Light Filled 3 Bed. Mountain Retreat Close to Killington & Okemo(32 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms+Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6), WIFI
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.
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.
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Member since: 2012
- 1785 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Firepit, pond with frogs, office area with desk and printer
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided:
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- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning Fee $180
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 9%
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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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.
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: 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.
Why the Owner Chose Plymouth, VT, USA:
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.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
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.
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The view in Fall as you approach the house from the top of the hill
An open plan space makes for easy living
Another view of the living space
The kitchen is ideal for serving up an evening's dinner
Another view of the open plan living area
The den has a great office area
The master bedroom is downstairs
master bath with a separate shower and tub
The second bathroom downstairs with a tub and shower
Looking over the house to the hills
The house in winter
The house is set back from a quiet road off the scenic byway rte 100
the living area, dining area and kitchen are open plan
a fireplace for winter evenings and plenty of firewood
Dining area and kitchen
You can be outside on the deck with a gas BBQ or in this sun room
the den - office area and third queen bed (the sofa bed)
Upstairs shower room
Another view of the master bedroom
The second bedroom with queen size bed is also downstairs
Enjoying the fire pit at holiday time
A garage makes the morning easier
one of our visitors
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, May 09, 2017
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