Summer: In the summer you can take the stairway down to your own beach area directly on the water , swim, enjoy fishing, or just relax. The lawn area has 100ft of your own waterfront, dock, fire area and seating. If you are adventures there is a Canoe and a two person Kayak in the boathouse for your use. Up at the house sit out on the porch while Grilling that summer meal with patio seating for six. The waterfront and deck area have sun all afternoon into the evening. When the beautiful sun has long left other options on the lake you will still be enjoying what summer has to offer.
Note: As mentioned, there is a stairway down to the water as the house sits above overlooking the lake. The stairs have landings to sit if necessary.
Take a nice day hike off the Long Trail with several hive hikes around the area. There is Belvidere with access 10 minutes from the house and enjoy views from the lookout tower.
The house is within a short ride from great food and some of the best breweries Vermont has to offer! Lost Nation Brewery has both 20-25 minutes from the house, well worth the drive (a few times). Then there is Boyden Winery in Jeffersonville and Smugglers Notch Distillery. The Burger Barn is a local favorite in the same area. This is just a taste of what the area has to offer. Then there is the best Stowe has to offer just 30-35 minutes from the house.
Activities: There are several Zip lines in the area now located a both Stowe and Smugglers Notch located about 30-40 minutes from the house. A great afternoon adventure for a couple or the whole family. If that isn't enough excitement and the weather is a little cool or cloudy, take a trip to Jay Peak for a day to play at the Indoor Waterpark! Excitement for anyone and all ages that has had glowing reviews. Take it down a notch and go for a local horseback ride at Lajoie Farms. Or just walk down the quiet single lane dirt road that the house is located on by the lake.
As mentioned, there is local hikes that are moderate in terrain. If you are looking for a good day hike, there is Camels Hump or Mt. Mansfield that are within an hour from the house and have wonderful views with Rocky Mountain tops.
Fall: Overlooking the Lake with afternoon sun exposure, enjoy the fall weather from the front deck or take the stairs down to the Lake and enjoy an evening campfire, or just relax on your own 100ft of lakefront lawn. Take the chill out of the fall air with a nice wood fire in the living room or Jacuzzi bath in the Master bedroom. Enjoy the serenity of private lake front area with surrounding area views not to be missed. Excellent place to drive around Northern Vermont and visit three popular Ski towns, Stowe, Smugglers Notch, and Jay Peak within 30-45minutes.
Winter: If you are a skier, snowmobiler, or just love winter this is a wonderful staging area for fun. There are three ski areas within 50 minutes you can ski one or ski them all. The vast trail is just down the road and there is always winter time adventure in Vermont. House has a wood fireplace for relaxing and unwinding along with the Master bedroom Jacuzzi this is a perfect place to stay and play. We provide enough complimentary firewood for a night or two during your stay, along with a small book selection to choose from for a quiet read or bring your own and relax and unwind.