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Modern Mountain Escape - mountain views, wood floors, and much more!!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Only minutes from downtown and the Mountain. Your three bedroom home away from home has all the things you are looking for in a getaway escape. Gorgeous mountain and valley views including a panoramic view of Stowe village, three decks, wood floors, two full bathrooms, and space for the kids and the adults to gather in the well proportioned living room complete with a Vermont fireplace. There is great sledding right out your back door. This nonsmoking, pet friendly house is available today. Please call or email. We accept credit cards and are able to accommodate last minute plans.

Check out our website for more pictures and information: www.stoweescape.com

The house has solid maple flooring in all the bedrooms, Anderson windows designed to maximize the morning light and spectacular mountain and valley views. Both bathrooms include custom built cedar vanities and marble / granite counters. We have recently enhanced the lighting, rebuilt the stairs and decks off the kitchen and driveway, replaced the living room furniture with a brand new couch and leather side chairs, and cleared and topped to open up the spectacular views (Fall 2016). The house also has state of the art laundry facilities, 2 flat screen LCD televisions, and a breakfast bar with kitchen pass through and modern leather bar stools. A Weber propane grill sits just outside the kitchen on the deck.

Caretaker: The house includes a small Caretaker's apartment. Our basement apartment has a separate entrance. It is occupied by a single long term tenant who ensures that the house is always safe and secure. Our caretaker/tenant is a member of the local community and has been for years. He ensures that the walkways are shoveled during the Winter months, making first tracks easy to get to! Our guests often do not even know our caretaker is in residence, unless they see him shoveling out the front door after a big storm!

More Details

Owner
Joshua Slen
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Joshua Slen

Picture is of me and two of my brothers when we were kids. Can you guess the decade? I live and work in Stowe, Vermont with my wife and three kids. We are avid skiers, hikers, and bikers. We enjoy all the Green Mountains have to offer and are thrilled to share it with our guests.

Joshua Slen purchased this house in 2005

Why Joshua Slen chose Stowe Area

We love that the house has views, privacy, is minutes from town, and is on a paved road. When we lived here we enjoyed sledding and playing with our dogs in the yard and running and biking right out the door.

What makes this house unique

Multiple decks: one small private deck off the master bedroom, a kitchen deck, and a balcony off the living room. A fenced yard for dogs. A 240 volt exterior outlet for our guests driving electric vehicles.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Property was perfectly close to everything, but far enough to have privacy, great views, fence and willingness to accept dogs was great! Neighbor very friendly too. Full kitchen with everything you could need, very accommodating. Dark, great for stargazing!



Thank you very much, I would definitely come back.
Sep 2016
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Amenities

Stowe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , Two sinks - granite counters!
    Main level - toilet , combination tub/shower , Marble counter and custom cedar vanity.
  • Modern bathrooms with granite and marble countertops and sinks, and tile flooring. The vanities are custom built out of cedar. Both bathrooms have small windows and the upstairs bathroom includes a second transom window above the twin sinks for additional light in the vaulted space.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King sized - 1 king , panoramic views
    Queen sized - 1 queen , cathedral ceiling
    Twin sized - 2 twin/ single , cathedral ceiling
  • The upstairs has two bedrooms and a bathroom while the downstairs has a comfortable master bedroom with gorgeous mountain views from every angle. The home has one king sized bed, two twins, and one queen. The house comfortably sleeps 6. All of the bedrooms are sunny and bright with hardwood maple flooring. The upstairs bedrooms have vaulted cielings and additional south facing transom windows for light. The master bedroom is a delight with windows all around. Lie in bed and soak in the views.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
The living room includes a flat screen TV with DVD player (hundreds of DVDs are on the shelves for your viewing enjoyment), a Nintendo Gamecube with dozens of games (for the kids of all ages). There is wireless Internet available at the house. The backyard is fenced and the property is pet friendly. Your three bedroom home away from home has all the things you are looking for in a getaway escape. Gorgeous mountain and valley views including a panoramic view of Stowe village, three decks, wood floors, two full bathrooms, and space for the kids and the adults to gather in the well proportioned living room complete with modern gas fireplace. There is great sledding right out your back door. This nonsmoking, pet friendly house is available today. Please call or email. We are able to accommodate last minute plans.

Reviews

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Modern Mountain Escape - mountain views, wood floors, and much more!!!
average rating of 4.6829267 based on 42 reviews
5

Great property. Minutes away from Stowe but far enough to not deal with tourists.

