Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Mountain Top Home w/ Mountain Views - Great Deck & Large Yard

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Recently Remodeled & maintained "Hotel Clean".

Please note Pictures taken before was completed & detailed (ie.window dressings,furniture, etc). (NOW w/ Flat Screen TV, Net Flicks/Roku & Stereo w/iPod plug)

Grill and Relax on the Large Private South/West Facing Deck with views of the Mountains....great for Sunsets....Home is surrounded by 7 acre private fairly level mowed meadows, trees, & Streams. Wonderful for Kids. Road is Dead End & is, fairly level with very little traffic and is Great for Walking, Running. Great Swimming Holes Near by, State forest trails just 300yards at end of the road make for great hiking. Home is maintained to 'Hotel Clean' standards. It sleeps 8 with new king bed & linens in Master Bedroom. Well Furnished w/'higher end bed linens...plus, two living area / rooms w/ fireplaces.

Just up Bragg Hill from town (Waitsfield) on dead end level section of the road. Garage w/ electric opener. South facing, plus Large Private Deck with Grill & Furniture w/ Long Southern Views of the Mountains.

Renovated kitchen w/ Butcher Block Counters & newer appliances

Child / Youth & Other Accommodation Details: Child's Stairs Gate for top of stairs, Master Bath has Hand Held Shower Attachment...Great for bathing children, We have 2 side rails for beds (helps prevent rolling out of bed), We have 1 twin and 1 double inflatable beds, We have 1 pack-In-Play type crib as well.

Also, endless woods and streams & trails, hiking, Pools & good access point to swim holes in the Mad River. Forest hiking & Mtn Bilking on established trails 300 yards away at the end of our dead end road.

Very Close to all Ski Areas Mad River, Sugarbush, Glen Ellen

Monthly and Seasonal rates reasonable (please call or e-mail)

Seniors & Veterans (parties of two): If you are 65 and older or Veteran and are a party of two please call or e-mail to discuss rate

Check-out time is 10am unless otherwise arranged in advance

Well Behaved Dogs will be considered, please inquire.

More Details

Owner
Dave
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Interpreters available upon request
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 27, 2017

Amenities

Waitsfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Ceramic Tile Bath/Shower (both bathrooms) Hand Shower Sprayer in Master Bath......great for showering Kids
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , High-End Linens
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , High-End Linens
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    2nd Living Room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , (High-End Comfortable Sleeper Sofa)
  • Bedrooms are equipped with new high end linens for a comfortable experience Home is Well Appointed and Hotel Clean...
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
•• Home has recently been remodeled... •• 2 Separate Living Areas each with a Fireplace. •• Well Equipped Kitchen. •• New Linens 'higher end' •• Washer & dryer are in Separate Utility Room •• Feel free to call for questions of the area or the home •• This Vacation Home is Highly Detailed and, 'Hotel Clean' ••

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

87% Complete
12% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Mountain Top Home w/ Mountain Views - Great Deck & Large Yard
average rating of 4.878049 based on 41 reviews
5

Our impression on arriving: WOW!

  • 5 of 5

The house, a few miles from Waitsfield, was beautifully sited, large yard, ample deck, well-laid out floor-plan, excellent amenities. Surrounded by woods. One moose sighting on the edge of the trees. Really, a very nice home away from home. Owners: helpful, friendly and responsive! We've already recommended it to friends and plan to return. Nearby were hiking trails, fine restaurants, like the Hyde Away, and great shopping. It was quiet, not many houses up on the hillside. Whether it was glasses, or dishes, or cookware, it was ample! Even gates to put up for a pet or children. And, comfortable sofa and chairs, as well as good lighting! Being centrally located in Vermont, it's easy to take day trips to other areas like Stow or Burlington or Middlebury, and the famous Warren Store.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Glen for the kind words! We take pride in maintaining our vacation home in a clean & fully outfitted manner so, Thanks again for noticing & commenting on your experience & hope you can return to visit our area again. Best, Dave & Gretchen
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great location and House

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house over Columbus Day weekend with our 2 dogs. Comfortably sleeps 6, lots of room in the backyard for our dogs to run around. Perfect location to Waitsfield, Sugarbush, Stowe. Beautiful views. Owner was very responsive and flexible with our asks. I would definitely rent from them again! Thanks Dave!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Lancaster, Pa
4

Very accurate description of home and surrounds!

  • 4 of 5

It was a most pleasant week in the Green mountains enhanced by this neat home! Everything we needed for this get away was provided-EVERYTHING! We even had a beautiful bouquet of lilies that greeted us as we walked in. Having had fireplace always in our home \s for many years ,it was really great to build a roaring fire in the fireplace each evening which was quite easy with all the kindling and dry wood provided. It was indeed our Home away from home! And David was a great communicator and most responsive in getting arrangements made. Congrats on your home-keep it up!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Rhode Island
5

Great location for relaxation and exploring!

