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Large Sugarbush Ski House with Awesome Mtn Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

3 large bedrooms & private bunk areas sleeps 12

Welcome to our beloved family home in the Mad River Valley. Our house has a sense of seclusion but is close to just about everything. The surrounding landscape, rock formations and views make this the ideal base camp for your next family adventure in Vermont.

The house has 3 large primary bedrooms each with a warm and comfortable queen size bed and each bedroom has a unique and beautiful view. The master suite has a private covered deck and an attached master bath with a heated Jacuzzi tub. The view from every room is spectacular. Most have views of the summit of Mt Ellen. Additionally, there are several private bunk areas, one with a queen bed and 2 with 2 twin beds each. So the house can comfortably sleep 12 people. The kitchen is equipped with high-grade stainless steel appliances including a Wolf range, dishwasher and built-in convection microwave. Counter tops are granite, butcher block and stainless steel. The house has multiple levels so different groups can congregate in separate areas. There is a library of children’s DVDs and several games for the young ones as well as a pool and ping-pong table in the basement game room.

The den features a wood burning stone fireplace, leather couches, a large screen TV and patio doors that open onto a covered porch with spectacular views of the mountain. We have basic cable during the ski & summer seasons and the television is equipped with Netflix and a DVD player. NetFlix and Hulu provide access to many shows and the Hulu account has Showtime added to it. Cable is provided only in the main TV room. There are numerous DVDs and videotapes for all ages. The living room has comfortable leather couches, a warm gas fireplace and great views of the mountain. There is a large deck outside the living room and dining area that is great for dining on our bistro tables during the warmer seasons. You can watch the sun rise behind the house from either the kitchen or living room and at days end watch it set behind Mt Ellen. You can also sit on the Adirondack chairs located on the covered front porch in any season while you cook supper on the outdoor grille or just take in the great alpine views. There is a laundry room in the basement.

The shuttle stop is approximately a 100 yard walk but since the house is located just off German Flats road midway between Sugarbush north and south, driving to either base area is less than 5 minutes. There is 1 full bath on the first floor and a guest bath on the second floor where the main bedrooms are located. (3 baths in all) The famed Catamount Trail which is a winter only trail designated for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing is a short hike from the house. Snow shoes are available on loan from the owner at no charge upon request.

Quality bed and bath linens are provided. All cutlery, dishes and cookware are provided. Firewood is also provided. There is a coffee maker and Keurig machine for hot beverages.

More Details

Tobin Koch
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2017

About Tobin Koch

After having a Sugarbush condo while my children were growing up, I decided to build a house where we could all gather as they grew into their adult lives. We love it here winter, summer and in between. A fantastic place for recreation and relaxation in a peaceful setting.

Tobin Koch purchased this house in 2000

Why Tobin Koch chose Sugarbush Mountain

This house provides all the comforts of home away from home. Everything you want to do in Vermont is nearby. The towns of Waitsfield and Warren are pure Vermont. You have a great sense of privacy but also a sense of not being too far out.

What makes this house unique

The views and the surrounding landscape really set this house apart. You get great views of the morning sunrise and of the sunset at days end. It is ideal for families who have children of different ages because it has several gathering areas on different levels of the house with games, video viewing areas and a pool table for the teens.


Waitsfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Guest bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    1st floor bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 3 full baths, one is on the first floor one is on the guest bedroom floor and one is attached to the master bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bunk area 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bunk area 2 - 1 queen
    Bunk area 1 - 1 bunk bed
  • 3 large bedrooms each with a comfortable queen size bed and private bunk areas, one has a queen bed and 2 have two twin beds each.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Several pairs of snow shoes available at no charge, but must be requested in advance.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Large Sugarbush Ski House with Awesome Mtn Views
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews

Lots of space!

  • 5 of 5

All you could ask for and more. Plenty of space and great location.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 4 of 5

This place is excellent for large families and groups. Plenty of sleeping space for multiple guests and room for entertainment. Not far from Sugarbush Resort. There is a shuttle service that runs the main road in front of the place but unless you have clear roads and nice conditions they don't like to stop the bus on the hill so they won't pick you up, which would have made this place even better.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York

Perfect House For Group Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely perfect for anything you could want out of a group ski getaway. More than enough beds/space where no one felt crammed in and enough amenities to satisfy every person's needs. Cozy living room, large kitchen, grill, overall cleanliness are just a short list of all the good that comes with this house. Owner is extremely responsive and leaves clear directions for the house and making the stress of planning a vacation very easy. I would absolutely stay here again and my group would follow right behind. Not enough good words for this property. Careful driving up if you happen to hit some snow, which we did when we got to the mountain as the drive can get steep and blustery. Driving can get pretty crazy, but that made for some stellar conditions on the mountain! Deli/Market and bar located very close. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house for two families

  • 5 of 5

Great location, clean, amazing views, cozy feeling, comfortable beds, and owner was very welcoming and responsive. Highly recommend for a couple families. We had a great MLK weekend.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was lovely

  • 5 of 5

It was a perfect place for my family to stay for my daughter's. Wedding. The facilities were great, plenty of hot water for all, rooms to gather in, rooms to have quiet time in. Overall a great experience !!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mendota Heights. MN

Quiet, comfortable stay in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a base to hike and explore the Vermont fall mountain foliage, and this house fit or needs perfectly. A quiet secluded multi-level home with all the modern conveniences in a beautiful setting. And although we never met the owner in person, he gave us good information to explore the area and responded quickly to our questions via email. I'd recommend this VRBO to any friend, especially if they were considering a winter venue for downhill skiing.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Burlington, VT
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Sugarbush Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
German Flats Road
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Sugarbush & Mad River Glen

Located midway between Sugarbush North and South off German Flats Rd this house is 5 minutes from either Sugarbush base area and about 15 minutes from Mad River Glen. Cross country skiing is about 20 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Waitsfield House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Ski Season
Mar 23 2017 - May 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Summer Rates
May 8 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Green Mtn Stage Race
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fall Season
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Early Season
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Christmas Holiday
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 9.0%

There is a $400.00 damage deposit and a $125.00 cleaning fee.
Rates may vary based upon number of guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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