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Linda Jackman (owner)

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Lakefront Home, Fully Equipped, Bike, Hike,Fish,Kayaks/canoes incl, Fall Foliage

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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2 bedrooms and a loft, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Charming 4 Season Log Sided home with a wall of windows facing beautiful Lake Salem, huge 48 foot wide deck overlooking the lake. Perfect location for all seasons! Private home with everything you need to enjoy a vacation doing whatever it is you love to do... relaxing, water activities, canoing (2 canoes, 2 kayaks, and equipment on site for your use) , fishing, playing tourist with Golf, Antiquing, Huge Indoor Waterpark (at Jay Peak Resort), Canada a 15 minute drive... and much much more. Huge gas grill on the deck for grilling. Easy and appealing gas fireplace. Game room with dartboard and pool/ping pong table and theater room with 55 inch flat screen tv in the walk out basement with Radiant Floor Heating!!! A perfect spot to make those lasting memories!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Linda Jackman (owner) (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)
Lakefront Home, Fully Equipped, Bike, Hike,Fish,Kayaks/canoes incl, Fall Foliage
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Excellent Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Linda and TJ for a wonderful week! The home was even larger than expected, with the downstairs area offering additional privacy. We enjoyed the huge deck and the ideal setting for the fire pit. There were many canoes/kayaks to choose from and the water was calm and great for paddling. We really liked the Jay Peak Tram and the bike trail to Canada as well.

I hesitate to write this 5-star review only because I would like to selfishly keep this place a secret.

Thanks Again,

Stephen Palmer

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Best vacation home!!

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home was absolutely perfect! The comforts of home, plus all the extras you would want to make your stay special.

Linda and TJ have made this 2-story (+a loft area) home so comfortable, all you need to do is bring clothes and toiletries. Food can be purchased at either of the two major chain grocery stores right in town. Everything else has been provided!

All the furniture is in excellent condition. Not your typical secondhand or yard sale cheapies some lake houses or vacation homes use to furnish. The linens were comfortable & clean, not scratchy. The bathroom towels were soft and big enough. Even the mat at the kitchen sink was commented on because it was comfortable!

The best features included the pool/ping pong table. Great for rainy days or just a fun competition. The kayaks and canoes are ready for the water (plus life vests of all sizes and even water shoes!). And the gas grill on the large deck w/ample seating for all your friends and family. They have truly thought of everything! Outdoor cushions, wifi, wine & champagne glasses, cork screws and Wolfgang Puck pots and pans to make a nice meal. Even a few shelves w/different card and board games. The fire pit near the waters edge was perfect. Adirondak chairs and tables for your s'mores supplies and beverages. They even provide the wood! The long dock out into the water was great for fishing or swimming off of. You can hear the bull frogs almost any time of day. It is quite shallow and a little mucky, but it didn't stop us from swimming out to the floating raft.

This place and location truly is a gem. The NEK is stunning! You're less than 2 hours from Burlington, VT. 2.5 hours from Montreal, QC and only 45 mins from Jay Peak Resort. The Haskell Opera House had a performance of Suessical the Musical w/local talent which we all enjoyed.

Book your time now!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Lake House!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd year staying at this lovely lake house. There is absolutely nothing left to be desired when you stay here. Linda and TJ have thought of everything. The house is welcoming and full of every convenience you could ask for. The view from the porch is breathtaking morning, afternoon and evening. We loved taking out the canoe and enjoying the peace and tranquility of the lake. Our children played and swam out to the raft and enjoyed just relaxing on the dock.

We hated to leave this year when our week was up and felt the same in 2014. This is just the perfect house for a lakeside vacation. We are already planning a longer stay for summer 2016. After staying here for two summers in a row, one week just isn't enough!

The Lynn Family

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great Vermont experience

  • 5 of 5

Linda and TJ were the best hosts. The house is so beautiful and so well stocked that you only need to bring your clothes and food. To sit on the deck or build a fire and see it reflect on the lake is WOW! It's a great place to relax and have fun...playing pool, darts, ping pong or kayaking in the lake. We couldn't ask for a better vacation. Thank you guys

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Deborah, and to all who have taken the time to write a review. We receive great feedback in our Guest Book located in the Lake House , but reviews on this site help other perspective renters decide on just the right property for their vacation. We have continued to have great experiences renting our property, and have enjoyed our contact and relationship with our renters. We love the Lake Salem property and enjoy sharing it with others !
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Home,Beautiful Lake. The owners could not have been more helpful. Everything was understated. Can't wait to go back. Thank You Linda for a great vacation. Rich L.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Beautiful home, beautiful lake

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as advertised,no unpleasant surprises,wish we were still there.Good food at Le Belvedere in Newport. Will be back. Thank you Linda for a great time.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 91
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Jay peak Resort, ski, golf and waterpark
Car: recommended

Beautiful Lake Salem home. Public Boat Launch and a private dock for your own boat to enjoy tubing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, etc. Two canoes and 2 kayaks provided with gear for sunset paddling. Lake House within 30 minutes to Jay Peak for Skiing, Golfing and an amazing Indoor Waterpark, as well as 30 minutes to Burke Ski Area. 15 minute drive to Canada via beautiful waterfront Newport with views of Majestic Lake Memphramegog. Local businesses within 5 minute drive include grocery stores and delicious Maple Cremee stand!!


Rates & Availability

Derby House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016
Jun 18 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

$200 Security Deposit (if applicable), damages and/or excess cleaning required will be deducted, otherwise returned in full. Weekend rate for Holidays. Military and Multiple week discount upon request. Check in/out day is usually Saturday during the Summer, but exceptions can be made. There will be a 2.9% processing fee for using a Credit Card for payment, additional 1.9% fee if using international bank. No fee for using eCheck, money orders or personal checks.

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Derby House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3/Loft - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Baby crib available upon request
  • Crib and bedding available for set up on the premises. 2 Child Safety Bed rails. 2 Booster seats. Third sleeping area is a Loft and has Queen Bed, Double Bed, and a Futon that opens to Double Bed, as well as table , 4 chairs and kids toys in large space with Puzzles /games.
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
kids sized and adult picnic tables, as well as long table and table cloths in linen closet. Fire pit, Adirondack Chairs, Anti-gravity chairs, Deck table , umbrella and Chairs, Wi-Fi-, Cable tv and phone with free local and long distance (USA) calling. Filtered Artesian well water, Culligan water filter in line. CD, DVD players, Stereo system with inside and outside (deck) speakers. Large Propane gas grill with Propane and spare propane tank of gas to ensure plenty of grilling opportunities. Monitored in home security system. Home theater room has 55 inch Flat Screen tv, HD Cable channels and DVD player. TV also in the Main Living Room. Pedestal fans, Games, Puzzles, Gas Fireplace on the main floor , Wine Refrigerator, Electric Percolator, Bagel Toaster, Crock Pot, Toaster Oven, Waffle Maker and George Foreman Grill in addition to built in Appliances. Binoculars and bird guide for bird watching enthusiasts. Bald Eagles, Loons, more. Sorry, no pets allowed

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