability

      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Wheelchair Accessible
      • Events Allowed

      Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king

        2nd floor...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

        2nd floor...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

        2nd floor...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 1 king

        1st floor...moreless

      • Guest House twin room: 2 twin/ single

        ...moreless

      • Guest House queen room: 1 queen

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      • Main Lodge: Bedroom 1 and Bedroom 4 are king master suites with en-suite bathrooms containing over-sized marble showers and separate tub. Bedrooms 2 and 3 in the main house share a bathroom off the main hallway on 2nd floor with shower and whirlpool tub. Brookside Cottage: The queen bedded and twin bedded rooms share a bathroom....moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      • Main House Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

        in Bedroom 1...moreless

      • Main House Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

        off 2nd floor hallway...moreless

      • Main House Bathroom 4: toilet

        first floor...moreless

      • Main House Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

        in Bedroom 2...moreless

      • Guest House main bathroom: combination tub/shower

        Modern and beautifully appointed....moreless

      • Main House: Bathrooms are extra large, and have luxurious stone shower stalls with separate soaking bathtubs. Upstairs shared bathroom has full washer, dryer and laundry sink for guest use if desired. Brookside Cottage: 1 full bathroom....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • Our Concierge will be happy to assist you with any special needs that you have and direct you to local attractions and information. Our housekeeping staff can provide you with routine or 'after-party' cleaning services and grocery shopping before or during your stay. Stays of 2 weeks or more include weekly housekeeping services, which includes trash removal, linen service and general tidying up. Ask for our pre-printed shopping list and you can select all the items that you want in the kitchen upon your arrival. Shopping is provided for an additional charge. Our goal is the make your visit as carefree as possible so that you can enjoy the splendor of Southern Vermont and leave the 'work' to us. Be sure to view our personal Pleasant Valley Country Estate website at the link below for more information about our wonderful Green Mountain home. www.pleasantvalleyfarmrentals.com...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            Main Lodge: Large screen t.v. in living room. Televisions in king master suite and queen bedroom. Brookside Cottage: Large screen t.v. in living room ...moreless

          • Stereo:

            Main Lodge: IPhone docking station. ...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            Large DVD library.....moreless

          • Books:

            Many genre's of books for all ages....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Full cable package with ESPN....moreless

          • Piano
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Radio
          • CD Player

          Theme

          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Family
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

          • Library
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Churches
          • Festivals
          • Recreation Center
          • Synagogues
          • Theme Parks
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Caves

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Bird Watching
          • Walking
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Photography
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Boating
          • Shopping

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Rural:

            Quiet spaces, fields, farms and forests interspersed with charming villages and small towns....moreless

          • Mountain View:

            Views of the Green Mountains and Taconic Mountain Range....moreless

          • Water View:

            Look out over two ponds and waterfall to the valley and beyond....moreless

          • Village:

            Bennington is a lovely and quaint New England town filled with shops, restaurants and warm and welcoming townsfolk....moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Water Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Racquetball
          • Rock Climbing
          • Jet Skiing
          • Rafting
          • Basketball Court
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Tennis
          • Water Tubing
          • Swimming
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Skiing
          • Golf
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating

          catering options

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals
          • Catering Available

          Dining

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Area
          • Dining:

            Main Lodge: Beautiful wooden dining table with 10 comfortable chairs. Brookside Cottage: Beautiful hand rubbed wooden table with leather dining chairs for six. ...moreless

          • Seating for 10 people

          forms of payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              General

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Impressive hand laid Yankee fieldstone fireplace with raised hearth....moreless

              • Free Long Distance
              • Parking Off Street:

                Main House & Guest House....moreless

              • Parking:

                Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Main Lodge: In home land-line and cell phone service Brookside Cottage: Cell phone service...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Main Lodge: Central air conditioning. Brookside Cottage: Air-conditioning unit maintains cool conditions during warm summer days....moreless

              • Heating:

                Central heating in Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Main Lodge: Soaring Yankee Field Stone wood burning fireplace. Firewood provided. Brookside Cottage: Yankee Field Stone wood burning fireplace. Firewood provided....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Main Lodge: Comfortable seating for eight with lovely, overstuffed furniture. Brookside Cottage: Seating for 4 with warm and cozy overstuffed furniture....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Telescope
              • Wireless Internet
              • Alarm Clock
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Firewood
              • Laundry Soap
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Paper Towels
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Basic Soaps
              • Toilet Paper

              house cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    In-home chef prepared meals available for your Pleasant Valley stay....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops and center island which accommodates four stools for cooking and conversation....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Bennington pottery dishware...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Stainless steel....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Stainless steel. ...moreless

