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JaypeaK ski mountain has 62 trails open, the cabin sit on a vast trail

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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About the property

3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

The front yard has panoramic views of the Northern Green Mountains and is just a stone-toss shot away of Big Jay, Little Jay and Canada. You are literally above the tree tops in this private chalet!!!! Beautiful sight seeing of Foliage right outside the front door

Enjoy every comfort of home at this stunning-custom crafted-mountainside gem-built in 2013. Located at the base of Jay Peak Ski Resort and having two living levels-makes the Black Bear Cabin a top-pick for Vermont visitors. VAST/Snowmobilers love our area. Ride up to Jay Peak from the house!

Upon entering, guests will see the craftsmanship and attention to detail in the home, as they walk onto wide-plank floors that warm the kitchen's great room. Enjoy 20' ceilings as you dine with MT views. Relax in front of the sliding glass door-after enjoying a meal in the adjacent kitchen- boasting quartz countertops, a full cook range, microwave and all the other comforts of home.

The cabin has 2 bedrooms with (queen) –Hand-Scraped Log Beds!! Truly an added bonus for when coming to Vermont. Sleeping in real log beds- that make guests feel cozy and relaxed. Each bed includes Mountain Linens with Mountain Views!

The tiled bathroom lets natural light right into the shower and soaking tub. Come and enjoy a part of the Northeast Kingdom, In a Cabin overlooking Jay Peak Mountain!

The loft area-has (4) matching (twin) hand-scraped Log-beds. Located there is a (queen) futon couch for the extra couple coming. The loft also includes the entertainment center-that's completed with a DVD player and 42” flat screen TV w/ deluxe-packaged cable.

Great Foliage lookouts, beautiful sunsets and only a quick 12miles to Jay Peak Ski Resort!! Hunt, snowmobile on the VAST trail, X-Country ski and snowshoe right outside your door.

The Bears Den is near many lakes, beaches, mountains, and only 10 minutes from the Quebec border. Montreal is only 90 minutes away. Famous Lake Willoughby is about a half hour drive where Stowe & Smugglers Notch is about a 40 minute commute.

Cross country ski or snowshoe right out the back door! For the more adventurous; visit the Catamount Nordic Trails, the Hazen Notch Association trails, or Jay Peaks Nordic Center. VAST access across from the property too!!!! Catamount trail access from the house!!

Summer offers hiking along the Long Trail or on any one of Vermont's special day hikes. There is road and mountain biking, several swimming holes with fresh mountain water, golf at the stunning new Jay Peak championship course, or leisurely drives to Lake Champlain, Stowe, Burlington or the 'festival' city of Montreal (only 1 1/2 hours away).

More Details

Stacey and Loretta
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

About Stacey and Loretta

We love JAY PEAK!! Born and Raised Jay!!

Stacey and Loretta purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Stacey and Loretta chose Northeast Kingdom

When you are from the area you know where the best views are and we found the pristine property just in time!! Its gorgeous and National Geographic has been here taking pictures. Right in our front yard!

What makes this cabin unique

We are active people and so living 1-mile from a fresh swimming hole- with Waterfalls and jumping rocks-was a big win! We also offer discount ski and ride passes. VAST- access right off the property and hunting, biking you name it!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Troy, Vermont

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • The bathroom features a large tile shower equipped with full soaking bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Hand-Scrapped Log-Frame Bed, Mt Bedding, Views & Closet
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Hand-Scrapped Log-Frame Bed, Mt Bedding, Views & Closet
    Loft area - 4 single bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , TV Area- (4) Hand-Scrapped Log-Frame Bed, Mt Bedding.
  • Both bedrooms feature hand scrapped log-frame beds with mountain bedding! Both rooms overlook beautiful mountain views that make sleeping in a real treat!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Don't forget to ask about our discount golf, waterpark, and lift ticket discounts to Jay Peak Resort!!! Water Park- $5 off coupons offered to all guests. Lift tickets for the 2014-2015 prices: Adults 1 Day- $63 2 Day- $108 3 Day- $153 4 Day- $198 5 Day- $243 Juniors 1 Day- $50 2 Day- $83 3 Day- $116 4 Day- $149 5 Day- $182


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

JaypeaK ski mountain has 62 trails open, the cabin sit on a vast trail
average rating of 4.142857 based on 7 reviews

Disappointed. Not all the comforts of home.

