Make Your Home, Live Your Passion

The Cottages at Otter Creek is a distinct Independent Living community of beautiful, semi-attached homes arranged throughout a quaint, tree-lined neighborhood within The Residence at Otter Creek campus.

Residents enjoy two-bedroom homes that feature an open concept, private patio, full kitchens, two baths, a sunroom and more; all with breathtaking views of the Green Mountains. Though completely private in nature, The Cottages gives residents access to the amenities offered at The Residence at Otter Creek.

Daily Life at The Cottages

The Cottages are an exceptional choice for independent seniors who wish to enjoy beautiful Vermont living without the hassle of every-day home ownership such as lawncare, maintenance, upkeep and more.

Experience true independence and the freedom to fill your days as you choose. Located just minutes from downtown Middlebury, and adjacent to The Residence at Otter Creek, The Cottages provide a community that has everything you need. Stay active by walking the nature trails throughout campus or participating in the many continuing education, cultural programs, recreation and entertainment offered on-campus, or relax on your private patio while taking in the sweeping views of the Green Mountains.

Take advantage of the optional services and amenities offered to Cottage residents, including housekeeping, laundry, a salon and barber shop, a heated indoor pool and much more. Living easy and pursuing your interests has never been simpler.  You can also take advantage of our gourmet dining options if you’d prefer a night off from cooking.

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Attractions of Downtown Middlebury

  • Middlebury College
  • The Vermont Book Shop
  • Natural Foods Co-Op
  • Middlebury Falls
  • Marquis Theater & Cafe
  • Middlebury Inn
  • Otter Creek Bakery & Deli
  • Art Galleries & Museums
  • Restaurants & Shops

Hospitality Services

Residents of The Cottages have access to the services, amenities and programs offered by The Residence at Otter Creek. Some of these services include:

  • Access to three meals in our farm-to-table restaurant
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Engagement and exercise programs
  • Housekeeping services
  • Home maintenance
  • Landscaping and lawn care

The Cottages


Private Patio

In-Unit W/D


Heated, Indoor Pool


Walking Paths


The Cottage’s spacious, open concept layout provides you with the opportunity to personalize the space to your needs. Schedule a tour to see for yourself today.

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