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Secluded Lake Champlain Home on 1200' of Frontage

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 1.5+ Baths, Sleeps 14

This rustic, Adirondack-style home is full of charms and quirks. Families and friends have been returning here, time after time, just to enjoy the magic that is 'Camp'. Nowhere on the Lake will you find such a setting as ours along with the casual freedom to enjoy the beauty of the Champlain region. The property sits in the middle of 5 acres of land, so the nearest neighbor feels just far enough away, and you can enjoy the peace and rustic charm of Camp, comfortably ensconced in your own room.

The entire home and grounds are at your disposal. There is a fully stocked kitchen, dining room and living room. The latter two rooms have large windows that look out over the Lake. There are two showers (one inside and one out) and two half-bathrooms (one downstairs, one on the second floor). There are 5 bedrooms in the main house and one in a separate building: Camp can sleep 14 comfortably.

From the property, you can enjoy the excellent back road riding on Grand Isle. There are also a dock, raft, and volleyball court onsite. Nearby, a local winery hosts concerts and tasting evenings, the Sunset Drive-In is only a short drive away in nearby Colchester, and our west-facing shoreline provides some of the most amazing sunsets you'll ever see. Convenient to Burlington (30 min) and Montreal (90 min), though once you arrive, you may not want to leave.

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Jennifer Stone
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 10, 2017

Why Jennifer Stone chose Lake Champlain Islands

I grew up spending summers at this spot. It is ideal for families or adult gatherings, peaceful, and gorgeous. A place to make many happy memories year after year.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Rushford Family,

Firstly, I just wanted to thank you again for opening your lovely home to us! None of us wanted to leave!!! It was a glorious spot and the brave ones even went for a brisk swim!!! Brrrr, it sure was cold! The kids absolutely loved all the rocks and adventuring they did! The We all loved looking at your amazing family collages while dining! What a fun family it looks like you have. If we had more time we had joked that it would have been funny to print out all our photos from our weekend and hang them on the one empty cork board as a prank! Haha! The wedding we attended was so close and so much fun and the weather for it all was beautiful! Anyway, thank you again to your family, from our family and best wishes always!

Oct 2014
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South Hero House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Outdoor shower -
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet
    Kitchen bathroom 1 - shower
    Kitchen bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (3)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • limited accessibility ...
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Secluded Lake Champlain Home on 1200' of Frontage
average rating of 4.923077 based on 14 reviews
Wilton, NH

Lakefront vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

As a UVM graduate I was familiar with the lovely Lake Champlain Islands, so I wanted a property next to the water, yet easily accessible to Burlington. We, along with two other families, found this private location with its spectacular view. There was plenty of sleeping room for us all and a large table with benches to accommodate many eaters, hungry after a full day of swimming, boating, and biking. The kitchen had been modernized, while the house's other rooms retained their old time rustic charm. There was even cable tv and a dvd player. We especially enjoyed sitting on the porch, grilling our evening meal, and feeling the breeze from the lake. It would be hard to find a better spot for a group of friends or family members to get together!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

The camp was exactly what we were looking for. We had a group of 12 and the house had more than enough room. The waterfront was truly unique and unforgettable. We had a fire every night (right on the waterfront!) while the waves splashed off the rocks. The camp is definitely secluded but not in the middle of nowhere. We caught some live music at the winery less than a mile from the camp and Burlington is less than a 30 minute drive. The house if nicely furnished but it’s a vacation home, if you’re looking for 4-star amenities then you probably want to check something else out. The home was clean and full of character. Also, our lab was welcome at the camp! Absolutely perfect... We will be back for sure!! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic perfection

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed in this rustic and warm home for a long weekend in October and had the time of our lives. You feel isolated from the world on an incredible peninsula with spectacular southwest facing sunlight. We brought our bikes and within just a few minutes ride down quiet West Shore Road, we stumbled across a lovely winery, then an apple orchard, then antique shops... and just a 5 minute drive was wonderful horseback riding through the Fall colours on trails. We enjoyed BBQ meals on the picnic table overlooking the lake, as well as canoe rides and basketball in the yard. We can't wait to return with our other children in 2015!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Place on Lake Champlain

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 10 had a fantastic weekend at this incredible property right on the water. Remote enough that we felt like we had the lake to ourselves, the cabin slept us all comfortably and the large dining table enabled us to have really fun communal dinners together. We used the grill for a cookout, had a lively game of horseshoes, and a few of us even braved the cold lake water! The owner was very helpful and prompt in answering any questions. We'll definitely come back as soon as we can!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

The location of this summer camp is fantastic. Totally private, with a lovely sculpted-rock shoreline and a mix of lawn and forest. Views across the lake to the west and across the bay to the south. We swam every day in the clear, cool water. We usually had a campfire at night; there is a nice fire pit by the shoreline. The house is charming and rustic, with good cooking facilities in the kitchen. We took advantage of the canoe and fishing boat to explore along the shoreline of Lake Champlain. "Our" house was by far the best we ever saw. We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate to experience The Camp this past August with a small group of friends and had a wonderful time. While quite rustic it still has all the necessities to enjoy this great property, we had fun biking, boating, swimming and relaxing. We also had campfires in the evening, went to hear music at a local winery, rented a pontoon one afternoon and had a lot of fun catching up with good friends.

This is a large property with plenty of room to enjoy the great outdoors.

If you're looking for rustic charm this is the place.

Joe and Karin

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Burlington International Airport
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Lake Champlain Ferries
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

South Hero House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Spring
May 1 2017 - May 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
Graduation Week
May 19 2017 - May 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 24 2017 - Jun 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 18 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Season I
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall Season II
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 13 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200

Deposit is for 50% of the total rental amount and must be paid before we can confirm your reservation.
You may send a check to the owner or use paypal, using this link:

Rental is accepted upon proper payment of deposit (50%) and final payment (50%). Pet fee is non-refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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