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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Vermont's 1828 Reunion House is an eight bedroom, four bath home that is perfect for family reunions or friends seeking a relaxed and comfortable gathering location. Built in 1828 the rambling historical home has two sections the farmhouse and the lodge. The farmhouse offers a living room, huge dining room, well-equipped kitchen, three bedrooms and two full baths. The lodge is a converted barn that has a great room with a large fireplace, a second equipped kitchen, five bedrooms and two baths. The combined areas are seamlessly joined and offer a grand and cozy retreat. Ten acres provide fields, forest, a pond and the Williams River for rock hopping and swimming. The pasture is perfect for weddings are can accommodate a large tent. This unique home is ideal for sports enthusiasts with Okemo Mountain just a short drive down the road. Wi-Fi accessible. Visit the Reunion House. Where memories are made!
Setting: Located on Route 103 and Smokeshire Road on 10 acres, the historic home has approximately 1 acre of mowed lawn and additional 3-4 acres of meadow. Beyond the lower meadow are woods with an old worn grassy road to an intimate upper meadow which contains a small pond - not suitable for swimming but a great destination for hiking. Smokeshire Road is a county-maintained dirt road that meanders along the river and is excellent for hiking and walking through the bucolic woods. In the warmer weather, one can sit on the large rocks or swim in the cool pools of the Williams River. In the winter, a toboggan path cuts through our woods and is perfect for sledding, tubing or practicing a snowboard run. The meadow is perfect for cross country skiing!
Weddings and Reunions: The Vermont 1828 Reunion House is the perfect place for reunions and weddings, as the large pasture can accommodate tents and parking. Surrounded by the Green Mountains, the nestled pasture offers an intimate setting yet easily accessible from Route 103. The house is an excellent place for the reunion or wedding party to stay and memories will surely be made! Please inquire about certain provisions when hosting a large event to maintain the integrity of the 1828 house. Local caterers are available to assist with your event.
Member since: 2008
- 3200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Alternative Lifestyle
The 1828 Reunion House is perfect for children! Children's books fill the bookcases and games, playing cards, poker chips, checkers, and puzzles fill the cupboard in the dining room. The large farm table is the perfect place for children to play, be creative and have fun!...moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed:
Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22, Beds for 22
- This house sleeps 20 and beds are made and ready with linen service sheets and towels. Most beds have down comforters in the winter. Five lodge upstairs bedrooms share two private bathrooms with showers and an additional open built in double sink for teeth brushing in the hallway. The farmhouse has two bedrooms upstairs with a private bath with shower. The farmhouse downstairs bedroom shares a full bath with shower and tub with the living areas....moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- There are four full baths in the house, and two hot water heaters with over 120 gallons of hot water. In the lodge area on the second floor are two bathrooms with showers. Twin sinks are in the hallway for washing up or brushing teeth. IN the farmhouse on the second floor is a bath with shower. A full bath on the first floor of farmhouse has a shower and a full-sized bathtub. The farmhouse and lodge are two different sections of the same house, which have two separate upstairs areas....moreless
- The Vermont 1828 Reunion House, a place where memories are made, is an historic farmhouse and lodge connected together as one large house perfect for families, friends and reunions. The ambiance is friendly and welcoming and the house exudes a cozy charm. We love our house and hope that you too find it to be a very special place. Please take good care as many of the items are old and irreplaceable. Please come for a visit, we are sure that you will return year after year. Come visit the green mountains and reunited with friends at the 1828 House!...moreless
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Games For Kids
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 20 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
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- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Sofa Bed
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
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- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
Two fully equipped kitchens, a Wolfe gas six burner stove and oven, iron skillets and utensils. Also another kitchen with electric range & double ovens, microwave. 2 dishwashers, plenty of china and serving dishes....moreless
- Lobster Pot
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter Ski Season
Nov 17 - Apr 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Spring Summer Fall
Apr 16 - Nov 15, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $250 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Tax Rate 9%
Please call Matthew 410-310-6337, or Margaret 410-310-6184. Nightly rates are for rental, a $250 cleaning and linen fee, and the Vermont 9% Occupancy tax will be added. Also there is a $400 security deposit for first time renters which is returned 30 days after your stay. MLK and Presidents' weekend is a flat fee which includes the cleaning fee and the 9% Vermont Occupancy tax.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Numerous ski areas are close by including Okemo (6 miles to base lodge), Killington (25 miles), Bromley, Ascutney, Stratton and Suicide Six in Woodstock. Snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing are popular. During the summer months, hiking, golfing, rock climbing and various water sports can be found on the nearby lakes (Echo and Pauline) and on Lake Champlain in Burlington (1.5 hours), summer festivals abound. Manchester is a short ride away (35 minutes), as is Stowe home to Mt. Mansfield. An ambitious traveler can venture to Montreal, Canada for an invigorating day trip.
