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Newly Renovated Farmhouse With Hot Tub, Great Location & Views

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (sleeps 8)

Whatever you want to do, this house has the ideal location, great light, comfort and scenic views. With a full renovation of this 1800s farmhouse and significant additions recently completed, the farmhouse provides country charm with comfortable 21st century living. Set at the edge of open fields, the house is close to town, shopping, the ski slopes, golf, the reservoir and mountains, the vonTrapp Lodge trails and amenities. There is something for everyone. An expansive new family room with a large stone fireplace and kitchen with all new appliances provide a wonderful gathering place for friends and families. If you want quiet or to work at your computer, you can retire to the study. Bedrooms and bathrooms are spread out in various parts of the house lending privacy for multiple families or age groups. A plunge in the hot tub awaits you right outside the back door as a perfect finale to a fun-filled day.

Betsy Longstreth
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About Betsy Longstreth

My husband and I live in Philadelphia, PA. We have 3 children and 9 grandchildren. Our whole family loves the outdoors, so we gather here often and enjoy all that Stowe and this wonderful house provide.

Betsy Longstreth purchased this farmhouse in 2001

Why Betsy Longstreth chose Vermont

My brother who lives in Stowe picked this house out for us. He called me telling me he had found 'my house.' We had not been considering buying a second home - however, he knew he had me with the rural, cozy charm of the farmhouse with its perfect location. He knew another good thing. Owning his own construction company, he was responsible for all of the recent renovations and additions..... so I know the work was done well.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The house is an iconic part of Stowe - as you drive along Luce Hill Road and look across the fields--the house, the surrounding farm and the mountains and ski slopes in the background form a classic Vermont scene. The charm of the old and new wide-planked floors, the fireplace, the light-filled windows that look out to incredible views, and the simple yet comfortable country style living creates wonderful times for families and friends to enjoy. With its central location, all can head out in different directions whether to the bike path, the mountains, the spa, or town--all just minutes away.


Stowe Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation Policy Outlined in Rental Agreement
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Newly Renovated Farmhouse With Hot Tub, Great Location & Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Great house, beautiful property in Stowe!

  • 5 of 5

House was perfect for my family and friends to spend a long weekend in Stowe Vermont to attend a wedding. The owner Betsy was very responsive and accommodating for our trip! The home is in great condition, spacious kitchen and bedrooms. Beautiful views from the property and close by to many attractions, restaraunts, shops, breweries, etc. Stowe has a lot to offer and the Farmhouse was perfect. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review!!
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Great location for Vermont adventures

  • 5 of 5

House served as a perfect location for our needs. Close to the bike path into the shops/restaurants on Mountain Rd, minutes from downtown Stowe in one direction and Stowe Mountain, Smuggles Notch and all that area has to offer in the other. 45 minutes to Burlington and Shelburne and less than a mile to the Alchemist (for craft beer fans!). There were a couple of issues that came up, all out of the owner's control, but she was very quick to respond and do right by us despite being overseas and they were relatively minor things in what was otherwise a great house.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for family getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Bouchard Farmhouse was the perfect space for us. We were in Stowe for a family wedding, and the house was great! Well appointed, plenty of room to be together or to have quiet time. From the big kitchen island, to the front porch, roomy back patio, comfy living areas and the hot tub, the space was super comfortable. Big windows allowed gorgeous views from every turn. The property is very private, yet close enough to town and attractions to make it convenient....Close to Trapp Family Lodge, recreation path, corn maze, and hiking. Bedrooms and bathrooms were spread out in the house which was nice. The foliage was quite a sight to see. We were very glad we selected this farmhouse vs. a hotel....more time to spend together just hanging out and catching up (we came from RI, NY and CO to attend the wedding). We will definitely be back if Vermont is in our plans, and would recommend this house to anyone who wants to make special memories in Stowe in any season.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Like stepping into a Pottery Barn catalog

  • 5 of 5

The interior of the home was well decorated with modern amenities and was exceptionally clean. The bedrooms are spaced out in such a way that there is plenty of privacy. The larger bed was comfortable but the twin beds were a little disappointing and the mattresses tilted. That being said the wifi was solid, plenty of tv stations and really nice appliances. Plus, the homeowner did a fantastic job of setting up the house for our arrival. There was a custom letter and gift upon arrival and a wonderful book with instructions on how to do anything in the house.

