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Artful Historic 2nd Fl'r 3 Bedrm in Civil War Infirmary Home by VCFA & downtown

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bdrm 2nd floor sunny, private apt w/eat-in kitchen, full bath, great 4 familie

This sunny, beautifully decorated, fully furnished apartment is in an historic Civil War Infirmary building which was rolled down the street from the Vermont College green in the 1860's and then fully updated with every modern convenience! The apartment is cozy during winter with loads of windows and sunshine, and cool in summer with A/C in the bedrooms if you feel you need it. The apartment includes a fully outfitted kitchen and bathroom with anything you might need. Hardwood floors add to the charm. There are 3 bedrooms - 2 rooms have Queen-size beds and 1 has a King. There is an additional cot available and one of the queen bedrooms has a couch for lounging on and can serve as a living room too. The landing area has loads of books and games, and I always put in special stuffed animals and toys suited to the ages of visiting children. Our backyard has a spectacular view of Camel's Hump and the valley with the capital building and downtown. We welcome guests to sit and enjoy cocktails at sunset or have a barbecue. (Just ask so we can coordinate with our other guests.) The house is walking distance to downtown, very near the college green and VCFA campus, and many area attractions and resorts, including Stowe, Sugarbush, Trapp Family Lodge, and Bolton Valley (all 30-40 minutes drive). Morse Farm Mountain Bike and Nordic Center is just up the hill, right in Montpelier. Kellogg Hubbard Library in town holds many events for kids, a local rec center has tennis courts, several ball fields and a pool. There is a reservoir for cookouts and swimming in summer, and many rivers and streams to play and fish in right in town. We have kayaks, nordic skis, snowshoes, and other sporting equipment we are happy to share. Montpelier is a great central location for day trips, and we are happy to be your guide. Check out the Montpelier Alive schedule and the city website, as well as Lost Nation Theater. Burlington and Lake Champlain are a 35 minute drive, and hiking trails are 20-30 minutes away to Camel's Hump and White Rocks/Hunger Mountain trailheads. The city circ bus stops regularly in front of the house and will quickly bring you to pick up groceries. We have two movie theaters in town as well! This is truly your home away from home!

If our calendar is full, please contact me as we have two other apartments here: listings #971889 (Mountain-View Studio +1 Bdrm) and #614274 (1st Floor just below this apt). Please note that all of the apartments can be rented for a group discount. Contact me for details!

More Details

Beth Damon
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018

About Beth Damon

I love sharing my home with guests like you! As my four children grew up the house was too big for me, so I decided to rent out to guests our spare rooms. I have created the apartments to be themed around the arts of different cultures, with real antiques I have collected through the years. This allows me to share my art collections and spread world cultural awareness, my favorite topic in education. I am an Artist and Art teacher and offer classes to my guests as well in my studio space. Please check my website for more information about reserving a spot if you are interested. We love to share ideas with our guests about our favorite places to go, so please feel welcome to call and discuss any questions you have while planning your trip.

We hope you'll stay here, and look forward to hearing from you!

If you have a larger group, you may want to consider renting all three apartments, and just mention this in your inquiry!

Beth Damon purchased this apartment in 1997

Why Beth Damon chose Montpelier

Our home was the Commandant's house at the Sloan Hospital, a Civil War Infirmary located down the street and active during the last 1.5 years of the Civil War. In the late 1860's the building became part of a Methodist Seminary, and then was sold and rolled down the street on logs to its present location. I am an architect and designed and built the back addition to the home, fully updating it and using materials which well matched its history.

People who stay here just love it, and the central location both in town and in the state. It is about a ten minute walk downtown to hear live music or see a movie. Day trips can easily be planned in all directions to see many wonderful natural, historic, and tourist sights and attractions.

I am told the beds are extremely comfortable, as well as the bedding, and take a great deal of time carefully cleaning between all of my guests, doing the work myself.

We really enjoy our guests, and can't wait to meet you!

