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

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Half Baths
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

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 Sugarbush, Mad River Glen

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.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Ski ~ Hike ~ Bike ~ Or Just Relax By The Fire, or the Hot Tub!!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
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: Aug 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: Mar 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: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great ski house

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful ski getaway. Great house, exactly as advertised. Short drive to sugarbush, great vermont local restaurants nearby and a wonderful hot tub to relax the sore muscles after a day on the slopes. This is a place our small group will definetly return to.

Thanks Debbie and Hunt for the great rental experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Vincent. We are delighted that you and your family and friends had a positive stay at our home. We look forward to your return soon!
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Great time in Vermont for Christmas!

  • 4 of 5

This place is great. It is amazingly peaceful and quiet on top of a hill. The boys had fun outside climbing the rock and exploring. The first floor is very spacious and open, great for hanging out after a ski day. The kitchen is well appointed, we enjoyed cooking and using the spices. The rest of the house is well laid out for 2-3 families with a chance to get some alone time. We enjoyed the new hot tub, a great addition to soothe sore ski muscles. Debbie was very helpful in providing background information and answering questions while we were there.

The area is beautiful, we skied both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, and hiked up Lincoln Gap on Christmas Day. The Butcher on Bridge Road has amazing cheeses from the Von Trapp family. All in all, we had a great time and hope we are able to come back next year. Next time we will bring both skis AND snowshoes.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Christmas in Vermont

  • 4 of 5

This house is perfect for 2-3 families. The layout is great to be together or get some alone time. We enjoyed cooking the kitchen and the wide range of spices. The hot tub is brand new and big. The yard and the big rock were great for snowball fights and jumping/sliding. Great location, very peaceful and quiet, near Waitsfiled, Sugarbush and Mad River Glen. Debbie was very helpful in providing information before our arrival and responsive during our stay. We hope to be back maybe next year to continue to explore this beautiful area!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pat for taking the time to write such a lovely review. So glad that you and your family enjoyed your time in our home. You are our first guests to spend Christmas here, sorry we didn't have a tree for you! We look forward to your return!
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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!


Rates & Availability

Waitsfield House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter Season November - April
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Season April 1 - May 31
Apr 16 2017 - May 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Hot tub Fee 5 night stay $175
Refundable damage deposit $500
Hot tub Fee 3 night stay $100
Cleaning Fee $150
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.
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Waitsfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
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
  • You need to provide your own bath towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This is the Master Bedroom with a TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Bunkbeds with two full size beds.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Basement w/ 1 -Twin bunkbed and 1 - Full bunkbed
  • 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 ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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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