Magical Mountain Home at Robbins CrossroadGuest Entrance
Magical Mountain Pond House @ Robbins Crossroad
Hosted by Elizabeth
Elizabeth is the host.
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 private bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 private bath
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Come experience our beautiful home nestled quietly in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Your private dwelling consists of a bedroom, living room with sofa bed, breakfast nook, spacious bathroom, and deck with a spectacular view of two ponds and the surrounding forest. Whether you seek hiking or skiing in the Robert Frost National Forest or cuddling up by the fireplace, the Robbins Crossroad House will make you feel at home in a tranquil and breathtaking natural setting. All visitors are welcome!

The space

Located just 20 minutes from the Middlebury College campus, 10 minutes from skiing at the Snow Bowl, 5 minutes from Middlebury’s Bread Loaf Campus, and 15 minutes from grocery stores and shopping, Ripton offers visitors an authentic Vermont experience. Our property spans 3.5 acres of the Green Mountain National Forest, with two ponds fed by tributaries of the Middlebury River. The space we reserve for our AirBnB guests has the feel of a rustic mountain lodge, with all of the updated amenities that travelers require. In addition to central heating, the living room space can also be heated by a log fireplace, adding to its cozy mountain appeal.

Guest access

Originally a schoolhouse built in 1882, the Robbins Crossroad House has recently undergone extensive renovations. We offer our visitors a private dwelling that consists of a bedroom, a living room with a sofa bed and breakfast nook, a spacious bathroom, and a deck with a spectacular view of our two ponds and the surrounding forest. In addition to a comfortable queen-sized bed and a twin bed, the bedroom is outfitted with two spacious closets, ample shelf space, a sitting area, and a full-length mirror. In the living room area, we provide our guests with a hotel-style “kitchen,” including a coffee maker, electric kettle, microwave, and a mini-fridge stocked with basic essentials for your stay. The bathroom has a luxurious raised bathtub with attached shower head. Take a hot bath to warm up from the inside out! Guests will use a separate entrance and will have optional access to an interior garage for one vehicle, in addition to ample outdoor parking.

Interaction with guests

For a small additional fee, we offer our guests breakfast to order, providing gluten, lactose, and nut free options, as well as fruit and vegetable smoothies. If you are interested in taking advantage of this option, we will leave you with a form to fill out before 9 PM in which you state your breakfast preferences. Just tell us what you would like, and when you would like it, and we will bring it directly to your doorstep!

Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Extra people ₹1006 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee ₹671
Security Deposit ₹13414
Weekly Discount: 20%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 12PM (noon) - 9PM

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

1 night minimum stay

10 Reviews

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Narita User Profile
October 2017
Lovely setup in a beautiful surrounding.... Very stylish house. The space reflects the thoughtfulness of the host. We enjoyed the starry night sky through the small let outs... it was beautiful...specially when all the lights were turned off. We are thankful to Indy for the small eats as we were really hungry when we arrived and it was dark. The space is extremely clean. Beautiful bathroom. Comfortable bed. Beautiful porch to hang out. We wished to stay longer.... Thank you Indy for everything !

Ben User Profile
October 2017
Very nice place and very accommodating hosts :) As a note, no cellular signal but wifi is alright.

Ann User Profile
October 2017
Great space. Super comfy with a lot of warm and generous touches. The bedding was super comfy, the space felt super private and the hosts were really lovely. They managed to have everything you could possibly need. A+ experience! Thanks Elizabeth and Fernando!

Linda User Profile
October 2017
Elizabeth and Fernando's place was everything I had in mind for a peaceful leaf-peeping getaway. The apartment is attached to the main house, but has a separate entrance, so I did not have much interaction with my hosts after checking in. Communication was very effective leading up to the trip. I enjoyed my stay very much, the place is well-appointed, and I got to explore the property a bit when the weather was nice...beautiful pond and treehouse! I'd highly recommend it!

Isa User Profile
October 2017
Elizabeth has been extremely accommodating with the change of our situation and made our stay possible. The house is situated in a picture beautiful land with trees, green grass and pond! We wish we could have stayed longer. There's no cell connection where the house is, A GPS is must, or download map direction before heading to the house.

Alan User Profile
October 2017
Beautiful place to stay. Fantastic mountain forest surrounding and we were well looked after.

Beth User Profile
September 2017
Wonderful home. Great place to stay. Was perfect!

Ripton, Vermont, United StatesJoined in May 2015
Elizabeth User Profile

Hello! My name is Elizabeth Saylor. I am a native New Yorker currently teaching at Middlebury College. My husband Fernando Lista (Indy) is a screenwriter from Madrid, Spain.

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