About the property
- House3000 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights
5 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, sleeps up to 12.
Nestled in the Village of Stowe, this exceptional property is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Formerly operated as a Bed & Breakfast Inn, the home is still available for guests and also for renting the entire home.. Built in 1860, the home has been tastefully renovated and still maintains the charm of wide-plank floors and 12 panel windows.
There are five guest rooms, each with private bath, a formal dining room, a large living room area with warm winter fire, a laundry room and spacious/well equipped kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances.. Three bedrooms are located on the upper level, and two bedrooms are located on the lower level. Bedrooms include 1 room with king-sized bed, 2 rooms with queen beds, 2 rooms with two extra-long twins that can also be set up as a king bed, and two roll away beds. A trundle bed also provides some additional sleeping space. Walk to shops, restaurants, winter shuttle at your doorstep. Off street parking. Golf, lakes and skiing nearby within 2-10 miles.
All guest rooms have firm mattresses, are air-conditioned and decorated with Vermont style quilts and matching dust-ruffles.
The living room has a classic wood-burning stove that opens to view the fire and closes for extra warmth, television w/ VCR & cable TV, sofa, love seat, wing-back chairs, two Martha Washington chairs, a reading area and game table. The formal dining room seats up to 15 comfortably. Large deck and barbecue grill, workshop for tuning skis or bikes, mudroom entrance from the parking lot are all extra features. The property is located in the center of Stowe Village, near the Stowe Community Church (likely the most photographed location in town) -a perfect spot for wedding parties or for the special guests of the bride or groom.
Golf: During summer and fall, enjoy hiking or mountain biking on the numerous Green Mountain trails and the Long Trail, an extension of the Appalachian trail. The Stowe Country Club is an exceptional golf course just minutes from the Inn, and there are 3 other courses nearby. Late September and early October brings some of the best fall foliage viewing in all of New England. Visit the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory, the Trapp Family Lodge (still run by the Trapp Family from The Sound of Music), Cabot Cheese Shop, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, Vermont Cider Mill and many other local attractions.
Skiing activities: Mt. Mansfield at Stowe has a variety of terrain from beginning to expert skiing. Rated best ski resort in the East for multiple years, the ski terrain and charming village atmosphere make for a wonderful winter vacation. Alpine and cross country trails are minutes from the Inn. Local trolley/bus transportation provides easy access to the trails, ski entertainment is available. Combine your ski vacation with a spa treatment at one of the three exceptional spas in Stowe.
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- Apr 24, 2018
About Rose Matulionis
I've owned the 1860 House for over 30 years. Retired from my Washington DC position as CEO of a national public health association. The property is used as vacation rentals and as an Inn part of the year. I love to travel and try to spend the winter months in a warm climate. I currently keep active in public health by teaching an online course for George Washington University. I also dabble in oil painting and watercolors.
Rose Matulionis purchased this House in 1979
Why Rose Matulionis chose Stowe
This is a home on the national register of historic places. I've enjoyed renovating it and preserving the integrity of the property. The Village location is ideal for me. I can enjoy all shops and restaurants and never have to get in the car. It is really convenient and a pleasure to walk to the recreation path, and hiking and biking trails. Stowe is a unique little village with an international flare. It was used by the British vacation company, Crystal Holidays for multiple years to bring Europeans to the ski area in the winter months.
What makes this House unique
Great Village location in an exceptional ski resort village. Walk to shops and restaurants. Well maintained historic property.
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10/10: Would recommend
Amazing kitchen, good location. We had a good time.
Fantastic Ski House!
Our group was made up of 5 families (9 adults, 4 children), and this house was perfect. The location is convenient to everything, the Family Room (with cozy fire) was large and inviting, and - importantly for our group - each family had its own bathroom. Rose was extremely responsive and helpful, and the house was spotless and well-apportioned. Highly recommended!
Fun time skiing!
The property is well maintained and the Great Room is very inviting. There were 12 of us and we had plenty of room. This was a great location because everything was so close by. I would certainly recommend this property to others.
Thank you so much for the nice comments.
Perfectly located, user friendly, comfortable and charming!
Rose's home is large but cozy and our family of fifteen had plenty of room. The home is centrally located, well stocked (Rose thought of everything) comfortable and charming. We all gravitated to the spacious living room and kept the fire going all evening. We hope to return next Thanksgiving week!
There were 8 adults and 5 children. We were very comfortable. It was like coming home to grandmas ho
There was a very modern kitchen but everything else is charmingly dated. Popcorn ceiling and fabulous historic beams. It was all spotless. Linens and towels nice and fresh. It's obvious the owner takes great pride in the gardens and house maintenance.
The location was the best. Close to Main Street shopping and restaurants.We had a ball for our fourDay family get together . The 1860 House had much to do with the success of our trip. We hope to come back next year
Super House with an AMAZING location!
This house was much larger than I expected. Three rooms/bathrooms on the 2nd floor, living space on the 1st floor, and 2 bed/bath on the ground floor. We had 4 families with pre-teen children. They absolutely loved staying on the ground floor. The adults loved the quiet on the 2nd floor.
The location was perfect! We were steps from the best homemade ice cream store in Stowe (we had some everyday of our vacation). Main street also had plenty of restaurants, stores and a supermarket all walking distance. The kids loved that it was easy to get around and liked to lead the way to our favorite shops.
Rose was wonderful! She was so attentive. Listen to all of the recommendations she offers. All of them were spot on. McCarthy's for breakfast, The Whip for dinner or lunch, and the Mac supermarket were our staples. We also had some complicated requests for bedding with our families, but she made it work.
This was our first time in Stowe during the Summer and it was Fabulous! We will certainly come back and when we do, we will look for Rose again. What a memorable vacation!
Experience the charm of a 200 year old town at this center village location. Enjoy walking to village shops and restaurants, or sitting in front of the warm fire with a good book. During the winter months, take the trolley that starts nearby to the Stowe Mountain Resort for Vermont's best skiing and snowboarding at Mt Mansfield or Spruce Peak. Stowe Mountain Resort is rated Best in the East by Skiing Magazine in 2003! There are also four cross country ski centers within 7 miles of the Inn. The Stowe area also has extensive trails for snow shoeing. For a change of pace visit one of Stowe's three exceptional spas, visit the world renown Trapp Family Lodge, home of the Von Trapps from the Sound of Music, tour the art exhibit at the Library/Art Center across from the property, and enjoy the 50+ exceptional restaurants in the area. Other Activities: Luxury Spas; massages, special treatments Golf: Exception golfing nearby. Stowe Country Club is an 18 hole course and the Ryder Brook Farm is a 9 hole course. Withing a 30 minutes drive there are 3 additional courses. Ski: Mount Mansfiled at Stowe Resort is consistently ranked as one of the best ski resourts on the East Coast. There is also excellent cross country skiing at one of the four major resorts including the Trapp Family Lodge, Edson Hill Manor, Mt. Mansfiled Cross County.
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Holiday reservations can only be cancelled within seven days of the reservation and first deposit. Other cancellations are non refundable within the last 30 days prior to the arrival date.