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Romantic Vermont Cottage near Ski Areas. Horses, ATVs, Snowmobiles okay.

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

Very private, romantic cottage sited on a year-round brook.

Romantic, private 1,200 sf cottage located near the historic town of Townshend, Vermont on a year-round brook with 1,600+ forested acres with waterfalls and a network of established trails for hiking, horseback riding, ATVs, X-Country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Ski at nearby Stratton, Mt. Snow and Magic Mountain.

Bring snowmobiles for sledding all the way to Canada on the VAST trails and ATVs for riding on the VASA trails (sorry no dirt bikes!). Vehicles must be legal to ride on trails.

Cross country skiing and tubing center 10 miles away at Grafton Ponds. Hike and camp out at the two rustic camps in the woods located on the property. Tour Southern Vermont and fish, boat, kayak, swim and tube ten minutes away at Townshend Lake and the West River.

Enjoy the fall foliage in a spectacular, wooded setting of hills and meadows. And you can bring along the horses for hours of riding on 25-miles of varied, maintained mountain trails. Two rustic camps on the trails when you want to 'rough' it.

Children are welcome, as are pets (additional deposit may be required) and outdoor smokers.

Cottage features a master bedroom with its own flat-screen HD TV and DVD player, a Queen mattress and full en-suite bath, full Kitchen with gas stove and oven, microwave, dishwasher, K-cup coffee maker, refrigerator with ice maker, Laundry room with washer and dryer, Dining room with wood-burning fireplace, heated toilet seats, Large living room with full-sized bed, flat screen HD TV with Direct TV, BLU-RAY/DVD/3D player, high speed wireless internet. Half-bath adjacent to Living room. Sleeps anywhere from 1-4. Dishes, cookware and linens included.

Outdoor bluestone patio overlooking the year-round brook with 30' bar area.

Fenced yard for dogs and covered parking in the garage.


More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 1, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

Fenced in yard & driveway (very private with no other homes nearby). Detached 3-car garage. Fireplace in dining room with an outdoor bar, fire pit all facing the year-round brook.


Nearest Barpub
9.33 Miles
Rick's Tavern, Newfane, VT
Nearest Golf
23 Miles
Straton & Mount Snow
Nearest Motorway
1.65 Miles
VT Route 35
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Dam Diner
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Straton & Mount Snow
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Townshend Lake
Car: necessary


Townshend Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 2 beds -- Queen Bed in bedroom plus full-sized Tempur-Pedic bed in hotel style back room.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
During the summer, above ground obstacle course, zip-line and rides are available at Bromley Mountain. Stratton usually offers mountain bike lifts during the summer months.


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Romantic Vermont Cottage near Ski Areas. Horses, ATVs, Snowmobiles okay.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Even better than we anticipated!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the cottage was magical. From the working fireplace in the dining room to the sound of the running brook through the open windows, this was an extra-special getaway. The house was clean and tidy, kitchen was well-equipped, plenty of room for an entire family -- even though it was just two of us. Thank you to Mike for his thoughtfulness in leaving fresh fruit and fresh flowers -- small gestures of kindness that made the house even more inviting. Looking forward to visiting again soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful cottage! We had a great time. if we plan to come to Vermont again. This is where we would like to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful paridise!

  • 4 of 5

We found the home to be very comfortable and enjoyed listening to the rushing stream. The toilets were a pleasant surprise and we are looking getting one for our home!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed every minute of our stay. The river running through the yard just makes it's a perfect time.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Exactly what we needed, quiet and relaxing. A lot of attention to detail and as private as we expected. Thanks Mike, hope to come back another time

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, clean, has everything you need. Fenced in backyard was great! Had a few inches of fresh snow the weekend I stayed here, it was great to have the carport to cover up my car! Hot tub is perfect under the stars. Great getaway for a quite weekend. Dam Diner is on the way to Stratton, talk about a score, love that place.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry, but the hot tub is no longer available until further notice!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $50
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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