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All Season Vermont Vacation Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

1 bedroom plus loft, 1 bathroom, can sleep 6

Sunset Cottage has been described by people who have visited as quaint, cozy, romantic, bright, peaceful, relaxing. There is one bedroom downstairs and additional sleeping in the loft area. This fully furnished cottage has lots of light with 2 picture windows on the first floor and one on the second facing South and West with great views of the open fields, trees and the Green Mountains. The cottage has a cathedral ceiling with a large loft area that is a TV/Sitting area and can be used as a sleeping area. There is a Vermont Castings gas stove which heats the cottage with additional heat in the bathroom, which has a tub/shower and washer/dryer. Downstairs also is the living room/ kitchen area. The kitchen is complete with a full size refrigerator, gas stove with oven, microwave, coffee pot, etc. Linens are provided. Nearby are country stores, fine dining, churches, libraries, post office, groceries, beverages. etc.

Summer Sports: Craftsbury Outdoor Center provides bike rentals. Also the cross country ski trails are used for biking trails. The Center also provides professional sculling lakes and instructions.

Snow Mobile: We are located by the trail! Park your trailor and you can ride from Sunset Cottage.

More Details

John Elwell
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Craftsbury Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , Trundle Bed
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double sleep sofa
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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All Season Vermont Vacation Cottage
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews

Great spot for x-country skiing or just a retreat

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is really nice, bright and definitely warm in the winter. The kitchen is well equipped for a cottage (microwave, decent selection of utensils, etc.). Bring bottled water and you will be set. There are a few staples in the cabinets, but I brought my own oils, spices, etc. The bed in the master bedroom is great!

I had a great week. Went alone, with my dog, and got a lot of writing done. I am not a nervous person about being alone in the country, but for those who are, this might be a good spot, because there are other houses quite close, but far enough away that you have great privacy. The property is quite large and the view to the north is lovely.

It's an excellent spot for x-country skiing, because there are two centres with groomed trails nearby. It is (sort of) midway between two small towns, one of which was the location for the Hitchcock film The Trouble with Harry. One of the key locations is actually just down the road.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2010
  • Stayed: January 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Close (enough!) to ski resorts

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time here! 45 minutes to an hour to many of the ski resorts. Perfect for us :)

Charming decor. Loved the unique art-work!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Nice Get-away

  • 4 of 5

A very nice place overall- cozy, secluded, nice fireplace, nice windows and light, great for getting work done or as a base for outdoor activities and it's not far from Craftsbury for supplies. The property is fairly well screened from the surrounding agricultural fields, but it may not be super pleasant to go outside at certain times of year when the manure spreaders are moving. Otherwise, it was very nice.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our brief stay while we were in town for a wedding nearby. The house was clean and cozy. The kitchen is great and we may return to stay longer and cook some meals and relax on the porch. Note: If you don't want to drink the well water you should bring water to drink even if you don't plan to cook much.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Well appointed get-away

  • 5 of 5

My dog and I spent 2 nights and enjoyed the quiet environment. The inside of the cabin was tasteful and full of nice touches including many original Merrill Densmore paintings. Internet and Cable TV are available although during the day the connectivity was slow to non-existant however early morning and after 7:00 PM it was very acceptable. An awesome kitchen with toaster oven, microwave, Keurig and drip coffee makers, gas stove, full size refrigerator, cooking and serving ware, in addition to a large BBQ grill make it easy to do your own cooking. There is a nice country store and grocery in Greensboro which is not far away. Don't forget to bring your own coffee and a jug of pure water for drinking!

The cabin is located in farm country and very private. Nearby are lakes, hiking and other vacation destinations. The lawns and landscaping are lovely and well maintained. If you are looking for a nice get-away look no further.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunset Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The couple I put there, loved it

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Enjoy the beauty of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, the rural country side, the Green Mountains and the many outdoor activities in any season of the year. Nearby are 5 major skiing & snowboarding areas, Cross Country ski on over 100 km of groomed trails at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, snowmobile to the door on the VAST trails. In the summer, nearby hiking trails, bird watching, numerous lakes, bike trails, sculling, golf, boating and sailing, etc. Stowe is within an hour. Canada is less than an hour and Montreal is about 2 hours.

Other Activities: Near Craftsbury Outdoor Ctr & VATS trails

Golf: Several public and semi-private courses are within an hour of the cottage, including the new championship course at Jay Peak.

Ski: Stowe, Smuggler's Notch, Burke and Jay Peak are within an hours drive PLUS nearby Craftsbury Outdoor Center and Highland Lodge for cross country skiing.

Biking rental and trails at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

$800/week; $275/week -end includes tax; One night only is $150.00
Minimum stay is normally 1 week from June 30th to September 1st and the change over day is Saturday, but we do make exceptions.

All listed rates include the 9% Vermont Lodging tax. There are no additional charges for cleaning, pets, kids, in-laws, friends, etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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