Nirvana Sanctuary House~Fire Place~Okemo Killington 2 BR 3BA
Vacation Home hosted by Alecia
4 Guests . 2 Bedrooms . 3 Bathrooms
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Offering two bedrooms on ground level in this gem of a lakeside cottage.
Ideal for 4 guests.
2 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms.
Equidistant between Killington & Okemo Mt ski areas.
Dog friendly.
Perched at the north end, home overlooks Lake Amherst for fantastic views.
We are 2 1/2 hrs from Boston, 4 hours from NYC, located along historic VT route 100.

World-class skiing, Killington, Okemo. WiFi. Hip local dining in Ludlow & Killington, Vt ares, art galleries, local breweries, Crowley Cheese Factory, Plymouth Artisan Cheese Factory, apple orchards, maple syrup farms, snowmobile rentals, trail hiking, biking, cool rivers, lake beaches, Coolidge Homestead, Quechee Gorge, Billings-Marsh-Rockefeller Farm & Museum, VINS, King Arthur Flour Co, Vermont Salvage & scenic Woodstock to name a few. Perfect for sequestering on private 2.5 acres. We are located in a valley that features 5 interconnected lakes. Lake Echo south of us features a state park. Explore these interesting lakes!

FEES for optional amenities~
Boat rentals available summer-please inquire
Dog fee applies~ $25/night/dog

There are not many of these lakeside cottage gems left; they just don't build them like this anymore. A quintessential 1930s era lakeside cottage which has kept its original charm and updated/renovated to include modern unpretentious creature comforts. We value local artisans and proudly display their work throughout the cottage.

Cottage Access:The 1st floor is what is available for access.
You will have access to 2 bedrooms on our main floor and 3 bathrooms.
This 2 bedroom offer is within a large cottage. The 2 bedrooms are available to you on the ground floor along with the entire first floor, outside grounds, and beach. Full use of the living room, kitchen, and porch - weather permitting. The porch is set up between Memorial Day Weekend and Columbus Day weekend. There will not be anyone else there while you stay. Please note the porch as pictured is available Memorial Day Weekend- Columbus Day Weekend - May-October only.
In the fall/winter the dining room seating is moved inside.
Other spaces in the home are not rented when you rent this space.

Rural Area: Peaceful walks on paths, trails, and back roads. Property overlooks entire length of Lake Amherst in Plymouth, Vermont. Snow tires and winter boots a must!
Close to Ludlow and Woodstock, Vermont.

If winter, snow tires are a must, not all season radials. AWD or 4-wheel drive a bonus to getting around in wintry Vermont.
Adding to this, please wear proper winter boots and not "city boots" on your feet or you will fall.
You are responsible to sanding and salting your walkway; there is no way we can predict when ice will form.
We will supply the salt and sand.

Guest Limits: Over 4 people is an added fee of $50/pp/night. Limit 6. Please advise owner.
Breakfast is not provided, but can be for a fee if pre-arranged.

Cleaning Fee: Is for laundry, remaking of beds, light vacuuming, and dusting. Guests are expected to leave all main areas as clean as found.

Recycling: Guests are expected to abide by recycling laws and rules of Vermont.

Contract: Guest will receive a contract once booked. Payment = acceptance of contract outline.
Trip/Travel insurance is strongly encouraged as this is a non-refundable rental.

Cash Discounts: Please inquire.


BEFORE BOOKING property, please read entire site and verify owner identity.
Please preview this entire site for terms before booking. A request to book indicates that you have read, understand, and agree to the terms including recycling, buying travel insurance, and our refund policy. If you have questions, please ask before requesting to book. We will be happy to answer and assist.
Calendar updated weekly.

GUEST OCCUPANCY AGREEMENT - All rental transactions are held accountable to the Guest Occupancy Agreement between guest and owner. It outlines check-in and -out times, recycling requirements/laws, cancellation policy, emergency procedures, Acts of God etc. Owner will contact guest to fill out the contract. The rental may be cancelled by the owner at owner's discretion if terms are not met. Trip insurance is strongly encouraged and recommended.

No booking fees! Need a payment plan? Talk to us. Talk directly with the owner! 802-558-0040. Dog friendly......Woof! Cash discount! Vacation in Vermont! Owner by e-mail: and mention Houfy.
Ready to book? Have you read the entire listing?

Some additional promises/notes for this difficult time:
The house is thoroughly disinfected between stays.
There are plenty of amenities, including toilet paper and paper towels! ;)
Even though Vermont, and especially Plymouth is particularly remote and serene, travel may pose some risks and we want to play our part in #socialdistancing #flattenthecurve. Please be prepared to come directly from your home to ours.

