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Classic Vermont Setting

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1835 Farm House 4 BR/2BA sleeps 8.

This lovely 1835 farm house is set on 3.5 acres and borders the Green Mountain National Park. Hear mountain stream 50 feet from door. Ski cross country on groomed trails or downhill at Stratton Mountain, Sunny Bromley and others. 4 miles to Manchester, 20 minutes to Ski areas. Pets Welcome with Pet deposit.

Amenities & Activities: Wi Fi, Two fireplaces, wood stove (optional) and conventional oil furnace heat, washer/dryer, linens included, dishwasher, telephone, DVD/VCR and cable, Wireless, Air in some rooms. Portable air to any room.

Summer: Swim in the Roaring Branch river adjacent to house, Canoe in the Battenkill River (1. miles away), Hike the beautiful Green Mountain National Forest/marked trails, Biking all over, Picnic, Boating, at nearby Lake Emerald, Lake St. Catherine, or hidden mountain lakes. Golfing (2 miles to the public course), Shop at high-end outlet shops (4 miles to Manchester) such as Ralph Lauren, Armani, J.Crew, etc., many restaurants, Crafts Fair

Autumn: Spectacular color for foliage viewing and hiking found in surrounding mountains, such as Mount Equinox. Apple-picking, Hildene Crafts Fair.

Winter: Downhill Skiing at nearby sunny Bromley or Stratton Mountains, Cross-Country Skiing on nearby sunny Hildene Trails or cut your own trails through the surrounding pastures and woods.

Sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing,shopping.

Area: 4 miles to Manchester Town Center

More Details

Property Manager
Kit Olivi
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Kit Olivi

Newly retired history teacher, mother of three, who finally made it back to full time living in beloved Vermont. But I am off to see the world and visit my grandchildren. So be my guest and enjoy the beautiful location, away from the fray, yet close to town and mountain skiing.

Kit Olivi purchased this house in 1990

Why Kit Olivi chose Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas

Country setting, uncluttered, unique classic home. Hearing the river and the wind blowing the trees, enjoying the fragrance of a woodburning stove wafting through the air, you cant beat it.


Sunderland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Hard wired smoke detectors . Smoking will signal security and contract will be cancelled. Country plumbing bath rooms. No' flushables" tp ONLY
Location Type:
  • River ...
  • Town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , with fireplace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • We prefer 8 guests only
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
pond, near stream 50 ft, large grass area


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Classic Vermont Setting
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful Home in a Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, along with our three dogs, had the pleasure to stay in this lovely house for several nights and couldn't have asked for anything better. The house is quaint and charming yet has all the luxuries of home. The property is gorgeous with a beautiful backyard, and the house has plenty of room for a big family or lots of friends. Would highly recommend this home, which is also a short drive to Manchester and Bennington. Kit was also quick to respond to any messages/questions and was a terrific homeowner to work with.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect stay in classic Vermont setting

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we began interacting with Kit before our stay, she was the most helpful and generous host we could have asked for. From great arrival instructions to asking us what kind of coffee we wanted to be making in the mornings, she was extremely considerate and prompt in her responses. Our stay at the house was perfect. Cozy rooms, fully stocked kitchen, amazing fireplace in the living name it. The yard is a great place for lounging, outdoors brunch, and even a game of croquet. The experience was quintessential Vermont and our group couldn't stop talking about how great the house was for the entire weekend. Definitely a must-stay if you're passing through the area, or if you're lucky enough to rent it for the ski season, book it before it's too late!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely antique home.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 2 weeks in July while at the Vermont Summer festival. MY daughter and her friend loved it as it was like coming home at the end of the day not like returning to a hotel. Owner gracious and helpful when anything came up. Can't wait to stay again next year

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winter wonderland!!!!!!!!

  • 4 of 5

My family and I spent 4 nights here between Christmas and New Years. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The home is a beautiful old farmhouse in great condition. We had fires going in the living room and kitchen every night. It was so cozy. The beds were extremely comfortable with top of the line bedding. Showers were hot. The home has old world charm with modern updates. The owner was lovely and extremely accommodating. Would definitely rent this home again!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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East Hampton, NY

Wonderful Vermont home!

  • 4 of 5

My family enjoyed a wonderful stay at this home. It is a classic Vermont farm house with a beautiful stone fireplace and wood stove in the kitchen. We could see the mountains from the windows and hear the stream across the street. Although a bit rustic, the home offered updated amenities. The shower power was excellent; beds were very comfortable and included lovely comforters and covers, brand new TV, nice gas stove and full-stocked kitchen. It was difficult to leave this "little bit of heaven." Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Great location, trout fishing right out front door. Nice hikes, shopping and attractions all very close. Comfortable and charming house!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2004
  • Stayed: Aug 2004
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Nearest Airport
57 Miles
Albany New York
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Equinox Hotel 4 mi
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Public Course, Equinox, Stratton
Nearest Train
47 Miles
Saratoga New York or Albany New York
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
many Inns
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Bromely or Stratton
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
swimming holes / streams / ponds/ lakes abound
Car: necessary

Four miles from Manchester, Vermont with numerous restaurants, superb outlet shopping, historic sites. Property borders Green Mountain National Forest with lakes, exellent camping, groomed ski trails (x country). National Horse Show site is close by. Premier Skiing also close. Property is 50 feet from Roaring Branch River in idyllic country setting, yet close to town/amenities.

Other Activities: Winter:

Downhill Skiing (see ski section)

Cross Country Skiing at Hildene Groomed Trails

Visit Lincoln's son's home, Norman Rockwell Museum

Visit Equinox Resort and Spa in village for lovely dinner, drinks in the tavern, day spa pass.

Numerous Shopping and Dining Experiences in Manchester - Premium Outlets include Ralph Lauren, Coach, Brooks Brothers, Armani, Theory, Cole Haan, J Crew, Banana Republic, Gap, and many more


Nearby Golf Courses - from by donation public to excellent Superb Camping near lakes

Swimming in nearby River, Lakes, secret swimming holes

Orvis Fly Fishing School in Manchester

Battenkill Canoe and Rafting 1 mile away

Horse Back Riding

Tubing on the Battenkill

Manchester Recreation Area has nice public swimming pool, tennis, etc.

Arlington Recreation Area has by donation public golf course, tennis, playgrounds, etc.

Bromley Alpine Slide

Shopping, Dining

Golf: Free Par three in community. Play three balls per person for realistic practice. Not crowded. Beautiful mountain setting along Battenkill Riverr. Green well maintained course. Couple holes 200 yds. We know it is hard to believe.

Ski: All within 30 minutes:

Bromley Mountain

Stratton Mountain

Magic Mountatin


Rates & Availability

Sunderland House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

Minimum number of nights is negotiable. Contact owner. VT tax 9%. Security deposit returnable $250 or purchase insurance through site.
6 guests maximum. Apply to owner for change in number of guests.More than one pet apply to owner. Ski season stays are available for this property on a monthly basis. For these bookings, there is an additional fuel charge and deposit. Vermont homes are heated by oil which is costly, approximately the same price as you see for gasoline. Wood is an good supplemental fuel option as well for heating the property. Estimates on fuel charge and deposit will depend on how many days house will actually by occupied during the month. We will work with you on a case by case basis to provide an accurate estimate. Please note that if fuel usage is over the estimate/deposit you are still required to pay for all fuel used, there is no ceiling on this amount and therefore fuel conservation is necessary to stay within the fuel estimate.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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