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A luxury cottage in the heart of Manchester Center

Bedrooms 1
Space 720 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A perfect one bedroom getaway steps away from downtown Manchester VT

Tucked In is a 720 sq.ft. well appointed cottage with all the amenities you'd expect in a first class hotel. It is all on one level with a fully equipped kitchen, dreamy king size bed and a luxurious bathroom with a spa shower. Bathrobes are provided and the floors have radiant heat to maximize the guest experience. The cottage has WiFi and premium cable. Tucked In is set on a half acre with a patio just through the french doors and further into the garden is a fire pit and a hot tub for your enjoyment. I reside in the main house on the property and can offer any and all advice. Parking is on premises. Follow on Instagram @tuckedinvt

Joan Burns
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Joan Burns

I moved here from Westchester County, NY in 2012. I lived in that area for over 40 years. During 5 of those years I was an innkeeper in the Bahamas as welI as St. Croix. I grew up coming here, almost moved here a couple of different times and in 2012, I decided to make the move. I bought this property and completely renovated it the first year I was here. At the beginning of 2014 I set out to create Tucked In. It's new and I'm excited to be back in the hospitality business. I love Manchester and I look forward to hosting you here in my new hometown.

Joan Burns purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Joan Burns chose Manchester Center

I looked for a long time and there was something about this house and where it sat. I didn't want to be in the middle of nowhere so this was the perfect solution. My house was built in 1895 and it was built beautifully. It was in desperate need of love and that's what it got. It took some time and a little bit of aggravation but in the end, it is magnificent and stands proudly in the center of town. A neighbor across the street described it as 'shiny'

What makes this cottage unique

The benefits are its proximity to everything in town, the luxurious amenities in the cottage, and the comparably affordable nightly rate!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Manchester Center, Vermont

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Spa shower with Rain head and 6 additional jets
  • Spa-level shower with 6 shower heads and a shower seat.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Dreamy king bed with an abundance of pillows. Clothing storage as well as two bed-side tables with individual reading lamps.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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A luxury cottage in the heart of Manchester Center
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews

Couldn't ask for more

  • 5 of 5

Great location with easy access to Manchester. The cottage was perfectly appointed and Joan does a great job of making sure visitors have everything they need. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 18/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway for Two!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is so cozy, beautifully decorated and the perfect location. We could walk to town. We are looking forward to returning soon!

  • Review Submitted: 15/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for your review. I really appreciate you taking the time to write one. It was a pleasure meeting you both and I look forward to your return. Joanie
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Perfect weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

The place is beautiful and was all set up for us to relax for the weekend. We definitely would like to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 08/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Wonderful Time in a Beautiful Setting

  • 5 of 5

Had just a wonderful time in a beautifully appointed hideaway. Joan is a great host. The setting was just perfect and we enjoyed a relaxing getaway that I would recommend to all

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect cozy cottage!!! 😍😍

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week in this lovely cottage, very spacious for 2 people with all the amenities we needed. The location is great and we were able to walk to the town as well as short drives for great hikes and fly fishing. We also highly recommend the Thai Basil restaurant, 5 minute walk from Tucked In. 😄

  • Review Submitted: 21/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carol. Thanks so much for your review and for choosing Tucked In. It was great meeting you both. It was a pleasure hosting you and hope you’ll come back to Manchester. Joanie
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Awesome cottage, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the beautiful tucked in exceeded our expectations ! The decor is lovely, modern, and very comfortable. All amenities are top notch, especially the heated floors in the bathroom. Water options in the shower, plush robes, bath sheets, and toiletries are all first class. The kitchen contains everything you might need for a short or a long stay. The height of the ceilings in the living areas create a spacious feel. The grounds are beautiful, and well manicured. The location, in the center of Manchester, could not be more perfectly situated. There are several fine shops and restaurants within walking distance, however, a car is needed for extended sightseeing. The owner, Joan Burns, was very prompt in her response to our inquiries. We will definitely stay at tucked in during our next visit to Manchester.

  • Review Submitted: 18/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
61 Miles
Albany International
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Thai Basil, Seasons, Gringo Jacks
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
62 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Thai Basil, Christos, Gringo Jacks, Silver Fork
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Bromley Mountain, Stratton
Car: necessary

Southern Vermont, where Manchester is located has many activities including skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, skating. Indoor activities include antiquing, historical homes and plenty of great dining. The shopping at Manchester Designer Outlets is famous for providing top designers. The Equinox Spa offers exceptional treatments.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$134.73

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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