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COZY COTTAGE WITH A VIEW NEAR MT. SNOW AND STRATTON

Jim Baldwin (Prefers Email)

Advertiser since 2004
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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COZY COTTAGE WITH A VIEW NEAR MT. SNOW AND STRATTON

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Newfane Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom and 1 sleeping loft, plus sleeper sofa, 2 bathrooms. Sleeps 5-6

At 'Ridgeview', you go to sleep to the flicker of a wood stove, wake up to sunshine streaming through tall windows and skylights onto honey-colored pine flooring, and watch from either of two decks as the sunlight fills the river valley and plays across the ridge opposite. Beautiful newer construction, two and a half-story salt box on ten acres, three of which are open and level. Open floor plan and vaulted ceiling, tastefully furnished with fully equipped kitchen, two full baths, two wood stoves, new washer and dryer, and extra fridge.. Loft with DVD/VCR and additional sleeping accommodations. Ground floor has queen bed, private bath with shower. Main floor has sleeper sofa with queen size mattress., and bath with tub/shower. Loft, a double bed. Linens, utilities including cable internet provided. Firewood and snowplowing included. Quiet and serene, but easily accessible from Interstate 91. Minutes from Brattleboro restaurants and shopping. Just 2 hours from Boston, 3 1/2 from NYC.

Interior changes: Since March of 2009, the sleeping loft has been accessed by a stairway. Those of you who remember the ship's ladder will be happy to know that it is much easier to get up to the third level now. In the master suite on the ground floor, there are new blinds for the window seat as well as for the French door to the deck. In the foyer, there is now a full-size refrigerator/freezer for additional food storage. Total square footage is now 1100.

New in 2012! We have redone the bathroom in the master suite. There are now new tile floors and a new shower, also tiled! Also, the foyer is redone so that we have tile across the whole surface.

Exterior Changes: Some additional clearing and trail building which began in the fall of 2010 will continue through 2013. It will be easier than ever to enjoy 'the grounds' of Ridgeview!!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jim Baldwin (Prefers Email) (Owner)
Advertiser since 2004
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About Jim Baldwin (Prefers Email)

I'm a New Englander by birth. Now California is home, but family, friends and this great property still tie me to my roots.

Jim Baldwin (Prefers Email) purchased this cottage in 1983

Why Jim Baldwin (Prefers Email) chose Newfane

I grew up in the general area, and when friends relocated nearby, I started looking for a few vacant acres. In the early 80's, I bought this acreage as a woodlot, and let it sit for about a decade, thinning trees and dreaming. In the mid 90's, construction began. The house was finished in 1997, and has been a refuge for me, my family and my guests ever since.

What makes this cottage unique

The peace of this spot is wonderful. I love making coffee in the morning and taking it out onto the deck to watch the light come up, and hear the birds welcome the day. Whenever I am asked to imagine 'my spot' for feeling secure and tranquil, I call up this place—the Adirondack chair on the deck in Newfane.

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Cozy Cottage with a View near Mt. Snow and Stratton
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
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Cozy Cottage with a View near Mt. Snow and Stratton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p143936
-+1 4152468107
Newfane Mount Snow Area
East Brunswick, NJ
5

A slice of heaven in Vermont

  • 5 of 5
What an amazing experience. I was looking for technology detox and to relax after the first four months of middle school teaching and I got even more than I expected. The owner was such a pleasure to deal with and the accommodations were cozy and inviting. The house is set away in the woods, but with an amazing backyard view of the mountains. It is very accessible to all the necessities - homemade food, hiking trails, and clean air. The house had two woodburning stoves - one in the dowsnstairs bedroom, and one upstairs in the living area. I loved the loft bed and the skylight windows that either showed off the amazing night sky or got snow covered after a typical Vermont storm. The driveway was plowed for us without having to make a call and the highways are always cleared. Take advantage of all the surrounding towns with the antique stores, homemade pies, and the snowshoeing trails. I highly recommend this property to anyone looking to just get away!
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2008
  • Stayed: Nov 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Cozy Cottage with a View near Mt. Snow and Stratton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p143936
-+1 4152468107
Newfane Mount Snow Area
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
5

