The Elm House is located in Okemo Valley and is perfect for city dwellers looking for a country escape, traveling families, romantic getaways, retreat weekend, girls trip, reunions, celebrations etc; Our beautifully appointed and spacious space (4300 sf) will make for a relaxing and cozy getaway. The Williams River flows behind our home among the apple trees and grapevines.
Our home has a traditional farmhouse style kitchen complete with rustic wood floors, plaster walls and everything you need to prepare a meal with fresh food from the local farmer's market or general store across the street. We also have a Keurig, coffee maker, french press. For your added convenience we have provided a starter supply of K-Cups, ground coffee, creamer and assorted teas.
In the formal dining room, we have a designated bar area equipped with glassware and other bar essentials (libations not included!) as well as a full china set for your use.
The Elm House offers 4 bedrooms with 3 memory foam queen beds and a bunk bed room with a single loft bed and a triple bunk bed. We can also provide a queen air mattress for any additional guests. Each bedroom is light, bright and sunny.
We are also happy to provide a Pack and Play and high chair for those traveling with little ones. (please note there is a grand staircase to the 2nd floor bedrooms/baths that isn't suitable for a baby gate)
In the winter months-sleds are available for your use. There is a great little sledding hill on the property!
There is also a spacious mudroom-perfect for ski and snowboard storage.
Chester and the surrounding towns are absolutely picturesque!
For Spring and Summer fun- take a hike! There are several popular hiking trails in Chester-Lost Mine Hiking Trail and Green Mountain Nature Trail. In Chester there is a town pool you can access or check out Buttermilk Falls in nearby Ludlow for waterfall/swimming adventures. In Springfield there is a pick your own farm-Wellwood Orchards for strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, plums and cherries. For more outdoor adventures, bring your bikes, kayaks or golf clubs for a round at Tater Hill Golf Club.
Fall is a time of wonder and delight in this quintessential Vermont town-perfect for leaf peeping, apple picking, scenic train rides at Chester Depot (only footsteps away from Elm House) or enjoy the annual fall festival on the green in September.
In the Winter months, bring your ice skates, skis and snow boards! We are conveniently located near 5 of Vermont's finest ski resorts!
Anytime of the year is a great time to check out Chester's Stone Village Historic District and the many antique shops. We're also less than 10 miles away from The Vermont Country Store.