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Private 1st Floor Apartment/ Secluded Paradise

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Bob & Karen

Private 1st Floor Apartment/ Secluded Paradise

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean7 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

We've created a private, 1st floor getaway for you in our historic 1863 home in Southern Vermont. This is a retreat for those who love a peaceful riverfront setting with songbirds in the morning, wildflower fields and swimming below our waterfall just 500 feet from your door.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 12PM (noon)


29 Reviews

Richard User Profile
August 2018
Bob and Karen's place was just what we were looking for. the grounds, river and waterfall were gorgeous and relaxing. The kitchen was fully stocked and we were able to cook our meals. Bob was very flexible with check-in, which we appreciated and their dogs were super friendly.
Martha User Profile
August 2018
Beautiful, hidden gem of a place. Quiet, serene with great living quarters. The Saxton River was mesmerizing and swimming brought back such great childhood memories. The farm and fields were stunning, just a beautiful place.Can't recommend this enough.
Kathi User Profile
August 2018
A perfect hideaway! We enjoyed our time in this lovely part of Vermont. The property is just lovely, with fruit trees, waterfalls, and green grass trails to hike with our pup. We BBQ'd and played bocce, as well as swam at the spot near the waterfall. We also spent a lot of time r…
Marylee User Profile
August 2018
My husband and I brought our 13 month old baby and our dog for a weekend adventure and we all had an amazing time! It’s the kind of place we could see ourselves coming back to every year. The space was comfortable and had everything we needed, and the property was fantastic. We p…
Erica User Profile
August 2018
Bob and Karen's place was beautiful, comfortable, and very clean! The perfect Vermont retreat. Bob met us and gave a little tour and the lawn and river around the house a so serene. The apartment is cute and cozy. Everything was spotless and it had all of the right amenities f…
Peg User Profile
August 2018
We enjoyed our stay at this quaint 1st fl. extension of the homestead. We found it amazingly clean for an antique with it's original well kept floors, wainscoting, fresh paint and antique doors. It had charm. The property is the big draw with the rushing river on 3 sides. The…
Paula User Profile
July 2018
The big attraction here is the location - swimming in the rapids! It is an old building and nothing fancy. That said, the hosts are friendly and we felt they were available for anything we needed.

Hosted by Bob & Karen

Westminster, Vermont, United StatesJoined in October 2014
Bob & Karen User Profile
30 Reviews
Bob & Karen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Karen & Bob have lived in this historic 1863 home for more than three decades. Karen has been the senior clothing and textile appraiser for the PBS series Antiques Roadshow since 2002 and together own and run a specialty auction house for historic clothing and textiles. We love …
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