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Great Village location to enjoy all the summer events in the Mancheste area.

Arlington, VT, USA
  • House2100 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Beautifully appointed 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in Arlington Village

Summer is the busiest and most enjoyable season in southern Vermont. All the great activities and events can be enjoyed from out lovely village home in Arlington. With mountain views from almost every angle, our fully furnished home, located in the heart of Arlington Village is a perfect setting for a weekend away or even a week of relaxing and enjoying the Vermont lifestyle.

With an updated kitchen for entertaining, and family gatherings, spacious living areas, plus comfortable bedrooms easily accommodating 6 people, our home provides you with plenty of options for four season enjoyment. There are two full baths, one renovated, with double sinks and tub/shower combination, the other with lovely old clawfoot soaking tub plus a powder room on the first floor. One bedroom/bath is a separate suite which provides added privacy for couples as well as families. Each bedroom has a window air conditioner. Decorated eclectically with family treasures, lovely artwork and antiques. Large, inviting fireplaced living room accommodates adult and kids activities. Spacious screened porch ideal for summer evenings or warm fall days. Separate dining room allows for formal dining. The lovely gardens, mountain views and well kept lawn makes the home welcoming and inviting.

The close proximity to the Arlington rec park(across the street) and the Battenkill River provide outdoor entertainment for all ages. The Rec park has a par 3 golf course, baseball, tennis, swimming hole, ice skating, cross country skiing and access to the Battenkill River for fishing, canoeing, kayaking. Bordering the Battenkill River and surrounded by the mountains.

Other local activities include:

Skiing at Bromley is just 15 mikes away and a great water slide for summer fun. Cross country skiing at a number of locations locally. There is also skating, and snow shoeing. The Southern Vermont Art Center which offers art for sale, a small museum, and concerts in the summer. The Manchester Music Festival continues its concert series through out the year. Of course there is great shopping at the Manchester outlets year round. there is swimming at the Shaftsbury State Park. Hildene, Robert Todd Lincoln's former home, is great for history buffs.

In the spring and summer months, enjoy all the numerous activites in the area including the Southern Vermont Horse Show (6 weeks), out door concerts, summer theater at the Dorset Playhouse and Weston Play House, the concerts at the Perfomring Arts Center at the Southern Vermont Art Center, art shows, crafts shows, swimming and boating at the Shafstbury State Park, hiking at the Equinox Preserve. Fine dining at the numerous local restaurants including the Arlington Inn, West Mountain Inn and Jonathan's Table(spring and summer only) right in Arlington is generally available all year.. The list goes on and on. See local websites for more details!


Maryalice Widness

Member Since 2010
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 12, 2018
About Maryalice Widness

My husband and I live in Bloomfield, Connecticut. I sell real estate and my husband is the Town Manager for the Town of Bloomfield, Connecticut.

Maryalice Widness purchased this House in 2008

Why Maryalice Widness chose Arlington

I grew up in Vermont and my husband worked there after graduating from college so we decided to look there when we wanted to purchase a second home. We decided we wanted to live in a place where we could walk to things and be close to the kinds of activites we enjoy here in Connecticut like music and art, shopping and fine dining. The Manchester area was the logical choice for us because it was not too far from Connecticut and had many fo the same benefits.

What makes this House unique

We knew we wanted to be close to Manchester but we did not want to live there. It was too expensive and not 'Vermont' enough for us. Thus we choose Arlington. We also wanted a property that had good rental potential and this property accomplished that. We love how old this house was and yet it had an updated kitchen. We also love the charm and the size of the rooms. We can have a large crowd in this house and no one feels cramped. We walk to the library, to the rec center, the 7/11 and Church all the time and sometimes to dinner at the Arlington Inn.. There is a nice sense of community in the Village which we really enjoy. The house is just perfect for us!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single
      • Three separate bedrooms on second floor with two full baths, one with an antique clawfoot tub and one with a tub/shower combination. One of the queen-sized bedrooms is adjacent to a bath with the tub only and is a private suite. The spacious master bedroom has a desk area/quiet space. The twin bedroom is a warm cozy room suitable for children or adults. There is also an inflatable queen-sized cot for additional sleeping.


      • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub
      • Bathroom 3
      • Baths are both functional, charming, and well equiped. Main bath has double sinks. Photos of baths available upon request.

      Location Type

        • Mountain View
          Rear of the house looks out a three mountains.
        • River
          Battenkill River visible from the rear of the house.
        • Village
          Fine dining, place of worship and other services just steps away.


