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Magnificent Mountain Top Log Cabin with Views - for the Outdoor and Nature Lover

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Log Cabin - 4 bedroom/3 bath/sleeps up to 12/game room/deck with mountain views

~ NEWLY INSTALLED ~ Enjoy the 5 zone AC during the hot summer months!

Beautiful 20 year old 4 bedroom log cabin perched on a mountain side in complete privacy with spectacular views of the surrounding hillside and valley below. The cabin's fully glassed southern exposure affords these grand views from the comfort of the living room while snuggled next to the glass doored wood stove. With approximately 45 private acres of property, you can hike, camp, sled down and snowshoe up the mountain to your heart's delight. Hike up the mountain and enjoy the spectacular views from the top! Or if you would rather relax, this is also your perfect yoga and meditation retreat where you can truly get away from it all. Look for the woodpeckers during the day and listen for the owls in the evening hours.

The cabin offers activities year round - spring, summer, fall, and winter. The local Lake St. Catherine is just a few minutes away and offers all the water sports. Skiing and snow boarding at Killington, Pico, Magic, Bromley, Stratton and Okemo with great dining and shopping in Manchester and Rutland are just a short drive away. Vermont's unique antique shops are located nearby and golf is just down the road. Enjoy the fall foliage in autumn. Sight seeing of Vermont's classic covered bridges makes for a very scenic drive year round. There are no nude beaches in the area but who needs them when you could bare all, inside and out, in this totally secluded cabin.

With two separate living areas, each with its own flat screen TV, 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, loft area, and a deck complete with a propane Weber grill and magnificent views, the cabin provides a great environment for retreats, family reunions and events while also allowing for an individual's privacy and relaxation. Recent renovation of the lower level now provides a spacious game room with pool table, ping pong, dart boards, many board games, and an entertainment center complete with 60' surround sound HD-TV and Stereo System. The cabin provides Wi-Fi access so you can stay completely connected...or not at all.

The most recent upgrades include a 3rd full bath in the lower level bedroom and new wall to wall carpeting in the upper level master bedroom. Also, a new patio set on the deck has been added so you may enjoy the beautiful outdoor scenery with all of your family and friends.

The cabin is the perfect stop if you're looking for peace and serenity surrounded by nature's beauty. The spectacular views may be enjoyed from all the windows in the main living area which provides ample seating and is open to the kitchen and dining area. The loft area just above provides a great place to sit and enjoy the view while soaking up the sun. The master suite, with its own private bath, is handsome and roomy. There are two additional bedrooms on the main level - one with a queen bed and the other with three twin beds (one trundle and one regular twin). The lower level walkout offers the second living area with a game room to play and have fun. Completely surrounded by trees, this is the nature lover's paradise!

While the cabin is spacious for groups, it is warm and cozy for individuals looking for a peaceful retreat as well as couples looking for a romantic, private getaway. Become inspired to write, paint, or just escape to discover yourself away from traffic, schedules, and the hustle and bustle of every day life. Come, relax and enjoy yourself in this classic piece of Vermont.

Amenities: The cabin is equipped with all the amenities you need. There is a complete galley type kitchen with a full sized gas stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, stainless steel cookware and nonstick skillets, complete kitchenware utensils (stainless steel, bamboo, etc.), dishes, wine and drinking glasses, coffee cups, etc. The kitchen comes with both a drip coffeemaker and a Keurig machine. A coffee grinder and natural unbleached coffee filters are provided. The cabin is complete with linens and towels for your use.

For those days when the weather is not optimum or on those long winter nights, enjoy the wide assortment of board games, pool/ping pong table, and darts while listening to music on the stereo system. Or you can choose to watch movies from the collection of DVDs at the cabin on the 60' HD-TV with surround sound. And for when the weather turns nicer, there are even a couple pairs of snowshoes and a few sleds to you to use during the winter months. Just bring your personal belongings and have a great time.

Activities: With approximately 45 private acres of property you can hike, camp, sled and snowshoe on the mountain behind the cabin without having to drive anywhere. It's steep terrain, so be prepared for whatever workout your heart desires. There many different hiking and biking trails in the area for everyone's activity level from beginner to advanced. The Battenkill River is just a short drive. Boating and other water activities just 5 minutes away at Lake St. Catherine. Just a 45 minute - 1 hour drive for some of Vermont's best skiing and snow boarding at Killington, Pico, Okemo, Stratton, Bromley, and Magic Mountain. Snowshoeing and cross country skiing are all nearby as well. The cabin's handbook provides suggestions on other fun things to do as well as great local spots to eat at. Manchester is a beautiful Vermont town with great dining, antiquing, and an outlet shopping center located about 22 miles to the south. Rutland is about 25 miles to the north with more dining and shopping opportunities.

