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WOW!!! Must Read "Reviews" on this 4-5 BR. 2 BA. w/Game Rm Lake Front Home

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Large Year Round Home, 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2 Living Rooms, 2 1/2 Car Garage

Large Immaculate, Quiet, Private end of the road location on pristine Island Pond, VT. New Furniture (4) Bedrooms with amazing beds, (2) Baths, (2) Living Rooms (1 on each floor), desk/office area, breezeway, game room, attached (2 1/2) car drive-thru heated garage for your snowmobiles, huge lakeside screened in porch. Large flat lakeside front lawn with 160' plus of beach and shallow water. Swing set for the kids to play. Free cable TV, All TV's are Flat Screen , phone, and high speed wireless internet. Dock for your boat and swim raft. Wood stove with free wood, washer & dryer, gas Weber grill, Beach front campfire pit with wood supplied, deck with new patio furniture, covered screen porch, lawn furniture . Fifteen minutes to Burke Mountain, VAST Trail at driveway, Forty minutes to Jay Peak.

Year-round rental - weekend, weekly, monthly and seasonal rates available

Security deposit required.

Rates subject to change (prior to signed contract only).

Please Call or email for details, rates and availability. Additional photos are available.

More Details

Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 12, 2017

About Owner/Property Manager

I was born and raised in Lyndonville, Vt. I moved to Island Pond 13 years ago. I am an avid snowmobiler and enjoy cruising around the pond on my pontoon boat with my Grandchildren, Family, Friends and my 2 labs, Ozzy and Luka.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2013

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Northeast Kingdom

I purchased this property from my friend and neighbor and for the love of Island Pond..

What makes this house unique

Large yet warm & cozy, Modern Living with rustic touch and private! With Bedrooms and Living Rooms on 1st and 2nd Floor this house is perfect for large family or multiple families. Very immaculate! With over 160' of clean, clear shallow lake front, perfect for families. Four large bedrooms with awesome new beds, 2 full baths, two living rooms with new furniture, 2 1/2 bay attached garage, fire pit by the beach, screened in lakeside porch. All the comforts of country lakeside living! Located on VAST trails.


Island Pond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Fully Equiped with Handicap Bars
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Fully Equiped with Handicap Bars
  • Towels included Both Bathrooms Equipped with Handicap Bars
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New Bed,Paddle Fan & Box Fan
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , New Bed,Paddle Fan & Box Fan
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , New Beds,Paddle Fan & Box Fan
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Cable Flat Screen TV , Paddle Fan & Box Fan, New Bed
    Game Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Cable Flat Screen TV, Paddle Fan and Box Fan
  • Linen's provided for all bedrooms and Pack & Play
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Perfect for a couple, family or multiple families to play or just relax and enjoy the beauty that surrounds you.


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WOW!!! Must Read "Reviews" on this 4-5 BR. 2 BA. w/Game Rm Lake Front Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews

Can't rent a better place than this on IP

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th year renting this house and it gets better every year. Every year we've stayed here upgrades have been made. Loved that half the back porch was screened in. We ate every meal out there Bug free. The new appliances were a bonus. Truly home away from home anything you need is already there. So peaceful sitting on the back porch watching the Eagle fly over and the Loons catching fish. Will definitely be back again

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Family friendly in the rain or sunshine...lots of activities. Fabulous sunsets, bald eagle sightings, great swimming and loved the screened porch. Can't wait to go back and use the pizza oven. No need to bring anything but your personal items...this camp has it all.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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An amazing place to spend quality time with family.

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough amazing things about this property and the experiences that our family has had here. Mark, the owner, is exceptionally accommodating and pays phenomenal attention to detail in everything that he does. Modern, clean, and very well constructed, this place is truly a gem of a rental property in the Northeast Kingdom.

It has every amenity that you could hope for, from a fully stocked kitchen with a Keurig, to a full arsenal of board and yard games. Mark also provides kayaks, canoes, a small boat, and life vests for every age. We pretty much spend our entire week waking up and heading out on the water, catching good sized smallmouth bass and brown trout all day, then playing yard games every afternoon and evening. The screened in porch and brick pizza oven were great additions this year, and the whole family loves spending time in the hammocks. Getting to watch bald eagles fly around the pond and catch their meals this year was a very cool bonus.

