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Private and artistic log cabin, bring your pets and enjoy the best of Vermont

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 4 unique/artistic bathrooms, private rustic setting, no hidden fees

ARTISTIC LOG CABIN, private and peaceful. Set into a perfect homestead property with fruit trees, berries, gardens and naturally terraced terrain. With woods and old pastures all around, the birds will herald the morning sunrise. Beautiful views from the numerous windows and porch around two sides of house; also, a large slate patio that is perfect for cook outs. Fully appointed kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and two ovens. Cabin accomodates up to 8 people, master bedroom with private bathroom, second bedroom has one double bed, one single and another single in bedroom loft (which kids LOVE). The third bedroom has one double bed. The fourth bedroom has one double and one single bed. The sunroom has two couches that double as beds. The bedrooms and two bathrooms are upstairs, one bathroom is on the first floor. The cabin is owner built from mostly reused or local materials found in surrounding woods. Each bathroom is a unique work of art and you have never seen a fireplace like this one! The cabin is meant to be an example of how a beautiful, comfortable and functional house can be built for a fraction of the cost using your imagination. $180 per night, 2 night minimum based on up to 4 guests, additional guest $35 each per night.

The cabin is artistic and rustic in nature and in order to appeal to those ideals certain safety considerations are not present in terms of railing heights and spacing, steps inside and out are irregular, balconies inside and out, patios and porches as well as surrounding terrain are all organic and not young child safe. Please consider this when planning a trip with young children and feel free to ask for more details.

ALSO AVAILABLE: Two story treehouse. sleeps 5, very cool! type in 802728 in the "search for" bar to find it on this site.

More Details

Owner
Rik Sassa
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Rik Sassa

I am a stone mason/carpenter/artist that believes in living simply and close to nature. I enjoy creating spaces for people to use and demonstrating that living spaces can be beautiful, efficient comfortable and economical to build if you use your imagination and local resources. I think a building can have a life of it's own and impart a feeling on the people that stay there. I stive to create exotic, beautiful and organic structures that resonate tranquillity and harmony with their surroundings...... I hope you will agree.

Why Rik Sassa chose Pawlet

This property has every thing that I was looking for in a piece of land: various levels, a view, open land and wooded, some huge old tree and stone walls that give it a feeling of history, water nearby and a rural feeling, and of course- being in Vermont, a state I feel a great connection with.

What makes this cabin unique

The benefits of this property are that it is centrally located, as I have said, 'all roads lead to West Pawlet.....eventually'. It is also private yet easy to access.

Amenities

Pawlet Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub
  • Each bathroom is more unique than the last, all very cool, imaginative and functional.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , there is a flat couch that could be used a bed as well
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • One master bedroom with private bathroom and balcony outside. Second bedroom has one double, two singles (one in a loft that kids love) and a single fold up roll away bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(91 traveler reviews)

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Private and artistic log cabin, bring your pets and enjoy the best of Vermont
average rating of 4.879121 based on 91 reviews
4

Quiet Retreat

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The cabin was interestingly artistic with a quaint homey feel. Interesting unique shopping in the nearby Manchester and a great golf course in Hudson Fall - Kingsbury. All in all a wonderful time and great bread.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Funky, fun log cabin

  • 5 of 5

We spent a September weekend there. It is a very comfortable cabin with creative and fun design. The owner is near by if you have any issues, and he is a very gracious host. Ric made us a loaf of rosemary bread to welcome us! If you cannot handle steps, you should know the bedrooms are above and below the main floor, and that is the only drawback I can think of. Everything you need will be there, just bring your food and clothes.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had an amazing time!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our fur babies absolutely loved the property. They explored the enchanted forest. Kept all critters at bay. The Merck Forest in Rupert was perfect for our daily hikes. Miles and miles of trails. The home was incredibly comfortable and plenty of space for my New England family to visit. Rik was a very attentive host including bringing us a fresh baked loaf of bread when we arrived. Thank you Rik!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and Fun!

  • 5 of 5

As you can see from the photos, this is a beautiful cabin designed and built by an imaginative mind with a keen eye for rustic details. The varied use of reclaimed wood, stone, and concrete makes it unique. In case you can’t tell, every bathroom and shower and tub is a vacation all on its own!

Rik met us there and gave us a tour of the cabin with clear instructions on how everything worked and, as others have mentioned, a loaf of fresh-baked herb-crusted bread! Later we discovered that he had set everything up in the fireplace for us so that all we had to do was light the newspaper at the bottom! On one chilly and rainy afternoon, we availed ourselves of the collection of top-notch board games in the closet.

The beds were very comfortable and every bedroom was stocked with many cozy blankets. The latter were perfect for the crisp New England nights in late May when we were there.

If you enjoy cooking on your getaway, you’ll be glad to know that the kitchen is brilliantly equipped: plenty of counter space, two gas ranges, a big refrigerator, gorgeous iron skillets, a variety of sharp knives, and a drawer full of every tool you could need.

This is the greenest cabin rental vacation we’ve ever had! If you care about recycling and composting, you’ll feel at home. If not, now’s the time to have fun learning about it!

If you’ve come to immerse yourself in Nature, you’ll be rewarded by the peaceful forest as well as numerous fun birds to watch. In May, we saw warblers, were teased by a drumming Pileated Woodpecker, and lullabied by a couple of Bard Owls. The cabin is a short drive from Merck Forest and Farmland Center if you’re looking for a lovely hike and a look at sustainable farming practices!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Unique place.

  • 4 of 5

Very cool place. Beautiful setting and very quiet (minus the wildlife). Really enjoyed our stay. Great mix of rustic and modern convenience

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We will be back

  • 5 of 5

Excellent overall experience. Rik is an outstanding host.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Albany international
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Granville, NY
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Dorset
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Fort Edward, NY
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
The Barn Restaurant
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Bromley
Car: necessary

This is a four season location, centrally located between five ski areas (two large, Stratton and Killington and three smaller ones, West Mountain, Bromely and Willard Mountain). There is cross country skiing and snow shoeing nearby. In the warmer months, there is trail hiking at Merck Forest Farm Center (along with various homsteading demonstrations and workshops on different weekends). There are a few mountains to hike nearby for views of surrounding towns and area (1 to 2 hour hikes). Many biking opportunities around, including a tandem bike here that is at your disposal. There is a 30 mile converted rail trail at the bottom of the driveway for biking, walking, horsebackriding and snowmobiling. Fishing on the Famous Mettowee and Battenkill rivers (canoeing/tubing as well). Dive into history and swim at the Old Dorset Marble Quarry, there is also a playhouse and an 18 hole golf course/tennis, along with fine dining in Historic Dorset (15 mins away), Saratoga is an hour away with Racetrack/Casino, shopping, dining, music and arts. Water slide, tree-top adventure course and zip line at two ski resorts in summer. Beautiful Lake St. Catherine (15 mins away), Lake Bomoseen (35 mins away) and big Lake George (45 mins away) all have boating, water skiing while Lake George has golf, mini golf, dining, malls, and Great Escape amusement park/ water park. Locally there are numerous farmers markets, yard sales, and antiquing options around. Natural Vermont provides streams to peruse, birds to watch, hunting in hunting season and mid Sept. to mid Oct. is foliage season when the hills burst into oranges, reds and yellows. Sightseeing all around, but if all this activity seems too much and what is really needed is a break from activity, then grab a cold drink and relax on the porch swing or hammock and enjoy the sunset while listening to the great horned owls, then come inside for a nice romantic evening in front of the fire.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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