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A place of your own on Burke Mountain! Check out our new bed options for 2017!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,950 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 9 nights

Overview

About the property

Hike And Bike Directly From Your Door!

Wilderness Lodge was one of the first lodging options on Burke Mountain Located on the Mountain Rd midway between the two Burke Mountain resort lodges and next door to Burke Mountain Academy, you will have a spectacular view of Willoughby Gap. You will enjoy the recently renovated living area and kitchen with all new appliances as well as the most recent renovation of the uptairs full bathroom. Help yourself to the fresh garden produce in season. You can enjoy the large deck with grill and spacious yard. There are four bedrooms and a sleep sofa that can accommodate up to 10 guests. Full laundry facilities on site. Children five and under are always free. Please ask about bringing your pets🐾🐕🐾.


Owner
Tanya Novosel & Stuart Miles
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Tanya Novosel & Stuart Miles

I left a brand new huge school in 1965 to move here from the Chicago suburbs with my parents and new baby brother. My father was so proud to show me the 2 room schoolhouse where I was going to attend first grade the following year I remember crying in the car and proclaiming that " I'm not going to go to school in someone's house! " We moved into the Wilderness Lodge and it became our private home ending the business it had been as one of the original housing options at Burke Mountain. My mother wasn't too sure what she was getting herself into moving from the city to Vermont and was scared of the bears but quickly grew to love it and the friendliness of the people here. Things have changed somewhat since then. That 2 room schoolhouse is now The East Burke School, a private secondary school. The public grade school has grown with the town and now has more than 2 rooms but still has the same small community feel that you will experience when you visit Burke. (It's still not even close to the size of that school I left!) I am now proud that I was fortunate enough to have gone to a two room schoolhouse. After leaving for a while to work in Boston at MGH, I have returned to Burke and have no intention of leaving again. (Except to visit the ocean with family members who live in more urban settings. That's where we vacation if we're not visiting other mountain towns.) My "little" brother, Gary now lives in upstate New York and has a family of his own. He remains very connected to the property and community here. My husband Stuart is a native Vermonter. He is a self employed carpenter who is responsible hands on for the latest Wilderness renovation as well as the new LCD TV. The available books and games were more my idea. He has lived in Montana and Hawaii as well but also chose to come back to Vermont. We live nearby with our dogs, Annie and Donnie. We enjoy everything that the outdoors has to offer and are happy to share it all with you

Why Tanya Novosel & Stuart Miles chose Northeast Kingdom

Since the passing of my parents we are pleased to return the house to it's roots by opening it up once again for guests to enjoy! We have retained the original name, Wilderness Lodge, in order to give a nod to bringing history forward.

Map

Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Burke Resort
Car: necessary

Amenities

Burke House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Split king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , French Provencial decor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin/double bunk
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twins may be put together as one. Room has slanted ceiling.
  • Two twin fold out beds available. Fold out couch available in TV area downstairs.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

As describe and then some. Simply a beautiful home in an amazing state.

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for us. Two guys away for a couple days to mountain bike at kingdom mt. It has everything you need to enjoy a few days away. We loved it and will certainly go back. Thank you for taking the time to make the home ready and nice for us!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome location for biking or skiing. KT are pretty much right outside your door. The house was very clean and spacious. The kitchen has lots of utensils and cookware, which made eating in a breeze. I highly recommend to anyone looking to stay close to KT or Burke Mountain. Tanya was also a great host. She was really responsive and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Love this place. Perfect location. Great utility. Everything we needed right there.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic house !

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much Tanya for this wonderful stay. Communication from the owners is top-notch ! They are easily reachable and make sure we have everything we need. The house was extremely clean and well equipped with everything you need in the kitchen, on the deck, in the bedrooms and bathrooms.

We spent some great time on the deck, using the brand new grill and playing Bocce in front of the house. Beds are very comfortable, and we appreciate a lot that Tanya stopped at the house on our first day to make sure everything was ok, and brought some newspaper to us.

The only thing that could have been better is that there is no A/C in the house. It was pretty hot inside the house and at night in the bedroom. However, the owners have place a few ventilators in the house to improve this situation, so this was ok. Location is perfect as well for hiking, biking and kayaking on the river. We plan to come back maybe in the winter to enjoy the house again !

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect stay on Burke for Lyndon State Graduation

  • 5 of 5

We recently were in town for graduation at Lyndon State and this house was the perfect fit for our family. It had plenty of room for everyone to hang out during our stay. Much better than everyone getting their own rooms at the nearby lodge. The house was well equipped with anything you ever needed. Plenty of dishes, towels, etc. The kitchen was big with lots of cooking space and ovens. To top it off it was extremely clean...not always the case in a rental house.

I also need to give a shout out to the Foggy Goggle for providing the most delicious meal for us after the graduation. Just had to pick up and reheat. Was too easy and so yummy.

All in all our stay was about as perfect as can be.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fall Foliage and trail access

  • 5 of 5

Great location and only minutes from East Burke village. Access to the Kingdom trails was awesome, especially if you are looking to ride some of the more technical trails around the ski area, being further up mountain road gave you a good head start climbing up to the trails.

The house was clean as a whistle, plenty of space for everybody. The big kitchen was also a plus.

Will look to stay here again and would recommend this property to anyone who asks.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Children 5 and under stay free!
Payment may also be made with credit card directly with owner using Vantiv secure credit card reader.
We do require a rental agreement to be signed either at booking or by/upon check in.

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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