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PUFFER'S DOWNHILL LODGE - MAGIC, STRATTON, BROMLEY, & OKEMO

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Jeff Puffer

Speaks english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Jeff Puffer

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PUFFER'S DOWNHILL LODGE - MAGIC, STRATTON, BROMLEY, & OKEMO

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Windham - Puffer's Downhill Lodge

3 bedrooms + loft, 1 bath, sleeps 8 in beds

***** Check out our great rates for 2013 - 2014 ***** ($275/nt ~ $1750/wk ~ $3800/mo standard winter rate).

****If you're a skier, rider, snow-shoer, hiker, or just an outdoors type nature loving person, then look no further, we are in the middle of Ski and Hiking Country! We also have access to the VAST trails!****

Our very well kept, comfortable and accommodating chalet style home has what you'll need to enjoy your stay. Enjoy the collection of ski memorabilia, from old skis and poles, to original signage and trail maps in the very large living room with magnificent fireplace. Our home has been renovated from top to bottom with warm antique furnishings from surrounding VT areas.

Whether spring, summer, fall or winter, there's no better way to enjoy it than relaxing in the fresh Vermont Country air and watching the ever changing beautiful landscape. Our Beautiful Chalet-style home is close to 4 major ski areas including Magic, Bromley, Stratton and Okemo Mountains. They are also great for mountain biking and hiking. Also close by is Tator Hill Country Club a Championship 18 hole golf course and beautiful Lowell Lake with a 3.5 mile walking trail that surronds the lake.

****This is the place to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get back in touch with nature at its best. Children and adults can explore the true beauty of the outdoors in a safe and inviting environment.****

Hiking, skiing, and kayaking are minutes from your doorstep. Pets love it here too...

A true home-away-from-home, you'll enjoy coming back to year after year.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Jeff Puffer

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2005
Speaks english

My wife Jen and I are from Western, MA. We were married at the 'Chapel of the Snows' on Stratton Mountain. We have 2 dogs that love to go to VT for the fresh air as well. We are avid skiers and golfers that still enjoy coming to Stratton Mountian year after year. Thanks for taking a look at our vacation home, and hope to see you in the future. Jeff & Jen Puffer

Jeff Puffer purchased this chalet in 2005

We bought our house while honeymooning at Stratton Mountain in Feb. 2005. We fell in love with the area after years of coming here skiing. We decided to buy in this area due to the easy drive from Western, MA and surrounding areas. The area has so much to offer and I feel it's one of the most beautiful places in Vermont, with it's quaint towns and quailty of life. We spent several months updating and furnishing our home with antiques from homes in South Central, VT. We wanted our guests to feel as comfortable as we do when staying. We hope you'll have the chance to stay and enjoy this beautiful state.

You'll enjoy just being able to relax and taking in benefits of just being here. Whether it's sitting in front of the fire, playing cards with family and friends, making a puzzle with the children, reading, making snowmen, exploring, etc., you'll know you can do it in a safe environment. As with many homes in VT, we try to accomodate everyone and I'm sure you'll find your stay in VT most enjoyable.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday chalet rental in Windham, USA

18 Reviews Write a Review
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
average rating of 4.928571 based on 18 reviews
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
So. Hadley, MA
5

Guestbook Comment

Your house is so beautiful and it's in a perfect spot. It's nice to find a place where the owners take pride in making their home feel so welcoming. ...
  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2007
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2007
Your house is so beautiful and it's in a perfect spot. It's nice to find a place where the owners take pride in making their home feel so welcoming. It's close to all the places we like to ski. We will be back again next year!! Thanks so much for sharing your home and making our vacation unforgetable.
Helpful votes: 3/3
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
5

Wonderful summer escape

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
While the other reviews were from those who enjoyed the property in the winter, we had a fabulous summer escape with our family. The property was cozy and had all the amenities as described and there were more. The Puffers encouraged us to use their canoe which we did on the beautiful Lowell Lake. We forgot our fishing equipment and were offered to use their quality fishing equipment. What was perhaps most impressive was when we had an issue with the water and within hours, the Puffers showed up to take care of it. They were kind warn and very helpful. We look forward to future escapes at this cozy property.
Owner's Response: Mark,
Glad you and your wonderful family were able to enjoy your stay, I apologize again for the hot water issue but am glad I was able to correct it in a timely manner. This will be a learing for us on the new on-demand hot water system. Hope the fishing was good and look forward to seeing you again...

Jeff & Jen Puffer
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
United States
4

Convenient to Great Winter Activities

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
Came up over MLK weekend with a group of friends an co-workers. The house was clean, well-stocked with kitchen supplies and accurately described by the photos. We really enjoyed using the fireplace in the large living room.

The house is very conveniently located to a number of winter activities - within reasonable driving distances of Stratton and Okemo, as well as Magic Mtn. and the Viking Nordic Center (for snowshoeing/x-country). The Puffers were also very helpful and easy to work with in planning our trip - Thanks Jeff!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Andrew,
Glad we were part of your time spent in Vermont. We try to make the house as comfortable as you would be expected. Hope to see you in the future.
The Puffers...
business
Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
Seneca Falls NY
5

Best vacation A+++

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
We were very happy with the rental. Everything we needed was there for us and the home was pleasant and comfortable. Jeff and Jen left excellent directions and we were very satisfied. We would definitely plan to visit vermont again and stay at Puffers Downhill. We skiied Okemo and Stratton as well as toured the area visiting Manchester, Weston and Chester. Thanks for a great vacation.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay Chuck, Hope to see you again soon.

The Puffers
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Puffer's Downhill Lodge - Magic, Stratton, Bromley, & Okemo
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p169869
Windham Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
5

winter wonderland

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2011
My wife and two teenage kids had a great time over the christmas break; skiing at stratton was close enough, cabin was quiet...we did not have cell phone coverage (a nice break!), there is a landline if you need it. Clean, spacious, warm, good kitchen...what more could you ask for? Thanks Jeff and Jen
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad we could accommodate your family Kevin, Thanks for the review. Hope to see you in the near future.

The Puffers...
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Location

Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I-91
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Magic Mountain
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Tater Hill Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
The Mill (Highly Recommended for nice dinner)
Car: necessary

Area attractions include: Magic Mountain (2 miles), Bromley Ski Area and Adventure Park. (10 miles), Stratton Mountain and Country Club (15 miles), and Okemo Mountain (18 miles). The Manchester Village Outlets containing some of the best shopping in the Northeast. (15 miles), Lowell Lake - great for fishing, canoeing or kayaking (1.5 miles), and the beautiful Okemo owned Tater Hill Country Club (2 miles). In addition, there are numerous antique shops, and superb restaurants in the area.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing rock climbing, horseshoes, miniature golf

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday chalet in Windham, Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Fall & Winter
18 Nov 2013 - 30 Apr 2014
2 night minimum stay
$650
for 2 nights
From
$275
$1,850
$3,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$650
for 2 nights
From
$275
$1,850
$3,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100.00
Check is preferred method of payment.
Notes Discounts given to repeat guests.
***Book Early!!!*** $100 cleaning fee for each stay.
Cash and Checks accepted. Holiday weeks/weekends extra.
7+ people +$50 per night
Non refundable deposit (1/2) required at time of booking.
Payment due in full 30 days prior to arrival date.
Rates: 2013/2014 (US Dollars) unless noted below.

May 1 through September 1 …
$150/night (2 night minimum) $750/week
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Windham in Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Telephone
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Loft - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
  • Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Canoe
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • recreation centre
  • winery tours
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ski
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
The kitchen is very well equipped with all the amenities you would find at home.
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