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Lake Champlain Cottage

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

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.


Owner
Chris Poulin
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

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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Amenities

Saint Albans Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • 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: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • 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 ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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Lake Champlain Cottage
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 25 reviews
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 weeks stay at the cabin. It was very spacious, beautiful yard, Chris answered any questions we had promptly. The best part was it was a pet friendly vacation home that we really appreciated.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m glad that you enjoyed your stay Brenda. It was a pleasure having you as our guests and I’m glad that all adults and pets enjoyed your stay.
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5

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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5

I wish we could have stayed longer

  • 5 of 5

Quirky, charming. We were in St Albans for a weekend event and were looking for an alternative to a bland motel room, well this was it! Just what we were looking for. It was a little chilly for beach sitting, but we had a lovely sunset from inside.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great place to get away!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this camp. It's right on the lake and very quiet - a perfect getaway. Chris is an excellent host. The house is rustic but comfortable. The beach is great (with 4 chairs provided), though water shoes are a good idea. The water was a bit too rough for canoeing most of the time we were there, but a canoe is provided. Boats can also be rented on the calmer bay side at Kill Kare State Park a few miles down the road. Sunsets are amazing. It was just what we were looking for in terms of a calm family getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely Spot

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the cottage for three nights in early June. It's a beautiful spot and a nice quiet location, yet still close to St. Albans and not too far from Burlington. Great bird-watching and fishing in this area. We would do it again!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing stay, will be back for sure!!!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and a friend spent 3 nights and had an amazing time. When we first arrived we met the cleaning crew (we were 4 hours early) and they were without a doubt the most amazing people I have met in some time. Cabin was excellent, perfect location about 7 min from town. Right on the lake!! I have no complaints and look forward to many more vacations at this cabin. Chris is an outstanding host and is very quick to respond to emails or phone calls. Honestly the best place to vacation if you have a family and a boat because the fishing at St Albans Bay is phenomenal!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you had a great time Chris and hope to have you back sometime soon. I hope you saved some fish for the rest of us :)
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Smugglers Notch
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
BTV
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Bayside
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Plattsburg
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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

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

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