Rustic Barn Vacation Rental with a Modern Touch in Southern VermontPownal, Vermont (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue · Swimming pool
This renovated 1930s historic barn vacation rental is the perfect place to spend a glamping getaway in Southern Vermont. Beautifully decorated inside, this barn has all of the amenities, inside and out, that would please any guest staying here.
Able to accommodate up to eight guests, this accommodation boasts two bedrooms and one bathroom. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, while the second large bedroom features two single size bunk bed sets. If additional sleeping space is needed, guests can notify the host beforehand and will be provided with a queen-size mattress topper for the sofa-bed in the living. There is one bathroom that includes a shower and heated floors, along with an attached laundry area.
The kitchen area has a rustic feel with stainless steel appliances with wooden touches. It is fitted with everything guests will need to provide meals for themselves throughout their stay. The gourmet-style kitchen includes a modern stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, and coffee maker. All essential utensils, equipment, cutlery, and dishes can also be found in the kitchen. Adjacent to the kitchen lies the unique dining room with a large wooden table that has seating for six.
The sleek media area has a comfortable-sized leather couch and two lounge chairs around a coffee table. The media room also boasts a large television with satellite programming and a DVD player. There is an additional sitting room with large white couches, comfortable leather lounge chairs, a library, as well as a wood-burning stove for optimum coziness during the winter months.
Outside, guests can enjoy the use of the outdoor grill and bistro seating in the courtyard area. During warmer months, guests can take advantage of the outdoor pool, and during the winter, guests can warm up and relax in the hot tub with beautiful mountain views. Read More
- Private Lounge/Living room
- King-size bed
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Outdoor pool
- Shared Barbecue
- Dining table
- Air conditioning
- Twin/Single bed
- BR/DVD player
This property features all of the essentials needed for a comfortable and luxurious glamping experience in southern Vermont. Equipped with air conditioning, heating, satellite television, and Wi-Fi throughout the house, as well as a washing machine, clothes dryer, and an iron and ironing board, guests will feel like they have never left home. Linens, towels, and a hairdryer are provided for guests free of charge throughout their stay. Guests have availability of the full kitchen that is fitted with all essential appliances to prepare a home cooked meal.
Outside, guests can also grill on the outdoor gas barbecue on the balcony. The backyard also boasts a courtyard and a swimming pool that is opened from May to September. This could be shared if there are renters in the other property. There is plenty of car parking on the premises.
Location + Surroundings
- Movie theater
This property is nestled in southwestern Vermont, just miles away from both the Massachusettes and New York State borders and in the center of vast Green Mountain National Forest. Located in a small community called Pownal in Bennington County, this property has great access to the local ski slope as well as green rolling hills and streams. The property lies in the Hoosic Valley where three mountain ranges meet, so guests have endless opportunities to explore the best of the area. Easily accessible by car from US Route 7, the closest towns are Bennington, Vermont and Williamstown, Massachusetts, and the nearest big city is Albany, New York. Read More
- Bird watching
- Wine tasting
- Jeep tours
- Horseback riding
- Winter sports
- Water sports
- Whitewater rafting
Vermont is famous for its rolling farmlands, wooded landscapes, and endless mountains. Each season has its own perks, from summer to winter, therefore glampers here are lucky every time of the year.
The warm weather months are great for visiting farms and exploring the lush green landscapes around the region. Hiking ranges from easy family hikes to vigorous mountain adventures, while mountain biking, mountain climbing, geocaching, horseback riding, and trekking are popular activities in the area. Nearby state forests such as Taconic State Park, Grafton Lakes State Park, Clarksburg State Forest, Woodford State Park, Lake Paran, the Battenkill River, and Lake Shaftsbury are superb locations for activities such as kayaking, canoeing, tubing, swimming, picnicking, fishing, and photography.
The tri-state area is home to many wild animal species such as wild turkeys, white-tailed deer, and even bears and moose! And speaking of wildlife, the fly fishing is unsurpassed anywhere in New England and guests can even take lessons at the Orvis Headquarters, hire a guide on the well-known Battenkill, or visit the Vermont fisheries where those trophy fish are raised to stock the area lakes and rivers.
During the winter months, glampers can take advantage of the snow-cover at higher altitudes and enjoy cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing from November to April. Ice skating on one of the many frozen lakes is a popular winter sport. Guests can even learn to operate a dog sled if they are so inclined!
If guests choose to get a break from the outdoors, they can venture into the towns of Bennington, Williamstown, and beyond where world-class museums, historic sites, and cultural venues await exploration. Vermont and the surrounding areas are known for the farm fresh produce, cheese, organic meats, craft beer, and maple products, so guests can enjoy farm-to-table cuisine in popular restaurants and watering holes or buy from the source and eat in. Antiquing is also popular in the region, as well as shopping at local craft and art galleries, outlet malls, and boutiques.
These towns also are home to golf courses, so golfers should not forget their favorite clubs.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
Accesibility & Safety
- Wheelchair accessible
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
For guests coming in the summer that wish to use the outdoor hot tub, they must let the hosts know beforehand. During the summer months, the hot tub remains empty, but the host will be happy to fill it for guests who wish to use it. Bicycles can be provided for guests on the property, but hosts must be notified of this request before arrival.
There is a $600 refundable damage deposit, or $800 with pets.
This property is pet-friendly, but pets must be approved beforehand.
If the host is given ample time ahead of guests arrival, they can make the entrance wheelchair accessible.
The professional photos on this listing were taken by photographer Tara Schatz. Read More