|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Bring your friends and relatives to this lakefront home. Relax. Just sit, enjoy your morning coffee, while taking in the lush green surroundings and delight in the cool breeze off the lake. At night roast some marshmallows on a campfire. Want activity? Take a hike or go for a bike ride in the lush Green Mountains of Vermont. You are right on a scenic road that winds along a string of lakes. Or go for a refreshing swim, fish or paddle about on the lake at your doorstep. On a rainy day play some ping-pong in the game room.
Feel like a day trip - head for the summer activities at Okemo, Pico, Killington Mountain Resort, Weston Theater, whoosh down the alpine slide or savor the freshly made ice cream at Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream factory. Shopping is just minutes away also golf, tennis, .... Lots of fun activities for young - old and anywhere in between. Or Just Relax!!!
Athletic activities:: See whether you can swim across 'your' lake, hike in the State forest, the Appalachian trail or the Long Trail, plan a little bike trip along the chain of lakes, play tennis on the public tennis court, or play golf on the nearby course, which is only 2 miles away. Take a stroll along the Buttermilk waterfalls, 2 miles away.
To enjoy the lake, launch the small rowboat, the canoe or one of the kajaks from the new dock for a little trip across the lake or to the Black River. If you are good in fishing, you might even pull up your supper.
Kids activities: Let the kids paddle in 'your' little boat to the 'sugarhouse' at the lake (maple syrup producer and gift store) two houses down to shop for some (inexpensive) old fashioned candy. They will love to whoosh down the waterslide in Pico, or spoil them with a trip to the famous Vermont Ben and Jerry ice cream factory, You as well as the kids will be impressed with the birthplace of President Coolidge, where you can also visit a Vermont cheese factory.
Shopping and small trips: Shopping is only minutes away in the quaint typical Vermont town of Ludlow, which has a supermarket, drugstore, hardware store, bike store etc. and a variety of nice restaurants. For fashionable shopping take a little trip to Woodstock. Enjoy a hearty lunch and Vermont beer right next to a murmuring mountain stream in the brewery nearby. For some 'culture', the Weston Summer Theater is in easy reach.
I love skiing, tennis, biking, hiking and water sports and use the house in the winter as my ski house. I enjoy bike trips and hikes in Vermont in the spring and fall. I live in Long Island, where I do boating and play tennis in the summer. I grew up in Germany but have been in the States for many years.
Ursula Middel purchased this house in 2008
I fell in love with the quiet spot on the lake, where I can look out on the water.from the dining room, living room, kitchen and even the shower and enjoy the ever changing scenery.
The location is great in all season, and the house is very comfortable even when occupied by a lot of people. In the winter period we are at times 12 people in the house (mostly ski instructors) and yet it works well with the kitchen etc.
The eight of us (2 families) enjoyed our stay at Ursula's house very much. The house is spacious, there are beautiful views of the lake from the living room and master bedroom not to mention the brand new deck. The kitchen is very well equipped and the grill outside on the deck is huge. The fire pit worked wonderfully, there is a tandem kayak and canoe which are great for taking the kids out in. The brand new dock is very stable and clean, and so is the yard. Also we loved the new entry way/mud room where you can drop off your shoes and outdoor gear. Having the ping pong table and laundry downstairs is great. With all the activities nearby at Lake Echo, Okemo/Bromley and the Rutland area as well as Ludlow itself, the location is ideal for families with both teens and younger kids.
With five kids and two dogs, it's not always easy to find a place that suits all of our needs. However, Ursula's house was perfect! The kids had a great time kayaking and canoeing. The deck and firepit were great for just relaxing. A must see/do is Buttermilk Falls. The kids had a great time jumping off the rocks into the water. Make sure to visit the Plymouth Camp and hike up Okemo. Everyone also enjoyed the short walk or canoe ride over to the Green Mountain Sugarhouse. The town of Ludlow has everything you need so you don't need to travel very far for food shopping, etc. Ursula is great to deal with so any questions we had upon arrival, we e-mailed her and she responded right away. The entire family (including pets) was very happy with this vacation.
We spent a wonderful, relaxing week at Ursula's house. The house is stocked with everything you need to enjoy the lake (kayak, canoe, etc..). We spent the majority of our time swimming, fishing, kayaking, and just hanging out in the backyard. There are several charming towns to visit if you want to take a day trip. I highly recommend B&B pancake house for breakfast- their blueberry pancakes are delicious!
We will be back!
We had a great time at this home. It was clean and very comfortable. The children kept so busy swimming and boating they didn't even miss their computers ! The area is beautiful and there are lots of shops to visit. The Hugging Bear in Chester is a must see ! The owner was very nice to deal with and the listing was accurate. We would book this spot again.
Our family had a great time here. This was our second year staying at Ursula's home, and we enjoyed ourselves just as much as we did the first year. The home is located in a quiet area, but is still a short drive away from incredible restaurants, shopping centers, and the supermarket. The lake is beautiful and much larger than the picture shows -- great for exploring with one of the boats provided at the dock. The lake is also equally clean as it is beautiful, making a swim with the kids and dog very enjoyable. The home itself is cozy and clean, with everything you would need for a week's stay and more. All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and we look forward to visiting again. Thanks, Ursula!
A great time was had by all on our recent Gentlemen's weekend! Ursula (property owner) was extremely helpful and well organized. She had many great suggestions and the ones we chose were right on the money (I suggest a stop at the Long Trail Brewery, real good food and some great beers). Leading up to our trip Ursula was always available and answered all questions immediately.The property was equipped with everything you need (linens, pillows,lawn chairs, grill, cookware, etc..)for a worry free trip. We had a nice choice of golf courses, multiple lakes connected together to make for a great ride in the canoe and some very nice places to jump in for a swim. Overall I couldn't have asked for anything more... except vacation time!
The house is near Ludlow at one of the pristine lakes that string along the scenic highway 100. Ludlow is in the heart of the Green Mountains of Vermont.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Jun 27 2015 - Sep 4 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable damage deposit||$200|
The pet fee is $10 per day per animal and there is a $100 pet deposit.
Half of the rental fee when signing rental agreement and remainder one month before occupancy
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.