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A bedroom and full bath on each of 3 floors. Sleeps 2 to 10. Fire pit out back.
Ground floor living room/library
The Beige Bedroom
The Green Bedroom
The Blue Bedroom
Main floor living room
One bedroom and one full bath on each of three floors.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Pets allowed - $30/night 1 dog. $40/night for 2 . $100/$120 week.$30/night 1 dog. $40/night for 2 . $100/$120 week.
Parties/events allowed - Parties/weddings considered. Fees apply.Parties/weddings considered. Fees apply.
Max guests: 10
Minimum age of primary renter: 25 - Minimum age applies only to the principal renter.Minimum age applies only to the principal renter.
- For permission to bring a dog, send size, breed, age. Fees apply. Dogs not allowed on our furniture, must be kenneled when guests leave the chalet.
- We don't allow guns of any kind to be discharged on Rye Chalet property.
- You agree to see that no-one in your party will sit or lean on the railing around the deck.
Minimum one-day vacancy between guests’ stays
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
Cleaned with disinfectant
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
Central to so many historic shopping towns like charming Saratoga Springs, NY or Manchester, VT–the original outlet town with the charismatic Northshire Bookstore, Orvis' glorious flagship store and great restaurants. Browse picturesque Vermont towns, antique, craft and art shops, the Vermont Country Store. Professional summer theater at Dorset Playhouse. Fly fish at Orvis Fly Fishing School or local lakes and rivers. History at President Lincoln's son's estate, Hildene, or Fort Ticonderoga. Lake St. Catherine (right in Wells) and Bomoseen Lake (in Castleton) offer canoe and kayak rentals. The private Lake St. Catherine Country Club in Wells has an 18-hole golf course open to the public. Miniature golf in Wells. Hike the Long Trail and Appalachian Trail. Ski resorts Killington, Pico, Bromley and Stratton offer summer alpine slides and scenic chair lifts. Drive to Shelburne Museum, Calvin Coolidge's home in Plymouth, the Robert Frost Trail in Middlebury, the Grandma Moses Museum in Bennington, tour Ben & Jerry's factory in Waterbury.
Other Activities: Shopping in Manchester, VT, the original outlet town.
Golf: The Rye Chalet has it's own golf pitching area. The Lake St. Catherine Country Club, right in Wells, offers an 18-hole golf course and club house. There are numerous other golf courses within driving distance, such as Castleton, Vermont and Whitehall, NY, both about a 20 minute drive. Two PGA 18-hole championship courses are under an hour's drive: Killington's Geoffrey Cornish-designed par 72 course and the Golf Digest award-winning Green Mountain National Golf Course. Most courses are open mid-May through October.
Ski: The Rye Chalet in Wells, Vermont is central to all the major Western Vermont skiing areas -- Bromley, Killington, Stratton, Pico, Magic and Okemo. All are about 30-50 minutes away. The nearest is Bromley at about 25 minutes. Killington is about a 45 minute drive. Those skiing Killington or Pico often stop in Rutland for dinner at a wide variety of available restaurants en-route back to the chalet. Those skiing Bromley or Stratton often choose to have dinner at one of the many excellent restaurants in Manchester en-route back to Wells.
Why ML chose Wells
We love this magnificent view. Marvelous artisan stonework throughout Rye Chalet.
What makes this House unique
Terrific fire pit, ready for s'mores. Vermont's famous fresh, fresh air supplied by the countless trees. We can feel ourselves relaxing.