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Country Estate: Main Lodge-4 Bdrms, 3.5 Bath. Optional Cottages-4 Bdrms, 2 Bath

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View of the Main House from the upper pond

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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Main Lodge -4 bedroom & 3.5 bath; Optional Brookside Cottage & Brookside Lodge

Here, at the end of a quiet country road, is an extraordinary Vermont getaway -- 350 private acres, nestled against the base of Mt. Anthony with spacious and modern living quarters. The property includes two residences. The main house (pictured above) has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths (first and second floor master bedroom suites with king beds and en-suite bathrooms and two queen bedded rooms). This well appointed home can accommodate up to eight adults.

Also located on the property is separate lodging, the Brookside Cottage, which can be rented for $250/night. if you need additional accommodations. The Brookside Cottage (see other photos) has two bedrooms (one queen, two twins) and a bathroom. This lodging is comfortable for up to 4 people.

Both our Main Lodge and Brookside Cottage include a gourmet kitchen and a stone, wood burning fireplace.

Additionally our Brookside Lodge boasts a vaulted ceiling kitchen and living room, two large bedrooms, bath and laundry area. This lodging will accommodate up to 4 guests.


Here you can enjoy a wide range of sporting, cultural and restful activities. The expansive acreage of our estate includes fully stocked ponds for fishing and swimming and trails that will lead you across the fields and into the woods and hills. With Pleasant Valley Country Estate as your base of operation you will enjoy the delights of Southwestern Vermont, while coming home to your luxurious, and inviting “Green Mountain” home.

Our gourmet kitchens are fully equipped for your cooking pleasure. Also, we can provide you with concierge service such as pre-arrival food shopping, appointments for spa treatments, catering and specific planning. We can make your visit to our Southern Vermont home easy, carefree and relaxing.

Here There Are More Activities Than You Can Do In A Week:
On the property (depending on the season) you may:
...Hike or bike the trails on our 350 acre private estate preserve
...Swim each day in the cool, refreshing ponds
...Pick your own fruits and vegetables
...Cross-country ski and snow shoe on untouched snow
Or just relax and enjoy the views of the ponds and the valley beyond

Tour the area and check out Bennington’s covered bridges, historic homes, home of handmade Bennington Pottery, and museums (art, vintage cars, local history). Climb to the top of the Bennington Battle Monument the valleys & hills of nearby New York and Massachusetts.
...Golf at beautiful Mt Anthony Golf Club
...Horse-back ride on local trails
...Canoe or fish the renowned Battenkill River
...Visit one of the area's sugar shacks to see sap
turned into maple syrup.

Ski the mountains of Southern Vermont: Bromley, Stratton, Mount Snow and Killington are about an hour’s drive. Most ski areas have all season activities as well.

Manager

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    1st floor...moreless

  • Main Lodge: Bedroom 1 and Bedroom 4 are king master suites with en-suite bathrooms containing over-sized marble showers and separate tub. Bedrooms 2 and 3 in the main house share a bathroom off the main hallway on 2nd floor with shower and whirlpool tub. Brookside Cottage: The queen bedded and twin bedded rooms share a bathroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main House Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    in Bedroom 1...moreless

  • Main House Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    off 2nd floor hallway...moreless

  • Main House Bathroom 4: toilet

    first floor...moreless

  • Main House Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    in Bedroom 2...moreless

  • Main House: Bathrooms are extra large, and have luxurious stone shower stalls with separate soaking bathtubs. Upstairs shared bathroom has full washer, dryer and laundry sink for guest use if desired. Brookside Cottage: 1 full bathroom. Brookside Lodge: 1 full bathroom...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Variety of artists. ...moreless

  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Full cable package with ESPN....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Main Lodge: IPhone docking station. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Main Lodge: Large screen t.v. in living room. Televisions in the two master bedrooms. Brookside Cottage: Large screen t.v. in living room ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Lots of variety in children's toys, games and books....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Videos for all ages....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Views of the Green Mountains and Taconic Mountain Range....moreless

  • Rural:

    Quiet spaces, fields, farms and forests interspersed with charming villages and small towns....moreless

  • Village:

    Bennington is a lovely and quaint New England town filled with shops, restaurants and warm and welcoming townsfolk....moreless

  • Water View:

    Look out over two ponds and waterfall to the valley and beyond....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Main Lodge: Beautiful wooden dining table with 10 comfortable chairs. Brookside Cottage: Beautiful hand rubbed wooden table with leather dining chairs for six. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Main Lodge: Central air conditioning. Brookside Cottage: Air-conditioning unit maintains cool conditions during warm summer days....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Main Lodge: Soaring Yankee Field Stone wood burning fireplace. Firewood provided. Brookside Cottage: Yankee Field Stone wood burning fireplace. Firewood provided....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating in Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Main Lodge: Comfortable seating for eight with lovely, overstuffed furniture. Brookside Cottage: Seating for 4 with warm and cozy overstuffed furniture....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Main House & Guest House....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Main Lodge: In home land-line and cell phone service Brookside Cottage: Cell phone service...moreless

