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Mountain Biking Mecca - Burke Mountain and Kingdom Trails

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
15
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Burke House Rental Photos and Description

Over 100 miles of bike trails between Darling Hill and Burke Mountain

Embrace the opportunity to disconnect from technology and rediscover your love for Mother Nature and exercise. Located just below Mid Burke lodge, the setting is ideal for bike riders, skiers and leaf peepers. It’s the highest 5+ bedroom house on the mountain and has all the amenities you need to have a great getaway. And after an adventurous day outside, recharge yourself next to the fireplace or outside enjoying the cool summer mountain air.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
The Delaney Family
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 8, 2016

About The Delaney Family

We are from a large ski family and have skied for many years at Burke Mountain (since the early 1970's). We have an extended family who enjoy Burkie's Drop and ski there every year. We have a number of Burke Mountain Jr. Racers who have gone through the program and are still avid skiers at Burke. Recently we have been taking on Mountain biking and wanted to share our love for Burke Mountain and East Burke with you!!!

The Delaney Family purchased this house in 2003

Why The Delaney Family chose Northeast Kingdom

Its a fantastic location, with a downhill ski & ride in as well as a downhill ski & ride out. We have awesome neighbors and just love the mountain!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Mountain Biking Mecca - Burke Mountain and Kingdom Trails
average rating of 4.375 based on 8 reviews
4

Nice house

  • 4 of 5

perfect house for a mtb family get away! Nice spot, great location, room for everyone

The owner is kind and comprehensive. We loved our expérience. I recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Views & Bike Trails

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Pete, and your family, for sharing your house with us. We had a great time! Your house is perfectly located and close to everything. It's in the heart of the action. We were 13 and everyone had more than enough space. We rode the trails on the first day and hiked up the mountain on the second day. Wow! The view is amazing! The people working in the bike shops where we rented our bikes were super nice and helpful. I loved my weekend and look forward to coming back again, with my own mountain bike!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great place and great location

  • 4 of 5

Nice place to stay with a group at Burke moutain

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Accomodations on the Mountain !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed Thursday thru Sunday. We chose this house because of the number of rooms and location on the mountain. We had 11 guys stay and there were no more than 2 guys/room. Everyone had enough space to spread out and relax. The dining room table sat 8 comfortably but we were able to squeeze in our 11 for dinner ... no problem. The kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans, etc. for cooking if that's your pleasure (we ate "in" every meal) ... and there was a whole cabinet filled with spices.

We had a great fire outside in the fire bowl and there was plenty of dry wood.

The only improvements to the house that could be made is a flat-screen TV for the living room and internet service. Quite frankly though, we were so gassed from biking nobody really cared about the TV situation. The cell service at the house was spotty.

As for location on the mountain, it was perfect ! We were able to bike from the house down "Roly Grail" to the lifts and bike to the house for lunch each day we biked Burke. It was great not having to drive cars when we biked Burke !!

We will definitely return to this very reasonable priced property and easy to work with owner.

The owner requires the renters to keep bikes out of the house at all times. Again, this was not a problem either, as the house is so remote (high up on the mountain) that there's no problem leaving them outside. There was even a hose out back that we used to wash our bikes off.

We enjoyed great views as well ... an added bonus !

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mike for your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed your time at Burke! Your suggestions are right on target as we are talking with Charter to get them to run cable down our end of Alpine Lane for Internet and cable TV while they take care of the new hotel. A new TV is in the works as well. We think alike! Thx again Pete
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Just what we needed

  • 4 of 5

This is a huge, well maintained place halfway up Burke mountain. We all had our sleeping space. All the amenities -- including an outdoor fire pit, charcoal grill and a comfy wood stove. A very welcome, quiet place after wonderful days of mountain biking at Kingdom Trails. The Delaneys were very responsive and communicative throughout the rental process. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent. Very unique property!

  • 5 of 5

The 6 of us had a great time. Dealing with the owner was easy and efficient. Our communication prior to arrival made me confident it would be the right choice for us. The house was clean and had everything we needed. Location on the mountain was a serious bonus! The process from booking to departure was as good as it gets.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Located on Burke Mountain on Alpine Lane, the home of Burke Mountain Academy. We are located between the upper and lower lifts/lodges with a downhill ski&ride in and ski&ride out. Be sure to visit the fire tower on the top of the mountain after riding or driving up to the top. Another great catch is Lake Willoughby, the deepest lake fully contained in the state of Vermont!

Rates & Availability

Burke House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$425
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Additional information about rental rates

House Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Burke House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 6 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 5 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming

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