WINTER FUN AT OKEMO AREA 5BR/3 BATH, HOT TUB ON DECK, VIEWS, POOL TABLE

David Greenfield

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Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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WINTER FUN AT OKEMO AREA 5BR/3 BATH, HOT TUB ON DECK, VIEWS, POOL TABLE

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House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

This is a modern, very private 16 year-old 5-BR plus loft chalet home nestled in the private hills just outside Okemo mountain in Plymouth/Ludlow, VT. This home is in the heart of some of the best skiing, snow mobiling, and cycling in the northeast. We designed and built this house and we put our love into it's maintenance, details, and amenities.

The home is set back from the road about 1/4 mile and sits on 11 wooded acres. This a very private location, but still very close to town and to the mountain. The entire front of the house is windowed facing the hills with amazing views!-Just 5 miles from Jackson Gore entrance to Okemo Mountain, VAST ski mobile trails cross the property and run near the house, mountain bike and hiking trails are everywhere, and we are only 15 minutes (6.6 mi.) from downtown Ludlow. We wanted to bring the outdoors inside so there are many extra windows and a screened porch with gas grill. Most of the house's interior is faced with stained wood and is warm to the eye and to the heart. Very private with great views of the surrounding hills with both evergreen and deciduous trees. We are near , Okemo Mountain Resort, 10 minutes (4.5 mi.) from Jackson Gore Okemo entrance; 20-25 minutes from closest Killington entrance, 25 minutes from Woodstock VT, and 25 minutes from Weston Playhouse Theater Company. There is a new championship golf course down the road with cross country skiing and just 2 miles away is a horse stable with trail riding. Great restaurants are everywhere and many of them are within 10-15 minutes of the house!

One great highlight (my favorite) that we are proud of is our 6-person hot tub that sits on the deck over-looking the hills! It has a lounge seat, waterfalls, and a cool lighting system. There is also an outdoor sound system so you can listen to music while relaxing in the tub! We also added a pool table and a second flat screen TV!. The house sleeps 11 comfortably and with sofa beds and futons it can sleep up to 13! We have 5 bedrooms (2 queen beds, 1 full size, 1 twin, and one room has 2 single beds; there is also a full size loft futon, and queen sleeper), 3 full baths (the master bath has an over-sized Jacuzzi whirlpool tub and large stall shower), Master BR has small deck with views and there is a large deck facing the hills, modern kitchen with all the cooking utensils, disposal, 42' HD plasma TV with satellite, 40' LCD TV in second living area with satellite;and a 3rd TV with separate satellite and DVD on the loft. There is a whole house/outdoor sound system with IPOD hook-up, 2 living rooms, fireplace (firewood included free),Cell-phone charging station, computer, indoor ski rack, alarm system, large deck with screened porch, ceiling fans, central heat and humidifier and A/C.Ski-lites. Gas Grill. One additional feature, that I insisted on, was installing a commercial-sized hot water system so you won't run out of water too fast! I don't know about you, but a good shower is important on my list! HOUSE FULLY PASSED ALL VT FIRE INSPECTION SAFETY CODES!!!!!

This house is a cut above most other rentals in the area and is privately owned and maintained so it is well loved and cared for. $750.00 rental deposit with 14-day refund after rental is required. WE reserve the right to ask for additional deposit for pets. THIS IS A NO SMOKING HOUSE.

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Guestbook comments from the owner
I stayed at this house for Super Bowl weekend w/ 3 other couples and it was perfect. There was tons of space, we definitely could have fit a few more people, the TV and amenities were updated but the best part of all was the HUGE hot tub on the back porch. Okemo is a quick drive away and coming home to a roaring fire every afternoon was awesome.

