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Private Lodge - A Unique Experience in a Luxury Architect Designed Home

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

5 BR, 3.5 BA, Sleeps 10.

Stunning, one-of-a-kind luxury residence. 5 bedroom 3 1/2 bath only 1 1/2 miles to Sugarbush Resort in secluded 7-acre wooded setting at end of private road. Architect-designed home featuring the finest in finishes and fixtures: marble & soapstone in kitchen & baths; natural wood finishes throughout; top-of-the-line appliances & fixtures; custom cabinets & bookcases, and custom light fixtures. The first floor is comprised of a tree-lined entry-hall running through the house, large living room, dining room for 14, chef's kitchen, family room/ home theater, full bath and a beautiful 3-story atrium hung with antique quilts. The second level contains the magical master suite (custom king bed) with extraordinary private bath, two guest rooms (one queen, one pair of twins), an over-sized guest bath with soaring ceiling and Vermont marble, and an intimate 1/2 bath.

Main Floor: The unique tree trunk alle and radiant heated floor with lighted beam ceiling bring you into the Lodge.

Generous living room with two sets of over-sized custom French doors, raised-hearth fieldstone fireplace and Vermont Castings woodstove on matching fieldstone hearth in the opposite corner.

Gracious dining room for 10 (comfortably expandable to 12) with custom local-artisan-built architect-designed cherry dining table with picture window overlooking wooded ravine and architect's flight-of-fancy ceiling fixture. Wet bar with cold/ boiling water and copper sink.

Bookcase-lined, quiet, separate family room with surround-sound 7-speaker (sub-woofer) home theater, 9x16-ratio movie-format rear-projection cable TV, VCR, DVD and Bose 6-pack CD stereo.

Full bath with marble/glass shower and snow leopard marble boulder sink

Three story light court with radiant heated floor, antique quit collection, 3-story wall of windows and light

Extensive / imaginative decks on 2 sides.

Second Floor: The centerpiece of the 2nd floor is the master suite with grand cathedral ceiling, private balcony, massive windows, great beams, and architect-designed custom king bed. The doors are make by local craftsmen. There is a TV-for-two with DVD/VHS. The over size jacuzzi is hidden in its own nook with exterior views. The en suite custom bathroom is a jewel (see detail below). The bookcase is made of fir. The room features a large antique Chinese rug. Soft lighting provides a romantic setting.

Two guest rooms feature mountain theme settings and both wooded and distant mountain views. One has twin beds and the other a four-poster king bed.

There are a full and half bath on this level (see details below)

Top Floor: The top level has a special fully private loft (pair of twin beds) and final bedroom (pair of twin beds) with a cathedral ceiling and expansive treetop views and mountain vistas

More Details

Property Manager
Jack Reynolds
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2018

About Jack Reynolds

Jack is long-term resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts who has enjoyed the wonders of the Mad River Valley, coming here every year since 1980. He has had a home on the site of Upper Pines Lodge since 1987. He relishes the joys of skiing, hiking, biking, dining, soaring, antiquing and socializing with local friends as well as his guests who hail from many points of the compass.

Jack Reynolds purchased this lodge in 2001

Why Jack Reynolds chose Warren

Life’s Greatest Stories Are Waiting!

At Upper Pines Lodge, guests can experience all of the treasures of the Mad River Valley while enjoying the luxurious comfort of staying in a true home and all the amenities of a world-class resort. Sip a cool cocktail on your deck or private balcony overlooking a wooded ravine, celebrate dinner in a room filled with one-of-a-kind collectables and antiques, or relax in the privacy of an oversized Jacuzzi in Upper Pines Lodge. With 5 bedrooms and three and half baths, Upper Pines Lodge is inviting and spacious enough to accommodate your extended family or group of ten for a weekend getaway, extended vacation or corporate retreat.

At Upper Pines Lodge, you’ll always feel as though you are exactly where you want to be. Our local concierge service knows every nuance of the area, making your stay effortless so you can enjoy Upper Pines Lodge to the fullest. This includes making dinner reservations, planning assistance for an upcoming event, or just crossing items off your daily to-do list. Our concierge service makes planning your ideal vacation easy and at your fingertips. Be sure to call for a personal consultation and estimate.

