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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
7 bedrooms, 4.5 bath, on VAST trail. Bromley, Stratton, Vermont Summer Festival
The exterior was resided and painted in October 2014.
Two Master bedroom suites on third floor. High end bathroom fixtures. Steam shower. Beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms.
Second floor has 5 bedrooms and two large bathrooms.
New kitchen with Commercial oven and stove. Large dining area that opens into Great room with lots of windows and large stone fireplace and wood stove. Library with big TV, fireplace and wood burning stove. Ski tuning room and pantry.
Stocked pond with lights for nighttime skating. Surrounded by National Forest land. Directly on the VAST trail. Vermont Association of Snow Travelers.
12 minutes to Bromley. 25 minutes to Stratton. Hike to Spruce Peak from the Lodge. Close to many other hiking trails.
5 minutes to Manchester Outlet Center. J.Crew, Kate Spade, LillyPulitzer, Ralph Lauren and many others. Amazing restaurants and stores literally down the road. Perfectly located to all.
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Member since: 2015
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- The owner can concierge any stay to any extent. Just ask.
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 15 people
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Feb 17 - Feb 24, 2017
5 night min stay
Youth Turkey Weekend
Apr 22 - Apr 24, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 22 - Jun 25, 2017
4 night min stay
Vermont Summer Festival
Jul 4 - Aug 13, 2017
7 night min stay
The Vermont Challenge
Aug 17 - Aug 20, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Pet Fee $350
- More than 10 people add $200 + tax
- Cleaning per week $400
- Tax Rate 15%
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Every season at SkyLight Lodge brings its own attractions. Ski at nearby Stratton and Bromley in the winter. Cross Country ski at Hildene, Robert Todd Lincolns home overlooking the Battenkill Valley. SkyLight is on the VAST trail for snowmobilers. Fall is foliage and hiking up Mount Equinox or on the Long Trail. The Lodge is surrounded by the Green Mountain Forest and situated just below Spruce Peak. Spring is sugaring season and the sugar shacks are available to see how real Maple
syrup is made. Summer brings Dorset Summer Theatre, swimming in the Quarry, golfing and fishing. Bromley opens its Sun Mountain and has a ZipRider and Alpine Slide for fast paced thrills.
And each season has antiquing, great restaurants, museums, lots of outlets shopping (Ralph Lauren, Lilly Pulitzer, Coach, Kate Spade, Theory, J.Crew...) and the beautiful Equinox Spa. Attend Fly-Fishing or Wingshooting Schools at Orvis in nearby Manchester. The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Battenkill River Canoe Trips, Southern Vermont Arts Center.
The best book store I have ever been to is Northshire Books and it has a good amount of author events and the best cafe attached for when you get hungry.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: My husband and I bought this lodge when our eldest son, Sam, was attending Stratton Mountain School for his 8th grade Winter Term. We also have three girls, Doodle , Jane and Nellie. We bought SkyLight Lodge from Frank and Jean Burns who were the original owners and they ran it as an Inn for over 40 years while raising their two daughters. We ski at Stratton and Bromley and snowmobile right from our front door on the VAST trail. We can literally walk across the street to Mistrals, a highly acclaimed French restaurant for Chauteaubriand. We live full time in Litchfield, Connecticut but spend as much time as we can in Vermont.
Why the Owner Chose Peru, VT, USA:
In its heyday, SKI Magazine, February 1977 issue said, ' most of the serious skiers who frequent SkyLight Lodge wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else. Evening entertainment consists of fireside conversation, usually about skiing. The Burns's promote good fellowship and guests with good senses of humor.' SKI Magazine, October 1994, said of SkyLight, 'The den in the cellar, says Jean, is where in the good ole days , everyone smoked and smooched.' Although SkyLight has been completely and beautifully redone the bones of this old school ski lodge is still there. It is warm and cozy while being able to accommodate a large crowd. We love it and know you will too.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
The view from one of the two Master Bedrooms of Mount Equinox is gorgeous. There are so many things to do in the area everyone will be happy. The possibilities are endless in every season.
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Welcome to SkyLight!
Master Suite #1 Vanity
Den has french doors onto deck
Bedroom #1 with two queen beds
Dining area looking into kitchen
Second floor bathroom #1
Second floor bathroom #2
Breakfast bar looking into kitchen
Master bedroom #2
Den with cozy sectional for lounging and watching TV
Large dining area looks into spacious den with two story stone fireplace
Lots of cozy chairs to pull up to the fire
Queen bunk beds
Front Entry and Mudroom
Bedroom # 2
Master bathroom with jacuzzi
Master bedroom #2 sitting area
Large deck with teak dining table and chairs overlooking the pond. BBQ
Master Bedroom #1
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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