Lovely Apartment in Historic Mad River Valley Close to Skiing

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Located on a hill in Historic Waitsfield, within walking distance to the Von Trapp Farm and historic Skinner Barn, Joslin Gardens Suite is a completely private apartment on one of the Mad River Valley’s most distinctive estates. Its private entry features an expansive porch overlooking five acres of park-like landscaped gardens and grounds. Beautifully appointed with comfortable furnishings, with an eye toward comfort and Vermont charm, it includes a fully equipped kitchen, cable television and high speed wireless Internet access. Take advantage of year round recreational activities or simply sit back, enjoy the gardens and relax in the comfortable splendor of this one bedroom mountain suite.

Features: Queen bedroom plus sofabed (sleeps 4),
Bathroom includes tub/shower and walk in shower,
Private entrance with porch,
Fully equipped modern kitchen,
Radiant heat,
TV, DVD, VCR, wireless Internet access, local phone,
Hot tub located on a deck which is a short walk from your back door.

Special Amenities: When you arrive, we will have your vacation home outfitted with soaps and shampoos, dish detergent, paper products, basic spice and coffee filters. Bathrobes are available for your use.Don't forget to pack your bathing suit for the hot tub. Is this a special occasion? Please inquire about our shopping service. We can arrange to have food, flowers and other items stocked in the unit for you.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Flat screen TV...moreless

  • living room: 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    high chair available...moreless

  • New Queen mattress in bedroom, Cable TV, terry cloth bathrobes,

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom has full tub plus separate tiled shower stall. Towels and bathrooms included available for your use. We stock toilet paper, Kleenex, shampoo & conditioner, soap, and hair dryer....moreless

Other Amenities

  • please inquire We also have sleds and directions to the best sledding hill in town!...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village:

    We are within walking distance of Waitsfield Village with quaint stores and restaurants...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Table and chairs for 4 plus an eating counter, seats 3...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant heat in the floors, 3 zones (bedroom, bathroom and living room)...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and blankets. Extra foam layer for sofa bed....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Towels, hand towels and face cloths provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    drip coffee maker, filters supplied...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All necessary utensils, wine bottle opener...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full set of dishes for 6, pots & Pans, cooking utensils, casserole dishes, wine glasses...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    washer & dryer, laundry detergent, dish soap, towels, spices, salt & pepper, dishes, glasses, pots & pans...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full size oven...moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Golf:

    Near Sugarbush Golf Club, open to the public...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    All equipment can be rented locally at Clear Water Sports, 1 mile from house. River is less than a mile from the house...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Available at Sugarbush Resort and Mad River Glen Resort, both less than 15 minutes from house...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Available at Clear Water Sports, 1 mile from house, including tubing equipment....moreless

  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 33 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 9 - Nov 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$150 $160
Fri, Sat, Sun
Dec 23 - Dec 29, 2016
7 night min stay

flat fee
New Years
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
Ski Season
Jan 2 - Mar 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$150 $160
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Presidents Week
Feb 17 - Feb 23, 2017
7 night min stay

flat fee
Late Season Skiing
Mar 20 - Apr 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$100 $140
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $160
Fri, Sat, Sun
$805 $2,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $40
  • Tax Rate 9%


Holiday weekends require a 3 night minimum, July 4, Labor Day, Columbus day

Rates are higher at Xmas and Presidents week.

I will never ask you to wire money, beware of scammers.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burlington International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Big Picture
42 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Kings St Dock Burlington, VT
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sugarbush Golf Club
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Waterbury, VT
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Peasant Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugarbush Mountain
18 Miles
Nearest Beach
Waterbury Center State Park

Car: Necessary

The Mad River Valley is truly in the center of Vermont. Within an hour's driving distance one can be in Stowe, Killington, Middlebury or Burlington. Visit The Trapp Family Lodge, take a tour of Ben & Jerry's or the Shelbourne Museum. Visit spectacular Quechee Gorge, The Teddy Bear Factory, or The Northeast Kingdom. Sugarbush is 25 minutes from Norwich University for graduation and parents weekend. Make our home your vacation headquarters and discover why the Mad River Valley is known as The Heart and Soul of Vermont. An ideal setting and climate for bicycle enthusiasts, the Mad River Valley boasts miles of mountain bike trails for all ability levels and the roads throughout the valley provide some of the finest road cycling in the northeast. Mountain bike trail maps are available on the web. The Mad River and the brooks that feed it are home to brook, rainbow and brown trout. Book your holiday vacation rentals now!!

Other Activities: Ask about our midweek ski and stay packages



  • Rear View of House

    Rear View of House

  • Master Bedroom - Queen Size Bed

    Master Bedroom - Queen Size Bed

  • Views From Your Porch

    Views From Your Porch

  • Foliage walk 2014

    Foliage walk 2014

  • living area

    living area

  • Private Back Porch

    Private Back Porch

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Winter View from Hot tub toward barn

    Winter View from Hot tub toward barn

  • relax on our porch

    relax on our porch

  • Entrance to Apt is behind shrubs

    Entrance to Apt is behind shrubs

  • Relax after a hard day skiing.

    Relax after a hard day skiing.

  • Waitsfield historic covered bridge, just a short walk from the property

    Waitsfield historic covered bridge, just a short walk from the property

  • Oct 2014 near Joslin Hill

    Oct 2014 near Joslin Hill

  • Fall Garden

    Fall Garden

  • Entrance to Apartment

    Entrance to Apartment

  • Apartment on left side of house, hot tub on right

    Apartment on left side of house, hot tub on right

  • Kitchen


  • Views of Property In Winter

    Views of Property In Winter

  • Very Private Area to Read and Relax

    Very Private Area to Read and Relax

  • Porch taken 2015

    Porch taken 2015

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