Start your leaf peeping right from our deck located in the heart of one of Vermont’s most quintessentially-charming villages. Fall colors should be beautiful throughout all of October.
Our home is located in a very quiet, private setting & also walking distance to many restaurants, shops and The Farmer's Market in Waitsfield. We are also just a few minutes drive to Sugarbush and Mad River Glen Ski Resorts.
This private three-bedroom home is uniquely located at the end of a private road, yet only ½ mile from the heart and center of the Mad River Valley and the town of Waitsfield.
The house is nestled on a hillside and most rooms and the deck have beautiful mountain views across the valley.
We have full cell phone service in and around the house as well as free WIFI.
It is an 1800 square foot, three-level house. The main living area is on the 2nd level, where you will enter. It has an open-concept kitchen, dining room, living room combination as well as ½ bath and foyer.
-The kitchen is fully stocked with cookware and dinnerware.
-The living room has two oversized wing-back chairs, a bench and a Pottery Barn couch which can convert into a queen-size bed.
-The dining table seats up to eight.
-Expansive mountain and valley views from the large double patio door as well as from some of the windows.
The 3rd level consists of a full bath with tub/shower and two bedrooms.
-The Master bedroom has a queen-size sleigh bed and flatscreen TV as well as a BlueRay DVD Player and a library of over 50 DVD’s.
-The second bedroom has two comfortable twin beds.
The 1st level has one large room with
- 2 twin bunk beds
- 1 twin trundle bed
- 1 queen-sized futon/couch and
a sitting area with another couch and a rocking chair.
An additional flatscreen TV is in this room with a Roku attached to it. On that device you can watch any free movies and TV. Any pay movies must be paid for with your own Amazon or Netflix accounts.
This room has a double french patio door that opens out to the perennial flower garden with beautiful mountain views.
There is a Sonos system for music; Streaming, and Radio.
We have full cell phone service in and around the house.
All bed linens, towels and pillows are provided and are very good quality.
In the warmer months, the huge wrap-around deck on the second level is furnished with an outdoor dining table (that seats 8+), benches, chaise lounge and rocking chair. There are stunning mountain views across the valley from most areas of the deck. There is a BBQ grill on the deck for you to use. The lower patio, on the first level, has an enormously comfortable chaise lounge chair beside the perennial flower garden.
We are surrounded by numerous outdoor adventure opportunities such as:
Swimming holes (including the famous Warren Falls)
Mountain & road biking
Lift-served Mountain Biking at Sugarbush Mountain Resort
Tennis (Top-rated New England Tennis Holidays and The Bridges)
Kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and tubing on the rivers and lakes
Downhill Skiing (minutes from Sugarbush & Mad River
Cross country skiing
Ice Skating (seasonal)
Or relax and enjoy the Arts and Cultural activities such as:
VT Festival of the Arts
Waitsfield Farmer's Market
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Tours
Breathtaking Scenic Drives
Cold Hollow Cider Mill
Spa (Mad River Massage, Stoweflake, Topnotch)
Von Trapp Family Lodge
The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
Movie Theatre and so much more.
Two great videos about the Mad River Valley can be found by googling
"Adventure is Better in the Mad River Valley" OR
"Almost There: The Mad River Valley"
You have full access to the house and yard with the exception of one closet in the Master Bedroom and a locked-out room on the first level that is private and unavailable.
Interaction with guests
This is our vacation home so we will not be present while you are here. We have a lockbox with the keys in it at the house, and we will give you the code prior to your arrival. We are available via phone/email/text and we have a caretaker on call should anything need immediate attention.
Personalized Itineraries Available.
Tell us how many adults/children are in your party and what activities you prefer, and we will help you enjoy your time with customized vacation suggestions.
Other things to note
Families with small children should be aware that the 30 steps to reach the house entrance only has a railing on one side (see pictures for more detail.)
Quiet time is 10:00PM to 08:00AM
From Feb 16 - Mar 4, 2018 the minimum stay is 3 nights.
We live in Massachusetts, just North of Boston. Our Vermont home is our family vacation home that we have owned for 14 years. Our family consists of my husband, Paul, who works in Technical Software Sales; myself, a stay-at-home Mom, who formerly worked in software sales and in the travel industry, and our 17-year-old son, Zach, who is a HS Junior. We are all huge outdoor enthusiasts who ski, bike, hike, swim, play tennis and we love to travel the world.