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Spacious Retreat with Panoramic Views

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Two Bedroom, Spacious Living Area With Big Views, Private Balcony, Gardens

Two bedrooms (queen beds), bath, large living/dining area with cathedral ceiling and additional twin bed, cook's kitchen fully equipped for cooking and wine/cocktails, food processor, expresso machine, washer/dryer, private balcony with dining table, 3 season outdoor shower, outdoor arbor/dining grotto with grill, off street parking with room for bikes, boats, skis and other toys. Run, walk, bike from your door. Eggs from our chickens in season; the girls sometimes stop laying in the winter :)

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, beginner-intermediate Spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking on the premises, please....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    outdoor shower is available 3 seasons....moreless

  • bath with custom tiled shower

Other Amenities

  • This area is famous for it's localvore restaurants, incredible local cheeses (Jasper Hill Cellars wins best of class internationally every year), Hill Farmstead Brewery won best brewery in the world 2013 and the Alchemist's Heady Topper is an award winner of the same class. Caledonia Spirits won double gold medals 2013, and it is fortunate that this area is perfect for all manner of outdoor sports, as you'll need to burn all that off! For those interested in unique experiences, Bread and Puppet Museum is nearby, as is The Museum of Everyday life; both fascinating experiences. The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum and Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium are 1/2 hour away and worth the trip. There are trails to walk or ski, mountains to climb, waterfalls and lakes to swim in; all manner of good fun....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    games, cards, Oiji board :)...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Panoramic views of the pastoral countryside with the mountains to east and south as a backdrop; lots of territory to play in or muse upon....moreless

  • Rural:

    We live in an incredibly beautiful natural habitat, and this apartment is set up to take it all in. Surrounded by organic farms, both produce and dairy, and all the peace and quiet one could wish for....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Cross country skiing is available from the back yard, free groomed trails 1.5 miles away at the Hardwick Trails, and arguably the best XC in the east 9 miles away at the Craftsbury Nordic Ski Center....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Several locations for outdoor dining, including private balcony and arbor....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    With panoramic view, balcony off living/dining area...moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washing machine, dryer and dishwasher available....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    And expresso machine....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked cookware and serving pieces, utensils, wine and martini glasses...Enjoy!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full amenities; gas range, dishwasher, expresso machine, food processor,etc...a cook's kitchen. Gas grill available on private balcony....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Homemade/local jam/jelly, cooking oils, Vermont maple syrup, spices/herbs, basic baking supplies, fresh eggs if our hens are laying....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full size fridge...moreless

  • Stove:

    JenAir gas range...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Balcony has grill and table, chairs for your private use....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    There is excellent road and Mt biking in this area. Mt bikes can be rented nearby, or bring your own and stash them in our shed when you're not riding. Kingdom Trails is a short drive north....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private balcony and stone paved arbor with table and seating are available for your use....moreless

  • Golf:

    Mountain View Country Club is 4 miles away....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Caspian Lake, one of the gems of Vermont, is 3 miles away and great for boating and swimming. There are numerous easily accessible river, pond and lake paddling trips nearby. Skulling is available....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Pergola/arbor offers sheltered outdoor dining with views, nestled into the garden. Supplied with grill, fresh herbs growing in the nooks and crannies, granite trestle table seats 8....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The gardens here are open for you perusal. Cady's Falls Nursery and Perennial Pleasures Nursery are nearby, unique, and have gardens to tour. We live surrounded by dirt roads and trails to walk....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grills are available on your private balcony and at our grape arbor/pergola for al fresco dining....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Jay, Burke, Stowe are all an easy drive from here. Craftsbury Touring Center offers arguably the best XC skiing in New England, and other areas are nearby. You can XC ski from the dooryard here :)...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Town courts are 2 miles away and free; Mountain View Country Club has clay courts for a fee, 4 miles away. ...moreless

Building Type

  • Chateau / Country House


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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,200 $3,800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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57 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burlington International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Vermont Place, Positive Pie
61 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lake Champlain
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mountainveiw Country Club
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
VT rt 15
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Vermont Place, Positive Pie
26 Miles
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Caspian Lake

Car: Necessary

This is great country to bike, ski, walk, hike, and paddle. We have incredible natural beauty, lots of room to play, and good food and drink with which to celebrate it all. We are at the center of the localvore, organic food movement, a short drive to Hill Farmstead Brewery, winner of Best Brewery in the World 2013, nearby is the Alchemist, another award winning brewery. Caledonia Spirits produces medal winning gin and vodka, we are home to the Buffalo Mountain Food Coop, Pete's Greens, and Jasper Hill Farm, winner of multiple Best Cheese awards. Life is good :)


Owner info

About the owner: We are happy to share details about our area and assist in making your stay a memorable experience or leave you entirely to yourselves; this is a private space with separate entry so there is no requirement to interact, but we would also enjoy sharing a cup of tea or glass of wine with you if the time is right!

Why the Owner Chose Hardwick, VT, USA:
This is a great community and a beautiful, healthful place to live; we look forward to sharing it with you.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Privacy but open, expansive views; quiet beauty and many ways to enjoy it, play as hard or as easily as you like - it's all good!

Contact us

Speaks: english, beginner-intermediate Spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

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  • living room

    living room

  • kitchen


  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • bath


  • private balcony with grill

    private balcony with grill

  • outdoor shower

    outdoor shower

  • grotto dining

    grotto dining

  • living room

    living room

  • dining area

    dining area

  • kitchen, washer/dryer in closet

    kitchen, washer/dryer in closet

  • second bedroom, queen bed

    second bedroom, queen bed

  • bath


  • panoramic view

    panoramic view

  • grotto garden

    grotto garden

  • entrance


  • We welcome you and yours.

    We welcome you and yours.

VRBO #508825

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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