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Enjoy Winter @ Private, Family-friendly Villa w/ Hot Tub, Fireplace, epic Views

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 BR (sleeps 12), 3.5 Bath, Hot tub, Pool, Outdoor kitchen, Mountain views,Pond

What better way to enjoy Vermont's winter season than spending quality time with family and friends at this exclusive home with private hot tub and breath-taking mountain vistas?

VILLA AUSBLICK ('Villa with Views' in German) is the perfect choice for large family reunions or group retreats seeking an idyllic, very private Vermont getaway. This luxurious 4,000 sq.ft., mountain-top 5 bedroom/4 bath house with an outdoor hot tub and swimming pool sits on a wonderful 5-acre wooded lot in Waterbury Center, VT. It embodies comfort and relaxation with sweeping panoramic mountain views and easy access to 3 major ski resorts (Stowe, Bolton, Sugarbush).

VILLA AUSBLICK offers 5 large bedrooms (1 King, 2 Queen, 2 bunk plus trundle, 1 baby crib) comfortably sleeping up to 12 guests, 3 ½ bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen with eat-in nook and formal dining room, and a cozy living room with fire place. A family game room offers plenty entertainment options with a foosball table, shuffleboard, a bar and large-screen TV. Outdoor attractions include a beautifully landscaped yard, a wrap-around gazebo with outdoor kitchen for alfresco dining, a large sundeck to enjoy amazing sunsets, a fire pit next to a pond with waterfall, an in-ground swimming pool (late May-mid Sep) and a hot tub (mid Sep-late May).

Specifically set up to be kids-friendly VILLA AUSBLICK is fully outfitted for children from infancy through teenager including a separate play room, a baby crib, highchair, boaster seat, plastic dishes, books and board games, plenty of toys for inside and outside play. Outdoor attractions include a stacked sandbox, a tree house ("no adults allowed in") with swing, a natural rock climbing wall, and great woods to play endless hours of hide-and-seek.

Available year-round you can enjoy many summer and winter recreational sports within a short drive. Let the happy reviews of our former VILLA AUSBLICK guests be your guide.


* max. 12 guests (due to septic system limitation & to appease our neighbors)

* minimum rental age is 25 years

* max. 4 vehicles (offsite parking available)

* no pets (sorry, no exception due to family allergy)

* no smokers (this home is frequented by young families)

* No noisy parties or events


* signed Guest Agreement, photo ID, reservation deposit

CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING/NO SHOW/EARLY DEPARTURE – In order to receive a full refund of the reservation deposit – less a $100 processing fee – cancellations, rescheduling, or changes must be submitted in writing and confirmed as received by Homeowners a) more than ninety (90) days prior to check-in date or b) by August 1 in case the booking is for the advertised Christmas/New Years Holiday Season. Said changes regardless of reason made a) within ninety (90) days of your check-in date or b) after August 1 for a Holiday booking will result in a forfeiture of moneys paid. All moneys paid are non-transferable to another date. Refunds will be given if Homeowners can re-book said dates with another guest. Homeowners are not responsible for Guests inability to arrive or if Guests chooses to depart early for any reason, or if members of Guests party do not show up. No refunds or rebates will be offered. WE ENCOURAGE ALL GUESTS TO BUY TRAVEL INSURANCE.

More Details

Sibylle Kim
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Sibylle Kim

Sibylle Kim is the VILLA AUSBLICK Owner & Manager.

Sibylle Kim purchased this estate in 2005

Why Sibylle Kim chose Waterbury

We are East Coast city folks who love Vermont and its pristine Green Mountains. When our children were born, we decided to buy that dream vacation home allowing our family to have a wonderful, well-balanced 'double life'. We chose the Waterbury, VT location for its proximity to various ski resorts (Stowe, Sugarbush, Bolden Valley), great recreational and culinary offerings, and easy access to I-89.

What makes this estate unique

VILLA AUSBLICK is a family-friendly sanctuary for discerning vacationers seeking mountain solitude. It is a very unique rental property that serves the varied needs of many different guests which could be a large, multi-generational family reunion or a group retreat coming together for a vacation, to celebrate the Holidays or a special life milestone (big birthday, engagement, wedding, baby shower, college commencement).

