1800 Sq. Ft Private Suites with Panoramic Lake Views at Mt. Philo State Park(0 Reviews)
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- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Boutique hotel features 4 spacious suites in separate wings of the building
The boutique inn features four spacious suites-- three 3-bedroom and one 2-bedroom —located in separate wings of the building. Each “wing” has a complete kitchen, 2 bathrooms and private entrance way. The décor is a mix of old and new: farmhouse tables, modern office equipment, velvet reading chairs, and local artwork. Kitchens are fully equipped for cooking and entertaining. Refrigerators are stocked with a breakfast basket of Vermont products. Bedrooms are outfitted with luxurious Anichini sheets.
The century-old inn is in Charlotte, the heart of the Champlain Valley, adjacent to Mt. Philo State Park, surrounded by fields and mountains, but conveniently located with easy access to the restaurants, cafes, galleries, bookstores and shops of Burlington and Middlebury.
A recent three-year restoration has transformed the property into a unique lodging that is conducive to educational retreats, family reunions or simple weekends away. A commune in the sixties, the inn most recently functioned as long-term apartment rentals but is now available to travelers looking to stay two nights or longer.
Innkeepers David and Jane Garbose have given thought to the inn’s facelift-- preserving the inn’s gorgeous woodwork; sourcing local building materials when possible; decorating with a minimalist and eclectic style; and emphasizing products from local companies. The result is an updated classic that exudes a simple elegance and peaceful vibe.
Member since: 2011
- On floor 1
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Our private 1800 sq. ft. 3 bedroom suites make us a truly unique vacation property, great for family gatherings, reunions. Adjoining Mt. Philo State Park is the most visited park in Vermont because of it's outstanding views, easy access and great recreational opportunities. We are a very popular destination for biking, sledding, hiking, bird watching, dog walking...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
- Chateau / Country House
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Other Activities: hiking, adjacent to state park, local foods, Shelburne Museum, Lake Champlain, Burlington, Middlebury
Year Purchased: 1990
About: David Garbose never dreamed of being an innkeeper. The Charlotte man had a career as a speech therapist and ran a business promoting speech recognition software but when he and his then-fiancée Jane were looking for a place to get married they checked out the Mt. Philo Inn and fell in love with it. “When it came up for sale soon after the wedding,” said Garbose, “we jumped at the chance to buy it. We weren’t in the market for an inn but this was a place where we wanted to live.” After purchasing the inn in 1990, the Garboses renovated the 1896 facility. Initially they catered to long term rentals; people who stayed for as long as six years. Garbose said many Charlotte residents have lived at the inn, eventually deciding to purchase their own homes in town. During the filming of the 2000 movie “What Lies Beneath,” there was a need for short-term rentals so the couple purchased furniture to create furnished suites. Their business now caters to those who want to stay for a few nights or a few weeks
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Spacious (1800 sq. ft.) 2-3 bedroom suites with complete kitchens. Panoramic views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks Adjoining the 278 acre Mt. Philo State Park Private tranquil location Historic Inn from 1896 tastefully renovated using local artisans and materials Only 12 miles to Burlington, 18 to Middlebury Fully-equipped modern kitchens with Vermont stone counters Private entrances Outstanding TripAdvisor reviews Two stylized, modern bathrooms in each suite Dog friendly with 278 acres of adjoining dog friendly park Private porches and office spaces Original woodwork and ornate antique brass hardware Free High-speed internet, wired and wireless Cable TV, modern televisions 24 hr. on-site assistance Cleaning service available (1 week notice) Laundry facilities in each suite Extensive flower gardens and fountain Landscaped terraces Refrigerators stocked with Vermont breakfast products Local and organic soap and bath amenities Free off-street parking Safe neighborhood, never trouble 2 miles to Lake Champlain A Fodors Choice hotel, one of 5 in Northern Vermont
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Mt. Philo Inn: The privacy, tranquility and spaciousness of a home in the country, with the amenities of a boutique hotel.
Vermont marble counters, yellow birch woodwork, clean lines
Complimentary breakfast basket of local delicacies. Private complete kitchen
Panoramic lake and mountain views from the Inn
The large sunny Left Wing kitchen, with marble counter and original artwork.
Vermont marble shower, Japanese soaking tub
West wing kitchen is open to the living room facing the lake
West Wing living room. Hardwood floors throughout. Original brass hardware
North West view from the Inn
Left Wing kitchen, Huge Vermont stone counter, Original art throughout
Right Wing master bedroom, handmade king bedframe
Right Wing bathroom
Panoramic views of Lake Champlain & the Adirondack Mountains
Master bedroom, handmade king bed frame made of 200 year old barn board, Daryl V. Storrs pastel
the Living room of Left Wing. Comfortable solid quality furniture throughout.
Quiet neighborhood, but convenient to Burlington. Vermont Life!
Carriage House living room, 55" TV, quality sound, spacious and comfortable.
West Wing kitchen: warm, spacious, fully equipped
ADA accessible bathroom with Danby marble shower
West wing porch with fantastic views
Celebrating 120 years! Contemporary artwork mixed with historical charm
Lovely quiet gardens
Right Wing living room, great views in 3 directions
Flourish and Vermont soap products
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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- Calendar last updated 08/21/2013