  • 5 of 5

Great location on a quiet road in the mountains! Within 30 - 40 minutes of several other towns in each direction, such as Stowe, makes it a perfect location as a 'base camp' for the week. We also stayed in town a couple of days and I found hiking at Camel Hump Mountain (great view to NY). Also close enough to Fort Ticonderoga in order to make a day trip.

In Waitsfield; we found a couple of great local coffee shops to start the day; The Sweet Spot and Three Mountain Cafe. My wife and mother in-law spent a morning shopping in town as well. Lots of fresh produce can be found as well. On Saturday the center of town had a market with many local craftsman selling their products; had to try the 'Maple Soda' - great! You have to have lunch at The Mad Taco! For a casual dinner go to The Blue Stone and try the maple wings and for something more formal The Tucker Hill Inn.

If you are skier/snowboarder this is an ideal location. I believe I counted 3 ski areas within 15 - 20 minutes of the house and I know Stowe was a little further north.

Mountain biking is big in this area as well and I found great hiking at Camel Hump Mountain and the Green Mountains are close by as well.

The house itself was cozy and just right for our family. I have a 7 month and 2 year old. The gates were perfect to baby proof the stairs and my daughter loved the available toys, movies and books which was great because we didn't need to pack a lot to keep her occupied. The house was clean and organized. The beds were very comfortable, a big deal for my wife. We found the cookware and dishes in the kitchen to make meals.

The yard was great as well! My dog ran until she was exhausted. Loved laying in the sun on the deck and sat in the yard as I enjoyed listening to the breeze. We also enjoyed smores around the fire pit.

Looking forward to finding time to get away again soon and will certainly be considering staying here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

The Perfect basecamp in Mad River Valley!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have rented Dave's house in Waitsfield and we love it. From the location on one of the Valley's most beautiful roads, to the spotlessness of the house, and the peaceful quiet of the area, it's the perfect place to kick back and enjoy all that Vermont and the Valley have to offer. The house is cozy and comfortable, great for a couple, or families/friends with a whole second living area and bedroom on the lower level that give you enough space to spread out and relax.

Dave is great to deal with, always prompt in communication and concerned that you have what you need to make your stay perfect.

Mad River Valley in the summer is a dream, here are a few of our favorite spots: Waitsfield Farmers Market on Saturdays, lounging, hiking, fishing or tubing along the River and of course, Mad Taco for the best mexican around, Mad River Taste for the inside scoop on all things beer and cheese in VT. So central, it's an easy drive to Stowe, Burlington, the Northeast Kingdom and of course Waterbury for a stop at Pro Pig or boating at the Waterbury Reservoir.

All we can say is: book early and often, and have a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Wonderful Vacation Property

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful base for our September/October leaf peeping! We spent two and a half weeks at this super clean and comfortable home. Due to the variety of weather we had, we enjoyed the beautiful deck with its high-end grill and also the cozy fireplace. Just wish we had used the firepit; maybe next time, because we would certainly love to return.

We have been renting from VRBO/Homeaway for many years in New England and the Outer Banks, and we have never experienced a better stocked pantry/frig. Just about every condiment/spice was provided... so convenient. Even the bathrooms had your basics... shampoo, alcohol, peroxide, bandaids, etc.

David was super to work with. The clothes dryer broke while we were there and the next day we had a new dryer in the laundry room! Our four-year-old grandson who was among our guests (all of whom also loved the place) was thrilled with the toys and books provided. There are so many activities in the area, and the beautiful town of Waitsfield is just down the hill. Don't miss their farmer's market on Saturdays... one of the best in the state. The owners have provided brochures on just about everything to do in central and northern Vermont! We would highly recommend this property and hope to come back again.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Map

Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Burlington
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Waterbury
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Rt I 89

This Panoramic Mountain Top Location is less than 2 miles from Town which has all shopping amenities from basic to high end shops. Waitsfield boasts of a variety of artists, potters, jewelers with unique shops great for browsing. Quaint restaurants and cafes' that truly round out any vacation or get away. The valley is known for it's artist, architect, community. Traditional Vermont mountains, views , rivers, ponds ,and peacefulness.

Other Activities: Hiking Trails, Great Walking Road(low traffic road w/ panoramic views), River Swimming, Long Views

Golf: 7 Miles from Sugarbush Golf Club (public)

Swimming: Two Pools within 10 minutes & Multiple access points to the Mad River (descriptions available upon request).

Summer in the Mad River Valley can't be beat !

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $30
Dog Fee (per dog) $30
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

Please inquire on rate if inquiring on mid week night rental only.
Rates shown are listed by categories this website provides & may not fit the mid week nightly rate structure if only renting mid week nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

You might like these similar properties