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A Unique Country Getaway

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage




Poultney Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, full kitchen, sleeps five

The Red Diner Guest House Is a cozy two (2) bedroom cottage with the charm of a yesteryear diner. Our retrofitted diner sleeps five comfortably, complete with full bath and kitchen facilities. It is located on the grounds of a rustic farm in the heart of the lakes region of Vermont, only minutes away from downtown conveniences. If you're the adventurous type there are many places and things to explore locally- and also within a days ride if you like a roadtrip: museums, shops, historic sights, galleries, farmers markets, swimming, fishing, and lots of hiking! If you are looking to just relax, the Diner is the perfect spot for some country R&R, or head to one of the nearby lakeside beaches to kick up your feet.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Denise & Robert Bach
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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based on 7 traveler reviews

A Unique Country Getaway
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Clean, Cozy, and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful, affordable find! The diner has funky decor, a most comfortable bed, fully-equipped kitchen, and plenty of room for two. Thank you for the getaway! It was relaxing and soothing!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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What a lovely little find!

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing place to stay. The kitchen is well equipped so that we were able to make a full cooked breakfast and play diners. The retro decoration is lovely but by no means is this property old or musty. There is a user friendly heating system and the bathroom was clean and well appointed. Plenty of clean linens too. We were only staying one night but this seems like a lovely part of the country and we wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Wonderful visit

  • 5 of 5

What a neat spot! We were so happy to stay at the Diner! Perfectly located for excursions. Peaceful and quiet. Sharply done, clean, and comfortable. Thank you for accommodating us. We hope to visit again one day!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Williston, Vermont

Great family spot when you want to relax!

  • 5 of 5

Like the prior review, I hesitate to share what a great spot this is. But the Bach's should get credit for their great hospitality. This guesthouse is off the beaten track but still so near a lot. We enjoyed the peace and quiet of the spot, the access to a great swimming hole and walking/biking loop, and the chickens. It was great for my 5yo and 8yo sons. While away from the property, we spent time at the Poultney memorial day parade (very touching), kayaking Lake St Catharine, and then playing disc golf at Okemo on a beautiful day. Poultney is just 5 miles away and has a grocery store, ice cream shop, pizza, etc. There really isn't much else you need when on vacation in Vermont!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Long Island, NY

A Great Getaway At A Great Price!

  • 5 of 5

I've been meaning to write this ever since our wonderful stay this summer. My wife and I had mixed emotions about the diner theme. We're so glad we decided to book the week! The retro decor was a lot of fun and the Bach's couldn't have been nicer. There was plenty of space for my wife and 9 year old son with all the amenities needed to eat in when we chose to. My son also befriended the family chickens, and having them run to us every morning for scraps of bread added to the Vermont charm. The location is great, close to Lake St. Catherine and the swimming hole right down the road was a blast, very refreshing! We would definitely stay here again spring, summer or fall.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
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Queens, NY

Great time!!

  • 5 of 5

We wen for a holiday weekend and was so wonderful there, close to a beautiful lake, a short distant from charming little towns; the family that on the farm are very sweet and make us feel there very comfortable. Decoration is very cool, and my son of 11 yrs. have all the fun there. Nature with: river, birds mountains, yard sale everywhere. Away from the city. Just great!!,

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Rutland regional airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
lake st catherine country club
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Rutland central
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Route 7 and 4 rutland
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
lake st catherine
Car: necessary

The lakes region is a rural area, there are plenty of nearby places to hike, swim,boat and fish. Our diner cottage is located in between 2 villages that have great restaurants and little shops. A short drive away you can find golfing,skiing, historic homes and areas, antique shops and museums. When the weather is inclement there is also a movie theater, bowling, arcade and mall, to pass some time in.


Rates & Availability

Poultney Cottage Rental Rates

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Jan 16 2016 - Dec 31 2016
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50

We charge $520.00 per week year round.

I ask for a half down deposit in advance to secure the dates. We take cash, checks and money orders made out to Red Diner Guest House. The balance is due on arrival.

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Poultney Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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