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Ski ~ Hike ~ Bike ~ Or Just Relax By The Fire, or the Hot Tub!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

This beautiful country home sleeps 8 comfortably. The upstairs has the three bedrooms, and one full bath. There is one bedroom with a king sized bed (TV), one with a queen and one with a bunk bed with two full size beds.

The finished basement has one bunk bed with two twin beds, and one with two full size beds (TV). There is a full sized bathroom in the basement.

The home comes with a wood stove, wood provided. The dining area can accommodate 8 - plus two sitting at the counter.

The home sits high on a hill which is on four secluded acres of land, yet is is less than two miles from town.

Our property is located a mere 6.9 miles from Mad River Glen Ski Area, and only 5.5 from Sugarbush Ski Area.

We also offer the use of our Hot Tub at an additional charge!

In the winter you will need a four wheel drive vehicle to get up Hastings Road.

More Details

Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Owner/Property Manager

Our Vermont home is one we wish to share with others. While we live in NY our dream is to eventually live in this home on a full time basis. In the mean time, we have chosen to share it with others so it can be enjoyed by many.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2010

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Waitsfield

This property is best of both worlds, privacy and proximity. You can take a short or long hike right outside your front door, or curl up in front of the fire with a good book. You can do all of this while have all the amenities at your finger tips and just a couple of miles a way.

What makes this house unique

The are of Mad River Valley is a homey place, where the folks are friendly and the food and activities are plentiful. Whether you are staying during the winter, fall, spring or summer season you can't go wrong with the Mad River Valley.


Waitsfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This full size bathroom is in the finished basement.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , half bath on the main floor of the home
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Full size bathroom on the second floor
  • Guests are required to provide their own bath towels and hot tub towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This is the Master Bedroom with a TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Basement w/ 1 -Twin bunkbed and 1 - Full bunkbed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , one full size bed
  • There is a TV and DVD player in the finished basement. There is a TV in the Master Bedroom, and a small TV (not hooked up to cable) with video game hook up. There is a TV in the living room. You need to provide your own linens.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
The kitchen comes fully stocked with spices for your cooking pleasure.


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Ski ~ Hike ~ Bike ~ Or Just Relax By The Fire, or the Hot Tub!!
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews
Westwood, Massachusetts

Great house and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this house. It was a great layout for our group, and the basement was perfect for the young ones to sleep as it was separate and quiet. There is a beautiful new hot tub, and the dining table was perfect for a big group. There was plenty of room for everyone to spread out and relax, and it was a short drive to the mountain. The road is steep and although not snowy, because it was warm it was VERY muddy, so cars without AWD were slipping up the hill. Hope to rent again!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Kara. We are so glad you and your fellow travelers enjoyed our home as much as we do! It appears that Mud Season might have come a bit early this season. Hopefully, it will firm up soon and the snow will continue to fly. We appreciate all your feedback and your kind words about our home. We look forward to having you stay in our home again soon! Be well, Debbie and Hunt
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Perfect spot for a medium sized group

  • 5 of 5

You can tell this is someone's home, not just a rental property. Got a slightly overbearing (IMO) message from the owner after the property manager stopped by and saw a few beer cans left out by the hot tub (which we of course picked up after we were done ripping pow turns), but other than that, super easy process, communication, etc... highly recommend this great spot.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed staying in our home as much as we do! We love our home and I hope it shows. We also enjoy sharing it with other so they can really have a total Mad River Valley experience. Our property manager does take her job caring for our home very seriously. We are glad it all worked out that our home was left in the condition in which it was found. Thanks!
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Perfect ski house close to MRG and Sugarbush

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful house was perfect for our stay during MLK weekend. It's perfectly designed for skiers with a well sized mud room area for boots and coats. Beautifully furnished, great wood stove, excellent kitchen, and the hot tub was exceptional. We were two families, could have fit a third. Right off of downtown waitsfield and very short ride to MRG, Sugarbush or Mt. Ellen. Owners were great with solid communication and clear house rules. Wonderful experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind words about our home. We strive to make each guests stay easy and seamless.
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Greater Washington, D.C. Suburbs

Wonderful Vermont Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This house has all that is advertised...and more. The beautiful photos can't even really do it justice. It was the perfect summer HQ from which to explore the SO many fun things to see and do in Vermont in August - I can only imagine what it must be like in ski season! Our family of five relaxed the minute we walked through the door. It has all the amenities you could possibly need. The owner and property manager were super friendly and helpful, enabling us to experience local things we might have sadly otherwise missed. To give you the truest idea of whether we would recommend it or not....our kids were already talking about winter breaks when we pulled out of the driveway. Guess we better start planning soon! : ) Huge thanks to our lovely hosts - it was a terrific summer getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi There! Thank you so very much the wonderful review of our home. We try very hard to give our guests a great experience, glad we were successful. Hope to see you in the winter! Thanks Hunt and Debbie
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Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

This house is on a secluded dirt road just minutes from town and Sugarbush/Mad River skiing. The house is very comfortable and clean. The main level is large with an open layout for entertaining. The upper level has three bedrooms and the lower level has a large bunk room. The hot tub is very nice and worth the extra fee. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you possibly need. The owners were very friendly and quick to reply. All and all, this is a great rental!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! My husband and I are so glad you enjoyed our home! We try to create an environment in our home where guests feel as if they are in their own home! It sounds like we accomplished that for you and your family members. Again thanks! Hunt and Debbie
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Easter Break

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the view and the peace the area and house has to offer! The house is lovely the hot tub fabulous!! Thank you

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38.2 Miles
Burlington International Airport
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Peasant and The Mint
Nearest Ski
6.9 Miles
Mad River Glen Ski Area & Sugarbush Ski Area
Car: necessary

Our home sits on a hill of the Mad River Valley. It is surrounded by mountains, hiking and biking trails. We are seven (7) miles from the Mad River Glen Ski Area, and five (5) miles from Sugar Bush. Town is only two miles away, where you can do your grocery shopping, and pick up some treats, or enjoy some great restaurants. Enjoy!!!

You can mountain bike on the trails outside your front door!

The local restaurants are awesome, the Big Picture Show is great for breakfast. The Sweet Pea is a great natural market and health food store. You can also grab a great healthy lunch there. The entire area is just so great and there is so much to explore. Enjoy!




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Hot tub Fee 3 night stay $100
Cleaning Fee $150
Hot tub Fee 5 night stay $175
Hot tub Fee 1 Week Stay $225
Tax Rate 9.0%

A $500 deposit is required to hold your reservation. Guests are required to bring their own bath and hot tub towels, only with their own sheets. In addition, we require guests to take their garbage and recycling home with them, or to the local dump. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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