Far Enough, an Old World Vermont Estate

The Space: Five Bedrooms: 2 Queen Beds, 1 King Bed, 3 Twin Beds and one full. Bedding provided. Large Master Bedroom with private handicapped accessible shower/bath. Two more bathrooms, 1 with shower, one with claw foot tub and shower. Large common areas including Game Room with Smart TV. Wireless Internet access through out home. Modern Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and extra cold food storage. All kitchen items/needs supplied and dining service for 10-12. Large Dining area to seat 10 indoors and large screened in back porch for dining. Ample lawn space, gardens and outdoor games provided. House is primarily stone and stays very cool in the summer months and very warm in the fall and winter months. Fans provided if needed.

Guest Access: Entire original mansion is available to guests. The rear portion of the house and barn are not. Guests are encouraged to explore the historic structures within walking distance of the property. The original Foundry is located across the road and is managed by The Vermont Archaeology Society.

The host is available if needed but does not live on the property.The house is available for weddings and special events (there is a chapel across the street!) www.episcopalchurch.org/parish/grace-episcopal-church-st-thomas-grace-fo.... We are able to plan and coordinate any special event with class and economy. Planning includes event coordination, vendor contacts and day of management/décor set up. There is an on/off site caretaker and owner who will be accessible by guests if needed while renting. Please contact host to discuss larger events.

The Area: The area is alive with countless activities for larger groups, families and retreats. The house is a historical site built by Royal Blake in the 1820. www.brandongap.blogspot.com/2012/03/land-of-goshen_28.html royalblake.blogspot.com

The home is minutes away from beautiful Lake Dunmore and Branbury Beach State Park. www.vtstateparks.com/htm/branbury.htm. Lake Dunmore offers water sports, swimming and a recreational beach/water access and snack bar.
Bike trails and Cycle Routes abound throughout the area www.mapmyride.com/us/brandon a www.vermontgranfondo.com.

Downhill Skiing: Killington/ Pico http://www.killington.com/ and The Middlebury College Snowbowl (the owners favorite and great woods skiing!))http://www.middleburysnowbowl.com/

The house is located at the foot of Brandon Gap where the long trail crosses. We are in the heart of cycling and hiking territory. The Neshobe river is 100 yards away with ideal trout fishing. The house is located close to several wonderful golf courses as well www.northeastcycling.com
Short drive to Middlebury, VT www.townofmiddlebury.org and Brandon, VT www.brandon.org both quaint towns offering local shopping, antiquing, dining and many cultural and historical sites, including Middlebury College www.middlebury.edu.

Explore the ever growing Vermont local artisans gallery’s, breweries, farms and award winning restaurants www.sevendaysvt.com.

A wonderful place to visit during all seasons. The house is in the midst of the Green Mountain National Forest www.fs.usda.gov/greenmountain, 40 minutes from Killington, Vermont www.killington.com and Lake Champlain. www.vermont.org
Minimum stay 2 nights, holiday periods 3 nights
Stays 7 to 27 days receive a 25% discount
Stays longer than 27 days receive a 50% discount (Eg. Middlebury Breadloaf School of English June 26 - Aug 11, 2018)

Winter: Jan 2- Feb 25,2018
Weeknights:$425, Fri,Sat Holiday nights:$600

Spring: Feb 26- May 18, 2018
Weeknights:$350, Fri,Sat Holiday nights:$500

Middlebury Graduation $800/ night 5 nights minimum

Summer: May 19- Sept 4,2018
Weeknights:$425, Fri,Sat Holiday nights:$600

Fall: Sept 5-Dec 20, 2018
Weeknights:$350, Fri,Sat Holiday nights:$500

Christmas Week Dec 21, 2018 to Jan 1, 2019 $600/night 4 night minimum

Winter: Jan 2- Feb 25,2019
Weeknights:$425, Fri,Sat Holiday nights:$600

Vermont 9% rooms and meals and $150 cleaning fee

8 Kennedy Drive
05733 Forest Dale , VT
United States
Vermont US
Brandon property rental
2 floors
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see enclosed description
Property Restrictions: 
No smoking Not suitable for pets Check-in is anytime after 4PM Check out by 11AM We want all guests to enjoy themselves and have a memorable experience. Here are a few house rules that apply to guests. 1. No pets. No smoking. 2. Parties with more than the number of household guests must be cleared with caretaker. 3. Entire original mansion and grounds are available to guests. The rear portion and barn are not. 4. Guests should behave with utmost respect for historic building and as if this was their own home. Being mindful of the surrounding properties and neighbors is expected. 5. Check in is 4 pm. Check out is 11 am. *Larger parties and private events (including weddings, graduations, birthdays etc) may be considered upon further investigation by caretaker/owner and will result in a separate agreement and payment plan. rules and regulations. You must also acknowledge Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $500
Furnishings Description: 
Fully furnished. See above description, or please inquire.
Plowing/Lawncare Included
Heat Included
Trash Included
Electric Included
Water Included
Cable TV Included
Internet Access Included
Please call for availability.
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Donald Remaniak