I would definitely recommend this house for travelers looking for space, privacy and an all around relaxing weekend.....you can't beat fireplaces and hot tubs after a long day on the slopes.
Feb 2013
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David Greenfield

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I guess it might be said to be a bit of a dreamer. I first had the idea of a mountain vacation home when I was a student in my early 20's. After I got married I began the task of making my dream a reality (sometimes pushing my wife in the process!) We discovered Ludlow and Okemo Mountain and fell in love with the area. The idea to create this home was to provide place to share with our children and to have a place together and spend quality time together. My kids have loved this place since they were infants and you might see some reminders around the house when you come.

David Greenfield purchased this house in 1996

We began to look for mountain-view properties in the Green Mountains of VT and in the Berkshires in MA. We discovered the Ludlow, VT area and Okemo Mountain when on a camping trip in nearby College State Park and feel in love with the area. We began to narrow our search and finally purchased 11 wooded aces with views in the early 1990's and a few years later we began to plan the design of our new home. It was completed in 1996 and we have been sharing with friends, family and renters ever since. We loved the small-town feel and the fact that it was NOT an overbuilt resort area and had that small-town feeling; this, in combination with the skiing, lakes, fishing, restaurants, cycling (I'm an avid cyclist), and natural beauty made it ideal for us.

We are very close to town, but as soon as you come down the long driveway you are surrounded by evergreens and birch trees in a completely private setting without any views of other houses. The only things you see are the mountain views. I suppose the best features for us have always been the combination of simple beauty and great skiing , but truth be told I like it better up there in the Spring, Summer and Fall... when there is so much to do. You can go fishing at nearby Echo lake, where they have a state park beach, play ground, boat rentals, and a food concession or hike to Buttermilk Falls, or take a drive to Rutland, (about 20 miles away) for a movie. What is most fun is to stay home and sit in the hot tub overlooking the hills and relax (which sometimes is not easy if the kids are around!)

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Winter Fun at Okemo Area 5BR/3 Bath, Hot tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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Winter Fun at Okemo Area 5BR/3 Bath, Hot tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224143vb
(860) 214-4499 (Connecticut, USA)
Ludlow Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area
5

OKEMO SKI WEEKEND

  • 5 of 5
Our group had a great time. The house was beautiful and clean. The kitchen was fully equipped and there lots of amenities to keep us busy after a long days skiing.
The owner was very accommodating and extremely helpful throughout the booking and during our stay. I would highly recommend this to groups and families. We can't wait to get back next year.
  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. See you next year!
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Winter Fun at Okemo Area 5BR/3 Bath, Hot tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224143vb
(860) 214-4499 (Connecticut, USA)
Ludlow Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area
5

GREAT !!

  • 5 of 5
I would recommend this rental. The owner was accomodating in doing less than a full week rental. Definitely need a car. Okemo mountain was 15-20 min away but very nice drive. The view from the house was spectacular and the house itself was in great shape. We spent the day on the slopes and then headed back to the house at night for dinner. Jacuzzi, fireplace and large dining room table were ideal for a much needed weekend away with good friends. The only slightly negative thing I will say is despite it stating there were 5 bedrooms one of the ones downstairs was quite small and the bed was more of a futton. We did not however, need to utilize this room but just to keep in mind. Again, thanks to the owners would go back !!!!
  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winter Fun at Okemo Area 5BR/3 Bath, Hot tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224143vb
(860) 214-4499 (Connecticut, USA)
Ludlow Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area
5

GREAT WEEKEND, GREAT PLACE

  • 5 of 5
We spent a weekend for a company retreat. It was absolutely beautiful. Amazing place well stocked with board games, dishes and silverware, pool table, and even a hot tub. I would highly recommend!! We'll be back again next year.
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: thanks so much!
business
Winter Fun at Okemo Area 5BR/3 Bath, Hot tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224143vb
(860) 214-4499 (Connecticut, USA)
Ludlow Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area
5

AWESOME SKI HOUSE IN LUDLOW!!