  • 5 of 5

Location is perfect. Cabin is very nice, we'll appointed with a great view of the valley and Stowe. Even though not a huge property layout allows for privacy in the master while the living area or upstairs bedrooms are occupied by other family members or kids. Kids loved sledding down the hill onto private drive and we loved the three decks offering additional outdoor space.

Owner of property exceptional. Family is already planning next trip and wants to go back to this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a family

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! The place was cozy, clean, and had plenty of room. Our kids, dog included, loved the yard, tree house, sledding hill, and woods. Tickets to the Stagecoach Cinema are free, so many movies and comfort, we almost didn't go skiing!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Good Value in Stowe

  • 5 of 5

We have now stayed in this home for 8 weeks and are planning to stay next winter for another 4 weeks. Obviously, we are very happy here. Not only is the view great, but the house is comfortable and easy to live in. I prepared most meals easily in the well-stocked kitchen with Cuisinart pots and pans and with all appliances in good working condition. Sleeping on a very comfortable king mattress in the master bedroom is like being in a tree house. The 2 upstairs bedrooms also have comfortable beds and accommodate another 4 people. When we arrived, the house was immaculate with a large supply of clean towels and sheets. The washer and dryer are top of the line. While we were there, we had two minor maintenance problems, so by email we contacted Josh who was at the house both times within the hour. He resolved both the issues and reinforced that he did not mind being called. The downstairs tenant was very respectful and quiet. He kept the steps and deck cleared when it snowed. A plow service comes when there is more than a 2-3 inch snowfall. In summary, our happiness with the house comes from being able to find an affordable, comfortable home in Stowe with a mountain view without all of the fancy “extras” that only increase the rate. The drive to the slopes is only 15 minutes and 5 minutes to town.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful chalet for a wonderful family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful family vacation with everything you could possibly want or need in a vacation home. The location was close to town only 10 minutes from Town centre and only 20-25 minutes from the Stowe ski resort. It's a beautiful home with 3 separate bedrooms for our adult children and their spouses. Having the fenced in back yard was great for my sons chocolate lab and the double gate on the veranda also helped keep her contained. It's a very cozy and warm home, with the most amazing selection of movies you could possibly want. We had lots of trouble deciding which movies to watch during our stay. The entertainment system was top notch and it was nice not to have to go anywhere to be entertained especially after a full day of skiing. The beds were extremely comfortable with lots of extra blankets and towels available if needed. The owner returned our call quickly a few days prior to arriving and was very nice and helpful. We would absolutely stay again if or when we return to the Stowe area.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing rental!

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of staying in this beautiful home during the off season (late May)- spent a long weekend there with friends. The home and property are gorgeous! Beautiful views of the mountains and lovely landscaping. The home was very clean and well-maintained. The kitchen was stocked with essentials needed for meal prep and there were tons of movies to choose from for a night in relaxing! I'll definitely plan to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here. It was perfect for a family gathering. Good set up in the kitchen for cooking meals, warm and comfortable and lots of DVD's to choose from.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We have been welcoming guests for over ten years and work hard to make our house warm and comfortable. Glad you found it so.
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Car: recommended

Stowe offers year-round activities and ever changing scenery. This beautiful home sports immaculate perennial gardens in the Spring, Summer, and Fall and spectacular mountain and village vistas all year. Stowe offers year-round activities including multiple festivals and events (an annual balloon festival, car shows, art festivals, outdoor music, theater, etc...).

The house is 4 miles from downtown and 11 miles from the Mount Mansfield lifts. The house has spectacular views of the mountains and the valley (Stowe village, the Worcester Range, and Camels Hump).

Check out the pricing and you will see that this home is not only well appointed and situated for your mountain getaway, it is also affordable.

Other Activities: snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing

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Rates & Availability

Stowe House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 23 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$245
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,450
$3,975
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,195
$3,800
 
 
Winter 2017-2018
Dec 9 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$255
From
$275
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,575
$4,750
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
Flat fee
 
 
Nightly Rate
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$300
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,750
 
 
New Year 2017-2018
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
Flat fee
 
 
Nightly Rate
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
$300
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,750
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jan 5 2018 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$275
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,750
 
 
Winter 2017-2018
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$255
From
$275
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,575
$4,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$173
$990
$2,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $79
Pet Fee $0

Holiday Rates apply to Christmas, New Year's and President's Week. However, length of stay and arrival and departure dates remain flexible. Please contact the owner for detailed quotes during these time periods. Better pricing applies to longer lengths of stay and stays overlapping seasons. Please contact the owner for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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