Experience a Carefree Vacation in a Glorious Lodge in one

of Vermont’s Most Desirable Locations

Few experiences in life compare to the joy and wonder of discovering a luxury home with world-class amenities in the year round community of Mad River Valley, Vermont. I extend an invitation for you to experience Upper Pines Lodge with your family and friends and my personal assurance that you will want to repeat staying here again and again.

What makes this lodge unique

A David Sellers Masterpiece

With the architectural mastery of David Sellers, the Upper Pines Lodge is fully integrated into Mad River Valley’s natural terrain. David Sellers is a Vermont-based architect whose practice includes urban and community planning, furniture design, industrial design, and innovations in sustainable technology ranges. Mr Sellers was named one of '40 Outstanding Architects in the U.S. Under 40 Years Old' by the NY Architectural League in 1968 and 1978. He was also listed among the 100 foremost architects in the world by Architectural Digest's AD100 in 1992.


Warren Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Guest must sign Owner-provided lease customized to the guests situation.
  • Pets only allow after a live person-to-person phone conversation with Owner
  • Nonstandard check-in and check-out time(s) can be negotiated between Guest and Owner
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Wet Bar
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , glass/marble shower/steam room
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , all wood, high ceiling, large room
    Bathroom - toilet , shower , marble/glass shower, custom boulder sink
    Bathroom - toilet , granite counter
  • Each bathroom is totally custom / unique. The master has a huge shower/steamroom all marble and glass. The extended vanity is a single marble slab with double hand blown glass sinks. The vanity cabinet is fir. The floor is heated. The oversize jacuzzi is in a separate nook with an exterior view. The oversize 2nd full bath has an extra tall ceiling, a large window, a full length mirror made of log segments, an antique verde marble vanity, fir cabinetry, wood floor with radiant heat, and a shower curtain rod of log. The 3rd full bath has a custom glass and marble shower and a custom sink carved from a gigantic snow leopard marble boulder. The floor has radiant heat The half bath has a granite countertop.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom master - 1 king , cathedral ceiling suite
    Bedroom 2nd floor - 1 king , four poster
    Bedroom 2nd floor - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3rd floor - 2 twin/ single , cathedral ceiling great view
    Bedroom 3rd floor - 2 twin/ single , cathedral ceiling etched glass window
  • Master suite with cathedral ceiling bathroom en suite including huge shower/steamroom and separate jacuzzi with outside view. Private balcony with Adirondack chairs. Also on 2nd floor has a 4-poster king room and a twin room, each with custom painted mountain theme. On the 2nd floor are a 1/2 bath and a large full bathroom On the third floor are two twin bedded room with vista and cathedral ceiling. One bedroom is a twin ''lofty'' bedroom with full walls and with a door. It is a real a bedroom.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The basics: numerous skylights, outdoor 10 zone gas-fired hot-water heat including radiant heat in numerous rooms. Architectural wonder of sorts designed by noted architect David Sellers (see too Pitcher Inn in Warren, Vt.) Chef kitchen is incredible with massive soapstone stab panels, counters and sink. The cabinets are all custom made cherry and birch. The commercial grade stove has an oversized electric oven and a small pie oven. The cooktop is gas with 4 large burners, a grill, and griddle. The stainless steel refrigerator has a freezer drawer below and french doors above. There is a large pantry with microwave. The separate family room has a 7 speaker surround-sound 9 x 16 (movie format) rear projection TV. There is a brand new sofa, love seat and ottoman. The entry hall with its alley of tree trunks leads to a grand 3 story central core lightcourt showcasing the owners' antique quit collection. One wall of the central court is a 3-story wall of (illuminated) windo


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Private Lodge - A Unique Experience in a Luxury Architect Designed Home
average rating of 4.953125 based on 64 reviews

Great Log Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed after Christmas and really enjoyed the home. There was enough space for us with an area in front of the fire place for people to hang out as well as a separate TV room where you can shut the door to keep TV noise in. The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. The beds were comfortable and we loved the heated floors in parts of the home. Jack the owner loves his home and wants you to enjoy your stay. He will check in with you and make sure that you have everything you need.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrea and her family are lovely guests. It was a delight to share my home with them
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Incredible space! Not a thought missed!

