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Cozy 4-season COTTAGE-- ski, swim, hike, foliage- Family Fun or Romantic Getaway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Vermont Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A cozy Vermont mountain cottage one mile to picturesque Belmont Village and Star Lake, and 6 miles to Okemo Ski Resort and Ludlow. A private location with a deck overlooking Star Lake, meadows and mountain vistas (with a 75 mile view!).

Sleeps 2 to 6...... 2 for a romantic get-away, or up to 6 for family and friends:

2 bedrooms [Queen; Double; and Queen Sleep Sofa in living room], 2 baths, living room with woodstove, FREE long distance calls within US and Canada, High Speed Internet, cableTV with DVR, DVD player; dining area; fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, microwave; laundry with washer/dryer. A beautiful mountain get-away, yet close to skiing and other activities.

We are in the heart of the Green Mountains between Killington and Stratton/Bromley. We have beautiful (spectacular!!) views off to the west and northwest (great sunsets). Our cottage sits on a hill surrounded by stately maples and open pastures. It sits at 2100 feet above sea level and overlooks a lake with a 75 mile view across the mountains of Vermont and into New York State (we see the highest mountain in NY). We are one mile from Star Lake which has a beach and boat access. The cottage is surrounded by 180 acres of our land, and hundreds more acres of friends, family and the State of Vermont. We have our own trail network for hiking, snowshoeing and xc skiing, and there's lots of other hiking all around the town and local area. On our land across the road from the cottage there are four beaver ponds that string along a brook that runs into Star Lake.

Although private, our cottage is in the heart of the Vermont ski and tourist area so there are lots of restaurants, shops, and activities within 5 to 10 miles

Winter:

Okemo 6 miles; 5 other major ski areas are 30-40 minutes away (Killington, Pico, Bromley, Stratton, Magic); snowshoe, cross-country ski and sled from house; village skating; 1/2 mile to VAST snowmobile trail system.

Summer & Fall: Peaceful hide-away; nearby mountain lakes - swim, fish, boat rentals. Central to sightseeing, golf, tennis, horseback riding, hiking, biking; near historic Weston Playhouse and Weston Priory. Surrounded by Vermont forests and autumn foliage.

NO SMOKING

DOGS allowed with permission; please inquire when booking.

(sorry, NO CATS)

1. Discounts for stays of 5 nights and longer

2. Winter Special (non-holiday) -- 4th night is FREE

3. Some holiday periods and weekends have minimum stays of 3 nights or longer.

4. Summer bookings are generally by the week -- email us for the discounted weekly rate.

Keywords: cottage, cabin, house

More Details

Owner
Ron Unterman
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Ron Unterman

My wife and I are retired and live full time in Belmont, just down the road from our rental cottage.

Come visit us in our little corner of paradise :)

Why Ron Unterman chose Belmont

Ron's family began coming to Belmont for summers in 1956 and his parents moved here full-time from New York City in 1970. As a teenager Ron worked on a local farm and the family came up to Belmont for every vacation, all year 'round. Ron and Dottie moved here full-time in 2001 and enjoy all of Vermont's seasons -- You will too :)

What makes this cottage unique

We are in the heart of the Green Mountains between Killington and Stratton/Bromley, and minutes to Okemo. We have beautiful (spectacular!!) views off to the west and northwest (great sunsets). Our cottage sits on a hill surrounded by stately maples and open pastures. It sits at 2100 feet above sea level and overlooks a lake with a 75 mile view across the mountains of Vermont and into New York State (we see the highest mountain in NY). We are one mile from Star Lake which has a beach and boat access. The cottage is very private being surrounded by 180 acres of our land, and hundreds more acres of friends, family and the State of Vermont. We have our own trail network for hiking, snowshoeing and xc skiing, and there's lots of other hiking all around the town and local area. On our land across the road from the cottage there are four beaver ponds that string along a brook that runs into Star Lake.

..... and we have a moose that visits every now and then [EMAIL us for this picture and many others].

Although private, this house is in the heart of the Vermont ski and tourist area so there are lots of restaurants, shops, and activities within 5 to 10 miles (Mt. Holly, Ludlow, Weston, etc.)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Ron and Dottie--

Thanks very much for letting us enjoy your very comfortable cottage. The photos we'd seen both in the brochure and on the internet didn't do justice to either the clean and modern facilities, nor the marvelous views. We look forward to returning some day. Many thanks again, especially for the warm and thoughtful welcoming touches.
Jul 2008
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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , upstairs bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , downstairs bath, off the living room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sofa bed/futon , queen sleep sofa in the living room
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen size
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
180 acres,,,, with trails for hiking and snowshoeing

Reviews

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Cozy 4-season COTTAGE-- ski, swim, hike, foliage- Family Fun or Romantic Getaway
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5

Ron’s cottage was located on a mountain with beautiful views. It was very clean and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We had three wonderful, relaxing days. We plan on going back.

  • Review Submitted: 25/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved the quaint cabin in the woods. Perfect location 10 minutes to Okemo. The owners were welcoming and helpful at a moments notice. Can’t wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 04/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect weekend! Warm, cozy house -simple but perfect for ski boots etc. beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

Ron has everything set up with directions for heat, TV, wood stove etc. He has thought of everything to make your stay easy and enjoyable! Can’t wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 04/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing | Matt

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was very cozy and perfect for my group of friends and me. Located in a beautiful area with plenty of things nearby including a market just down the road. Owner was probably the nicest guy I've talked to in a long time, very helpful, stayed in contact, and communicated very well. The man who plows the driveway was also very nice and helpful in getting our truck out of the snow. Definitely would want to come back next year. Had a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 07/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful cottage with wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is clean, comfortable and well furnished. We liked the layout very much, and absolutely loved the deck and the views. We were there in peak fall foliage season, and the foliage around the cottage was actually pretty much as good as any we found anywhere. We were lucky enough to get two sunsets, and I can't think of a better location to see them from.

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had a nice relaxing time

  • 4 of 5

Cottage was clean and we all just loved the view.

  • Review Submitted: 07/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$161.74
Pet Fee AU$94.35
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$134.78

1. Discounts for stays of 5 nights and longer
2. Winter Special (non-holiday) -- 4th night is FREE
3. Some holiday periods and weekends have minimum stays of 3 nights or longer.
4. Summer bookings are generally by the week -- email us for the discounted weekly rate.

Arrival & Departure:
Arrival time is after 4:00 pm
Departure time by 11:00 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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