Private back entrance.Guests are welcome to enjoy a cool beverage in the hammock.


Logement entier

4 voyageurs

1 chambre

3 lits


Logement entier

4 voyageurs

1 chambre

3 lits

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Adultes
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Enfants
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À propos de ce logement

A spacious & comfy studio apartment overlooking the activity on a working Vermont dairy farm. Visit the barn during milking or relax with an album on the record player! Check out our hundreds of photos on Instagram or at Wayward Goose Farm!

Le logement

Come spend time in southwestern Vermont! We live on a beautiful dairy farm and we love to welcome guests to our home. We have a newly finished studio apartment above our attached 3 car garage waiting just for you! It is furnished with a comfy new queen sized bed and 2 new twin sized beds.

A recently installed kitchenette and mini spice pantry enables you to prepare simple meals. Choose to dine inside at the cute little table or make it al fresco and take your meal out to the patio when the weather permits. We are happy to stock your fridge with a complimentary jar of our own fresh, raw milk, upon request and we'll also provide fresh eggs when the hens are laying!

A full bath with stall shower is spacious, well appointed, and clean. Wireless internet is available but we suggest you relax with some good old board games. Little ones will have fun swinging and sliding on the newly installed wooden play set in the yard. We are definitely kid friendly! Guests have a private entrance but are welcome to enjoy our lovely backyard patio and porch.

If you have ever wanted to experience life on a dairy farm, this is the place for you! Guests can partake of milking chores in the morning or sleep in and just enjoy the peace and quiet. Either way, you are sure to be charmed by your surroundings. We milk 25 registered Jersey cows twice a day, every day, and sell their rich creamy milk raw here on the farm. The bulk of it goes next door to Consider Bardwell Farm where it is made into their award winning aged raw milk cheese. We have a little farm store on sight from which you can also view our morning or evening milkings. Everything from our fresh, raw milk to our own beef and free range chicken, local jams and pickles, and Laurie's own hand printed T shirts and note cards are for sale in this self serve store.

The surrounding area holds plenty of opportunity for adventure. The D&H Rail Trail runs literally through our backyard and is a perfect venue for birders and hikers alike. It is 22.3 miles long and is very popular among bicyclists, cross country skiers, horseback riders, walkers and joggers. Bring your binoculars, because we've spotted everything from bald eagles to scarlet tanagers on the trail, not to mention snapping turtles! Nature lovers can also partake of nearby Merck Forest, Haystack Mountain, and the Hebron Nature Preserve.

Manchester, a mere 25 minutes away, is a very popular destination, home to numerous designer outlets, the Orvis fly fishing school and store, and the best book store in Vermont, the Northshire Bookstore. Weston, sight of the Vermont Country Store, is about an hour's drive away through some gorgeous mountain scenery. Glens Falls, and Lake George, NY are about 45 minutes and an hour away, respectively, to the west, while Saratoga Springs is just under an hour. The delightful Lake St. Catherine state park in Wells is about 15 minutes away and Emerald Lake state park in Dorset is nearby as well. World class fly fishing abounds in the Battenkill River and the Mettowee River. Burlington and all its enchantments is just under 2 hours north and the drive through Addison County, with the Adirondacks to the west across Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains to the east is absolutely breathtaking! If you are into great beer, we highly recommend Fiddlehead brewery when you visit, especially their Hodad stout! There are great farmers markets in nearby towns as well as unique shops, eating establishments and brew pubs throughout this beautiful state.

There are too many attractions to do justice to here and we are centrally located to many nearby cities from Albany, to Saratoga, to Rutland and Bennington. Since it's only an hour away, we are frequent visitors to Williamstown, MA and its treasure, The Clark Art Institute and Mass MoCa is just a short hop away in Adams.

Winter time provides numerous opportunities for top notch skiing with Bromley only 40 minutes away and Killington about an hour, to name a few. But the cross country skiing out back on the rail trail is what we are most enthusiastic about!

No place is perfect, however, and we feel we must mention that our location here in Vermont's Slate Valley is home to unique geological features such as abundant slate formations. Because of this, as is common to many homeowners here, our well water does contain sulphur and while it has been adequately tested and is safe to drink, there can be an aroma that some people notice while others do not. We have installed a filtration system under the kitchen sink so its cold water is perfect for drinking with no sulphuric taste or smell at all. However, the water from the shower can, at times, still have a bit of a hard boiled egg aroma. If you are extremely sensitive to smells this might be something to consider. Most guests have no issue with the water but occasionally someone mentions it.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have and look forward to hosting you.

We do not discriminate and happily welcome all genders, ethnicities, colors, shapes, sizes, etc!

Accès des voyageurs

In warm weather guests can enjoy a large back porch with comfy outdoor furniture to enjoy the relaxing view, patio table/chairs front yard, hammock, lounge chairs. In cold weather guests usually opt to stay in and enjoy the warmth of the cozy apartment which is equipped with a record player and an array of vintage albums. Lots of board games, books and , of course, wi-fi. The D&H rail trail runs through our property, just behind the house and is wonderful year round for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, etc. There is easy access to the 22 mile trail and folks are welcome to bring their bikes and park them in our garage during their stay.

Since this IS a working farm and the way in which we earn our living, we ask guests to understand that only certain areas of the farm, fields, and barn are accessible to them. We always include detailed descriptions of where guests are able to roam upon their welcome and are happy to answer any questions they may have during their stay.

Échanges avec les voyageurs

We let the guests determine that... some guests like their privacy and we respect that. Others like to interact with us, visiting the barn or just dropping by the house to chat.

