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Spring Norwich/Brew Tours Summer and Fall 2017 Now.

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Last updated: 03/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:23
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4/5 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 18+)1 mi to Mt Ellen On bus rt

Our Home: Hiddenwood at Sugarbush

Come and spend some quality time with the ones you love in the Mad River Valley at uncrowded Sugarbush. Our lovely home will provide a setting for grand memories for family & friends. 4+ bedroom home at the base of Mt. Ellen (Sugarbush North). Large house sleeps 16-18 or even 20 in beds with 3 full baths, 3 separate gathering areas; 2 with couch/chairs, In media room a 37' LCD HDTV, Satellite Dish Network, stereo, DVD/VCR and computer. Large video library. Open Vermont Castings wood stove provides a great fireside experience in the downstairs living area. Dining can accommodate 16+ at table or be shrunk down to seat 4-6. Main floor living area has a 46' Smart TV (2014) LCD HDTV access Netflicks, You Tube, 'net etc.,plus new enamel gas stove and both can be viewed from kitchen/living/dining area. Library has double pull out and can be used as the 5th bedroom. It has exclusive lock out bathroom access as well

Lots of natural light in all rooms with a ping pong table in garage. Deck with BBQ grill off kitchen as well as a charcoal grill for purists. WIRELESS high speed computer connection; Dish Satellite TV. Great for a couple of families or group. House is very private, surrounded by views of woods and area mountains. There is a full view of the North Ridge Chair peak from the 8 person hot tub next to our fire pit (wood provided). Very private (only 4 houses on cul-de-sac). Listen to the river each night on the deck and front living kitchen area. Parking for 6-8 cars.

While house is large, it has an intimate feel to it and one can get away for some privacy within the 3 living levels.Play ping pong in the 2 car garage (or on driveway in nice weather!) We are on the longest cross-country ski trail in Vermont, the Catamount Trail; right out the back door, signs lead the way to either Mad River Barn for apres` ski ultimate ski bar! Or south to the Chase River and go as long as you can, walking or snowshoeing or skiing!

Two outdoor fireplaces with log benches, beautiful, level-landscaped yard for foliage viewing, weddings, parties, etc. All newer bedding (2013) linens and professional cleaning service prior to arrival. Caretaker available/ trash removal, plowing is included - they come every 4'..

Walk 100 yards to local ski buses on German Flats Rd or drive 1 mile to North (Mt Ellen) 3 miles to Mad River Glen, or 4 miles to Sugarbush South (Lincoln Peak)

Each floor has it's own full bath, and Master bedroom/bath has heated floors - radiant heat in entire lower level that sleeps up to 11 people in three rooms.

Laundry room with large commercial grade washer/ dryer.

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Keywords: House- flat, private yard, 3 levels, 3 baths. lots of natural light. Very clean!
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/15/2017

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 23
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside only - please use fireplace and/or receptacle on deck...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    May require additional deposit depending on time of year and size/# of pets....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    2 steps from either garage or front entrance ( summer only) for those who need handicap access...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23, Beds for 18-23

  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 queen


  • Bunk Area: 2 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    A pull out couch w bath access lock out main flr....moreless

  • Master b/r lower level own bath: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed

    This master b/r had queen and single over it and futon ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (5 total) We have 4 queens in the two upper bedrooms that sleep up to 8 people ( 4 couples) with their own full bath., Double Beds (1) '5th' bedroom with bath is actually a pull out couch with new mattress that sleeps two comfortably and has it's own bath ( lock out) on main floor., Twin or Single Beds (1) Master suite has queen and single bunk above it for kids with guard/ladder., Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Porta crib in storage closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) The bunk room has 2 queens on lower bunk and a single above each queen. This room can sleep up to 6 people....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • Bathroom 3


  • All baths equipped with t/p/tissues, new shower curtains, color coordinated towels. professionally cleaned each rental period. One on each floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • DSL High Speed internet service, Computer(P4)/VHS/DVD library in media room with 42' Plasma High Definition TV, surround sound and subwoofer, Smaller TV's with VCRs in each of 3 bedrooms and one in 'Kennel' bunk room that sleeps 6 exclusively for video games...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    There are 3 of these...moreless

  • Games:

    A cabinet full of games in library...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Direct TV has every genre of music one could ask for in their menu with surround sound in main living area and lower media room....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    We have two flat screens hooked up to Direct TV Satellite in two separate living areas. Both have DVD and VCR's as well as main floor has HD box for high def viewing....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    We have three other tvs in bedrooms that have VCR's and can be used for video games...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library:

    extensive video library - most all are VHS tapes. Some DVD's as well. Dish TV has on demand movies renters pay for at $4 each....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    We have three or four secret swimming holes we can point you to - please just ask! All within 4 miles of house....moreless

