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Comfortable House on a Private Country Pond in Stratton Vermont

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House originally built by Scott Nearing Community

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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

A Quiet Spot for a Summer Vacation for a week or two or a Ski Season rental. Just 1.5 miles from the base lodge. Ski Season rate is just $10,500 plus utilities and security deposit. A great rate for a house so close to Stratton Mountain.

This comfortable rustic three bedroom house is located at 1700 feet, high in the foothills of Stratton Mountain.

A beautiful country pond is but a couple of steps away from the house. Located on a dead-end dirt road, the house is both quiet and convenient.

The House is 1.5 miles from the Stratton Base lodge, a ski area in the winter. Tennis, golf, horseback riding and concerts held in their outdoor shell are summertime features.

Spacious and Comfortable.
Warm and friendly, the house is comfortably furnished for easy housekeeping including, bedding, dishes, cutlery and utensils. Everything is provided except sheets, pillowcases and towels. The newly renovated eat-in kitchen is electric with a dishwasher, electric range, microwave, full size refrigerator, coffee grinder and coffee maker. A deep well gives pure water. Hand-hewn beams, pine-paneled walls and a brick fireplace with a warm and cozy propane fireplace are living room features.

Downstairs there is a bedroom with a queen bed. There is also a split bath. There is a claw foot tub with a shower and sink in one room and a sink and a lavatory in another room.

Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, one with two double beds and one with one double bed. There is also a bathroom with a shower. The house has a washer and a dryer in a laundry room on the first floor.

Cable TV, Wireless Internet access and a DVD player are provided.

Outside of the house is a Weber Grill for cooking steaks, corn, hamburgers and hot dogs.


A Private Country Pond
The three quarter acre country pond offers refreshing swimming. It is spring fed. A rowboat is provided for fun. The grassy banks of the pond provide safe and easy entry into the water. The pond is a great place to enjoy the sun on a hot day. A lovely screened gazebo graces the far shore. Beyond the pond is a small brook.

Lots to Do Nearby.
You can go for a hike on the Long Trail which runs through Stratton Mountain or travel a short distance to a waterfall at Pikes Falls and to a wilderness lake. Pikes Falls is a beautiful rocky place for diving, sun bathing or hiking as well as a cool dip. The water is very cold even in the late August.

Within a few miles are good eating places, country auctions, fairs, antiques and within a half an hour's drive, concerts and summer theater.

Rental Seasons
The House can be rented by the week during the Spring, Summer and Fall and by the Ski Season in the Winter. For more info on the ski season, visit the links page and visit the owner's website.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed on the property....moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Upstairs Bedroom: 2 double

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  • Upstairs bedroom: 1 double

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Downstairs Master bedroom., Double Beds (3) Three upstairs, two in one room and one in the another bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • Downstairs there are two bathrooms: one with a sink and toilet and one with a clawfoot tub with a shower and sink. Upstairs there is a bathroom with a shower stall....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    The book shelves in the living room have many books for good vacation reading. Guide books for hiking the long trail along with maps and brochures of tourist destinations are provided....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    A JVC DVD player is provided....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV and high-speed wireless Internet is provided....moreless

  • Television:

    Cable television is provided with large LED screen downstairs. There is a small tv upstairs....moreless

  • Toys:

    Board games and puzzles are provided to while away evenings and rainy days....moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Stratton mountain is directly in view, as is Pinnacle Mountain....moreless

  • Resort:

    A five minute drive up to the Stratton Mountain ski area and resort....moreless

  • Rural:

    Located on a dead-end dirt road off another small road. A quiet get-away at 1700 feet elevation...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Private country pond....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining area is located in the kitchen. Take a look at the video and photos for details....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    On the first floor in a separate laundry room is a full size propane fueled dryer.....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    An Empire 35K BTU Propane Fireplace unit built into a brick fireplace in the living room warms you on a cool night....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating:

    This is a year round home heated by two propane heating units, an Empire fireplace insert in the living room and a Hearthstone soapstone heater in the kitchen. Both are 35K BTU heating units. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless High Speed Internet provided....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    Looks out on the pond and Stratton Mountain. Take a look at the video to see what it looks like. It features a brick fireplace with a Large LED Flat Screen TV along with book shelves with books....moreless

  • Parking:

    Private driveway....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a land-line along with strong wireless cellular service for Verizon and limited service for AT&T....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    On the first floor in a separate laundry room is a full size washer. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High Speed Wireless Internet is available....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen includes a 32 inch electric stove, full-sized dishwasher and refrigerator. Small appliances include a coffee grinder, coffee maker, microwave oven and a toaster. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    A rowboat is provided on the private country pond....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Expansive lawn with gardens dotting the area lead to the 3/4 acre pond....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A Weber Charcoal Grill is provided....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Stratton Mountain ski area is a five minute drive away....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    There is a Private Country Pond on the property, which is good for swimming and snorkeling in the summer and ice skating in the winter. It is 3/4 acre in size and eight feet deep in the center....moreless

 

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 10%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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Location

2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Stratton Mountain resort
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Stratton Mountain Ski Area

Car: Necessary

The house is located on a dead-end dirt road, so it is a get-away, but it is also very close to Stratton Mountain (you can see the mountain out your window) and only 20 minutes from Manchester, noted for good restaurants and outlet shopping. There is also a 3/4 acre private pond available on the property for ice skating in the winter and swimming in the summer. Pikes Falls is two miles down the road for cool water swimming and exploring.

 

Owner info

About the owner: I grew up in the Cole Cabin and the Cole House. Stratton got started when I was a child by my mother, Malvine Cole, and a number of other people both local and from outside the state. I learned to ski on the hillside near the houses and at Stratton.

Why the Owner Chose South Londonderry, Londonderry, VT, USA:
It offers an old style of vacation that is quiet, private and away from it all in the backwoods of Vermont. Yet it is close to the Stratton Ski Area and other places of interest in Southern Vermont.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, My wife speaks French.

 

Photos

  • House originally built by Scott Nearing Community

    House originally built by Scott Nearing Community

  • Living room with hand-hewed beams and fireplace

    Living room with hand-hewed beams and fireplace

  • Upstairs BEDROOM with two double beds.

    Upstairs BEDROOM with two double beds.

  • Upstairs Bedroom with one double bed.

    Upstairs Bedroom with one double bed.

  • Hollyhocks next to the picnic table.

    Hollyhocks next to the picnic table.

  • Path to the Pond.

    Path to the Pond.

  • Another view of the 3/4 acre pond.

    Another view of the 3/4 acre pond.

  • Pond Gazebo on the Far shore.

    Pond Gazebo on the Far shore.

  • Two miles down the road is Pikes Falls a place for a cool dip.

    Two miles down the road is Pikes Falls a place for a cool dip.

  • Spruce trees and the sky in early evening next to the house

    Spruce trees and the sky in early evening next to the house

  • Comfortable eat-in Kitchen

    Comfortable eat-in Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom downstairs.

    Master Bedroom downstairs.

  • Upstairs hallway.

    Upstairs hallway.

  • 1st Floor Laundry room with a washer and dryer.

    1st Floor Laundry room with a washer and dryer.

  • House Lawn leading to the pond.

    House Lawn leading to the pond.

  • Private Pond showing the Gazebo.

    Private Pond showing the Gazebo.

  • Styles Brook runs down from Stratton Mountain -on the far edge of the property.

    Styles Brook runs down from Stratton Mountain -on the far edge of the property.

  • Styles Brook in the Spring.

    Styles Brook in the Spring.

  • Two miles down the road is Pikes Falls.

    Two miles down the road is Pikes Falls.

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Saturday, August 27, 2016

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