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Delia Kelly

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Amazing Geodesic Dome House - Hot Tub - Fireplace - Wifi - Near Sunday River

9 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Bethel House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 10 / Indoor Hot Tub / Outdoor Private Pool

The Enchanted Dome House:

Featured in June/2002 Issue Of House Beautiful Magazine.

The only geodesic dome vacation rental property in the area, is sure to keep you interested & entertained!!

It offers an outdoor pool(summer only) patio, grill, flower garden, fire pit, nature trail & million dollar views.

The interior includes 3 bedrooms, two large lofts, ski den, 2 bar rooms, fireplace, indoor hot tub and two full bathrooms. The house sits on two mountainous acres bordered by two brooks and is 15 minutes from Sunday River.

Walk into an architectural dream, starting with cathedral pine ceilings into to the sunken den. Some of the amenities include, 2 televisons, Dish NetWork, DVD player, DVD's, CD Player, wood stove, fireplace, stocked wood, fresh linens, towels, pillows & comforters.

The house has oil, wood & electric heat.

Interesting art work is well appointed throughout the house.

The kitchen has is fully equipped with appliances, dishware & spices.

Dining area can seat 10

There is a laundry room with a washer & dryer(free to guests) as well as a exercise bike.

If you like an old fashioned bedroom, the master bedroom is it!, with an immense hope chest and claw foot tub. Walk a little further, and you have really entered Nirvana! Awaiting you is a large hot tub & a balsam pine bar room .

For all the musicians in the house there is a piano, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, microphone, amp & tambourine.

Most memorable is the indoor goldfish pond.

Truly A-One-Of-A-Kind Experience!

Guest Comments: Zoe-

' I Loved It !!! Great views, wonderful house, beautiful place to visit. I had a great time at The Enchanted Dome.'

' We had a great time and loved the house! Skiiing conditions were amazing. Thanks for the stay !'

Jennifer, Sierra, Brianna, Sarah, Curtis and Don

' The Enchanted Dome is a beautiful home we very much enjoyed our stay here. This is a beautiful area of Maine. Thank you. '

Mike, Penny, Joshua, Izaiah Volpe

'All Hail the Dome !'

'Rock on Great Place'

' It was a wonderful stay'

'It was an awesome place. This place is so cool to stay at. Thank you'

Danny of Wilsons Family

Guest Comments: 'Beautiful house, a wood stove and a fireplace is a great way to heat up a cold Maine night. Big difference than Boston. After spending last winter beating cancer, I am learning to enjoy life to its fullest and hope to make the dome a part of that every winter.

'Great house, great skiing!! See you next year.

Dave & Julia Arsenault

& our dogs

Buba & Mohamid

p.s. ' they loved the woods'

' The Enchanted Dome has opened up our hearts'

'Nice to call our home'

Lentos & Co

'Thank you Enchanted Dome ! From the moment we arrived we felt like we had arrived-it is perfect here. The snow almost hasn't stopped coming down & we have been warm, laughing, dancing, and causing mischeif.'

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Delia Kelly (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why Delia Kelly chose Bethel - Sunday River area

One Of A Kind Geodesic Dome House

Pet Friendly To Dogs One Year or Older / No Fee

What makes this house unique

Relaxed, No Worries, Interesting & Laid Back

Owner is Available

Reviews

4.7
based on 9 traveler reviews

Amazing Geodesic Dome House - Hot Tub - Fireplace - Wifi - Near Sunday River
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
5

Beautiful/Fun Home

  • 5 of 5

Just as described...no surprises. Everything was perfect for our stay! Quick trip to the mountain...great for a ski weekend.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! Thrilled to hear your stay went well. Delia
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5

We'll be back

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to the Dome, and it was even better than we remembered. We will be back next year. Thanks again Delia!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So Good To Hear! See You in 2017!!
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Cool house, with a few gotchas

  • 3 of 5

We had a lovely time staying in the geodesic dome, AND we had a few surprises...

The property is fantastic: nice location, close to skiing, nice places to walk on the property, pretty views, etc. The facilities in the house are basic and slightly dated, but adequate for some things: the hot tub is great, the living room and common areas are really nice, etc. The dome house is really cool to be in and the acoustics of the shape are fabulous. There's a piano which is super cool if someone plays.

However, there are a few things that renters should know, which we couldn't tell from the listing:

- The house is listed as having internet, which we assumed meant wifi. It doesn't mean wifi. There was a jack and phone number for dial-up, but we were traveling with tablets and iphones, not computers with phone-line modems (do laptops even have modems any more?)

- The mattresses are not comfortable - they are old and shot. As two couples, we intended to use the master bedroom and the separate entrance double bed space described, but the second double bed was an unusable pull-out couch, so one couple ended up staying in the 2 little rooms with individual twin beds

- Only one bathroom has a shower, the other only has a clawfoot tub with no shower - for a large group, that might cause congestion, especially as the water pressure is minimal so showers take longer.

