Tucked away in the breathtaking Green Mountains, this rustic yet luxurious gay owned B&B offers peace and quiet in exquisite surroundings. Set in beautiful scenery, the custom-built log home enjoys distant mountain views, hiking trails, hot tub and a mountain top gazebo. There’s even a magical treehouse you can stay in!
Sometimes when it comes to planning a wedding the idea of just the two of you running off and doing it can seem the most logical and stress free way of doing it. The guys at Moose Meadow totally get that and the have packages with that in mind, plus options for larger events. Check out their website for full details.
Situated on 86 acres, just three miles from the small town of Waterbury, Vermont, Moose Meadow Lodge is perfectly located for lovers of the Great Outdoors. If you’re into hiking, biking, hunting, horseback riding, fishing, canoeing or DOG SLEDDING, you’ll be very happy – and while exploring the trails, you’ll learn about the fascinating local heritage.
If skiing is your thing, it’s also close to the ski resorts of Stowe, Sugarbush, Bolton and Mad River Glen. Don’t worry if you prefer not to lift a finger while away from home; the property has copious opportunities for relaxing, including on-site massage. And if you’re a gourmand, you’ll be in your element! Waterbury is New England’s Best Beer Town and home to some world-renowned food companies including B&J’S ICE CREAM FACTORY where you can take a tour, Cabot Cheese and Lake Champlain Chocolates. Naturally there are also some great local foodie haunts including HEN OF THE WOOD and MICHAELS ON THE HILL .
Fly to Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, then it’s a 130-mile drive to Waterbury, or take a flight to Burlington International Airport which is approx 24 miles away from the accommodation.
- the owners, Willie and Greg are wonderful. They treat guests like old friends, are impeccably attentive but never intrusive
- waking up to the smell of coffee brewing, with pancakes and bacon cooking is amazing. Better still, you can wear your dressing gown down to breakfast if you wish!
- sitting on the deck, on a rustic rocking chair, just taking in the view
- the Treehouse is supported by two mature pine trees and the view of the pond and forest from it’s 29 windows and the balcony is incredible
- curling up in the evening in the living room of the main lodge, next to the woodburner is a treat
- the handcrafted lodge style decorations and furnishings in the interior are unique and fascinating
- taking a morning hike up to The Sky Loft – a mountain-top enclosed gazebo with great mountain views really works up an appetite for those pancakes
- the log cabin has four guest rooms, decorated with individual themes and handcrafted details. They include the Teddy Bear Room, Creel Room, Duck Room and Mountain View Room
- these four rooms have a private bath, log walls, charming handcrafted furnishings and inviting, comfortable beds
- In addition, there’s a two-storey Treehouse set back from the main lodge, for those people who like to ‘glamp’ in super-style. Handcrafted from cedar, pine, maple and hemlock, the unique Treehouse has a dining area on the first floor, a queen-sized bedroom and a balcony for taking in the scenery. There is also a private outdoor bathroom on the deck but please note that your own private toilet is nearby in the main house
- in the main lodge, there are two living rooms including wood burning stoves where you can listen to music, play games or watch cable TV with 500 channels
- a gourmet breakfast is served at 9am and might include pancakes with blueberry maple syrup, waffles or Grand Marnier French Toast. Many locally sourced, Vermont-made ingredients are used
- there’s a kitchen for storing, cooking or heating food plus for sunny days, an outdoor gas grill
- if you really must login, there’s Wifi
- great for relaxing away those aches and pains, a five-person hot tub is a nice addition
- there are various ‘packages’ available including wedding packages, romantic specials, massage therapy deals, family group rentals, ski deals and more
Willie Docto and Greg Trulson met in 1992 at a log home B&B in West Virginia and in 1996, moved from Washington, DC to Vermont to open their B&B. They bought a single-family home on 86 acres and two years later, opened Moose Meadow. As well as running the lodge, Willie is a classical violinist. Greg, a former computer systems architect, is also a popular Justice of the Peace performing weddings throughout Vermont.
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Moose Meadow Lodge
Waterbury, Vermont, USA
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Moose Meadow Lodge
Waterbury, Vermont, USA