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Terri Scofield

Member since: 2013
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Spacious and well-equipped; close to town & Okemo!

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Photos and Description of this Ludlow holiday chateau / country house

4 Bedroom/4 Bath W/ Sleeping Loft Sleeps 16

Relax in your home away from home 3/10 of a mile from Okemo’s kid-friendly to most challenging slopes.

Wi-Fi throughout, 6 cable TV's (each bedroom plus great room & kitchen), 2 DVR's, landline telephone & strong cellphone reception.

Enter our lovely Victorian from the wrap-around porch with ski and coat racks inside the front door.

Foodies appreciate our fully equipped, state of the art kitchen complete with pro espresso and cappuccino makers, plenty of cabinet and granite counter space, and huge granite counter island plus large table suitable for gourmet dinner parties.

The laundry room is conveniently located right next to the cozy wood stove from the kitchen. Al fresco barbecue; firewood stacked off the patio with easy back door entrance.

Browse photos of our charmingly decorated 4 main bedrooms and 4 well-appointed bathrooms boasting oversize, heated, comfortable Jacuzzi’s. Choose your steam and spray settings in our luxurious showers.

Gather in the huge great room for ping pong, Foosball, cards, board games, X-box games or movies on our wide-screen TV (cable & DVR) or cuddle up in the bedroom(s) and channel-surf.

Extra guests, teenagers or little ones? Two full size futons located in the sleeping loft above the great room and two more in the master suite and great room. Configure to fit your group’s lifestyle and sleep schedules! Port-a-crib on premises or bring your own.

All bedrooms plus kitchen and great room have cable TV and Wi-Fi.

A short walk to town allows guests to imbibe and not drive, and the Okemo shuttle will whisk early morning risers to the slopes while the grown-ups sleep in.

Comfortable benches accommodate smokers on our wrap-around porch or 3 side enclosed back patio.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Terri Scofield (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Terri Scofield

A hard-charging, Long Island, NY gal, I grew up in Commack and Setauket and spent most of my adult life in the 'hurry and worry' Suffolk County culture of keeping up with the Joneses.

Up here, I'm a different person! Mellow, cheerful, not a care in the world.

Vermont is one of the most liberal and progressive states in the US, yet preserves and promotes the family values I hold most dear - honor, integrity and loyalty. This is a place that doesn't just TALK family values; the culture here values families.

Terri Scofield purchased this chateau / country house in 2005

Why Terri Scofield chose Ludlow / Okemo Mountain Area

I was immediately enchanted by this house and it's proximity to Okemo and the town of Ludlow. I love not having to use the car to get to the mountain or into town. Since relocating to nearby Rutland, this house has become a vacation destination for family and friends year-round.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

I always wanted a Victorian with a wrap-around porch, and often turn down the heat to use the wood stove in the kitchen. When I'm lucky enough to score hickory or apple wood, the aroma is divine.

An early riser, I love to sit in the recliner at the east-facing window (or on the porch in summer) and greet the sunrise with a cup of coffee while the house is still quiet and I'm the only one up.

Yet there's plenty of room for the loud and boisterous gatherings of my large Italian family. I think it's that combination of being able to host lots of family and friends yet still have quiet niches when I need peace & quiet that made me fall in love with this place.


based on 7 traveller reviews

Spacious and well-equipped; close to town & Okemo!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Spacious, modern, perfect for large groups!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend staying at Bowkerhouse in Ludlow. The house was spacious, modern, and beautiful (even more so than in the pictures!) and the location was excellent. We were able to safely walk down to some of the local bars and restaurants for dinner.

Our group consisted of 15 guys in our twenties and there was plenty of room for everyone to relax and sleep. Beds were comfortable, bathrooms were nice (great showers!) and both living areas (upstairs and downstairs) had more than enough space for everyone.

