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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Perfect vacation retreat convenient to skiing, golfing and swimming!

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Mount Snow Area House Rental Photos and Description

Fully equipped 3 bedrm + loft, sleeps 8. Private lg deck with acess to the yard

This is a great vacation home for all seasons! Conveniently located just 7 miles to excellent skiing, hiking and biking at beautiful Mount Snow. If you prefer, our private community offers great snow mobile trails, ice skating and trails for snow shoeing! When spring arrives, those same trails are great for hiking and biking!

Enjoy a quiet stroll through downtown historic Wilmington Village with its charming restaurants and shops only a mile away. Come join the fun and convenience our community offers.

If golfing is your choice, we are 1.5 miles to Hermitage Golf Club at Haystack and 5 miles to Mt Snow's Golf Course and school. Great location for spring, summer and fall golfing, hiking, biking, and all lake activities.

If you enjoy water sports, we are in close proximity to several lakes and rivers. Come experience paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking in Vermont! Zoar Outdoor Adventures has opened in Wilmington late summer, 2014.

We welcome you to come stay and enjoy this inviting, bright and comfortable 3 bedroom home, plus loft, with its open easy flow living. Our home is meticulously maintained and fully equipped. Enjoy coffee in the cozy sun room or a barbeque on the large private deck . It's time to relax and enjoy all Vermont has to offer in our community.

The Clubhouse & amenities include indoor and outdoor (seasonal) heated pools, hot tub, tennis, bocce, basketball courts, horse shoe pit, shuffle board, pool table, ping pong table, and game room for the kids and young at heart. There's also a reading and lounge area with WI-FI. BYOB bar and kitchen overlooking the indoor pool and hot tub. Open use grills and decks with outdoor tables. Of course, there's a large flat screen TV room (Friday night movies for the kids) and a kids play room.

Local Golf Courses: Chimney Hill is conveniently located a short distance from the Hermitage Golf Course(previously Haystack) and the Mount Snow Golf School and Course. Both offer spectacular breathtaking views of the mountains and/or ski slopes. Enjoy a refreshing drink and meal and visit the Golf Shops!

What are you waiting for? Book your summer stay early.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Kate (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Kate

We purchased our first studio condo at the base of Mt. Snow in 2001 to enjoy family vacations, hiking and skiing. In 2005 our daughter attended college nearby and worked at the mountain. We decided it was time to upgrade to a larger 1 bedroom condo for increased space.

Why Kate chose Mount Snow Area

We realized how much we enjoyed spending time in the Mt. Snow area and decided to purchase a home where we could all spend time together and have room to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

Our home is in a great four season resort. There's hiking, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, tennis, swimming, and so much more! There's something for everyone, every season!

Our home is warm and inviting and meticulously kept. Start your day with a cup of coffee relaxing in the sun room. End your day grilling on the large deck or lounging in hammock with a good book. You'll be surrounded by the quiet and serene forest. Whatever your pleasure, enjoy it from our Vermont country home!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Kate-- Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed staying at your place in Vermont! It was comfortable, cozy and we enjoyed it so much. We definitely will keep you in mind for another family get together. It's a nice half way drive for us to meet our son. The mud wasn't so bad. We came home to tons of mud in Old Forge and a lake in our back yard!! It was a brutal winter and it's going to be a long messy mud season!

Thank you again.

Apr 2014
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based on 12 traveler reviews

Perfect vacation retreat convenient to skiing, golfing and swimming!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 14 reviews

Simply Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Our family absolutely loved this home for our New Years stay. The perfect combination of cozy spaciousness. This home is the perfect layout and the furniture and accommodations were all top notch. We loved the entire neighborhood. The owner was professional and friendly, making sure our vacation was a VACATION. She even took the time to mail us an item we left behind. HIGHLY recommend and look forward to staying again. Just a great experience. Thank YOU!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. Our aim is to provide clean, comfortable surroundings so our guests can relax and truly enjoy their precious vacation time. We lLook forward to working with you again in the future. Vermont is an "any season" vacation and we have all the amenities to make it easy!
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Perfect get away home!

  • 5 of 5

Went to this home for a weekend of skiing at mount snow. Perfect distance from the mountain. We weren't sure what to expect but the house was more than what we could ask for. House had everything we needed from cooking supplies to board games to firewood. The owner, Kate, was more than helpful and quick to answer any questions we had. Would recommend this house to anyone and will definitely rent from this house again.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carly. It's always great to get positive feedback. We hope all our guests have a great vacation and enjoy their stay as much as we do! The community is great and has so much to offer to all. As you said, it's a short distance to the mountain as well as downtown shops and restaurants. Look forward to hearing from you again! Kate
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent the Presidents Day weekend here and had great time. We were two families with three young children (7, 3, and 0yr old), and the stay couldn't have been more comfortable. We skied in Mt. Snow one day, but the other days were way too cold to go to the mountain, so instead, we enjoyed the indoor swimming pool, hot tub, billiard, and ping pong at the clubhouse. It was perfect for a -15 degree weather day. The ping pong table in the basement of the house was also a hit with a 7 years old. Kitchen was clean and well stocked with knives, pots and pans, and simple dishes, making eating-in easy and enjoyable, too. The owner Kate was very responsive and helpful - even promptly shipping a cellphone charger I left back to me! Thank you very much for our wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Welcome Home!"

