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3 Br Private Vacation Home Vacation Rental In Calais, Vermont

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Beautiful Secluded Maple Corner Cottage Near Curtis Pond! Ski, Swim, Hike, Bike!

Type Private vacation home
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
House Rules
  • Pets allowed: dogs less than 50 lbs per pet (limit 2 pets total)
  • Children allowed: ages 0-17
  • Smoking is not permitted
  • No events allowed
Max Occupancy 8
Host Language English
Property Id 2761604
Calais Cottage is nestled in the woods off a quiet road in historic Maple Corner of Calais, Vermont. This is our family's little slice of heaven and after years of traveling around vermont, what we find as the most absolutely magical location. Calais Cottage, an 1850s farmhouse with old-world, New England charm with modern conveniences. A recently updated kitchen and bathroom, with large 2nd floor bedrooms, offers ample gathering space for family and friends. A screened in back porch and outdoor patio to gaze at the woods, with winter views of Curtis Pond; a large backyard with areas to play, BBQ or just sit and listen to the quiet world around. A few minute walk down the path behind the house to Curtis Pond for summer swimming, kayaking, and stand up paddleboarding (please inquire about renting) or heads to the public dock in maple corner for more swimming, boat launch, kayaking and SUPing. In the winter take part in a bit of Maple Corner history with public Ice Skating and Hockey in the winter. Take a morning one mile walk or bike ride to the Maple Corner General Store for groceries or a bite to eat, or an evening stroll to the Whammy Bar for live music, dinner, and drinks. Walk or bike the area through endless trails, or take 3 mile loop walk and visit the old saw mill and historic kents corners church. Our location is within driving distance of everything you can imagine. Take a short 15 minute drive to explore the beautiful city of Montpelier for shopping, dining out, and exploring. A quick drive to cabot for sightseeing, apple picking (and live irish music at The Den on sundays!) Shoot over to Waterbury in 20-25 minutes for dining at some of vermonts best restaurants and pubs, craft breweries and amazing mountain bike trails or continue another 15 minutes up to Stowe Village . A Scenic 40 minute drive either through Waterbury or through Lake Elmore (a beautiful scenic route!) to Stowe for shopping, dining, Vermont's most famous breweries, and absolutely amazing hikes all along the stunning Smuggler's Notch area. 40 Minutes to Warren and the Mad River area for more dining, brews, shopping, and covered bridges.. An easy drive to ski Sugarbush, Bolton Valley, Stowe and more. 50 minutes to Burlington to take in lake champlain, the famous church street shopping, Winooski village, and great dining and breweries! We are also right on the border of the famous Northeast Kingdom, where hiking and nature abound, along with the world famous Hill Farmstead brewery an easy 30 minutes away. A 15-20 minute drive to hardwick for shops and eats, or see the 50 miles views from the amazing Nichol's Ledge. Get to Jay Peak ski area and the Canadian border in under 1.5 hours.

Calais Cottage is a place for wanderers and artists, outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers, skiers and leaf-peepers and months of endless year round fun, or just a quiet place to relax. The opportunities for exploring are limitless here. Come meet this magical place and learn why we fell in love with it!

The space
The Kitchen

At the heart of this house stand a beautiful and inviting open format kitchen with floating shelves, Butcher block counter tops, and wood flooring. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stainless steal refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, breakfast bar and range oven. Enjoy your meals together at the farmhouse table with seating for the whole family or at the beautiful breakfast bar over looking the kitchen.

We have done our best to offer all the necessities of a chef’s kitchen. We love to cook and have prepared the kitchen to satisfy most home chefs.

Bedrooms

The home is equipped with three bedrooms. One on the main floor off of the living room and two on the upper level. The bedrooms on the upper level include the primary suite to the right of the top of the stair with a queen and daybed, and a larger room with a queen and two twin beds. We have optimal space for the entire family or a large space group.

TVs in the home are located in the upstairs primary bedroom and downstairs bedroom.

Bathroom

There is one bathroom located in the home with floor to ceiling, sleek and modern stylish touches with a beautiful rain shower showerhead.

Laundry Room

Off the kitchen and bathroom is a laundry room and pantry, it is available for your convenience.

