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Living History in Brattleboro - Dummerston Vermont

This historic property presents an exceptional experience - especially if you admire historic... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Ricky D
,
Marco Island, Florida
Private Party Local #1

Museum quality private establishment -- great for small parties of less than 10 bed and... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
72jordan
,
Brooklyn, New York
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Former Arts and Crafts style home of author Rudyard Kipling - now a guest house.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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Brattleboro, VT
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

This historic property presents an exceptional experience - especially if you admire historic places and the writing of Rudyard Kipling. Kipling wrote the Jungle Book while living in his former Vermont home. Naulakha is what Kipling called his home - which has been meticulously restored...More

1  Thank Ricky D
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Museum quality private establishment -- great for small parties of less than 10 bed and breakfast to the supreme

Thank 72jordan
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Naulakha is a wonderful home in a gorgeous setting.Go to the National Trust site and you can see how to stay there with friends and family..I think it sleeps 8. I've seen photos of the interior past and present and it's an architect's delight to...More

Thank Bellaluna64
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Followled the instructions. The internet said 707 Kipling Rd. We wound around narrow scenic roads and came to the mailbox with 707 on top. Behind it was a huge farm complex. I really wanted to see this home. But there wasn't anything around that lookedliked...More

1  Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Very disappointed that I went out of my way, driving down dirt roads, to visit the home of one of my favorite writers, only to find out it is not open to the public. Although I was able to stroll the grounds of the estate,...More

6  Thank danfriedmanmd
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This house is available to rent from a website found on a google search. This site has no website, no infrastructure to accept guests, or give tours. There is no sign by the road. We drove by 3 times before going up what was labeled...More

2  Thank Zeleznikjo
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This is an amazingly gorgeous property that can only be appreciated in person. If you can manage to reserve time here, you will not regret it. The property is in amazing repair and has a lot of charming features. It's been so well-restored that you...More

Thank RockyMpls
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Our extended family spent a late Thanksgiving here a few years ago. (Celebrating a week after the real Thanksgiving cut the already pretty reasonable for 8 people price in half.) My husband and I slept in Arthur Conan Doyle's bedroom, played on Kipling's pool table....More

3  Thank Rpark888
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I recently attended a sledding and dinner party at this Landmark Trust historic property. To sit at the desk where Rudyard Kipling wrote 'Captains Courageous' or play pool on the same table as Kipling and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is truly a treat. This captivating...More

1  Thank Noel F
Reviewed 8 January 2014

I've stayed in Naulakha several times now and always have a good time. It's a great place to gather with friends and prepare awesome meals and then sit by the fire or play a couple rounds of pool. In the winter the sledding is the...More

1  Thank Phishfan2013
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