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Brattleboro Cozy Cottage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, sleeps 4

Wonderful home with open living room and dining room. Wood paneling and wood floors. Warm and toasty fireplace with propane gas stove. Coxy kitchen with sweet cottage flavor. 3 bedroom, one with a full size bed, one with a queen size and one with Trundle bed or 2 singles. 2 newly renovated bathrooms, one in Master bedroom with large soaking tub and marble sink. Other bathroom has a shower and stone tiled floors. Washer dryer in basement. Setting is on 2 acres with a stream and bridge over it. There is a garage and a large parking area for your cars. House is located 4 miles from the center of Brattleboro and off route 30. Close to Newfane and 20 miles to Mount Snow and 40 to Stratton. Hiking trails, swimming in the West River, near the Brattleboro Country Club and golfing. Close to the a farm for wonderful sleigh rides in the snow. Perfect private and pleasing.

The property is nestled in off the road and has a large driveway with a garage. There are neighbors houses but they are not close. It is a beautiful setting. Driveway is plowed for the snow.

More Details

Property Manager
Patricia Panella
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2017

About Patricia Panella

I always wanted a cottage in the area as I went to Graduate School in Keene, NH nearby. I have family and friends who also live in the area. It has been place to visit with friends and family nearby.

Patricia Panella purchased this house in 2006

Why Patricia Panella chose Dummerston

Lovely quiet area with no houses that are visible on the road. There is a stream on the property and you hear the water running. Also a bridge over the stream to other gardens in the field opposite the house.

What makes this house unique

3.5 miles from Brattleboro and shopping. Quiet with a stream nearby. Nestled in from the main road. Lots of outdoor space. Lovely Trees.

2 is an inside porch and one is outside. Outdoor table and chairs.

Map

Grafton Village Cheese Company
Top of the Hill Grill
"Great Barbecue Food and Vegetarian."
Amy's Bakery Arts Cafe
"Great for lunch, bakery and pizza."
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Bradley - Hartford CT
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Brattleboro Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Rick's and the Marina in Brattleboro
Car: necessary

Music Festivals Marlboro, Theater, Art Galleries and near the CT. River. Kayaking, hiking, fishing and Swimming. Brattleboro Farmer's Market

Skiing near Mount Snow and Stratton. Rivers and Lakes are nearby. Grafton Cheese Factory and Brattleboro Museum. First Friday of Every Month is a The Gallery Walk. Lots of Artisans in Vermont...Near to Keene, New Hampshire, Willimington and Bennington Vermont. Wonderful restaurants and Dance for those who want to move their feet. Close to Putney and Newfane. Lots of Antiquing and Antique Auctions. Horseback Riding and Golf.

The beautiful Green Mountains with all the trimmings.

Golf: The Brattleboro Country Club has a golf course and is located on Upper Dummerston Road. They have a restaurant and bar open to the public.

Ski: Mount Snow is 2O miles from Brattleboro in the town of Dover. Stratton is in Wilimington and about 40 miles from Brattleboro. Brattleboro Chamber of Commerce can give you more details.

Amenities

Dummerston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural ...
  • Town
  • Village ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Very Large soaking tub with windows facing the trees. Bath is ensuite with bedroom. Second bath with stall shower and marble and tile bath. newly renovated.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Den or sleeping area not closed off.
  • One Master bedroom with private bath and two other bedrooms. Charming and comfortable. Two new renovated bathrooms. Quiet setting Large Living room and dining room with fireplace(propane gas stove with a fire) can heat the room and the house so you can preserve the use of central heating. There is a cozy kitchen and two porches..one a summer screened in porch and one an outdoor porch facing the stream with a bridge over to a lovely field with gardens.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Property has wonderful outdoor space. Lawn chairs and 2 porches. One outside and one summer screened in porch. A field with gardens across the bridge and over the stream. Lovely trees and wild flowers abound. This is a romantic and comfortable home for a get a way from it all. Quiet and close to town. Fireplace has a propane gas stove with the look of a fire and heats the room. Comes on with a flick of the switch. In winter months there is an indoor pool in town for swimming and it has a sauna, hot tub and steam room plus exercise equipment at the Colonial Motel. It is open to the public. There is also a winter's farmers market on Saturday's in Brattleboro. Many wonderful shops in town. Our famous store Sam's for all skiing and outdoor equipment as well.

Reviews

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average rating of 3.0 based on 2 reviews
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Property misrepresented and owner knew it. Oh yeah, and toenails on bedroom carpet!

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I urge you to read this entire review before renting with Patricia Panella. The situation we found ourselves in could've happened to anyone. I wish we had known that even when a property owner breaches the renters' trust and acts dishonestly, the renter can end up with little or no recourse. Here's what happened:

We chose this rental for our Vermont winter getaway. Like most people, a fireplace was something we considered very important to complete the "cozy cottage" ambiance of our vacation.

Well, the place certainly was cozy alright. As in a cramped kitchen right when you walk in, with little counter space (no wonder she didn't include a pic of it!). Also, the heating system is temperamental and unevenly distributed between rooms. Even before the first evening fell and we were ready to try the fireplace out, we had concluded that this rental was very overpriced. We didn't have long to wait for our disappointment to get much worse.

After contacting Patrica to ask how to operate the fireplace, she answers "My fireplace is not working. Sorry."

Suddenly we found ourselves in a small, drab house with hardly any other redeeming features. Worse, the owner knew about the fireplace and didn't tell us ahead of time. Do you think she contacted us after this to send someone over to fix the fireplace? Nope, not another peep from her. Call me crazy, but if your fireplace is broken, the right thing to do would've been to #1. inform your renters of this, and #2. Give them the option of a reduced rental rate or option to cancel. It's a vacation rental, people aren't looking for a house's main amenities to be out of service!

It got worse. I found toenails on the carpet in the bedroom I was staying in-- gross!! I guess the cleaning service she said she was sending in prior to our arrival must've missed those!

I appealed to the owner directly for some kind of partial refund. She refunded $100, with no apology but rather a comment that "it happened just before" our arrival. Funny, when I spoke with her 3 days before our arrival, she said no one would be staying at the cottage before us. So when did the fireplace really break? Dishonesty on top of dishonesty-- $100 won't fix that!

FYI: I asked HomeAway for help but got nowhere. Though their guarantee covers significant misrepresentation, my case didn't qualify. We just fell through the cracks.

Do yourself a favor-- save yourself from an overpriced house with a deceitful owner and steer clear of this one!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy and Warm!

  • 5 of 5

A cozy and charming house that was big enough for us and our 2 kids and even had room for my in-laws to spend one night with us. All the amenities and a great book collection!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $100
Property Damage Protection $59

Fireplace is propane gas and additional charges may be added.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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