Pet-Friendly Barn Vacation Rental with a Modern Touch in Southern Vermont

Pownal, Vermont (United States)
1 unit
8 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue · Swimming pool

This renovated, rustic barn makes for a fantastic pet-friendly vacation rental in southwestern Vermont. All of the amenities of home can be found inside, while luxurious touches make it the perfect place to just relax and unwind in style. There is room for up to eight happy glampers here, with two bedrooms and one bathroom. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, while the second room boasts two single bunk bed sets. The sofa bed can be equipped with a queen-sized mattress topper to accommodate extra guests, and the bathroom features a shower with heated floors, as well as an attached laundry space.

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

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • King-size bed
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Fireplace
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Washer
  • Kitchen equipment

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.

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Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Antiquing
  • Bowling
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Shopping

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


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wine tasting
  • Jeep tours
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Winter sports
  • Tennis
  • Climbing
  • Zip-lining
  • Whitewater rafting

There are numerous swimming holes guests and their four-legged friends will love including one right down the street!

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.

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Accommodation Rules

  • 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

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
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Additional Information

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

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