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Come and Relax! Peaceful, Accessible Location, Sun Fill Rooms, Backyard Trail

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Stowe House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 4

A delightful Vermont inspired vacation home, in a peaceful but accessible location, in a quiet Stowe neighborhood. The house is well oriented for lots of sunshine and that creates a bright and cheerful interior. Comfortable, casual furnishings and quality bedding provide a truly relaxing Vermont inspired getaway. The large backyard leads to hiking/walking trails and paths, that traverse hundreds of idyllic stream crossed woodland acres. Located just a few minutes from the beloved Stowe amenities of fine dining, shopping boutiques and year round recreation. A perfect weekend retreat from that workday bustle, for a romantic couple, or several good friends just looking for a place to get away together. (As the house is our own beloved weekend retreat, we limit the number of occupants to 3 adults or 2 adults with 2 children, to save wear and tear on the house.)

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

John Wetmore
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish, Spanish, by email only
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Calendar last updated:
August 2, 2016
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based on 7 traveler reviews

Come and Relax! Peaceful, Accessible Location, Sun Fill Rooms, Backyard Trail
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Tampa, Fl

Trully a Vermont Experience

  • 5 of 5

We recently had the opportunity to experience this wonderful and trully Vermont like cottage while in Stowe for a short vacation. The best description of this home would be that it trully is a "home." Everything here is cozy and homey, and a true representation of life in Vermont. From unique to trully creative decor this home was perfect for four adults. And after a long day in the snow or just out about town in the cold, coming back to a warm fire and comfortable ammenities was the perfect end to the day. In fact we found that just relaxing at the house was a vacation in itself. Furthermore, the owners are extremely hospitable and very easy going. And this little gem, just a few minutes from town, is a true representation of the wonderful people they are. We have stayed at other locations in and around Stowe, but without a doubt this home is our favorite by far.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my wife in July 2016 and really enjoyed the place. It's a little out of town and is very private and quiet, but still a very fast drive into Stowe. The house has all the amenities you might need and lots of windows, so you get lots of sunlight! There is a deck and a big yard, so if the weather is good, its a great place to hang out. It was my first time in Vermont and I really loved the cottage as well as the area, and highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stowe cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this cozy cottage for three days over the 4th of July and had a wonderful time. It is in a rural part of Stowe but close enough to town to make going back and forth very easy. The house sits on a large grassy yard that gets lots of sun and birds. The main room of the cottage has a high A-frame ceiling with loads of windows for wonderful light. The fireplace provided a relaxing atmosphere for the evenings and the well-stocked and outfitted kitchen allowed easy meal preparation. Three bedrooms provide lots of living space. Maybe the best part is the lack of phone and internet and only spotty cell phone service, so it's easy to really feel away from everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States of America

A very nice house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 5 nights for a Xmas break. Stowe skiing is about 15 minutes on back roads that avoid Stowe center traffic. A supermarket is about 5 minutes, and Stowe restaurants and spas are 10-15 minutes. The house is fully stocked with nice amenities, including satellite TV. The wood-burning fireplace was excellent, with plenty of wood and fire-starter. Cell phone service was a little weak and there's no WiFi, but this might be viewed as a blessing since "other" family members who habitually check their connections were able to relax while in the house. (Cell reception is best in town, and there's free WiFi at bars/coffee shops.) The price for this house is very reasonable, and the security deposit was refunded promptly.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northport, NY

Beautiful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our three children stayed at the Wetmore's cottage for 5 nights to ski at Stowe. The cottage is beautiful and has a washer and dryer which is key for us when staying more than a couple of days. The cottage is very quaint but large enough that we were not on top of each other. They also have a flat screen TV which was important for NFL games on Sunday. We had a roaring fire in the fireplace every night. Stowe is a 7 mile drive through the town of Stowe. The Wetmore's were very pleasant to deal with and we hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Southern NH

Birthday Get Away

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderfully inviting and cozy home the Whetmores have made in Stowe.

My boyfriend and I came back to Stowe for the 2nd time for my birthday in March 09. We rented last year as well but were very removed from all the "happenings" and the location of this house is fabulous! But I am glad we had 4 wheel drive-muddy roads due to unusually warm weather.

The home is just as it is described-and the beds are very comfortable. Well equipped kitchen,lots of interesting books, games and just such a welcoming environment-okay I have gushed enough and wished I had written this review sooner! We had no trouble with the fireplace at all.

Thank you John and Reine-we would love to come back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Burlington, Vermont
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Exit 10 off Route I-89
Car: necessary

Our location is great! we're in a quiet neighborhood that is easily accessed and is just 5 minutes from the center of Stowe. Behind our house are peaceful walking trails that lead through hundreds of acres of woodlands that are traversed with active streams. This is truly a vacation home with the emphasis on casual comfort during the day and great beds for that restorative good night of rest. We are Vermonters and love the simple pleasures of walking in the woods during the day and gazing at the stars at night. Sunlight is important to us. Our house is great for all of this. Our community of Stowe offers golf, tennis, skiing, boutique shopping, fine dining, night life, cultural activities, health clubs, are galleries, great back roads and spectacular surrounding countryside. Come and relax! (As the house is our own beloved weekend retreat, we limit the number of occupants to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children, to save wear and tear on the house.)

Other Activities: bird watching, kayaking, boutique shops, cultural events, live music, gourmet dining, night clubs


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Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

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Stowe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Great Mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Great Mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Great Mattress
    Loft - 1 double , Futon
  • We have an appreciation for that good night of sleep. The 3 bedrooms are all comfortable, with dressers for your clothing and great mattresses. The futon in the loft has a comfortable mattress, as an extra sleeping/resting area.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • 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
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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