Other Activities: Vermont country stores and villages abound
Ski: We are six miles south of Okemo's base lodge, approximately 30 miles south of Killington and Pico and approximately 25 miles north of Stratton and Bromley.
Year Purchased: 2002
About: The Vermont 1828 Reunion House is "Where Memories are Made." Built in 1828 the historic farmhouse is the perfect place for large family gatherings with dinners in the dining room and intimate conversations in front of the roaring fire in the lodge. There is plenty of space for privacy as well as ten acres of woodland and pasture for exploration. The woods, meadow, and hills also include a small pond. And the beauty of the Williams River located next to the house is a beautiful spot in any season. Over the years, the warmth and character of the home have welcomed many a visitor. Whether snow-loving-folks are visiting the covered mountains in winter, rugged hikers in the spring, or leaf peepers admiring the red sugar maples, each visitor has been wrapped in the nostalgic warmth of this quintessential farmhouse. Eight bedrooms, each unique in traditional decor, and four bathrooms allow for ample space for guests. With two kitchens connected with an old fashioned pass thru window, meal preparation becomes a family affair. Did I mention the commercial grade Wolf Stove? This home is ideally suited for family and friend reunions. Clubs, associations, artists, musicians, snowmobilers, antique hunters, the list, goes on and on. All who have stayed have found a home away from home at the 1828 House. The adjacent barn is a living relic, and one can marvel at the rustic construction from another time. Currently, it is another hang-out-area with a ping pong table, foosball table, and even a punching bag to provide an outdoor game area. With plenty of parking, dirt roads for walking and clear star filled skies at night, your cares will ease, and your focus will shift to the love of being with family and friends, enjoying the simple pleasures of life.
Why Chester, VT, USA:
This home is a unique and wonderful place that really inspires good times. Close to Okemo, the mountains, the streams, the swimming holes, the antiques and maple sugar, the golf courses, the colleges, Montreal, Canada. So much to do, This is a magical place! Come visit and make some Vermont memories with your family.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Okemo Mountain Resort, the Green Mountains and the towns of Weston, Grafton, Ludlow, and Chester are close to the house. Skiing, snowboarding, hiking, antiquing, leaf peeping, reunions and college visits, have all brought folks to the 1828 House. The property has much to offer with woods, meadows, the Williams River for swimming and Smokeshire Road for hiking. The VAST Vermont Snowmobile trail is right across the road from the 1828 House!
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THe Vermont 1828 Reunion House - Where Memories are Made!
Living room in farmhouse opens to dining room.
Lodge living room with wood burning fireplace.
Lodge antique dining table and kitchen.
Lincoln queen bedroom on first floor.
Double bedroom in upstairs lodge.
Downstairs full bath.
Bunk bed room with double on bottom and single on top.
Playhouse in back yard for children of all ages.
Children's bunk bed room with 4 singles.
Horse and Carriage rides at the 1828 can be arranged in advance with neighbor.
Smokeshire Road next to the 1828 house is a lovely walk in the woods.
Sun rising after snowfall.
Hand made dining room table seats 16 along, round table at window seats 6 more!
Farmhouse kitchen with Wolf stove, laundry area and antique furnishings.
Farmhouse kitchen table.
Lodge staircase to upper bedrooms and hallway to farmhouse area.
Double bedroom in upstairs lodge with white birch hand hewn hook rack.
Queen bed in upstairs farmhouse.
Antique double bed upstairs in farmhouse.
Summer back view of 1828 House. 10 acres of land with a pond in the woods.
The original antique shop sign hangs over the living room fireplace.
Foosball, ping pong and hang out area in barn.
The meadow in the summer. Many weddings have been held at the 1828 House.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016
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