The SpaceQuiet, clean, cozy, the perfect farmstay getaway. The cabin is part of our off-the-grid homestead and farm. We welcome guests to tread lightly on the land and experience an eco-friendly travel alternative. The cabin features a double bed and a set of twin bunkbeds, and bathroom with a shower. The cabin has a cheerful decor, abundant natural daylight and south-facing views of beautiful Mount Sterling. A Rinnai heater and down comforter will keep you cozy on the coldest of Northern Vermont nights, while summertime air is pure and fresh. Guest AccessWe encourage guests to venture out into the varied, hilly topography of the farm, and there are plenty of magical places to explore. Our hill farm is 40 acres of blueberry fields, sheep pasture and mixed hardwoods, abutting hundreds of acres of neighboring fields and forest. This ecology presents ample opportunities for backwoods recreation including hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and river swimming. In the summer enjoy a dip in one of our ponds. Blueberry picking season is mid-July to late August, and we offer tours year-round to our guests to some of our other farm attractions, such as our solar, earth-bermed greenhouse and woodland mushroom yard. Interaction with GuestsWe like to leave our guests alone to enjoy some real peace and quiet, however we encourage them to knock on our door, give us a call or send us a text any time with questions. We are more than happy to share information about the surrounding area, and we are friendly and approachable at all times. The NeighborhoodJohnson, Vermont is a small town with rich culture. It is home to Johnson State College, the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson Woolen Mills and various other local small businesses, each with unique character. Johnson is located where the Gihon and Lamoille Rivers converge, providing regionally famous swimming holes and boating opportunities. It is conveniently located about 20 minutes from Smugglers' Notch, 30 minutes from Stowe and 50 minutes to Jay Peak ski areas. Getting AroundParking is available on site, though a portion of our driveway is steep and four-wheel-drive is recommended for winter months. There is public commuter transportation to/from Burlington from nearby Jeffersonville (9 miles away). Buses also travel to and from Morrisville (7 miles away) and Vermont's capital city, Montpelier. Other Things to NoteWe aim to make the cabin as family-friendly as possible.
While we don't provide meals, the cabin is minutes away from main street Johnson with cafes and restaurants. Foote Brook Farm store is right across the street, with its awesome selection (open summer and fall) of locally produced farm products and organic produce, while Johnson's Sterling Market with its wide selection of typical staples and great local/regional food is also minutes away.
We encourage guests to bring a cooler for storing food and drinks.
Our homestead is unique because although we are minutes from Main street Johnson, we are off the beaten track, nestled uphill past several farm fields and tracks of woods. Our driveway, turning and climbing almost 1/2 mile, takes on the character of our Northern Vermont seasons. During winter we keep the driveway plowed but 4wd is recommended. During March-April, "mud season" when the snow melts, things tend to be wet and a bit mucky. Summertime mid July-September we have our u-pick blueberry operation open to the public several days of the week. Fall is nice and quiet. We will always try our best to be available to help you make your way up to the homestead. If you are arriving for the first time at night we will try to meet you at the bottom of the driveway. There is always parking near the start of the driveway if you are ever unsure of the weather or conditions.