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Melissa Levis

Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Perfect Reunion House: Ideal for VT Horse Show. Sleeps 18, 8 bedrooms, 5 baths.

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 8
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Huge front lawn, big house ideal for family fun, pool, tennis, grill, campfire

Family Reunions are our speciality! Best location Manchester Vermont. Pets welcome.

The Reunion House is fantastic home for big groups: Ski Weekends, Family Reunions, Grad School Retreats, Big Birthdays, Vermont Horse Show and Country Weddings. Stay for a weekend or a whole week. There's so much to do in our beautiful resort town and at our roomy, big house!

3,500 sq foot, 3-story home, 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, large open living room, dining room, and kitchen that's perfect for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family. Big lawn for games and football and eating al fresco.

Outdoor swimming pool, tennis, catering and the perks of the historic and grand Wilburton Inn - all in the heart of Manchester Village, a 4 season resort town.

Free WiFi

Satellite TV

Washer/ dryer


Propane Grill

Outdoor dinning

Gorgeous views

Step outside your door for miles of scenic bike rides, walks, and runs on serene River Road.

The Reunion House is in the heart of Manchester Village, only 1 mile from the Equinox Hotel and Hildene. Bromley and Stratton Mountain are minutes away - only 10 and 18 miles away respectively.

3 miles to the designer outlet shopping, Orvis fishing, canoeing, tubing, hiking, and world-class golfing that make Manchester a year round destination. The Dorset Summer Theatre Festival, Vermont Horse Show and Southern Vermont Art Center are nearby.

The Wilburton Inn accommodates up to 125 guests in 8 mansions and villas. It is an ideal private getaway for destination weddings, corporate retreats, family reunions, and private celebrations.

Ask us how we can help you plan your next special gathering! We look forward to welcoming you.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Melissa Levis (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Melissa Levis

I grew up in Manchester, Vermont and have been living in New York City for the past 20 years. I recently moved back to Manchester and have a tremendous appreciation for the beauty and nature and charm of this quintessential beautiful New England town. My parents moved to Vermont (via New York City and Athens, Greece) in 1972. They purchased the Wilburton Inn and rental homes in 1987 and have run it with love ever since. My 3 siblings and I are proud to continue their tradition of hospitality. We love meeting our guests and introducing them to the wonders of a Vermont vacation.

Melissa Levis purchased this house in 1987

Why Melissa Levis chose Manchester

This is a spectacular estate is one mile off the main road so guests can truly relax and truly get away from it all, yet it is centrally located in the heart of Manchester Village - just 1 mile to Hildene and the Equinox Hotel.

What makes this house unique

Visit our organic farm and bakery 3 miles from the house. Enjoy the Museum of the Creative Process sculpture trail that retraces myths and the matriarchs on our 30 acre estate.


based on 9 traveler reviews

Perfect Reunion House: Ideal for VT Horse Show. Sleeps 18, 8 bedrooms, 5 baths.
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Great place for a large group

  • 5 of 5

We had 4 families with kids staying in this magnificent home. The staff was super helpful and professional and the house was very well appointed. Town of Manchester had a few nice restaurants and we were 30 minutes away from Stratton and 20 minutes from Bromley.

Will definitely stay here or on other properties managed by Manchester Inn again.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Willburton Inn was exactly what our group of 17 friends were looking for when we planned our long weekend ski trip up to Vermont to get away from busy Boston. The staff and owners are very friendly and the Reunion house (the house we stayed in) was everything we were looking for. We had a wonderful weekend, thank you Willburton Inn!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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UNH club ski race team loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The UNH club ski race team stayed in the Reunion House for our race at Bromley. The location was very convenient and the house had rooms to fit all 20 of us! We will definitely be interested in staying there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really fun place

