In the heart of the Moosalamoo National Forest Recreation Area, this is a bright, spacious, home on 32 acres bordering national forest with an open view of a large private pond. There is a small beach area on one end of the pond and a screened-in porch attached to the house for enjoying the view in the shade. Beyond the pond is a lovely creek and just up the road are various hiking and cross-country ski trails as well as the Robert Frost trail, Snow Bowl, Breadloaf campus, Silver Lake, and the famous Blueberry Hill. Also nearby are Middlebury, Brandon, Lincoln, Bristol, and within an hour are Burlington, Rutland, and Killington.
Relax in the quiet and enjoy views of green from every room. This beautiful retreat in nature is perfect for families, couples, friends, artists, writers, photographers, special private events and more!
Check in times: 4pm-8pm . After hours check-in will be subject to an extra charge.
Each room have one queen size bed ( for 2 ppl).
Extra guest : $30 per night/per person.
We provide an air mattress ( queen size also) for 2 ppl and can be set up very easy in any room or common space ( like living room area).
We only allow 2 more extra guest.
The house has two levels. Guests will have access to either the only upstairs level or both, depending on number of guests booked.
-NO SMOKING INSIDE THE HOUSE.
Smoking is only permitted outside in designated areas, and must be disposed of in provided recepticle.
Must leave the property the way you found it. Exceptions: beds and laundry.
Fireplaces are NOT useable. They are decorative only and are not in working order at this time. Please do not attempt to build a fire.
- Property is available for private events subject to approval by owners. Different rates and requirements apply.
-NO parties allowed without prior approval/arrangements with owners.
-The house is off a dirt road. Please use caution when driving at night and/or in strong weather conditions.
-Please use extra caution near ice. The pond may appear to be frozen, but is deep and does not freeze solid enough to be safe.
-Please supervise any children near the water, as there are no fences around the pond or creek.
-Place any trash in metal recepticles provided outside with lid CLOSED. We do not want to invite any wild animals.
Interaction with Guests
The owners are not in the same city; however, they are easy to contact and there is a property manager who will greet guests and will be somewhat available in the event of any issues.
Local hiking trails;
-Spirit in Nature
-Oak Ridge Trail
-Mt. Moosalamoo Trail
-Silver Lake trail
- Lake Dunmore (10 minutes drive).
-Snow Bowl (10 minutes drive)
Middlebury Shuttle Bus stops 1.5 miles down the street and will take you to the Snow Bowl or downtown.
Other Things to Note
The Ripton Community House holds the "Ripton Coffee House" event series nearby
There are places to kayak and paddleboard close by
There are nice shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and arts/culture events in Middlebury+ More