Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Four Season Mountinside Recreational Lakefront Property,Great Snow Fun

You sent a message to this owner.

View of House from Lake

Calendar

Last updated: 11/22/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Woodford cottage description

This 3 story, 3 bedroom lakefront cottage is well situated to enjoy the views and activities of the surrounding area. Wonderful panoramic views of lake and stream can be seen from within the house as well as outside. Mountain top-lakefront home located in the heart of the beautiful Green Mountains in a private lake community. Large grassy open property. Enjoy swimming, kayaking, canoeing and fishing on the lake-use our own boats.

Colors abound with wonderful fall foliage display. View from the comfort of our home-or hike out the door into the surrounding mountains to see the wonderful changing scenery.

Winter skiing 20 minutes from door to slopes.Great (snowmobiling ) . Close to Long Trail for hiking, X-C ski right out the back door, 15 miles to down hill skiing at Mt. Snow/ Haystack, 35 minutes to skiing at Stratton which boasts a great gondola instead of a ski-lift if you don't like getting off the lift (like me). Manchester has great outlet shopping too.
In the nearby area, just down the mountain from our home, enjoy the wonderful historic town of Bennington home of the Grandma Moses Museum, the Revolutionary War Bennington Monument. Re enactments of Revolutionary War Battles. Antiquing, pottery and art in Bennington. Attractive university campus. Charming Manchester Village with the famous estate 'Hildene' home of Robert Todd Lincoln

Interior of home has rustic charm with wood paneling and wood floors throughout. Cathedral ceiling lends a feeling of openness. 3 story centrally located spiral staircase allows you to easily to get from floor to floor. Each bedroom has privacy as there is one bedroom on each floor. Ground floor den and bunk room have outdoor access to lake through sliding glass doors. Large outside deck with picnic table and grill to enjoy the outdoors, look at the lake and listen to the babbling brook as you enjoy your meals- I love eating outside in the morning, with the sun shining on me and a good book to read.

Enjoy the fall foliage all around. Clean mountain air, hiking, wonderful views of the changing seasons right outside your window.

Large, comfortable pet-friendly outside property. Two pieces of property; walk out the back door to the lake. Pets welcome and love to run around in our large fenced in property next door.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Dogs accepted at an extra charge. Maximum of 2 dogs. Owners must clean up after pets or extra charge will be assessed. ...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 4 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Master bedroom- double bed - sleeps 2.(sheets + pillows not included, only quilts) Bedroom 2 has 2 sets of bunk beds-sleeps 4.(sheets and pillows not included, only blankets) Bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds-sleeps 2.(sheets and pillows not included, only blankets) Tenants must bring sheets,towels and pillows...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • modern bathroom. glass stall shower.

              Other Amenities

                  • Swimming, kayaking, canoeing using our boats in lake on property. Non-motorboat lake. Fishing on lake. Stream and small waterfall on property....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    Lots of records, some tape cassettes...moreless

                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo:

                    CD, record and tape player...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Game Console
                  • Video Games
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    Home is lake front...moreless

                  • Beach View
                  • Beachfront:

                    Beautiful, natural swimming lake. Stream also on property. Motor boats not allowed so lake is clean. We have 2 kayaks and large canoe for your use. ...moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    Historic Town-old homes to tour, Bennington Museum, Bennington Monument, Bennington Station Restaurant, Tour Todd Lincoln's home Hildene-nearby...moreless

                  • Lake:

                    Beautiful, non-motor boat lake. 2 kayaks and canoe on site for your use....moreless

                  • Lake View:

                    From living room, kitchen, master bedroom, both downstairs rooms....moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    Lake front, panoramic lake views from entire living room, kitchen and both downstairs rooms. Lake also visible from master bedroom. ...moreless

                  • Monument View:

                    The Bennington Monument is 5 miles away in historic Bennington, home of the Green Mountain Boys. Take the elevator to the top of the monument to see 4 states from top: NH, VT, MA and NY-breathtaking!...moreless

                  • Mountain:

                    Situated on top of mountain - great snowmobiling in the winter-right out the front door!...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    We are located in the Green Mountains, at the top of one of the highest mountains in Vermont. You can hike right from our front door. Trails are all around....moreless

                  • River:

                    Near great clean, fishing rivers -fresh water and fly fishing is great according to my husband...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Rural area, but in a community with seasonal and year round homes, thousands of acres of mountains, rivers and streams areas very close...moreless

                  • Town:

