About the property
- House6000 sqft
- Half Baths2
- Minimum Stay3 - 4 nights
House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9-13)
All season mountain lodge with spectacular river views and close to Stratton. The house has five master suites all with their own baths, plus a magnificent great room, game room, den, loft, large kitchen with island, and dining room that seats 12. The lodge was built in 2012 by the Wadsworth Company, and designed with noted Montana builder Highline Partners, to inspire guests with one of a kind mountain and river views, relaxation, outdoor activity, and intimate time with family and friends.
There are multiple areas for gathering and entertaining: the great room with grand lodge fireplace and coffee table over looking the West River, the den with fireplace, HDTV and XBox, the loft with reading area and 6 person card table, the game room with fireplace, pool table, shuffleboard, and bar, the kitchen with large island and wet bar, and the porch with comfortable couch and chairs overlooking the river. The bedrooms are as follows:
Log Cabin Room (1 king bed)
First floor bedroom designed as an elegant and cozy log cabin with a two person soaking tub and view of scenic on West River. En suite bathroom with double sinks, soaking tub, and rain shower. There is plenty of room to add one of the lodge's fold out beds.
River Room (1 king bed)
Second floor bedroom designed as the master suite with a spectacular view of the West River and Ball Mountain. En suite bathroom with two person soaking tub overlooking river, twin sinks, and double rain shower.
Mountain Room (1 Queen, 1 XL twin)
Second floor bedroom designed as a mountain cabin with a rustic bunk bed with queen on the bottom and XL twin on top. En suite bathroom with double sinks, and large rain shower. There is plenty of room to add one or two of the lodge's fold out beds.
Trout Room (1 Queen)
Second floor bedroom designed after a fly-fishing lodge with vintage fly-fishing gear and river front view. En suite bathroom with large rain shower. There is plenty of room to add one of the lodge's fold out beds.
Bunk Room (1 Queen, 3 XL twin)
Ground floor bedroom designed as a relaxing camp bunk room with with 4 beds. It has a large bunk bed with queen on the bottom and XL twin on top, and two XL twins. En suite bathroom with double sinks, and large rain shower.
Additional Beds (1 queen + 2 single beds)
The house also includes two foldable single beds and one queen blow up mattress. The single beds are perfect to add to the Mountain Room to make it a 5 person bunk room, or to add a bed to any of the other bedrooms. Put the queen mattress in the den to make it a sixth bedroom, with its own bathroom on the first floor.
The house is an all season retreat with Stratton’s award winning skiing and golf course 7 miles away. Mt. Snow is 15 miles away and Bromley Mountain is 17 miles. The island has miles of trails for snowshoeing and cross country skiing in the winter, and hiking and mountain biking during the fall and summer. You are steps from fishing for salmon and trout, and swimming during the summer. Enjoy the barbeque and a fire pit for roasting marshmallows and telling stories. Jamaica State Park is 1 mile away with extensive hiking, biking, snowshoe, and cross country skiing trails.
The house is located on a 100 acre private island on the West River, which only has two other homes, and is accessed by a scenic covered bridge.
When you are at Dreamcatcher Lodge you are transported to a rustic mountain retreat that embodies the grand mountain homes of Montana, Colorado, and Wyoming, yet is only 3.5 hours from New York, and 2.5 hours from Boston.
Each room has been uniquely designed with a theme that has been achieved by a western architect and interior designer. The great room is framed with massive windows overlooking the river and a grand lodge fireplace, family sitting area, and chess table. The construction of the house embraces reclaimed material, using beams from old barns, antique white oak flooring, Douglas fir siding from old factories, and railings that came out of a 1800’s Victorian hotel.
The house is 1 mile from the town of Jamaica. Jamaica is a charming Vermont town with two excellent restaurants (Astas and Three Mountain Inn), three bed and breakfasts (Jamaica House, Astas, and Three Mountain Inn), craft and antique shops, coffee shop (Jamaica Coffee House), and market (D&K Market) with fresh baked goods and everything you need.
Children are welcome. Keep in mind that the lodge is appointed with fine furniture and art, so supervision is suggested. Also keep in mind that the lodge is located on a river, so children should not play by the river unsupervised.
Spa and massage services are available by appointment.
Here is a video with drone footage of the house and river. https://youtu.be/VsA7IlaqKsY
Keywords: Skiing, Snowboarding, Fishing, Golf, Stratton, Wedding, Mountain Biking, Covered Bridge, Foliage, Great for families, Winter, Summer, Fall, Private, River, Mt. Snow, Jamaica.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Feb 11, 2018
About Property Manager
Outdoor enthusiast, snowboarder, entertainer, cook, family man, architect
Property Manager purchased this House in 2012
Why Property Manager chose Jamaica
Great skiing at Stratton, amazing river view and summer/fall/spring activities, charming Vermont town.
What makes this House unique
Relaxing in a grand Western lodge, Skiing/snowboarding at Stratton and MT. Snow, Fishing and swimming in the river, dining at fine Restaurants in Jamaica, Antique Shopping in Townshend, Outlet Shopping in Manchester, Hiking and snowshowing the beautiful trails of Jamaica State Park
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Great place. Stunning property.
Had a great time with a large family of 12.
Incredible Family Trip
This place was perfect for our family trip. Big enough so we all had our space but more than accommodating for family time and meals. It was relaxing for the adults and there was always something to keep the kids busy. The house is definitely more suited for the cooler weather months but the incredible basement always provided a place to cool off when it got too hot. The river wasn't a bad place to cool off either! 2 of the fans that were in the house were broken when we arrived but there were 3 others for everyone using the upstairs bedrooms. Thanks again for allowing us to use this amazing property!
One of the best experiences we have had
We put together a small ski group together and spent time in this house. The craftsmenship and design is wonderful. It has a beautiful kitchen, fireplace, game room, and ample space for guests. We spent a vast amount of our time just talking about how wonderful the house was. The owner and property manager were gracious and helpful. I would definitely come back to this location in the future.
Our family of 13 stayed at the Dreamcatcher Lodge the week of Christmas 2016. We couldn't of asked for a more beautiful home. The view and sound of the river was perfect as we sat by the fire pit outside or inside cozy by the fireplace. It had top notch amenities, and plenty of open space for the entire family. The kitchen had everything you could need and the game room downstairs was perfect for family fun. I could just go on and on...there is not one negative I could say. Thank you so much for making the most amazing memory for my family that will last forever.
We stayed at this house the last week of July and had a wonderful time. The house is stunningly beautiful, and the river running behind the house provides the most relaxing sound as you fall asleep. Everything you need is in the house, beds are very comfortable, there is a double oven for cooking and plenty of space at the table for the whole gang! Be aware there is no AC and the week we were there it got pretty warm. The house was very clean and well maintained. In winter I am sure the area is bustling, but in the summer there is not much close by. The local grocer is a very small store that has everything but at very high prices. Recommend shopping in Londonderry, it is much more reasonable. Definitely consider this house, I would recommend it without hesitation!
Awesome home in a picturesque setting
More Montana tha VT this exceptional home was a great gathering spot for a family getaway. Nearby golf (Statton and Equinox) plus fly fishing (Orvis) made a great holiday. Owner and caretaker both terrific. Highly recommend the place for a Big family or 4 couples.
Skiing and Snowboarding at Stratton, Mount Snow, and Bromley. Mountain biking and hiking in Jamaica State Park. Fishing on the Battenkill River and the West River.