Outdoors and BBQ

We have a beautiful screened in porch area located at the backside of the house overlooking the large backyard. We also have an outdoor stone patio with furniture and a charcoal grill (charcoal available at the maple corner store) as well as an area in the backyard with a small firepit.

Stroll down the path on the north side of the backyard to the dock where you can launch your kayak, canoe, or paddleboard in summer, or ice skating in winter. Please be respectful as this is a path and dock that our neighbors have graciously allowed us to use.

The cottage is supplied with a charcoal grill for your convenience, charcoal is BYO and is available at the maple corner store.

WOOD STOVE & FIREPLACE

The fireplace and wood stove are available for your use if you understand how to operate them, but please use caution and only light small fires.

Location

We are located on a country dirt road in the heart of historic maple corner amongst woods and nature. Cellular service is spotty in the area but we have high speed internet and wifi for your computers and cell phones. We have two smart TVs for you to log into your personal apps like Netflix, just please make sure to logout before you leave.

KAYAK & STAND UP PADDLEBOARDS
We offer our personal kayaks and paddleboards for use. please inquire about a small rental fee to use them. We have 3 small kids/small adult kayaks (130 pound weight limit) and 2 stand up paddleboards.
Located in Calais, this vacation home is in a rural area and on the waterfront. North Branch Vineyards and Lamoille Valley Rail Trail are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Molly's Falls Pond State Park and New Discovery State Park. Traveling with kids? Consider The Country Bookshop and Ceres. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and snowboarding, or check out other outdoor activities such as ice skating and snowmobiling.
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Popular amenities
  • ac
  • barbecue
  • dryer
  • extra bed
  • fireplace
  • free parking
  • heater
  • internet
  • kitchen
  • living area
  • microwave
  • no smoking
  • outdoor space
  • patio
  • toys
  • tv
  • washer
Property amenities
  • Ski
    • Snowboarding and cross-country skiing nearby
  • Pets
    • 2 total (up to 50 lbs per pet)
    • Pet friendly
    • Welcoming dogs only
  • Beach
    • Beach towels
  • Dining
    • Dining table
  • Safety
    • Carbon monoxide detector not reported (host has not indicated whether there is a carbon monoxide detector on the property; consider bringing a portable detector)
    • Smoke detector not reported (host has not indicated whether there is a smoke detector on the property)
  • Bedroom
    • 3 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided
    • Sofa bed
  • Kitchen
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Dishwasher
    • Kitchen island
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Refrigerator
    • Spices
    • Stovetop
    • Toaster
  • Laundry
    • Washing machine and dryer
  • Parking
    • Onsite parking
    • Onsite parking options include a garage
  • Internet
    • Free WiFi
  • Outdoors
    • Barbecue grill
    • Firepit
    • Garden
    • Patio
  • Bathrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Shower
    • Toilet paper
    • Towels provided
  • Langs Spoken
    • English
  • Things To Do
    • Bicycle on site
    • Cycling nearby
    • Fishing nearby
    • Hiking nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Ice skating nearby
    • Kayak on site
    • Kayaking nearby
    • Mountain biking nearby
    • Rock climbing nearby
    • Snow sports gear
    • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Entertainment
    • Books
    • Foosball table
    • Games
    • Stereo
    • Smart TV with cable/satellite service
  • Living Spaces
    • Fireplace
    • Living room
  • Climate Control
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
  • Family Friendly
    • Children's books
    • Children's games
    • Children's toys
    • Playground
  • Location Highlights
    • In a rural location
    • In a village
    • In the mountains
    • On the lake
    • On the waterfront
  • Services And Conveniences
    • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Suitability/accessibility
    • Smoke-free property
Policies
Check-in
  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 26
Check-out
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM
Pets
  • 2 total (up to 50 lbs per pet)
  • Pets allowed
  • Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
  • Welcoming dogs only
Special check-in instructions
  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Host has not indicated whether there is a carbon monoxide detector on the property; consider bringing a portable detector with you on the trip
  • Host has not indicated whether there is a smoke detector on the property
  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Important Information
You need to know
  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Host has not indicated whether there is a carbon monoxide detector on the property; consider bringing a portable detector with you on the trip
  • Host has not indicated whether there is a smoke detector on the property
  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
 

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