HISTORIC MAPLE STREET DAIRY-CHARM AND CONVENIENCE IN STOWE VILLAGE

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Karen Akins

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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HISTORIC MAPLE STREET DAIRY-CHARM AND CONVENIENCE IN STOWE VILLAGE

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3 Bedrooms, 2 baths, Sleeps 7-8, Walk Everywhere

Located in the heart of one of New England's most vibrant villages, the Maple Street Dairy exudes country charm while offering travelers a Vermont take on Alpine chic. Come be among the first to see what we've done to this amazing property, which has been completely updated for the 2012-2013 ski season.

This well-preserved 1830's farmhouse, with wide plank flooring and beautiful winding staircase, is part of a compound which was the Maple Street Dairy, the first dairy in Stowe. It is within easy walking distance of numerous shops, restaurants, and recreational amenities. World class downhill skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort is just a 12 minute drive away, or if you don't want to drive to the slopes, you can hop on the ski shuttle which stops just down the street.

With three bedrooms and two full baths, the home comfortably sleeps 6 in the upstairs bedrooms. If you need more heads in beds, one adult or two children can sleep on the full-size fold-out couch in the living room downstairs. Two separate living and dining areas provide a spacious environment for apre-ski lounging for adults and kids. HDTV, DVD player, wireless internet access, and plenty of board games and puzzles are provided to keep you connected and entertained.

The property owners, who live on site behind the farmhouse in the renovated barn, are dog lovers and know many guests don't want to have to leave their dog behind when they go on vacation. One well-behaved dog is permitted and more are negotiable. Stowe's famed recreation path and off-leash Quiet Path are both great places to walk or ski with your dog nearby.

Come enjoy village life in Stowe!

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Karen Akins

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The property owners are Karen and Dan Akins, who live on the compound behind the original farmhouse in the renovated barn. They moved to Vermont in 2002 from Austin, Texas via London, England to raise their kids in a wholesome, small town environment that offered winter sports. Both are outdoor enthusiasts and enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, tennis, and hockey. They are now empty nesters and devote much of their time to hiking with their 10 year-old goldendoodle, Sunny.

Dan is from St. Paul, Minnesota and Karen is from Oklahoma and Texas. They met while studying at the London School of Economics. They lived and worked in Washington, DC then Austin, Texas until they moved their family to London. They have two children, one a psychologist and the other an aspiring hockey player.

Karen Akins purchased this house in 2001

Being in Stowe village is great because you have easy access to nature along the recreation path but you can also walk to all the village amenities. Maple Street is one of the few areas of Stowe with a real neighborhood feel. In the winter, you can also access the snowmobile path right out the back door!

The Maple Street Dairy is located alongside other well-maintained historic residences in Stowe, within walking distance of all of the amenities of Stowe village. This is a perfect location for skiers and non-skiers alike, so that some in the group can take the ski shuttle to the mountain in the morning, while others have use of the car. Or if some drive up, the others are not stuck at a remote location, but can walk into the village to shop or eat.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Property Reviews

Historic Maple Street Dairy-Charm and Convenience in Stowe Village
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Historic Maple Street Dairy-Charm and Convenience in Stowe Village
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Stowe Stowe Area
Dallas TX
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Guestbook Comment

We stayed in the farmhouse for six days over the Christmas holidays, 2004. The decor was appealing and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay immensely, and...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2005
  • Stayed: Jan 2005
We stayed in the farmhouse for six days over the Christmas holidays, 2004. The decor was appealing and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay immensely, and plan a return stay someday. We especially liked the fact that the house was located within a very short walk from shops and restaurants of Stowe.
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Historic Maple Street Dairy-Charm and Convenience in Stowe Village
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Stowe Stowe Area
5

We enjoyed our stay immensely

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
We are glad we picked the Maple street old dairy house for our stay in Stowe over Christmas 2013. The house is beautiful, the location is perfect and we had a wonderful time. We are very thankful to the owners Karen and Dan for their hospitality and helpfulness, it really made a big difference and helped make our stay so special. We felt very welcome, the house was warm when we arrived and was stocked up with various essentials items that made us feel very comfortable. We highly recommend this property.
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Historic Maple Street Dairy-Charm and Convenience in Stowe Village
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+1 802 7931481
Stowe Stowe Area
Angleton, Texas
5

Stowe in the Snow

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2009
  • Stayed: Jan 2009
We stayed in this house in January 2009, during an arctic blast and subzero temperatures. When we arrived, the house was warm and very comfortable. Everything you could need and more was already there. After all day skiing and snowmobiling, it was so nice to come back to a such a comfortable setting and crash. The location was ideal, close to everything. It was our first trip to Stowe, we fell in love with it, and this house did a lot to add to a wonderful trip. When we return we will certainly use this property again. And I highly recommend Whips Restaurant.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Historic Maple Street Dairy-Charm and Convenience in Stowe Village
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Stowe Stowe Area
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  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2005
  • Stayed: Oct 2005
Dear Karen,

Thank you for a great week. The house is beautiful and we felt very comfortable. Thank you for the sweet gift for Chico and the kids, that was so nice. ...It snowed several days, great for skiing. Thank you! We loved it and loved Stowe. What a great town and ski mountain!

Grace Foca
Chatham, NJ
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Historic Maple Street Dairy-Charm and Convenience in Stowe Village
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  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2005
  • Stayed: Jan 2005
Dear Karen & Dan,

We have had a great time these past few days exploring Stowe and visiting with friends. Even though the skiing conditions were not up to par we all managed to enjoy our stay. Your house is lovely and we loved being able to walk in and out of town!!! Thanks for the games-they were a hit. Enjoy your winter,

Martha Wagner Cambridge, MA

P.S. Harley (the dog) LOVED Daisy's and was exhausted every night (another bonus)!
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Car: not necessary

Ski and snowboard on Mt. Mansfield Cross at Stowe Mountain Resort. Cross country skiing nearby at Trapp Family Lodge. Walk to Stowe's main street, with great shopping, world class restaurants. Grocery store, sledding hill, ice skating rink, movie theaters, Stowe Recreation Path.

Ski: Stowe Mountain Resort is just up Mountain Road, about15 minutes by car. There is also a ski shuttle that leaves from one block away if you don't want to drive.

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Availability & Rates

Stowe House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Base Rate
$550
$2,905
2 nights
 
Discounts: 3 nights or more: $475 Nightly
 
Fall Season
Sep 15 - Oct 20
$350
$350
Fri,Sat
2 nights
 
Discounts: 3 nights or more: $300 Nightly; 4 nights or more: $275 Nightly
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Amenities

Stowe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer ...
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs - toilet , tub , shower
    Downstairs - toilet , shower
  • Downstairs bathroom has grab bars in both the shower and near toilet for elderly or handicapped guests.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Family Room/Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 1-2
    Blue Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • We just added a new fold-out couch, so the house now sleeps 7-8. It is located in the den/family room which adjoins a full bath. There's a TV/DVD/VCR in that room so it's perfect for kids.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
The farmhouse is located on a compound of 3 buildings. The other two buildings are occupied by the owners, so if you are seeking extreme privacy, this is probably not the place for you. We will be sharing a driveway and walkway leading to our house and your rental.
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