What makes this apartment unique

Our house is on a beautiful quiet walking street, and centrally located in town. It is a ten minute walk to downtown, and quite near to Stowe and Sugarbush resorts, as well as to Burlington's airport and Lake Champlain. There is a city pool and reservoir you can bring our kayaks to. Hiking trails are 5-30 minutes away with spectacular views. There are lovely restaurants a walk away, as well as live music, and terrific bookstores and cafes.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Montpelier

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , This bathroom has a shower-tub which is fine for children.
  • 1
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot , A crib or a cot can be added. There is a large desk/bureau.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , There is a couch, and a crib or cot could be added.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , This bedroom has a closet, desk and bureau.
  • All of the bedrooms have the option of a cot or a Pack n Play, and are air conditioned during summer months. Sheets and bedding are at least 50% natural fibers and have been washed with perfume-free detergent. No dryer sheets are used. Please specify if you prefer to have the down in the rooms removed.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The apartment shares its backyard space with my other two apartments. In addition to there there is a large dining room and a basement art studio/rec room, which can be booked together for a family event (such as a wedding). Once you have booked this apartment, please contact me about the cost and availability of my other apartments and meeting spaces.


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Artful Historic 2nd Fl'r 3 Bedrm in Civil War Infirmary Home by VCFA & downtown
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews

Charming home with a great host

  • 5 of 5

Beth was so sweet. We had our kids with us and she had a pack and play, high chair and toys for them. The home was very comfortable! Wonderfully stay!!

  • Review Submitted: 21/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Fall Weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the Artful Asian 2nd Floor apt. The space was clean and well appointed. Plenty of room for us (just 2), but also 2 additional bedrooms had space for at least 4 more. Beth and her family were very gracious, providing us with directions to town, recommendations on dining and shopping. We were also only 2 blocks away from our friends that live here and were able to walk to their house and also to the main street for dining. We would recommend this property, and we would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another fantastic rental experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here, and we have nothing but great things to say about the property and its owner. Beth is not just extremely responsive but incredibly proactive and a very generous host. We've stayed in both the upstairs and downstairs apartments, and we would recommend them wholeheartedly to anyone traveling with young children (as we did), or without. The apartments are lovely, and you will be in the best possible hands during your stay. We can't say enough good things. We're already dreaming about our next stay!

  • Review Submitted: 27/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very cozy, clean and very gracious helpful host!

  • 5 of 5

Very cozy, clean and very gracious helpful host!

  • Review Submitted: 05/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our thanks to you Bethanne for choosing to spend your family vacation at our home! It was great to meet you all and to have little kids about again. We hope to see you again as business brings you to Montpelier! Happy summer! Beth
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Very lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful home during my sons graduation from Norwich. The home is very centralized to all areas! We had a lovely stay. The home was very clean and the beds were very comfortable. My only suggestion would be to have a TV. Beth was very accommodating! She always returned messages answering our questions in a timely manner. I highly recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 20/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Marika! We were so happy to be your choice as you visited the area for graduation at Norwich University. I will work on TV, but please know that in the future it is always easy for us to put one in place. Some of our guests ask for there to be no TV :) I think so children can spend more time exploring the area. Happy, happy summer to you and your family! Beth
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

We came to Montpelier to celebrate Thanksgiving with neighbors very near this beautiful house. It was the perfect rental. This is a lovely, quiet and convenient location for a visit to Montpelier. We highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 10/12/2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Three Penny Taproom
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 89
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Coffee Corner
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Car: not necessary

This house is 7 buildings away from Vermont College of Fine Arts and located on a very nice walking street with the college green nearby. Downtown is a ten minute walk down the hill with many stores and restaurants to choose from.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment around the Montpelier

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
15 Jun 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$62 per night, per additional guest
Fall Foliage
21 Sep 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$68 per night, per additional guest
Late Fall
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$62 per night, per additional guest
20 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$69 per night, per additional guest
21 Dec 2018 - 26 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$69 per night, per additional guest
Washington's Birthday
7 Feb 2019 - 17 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$69 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add AU$62 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$138.35

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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