|Per night||$300 - $350|
In 2005 we updated everything and added the second structure that includes a great room + new kitchen, master bedroom, master bath, screened in porch, office, large child bedroom, master bath, suana, and jacuzzi on the deck.
We have never had a guest that has not said "this place is incredible".
Our primary view looks over the Quechee valley. If you are lucky the balloons come up around 7am and 6pm during the summer and occasionally in the winter. We own our tree line so there is no structure in sight- only nature.
We are in Quechee which has the famous Simon Pearce retail glass mill and restaurant. There is also the Quechee Lakes club whose facilities (pool, tennis, golf, workout area, skiing, etc) are available on a per day basis.
7 miles up the road west is Woodstock, sometimes referred to as "Nantucket of the north" and 10 miles northeast is Hanover and home of Dartmouth College. If you like skiing and have kids Quechee Lakes, Dartmouth skiway, and Suicide Six in Woodstock are both good for kids. If you want to take it up a notch both Okimo and Killington are 45 minutes west.
If you like summer activities (my favorite time of year) there is a lovely lake and beach in town. The Quechee Inn will rent you canoes, kayaks, and bikes. There is good hiking all around the property as well as in Woodstock and Hanover. There are bike trails everywhere. In Woodstock there is a golf course, a national park, Mount Tom for hikes, and lots more. And I would be remiss if I did not mention the Woodstock Farmers Market which is a hybrid of a upscale Manhattan grocery store and a local organic farmers market.
Lastly, if dining out is of interest there are 3 award winning restaurants within 10 minutes drive; Simon Pearce, the Quechee Inn (where we met Julia Child's on her 85th birthday) and in Woodstock the Prince and The Pauper.
|Jan 01 2013||Dec 31 2014||$300||$350||$2,000||$6,000||2 nights|
June 24, 2013
We were here for our sons graduation at Dartmouth. Upon arrival, there was no hot water for showers. The leasing agent was very helpful, but it was the next day before we were able to shower. The house is beautiful, with all new construction. It lacked some of the very basic amenities, however -- NO coffee pot, NO ironing board (necessary for our clothes that had traveled from the west coast), TV is upstairs in a little alcove with no seating other than one beanbag, NO cable, NO wireless connection. The living room was out of the way, and the entire house was just not comfortable for relaxing after a long day of festivities. We came back again this year for another Dartmouth graduation (2013) and did not even consider this home.