  • 5 of 5

You can't even go to a luxury hotel and have them think of as many things for you as Jack has done for guests at this getaway. Details are key for a successful getaway and there are none that have been missed. EVERYTHING is documented. I did not have to call Jack a single time to figure out anything in the house. You literally can go to this place and have everything you need to enjoy yourself. Obviously bring food and stuff, let's be realistic. But the views, the new deck, the radiant heating, the steam shower, the incredibly comfortable beds... I could go on and on.

A family or a bunch of friends, regardless of your crew, will definitely be able to enjoy themselves here however you want. You will still be wowing things in this place the day you leave. Absolutely worth it. Even if minimal time will be spent in the place, it's worth having the peace of mind that someone else already did all the thinking for your lodging needs.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Fall Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We booked the lodge for 3 nights for Homecoming Weekend at Norwich University. The location was perfect - very close to the class parties and dinner. Also an easy, beautiful drive over "the Gap" to campus. Of course, 80 degree weather helped! The Lodge is beautiful - situated perfectly to maximize the views. The 5 bedrooms were all comfortable and 3 bathrooms were exactly what 6 women needed! The furnishings are warm and inviting and it was very easy to feel "at home". Morning coffee on the deck with breathtaking views - heaven! Jack's attention to detail is amazing - he even called the first day to make sure everything was ok. We certainly will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property in a spectacular location!

  • 5 of 5

The house is cool, and views from the deck amazing

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Vermont Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better place stay during our trip to Vermont! The house was so beautiful on the inside and out. It accommodated our large group very well. It never felt crowded and was the perfect spot to gather with friends and catch up in beautiful common areas. Hope to go back one day!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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the perfect home

  • 5 of 5

This home is so perfect for any group, large or small. Extremely comfortable and spacious and afforded us many opportunities to have intimate conversations with a few or all be together as a group. The kitchen is perfect for preferring large meals and is stocked with everything you'd need. It's furnished and decorated in a way that really makes it feel like a home away from home.

Will return!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
American Flat Bread Pizza
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Car: recommended

Chef's dream kitchen includes: commercial grade gas range with grill & griddle and two electric convection ovens; custom cherry cabinets with birch bark insets; Bosch hidden dishwasher; separate pantry; breakfast bar hand-crafted from solid pine with matching attached movable island; soapstone counters, sinks & wall; & panoramic window. Large decks overlook wooded ravine.

Master suite with 2-level cathedral ceiling; architect-designed artisan-crafted custom king bed; hidden jacuzzi with woods views; bathroom with stunning Vermont marble slab, glass and wood steamroom/ shower & vanity, hand-blown glass sinks; private outdoor balcony set in a wall of windows; cable TV/VCR. Second floor guest bedrooms have mountain-scene wainscotting and custom wall finishes. Top-level private-loft bedroom has an artist-created etched-glass half-wall window.

Other Activities: squash, camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking

Golf: Sugarbush offers a glorious golf course in the midst of the magnificent Green Mountains. The course offer a challenge for golfers of various capabilities in an extraordinary setting.

Ski: Sugarbush resort including Sugarbush North linked by an extraordinary 2-mile 9-minute chai, are a 5 minute drive up the Access Road - they comprise a vast array of terrain for skiers of all abilities. Sugarbush offers a fine ski school with several separate children's programs. Sugarbush is widely known as a friendly resort that avoids lift lines by allowing skiers to range widely across its varied areas. Skier and boarders are warmly welcomed. Young persons and children are integral to Sugarbush's success and are fully embraced. Just a bit further down the road is Mad River Glen.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 9.0%

Winter: 1st 2 nites $1,988. Or 1st 3 nites $2,385; added nites @ $525; $4,495/wk
Other: 1st 2 nites $1,738. Or 1st 3 nites $2,085; added nites @ $425; $3,950/wk
Xmas, NYrs, July 4th, Labor Day, MLK & Pres Bday, Thanksgiving as priced

Personal PayPal accepted; HomeAway bank-to-bank preferred/

1/2 rental + 1/2 VT Tax with lease.
1/2 rental + 1/2 VT Tax 30 days prior to arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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