PUFFER'S DOWNHILL LODGE - MAGIC, STRATTON, BROMLEY, & OKEMO

Jeff Puffer

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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PUFFER'S DOWNHILL LODGE - MAGIC, STRATTON, BROMLEY, & OKEMO

Windham Chalet Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms + loft, 1 bath, sleeps 8 in beds

***** Check out our great rates for 2014 - 2015 ***** ($275/nt ~ $1750/wk ~ $3800/mo standard winter rate).

Winter is over but Spring and Summer are great times to spend in VT too. There are fantastic lakes, trails for biking and hiking, just about anything you can imagine that has to do with the outdoors are available from our doorstep.

****If you're an outdoors type, nature loving person, then look no further, we are in the middle of Ski and Hiking Country! ****

Our very well kept, comfortable and accommodating chalet style home has what you'll need to enjoy your stay. Enjoy the collection of ski memorabilia, from old skis and poles, to original signage and trail maps in the very large living room with magnificent fireplace. Our home has been renovated from top to bottom with warm antique furnishings from surrounding VT areas.

Whether spring, summer, fall or winter, there's no better way to enjoy it than relaxing in the fresh Vermont Country air and watching the ever changing beautiful landscape. Our Beautiful Chalet-style home is close to 4 major ski areas including Magic, Bromley, Stratton and Okemo Mountains. They are also great for mountain biking and hiking. Also close by is Tator Hill Country Club a Championship 18 hole golf course and beautiful Lowell Lake with a 3.5 mile walking trail that surronds the lake.

****This is the place to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get back in touch with nature at its best. Children and adults can explore the true beauty of the outdoors in a safe and inviting environment.****

Hiking, skiing, and kayaking are minutes from your doorstep. Pets love it here too...

A true home-away-from-home, you'll enjoy coming back to year after year.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jeff Puffer (Owner)
Advertiser since 2005
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About Jeff Puffer

My wife Jen and I are from Western, MA. We were married at the 'Chapel of the Snows' on Stratton Mountain. We have 2 dogs that love to go to VT for the fresh air as well. We are avid skiers and golfers that still enjoy coming to Stratton Mountian year after year. Thanks for taking a look at our vacation home, and hope to see you in the future. Jeff & Jen Puffer

Jeff Puffer purchased this chalet in 2005

Why Jeff Puffer chose Windham

We bought our house while honeymooning at Stratton Mountain in Feb. 2005. We fell in love with the area after years of coming here skiing. We decided to buy in this area due to the easy drive from Western, MA and surrounding areas. The area has so much to offer and I feel it's one of the most beautiful places in Vermont, with it's quaint towns and quailty of life. We spent several months updating and furnishing our home with antiques from homes in South Central, VT. We wanted our guests to feel as comfortable as we do when staying. We hope you'll have the chance to stay and enjoy this beautiful state.

What makes this chalet unique

You'll enjoy just being able to relax and taking in benefits of just being here. Whether it's sitting in front of the fire, playing cards with family and friends, making a puzzle with the children, reading, making snowmen, exploring, etc., you'll know you can do it in a safe environment. As with many homes in VT, we try to accomodate everyone and I'm sure you'll find your stay in VT most enjoyable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Matt here again, this time we were able to spend a week, and as before this place in perfect close to everything. We did have one problem with the water heater pilot going out but Jeff & Jen (the owners) had the plumber here in a snap to take care of it. They are available when ever needed which I found out was only that one time. The house is very well maintained, with everything you could possibly need. We will be back again!



Matt
Jan 2011
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.9
based on 14 traveler reviews

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Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
So. Hadley, MA
5

Guestbook Comment

Your house is so beautiful and it's in a perfect spot. It's nice to find a place where the owners take pride in making their home feel so welcoming. ...
  • 5 of 5
Your house is so beautiful and it's in a perfect spot. It's nice to find a place where the owners take pride in making their home feel so welcoming. It's close to all the places we like to ski. We will be back again next year!! Thanks so much for sharing your home and making our vacation unforgetable.
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2007
  • Stayed: Apr 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
5

