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Lovely Vacation Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Chalet, 4 Bedrooms + Rec/Guest room (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This house gives you an amazing feeling of being on top of the world. It is a very special place to relax and refuel. We've tried to keep the house simple yet aesthetically pleasing.

Please note that we are looking for month-long to whole-winter rentals for this unique property this year. Otherwise, we will be opening up our winter rental scheduling on October 20, 2017.

You can find lots to do in the area, or you can just hang out on our deck, where there's a lovely view. In the winter there's a great sledding hill and--if it's good and cold--a pond to slide on. If you like to cook, the kitchen is completely equipped. The house is set up so that there are private areas and public areas. You can get away, or congregate. It's the kind of house where you'll have a wonderful vacation whether you ski or just relax and enjoy the beauty of our place.

Each bedroom is private. There's one with a king-size bed, and 2 bedrooms have queens. The children's room has two twin beds, toys, books. There's a futon in the rec room, which is on a separate floor and has it's own bathroom and TV.

We've owned and loved this house since the sixties, and we hope you will find this house an idyllic place to rent and enjoy.

Keywords: Vacation House, Relax, Peaceful

More Details

Lyn Bertles
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2017

About Lyn Bertles

We are a family of musicians and writers, and we think the house shows it. There's a good electric piano, there are music stands, games (I'm a Scrabble fan) and plenty of privacy for quiet reading. This is the perfect house for those who like to stay at home while others are skiing, as the house is such a pleasure. Food shopping and a big drugstore are ten minutes away, yet the privacy is perfection.

Lyn Bertles purchased this chalet in 1965

Why Lyn Bertles chose Mount Snow Area

We first built this house in 1965, and enlarged and modernized it in '95. We chose to come here because we love Vermont, and Wilmington is within reach of both Boston and New York, as it's just over the Mass. border. There's plenty to do here, but it's not all frantic traffic and street density as it is on Cape Cod or in the Hampton's.

What makes this chalet unique

There's something about standing on our deck and looking at the view that is totally relaxing. Then there's that walk to the pond and the pleasure of watching children take sleds from our woodshed and slide down our hill. When the shopping urge gets you there are all the big outlets in Manchester, VT, one hour away. Of course for skiers there's Mount Snow or Stratton--or you can just snow shoe in our woods.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Wilmington in Windham County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. Please fill out our Rules Agreement after we accept your your booking request.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Two baths have tubs, one has shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack-and Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen size
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis
Pond, pond house, snow shoeing, sledding


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Lovely Vacation Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Amazing Winter Escape!

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed this house for the past 3 winter seasons. My family as well as our close friends (4 adults, 6 kids) cannot say enough about this property. With nice large bedrooms and amazing views it has it all! We sled down the large back hill, ice skate on the pond, hike through the woods and enjoy the peace and quiet of the many acres it includes. Our kids look forward to this vacation every year and this home couldn't be more perfect for a large group. The owners are so accommodating and go out of their way to make your stay wonderful. The kitchen is very well stocked and the fireplace makes it so warm and inviting. We do go skiing at Stratton which is about a 40 minute drive and snow tubing at Mount Snow which is only 20 minutes away. Simply put-this home a little peace of heaven in the mountains=)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christmas in Vermont

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful Christmas vacation we spent at this house! Having been to Vermont on numerous occasions but never in December (and a few days in January), we were a little apprehensive spending two weeks at this location. It turned out to one of our best vacations ever! The owner was great to work with, giving us not only Christmas week, but allowing us to spend New Year's Eve and a few days after. The home is spacious, well heated, and as promised...the hill behind the house (which was covered with snow) gave our 10 yr. old twin grandsons and their friend several days of exciting sledding and fort building. There is a caretaker to the property only a phone call away to answer questions. We were 7 people for the 2 weeks and an additional 3 people for 5 of the days and there was plenty of room. Just a great time in the city of Wilmington which we've come to love almost as much as our home in Texas!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Home!!

  • 5 of 5

4 adults from Atlanta Georgia stayed here from Dec 25 to Jan 2nd. It is a wonderful relaxing house complete with the most beautiful view from the deck. The kitchen is well equipt and has all the necessary items and even extras such as spices. The bedrooms are spacious and the beds are so very comfortable. The house does have a wood stove but we didn't use it. The road leading to the house was plowed daily so driving wasn't a problem even for those of us that had never driven on snow. There is a shed with sleds for sledding down this marvelous hill behind the house. Also the path behind the house leads to a beautiful pond and breath taking views of the snow covered woods. The owner is a dear to work with and leaves detailed instructions. We had a wonderful week here and would highly recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Mount Snow
Car: necessary

Both downhill skiing and cross-country skiing are available. You can sled down our big hill and, if it's cold enough, ice skate on our pond. Winter sleigh rides can be easily arranged, and there's candle-pin bowling. Hiking can be done on our property as well as at the nearby lake or State Park.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Wilmington, Southeastern Vermont

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
New Year's
29 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
Martin Luther King Weekend
12 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
President's Week
18 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £152.02

RATES ARE ALL-INCLUSIVE - No additional fees for taxes or cleaning
Deposit required of 50% total fee which includes damage protection deposit

Rates and Dates are approximate - call us at (914) 478-1812

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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