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Jay Peak: 'On the Rocks': French Mountain Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

One of the finest rentals in the Jay Peak area. Newly renovated from top to bottom.

The perfect place to relax or entertain.

Sking, snowboarding, golf & waterpark minutes away at Jay Peak

Vermont's snowmobile trail (VAST) 1/4 mile downhill

Hazen's Notch Cross-Country Sking Center 1/8 mile uphill

Kitchen, dining and living room create large open area

Enjoy the fireplace while dining, reading a book or watching TV.

Downstairs bedroom has it's own fireplace and bathroom. Bathroom includes heated floors and large marble walk-in shower

Upstairs bedroom has king size bed, 12 ft. vaulted ceilings, and french doors that open to the mountain views. This bath also has heated floors and a large limestone walk-in shower.

Enjoy the pool in the summer, or take a nap in the loggia hammock.

Take in the view, use the grill, and dine alfresco on the deck.

Keywords: Charming, relaxing, many amenities, year round, newly renovated, mountain views, pool, loggia, huge deck, marble and limestone custom showers

More Details

Laurie Gove
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Laurie Gove

We purchased this property as the former Zach's On The Rock's. We could not save the restaurant, but renovated the house and the cottage. We reside in the house so are close by to handle your every need.

Laurie Gove purchased this cottage in 2002


Montgomery Center Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Marble and limestone custom showers, 2 fireplaces, 60' flat screen TV, stainless kitchen w/soapstone counters, tile and pine flooring


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Jay Peak: 'On the Rocks': French Mountain Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews

More Than 5 Stars

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate enough to have 5 glorious weeks this summer in this adorable and delightful cottage. First of all, the cottage is the perfect place for a summer or winter vacation for 4 people. Each of the bathrooms is en suite with large showers and even heated floors for winter use. The upstairs master b.r. is so special, it was an “experience” each time we walked up the spiral staircase to it; and to top it off, there is a Juliet balcony there; so when you open the door you have a perfect view of the mountains. The cottage has top-of-the-line appliances and a gas stove [a treat for us]. The beds were comfortable and the sheets soft [we are sheet snobs]. Because the living, dining area and kitchen are one large room, no one will miss out on the fun or the crackling fire in the fireplace! There is a huge back porch, overlooking the pool, the woods and the mountains beyond. It has a table seating 6, and a BBQ grill, so you can grill and enjoy your dinner outside too. Jay Peak is a few minutes up the mountain, offering more than just a water park. Take the tram up the mountain to the top and even have dinner up there on Friday nights. You are also only about 35 minutes from Canada, so remember your passports, as you will be treating yourself to a little bit of France in any of the border towns [like Sutton]. The owners of the cottage, Laurie and Les are THE perfect landlords and can answer any questions you may have. I would not hesitate to recommend On the Rocks to anyone, as you will not be disappointed. This French-style cottage is sheer heaven in the mountains of Vermont.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Marsha. We enjoyed having you both as guests, and you inspired us to see more of Vermont. Hope our paths cross again. Les
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Awesome location very private and secluded, yet close to town

  • 5 of 5

We had a beautiful vacation and enjoyed the changing of the leaves. The King bed was very comfortable and everything else was excellent. I would recommend this chalet to anyone looking for a wonderful place to stay and within easy driving to all the North East Kingdom has to offer. Thank you Laurie & Les for letting us stay at your home.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for getting away from everything

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very clean and has all the conveniences. Beautiful kitchen and bathrooms. Large tv with dish for many channels. The spiral staircase is very cool and 2nd floor is very private. A little hard to get suitcase up though. Good trails at Anderson farm in walking distance.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great vacation rental!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great vacation at "On the Rocks" cottage. We enjoyed fishing on the Trout river, the indoor waterpark at Jay Peak, boating on Lake Champlain, hikes on the nearby trails and the kids had a great time in the pool! Its close proximity to Montreal made for an easy day trip. Les and Laurie were very accommodating regarding our requests. We highly recommend "On the Rocks" cottage and plan to visit again soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property was stunning cant wait to stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Elsido, you two are welcome back anytime. Les Gove
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Inside a fairy tale ...Gorgeous home!!!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing!!! We had the most perfect lovely home to stay during our unforgettable Thanksgiving week in Montgomery, VT. This is a beautiful home well taken care of, superb decor!. Perfect home to stay every's so well equipped, so comfortable, clean, spacious.The owners Les & Laiurie are so attentive, lovely people. We felt like living in a fairy tale. Can't wait to go back fall 2017. Thank you so much Les & Laurie!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Belfry
"Pub restaurant"
Jay Peak Resort
"Skiing, snowboarding, restaurants, waterpark and more"
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Burlington, Vermont
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Lake Champlain Islands
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Jay Peak Resort
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Belfry Restaurant
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Jay Peak Resort
Car: necessary

Cross-country ski center up the road 1/2 mile and snowmobile trails 1 mile away


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

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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