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Historic Village Home on Memphremagog's Black River

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Canoe to Lake Memphremagog's South Bay, stroll through cottage gardens, relax at the river's edge, wander through farmland and covered bridge, walk to the post office or diner, or soak in a claw foot bath. Relax, rejuvenate, restore. End of road setting.

Two bedrooms with full size baths. The first has connecting bath. The other has river views, skylight, and French windows opening to cathedral space. Study area upstairs. Kitchen with cherry cabinetry and gas stove, dining area, French doors lead into living room and studio area. Downstairs bath has claw foot tub. Private deck.

Certified Wellness Home.

Easy access to VAST, hiking, Kingdom Trails, Burke Mountain, Jay Peak, Craftsbury Outdoor Center all within 35 minutes.

From National Geographic -' Vermont scored highly—best in the U.S.—in our survey of destination stewardship,” says Jonathan Tourtellot, director of the Center for Sustainable Destinations, “because Vermonters care a lot about character of place.'

Here in the Northeast Kingdom, we're excited to promote geotourism - you can view historic structures and traditional New England architecture, birdwalk through wetlands, visit old cemeteries, sample cuisine from local artisans, visit sustainable farms and dairies and sugarhouses. Let us help assist you in this discovery!

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About The Owner

We're native Vermonters, a nurse and photographer, and love to restore houses, garden, bicycle, snowshoe and travel. We enjoy sharing our hospitality and helping others learn about this special part of Vermont.

The Owner purchased this house in 2000

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have never been this happy with a house we have rented before.(Not only is it a beautiful house, but it is so well stocked and we especially appreciate how clean it is.)

Thank you for helping make this a very special visit for us.
Jul 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Burlington Vermont

In the heart of the Northeast Kingdom. Home on the Black River, flowing into Lake Memphremagog's South Bay. Easy access to VAST, hiking, Kingdom Trails, Burke Mountain, Jay Peak, Craftsbury Outdoor Center all within 35 minutes.

Other Activities: Kayaking, Snowboarding, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling, Sledding/Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing,

Amenities

Coventry House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Historic Village Home on Memphremagog's Black River
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 32 reviews
Norcross, GA
5

Charming historic cottage

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, comfortable, clean, and around the corner from a terrific diner — we had breakfast there both mornings. It was cold outside and a little icy when we stayed, but we were snug and warm in our Coventry cottage. Steps away is the picturesque Black River. Jeanne and John are delightful hosts.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Burlington, NC
5

Great experience.

  • 5 of 5

Neat place to stay. Interesting house, well supplied and comfy beds. Jeanne was easy to work with and supplied information about thee area. We loved our stay at Jeanne's vrbo. Loved the river near the house!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Spot

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved our stay here. We imagined a week reading/hiking/watching the leaf change. We got more than that. The house is perfectly located for all the outdoor activities you can imagine (we hiked, ran a race, kayaked, and bikes into Canada while we were there).

The home was beautiful; comfortable beds; well-stocked linens; great kitchen; lots of windows for natural light.

One thing we especially loved - the house was well stocked with the little things that are easy to lose sight of when preparing (coffee filters, a good spread of pots and pans, bug spray, puzzles and board games). Those extra details really took the trip to the next level for us.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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South Hero, VT
5

Perfect get away!

  • 5 of 5

We were 3 adults including my 84 year old mom. Having a downstairs bed in the living area was ideal for her! Being able to go fish and hang out by the river was ideal for us! Peaceful sitting on the back deck, barbequing a steak on the gas grill and breakfast at the diner around the corner (check out the deep fried french toast) were highlights! Clean, cozy but spacious, so well equipped...I wouldn't change a thing except for staying longer next time! The owner even shared garden veggies with us. We couldn't have enjoyed it more!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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BROOKLINE
5

A Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We came here for a week with my family and had a very enjoyable time. The house was perfect with a terrific backyard for our two boys, ages 5 and 9. Enjoyed BBQs on the deck daily.

A very spacious accommodation with everything in proper Vermont order!

Extremely helpful contact with the owners before the trip, and everything ran smoothly.

I would strongly recommend this place and the owner to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

lovely home

  • 4 of 5

This is a very clean and comfortable house with lots of character! The grounds are devine!!! Jeanne and John have huge lush flower gardens surrounding their property! The river is just below and there are sweet places to sit and enjoy the river and nearby waterfalls! The area is quite lovely as well!

Unfortunately,motorcyclists enjoy the area and rt.5 is just on the other side of the river. So...the tranquility gets interrupted! The next door neighbors were sitting outside all afternoon and were particularly boisterous!

Being a person who loves quiet and solitude,this was less than ideal! It wouldn't bother everyone!

Jeanne was kind and the surrounding area bucolic!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner'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.