Location: Westport, Lake Champlain, Adirondack Mountains, New York, USA (2 Hours North of Albany, 2 Hours South of Montreal, 40 minutes east of Lake Placid)
Accommodations: Historic Georgian Manor house, 10 Bedrooms + Sleeping porch, 7 1/2 Baths (Comfortably sleeps up to 27)
On a bluff overlooking Lake Champlain, this 10 bedroom home offers luxurious accommodations and breathtaking views from every room. Built in 1904 as the summer home of playwright Robert Sherwood, this spacious home sits on 26 acres of private land and provides a wonderful retreat for a family reunion, wedding, special event or a vacation shared with another family.
The grounds include a clay tennis court, beautiful gardens, and many woodland paths to explore. Stone steps lead down to a private beach with a dock, float, and boat mooring. A half mile walk through the woods takes you to a private camping site with a lean-to and campfire area.
The first floor includes: formal dining room, formal living room, and sitting room (all with fireplaces), bar area, professional kitchen with Garland stove, three refridgerators, two dishwashers, and children’s dining room seating eight. The formal dining room can easily seat 19 and there is seating for 20 if you prefer outdoor dining on the veranda. The second floor includes five bedrooms all with private baths (two with fireplaces) and a linen and laundry room. The third floor includes five bedrooms( one with fireplace) and two baths. The ten bedrooms can comfortably accommodate up to 27 guests.
Smoking is not permitted inside the house, but smoking on the grounds is permissible.
Pets are welcome with a refundable deposit.
Housekeeping and cooked meals may be arranged at additional cost.