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Dream Vacation for Family Reunions & Friends Getaways at Villa Ausblick

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 BR (sleeps 12), 3.5 Bath, Pool, epic Views, Fireplace/pit, Pond

VILLA AUSBLICK ('Villa with Views' in German) is the perfect choice for large family reunions or group retreats seeking an idyllic, very private Vermont getaway. This luxurious 4,000 sq.ft., mountain-top 5 bedroom/3½ bath house with seasonally available outdoor hot tub and swimming pool sits on a wonderful 5-acre wooded lot in Waterbury Center, VT. It embodies comfort and relaxation with sweeping panoramic mountain views and easy access to Stowe, Sugarbush and Bolton ski resorts.

VILLA AUSBLICK offers:

* 5 large bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests in 1 King, 2 Queen, 2 bunk plus trundle, 1 baby crib

* 3 full bathrooms with jacuzzi tub plus ½ bath (powder room)

* a fully-equipped kitchen with eat-in nook and formal dining room

* a cozy living room with fire place

* a family game room with a bar and large-screen TV, a foosball table, shuffleboard, and plenty board games for all ages

* beautifully landscaped yard

* a wrap-around gazebo with outdoor kitchen for alfresco dining

* a large sundeck to enjoy amazing sunsets

* a fire pit next to a pond with waterfall

* an in-ground swimming pool (late May-mid Sep)

* a hot tub (mid Sep-March)

Specifically set up to be kids-friendly VILLA AUSBLICK is fully outfitted for children from infancy through teenager years including:

* a separate play room

* a baby crib, highchair, boaster seat, plastic dishes

* books and board games

* plenty of toys for inside and outside play

* a stacked sandbox with playhouse and sled

* a tree house ("no adults allowed in") with swing

* a natural rock climbing wall

* 5 acres of private woods to play endless hours of hide-and-seek

Available year-round you can enjoy many summer and winter recreational sports within a short drive. Let the happy reviews of our former VILLA AUSBLICK guests be your guide.

RENTAL RESTRICTIONS:

* max. 12 guests (due to septic system limitation & to appease our neighbors)

* minimum rental age is 25 years

* max. 4 vehicles (offsite parking available)

* no pets (sorry, no exception due to family allergy)

* no smokers (this home is frequented by young families)

* No noisy parties or events

REQUIREMENTS:

* signed Guest Agreement, copy of photo ID, reservation deposit

* 2nd payment via personal or e-check (not credit card)

CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING/NO SHOW/EARLY DEPARTURE – In order to receive a full refund of the reservation deposit – less a $100 processing fee – cancellations, rescheduling, or changes must be submitted in writing and confirmed as received by Homeowners a) more than ninety (90) days prior to check-in date or b) by August 1 in case the booking is for the advertised Christmas/New Years Holiday Season. Said changes regardless of reason made a) within ninety (90) days of your check-in date or b) after August 1 for a Holiday booking will result in a forfeiture of moneys paid. All moneys paid are non-transferable to another date. Refunds will be given if Homeowners can re-book said dates with another guest. Homeowners are not responsible for Guests inability to arrive or if Guests chooses to depart early for any reason, or if members of Guests party do not show up. No refunds or rebates will be offered. WE ENCOURAGE ALL GUESTS TO BUY TRAVEL INSURANCE.

More Details

Owner
Sibylle Kim
Member since: 2005
Speaks english, german, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Sibylle Kim

Sibylle Kim is the VILLA AUSBLICK Owner & Manager.

Sibylle Kim purchased this villa in 2005

Why Sibylle Kim chose Waterbury

We are East Coast city folks who love Vermont and its pristine Green Mountains. When our children were born, we decided to buy that dream vacation home allowing our family to have a wonderful, well-balanced 'double life'. We chose the Waterbury, VT location for its proximity to various ski resorts (Stowe, Sugarbush, Bolden Valley), great recreational and culinary offerings, and easy access to I-89.

What makes this villa unique

VILLA AUSBLICK is a family-friendly sanctuary for discerning vacationers seeking mountain solitude. It is a very unique rental property that serves the varied needs of many different guests which could be a large, multi-generational family reunion or a group retreat coming together for a vacation, to celebrate the Holidays or a special life milestone (big birthday, engagement, wedding, baby shower, college commencement).

