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Vermont Farmhouse Rental - Quiet, Private, Family, Vacation

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Brandon House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Peaceful, private, inviting, roomy 200 year old farmhouse on 114 acres in the Green Mountain National Forest- Goshen (central ) Vermont. Many updates, antique furnishings, clean, neat and very relaxing: Four bedrooms, one Queen on the first floor. Enjoy the large stone fireplace in living room, dining room, full bath/shower, and a large fully equipped country kitchen with pantry. Upstairs, there is a claw foot tub in bathroom as well as three bedrooms: a large Queen, twins and a large double. Cable TV, a full game closet, sleds, skating, golf, ponds nearby. Rent by the weekend, week or month. Holiday vacation weeks available. Great spot any season!

Views are spectacular from the 3-season stone sun porch. Only one other home is visible from our property. Hiking trails, blueberry picking, the brightest stars on Earth, as well as rivers and ponds abound. Wildlife sighted frequently in our meadows. The nearby town of Brandon boasts many well-known galleries, book store, shops and a terrific French restaurant. At any season, this is a wonderful family vacation location. For skiers, we are close to Middlebury Snow Bowl, a small family mountain with varied terrain. A 30 minute drive takes you to Pico and Killington, and about 40 minutes will get you to Mad River and Sugarbush. Hiking and snowshoeing right out the door on logging trails throughout the property. Golf, riding and swimming nearby.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family so enjoyed the beautiful home and property- it was truly a home away from home and provided us with everything we needed for a relaxing and fun vacation.
Jun 2010
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Reviews

4.5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Vermont Farmhouse Rental - Quiet, Private, Family, Vacation
average rating of 4.5 based on 5 reviews
Orlando, Fl
5

Great Stay at house during ski trip

  • 5 of 5

We found this house during an internet search for a nice place to stay for our ski trip. Upon arriving, we could see it was a beautiful farm house with a gorgeous view of the mountainside. Inside was warm and cozy; the kitchen was very nice and well stocked with cooking utensils. The living room was a perfect place for our group to gather and hang out next to the fire while watching the Patriots-Bronco's game amongst other things. The house was in the perfect location for traveling to the Middlebury snow bowl and Killington ski slopes. Another plus side to the house was the big hill out back which we enjoyed sledding and snow tubing down for hours. We immediately looked up this house when we began to plan for next years ski trip, and we will be spending our second winter trip in this same house.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Upstate NY
5

Magical New Year's Eve

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time our family of 5 has spent New Year's Eve in this lovely house. The listing can not possibly describe the breath-taking scenery that surrounds it... it is absolutely pristine and spectacular. The backyard is the Green Mountain National Forest and outdoor opportunities are out your backdoor. Most of our days were spent skiing (cross country at Blueberry Hill or downhill at Middlebury Snow Bowl). We relaxed in the evenings in the cozy living room with a fire and family games. We are smitten with the area and the location / setting of this special house, and we love the fact that it has not been over-improved with trendy things. The authenticity is charming, and given that we were on vacation, none of us minded washing dishes! Not even my 14 year old! Brandon is a very quaint Vermont town with everything you need. We certainly look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago
5

Fantastic spot. Cozy spacious home.

  • 5 of 5

no satellite photo can truly tell you what a sweeping look you have uphill to the east. if you walk

up that hill you have an unspoiled look back at 4 rolling peaks. the roomy kitchen opens to the comfy

screened in porch which has a stone-tiled floor making a nice transition to the outside. the layout

of the house gives each bedroom its own unique corner. a very settled soulful house. the location is also

super if you are interested in trails and swimming spots. you can get around fine without dipping

into the valley.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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basic needs

  • 3 of 5

This home served our needs in the small town of Goshen Vermont. My husband and I were in the area for a wedding with two small children and my mother. We needed enough bedrooms and a kitchen, which the local bed and breakfasts could not provide. By the end of the weekend we could smile at our rental but when we first arrived we were not very impressed. An instruction packet that was sent to us after we signed the contract and just a couple of weeks before our arrival details the many quirks this house as including pests and a foul sewage smell that emanates in the living room at all times. Had we read this prior to signing the contract we may not have elected to stay there. We did see mice in the kitchen, and we were unable to sit in the living room or watch tv due to the musty smell and the smell of what I think was the septic system. There is no cell service or Internet but there is a convenient house phone. The property was beautiful, the home has great potential but needs some TLC form the owners

It has low water pressure, temperamental toilets, loose faucets, musty upholstery and bedspreads, push button electrical switches so probably very old wiring. The house is quite remote on a dirt road, if you're just looking for a place to sleep and enjoy the quiet and scenery - then it's good, but if cleanliness and creature comforts are important to you, this might not be the place for you. Approximately 10 minutes from Brandon VT

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have replaced the management for this property as the visitors experience was not acceptable. We have offered them a refund. In addition, it should be noted that in six years, this is the only negative review. We hope in the future, any guest will contact us immediately if an issue arises while at the property. Our visitor information sheet lists both a rental manager and a local handyman with phone numbers so guests may immediately have any issue corrected.
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Rates & Availability

Brandon House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
winter holidays
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$2,100
$5,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
$1,400
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

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.
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Amenities

Brandon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1) 2 rooms feature queen beds, one room on the first floor, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) On room features 2 twin beds, Baby Cribs (1) port a crib available with linens
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming

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