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Historic 1780 Vermont Farm House with mountain views and 7 bedrooms

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

7 bedrooms, 3 fireplaces, 4 bathrooms

One of the oldest homes in the county has 7 Bedrooms and 4 bathrooms on a secluded lot with mountain views - Spacious living for family and friends. One large family or 2 families or a group of adults.

Home is about 3,500 Sq. Feet

First floor has a large living room, with a Smart TV, which leads to the tap room and a spacious dining room with a Rumford fireplace, and a quiet den with an antique stone fireplace.

Great cooking kitchen with large Wolf gas stove, breakfast eating area with gas log fireplace, walk in pantry, mudroom, large laundry room and a main floor in law suite with QUEEN SIZE bed, pull out couch and full bathroom and second Smart TV. This suite is away from the other bedrooms upstairs; good for those unable to climb stairs. The in-law suite bathroom was remodeled August 2016.

Upstairs boasts six bedrooms and two full recently remodeled baths. The beds in these bedrooms are full size beds and one of these bedrooms has 2 full size beds.

House sits on three acres and has a barn with gardens; extra wooded acreage abuts the rear and south sides of the house.....a great spot to sit on the front covered porch and relax after shopping in Manchester, skiing at Bromley, hiking the Green Mountains or fly fishing and tubing the Battenkill.

7 Minute drive to Manchester Village and Equinox, 6 to Arlington and Hildene, 3 to Skyline Drive. 1 minute drive to Hill Farm Inn.

21 minutes to Bennington College and Bromley, 30 minutes to Stratton and Magic, 48 minutes to Okemo - Avoid all Manchester traffic via Richville to East Manchester Road.

House is in Sunderland and has 4 bathrooms, one of the 4 is a half bath. The twin bed in last photo has been replaced with a Queen Bed.

Small weddings (50 guests and under) are welcome on the property for an additional use fee.

My calendar is updated nightly, and if a day shows as available, it is available. Thanks for your interest!

Below are things to do in the area -

Sunderland is on the south side of Manchester, and the house is a few short miles from town. Drive past many stone walls and mansions to get to Manchester; a beautiful tourist area with loads of shopping and activities for tourists.

Swim in the Dorset Quarry or the crystal waters of Emerald Lake

Walk to Hill Farm Inn and enjoy their taproom and wonderful grounds.

Visit a local working farm….Taylor Farms in Londonderry where they make their famous Smoked Gouda, or the Merck Forest and Farmland Center- a 60 acre organic farm with both livestock and gardens that offer seasonal events, programs and celebrations and miles of hiking trails.

Drive to the top of Mount Equinox for a fantastic view of Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. At the summit, take a short hike to Lookout Rock for a birds eye view of Manchester.

Canoe down the Battenkill with Battenkill Canoe….they will outfit you and pick you up at the end of your float

Rent a bike and take a ride. On road or off there are plenty of beautiful rides in and around Manchester. Rentals are available at Battenkill Sports and Bike Shop

Visit Historic Hildene, the summer estate of Robert Todd Lincoln, the only surviving child of President Abraham Lincoln. The beautiful mansion is open for tours year round. Walking trails wind through the beautiful grounds and gardens…in June the peonies are spectacular! There are many special programs and events throughout the year.

Visit the Northshire Bookstore, a dream destination for the whole family, with books, music, dvds, games, toys, events for everyone year round and a floor devoted to children. Enjoy a cappuccino or sandwich or homemade soup at The Spiral Press Café.

Stroll through the art galleries at The Southern Vermont Arts Center or have lunch in the Sculpture Garden. In the evening enjoy one of the many concerts or special events held throughout the year.

Go horseback riding through the Vermont countryside at Mountain View Ranch in Danby or Horses For Hire in Peru.

Listen to a concert by The Vermont Symphony Orchestra or The Manchester Music Festival

Gather the kids and head up to Bromley’s Adventure Park where you can ride the Alpine Slide. The Sun Mountain Flyer, New England’s longest ZipRider , The Big Splash Water Ride or any of the other many attractions and rides.

Ride the Gondola to the summit of Stratton Mountain

Shopping at the many Designer Outlet Shops, sampling the confections at Mother Myricks or The Manchester Country Store, and many of the fine locally owned specialty shops in town.

Visit The Vermont Country Store in Weston, an authentic country store with practical and hard to find goods.

