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4 Season Fun: Okemo Area 5BR + Loft, 3 Bath, Hot Tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table

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Last updated: 02/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

This is a modern, very private 16 year-old 5-BR plus loft chalet home nestled in the private hills just outside Okemo mountain in Plymouth/Ludlow, VT. This home is in the heart of some of the best skiing, snow mobiling, and cycling in the northeast. We designed and built this house and we put our love into it's maintenance, details, and amenities.

The home is completely private and set back from the road about 1/4 mile and sits on 11 wooded acres with views and with marked ATV/cross-country ski/hiking trails cut into property. This a very private location, but still very close to town and to the mountain. The entire front of the house is windowed facing the hills with amazing views! Just 4.5 miles from Jackson Gore entrance to Okemo Mountain (20 minutes away form a Killington entrance), VAST ski mobile trails cross the property and run near the house, mountain bike and hiking trails are everywhere, and we are only 15 minutes (6.6 mi.) from downtown Ludlow. We wanted to bring the outdoors inside so there are many extra windows and a screened porch with gas grill. Most of the house's interior is faced with stained wood and is warm to the eye and to the heart. Very private with great views of the surrounding hills with both evergreen and deciduous trees. We are near , Okemo Mountain Resort, 10 minutes (4.5 mi.) from Jackson Gore Okemo entrance; 20-25 minutes from closest Killington entrance, 25 minutes from Woodstock VT, and 25 minutes from Weston Playhouse Theater Company. There is a new championship golf course down the road with cross country skiing and just 2 miles away is a horse stable with trail riding. Great restaurants are everywhere and many of them are within 10-15 minutes of the house!

One great highlight (my favorite) that we are proud of is our 6-person hot tub with LED lighting, water-falls, and lounge that sits on the deck over-looking the hills! There is also an outdoor sound system so you can listen to music while relaxing in the tub! We also added a pool table and a second flat screen TV!. The house sleeps 10 comfortably (14 with sleepers & futon). We have 5 bedrooms (3 queen beds, 1 double, 2- twin/singles ; there is also a double-size futon on loft, and 1-queen & 2-single sleepers), 3 full baths (the master bath has an over-sized Jacuzzi/ whirlpool tub and large stall shower), 2 other full-baths with shower/tub combinations. Master BR has small deck with views and there is a large deck and screened porch facing the hills, modern kitchen with granite counters and breakfast bar-with all the cooking & eating utensils, dishwasher, coffee pots, Keurig, microwave, toaster-oven, disposal; 42' HD plasma TV with satellite, 40' LCD TV in second living area with satellite;and a 3rd TV with separate satellite and DVD on the loft. There is a whole house/outdoor sound system with IPOD hook-up, 2 living rooms, fireplace (firewood included free),Cell-phone charging station, computer, indoor ski rack, alarm system, large deck with screened porch, ceiling fans, central heat and humidifier and A/C.Ski-lites. Gas Grill. One additional feature, that I insisted on, was installing a commercial-sized hot water system so you won't run out of water too fast! I don't know about you, but a good shower is important on my list! HOUSE FULLY PASSED ALL VT FIRE INSPECTION SAFETY CODES!!!!!
This house is a cut above most other rentals in the area and is privately owned and maintained so it is well loved and cared for. A $750.00 rental deposit with 14-day refund after rental is required. WE reserve the right to ask for additional deposit for pets. THIS IS A NO SMOKING HOUSE.

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/16/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    There a combination of 3 queens, 1 double, and 2 single beds for children and couples. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    cigarette ash-cans on front porch and screen porch. NO Smoking in house or hot tub. No cigarette butts anywhere except in the designated cans. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Only with owners prior approval and additional pet deposit...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    There are some stairs between house floor and 2 steps into front door...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master BR suite with master bath and 2-person Jaccuzzi...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    lower level large BR with full bath across hall....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    2 singles beds with full bath next to it....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    suitable for 2 people with full bath across from it....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 double