For me personally VILLA AUSBLICK is simply the perfect place to tune out from my busy day-to-day life, reconnect with nature and find my inner peace. Once you arrive, you will understand.


Waterbury Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A complete RESERVATION requires receipt of a reservation deposit, signed Guest Agreement, and copy of photo ID within 24 hours of booking request.
  • The Villa Ausblick Short Term GUEST AGREEMENT is binding and overrides any options stated on this listing (e.g. occupancy, cancellation policy).
  • The outstanding BALANCE payment must be conducted through online banking/e-check, not via credit card.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 2nd floor
    Shared bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Private bath - toilet , shower , basement
    Half bath - toilet , 1st floor
  • All full bathrooms offer plenty storage, come with towels, hair dryer and bathroom toiletries..
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • MASTER bedroom - 1 king , own jacuzzi bath & walk-in closet - 2nd fl.
    QUEEN bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , with crib, shared full bath - 2nd fl.
    QUEEN bedroom - 1 queen , own full bath - basement
    Bunk BR (1) - 3 twin/ single , bunk bed & trundle, shared bath, 2nd fl.
    Bunk BR (2) - 3 twin/ single , bunk bed & trundle, shared bath, 2nd fl.
  • The sizes and locations of the 5 bedroom easily and comfortably accommodate 5 couples, or 3 families with kids, or multi-generational family reunions. All rooms are kept at a very high hygiene standard with duvets and mattress covers cleaned 2-3 times a year.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Groups
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
* Outdoor kitchen * Pond with waterfall and plenty animals (trouts, frogs, newts) * Fire pit * Tree house


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average rating of 4.953125 based on 64 reviews
Cambridge, MA


  • 5 of 5

From the time of booking through checkout this was an amazing experience. No detail left out, no surprises except that the view was more lovely than we could have imagined. The pictures are right on point.

We were 4 couples and 3 children gathering for a birthday weekend and the house was perfect. Hot tub, movie nights, skiing, cooking, enjoying the fire, it was wonderful. The house is very clean and extremely well stocked - including the kitchen. Truly nothing was left out and we all wished we could stay longer.

Our host went many extra steps including perfect birthday presents for our guests of honor. I highly recommend booking this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your extremely kind review! When speaking with prospect guest before they book we always try to glean if there is a special occasion that brings family and/or friends together. And sometimes we are lucky and can welcome these visitors with a little surprise... in addition to "the view that was more lovely than we could have imagined."
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Winter wonderland!

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from a picture perfect holiday week at Villa Ausblick with our family. Yes, the subzero temps were a shock to our Florida family, but this beautiful spot provided a cozy respite for evenings around the fire, plenty of areas for the various age groups to hang out and a well equipped kitchen to prepare meals. The little ones loved the playroom conveniently located by the dining room, the older kids made good use of the foos ball table and TV downstairs and we all spent quality family time in the living room by the fire. The convenient location close to Waterbury and to Stowe provided plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities: ice skating in Waterbury, sledding in Stowe and an introduction to skiing at the Cochran Family ski area. Villa Ausblick has everything you need for a relaxing family vacation and Sibylle was a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your very kind review is so appreciated. Yes, we know how frigid it was this Holiday season in Vermont (and all all over the North East corridor) having stayed at Villa Ausblick ourselves over Christmas. But this being the very first time ever we could celebrate XMAS at our vacation home with our own family plus my dad and brother's family visiting all the way from Germany was a miracle. Spending quality time with loved ones is what mattered... the weather was secondary.
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Beautiful and quiet location

  • 5 of 5

The home was just as described and was in a very private location overlooking the mountains. Sybille was a very organized host and answered all my questions in a timely manner.

Our family of 8 was very comfortable. The grandkids enjoyed the toys and outside area (though kids need to be closely watched near the sloping yard, pond and pool area.)

Would definitely love to return another time!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your 5* review, especially coming from this guest, a long-time real estate owner/manager. We are honored if we could deliver an exceptional guest experience to a peer professional. And of course knowing that Villa Ausblick allowed this extended family to experience a memorable Thanksgiving together is special to us.
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Beautiful house with unbelievable views

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 11: 5 adults, 5 kids (ages 6 through 12 years) and 1 toddler. This house was perfect for our group! There was plenty of areas for the kids to explore and entertain themselves. Lots of space for them to run around. They really enjoyed the pond, using it more than the pool! It was also great for the toddler - fully stocked with toys, a crib, and utensils for a toddler. The house was extremely kid friendly, but also extremely well appointed. The location is also fantastic: we hiked Camel's Hump, spent a day at Warren Falls, and Lake Champlain. We never made it to the Reservoir, but did drive through to look at it and it also seemed to have a lot of fun things to do - kayaking, paddleboarding, etc.

