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Seasonal Rental: Barn Style House, Great Mountain Views

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Barn house in winter, mountains in distance


Last updated: 11/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:60 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Fayston chateau / country house description

Downstairs: Great Room with 25 ft stone fireplace and cathedral ceiling, sunroom; eat-in, fully-equipped kitchen (newer appliances); front parlor with wood-burning stove, guest room (2 twins), full bath, laundry area (new washer and dryer), attached 2 car garage with remote. Upstairs: airy master (queen bed), full bath, bunk room(3 twins) and cozy den with fireplace and cable.. Post and beam construction, brick floors and barnboard paneling in some areas. Deck off great room, sliding doors to the east view and morning sun. Southern stone patio and 50 mile view out back door.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chateau / Country House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            prefer families, age of renters over 25 years...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs considered, no cats....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Wheelchair accessible through garage with ramp. All doorways wide enough. Open floor plan with downstairs bedroom and bathroom....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Master bedroom: 1 queen


          • Guest room: 2 twin/ single


          • Bunk bed: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


          • Master bedroom on second floor , queen bed, double dressers, closet, chaise lounge under windows...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


          • One full bathroom upstairs, one full bathroom downstairs


          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            Many board games: Scrabble, Connect Four, checkers, chess, Pictionary etc. puzzles...moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Family


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Downtown:

            Great shopping downtown in village: Shaw's supermarket and independent supermarket/ liquor, butchery, wine shop. Clothing, toys, hardware, books,crafts and art....moreless

          • Mountain View:

            Mountain views for 50 miles to the south and across the valley to the east, the Northfield Ridge, 10 miles...moreless

          • Resort:

            Two full exercise sports centers with indoor tennis and pools and exercise classes. Local yoga studios...moreless

          • Ski-In:

            Cross-country skiing is available out the back door on the eight acres of this property and also on the logging road at the end of Strong Road. No alpine skiing available on site....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Racquetball
          • Rafting
          • Rock Climbing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Tubing


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining:

            Great room has dining area with table seating 8, buffet and armoire,...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace:

            Huge stone fireplace in Great Room. Firewood provided Small fireplace in den, electric insert...moreless

          • Garage:

            One bay of garage with remote opener. Garage accessible through house....moreless

          • Heating:

            Oil fired, hot water baseboard heat 3 zones. Full tank provided, Tenant pays for monthly refills and leaves full upon departure....moreless

          • Internet:

            DSL, wireless throughoout house...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Linens for all beds, including blankets and comforters, pillows. Sets of towels for bathrooms. Several sets of placemats, tablecloths and napkins. ...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Great room with stone fireplace, two sets of sliding doors to deck, sectional couch seats five, wing chairs, piano . Dining area seats eight...moreless

          • Parking:

            driveway for parking and two car garage (one bay available for tenant's car)...moreless

          • Telephone:

            (2) Land line, mobile phones upstairs and downstairs. Tenant pays for long distance ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Sets of towels for both bathroom and kitchen...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Stove:

            Wood stove in front parlor....moreless


          • Coffee Maker:

            Braun coffee maker, makes 12 cups...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Three sets of dishes for eight. Extra serving pieces and cups, mugs, etc Many pots and pans, several frying pans ...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Bosch dishwasher...moreless

          • Freezer:

            Freezer compartment in refrigerator, No separate freezer....moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            Large brick-floored eat-in-kitchen, all appliances four years old or newer, microwave, ice maker, dishwasher, electric stove. many windows and skylights...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Separate microwave...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Pantry has Cuisinart, blender, espresso maker, mixing bowls, ice cream maker...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Four years old with ice maker and upper freezer...moreless

          • Stove:

            Electric, glass top stove (three years old) ...moreless

          • Toaster


          • Bicycles
          • Deck / Patio:

            Deck off great room , facing east Stone patio out side of kitchen and back door, facing south...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Single man river kayak...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Acres of lawn and perennial gardens...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            small portable gas grill...moreless

          • Ski & Snowboard:

            2 pairs cross-country skiis, poles and boots 2 pairs snowshoes...moreless



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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015
          60 night min stay

          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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          • Taxes Not included


          We are really looking for a 4month rental and might discount April modestly.

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          Last updated: 11/09/2014
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
          23 Selected dates


          35 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Burlington International
          2 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Peasant, Bridge Street, Waitsfield
          3 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Lake Champlain, Burlington
          10 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Sugarbush Golf Course
          15 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Montpelier Junction Amtrack
          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          VT Route 100, Interstate Rt 89
          2 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Peasant, Bridge Street, Waitsfield
          9 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Sugarbush, Mad River Glen
          35 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Mad River, Waitsfield

          Car: Necessary

          We are located 1.2 miles off Rt 100 on 8 acres of meadow and woodlands on a dead-end dirt road. From the door cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, and sledding are available. Two major alpine ski areas: Sugarbush and Mad River Glen are 15 minutes away, Walks down a dead-end dirt road are possible, as are hikes at any number of locations. Cross-country skiers can join other roads and logging roads from the house, and there are several areal cross-country ski areas. Sledding is possible on the property and its surroundings. Sugarbush and Mad River Glen have youth adventure programs and child care as well as all levels of ski instruction. Outdoor town ice rink 10 minutes away, with classes and indoor skating,in nearby Waterbury. In Waterbury also a cider mill and museum, Ben and Jerry's ice cream factory with tours.Stowe (half an hour away) has an Alpine Slide. Burlington (an hour away)is a major city with shopping malls, restaurants, theaters, university sports and cultural programs. There is also ECHO Maritime Museum on Lake Champlain in Burlington.


          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1973

          About the owner: Upon returning from several years living Asia in the late 60's and early '70's, we acquired a 19th century barn. In 1972 we had it disassembled and moved the materials to our site. We designed and built 'Mont House,' as our boys called it that year.

          Why the Owner Chose Fayston:
          We bought the property because we loved the area and enjoyed skiing. We learned to enjoy the summers as much as the winters in the Valley and met several families to play with. We spent all long weekends and school vacations in Fayston with family and friends.

          The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
          The site of our home is with fantastic views east and south; we also appreciate the privacy of 8 acres on a town dirt road that dead-ends. There are many nature walks and places to enjoy peace and quiet, yet it is minutes to the village.

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          Speaks: english, swedish


          • Barn house in winter, mountains in distance

            Barn house in winter, mountains in distance

          • sofa in Great Room

            sofa in Great Room

          • Sunroom,,,,,with floor to ceiling windows and skylights

            Sunroom,,,,,with floor to ceiling windows and skylights

          • Guest room twin beds

            Guest room twin beds

          • Bunk room sleps three

            Bunk room sleps three

          • Upstairs full bathroom

            Upstairs full bathroom

          • Stone fireplace in Great Room

            Stone fireplace in Great Room

          • Dining area in Great Room, doors out to deck

            Dining area in Great Room, doors out to deck

          • eting area in kitchen

            eting area in kitchen

          • Guest room with twin beds

            Guest room with twin beds

          • Cozy den with fireplace

            Cozy den with fireplace

          • Master bedroom with queen bed, lookout to Great Room

            Master bedroom with queen bed, lookout to Great Room

          VRBO #441361

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          This listing was first published here in 2012.

          Date last modified - Monday, November 17, 2014

          $2,250 per month (USD)

          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 7

          View calendar: Updated 11/09/14
          Minimum stay: 60 nights
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          Member since: 2008
          Speaks: english, swedish
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          • Response rate: 70%
          • Calendar last updated: 11/09/2014
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