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Forest Echo Farm, in Mt. Holly, Vermont, offers an escape to the wilderness within a comfortable, rustic setting. Forest Echo Farm was a working farm in the 1800s. Today, our three cabins provide you with a vacation spot amidst 400 acres of Vermont forest and meadows.

Ripley Hill is the largest cabin with the most amenities. Itl is located on a hill overlooking the Fa

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Forest Echo Farm, in Mt. Holly, Vermont, offers an escape to the wilderness within a comfortable, rustic setting. Forest Echo Farm was a working farm in the 1800s. Today, our three cabins provide you with a vacation spot amidst 400 acres of Vermont forest and meadows.

Ripley Hill is the largest cabin with the most amenities. Itl is located on a hill overlooking the Farm Pond. The cabin has two bedrooms, one with a double-bed and another with a double-bed and a twin bed. There is also a couch with a fold-out double bed, in the main room. The screened-in porch, with an additional queen-sized bed, overlooks the Farm Pond.

Sleeps 8.

Ripley Hill Cabin is open June through early October. Ripley Hill is equipped with an indoor bathroom with a sink, toilet, tub and shower. The kitchen has a gas-powered refrigerator and stove as well as a sink. Hot and cold running water is available inside the cabin. Ripley Hill features a wood stove and a fireplace in the main room. There is also an outhouse.

Ripley Hill is a short walk to the Farm Pond and the central play structure. It is about a 20 minute walk to our lake. It is close to Cold Spring Cabin , but out of sight. Sometimes two families book these cabins together.

  • Check in with the Caretakers upon arrival and departure.
  • Please note that there is no electricity at any of the cabins. Everything is gas, wood, or hand powered.
  • Bring your own bed linens, blankets, and towels.
  • Bring your own food.
  • No housekeeping, please leave a clean cabin for the next guests.
  • Our pricing includes 9% VT tax.

Family OwnedForest Echo Farm is owned by a cooperative group of families and individualswho are committed to the values of simple living and the preservation of ourenvironment.

Rustic and Comfortable CabinsNo power lines cross our property, no electricity reaches our cabins. We have no blaring screens to distract us fromthe sound of the wind in the leaves or to call us back to the whirl of modernlife. But that does not mean we arewithout any of the comforts of civilization.Each cabin has hot and cold gravity-fed running water, a gas stove for cooking, gas lights and even a propane-poweredrefrigerator. The cabins are rustic, but clean and airy.

Forest, Meadow, Lake and Pond

The luxuries at ForestEcho Farm are not inside the cabins; they are found in the light that fills theforest in late afternoon, the silence of an evening canoe on Tiny Pond and the moonlitsparkle of dewdrops at midnight. Forest Echo Farm includes over 400 acres,extensive shore to a 26 acre protected pond, a swimming hole, numerous trails, and half amountain.

Cleaning UpWe do not offer a 'housekeeping' service, but instead ask you to clean up before your departure and leave the cabin ready for the next renters. Please clean the bathroom and kitchen, sweep the floor and take your trash, compost, and recyclables to our Caretakers for disposal. They are on-site to greet you upon arrival,answer your questions and see to any maintenance. They can also make recommendations for activities in the surrounding area.

Activities at Forest Echo FarmDuring your stay at Forest Echo, enjoy walking and hiking, bird- watching, canoeing, swimming, playingon our playground, or just relaxing. There are several hiking andwalking trails right on the property. Tiny Pond offers a secluded spot forswimming and canoeing; we even have a residentheron. Tiny Mountain and Tiny Pond are a short hikefrom all cabins.

Activities NearbyShopping and Dining - The nearest town, Ludlow, and the surrounding area is chock full ofrestaurants, antique stores, country stores, bakeries, farm stands, farmersmarkets, general shopping, and scenic drives. The Crowley Cheese shopand factory are nearby and worth a visit.

Hiking and Biking - The Appalachian and Long Trails are within a 45-minutedrive from Forest Echo. There are many local bike/ski shopsin Ludlow with bike rentals and other activities. Our Farm trails arenot for cross-country bicycling, but there are miles of back roads toenjoy from the end of Tinney Road.

Cell Phone Reception/WiFi

Many people can get cell phone reception on Forest Echo property.

There is no WiFi on Forest Echo property.

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Forest a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

There are many local bike/ski shops in Ludlow with bike rentals and other activities. Our Farm trails are not for cross-country...Read more

Paddling

Canoes, a double-kayak and life-jackets are at Tiny Pond for shared use. No outside boats or paddles allowed to protect the Pon...Read more

Fall Fun

Walk the trail to our lake for a quiet canoe ride - leaf peeping doesn't get any better! Feel free to pick apples from our sma...Read more

Fishing
Hiking
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Ripley Hill Cabin in Vermont.

Forest
Lake
Swimming hole

The vibe at Ripley Hill Cabin

Places to see near Forest Echo Farm

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Hipcamper Christian
Christian H.
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July 22nd, 2018

What an amazing space and property.. beautiful and quiet, butterflies and owls, and a great comfortable cabin with everything you can ask for. The caretakers are near at hand, but not over present and the property is clearly well maintained. We can't wait to come back!

Hipcamper Forest
Response from Forest, the Host, on August 1st, 2018

Thanks Christian! We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed Forest Echo and Ripley Hill, in particular. We look forward to hosting you again next year. Regards, Linda for Forest Echo Farm

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