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time at this beautiful well cared for home in Ludlow. The view is spectacular, the home is spacious, comfortable, clean and well kept. The hot tub and sound system is such an added plus not to mention the games downstairs and large fireplace in the great room. We had family with all ages and everyone had a blast, skiing at Jackson Gore for the younger set while the older kids loved the main mountain at Okemo. We had large family dinners and the teenagers loved the hot tub! The owner is a pleasure to work with and we hope to spend time there again in the future.
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Winter Fun at Okemo Area 5BR/3 Bath, Hot tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224143vb
(860) 214-4499 (Connecticut, USA)
Ludlow Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area
New York City
5

HOME AWAY FROM HOME - 3RD ANNUAL SKI TRIP!

  • 5 of 5
For the third year in a row, a group of 10 of us, have returned to this beautiful house because we love it so much. As always the owner is responsive to our needs and had the house in excellent condition upon our arrival. We had a ton of snow over this weekend so it was a beautiful view from the hot tub. We always had a fire going as there was more than enough firewood. We actually got snowed in and had to call the owner, He had a plow there within an hour! It is a truly wonderful house in an incredible setting, and we look forward to returning for our fourth year! Thanks for making us feel like a part of your extended vacation family!
  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winter Fun at Okemo Area 5BR/3 Bath, Hot tub on Deck, Views, Pool Table
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p224143vb
(860) 214-4499 (Connecticut, USA)
Ludlow Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area
Boston, MA
4

NICE SKI GETAWAY HOUSE

  • 4 of 5
First things first, the jacuzzi was awesome - lots of just and and light show to boot. Really nice after a day of skiing. The kitchen was well-equipped and the open layout works well for a large group. Also lliked the traditional wood-burning fireplace. Only caution is that the 5th bedroom is quite small and only has a pull-out loveseat.
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers
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Map

Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
R100 or R103
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
4.5 Miles
Okemo- Jackson Gore Entrance
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Okemo Valley
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many all within 3-6 Miles of hosue
Car: necessary

target archery, hammock, outdoor fire-ring, sledding, fishing/swimming at 2 nearby ponds/lakes, Lake with beach at state park on Echo lake, hiking, local waterfalls, golf, cross country skiing

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Ludlow House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER/fall
Apr 15 2014 - Nov 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
$550
$2,500
 
 
WINTER
Dec 15 2014 - Apr 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
$925
From
$925
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,750
 
 
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
$795
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
cleaning/linens/hot tub $275 + Tax
pay 50% deposit of all fees/costs and final balance no later than 30 days prior to rental. Checks preferred. Credit Cards may be used for a 2.5% FEE. PAY PAL FOR 2% FEE.
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes DISCOUNTS FOR WEEKDAY WINTER RATES AVAILABLE. Discounts for weekly rates.
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Amenities

Ludlow House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Long Distance
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Air Conditioning
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster ...
  • Stove
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main floor bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , lower level bath
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master BR suite with master bath and 2-person Jaccuzzi
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , lower level large BR with full bath across hall.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 singles beds with full bath next to it.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , suitable for 2 people with full bath across from it.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Separate BR with full bath next store.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , 1 double , A queen sleeper and double sleeper in lower living area.
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , Double futon on loft w/views next to MBR suite w/TV & DVD
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Games ...
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Game Room ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • library
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • sledding
  • shopping
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • miniature golf
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • mountaineering
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ski privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • snowmobiling
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • water skiing
  • cross country skiing
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • mountain biking
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • rock climbing
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • cycling
Notes:
42' plasma screen HD TV with BlueRay player, 2nd 40' LCD' TV in lower living area, 3rd TV on loft with satellite and DVD player, FREE WiFi Internet, FREE covered firewood and garbage bin, FREE long Distance in the US and Canada, cell phone charging station, IPod input on sound system, whole-house sound system, cell charging area next to LR TV/sound system, Internet with WIFI,2 living areas with FP, screened porch, games,pool table, lower-level second living room with sat. TV/DVD and pool table. Second living area satellite TV, VCR/DVD and Stereo. 6 wireless telephone, several alarm clock radios, small CD player in MBR, Older video game system with games. Computer with Internet
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