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built, on five acres of natural VT beauty

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

You'll stay in a custom built, finely crafted tiny (384 sf + loft) house with high ceilings, large windows and lots of light, even a cupola. Modeled after a nineteenth century Vermont schoolhouse, the design is true to character - from the exposed beams to the square head nails in wide pine flooring - using the best of modern technology - built green with an on-demand water heater, propane heat and high end finishes with IKEA fixtures in the kitchen and bathroom.

Located on a quiet dirt road in the bucolic town of Cabot, your closest neighbors will be the ravens in the red pines, the chickadees in the cedars and a variety of other woodland creatures. Trails around the property will take you to a swimming pond and, another, to a quiet lake where you’ll have the use of two kayaks. The peace and quiet of Vermont’s rural living will restore your spirit and perhaps inspire you in your creative endeavors. You’ll be near some of Vermont’s best biking, hiking and sightseeing areas where a relaxing lifestyle and splendid green mountain vistas provide a backdrop to charming small towns to explore.

We travel much of the year and may or may not be in residence during your visit.

An upstairs space is accessible by circular stairway. The downstairs has a comfy futon, convertible for comfy sleeping.

You'll love being here if you like exploring Vermont's natural beauty - quiet except for the calls of the ravens, the early morning loon cries (the loon couple, surprisingly, makes occasional fly by) and the rushing wind in the maples.

Step out your back door to a private, expansive yard and enjoy all that Vermont has to offer. (A patio will be ready by early July.)

More Details

Owner
Cynthia Russell
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Cynthia Russell

Phillip and Cynthia have lived and worked on Vital Spirits Farm since 2001 when they moved to Cabot from Montpelier, VT. Cynthia is a big picture person, whose career has been in education. Phillip is a detail oriented engineer and can solve almost any problem. Together, they’ve figured out how to harness their complementary skills to raise a family, travel throughout five continents and develop the many aspects of their business

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Cabot, Vermont

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Custom made glass/tiled shower, on-demand hot water, rain shower head
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • up a vertical ladder to a private loft with a cupola.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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built, on five acres of natural VT beauty
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews
5

Beautiful, bright, cheerful, very clean and neat, well equipped kitchen

  • 5 of 5

What a delightful spot to spend the weekend! I was a bit surprised by the length of the walking path from parking area to cottage. If you have any mobility issues, this would be a difficult trek. But we loved it!!!

  • Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet, pristine property away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Cabot cottage! We came up for a quiet weekend away from it all and that’s exactly what we got. No interruptions, no noise, just peace and quiet. Cynthia and Phillip have done an amazing job with the cabin. It’s clean, in perfect shape, and stocked with the essentials. Cynthia is a lovely host. She makes sure your directions to get to the cabin are crystal clear, makes you feel comfortable and welcome upon your arrival and either she or Phillip are available, should you need them during your stay.

  • Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful paradise in the Vermont countryside

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week is this amazing tiny home and loved every minute. Small but spacious and perfect for the two of us to have a relaxing and disconnected week. 30 minutes outside of Montpelier so lots of food options and shopping options. Was very sad to leave this morning but will plan another trip in the future! Highly recommend!!!!!!

  • Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Little piece of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

Very private, cozy little "cabin in the woods!" Was a great relaxing get away.

  • Submitted: 3-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Picturesque

  • 5 of 5

This property has beautiful views and a charming feel to it. We loved the screened in gazebo to eat in and enjoy the lovely view.

  • Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Destination

  • 4 of 5

We just stayed at the cottage and had a wonderful time. We walked to the pond and drove into Cabot to see the small town. Peaceful and relaxing stay! Highly recommend for anyone wanting to have some quality time away from it all!

  • Submitted: 5-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Cabot, Vermont

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$205
C$1,218
C$3,720
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$64.13
Pet Fee C$32.06
Damage Deposit C$128.26

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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