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Ursula Middel

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german

Idyllic Lakefront Home Okemo Vermont Suited 2 Families

10 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area House Rental Photos and Description

Ludlow House. 3Bedroom, 2Full Bath, Sleeps 10. BBQ & Fire Pit, Pet OK, Broadband

Bring your friends and relatives to this lakefront home. Relax. Just sit, enjoy your morning coffee, while taking in the lush green surroundings and delight in the cool breeze off the lake. At night roast some marshmallows on a campfire. Want activity? Take a hike or go for a bike ride in the lush Green Mountains of Vermont. You are right on a scenic road that winds along a string of lakes. Or go for a refreshing swim, fish or paddle about on the lake at your doorstep. On a rainy day play some ping-pong in the game room.

Feel like a day trip - head for the summer activities at Okemo, Pico, Killington Mountain Resort, Weston Theater, whoosh down the alpine slide or savor the freshly made ice cream at Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream factory. Shopping is just minutes away also golf, tennis, .... Lots of fun activities for young - old and anywhere in between. Or Just Relax!!!

Athletic activities:: See whether you can swim across 'your' lake, hike in the State forest, the Appalachian trail or the Long Trail, plan a little bike trip along the chain of lakes, play tennis on the public tennis court, or play golf on the nearby course, which is only 2 miles away. Take a stroll along the Buttermilk waterfalls, 2 miles away.

To enjoy the lake, launch the small rowboat, the canoe or one of the kajaks from the new dock for a little trip across the lake or to the Black River. If you are good in fishing, you might even pull up your supper.

Kids activities: Let the kids paddle in 'your' little boat to the 'sugarhouse' at the lake (maple syrup producer and gift store) two houses down to shop for some (inexpensive) old fashioned candy. They will love to whoosh down the waterslide in Pico, or spoil them with a trip to the famous Vermont Ben and Jerry ice cream factory, You as well as the kids will be impressed with the birthplace of President Coolidge, where you can also visit a Vermont cheese factory.

Shopping and small trips: Shopping is only minutes away in the quaint typical Vermont town of Ludlow, which has a supermarket, drugstore, hardware store, bike store etc. and a variety of nice restaurants. For fashionable shopping take a little trip to Woodstock. Enjoy a hearty lunch and Vermont beer right next to a murmuring mountain stream in the brewery nearby. For some 'culture', the Weston Summer Theater is in easy reach.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Ursula Middel (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german

About Ursula Middel

I love skiing, tennis, biking, hiking and water sports and use the house in the winter as my ski house. I enjoy bike trips and hikes in Vermont in the spring and fall. I live in Long Island, where I do boating and play tennis in the summer. I grew up in Germany but have been in the States for many years.

Ursula Middel purchased this house in 2008

Why Ursula Middel chose Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area

I fell in love with the quiet spot on the lake, where I can look out on the water.from the dining room, living room, kitchen and even the shower and enjoy the ever changing scenery.

What makes this house unique

The location is great in all season, and the house is very comfortable even when occupied by a lot of people. In the winter period we are at times 12 people in the house (mostly ski instructors) and yet it works well with the kitchen etc.

Reviews

4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

Idyllic Lakefront Home Okemo Vermont Suited 2 Families
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

The most relaxing vacation I've ever had!!!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this beautiful vacation home. It was spotless and had everything you could possibly need for a week on the lake. We took the canoe out every day, we fished from the dock and rowed to the sugar shack. We spent one day at Camp Plymouth State Park and had an awesome time. You are minutes away from so many great restaurants but our favorite was Sam's Steakhouse. If you're looking for the most perfect vacation house for a relaxing week I highly recommend this one. The owner was very responsive with all of my questions. We can't wait to come back next year!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, Beautiful Scenery, & History!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend at The Lake House! Very relaxing to sit on the deck, have a cup of coffee or glass of wine, and enjoy nature's beauty! Great location, close to several great restaurants, and the beautiful & historical Coolidge Homestead only 10 minutes away.

