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Country Cottage with beautiful scenery and privacy

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


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 a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

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 Waterbury Center

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Waterbury Center, Vermont

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • 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 ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Toilet under the eaves for shorter people.
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Loft
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ski


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Country Cottage with beautiful scenery and privacy
average rating of 4.94 based on 50 reviews

Cozy but Spacious Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this cottage both during the winter and in late spring. We hope to visit in the fall...simply wonderful

  • Review Submitted: 22/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice cottage and location!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I plus our two dogs really enjoyed our stay at Badger cottage. Cubby and Frits were very hospitable and accommodating. The property is very nice and well kept. The location was great, just a few minutes off the highway and a quick drive into Waterbury or Stowe. We hope to return again someday!

  • Review Submitted: 04/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing retreat

  • 5 of 5

Badger Cottage is a uniquely beautiful cottage, complete with views and trails to match. It is both rustic and incredibly comfortable, and the perfect retreat after a hard day skiing. We loved that it was away from the hustle and bustle of town - and yet close enough to go when we wanted to. And it had everything we needed to cook and snuggle in during bad weather. The owners are lovely as well - we were incredibly thankful to have them nearby when after an ice storm we got stuck on the road. You couldn't ask for a nicer place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 25/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay at Badger Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had such a wonderful, relaxing time staying at Badger Cottage. It was very cozy and warm, and it had all the amenities we could ever need (washer/dryer, hair dryer, toiletries, towels, sheets, recycling, etc). We loved the rustic, historical charm of the cottage. It is conveniently located halfway in between Waterbury and Stowe, so it is an easy and quick car ride to get to both locations. We unfortunately weren't able to stay long this trip, but we hope to come back for a longer stay in the near future! :)

  • Review Submitted: 20/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cozy cottage with spectacular views. Very friendly hosts with adorable pets.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the ambiance of Badger Cottage. Everything was as expected. The hosts were very nice and I enjoyed talking with Fritz. The dogs were sweet and came out to say hello each day. The trail was great for a vigorous walk with beautiful views. We will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 18/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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This is a gorgeous cottage on a beautiful property. The view of the mountains and forest is a bonus!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Badger cottage. Cubby and Frits were so welcoming and have thought of everything. The cabin is both cozy and modern, with a wood stove that heats the whole place. We woke up each morning to a view of the mountains, and went walking on the easy-to-find trail through the woods with our dog. Cubby and Frits have stocked the cabin with everything you need, and provided plenty of towels, blankets, and wood for the fireplace. The king-sized bed is very comfortable and has an ensuite 1/2 bath that is very convenient. The cottage is less than 10 minutes drive from both Stowe and Waterbury. We will certainly be back. This was probably the best vacation rental we've stayed in. Thank you Cubby and Frits!

  • Review Submitted: 24/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Country Club of Vermont
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
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.


Rates & Availability

Contact Manager

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$100.79

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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