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Mike Gregoire

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Quiet Retreat or Pool/Boat/Fish/Tennis/Bike/Golf/Dine/Spa/Shop/Near Attractions.

6 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Newport Condo Rental Photos and Description

- 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5 with Direct Lakefront

Luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bath, well furnished, ground floor condo with High Speed Wireless Internet, on park like 50 acres, with 1300 feet of unspoiled lakefront on Vermont's best kept secret - international, 26 mile Lake Memphremagog! Enjoy the heated swimming pool, tennis court, clubhouse and moor your boat on our dock. Enjoy the natural setting, serene beauty and wildlife of scenic Holbrook Bay. Sit inside by the cozy gas fireplace and enjoy the view thru the panoramic picture windows. Our condo, largest in the complex, features a 4 season sun room with walls of glass to the lake. It's a great place to enjoy your morning coffee or evening martinis, no matter what the weather. The master bedroom overlooks the lake and mountains beyond, with it's own master bath. We are located on a natural, unspoiled bay just 10 minutes away from Newport for shopping, fine dining, golf and tourist attractions. Jay Peak skiing/golf/waterpark is 20 minutes away. Snowmobiling, ski touring and ice fishing are right out the door on the VAST.

Golfing / Biking: Friendly and uncrowded public golfing is all around. Jay Peak has opened their championship course and it's outstanding! Newport Country Club (rated as best views overlooking the lake) is a very nice 18 hole course and a 10 minute drive. Orleans Country Club (18 hole) - 20 minutes. St Johnsbury Country Club (18 hole) - 45 minutes. Also many nice courses in Quebec within an hour drive. All at bargain prices! Shorter courses are also available.

Ride your bike from the condo along scenic Lake Rd or try our Lakeside Rail Trail all the way to Canada and beyond! Also the Kingdom Trails at Burke are rated one of the top mountain biking sites in the country.

New Indoor Water Park with Surfing Wave and Skating Pavillion at Jay Peak for something different!

Winter-Snowmobiling on the V.A.S.T., Ice fishing: Step out our door and jump on your machine. We are on the V.A.S.T. system so you can leave from the condo and go anywhere in Vermont! Walk, ski or snowmobile onto the lake for some great ice fishing and scenery.

Downhill Skiing - Fabulous Jay Peak is 25 minutes away ( BIG mountain with the highest snowfall in the East), Burke Mountain - another big mountain is 45 minutes away. For a French flair and a bargain price try Owl's Head with it's lakeside skiing and awesome views, or Sutton, Bromont or Orford.

Cross Country Skiing - Our Scenic Lakeside Rail Trail, and the Ski Foundation Trails are close, free and can't be beat! Also Jay Peak has it's own Nordic Trail system. Lots of skiing in Canada as well.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mike Gregoire (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

About Mike Gregoire

My wife and family have been enjoying this beautiful lake and location for many years and have made many wonderful memories with our children.

Mike Gregoire purchased this condo in 2005

Why Mike Gregoire chose Lake Memphremagog

I've been vacationing in Vermont since I was a child and this is the most beautiful and unspoiled spot I've ever found!

What makes this condo unique

Enjoying the lakefront and facilities in a quiet, natural setting yet close to town and attractions-you can't beat this location! Ski Jay and snowmobile in the winter and visit Quebec year-round. There's always something to do.

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

Quiet Retreat or Pool/Boat/Fish/Tennis/Bike/Golf/Dine/Spa/Shop/Near Attractions.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Amazing spot, comfortable place

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Newport. The condo is a little "outdated" but very clean, very well maintained and affordable. Nothing is missing and everything works. The location is perfect, the kids enjoyed the big pool (me too), we fished on the lake, the beautiful village is close and has all the stores you need. The highlight of the condo is the sun room facing the lake, we had all our meals with a gorgeous view. You'll remember there what the sound of silence is at night, so quiet and relaxing. An overall great stay in a place we recommend. We would definitely love to come again. Thank you Mike Gregoire!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

A great get away.

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely condo in a picturesque location. This first floor condo was well stocked, including some basic condiments. It was very cozy and very clean. Sitting at that little table, drinking coffee, in the morning was so relaxing. We plan to stay there again. Next time we will bring kayaks.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Mansfield, MA
5

