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Lake Champlain Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Lakefront 3 Bed/1 Bath Cottage With Breathtaking Views Of Lake Champlain

This spacious cottage is deceptively large as it was once two separate cottages that we joined together. The three bedroom configuration is unique with two of the rooms furnished with queen beds and the middle bedroom with a twin over full bunk bed and twin trundle. The cottage includes a canoe for cruising the lake and two hammocks to take it down. Enjoy a large deck on the lake or screened in porch to relax. There is also an expansive back yard with a golf net and plenty of room to play outdoor games.

Chris Poulin
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Chris Poulin

We are two hard working professionals in the physical therapy and sports performance industry. We travel a lot ourselves and take many of our experiences to continue to improve our guests experience while they stay in the cottage. We grew up in Vermont and currently live in North Carolina but return to our cottage frequently to enjoy all that it has to offer.

Chris Poulin purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Chris Poulin chose Saint Albans Town

This cottage as been our family retreat since we bought it in 2006. We have poured time, money and a lot of heart into this cottage. We moved our family to NC in 2012 and now we want to share our private escape with others. You will leave your cares behind the moment you step foot onto "Poulin Shores". May you love this place as much as we have. Looking forward to having you back every year.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is on a historic piece of property that has been enjoyed by families for generations. Nearly all of the properties are occupied by their owners due to the great community feel and family friendly atmosphere. We want you to make memories and try to include as much as we can for you to do that.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The picutures are accurate and the camp is wonderful. It was everything we were looking for and more. It's in a very desireable place along Lake Champlain and I highly recommend it. It was perfect for our family of five with a dog. Chris was so easy to communicate with. It was obvious that he loves his property and he is happy that others get to share it. You will be provided with everything you need and it's a short drive for groceries. I've stayed at a number of different places along Lake Champlain in Vermont and this was my favorite by far. The combination of location, space and friendliness of those around you are perfect. We will be back again for sure and I'm already missing the view.
Jul 2015
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Saint Albans Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • On day of departure sweep clean, take the sheets off the beds that were used and return the cottage to the condition that you found it.
  • Please park in the designated parking area or on the lake side of the road.
  • Trash pick up is Friday morning so please roll the recycling and trash bins to the side of the road Thursday night and return them to the back
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Front Bedroom facing the lake
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , One twin over full bunk bed with a twin trundle
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Back bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our spacious cottage gives you the feeling that you are on vacation from the moment you arrive. Enjoy lounging in one of the two hammocks, fishing from the dock, paddling in the canoe or make day trips to Burlington and beyond. Be active and social or relax in the privacy that Samson Point in known for.


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Lake Champlain Cottage
average rating of 4.681818 based on 30 reviews

Excellent Location for R&R

  • 5 of 5

What an excellent location on the Lake. Wonderful views (& sunsets) of the lake & islands from onshore deck, screened in porch, or relaxing inside on the comfy leather sofa thru big picture windows. The cabin was much more spacious than I had expected. Furnishings were clean and comfortable. Great place to rest and relax, or getting out in the water on the canoe or biking down the road, as they provided lots of "toys". Chris, the owner, was terrific to work with and quick to respond to any questions. I would definitely rent from him again.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the honest review and I’m glad that you enjoyed the cottage. Have a great summer and hope to have you back sometime soon.
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Moodus/East Haddam CT

Exceeded our expectations !

  • 5 of 5

CAUTION This is not the Marriott ! The Marriott does not have the warm Vermont vibe that this cabin exudes. Clean, well appointed and well equipped Poulin Shores was as advertised and provided us with a great vacation experience. Great restaurants in St. Albins for those nights that you don't want to cook. Side trips to Montreal and Burlington were quite doable. Always returned to the cabin for incredible sunsets over the water.

Thanks Chris and Jen for allowing us to spend a week here. Hope to return.

Jeff & Elaine

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeff and Elaine! It’s reading reviews like this that makes sharing our cottage so rewarding. I hope others will feel as thankful as y’all. We appreciate your honest review.
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Excellent weekend get-away

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is excellent with beautiful views, an awesome location, and a fantastic owner who is extremely helpful. You will really enjoy staying here!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent! Relaxing and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed! It was a fabulous weekend! There was about an inch or two of snow the night we arrived and the weather was chilly all weekend. The beds were made with blankets and comforters so we were warm and toasty while sleeping. The camp was plenty warm as well! Chris Poulin was very prompt and helpful with any questions or issues we had. The view was breathtaking and the surroundings were tranquil and quiet. We would highly recommend this property to anyone!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rising Sun, MD 21911

Just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our Thanksgiving getaway! Such beautiful views and cozy cottage! Thank you for being on top of everything and having the home so well kept. We hope to visit again!

The Jianniney Family

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfy & cozy

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect get away for us. We were able to experience VT with our niece & her hubby, stay in with great views, had a tasty early Thanksgiving dinner & relax. We look forward to future visits.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. November is a lot cooler but still beautiful. We’ll look forward to hosting you in the future.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Champlain Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Bayside Pavilion

You have access to a private beach and bon fires are allowed but please bring your own wood free of nails etc. There is a washer and dryer on-site.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $25
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Seasonal rates apply June July and August.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund