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Wonderful! 4.8/5
Free cancellation up to30 days before check-in

Property # 135866ha

Views. 18 Acres. Private Stone Chalet. 3 floors. Fast internet. 10 min to Lake.

Property overview

About this rental

  • House
    • 3600 sq. ft
  • 3 bedrooms
    • 7 beds
    • Sleeps 12
  • 3 bathrooms
    • 3 full baths
  • Spaces
    • Kitchen
    • Living Room
    • Deck/Patio

A bedroom and bath on each of 3 floors. Sleeps 2-12. Private office available.

Rooms & beds

Bedrooms: 3(Sleeps: 12)

Ground floor living room/library

twin/ single · sleep sofa /futon

Main Floor Bedroom


Ground Floor Bedroom

queen · twin/ single

Third Floor Bedroom


Main floor living room

sleep sofa /futon

Bathrooms: 3

Bathroom 3

Toilet · Combination tub/shower

Bathroom 1

Toilet · shower

Bathroom 2

Toilet · Combination tub/shower


  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining
    Seating for 10 people
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Office
  • Outdoor play area



  • Internet
  • Pets Welcome
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Satellite or cable
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Children Welcome
  • Parking
  • No Smoking
  • Heater

Safety features

  • First aid kitIn the kitchen pantry near the bedroom. Top shelf, right hand side.
  • Smoke detector
  • Fire extinguisherTo the left of the main floor fireplace.
  • Carbon monoxide detectorMain floor
  • Exterior lighting
  • Deadbolt lock

Location Type

  • Village
  • LakeThe lovely Lake St. Catherine is right in Wells, about a five minute drive from the Rye Chalet.
  • MountainSweeping mountain and valley views, all the way into the next state.
  • Mountain ViewThe Chalet's wrap-around deck greets you with a grand view of Hidden Valley. That's NY State in the distance. Enjoy coffee in the fresh VT air and enjoy the moment. Take photos too ;)
  • RuralWells, Vermont, population 1,000, is one of Vermont's 250 small towns.


  • TelephoneThere is a telephone for calling anywhere in the US and Canada.
  • HeatingSmart thermostats on all floors. Baseboard heating. Please use energy wisely and lower the thermostats when the space is not in use so we can keep our rates affordable. Thank you.
  • Hair Dryer
  • FireplaceMagnificent stone fireplace in main floor living room. Firewood provided for arrival night. Order more in advance at $5 bundle. Also, fun fire pit just behind the chalet.
  • Basic Soaps
  • ParkingIn the open space by the main entrance. Room for 4-6 cars
  • Towels ProvidedYes
  • Iron & Board
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing machineOn the ground floor, washer and dryer
  • InternetFiber Optic 1 gig up/down all-house internet mesh connection for those “work and internet connect.” Echo on the main and first floor.
  • Linens providedLinens are provided for your comfort. Please strip the beds and bring linens and towels to the laundry room at the end of your stay.
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes dryerLocated next to the washing machine on the first floor.
  • Shampoo
  • Paper Towels


  • MicrowaveNext to the fridge, it's great for quick heating of snacks, hot beverages, and leftovers.
  • Coffee MakerRegular, drip coffee maker.
  • Pantry ItemsAll the spices you want.
  • DishwasherWe ask that you keep the kitchen as it greeted you with dishes washed. Thank you.
  • Dishes & UtensilsAll supplied
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove30" electric cooktop. We have the pots and pans you will need to enjoy your stay with us.
  • Kettle
  • OvenBuilt into the custom stone wall. You will love using the oven.
  • RefrigeratorSide-by-side with ice and water dispenser.
  • Dining table
  • Blender
  • ToasterWe have a toaster, near the cooktop, coffee maker and the red cow coffee creamer.


  • Childs Highchair
  • Dining table


  • Game RoomGame area in main floor living room features an impressive large vintage game table. In the living room we also have games, puzzles, even Twister. How fun. Enjoy.
  • GamesPuzzles and games are located under the TV on the main floor.
  • BooksWell stocked library on the ground floor.
  • Games for Kids
  • TelevisionTwo TVs -- one each in the main floor living room and in the ground floor living room. 300+ DVD's. You can also use your Hulu, Prime, or Netflix account to enjoy your favorite movies.
  • Satellite/CableFiber Optic
  • Video Library300+ DVD's Classics, kids, horror, crime, comedy, drama, documentaries and docudramas.
  • DVD PlayerNext to the TV on the main floor, also for Hulu, Prime, and Netflix subscribers.
  • Smart TV


  • Kayak/CanoeBring your own kayak. Launch at Lake St. Catherine, 10 minute drive.
  • Fire pitComfortable chairs surround the fire pit on a stone patio.
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • GolfAt Lake St. Catherine Country Club, about five miles from Rye Chalet.
  • Ski & SnowboardSki Bromley, Pico or Killington. Rye Chalet is central to all three.


  • Wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • We consider pets. Send us the details. Pets are not allowed on our furniture and must be kenneled if left alone in the chalet. One dog $30/night or $100/week, two dogs $40/night or $150/week for two dogs. RYE CHALET has high speed Wi-Fi, cable, Alexa, and a smart lock. The separate creative studio/office is an available optional add-on to the home rental. It's perfect for work-from-homers, artists, meditation, yoga or prayer. Zoom-ready high-speed internet, an Ethernet connection, a 65” ROKU-ready WiFi TV, an electric ambiance fireplace Studio/Office Fee: $45/night, two night minimum plus $25 cleaning fee. Let us know if you would like more information. Take-out or catered meals or events are available from Kathryn Vanderminden, a first-rate chef in Wells ( or call 802-282-8676), who emphasizes local, fresh ingredients. Second living room on ground floor seats seven. Washing machine, clothes dryer, iron and ironing board are in the laundry room.


Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
  • 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
  • No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
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100% refund
30 days before check-in
50% refund
14 days before check-in
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Damage and Incidentals

You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.

House Rules

  • Check in after 4:00 PM

  • Check out before 11:00 AM

  • Maximum overnight guests: 12

  • Minimum age to rent: 25

  • Children allowed: ages 0-17

  • Pets allowed: Up to 2 dogs of any size$30/night 1 dog. $40/night for 2 . $100/$120 week.

  • No events allowed

  • No smoking allowed

Cleaning practices

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops, light switches, handles, and faucets)

  • Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact

  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/140ºF

  • Cleaned with disinfectant

  • Minimum 1-day vacancy between guest stays


Wells, Vermont, United States of America
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