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Beauty, Privacy, & Comfort!
Beauty, Privacy, & Comfort!
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths

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Our home offers true Vermont beauty, complete privacy, and total comfort. At first arrival you get an immediate sense of peacefulness and the feeling of being at home. Our home lies nestled among some of Vermont's most beautiful mountains. We are located 30 minutes from Burlington, Stowe, and Montpelier. We are also close to excellent skiing, top breweries, and great restaurants. We take great pride in providing our guests with a memorable and reliable experience.

The space

We are located in wooded area bordering a State park and wildlife management area. We have excellent hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing from our backyard and nearby. From our driveway is an expansive meadow with spectacular mountain views. Just down the road is a wonderful pond that offers year round recreation and beauty. We're just 10 minutes from Bolton Valley ski area and 35 minutes to Sugarbush, Mad River Glen, Stowe, and Smugglers Notch Ski areas. Our home offers the perfect retreat for those who want relax in luxury after a day well spent outdoors.

Our home is a 3-bedroom contemporary ranch with two levels. Each level offers privacy which sets up well for accommodating couples or families. The upper level features the master bedroom with a queen bed, walk in closet, TV with cable, and an attached master bath. The upper level also features an open floor plan with a living room, dining area, and full kitchen with modern appliances. The living area is a relaxing space with a wood stove, love seat, and full couch that seats 5. The upper level is ideal for cooking and entertaining. Attached to the dining area is a deck with a table, four chairs, and a new Weber gas grill.

The lower level has two bedrooms separated by French doors. One has a queen bed and the other has a full-sized bed. The lower level also has a full bathroom and a great room with a 50 inch Sony TV with Amazon Tv and a premium surround sound system. The great room has a leather reclining couch and recliner. All aspects of our home are modern and have been recently updated.

We also have a two car garage and outdoor fire pit for camp fires.

About a half a mile from our house is Gillett pond, a 200-acre pond carved by glaciers millions of years ago. The pond is a wonderful place to enjoy the outdoors. It’s great for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, snowshoeing, skiing, ice skating, or just enjoying some fresh air and beautiful scenery. We have a canoe for guests to use. The pond is a short trip from the trail behind our house or from our road.

We're fully stocked! We include high-end linens, towels, soap, shampoo, tooth paste, ironing board, hair dryer, washer/dryer, laundry detergent, dishwasher, dishware, glassware, silverware, cookware, Keurig coffee maker, standard coffee maker with coffee, blender, spices, napkins, paper towels, wood for the stove/fire pit, and dining room table that seats 6. The kitchen has a gas range/oven and dishwasher. We have everything you'll need to make your stay wonderful.

Guest access

To the entire house and property.

Interaction with guests

Whatever is required or preferred by our guests. We are always available if needed.

Other things to note

We have great trails from back yard reachable only from our house. For your enjoyment we also have a canoe for the pond just down our road. Life vests, paddles, foam pads to mount it to your car are available. We also have a fire pit and horseshoe pit.

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.
Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Extra people $23 NZD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $113 NZD
Security Deposit $301 NZD
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad

No smoking please.
No events or parties.
Shoes off on new carpets.
Only flush toilet paper in toilets.
No grease or food down drain.

Thank you.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

34 Reviews

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Lynn User Profile
October 2017
Lauren and Jeff's home is very lovely! It is a nice space with room for small groups, is very clean and neat and is in a wonderful location in the Green Mountains yet close to Burlington, VT. The hosts are very communicative and easy to work with.

Allen User Profile
September 2017
Had a great time at the place with friends. Perfect location to get to Waterbury or Burlington easily. The recommendations from the host were also helpful. Would definitely stay here again!

Simon User Profile
September 2017
This home is abutting a wooded area, is very quiet. The house and all amenities were outstanding. Highly receommended.

Jen User Profile
July 2017
Jeff and Lauren are incredible neighbors! I actually live nearby and rented their space for some wedding guest. This is a beautiful home in a lovely place. The hosts are warm and generous and we feel lucky to know them.

Nick User Profile
July 2017
Jeff & Lauren's home was a perfect place for our return to Vermont. Being very familiar with the area I was looking for a location central to many friends who live in northern Vermont and this was perfect. Their home is only about 20 minutes from downtown Burlington and almost the same from Waterbury so you have easy access to many of the wonderful surrounding towns without ever being too far away. Settled up on a gorgeous hill, the views at the bottom of the driveway alone are worth stopping and taking in. The house itself is amazingly peaceful and serene, nestled in the woods. It is perfectly outfitted for any visitors needs for a short or long stay. We had an absolutely amazing experience and would undoubtedly stay again for another trip! Thanks so much for an amazing stay! Can't recommend enough!

Jeremy User Profile
July 2017
Lauren and Jeff's place was as described, very clean and accommodating. They were communicative as needed. Overall a great stay and we would be happy to stay there again.

Sarah User Profile
July 2017
This light and open modern home feels welcoming as soon as you pull in the driveway. It is private and tucked away in the woods but nevertheless a short drive to the towns of Richmond and Huntington. The landscaping is lovely and the interior accommodations comfy and fully functional. We enjoyed our short visit and would happily return.

Richmond, Vermont, United StatesJoined in May 2016
Lauren & Jeffrey User Profile

My wife and I, Lauren, currently live in Richmond, VT with our newly born daughter Abigail. We recently bought the house next door to make room for our growing family. My wife Lauren is a reading teacher and I'm a CPA. We are well established in our professions and are honest, reliable, responsive, and responsible. Lauren is an avid reader and likes working on picture projects and I enjoy home brewing and golfing. We enjoy all things outdoors, especially going for hikes from our back yard or canoeing in the pond just down the road. We are blessed to have found such a beautiful place to live and look forward to sharing it with our guests. Thank you for considering staying with us. Good luck in your adventures!

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