TRANQUIL AND RELAXING

  • 5 of 5
We wanted a peaceful and relaxing holiday... and we found it here! From the beautiful views, the early morning mist, the owls hooting in late evening... it was all very magical and truly a wonderful stay. The cabin itself is cozy, and as we were there in summer, we always had the windows open to allow for the breeze which was quite pleasant. Morning coffee on the back deck overlooking the ridge (especially with the mist) is A DEFINITE MUST! We borrowed Jim's Vermont Altas when we drove along the backroads... which was, to say the very least, PRICELESS! Touring the backroads was amazing, and only there do you come across the most charming towns and small communities, not to mention all the covered bridges Vermont has to offer. We had a great breakfast at the Newfane Creamery one morning before setting off on yet another one of our journeys. We also made a point of stopping in at Curtis' Barbeque on our way home from Bellows Falls one afternoon. Curtis took the time to have a wonderful chat with us, and the food was fabulous... highly recommended! All in all, it was just what we needed and we came home totally refreshed.
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Diane! I am so glad you enjoyed your visit! I hope you'll think of me again in the future!
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Newfane Mount Snow Area
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
5

A True Mid-Summer Vacation at a Delightful Cabin in Vermont

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I had a truly wonderful vacation at the cabin! We're back home now and have sent pictures to friends and family that capture the "essence". People are replying, asking if we really went to Brigadoon. No, I tell them, we went a beautiful cabin in Newfane, Vermont!

Our vacation happened to coincide with the Annual Rock River Art Tour. We were curious, and headed off in the direction of The Schoolhouse down Williamsville Rd, where the tour began. We ended up spending an entire afternoon seeing beautiful artwork and meeting kindred spirits. The caliber of the artists was very high! I bought a beautiful vase, inscribed with a goat image amid calligraphic designs which will be in my living room, filled with flowers thoroughout the year. It will also hold the memories of our special vacation at the Newfane cabin.

I think we did every single thing our thoughtful owner listed in his detailed "Guide". I went crazy over the handmade, icy cold 'soft serve' at Dutton's. Pure Maple and Mixed Berry flavors were out of this world! In fact, I slurped the entire cone contents forward, right onto ME, down the front of my shirt, and into my flip flops! The server was aghast and gave me a free second cone.

One day, we stopped in at The Historical Society and were captivated by the exhibits there. For such a small place, there is much to see.The local history is fascinating.

Both of us think the cabin is amazing in every way. Both outside and inside. We were very much at home. It's open and airy. The Shaker Style furniture is timeless, putting the emphasis on the beautiful landscape outside and not on fussy decor. It is cozy and comfortable, easy to keep clean, bright and cheery. A unique use of space is having a glass door that separates the downstairs Master Bedroom from the entire upstairs. This a great way to allow early-to-bed folks to have quiet while others might stay up and watch a DVD or talk.

I was so happy to find The Audubon New England Nature Guide which I had, alas, left at home by our front door. Phooey, said I...and then... there it was, right on the shelf! We identified all kinds of flora and fauna. I did a lot of that as a child and was able to find many species of plants right outside the door. We heard a Barred Owl at night!

Well, I could go on and on, but just know that for two vacationers, exhausted and wilted after three heat waves at home, and in much need of a peaceful, relaxing "time out", our vacation was perfect!

Katherine
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Cozy Cottage with a View near Mt. Snow and Stratton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p143936
-+1 4152468107
Newfane Mount Snow Area
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
5

A True Mid-Summer Vacation at a Delightful Cabin in Vermont

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I had a truly wonderful vacation at the cabin! We're back home now and have sent pictures to friends and family that capture the "essence". People are replying, asking if we really went to Brigadoon! No, I tell them, we went a beautiful cabin in Newfane, Vermont.

Our vacation happened to coincide with the Annual Rock River Art Tour. We saw the sign go up, on Rte 30, on the Saturday after we arrived. We were curious, and headed off in the direction of The Schoolhouse down Williamsville Rd, where the tour began. We ended up spending a great afternoon seeing beautiful artwork and meeting kindred spirits. The caliber of the artists was very high!

I bought a beautiful vase, inscribed with a goat image amid calligraphic designs which will be in my living room, filled with flowers thoroughout the year. It will also hold the memories of our special vacation at the Newfane cabin.

I think we did every single thing our thoughtful owner listed in his detailed "Guide". I went crazy over the handmade 'soft serve' at Dutton's. Icy cold, pure maple and mixed berry flavors were out of this world! In fact, I slurped the entire cone contents forward, right onto ME, down the front of my shirt, and into my flip flops! The server was aghast and gave me a free second cone.

One day, we stopped in to The Historical Society and were captivated by the exhibits there. For such a small place, there is much to see.The local history is fascinating.

Both of us think the cabin is amazing in every way! From the outside and inside. We were very much at home. It's open and airy. The Shaker Style furniture is timeless, putting the emphasis on the beautiful landscape outside and not on fussy decor. It is cozy and comfortable, easy to keep clean, bright and cheery.