The owners have thought of almost everything and there are instructional videos if needed on appliances in the house! Highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words. We are so pleased about this review as this group was initially worried that Villa Ausblick's bedroom configurations would be tricky for their particular circumstances (4 individual sets of families). Thankfully they trusted our assurance that this home bedrooms are spacious enough to make it work.
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Relaxing and rejuvenating

  • 4 of 5

Great family retreat. Outstanding location overlooking tranquil mountain setting. Extremely well equipped with various leisure items both for adults and children indoor and outdoor. Kids and parents especially loved the play room with toys for the kids , and the sand box area outdoors. The water lilly pond, well stocked with salamanders and frogs was a big attraction for the children, albeit with strict supervision. Inside house was well appointed with comfortable and stylish furniture and large enough to afford everyone plenty of privacy. The large entertainement room downstairs was a real plus.

What was important to us , a family of 8 adults and 4 children , was a well stocked modern kitchen. We like to cook and we took advantage of the fresh local products to enjoy great meals daily as a group. For those who would rather not deal with that, there are many breweries and other eating establihments within 30 minutes of the house.

I would strongly recommend this property and the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are pleased you found everything we worked so hard to provide for our guests enjoyable. It's sounds like you have had a 5* experience :-)
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Beautiful, had every amenity you could need.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. More than enough space for people to sleep. Impeccable furniture. Soft beds. Tons of games, board games, shuffle board, foozeball, darts. Hot tub is easy to use. FULLY STOCKED kitchen. Was just a lovely place to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Burlington, VT
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Blush Hill Country Club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Waterbury, VT
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-89, exit 10
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Hen of the Woods
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Bolton Valley Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Waterbury Reservoir
Car: necessary

Waterbury is centrally located at Exit 10 off Interstate 89, the state’s major north-south highway that winds along the spine of the Green Mountains. Route 100, dubbed “The Skiers’ Highway” as well as one of the most scenic drives in Vermont, threads through our region. The Mad River Byway and the Green Mountain Byway converge on our doorstep. The ski and summer resorts of Stowe, Bolton, Sugarbush and the Mad River Glen are readily accessed, and we are less than 30 minutes from Montpelier, Stowe, and Burlington.

Adjacent to a State Park with unrestricted panoramic views of Camel's Hump - Vermont's 3rd tallest mountain, Villa Ausblick is centrally located within a 30-minute drive to 4 major ski resorts (Stowe, Sugarbush, Mad River Glen, Bolton). Nearby attractions include the beautiful Waterbury Reservoir Lake and Winooski River for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming and boating. You can also choose amongst various golf courses and trails for hiking and mountain biking. Other tourist attractions are the Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, the Cold Hollow Cider Mill and all the amazing shopping opportunities nearby Stowe and Burlington have to offer. And don't forget to explore Vermont's abundant foodie scene and famous micro-breweries, all easily accessible for this central location of Vermont. So whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or simply want to enjoy live in a stunning setting, Villa Ausblick is a luxury home with many amenities for you and your group.

Close to Burlington airport and Lake Champlain; 2 hrs from Montreal; 3 hrs from Boston. 5 ½ hrs from New York City.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Villa Ausblick Combo Fee $375
Tax Rate 9.0%

* Rates subject to change without notice.
* The $350 Combo Fee covers these Villa Ausblick services: housekeeping, laundry, trash removal, pest control, property management. plowing or landscaping, hot tub or swimming pool care.
* Check-in after 5pm; Check-out by 10am unless otherwise arranged.
* Max. 12 guests. No pets. No smokers. No tenants under 25 years. Max. 4 cars.
* RESERVATION REQUIREMENTS within 24 hours of online booking: 1) Reservation Deposit 2) signed Guest Agreement* 3) Photo ID
(You will receive a personalized Guest Agreement, which you need to print out, sign and return via email. Merely accepting the agreement posted online does NOT suffice.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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