    Separate BR with full bath next store....moreless

  • Loft area: 1 double

    Double futon on loft w/views next to MBR suite w/TV & DVD...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    A queen sleeper and 2 single sleepers in lower living area. ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (0), Sleep Sofa or Futons (4)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    lower level bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Master Bath...moreless

  • 3 full baths: 1 w/stall shower and 2-person Jacuzzi tub + 2 with bath/shower combination ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • 42' plasma screen HD TV with BlueRay player, 2nd 40' LCD' TV in lower living area, 3rd TV on loft with satellite and DVD player, FREE WiFi Internet, FREE covered firewood and garbage bin, FREE long Distance in the US and Canada, cell phone charging station, IPod input on sound system, whole-house sound system, cell charging area next to LR TV/sound system, Internet with WIFI,2 living areas with FP, screened porch, games,pool table, lower-level second living room with sat. TV/DVD and pool table. Second living area satellite TV, VCR/DVD and Stereo. 6 wireless telephone, several alarm clock radios, small CD player in MBR, Older video game system with games. Computer with Internet...moreless


  • Games:

    many games stored on loft along with video/DVD collection...moreless

  • Pool Table:

    available with all accessories. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    with IPOD/Smartphone charging station and hook-up to main house sound system...moreless

  • Television:

    2 flat screen TV's 1-40' and 1-42', 1- DVD blue Ray player,2- DVD, 2-VHS players, surround sound, Older X-box video game system. Several clock radios, plug iphones/ipods into whole-house sound system...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    older X-box...moreless

  • Video Games:

    selection of video game for older system...moreless

  • Video Library:

    large VHS and DVD video library...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Idyllic view through the 25 foot all- glass back side of the house facing the hills, and a variety of evergreens and deciduous trees. The glass wall overlooks the deck and hot tub..........moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Dining area is part of great room on main level and there is breakfast bar with 3 stools next to dining table. Dining table has 8 chairs....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air for summer use...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    DSL- due to it being a rural area Internet speeds can be slow and variable ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    washer and dryer in basement bathroom area...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    with Internet access in basemaent...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    on main level with glass doors...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance in US...moreless

  • Garage:

    garage covered area for wood and garbage. Use of garage not included...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    forced hot air with supplemental radiant heat in lower living level....moreless

  • Internet:

    DSL- due to it being a rural area Internet speeds can be slow and variable ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2 living areas one with Fireplace and lower-level with pool table...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone charging station in MBR and in kitchen at end of breakfast bar. Verizon hot spot....moreless

  • Parking:

    plenty of room for several cars in front of house and in front of garage (no use of garage)...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    on driveway in front of house and garage...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:


  • Telephone:

    7 wireless phones throughout the house...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    washer and dryer in basement bathroom area...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    wireless Internet available in house...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    on main level with glass doors...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    2 coffee pots and Keurig coffee machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    (see dishes)...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    A full range of dishes, pots/pans, and kitchen cooking/eating utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New GE dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Modern full with all cooking and eating utensils; New granite counter w/breakfast bar; 5 burner stove w/oven dishwasher, toaster over, 2-coffee pots, a keurig machine , microwave, blender, gas grill....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    (see stove)...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    condiments in fridge and spices provided in cabinet...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full-size frig with freezer, ice maker, and door water/ice dispenser ...moreless

  • Stove:

    5-burner electric stove with over/broiler and range hood...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    toaster over...moreless


  • Balcony:

    small balcony off MBR...moreless

  • Boat:

    rentals available at Plymouth State Park (and Tyson General store) on Echo lake 2-miles way...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    large deck and screen porch with views !...moreless

  • Golf:

    about 2-3 miles away run by Okemo...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    rentals available at Plymouth State Park (and Tyson General Store) on Echo lake 2-miles way...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    several grassy areas (mostly hilly terrain)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    on deck in summer and on screen porch in winter...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    About 3-4 miles form Okemo Ski mountain Jackson Gore entrance. 15-20 minutes away form nearest Killington lift entrance...moreless