Wonderful summer escape

  • 5 of 5
While the other reviews were from those who enjoyed the property in the winter, we had a fabulous summer escape with our family. The property was cozy and had all the amenities as described and there were more. The Puffers encouraged us to use their canoe which we did on the beautiful Lowell Lake. We forgot our fishing equipment and were offered to use their quality fishing equipment. What was perhaps most impressive was when we had an issue with the water and within hours, the Puffers showed up to take care of it. They were kind warn and very helpful. We look forward to future escapes at this cozy property.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark,
Glad you and your wonderful family were able to enjoy your stay, I apologize again for the hot water issue but am glad I was able to correct it in a timely manner. This will be a learing for us on the new on-demand hot water system. Hope the fishing was good and look forward to seeing you again...

Jeff & Jen Puffer
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
United States
4

Convenient to Great Winter Activities

  • 4 of 5
Came up over MLK weekend with a group of friends an co-workers. The house was clean, well-stocked with kitchen supplies and accurately described by the photos. We really enjoyed using the fireplace in the large living room.

The house is very conveniently located to a number of winter activities - within reasonable driving distances of Stratton and Okemo, as well as Magic Mtn. and the Viking Nordic Center (for snowshoeing/x-country). The Puffers were also very helpful and easy to work with in planning our trip - Thanks Jeff!
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Andrew,
Glad we were part of your time spent in Vermont. We try to make the house as comfortable as you would be expected. Hope to see you in the future.
The Puffers...
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
Seneca Falls NY
5

Best vacation A+++

  • 5 of 5
We were very happy with the rental. Everything we needed was there for us and the home was pleasant and comfortable. Jeff and Jen left excellent directions and we were very satisfied. We would definitely plan to visit vermont again and stay at Puffers Downhill. We skiied Okemo and Stratton as well as toured the area visiting Manchester, Weston and Chester. Thanks for a great vacation.
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay Chuck, Hope to see you again soon.

The Puffers
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
5

winter wonderland

  • 5 of 5
My wife and two teenage kids had a great time over the christmas break; skiing at stratton was close enough, cabin was quiet...we did not have cell phone coverage (a nice break!), there is a landline if you need it. Clean, spacious, warm, good kitchen...what more could you ask for? Thanks Jeff and Jen
  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad we could accommodate your family Kevin, Thanks for the review. Hope to see you in the near future.

The Puffers...
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
Natick, MA
5

great House

  • 5 of 5
Thank you so much for the use of your home. Easily accesable to both Stratton and Okemo. Plenty of room for the 7 adults that make up our family. Beds were extremely comfortable and all the ammenities of home. Will be sure to keep your information available for when we head to VT again. Thank you, Kathy
  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kathy, Hope to see you again soon. Enjoy! The Puffer...
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Map

Map

Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I-91
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Magic Mountain
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Tater Hill Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
The Mill (Highly Recommended for nice dinner)
Car: necessary

Area attractions include: Magic Mountain (2 miles), Bromley Ski Area and Adventure Park. (10 miles), Stratton Mountain and Country Club (15 miles), and Okemo Mountain (18 miles). The Manchester Village Outlets containing some of the best shopping in the Northeast. (15 miles), Lowell Lake - great for fishing, canoeing or kayaking (1.5 miles), and the beautiful Okemo owned Tater Hill Country Club (2 miles). In addition, there are numerous antique shops, and superb restaurants in the area.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing rock climbing, horseshoes, miniature golf

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Windham Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring & Summer
Jun 7 2014 - Sep 1 2014
2 night minimum stay
$150
$750
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall & Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,750
$3,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,750
$3,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Notes Discounts given to repeat guests.
***Book Early!!!*** $100 cleaning fee for each stay.
Cash and Checks accepted. Holiday weeks/weekends extra.
7+ people +$50 per night
Non refundable deposit (1/2) required at time of booking.
Payment due in full 30 days prior to arrival date.
Rates: 2014/2015 (US Dollars) unless noted below.

May 1 through September 1 …
$150/night (2 night minimum) $750/week
Check is preferred method of payment.
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Amenities

Amenities

Windham Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 2 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
  • Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Canoe
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • winery tours
  • recreation center
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • outlet shopping
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • wind-surfing
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • rafting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The kitchen is very well equipped with all the amenities you would find at home.
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