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Cindy Ford

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Great spot for bikers, hikers and lovers of outdoors! Non-smoking home.

10 Reviews
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Burke House Rental Photos and Description

This 4 bedroom, 3 full bathrooms, and sleeps 11 is the perfect retreat!

On Burke Mountain with unforgettable views. This home is on Burke Mountain, minutes away from the best mountain biking trails. It is also a great location for bird lovers and hikers. This 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home has a large great room with fireplace and open kitchen w/dishwasher. The master bedroom is on the main floor along with full bathroom and laundry. There is a loft with 2 bedrooms and a full bath and a pull out couch. Walk-out basement has 1 bedroom with two sets of bunk beds, full bath and a large room with a pool table and bar for entertainment. Great house for families. Very homey and welcoming; a home away from home. This is a NO smoking home.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Cindy Ford (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Cindy Ford

My parents built this house as their dream home. This is where my mom and dad retired to in the 90's. Our family has enjoyed this house for years and continue to do so when we can. We are a family of five who have deep attachments to the house. We enjoy sharing this with our children. My mother still lives at the property. When she rents the home out she visits with family. During the winter months the house is often blocked for our family to enjoy. We enjoy sharing the home with others. It is our getaway and when we are unable to use the house we like to share our piece of paradise with others..

Cindy Ford purchased this house in 1986

Why Cindy Ford chose Northeast Kingdom

My parents decided to build the house on Burke Mountain because we all fell in love with the charm and beauty of the area. They thought the skiing at Burke was unique with the trails through the woods. When you arrive in the Northeast Kingdom you feel as you have stepped back in time. The people are friendly and there is a since of community. My mom lives up there in the house most of the year and she is well looked after from those living up there.

Reviews

4.5
based on 10 traveler reviews

Great spot for bikers, hikers and lovers of outdoors! Non-smoking home.
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews
5

Gorgeous and convenient location, great layout, comfortable and well-equipped

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for out 6 day stay. Our family of five adults had a fantastic stay this week. This home at 86 Woods Trail was on Burke Mountain with great views from a lovely wrap-around porch. It had three well equipped floors with three queen-sized beds (1 bedroom on first floor and two bedrooms on upstairs loft floor) and a full additional bedroom that we did not need with a lot of bunk beds and a trundle. The owner kindly allowed us to rent knowing we had a small well-behaved dog. Two of us are mountain bikers. The access to the downhill trails allowed us to stop home for lunch and water breaks with only 3 minute detours. For the single track at Kingdom trails, we would drive a few minutes into town, and ride - so convenient. Kingdom Trails biking trails themselves are so much fun! The rest of the family enjoyed hiking Burke Mountain, and spent hours about 30 minutes away enjoying Lake Willoughby's incredibly clear water. But back to the house... It is equipped with pool table, darts, board games of all types, books, blankets, pillows of various sizes and shapes for different preferences, every kitchen device pot/pan imaginable, an outdoor grill, washer/dryer, etc. We had all the conveniences of home in this gorgeous and fun location. I could not recommend this place more highly.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beau spot en montagne

  • 4 of 5

Bien situé à flanc de montagne et assez vaste pour 10 personnes. Cependant, pas évident à localiser, il faut suivre les indications à la lettre, ne pas se fier au gps. Pour les riders, il faut être prêt à remonter en vélo la Mountain road à la fin de la journée. Excellent rapport qualité/prix.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canada
4

Bike in - Bike out at Burke Mountain

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house, well maintained with an astonishing view.

Everything ready for a group of mountain bikers with direct access to Q-burke tracks. A lot of space outside to dry or prepare your gear and nice Weber grill outside to prepare your end-of-day meal. There is a little market down the road with nice and fresh steak.

The description of what is included and not was accurate. You must download the VRBO application to get all the information about the direction, check-in and check out, pretty smooth and easy. I recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. I have double checked the description of what is included and believe it to be accurate. We are heading up this coming weekend so will check to ensure all we say we have is still at the house. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Great place to stay for a large group. Clean and great location

  • 4 of 5

Great location for mountain biking. Very thoughtful extras like hoses to wash the bikes and a shed to store them. Well equipped kitchen including a dish washer plus washer and dryer on first floor. Only thing was no air conditioning but house quickly cooled off by bedtime. Owner very quickly answered any questions we had by email. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as expected. Great location for riding, clean, spacious, nice views. Would return.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place, well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Tons of room, easy access to Burke ski resort trails or a short ride/drive down to the Kingdom Trails office/trailhead.

Great kitchen and rooms!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Burlington, VT
Nearest Train
70 Miles
White River Junction
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
I-91
Car: necessary

Many outdoor activiities for the active people. Short ride to the Kingdom Trail System, Lake Willoughby, and rivers for fishing, swimming, and boating. Near St.Johnsbury. Located on Burke Mountain with access to the ski resort.

Golf: Local golf courses are short drive.

Ski: We are located for direct and easy access to the slopes!!!

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Rates & Availability

Burke House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Dec 1 - Apr 1
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$300
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Pet Fee $0
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Burke House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Loft - toilet , shower
    Basement - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master - 1 queen , Main Floor
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs
    Loft - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Upstairs
    Loft 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Basement - 4 twin/ single , Basement
  • Basement bedroom has two bunk beds, great for kids. Crib is portable.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming

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