  • Tennis:

    in town and at Okemo...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    6- person hot tub with LED lighting and water-fall feature on the deck with views of the hills. Tub has over 65 jets and has a reclining lounge! Outdoor speakers connect to main house sound system....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    1-2 person Jaccuzzi in master BR...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$950 $995
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 12 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • cleaning/linens/hottub $349 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
  • Tax Rate 9%


DISCOUNTS FOR ADDITIONAL WEEKDAY WINTER DAYS (non-holiday) RATES AVAILABLE. Discounts for weekly rates (non-holiday weeks). Slightly higher rates for groups over 12. Owners reserve the right to charge more for Presidents, MLK, and Christmas/New Years Holiday weeks. There is a $35.00 pet fee per rental period with prior approval.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 02/16/2017
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4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Okemo Valley
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
R100 or R103
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many all within 3-6 Miles of hosue
4.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Okemo- Jackson Gore Entrance

Car: Necessary

target archery, hammock, outdoor fire-ring, sledding, fishing/swimming at 2 nearby ponds/lakes, Lake with beach at state park on Echo lake, hiking, local waterfalls, golf, cross country skiing


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: I guess it might be said to be a bit of a dreamer. I first had the idea of a mountain vacation home when I was a student in my early 20's. After I got married I began the task of making my dream a reality (sometimes pushing my wife in the process!) We discovered Ludlow and Okemo Mountain and fell in love with the area. The idea to create this home was to provide place to share with our children and to have a place together and spend quality time together. My kids have loved this place since they were infants and you might see some reminders around the house when you come.

Why the Owner Chose Ludlow, VT, USA:
We began to look for mountain-view properties in the Green Mountains of VT and in the Berkshires in MA. We discovered the Ludlow, VT area and Okemo Mountain when on a camping trip in nearby College State Park and feel in love with the area. We began to narrow our search and finally purchased 11 wooded aces with views in the early 1990's and a few years later we began to plan the design of our new home. It was completed in 1996 and we have been sharing with friends, family and renters ever since. We loved the small-town feel and the fact that it was NOT an overbuilt resort area and had that small-town feeling; this, in combination with the skiing, lakes, fishing, restaurants, cycling (I'm an avid cyclist), and natural beauty made it ideal for us.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are very close to town, but as soon as you come down the long driveway you are surrounded by evergreens and birch trees in a completely private setting without any views of other houses. The only things you see are the mountain views. I suppose the best features for us have always been the combination of simple beauty and great skiing , but truth be told I like it better up there in the Spring, Summer and Fall... when there is so much to do. You can go fishing at nearby Echo lake, where they have a state park beach, play ground, boat rentals, and a food concession or hike to Buttermilk Falls, or take a drive to Rutland, (about 20 miles away) for a movie. What is most fun is to stay home and sit in the hot tub overlooking the hills and relax (which sometimes is not easy if the kids are around!)

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/16/2017

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  • View From Kitchen of Main Living/Dining Area

    View From Kitchen of Main Living/Dining Area

  • Remodeled kitchen with granite w/partial view of dining area and screen porch

    Remodeled kitchen with granite w/partial view of dining area and screen porch

  • New Firepit with 4 benches

    New Firepit with 4 benches

  • Master BR with deck and master bath with Jaccuzzi

    Master BR with deck and master bath with Jaccuzzi



  • Loft Outside MBR with Full-size Futon and Skylights and TV

    Loft Outside MBR with Full-size Futon and Skylights and TV

  • lower level Queen BR

    lower level Queen BR

  • Main floor bath with new vanity, faucets, and shower/tub

    Main floor bath with new vanity, faucets, and shower/tub

  • View from driveway toward house in summer

    View from driveway toward house in summer

  • Summer mountain view from our deck

    Summer mountain view from our deck

  • View of main Living area from Dining area

    View of main Living area from Dining area

  • 5th lower level BR with pull-out bed

    5th lower level BR with pull-out bed

  • main level with 2 single beds

    main level with 2 single beds

  • My kids at Okemo--one rides and the other skis...

    My kids at Okemo--one rides and the other skis...

  • Master bath with double sink and oversized Jacuzzi tub

    Master bath with double sink and oversized Jacuzzi tub

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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