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The River House 1 Mile To Mount Snow, waterfront, Mt. Views, free shuttle +canoe

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms 2 Baths Plus Den/Game Room Sleeps 8, Ski Mt. Views And Riverfront

The River House is all about location with this adorable chalet located one mile (2 min car ride!) from Mount Snow in West Dover, Vermont and only 15-20 minutes from Stratton Ski Resort. This is an amazing vacation rental for any season. In the winter, step out onto your front porch for beautiful and majestic views of Mount Snow. The 'Moover', which is the free transportation system, will pick you up close by the house! No need to even drive to the mountain! In spring and summer, enjoy the soothing sounds of the river that passes right under the deck off the back of the home. You can cool off and take a refreshing dip in the river, or at night, you can simply relax with friends near the fire pit in the yard. The autumn leaves put on a spectacular show, and the amazing hiking trails (within walking distance) are a simple way to enjoy the foliage. There are safe paths for rollerblading, running, or biking trails across the street from the home. The Valley Trails, Crosstown Trails, and Mount Snow trailheads are all very close to the house. Fine dining, casual dining, and nightlife are all within walking distance as well. So whether you're seeking a relaxing or adventure filled vacation, The River House is the perfect spot to be your home away from home! Great for couples, a group of friends or families.

We also provide a canoe for your to use at the nearby lakes. Just bring some tie downs for your roof rack.

This home is updated throughout! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Living room, Dining room, laundry and an additional living room/den/game room.

First Bedroom: Queen bed

Second Bedroom: Queen bed,

Third Bedroom: 1 full/queen and 1 bunk with two twins

Den: has a pull out twin bed in couch

Living Room: Brand New Sectional and loveseat

Sleeps 6-9 very comfortably in beds. Additional sleeping areas are downstairs den and pull out love seat in main living room.

Sorry no full season rentals. The longest consecutive rent we can accommodate is one month at a time. As we like to keep our home pristine and always maintain it once a month to keep it in tip top shape.

More Details

Calla and Jess Tabaka
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Calla and Jess Tabaka

We are outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy good friends, good food/drink and great experiences. That's what this house is all about.

Calla and Jess Tabaka purchased this house in 2014

Why Calla and Jess Tabaka chose Mount Snow Area

This home is perfect for all seasons! The ease of the free shuttle and only 1 mile from Mt. Snow! Whether it be the mountain views in the winter, the refreshing river in the summer, or the autumn foliage, this is the perfect getaway. Enjoy a beautifully updated home that feels like new close to all that Mount Snow area has to offer!

What makes this house unique

Enjoy this newly updated home, fireplace, river views, close proximity to Mount Snow, rec room games, and central location to all bars, restaurants, and shops. Hiking, biking, snowmobile/xcountry skiing, snowshoe trails, and golfing are all at your fingertips. We also provide a free canoe with paddles and life cushions for your to use at the nearby lakes. Just bring your tie downs for your roof rack and off you go!


West Dover House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , just renovated in June 2014
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , recently remodeled, washer and dryer
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 full/queen and 1 bunk bed with twins
  • There is also a den/gameroom with a twin pull out love seat and in the main living area a comfy large sectional. *Please note this is a 1300 square foot home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms: for all adult groups 8 is the preferred max amount of people. Families with small children may have up to 10 people.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Bring your own bed sheets and pillow cases, bath towels, toilet tissue, and paper towels. We have Comforters, blankets and pillows provided on every bed. Ask owners if you need a linen service provided for an additional fee. Couches have throw blankets and pillows. Thank you!


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The River House 1 Mile To Mount Snow, waterfront, Mt. Views, free shuttle +canoe
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews

A great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

House was so comfortable and clean, we've been to homes where it wasn't well kept but this house really was spotless and had everything we needed. The town is very quaint, the major stores are in town which can be a 10-15 minutes drive. We grilled out on the porch and The river running right under the house was our favorite part, so picturesque, the kids really had a great time splashing around in there. And at night we just lit the fire pit and roasted some smores and just relaxed with the sounds of the water rolling in the background....a great weekend getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Excellent fun filled family stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house is so well equipped with everything you need! Kids loved the bunk beds and we loved falling asleep to the sounds of the water outside. It was a great home base to plot and decipher clues while doing the Green Mountain Adventure. Challenge! First time doing the challenge and we solved it!! The Saloon was a perfect place for a tasty lunch. Thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I've always wanted to live in a house on a river but now I can just borrow this one from Calla and Jess once a year! The house is very cozy and it's obvious the owners do everything they can to make you feel welcome in their home. Plenty to do within minutes of walking or driving but we had a great time just hanging out at the house. We played cards on the deck with the sound of the river behind us and a competitive game of scrabble at the dining room table.(I won) We made use of the fire pit and loved exploring in the river. It's hard to believe that for about the same price that we normally pay for a hotel we got this comfortable house that felt like a home away from home. Thank you Calla and Jess looking forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week in this cute, clean, and well-appointed home. The river is beautiful and we enjoyed going in and also sitting by it at the fire pit and on the deck. Terrific location near Mt Snow, Wilmington and many fun things to do in the area. Loved hearing the river all night long. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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A Perfect Meet-Up Location

  • 5 of 5

Caught up with old friends (with kids). Great location and the River House had everything we needed. We spent most of our time at Mt. Snow and was very convenient to/from Mountain. Would rent again. Thank you Jess and Calla!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable, convenient and clean cottage!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing stay we had in West Dover! This home was the perfect retreat for the winter vacation we were looking for. We brought our kids from Florida to see snow for the first time, and we were so happy when we pulled up to the cottage. The house is cozy, clean and Calla and Jess were so accommodating and informative with what we needed to do to make our stay comfortable. The layout is perfect for a family with children because the downstairs area had two bedrooms, a den with TV, air hockey and darts, a bathroom and a mudroom entrance perfect for coming in and out of the cold snow. We ventured out to Mt. Snow each day and after a long day of fun winter activities, we lit the fireplace and relaxed. Some nights we ordered in and other nights we went out to eat. All activities that we did and restaurants we went to were within a 5 minute convenient! The Last Chair has excellent food and an attached game room for the kids to play in while the adults lingered and talked. TC's has specials each night and the food there was delicious too. We will certainly be back to West Dover and will plan to stay in the same house's a winner for sure!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kinds words. We are so pleased you and your family had a good time and took advantage of the area. We love having people back and look forward to hosting you again! Thanks
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Mount Snow
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Mount Snow Airport and Albany Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Dover Forge, Saloon, 1846 Tavern, The Last Chair
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Mount Snow Golf Club and Hermitage Haystack Golf
Nearest Motorway
21 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Dover Forge, Last Chair, Dot's, West Dover Joes
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Mount Snow
Car: not necessary

This home is conveniently located one mile to Mount Snow and a short walk or drive to Area restaurants, bars, and convenient stores.

Stratton Ski resort is also just a easy 20 minute drive away. Tons of great hiking and biking trails within walking distance of home.

Bromley 25-30 mins, Okemo 40-45 minutes.

Easy in and out driveway off route 100, no driving around through the woods lost.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $500

Special Event Pricing:
Tough Mudder- 2 Night Min, $350 per night
Mount Snow Brewer's Festival - 2 night min, $300 per night
Mount Snow Oktoberfest- 2 night min, $300 per night

Owner'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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