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Light Filled 3 Bed. Mountain Retreat Close to Killington & Okemo

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms+Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6), WIFI

Location: Between Killington and Okemo, Vermont, USA. (Boston 3 hours, NYC 5 hours, Woodstock 25 mins, Farm & Wilderness camps closeby). Superfast fiber optic internet.

Accomodations: Contemporary Home, 2 Beds, 3 Baths Den/Office, Sleeps 6

A light filled mountain retreat overlooking pond on 22 acres. Very comfortable for 2 couples or a family, can accommodate more. Located in historic Plymouth, birthplace and resting place of President Calvin Coolidge.

Enjoy skiing/sledding in Winter, listening to peepers in Spring, hiking in Summer, beautiful colors in Fall. Gather round the fire pit at night and watch the stars come out or stay in by the fireplace: your choice.

In Winter Plymouth is a great ski location - minutes from Okemo and Killington. It's 3.5 hour drive from CT, 3 hours from Boston making it perfect for a weekend skiing. You can choose to ski at Killington, the Beast of the East, or the more family friendly Okemo resort. It's a 20 minute drive to Killington Skyeship or Okemo Jackson Gore. Snowmobiling and VAST trails are on the doorstep. The house sits on a great hill for tobogganing.

We love listening to the peepers in the spring. In summer it is a great escape with the charming town of Woodstock just 25 minutes away and 10 minutes to Farm & Wilderness.

In Summer hunt for berries on the property: blackberry, wild strawberry and mountain blueberry. Explore Plymouth and get a glimpse of Vermont as it used to be in Coolidge's time. Pan for gold down the hill at Plymouth Five Corners, once the site of a thriving town during the gold rush but now taken back by nature.

Great food and restaurants are close at hand: local organic produce most of the year, artisanal cheeses, local beers...even local wine.

The house is well maintained, with quality furniture, superfast WIFI, and a spectacular open plan living/kitchen/dining area on the second floor. There is a central wood burning fireplace and lots of windows with views over the mountains and into the woods. Glass doors lead onto the deck and an outdoor barbecue. The deck is a seating/dining area in the summer months. On the same level there is a separate second lounge/ den/ office area with large windows and views and an adjacent shower room. This room has a queen sofa bed that converts to queen bed and two of the living room sofas convert to single beds.

The two bedrooms are on the first floor. The master bedroom with queen bed has a bathroom en suite. The second bedroom with queen bed has a bathroom a few feet down the hall. The laundry room is on this level.

The attached garage is a real plus in Winter. No clearing snow off the car in the morning, drive straight in walk into the house in the evening. NB YOU NEED 4 WHEEL DRIVE TO ACCESS THE PROPERTY IN THE WINTER. The driveway and the road to the house are steep. The road and driveway are plowed but especially during a storm you will need 4 wheel drive.

The house is supplied with organic linens for the beds and bathroom, paper products, cleaning supplies, and toiletries.

A mile off the beaten track and set in 22 acres of yard and forest this modern contemporary home allows comfortable, easy living for a family or group in a light filled space. We don’t allow pets in this house.

It's 3.5 hour drive from CT making it perfect for a weekend skiing. You can choose to ski at Killington, the Beast of the East, or the more family friendly Okemo resort. In summer it is a great escape with the charming town of Woodstock just 25 minutes away. It's a 20 minute drive to Killington Skyeship or Okemo Jackson Gore and 10 minutes to Farm & Wilderness. There is unlimited hiking, biking and VAST trails on the doorstep. The house sits on a great hill for tobogganing, We love listening to the peepers in the spring.

Keywords: House, mountain retreat, contemporary, light filled, ski house, ski home, family, garage parking.

More Details

Owner
Jill Davies
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Jill Davies

We used this house as our ski house for many years, we love the area so much we now live here full time in the Village of Woodstock. We love skiing, eating good local food and traveling. We love exploring Vermont and discovering all it offers.

Jill Davies purchased this house in 1997

Why Jill Davies chose Okemo

It's 3.5 hour drive from CT making it perfect for a weekend skiing. You can choose to ski at Killington, the Beast of the East, or the more family friendly Okemo resort. In summer it is a great escape with the charming town of Woodstock just 25 minutes away. It is remote but super connected with fiber optic internet.