  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure to stay here. The house was beautiful. Our family absolutely loved it. It was a short drive to town to enjoy the local shops and restaurants. It is less than 10 minutes. The view was fantastic and we enjoyed our morning coffee out on the enclosed sun-porch. There was tons of firewood and we felt right at home. The view from the house was beautiful as the location is very scenic. Kate took the time to make sure our stay was comfortable and responded promptly to any questions. Thank you so very much for your hospitality!!! You truly made your house our home. I would highly recommend this house to others and I would be happy to return there in the future. 

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed our home as much as we do! It is a great location with the close proximity to downtown Wilmington and short drive to Mt. Snow. We welcome you back anytime!
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Ideal VT Home

  • 5 of 5

After owning a place not more than five minutes away for many years, we were excited to return to the Mt. Snow area with family visiting from the Midwest. Kate's home was absolutely perfect for four adults, four teenagers and a toddler. It was warm, cozy and very well appointed. I rented my former condo on VRBO for several years and understand the challenges in creating a seasonal rental property that is also your second home. It was perfect for relaxing after long days on the mountain. We enjoyed cooking in the well stocked kitchen and even used the BBQ in Dec! The ping pong table in the basement was a hit. And there was swimming/hot tub, etc.. a short drive away at the community clubhouse. I highly recommend this home and plan on returning again. A+ Kate.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure dealing with you and I look forward to hearing from you in the future! Glad to hear you were able to fit in the Clubhouse between skiing. It's perfect relaxation for adults and fun for the kids! Thanks again and I'm always happy to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay.
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Five Stars!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (4 adults, 2 young children) loved our stay at this fantastic home. It was well stocked, very clean, and super cozy. From the good size bedrooms and Vermont-style decor, to the wood fireplace and cozy carpeted floors (which were in excellent condition)...this home felt like our little home away from home. It was so nice to come "home" after a day of skiing (Mt. Snow is a quick 15 minute drive!) or sightseeing and just relax and make some great family ski trip memories. Kate was an absolute pleasure to work with - very nice and very responsive to any question that I had leading up to our stay. She even called the night of our arrival to check in and see how we were doing and if we had any further questions. In all the years I've rented homes, I've never had an owner who was so attentive. Thank you Kate for being so wonderful to work with and for letting us stay at your beautiful home. We will absolutely be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jaime, for those wonderful words. We take pride in making our home an enjoyable experience for our vacationing guests. As vacation home renters ourselves, we know how important it is to be relaxed and comfortable when you return from a busy day. Our convenient location to downtown Wilmington, Mt. Snow and the surrounding lakes and golfing only adds to the experience any time of year. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Car: recommended

Perfect four season vacation home in a private Wilmington, VT community. Home has 3 bedrooms plus loft! Great location for dining and shopping. Close proximity to skiing at Mount Snow or golfing at the Hermitage at Haystack and Mount Snow Golf courses, boating, kayaking, swimming, and fishing. Conveniently located near Lake Whitingham, Lake Raponda, and both Herriman & Somerset Reservoirs.

Enjoy mountain biking on country roads. Visit the Mount Snow Mountain Bike Center; the mountain biking capital of the East.

If you prefer, hike on the nearby Valley Trail or area mountain trails. Perfect location to enjoy the fall foliage and, of course, the perfect ski vacation destination!

Stroll and shop in the quaint village of Wilmington conveniently located between nearby Brattleboro and Bennington, VT and only 7 miles to Mount Snow.

Other Activities: Skiing, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, tennis, golfing, hiking and biking. Snow shoeing and snowmobiling are available in our private community.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas-New Years
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

NOTE: All rentals include linens & bath towels for 8, excluding beach towels.
Holiday rate: $450/night + 10% VT tax + $100 cleaning fee for all below dates.
Christmas/New Year's Holiday (12/22-1/4/15): 3 night minimum for Holiday
MLK weekend (1/16-1/19/15): 3 night minimum
President's weekend (2/13-2/16/15): 3 night minimum
President's week at Holiday rate (2/17-2/22/14): 4 night minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Mount Snow Area House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upper level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , master bedroom/main level
  • Upper level full bath has ski light over bathtub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , open loft with trundle bed
  • Master bedroom and bath located on main level. Two bedrooms, full bath and loft on second level; upper level Bedroom 2 has queen bed and cable TV, upper level bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds. Loft area has double sofa/bed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Golf Clubs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Please specify with or without linens when reserving the property. Otherwise, linens are included in the cleaning fee. For an additional fee, arrangements can be made to turn on lights and heat for a warm welcoming arrival! The kitchen includes both a conventional coffee maker and Keurig Coffee maker for added convenience. (Coffee not provided)

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