About this listing
This picturesque property is private and peaceful, yet close to all major amenities and beautiful large ponds. The village of Adamant is less than a mile, with a very convenient and wonderful country store! Bring your kayak. The song birds are very abundant, and you can see and hear the migratory birds flying over the home.
This is a Green Home updated and approved by Weatherization Vermont! I hope to hear from you! :)
Be my guest! Please make yourself at home as if it were your own. Typically I am not here to greet you. I travel all over the world and love to share my home with others in my absence. A wonderful family manages my property. They live across the road. Check in time is flexible after 3pm.
Depending on amount of guests, there are three bedrooms; one twin bedroom, a queen bedroom and double bedroom, a central room, kids playroom/spare twin bed and laundry. Six people max is all the home can allow with only one full bathroom and one half bath. (This is a small three story log home) The beds are made for the number of guests. The queen size bedroom is in an upstairs loft, which have steep, short steps. Not ideal for the elderly, small children or someone with any handicaps. For small children it is recommend you bring 1-2 baby gates.
There is a Roku internet TV upstairs and downstairs, house phone (calls to Canada and US) and wireless internet are free. We have the Adamant Co-op right down the road, which sells local homemade baked goods, fresh farm vegetables, great selection of wine and basic essentials. Also included are two porches, gas grill and hammock all on 3 acres.
Our Vermont log home is located only, a few minutes from Morse Farm and Cross Country ski trails, endless hiking trails, 20 minutes to Waterbury's Ben & Jerry's, Hunger Mountain, Camels Hump, 8 minutes from downtown Montpelier, 45 mins from Burlington (Lake Champlain), Shelburne Farms, Von Trapp Family Lodge, 45 mins to Sugarbush and 45 mins Stowe. Wonderful snow shoeing and cross country trails at Morse Farms only a few miles away and the home is located less than a mile from the quaint town of Adamant.
All seasons you can hear the duck pond and wildlife refuge, which you hear all through the day and early evening. Located on a country dirt road the home is private and makes a perfect getaway. Close to wonderful large, swimming and boating ponds and incredible biking and running on back roads.
Since July 2013 the home has undergone wonderful upgrades, thanks to Airbnb guests! When you stay here, you are truly paying it forward with the restoration of this beautiful 1975 log home!
A Special Note: Please be sure to have a full profile, 1-2 references and photo. If you want to book at a later date and the calendar has no openings, contact me. I may have openings but have not scheduled them yet. There is no smoking on the property. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you!
I do lock my office/personal space upstairs and a laundry closet. Please do not use items in basement, only the washer and dryer. Thank you!
Interaction with guests
I enjoy hearing from my guests and can easily be reached. Typically I am not present when you arrive or leave but am easy to reach through phone or email.
A very caring and respectful neighborhood. Everyone values their privacy but if you are in need they are the first to arrive and give you a hand. There is a daycare across the road, so in the summer months you will hear children playing.
Come and relax on the front porch in the summer time or sit by the crackling fire after a fun cross country skiing or snow shoe. Make yourself at home!
We have a cleaning service prepare the home for you. If you are unhappy with the condition of the home from the previous guests, please contact us asap.
There is no public transportation to the home but a Montpelier city taxi will get you here if you need one. The home is approximately one hour from the (BTV) Burlington Airport and only 8 minutes for the Amtrak Train in Montpelier.
Other things to note
A cleaning service comes to the home between guests. If you have any issues with the cleanliness of the home after a guest has left, please contact me directly and I will immediately fix this. To date I have not had any issues.
My home has been updated to be an energy efficient home. Please try to shut off all lights and conserve to help us help our precious environment for generations to come! Thank you kindly. :)
I do allow pets after discussing. They must be very well behaved and are not allowed on the bedding and furniture. The place must be vacuumed after you leave and all deposits in the yard picked up. There is an additional $20 per day pet fee.
NO Smoking in the house or on the property. No loud parties. This is a family neighborhood. No extra sleep over guests unless agreed upon. I only make the number of beds based on your request .
Our personal home is open to you because we know you will care for it as if it were your own.
More detailed instructions regarding the home will be emailed to you after you book with me. Thank you!
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
I am the Founder and Program Director for Kids Share Workshops and Publishing, Inc. 501 (c)(3).
Check my calendar frequently if you are interested. The dates often open up a month prior. I do offer some weeks in the summer. I have a very good cleaning service and property manager who will take great care of you in my absence.
My passions are my kids, cross training, biking, swimming, snow shoeing, gardening, cooking, traveling and create work that not only supports my freelance lifestyle but gives back to the performing and creative arts. My log home is cozy and a perfect place to create. When you stay with me you are helping me in the restoration of this home. I have made many upgrades since 2012.