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This is It! Almost Heaven in Vermont! 25 Acres to Explore!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Easy Access to Wilmington and Brattleboro. Instant Booking!

Discover a peaceful and private 25 acre retreat just 10 miles southeast of Wilmington and 11 miles southwest of Brattleboro! This beautiful post and beam home is located high in the hills with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding Green Mountains.

Come here to enjoy a genuine and rustic Vermont experience. Whether you are exploring Brattleboro, antiquing Wilmington, boating Lake Whitingham, fishing, writing or painting ... we invite you to experience this special and unique setting.

This twenty-five acre property includes stone walls, woodlands, wildlife and open vistas. A great place for children. City dogs love exploring.

A huge deck, screened porch and windows galore allow you to relax and enjoy the views. 180 degree deck is comfortably furnished and gas grill/supplies all provided.

A wood-burning stove, within floor to ceiling brick fireplace, offers warmth and cheer by a glowing fire. Free, unlimited split and stacked wood provided!

Plenty of comfortable space to spread out and relax with your family and friends. House sleeps five adults in the three bedrooms. Master suite has a queen, 2nd bedroom a queen, and 3rd bedroom a twin. In addition, up to 4 children may also be accommodated in the unfinished basement which has a king and queen. Roll away bed and crib also available upon request.

Master suite is upstairs, off the loft, and includes a stargazing skylight window over the suite, a private balcony with beautiful views, and attached master bath with large jacuzzi hot tub and separate step-in shower.

Direct TV, Netflix, DVR, and high quality stereo system provided. Excellent internet/wifi with premium V-Tel service package. Land line phone is provided with free long distance.

This is as close to perfect seclusion as you can find, and still be conveniently located. Easily accessible to great skiing, Wilmington, Brattleboro, and Bennington. Quaint and historic Jacksonville VT is just 3 miles away and home of the famous Jacksonville General Store where you will find local produce, custom butcher shop, Vermont maple syrup, Vermont cheeses and an impressive array of local wines.

It all adds up to a perfect combination of peace and quiet, accessibility, and convenience!

Keywords: Post & Beam, Cabin, Home, Flat, Chalet

More Details

Owner
Chris Estep
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Halifax

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Luxuriously Large Jacuzzi Tub overlooks the Mountains!
    2nd Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed , Master bedroom has a comfy queen bed and attached bath
    2nd Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 2nd bedroom has a comfy queen bed
    3rd Bedroom - 1 single bed , 3rd bedroom has a twin bed
    Loft - Loft has space for air beds best for children
    Basement - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 large double bed , 1 cot , Basement has a king, queen, and crib
  • Bed Summary for Entire Home: King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The perfect Vermont escape on 25 private acres overlooking the Green Mountains. Easy access to Mt. Snow, Wilmington, and Brattleboro.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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This is It! Almost Heaven in Vermont! 25 Acres to Explore!
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 34 reviews
Redding, CT
5

Beautiful home with everything we could ask for.

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home with nice large open property with great views and wide open sky for stargazing (we saw 2 shooting stars without even trying!). Plenty of outdoor places to sit outside including Master bedroom deck, huge back deck and a nice side deck too. Everything was provided including cooking condiments and spices, towels and bedding which made things very easy. We grilled on the outdoor gas grill which was all set ready to go. It was too warm for a fire but there's a nice wood stove and plenty of wood for colder weather. Owner graciously let us check out later which was very much appreciated!

Inside, the post and beam style makes for a very attractive and enjoyable space to hang out and relax. I would definitely stay again next time I'm in southern VT.

  • Review Submitted: 18/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great, secluded property with a view

  • 4 of 5

The owner recommended 4wd to make it up the access road to the house, and they weren't kidding. It's a long, dirt hill and we needed to shuttle a couple of our friends up to the house since they didn't have 4wd or snow tires (we got some April snow during our visit).

The house itself is very nice. The decor is ancient, but gives the house some character. The view from the porch is very nice, the heat worked great, plenty of comfortable sleeping space. Overall, no complaints! I would recommend it as long as you have 4wd. Also, I don't think any of us had cell reception near the house.

  • Review Submitted: 10/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Serine mountain retreat

  • 5 of 5

This house is great. Awesome mountain views, post and beam construction in a nice quite location. Unlike many rentals this house has everything you need. No need to pack a pan or towels. It's all here.chris is a great host and provides lots of detail and is always reachable. I would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 11/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Felt right at home

  • 5 of 5

Quick and friendly communication from the Owner, clean, authentic home with acres of privacy. The property was already plowed and shoveled for our arrival at the tail end of a nor'easter. We loved the house so much we started looking at plans to build our own. Short drive through the quaint villiages to the ski slopes. We hope to stay here on our next trip to Vermont.

  • Review Submitted: 09/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best rental ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

From the day we booked it the owner was giving me all kinds of helpful info, when we got to the fowler road home , we were shocked ! Beautiful location, beautiful home,the best rental ever . the kids were sledding from morning till night.awesome!!

  • Review Submitted: 12/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

We did something not many people do. We went to New England in January, on purpose. This house was amazing with it's view. We got there after a big snow storm, so it was perfect. The house is large and has a very welcoming ambiance. We lived the seclusion. We hope to go back in the fall, where the view will be that much more incredible. Chris was very welcoming and I can't think of anything we needed that wasn't there. You can't go wrong staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 13/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Interstate 91
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Jacksonville
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Mt Snow
Car: necessary

Perfectly rustic and rural Vermont! Almost heaven provides 25 acres of blissful privacy yet just 20 miles from Mt. Snow!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Halifax

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2018
1 Jul 2018 - 13 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$537
AU$3,391
 
 
2018
14 Aug 2018 - 15 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$265
 
 
2018
16 Aug 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$537
 
 
2018
24 Aug 2018 - 29 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$333
From
AU$455
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,896
 
 
Labor Day Weekend!
30 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$387
From
AU$496
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2018
4 Sep 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$265
AU$1,896
 
 
2018
6 Sep 2018 - 12 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$265
From
AU$333
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,896
 
 
Leaf Peeping!
13 Sep 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$401
From
AU$537
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,712
 
 
2018
22 Oct 2018 - 24 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$265
AU$1,760
 
 
2018
25 Oct 2018 - 13 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$265
From
AU$333
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,760
 
 
Thanksgiving
14 Nov 2018 - 27 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$673
AU$3,391
 
 
2018
28 Nov 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$333
From
AU$401
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,032
 
 
Christmas
14 Dec 2018 - 25 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$673
AU$4,071
 
 
New Years!
26 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$673
AU$4,071
 
 
2019 Ski Season!
2 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$401
From
AU$537
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,576
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
AU$537
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$67.97 + Tax
Housekeeping AU$129.13 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$271.86

Rates are subject to change. Thank you

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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