Winter in Vermont: a Snow Lover's Dream in Northern Vt - Smugglers' Notch(79 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Studio
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Spacious private studio with open floor plan with mountain and pond views.
This region of Vermont has long been a favorite to outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy skiing & riding, biking, hiking and paddling. Smugglers' Notch Ski Resort is ~ 3 miles away with alpine and Nordic skiing. Stowe is one hour away (in winter months) and Jay Peak is 45 minutes away. This area is popular with painters, writers, photographers and to the art community at large. Equally a favorite for foodies and craft beer lovers. If you enjoy locally grown and the slow food movement, this is a place to explore. Discover the best of the country's best craft beer and savior locally grown.
The Pondhouse is a totally separate home/studio with a private entrance that leads to fully equipped kitchen, dining room, bathroom with shower, queen bed, comfortable living room with faux wood fireplace. Enjoy the private patio overlooking gardens, a pond, and mountains.
- Full kitchen with pots, pans, spices, etc.
- TV/ Satellite
- Coffee maker, French Press, toaster, microwave oven
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Member since: 2013
- On floor 2
- 1024 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 3
- Events Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Feb 27 - Apr 16, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 18, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $55 + tax
- Pet Fee $25 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Tax Rate 9%
Rates are based on double occupancy. Best suited for one to two people. An additional charge or $25.00 per person per night / guest will be assessed.
Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:
- 100% if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date LESS transaction fees (4% per transaction fee)
- 50% if cancelled 5 days prior to the Check-in Date LESS transaction fees (4% transaction fee)
- No refund if cancelled less than 5 days prior to the check-in date.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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The Pond House is located in a region that offers:
* skiing- Smuggler's Notch Ski Area is 3 miles away; Jay Peak ~45minutes and Stowe is an hour away
* hiking - Mount Mansfield/ Smugglers Notch is 3 miles away as well as rivers with waterfalls and gorges
* biking - excellent road biking and mountain biking are right out the door, plus the Stowe bike path and the Missisquoi bike rail trail (27 miles of trail from St. Albans to Richford, VT) are close by
* canoeing - rent a canoe or kyak and paddle down the Lamoille River
* Art - Jeffersonville (3 miles away) is an art lovers community with Bryan Memorial Gallery (Yankee Magazine: 'Vermont's primary showcase for landscape art') and other galleries.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: I am honored to have a home that allows me to share the beauty of Vermont. I lived in Vermont since 1974 take great pride in our cultural heritage and environment. If you are a lover of nature and culture--or desire a quiet, private get-away, this place will offer you many options. As an advid biker, skier, kayaker and all-around general outdoor enthusiast, I'd be honored to share the magic of the region.
Why the Owner Chose Jeffersonville, Cambridge, VT, USA:
The Pondhouse has been called magical and enchanted. I've travelled and lived overseas and have served in the Peace Corps. To own a home (that actually has two homes) and allows me to host people from all over the world is a unique privilege. Now that I have offered The Pondhouse to others and I read the reviews and the notes that are left behind, I know that others cherish their time here and create special memories. I have been meeting the nicest people who love the magic of Vermont!
The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
The Pondhouse has been described many ways: "The "home" as well as the outside surroundings with the gardens and the mountains in the background are spectacular, peaceful and pristine." "Perfect weekend getaway to escape the city and find true peace and quiet. The house was tucked away and all you could hear were birds and frogs." "The Pondhouse felt like a home away from home." "If you are looking for a convenient, well- appointed, lovely spot to get away from it all, this is your place. The photos can't possibly do it justice." "It is a perfect place for a couples getaway, great space for cooking and enjoying a meal and each other." "It's peaceful with beautiful surroundings, yet conveniently located just down the road from the bustle at Smuggler's Notch." Come discover the magic for yourself!
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Sunrise and the promise of a great day….
The bed is behind the '1/2 wall' in the left side of this photograph.
A snow lovers paradise!
Comfortable living space (couch is not a sleeper sofa).
A faux wood stove offers ambiance. Main heat is a Rinnai heater keeping it cozy.
Restroom offers shower and a view of the woods.
Fireworks at Smuggs every Thursday night at 8 PM.
Stairs leading to the living area of Pondhouse.
Beautiful gardens adorn the property.
The pond in autumn.
An artist's retreat.
An open floor plan.
View of kitchen area and island taken from the dining table.
The Pondhouse is a total separate home with privacy and spectacular views.
View from the Pondhouse.
Mount Mansfield is the backyard to the Pondhouse.
Smugglers' Notch Ski Resort is three miles away.
2nd tier of steps leading to kitchen area.
View from a nearby field. Great cross country skiing right out the door.
Springtime in Vermont.
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