                    Located in town of Woodford, Vt Closest large town, Bennington, Vt...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Beautiful, historic, quaint town with old shops, restaurants, covered bridges, watch maple syrup being made nearby, library, bowling alley, movie theater...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Lakefront, swimming lake, 3 boats available for your use-non-motor...moreless

                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Heating
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Water Cooler

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    All necessary dishes and utensils, including grill utensils...moreless

                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen:

                    View of lake from kitchen, modern appliances...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Bicycles
                  • Binoculars
                  • Boat:

                    Motor boats not allowed on lake...moreless

                  • Boat With Paddles
                  • Canoe
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large deck on side of house with picnic table...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Neaby...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    two kayaks and paddles, life vests, 1 canoe...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Two fenced in yards-one leads to lake Fenced yard for pets...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Charcoal Grill...moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    skis you may use (size 8 women's) may be kids skis up there with boots-check downstairs closet...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    2 kayaks and one large canoe for your use...moreless

                  • Wood Deck

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 3.8
                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Loading...
                       
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      fall
                      Sep 25 - Dec 1, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $125 $135
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $850
                      winter
                      Dec 2 - Feb 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $155
                      $1,050 $3,500
                      spring
                      Mar 1 - May 31
                      3 night min stay
                      $110 $110
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $700 $2,700
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $30 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                      • Tax Rate 9%

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


                      Please wait... Book with confidence

                      Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


                      Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

                      Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
                       

                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 11/22/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Albany, NY
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Bennington
                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Lake George
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Bennington
                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Albany, NY
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Rt. 9
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Bennington
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt. Snow

                      Car: Necessary

                      Lakefront home is located just outside of quaint historic college town of Bennington, Vt. Lakefront home located on lovely little lake in the beautiful Green Mountains.

                      Golf: Mt. Anthony Golf Club is open to the public. It is located near downtown Bennington.

                      Ski: Home is close to 3 ski resorts. Mt Snow-15 miles. Stratton-20 miles, Bromley-25 miles

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1993

                      About the owner: We are two teachers who love swimming and the outdoors. We have four boys who love to swim and ski. We also have two boxers who occasionally come with us which is why we have half of our property fenced to allow the dogs to run and play. We are a pet friendly home.

                      Why the Owner Chose Woodford:
                      Situated on a lake, close to many historic areas for those who love to visit historic homes and watch historic events. The Bennington Monument was built in memory of The Green Mountain Boys from Vermont who did their part during the Revolutionary War. The monument looks just like the Washington Monument-you can go up into it and view 4 states- VT. NH. MA. NY from the top-many historic homes and museums, plus battle reenactments in town.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      House is very homey, nice and warm in the winter time and cool in the summer. Great views from wherever you sit. Walk right out the door to the lake and enjoy a morning ride in one of our 3 boats kept up there for your use-2 kayaks and 1 large canoe. Sit on the deck while you enjoy a cup of coffee, grill a meal on the charcoal grill, listen to the sounds of the stream or just enjoy the quiet and relax. It may sound corny but I say good bye to the lake whenever I leave, knowing I'll always return.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

                      Loading...
                      1 of 5
                       

                      Photos

                      • View of House from Lake

                        View of House from Lake

                      • The Bennington Moose-@ The Bennington Monument

                        The Bennington Moose-@ The Bennington Monument

                      • Wood paneled living room with bar

                        Wood paneled living room with bar

                      • Spiral Staircase Spans 3 Floors

                        Spiral Staircase Spans 3 Floors

                      • Lake level bunk room

                        Lake level bunk room

                      • Loft bedroom - sleeps 2

                        Loft bedroom - sleeps 2

                      • winding stream through property

                        winding stream through property

                      • Living room toward lake

                        Living room toward lake

                      • Catwalk overlooks living room

                        Catwalk overlooks living room

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Bright Airy Kitchen

                        Bright Airy Kitchen

                      • View from bunk room

                        View from bunk room

                      $110 - $155 per night (USD)
                      6

                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 11/22/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
                      Dates are unavailable
                      Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
                      This listing requires that rentals start on a .
                      Book It

                      Detailed Price

                      Owner
                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within a few days
                      • Response rate: 80%
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/22/2014
                      Email owner

                      +1 6093143952
                      please call after school hours (teacher)

                      Please wait... Book with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn more
                      Add vacation protection services to your booking

                      Three services to protect your trip:

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


                      Get it now

                      advertisement

                      Share this property via Email

                      Four season mountinside recreational lakefront property,great snow fun

                      Woodford #388259ha

                      3 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 6

                      You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

                      Share this property via Email

                        Please correct the following errors and resend:
                      • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
                      • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
                      • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.