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Killington Area - Great Value! Clean, Comfortable, Sleeps 12+

(57 Reviews)

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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps a maximum of 15)

Set on a private road in the hills just north of Pittsfield, our house welcomes you - winter or summer. Right in the heart of the Northeast’s best winter-sports, it is about 10 miles to the Killington and Pico ski resorts. Sugarbush, Okemo, and the famous Mad River Glen are all within easy reach for day trips. For golfers, Vermont’s #1 public golf course, Green Mountain National, is only ten minutes away, and in addition to Killington's own course, there are a surprising number of other courses within an hour’s drive.

The house is a comfortable and spacious (2,000+ sq.ft) three-bedroom contemporary split into four levels. It’s a perfect place to relax and have fun whether you’re on your own or with a group. With the large living area, the dining room and the den on different levels, the house caters to large numbers of people yet still affords privacy. While you soak up the heat of the big fieldstone fireplace upstairs, the gang could be watching TV or playing games downstairs.


The kitchen is big enough for family eat-in, and the dining room seats 10-12 comfortably. The two upper levels are especially bright and airy with high cathedral ceilings and numerous skylights. The two bedrooms on the lower middle level sleep 3 & 4 respectively and share a recently remodeled full bath. The master bedroom on the lower ground level sleeps 5 and has its own bathroom.

Though the ski areas and golf courses are probably the main attractions, there are a number of activities available right from the doorstep. Picturesque hiking/snowshoeing trails lead straight from the house into the vast forests of the Green Mountains. There are other trails nearby (no need to drive) that are suitable for cross country skiing or mountain biking. And if you’re into something even more vigorous, the Vermont snowmobile trail network (VAST) is accessible from less than a half mile away.

In addition to the above, there are facilities for tennis, racquetball, bungee jumping (yikes!), alpine slide, swimming, fishing streams, tubing, music, theater, shopping, and any number of other activities nearby.

Please visit the guest book/review section for comments and reviews that previous renters have made. The property is again available for short-term rentals over summer and fall 2016 - and of course for the ’16-’17 ski season. Please click the calendar for available dates!

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Keywords: House, Killington, ski, snowboard, mountain, vacation, rental, golf
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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/29/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renter must be 21 or over. If Renter is less than 25 then he/she certifies that all persons who will occupy the house are 18 or over at the time of rental. The Renter must be part of the occupancy....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kid-friendly, but not kid-proof! :)...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smokers may feel free to smoke on the balcony or back porch (both covered), we only ask that butts are disposed of in a responsible manner....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    No charge, but there's some language about pets in the contract - nothing unusual. Owners are responsible for pet damage....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

  • Bedroom 1: 2 double, 1 twin/ single

    The doubles are a 'double-bunk,' so space for 4 (2 in each)...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sofabed is a double...moreless

  • Living area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    This is a single size...moreless

  • Summary: Double Beds (4) (2 in bunk format) Twin or Single Beds (2) Bunk Beds (1) Additional - 1 double sofabed, 1 single sofabed - (not in bedrooms)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom attached to bedroom #1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1 has a hand-held shower handle combo - handy for washing the kids!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Piano

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A selection in the book case downstairs...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Upstairs: surround-sound - not Blu-Ray Downstairs: VHS-DVD combo...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Downstairs den...moreless

  • Games:

    There is an assortment of board games in the credenza near the pool table...moreless

  • Music Library:

    The stereo has an adapter especially designed for iPods - as well as an input for MP3 players. Simply plug yours in and voila! Your own music collection at the mountain....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    Mid-sized - not full...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium package plus local and network channels ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Surround-sound - works with the TV...moreless

  • Television:

    Upstairs: 42 inch flat-screen & surround-sound Downstairs: Older smaller standard TV...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A small selection of VHS tapes in the bench in the den...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Installed new in 2010...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Individual electric baseboard heat and 2 direct-vent gas heaters...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Kitchen towels, pillows, blankets and quilts are provided, but renters are encouraged to bring their own bath towels, bed sheets and pillow cases. These are nonetheless available at the house but aren't anything to brag about. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Depending on how much snow has piled up, there is room for up to 8 cars....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    National plan at no charge....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    See ""Linens"...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Installed new in 2010...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    A huge fieldstone fireplace - almost 5 feet across - becomes the center of attraction in the main living area. A great place to relax and wind down at the end of the day....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    This stove is safe and simple to operate. You get a great view of the flames, and a load of wood can keep warming the house for up to 8 hours....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    This kitchen provides nearly every utensil you could need....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen table seats 5. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Enjoy the view of the valley during the day and stargazing at night - all to the sound of the roaring brook that feeds the Tweed River....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Small deck off the back of the house - not very big at all....moreless

