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Last updated: 10/02/2012

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Blackberry Bend is a spacious, artisan-crafted, fully-furnished, timber frame cabin with spectacular views overlooking the Green Mountains. The cabin has 2 bedrooms, full bath, fully equipped kitchen, living / dining room, Swedish reading nook, gas fireplace, wireless internet and panoramic view. Positioned on the Eastern slopes of Robert Frost Mountain and nestled on 112 acres bordering the Green Mountain National Forest, our charming cabin includes all of the contemporary comforts and is conveniently located near Middlebury and a short distance from Middlebury College’s Main and Bread Loaf Campuses. We offer year round short term or extended stay lodging. Blackberry Bend is perfect for individuals, families or couples desiring a romantic Vermont getaway.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (1) One of the two bedrooms has a queen size bed., Twin or Single Beds (1) One of the two bedrooms has two twin size beds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Cabin has a reading/sleeping nook and futon with innerspring mattress that opens into a additional queen size bed ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books:

    Available in the gathering area, "The Loft"....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Available in the gathering area, "The Loft"....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Available in the gathering area, "The Loft"....moreless

  • Television:

    37” flat-screen LCD TV for DVD viewing...moreless

  • Toys:

    Available in the gathering area, "The Loft"....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a growing collection of DVDs to borrow....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Cabin overlooks the Bread Loaf Range of the Green Mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Available upon request....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Free high speed wi-fi in the cabin....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Extra large dryer conveniently located on premises....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Recumbant bike and eliptical machines and yoga mats available in the gathering area, "The Loft."...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Remote controlled gas fireplace....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Available in The Loft gathering room....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Extra large washer conveniently located on premises....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free high speed wi-fi in the cabin....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Available upon request....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped including microwave, coffeepot and toaster....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, tea, cocoa, creamer, sugar, sweeteners, cooking spray, salt & pepper, paper towels, and dish soap....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator with freezer....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened back porch overlooking the mountains....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $15 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%


Available during all four seasons.

50% deposit required. Balance due upon arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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37 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burlington International Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Waybury Pub
35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lake Champlain Ferry
11 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ralph Myhre Golf Course
35 Miles
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 125
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Waybury Inn
9 Miles
Nearest Ski
Middlebury College Snow Bowl
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Dunmore

Car: Necessary

Our location offers the best of both worlds. When you stay with us you’ll be tucked away in the small, quiet town of Ripton but within short drives to local attractions, events, recreation and dining.


Appalachian Gap Distillery – Tour and taste barrel aged spirits.

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory Tour – 30-minute guided tour and tasting.

Burnham Maple Farm & Market – Maple and VT products.

Champlain Orchards – One of VT’s oldest orchards.

Country Driving Tours of Vermont – Drive your own BMW Z4.

Dakin Farms – Sugar house and store.

Danforth Pewter Workshop and Store – Offering one-of-a-kind pieces, a history wall with antique Danforth pieces, and viewing windows into the workshop.

Drop-In Brewing Company – Tasting room for beer samples and growler fills.

Happy Valley Orchards – Pick your own produce.

Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History – The oldest chartered community history museum in the United States

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum – preserving and sharing Lake Champlain history

Lincoln Peak Vineyard – tours, tasting and events

Mahaney Center for the Arts – visual and performing arts

Maple Landmark Woodcraft – Educational wooden toys, games and gifts.

Middlebury College Museum of Art – Displaying thousands of objects ranging from antiquities to contemporary art.

Middlebury Tasting Trail – Beer, wine, cider, & spirits tastings

New England Maple Museum – Exhibits, tours, tastings, and gifts.

Otter Creek Brewing – Self-guided tours, samples, and gift shop

Ripton Country Store (c.1890) – A historical and operating country store and post office. Selling staples, Vermont products, and souvenirs.

Shelburne Farms – Walking trails, children’s farmyard, restaurant, property tours and special events.

Shelburne Museum – Museum of art and Americana.

Shelburne Vineyard – Taste. Tour. Enjoy.

Sparkling – Champagne and Wine Bar.

Thornapple Farm – horse drawn sleigh rides

Town Hall Theatre – center for music, theater and opera

UVM Morgan Horse Farm – Dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the Morgan Horse through breeding and selection.

Vermont Folklife Center – Preserving and presenting the cultural traditions of Vermont and the surrounding region.

Vermont’s Own Products – Quality products made in Vermont.

Vermont Soap Discount Factory Outlet and Soap Museum – Organic soaps.

Vermont Teddy Bear Factory Tour – Where the Best Teddy Bears in the Universe Are Born.

Woodchuck Cidery – Hard cider tasting and tour.


Numerous hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country trails. Here’s a sampling. Contact us for more info.

Moosalamoo National Recreation Area – Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing and snowshoeing.

Mount Abraham hike – Famous for its 360-degree panorama.

Robert Frost Interpretative Trail – A trail winding through the forest, where selections from Frost’s verse are posted at regular intervals.

Rattlesnake Point and Falls of Lana Trail – Visit the picturesque falls and view Lake Dunmore, the surrounding hills, and New York peaks from Rattlesnake Point cliffs.

Skylight Pond Trail – Climb to Skylight Pond and Skylight Lodge.

Abbey Pond Trail – Follow river and cascades to the pond.

Spirit in Nature Trail – Interconnecting paths where people of diverse spiritual traditions may walk, meet or meditate

TAM (Trail Around Middlebury) – 16 mile long footpath with sections appropriate for bikes and jog stollers

Texas Falls hike – Easy trail and classic waterfall.

TrailFinder – Find many more Addison County Trails online.

Green Mountain Club Bread Loaf Chapter – Outings and events.

Cross-country skiing at Rikert Nordic Center. (we offer discounted passes)

Snowmobiling at Snowmobile Vermont. or with your own snowmobile on Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST) trails.

Skating and hockey at Memorial Sports Center.

Sledding on nearby hills.

Downhill skiing at Middlebury College Snowbowl (we offer discounted passes) or Mad River Glen or Sugarbush

Fly Fishing in nearby rivers.

Golfing at Ralph Myhre Golf Course or Neshobe Golf Club

Harvest wild blueberries at Goshen’s 30-acre Blueberry Management Area.

Bristol Falls or East Middlebury Gorge swimming holes

And much more…


Owner info

Contact us

Speaks: english



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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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