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About Us

Colorful Foliage Near Quechee Vacation Rentals

Our Philosophy

Carefree Quechee Vacations combines the best of professional management with the personal hospitality you have become accustomed to with VRBO. We offer 24/7 coverage for your stay for any emergency or needs free with your booking..

Our Properties

Our Services

In addition to a great property, 7 x 24 emergency rentals through our concierge services partner, Stock The House.


The Quechee Club



Meet The Team


Mike Paino

General Manager

Mike has over twenty years of experience of delivering the best vacation rental experience in Quechee. He is responsible for all operations and staff management. Mike is a long-term resident of Quechee and an expert source of knowledge for all local activities.


Bethany White

Reservations and Business Manger

Bethany has been with Carefree Quechee Vacations since 2016 and currently manages all rervations and the integration for distribution channel software such as AirBnB & VRBO. She was born and raised in Hartford, VT and holds a Bachelor's of International Management & French from Niagara University and a Master's of International Project Management. Bethany's local area knowledge, coupled with her background in project management, facilitates the best possible exposure of local rental properties on the web while also offering guests insight to unique local attractions. Bethany currently works remotely but frequently makes trips back to Vermont throughout the year.


Tim Collins

Marketing and Communications Manager

Tim recently joined the Carefree Quechee team bringing along decades of Destination Club and Vacation Rental Management experience. Passionate about Real Estate and forging lasting relationships, he brings an enthusiasm and attention to detail to the team and looks for ways to increase owner’s rental returns. A native to Middlebury, Vermont, after graduating college with a BS in Environmental Education he spent a number of years living in Whitefish, Montana - working in Glacier National Park. For the past 10 years he and his family have settled into the Upper Valley and when not with owner’s you will find him mountain biking, hiking or golfing in the summer and snowshoeing, snowboarding or playing hockey in the winter.


Lee Kauffman

Manager of Technology and Planning

Lee brings many years of real estate, rental, and property management experience combined with an equally strong background strong background technology as a chief technology officer to multinational human resources firm for over 15 years. He is a licensed real estate broker in Vermont, Massachusetts and Florida and has been with Carefree Quechee Vacations and the Masiello Group Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate for five years. He holds a bachelor’degree in business/management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Master’s of science degree in technology from Northwestern University.