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Romantic Bennington Vermont Cottage

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Secluded country cottage on 15 private acres of land including a private pond.

This is a newly built (2013) cottage located on 15 private, wooded acres of land on the border of Bennington and North Bennington in Southwest Vermont. Designed and constructed by the owner and a close friend, care has gone into every detail of this beautiful and peaceful location. The property is quiet and secluded, but close to all of the local activities and attractions. It features a private 1.5 acre pond with diverse wildlife, wetlands, waterfall and covered bridge. The cottage is loft style with an upstairs bedroom that overlooks the pond. It can accommodate an additional two guests with a downstairs sleeper sofa. Our home is about 200 yards away, across the pond and stream, but blocked from view most of the year by foliage.

The cottage is located within 30 minutes of multiple regional attractions which include Williams College, Williamstown/North Adams museums, Manchester Center, the Green Mountains and Woodford State Park, and historic sites within Bennington itself. We are walking distance from grocery and Bennington College, and less than 3 miles from village shops and the Bennington Monument. It is also a short drive to several local ski and summer-sports resorts.

The cottage offers every modern amenity - a full kitchen, cable, WiFi, living/dining area and large porch. Stairs lead to a second floor loft-style bedroom which overlooks the first floor and pond via a large picture window. This was designed as a luxury cottage for a romantic weekend getaway, but could easily accommodate up to four with comfort.

More Details

Owner
Adam Cohen
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

About Adam Cohen

Adam and Beverly Cohen moved to Bennington in 2004 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for work at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. Adam is originally from Queens, NY and Beverly is originally from Newcastle, Pennsylvania. Our main house is in a different location on the same property. We live here with our dog and have invested our lives into restoring and preserving this beautiful property.

Adam Cohen purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Adam Cohen chose Bennington

We fell in love with this location because while it is located close to Bennington town it is also private and quiet. The property is beautiful, featuring a large pond stocked with trout and frequented by eagles and blue herons. The outlet stream features a covered bridge and waterfall. There is a vibrant wildlife community that makes a home of the pond and adjacent wetlands.

What makes this cottage unique

I designed and built this cottage personally with a friend in 2013 to be a beautiful retreat for friends and family to come visit. In the times that we are not personally hosting, we thought that others might enjoy the use of our cottage. It is a romantic and private place. It has a front porch that overlooks the pond and is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the evening with friends. While it is quiet and private, you can literally walk to the store across the street from our entrance for groceries, if desired. The rental also features free Wi-Fi and basic cable.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in North Bennington in Bennington

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom includes the usual amenities including a full size walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleep sofa is in the main living area.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(55 traveller reviews)

Romantic Bennington Vermont Cottage
average rating of 4.9454546 based on 55 reviews
5

My Favorite Bennington Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This is always my first choice to stay when I'm traveling near Bennington with my dog. There's one great bed in the loft and a sleeper sofa downstairs. There's enough floor space to put an air mattress downstairs or even a twin size up in the loft. So it's ideal for a couple or a small family. Everything is clean and well laid out. The heater in the bathroom is especially nice on cold nights. The outside is wonderful to let your dog run around and work off that energy from the drive! I highly recommend the cabin and the owner is both nice and responsive.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely Cottage!

  • 4 of 5

Place was very nice! Everything was there that we needed. It was close to food and entertainment. we had a great weekend getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Cozy romantic getaway

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was perfect for a romantic getaway! It had everything we needed, owner was very easy to get into contact with and communicate with. Close to grocery store, shops and tourist sites. Would definitely use again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, peaceful place!

  • 5 of 5

Just got home from a spectacular (and SNOWY!) four day stay at this gorgeous cottage. Due to an expected snowstorm, we traveled up to VT earlier than expected, arriving at 2:30 a.m. Adam was gracious enough to turn the house over quickly enough to accommodate us, and the house was well lit and warm. The house itself is just beautiful -- open and airy, with comfortable furniture and everything you'd need for a perfect stay. We got a lot of snow while we were there, but the driveway was promptly plowed, and out we went to explore the area! There's lots of great restaurants (try Bennington Station!) and wonderful shops (Bennington Pottery, the Vermont Country Store, the Manchester outlets, and more!) all within easy driving distance. All in all, an absolutely perfect weekend -- we can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent time in Bennington and abolsutely loved the cottage! Everything was extremely neat and clean!! So close to everything and a lot of great local spots for food and shopping. Cannot wait to book another trip when it is warmer so that we can enjoy some wine by the lake!! The biggest plus for us was being able to bring the dogs as many places don't allow it. The owners left us alone the whole time, but when I did call Adam he immediately returned my call. Overall terrific experience and I will be recommending this place to all of my friends and family!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

2 day get away

  • 5 of 5

Lovely short visit on a private piece of property.

The cottage and property is well taken care.

It met all our needs for a few days.....

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Albany International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Chili's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mount Anthony Country Club, Equinox Country Club
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Albany
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
279
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Publyk House, Pangea Lounge, Kevin's Pub
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Bromley, Mount Snow, Prospect, Stratton
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lake Paran, Woodford Lake
Car: necessary

The property is adjacent to the entrance of Bennington College - walking distance - and only a few miles from Southern Vermont College. A short drive to local ski resorts including Prospect Mountain, Mount Snow, Bromley and Stratton. There are many nearby hiking trails. The outlet stores of Manchester are a 25 minute drive away. Historic sites such as the Bennington Battlefield, Bennington Monument, Park McCullough House and the Hildene (family residence of Abraham Lincoln) are all within close proximity. Do not miss a trip to the top of Mount Equinox for fantastic views spring-fall.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in North Bennington, Southwestern Vermont

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Commencement
1 Jun 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
 
 
Summer
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£295
for 2 nights
From
£147
From
£165
Fri,Sat
£1,046
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Foliage
22 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
From
£191
Fri,Sat
£1,047
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Break 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£469
for 3 nights
From
£156
From
£182
Fri,Sat
£1,043
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£278
for 2 nights
From
£139
From
£156
Fri,Sat
£868
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £12 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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