What makes this house unique

It's a 20 minute drive to Killington Skyeship or Okemo Jackson Gore and 10 minutes to Farm & Wilderness. There is unlimited hiking, biking and VAST trails on the doorstep. The house sits on a great hill for tobogganing. We love listening to the peepers in the spring and stargazing.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Light Filled 3 Bed. Mountain Retreat Close to Killington & Okemo
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews
5

Great time in a Great house

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful winter stay. The house was perfect. We couldn't have asked for anything more. We plan to come back

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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ALWAYS AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd Thanksgiving that my family has spent at Jill's amazing house. Jill does an amazing job at making your getaway perfect. From cleanliness to comfort this house does it all. The locations is nestled nicely in the mountains and very private. Jill keeps this house in great condition and we'll stocked with toiletries, kitchen necessities and the technology to keep us connected. We have never had any issues when we have stayed here. Jill lives not to far and if any issues would arise she is only a phone call away to resolve. We WILL be back next year to do it all over again as there is no way we would even consider staying anywhere else! Thanks Jill

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

A lovely home and a lovely host.

  • 5 of 5

A very nicely kept house that suited our 4 person family well. Its very convenient if you have kids going to Farm and Wilderness camps.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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far rockaway, new york
5

Lovely House in Gorgeous Surrounding

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 12 days in the house and had a wonderful time. The house was super clean and very comfortable. Bed was actually as comfortable as ours at home, and that rarely happens. The home has all the features that are listed and other than food more than enough of everything is provided (i've rented homes where you run out of toilet paper after 2 days so i appreciated this). The surroundings are gorgeous and we went on many lovely hikes. Jill was great to work with, very flexible and accommodating. do NOT rent this house if you have children as part of what makes it nice is that almost everything is white - but since we are adults we were fine with that. Would happily rent again. Thanks jill!!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Sharon. I'm happy you love the house and area....luckily while is washable and paintable so it is easy to clean up. Kids are welcome! Jill
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5

A fantastic, private and beautiful mountain retreat close by Okemo and Killington

  • 5 of 5

Not only was this a beautiful home nestled on a winding mountain road with stunning mountain views on all sides, but the owner has taken great care to deliver a B&B level experience, with games, bath salts, and other homey touches throughout. The house is well designed for a family, providing plenty of room for privacy and bathrooms with showers (3). But the setting is what I'd most highly recommend. Large windows on all sides look out on fields, small pond, and mountain vistas. No window covering necessary. We came to ski, but truly hated leaving the house each morning. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Mineola, NY
5

Everything was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Our second trip to the Plymouth house for a weekend ski trip did not disappoint. Same as our prior visit, the house was immaculately clean, and the holiday wreaths and garland were a lovely touch. We skied by day at Killington about 20 minutes away, and enjoyed cozy nights by the fire place. The plymouth house is a perfect getaway nestled in the mountains of Vermont and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Jill is wonderful to work with and I would definitely recommend the house without hesitation!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Lebanon
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Five Corners Pub & Brewhouse
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Killington or Okemo
Nearest Train
26 Miles
Rutland, VT
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
I91 and I89
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Killington or Okemo
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Camp Plymouth State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Long Trail Brewery
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Grocery Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Hawk Mountain Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Bill & Blanches Pancake House
Nearest Point of Interest
Ramunto's Brick Oven Pizza
Nearest Point of Interest
ShackletonThomas
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Ninevah
Nearest Point of Interest
Killington Skyeship
Nearest Point of Interest
Jackson Gore
Nearest Point of Interest
Pane e Salute
Nearest Point of Interest
Mont Vert Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park
Car: necessary

We are close to Killington and Okemo, Ludlow and Woodstock but off the beaten track. We are minutes from Farm and Wilderness camps. Star Gazing is wonderful from here.

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Rates & Availability

Plymouth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Ski Season 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$255
$1,600
 
 
Presidents' Week
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,925
 
 
Ski Season 2017
Feb 26 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$255
$1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Additional fees:
Cleaning $180
Property Damage Protection $79 or $500 refundable damage deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Plymouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1785 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Den/Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Two bedrooms each with Queen size beds The office den has a sofa that converts to a queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Notes:
Firepit, pond with frogs, office area with desk and printer

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