Terri was very helpful throughout the process up until we left. It was a really great experience and I look forward to staying there again next time I am in Okemo!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your weekend was enjoyable and memorable! Hope you all witnessed your buddy take his vows. We look forward to hosting your group again.
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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Great house

  • 5 of 5

Great house, with a lot of space, good kitchen, nice showers. Owner was very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Ski House, location, spacious!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a total of 16 adults stay in this wonderful house! Honestly, the pictures don't do it justice for how large, spacious, and amazing this house is. It is the perfect ski house. The house is up on a hill but about a two minute walk to some shops, restaurants, and the shuttle for okemo. At the bottom of the hill is an amazing place to rent skis for cheap! There are multiple tvs, games, even a playstation 2! There is a coffee maker, bean grinder, cappuchino machine, and many other useful things in the kitchen for foodies! The refrigerator and freezer were completely empty when we got there and everything was so clean and ready for us. There was even wood cut for us for the wood stove. The huge shower was amazing after a day of skiing and it was definitely helpful for our sore muscles. The loft above the great room was so fun and an awesome addition to an already fun house. I would recommend this house to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you all enjoyed it; we were happy to have you back again. Hope to see you next season! Terri
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Peretty good rental...

  • 3 of 5

House was clean! Great location of house! Kitchen is nice! However, we ran out of hot water daily after 4 showers!! We had 8 adults and 7 kids staying in this house, so needless to say this was a let down. The upstairs gets very hot and dry! Although kitchen is spacious the only room to relax in is an upstairs den with seating for about 6.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for large groups!

  • 5 of 5

This place is great, the pictures do not do it justice. We had the maximum amount of people and fit very comfortably. Perfect location at the base of the mountain and near all restaurants and shopping, very convenient! Highly recommend staying here, we will definitely come again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Denise; glad your group had a good time. I will take your advice and shoot some pictures that better represent the size and feel of the place.
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long island

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had fun figuring out how to make espresso, and stayed up late every night playing games. Overall, it was a great experience, and we will be coming back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Davie! So glad you guys enjoyed yourselves. I look forward to seeing your group next year.
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Nearest Airport
18.3 Miles
Rutland Southern VT Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.23 Miles
Killarney (an Irish Pub)
Nearest Train
25.1 Miles
Amtrack, Rutland Vt
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
VT 100 & VT 103
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
The Downtown Grocery (local organic food)
Nearest Ski
0.3 Miles
Okemo Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Jewell Brook Reservoir
Car: not necessary

Our winter guests appreciate the option of a less than 3/10 mile drive to Okemo's range of kid-friendly to challenging ski trails, or hopping on the frequent shuttle to the mountain.

Guests can also drive or enjoy a short walk into Ludlow, a charming and bustling town with a wide range of restaurants, shops, cafes and pubs sure to enchant the entire family, from children to grandparents.

Teens and 20-somethings will enjoy the congenial atmosphere and modest prices at Java Babas; the family friendly Pot Belly Pub accommodates all tastes and budgets, and foodies will swoon at the aroma of organic, local food served up at The Downtown Grocery.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Ludlow, Vermont

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Thanksgiving Week
23 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter Ski Season
15 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter Ski Season
2 Jan 2017 - 12 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
Martin Luther King Day
13 Jan 2017 - 15 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter Ski Season
16 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
Valentines Day/President's Wk
10 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter Ski Season
25 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$197
Refundable Damage Deposit A$1,316

3pm check in, 11am check out
Please call for services, accommodations not listed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Ludlow, Vermont

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master suite bath - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi , Skylight, oversize heated Jacuzzi w/ shower head
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Master suite bath Features: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub Notes: Skylight, oversize heated Jacuzzi w/ shower head
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Upstairs master suite - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Oversize heated Jacuzzi/shower, skylights, futon, TV/DVR
    Ground floor guestroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot , Cable, own bath, large closet, chairs, dressers, bedtables
    Ground floor guest room 2 - 1 large double bed , Cable, own bath, large closet, chairs, dressers, bedtables
    Ground floor guest room 3 - 1 large double bed , Cable, own bath, large closet, chairs, dressers, bedtables
    Sleeping loft above great room - 2 sofa bed/futon , Ladder-like entry, suitable for older children & spry adults
    Additional futon in great room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Whoever stays up the latest, can snooze comfortably
  • Upstairs Master Suite boasts king-sized bed, skylights and oversize heated Jacuzzi w/ shower head; Cable w/ DVR; a futon located in sitting area; recliner, chairs, large closet; 2 dressers and trunk storage.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Beautiful natural light. Many light fixtures equipped with dimmer switches. A delight for ski enthusiasts, foodies, artists and families and groups desiring a comfortable, private atmosphere within easy reach of both town and slopes.