Harley House, Converted Barn at Base of Equinox Mountain

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Last updated: 11/16/2009

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Four Season Rental: A welcoming vacation home, surrounded by an area of majestic homes and unparalleled properties. Enjoy this home, its views and surroundings. Walk to Equinox Mountain for a hike, or jog to nearby Hildene. Only minutes to downtown and exceptional golf courses. You have skiing, the summer horseshow, fishing, tennis, swimming, spas, restaurants, shopping, cultural events, and galleries all within minutes from the house.

Experience this recently updated beautifully decorated barn with old world charm and modern amenities on 3 Taconic Road acres. This open and spacious home features exposed beams, old barn wood, original wide plank flooring, unique craftsmanship, a new master bedroom suite with heated floors througout, a marble bath, walk in closet, and private patio. Enjoy the updated kitchen opening to the lr/dr/deck/wet bar/and den, or sit and read in the newly renovated upstairs sitting area. Encompassing 2350 sq. ft., the home is complete with 5+ bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a wood burning fireplace, three car garages, separate guest house equipped with a full bath, and recently renovated decks surrounded by lovely well-cared for gardens. As you relax on the deck, equipped with a new gas grill, adirondack chairs, and outdoor dinning table, you overlook the stream fed pond, beautiful mountain views, and landscaped lawn, lined with mature birches and apple trees. All that, and minutes to a world of wilderness, entertainment, and fine restaurants.

Offered weekly or monthly year round. Weekly rates range from 3000-3500/wk, including utilities. a 9% Vt. rooms tax and a one time cleaning bill are not included. Nightly rental rate is $600-800/night depending on the season.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Fire pit off the deck


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Based at the bottom of Equinox Mountain and 360* views of surrounding mountains from most rooms...moreless

  • Water View:

    spring fed pond on the property next to 2 acre lawn. ideal for cooling off on hot day!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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$3000-$3500/week (Including Utilities) and $600-850 per night
A 9% VT Room Tax, and one time cleaning bill are NOT included.
Offered Weekly or Monthly Year Round. For Monthly Rates, Please Contact Me.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: During the week, I live in NYC, but try to spend as many weekends up in Vermont as possible. I bought the house in 2008 when I returned to the NY area in order to give myself a retreat away from all the stress of NYC. I'm always making improvements to the house (new pictures coming soon!), and it just keeps getting better and better. It's a wonderful unique house that lends itself perfectly to spending time with friends and family. I've truly enjoyed every minute spent there and I am sure you will too!

Why the Owner Chose Manchester Center, VT, USA:
I have wonderful memories of spending time in Vermont with my family as a child. When I was looking for a weekend house, Manchester just seemed like the perfect fit. It's a year round community that offers the best outdoor activities during any season. Additionally, the people are so welcoming and I always feel relaxed in these suroundings. When you get to the house, the stress of every day life just seems to melt away.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is just minutes away from many activities. We are located at the base of Equinox Mountain, with the trail-head literally a 5 minutes walk from our front door. In addition, we are within walking distance to shopping, Hildene, Equinox Resort, golf, tennis, and so much more. With that said, the house is so inviting and enjoyable that it can sometimes be difficult to leave for any reason.

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  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Front Field

    Front Field

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4

  • Dinning Room

    Dinning Room

  • Guest Room 3

    Guest Room 3

  • In-Law Apt (Bedroom 5)

    In-Law Apt (Bedroom 5)

VRBO #252025

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Harley House, Converted Barn at Base of Equinox Mountain

Manchester Center, VT, USA #252025

5 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 10

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