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Country Cottage with beautiful scenery and privacy

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeping Loft With 1/2 Bath Plus Full Bath With Soaking Tub

You will be very comfortable at Badger Cottage with all the conveniences of home plus abundant charm and surrounded by nature. The king size bed in the loft looks out to the gorgeous view of the mountains and there is a convenient toilet tucked away under eaves and a lavatory. The living space also has huge views, an extra single bed, a wood stove, satellite TV and cable internet. The dishwasher and fridge are scaled to the space and there is a 5 burner stove with convection oven. A full bathroom with soaking tub is on the main level The utility room provides for lots of additional storage and washer and dryer. A large coat closet in the entry has plenty of room for boots and skis can be stored just outside.

Right outside the door is a trail taking you on a scenic 1 mile loop that connects to a large network of trails. You and your dogs will love the walks, or you can snowshoe or x-c ski.

Just over the Stowe-Waterbury town line with easy access to the Village of Stowe, the ski trails of Mt Mansfield and I-89 makes this an ideal location.

Get away with your favorite person and four legged friends for the weekend, week or longer.

Owners live on the 18 acre property and are available 24/7.

More Details

Property Manager
Cubby Momsen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, danish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Cubby Momsen

My husband, Frits and I built this cottage from an old barn that we rescued. This was our home while building our new house just completed in October 2013. We lived here with our two dogs very comfortably for 21/2 years and now want to share it with our guests. Frits is a builder who can manage any building or repair job and I am an active real estate broker. Prior to building this new house we lived in Stowe for 35 years. We are available to our guests around the clock should you need anything.

Cubby Momsen purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Cubby Momsen chose Stowe Area

Whether you are a couple who love nature and the outdoors or just like to curl up next to the wood stove with a good book, you will enjoy this beautiful setting and charming cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

Natural ledges, huge rock formations and gorgeous southerly views attracted us to this 18 acre parcel of land surrounded by larger conserved acreage. Building here was a challenge but well worth the effort. We love the convenience of being on the south side of Stowe for easy access to Burlington and the airport yet tucked away in our own private place to enjoy the birds and animals that reside here with us.

Amenities

Waterbury Center Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Toilet under the eaves for shorter people.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Loft
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • skiing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews
5

Perfect log home nestled in the trees.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property! The owners are extremely helpful and have gone above and beyond to make sure guests have everything they need for their stay. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely clean and cozy cottage with modern amenities.

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about the cottage. It was very comfortable; the ideal place for some rest and relaxation. The quiet location is wonderful and there is easy access to Waterbury, Stowe and further afield. We hiked the trail at the back of the cottage. The views from the top are amazing. We visited Burlington, Montpelier, Newport, Woodstock and Quechee Gorge and lots of small hamlets along the way. Totally fell in love with Vermont and Badger Cottage - so many great places to visit. Ate at the Prohibition Pig in Waterbury - great food and good atmosphere. We hope to come back in the future and would definitely stay at this property. Cubby and Frtiz are wonderful and welcoming hosts. Thank you for a lovely stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Beautiful cottage with scenic views

  • 5 of 5

Cubby and Fritz are gracious hosts sharing their beautiful cottage.

We found enjoyable places to visit in Waterbury and Stowe. You can enjoy local craft beers from the Alchemist, Idletime or The Von Trapp breweries.

A drive to St. Johnsbury to visit Dog Mountain and the artwork of Stephen Huenek is enjoyable as well. Quiet solitude and a short trail to see a wonderful scenic view awaits you. We would highly recommend this location for a getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Fantastic getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Badger Cottage is an absolutely wonderful place to stay. My husband, our dog, and I stayed over Labor Day weekend. The cottage has absolutely everything you could need, to include a full-size washer and dryer. Our dog loved the trails behind the cabin (but they're pretty steep, so bring good shoes!). The cabin is truly dog-friendly and has a built-in doggie door, a dog bed, and food/water bowls available. The owners are available 24/7 in case you need anything, but are completely non-intrusive. The location is about halfway between downtown Waterbury and downtown Stowe, and an easy 30 minute drive to Burlington. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND this cottage to anyone looking to stay in the area, and we hope to be able to visit again in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent choice

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Badger Cottage. The location is great for hiking and exploring the area. If you are a fan of craft beer the location is great....right down the road from The Alchemist and relatively short drive to Burlington, Warren, and Hill Farmstead.

The cottage is great and has everything you need. Cubby and Frits are very welcoming. Highly recommend if you are planning a stay in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great private cottage

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here with our 5 year old daughter. It had everything you needed. The washer and dryer were great. It was real quiet which we appreciate. Cubby and Fritz were helpful in suggesting places to go as well. We loved Stowe and Waterbury and hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Burlington
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Country Club of Vermont
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
I-89
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Mt Mansfield
Car: necessary

Scenic wooded area with walking and x-country skiing trails. Close to the ski trails of Mt Mansfield and Stowe Village. Just 1/2 mile off Route 100 between Stowe and Waterbury Center.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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