  • 5 of 5

We had a really nice time at the Wilburton inn. We stayed at the Reunion house, it was very homey and had lots of room for everyone (8 adults and 8 kids). The inn keeper and staff are amazing. They really went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved hosting you and your friends and all those 6th grade boys! I'm so glad they enjoyed the cookies and light up glow sticks -- and of course our puppy, Jetson!
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Great place for a reunion, or large parties

  • 5 of 5

We are a non-profit organization of young snowboarders and skiiers who travel in groups of 20-25 to VT for our yearly retreat. The house can comfortably accommodate 20+ guests, with a layout that allows for everyone to spend time together in one area. It's fairly close to the shops and village and about 20-30 minutes from Stratton Mountain. With plenty of bathrooms, everyone had quick access to the shower after a long run on the slopes and there's plenty of parking. We enjoyed staying at this house so much that we came back for the second time this year! We recommend this house for large groups, families with children, family reunions and group retreats!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We've enjoyed hosting your ski group each winter. Thanks for making it #3 this past month! We look forward to seeing you again. Melissa
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Had a great time here for a 3 day science retreat

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of cell biologists from Yale university who spend a memorable four day science retreat at this property. The house has accommodated 17 of our members (with some people sharing double beds). The living room was spacious and perfect for our science presentation (we brought our own white board); the house was also cosy enough so everyone spend a lot of time together. Our host was kind enough to bring us extra lighting for the presentation. We took advantage of the on-site tennis court for a lab tennis match. A big shopping mall was close by so we could shop for several days food easily. Hiking route was also in easy driving distance. Melissa, our host, has been very welcoming and helpful. Thank you Melissa! I would highly recommend this place for similar science retreat, or other team building activities.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's such fun to meet all our smart grad student guests who rent this house. In addition you Yalies, we've hosted Harvard's Kennedy School, Harvard's Journalism School, and Harvard's Undergrad student council. But, since our dad went to Yale Med School, you know we're ever true to the Bulldogs! We're so happy you had such a well rounded road trip to VT and had time for tennis in between talking about research. We look forward to welcoming you again. Melissa
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Barpub
Wilburton Inn Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Equinox Golf Course
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Rt. 7
Nearest Restaurant
Wilburton Inn Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Bromley Mt, Stratton Mt.
Car: recommended

Manchester Village has been charming guests for over 250 years. There is an equal abundance of:

SPORTS (skiing, golfing, hiking, horse back riding, and canoeing/ tubing/fishing on the Battekill.)

CULTURE (Southern VT Art Center, Dorset Theatre Festival, Weston Playhouse, on site Museum of the Creative Process)

ADVENTURE (Bromley's Alpine Slide + Zip Line, British School of Falconry, Land Rover Off Road Driving School, Orivs Fly Fishing School)

SHOPPING (fantastic designer outlet shopping.)

The Wilburton's hilltop estate offers elegance + tranquility. It is located on River Road, 1/2 a mile off the main road, Route 7, so you truly feel away from it all. It is:

1/2 a mile to Abraham Lincoln's son's history estate, Hildene.

1/2 a mile to The Equinox Hotel, spa, and pool.

3 miles to Manchester's outlet shopping.

10 miles to Bromley Mountain.

18 miles to Stratton Mountain.

Sculpture and Museum Collection on the grounds.

8 miles to Dorset Theatre.

Go for bike rides and jogs and strolls on River Road, right out our door.


Rates & Availability

Manchester House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Savings 2016
Mar 7 2016 - Jun 9 2016
2 night minimum stay
Horse Show 2016
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 14 2016
4 night minimum stay
Columbus Day 2016
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Housekeeping $250 + Tax
Linens - towels & sheets $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $125
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates are $150 more per night on holiday weekends.
3 night min. required on holiday weekends.

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Manchester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
    Bedroom 5 (Master with Full Bath) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 (Master with Full Bath) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 (Master with Full Bath) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 (Master with Full Bath) - 2 double
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single , Small room - perfect for a teenager
    Bedroom 8 'Triple' - 3 twin/ single , PERFECT large room for kids and singles
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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