Secluded, 200 Yr Old Country Estate in 4 Season Stowe Mountain Resort

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View across back gardens of Guest and Main Houses


Last updated: 09/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Lilac Hill includes 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms in three separate dwellings set on an 11 acre hilltop, surrounded by an 800 acre working farm. Our Country Estate, known as Lilac Hill is within 1 mile of downtown Stowe and about 7 minutes from Stowe Mountain Resort. Each of the 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 kitchens and both family rooms have recently been decorated and renovated. The living room is large with seating for 15 with a large central fireplace. The dining room features a cooking hearth fireplace and corner cabinets. You are surrounded by the original hand hewed beamed architecture of this farmhouse,, atop of original hardwood floors. This house is perfect for a family reunion or for two/three families to share. In the winter months there are hills for sledding and trails surrounding the property for XC Skiing and Snowmobiling. Adjacent to the property are fully maintained hiking, biking, cross country and VAS trail systems. The rolling terrain of Lilac Hill features two ponds, tennis court and swimming pool. 8 months of the year your mornings will start with the cows grazing in the meadows, fish and often large birds seen around the large pond and many wonderful gardens that are fully maintained. Old stone walls, terraced landscapes and sculptured trees adorn the entire property. All aspects of Lilac Hill are fully restored and maintained. Lilac Hill was designed to provide the incredible outdoor life offered by the surrounding mountains of Stowe Vermont. No matter the season, we love our property and appreciate what it does to bring our large family closer together each time we make the journey. We hope it does the same for you.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Concierge


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters named on Rental Agreement must be at least 26 years of age and older. Not interested in large of groups of young adults looking for a rage weekend! ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This is a children's wonderland. rolling hills, 2 ponds, 1 swimming pool, sleigh ride, snow shoe, biking, climbing, and anything else you can do in the Mountains of Northern Vermont. However, you must assume all responsibility for the safety of children and adults on the property. Water hazards are present and not monitored or fenced....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    in the main house, first floor areas, including the Master Bed and bath rooms. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21, Beds for 19-21

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Being as close as we are to the center of Stowe Village, it is almost impossible to find such a remote property with all that Lilac Hill offers....moreless


  • Television:

    In MBR, LR and Guest House family Rooms...moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    There are 2 lakes within 8 miles,dozens of rivers and streams, 2 ponds and a pool right on the property. Large pond has a canoe to use. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Set alongside 1000 acres of conservation land and farmland, the property has views of the Worcester Range. Mountains are 3400-4000 feet in height on 3 sides of property all in view. Special views....moreless

  • Resort:

    Lilac Hill hosts its own private tennis court, newly renovated. The entire Stowe Resort is now one of the premier all year vacation resorts in the world. Please visit for details....moreless

  • Rural:

    The high, ridge lined, property sits surrounded by 130 Land Trust and 800 acres of active dairy farms lands. Cows all around for 8 months/year....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    to extensive cross country trails on property. (VAS trails)....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    to extensive cross country trails on the property. (VAS Trails)...moreless

  • Village:

    The village of Stowe sits less than 1 mile below us and can be easily accessed by snowmobile, bike, Xcountry skiing, or by walking....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The large pond sits 50 ft. from the front of the house. A smaller Lilly pond rests down in the lower field. The Pool is positioned in the lower meadow....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The Main House has two dinning areas that seat a total of 12. The Foster Home has one dinning area that seats 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 20 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Both houses have large LR/Family room fireplaces. The main house also has a cooking hearth and MBR fireplace. The cottage has a wood burning stove....moreless

  • Heating:

    We have oil primary burner in the main house. the guest house has a gas burner. the main house also has a gas back up Rinnai heater in the boot room. Please keep all thermostats set below 73....moreless

  • Internet:

    Both the houses have WiFi now....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Main house has a large LR seating for 15. the Guest (Foster Home) House has seating for 18 in it's Family Room. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    in the cottage only...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    brand new...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Any broken dishes and utensils are the responsibility of renter to report and pay for repair or replacement. We appreciate hearing of damages in advance rather than having reports from housekeepers....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Each house has it's own kitchen. The main house has a wood cooking hearth built in the kitchen/dining area. There are 2 outside grills/ behind the main house on patio and one next to meadow pool...moreless

  • Microwave:

    One in the main house kitchen (duel purpose oven and microwave)...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Everything you need is provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    one in the main kitchen and one in the Foster (guest) Home....moreless

  • Stove:

    All new Stoves/ 2 in the main house kitchen and one in the Foster (guest) Home kitchen...moreless

  • Toaster:

    brand new...moreless


  • Boat:

    we keep a canoe in the pond. swimming and use of canoe is at your own risk. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Two Patio areas. in Courtyard of main house and one by the Pool in lower meadow....moreless

  • Golf:

    golf at bottom of Weeks Hill road and 6 other golf course within 5 miles...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    4 acres of lawns, 12 strutured gardens, sculpted trees and scrubs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    2 grills. One on back patio and one by the Field Pool...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    We got the snow. Bring your own gear!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis court on property...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    We have a heated pool in the meadow below the house. the pond is also clean and normally used for swimming or canoeing...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Wood Cutting Season
Oct 17 - Nov 22, 2016
4 night min stay
Mountain Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay
December First Snows
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2016
4 night min stay
Stowe White Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
4 night min stay
Christmas/New Years Week
Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2017
6 night min stay
Winter White Outs
Jan 3 - Jan 12, 2017
5 night min stay
MLK Weekend
Jan 13 - Jan 16, 2017
4 night min stay
President's Week
Feb 17 - Feb 25, 2017
6 night min stay
March Snow Madness
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
4 night min stay
April Fools Delight
Apr 1 - Apr 28, 2017
4 night min stay
June Bloom
Jun 2 - Jun 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,500 $1,600
Fri, Sat
August Harvest
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,650 $1,750
Fri, Sat
Holidays 2017
Dec 22 - Dec 31, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $400
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $3,000
  • Tax Rate 10%


