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Elysian Fields 'Resting Place of the Gods' 76 Acres Near Arlington, Vt.

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Last updated: 11/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Arlington estate description

Elysian Fields, Resting Place of the Gods per Homer's epic The Odyssey, is available year round. We are located between Manchester, VT outlets and Saratoga Springs, NY charm. Your own private 76-acre farm just west of the Norman Rockwell homestead, just north of the Grandma Moses Homestead, where she did her famous paintings of bucolic patchwork fields. We preserved the 1840s architecture/structure of the original farm house with exposed hand-hewn ceiling beams, wide board pine and cherry flooring. Provided is all new plumbing, heating/AC, and electrical installations with a fireplace in the living room and a sitting area w/views. This ia a smoke-free, comfortable country home w/Queen Anne footed cherry furniture, oriental rugs, many fine paintings and prints throughout including the 'gallery,' second stairway & hall to both lilac & azalea ensuites. First floor master suite with handicap full-bath. 3,100 sf is elegantly appointed, plus a 1,400 sf indoor pool rm & 300 sf screened porch

The kitchen eating area has a fantastic view across pond with ducks, blue heron, geese, wild turkey and deer. The fully equipped kitchen with a glass top stove, double wall ovens & adjacent laundry room all have French country tile. Next to the kitchen is the sitting room with a beautiful large bay window overlooking the perennial gardens, flowering alfalfa fields to the pond. The large screened-in porch off the kitchen has views to the pond and large round tables (2) with director chairs. Adjacent to the screened porch is a patio with a gas grill. The swimming pool room is a 'great room' with a 12 ft.x40 ft. heated lap pool with stair access and adjacent recessed jacuzzi spa, ceramic tile floor and base, cathedral ceilings, wall murals and large tropical plants. The area is humidity controlled with a stall shower & drying area.


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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

              • First Floor Master: 1 queen

                TV sitting area...moreless

              • Lilac ensuite: 1 queen

                w/private bath...moreless

              • Azalea ensuite: 1 queen

                w/private bath...moreless

              • Birch: 1 double

                shared hall bath...moreless

              • Maple: 2 twin/ single

                shared hall bath...moreless

              • Beautyrest by Simmons in all bedrooms.

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • 12' x 40' indoor heated swimming pool in a 1,400 sf room w/ hot tub, and shower...moreless


                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Music Library
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library


                      • Family


                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Pond
                      • Restaurants
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Water Parks
                      • Zoo

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Groceries

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Walking
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain
                      • Mountain View
                      • Rural

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Rafting
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Tubing

                      Arrival Day

                          • Friday


                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 8 people


                          • Activities Guide
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Firewood
                          • Fitness Room / Equipment
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Telephone
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wood Fireplace


                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Grill
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Mini Refrigerator
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove:

                            glass countertop electric...moreless

                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                          • Barbecue
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Screen Porch / Veranda

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Heated Pool
                          • Hot Tub
                          • Indoor Hot Tub
                          • Indoor Pool
                          • Jacuzzi
                          • Private Pool

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional


                              Write a review 4.6
                              from 5 traveler reviews
                              $525-$925/weekend; $1225-$1695/week
                              $545-945/ 2-night weekend off-season, non-holiday
                              $745-1245/ 3-night weekend off-season, non-holiday
                              $1245-1725/  week (off-season)
                              $1325-1995/  week (in-season)
                              $1495-2165/ week (August)
                              Rates vary due to specific dates and number of occupants.
                              please add 9% for escalating utility costs, plus firewood costs
                              ski-season(Dec-Mar) additional

                              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                              Last updated: 11/15/2014
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                              Car: Necessary

                              Hot air balloon festival early June; many art galleries; antiquing; Bennington Battle obelisk monument-tallest structure, 306' in Vermont; Battenkill river canoeing, tubing & fishing; many covered bridges; golf & tennis; Merck Forest & farm preserve - 3,150 acres w/28 miles of trails; many museums; Saratoga horse racing; Tanglewood-summer home of Boston Symphony; many theatre stages; Great Escape theme park; train ride on the 'Battenkill Rambler' in yesteryear's high-style; or the Green Mountain Railroad; Flag Acres Zoo; Hudson River cruise

                              Other Activities: hot air balloon rides


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                              Speaks: english

                              Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                              • Front in Autumn

                                Front in Autumn

                              • stair into indoor swimming pool

                                stair into indoor swimming pool

                              • West lawn Summer

                                West lawn Summer

                              • Azalea Room

                                Azalea Room

                              • Living room

                                Living room

                              • hot tub & indoor swimming pool

                                hot tub & indoor swimming pool

                              • Front Entrance Hall

                                Front Entrance Hall

                              • Wolfie at pond

                                Wolfie at pond

                              • View from Road

                                View from Road

                              • Lilac Room

                                Lilac Room

                              • kitchen


                              • Master Bedroom w handicap bath(1st floor)

                                Master Bedroom w handicap bath(1st floor)

                              VRBO #57282

                              There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                              This listing was first published here in 2005.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014


                              5 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

                              View calendar: Updated 11/15/14
                              Member since: 2005
                              Speaks: english
                              • Response time: Within a few hours
                              • Response rate: 90%
                              • Calendar last updated: 11/15/2014
                              Email manager

                              1 973 295 6573

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                              Elysian Fields 'Resting Place of the Gods' 76 acres near Arlington, Vt.

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