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Charming lake front cottage retreat (Pair a Dice)

1 Review
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights


Franklin Cottage Rental Photos and Description

- 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, sleeps 9

Waterfront cottage on the Northwest side of Lake Carmi allows you to take in spectacular sunrises and beautiful mountain vistas.From the large screened in furnished porch and wrap around deck you can enjoy views of the full length of this wonderful lake. Large dock with kayaks on site can have you out for a paddle within seconds. Bask in the sun, read in the solitude or enjoy a family activity on the game table. Warm tongue-in-groove wood paneled walls, fireplace, TV/VCR/DVD, full kitchen, grill and large loft give you the comforts of home in this wooded paradise. Location is great for boating, swimming, fishing, biking and bird watching. One hour from Burlington or Montreal. The local General Store has everything you'd need and you can cross the border in minutes to enjoy crepes for breakfast or take a tour of the many vineyards in the area. Come and enjoy this 'Pair A Dice'.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Robert and Maureen Evans
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2016
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1 traveler review

Charming lake front cottage retreat (Pair a Dice)
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews

It really was Pair a Dice

  • 4 of 5

The listing was accurate. We very much enjoyed the camp. We biked, swam, kayaked, played cards and walked. There was plenty of parking, and the beds were comfortable. Thanks for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Burlington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Abbey on Rt 105
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Enosburg Country Club
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Interstate 89 in ST Albans, Vermont
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Old Bowling Alley Restaurant
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lake Carmi State Park
Car: recommended

Charming cottage is a few miles from the Canadian crossing. Go for breakfast or lunch in Canada, or visit the art show there in the fall. Hiking on Jay Peak is close, if you want to leave the lake... Off the Eastern facing front porch and deck you can watch the sunrise, or watch the weather change! You can also see Canada, Mt. Mansfield and Jay Peak.

The speed liimit on our road is 15 mph, so its great to take a walk from here.

Two nearby general stores have provisions, and the larger grocery store is 15 miles away in Enosburg.

There are a lot of other attractions to see in the local area, but once you are here - we doubt you'll want to leave!

Our quiet retreat is the perfect get away!

Other Activities: kayak, relaxing, cat napping


Rates & Availability

Franklin Cottage Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

50% deposit required to hold reservation

deposit of half rental due at time of reservation, balance due 30 days before reservation

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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Franklin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , in BR 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , beside BR2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , overlooks the lake
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1st floor near full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , upstairs loft
  • First floor master bedroom looks out over lake and has a separate entrance to the screened in porch. Half bath in this bedroom. Wake up with a view of the lake, 3 mountains and the facing farm land. Upstairs loft offers wonderful morning sun and beautiful lake views also.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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