  • Mountain:

    Winter views ( when leaves fall) of Mt Ellen from outdoor fire place area. Trails and the top of North Ridge Chair in view - see picture on site....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Very limited in summer - good view of Mt Ellen ( Sugarbush North) in winter from bedrooms upstairs and hot tub/fire place area....moreless

  • Resort:

    Sugarbush Resort is 4 miles from house. Activities both summer ( Frisbee/mt. biking on lift served trails, Zip Line, hiking, concerts, fireworks on 4th, as well as multiple wedding barns/farms in area....moreless

  • River:

    You can walk to the Chase RIver from the back of the house - you can hear it from deck off kitchen and it is about 1/4 mile down the Catamount Trail which runs right thru our back yard - blue signs behind driveway mark entrance. Mill River and Chase combine about 1/2 mile down....moreless

  • Rural:

    Very private yard - no other house visible in summer. On cul-de-sac - only 4 other houses on street. Flat yard for weddings, cook outs, family reunions, gatherings. Professional lawn service.,...moreless

  • Village:

    Waitsfield VIllage is 2.5 miles from house. Warren Village is 5 miles away down Rt 100 S....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    two large tables can be combined to seat 18 or two areas of 6 or 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 18 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    generally no need in Vermont, but we have 2 window AC's if needed!...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access:

    Wireless for your own laptop as well as a computer in media room with 15' flat screen connected to internet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    large Fisher and Paykel gas dryer...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    We have a CPU available but it can be tempermental...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    One bay can be used for covered parking....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    two outdoor fire pits, one gas fire place ( simple switch on) and wood stove for open fireplace experience in media room....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    Two car garage features a ping pong table that can be used outside in nice weather too. Stores charcoal grill, extra propane tank, yard games, firewood....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Easy one switch on/off for fireside experience without the hassle and mess....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant heat in lower level floors, forced hot water in upper two levels...moreless

  • Internet:

    wireless access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Professional cleaning service cleans and folds all bedding at foot of each bed to assure clean, laundered linens for each bed....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Up to 6 cars+...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking in driveway for up to 6 cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is room in driveway for one RV with additional room for a few cars....moreless

  • Telephone:

    local calls only...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    color coordinated for each of three bathrooms...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Fisher and Paykel high end w/d ( gas)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:


  • Wood Fireplace:

    Open fireside experience in media room with Vermont castings wood stove, w/screen.We have a third fireplace outdoors right next to 8 person hot tub. Wood provided....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Generally used as a fire place with screen and open doors in media room with computer ( wireless service as well) and flat screen TV/video library...moreless


  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Large commercial coffee maker ( Bunn) that can handle 2 people or 18 - two burners...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Settings for 16+ new in '12 two sets of everything from utensils to pans, outdoor grilling, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New in 2007...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Granite counter top w/ three stool bar, gas stove for particular chefs, larger new frig, new dishwasher, and large deep sink. Cookware and all spices and serving plates as well as seating for 6-18 people...moreless

  • Microwave:

    new in 2006...moreless

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven:

    gas - set 25 degrees hotter than directions tell you to!...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We try to keep condiments available for renters, spices, dry goods, baking needs, sugar, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large newer frig - 2008...moreless

  • Stove:


  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4 slots - commercial type...moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck off kitchen has table and chairs for 6 - no more than 6-8 people on deck at any one time please. You can hear the river below from kitchen and deck and look out to completely private yard and woods - see pictures...moreless

  • Golf:

    Robert Trent Jones course at Sugarbush...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    rentals for the Mad River in Waitsfield...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    large flat lawn with flowers on house perimeter...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Newer outdoor stainless large grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Three world-class mountains w/in 1-4 miles...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Sugarbush Tennis and Racket Club 4 miles!...moreless

  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Directly across from Flatbread (Rt 100) is a hidden Mad River swimming area! shhhhhh! ...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Our hot tub seats 8 - it is a high end Sundance Optima model and is maintained regularly. ( as of 5/13)...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.6
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250 $275
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,825 $3,500

Rates are based on 6 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 Fee $150
  • Pet Fee $200 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%


Rates are subject to change. We strive to make your stay enjoyable and have a clean, linen-ready house prepared for your entire stay. Note the additional price for groups larger than 8. $50 p/p/p/n subject to approval.

Please be aware we have no control over the weather!

