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Surround yourselves with comfort & style

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrm, 3 bath ~Updated, Close To Town & Mountain Activities

Relax in this 2950 sq ft condo ( sleeps 8-10 ) complete with first floor master suite. There are 2 beautiful, wood burning fireplaces. We fell in love with the Stonybrook Resort because of its proximity to everything in the Stowe area. At the end of our dead end street is a swimming pool and tennis courts for summer enjoyment. In winter, we go hiking & snowshoeing or X-C Skiing on the trails surrounding our property as the resort maintains them year round. The management here is truly remarkable - they plow, cut the grass, salt the walkways provide firewood, etc. Our photos tell the story in terms of comfort & style - we decorated it in neutral forest tones with a 'Pottery barn' feel in the bedrooms. First floor has a front deck entrance leading into a spacious mud room. In December 2013, we built a new, top of the line cook's kitchen complete with granite counter tops and all new appliances including a commercial 6 burner stove. Our kitchen opens into the living room with plenty of counter space, 4-counter stools and wine refrigerator. We have a farm table in dining room that expands to seat 10, vaulted living room and 3 season porch overlooking a beautiful large pond, modern 1/2 bath plus a separate, first floor, master bedroom suite with beautiful bathroom boasting radiant heat, 2 sinks, whirlpool & separate glass enclosed tiled shower. Master bedroom also has a beautiful stone, wood-burning fireplace, private deck, double closets and plenty of drawer storage. Second floor has 2 additional bedrooms ( one with queen bed/pvt deck w mountain views and the second bedroom has 1-queen bed and 2-twin beds plus large closet, skylight and extra storage. These 2 bedrooms share the over sized, jack & Jill bath. Lastly, there is a very large great room w skylights and large windows with great views of the mountain tops. This is our primary TV room and office. In 2013, we added a lower level that is perfect for a recreation room - there's a flat screen TV, arcade game and a pull out couch. We also built a laundry room and added a new front loading washer and dryer.


Owner
Louise Decker
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Louise Decker

Your hosts, Louise and Larry Decker both grew up in NE Philadelphia, lived in Bucks county for over 20 years, owned homes in Spring Lake, NJ for over 15 years and now are loving life on the Manasquan River. We also recently purchased a 3 bedroom coach home in Naples, FL which is also listed on VRBO. We are both avid Cross-Country Skiers & Tennis players. We enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, sharing our homes and relaxing in Vermont. Louise is a Full time Realtor in Spring Lake, NJ. Dr Larry Decker is an author of two books on Cardiac Psychology and continues to consult to the Corporate world as an executive coach and Psychologist. We have a daughter who is a successful Illustrator and a son who is currently working at Gartner, an it company in Fort Meyers, FL .

Louise Decker purchased this condo in 2012

Why Louise Decker chose Stowe Area

Louise worked for the Stowe area Assn in the winter of 1978 and always loved being in Stowe. Over 30 years ago we began coming to Stowe for Ski vacations and always dreamed of owning a second home in this location. We looked at many single homes and condominiums and chose Stonybrook because of its unique location and benefits.

What makes this condo unique

We chose the Stonybrook resort because of it location, halfway between Mt. Mansfield and the charming town center. Additionally, we are steps from the 5 mile town recreation path that connects the two where we walk and bike in the summer and Cross-Country Ski in the winter. We are walking distance to popular restaurants. As if this is not enough...the resort contains multiple tennis courts, swimming pools and a club house with fitness room, game room, hot tub and a sauna.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our first time to Stowe and we couldn't imagine staying any place better thanhere. Truly a home away from home. The hardest decision was whether to cook dinner in the awesome kitchen or go out! The location is great and the setting is even better. We recommend taking a hike to the Pinnacle Summit! Looking forward to our next visit. Thanks for sharing your home.
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Stowe Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , master bedroom bath has 2 sinks, custom jetted tub and separ
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , half bath services the first floor guests
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , this bath is shared by both bedrooms on second floor, has se
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom suite/Bedroom 1 - 1 king , first floor master bedroom suite w adjoining bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd floor master w/ deck. overlooks mountain and pond view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , bedroom w one queen and 2 twin beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9259257 based on 35 reviews
5

Exceptional Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Decker's before; and we will do it again. This place has all the comforts of home and more. Each time we have stayed here there has been upgrades to the house which makes it feel like new. This time there is a brand new, beautifully tiled stall shower on the first floor bathroom. This bathroom use to only be a half bath. Since the lower level has a pull out sofa bed for guest to sleep, now whoever sleeps there has his own full bathroom.The next upgrade was removal of carpeting in living room/dining room with addition of a heated floor in the living room beneath tile that looks like real wood. The new area rug and Art looks great too.

