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SPACIOUS 5 BDRM A-FRAME: WALK TO LAKE RAPONDA. WOODED SETTING. SKI MOUNT SNOW!

Phyllis Beveridge

Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Phyllis Beveridge

Advertiser since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
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Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2014
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SPACIOUS 5 BDRM A-FRAME: WALK TO LAKE RAPONDA. WOODED SETTING. SKI MOUNT SNOW!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Wilmington House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 10.

Spacious A-frame with sky lights. 2100 sq. ft. on 3 floors. Short walk on wooded path to charming Lake Raponda, beach, use of canoe. Local walking or biking on dirt roads and paths. Skiing and mountain biking at Mount Snow/Haystack. 9 miles to Marlboro Music Festival. Large living/dining area with center fireplace. Roomy, newly renovated kitchen with ample work space, new appliances. Large front and back decks, nestled in woods. 5 Bedrooms: Queen, double, double, 2 twins, 2 twins. Free wireless Internet, cable TV, games and puzzles. Ground floor common room provides extra play space for children.

Lake Raponda: A tucked away lake, approximately 1/2 mile wide and 2 miles long. Mountain View Association beach (5 min. walk) is sandy with gradual drop off, dock and swimming float. In addition to use of our beach, renters may also use the Town of Wilmington Beach (20 min.walk, or 5 min. drive), located further down the lake. A favorite of families with young children because of its large gradual beach, picnic tables and grills. Swimming also accessible at State Park Beach on Lake Whitingham (10 min. by car). A favorite of teens.

Town of Wilmington and area: Small Vermont crossroads town with restaurants, coffee shops, pubs and boutiques. Laundromat, pharmacy, grocery store, bakery. Flea Market on Saturdays and Sundays. In the Mount Snow Valley: mountain biking, hiking, tennis courts, candle pin bowling (lanes with bumpers for young children), 2 regulation golf courses, 1 par 3 golf course (welcomes young children, has loaner clubs), Winter: downhill and cross country skiing, snow shoeing, tubing.

HIking and walking.: Our favorites: East Branch Trail (streams, beaver ponds, hike to reservoir). Molly Stark (short hike to fire tower with great views. Camping sites). Local walking on country roads and marked hiking trails.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Phyllis Beveridge (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2014

About Phyllis Beveridge

Our family vacation home for many years. But now our adult children and their families are scattered across the USA and unable to come often. We enjoy sharing our house with others.

Phyllis Beveridge purchased this house in 1984

Why Phyllis Beveridge chose Wilmington

A great place to just hang out, walk to lake, use of canoe. Nice local walking and access to bike-able trails. Or use as a base for hiking, skiing, golfing and visiting the valley as well as day trips to nearby small towns, museums and the outlet stores in Manchester. Or for driving to enjoy the beauty of the area, typical architecture and covered bridges.

What makes this house unique

The charm of an A-frame, great kitchen. Walk to lake. Be sure to buy some of the locally made maple syrup from the Wheeler farm roadside stand - the best maple syrup in the world!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.4
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Spacious 5 Bdrm A-Frame: Walk to Lake Raponda. Wooded Setting. Ski Mount Snow!
average rating of 4.4 based on 15 reviews
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Spacious 5 Bdrm A-Frame: Walk to Lake Raponda. Wooded Setting. Ski Mount Snow!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p104714
+1 -8603466768
Wilmington Mount Snow Area
East Hampton, Connecticut
5

Wonderful mountain hideaway with many things to do

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this beautiful home for the weekend and we couldn't have decided on a more perfect home and location! My wife, daughter and I spent the long weekend there with her sister and boyfriend. The views from everywhere in the house was incredible! I can't remember the last time I woke up to such a perfect scene of mist and falling leaves in the forest. The foliage was in full color this weekend too which made the scene look like it was from a postcard! We all agreed that this serene home near Lake Raponda really made our weekend of leaf-peeping absolutely perfect. If someone loves to ski this is the perfect place to stay with a large fireplaces and 5 miles away from Mount Snow.
Thank you so much and we hope to be back many times in the future!
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Spacious 5 Bdrm A-Frame: Walk to Lake Raponda. Wooded Setting. Ski Mount Snow!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p104714
+1 -8603466768
Wilmington Mount Snow Area
Where do you live?
5

Perfect Ski Weekend!

