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Wood Fired Hot Tub Is The Ultimate in Relaxation!

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Last updated: 06/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Huntington house description

Relax and unwind in your own private setting. This unique property is located in the gorgeous Huntington River Valley - just over the hill from major ski resorts, yet totally removed in attitude and energy - and much closer to Burlington. If you want to have access to all the restaurants and amenities that Burlington and the ski friendly Mad River Valley offer, yet retreat to your own private world at the end of a day - this is the spot for you.

Situated on over eight private acres (and backing up to hundreds more of state forest), with not a neighbor in sight - the setting will bring you serenity and peace. The interior has been decorated by artists and built by local craftspeople - so you'll feel part of the unique culture of Vermont. Huntington is a wonderful town, close to Burlington, Vermont's largest city, with theatres, restaurants, colleges and great shopping - yet retains its small town charm and bucolic farming tradition.

In summer, there is a large sunny deck with chairs and tables for reading or eating while listening to the sounds of birds and the rush of a nearby waterfall. A hammock hangs among the sweet smelling pines in front of the house. The deck also has a traditional wood-fired hot tub to relax in enjoy and watch the stars from at night.

High speed wireless internet allows you to stay connected to the outside world if that will make your vacation more relaxing.

The large bath was completely remodeled in 2006 and includes an antique medicine chest, a large restored clawfoot shower-tub with a view of the surrounding hills, designer glass tile and bamboo flooring. A new deck was added to the rear of the house in 2012.

In summer, take a leisurely drive (the nearest traffic light is 15 miles away) to some of the wonderful organic farms and farmers markets for fresh Vermont produce and dairy and cook a fantastic meal in the large well-equipped country kitchen with dishwasher. You can create a feast here - or a simple country breakfast. Or choose from many fine restaurants in the area, like Mary's in Bristol.

More great restaurants using local ingredients are available in Richmond, Bristol, Burlington and Warren or Waitsfield - all within 20 minutes from the property (except Burlington, which is 35 mins).

In winter, ski out the front door and enjoy cross-country delights for hours. Or hop in your car for a short drive to the 'majors.' Sugarbush is 20 mins from the front door. Stowe is 45 mins away, Mad River Glen just 10 mins away. Return home to a crackling glass-front woodstove and or hook up your ipod to the stereo with provided cable. Apple TV too. Relax and enjoy! Ten million times better than a hotel!

Email with questions - please check online calendar for availability - it is kept updated at all times. Submit all rental requests via this site, please, as it helps us keep track of guests in a consistent manner.

Something cool - this house is powered by Cow Dung! Not a joke - through a special program with the local electric utility, electric power used in the house is generated through a special program that partners with local dairy farms to use their cow waste to generate electricity. Google 'cvps cow power' for more info.

Keywords: House, Cabin, Vermont, Retreat Hot tub, Getaway

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No tobacco use inside please....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            very dog friendly house...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25...moreless

          • Nude Beach
          • Alternative Lifestyle

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Red Room Bedroom: 1 queen

            Very peaceful red colored room with windows on 2 sides...moreless

          • Large Master Bedroom: 1 double

            Has new windows and is carpeted....moreless

          • Front Room Bedroom: 1 double

            On the first floor next to the kitchen. Antique bed frame....moreless

          • TV Area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Futon on the floor can sleep 2 - cathedral celing...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Fully updated bath with bamboo floor, pedestal sink, antique mirror, 2 windows and claw foot tub/shower with mountain views....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Eat-in kitchen with antique maple table that has leaves that open up to seat more. Also countertop with stools for more casual dining....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Garlic press, baking sheets, all pots and pans, dishes and glasses were new in 2011. Cast iron pans plus nonstick cookware....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Quality knives. Large cutting board. Pretty much everything you need to cook....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Burr grinder, Mr. Coffee style and also french press....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Large, well equipped gourmet kitchen....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Large - with windows on 2 sides. Wide plank pine floors, rugs, recently painted, wood stove in center, large couch and other chairs. Also stereo system with iPod jack to play your own tunes....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Winter in rural Vermont calls for 4 wheel drive and/or good snow tires. Please be prepared. You can park at the bottom of the driveway if you can't make it up....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            High quality 400+ thread count linens. Foam or feather pillows available, per your preference (both are out and available)....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            High quality American Made front-loader installed in 2012. Quiet operation....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            High quality American Made front-loader installed in 2012. Quiet operation....moreless

