EXTRAORDINARY 19TH CENTURY LAKEFRONT VICTORIAN

Dana & Lorraine Franklin

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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EXTRAORDINARY 19TH CENTURY LAKEFRONT VICTORIAN

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3 Bedroom, 1 Full And 2 Half-baths, 500' Private Lakeshore

New to the market in 2013!

This is a rare opportunity to rent an historic Victorian home on Lake Champlain. This 1873 Italianate Victorian, at the foot of the scenic Champlain Bridge, sits on 6 acres of what was once a gentleman's farm. The house has been maintained in all its glory for your relaxing vacation on one of the most scenic spots in the Champlain Valley.

The owners have completely renovated this house, but have kept all the features that give the house its old time charm. Plaster crown moldings and chestnut woodwork grace this home's interior. The 10 foot pocket doors separating the three large living areas allow for openness or privacy. A curved staircase leads to the three upstairs bedrooms ( all of which have lake views) and a bathroom which features the original claw foot bathtub with shower. Another half bath is located in one of the bedrooms as well as a downstairs half bath with washer and dryer. All floors have been refinished or carpeted.

This gem has all the conveniences you need to make it the perfect vacation getaway. The bright, sunny kitchen overlooks the lake and boasts all new appliances - refrigerator with ice and water dispenser, dishwasher, electric stove, and a large microwave. The main living room ( there are 3 ) overlooks Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks through a huge bay window.

The house's charm extends to its exterior as well. The spacious front porch ( our favorite place for drinks and hors d'oeuvres) serves as our front row seat to majestic sunsets and the twinkling lights of Port Henry. There is a large lawn with plenty of room to roam. Bald eagles often visit our enormous cottonwood tree that is the namesake of our property. Deer, fox, wild turkeys, ducks, and geese stop by on occasion also to say hello! There is a sloping path leading to 500 ft. of private beachfront. The shallow water makes it the perfect location for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and jetskiing in the summer and ice fishing in the winter. You will also find that there are plenty of activities to keep you busy if you so choose within a short distance.

We invite you to spend a memorable vacation here at Cottonwood. Book it now for a relaxing Lake Champlain experience!

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
Dana & Lorraine Franklin (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013

About Dana & Lorraine Franklin

Dana & Lorraine Franklin have lived in Addison County since 1970, and both grew up in family businesses. Having owned the local general store, WAGS, for over 20 years, we have gotten to know both locals and vacationers who frequent the area. The opportunity to purchase and turn Cottonwood into a vacation rental and wedding/event venue has been a labor of love.

Dana & Lorraine Franklin purchased this house in 2000

Why Dana & Lorraine Franklin chose Addison

Having been part of the Addison County community for many years the Franklins not only love the area because of it's beauty but also the friendliness and kindness of the people that live here.

What makes this house unique

We can talk about the many attributes that make this property spectacular, but it's the breathtaking lake and mountain views that put it over the top.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

Extraordinary 19th Century Lakefront Victorian
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Addison Lake Champlain Valley
Groton, CT
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Magnificent house near Middlebury, Lake Champlain

  • 5 of 5
This home, lovingly restored by the owners, is a marvelous family vacation spot. Our 3 kids ran around the backyard, explored the lake, watched bats at night over the corn field, and had their binoculars out for birds of prey. The gazebo in the back was the perfect dance platform and sunset viewing location. The house itself has old world charm with all modern amenities. There is only one tub/bath, but two other half baths, so we never felt crowded. Plenty of beds and opportunities for more, as there are unused rooms on the ground floor. The owners were so helpful with things to do from hikes to pumpkins to festivals to what stores to find stuff at. This looks off the beaten track but is actually close to many activities and only 20 minutes from Middlebury. Plus, if you like to fish, go no further. My husband and son fished every evening from 3 different locations, all within waling distance of the house. Note that there is traffic noise from the nearby bridge to NY. Fantastic experience!
  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Burlington International Airport
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Ticonderoga/Shoreham
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Port Henry, NY
Nearest Motorway
VT Rte. 17
Nearest Beach
onsite
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Red Mill, Basin Harbor
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Middlebury Snow Bowl
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Basin Harbor
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
The Bridge Restaurant
Car: necessary

Vermont Skydiving Adventures, Vermont's only skydiving facility, is only 3 miles away. For history buffs, Chimney Point State Historic Site is directly across the road, Crown Point State Historic Site is a short walk away, Fort Ticonderoga and the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum are each within a 15 min. drive. There is excellent dining and shopping in both Middlebury (15 min.) or on Burlington's famed Church Street Marketplace (45 min.) Six Flags Great Escape Theme and Waterpark are located 1 hour away in Lake George, NY for the kids and the young at heart. Lake Placid, NY, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics is an hour away, and offers shopping, dining, and activities year-round at the Olympic Center.

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Availability & Rates

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Addison House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
$2,475
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%
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Amenities

Amenities

Addison House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room ...
  • Internet
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , clawfoot tub with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , downstairs, has washer and dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , is located in Bedroom 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , has half bath
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Games
  • Books
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • limited accessibility
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Owners will do their best to accommodate special requests with adequate notice.
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