Family Ski & Snow Board Holiday! 10 Mins to Stratton Mtn: Save $500 (12/21-1/2)(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-90 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8 comfortably) with large screened in porch
Experience Jamaica in all its year-round glory: Swim in the rivers, lakes, canoe, kayak, sail, hike to the water falls ,leaf-peep, shop, ski Stratton, snow-shoe, cross-country, kayak, sail, walk across the bridge to the State Park. Jamaica village is a stone's throw away by foot.
Make our beautifully renovated 1830's antique home yours for a while ; a fully equipped kitchen in which to cook gourmet meals with fresh veggies from the farmer's market; a large yard in which to enjoy croquet, throw a ball, or simply relax in the hammock with a good book.
The master bedroom on 2nd floor with king bed has a full bath with jetted tub.
A large queen bedroom on the 2nd floor includes a pingpong table.
A bunk bed for kids (and adults :)) completes the 2nd floor bedrooms.
The 4th small, queen bedroom is on the first floor with a full bath (and heated tile floor).
In the summer months it is wonderful to open the 2 doors onto our huge screened in porch.
Grill on the gas barbeque to then feast at the table for 8 as the sun sets over the mountains.
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Member since: 2007
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
It's a great place for most kids but not for rough-housing indoors or chocolate ice cream on the $9,000 Roche Bobois sofa in the living room. There are antiques but nothing so perfect and priceless it can't be touched....moreless
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Heated floor lower level bath. Jet whirlpool on second.
- Large property and lawn surrounded by white picket fence. Great for badminton and croquet. We're also proud of our library occasionally added onto by guests (from Phillip Roth to local author Norman Mailer)Some CDs, kids' videos. But best of all: Radiant heat in first floor bath.Garden furniture, swings, hammock....moreless
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Music Library
- Ping Pong Table
- Pool Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Area
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Screen Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Jetted Tub
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter ski season
Jan 2 - Apr 1, 2017
90 night min stay
Apr 2 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $150 + tax
- Pet Fee $50
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 9%
we accept paypal, check, or cashier's check
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Overflow guests? Invite your friends to camp at Jamaica State Park, or (fancier) the Jamaica House or Three MTN Inn in the Village.
Another very basic activity for us: Reading and reading in the hammock. I have some of my best books there -- WS Merwin's new collected poems which are great by the way and hundreds of other tomes.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I am a writer/contributing editor to New England Home Magazine, living in Lexington, MA. My wife Valery Rockwell (above) is a psychotherapist in private practice. In her spare time she gardens and paints. She fell in love with the house long before we bought it as a summer retreat. Now that our daughters are grown up enough to have outside interests not involving idyllic stays in the Green Mountains, we just haven't been able to go up there as much. We still love every inch of the place. We hope you do, too!
Why the Owner Chose Jamaica, VT, USA:
I like the fact that it is in a village. A city boy at heart, it makes me a little nervous being out in the middle of nowhere, or what I consider the middle of nowhere. I like having neighbors and I like to walk places. I also like the fact that the house is very old, but very tight and very clean and sunny and there's a brook outside. The lawn is the biggest in town, and the apple orchard I planted on the property looks promising. Hiking to the waterfalls is another thing we do from time to time.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
We all like the State Park for its kayak festivals and rail to trail biking and very clean beach. Valery and I joined the Stratton Health Club and have also discovered the Ball Mountain Dam about 2 minutes from us up RTE 30 -- What huge vistas! (And a back entrance to the Park -- no charge)
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Front view of the house in July
The deck looking out to the hummingbird feeder and stream
hammock in the yard
our little stream seen from upstairs window
fully equipped kitchen
dining room with seating for 8
cozy velvet arm chairs in living room
first floor bathroom with handicap shower, marble antique sink and Mexican tiles
another view of the mater king suite
ping pong table
2nd floor queen bedroom
looking East toward the the house, early spring
view of the screened in porch
swing set with party lights
a flower path to the house
view from Eames chair in living room
first floor queen bedroom
master suite with king bed
another view of the ping pong table and queen loft
2nd floor bunk bed room
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Tuesday, February 07, 2017
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