Room Joy - king sized bedYup we have piglets every summer
Private room
16 Guests
16 Beds
Per Night
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About this listing

A warm and comfortable 13 room B & B with family & pet friendly rooms. Epicureans delight in the farmhouse breakfast. Nearby to much of what Vintage Vermont has to offer. Come for the mountains, stay for the valley! The Mad River Valley that is. :)

Room Joy - king sized bed

Room Joy - king sized bed

The Space
Bathrooms: 8+
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 16
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s) and Other pet(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $5
Weekly discount: 20%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

A classic Vermont farmhouse nestled on the banks of the Mad River. Our thirteen comfortable guest rooms are each individually decorated with a collection of country antiques and hand-made quilts. Included with the room pricing is a scrumptious farm house breakfast and afternoon treats. We specialize in Vermont family hospitality and gracious service. The inn is surrounded by, walking trails, snowshoe and mountain bike trails, and a swimming hole in the Mad River. We also share the property with the original American Flatbread restaurant specializing in "all natural wood fired pizza baked in a primitive wood fired oven." Inn guest get preferential seating at the restaurant...and there is always a bonfire blazing for you to hang out!
The Mad Bus operates during the winter months with rides to the Sugarbush Resort [Lincoln Peak & Mt Ellen] and Mad River Glen Ski Area. We have many restaurants in the area offering a variety of dining experiences, check it all out on (URL HIDDEN) Come stay and play!

Guest Access

The front parlor is the Library - TV game room. The living room with wood stove, Dining room seats 30. Has a small public refrigerator and coffee station. The front & back porches have plenty of room to hang out, and we have a spot to jump into the river.

Interaction with Guests

I live on the property. I cook most of the breakfasts, sometimes it's Dave my partner. Usually pass by for a hello in the evening.
I like to foster a sense of "please, make yourself at home type of experience." We even have bonfire pits for you to hang around!.

The Neighborhood

Pastoral Vermont at it's best. Although we are 1/2 mile from Waitsfield Village, it does not feel like you are near any one.You can walk to the Farmers Market - Saturday's mid May to Mid October.
Many trails and paths for hiking, walking and biking. The area hosts many fabulous restaurants with farm to table cuisine AND plenty of places to drink good VT beers. Look up the website for the Mad River Valley to see all the great offerings.

Getting Around

There is public transit offered only during ski season.
Train station is 1/2 hour away in Waterbury as well as the bus.
There is ONE taxi company here!
We are at the foot of the Revolution Trail for MTN Bike Folks. The Mad Path has a trail into "town"

Other Things to Note

This is a non smoking property.
Cats are not allowed in the house.


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House Rules
No smoking
Check-in is after 3PM

Since we are a vibrant busy inn , I must always check our availability book to be sure we have rooms open for AIR BNB guests- be patient!
We have cats that live in the barn , don't let them in the house!
A welcome letter with directions to your room and inn information will be on the bureau in the foyer as you enter the inn.
We have a basket of assorted sizes and colors of " Croc" slippers, please take your muddy gear off in the foyer. [ We just redid our wood floors!]
Again noted: this is a non smoking property.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

1 night minimum stay
Yup we have piglets every summer

Yup we have piglets every summer

Your Host



Waitsfield, Vermont, United States · Member since January 2013

25 years in the hospitality industry, I am passionate about food, travel, and community. I enjoy working and meeting new people. I love to help with wedding planning and party planning. I am so fortunate to be able to live and work on such a beautiful spot in the Green Mountains!

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