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Amazing Mountain Views!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Nestled in the woods looking up at Camels Hump is our cozy little cabin. A perfect getaway spot with unsurpassed views of the mountain. Camels Hump is Vermont's highest peak that is not developed by a ski area. It's all wilderness.

Feels like you’re a million miles away but it’s only a 15 minute drive from town and 4 major ski areas, Stowe, Sugarbush, Mad River and Bolton Valley are about 1/2 half hour away.

Camels Hump trail head is right down the road for access to awesome hiking, backcountry and XC skiing. Very rustic but with all the amenities.

It’s really not so little - about 1800 sq ft. with 2 bedrooms, large living room with massive fieldstone fireplace, spacious kitchen and well appointed bath and a toasty woodstove.

The upstairs master bedroom is huge with a king bed and large sitting area and frenchdoors leading to a small balcony.

The downstairs bedroom is large also and has a double bed and a twin. Amenities include washer/dryer, propane heat, all cookware and linens.

Although the roads are very well maintained 4 wheel drive is recommended in winter months or mud season.

Keywords: Cabin, Retreat, Rustic Getaway

More Details

John Barwick
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About John Barwick

John is an Innkeeper - he runs the historic Old Stagecoach Inn right in town. He is an outdoor enthusiast: skiing, fly fishing, mountain biking, canoeing, hiking etc. He can provide a wealth of knowledge about these surroundings.

John Barwick purchased this cabin in 2007

Why John Barwick chose Waterbury

I had been intrigued by this property for years - the view, the proximity to Camels Hump trailhead and the feeling of seclusion while only being a short drive from town all made the cabin my favorite spot.


Waterbury Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • River
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Choudrant, LA

Looking forward to making this a habit.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is a short jaunt from Waterbury but is nested in the nearby hills. The location gave us access to those day to day items if needed but far away from the daily activity of the town.

A large fireplace greets you as you enter the adequately heated home. We enjoyed the fireplace so it was kept stoked with the large supply of readily available firewood. Deer and rabbit tracked were noted near the cabin daily. We enjoyed the peaceful morning wake ups to sunlight and snow covered grounds.

The house is two story with a large master bedroom. We used the downstairs bed room as our dressing room even though it easily accommodated it’s queen and twin sized beds.

Our wake ups were followed by breakfast then either the slopes or a trips to the Trapps family lodge , of the Sound of Music Trapp, or Ben and Jerry’s to name a few. The folks in Waterbury are friendly and very helpful if needed. The Green Mountain cafe, the Keurig folk, is a must stop for hot chocolate after walking around Waterbury. Nearby is a professional glass blower who more resembles a rock star than any image of a glass blower that I could conjure. There are many nearby places that offer tours, snowshoe, cross country,and even dog sledding to name a few.

This is a great cabin were we snuggled and “chilled” , sorry about the pun, and also used as a jumping off point for our winter adventures. Either way we enjoyed our stay at the cabin with a Mountain View.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you guys had a great time and happy to hear you will be frequent guests. We look forward to you return! John B.
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Perfect Cabin with a Very Helpful Host

  • 5 of 5

The cabin itself is perfect for a 2-5 people. The upstairs bedroom was plenty spacious, and the downstairs bedroom had two beds. The furnishings were all comfortable and the appliances all worked perfectly. A nice rustic wood stove provided nice additional heat to the standard heating systems in place. Laundry machine and hot water worked perfectly.

Our favorite part about our stay was how helpful John the host was. He was easily reachable by phone and very knowledgeable about the surrounding area. He helped us get some snow shoes and directed us toward a local trail that we really enjoyed. Would absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a nice visit. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Branford, CT

Lovely, well-equipped comfortable cabin.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin at Camels Hump was just perfect for our long weekend getaway.

Comfortable and very well-equipped.

Lovely bedrooms and a perfect sitting area by an oversized wood fireplace.

John was a great host who gave us a perfect tour, made us feel welcome and made himself available if we had any questions.

We hiked Camels Hump (easy access), enjoyed wonderful restaurants in the town of Waterbury about 10 minutes away, and skied Stowe which was an easy 35 minute ride from the cabin.

Gorgeous drive up to the cabin which felt fairly private, but easily accessible. Thanks John!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great views and a great stay

  • 5 of 5

First impressions are truly spectacular with this cabin. Pulling up on an unseasonably warm October afternoon, the backdrop unfolded itself and we were hooked. The cabin itself did not temper this feeling. All the amenities you could want in a cozy, but very spacious house. Well appointed. Easy access to the Monroe Trail. Do not hesitate to book.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place

  • 4 of 5

Great Place Cabin looks like the pictures on the inside. Very Large and spacious. Large kitchen fully equipped(except no dishwasher). Great views from deck. Clean. Breakfast at the inn was amazing .John and staff super friendly and helpful. Cabin is located about 15 minutes from town and part of it is on a dirt road. Plenty to do in the area. Just note the cabin does not have cable only can play dvd's.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vermont Paradise

  • 5 of 5

First of all, we were so fortunate to have come across this gem. John was a fantastic host, gave us perfect directions and all the information we would need to make our stay just perfect. The house was so cozy. We came during a late March snowstorm so the wood burning fireplace made our stay extra special. The home is clean and comfortable. It includes all the items you would need in a home away from home. The keyless entry was simple and efficient. Can't wait to come back again!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Reservoir, Arvad's, Prohibition Pig, Black Back
Nearest Ferry
37 Miles
Lake Champlain
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Country Club of Vermnont
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Waterbury AMTRAK
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Interstate 89
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Hen of the Wood
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Stowe, Sugarbush, Mad River Glen, Bolton Valley
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Waterbury Reservoir State Park
Car: necessary

Hiking, Bird Watching, Back Country Skiing, Snowshoeing,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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