About the property
- House1800 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 4 nights
4 BR, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10 adults comfortably
The Rufe House is located 5 miles from Stowe Village on 2 acres surrounded by farmland + a quiet wooded area. Nicely situated on a private drive with no thru traffic. High speed internet with WiFi is provided. Air conditioned!
Our bedroom configuration with master bedroom and full bath on the first floor is ideal for a couple or take advantage of three second floor bedrooms for larger groups, family gatherings, reunions + wedding groups!
Relax beside the fireplace in our living room with cathedral ceiling, game table and exposed beams. The stairway to the second floor is open with a second floor balcony walkway that overlooks the living room. New leather couches were purchased this Spring. Also new 50" TV for the living room. Second floor and balcony has new carpeting! First floor has an open floor plan with well equipped custom kitchen with cherry cabinetry, tile floor. Our dining table can comfortably seat everyone. The dining area opens to a 30 ft deck and private yard with woodland views. During the warmer months an outside dining table, chairs and Weber Gas grill completes our deck. Weber Gas grill is available on the deck during the winter months also.
Our 4 bedrooms / two bath configuration can comfortably accommodate 10 adults with additional twin beds for children.
The first floor bedroom has a queen bed and one set of bunk beds.
Two bedrooms on the second floor have a double bed and one twin. Another bedroom on the second floor has a queen bed and one bunk bed.
There is a full bath and laundry area on the first floor. A second bath with double vanity is on the second floor.
All the comforts of home are provided with high speed internet + WiFi, air conditioning, washer + dryer, linens, abundant towels, firewood + kindling for living room fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, paper products, cleaning supplies, spices, condiments, etc. For your convenience, firewood + kindling are stacked in the basement. There is also a workbench in the basement for tuning skis/bikes
Both bathrooms and kitchen have been recently renovated with custom cabinetry, tile floors and granite.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 27, 2018
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great location and house
Had a great stay. Close to both Stowe mountain and Stowe center. The house had everything we needed. Great communication.
Very nice house, a few miles from town and skiing, perfect for a family vacation in Stowe
Same as above
Spacious, clean, comfortable and private
The Rufe house provided a very pleasant stay for our group of 8 (it could have easily handled several more as well). There was plenty of space centered around a beautiful, high ceiling living room. Everything was clean and well-maintained. The property was set well off the road and very private, surrounded by a lot of trees. Plenty of room to park.
Great house, close to Stowe
Very well furnished house - great location, and easy to deal with the hosts.
Cozy and in perfect location
We stayed at Carolyn’s place for the skiing weekend with the group of 7. The house is adorable and has everything you could possibly want in a cozy , privately located yet close to everything weekend getaway .
The kitchen was spacious and fully equipped , the fireplace made the living room super inviting and the bedrooms and bathrooms were impeccably clean.
The house is only 7 minutes drive form the beautiful Stowe Village .
You will be hard pressed to find a better hosts that Carolyn and Al! They are prompt to respond , caring and accommodating .
We truly enjoyed our stay at this place and looking forward to many happy returns
Larysa and Co
Wonderful private and rustic
Room for all, nice wooded location and stil close to everything.
Stowe is located at the foot of Mt. Mansfield. Enjoy the best skiing in the East whether you chose alpine skiing + snowboarding at Stowe Mountain Resort or x country skiing on groomed trails at the Trapp Family Lodge. Snowshoe on Stowe Recreational Path; treat yourself to a sleigh ride or a visit to one of Stowe's world class spas. Browse through Stowe's 70 shops and chose from 50 restaurants for gourmet dining experiences. In warmer seasons you can bike, roller blade or walk along the nationally acclaimed 5.5 mile Recreation Path that starts in the village and travels to the mountain. There are many shops, restaurants, swimming holes, picnic areas and events to stop and enjoy along the path. For more of a challenge there are plenty of cycling and hiking trails at Mt Mansfield and Smuggler's Notch. If you like horseback riding, golf, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming, antiquing, music festivals or a scenic drive during the fall foliage, Stowe is the perfect vacation choice.
Other Activities: Minutes to Stowe Mountain Resort and 30 minutes to Smuggler's Notch
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Weekly rate from June 15, 2018 to Dec 6, 2018 is $1500 plus 9% VT Room Tax, Departure Cleaning Fee, Service Fee, Refundable Damage Deposit. Payment can be made by personal check (US banks only) or thru HomeAway Payments by e-check or credit card. Standard Refundable Damage Deposit is $400. Large groups and rental groups under 30 years of age are required to place a $600 Refundable Damage Deposit. This RDD is held by HomeAway. Damages, excessive departure cleaning charges, loss of key charges are deducted from this deposit. Standard Departure Cleaning Fee is $175. If excessive cleaning needs to be done post departure, rental groups will be charged $25 per hour for each additional hour of cleaning. The extra cleaning cost will be deducted from the Damage Deposit. Also, if your Departure Cleaning cost is less than $175 we will refund the difference! Keys are to be left at the house. A charge of $5.00 per key will be charged for each key not returned. Kegs of beer are not allowed on our property. Events and parties not allowed. Weekly and nightly rates subject to 9% VT Room Tax. Rates are subject to change without notice.