This is the second year that our extended family has come here, with 4 generations spending most of the week together. This year, we even brought our dog, who absolutely loved it here. There is plenty of room for 10 people to coexist without feeling crammed. There's not a ton of things to do in the immediate area, but there are small grocery and convenience stores, with some decent restaurants, and that has been just fine for our family. If you're looking for a peaceful week enjoying simplicity on the water, with a large group of people, I simply cannot imagine finding a better place than this.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great location. Easy access. Responsible owner. Great new updated ed applicances.

  • 5 of 5

4th time there. Going back again. A snowmobiling must.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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  • 5 of 5

The property is equipped with every amenity. It is immersed in natural beauty. The host is dedicated to ensuring your stay will be the most enjoyable. Over the past several decades of staying at many lovely properties throughout the beautiful state of Vermont, I rank this property as superior to all of them.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Island Pond Summer Nirvana

  • 5 of 5

Our experiences mirror that of other reviewers from summer 2016: “Amazing, awesome, wonderful, incredible and perfection in every way”. If VRBO allowed more stars, we would give 6 out 5. Mark’s Island Pond getaway in the NEK is without a doubt the best summer place our family has ever rented. We loved that it was a complete turnkey rental…just add locally grown food from the area farmer’s markets and Libby’s Meats in Lyndonville and that’s it. Mark provides everything else including his welcoming and warm hospitality. We mostly stayed on the property for the two weeks we were there as we just could not get enough of the pristine lake, the loons…oh the loons, the bald eagle, the views and the covered porch. Just amazing. Once you go you will never ever want to leave.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
Pump House
Jay Peak Resort
Santa's Village
Mt Washington Cog Railway
Jardin Zoologique De Granby/Granby Zoo
Newport Country Club
Athenaeum Library & Art Gallery
Maple Grove Farms of Vermont
Alpine Adventures
Lake Willoughby
Burke Mountain Ski Area
Cabot Creamery
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory
The Eastside Restaurant & Pub
Cow Palace
The Ponds Edge Pub & Eatery
Cold Hollow Cider Mill
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Brighton VT
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Essex House
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Orleans Country Club
Nearest Train
68 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I-91 & I-93
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Essex House
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Burke Mountain
Car: recommended

Island Pond, located in the Town of Brighton, is known to be a beautiful and quiet Northeast Kingdom town. Perhaps one of Vermont’s best kept secrets, Island Pond’s natural beauty consists of pristine Island Pond Lake, the historical district and Bluff Mountain. Together they provide many recreational activities throughout the year.

With miles of trails and wide open spaces, Island Pond has become the Snowmobile Capital of Vermont. Tourists can also enjoy other outdoor activities including fishing, hunting, swimming, hiking, biking, canoeing, horseback riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, and scenic lake cruises. In the fall, the foliage offers spectacular scenery for outdoor enthusiasts. In the winter, there are plenty of snowmobile trails to enjoy. One of the town’s major annual events is the Fourth of July celebration featuring a parade, music in the park, arts and crafts, vendors, games, fireworks and more. Friday Night Live every Friday night June through August.

Island Pond is famous internationally for being one of the first international railroad junctions in the United States, and our often-photographed railroad station. The town experienced economic growth in 1853 when the St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad (the first international railroad), included Brighton as the stop between Portland, Maine and Montreal, Canada.

We Also have a fine library and a wonderful lake side state park.


Rates & Availability

Island Pond House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 9-Sep 16,2017
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 16-Sep 23,2017
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 23-Sep 30, 2017
Sep 23 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 30-Oct 7,2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 7-Oct 14,2017
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 14-Oct 21,2017
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 21-Oct 28,2017
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 28-Nov 4,2017
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 4- Nov 11, 2017
Nov 4 2017 - Nov 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 11- Nov 18, 2017
Nov 11 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

• Rates Based on Seasonality
• $750.00/ Long weekend - $1990.00/ Peak weeks
• 3 and 4 night minimums may be available off peak
• Other lengths of stay negotiable per availability
• Seasonal rates considered
• Special Events pricing available
• Rates based on 8 person maximum
• Dogs considered with a fee
• Cleaning fee may vary with number of people in party
• Security Deposit may vary with number of people in party
• Contact owner with any rate questions
• US dollars

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Contact Owner

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