Private Indoor Pool! UNWIND See site "METTAWEE"

From $500 / night

Manchester, VT
Private Indoor Pool! UNWIND See site "METTAWEE"
4 bedrooms
8 guests
3 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Sleeps: 8
Type: Home
Per night: $500
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Manchester vacation home rental
Perfect Vermont Getaway - See our property site "METTAWEE" - this property can be rented together with the Littlebranch House (See property No: 211410) providing space for larger groups year round! Contact us at charris@mettawee. or by phone at area code 203 then 952-8045.
'Mettawee' - Fantastic, contemporary home featuring 12 x 38 long indoor heated pool(4-8' deep), located in Danby, Vermont, chef's kitchen and cookware, professional five burner gas cooktop, new gas range, outdoor decks, BBQ and patio, perennial gardens, and surrounded by gorgeous views. Perfect setting for all family members, great for reunions, ladies' weekends, offers perfect mix of a tranquil environment, with restaurants and shopping in Manchester only minutes away. 10 mins to VT Summer Festival. Situated in Danby, Vermont, with Dorset Mountain on one side and the Green Mountain National Forest on the other, this property is surrounded by beautiful, rolling fields, woods, and farmland making it the perfect four-season family get away. Fall foliage is unsurpassed here, & seasonal activities abound. Environmentally-friendly accommodation. Dogs welcome.

This is a special house in a unique location. It is located in a spectacular Vermont setting. The pool is generally between 70 and 80 degrees, and is fabulous for year-round swimming and fun, especially for children. The property provides an excellent location to rejuvenate physically and mentally, in an incredible Vermont setting with unsurpassed mountain and pastoral views.

The house provides an ideal location to experience some of the best things Vermont has to offer. Spring and Summer visitors have quick access to the Green Mountain National Forest and some of the most pristine and spectacular areas that it has to offer. Fall folliage is very intense here. Weather conditions can fluctuate rapidly as the house is located in a valley with tall mountains on two sides. For winter visitors, four wheel drive vehicles are recommended, but not required. You can access to multiple ski areas from this location.

Area Information
Private yet convenient to all of the shopping opportunities in Manchester and Rutland Vermont, including Orvis, the Gap, Kate Spade, EMS, Northshire Bookstore, Orvis Warehouse, Banana Republic, Claire's, Anne Taylor, Brooks Brothers, and many others too numerous to mention here. There are antique shops, historical venues, tag sale opportunities, Equinox, Hildene, and much more.

We are only 10 minutes north of the VT Summer Festival and there are many horseback riding stables nearby as well. Centrally located between several ski areas including Bromley, Okemo, Pico, Killington and others.The approximate travel times to the ski areas are as follows:

Bromley 35 minutes, Pico 45 minutes, Killington 45 minutes, Okemo 40 minutes.

Good cross country skiing nearby, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, camping, swimming, fishing opportunities, and much, much more.

These are actual reviews of the property that are maintained on another vacation rental home marketing site, copied here intact. Five Star ratings.

Jeannie L, April 2016 - This home was the perfect place for a weekend in Vermont! The house was very clean upon arrival and we used the kitchen to prepare meals all weekend. The location has gorgeous views and is just a short drive from Manchester for restaurants, grocery stores, outlets, and more. The bedrooms were very comfortable and we all felt at home for the weekend away. Would definitely return!

Suzanne F - Oct. 2015 - BEAUTIFUL, SPACIOUS PROPERTY .As a child I spent summers with my grandparent in Vermont. My children are born Floridians so before they become too old to travel with mom I wanted them to see the real Vermont. Just spectacular! I thought we might be too late for the changing leaves- but it was just perfect. Spacious well equipped home. We were a party of nine and home was more than enough. Plenty of things to do, SHOPPING, horseback riding, exploring- but also away from it all for privacy. The indoor pool was the icing on the cake for the kids. The owner Charles was great, very attentive throughout the reservation process and through our stay.

