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Nod Away on Lake Willoughby

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Orleans Cottage Rental Photos and Description

- 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6.

Charming lakefront haven with private, shallow, kid-friendly beach, and large dock/ boat lift. Stunning sunsets, lake and mountain viewing through expansive dining/ living area windows. Classic natural woodwork throughout roomy 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath gambrel-style cottage. Fully equipped kitchen, bath with shower, spacious living/ dining area on lower level. Three roomy bedrooms and 1/2 bath on second level. Property has large open yard and is well-protected from the road. Also has Adirondack chairs, lounge chairs, gas BBQ grill, and small TV/DVD. Bed linens provided but rental guests must bring bath, kitchen and beach towels. Honor 7 person limit to prevent septic problems and lake contamination, Bottled drinking water is recommended. A canoe and 4 kayaks to explore the lake are available for use during your stay.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Tim Cisler
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2016
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About Tim Cisler

We love our Nodaway cottage which has provided priceless memories for our family. We are happy to be able to share it with you and your friends and family. Many families keep coming back every year to enjoy the Nodaway.

Tim Cisler purchased this cottage in 2003


based on 6 traveler reviews

Nod Away on Lake Willoughby
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Great spot on Lake Willoughby!

  • 5 of 5

Great spot on the lake, fantastic views! Charming lakeside cottage with great access to Lake Willoughby. Our family loved having boats and a dock all to ourselves.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing, private, and casual, this cottage was what we were hoping for and more. Exactly like the photos, the location of this hideaway sits on a gorgeous, clean lake in Vermont. We had everything we needed...a quiet, scenic place to unwind, kayaks to explore the lake with, and some challenging hiking trails nearby. Definitely enjoyed our dinners at the lovely Inn up the road, and loved hearing the loons call to each other across the lake. Thanks for a wonderful, charming place to unwind and regroup.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot stress enough how wonderful this property is. The water is just a few steps out the door! We kayaked all day, were visited each morning and night by a family of ducks, and swam like fish! The location is great. It's private and the only neighbors are really friendly, (our son played with theirs for days!). There's a nice restaurant at the Inn a little ways down the road. A cliff jump, hiking, and Sunset Rock within a mile. And the beach is a three minute drive or great to kayak to. The house has charm, it's well maintained, and has everything you need. Overall a wonderful stay and would recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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My family loved the camp and the spectacular view!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed all the camp offered, lakeside firepit was awesome! Thanks for a wonderful experience!!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Private, picturesque & perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully maintained & appointed, with plenty of room to relax both inside and out. Really enjoyed the sunsets right on the water, and all the privacy we wanted. The inn up the hill had wonderful bakery & preserves, total treat! Took a great day trip to Stowe while we were there, what a gorgeous drive, and saw the cool field that was home to a Pfish concert a few years ago.. loved those funky trees! No complaints about singing around the campfire 'til midnight either...felt like owners instead of vacationers...loved it and will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Charming, comfy and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This has got to be one of the loveliest cottages my childre and I have ever stayed at. It is meticulously clean and perfectly decorated. It felt like home! I loved waking to the sound of the lake and stepping right out the front door to sit and sip my coffee on the sweet little sandy beach. The teens fished from the dock and took the kayaks (provided) across the lake to explore with a picnic. The cute cottagey kitchen has every thing you need to create a fabulous meal. Sitting by the rustic fire pit at night roasting marshmellows as the stars pop out was our favorite. It rained one day but it didn't matter. The cottage has a ton of games, puzzles and cards to keep the kids busy. There is cliff jumping, a bigger beach and many hikes right up the road. Everything was so convenient, there is even an Inn a block up from the cottage to enjoy a nice meal out. The picturesque few of the lake and surrounding mountains was enough for me to enjoy lounging in my beach chair while the kids swam. We can't wait to go back to "our" lovely Nodaway.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Located on northeast side of lake, 1/2 mile from beautiful North Beach, 1/4 mile from Willoughby Inn, and the essential Northern Lights Country Store. Also less than 1 mile to public boat launch, and hiking trails in all directions.


Rates & Availability

Orleans Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 25 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday
Check-in: 3PM - Check out 10AM

All rentals will have additional 9% VT State tax imposed

Deposit 50% due upon reservation - balance due 30 days before arrival or reservation will be rebooked

Manager'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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Orleans Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedrrom - 1 double
    2-Bed Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , More Boyish
    1-Bed Bedroom - 1 double , More Girlish
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Dock, boat lift, kayaks and canoes, great hiking trails to majestic cliffs overlooking the lake. Drive 15 miles to Kingdom mountain biking trails in Burke.

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