This is a newly renovated, top floor property with a layout meant for entertaining and a gorgeous view of Stratton. The kitchen overlooks the dining/living room area which features a warm wood burning fireplace and fantastic views. There are portable air conditioning units to keep you cool or you can open the windows and let the fresh mountain air in. The kitchen is fully stocked with all you will need to cook a meal. The two bedrooms sleep up to 6 people comfortably, ideally 4 adults and two children. The first bedroom features a queen bed and twin bunks (meant for children) and the second bedroom features a king bed. Both bedrooms have their own full bathroom with tub and shower. There is a large entry way/mud room where you can hang towels, kick off your hiking/riding boots or unload your water sports gear as you start to unwind after a long summer day of adventuring. There is also an outdoor balcony with a beautiful view of Stratton where you can enjoy your morning coffee or evening wine. Conveniently located on the first floor, you will find a private closet "locker" where you can store all of your gear which makes it very easy to grab your gear in the morning and go! There are tennis rackets provided to take with you to the courts which are a very short walk away. TV with cable and DVD player (with DVD Collection) is located in the living room and another TV with cable and a video game console is located in the bunk room. A small old school boom box is located in the living room. It has a CD player, an AUX plug where you can plug in your phone, and a radio where you can listen to our local alternative station WEQX. WiFi throughout.
This is a perfect property for the Vermont Summer Festival's Horse enthusiasts or anybody who wants an outdoor adventure. The condo is located directly next to the fitness center which features a pool, sauna, indoor and outdoor tennis, yoga, full gym, and complimentary coffee and tea. For an extra daily or per class fee you can enjoy all the amenities there. There are tennis instructors on hand to book private or semi private lessons. The Fitness center has a small pro shop and sells some snacks as well. All summer long there are week long kids' tennis camps which run from 9:00-3:00. That leaves the adults free to either play their own tennis or go hiking, biking, kayaking or any number of other outdoor activities the Stratton area has to offer.
Other nearby attractions include The Stratton Snowmaking pond! Bring your cooler, lunch, swim gear, and something to float around on. Enjoy swimming and socializing with other summer revelers in a beautiful, natural setting. Bromley ski area, (17 minute drive) With it's Summer Adventure park and alpine slide (and if you hike to the top you get to take the alpine slide down for free) Mt. Snow ski area for hiking (14 minute drive) and Manchester Village (26 minute drive) where you will find many restaurants and shopping opportunities. There is also a movie theater in Manchester along with museums and art galleries. Manchester is known for it's outlet shopping so this can be nice for a day you do not plan to venture out in the rain. There are also various rural farms worth visiting and other quaint small Vermont towns nearby. The Weston Playhouse in Weston VT is famous for the Vermont Country Store and The Weston Playhouse, an equity theater company which brings talent up from Broadway!
The Appalachian Trail and The Long Trail pass through Stratton. You can pick up the Catamount trail about a 15 minute drive from Stratton. Also a short drive, in Peru, VT (where the 80s movie "Baby Boom" was filmed) you will find Wild Wings which offers yoga in a beautiful country setting.
Venture to Rawsonville (10 minute drive) and hit up Fran's kitchen (food is great!) or Honeypie which has the best milkshakes ever. There is also a coffee shop and a beer shop, a convenience store, and several sporting goods shops.
The village of Stratton has several very good restaurants, shopping, and a general store. Stratton also holds many music events and activities on the mountain in the summer. Hiking to the top of Stratton is breathtaking and when you hike up you get to take the gondola down for free! Just a short, 5 minute ride away in the town of Bondville is a larger general store, several sport shops, a pub, a pizza place, and a 7-Eleven where you can purchase gas, wine, beer, and spirits. There are mountain bike/kayak rentals available in Bondville and in Stratton Village. Bondville has a free music festival every Friday night in the summer which is great fun for the whole family.
Come and enjoy this beautiful, adventure filled, fresh air get away!