  • 2 of 5

Our family of three stayed here in late December for a ski trip and were underwhelmed. We felt that the descriptions - "stunning," "every comfort of home" and "3 bedroom" - were disingenuous given that there is no washing machine or dryer (not ideal for a ski/snow vacation with kids), no hairdryer and no dishwasher. The bedding consists of a fitted sheet and quilt, no top sheet. And the curtains on the windows could use updating. While the cabin was clean inside and did not smell of smoke, there were cigarette butts piled at the entrance. The cabin itself is cute but the layout is a bit odd - the "third bedroom" is not actually a bedroom - it is the open/upstairs loft area with some single beds around the main couch/TV area, no window, door or closet.

The location is pretty but potential guests should be warned it takes a full 30 minutes to drive to Jay Peak. The house itself is located on a remote road that was very icy during our stay. The driveway is also pretty steep to get up the house. They plowed it but definitely recommend 4wdr.

We love Jay Peak and really appreciated that we were able to bring our dog to the cabin but were overall disappointed with our stay. We reached out to the owner to talk through all of these issues and they did say they are considering a washer dryer. We ended up leaving two days early because a big storm was coming and we were worried we'd get snowed in and trapped there. When we spoke with the owner regarding the inaccuracies in the listing description we were offered another stay at a later date. A refund of some sort would have been a bit more appropriate given we paid top dollar for our stay.

Overall, we're bummed and want to make sure others set their expectations appropriately.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific little gem in the woods!

  • 4 of 5

Surprisingly spacious and comfortable cabin once you get inside! Clean and well laid out floor plan. My family including our pet dog Juno really enjoyed our stay at the cabin. Three enthusiastic thumbs up (and one paw of course)!!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage near Jay

  • 4 of 5

We found this beautiful little cottage after trying to book a place for our family at Jay Peak condos. It was just the right size for the 9 (4 adults, 5 kids) of us and was close enough to jay (about 15-20 mins) to be a great place to rest after a day of skiing. The owners were very flexible with our departure day which allowed us to get in a couple more runs. Will hopefully come back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for our needs

  • 4 of 5

We had a small bumpy start with not being able to locate the cabin easily and then with accessing it once we found it, the door code via the VRBO/HomeAway app was incorrect. After an 8 hour drive, it was very late when we arrived so we were unable to reach the owners. We were emailed a pdf that had cabin info but since we also had cabin info on the app, we didn't read it before. But, thankfully, we read it when we were at a loss, and there was a new key code. Once was got in, everything was perfect. Had everything we needed for everyone. Was very clean. PERFECT location with a stunning view. Walls are very thin so there is zero audio privacy but for our group wasn't a huge deal. We were there to snowboard and for our purposes, it was awesome. Thank you SO much for great accommodations! We'll be back next year! :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Higganum, CT

Loved the Black Bear Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Spent three nights at the Black Bear Cabin while skiing at Jay Peak during Feb 2015. Cabin was as nice as advertised. Very clean, cozy and warm! (crazy cold weather with -18 one morning!) We had four adults and four kids. Kids loved the loft and spent entire time up there. Beds were great.

My only suggestion would be to add a few things to the kitchen - A colander (pasta is a big ski dinner favorite), a large pasta pot (we couldn't find the lobster pot advertised) and a few more dish towels.

We would definitely recommend the cabin!

Lastly, the check-in/check-out process was incredibly easy - loved the VRBO app and notifications.


  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view of the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for allow us to enjoy your cabin this past weekend! My husband and my self were speechless to the view, and the open living space made it feel so big inside compared to the outside look of a cozy cabin. Our children loved the huge yard they played in the snow for hours! Thank you Stacey for making check in so smooth. We will be sure to book our Thanksgiving here next year too! The McFarlands

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, what a nice review! We thank-you so much for choosing our cabin for such an important holiday and gathering! We couldn't of had better guests and of course we would love to have you and the family back again anytime. Really a great group that treated the cabin as if it was your own. Thank-you so much for all the kind words and review. It is very meaningful and appreciated. Thank-you again and enjoy yourselves!
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Burlington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Jay Village Inn
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Lake Champlain
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Jay Peak
Nearest Train
74 Miles
St Albans Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Rte 100 and Rte 58. All/4-wheel drive recommended.
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Jay Village Inn & The Cajun Snack Bar in summer!
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Jay Peak plus the house!
Nearest Beach
16 Miles
Lake Memphremagog
Car: necessary

Eden Dog Sledding

The Northeast Kingdom of Vermont is called lake country for its many glacial lakes. We are within a 30 minute drive to the following, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Willoughby and Crystal Lake.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Troy, Vermont

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
21 Nov 2016 - 22 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$65 + Tax
Cleaning A$196 + Tax
Property Damage Protection A$129
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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