A Gift Guide for Outdoor Enthusiasts
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A Gift Guide for Outdoor Enthusiasts

There are many reasons people become outdoor enthusiasts, from enjoying the beauty of nature to escaping the rat race of modern society. The outdoorsy types usually find calm and rejuvenation in being outdoors. In fact, many scientific studies find the following benefits that come from spending time outdoors: Fresh air, which improves brain function Vitamin […]

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Tiny House Parking Jamaica, Vermont $400/month

A beautiful spot next to a weathered barn, your own private space tucked away under an old sugar maple. Space includes fresh clean drinking water from onsite well. RV 30-amp electricity. A sewer line is ready to be connected to your tiny house that can accept both grey water and toilet waste. Room enough to […]

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Just Add Water: How To Create The Perfect Peaceful Retreat

If you crave a peaceful retreat that will transport you far from the hassle and hustle of daily life, your first step should be to invest in the luxury of a cabin. You then need to create the perfect tranquil setting for your hideaway, to surround your senses in the calming effects of nature. And what […]

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Magical Mountain Hideaway Listed Now

I am the founder and senior designer here at Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. As I roll into my third decade of building I continue to expand opportunities for others. On this occasion, I have ten acres I would like to pass along to a lucky and deserving sole. The land is sloping to the south […]

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Storage Tips for Tiny Home Living

Storage Tips for Tiny Home Living Checking off storage requirements can help make tiny home living an attractive choice. Homeowners can enjoy smaller bills when going tiny and downsize their carbon footprint. However, storage is often a concern for those thinking of making the transition to a tiny home. What should individuals do to make the […]

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It’s “maniGOTT…”

Hey, I love your site. I used to live in South Derry back in the early 70s. I taught skiing at Stratton, and Bromley, and I know exactly where your business is. One of your employees is named Smith. I’m wondering if he’s related to Tink Smith who was one of the principals in starting […]

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Vermont for Vermonters – The ‘Jamaica Cottages’ Tale

Don Sawyer – June 2009 Can those of us “from away” conceivably become real Vermonters? Hop in the Diner Guy’s new van, we’ll soon find out. A scenic drive up Route 100 from the south to its sharp bend in Rawsonville, then two miles and a right onto Winhall Station Road will answer the question. […]

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How did you get started with Jamaica Cottage Shop?

This must be one of the most frequently asked questions I personally receive when folks meet me in person. The year was 1995, I was 26 years old. After living out doors with my two dogs for the past summer behind Equinox Mountain in “Bear Town” a long hollow deep into Sandgate, Vermont I was […]

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Work to Live or Live to Work

Tiny House Village Now Accepting Applications Wow! That is what we want to hear. A tiny house village where folks with their own tiny houses can come and park and live with like minded individuals. Fill out an application and stay for the season or build your own tiny home and join the tiny home […]

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The Story of a Spit Rat

Shelter is a roof over your head. A place to rest, rejuvenate and prepare for what will come next in your life’s journey. It is not where you live or what you live in. It is the surroundings you keep. Having a sense of belonging to a community among like-minded folks creates a bond of […]

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