Please note that during the winter months when snow/ice is present, a 4x4 vehicle with snow tires and/or chains might be required to access the cabin.

Come to Vermont and discover yourself!

More Details

Maria Bukowska
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018


Wells Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet , shower
    Lower Level Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Master bath on upper floor as part of the master suite. Second bath on the main floor. The third bath is located as part of the 4th bedroom on the lower level.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Upstairs Master Suite - 1 king , Private full bath (shower)
    Upstairs Loft - 1 double , Loft overlooks the Main Floor area.
    Main Floor Kids Room - 3 twin/ single , One bed is a single. Other is a trundle which has a pullout.
    Main Floor Bedroom - 1 queen , Full bath (shower) shared with kids room.
    Lower Level Bedroom Suite - 1 queen , Private full bath (shower)
    Lower Level Game Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size futon
  • Master upstairs suite has king bed and private bath (shower). Upstairs loft area overlooking the main floor has a double bed. Main floor bedrooms include one with a queen bed and the other with three twins (one single bed and one trundle which has a pullout). The main floor has a full bath (shower and tub) for shared use. Lower level game room area has a futon (queen) and a 4th bedroom with a queen bed and its own private full bath (shower).
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Cable TV with 100+ channels. Upgrade service available upon request. Cell phone and blackberry email service is OK. Internet WiFi in house. Please note that the driveway is steep but regularly maintained. During the winter months when snow/ice is present, a 4x4 vehicle with snow tires and/or chains might be required to access the cabin.


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New York

Amazing, middle-of-nowhere retreat.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property. Truly in the middle of nowhere (even the road leading up to the property will mean you'll need more than just a town car). You can't see another building, let alone another person. Lovely. Plus a great kitchen if you like cooking.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Stay and Very Responsive Host!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this cabin for a family reunion and it was awesome! This was the first VRBO that I have ever booked and Maria made that experience as easy and streamlined as it could have possibly been!

The cabin was perfectly secluded and we had great times around the fire pit! It did rain one day but it didn't matter, there was tons of stuff to do inside, movies, ping pong/pool table, and tons of board games.

Thanks again for hosting us and I'm looking forward to staying here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location, House was exactly as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

Went with a group of 10 friends and had a great time! House is very large with tons of things to do. House rules are very reasonable and easy to follow. Thanks for a great time! Would recommend to anyone looking for a secluding New England get a way.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, spacious, well equipped

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time for a family vacation. Room for the whole can to spread out but plenty of comfy spaces to hang out together.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic secluded beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time staying at Maria’s beautiful home. We especially loved the pool table. Maria was extremely responsive to all of our questions and needs. Hope to return and would recommend to anyone looking for a beautiful, quiet and fun getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York

Beautiful views in a large, secluded home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay and it was a blast again. A large, spacious home with wonderful views in the middle of the countryside undisturbed by people.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lake St. Catherine
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
28 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lake St. Catherine
Car: necessary

Beautiful remote area of Vermont near Lake St. Catherine just 15 minutes north of Dorset. Approximately 45 acres of private property surround this typical Vermont chalet type 4 bedroom log cabin. Hiking and snowshoeing right out of your backdoor! Boating, swimming, skiing, sailing and golfing are all just 5 minutes away at Lake St. Catherine. Skiing and snowboarding at Bromley, Okemo, Pico, Kilington, Magic, and Stratton only a short drive away with cross country skiing in the area as well. Dining and antiquing in beautiful Manchester and shopping at Manchester's famous outlet center is nearby. Movies, theaters, museums and many other cultural activities and attractions are within short driving distances.

Golf: A very nice course is locate at Lake St. Catherine just a few minutes away. Nestled in the mountains this course provides a very serene challenging setting for a great round of golf, novice to pro, and it is rarely crowded.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $0
Refundable damage deposit $200

Discounts for stays that are 7 days or longer throughout the entire year.

Pets are welcome for no additional fee. Please contact the owner in advance for details. Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed. Availability of requested dates is guaranteed only when a reservation has been made and accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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