The exterior of the house was charming though there seemed to be a large number of spider webs/nests near the doors. Maybe it is a seasonal thing but it still gave me the heebie jeebies. The gardens were beautiful even late in the season and the hot tub was clean and easy to operate. There was a good amount of privacy though there were lots and lots of farm trucks driving super fast along the dead end road (we happened to be there as the corn was being harvested so I think that's atypical)

The location is close to the rec path (though you need to walk/bike in a busy stretch of road) which is one of our favorite Stowe activities. You are also right near all the good restaurants and resorts without being on the main strip. You get some good views of the farmland and mountains in the distance.

Lastly, I know I mentioned the cleanliness before but this house exceeded my expectations. One of my daughters has terrible dust allergies and did not have a single flare up while we were there which is pretty unprecedented at a rental or hotel property. Kudos to the homeowners for keeping the house so tidy.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We very much appreciate your taking the time to provide such positive and constructive feedback. We have and do our best to address our guests' suggestions. In restoring the house, my daughter and I enjoyed many happy times hunting down special antiques and furnishings from Vermont that we have put throughout the house for all to enjoy. Our renters and family have done a great job of taking special care with them.
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The best vacation ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our visit to Stowe over the holidays 2015 was a trip of a lifetime for our family! There are so many fun activities for all ages to do in the Stowe area, as well as numerous delicious restaurants. The favorite part of our trip, hands down, was staying at the Bouchard Farmhouse!! It was called “Mimi’s Christmas House” by our young grandchildren. The house felt just like home for all of us. We enjoyed breakfasts and dinners every day gathered around the beautiful large dining room table, with evenings spent in the kitchen/family room area, with the fireplace blazing and our stockings hung at the mantle. The bedrooms were located perfectly for our family so that the little ones could nap in a quiet area away from the family room. The house is equipped with all the comforts of home and then some. It was spotlessly clean and bright, with very comfy beds. My favorite room in the house was the “mud room” where we could all hang our coats and hats, and place our boots and extras—a grandma’s dream come true room!! Thank you, Betsy and family, for providing such an awesome home for us to celebrate my “special” birthday with my family as well as celebrate Christmas together. We love your farmhouse, and we would be honored to return again for more memories.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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this home is a 10+!

  • 5 of 5

The moment we turned into the driveway, we knew we had found a special place to enjoy a family gathering. The setting is stunning. Corn fields, apple trees, mountain range in the distance, and then we walked inside...light, charm, warmth and taste. The designer kitchen opens to the family room with ample seating and a wonderful fireplace. The house is filled with light, doors opening to the back yard fire pit and hot tub, front door to a porch with comfortable chairs. Bedrooms were perfect and the upstairs master bedroom with futon in the sitting room was great for my son 's young family. They owners provided a "pack and play" crib for the 9 month old! Very thoughtful !

Location is great- close to town- the mountain, 10 Acres Restaurant is right up the road where we had our family night dinner!

We will cherish the memories of our daughters Stowe wedding and for the serenity and relaxation that your home provided to us all. We would love to return and will try to get on the calendar. This is a gem!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Burlington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Lake Champlain
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Stowe Country Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak - Waterbury Station
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 89
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
Ten Acres Lodge
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Mount Mansfield Ski Area
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: necessary

Winter, Summer, Fall and Spring, scenic Stowe is a premier vacation locale for those who enjoy the outdoors and change of seasons with top-notch downhill & cross country skiing, biking, rivers and lakes for fishing & boating, mountains to view,hike and climb, antique shops to visit, a variety of fun restaurants and night life, and of course, Ben and Jerry's famous Ice Cream to see in the making.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Bouchard Farmhouse – Property # 3007891

Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:

75% if cancelled 90 or more days prior to the Check-in Date
50% if cancelled between 30 and 89 days prior to the Check-in Date
0% if cancelled between 0 and 29 days prior to the Check-in Date

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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