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Romantic Retreat: 10 Acres, Hot Tub, Movie Theater

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, sleeps 4-5

Located in the heart of the Green Mountains on ten acres. Mountain views and remote feel, but only 20 minutes from Warren/Waitsfield area or 10 minutes to Rochester. Ski or snowshoe out the back door or cozy up and watch movies on home theater with over 200 movies. New, with all the modern amenities, but done in classic cabin style. Enjoy walking/sledding on site or hiking the nearby Long Trail, then a relaxing hot tub under the stars. 15 mins to Middlebury Snow Bowl, 25 mins to Sugarbush and Mad River Glen or 45 to Killington. Great swimming, kayaking, etc. Perfect any season!

Size limitations: The cabin is 850 sq ft. so not designed for large groups. It is one large space downstairs and two separate bedrooms above. It has a much larger feel than it's size indicates however, due to a two story loft above. There is also a generously sized mud room/entry with a heated floor to dry out ski boots and stow gear. It is therefore best suited for couples or small families who are looking for a well designed and appointed quality cabin. Anyone looking for a traditional Vermont experience will certainly enjoy the areas offerings and the warmth and intimacy provided in the cabin.

4wd Car recommendation: It is recommended that you have a 4wd car or truck in the winter.
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    23 years old minimum age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Circular stairs and movie balcony make it fun for older kids....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bed w/ 1/2 bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    loft w/queen & a twin...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 92'' front screen projection TV that turns the living room into a home movie theater. Over 200 DVD's as well as Direct TV carrying the major networks, sports channels, etc. Recommend four wheel drive (or AWD) vehicle in winter for local roads and driveway. We now have wireless broadband internet service at the cabin, but you'll need your own computer. There is currently AT&T cell phone service in Granville, but Verizon can be gotten 10 minutes away. Living room has a gas stove which resembles a wood stove, but is much safer and cleaner to operate....moreless


  • Books:

    Hiking guides and many maps on walls in mud room...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    200 movies on DVD and Netflix capability...moreless


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


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Views of the Green Mountains from cabin and property....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit in master bedroom...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas 'wood' stove...moreless

  • Gas Heating
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All towels, sheets, etc. provided...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    AT&T cell service, but currently NOT Verizon (maybe 2014)....moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Gas powered, but looks exactly like wood...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Eat in kitchen...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Front porch under roof...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large cleared area at top of property...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    BBQ grill on house propane so never runs out...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Sugarbush, Mad River Glen, Middlebury College Snow Bowl and Killington all about a half hour away....moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub


Write a review 5
from 101 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 27 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$175 $300
Fri, Sat
Early Summer
May 1 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$200 $325
Fri, Sat
Jun 30 - Sep 3, 2017
2 night min stay
$220 $350
Fri, Sat
Fall Foliage
Sep 15 - Oct 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$220 $350
Fri, Sat
Early Winter
Dec 1 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$175 $300
Fri, Sat
X-Mas Week
Dec 22 - Dec 29, 2017
7 night min stay

New Years Week
Dec 30 - Jan 5, 2018
7 night min stay

Mid Ski Season
Jan 6 - Feb 15, 2018
2 night min stay
$200 $350
Fri, Sat
Presidents Week
Feb 16 - Feb 25, 2018
2 night min stay
Ski Season
Feb 26 - Apr 1, 2018
2 night min stay
$200 $350
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $4,286
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Car: Necessary

Located in central Vermont, 1/2 mile off Rt. 100, alongside the Green Mountains. Just a half hour off the interstate and convenient to skiing, hiking, kayaking, relaxing and many other outdoor activities. Enjoy great nearby skiing or stay on the property and have a fun weekend tubing, tubbing and/or snowshoeing through the woods and open fields. In the summer, there are the Farmers Markets in Waitsfield and Rochester, amazing swimming holes, tubing on the rivers, as well as the peace and serenity that comes with being located in the pristine, undeveloped White River Valley.

Other Activities: x-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding right on the property.

Golf: Sugarbush has a beautiful 18 hole course, while White River Golf Club offers 9 holes at a tremendous value only 15 minutes away.

Ski: Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, two of Vermonts best areas are only 25 minutes away, and Middlebury Snow Bowl, Vermonts best value, is only 15 minutes away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Jeff is a Boston architect/contractor and resident of Concord for 20 years. He designed and restored the cabin on his own, working weekends over the course of three years. Initially, his wife was very reluctant, but once done, she is now the cabin's biggest fan. As it was designed and built for his family, Jeff has left no detail undone.

Why the Owner Chose Granville, VT, USA:
This area of Vermont is close enough to Boston (less than 3 hours), yet far enough to be in the heart of pristine Vermont. Jeff has been coming to this area since the mid 1970's and dreamed of having a retreat here for 35 years. Skiing is only 15-30 minutes away, and several romantic villages are nearby, giving endless options to explore and enjoy. Being on 10 acres and in Granville, it is also very private and peaceful. Often we just spend the weekend there, relaxing and basking in the cabin's great light and warmth.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Although the existing cabin was in sad repair, Jeff saw the potential, the views, and had the vision, tools and skills to make it happen. It is now our favorite place to be and we have established many great relationships there. It is a very active and engaging community, which we love being a part of and welcome others to share in, too!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Side View

    Side View

  • 2 story living room w/ movie theater (screen up, over windows)

    2 story living room w/ movie theater (screen up, over windows)

  • View from living room to eat in kitchen

    View from living room to eat in kitchen

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Porch seating awaits

    Porch seating awaits

  • X-country or snowshoe from the back door

    X-country or snowshoe from the back door

  • Summer flowers

    Summer flowers

  • View from top of property... beautiful scenery and hiking!

    View from top of property... beautiful scenery and hiking!

  • Warren Swim Hole

    Warren Swim Hole

  • Mad River Glen single chair ride

    Mad River Glen single chair ride

  • Lots of delicious, fresh syrup in the area!

    Lots of delicious, fresh syrup in the area!

  • patio


  • Living room with gas stove

    Living room with gas stove

  • Kitchen


  • Small bedroom, with queen loft and single

    Small bedroom, with queen loft and single

  • Hot tub and porch

    Hot tub and porch

  • Up above and private

    Up above and private

  • Upper fields, a nice walk from cabin

    Upper fields, a nice walk from cabin

  • Warren Swim Hole

    Warren Swim Hole

  • Shelburne Farms summer concert

    Shelburne Farms summer concert

  • Tracks Pub at the Pitcher Inn

    Tracks Pub at the Pitcher Inn

  • Fun at Sugarbush

    Fun at Sugarbush

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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