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Large Sugarbush Ski House, Great Views, Minutes to Slopes

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 large bedrooms plus 3 private bunk rooms 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 rooms, one with a queen bed, one with a full bed and bunks and one with 2 twin beds. 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 small 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

Owner
Tobin Koch
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 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.

Map

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.

Amenities

Waitsfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Basement bunk area - 2 twin/ single
    Bunk area 1 - 1 queen
    Bunk area 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Several pairs of snow shoes available at no charge, but must be requested in advance.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Our Columbus Day weekend was fantastic!

The house was as described: large, secluded, comfortable for our family of 6 and well-equipped. We loved it; many memories were made here!

Tobin, the owner was immediately available to answer all questions and incredibly accommodating with our departure time after we unexpectedly needed a car towed!!

Thank you so much!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review, Donna. It was a pleasure to have your group as guests.
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4

Family gathering

  • 4 of 5

Thank you for the use of your home during our family gathering to celebrate our sister.

The house accomidated us so that we could be together and be comfortable.

The outdoor space in the summer was perfect for gathering around the fire pit and on the large outdoor deck. Perfect place for family to gather for pot luck dinner.

Spectacular view of Mt Ellen and the property allowed for alot of privacy.

We were lucky enough to be sitting on the deck enjoying morning coffee when Mama Bear and her three cubs came past out back in the woods.

We were careful to keep all trash in mark cans and nothing outside so they just past by in am and were no problem but we did keep our distance.

I will say there are quiet a few stairs so it can be a challenge for some as it is a four story home. Thank you. It was a

beautiful summer weekend

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Much bigger than the description

  • 5 of 5

This was a great set up for our large family reunion. There are a total of 5 very usable bedrooms spanning several floors. There is also a bedroom in the basement that can be used if needed. The views from the house are amazing and the location was great! Tobin was very easy to work with. We hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such a great guest and also for the nice review.
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5

Perfect place to stay in the wonderful Mad River Valley!

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need with great access to Sugarbush, Mad River and all that the valley has to offer. Super nice place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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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4

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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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

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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