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New 7- Person Hot Tub, Family Friendly, Amazing Mountain Views, Private Location

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3,000 Sq Ft Family Friendly Mountain Home, Sleeps Up To 16, & New Large Hot Tub!

Spectacular manchester home with stunning mountain views. Located at the end of a quiet dirt road, yet three minutes to the restaurants and outlet shops in downtown manchester. Near bromley and stratton. The acclaimed fine dining chantecleer restaurant is walking distance and rated one of the best in Vermont.

Soaring ceilings in the great room, woodstove, and built-in seating alcove by the fire. A large dining room with expandable table for 10. A spacious kitchen with newer black appliances, and jennair stove with indoor bbq grill. Also on the first floor is an attached 2-car garage with ski storage area, and a large mudroom with washer/dryer.

Three large bedrooms and huge sleeping loft with queen futon provide sleeping accommodations for 8-12 people. The first floor offers a private master suite with a queen bed, walk-in closet, and master bathroom with jacuzzi soaking tub. Upstairs are two additional bedrooms. The first is the second master bedroom, with a king bed and sitting area. The remaining bedroom offers two queen beds. There are 2 1/2 baths - one full on the first floor, one full bath on the second, and a half bathroom off the kitchen. A flat screen tv and playstation are located in the loft with movies and games, as well as a 5-in-1 foosball activity table. The loft also offers an array of children's toys and a train table.

Brand new finished lower level room adds 600 square feet of additional living space! Ten foot ceiling, four built-in queen bunk beds sleep eight extra individuals, huge 55" flat screen on the wall in the sitting area. 10'x8' quad glass door to allow for lots of natural light - it does not feel like a basement! This extra area may been rented for any period for an additional $150/night, plus $50 additional cleaning fee. If you do not have a large group you are not obligated to rent this room. The 3000 square foot home is large enough to sleep 8-10 without the need for the lower level sleeping area.

The home is very family friendly. There is a full sized crib in the first floor master bedroom walk-in closet. Stored upstairs in the king master bedroom closet is a toddler bed, bed rail, and child gate for the stairs. Located in the downstairs built-in closet in the dining room is a space-saver high chair and booster seat. In the great room are dozens of children's books and board games for all ages.

A newer 7-person hot tub has been recently installed on the outdoor deck, five steps from the door. It has a waterfall, 50 jets, foot massagers, and underwater led lights. It is a high-end model with very efficient insulation, enabling us to keep it at a constant 100 degrees, even in the coldest weather. This means that you can come back from skiing or eating out, and hop right in! No waiting 2-3 hours for a typical hot tub to heat up to the right temperature. We have a 24/7 maintenance agreement with the spa company in case anything malfunctions, which means they will service it immediately if any problems are found.

Other amenities include: miles of trails out the front door for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. A teak wood outdoor table and chair set with seating for eight, and a newer bbq gas grill kept on the deck from may-november.

Lots of skiing opportunities:

Bromley - 10 min

Stratton - 20 min

Magic mtn - 25 min

Pico - 45 min

Killington - 50 min

Okemo - 50 min

Mt snow - 50 min

Be sure to check out the calendar link. Inquire about last minute specials and mid-week deals!

We are taking reservations for the 2017 summer horse show in east dorset, located one mile from the home. Weekly rentals only for this time period.

More Details

Heather Smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Heather Smith

Our primary residence is in Connecticut, but we love our Vermont home just as much and try to upgrade it as we would our house back home. We have a very reliable caretaking company on a full-time contract, and a meticulous house cleaner who readies the home for us between rentals.

Heather Smith purchased this house in 2001

Why Heather Smith chose Vermont

Our home is very unique in that it offers a prime location close to all amenities but yet incredibly private. You won't find another home like it with the new 7-person hot tub and outstanding mountain views from many rooms in the home!

What makes this house unique

We take a deep breath and relax as soon as we walk in the front door. Maybe it's the soaring cathedral ceilings, or breathtaking mountain views, or the quiet sounds of nature but we feel a weight being lifted once we arrive at the home.