By agreeing to rent Lilac Hill you are accepting all liability for use of the property including and not limited to knowledge and use of pool, tennis court, ponds and other potential hazards associated with our mountain resort home located at 1213 Weeks Hill Road, Stowe VT 05672. Water hazards are not fenced and must be monitored at all times! This includes staying off the ponds when they appear frozen. The warm spring water that feeds the ponds prevents them from freezing solid. Please stay off the ice and be aware that there are several water hazards in and around Lilac Hill.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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  • Rivers and Waterfalls in the Stowe Resort Area

  • Trapp Family Lodge

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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burlington International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Every Bar in Stowe Village and Mountain Road
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lake Champlain Ferries
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Stowe Country Club
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pie in the Sky, O'Grady's, Blue Donkey, + dozens
7 Miles
Nearest Ski
Stowe Mountain Resort/
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Waterbury Reservoir

Car: Necessary

As you drive up Weeks Hill Rd (3/4 mile up), just as you see the cow crossing sign on your right side, turn into our driveway on your left. The sign reads '1213 Lilac Hill.'


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We raised 6 children to embrace the outdoor life we were exposed to growing up. Now, with the addition of 9 grandchildren our family often comes together at Lilac Hill to enjoy the beautiful surrounding mountains, waterfalls and ever changing weather found all around our property. Stowe provides our family with incredible 'Farm to Table' foods, competitive and challenging out door activities, many 'top rated' restaurants, diverse natural surroundings, and a world renowned Cultural Arts Center, In addition to the natural beauty of Stowe, we now believe Stowe has been completely restored to one of the most respected and complete resort offerings in the world. Stowe is back and we are thrilled to have chosen Stowe as our family retreat.

Why the Owner Chose Stowe, VT, USA:
We were exposed to this property by accident. We were on a one week vacation in Stowe and during a 'bad' snow day we decided to look at some houses for fun. When we came across Lilac Hill, we immediately knew the ice encased property was hiding something special from most 'viewers.' We picked up the resident family photo album and sat down to view the pictures for 1 hour. As designers we quickly realized that someone living at Lilac Hill had a master plan. One of them was a well know designer from Montreal, and we saw the results of her taste and care as she beautifully adorned interior rooms as well as how carefully landscaped and planted her numerous gardens had been.. Actually, I think once we saw the pictures of the cows grazing in all surrounding fields within view of most of the rooms in the main house we know that Lilac Hill was the farm we wanted to own without having to do all the heavy lifting of the actual farm work.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Unique views, incredible landscape, close proximity to the center of Stowe and Mountain Road. One of the older, very well maintained properties in Northern Vermont. It continues to be our family's personal, 4 season resort, while being located only minutes from the heart of Stowe. Restaurants, shops, special events, hiking, climbing, swimming, and of course some of the best skiing in the world. Lilac Hill and Stowe provides us with the best living, playing, and quality of life amenities most people only dream about. We are living our dreams and we feel blessed own it and to be able to share it with others.

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  • View across back gardens of  Guest and Main Houses

    View across back gardens of Guest and Main Houses

  • Guest (Foster) Home and Stable/Cabin in background

    Guest (Foster) Home and Stable/Cabin in background

  • Stowe Balloon Festival in July of 2015

    Stowe Balloon Festival in July of 2015

  • "Utopia"/ Lilac Hill In Early Fall

    "Utopia"/ Lilac Hill In Early Fall

  • New Kitchen with wood Oven Cooking Hearth

    New Kitchen with wood Oven Cooking Hearth

  • Master Bedroom West View

    Master Bedroom West View

  • Large Living Room

    Large Living Room

  • Loft Bedroom in Guest House w/ 7 beds

    Loft Bedroom in Guest House w/ 7 beds

  • Stable Bedroom w/ wood stove.

    Stable Bedroom w/ wood stove.

  • Southeast Bedroom
(Twin Beds)

    Southeast Bedroom (Twin Beds)

  • Southwest Bedroom
(Full Bed)

    Southwest Bedroom (Full Bed)

  • Backyard Garden and Patio

    Backyard Garden and Patio

  • Westerly View in Fall of 2105

    Westerly View in Fall of 2105

  • Northern View Across Pond

    Northern View Across Pond

  • Eastern View of Wooster Range

    Eastern View of Wooster Range

  • Divine Intervention? Autumn 2014

    Divine Intervention? Autumn 2014

  • Mud/Play Room/ Main House

    Mud/Play Room/ Main House

  • Dining Room w/ cooking hearth/ Main House

    Dining Room w/ cooking hearth/ Main House

  • Guest House Family Room / Radiant Heating

    Guest House Family Room / Radiant Heating

  • Guest House Loft Bedroom

    Guest House Loft Bedroom

  • Northwest Bedroom
(Twin Beds)

    Northwest Bedroom (Twin Beds)

  • Northeast Bedroom
(Queen Bed)

    Northeast Bedroom (Queen Bed)

  • Large Pond with cows grazing on fields

    Large Pond with cows grazing on fields

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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