Know before you go
This area may have travel restrictions related to COVID-19.
1 bedroom + large loft, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4 comfortably (8 max).
There is a large master bedroom, a large loft with a comfortable spring mattress futon, and one other small room that has an electric blow-up mattress available. There is also a pull out single and two comfy couches that can be slept on.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 7 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 7 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.
Children allowed - We have toys and games! We have toys and games!
Pets allowed - Pets must have up-to-date flea and tick treatment.Pets must have up-to-date flea and tick treatment.
No smoking - Cigarette butts are not to be left outside either.Cigarette butts are not to be left outside either.
Max guests: 8
Minimum age of primary renter: 21
- Please do not use the kitchen butcher block or soapstone countertops as cutting boards. Repair costs will be taken out of your deposit.
Cleaned with disinfectant
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
Shaftsbury is nestled in the southwest corner of Vermont bordering Bennington and New York State. It is approximately a one hour drive from Albany NY and Pittsfield MA; four hours from Boston and NYC and 45 minutes to many ski resorts. Bennington Vermont is located just south of Shaftsbury and Manchester Vermont is 20 minutes north. Enjoy leisurely drives over dirt roads, peaceful hikes throughout our beautiful mountainsides, quiet lakes, bicycling, fall foliage, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and take a moment to discover its rich history.
Other Activities: hiking
Lars (pictured here with his childhood sweetheart and wife Kristen) teaches high school biology, chemistry, and environmental science just outside of Philadelphia. He is a VERY avid skier who also enjoys camping, hiking, mountaineering, kite-surfing, watching the Minnesota Vikings, and spending time with his wife and children. Kristen teaches electronic engineering at the college level and is an avid wind surfer, hiker, and skier.
Lars purchased this barn in 2003
Why Lars chose South Shaftsbury
This is the perfect property to relax and unwind in total privacy. Vermont in general is a very relaxed, friendly place. Southwestern Vermont is IMO the most beautiful part of Vermont. If you are looking for stress reduction, a romantic get-away, and tons of outdoor activities, you found the perfect place.
What makes this barn unique
If you are looking for authentic Vermont country living and something a little out of the ordinary, look no further.