Nearest Airport
62 Miles
Albany Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Ye Olde Tavern, Manchester Center, VT
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Manchester Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 7
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Chantecleer Restaurant, french cuisine fine dining
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Bromley Mountain
Car: necessary


Manchester Center House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Located in private first floor master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on second floor between two upstairs bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Half bathroom located on the first floor across from kitchen
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 located upstairs - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 located downstairs - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Also has a walk-in closet and master bath with jacuzzi tub
    Upstairs Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private nook in loft offers a comfy queen futon and couch
    Bedroom 1 located upstairs - 1 king , An air mattress aerobed is kept in the closet
    Bedroom 4 - 4 queen , 2 bunk bed , Huge 600 sq ft finished lower level room - four queen bunks
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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New 7- Person Hot Tub, Family Friendly, Amazing Mountain Views, Private Location
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Very enjoyable stay!

  • 4 of 5

My group really enjoyed staying at this property in Manchester! Thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great, private house with wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

Group of 11 young professionals had a great time for a ski weekend. House was great, and Heather was very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Ski Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I booked the house for a ski weekend getaway. The home was exactly what we were looking for- the a-frame and secluded location were ideal for our weekend in the woods. We had more than enough room to sleep, eat and hangout! The hot tub easily fix 6 of us and we enjoyed the wood-fire stove during one of the coldest weekends of the year. We took advantage of the location and walked around Manchester Center and skied at Stratton Mtn (just 30 minutes away). Despite being on vacation, Heather was accessible and able to answer any of our questions and concerns. We are looking forward to planning an off-season trip up to VT and already planning for a ski weekend next winter!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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As Advertised!

  • 5 of 5

I should start off by saying that this was my first experience with VRBO, so I was very skeptical but working with Heather throughout the process was a delight. She was easy to communicate with and made the process go smoothly. Now, on to the property. The home is in a fantastic location and is just minutes from Manchester downtown center, where there is so much to do including shopping outlets and fantastic dining options. We ended up skiing at Stratton, which was approximately a 30 minute drive. We were lucky enough to have some warm weather this past weekend so we were able to enjoy the wrap around deck and the amazing views it had to offer. We had a total of 10 people, 6 adults and 4 children, and we could have fit another family or 2 in the house, it was huge! One bedroom was large enough for us to fit a crib and a blow up mattress so our entire family could fit in that one room. At no point did any of us feel like we were cramped or tripping over one another. The house was so big that we didn't even need to use the beautifully finished basement. For our next visit to the home we will extend the invitation to other family/friends to come enjoy it with us. Thank you again Heather for your home and your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annual stay a treat as always!

  • 5 of 5

We do this weekend every year - it's always a blast and we always go back.

A highlight this year is Heather's newly renovated basement - complete with four queens beds! We had previously used a few air mattresses, but this is way better. The couches down there also provide another hangout spot, and there's even a mini fridge!

Great times as always. I strongly recommend a stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing experience!!

  • 5 of 5

The whole group loved the house and the property overall!! We had a mix of both parents, teenagers and little kids and all had great positive impressions! The owner of the house is extremely nice and pleasant to work with. The downstairs play area is a must if you have kids! Really nice neighborhood, easy to get to and is close to major skiing mountains. Definitely recommend and would personally come back here again if ever in the area again!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $170
Damage Deposit $900

If you need to cancel your reservation we will do our very best to fill the rental dates and refund you fully. The more notice you give us the more likely you will be refunded. If the new rental is booked at the same amount, then your $500 deposit will be refunded. If booked for less, the lesser amount will be deducted from your $500. If the dates are not re-booked than your deposit is forfeited.

$500 deposit is due at time of rental confirmation and signed lease. Remaining balance is due five days before check in. Security deposit is due the day before check in via paypal. Typically the paypal security deposit is returned 2-3 days after check-out.

Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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