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Mary Ellen O'Brien (Emmy)

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

'Waters Edge' Romantic Cottage-Dogs Welcomed

14 Reviews
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Danville Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 BR, 1 BA, sleeps 2 or 3.Huge sofa, Queen mattress

Dogs? Seeking romantic retreat? Enjoy both! Dogs revered and welcome to this absolutely first rate 1 BR cottage with exellent frontage. Used by 3 movie companies. Canoes, antiquing, fishing, hiking, all linens, views on sparkling 3 1/2 mile long Joe's Pond, W. Danville. Near I-89, 91 & 93.Each year a fascinating pair of Loons appears daily out front with their offspring. At night their calls echo unforgettably. French Doors open to a breakfast deck right on the water. Excellent client reviews, especially from honeymooning couples. All dogs report this is the best place to chase sticks and balls into the water that they can remember!

Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Mary Ellen O'Brien (Emmy) (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 14 traveler reviews

'Waters Edge' Romantic Cottage-Dogs Welcomed
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
5

Great location with beautiful lake frontage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay a Waters Edge. This is one of the more private spots on Joe's Pond. The cabin is cozy with a great view of the lake and a large deck for waterside cookouts. This is the perfect place to be if you want to spend the day on the water, with a private beach and kayaks provided by the owner. It is nice to find an owner that welcomes dogs and our dog loved swimming and playing here. Another feature we really enjoyed is the rail-trail right out the back door, which is great for a walk with the dog or family bike ride. We are looking forward to staying here again this summer.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful, relaxing place

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I found Water`s Edge to be a terrific spot to unwind. Our dogs loved it, as well. The "Rails-to trails" walkway behind the cottage was a source of enjoyment with walking, biking, and meeting both locals and vacationers.

Besides the amenities immediately present on Joe`s Pond, Danville hosts many events during the summer which provide lovely local flavor (concerts, farmers markets, etc.), as well as a grocery store at the local Irving Gas station whose meat quality tops Whole Foods Markets (along with a beer selection to make any hop-head weep with joy).

I`ll echo any positive comments offered in the past, as well. It`s a lovely place, and the price is right.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

very quiet and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Quaint, rustic cottage on the beautiful Joe's Pond. Bed was comfortable, shower had good water pressure and plenty of hot water. Kitchen was well equipped. Wood stove worked great and kept the cottage very comfortable even though it was quite chilly (30's) outside. The old railroad tracks close to the cottage have been converted to a bike/walking trail that goes on for miles.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

We hope to return again next year

  • 5 of 5

We love visiting Joe’s pond and staying in this lovely cottage, with our two dogs. This is our second visit to this beautiful place. The house has a handsome maroon/red cast iron stove; the impeccable wood floors are covered with oriental-type rugs. The kitchen is fully equipped, the refrigerator is huge, and we created some delicious memorable meals. The bedroom is connected to a lovely small porch and the bed is comfortable, with high quality linens and comfy pillow. As you can see from the pictures, the pond is directly next to the house and the kayaks and canoes are easily accessible and dependable. The hosts, Mary Ellen, and her family, went out of their way to be helpful, but also fully respected our privacy. We had a wonderful time. We ate well, slept well, got plenty of fresh air, and hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

What a beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Listing description was accurate, property very clean and well maintained, the owner was particularly wonderful to work with. She was amenable to our particular situation and was easily accessible for ongoing communications. I would highly recommend this property. What a beautiful little place in a wonderful location. How great was it to have kayaks available to us and what a beautiful, clean pond! Thanks so much for sharing your property!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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5

Really enjoyed the cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We have had a lovely time, and have really enjoyed the cabin. The cabin has a wonderful and comfortable lived-in feel to it, You have decorated with such an eye for beauty and color. We have also enjoyed the pond, the trails, the kayaks and canoe. The dogs are pooped from running at the nearby Dog Mountain.

We have fallen in love with the green of Vermont and the lush and beautiful landscape.

We wanted to stop and thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Burlington
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Burlington
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Routes 2 and 15
Car: necessary

Canoeing, kayaking, boating, antiquing, fishing, hiking, biking, festivals. For the true feeling of Vermont this Northeast Kingdom spot is absolutely the best. It is my home away from home and I know you will love this area also. The folks at the corner stores are a wealth of information on local color and special spots. Private without being isolated.

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Rates & Availability

Joe's Pond Cottage Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

$981/Week
Closed for the Winter and spring. Call for Season Start and end dates.
$981

If you are local or traveling with dogs, call me. Dogs absolutely welcome. AC available when you are away. We can arrange to check on them for you. Large gatherings cannot be accommodated due to environmental concerns and local restrictions.

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Amenities

Danville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Excellent water pressure . Top quality towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The bedroom has a set of French doors which open onto an inviting breakfast and bird watching patio. Air-conditioning and cool pond breezes make this a comfy place. The mattress is of excellent quality and all linens are top rate. The living room sofa is oversized and would be fine for anyone up to about 5'7' or 5'8'.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Air-conditioning (some); canoe, kayak.

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