            • Family
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                      Fireplace. game table
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Fireplace
                    • Firewood
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Laundry Soap
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Individual units
                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Local Maps
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Mobile Phone
                    • Paper Towels
                    • Parking
                      3 cars
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Shampoo
                    • Thermos Bottle
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Ice Maker
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Coffee Grinder
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          fully equipped, no need to bring anything.
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Grill
                        • Blender
                        • Kitchen
                          Very well equipped kitchen for family dining.
                        • Lobster Pot
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Radio
                                • Audio Tape Player
                                • Books for Adults
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Books
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • Toys
                                  a few for all ages
                                • VCR
                                • Video Library


                                    • Golf
                                      available across the street at the rec center.
                                    • Golf Clubs
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Porch / Veranda
                                    • Ski & Snowboard
                                      Bromley 20 minutes, Stratton 35 minutes.
                                    • Small Cooler
                                    • Tennis
                                      available across the street at rec center. no charge


                                        • limited accessibility


                                            • autumn foliage
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • forests
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • museums
                                            • playground
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • sledding
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • ice skating
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • golf privileges optional
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • equestrian events
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • mountain climbing
                                                        • mountaineering
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • skiing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water tubing


                                                            • Our house is very warm and comfy, well appointed but not fancy. The views are wonderful and it is very conveniently located. The rec center is great for children of all ages.The house is an ideal setting for families, or couples looking for a time away in a beautiful but convenient setting.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 1:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 1:00 PM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              19 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Quaint house with lots of room and character

                                                              Steve F.Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

                                                              Four of us drove up from Philly on a Friday night and had to, unfortunately, leave after our second day of skiing at Stratton on Sunday. So, we only had two nights at Mary Alice's cozy house. Next time, we intend to try to stay here for a whole week and enjoy the cute little village of Arlington and the bigger town of Manchester along with skiing at several of the half dozen ski mountains close enough for day trips. The house has absolutely everything you could possibly want for a vacation in Vermont (except you need to bring your own firewood for the fireplace - BYOF). If you don't bring wood, there are several places locally where you can purchase it. The house is way bigger than the photos make it appear and it includes tons of books, DVDs, every kitchen item known to man, and lots of interesting decorations and knickknacks... We really loved our brief time here and wished we could have stayed longer. Thank you for renting your quaint house to us ! Totally recommend it to families or groups of friends of all ages. Steve, Linda, Sean, & Blair

                                                              Owner's Response:


                                                              Thanks so much for the great review. We are so glad you liked the house and our little village. We hope you come again.

                                                              Sorry we were out of wood, hope you found some at the local store. We usually replenish

                                                              it but have not been to Vermont for several weeks and the cleaning people did not think of it. There will be plenty next time!

                                                              Thanks again,


                                                              A cozy and welcoming home

                                                              Loretta M.

                                                              We were pleasantly surprised with our Arlington home. The home was so cozy and inviting with an historic feel. We loved that we were close to both Manchester and the mountains. The Arlington Inn, located across the street from the house, was a real find. After a day of skiing and dinner at the Arlington Inn, it was quite a treat to be able to make a fire back at the house. We will definitely keep this lovely house on our list for the next time we are back up in Vermont.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed the house. We look forward to having you again.

                                                              Beautiful home, great location, responsive host

                                                              Jim R.

                                                              This lovely home is so thoughtfully furnished and appointed that we did not lack a thing that we needed or wanted during our stay. And it's a fantastic location, convenient to everything, with wonderful views in the back. Highly recommended!!!

                                                              Wonderful Thanksgiving weekend

                                                              John G.

                                                              A wonderful Vermont feel to the house. Warm . comfortable and impeccably clean. We enjoyed this home immensely and will look to return again in the future. The owners are very thoughtful and informative and respond very quickly to any inquiries.

                                                              Historic home in Arlington

                                                              Richard P.Youngstown, New York

                                                              Nice well equipped historic home. Three nice bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. Nice view out in the backyard of the mountains and the Battenkill river. The cows were an added bonus. The house had an ideal location for our annual Octoberfest with family and friends. Walkable to "downtown" Arlington, close to our annual visit to Jonathon's Table restaurant, and our gathering place for our group up on the Kelley Stand. My only wish is that even though they had a nice looking claw tub in one of the bathrooms I would have preferred a shower instead.

                                                              Arlington Stay

                                                              SteveCentral New York

                                                              We stayed 2 nights at this lovely Arlington home. It was lovely, wonderfully furnished and with all the comforts of home. Had an amazing library selection. Would highly recommend.


                                                              Arlington, VT, USA

                                                              Located in the village of Arlington within walking distance of the Arlington Inn, library and local services. Overlooking the Battenkill River famous for its outstanding fly fishing.The river is also ideal for canoeing or tubing in the summer. Close by is Arlingtion's outstanding rec park with nine hole golf course, swimming hole, baseball, tennis courts, cross country skiing and ice skating. Other great local restaurants, The West Mountain Inn, Jonathan's Table. Just 8 miles away is Mancester Center with the Equinox Hotel, the Southern Vermont Art Center, Hildene(Mary Todd Lincoln's former home, now a museum), numerous restaurants, outlets, the Manchester Music Festival, the Vermont Horse Show in the summer-the list goes on and on. Just south is Bennington, another lovely town community with many attractions like the Bennington Monument, Bennington Museum, and the McCullough House. Saratoga with the annual horse racing season and performing arts center is just an hour away. Other Activities: Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, baseball, softball

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

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                                                              Weekend rates $400-$600, weekly from $1000-$1300. We accept credit cards as well as personal checks. Three night minimum for holiday weekends. Cleaning before and after your stay included.

                                                              19 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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