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Charming year-round 2 BR cottage on Lake Champlain - Blueberry Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2BR /five persons MAX/ 1 full bath

Heron Ledge Cottages are nestled on the shore of Lake Champlain across from historic Valcour Island. This cottage compound is ideal for quiet stays, romantic getaways and nature-filled family vacations. The lake is situated between the NY Adirondack and the VT Green Mountains. We are very close to Snug Harbor Marina - Lake Champlain Boatworks and the NYS Peru Boat Launch. The cottage is freshly furnished with a fully-equipped kitchen. Cable TV, DVD player, linens and wireless internet are provided. Opportunities for sight-seeing and sport activities abound. We have hosted bass tournament winners. Stay for a week or get-away weekend (3 night minimum stays with higher nightly rates for shorter stays). This is a non-smoking property. NO pets are allowed. WEEK-LONG RENTALS ARE PREFERRED IN SUMMER.

Nearby activities: 3 golf courses; Ausable Chasm; Ferry to Vermont; Shelburne Museum; Ben and Jerry's; Vermont Teddy Bear Factory; Montreal, Canada; Skiing and Rock/Ice Climbing, Adirondack High Peaks; Hiking, Bicycling, Kayaking, Autumn leaf-peeping and fun at the site of two Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.

Bass Tournament Hosts: Bass fishermen like the property because their equipment is kept private and safe. Bass boats can be attached to power and worked on under spot lights after dark if needed. One winning fisherman said that he liked the quiet so that he could concentrate better on his fishing gear and strategy.

Skiing: We are a 45 minute easy drive to Whiteface Mountain. Ski mountains in Vermont and Canada are about 2 hours away.

Cross-country skiing can be done near our property, on Lake Champlain when it is frozen, or at cross-country ski centers

in Lake Placid.

Hiking and Bicycling: People love to go to the different Adirondack High Peaks and then return to lakeside after the hikes.

Others bicycle all around the NY area near us, with some taking their bikes on the ferries to Vermont Islands or mainland

and returning via a different ferry later in the day.

More Details

Property Manager
Sue Carter
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

Why Sue Carter chose Lake Champlain Valley

In our childhoods, owners Phoebe and Bruce were both fortunate to stay on lakes, small and large, in housekeeping cottages. We found this unique property and saw it as a way to preserve the 'old-fashioned', simple-pleasures vacation. Because our home is also here, we can live it and share it!

What makes this cottage unique

Direct access to Lake Champlain with a sandy beach. Across the street from the Kayak Shack which offers lessons, hourly or daily rentals and other tours and facilities. Please tell them that you are staying at Heron Ledge Cottages for additional customer service. Guests with boats on trailers may park them in a secluded lawn area and put the boats in and out of the water at the very nearby Peru NYS Boat Launch, which has a new dock (2014) and a great parking area. OR, the guests may choose to rent a slip next door at Lake Champlain Boatworks (Snug Harbour Marina) and just walk over each day. Those with friends and family in the area are encouraged to invite them for day visits with additional parking available on the lawn next to the driveway.


Plattsburgh Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin over Full Bunkbed/ Has 2 adult limit
  • Two bedrooms and a full-size futon in living room. Nice linens with quilts. Closets, dressers, bedside tables are present. Washer&Dryer. Maximum of 6 persons which INCLUDES infants and children.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Small children must be watched carefully. The lake is shallow, but the creek next to us is deep. The Bathroom is not handicapped equipped. Absolutely no smoking or pets. Long term renters need to negotiate rates with us. Electric hook-ups for bass boats available. Rental kayaks may be delivered to the cottage area.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Charming year-round 2 BR cottage on Lake Champlain - Blueberry Cottage
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews

Nice Lake Champlain Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had the nicest vacation to Lake Champlain and Heron Ledge Cottage. The property was clean and well-kept. The owners were right on hand to give directions, to answer questions and to meet our needs. The location is peaceful and the view of the sailboats on the lake can't be beat. The yard was perfect for our 1-year-old son who was just learning to walk! Be sure to note that there are three cabins and the owner's home on the property, so renting all 3 would be great for a family reunion or group vacation.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to spend a quiet cozy time!!

  • 4 of 5

Very nicely maintained and ideal for a short or extended stay when you need a quiet place to stay and relax or use as a gateway to nearby attractions.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic property, cottage and host!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage made our trip so enjoyable. Our daughter was almost 3 at the time and we did have a lot of rain - which means not being trapped in a single room hotel room was priceless. The host was warm and welcoming. The scenery beautiful and the cottage was perfect for our needs. Thank you and looking forward to next year's stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and adorable cottage!

  • 5 of 5

I chose this cottage as I am from Upstate NY and love Lake Champlain. I had friends visiting from Florida and we all loved this waterfront cottage! The owner, Phoebe, was very gracious and her son even made a bonfire on the beach for us one evening. This was centrally located for all of the places we wanted to visit- Ausable Chasm, Lake Placid/Whiteface and Montreal. We enjoyed a few beautiful sunrises on the beach with our coffee. I would definitely stay here again. Clean and well-stocked.

Lisa from Albany, NY area

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good choice for a vacation/

  • 3 of 5

Cottage was comfortable and location was excellent.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a family reunion of sorts. The property is lovely. The lake is beautiful. The cabin was clean, spacious and priced right. I'd stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate that our guest took the time to write this nice review. We make every effort to make the cottage clean, comfortable and cozy, as if we might vacation there ourselves!
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Plattsburgh, NY (PBG)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Rusty Anchor
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Grand Isle or Port Kent
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Bluff Point
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Plattsburgh, NY
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-87, Exit 36
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Rusty Anchor
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Whiteface Mtn.
Nearest Beach
On property
Car: necessary

There is great natural beauty here between NY Adirondacks and VT Green Mountains. Finest bass fishing-many tournaments. Other fishing, including fly fishing nearby. Fabulous biking in NY and VT. Kayaking, Canoing, Sailing, Motor boating and fabulous windsurfing opportunities. Hiking, Climbing, Alpine and Cross-Country skiing are here or nearby. French culture, food and museums are in nearby Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Outdoor activities, shopping and Olympic venues are in nearby Lake Placid, NY. Attractions in Vermont include Burlington Waterfront, Church Street Walking Mall, Ethan Allen Lake Cruises,Ben and Jerry's tours and Vermont Teddy Bear tours.

Other Activities: Premier hiking, ice fishing, rock climbing

Golf: There are 4 nearby golf areas.


Rates & Availability

Plattsburgh Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer 2017
May 20 2017 - Oct 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning/Linen Fee $100
Tax Rate 3.0%

PLEASE NOTE: Homeaway has started charging a 10% service fee to all guests electing to book on-line. This fee does not go to the owner, but is held by Homeaway in addition to the subscription fee owners must pay. We are happy to save you this fee by sending registration docs/PayPal invoice for credit card use that will save you this almost 100.00 extra fee. We would prefer to see our guest have an extra 100.00 for dinner out during their stay then to spend it simply to book online when we can provide the same service for free.

IN SUMMER, WEEKLY RENTALS ARE PREFERRED. Please request quote for stays of 3-6 nights.
There are additional cottages which can be seen at HomeAway Property #3667119 and HomeAway Property #3667147, or at

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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