Spend some time or even compete at the Vermont Summer Horse Festival. A world class horse show in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Take a Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride through the fields and mountains with Mountain View Ranch, Taylor Farms, Pfister Farms or Horses For Hire

Downhill Skiing or Snowboarding is fun for everyone! Whether you are a beginner or expert we have terrain for everyone. Get more information on lifts, lessons and rental equipment at Bromley. Stratton or Magic Mountains

Get a sled and go down Burr and Burton Hill (a local High School). Bring your own or get one at The Mountain Goat, RKMiles, Eastern Mountain Sports or Real Sports

Go Cross Country Skiing at Robert Todd Lincoln’s Hildene, Wild Wings, Viking Ski Touring Center, or Merck Forest

Ice Skating at Riley Rink or catch a Hockey Game

Contact Equinox Snow Tours for a guided snowmobile tour through the Green Mountain National Forest. Led by trained guides you will ride on a state of the art snowmobile on the extensive VAST trails.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

Why Paul chose Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas

My family has lived in Vermont for 8 generations and a relative visited this house 30 years ago when it was a B&B. I looked for a Vermont house for a few years and was fortunate to find this 18th century gem. The house has an interesting history and lots of character. The grounds are lovely and I love the view of Mt. Equinox. I hope you enjoy my home as much as I do.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Great view of Mt. Equinox

Exposed antique wood beams

House has great flow with neat taproom

Private, wooded backyard with large barn

Close to Manchester, Arlington and skiing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Historic 1780 Vermont Farm House with mountain views and 7 bedrooms
average rating of 4.5652175 based on 23 reviews

Great home for a big family Christmas

  • 4 of 5

We booked this house for us to spend Christmas with our children and grandchildren. We ranged in age from 1-1/2 to 62 years old. A wonderful, cozy house with plenty of room for all 11 of us with 2 dogs. Even the dogs had a blast playing outside in the snow! We had both fireplaces going constantly with wood that I preordered from Equinox Nursery. Paul was very responsive to all questions, and a neighbor quickly took care of the driveway when it got icy. All in all, a great visit and beautiful part of the country!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Sue! So glad you had a great Christmas with your extended family at my house. Great to know my neighbors always take care of my driveway quickly when it snows, etc.
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Great place for big group

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time with a big group including 4 toddlers. The owner was incredibly responsive and helpful.

Nice sized gathering spaces

Great internet connection

Bar area

Easily accessible in snow

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks DH for your positive review. I am fortunate as my neighbor plows my driveway and I am always first on his list!
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A Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We had booked the 1780 farm house for our daughters wedding at the Equinox. The owner, Paul provided us with detailed instructions for the house which came in very handy. Paul always responded to emails very quickly and was very flexible with check in and check out hours. The house and property are absolutely gorgeous. We had 10 people staying at the house and there was more then enough room. It is located about 5 miles from Manchester. You can park in town and visit all the wonderful shops and outlet stores. I would highly recommend staying at the farmhouse as it served all our needs beyond our expectations. Sitting on the front porch having a cup of coffee in the am and a cocktail in the evening was beyond relaxing. We would no doubt rent this property again................Thanks Ed & Karyn

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review. Great to know your group had a a wonderful time!
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wonderful, wonderful , wonderful

  • 3 of 5

We had a amazing time staying at this property. Everything was just as pictures displayed. But I think it was better than the pictures. We were a party of 10, going to a wedding at equinox, and were thrilled with our house.All of the wedding party stopping over, we re amazed and loved how the house laid out. Would recommend to anyone who wants a very clean, nice bedding, updated bathrooms, good kitchen, laundry, and a fun environment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location and great for a large group

  • 5 of 5

Just booked our third visit to this wonderful house; this has become the favorite spot for our five families fall reunion in New England, with people coming from Boston, New York, New Jersey, and Canada.

Perfect spot - the fall is gorgeous; near the city of Manchester you can find anything from hiking trails and Bromley Mountain Adventure park for kids (and adults) to great restaurants and shopping in Manchester, including famous Orvis fly fishing center.

Then house itself is spacious and perfect for large groups with its seven bedrooms and three large gathering rooms; house was warm and clean every time we stayed; large kitchen accommodates several people cooking at the same time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review - I'm always happy to have repeat guests. I remodeled the in-law suite bathroom this month and I hope your family enjoys their third stay!
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Country Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Needed a central location for a family reunion with siblings spread all over New England. The home was just right to accommodate our various needs. Lots of rustic charm, plenty of space, and a very responsive host. Downstairs bedroom was great for parents challenged by stairs. Lots of common spaces, but we still could not seem to get people out of the kitchen. If you are in search of shiny new, ultra modern, you should probably keep looking. This place is warm and inviting, but there is no denying the home's age, and the associated quirks. For our family this was part of the charm. Thanks for a wonderful week.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your positive review. I am glad your family enjoyed your stay and yes, this 236 year old Farmhouse has lots of charm and a couple quirks!
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Sunderland, Vermont

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas and New Years Weeks
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$130
Refundable Damage Deposit A$976
Tax Rate 9.9%

Please note my security deposit is $750
If you need to cancel
- if over 60 days from your arrival. 100% refund
- Within 60 days of your arrival - no refund unless I can find a replacement renter for the days you reserved.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Sunderland, Vermont

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 3 - Sink and Toilet
  • Two are upstairs, two are downstairs
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , I have a pak and play at the house
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 1 cot , Small, low rail crib is in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double bed
  • 1 (one) bedroom is downstairs. 6 (six) are upstairs
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing