Hipcamp host Mike F.,
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No tent? No bother! Drive up past the barns to this cozy farm building and your own 5-acre field. This building has seen mixed uses over the years....from chicken coop to sheep shearing to garden shed to storage. Sheets, pillows and electricity provided!

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Mike a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Bring your bikes and enjoy the back Country Roads of Shaftsbury


Lots of hiking in the area start with Lake Shaftsbury State Park mile loop


Can you enjoy the Battenkill River and Shaftsbury state park is right down the road!


Bromley Mountain offers bouldering!

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Shady Grove Getaway in Vermont.


Walk to Lake Shaftsbury State Park!

River, stream, or creek

Battenkill river is 8 minutes away!


Easy access right up the road from the Farmhouse!


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Hipcamper Delaney
Delaney L.
recommends this listing.
October 17th, 2021

Mikes place was a 10/10 stay. Comfortable and cozy cabin, was perfect for what we needed. Beautiful location and loved the animals on the property! Would definitely recommend!!!

Hipcamper Sophie
Sophie L.
recommends this listing.
October 3rd, 2021

It was very quiet and the hosts were great! Everyone should try their pizza it's really good!

Hipcamper Noah
Noah B.
recommends this listing.
September 27th, 2021

This place is truly special, and Mike is great. The shack is very barebones, which was what I was expecting, but the fields are beautiful. At night I could hear barred owls calling across the woods. Mike is a delightful host—friendly, relaxed, and attentive. I'd absolutely stay here again.

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Hipcamper Bill

Nice and quaint.

Bill W.
recommends this listing.
September 9th, 2021

Beautiful rustic area. Chickens are abundant. Make sure to inquire about Stone baked pizza with all fresh homemade ingredients on Saturday nights. Many many beautiful vintage VW Vans to look at. One Step Up from camping in a tent the electricity was definitely a plus. Very nice state park across the. Authentic Scottish shop up the road with clothing and food including an abundance of sweets.

Hipcamper Kathryn
Kathryn W.
recommends this listing.
August 24th, 2021

What a great little getaway! The farm is scenic and has a ton of character, and the cabin stayed nice and dry despite some relatively heavy rain while we were there. Mike made sure we had everything we needed while respecting our space. Be sure to take Mike up on the pizza if you are lucky enough to visit on one of the nights he fires up the wood-fired oven—such a treat! We'll definitely be back next time we're in the area.

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Hipcamper Caitlin

Can't recommend highly enough!

Caitlin W.
recommends this listing.
August 23rd, 2021

The farm is breathtakingly gorgeous and Mike is a super-thoughtful host. The rolling hills, beautiful views, welcome wagon of fowl, sweet pup, and colorful wildflowers made us feel right at home. Everything was just as described and we slept like logs, despite the brilliant full moon lighting up everything like a spotlight. The lake is a short walk down the hill and makes for a nice morning jaunt - we had it all to ourselves!

View from the hillView behind our little coopWildflowers!
Hipcamper Joe
Joe M.
recommends this listing.
August 19th, 2021

Really cool property, nice people, and plenty to do nearby

Hipcamper Gregory

Great place!

Gregory A.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2021

My wife and daughter slep here at Shady Grove and we were next door in the west mtn primitive … my second time here at Timber Trail! Mike and family are super friendly and great hosts! Pizzas were amazing as well!

Hipcamper Fiona
Fiona C.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2021

Loved our stay at Shady Grove! The cabin was cozy and the farm was beautiful. We also walked down to the lake for a swim and picnic.

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