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Old World Cottage With All The Modern Conveniences.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 167 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Cottage, All Amenities On 12 Acres Of Woods

Fairy Tale Cottage that has been completely renovated with all major appliances,internet, Jacuzzi, Direct TV, gourmet kitchen etc. Surrounded by 12 acres , part of Sterling Forest, yet minutes from the base of Mt. Mansfield and all the restaurants and spas of Stowe. There are two fireplaces, one in the master bedroom and one adjacent to the major sitting room.

A wood-burning stove is essentially a third fireplace serving the the sitting/dining area and kitchen. Gourmet Kitchen with all new appliances equipped to create a gourmet meal or a simple snack. Sterling Brook runs through the property and hiking, cross country skiing and mountain biking trails are right by. Surrounded by magnificent forest yet a short distance to downtown Stowe with all of its great restaurants, spas, shops and some of the best down hill skiing in New England. Every season is magical from the warm summer days with craft festivals, farmers markets and 30 plus miles of hiking and biking trails. Autumn is a blaze of colors that are difficult to imagine until you see it. Winter brings the hush of snow and the thrills of skiing. Spring brings the flowers bursting out of the snow and the deep greens of the trees that you forgot about in the winter. This is truly a 4 season home.


Owner
Lynne Fagan Murray
Member since: 2001
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2017

About Lynne Fagan Murray

One of us is a physician and the other is a neuroscientist.

Lynne Fagan Murray purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Lynne Fagan Murray chose Stowe Area

This is our dream house with everything we ever wanted in a Vermont property. Deep in the forest with all the quiet and wild life and yet close enough to all shopping, skiing and night life that we do not have to travel far if we want it. The property is magical with a Stone House, fireplaces and beautiful forest views from every window. There is also the wonderful Sterling Brook that runs through the property as well as cross country skiing trails, hiking and mountain biking trails and access to amazing wild life.

What makes this cottage unique

Tranquil peaceful beautiful surroundings but a house that has everything you need for surround comfort. Wood stove, fireplaces, Jacuzzi, gourmet kitchen, wine refrigerator and all that you need to be content at home yet night life and restaurants as well as down hill skiing and other year round activities near by. The best of both worlds.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Stowe, Vermont

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 167 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , All new with enclosed shower and tiled floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , en suite master bedroom recently renovated. Huge Jucazzi.
  • New downstairs bathroom with enclosed walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Upstairs - Across from bedroom 1
    Bedroom 1 upstairs - 1 large double bed , Has television with Direct TV and Apple,
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Bedroom ; fireplace,; Direct TV /Apple; bathroom-jacuzzi
  • master bedroom with fireplace and ensuite bath with jacuzzi tub. second bedroom with queen size bed. 3rd bedroom with 2 twin beds. Ample closet space.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Many additional services can be provided for additional fees.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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Old World Cottage With All The Modern Conveniences.
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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5

Cozy, Clean, Comfortable and QUIET.

  • 5 of 5

I don't know where to begin with this property. One word sums up our experience at the Stone Cottage, OUTSTANDING. We truly enjoyed our stay. The location is not a far ride from Stowe, about 8 to 10 minutes. The Stone Cottage is much better than the hotel experience. The master bedroom was very comfortable. The home itself is very quaint and secure. The kitchen was great to have for preparing breakfast and a couple of dinners. We had our three Border Collies with us and they loved the property and surrounding area. Would we go back to the Stone Cottage? ABSOLUTELY! I HIGHLY recommend this property. Thank you Lynn for sharing your home with us. Barbara, thank you for being available to us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were wonderful guests and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We love the house and the creek and woods and want everyone who stays there to love it as well. We hope you return some day.
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5

Wonderful Ski Season Rental

  • 5 of 5

Stone Cottage is located in beautiful Sterling Forest and just 10 minutes to town! This was our second ski season here and enjoyed every minute of it. The house worked perfectly for our family of 5 and we always looked forward to our weekends at Stone Cottage. The house was clean, cozy and had all the comforts of home. Lynne (the owner) is great to work with. She is responsive, accommodating and works hard to ensure that your stay is wonderful. We look forward to visiting again!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were as usual wonderful guests and I know the ski season was great this year. Look forward to seeing the lift prices drop with the recent purchase of Mt. Mansfield by Vail. We hope you will return again.
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5

Enchanting Cottage in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a lovely welcome with fresh flowers and a nice bottle of local wine .Everything we needed to make our stay comfortable was provided and any questions we had were quickly answered by the caretaker.