For me personally VILLA AUSBLICK is simply the perfect place to tune out from my busy day-to-day life, reconnect with nature and find my inner peace. Once you arrive, you will understand.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Waterbury, Vermont

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A complete RESERVATION requires receipt of a reservation deposit, signed Guest Agreement, and copy of photo ID within 24 hours of booking request.
  • The Villa Ausblick Short Term GUEST AGREEMENT is binding and overrides any options stated on this listing (e.g. occupancy, cancellation policy).
  • The outstanding BALANCE payment must be conducted through online banking/e-check, not via credit card.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • mobile phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bath - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , 2nd floor
    Shared bath - toilet , bath with shower , 2nd floor
    Private bath - toilet , shower enclosure , basement
    Half bath - toilet , 1st floor
  • All full bathrooms offer plenty storage, come with towels, hair dryer and bathroom toiletries..
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • MASTER bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , own jacuzzi bath & walk-in closet - 2nd fl.
    QUEEN bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 cot , with crib, shared full bath - 2nd fl.
    QUEEN bedroom - 1 large double bed , own full bath - basement
    Bunk BR (1) - 3 single bed , bunk bed & trundle, shared bath, 2nd fl.
    Bunk BR (2) - 3 single bed , bunk bed & trundle, shared bath, 2nd fl.
  • The sizes and locations of the 5 bedroom easily and comfortably accommodate 5 couples, or 3 families with kids, or multi-generational family reunions. All rooms are kept at a very high hygiene standard with duvets and mattress covers cleaned 2-3 times a year.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • sand pit
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
  • Yard
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jacuzzi ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
* Outdoor kitchen * Pond with waterfall and plenty animals (trouts, frogs, newts) * Fire pit * Tree house

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5

A little slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Villa Ausblick is an absolutely amazing location to reunite and celebrate with friends and family. The natural beauty is stunning and the owners have gone out of their way to help you enjoy it by creating great outdoor spots - including a treehouse, sandbox, pool, fire pit, outdoor kitchen and grill, pond and gazebo. A highlight is all of the indoor and outdoor amenities/activities for kids. It took my 12 year old son (who is as addicted to screens as another boy this age) a full 24 hours to even inquire about whether I had brought his computer or iPhone. Rest assured that your kids will be kept engaged, which means that you and your friends will have unfettered time to reunite and catch up. Another highlight is the owner's attention to detail. In my inquiry letter I mentioned it was my birthday weekend and the 4 Kims wrote me a birthday card and a gift of chocolate was waiting for me when I arrived. Sybille was always available to answer questions. Hosts simply do not get more helpful than this. I give this little slice of heaven my strongest possible recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: 06/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful family ski trip

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at the house and can't say enough about the amazing time we had. The house is so cozy, warm, and inviting. We are a family of four and went with friends and their son and there was plenty of room. House is fully equip with everything you would need, including all things you would need for small children. There is a playroom full of games, puzzles, and even a play kitchen. The basement has a large screen TV, shuffle board, and other games. The hot tub was a nice addition as well. Very close to the highway, supermarket, and restaurants. We will definitely be back, we might even go in the summer to take advantage of the pool! Highly recommend the house!!

  • Review Submitted: 16/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And THIS is why we love what we are doing! Traveling with children, especially younger ones, is daunting. If we can make it possible that families come together and have a relaxing, memorable stay we smile with joy and pride :) Thank you so much for your wonderful review.
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5

Beautiful, welcoming, spectacular views!!!

  • 5 of 5

We are on our way back to reality after spending a long weekend at Villa Ausblick with friends to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday. Everything was perfect! Thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: 29/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming! Villa Ausblick can be your reality anytime again ... there are always be more birthdays, anniversaries, big family reunions, girl-getaways!
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Winter wonderland!

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from a picture perfect holiday week at Villa Ausblick with our family. Yes, the subzero temps were a shock to our Florida family, but this beautiful spot provided a cozy respite for evenings around the fire, plenty of areas for the various age groups to hang out and a well equipped kitchen to prepare meals. The little ones loved the playroom conveniently located by the dining room, the older kids made good use of the foos ball table and TV downstairs and we all spent quality family time in the living room by the fire. The convenient location close to Waterbury and to Stowe provided plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities: ice skating in Waterbury, sledding in Stowe and an introduction to skiing at the Cochran Family ski area. Villa Ausblick has everything you need for a relaxing family vacation and Sibylle was a pleasure to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 04/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your very kind review is so appreciated. Yes, we know how frigid it was this Holiday season in Vermont (and all all over the North East corridor) having stayed at Villa Ausblick ourselves over Christmas. But this being the very first time ever we could celebrate XMAS at our vacation home with our own family plus my dad and brother's family visiting all the way from Germany was a miracle. Spending quality time with loved ones is what mattered... the weather was secondary.
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5

Beautiful and quiet location

  • 5 of 5

The home was just as described and was in a very private location overlooking the mountains. Sybille was a very organized host and answered all my questions in a timely manner.

