The Barn-chic rustic renovated getaway one of kind


Entire residential home hosted by Mark

  1. 10 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 9 beds
  4. 1.5 baths
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Experience a cozy /rustic renovated barn to relax and enjoy a memorable time with family:friends /a romantic getaway or a quiet place to live/work/play. The barn has plenty of sleeping areas “space” large living room to socialize and outdoor areas.Close to downtown Bennington. Ski areas Bromley, Stratton,Mt Snow within driving distance by highway.Summer:Golf, Hiking,fishing,swimming. Enjoy Local Downtown shops museums restaurants. XFinity Wifi- plenty of guests have worked remotely -enjoy

The space
The Barn offers many unique things to do, my favorite is hanging out with friends in the large cozy great room with an inviting fireplace surrounded by the warm beautiful exposed timber frame barn clad in Shiplap, creating for a unique one of a kind experience for all types of guests traveling, excellent for a private romantic getaway or large families reunions, to work in quiet unique place (wifi 200mbps download/5gb upload) reunion/friends” weekend, “golf outing weekend”. The barn has 2 private bedrooms that have Queen beds. The master bedroom has a private bathroom which is also connected as the main floors bathroom and the master and 2nd bedroom have AC unit. Upstairs offers open loft area sleeping with 2 bunk beds (top bunk 160 max weight) twin bed and now a Full/double bed with plenty of "space"/room to lounge and hang out and play games. The great room also has a wonderful fireplace, with very comfortable leather club chairs and sofa, open concept kitchen, Bar, dining area great for entertaining. Equipped with a kitchen with all the basic necessities. The main floor has a modern renovated full bathroom. There is also a walk out basement with 1/2 bath and bath area with soaking tub/shower. The barn has WIFI xfinity! Note summer nights are cooler there are A/C units in the 2 bedrooms on the main floor-there are large ceiling fan in the great room and extra portable fans. Screens throughout the house
In winter:
Heat is supplied by forced hot air heating system that makes the barn a warm and inviting environment in the winter.
PLEASE NOTE: water is supplied by a well /pottable and is NOT recommended for drinking. We will provide some bottled water for you we recommend you may want to bring extra based on your drinking/consumption needs.
There is a RING Doorbell on the Exterior of the house.
We provide linens based on number guests confirmed in booking and will confirm linen/bed makeup or we will provide linen packs prior to arrival. We may also request you bring extra linens based on number of guests in your group

There are no additional guests/visitors permitted outside of your confirmed booking number without prior notification -may incur extra fees.

Escape the City and kick back and recharge while Enjoying the simplistic beauty of VT and all it experiences it has to offer, have fun!

Longer term multi-month guests we require “monthly” cleaning you can engage ours or you can engage cleaning service of your choice.
The Barn kitchen area has pots pans dishes glasses cutlery cooking utensils, keurig, coffee maker, toaster, oven/stove, cutting board, refrigerator, dishwasher, plus
Parking-3 cars max/winter may be 2 based on plowing

Some favorites:
Bennington: Monument/Downtown shops and restaurants: Publyk House(need advance reservation super popular) ,Madison Brewery, Mt Anthony Golf Club Restaurant open to the public, “421” Bar and Food
Dorset: Quary
Danby: Horseback riding
Manchester: via scenic rte 7 or Rte 7 highway to Manchester Village Outlet shopping: Ralf Lauren, The Gap, JCrew, Theory, Kate Spade, Orvis plus!
Willmington: Reservoir / Village
Bromley: Alpine Park/ski
Stratton: summer and skiing/winter activities
Mt Snow: summer hike/bike/winter skiing
Nearby Sites: Bennington Battle Monument, Bennington Museum, Park McCullough House, Silk Road Covered Bridge, Molly Stark Trail, Burt Henry Covered Bridge, Bennington Center For the Arts, Robert Frost Stone Museum, Robert Frost Cemetery Site
Manchester Village:The Outlets of Manchester, Orvis Fly Fishing, restaurants
Golf: Mt Anthony, Manchester Equinox, Stratton

What this place offers

Mountain view
River view
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning


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4.91 out of 5 stars from 56 reviews


Where you’ll be

Shaftsbury, Vermont, United States

The Barn is located 4 miles from downtown Bennington easy access to food stores, Walmart, pharmacies, local restaurants, hospitals, small airport, gas stations and fast food. Tour the Bennington Monument, Robert Frost Museum. You can also get to nearby Manchester village via scenic 7a or rte 7 highway appx 1/2 hr drive. Ski areas nearby include Bromley, Stratton or Mt Snow. Plenty of hiking, fishing, golf, mountain bike, off-roading, canoe spots in the area. Downtown Bennington and Manchester offer lots of shopping. Reservoirs in Wilmington/somerset nearby.

Hosted by Mark

  1. Joined in May 2015
  • 182 Reviews
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  • Superhost
Cranescottage/Mark and Loretta have been hosting for several years always working on improving the property and spaces. Marks architectural background and focus on historic preservation is seen in all our spaces Lorettas focus on customer service and ensuring guests enjoy their stay compliment each other to ensure a special Airbnb experience in our unique listings
Cranescottage/Mark and Loretta have been hosting for several years always working on improving the property and spaces. Marks architectural background and focus on historic preserv…

During your stay

Hosts are available by text phone and local caretaker phone will be provided

Mark is a Superhost

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  • Language: Deutsch
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm

Cancellation policy