  • 5 of 5
We had a terrific time staying at this beautiful house near Lake Raponda! We absolutely loved the big fireplace. Rooms were very comfortable, with plenty of room for all 10 of us. Easy and beautiful ride around the lake to get to Mount Snow, about 15 min away. Would love to come back and experience this house in the summer months. Thank you Phyllis for sharing your home with us.
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Spacious 5 Bdrm A-Frame: Walk to Lake Raponda. Wooded Setting. Ski Mount Snow!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p104714
+1 -8603466768
Wilmington Mount Snow Area
4

Perfect

  • 4 of 5
This is the perfect house for a big family. The three bedrooms downstairs were the perfect size to sleep six comfortably. It was nice to have the two bedrooms upstairs also. Plenty of room for everyone. The living area was fantastic with its large fireplace in the center of the room. Plenty of seating for all to enjoy. One thing to keep in mind when booking this A-frame is the spiral staircase. It was very difficult to get a suitcase up the stairs. Also if you are a large person you might have a difficult time maneuvering these stairs.. Very tight squeeze for an average size person. All in all though this house is perfect.
  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Spacious 5 Bdrm A-Frame: Walk to Lake Raponda. Wooded Setting. Ski Mount Snow!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p104714
+1 -8603466768
Wilmington Mount Snow Area
2

Not very impressed with the house.

  • 2 of 5
The house was very outdated except for the kitchen. There were mouse traps and pest control devices in every room. The spiral staircase was so narrow and the steps were so narrow that none of us - including our kids - could go up or down without problems.
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry this renter was disappointed in the house. The pictures on the site are accurate – an eclectic mix of furniture of various vintages and a classic 1960's A-frame -- with a new kitchen. And yes the stairs are narrow as seen on site … something I point out in our response to inquiries. Once you get the knack they are not difficult but are not appropriate for someone with mobility issues. We gutted the ground floor and redid all the walls a few years ago. Since then we have been proactive to prevent mice from settling into our house for the winter - a common problem in Vermont. Mousetraps (a total of 5) and plug-in sonar mouse deterrents. Someone checks the traps weekly. This seems to be working. We have no evidence of mice living in our house
business
Spacious 5 Bdrm A-Frame: Walk to Lake Raponda. Wooded Setting. Ski Mount Snow!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p104714
+1 -8603466768
Wilmington Mount Snow Area
5

Perfect Ski House!

  • 5 of 5
I rented this house along with 7 of my friends over President's Day weekend. The house was clean, spacious, and comfortable. The kitchen was newly renovated and had all the pots, pans, and utensils to cook a feast. Mount Snow was only a 15 minute drive away. We had a great time and can't wait to return next year!
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Spacious 5 Bdrm A-Frame: Walk to Lake Raponda. Wooded Setting. Ski Mount Snow!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p104714
+1 -8603466768
Wilmington Mount Snow Area
5

Highly Recommend! Already planning on coming back!

  • 5 of 5
Rented for 2 nights and quickly decided to stay a third. The house is beautifully maintained and has just the right amount of cozy VT feel. Very clean, wonderful new kitchen and two decks. Such an easy ride to Mt Snow. The fireplace is GREAT! Table is large enough so that even if you have the max amount of people at the house you can all sit down for a nice meal together. Owner is very nice and so easy to contact and answers all questions. Great for a ski trip but I would have been happy just snow shoeing around the property too. We also went snowmobiling which was great.

Already hoping to come back during the summer. You could tell that the deck would be perfect and the surrounding area is beautiful. Highly recommend.
  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Hartford-Springfield (Bradley)
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Maple Leaf Pub (microbrews) OR White House Inn
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Mount Snow
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Many small restaurants and the White House Inn
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Mount Snow
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Lake Raponda - 5 minute walk
Car: necessary

Southern Vermont: 4 miles from village of Wilmington. 5-minute walk to Lake Raponda. Golf, tennis, hiking, mountain biking, downhill and x-country skiing in area. 20-minute drive to Mount Snow. 10-minute drive to Marlboro Music Festival. 30-minute drive to Museum of Contemporary Art (MassMOCA), Mount Adams;. 35-minutes to Williams Summer Theater, Williamstown. 25-minutes to Brattleboro or Bennington.

Other Activities: snowmobiling , Marlboro Festival, Mass MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), Williams Summer Theater

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Wilmington House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2014 - Dec 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,450
 
 
New Years
Dec 31 2014 - Jan 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Ski Season
Jan 4 2015 - Mar 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK weekend
Jan 16 2015 - Jan 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,100
Flat fee
 
 
Presidents Weekend
Feb 13 2015 - Feb 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,100
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Winter rates are for 6 to 8 adults. Smaller, larger groups contact owner. Contact owner for school vacation week rates. No pets allowed. Non-smoking property.

Early morning arrivals and late afternoon departures may be arranged depending on other bookings.

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Amenities

Wilmington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , sky light
    Ground floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • top floor #1 - 1 double , Large window seat
    Top floor #2 - 1 double , 2 sky lights, loft, private
    Ground floor #1 - 1 queen , ground floor
    Ground floor #2 - 2 twin/ single , Beds not movable
    ground floor #3 - 2 twin/ single , Twins can make king.
    Available - port-a-crib available
  • Renter provides sheets, towels. 1 Queen, 2 standard, 4 twins. Pack-n-Play crib available..
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
5 Skylights; 2 large decks; ceiling fan; canoe, 2 ovens in kitchen, cuisinart. Three floors connected with circular stairways. Not suitable for persons who have difficulty with stairs. Please talk with owner if any guests have mobility limitations.

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