Rental Payment Policy & Cancellation Policy--

• If paying by credit card, 50% of total payment is immediately due upon booking. The remaining 50% is due 90 days prior to commencement. If less than 90 days until commencement of stay, the full amount is immediately due.
• If paying by check or cash for a discount, a $200 non-refundable fee (we will invoice you) is required to hold the dates. The $200 will be applied to the total amount due. If less than 90 days from commencement, payment needs to be paid within 5 days along with this signed Guest Occupancy Agreement.
• No substitutions or trade-in of dates. Dates are final and binding.
• No refunds for extra guest(s) charges if they end up not staying.
• Trip insurance- Please check your credit card to see if you have trip cancellation/trip interruption insurance. As part of this Agreement, purchasing trip insurance is highly encouraged. Generally, there are 3 conditions that must be met to purchase a Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) Rider as follows: 1) Purchase the policy within 10 - 21 days of First Trip Payment; 2) Insure ALL prepaid and non-refundable travel expenses prior to departure; 3) Trip arrangements must be canceled more than 48 hours prior to the departure date. If you meet all 3 of these conditions, most of the policies will reimburse you 75% of your trip costs, unless otherwise noted. Please read the fine print of your insurance policy carefully.
• Canceled bookings will receive a refund minus $200 cancellation + any credit card fees IF cancelled 120 or more days from the commencement of the stay. If cancellation is between 119-31 days from commencement date AND the property can be re-rented for that same time and amount a $300 cancellation fee plus cc fees apply. Cancellations less than 30 days will likely not receive a refund due to short notice. Upon notice of a desired cancellation, we will remove you from the calendar, re-open the calendar in a goodwill effort to re-rent. If we can re-rent for that time you reserved, there will be a $500 cancellation fee plus any credit card charges. These will be subtracted from payment
• Refunds at any time are only issued if we have a Vermont state mandatory evacuation or travel ban in our area.
• All rental agreements are final and binding.

Stay safe,
Alecia & John

Guest Access

Sleeping Configuration
Pets Allowed
Pet fee is $25/pet/night. Pet coverlets available on site in master bedroom Adirondack basket.
No Smoking Allowed
Family/Kid Friendly
Not Handicap Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
Parking Included
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Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Gas Grill
Charcoal Grill
BIG back lawn with volleyball court.
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV
iPhone Dock
Security cameras facing entrances.
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Fully stocked - can make steaks to cakes!
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher
Shared spaces
It's all yours!


Cross country skiing
Ice skating
Mountain biking
Mountain climbing
Rock climbing
Whitewater rafting
Miniature Golf
Fly fishing
Bird Watching



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We love our family cottage. My grandparents built it in 1934. It started out as just a tiny place. My grandfather continually added on to it and the result is a fun quirky old-time quintessential lakeside cottage. Sometimes I scratch my head and ask myself, "What was he thinking?!" It's a really fun place with plenty of space for privacy and a lot to do in the cottage and around the area! We like to rent to nice honest people who will take good care of it.
Speaks: English

Policies and Rules

Check In Flexible
Check OutFlexible
Payment Policy
50% at booking and the remaining 50% due 90 days before commencement. If you need another arrangement, please ask. We offer cash discount.
Refundable Damage Deposit
We don't take a damage deposit. We expect that our guests will be forthcoming and pay for damages or loss.
Cancellation Policy
You must purchase travel insurance.
House Rules
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
You fully understand your decision to rent from us and have read the entire listing. You have asked questions via the AIRBNB platform if you had any questions or doubts. CLEANLINESS- If something isn't right or 5-star* clean when you arrive, you MUST call us and let us know and we will fix it! If you didn't do this, you can't leave less than a 5-star review. We must be given the opportunity to make it right. LOCATION-Be sure you agree to the location and verified it. It's fully disclosed on the site. VALUE- Be sure you agreed to the fee/total cost and ensured the value by choosing us. ACCURACY- Be sure you have read the description in detail and verified accuracy of the property. COMMUNICATION- You agree to respond to all communication with owner, you asked questions. CHECK-IN- Be sure you understand the check-in procedure and asked questions if in doubt. You agree to let us know privately about any concerns you have about the property and not in a review so that we can either explain or provide remediation for you. If you give us a less than 5 star review in any category, you agree to tell us why in detail via the platform. Otherwise, your review will be removed. ************************************************************************************** HOUSEKEEPING - You agree to sign a rental agreement/contract with owner. - Recycling required ~ Vermont Law ~ We all must recycle. - Remove shoes at door in the winter - No smoking - Do own dishes & wipe up after self - Bring own baby furniture - Parents must childproof all areas - Children under 11 must be supervised at all times - Quiet hours twilight to dawn - Dog fee is $20/night/per dog. Pay owner prior to arrival by sending a check to owner. - Pick up after dog - No candles, glitter, confetti, silly string etc. - Trip insurance strongly encouraged/strict refund policy - $50/hour, part of any hour, for UNAUTHORIZED late check-out - Check-out instructions must be followed. - Please give password to host when booking: scoutcamp. This way the owner knows you read the entire listing's rules.

Getting around

Need own vehicle.



These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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NirvanaSanctuaryHouse~Fire Place~Okemo Killington is a Vacation Home located in Plymouth, Vermont, United States. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 4 guests
NirvanaSanctuaryHouse~Fire Place~Okemo Killington has 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms


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