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Romantic Retreat: 10 acres, Hot Tub, Movie Theater

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, sleeps 4-5

Located in the heart of the Green Mountains on ten acres. Mountain views and remote feel, but only 20 minutes from Warren/Waitsfield area or 10 minutes to Rochester. Ski or snowshoe out the back door or cozy up and watch movies on home theater with over 200 movies. New, with all the modern amenities, but done in classic cabin style. Enjoy walking/sledding on site or hiking the nearby Long Trail, then a relaxing hot tub under the stars. 15 mins to Middlebury Snow Bowl, 25 mins to Sugarbush and Mad River Glen or 45 to Killington. Great swimming, kayaking, etc. Perfect any season!

Size limitations: The cabin is 850 sq ft. so not designed for large groups. It is one large space downstairs and two separate bedrooms above. It has a much larger feel than it's size indicates however, due to a two story loft above. There is also a generously sized mud room/entry with a heated floor to dry out ski boots and stow gear. It is therefore best suited for couples or small families who are looking for a well designed and appointed quality cabin. Anyone looking for a traditional Vermont experience will certainly enjoy the areas offerings and the warmth and intimacy provided in the cabin.

4wd Car recommendation: It is recommended that you have a 4wd car or truck in the winter.

More Details

Owner
Jeff
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Jeff

Jeff is a Boston architect/contractor and resident of Concord for 20 years. He designed and restored the cabin on his own, working weekends over the course of three years. Initially, his wife was very reluctant, but once done, she is now the cabin's biggest fan. As it was designed and built for his family, Jeff has left no detail undone.

Jeff purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Jeff chose Central Vermont / Sugarbush / Mad River Valley

This area of Vermont is close enough to Boston (less than 3 hours), yet far enough to be in the heart of pristine Vermont. Jeff has been coming to this area since the mid 1970's and dreamed of having a retreat here for 35 years. Skiing is only 15-30 minutes away, and several romantic villages are nearby, giving endless options to explore and enjoy. Being on 10 acres and in Granville, it is also very private and peaceful. Often we just spend the weekend there, relaxing and basking in the cabin's great light and warmth.

What makes this cabin unique

Although the existing cabin was in sad repair, Jeff saw the potential, the views, and had the vision, tools and skills to make it happen. It is now our favorite place to be and we have established many great relationships there. It is a very active and engaging community, which we love being a part of and welcome others to share in, too!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Jeff.



We can't thank you enough for providing us with lodging that is so comfortable and with such nice amenities. After playing tourist during our stay last summer, we stuck a bit closer to home this time. Highlights were finding the swimming holes at Warren Falls and across from Newtons, Sunset Hike and local farmer's markets. Everything we ventured out to do was great fun! Also, it was wonderful to have our dog, Ginger along. Thinking we are hearty Southerners, who have endured a terrifically hot summer thus far, we did not believe we would need the A/C in Vermont, but I must confess that we broke down and used it one evening. We were so thankful for it!



We really appreciate everything!
Jul 2010
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Amenities

Granville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , w/d in bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bed w/ 1/2 bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , loft w/queen & a twin
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
92'' front screen projection TV that turns the living room into a home movie theater. Over 200 DVD's as well as Direct TV carrying the major networks, sports channels, etc. Recommend four wheel drive (or AWD) vehicle in winter for local roads and driveway. We now have wireless broadband internet service at the cabin, but you'll need your own computer. There is currently AT&T cell phone service in Granville, but Verizon can be gotten 10 minutes away. Living room has a gas stove which resembles a wood stove, but is much safer and cleaner to operate.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(102 traveler reviews)

Romantic Retreat: 10 acres, Hot Tub, Movie Theater
average rating of 4.9607844 based on 103 reviews
5

Charming Place, Beautiful Area

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our brief weekend stay at the cabin. Very clean, well organized, and easy to get to. Our stay coincided with the end of winter, very early spring, so no greenery yet - but imagine the property is quite beautiful once full spring hits. Nice paths and meadow to walk around with our small children. Good location to explore the Green Mountains and Mad River valley. We didn't have great cell service (Verizon) in the area so having the WiFi was important and valuable. Quiet at night, which we loved. Beds were comfortable and projector TV and hot tub were very nice amenities!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Cozy, comfortable, and fun

  • 5 of 5

Location was peaceful and the cabin is very well equipped and well organized. The gas stove made it cozy and warm on a cold winter weekend, and the hot tub, movie theater (and movie selection), and proximity to skiing and hiking made it fun. Would recommend, and return!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Winter Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin from the second we drove up the driveway and it only becomes more enjoyable! It was just 2 of us and our 2 pups, we were scheduled to stay March 12th - 15th, but got stuck in winter storm Stella and Jeff was very considerate and generous, given the inclement weather, and extending our stay a night - that was awesome and rare!

There is no better place to spend a winter ski trip. We've been renting for years and this was one of our favorites, the dogs loved it too. The cabin is so comfortable, you feel right at home. There's plenty of options to wander nearby, that's if you don't get enveloped in the home theater (projection screen and movie library) and relaxing in the hot tub. This place has us contemplating a summer visit already, we didn't want to leave!!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking to get back to nature, this is the place to do it! This isn't a spot for college kids looking to party. It's peaceful & quiet and the views are breathtaking! We drove from Columbus Ohio to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and got exactly what we were looking for. It was so nice to get away and the hot tub was just a bonus! No traffic, no noise, no smog! Just trees, mountains, animals, streams, lakes & ponds everywhere! And the people are so friendly! Jeff is incredibly kind and I wish they had more properties for rent around the country.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed every minute of our stay. The cabin is cozy and equipped with everything one may need. Hot tub and movie theater were especially appreciated.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Quiet and charming

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I had a very relaxing stay with our dogs. The movie projector and hot tub was great!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Located in central Vermont, 1/2 mile off Rt. 100, alongside the Green Mountains. Just a half hour off the interstate and convenient to skiing, hiking, kayaking, relaxing and many other outdoor activities. Enjoy great nearby skiing or stay on the property and have a fun weekend tubing, tubbing and/or snowshoeing through the woods and open fields. In the summer, there are the Farmers Markets in Waitsfield and Rochester, amazing swimming holes, tubing on the rivers, as well as the peace and serenity that comes with being located in the pristine, undeveloped White River Valley.

Other Activities: x-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding right on the property.

Golf: Sugarbush has a beautiful 18 hole course, while White River Golf Club offers 9 holes at a tremendous value only 15 minutes away.

Ski: Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, two of Vermonts best areas are only 25 minutes away, and Middlebury Snow Bowl, Vermonts best value, is only 15 minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

Granville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Mar 27 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
 
Early Summer
May 1 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$325
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
 
Summer
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,700
 
 
Fall Foliage
Sep 15 2017 - Oct 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,700
 
 
Early Winter
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,350
 
 
X-Mas Week
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 
 
New Years Week
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 
 
Mid Ski Season
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
 
Presidents Week
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 25 2018
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
 
 
Ski Season
Feb 26 2018 - Apr 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,200
$4,286
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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