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Writer's Retreat in Vermont Woods


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1 bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

Located in a quiet, scenic pine forest setting, less than a mile to Marlboro College and it's Summer International Chamber Music Festival. Perfect spot to Relax, Read, Hike & Explore Autumn's Changing Colors.

The space

COTTAGE
12' x 20'
Top Floor has 20' wall to wall built-in Desk & Book Shelves
Spiral Staircase
Queen Size Bed
Main Floor living area has small fridge/freezer,
portable oven/stove cook center, table & chairs,
bathroom w/ shower.
Wi-Fi Internet service

Vermont state 10% tax included in rates.

The Smithsonian Magazine's May 2012 issue lists Brattleboro as one of the 20 Best Small Towns in America.
Brattleboro takes pride in its reputation as a hidden artistic haven.

Your visit will likely coincide with at least one of many annual festivals:

* Marlboro Int'l Music Festival … Concerts July – August
…less than a mile from our rentals on the campus of Marlboro College in Marlboro,Vermont.

* Strolling of the Heifers Weekend in June…Parade on Brattleboro's historic Main Street.
A parade of lovable heifer calves led by future farmers, followed by other farm animals, bands, tractors, floats, clowns & more. Bicycle "Tour de Heifer"…farm to farm cycling rides .

*Annual Slow Living Summit, takes place in downtown Brattleboro in June..a conference focused on the development of nurturing and mutually supportive communities, bioregions and economic systems.

*Gallery Walk is a year-round, festive FIRST FRIDAY stroll, 5:30 to 8:30,in downtown Brattleboro, Vt.

*Brattleboro Farmers Market
May 2- October 31, Saturdays 9am-2pm
Route 9 near the Covered Bridge &

*Brattleboro Contra Dance. 
At the Stone Church at the corner of Main and Grove Streets, just north of the post office in downtown Brattleboro, VT.The dance starts with a workshop for beginners at 6:45 and continues with dancing for all from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. Admission is $10. Beginners are welcome; all the dances will be taught. 2nd and 4th Sunday

*Brattleboro Open Mic Poetry Nights @ Twilight Tea Lounge takes place once a month on the 4th Friday of each month at the Twilight Tea Lounge, 7:30-9 p.m. Lower Level, 41 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301. The event includes everything from poetry, prose, short stories, and all things that involve writing/verse.

* Vermont theatre Company in Brattleboro …
Rotary Stage at Brattleboro Memorial Park

Yellow Barn Concerts: July/ August

* Deerfield Valley Farmers' Day Fair, August, nearby Wilmington, VT. showcase Classic Car Show, Demolition Derby, Horse Pull, Horse Show and much more!

* Annual Brattleboro Film Festival, October
a 10-day event that features 25 films in Current Global Cinema,

Nearby Lake Whitingham's 28 miles of winding coastline & Hiking Trails makes a visit to our part of Vermont a wonderful choice.

*Molly Stark State Park Trails
Molly Stark State Park, 705 Vermont 9
Wilmington, VT, 05363

*Fort Dummer State Park Trails
517 Old Guilford Road
Guilford, VT, 05301

*Sadawga Pond
Sawdaga Lake Road, off Route 100
Whitingham, VT
Description: The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department's access area offers shoreline fishing opportunities, or you could launch your own boat.

*Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
Route 9
Marlboro, VT, 05344
This natural history museum in the foothills of the Green Mountains offer mounted specimens of 600 native New England birds and mammals as well as live hawks and owls. Hours: Summer hours are Memorial Day to late October, daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

*Brattleboro Museum and Art Center
10 Vernon Street
Brattleboro, VT, 05301

Guest access

Located on 20 acres of woods, stream & trails. Some exercise equipment and bicycles available.

Interaction with guests

My home is on premises and I will be present at your arrival.

Other things to note

Sheets & Towels provided.
Dishes & cooking supplies provided.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: 25
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)

NO SMOKING
NO PETS
Check in time 3pm
Check out time 10am
No Babies


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Samantha User Profile
July 2017
Theo's place was exactly what we were looking for. If you're looking for a secluded, quiet spot in the middle of the woods, look no further!

William User Profile
July 2017
Theo's place is great. Really livable and pleasant and the surrounding area is beautiful. Amazing place to relax.

Olivier User Profile
April 2017
The host canceled this reservation 6 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Teresa User Profile
November 2016
Theo was a great host! He met us when we arrived even though it was 9:30pm and really cold. He was friendly and offered suggestions on where to go while we were there. The place was just what we wanted it to be for a little weekend getaway.

Maeve User Profile
October 2016
Theo's cabin is a very cute, rustic cabin that was great for a short weekend getaway. It is also a short drive from Brattleboro which is a great place to spend the day. Overall a great experience staying in Theo's cabin!

Sejal User Profile
October 2016
Great cozy cabin -- was exactly as advertised. We appreciated how beautiful it was outside, fall was a great time to be there.

Rafael User Profile
October 2016
Theo's cabin is great! It has a great location, hidden in the woods, but still close to Brattlebro, where there are plenty of things to do. The cabin is close to Theo's house, but the forest still makes it feel isolated. Theo called us to coordinate arrival time and was there to receive us. The space and water heater worked great (it gets chilly!), and the bed was pretty comfortable. Stairs to the second floor are tight so don't bring big bags! Overall this place was great and we would definitely stay there again!

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Marlboro, Vermont, United StatesJoined in June 2012
Theo User Profile

I am an avid traveler having bicycled throughout the USA, Australia & New Zealand, camping as I went, growing sprouts and sourdough starter on the back of my bicycle.
This apartment, house, cottage & greenhouse I built entirely by myself. I love doing various projects most dealing with sustainable living and alternative energy. I consider myself a carpenter / artisan, making furniture and art from found materials.
I love living in the serenity of the woods, I know you will too.

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