About this listing
Mansfield House, a lovely and spacious mountain home, sits on 100 acres of classic Vermont property. Located at the base of Mt. Mansfield and nearby Smugglers/Madonna Mountain Ski resort, a vacation here has the possibility of a wide range of seasonal activities for the active and the relaxed.
Renters have the entire property to themselves, which includes 6 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and a den with a pullout couch. The sleeping areas are at opposite ends of the house, giving sleeping children and night owls plenty of space. The house limit is 14 people. There is a large kitchen and dining area, great for group cooking and beautiful sunsets. The living room has a large field stone fireplace. There is highspeed internet, cable, a hot tub with a gorgeous view of the mountain, as well as a lovely pond, beach, and fire pit for lots of summer fun. The house also has a generator which automatically provides power to the entire house during storms.
A wonderful country store is just 2 miles away, and there is a large grocery store, new movie complex, and many excellent restaurants within 20 minutes of the house. Burlington and its many attractions is 30 minutes from the house. The famous Ben & Jerry's ice cream factory is 45 minutes away & Stowe Ski Resort and Shelburne Museum are 60 minutes away.
Mansfield House is the ultimate getaway for groups of friends as well as multi-generational family reunions. Mansfield House has also been the location for numerous weddings, providing a stunning backdrop for special occasions of all kinds.
We hope you'll consider a stay at Mansfield House. We know that you will thoroughly enjoy it!
The front door will be open when you arrive, and the key is on the front table along with the Welcome letter. Please read it carfully. The Checkout Procedure is on the back. Please leave the house unlocked on the day or your departure. There is a white binder in the living room under the window with a lot of information about the house and the surrounding area. There is a security system in the house which you will not need to use. However, it is connected to our smoke alarms, so be sure to turn on the stovetop fan when you are cooking to prevent setting them off.. Also be sure to follow the fireplace instructions carefully for opening the damper--they are posted to the left of the fireplace. If the smoke alarms do go off Security will call and ask for a password which is "Mansfield". The code to turn off the alarms is 1228. Turn on the ceiling fans and open the back door and the alarms will stop.
If it snows while you are there, park your cars tightly together parallel to and in front of the garage. That way the plow can clear the area closer to the house. The plow comes for every 6 in. of snow.
Interaction with Guests
If you have any questions, you can call Betsy Evans. Her number is in the Welcome letter.
There is a lot of information at the house about the surrounding area. Please be aware that we have neighbors on our road even though you may not see the houses, so keep music at a reasonable level. Sound carries in the mountains.
This is a nonsmoking property. Well-behaved dogs are allowed with permission from the owner. The property needs to be left as it was found, following the checkout procedures outlined in the house. No more than 14 people and no more than 7 cars in the parking lot unless permission is given by the owner.