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Solar-Powered Barn Loft

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Bethel Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

Go 'off-the-grid' and be our guest in a barn loft nestled at the top of a mountain pass in the Green Mountains. Lose yourself and relax in the pure beauty and remoteness of our private valley.

Newly renovated one bedroom loft with fully equipped kitchen, stone tile bath, and Vermont Castings gas stove. Sunshine pours into this beautifully crafted rustic home. Soak up the sun on your private stone patio or float dreamily on the swimming pond.

Located at the end of a dirt road, on scenic farmland. Enjoy uninterrupted expansive views. This home is both remote and connected -- it's way out in the middle of the woods, but just over four miles from Rochester, a village with fine dining, funky cafes, tennis courts, and art galleries.

If you'd like, we be happy to help you venture off the beaten path. Ask us about secluded swimming holes, agri-tourism, berry picking, open artists' studios.

Hikers, mountain bikers, cross-country skiers, snowshoers and snowmobilers enjoy direct access to an extensive network of trails that lead to the summit of Mt. Cushman, elevation 2,750 feet. Cross-country skiers and snowmobilers can pick up groomed trails at the doorstep. Or take a short walk from the door to nearby lookouts, moose paths and beaver ponds.

Enjoy several spots in the nearby rivers for swimming, cliff diving, tubing, or fly-fishing. We are 20 minutes from Silver Lake, a perfect spot for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. 30 minutes from Killington, Sugarbush, and the Green Mountain National Golf Course.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved staying here, don't want to leave! Such a beautiful, peaceful spot. And your barn/cabin was so comfortable. Thank you!
Jul 2008
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based on 9 traveler reviews

Solar-Powered Barn Loft
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Wonderful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a comfortable, quiet, private and pet-friendly rental and this place exceeded our expectations. Close to 2 small towns and amazing hiking, the home was an amazing place to relax after a day of adventure. The property is beautiful and our nightly campfires were the ultimate end-of-the-day activity. Leave your cell at home and rest with a book or conversation. The owners were immediately accessible if we had questions. We will likely return in the fall for some hikes and adventure. Awesome!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Perfect Place to Get Away From It All

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this beautiful barn loft for four nights with my dog and by the end I felt so refreshed! I did not want to go back to the hustle and bustle of Boston. At all.

The property is gorgeous and so well maintained. The interior is incredibly cozy and it was SO nice to see that there was no internet or TV. If you need time to recharge your batteries and want to get away from the world for a bit, this is the perfect place. It is also conveniently located, just down the road from Rochester, where you can find some great food and interesting people. I was able to get around with ease, popping up to Montpelier and over to Middlebury - I couldn't have been in a better location.

Everything about this place is perfect and I cannot wait to come again :)

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and Peaceful Property

  • 5 of 5

I spent four wonderful nights at this awesome property. It was very off the beaten path which was just what I wanted. It was also a great base for exploring all of central Vermont. I particularly loved that it was solar powered. The garter snake that seemed to live on the step outside the door was a bit disconcerting but harmless. My dog absolutely loved being there and being on vacation in general. Thanks for being pet friendly!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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watertown, ma

This property is a dream....

  • 5 of 5

This property is a dream. Picture-perfect; renovated

farmhouse and barn, pond, fields, streams, and totally

secluded. The barn had very cool furnishings and was

the perfect size for two people (and our german

shepherd.) Our dog loved the long nature walks and

hated to come back to the city. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a great place to unw...

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to unwind,took me a half hour. We saw a moose up close and some Deer. We both miss Rochester,our daily trip and the views were outstanding along with the accomodations. Thanks Again, McNeice Family

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montreal, Quebec

We had a wonderful, utter...

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, utterly peaceful stay in the barn! We saw fireflies for the first time (magical), visited the meadows and beaver pond, walked to the top of the mountain, (Bunk-er Hill, "elev. Pretty high"), listened to a concert on Rochester Town Green, which was performed in spite of a deluge, with all the audience sitting in their cars! Vermont is green, green, green, and very beautiful, and you have a little piece of paradise at the end of Camp Brook Road. It was so quiet -- just the wind rustling in the leaves and the sound of bird calls and frogs. We walked, read, swung in the hammock, looked at the stars. We feel filled up…Thank you for sharing your land with us! The barn is beautiful -- the floors are gorgeous, the bed is sooooo comfortable, we thought the furnishings made from the weathered barn wood were beautiful -- everything is perfect, a feast for the senses. From two Canadians who'll be dreaming of the scent of night air in Vermont…

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethel Accommodation and Amenities

  • Linens Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Furnished with one queen-sized bed, additional cots are available. Well-trained dogs welcome, with prior approval and pet deposit.

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