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Mary Alice Carmichael

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

500' from Gondola, Mtn. View, reduced rate if avail. within 10 days of rental

11 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Stratton Mountain Chalet Rental Photos and Description

4 BR, 4 BA; sleeps max. 8 adults, 10 w. kids; hot tub; walk to lifts and village

House views trails and clock tower, and skiers on Standard from top to bottom. Walk across Access Rd. to Village, base area and lifts.

Cedarwood throughout house -- all walls and ceilings.

Large private parking area. 5 Bar cell tower signal.

House is not child proof and is not suitable for handicapped.

1st Floor (above ground): Entrance with ski closet; hot tub room; queen BR with full BA; bunk room with 4 twins and shower bathroom; laundry room with washer/dryer; spiral staircase from ground level to 3rd floor loft.

Main fl. (2nd.): Living room with wood fireplace, TV, and DVD/VCR player; dining area w. seating for 8; kitchen with all appliances, counter seating 4; sitting/TV room off kitchen; twin BR w. 2 twins, full BA; gas grill on deck.

3rd Floor: Master BR w. Cal. king; bath and shower; TV.

Sports Center Membership.

Caretaker

Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mary Alice Carmichael (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

500' from Gondola, Mtn. View, reduced rate if avail. within 10 days of rental
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
5

Warm Home + Even Warmer Hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Our family, and extended family, have been renting vacation homes for many years. Never, have we met a homeowner in the course of our stay. Chalet Bear Dance owners (David and Mary Alice) are what make this place special. First for their responsiveness in making arrangements, and then for the setup and care upon arrival; David makes it a point to personally welcome and walk-through new guests at check-in. We loved this extraordinary touch and it was very helpful in making us comfortable. Our stay was splendid -- Super Bowl Weekend -- with good skiing, weather and family all around. Our 6-year old loved it so much, he cried when had to leave.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Home, Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Impeccably maintained property conveniently located within easy walking distance to the Stratton Village and main base lodge. Owners are very helpful and responsive. Overall, a great place to stay and highly recommended. Strongly advise 4WD or AWD as local roads are plowed but can be somewhat steep and slick following snowfall.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome, fun house for families & friends

  • 5 of 5

The owners (David and Mary Alice) are wonderful and very detail orientated to make your stay as comfortable and informative as possible. Great house for kids and family. Perfectly located to base lodge or 2 mins drive to Sunbowl. Nothing to pack, but food. House is FULLY equipt. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Darren, for renting Chalet Bear Dance and for your wonderful report in spite of the much less than 5 star weekend weather. With the rain, we felt so badly for you and your group, but hopefully it was more fun being together in a house rather than a few hotel rooms. We hope you will come back to Stratton another time. Sincerely, Mary Alice and David Carmichael
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Brooklyn
5

Beautiful Home, Amazing Views, Clean and Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time staying at Chalet Bear Dance. The owners could not be more helpful and kind. The house was spotless, had everything we needed and was comfortable and cozy. I can't wait to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Perfect House for a Ski Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautiful! The location, the ambiance and the setting makes for a perfect ski getaway. After staying here, you won't want to leave!

The house is located at the base of the mountain, making it super easy to walk right up to the lift and Stratton Village. After being on the slopes, it was great coming back to the hot tub. We also thoroughly enjoyed the fireplace - so much that the only time we didn't have a fire going was when we were skiing.

We had a group of 8 and the house was nice and cozy, yet everyone had their own space since the bedrooms are spread out on different floors. The owners of the property are lovely! They were so helpful and took the time to meet us at the house and show us the ins and outs.

We can see why guests come back to Chalet Bear Dance and we will probably end up on that list. We are already planning a trip to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Arlington, NJ
4

A wonderful weekend in Stratton!

  • 4 of 5

This lovely ski chalet is located directly across the street from the Stratton Ski Resort. It's a short hike to slopeside and Stratton village. My suggestion is to drop your ski gear off slopeside at the overnight ski check and pick it up prior to boarding the lifts or gondola the following day.

This retro home is large with light filled windows on the main level. Overall the home is very clean with superior white towels and crisp pressed bed linens. the beds and pillows were cozy for a good nights sleep. I was impressed to learn the hottub was cleaned and refilled upon each new visitors stay.

We enjoyed a group dinner at the large dining table and quiet nights by the fireplace. A great time was had by all. The owners were very kind, friendly and accommodating. We hope to return again soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Albany, N.Y.
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
I-91
Car: recommended

Stratton Mountain is the tallest mountain in southern Vermont, at 3875 Ft. The ski resort has almost 600 skiable acres, with 90% snow making. There are 90 downhill trails, 4 parks, 2 pipes, and 13 lifts, including a 12 passenger gondola and 4 high-speed six-packs. The pedestrian village has cafe's, restaurants, shops, and spa. There is a cross country center at the 27 hole golf course, half way up the Access Road, and a Sports Center at the base area with indoor swimming, tennis, aerobic classes, cardio and weight rooms.

Manchester, famous for its outlets, art galleries, and restaurants, is 20 minutes away. Riley Rink has indoor skating in winter and outdoor concerts in summer.

Other Activities: Alpine Slide within 15 minute drive; canoeing, kayaking

Golf: Stratton has three beautiful 9-hole golf courses: Mountain, Lake, and Forest.

Ski: Stratton Mountain, Bromley, Magic, Mt. Snow (45 minutes from Stratton), and Killington (1 hour from Stratton)

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Rates & Availability

Stratton Mountain Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Ski Season
Dec 9 2016 - Apr 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$800
From
$1,100
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,500
Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

Winter holiday weeks/weekends $1200/night.
No long term rentals or Saturday check-ins/check-outs.
With 3 story spiral staircase and indoor hot tub, house is not child-proofed or handicapped accessible. No smoking and no pets of any kind.

Max. occupancy: 8 adults, or 10 people including children.

Refundable damage/security deposit check due with signed agreement. Full rental due one month before rental.

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Amenities

Stratton Mountain Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • Colors of the bathrooms are pretty funky, but everything works. All towels and bathmats are new.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , Bunk Room
  • All beds, mattresses, pillows, comforters, and linens are new, and very comfy. The bunkroom is small, and is suitable for 4 children or 2 adults and 2 children, but NOT suitable for 4 adults. Maximum number of adults is 8. Carpeting is new.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a spiral staircase from the ground floor to the main living area and to master bedroom, not child proof and not suitable for handicapped. Cell tower at top of Stratton gives 5 bar signal.

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