                  • Freezer:

                    Stainless steel....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    5 burner gas stove for the gourmet chef in all of us....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Gas oven....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Stainless steel....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Fully stocked kitchen with all utensils and pantry items for complete cooking experience....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Grill

                  Outside

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Canoe, kayak and river tube rentals are available. Contact information for rental companies on site. ...moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Overlooks two ponds and waterfall....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Local tennis center for play during sunshine, rain or snow!...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Golf package coordination & assistance is available for Mt. Anthony Country Club or Ekwanok Country Club with your stay at Pleasant Valley Country Estate....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Local bicycle rentals available. ...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Expansive lawn ideal for use as putting green....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    (2) Front and back porches....moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Our concierge will assist you with arrangements for ski & snowboard packages at one of the four nearby ski mountains. ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Gas grill...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Visa
                  • Mastercard
                  • Discover

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Spa Whirlpool
                  • Jetted Tub:

                    Large soaking tubs in master bathroom suites....moreless

                  • Private Pool:

                    Two fully stocked ponds for swimming and fishing and gently flowing waterfall...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall Foliage
                  Oct 4 - Oct 19, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $400 $450
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,600

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $450
                  $2,600

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  Christmas
                  Dec 24 - Jan 1, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $450
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $350 $400
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,300

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning fee (mainhouse) $150
                  • Cleaning fee (cottage) $75
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 9%

                  Notes:

                  Holiday Rates also apply to Columbus Day (October 13) & Veterans Day (November 11. The "Instant Quote" calculator will give you an approx. cost for your group. Actual cost & damage deposit will depend on whether you rent the Brookside Cottage in addition to the main house. We do not charge for children under 2 yrs. old. Please E-mail manager to obtain a precise rental quote.


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                  Last updated: 08/17/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Necessary

                  Bennington is uniquely situated between Albany, NY, Williamstown, MA and resort areas of Vermont. Easy access to theater, music, fine dining and recreation. Whatever your plans include, you can easily get there from Bennington. Southern Vermont boasts many State Parks, lakes and trails as well as a quaint downtown area for shopping and dining. The closest airport is Albany, NY, an easy 50 minute drive from Bennington.

                   

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                  Photos

                  • Autumn in Pleasant Valley

                    Autumn in Pleasant Valley

                  • View Out Front Door Over Ponds

                    View Out Front Door Over Ponds

                  • Living Room with Soaring Hand Laid Stone Fireplace

                    Living Room with Soaring Hand Laid Stone Fireplace

                  • Dining Room Seats 8 Comfortably

                    Dining Room Seats 8 Comfortably

                  • Sitting Area at Top of Stairs with Views

                    Sitting Area at Top of Stairs with Views

                  • Whirlpool Tub and Tile Shower

                    Whirlpool Tub and Tile Shower

                  • Bedroom 2 on Second Floor

                    Bedroom 2 on Second Floor

                  • Lower Pond in Autumn

                    Lower Pond in Autumn

                  • Watching the World Go By

                    Watching the World Go By

                  • Waterfall & Upper Pond in Spring

                    Waterfall & Upper Pond in Spring

                  • Brookside Cottage:   View from living room to kitchen.

                    Brookside Cottage: View from living room to kitchen.

                  • Brookside Cottage:   Dining area with view to bedrooms and bath

                    Brookside Cottage: Dining area with view to bedrooms and bath

                  • View From Front Yard and Upper Pond

                    View From Front Yard and Upper Pond

                  • Front Porch Dining Just Outside the Kitchen

                    Front Porch Dining Just Outside the Kitchen

                  • Kitchen, Granite Counter tops and Island

                    Kitchen, Granite Counter tops and Island

                  • Piano Off Living Room

                    Piano Off Living Room

                  • Master Bedroom with Skylights and Mountain Views

                    Master Bedroom with Skylights and Mountain Views

                  • Master Bathroom with Stone Tile Shower

                    Master Bathroom with Stone Tile Shower

                  • View of the Valley and Beyond

                    View of the Valley and Beyond

                  • Winter at Pleasant Valley Country Estate.

                    Winter at Pleasant Valley Country Estate.

                  • Waterfall in Spring

                    Waterfall in Spring

                  • Holiday Spirit

                    Holiday Spirit

                  • Brookside Cottage:  Comfy fireplace seating.

                    Brookside Cottage: Comfy fireplace seating.

                  • Brookside Cottage:   View from your front door.

                    Brookside Cottage: View from your front door.

                  VRBO #312997

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, August 10, 2014

                  $350 - $450 per night (USD)
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                  6 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

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