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An enchanting cottage with a postcard view

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Stowe Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 4-8

Steeple Cottage is a magical cottage on a private hill overlooking the village of Stowe. It has been completely rebuilt and has a romantic, sun filled atmosphere. It is the perfect honeymoon retreat or charming getaway. It is a short walk to the centre of the village of Stowe where restaurants and boutiques await you. The area has all kinds of outdoor activities and concerts and the physical beauty of Vermont is everywhere.

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Virginia Huber
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
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Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2016
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About Virginia Huber

I love Vermont. I am a Montrealer who has been coming to Stowe for longer than I want to admit. When I retired from the Fashion Industry in Montreal, I decided to rebuild this sweet cottage. I call it Steeple Cottage as it has a charming view of the church steeple in the winter. My grand father was an architect in England and I think there is some of his love for buildings in my bones. My Steeple Cottage is full of heart and makes me happy just being inside it. I hope you will come and visit and be enchanted too.

Virginia Huber purchased this cottage in 2000


based on 11 traveler reviews

An enchanting cottage with a postcard view
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Absolutley Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We can not say enough about how much we loved this house.

It was simply amazing. The decore was beautiful. It looked like it came from a home decore magazine.

So comfortable and cozy. The kitchen had everything that we needed. The yard was very tranquil. The house was convientiently located within walking distance from the shops in Stowe village. No need for a car. There is also a lovely trail that you can walk to that starts off both a bike and walking trail, but then splits of into a ''quiet trail'' that is great becuase there are no bikes that you have to worry about. It was such a nice easy walking trail. We will be back to stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cottage was so much more than we expected. Everything you could possibly want was available. The host was extremely gracious and the setting was perfect. We stayed here for Thanksgiving and would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The perfect get-away cottage

  • 5 of 5

We reluctantly left Stowe almost two weeks ago. It is difficult to drive away from your favorite ski area with over two feet of fresh powder on the slopes.

Leaving the skiing behind was, however, easier than leaving Virginia's beautiful Steeple Cottage. The wonderful reviews that have preceded ours give an accurate glimpse of the pure comfort and sense of style that we enjoyed throughout our stay. Every aspect of the cottage seemed like what we so often wish for but rarely find in a vacation home.

Steeple Cottage, with it's great kitchen and lovely dining room with a view, was the perfect place to entertain our New England friends. They all enjoyed it thoroughly and complimented us on our good taste and clever choice of vacation spots. We happily accepted all compliments while feeling that we were actually just very lucky to have found such a unique cottage. We passed along the compliments to Virginia for she truly created every detail of the cottage.

It is a work of art.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The House That Gives You a Big Hug

  • 5 of 5

We've rented many properties over the years, both around Stowe and elsewhere. I can say quite honestly that this was the most "comfortable," meaning you don't feel as if you're just a number. Virginia makes you feel truly at home and thoroughly welcome, and the cottage is about as inviting as it gets. The location at the center of town is great -- and being right down the block from Black Cap Coffee is a big plus.

Rent this property and you won't be disappointed. In a word: fantastic!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most beautiful home from home

  • 5 of 5

Steeple Cottage is the sort of rental property which you so rarely find. It is truly a home from home. So much so that when we came to leave we felt like we were moving out of 'our' home. Virginia (the owner) has put her heart into this house ad it shows in the furnishings, decor and equipment etc in the home. It is perfectly located with lovely views over Stowe and towards the mountains yet is only a five minute walk to Main St with it's shops and cafés. The house is in a beautiful setting within it's gardens, whatever time of the year you visit. The Stowe recreational path starts right by the Church so is literally within sight. If you are intending skiing, the shuttle bus runs from Main St or it is a 10 min drive to the resort so you have the best of all worlds. If you are looking for a warm beautiful home in Stowe then this is the place to stay and Virginia is the perfect host.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly what I wanted!

  • 5 of 5

I was excited to stay at the Steeple Cottage just from looking at the pictures...and the pictures do not do it justice! It was beautifully decorated....but lived in at the same time. You feel as though you are staying at a relatives home. It is perfectly located...just steps from town and minutes from Stowe Mountain. Virginia was a wonderful host- giving us ideas on where to eat and letting us know about the Vermont Travel Club (discount lift tickets!). Our family had a wonderful vacation and a great start to the New Year.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Waterbury Reservoir
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Stowe Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Foliage/Early Winter
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
MLK Weekend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Presidents week
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Mid Winter
Feb 27 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $150

There will be a $25/person/night surcharge for groups larger than 5.
Cleaning fee and house supplies $150. Holiday rate $200

Booking is confirmed upon receipt of 50% of the rental by check to Virginia Huber. The balance is settled in cash on arrival.

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Stowe Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , The master bath has a garden view from the extra large tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master suite - 1 queen
    Guest suite - 1 queen
    Sleeping loft - 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Master annex - 1 double
  • The cottage sleeps 4 very comfortably in two spacious bedroom suites. With the upper lounge and master bedroom annex, there is room to sleep guests up to 4 more people. There is an additional per person charge should the extra sleeping space be required.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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