  • Golf:

    8 miles away...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The house is set on an acre of mostly forested land. There is nonetheless a yard, though much of it is sloped....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 57 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Winter
Nov 4 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$206 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,465 $3,000
Winter
Dec 23 - Mar 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $425
Fri, Sat
$1,950 $3,900
New Year's weekend
Dec 30 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay

$1,400
flat fee
Late winter 2017
Apr 10 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$206 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,465 $3,000
Summer 2017
May 1 - Nov 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $207
Fri, Sat
$908 $1,980
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $206
Fri, Sat
$908 $1,980
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $100 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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Location

27 Miles
Nearest Airport
Rutland - Southern Vermont Regional (RUT)
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Clear River Tavern
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Green Mountain National Golf Course
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Rutland
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-89
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pittsfield General Store
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Killington and Pico

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: I'm probably not your average Vermont vacation home landlord. I consider myself to be from New York City, but I have lived and worked all over the world - primarily with a focus on telecommunications in Africa. Though I may have only played a small part, I can lay claim to having contributed over my 15 years in the mobile industry to providing mobile telephone services to more than 300 million people on the continent. Today that number has swelled to about 700 million! When I first started, there were fewer telephones in the whole of Africa than in Manhattan - mobile or otherwise! Still on the same crusade, but I'm now focused on developing telecom businesses in the fiber optic transmission sector. I am now based in Nigeria (of all places!) after having lived the previous twelve years in Holland, Spain, Egypt and Burundi.

Why the Owner Chose Pittsfield, VT, USA:
I have always been a skier. I started going up to Killington from New York in the early eighties, renting and organizing share houses to be able to afford the season's ski pass and the gas in my old Pontiac. On occasion I would bring my parents along and they decided they liked the area - especially in the fall and summer. Hence the decision to buy a house there - on condition that I help defray the costs by running it as a share house in the winter. It was great fun for many years but when I moved overseas again it was impractical to run as before. So I started renting it by the season, and now for short-termers as well. I now own the house and this website has been a real benefit to keeping the place going. Though the rent never really manages to pay all the bills, I get good reviews and they encourage me to invest in making the house more and more comfortable every year. When I'm lucky, I can occasionally squeeze in between the bookings and enjoy the place myself for a few days!


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/29/2016

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Photos

  • Here's the main living area - dining is up on the left

    Here's the main living area - dining is up on the left

  • Winter

    Winter

  • Side view - winter

    Side view - winter

  • Balcony view in the fall

    Balcony view in the fall

  • Living area (older photo)

    Living area (older photo)

  • Dining area - seats 10 comfortably

    Dining area - seats 10 comfortably

  • Fully equipped eat-in kitchen - seats 4-5

    Fully equipped eat-in kitchen - seats 4-5

  • Bedroom 2 - single bunk + double - sleeps 4

    Bedroom 2 - single bunk + double - sleeps 4

  • Alpine slide at Pico

    Alpine slide at Pico

  • Front view in the fall

    Front view in the fall

  • Living and games area seen from dining room - note sleepsofa in background

    Living and games area seen from dining room - note sleepsofa in background

  • Balcony view - fall

    Balcony view - fall

  • Balcony view - winter

    Balcony view - winter

  • Living area

    Living area

  • Cozy den downstairs - with sleep-sofa and woodstove

    Cozy den downstairs - with sleep-sofa and woodstove

  • Fully equipped eat-in kitchen - seats 4-5

    Fully equipped eat-in kitchen - seats 4-5

  • Bedroom 1 - double bunk + single - sleeps 5

    Bedroom 1 - double bunk + single - sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 3 - double + single - sleeps 3

    Bedroom 3 - double + single - sleeps 3

  • 2 renovated bathrooms! 1 with full bath, the other with shower. Plus 1/2 bath

    2 renovated bathrooms! 1 with full bath, the other with shower. Plus 1/2 bath

  • The road leading to the house

    The road leading to the house

  • Nearby

    Nearby

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 10, 2016

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