I was so happy to find The Audubon New England Nature Guide which I had, alas, left at home by our front door. Phooey, said I...and then... there it was, right on the shelf! We identified all kinds of flora and fauna. I did a lot of that as a child and was able to find many species of plants right outside the door.

Well, I could go on and on, but just know that for two vacationers, exhausted and wilted after three heat waves at home, and in much need of a peaceful, relaxing "time out", our vacation was perfect!

Katherine and Jim
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Cozy Cottage with a View near Mt. Snow and Stratton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p143936
-+1 4152468107
Newfane Mount Snow Area
Chalfont Pa
5

Beautiful off the Beaten Path Vermont Retreat

  • 5 of 5
My girlfriend and I were looking to go skiing in Vermont between the Christmas and New Years 2011 holidays. We began looking into homes off the beaten path in Vermont where we could relax; which still has access to major ski resorts without the hassle of the tourist traps. This house is exactly what we were looking for, it was cozy and perfect romantic getaway for the two of us. Stratton and Mount Snow are within a 45 minute scenic drive and Brattleboro is ~10 miles. Ricks tavern is a close watering hole which we frequented after a long day on the mountain. Overall if you want to get away from the city life, this is a perfect location. Thanks for renting your beautiful home to us Jim; we hope to stay again sometime soon!
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Cozy Cottage with a View near Mt. Snow and Stratton
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p143936
-+1 4152468107
Newfane Mount Snow Area
Bronx
5

Excellent Home!

  • 5 of 5
It happens that Hurricane Irene chose to visit Southern Vermont just before us. The owner kept us apprised of road conditions around the home and in Brattleboro proper. Except for a minor detour on Rte 30, our vacation was not affected by the storm.
We walked into the cabin and right away I could see that it was sparkling clean. The master bedroom and bath are on the ground level which meant I could read in bed while hubby watched movies two flights up in the loft. The main room/kitchen is where we spent most of our time. There is a pretty glass door at the top of the stairs so I could listen to NPR through my laptop and and make breakfast while hubby slept in. A bonus was a full bath right off the kitchen. Because I have arthritis, I was happy not to have to go up and down the steps to use the other bathroom and the tub was a good size too. There is a full washer/dryer set right off the master. Because we swam a few times in a pool in town, it was very convenient to be able to clean our suits and towels.
As I sat in the big chair in the main room I saw a turkey! He scooted away before I could get a picture. We spent one rainy day strolling around Brattleboro. Talking to the owner of A Mystery Book Shop,
we found out he had lived near us for years. I managed not to buy yarn in Knit or Dye,
but did get a shawl pin for a project. Tucked away below the knit shop was a tea emporium
where I splurged on some bulk tea for the grand price of $2.50
I keep picturing the wood stoves (there are two!) in the house. I did not get a chance to sit in the window seat in the master bedroom suite. I am imagining myself sitting there, knitting with a steaming mug of tea nearby along with my camera and watching the flickering flames in the woodstove.... Yes we will be back!
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
BDL
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Rick's
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Brattleboro
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Brattleboro
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
I 91, Brattleboro
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Rick's
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Mt. Snow
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Townshend Dam
Car: necessary

Just minutes to hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, golf, skiing, day lilies, art galleries, Marlboro Music Festival, Brattleboro shopping. Near many charming towns, seasonal events, etc. A great place to read, relax, romance and listen to the birds.

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Availability & Rates

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Newfane Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall 2014
Sep 29 2014 - Nov 2 2014
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$1,000
$3,000
 
 
Late Fall 2014
Nov 3 2014 - Dec 7 2014
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$163
Fri,Sat
$900
$2,500
 
 
Winter 2015
Dec 8 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$1,000
$3,000
 
 
Spring 2015
Apr 1 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$163
Fri,Sat
$900
$2,500
 
 
Summer 2015
May 22 2015 - Sep 7 2015
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$1,000
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes Discounts offered to singles, couples and families with small children. Inquire with owner. 2-3 week rentals, as well as stays of longer than one month are available. Inquire with owner.

Amenities

Amenities

Newfane Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Skylight
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , sleeping loft
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper
    other - 1 twin/ single , extra mattress
  • First floor master bedroom suite has queen bed. The main floor features a queen sleeper sofa. Up in the sleeping loft is a double bed. A twin mattress for small children is provisionally stored in the loft, and can be moved where needed. The queen sleeper has a new air matress top which inflates in about one minute. So in addition to the 5 inches of conventional mattress, there is an additional 5 inches of air. No more bar! Reports are that it is as comfortable as any bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Enjoy a total of nearly 400 square feet of view deck, on two levels. Washing machine, dryer and freezer are on first floor in entry room. Second refrigerator with large freezer for additional storage.

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