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Private Suite in a Major Country Estate Home

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
estate
People
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

- 3 to 5 Bedroom, 3 to 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10 to 12 people.

Private Lake access with beach, dock, camp sites, etc. Three bedrooms, 3 bathrooms on the lower level of a newly constructed home and a 1 to 2 bedroom efficiency with full bath on the upper level with a king-sized bed and a queen-sized bed. It features a convenient galley kitchen with a comfortable living room/dining room with a queen-sized sleeper couch. The master bedroom has a jacuzzi tub with a California king-sized bed. The second bedroom has a queen-sized bed with a private shower. The third bedroom is a queen-sized bed. There are beautiful views of Camels Hump and the Ricker Mountain Basin and access to a private beach on the Waterbury Lake, an 800+ acre lake, that abuts to 1000's of acres of State Forest. Great for weddings or corporate retreats! Rental cars and taxis available in the area if you would rather arrive by train or airplane.


Owner
Francine or Eric
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 January, 2017

About Francine or Eric

We are Eric and Francine Chittenden, and we each grew up in Vermont. Eric is an ancestor of Vermont's 1st Governor, Thomas Chittenden. Francine was born in Quebec, and thus her 1st language is French. We both grew up on dairy farms. We got married in 1973, and founded the Cold Hollow Cider Mill in 1974, which rapidly evolved into one of Vermont's premier 'must-see' attractions. In 1980 we created Governor Tom's restaurant, an immensely popular eatery for 8 years. We sold the cider mill in 2000 to Paul & Gail Brown so that we could fulfill our growing 'bucket lists.' The mill continues to be very successful.

Currently Eric holds a license to sail as Captain on the largest ships in the world, and works primarily on the Hawaiian run as a deck officer. Francine is Director of Human Resources for the Vermont Foodbank.

Francine or Eric purchased this estate in 2000

Why Francine or Eric chose Stowe Area

Our 30-acre property is one of the most unique getaways in the Stowe / Central Vermont area, affording privacy, waterfront, great sledding hill, easy access to recreation activities; such as, 4 ski areas, hiking, biking, water sports, concerts, theaters, and much, much more.

What makes this estate unique

Hot tub, sauna, pool table, high-speed internet, flat-screen cable TV, 4 bathrooms, 2 jacuzzi baths, outside shower, volley ball court, 1.5 mile hiking trail that follows a stream in the woods, use of small boats, private beach, fire pit for camp fire at the beach and close to the house, retreat cabin in the woods by the lake, ample parking, gas grill, no extra fees.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

Private Suite in a Major Country Estate Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
5

December 2016 stay at Waterbury Center: Major Country Estate Home

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Francine & Eric's home in Waterbury Center ranks among the best VRBO experiences we have had. The premises were perfect for our group of 8 (we could easily have had 2-3 more). Plenty of cooking and eating space; pool table and hot tub; large grill for our steaks; comfortable temperature; numerous beds and bathrooms. Also, Francine was available at a moment's notice if we had any questions and was up at dawn shoveling the pathways to give us access to our vehicles. The location was perfect for skiing/boarding at Sugarbush our first day and Stowe our second day.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Private suite in Waterbury, VT

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable home in a great location with lots of fun amenities for guests of all ages!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the best places we have rented through Homeaway

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 5 couples mid 50's and stayed for 2 nights over Veterans Day.Guys spent the day visiting several nearby breweries while the girls went to nearby Burlington for shopping.When we returned ,Francine had a fire all set up to go in the fire pit.The property was great and Francine was gracious and easy going.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Views

  • 5 of 5

The property is brilliant and we had a wonderful stay. I was a bit surprised that we were only renting part of the house and the caretaker lived in the majority of the home. Most of the rental area is on the lower level and we occasionally heard footsteps walking in the early morning.

Despite that, the family is very generous and made our stay very comfortable. There is a hot tub, great fire pit and a comfortable and relaxed setting. We also had access to the water and a number of watercrafts.

If you're looking for a quite getaway, this is a great spot!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful home-wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely location for an annual get-together with good friends from college! Great location, scenic views and clean/comfortable accommodations. Host was very kind, helpful and respectful of our privacy as well. Lots of area to explore and enjoy right on the Estate. Hope to return some day!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and Luxurious Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a large rental house to accommodate us (parents), our college age daughter and a few of her friends with enough space to be private and enjoyable for all. We could not have been more pleased with the property and our hosts, Francine and Eric. The grounds were wonderful, spacious and well maintained and we made good use of the private beach, boats and hiking trails on the property. The accommodations were also spacious and well planned out for maximum comfort and relaxation. Aside from purchasing the usual food and excellent beer , there was nothing that we needed that was not provided. Truly a wonderful vacation and we look forward to going back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Burlington
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Tanglewoods
Nearest Ferry
29 Miles
Burlington, VT
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Vermont National - one of Vermont's finest
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Waterbury, VT
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 89/Rt 100
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Michael's On The Hill and Tanglewoods
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Stowe Mountain resort
Nearest Beach
On our property
Car: necessary

Lots of hiking trails; x-country skiing; snowshoeing; property abuts to 1000s of acres of State Forest Lands. Private beach and picnic area on the Waterbury Reservoir. In the winter, there are numerous x-country ski trails, snowshoe trails, and a short distance away, easy access to the VAST trails. We are just 6.5 miles from Stowe Village; 15 miles from the Sugarbush Ski area; 15 miles from Bolton Ski area. Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory is just 3 miles from us. We are conveniently located near exit 10 off of Interstate 89.

Other Activities: canoeing and swimming

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Waterbury Center, Stowe Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
£968
for 2 nights
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£3,081
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Waterbury Center in Vermont

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • city centre ...
  • lake ...
  • mountain ...
  • resort ...
  • river ...
  • rural ...
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
  • town ...
  • village ...
  • waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • There are no twin beds so the occupancy is based on 2 people per bed. The efficiency suite (Mansfield Suite) is comfortable for 4 people.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
1 king, 1 California king, 3 queens ,1 queen sleeper sofa, 4 bathrooms, canoes; high speed Internet access through Ethernet; private deck. Pool table. Board games. Books. 1 1/2 mile walking path along a beautiful babbling brook. Access to organic garden vegetables as they ripen. 2 nearby breweries. Numerous shops. An abundance of excellent restaurants and other culinary offerings. Note: Book now to get your preferred summer week at our unique, exclusive waterfront property.

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