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Western Mountain Lodge on River and Close to Stratton

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

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.

If you are looking to plan a Stratton wedding or a Vermont wedding in the mountains, Dreamcatcher Lodge provides a magical riverfront location.

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.

Keywords: Skiing, Snowboarding, Fishing, Golf, Stratton, Wedding, Mountain Biking, Covered Bridge, Foliage, Great for families, Winter, Summer, Fall, Private, River, Mt. Snow, Jamaica.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
28 January, 2017

About The Owner

Outdoor enthusiast, snowboarder, entertainer, cook, family man, architect

The Owner purchased this house in 2012

Why The Owner chose Townshend

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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

Western Mountain Lodge on River and Close to Stratton
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Absolutely Amazing!

  • 5 of 5
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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.

-The Jackson's

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wellington, Fl

Incredibly Peaceful

  • 5 of 5
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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!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome home in a picturesque setting

  • 5 of 5
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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.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dominican Republic

Simply Spectacular !!

  • 5 of 5

I could say many good things about this house, but just say one thing.

everything was perfect, we were a group of 14 adults and 2 children. We fell in love with the house, the area, etc.

Definitely a family holiday to remember forever, thank's ...

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay at this true 5 star residence. Great location, prime property set right on the water, with constant soothing sound of running water. We were two families, total of 10 people, and you would never know it. Multiple sitting areas, beautiful fireplaces, pool table, shuffleboard, etc. Every possible amenity is available, kitchen could not be more equipped! this is coming from two families, who everyone feels is a better chef than the other. I highly recommend this house, the landlord is very accomodative, leaves no stone unturned, and wants you to enjoy his lovely home. I love going west to ski, but this is the next best thing.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amherst, MA

Dreamcatcher is aptly named!!

  • 5 of 5

Dreamcatcher is aptly named. Everything about this home was superb. The attention to detail from the lighting, to kitchen, to highly appointed bathrooms were even better than advertised. The location provides both privacy and easy access to activities. The fire pit with the relaxing river sounds provides a great backdrop for family and friends to spend time together. The owner was easy to work with and more than helpful in every aspect of our stay. We plan on returning and would highly recommend this home to anyone!! This was a perfect getaway for everyone in our family, from children to adults.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
130 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
RT 30
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Jamaica State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Jamaica Village

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.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in West Townshend, Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
President's Day
16 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £201
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,609
Cleaning £201
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in West Townshend in Stratton and Bromley Ski Areas

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Rain shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Two person soaking tub and double rainshower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Two person soaking tub and rain shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Rain shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Rain shower
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • 7
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Two person soaking tub and rain shower.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Two person soaking tub and two person rain shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Rain shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Bunk Bed , Bunk has queen on bottom and XL twin on top. Rain shower.
    Den - Has couch and space for queen blow up mattress.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 3 Single Bed , Bunkroom with queen and three twin XL' and on suite bathroom
  • King size beds (2) There are two master bedrooms with king size beds., Queen size Beds (1) There is 1 bedrooms with a queen., Double Beds (1) There is a full size inflatable mattress that can be added to any room for more sleeping space., Twin or Single Beds (2) There are two single beds that fold out and can be added to any room for more sleeping space., Bunk Beds (2) There are two bedrooms with a bunk beds that have a queen on the bottom and a twin XL on top.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
River front, pool table, shuffleboard table, card table, lots of games, two person soaking tub (2), rain shower (2), snowshoes

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