Our daily routine was to take a hike on the nearby trails and take in the glorious views--FABULOUS!!!

The cottage was warm,clean and cozy.Stowe restaurants and breweries were yummy and fun!

What a wonderful fall getaway we had!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We continue to strive to make all guests have the best possible vacation in a place that will feel like a home, not just a rental property. We hope you will return soon.
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5

Warm and cozy cottage in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two weeks during the fall foliage season at the Stone Cottage. We researched our options for 6 months before deciding on this property and we were not disappointed. The owners knew we were coming to celebrate our wedding anniversary and enjoy the fall foliage season in Vermont. We arrived late in the evening to find pumpkins at the head of the driveway and mums along the sidewalk with the lights on waiting for us. I felt as if I was driving up to my own home. Inside there was more autumn décor, a fresh vase of flowers, Vermont maple products, a bottle of wine with glasses set out for us. The fireplace was prepared to simply strike a match and light the flame then sit back and enjoy. The welcome and first impressions could not have been more perfect.

Access to the cottage is simple and easy to find. It's not too far from town to run in and grab some groceries but far enough that you feel like you have privacy all around you. I loved the fact that the road passes a covered bridge that I could see every day.

The house is clean, spotless in fact, and comfortable. The appliances in the kitchen are very nice and in great working order. My husband enjoyed the fact that he could cook on a gas stove as we have an electric range at home. The downstairs bathroom has a very large shower with an excellent shower head and good water pressure. They had the largest, softest, whitest bath towels that I have ever seen. I seriously wanted to take them home with me, but I didn't. The woodstove in the living area heats up fast and puts out a lot of heat. You don't have to worry about getting cold when that thing is lit. But my favorite part was having a fireplace in the bedroom. It felt very glamourous and indulgent to have the flicker of firelight as you are drifting off to sleep.

The cottage sits in a secluded setting in the Sterling Forest just about 10 minutes or so outside of Stowe. There are hiking trails and a stream that can be enjoyed right outside the door. My husband and I were pleasantly surprised to see a variety of wildlife during our stay, including several deer in the pasture next door, a red fox, a skunk, and two friendly neighbor dogs. Unfortunately no moose, although we did our best to look for one.

We enjoyed our stay very much and had a wonderful time at the Stone Cottage and highly recommend it to anyone visiting the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Stone Cottage. We love the house and want everyone who stays there to love it as well. We hope you had a great celebration for your anniversary and will return again sometime.
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Lovely house for a family visit

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Stone Cottage for 3 nights in July. Our experience was excellent from start to finish. The owner responded quickly to our inquiry and was such a pleasure to deal with. The caretaker was responsive, helpful and very sweet. The house itself is in a gorgeous spot, very serene and beautiful, with a flower filled yard and a well cut path down to the river. The house was clean and well supplied with an excellent kitchen and washer dryer. The bedroom layout was perfect for our family. There is a beautiful sunny room at the back of the house that was a favorite for my kids...they spent hours stretched out in the sunny window seat. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you loved Stone Cottage. You were wonderful guests and we hope you will return some day.
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Wonderful winter seasonal rental

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Lynne for a wonderful winter season. We loved it! Your home was just perfect for our family of 5! The location was great...only 10 minutes to shops and restaurants and 15 minutes to the mountain. The drive to the cottage was beautiful not to mention the setting! The home had everything we needed and was very thought out for a winter rental. The separate bedrooms and the two seating rooms really worked well to define kid and adult spaces. The kitchen was also well stocked and the wood stove kept the place cozy! Both you and Barbara (caretaker) were responsive, helpful and attentive. Thank you again!

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were wonderful guests and we are so happy that you enjoyed your season rental. We hope you will return again. Lynne
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bulington Vermont
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
5 miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Burlington, Vermont
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 100
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
6 miles
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
6 miles
Car: necessary

The entire Stowe area is wonderful for 4 season activities. Hiking and mountain biking, wonderful food, famer's markets and many local events. Every season has its special events.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$287.57
Pet Fee A$255.62
Damage Deposit A$639.05

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Minimum 2 night stay in high season. $225.00 cleaning fee. $500.00 security deposit requested. the holiday season from Dec. 23rd until Jan. 2nd the daily rate is $600.00 per night with a minimum 4 night stay. Monthly rental requires utilities to be paid. Other Holiday rates may include Thanksgiving, President's weekend. Christmas and NY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.