We noticed another new upgrade in the house is a gorgeous, bathroom on the second floor w/ granite counter top, two deep sinks plus new cabinets. It looks spectacular!

The views from the house are great. You can see Mt Mansfield from great room. A pond sits right out back which has plenty of wild life to observe. We saw many different kinds of birds eating from the bird feeder, including wild turkeys . Also an otter on the pond!

When we were not outside doing our winter sports, shopping or checking out the area breweries, we watched movies on the big screen in the grand TV room upstairs. Also played music and sat cozy by the wood fire in the living room.

The master suite is a large unit all by itself. We love taking a soak in the oversized Jacuzzi tub. The king size bed is so comfortable. Oh and another upgrade we were pleasantly surprised to find is a new flat screen TV on the bedroom wall!

This condo is clean, well stocked, and a wonderful place for families and friends to reunite.

Thank you to the owners.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Riverhead, ny
4

Great house and location! We had a wonderful week.

  • 4 of 5

This condo is great for two families. Our group had 4 kids and 4 adults. The main living room/kitchen/dining room was open and a nice place for everyone to hang out. Then there is the basement space where the kids could hang out and an upstairs room with a tv and comfortable furniture. Everything was clean, beds were comfortable and the fireplace was cozy. We would have loved if the tv and the more comfortable furniture from the upstairs den were in the kitchen/dining room/living room area because that really was where everyone gathered most of the time. We did not use the community hot tub. It was far away (definitely needed to use the car to get there) and just wasn't worth the trouble for us. Overall we had a fun, comfortable and enjoyable week in Stowe! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Christmas in Stowe!

  • 5 of 5

This home in Stonybrooke was perfect for our Christmas getaway. It was very clean and accommodating. The location is perfect, close to everything you could imagine doing. We love to cook and the beautiful kitchen had all we could ask for and more. The living room , kitchen and dining is one large open space , very beautiful with a large fireplace. The bedrooms are all nice size with, very functional bathrooms. The tv room upstairs and on the lower level are lovely as well, although we didn't even use those rooms because we enjoyed the kitchen/living area so much. No need for tv when you have your family in such a great place!!! Thank you Louise and Happy New Year!!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Taunton, Ma
5

It was the best!

  • 5 of 5

From the time we walk in, and my daughter stated how beautiful it was, to the time we left this condo it was the BEST!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful condo with a great kitchen

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Decker condo in July and loved the time we spent there. They have a fabulous kitchen which we cooked in several times during our stay. All the bedrooms are a great size and all 9 of us slept very comfortably with two kids in the basement on the pull out couch. The location is great. There were restaurants and markets within 10 minutes driving distance. If there were any issues, they were quickly resolved by the owners and there is also a property manager in the complex. We loved Vermont and would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home away from home

  • 5 of 5

While we skied most of the time our family was in Stowe we were happy to come home to our lovely home away from home! The home is clean, beautifully decorated, comfortable and the kitchen is well equipped to for a gourmet dinner! We most certainly will contact this owner again the next time we visit Stowe!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Map

Car: recommended

In summer there is so much to do - easy to advanced hiking trails to waterfalls or many of the Stowe Land Trust preserved areas. Walk to the Crop or Piecasso restaurant for lunch outside w/local micro breweries nearby - World renowned Heddy Topper brewery will be walking distance when completed in 2015-16. 5 min. to Trapp family Resort w/ beautiful vistas or go kayaking in our nearby waterways. Go golfing or Play tennis (take a lesson) or relax by the pool. Shop in town, visit sculpture gardens/art galleries. Go to Top Notch or Spruce Peak for a massage and relax at their spa - enjoy their views and unique pools winter or summer for the day. Stonybrook has few golf holes for putting or go to one of the area 18 hole golf courses or mini-golf with the family. Movie theater, ice cream stores and super markets nearby. Remember Montreal is 2 hours away and a day trip to Burlington is also a fun outing.

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Rates & Availability

Stowe Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Summer
May 29 2017 - Jun 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$425
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer
Jun 29 2017 - Aug 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$425
From
$500
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,500
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
 
Fall Foilage
Sep 22 2017 - Oct 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$450
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
 
 
Fall
Oct 16 2017 - Nov 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$350
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$325
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
 
November/December
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,000
 
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
New Years Holiday
Dec 27 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
January
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
 
Martin Luter King weekend
Jan 11 2018 - Jan 15 2018
4 night minimum stay
$400
From
$600
Fri,Sat
 
 
January/February
Jan 17 2018 - Feb 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,200
 
 
Washington's B-Day
Feb 10 2018 - Feb 18 2018
4 night minimum stay
$600
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

As soon as I receive full payment, I will forward the key location, wi-fi password and Stonybrook Resort package. Please note that owner is a licensed NJ Real Estate Agent.

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