Historic Home in Old Bennington, Vermont(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeping Porch, Sleeps 7
The first floor has a formal library-styled parlor, perfect for a quiet read. The family room, the original Old Kitchen, has a wood burning fireplace. It is a great place to gather for enjoying a drink and watching the fire or a bit of TV. Meals can be enjoyed in the separate dining room or in the updated kitchen at the antique kitchen table. One bedroom is conveniently located on the first floor. The bedroom has a queen bed and a full bathroom with a tub/shower.
Second Floor: Upstairs, there are two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms. There is also a cozy T.V. room. One bedroom overlooks the back garden through a large bay window. Each bedroom has one double bed and one twin bed.The sleeping porch with one twin bed is enclosed and usable throughout the winter. The upstairs full bath has a vintage deep claw-footed tub. A half bath is adjacent to the sleeping porch.
Local Attractions: There are many local Bennington attractions, including the Bennington Battle Monument, the Old First Church, where poet Robert Frost is buried, the Bennington Museum, which includes works of the famous primitive artist, Grandma Moses, the Covered Bridge Museum and the Bennington Pottery. Bennington College is only a ten minute drive away, through the Silk Bridge, one of Vermont's remaining working covered bridges. Bennington is only twenty minutes from Manchester Center and outlet shopping. A twenty minute drive to the south is Williamstown, Massachusetts and the Clark Art Institute. Several ski areas, Stratton Mountain and Bromely are also with an hour drive. The Famous Vermont Country Store, in Weston, is an beautiful 45 minute drive.
Rates: Rate and deposit may vary by season, date and the size of the party. Rates, additional information and photos of our home are available upon request. This is our family home. We like to know a bit about our guests prior to making a reservation. Kindly tell us about yourself and your party when you respond.
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Member since: 2010
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 7
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
- The sleeping porch is very pleasant during the summer. It has been used for sleeping during the winter, even by my dad when he was 84 years old, one February- see snow pictures from that time. 'It was like sleeping inside a snow globe!' Brisk, but cozy under the electric blanket. But it may not be for everyone!...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 7 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Lobster Pot
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Porch / Veranda
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Pet Fee $125
- Property Damage Protection $99
Vermont Room Tax is 9%. It is added to the rate, and paid to the state of Vermont on a monthly basis.
The one week minimum is waived for Events and Graduations for Bennington College; Southern Vermont College; Williams College; and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Three night minimum, $300 per night, plus 9% tax.
The rates are for 4 guests. $25 per guest per stay is added for more than 4 guests.
These rates subject to change prior to receipt of deposit and signed agreement.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Peony Garden, June 2015
Winter view from butler's pantry
Barn in winter with Corgi
Monument House 1924 As it looked when Mary Walsh bought it.
Porch May 2012
Peonies, Iris and Rhododendrons and Bleeding Heart in the background, June 2015
View of the Fall 2013 porch garden.
Porch, ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas
Newspaper clipping of photo of Mrs. Uel Robinson, original owner circa 1880's
Mary Walsh at Monument House circa 1925
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