Autres remarques

Dan has been a diary farmer his entire life, having grown up on his family's fifth generation dairy farm in central NY state. Our farm, Wayward Goose Farm, along with our partner farm and neighbors at Consider Bardwell Farm, is the co-recipient of the Vermont Sustainable Agriculture Farm of the Year Award for 2013!

In addition to dairy farming, Laurie is also a working artist focusing on watercolor painting and printmaking. She returned to school when their youngest (now a sophomore at UVM) was in first grade and received her degree in studio art from Hartwick College, in Oneonta, NY. Visit her on Instagram @toadintheholestudio to see what she's been working on lately.


Le logement
Capacité d'accueil : 4
Salles de bain : 1
Chambres : 1
Lits : 3
Arrivée : À partir de 14:00
Départ : 11:00
Animal sur place : Chien(s)
Type de logement : Logement entier

Équipements

Prix
Voyageur supplémentaire : 9€ / nuit après 2 voyageurs
Frais de ménage : 18€
Réduction à la semaine : 18%
Tarif week-end : 92€ / nuit
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Règlement intérieur
L'entrée dans les lieux se fait à partir de 14:00

No smoking please. To help keep the room clean during your stay, we'd appreciate it if you leave footwear at the bottom of the stairs. For the safety of our cows, we don't allow pets.


Annulations

Modérées

Si vous annulez jusqu'à 5 jours avant votre voyage, vous recevez un remboursement intégral, frais de service compris.


Dispositif de sécurité
Détecteur de fumée
Détecteur de monoxyde de carbone

Disponibilité
Les vendredis et samedis la durée de séjour minimale est de 2 nuits.

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Profil utilisateur de Tristan
août 2016
Endroit parfait pour passer un moment à se détendre, Laurie et Dan sont des hôtes charmants. Leur lait est délicieux, le Vermont est très accueillant et promet de belles promenades.

Profil utilisateur de Alexandre
août 2014
Tout était super : l'accueil, la ferme, la chambre, la région, les conseils de Laurie et Dan, le petit déjeuner... on a hâte d'y retourner ! Merci encore et ne changez rien ! -------------------------------------------------------------------- Everything was great: the welcome, the farm, the apartment, the region, the advices of Laurie and Dan, the breakfast... we look forward to coming again ! Thank you again and do not change nothing !

Profil utilisateur de Minwei
mai 2017
Dan and Laurie's farm was a wonderful place for a relaxing evening with friends. We put on some records and made a simple meal and slept very comfortably. They had a nice selection of old and new board games too. The next morning, we had a great time looking around and walking around the farm and discovered many surprises including baby chicks, baby cows, and even baby robins (though we probably got lucky so don't expect this every time)! Their two dogs are very friendly and we loved playing with them too. Dan and Laurie prepared a helpful guide of things to do around the area. The sulfuric water that they warn people about really wasn't a problem for us. The smell was not strong and went away pretty fast. Don't let this small thing stop you from coming for a great visit. Overall such a quaint, relaxing getaway on a beautiful, well-managed dairy farm.

Profil utilisateur de Mohamed
mai 2017
This was my second visit, and I had an amazing time. I would definitely recommend this place to everyone I know.
Profil utilisateur de Laurie And DanLaurie And Dan est un Superhost.
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It was our pleasure!
mai 2017

Profil utilisateur de Jennifer
mai 2017
Dan and Laurie's farm was just what my 2 children, 7 and 2, and I needed. They played with the dogs in the large yard with a playgym. They loved looking at the chickens and my youngest liked the scrambled egg breakfast I made in the kitchen with fresh eggs Dan and Laurie left for us from their own chickens. Both kids greatly enjoyed the farm fresh milk too. The studio apt was fantastic. Lots of room, comfortable.

Profil utilisateur de Mohamed
mai 2017
I had a great weekend at the Wayward Goose Farm. It was a pleasure meeting such friendly hosts who made it feel like home.

Profil utilisateur de Sophie And Al
octobre 2016
What a brilliant find! We loved staying here- the accommodation is perfect and we really enjoyed listening to the old record on the record player. Laurie and Dan were incredibly friendly and welcoming as was Lulu the cat! We were only here the one night but would have loved to have stayed longer

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West Pawlet, Vermont, États-Unis · Membre depuis octobre 2011
Profil utilisateur de Laurie And DanLaurie And Dan est un Superhost.

We are Dan and Laurie Brooks, dairy farmers,( married 34 yrs.), and our 20 yr. old daughter. We have 3 older children, all college grads, one living next door, and a 2.5 yr. old granddaughter. Dan has been a dairy farmer all his life as well as an avid outdoorsman whose interests range from forestry of native trees, to fishing, to foraging for wild mushrooms, to birding. I, Laurie, am an artist who works primarily in watercolors, graphite, charcoal and linoleum prints. Jill is a pretty mellow college freshman, currently majoring in enviro. studies at UVM and who loves to write, make art, and blog. We also have 3 dogs, Darby (a Westie), Paul (a corgi mix), and Bruce (a corgi) who are very friendly.

We enjoy hosting visitors and getting to know folks from all walks of life. We have hosted guests from China, Thailand, Scotland, England, The Netherlands, Austria, Israel, India, Australia, Germany, Canada, and from all over the U.S. too. We love hearing people's stories and telling our own. We consider ourselves lucky to have been able to meet so many interesting and amazing people.

In addition to being Airbnb hosts ourselves, we have used it as travelers too. We have visited Montreal, CA, Monschau, Germany, Pontarlier, France and Fourbanne, France. We have had wonderful experiences in every place we've stayed and our hosts have been fantastic. We hope to use it again as travelers very soon!

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