Our family of 8 was very comfortable. The grandkids enjoyed the toys and outside area (though kids need to be closely watched near the sloping yard, pond and pool area.)

Would definitely love to return another time!!!

  • Review Submitted: 26/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your 5* review, especially coming from this guest, a long-time real estate owner/manager. We are honored if we could deliver an exceptional guest experience to a peer professional. And of course knowing that Villa Ausblick allowed this extended family to experience a memorable Thanksgiving together is special to us.
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Beautiful house with unbelievable views

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 11: 5 adults, 5 kids (ages 6 through 12 years) and 1 toddler. This house was perfect for our group! There was plenty of areas for the kids to explore and entertain themselves. Lots of space for them to run around. They really enjoyed the pond, using it more than the pool! It was also great for the toddler - fully stocked with toys, a crib, and utensils for a toddler. The house was extremely kid friendly, but also extremely well appointed. The location is also fantastic: we hiked Camel's Hump, spent a day at Warren Falls, and Lake Champlain. We never made it to the Reservoir, but did drive through to look at it and it also seemed to have a lot of fun things to do - kayaking, paddleboarding, etc.

The owners have thought of almost everything and there are instructional videos if needed on appliances in the house! Highly recommend this house!

  • Review Submitted: 07/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words. We are so pleased about this review as this group was initially worried that Villa Ausblick's bedroom configurations would be tricky for their particular circumstances (4 individual sets of families). Thankfully they trusted our assurance that this home bedrooms are spacious enough to make it work.
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Burlington, VT
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Reservoirs
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Blush Hill Country Club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Waterbury, VT
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-89, exit 10
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Hen of the Woods
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Bolton Valley Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Waterbury Reservoir
Car: necessary

Waterbury is centrally located at Exit 10 off Interstate 89, the state’s major north-south highway that winds along the spine of the Green Mountains. Route 100, dubbed “The Skiers’ Highway” as well as one of the most scenic drives in Vermont, threads through our region. The Mad River Byway and the Green Mountain Byway converge on our doorstep. The ski and summer resorts of Stowe, Bolton, Sugarbush and the Mad River Glen are readily accessed, and we are less than 30 minutes from Montpelier, Stowe, and Burlington.

Adjacent to a State Park with unrestricted panoramic views of Camel's Hump - Vermont's 3rd tallest mountain, Villa Ausblick is centrally located within a 30-minute drive to 4 major ski resorts (Stowe, Sugarbush, Mad River Glen, Bolton). Nearby attractions include the beautiful Waterbury Reservoir Lake and Winooski River for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming and boating. You can also choose amongst various golf courses and trails for hiking and mountain biking. Other tourist attractions are the Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, the Cold Hollow Cider Mill and all the amazing shopping opportunities nearby Stowe and Burlington have to offer. And don't forget to explore Vermont's abundant foodie scene and famous micro-breweries, all easily accessible for this central location of Vermont. So whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or simply want to enjoy live in a stunning setting, Villa Ausblick is a luxury home with many amenities for you and your group.

Close to Burlington airport and Lake Champlain; 2 hrs from Montreal; 3 hrs from Boston. 5 ½ hrs from New York City.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Waterbury, Vermont

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$6,737
 
 
Labor Day 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$1,044
 
 
Early Fall 2018
4 Sep 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$1,010
 
 
Peak Fall 2018
21 Sep 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$1,044
From
AU$1,078
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Columbus Day 2018
5 Oct 2018 - 8 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$1,213
 
 
Late Fall 2018
9 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$1,010
 
 
Holiday Season 2018/19
21 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$1,213
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$1,044
From
AU$1,078
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Villa Ausblick Combo Fee AU$505.24
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,347.3

* Rates subject to change without notice.
* The $375 Combo Fee covers these Villa Ausblick services: housekeeping, laundry, trash removal, pest control, property management. plowing & hot tub (fall/winter) or landscaping & swimming pool (spring/summer).
* Check-in after 5pm; Check-out by 10am unless otherwise arranged.
* Max. 12 guests. No pets. No smokers. No tenants under 25 years. Max. 4 cars.
* RESERVATION REQUIREMENTS within 24 hours of online booking: 1) Reservation Deposit 2) signed Guest Agreement* 3) Photo ID
(You will receive a personalized Guest Agreement, which you need to print out, sign and return via email. Merely accepting the agreement posted online does NOT suffice.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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