- The kitchen has the bare minimum basics, but it is not especially well-stocked for cooking in terms of pots and pans, etc. Any cooking you do needs to be kept simple.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amy, Thank you so much for your positive feedback in regards to The Enchanted Dome House. It is truly a a unique property that seems to have inspired many of its guests! I am pleased to announce Free WiFI is coming to the Dome July 1, 2016. Also, bedding will be gradually upgraded throughout the house - Spring - 2016 to be completed by July 1, 2016 I will respectfully disagree with you in regards to the water pressure & the kitchen. The water pressure throughout the house is excellent! I believe you may have commented on the shower head specifically. Currently a Kohler Rain shower head is installed. It creates a moderate shower pressure experience. I am going to install a shower wand with 4 different pressure settings, this will make a world of difference in regards to personal preference - pressure in the shower. To touch on the kitchen, I am a bit baffled by your comments. To name a few there are: dishes - large and small, spices, bowls - large and small, glasses, wine glasses, dish soap, paper towels, dishwasher, cutting board, cheeseboard, sharps, electric can opener, coffee maker, blender, coffee filters, pitcher, shot glasses, cheese grater, coffee mugs, large stove, microwave, large fridge - freezer, pots & pans, lobster pot, crock pot, strainers, silverware, spatulas, wisks, baking pans, food processor, frying pans, wine openers, salad bowls, etc. Well stocked Again, thank you for your feedback, it is valued. Delia
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5

Wonderful unique abode!

  • 5 of 5

Five of us and 2 very large dogs spent 5 glorious nights at The Dome! We found it to be very clean, cozy yet spacious, with plenty of dry wood for burning, clean towels and also clean bedding. We loved the Matterhorn Restaurant after a day of skiing at Sunday River, which was about a 20 minute drive from The Dome. We also enjoyed cross country skiing at The Bethel Inn (which was on a golf course).

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Elaine, Thank you so much for the positive feedback. Please visit again & have a wonderful New year! Delia
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5

What A Pleasant Suprise!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing house!! Iv'e been Domed.

Staying in this geodesic dome house was a one of a kind stay.

I would recommend it highly. Not Dull At All & Owner was helpful, laid back and unpretentious. Very Refreshing.

We were having my best friend's Birthday Bash. We had a wonderful fire outside & barecque + a nice fireplace going inside.

Lots of wood was stocked and ready to burn, nice touch + good oil heat

There is art everywhere, if you like art, all kinds, right down to the custom bars to the floors.

InDoor Hot Tub / Excellent and Large, just like the picture.

Lots of towels, nice comforters + kitchen well stocked with

pots, pans, etc

We will be returning for the upcoming Ski Season, hopefully in February,

Thank you, Delia

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your So Welcome, Delia
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5

Great Ski Weekend at the Enchanted Dome

  • 5 of 5

First off, I can express enough how easy Delia was to work with. I booked the Enchanted Dome over Presidents' Day weekend on fairly short notice. She was extremely responsive and accommodating. Additionally, she left a detailed instruction booklet to the operation of literally everything in the house.

We booked the Enchanted Dome for a ski trip to Sunday River. We arrived fairly late on Friday night, but the directions that Delia provided along with the gently lit sign on the roadway allowed us to all arrive at the destination with ease.

I was blown away by how much larger the interior of the Enchanted Dome ended up being when compared to my first impressions from the pictures on the site. Seriously; it is huge. The descriptions of all of the rooms listed above are accurate as well.

Probably the most major perks for us were:

Hot tub

Proximity to Sunday River (took about 15 minutes to the South Ridge Lodge)

Uniqueness (really... just walking about the house you would find something new and interesting each day, especially artwork).

Thank you again Delia for a great ski weekend experience.

-John

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for the wonderful review! hope to see you again Delia
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Sunday River Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Car: necessary

Sunday River, Ski, Bike & Golf, White Mountain National Forest. Northeast's Most Fantastic Snowboarding, Skiing. Downhill and Cross-Country.

Western Maine On The NH Border / Grafton Notch State Park

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Rates & Availability

Bethel House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring / Summer / Fall
Apr 1 2016 - Dec 14 2016
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,000
 
 
Holiday
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
From
$450
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

MasterCard, Visa, Discover & E-Check Accepted
All Rates Include Taxes, Amenities & Cleaning Fee
No Additional Charges or Deposits
Check In: 11am or 4pm / Depending / Ask Owner
Check Out: 11am or 2pm / Depending / Ask Owner
Christmas Bookings: Complimentary Live - Decorated Tree
Pet Friendly To Dogs One Year or Older / No Fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Bethel House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large Bathroom, stocked towels, soap & tissue
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , Claw Foot Tub ,stocked towels, soap & tissue
  • Indoor Hot Tub Room - Stocked Towels
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Blue Room - 1 twin/ single , guitar, microphone, amp
    Green Room - 1 twin/ single , portable DVD player, mountain view
    Ski Den - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Dish TV, wood stove, stocked wood, DVD player, DVD's
    Studio - 1 sleep sofa /futon , mini fridge, bar, recliner, table, books, private entrance
    Large Standing Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Stereo, CD Player, Large sofa chair
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Dish TV, Attached bathroom with Claw foot tub
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Outdoor Private Pool With Spectacular Views, Exercise Area, Fresh Towels & Linens, Large Indoor Hot Tub, Pet Friendly, Outdoor Swimming Pool(summer only) Fire Pit, Furnished Patio, Grill Christmas Bookings - Complimentary Live - Decorated Tree

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