  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Main Lodge & Brookside Cottage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Impressive hand laid Yankee fieldstone fireplace with raised hearth....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Please inquire for information on local catering or private chef services....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Bennington pottery dishware...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops and center island which accommodates four stools for cooking and conversation in both Main Lodge and Brookside Cottage....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Oven:

    Gas oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    5 burner gas stove for the gourmet chef in all of us....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Local bicycle rentals available. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Golf package coordination & assistance is available for Mt. Anthony Country Club or Ekwanok Country Club with your stay at Pleasant Valley Country Estate....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe, kayak and river tube rentals are available. Contact information for rental companies on site. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    (2) Front and back porches....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Overlooks two ponds and waterfall as well as views of Pleasant Valley and beyond....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Skiing and snowboarding areas are a short drive away to Manchester or Wilmington. Tourism directory on site....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Local tennis center for play during sunshine, rain or snow!...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Two fully stocked ponds for swimming and fishing and gently flowing waterfall...moreless

  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub:

    Large soaking tubs in master bathroom suites....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas
Dec 16 - Jan 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$450
$2,800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

President's week
Feb 10 - Feb 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$450
$2,800
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$350 $400
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee (mainhouse) $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Holiday Rates also apply to July 4th, Columbus Day & Veterans Day. The "Instant Quote" calculator will give you an approx. cost for your group. Actual cost & damage deposit will depend on whether you rent the Brookside Cottage in addition to the main house. We do not charge for children under 2 yrs. old. Please E-mail manager to obtain a precise rental quote.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mt. Anthony Country Club
39 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack, Rensselaer, (Albany) NY
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 787, NY
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Bennington Station
39 Miles
Nearest Ski
Stratton Mountain Ski Area

Car: Necessary

Bennington is uniquely situated between Albany, NY, Williamstown, MA and resort areas of Vermont. Easy access to theater, music, fine dining and recreation. Whatever your plans include, you can easily get there from Bennington. Southern Vermont boasts many State Parks, lakes and trails as well as a quaint downtown area for shopping and dining. The closest airport is Albany, NY, an easy 50 minute drive from Bennington.

 

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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

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Photos

  • View of the Main House from the upper pond

    View of the Main House from the upper pond

  • View out the front door onto the front porch and beyond

    View out the front door onto the front porch and beyond

  • View from the front porch of the perfectly manicured grounds and ponds

    View from the front porch of the perfectly manicured grounds and ponds

  • Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, island and stainless appliances

    Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, island and stainless appliances

  • Entrance to grand foyer complete with baby grand piano

    Entrance to grand foyer complete with baby grand piano

  • Second Floor bathroom with whirlpool tub, views of Mt Anthony and walk-in shower

    Second Floor bathroom with whirlpool tub, views of Mt Anthony and walk-in shower

  • Master Bathroom with stone tile shower and soaking tub.

    Master Bathroom with stone tile shower and soaking tub.

  • View from the mountain path that guests are welcome and encouraged to explore

    View from the mountain path that guests are welcome and encouraged to explore

  • View of the Valley and Beyond from the front porch

    View of the Valley and Beyond from the front porch

  • Winter at Pleasant Valley Country Estate.

    Winter at Pleasant Valley Country Estate.

  • The outside of the brookside cottage

    The outside of the brookside cottage

  • Brookside Cottage: beautiful hand-laid stone fireplace and comfortable seating

    Brookside Cottage: beautiful hand-laid stone fireplace and comfortable seating

  • View of the Main house from the lower pond

    View of the Main house from the lower pond

  • Dining on the front porch right off the kitchen

    Dining on the front porch right off the kitchen

  • Living Room with soaring floor to cathedral ceiling hand- laid stone fireplace

    Living Room with soaring floor to cathedral ceiling hand- laid stone fireplace

  • Dining Room seats 8 Comfortably

    Dining Room seats 8 Comfortably

  • Sitting area on the second floor with breathtaking views

    Sitting area on the second floor with breathtaking views

  • Master Bedroom with skylights, spectacular views and master bath

    Master Bedroom with skylights, spectacular views and master bath

  • Bedroom with queen bed on second floor

    Bedroom with queen bed on second floor

  • View from the upper field that guests are welcome and encouraged to explore

    View from the upper field that guests are welcome and encouraged to explore

  • Waterfall that feeds the upper pond in Spring

    Waterfall that feeds the upper pond in Spring

  • Watching the World Go By

    Watching the World Go By

  • Brookside Cottage:   View from living room to kitchen.

    Brookside Cottage: View from living room to kitchen.

  • Brookside Cottage:   Dining area with view to bedrooms and bath

    Brookside Cottage: Dining area with view to bedrooms and bath

VRBO #312997

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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