Sincerely, Kevin

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Last updated: 03/15/2017
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hyde-Away Rt 17
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Charlotte VT
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 miles Robert Trent Jones course
20 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 89
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Common Man
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugarbush North ( Mt Ellen) South is 4 miles
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Across from American FlatBread

Car: Necessary

Golf( Robert Trent Jones Course 3 mi), antiquing and most of all, relaxing, no traffic here!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We are skiers! Summer time we frequent Mad/Chase/Mill River - two are within walking distance from back yard. We are outdoor folks - picnic table, fire pit, chairs for outside - We like clean! We use this house and want it to be as clean and comfortable for you as for us. We have what we consider the finest cleaning crew in the Mad River Valley. We've even had weddings in our yard - large, flat and professionally maintained, it's a great place to spend time with family and friends. In summer/fall, there are no other houses in view of the yard - very private.

Why the Owner Chose Waitsfield, VT, USA:
Winter: This is the very best valley in Vermont! Better snow ( 300'+) from lake effect, NO stop lights, franchises, or cheesy motels for 30+ miles in Mad River Valley - VERY quiet year round, yet close to Stowe, Woodstock, Killington and 45 mins to Burlington! Montreal is 1.5-2 hrs drive. Summertime yard is perfect for outdoor gatherings around fire pit next to hot tub and picnic table, plus deck with large grill off kitchen. Yard is perfect for Frisbee, sitting out on a warm day with woods all around - no neighbors can be seen in summer. Close to everything, even short walks in private neighborhood. Lot's of light in house east-facing living/kitchen and deck off kitchen.Great sunrises from living/kitchen area and deck with your coffee.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Flat yard for kids adults who enjoy sitting outside, manicured professionally maintained lawn, hot tub and fireplace for year round enjoyment outside, Can see no houses in summertime. Private community with 28 houses - no traffic. Good walking/snowshoeing paths behind house ( Catemount Trail) Marked! 2.5 miles to the famous Farmers Market in Waitsfield Village each Sat - 4 miles to Warren Store. Long Trail is accessed from either Appalachian Gap ( 4 miles) or Lincoln Gap ( 6 miles) over Mts Abraham, Lincoln, Ellen, General Stark and four minor peaks for easy drop off and pick up

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/15/2017

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  • three levels of living space

    three levels of living space

  • plenty of rm in one of 3 living areas

    plenty of rm in one of 3 living areas

  • one of two upper rooms they share full bath on top floor.
Each b/r have 2 queens

    one of two upper rooms they share full bath on top floor. Each b/r have 2 queens

  • We call it the Kennel - sleeps up to 6 - 2 queens bottom single tops

    We call it the Kennel - sleeps up to 6 - 2 queens bottom single tops

  • flat yard, parking for up to 6 cars

    flat yard, parking for up to 6 cars

  • floor plan - bath on each of 3 floors.

    floor plan - bath on each of 3 floors.

  • media room fire place and laundry room in closet

    media room fire place and laundry room in closet

  • Master suite with it's own full bathroom

    Master suite with it's own full bathroom

  • table expands from 6 to 12-16

    table expands from 6 to 12-16

  • 8 person tub and fireplace - wood provided. 80 - 104 degrees. soothing soaks!

    8 person tub and fireplace - wood provided. 80 - 104 degrees. soothing soaks!

  • sitting room with WII couch pulls out for 5th sleeping area - lock  out bath.

    sitting room with WII couch pulls out for 5th sleeping area - lock out bath.

  • Private, prkg for 6+ cars, much larger than picture shows, shuttle to mt 100 yds

    Private, prkg for 6+ cars, much larger than picture shows, shuttle to mt 100 yds

  • View  of Mt Ellen from outdoor hot tub and  fireplace.

    View of Mt Ellen from outdoor hot tub and fireplace.

  • main floor bath - has lock out for (5th)main floor bedroom - a pull out couch

    main floor bath - has lock out for (5th)main floor bedroom - a pull out couch

  • 1 of 3 living areas

    1 of 3 living areas

  • Lower level 'media room' with two built-in bunks, computer, fireplace/LED TV

    Lower level 'media room' with two built-in bunks, computer, fireplace/LED TV

  • Master bath lower level -radiant heated floors for those cold winter mornings

    Master bath lower level -radiant heated floors for those cold winter mornings

  • media room

    media room

  • flower beds bloom master suite windows

    flower beds bloom master suite windows

  • commercial coffee machine/ table settings for 14+

    commercial coffee machine/ table settings for 14+

  • media room 37 " flat screen/surround/wireless high speed router, video library

    media room 37 " flat screen/surround/wireless high speed router, video library

  • Yard from street in early fall.

    Yard from street in early fall.

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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