MY - Sept 2015 - Our third consecutive summer vacation at Mettawee was for two weeks rather than our usual one and provided more than double the relaxation. The wrap-around deck and patio offer a three-directional view as sun and shadow slow dance through the day. Favorites of ours: morning coffee on the deck as the rising sun chases away the eerily beautiful layers of fog from Green Mountain on the east and Dorset Mountain on the southwest; the sky from east to west as the sun sets; and the incredible stars at night, which included a shooting star this year and the sound of distant coyotes (seen only rarely, in the distance). Birds abound, including a very beautiful and very large hawk with banded tail and dark breast. And the humorous chipmunks . . . Solitude without isolation, indeed, with Danby sitting above Rt. 7, between Manchester and Rutland. We’ve been return renters at Mettawee since our first visit in the spring of 2011, and yet we continue to find nearby roads we have not yet explored. The house is all that is described on this and the Mettawee websites. The kitchen makes trying new recipes a breeze. And the treat of the indoor pool is multiplied by all the glass—from the pool, you can spy on the birds that take advantage of your absence from the patio to bathe (or frolic: they seem quite pleased) in the birdbath. We rent Mettawee to relax and swim and get lost on the maze of roads that offer surprises (and, in the spring and fall, hike the shorter trails): Mettawee is never disappointing. Great customer service, if ever needed.

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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Apr 21 2016 Dec 31 2016 $500 - - - 3 Nights
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 9%
Deposits: If your reservation is thirty days or more in advance of your arrival date, one half of your total rental fee is due at the time of your reservation. If you are making your reservation within thirty days of your arrival date, the full rental rate is due at the time of your reservation.
Payment Options: American Express, Mastercard, Visa



  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 1 Double Bed
  • 2 Sofa Beds
  • 1 Crib
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • Features

  • Beach Chairs
  • Game Room
  • Kayak
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Beach Towels
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Porch
  • Canoe
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Parking Included
  • Private Pool
  • Deck
  • Heating
  • Patio
  • View (Mountains)
  • Full Kitchen
  • High Speed Internet
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wood Stove
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Blender
  • Gas Grill
  • Oven
  • Telephone
  • CD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Radio
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Activities

  • Children's Pool
  • Golf
    (2 miles)
  • Hunting
    (3 miles)
  • Bicycling
    (7 miles)
  • Pool
  • Hiking
    (2 miles)
  • Beach
    (4 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (7 miles)
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding
    (2 miles)
  • Boating
    (4 miles)
  • Tennis
    (11 miles)
  • Grocery Store
    (<1 mile)
  • Miniature Golf
    (2 miles)
  • Ice Skating
    (4 miles)
  • Bowling
    (12 miles)
  • Canoeing
    (1 mile)
  • Playground
    (2 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (4 miles)
  • Live Entertainment
    (12 miles)
  • Fishing
    (1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (2 miles)
  • Lake
    (4 miles)
  • Downhill Skiing
    (21 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (1 mile)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities
The house can potentially accomodate up to 12 people. There are four bedrooms which can accommodate seven people. Here is a description of the layout of the bedrooms: There are twin beds located in the lower level, and that room is off of the playroom. (2 people) The second floor bedrooms have a queen bed and a double bed in the other. (6 people total so far) The masterbedroom has a king size bed. Altogether, these rooms sleep eight total. (8) For additional people there are the following possibilities: There is a double futon type bed located in the master bedroom. This can sleep two. (10) There is a queen sleeper sofa in the library. This room as louvered doors. This can sleep 2 people. (12) In the walk in closet off the master bedroom there is a single sleeper sofa. This sofa bed can sleep one person. (13 people)

Master bedroom has a large walk in shower with double sink vanity and separate dressing room. Upstairs bathroom features Mexican tiles and a single sink double vanity. Small half bath between the kitchen and indoor pool room features Mexican tiles and sink.

Graco pack and play available for babies. Please note that there is no cable or satellite television at the house. Library contains books for all ages, as well as a DVD and CD collection. Enjoy home theatre surround sound that can also accommodate your ipod. A variety of board games and jigsaw puzzles are also available. Another CD player connects to speakers in the pool room so that you can play your favorite tunes while you swim - NICE!.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: Yes, we are canine friendly. See, our site "mettawee" - the "your best friend is welcome here" page, which includes a copy of our pet addendum. There is a $100/canine/visit fee.
Q: Are children welcome?
A: Our favorite visitors are families with children of all ages. The property is an incredible experience for children of all ages, as there are lots of new things you will see in the gardens, in the trees, and in the surrounding mountains. This is an ideal spot for families with children, and our experience is that families usually take care of the property as if it was their own.
Q: Why no TV?
A: The properties are free of television because we want visitors to have a chance to unwind when they come here, and to experience the natural beauty and peacefulness of the location. Turn off your phone, stop the texting, and unwind on the deck with a drink of your choice. We do have high speed WiFi throughout the properties, so that when you do need to be connected, you can.

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