          • Heating:

            Primary heat is wood stove. Wood provided. Propane back-up heat also....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Yes - Bath towels, hand towels and washcloths are all provided....moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of free parking (easy space for 4 cars)....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Glass front so you can watch the fire....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Wood Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • Peace and quiet, close to nature kind of place. Lots of great things going on in the area like small bakeries people operate out of their homes with gourmet pastries, pizzas and other goodies. Massage therapist info available on request. Catering info available on request. Close to the excitement of the big ski valley (Mad River)15 mins and Burlington (35 mins) yet totally removed and peaceful. Located at the heart of a triangle of Burlington, Middlebury and Montpelier - 3 great towns - about equal distance from each (30 min)....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Stereo:

                Yes - most of the rooms have some sort of speakers with headphone jack for your MP3 players. Also full stereo with speakers in the Living Room....moreless

              • Television:

                Limited local service by rabbit ears. Bring a book :) Apple TV - use your apple ID to watch content....moreless

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Please bring a calling card for long-distance calls (or use Skype via Internet)....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Free wifi. Decent speeds- the best available in the woods. :)...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Wood-fired - Japanese Style Hot Tub - easy to operate instructions provided (no moving parts). Great in cold weather months - usable year round....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    2 decks - one in the front - large - great for hanging out in the warmer months. 1 in the rear was added in 2013 - just off the kitchen - good for BBQ and morning coffee hangout....moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    15 minutes to major skiing at Mad River Glen, 20 minutes to Sugarbush. Lots of XC available very close to the house - you can ski around the property as well....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    basic grill provided (charcoal) along with Chimney style charcoal starter....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Large front lawn area with gardens and birds in season....moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains - complete privacy - no visible neighbors....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hunting
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Churches
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Sledding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Mountaineering
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $225

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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 9%

                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 06/25/2014
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                  Location

                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  BTV
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I89
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mad River Glen

                  Car: Necessary

                  horseback riding, snowmobiling, snow shoeing

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1996

                  About the owner: I love to travel - been around the world! And whenever I travel, I like to feel a little bit at home - so I think my Vermont home reflects this - both with design elements and basic comforts. I often stay in other people's homes on my travels and I've taken some of the best tips (like using all white linens so they can always be fresh and clean from Mike in P-town), and getting an electric kettle (thanks to Fiona in Berlin!) for easy tea making. I'm a fairly casual guy so the house reflects that - I like to say it is NOT A CONDO in Stowe, so please expect some of the minor imperfections that come with a house in the woods like the occasional insect or cobweb. If you are a heavy user of Purell, Glade Plug-Ins or similar products, you might be more comfortable in another spot.

                  Why the Owner Chose Huntington:
                  I lived here for 8 years and loved it. It's close to things, yet really remote at the same time.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  It is one of the most peaceful places on earth. The stars at night are incredible - northern lights and shooting stars are often seen here. Wonderful waterfall across the road.


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                  Speaks: spanish, english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Wood Fired Hot Tub Is The Ultimate in Relaxation!

                    Wood Fired Hot Tub Is The Ultimate in Relaxation!

                  • Large Sunny Living Room - partial view

                    Large Sunny Living Room - partial view

                  • Another view of the wonderful kitchen.

                    Another view of the wonderful kitchen.

                  • Nicely nestled- this home is larger than it appears from the outside...

                    Nicely nestled- this home is larger than it appears from the outside...

                  • One corner of the fully equipped gourmet kitchen!

                    One corner of the fully equipped gourmet kitchen!

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                  This listing was first published here in 2004.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, June 12, 2014

                  $225 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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