Comfortable, clean, homey and fun

  • 5 of 5

We just came back from the condo three days ago and I was anxious to write a review. I have only written reviews for extremely bad experiences or extremely good ones. I am happy to say that this is the latter. First of all, it was immediately obvious from my communications with Mike, that he was responsive, friendly and was very courteous. Pride of ownership was evident when we pulled up to the condo and when we entered. Not only was it extremely clean (trust me because we are very neat and clean people), fully equipped and well-organized, everything was clearly labeled and there was a very helpful book with instructions, local menus, etc. The views of the lake were terrific and made for a relaxing feel. The unit is large enough to fit 4 or 5 people comfortably (we had 4; two adults and two children). The tennis court and outdoor heated pool are less than a minute walk; close but far enough to not hear anything. It was a quiet condo complex overall and the folks were friendly; only a couple of miles to Main Street shops and restaurants, 30 minutes to Jay Peak (great indoor water park) and about 30 minutes to Canada... all of which we experienced. We rented a boat right down the street and spent a day boating around the beautiful lake... incredible views. We have been to many places - this was peaceful, lots to do, convenient and comfortable. I also feel that the price/value is extremely fair. Thank you for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location/Great Value/Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Listen to the quiet! You will love this very well equipped and comfortable condo right on the lake with unobstructed views of the water. Just bring your toothbrush/shampoo & soap and prepare to relax. And you can travel light and just do laundry every day or two. Bring your hybrid/mountain/road bike and enjoy the back roads with minimal traffic. Dine at Laga Trattoria, Brown Dog Bistro, or Vermont Pie and Pasta; have breakfast at the Brown Cow; enjoy drinks at the Eastside or Le Belvedere. MBR is very comfortable and the shower water is hot and plentiful. Gas fireplace adds a nice touch and provides more than enough heat to take off the chill....never turned on the real heaters. Close enough to Canada to run up to Georgeville for the croissants, have lunch in Magog, and visit the Benedictine Abbey de Saint Benoit du Lac near Austin on the West side of the Lake. And if you want to cook, you'll have everything you need.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Vacation Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival we found that everything was accurate as far as descriptions and views. The place was clean and everything they listed as far as amenities goes, was there. Don't worry about bringing dishes/pans etc it was all there and then some. Even though there were plenty of people in the other condos, the place was peaceful, no noise, just frogs, birds, a heron and loons. Everything was comfortable and like home. Docking for our boat was near, and the launch was only two streets down making it easy to drop off/pick up! Defintely the place to go if you have a boat. I cannot say enough about the lake, it is just huge and the views are wonderful. While on the lake you can dock at Eastside restaurant and grab a bite to eat. US Customs and the harbor are not far. The pool was clean and heated. The owner was great, answered all my questions, gave me directions to the place as well as the boat launch. My security deposit was returned within days of leaving. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. We fell in love with it right away. Although peaceful and secluded you are close to town. Eastside restaurant had a great breakfast buffet on Sunday for only 10.95. Eat there for breakfast! Dinners were good, a little pricey and I don't recommend the fried seafood (except clams) especially if you are used to eating what we do. You also have to try out Hoagie's Pizza. The best around! There was plenty to do being the week of July 4th and the aquafest. You also have to visit the pick and shovel, They sell just about everything and the ice cream stand right there is cheap and great ice cream. When you order a large ice cream be prepared, they are huge. We also took a ride into Canada (Maggog) while there. Lots of stuff to do in town and everyone we spoke to was bi-lingual. Make sure you have your passports! Some people don't realize you need one now to cross the border. According to US Customs manual if you don't get out of the boat and go into port you technically don't have to stop at customs in the US but it is highly recommended that you do. I would definitely go back to this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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Boston
5

Beautiful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The location was beautiful with a breathtaking lake view from the floor to ceiling windows.We enjoyed the local town with shops, restaurants, a farmer's market and a movie theater. The heated outdoor pool was perfect. The condo is clean and well maintained. The owners were very responsive when we called them with a question. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Burlington, Vt.
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Rt 91
Car: recommended

This is truly a 4 season recreational area with something for everyone. Spring golf/biking, summer on the lake, fall hiking/ foliage, and great winter skiing/snowmobiling are just a few ideas. On Site: swim in the pool, tennis, boat enjoy great fishing or just relax by the lake. Kayak around the bay or to the islands. Bike and explore the country roads and lakeside bike paths. (bike/kayak/power boat rentals nearby). Nearby: golf, spas, wineries, shop/antique, hike or visit museums and historic sites. For a taste of France, cross the Canadian border (20 minutes) and visit Quebec, and the quaint French/ English village of Magog. Bistros, boutiques, and art galleries dot Main Street, and give you a taste of the 'joie de vivre' of the vibrant Quebec culture. Visit the local spas and wineries including the Abbey St. Benoit Du Lac and sample the cheese and apple treats made by the local monks. The beautiful city of Montreal is a scenic 2 hour drive and historic Quebec City is 4 hours.

Other Activities: hiking, rent a boat or take a boat tour

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Rates & Availability

Newport Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak (includes holidays)
May 27 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
$880
$2,790
 
 
Off Peak(excludes holidays)
Oct 1 2016 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
$780
$2,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
$780
$2,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

All Holiday Periods are considered Peak.
During Peak Periods, we reserve the right to limit stays of less than 1 week.
Extended weekly stays (8-12 days) are priced at the weekly rate plus the daily rate for the additional days. Instant quote may not be accurate.

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Amenities

Newport Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Master bedroom has a queen bed and it's own master bath. Second bedroom has a twin upper bunk above a lower double bed. Convertible queen sofa bed in living room. Kitchen is large and fully equipped.

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