A Quiet Spot for a Vacation|
This comfortable rustic three bedroom house
is located at 1700 feet, high in the foothills of Stratton Mountain. Located
on a dead-end dirt road, it is both quiet and convenient. A beautiful pond is a couple of steps
away from the house. The House is 1.5 miles from the Stratton
Base lodge, a ski area where, tennis, golf, horseback riding
concerts can be found in the summer and great skiing in the winter.
$1500 a week or $250 a night with a three day minimum plus
Vermont and Town Rooms Tax for rentals under 30 days in the summer. Monthly or seasonal
are negotiable. A deposit of half your rent holds your reservation and
is refundable up to 30 days before the start of your stay. Before
arrival, the rental balance
is due plus a refundable $100 per week damage deposit. Electricity,
heat and firewood are included in the reasonable rates in the summer. Weeks usually start
on a Saturday after 4 PM and end on the following Saturday at 10 am.
and pets are welcome. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property.
The cabin may be rented for the ski season (December-mid April). Families are given preference. Please visit my ski season page for more information.
The comfortable eat-in kitchen has a dishwasher,
electric range, microwave, full size refrigerator, coffee grinder and
coffee maker. A deep well gives pure water.
The living room has hand-hewn
beams, pine-paneled walls and a warm
and cozy brick fireplace with
is one bedroom with a queen bed, as well asa split bath with
a shower and sink in one room and a sink and a lavatory in another
room. There is also a
laundry room with a washer and a dryer on the first floor.
Upstairs Bedroom with two double beds.
Upstairs bedroom with a double bed. Upstairs,
there is also a bathroom with a shower and a walk-in
The private pond offers refreshing swimming and recreational fishing.
A rowboat is provided for fun. A screened gazebo sits on the far shore..
or tenting is permitted.
Spacious & Comfortable
Warm and friendly,
the house is comfortably furnished for easy housekeeping including,
dishes, cutlery and utensils. Everything is provided except sheets, pillowcases
and towels.Outside of the house
is a Weber Grill for cooking steaks, corn, hamburgers and hot dogs.
to Do Nearby
From the cabin,
it is a pleasant hike or a short drive to a waterfall at Pikes
Falls, a beautiful rocky place for diving, sun bathing or hiking
as well as a cool dip. The water is very cold even in the late August. Watch a video
of Pikes Falls. On the backside of the property is Styles brook which runs down from Stratton Mountaiun. Watch a video about Styles Brook.
Within a few
miles, up at the Stratton
ski area or down in the valley, are good eating places, country
auctions, fairs, antiques
and within a half an hour's drive, concerts and summer theatre in Weston. Manchester is outlet store heaven for the shoppers in your group.For
a good day hike, take the Long Trail or the Appalchian
Trail, which winds its way through the back of Stratton Mountain
to Stratton Pond. A number of State Parks are close by, including Jamaica
State Park, which has its own falls called Hamilton
Falls. You can put in a canoe or go fishing in the many streams and nearby lakes.
attractions within a short drive include farmers’markets in Brattleboro, Jamaica and Weston, Dutton's
Farm Stands in Newfane and Manchester, the Brattleboro
Food Coop, the Grafton Village Cheese
Store on Route #30 in Brattleboro, artisanal cheese producers
on the Vermont Cheese
Trail and country stores in Jamaica (D
& K’s Grocery) and Harmonyville (the Harmonyville
are good places to eat including the Three
Mountain Inn in Jamaica and The
Perfect Wife and Bistro
Henry in Manchester.
A Good Place to Relax
is provided. Local stores rent movies you can play on the DVD
player. On your own phone, unlimited local calls may be made. You must
charge long distance, in or out of state to you credit card or home
you have Verizon Wireless data device or phone service, you can use
it here. AT&T has limited service at the house. Wireless High Speed
Internet service is available.