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Spectacular Mount Snow views from charming, secluded, 20-acre retreat

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Sleeps 6, with easy VAST Trail access

2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, living room, desk looking out large front windows, two dining areas, front porch and upstairs deck off the master bedroom. The second bedroom (also upstairs) has two single and one double bed. Futon sofa on upstairs landing converts to small double bed. Laundry room w/large washer & dryer. Two sinks, dishwasher, microwave. Gas fireplace in main room & master bedroom. Rustic, charming, cozy, and peaceful. VAST Trail access. Plow service in winter.

John Englehart
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About John Englehart

We are a family of five, living in Westport, CT. My wife and I met as undergrads at Syracuse University, and have been married since 1986. We have three sons, ages 13, 18 and 22. My wife grew up in Europe, before moving to Ridgefield, CT which is where we were married. I grew up in western Massachusetts (Longmeadow), and work in marketing. We lived in Asia for 10 years and Europe for five before moving to Westport in 2000.

John Englehart purchased this cottage in 2005

Why John Englehart chose Mt. Snow

I have always loved Vermont. My family lived there for generations, and I skied and camped there as a kid. For us, this property is ideal: easily accessible for weekends, but very private; simple, but comfortable; close to skiing, golf, a large reservoir, culture entertainment, and plenty of restaurants and pubs. But the view is the show-stopper: absolutely spectacular, from every room. Great hiking, biking and sledding just off the front porch...

What makes this cottage unique

The view is spectacular. The clear night sky is a magnificent celestial display. The inside is simple, cozy and rich with character. The spiral staircase came from a legendary Mount Snow nightclub in the '70s; the circular front window came from an orphanage; the side light is an old street lamp from Bennington....


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Mount Snow views from charming, secluded, 20-acre retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Very comfortable and well equipped property in a magnificent and quiet setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at your Vermont house.

The view is truly magnificent. The house itself is both spacious and homey and the kitchen perfectly equipped. You do not see often houses today with floors made up of soft wood planks, some as large as 16 inches wide. The outside shower is an imaginative and fun addition to the house. The cleanliness of the place was remarkable (congratulations to the maintenance crew).

We will be happy to use it again when we are back at the Marlboro Music Festival.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend ski trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our group spent two nights at this home last winter, for a weekend ski trip at nearby Mount Snow. We were blessed with great snow conditions, which made for a fantastic experience. "Rustic, charming, cozy, and peaceful" are truly appropriate descriptors for this home, and the view is unmatched!

If you are looking for the perfect getaway - close proximity to the mountains, quiet, comfortable accommodations, an impressive vinyl collection - look no further. The owners were very friendly and considerate, providing all details prior to our stay. I will plan to come back again, as soon the snow comes!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much! We would be delighted to welcome you back!
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Nearest Airport
68 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Maple Leaf Malt & Brewing Co., Wilmington, VT
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Mount Snow Golf Club (public)
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Brattleboro, VT
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
White House Inn, Wilmington, VT
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Mount Snow Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Harriman Reservoir
Car: necessary

22 miles to largest contemporary art museum in the US (Mass MoCA, In North Adams, MA); 20 minutes to two State Parks (Woodford to the West, Molly Stark to the East); 10 mins to enter Green Mountain National Forest; neighboring Corse Farm, a dairy farm whose maple syrup can be found in fine stores across New England.


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Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Whitingham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Downstairs bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , Gas stove, overhead fan, sliding door onto outdoor deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Upstairs landing - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon sleeps 2
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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