Thank you Ursula for sharing your lakefront home with us and for providing all we needed for an enjoyable stay in Ludlow!! The two of us and our little dog had a great time!!

Joan, Mark, & Holly :-)

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: They must have liked the property, because they extended their stay. Ursula
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5

Relax the body, refresh the mind, renew the spirit!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I found this home perfect for relaxing, chilling on the deck with a good book, taking the kayak to the overflow, and forgetting about all the stress of life and work. Our adult children came to visit as their schedules allowed and also enjoyed it. It was great to be able to cook some of our meals and go out to nice restaurants for others. Everything we needed was there... from paper towels to life jackets, spices to laundry soap.

One of the best things about it was being able to include our two little dogs in the vacation. They are part of the family and we didn't have to worry about them being in a boarding facility!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Peaceful & Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

The eight of us (2 families) enjoyed our stay at Ursula's house very much. The house is spacious, there are beautiful views of the lake from the living room and master bedroom not to mention the brand new deck. The kitchen is very well equipped and the grill outside on the deck is huge. The fire pit worked wonderfully, there is a tandem kayak and canoe which are great for taking the kids out in. The brand new dock is very stable and clean, and so is the yard. Also we loved the new entry way/mud room where you can drop off your shoes and outdoor gear. Having the ping pong table and laundry downstairs is great. With all the activities nearby at Lake Echo, Okemo/Bromley and the Rutland area as well as Ludlow itself, the location is ideal for families with both teens and younger kids.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Long Island, NY
5

Perfect for a Large Family

  • 5 of 5

With five kids and two dogs, it's not always easy to find a place that suits all of our needs. However, Ursula's house was perfect! The kids had a great time kayaking and canoeing. The deck and firepit were great for just relaxing. A must see/do is Buttermilk Falls. The kids had a great time jumping off the rocks into the water. Make sure to visit the Plymouth Camp and hike up Okemo. Everyone also enjoyed the short walk or canoe ride over to the Green Mountain Sugarhouse. The town of Ludlow has everything you need so you don't need to travel very far for food shopping, etc. Ursula is great to deal with so any questions we had upon arrival, we e-mailed her and she responded right away. The entire family (including pets) was very happy with this vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pasadena, CA
5

Great place to Relax!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful, relaxing week at Ursula's house. The house is stocked with everything you need to enjoy the lake (kayak, canoe, etc..). We spent the majority of our time swimming, fishing, kayaking, and just hanging out in the backyard. There are several charming towns to visit if you want to take a day trip. I highly recommend B&B pancake house for breakfast- their blueberry pancakes are delicious!

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: When you come, check our guest book. Some guests have left some good recommendations.
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Map

Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Ludlow
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
91/103 or 4
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Okemo
Car: necessary

The house is near Ludlow at one of the pristine lakes that string along the scenic highway 100. Ludlow is in the heart of the Green Mountains of Vermont.

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Rates & Availability

Ludlow House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 27 2016 - Sep 4 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,085
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$210
Fri,Sat
$980
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $10
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 9.0%

The pet fee is $10 per day per animal and there is a $100 pet deposit.

Half of the rental fee when signing rental agreement and remainder one month before occupancy

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Amenities

Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 full bathrooms with showers. The showers have glass doors. (You can even enjoy the beautiful lakeview in the shower!).
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 2 has brand new queen size mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Special amenities: Two tables for eating, two refrigerators, three TVs. Backyard: Fire pit, tables, benches, lounges, backyard large enough to play ball; (don't worry about the ball, you can fish it out of the lake, the shore is shallow). Downstairs play area has ping-pong table, games, game table, chairs, refrigerator, a futon and an extra bed and laundry area. We put in a modern new dock for launching the boats and for swimming. Our newest addition is a beatiful deck with two benches and enough room for the outdoor table and plenty of chairs and 2 BBQ.

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