Sugarbush, stunning, one-of-a-kind luxury residence. 5 bedroom 3 1/2 bath only 1 1/2 miles to Sugarbush Resort in secluded 7-acre wooded setting at end of private road. Newly architect-designed home featuring the finest in finishes and fixtures: marble & soapstone in kitchen & baths; natural wood finishes throughout; top-of-the-line appliances & fixtures; custom cabinets & bookcases, and custom architect light fixtures. The first floor is comprised of a tree-lined entry-hall running through the house, large living room, dining room for 14, chef's kitchen, family room/ home theater, full bath and a beautiful 3-story atrium hung with antique quilts. The second level contains the magical master suite (custom king bed) with extraordinary private bath, two guest rooms (one queen, one pair of twins), an over-sized guest bath with soaring ceiling and Vermont marble, and an intimate 1/2 bath.
Main Floor: The unique tree trunk alle and radiant heated floor with lighted beam ceiling bring you into the Lodge.
Generous living room with two sets of over-sized custom French doors, raised-hearth fieldstone fireplace and Vermont Castings woodstove on matching fieldstone hearth in the opposite corner.
Gracious dining room for 10 (comfortably expandable to 12) with custom local-artisan-built architect-designed cherry dining table with picture window overlooking wooded ravine and architect's flight-of-fancy ceiling fixture. Wet bar with cold/ boiling water and copper sink.
Bookcase-lined, quiet, separate family room with surround-sound 7-speaker (sub-woofer) home theater, 9x16-ratio movie-format rear-projection cable TV, VCR, DVD and Bose 6-pack CD stereo.
Full bath with marble/glass shower and snow leopard marble boulder sink
Three story light court with radiant heated floor, antique quit collection, 3-story wall of windows and light
Extensive / imaginative decks on 2 sides.
Second Floor: The centerpiece of the 2nd floor is the master suite with grand cathedral ceiling, private balcony, massive windows, great beams, and architect-designed custom king bed. The doors are make by local craftsmen. There is a TV-for-two with DVD/VHS. The over size jacuzzi is hidden in its own nook with exterior views. The en suite custom bathroom is a jewel (see detail below). The bookcase is made of fir. The room features a large antique Chinese rug. Soft lighting provides a romantic setting.
Two guest rooms feature mountain theme settings and both wooded and distant mountain views. One has twin beds and the other a four-poster king bed.
There are a full and half bath on this level (see details below)
Top Floor: The top level has a special fully private loft (pair of twin beds) and final bedroom (pair of twin beds) with a cathedral ceiling and expansive treetop views and mountain vistas
Jack is long-term resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts who has enjoyed the wonders of the Mad River Valley, coming here every year since 1980. He has had a home on the site of Upper Pines Lodge since 1987. He relishes the joys of skiing, hiking, biking, dining, soaring, antiquing and socializing with local friends as well as his guests who hail from many points of the compass.
Life’s Greatest Stories Are Waiting!
At Upper Pines Lodge, guests can experience all of the treasures of the Mad River Valley while enjoying the luxurious comfort of staying in a true home and all the amenities of a world-class resort. Sip a cool cocktail on your deck or private balcony overlooking a wooded ravine, celebrate dinner in a room filled with one-of-a-kind collectables and antiques, or relax in the privacy of an oversized Jacuzzi in Upper Pines Lodge. With 5 bedrooms and three and half baths, Upper Pines Lodge is inviting and spacious enough to accommodate your extended family or group of ten for a weekend getaway, extended vacation or corporate retreat.
At Upper Pines Lodge, you’ll always feel as though you are exactly where you want to be. Our local concierge service knows every nuance of the area, making your stay effortless so you can enjoy Upper Pines Lodge to the fullest. This includes making dinner reservations, planning assistance for an upcoming event, or just crossing items off your daily to-do list. Our concierge service makes planning your ideal vacation easy and at your fingertips. Be sure to call for a personal consultation and estimate.
Experience a Carefree Vacation in a Glorious Lodge in one
of Vermont’s Most Desirable Locations
Few experiences in life compare to the joy and wonder of discovering a luxury home with world-class amenities in the year round community of Mad River Valley, Vermont. I extend an invitation for you to experience Upper Pines Lodge with your family and friends and my personal assurance that you will want to repeat staying here again and again.
A David Sellers Masterpiece
With the architectural mastery of David Sellers, the Upper Pines Lodge is fully integrated into Mad River Valley’s natural terrain. David Sellers is a Vermont-based architect whose practice includes urban and community planning, furniture design, industrial design, and innovations in sustainable technology ranges. Mr Sellers was named one of '40 Outstanding Architects in the U.S. Under 40 Years Old' by the NY Architectural League in 1968 and 1978. He was also listed among the 100 foremost architects in the world by Architectural Digest's AD100 in 1992.
Chef's dream kitchen includes: commercial grade gas range with grill & griddle and two electric convection ovens; custom cherry cabinets with birch bark insets; Bosch hidden dishwasher; separate pantry; breakfast bar hand-crafted from solid pine with matching attached movable island; soapstone counters, sinks & wall; & panoramic window. Large decks overlook wooded ravine.
Master suite with 2-level cathedral ceiling; architect-designed artisan-crafted custom king bed; hidden jacuzzi with woods views; bathroom with stunning Vermont marble slab, glass and wood steamroom/ shower & vanity, hand-blown glass sinks; private outdoor balcony set in a wall of windows; cable TV/VCR. Second floor guest bedrooms have mountain-scene wainscotting and custom wall finishes. Top-level private-loft bedroom has an artist-created etched-glass half-wall window.
Other Activities: squash, camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking
Golf: Sugarbush offers a glorious golf course in the midst of the magnificent Green Mountains. The course offer a challenge for golfers of various capabilities in an extraordinary setting.
Ski: Sugarbush resort including Sugarbush North linked by an extraordinary 2-mile 9-minute chai, are a 5 minute drive up the Access Road - they comprise a vast array of terrain for skiers of all abilities. Sugarbush offers a fine ski school with several separate children's programs. Sugarbush is widely known as a friendly resort that avoids lift lines by allowing skiers to range widely across its varied areas. Skier and boarders are warmly welcomed. Young persons and children are integral to Sugarbush's success and are fully embraced. Just a bit further down the road is Mad River Glen.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event||Minimum Stay|
Nov 27 2013 - May 15 2014
|Property Damage Protection||$49.00|
|Security deposit (refundable) $700.
Winter generally: 1st 2 nites $1,800 or 1st 3 nites $2,100; added nites @$450; $3,775/wk
Spring Summer Fall: 1st 2 nites $1,500 or 1st 3 nites $1,800; added nites @ $375; $2,975/wk
Holiday rates are higher
Security deposit (refundable) $700.
1/2 rental + 1/2 VT Meals & Lodging Tax (9%) due with lease.
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