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Black River Meadows is a Charming 4 BR Farmhouse with Mountain Views

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7+, 1 1/2 Baths, Eat-in Kitchen, Large Living Room, Laundry

Situated in south central Vermont, this century-old farmhouse overlooks the village of Cavendish and is located on the Black River in view of the Whitesville Dam. With Okemo mountain views framed by colorful meadows, this family owned property offers our guest a unique combination of privacy, natural beauty and easy access to a variety of recreational opportunities. This is simple country living at its best. Please visit our website for more details.

Black River Meadows:

Bob Janowski
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018


Cavendish Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • River
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • tennis


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Black River Meadows is a Charming 4 BR Farmhouse with Mountain Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful trip!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Cavendish! It is close to many charming little towns. The house was great and Bob took the time to make sure it was well stocked and very clean! I would definitely recommend renting this property. Thanks Bob!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Welcome To Paridise

  • 5 of 5

What you see in the pics doesn't even begin to match the actual experience of being here. It's not only the idyllic Vermont setting on the river but a summer delight for all of the senses. Bob has gone out of his way to insure you have everything you need and more for a wonderfully pleasant stay is his clean and comfortable house. The property is close to everything in and around the nearby towns but amazingly private and secluded at the same time. Our dogs loved the large yard and took full advantage of the property. As did we with the horse shoes and canoes that Bob provided as one of his many amenities, including indoor board and video games(wii and PlayStation) We can't say enough about what a lovely stay we had. Our entire family thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent at Black River Meadows. Great for families. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Idyllic, pure Vermont vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This review is long overdue and hopefully the owners will forgive me! I rented this house last September and invited a bunch of friends to visit from NY and MA. We really couldnt have asked for a more lovely home -- or more lovely owners. The Janowskis have truly thought of everything when it comes to anticipating the needs of their guests, and they are also very generous! This beautifully maintained farmhouse came stocked with everything a guest might possibly want or need -- a fully equipped kitchen, flashlights, first aid supplies, extra blankets, a library with lots of local folklore, numerous guidebooks/brochures about the region, games, DVDs, and culinary goodies ....just to name a few. And unlike other places I had rented through Homeaway, the owners were extremely respectful of our privacy, and we actually only met Bob once -- when he came to mow the lawn after we had been there a week. (He was just as pleasant and helpful in person as in all our phone/email contacts.) Of course the house and the property are pure Vermont -- very, very private yet close enough to shopping, medical care, and sightseeing spots. All in all a very idyllic vacation...we wouldnt have changed a thing!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Family Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay at Black River Meadows was wonderful. Our host, Bob, went above and beyond to ensure that the house was fully equipped with every possible item for a family to enjoy their stay. The house was just perfect for us, the property was breathtaking, beautiful and restful. We felt as if we were staying at a very favorite relatives house and they wanted us to have the best of times. The property location is so ideally located, close to the highways for easy trips throughout the state. You can see Okemo mountain from the house!! We fished, Canoed, made S'mores, watched fireflies at night - just perfect.

I recommend this property to anyone who wants experience a true Vermont vacation. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This home couldn't have been better! It was warm, cozy and comfortable. The weather that week was rain, rain and more rain, but kicking back on the front porch watching the wildlife on the water and listening to raindrops on the tin roof was very relaxing. The ktichen was well equipped, the home was very clean, and the beds were comfortable. On nights when the sky cleared, the wall of granite made a beautiful spot for the campfire. The home had a perfect location close to the great dining options in Ludlow. The owner thought of everything including Green Mountain Coffee, plenty of firewood and great cotton sheets! The train passing twice a day was a unique touch. We loved the area and we can't say enough about Bob, the owner! An awesome experience we hope to do again someday!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2012
  • Stayed: September 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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An Excellent Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

My son & 2 friends stayed here in the fall of 2009. It was everything we hoped for & more. It was clean, well-maintained, roomy, charming & very cozy, it felt like home & I could imagine living here full time. The property was conveniently located close to the main north & south freeway, beautiful Mt. Ascutney, Chester & Ludlow & other lovely towns. We enjoyed hiking, shopping, sightseeing, antiquing, eating out & cooking in the well-appointed & roomy kitchen in the house. The house was very comfortable, the furnace provided excellent heat & the water pressure was excellent.

I would definitely recommend this delightful house to friends & relatives.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2010
  • Stayed: October 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.