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A Perfect Lake Front Vacation Spot In Beautiful Grand Isle, Vermont

Grand Isle, VT, USA
  • Cottage600 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4-5)

The cottage sits 30 feet from the edge of the lake. Wonderful sunsets

The property is located on West Shore Road in Grand Isle on the 'Broad Lake' looking across Lake Champlain to the Adirondacks. The cottage sits 100 yards off the road shaded by old cedar trees. It is a beautiful piece of lakefront with a private beach. Great for swimming, fishing, or lounging in the sun down by the water. Bring a kayak or a boat (free boat launch ramp 400 feet down the road). Great area for biking.

The cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed, one with a double bed. There is also a double futon in the living room. Nice, comfortable living room and kitchen, bath with stall shower, and a lovely lakeside screened-in porch. There is a gas grill as well as a charcoal grill, Adirondack chairs, town water (not a well or the lake). Bath towels and bed linens supplied. Please bring linens for futon if planning on using. Gas fireplace. Free wireless internet.

There is also an outside table with umbrella and four chairs.

Grand Isle is accessible by causeway/bridges or ferry:

5 minutes to Plattsburgh NY/VT ferry

5 minutes to an excellent small grocery store

35 minutes to Burlington and the airport (via causeway)

1 hour 20 minutes to Montreal

1 hour to mountains

Owner

Owner/Property Manager

Member Since 2013
Response rate:
70%
Response time:
within a few days
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 14, 2018
About Owner/Property Manager

My wife Anne and I have lived in Grand Isle, Vermont for Twenty one years. Now we are raising our three year old son MAX here. Anne takes the ferry to work across the lake in Plattsburgh, NY. When I am not looking after MAX, I work as a Cabinet Maker out of our home here in Grand Isle. We both love to sail and spend a lot of our free time racing sailboats.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this Cottage in 2009

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Grand Isle

We found this property seven years ago. it is just down the street from where we first lived in Grand Isle. We had been looking for a property to invest in for years. when this one became available we jumped on it. We are so glad we did. It is a special place and I hope you will enjoy it.

What makes this Cottage unique

There are a few things that makes our cottage so wonderful. First, It sits only 30 feet from the lake so you feel like you are right there. There is a screened in porch where you can spend long evenings drinking wine and talking about your day or relaxing with a book. One of my favorite things to do is to sit on the lawn in an Adirondack Chair on a nice summer afternoon and watch the sailboats go by. The cottage is a quiet place. It sits 300 feet from a road that is not busy in the first place. If you want to venture out for the day or evening there are great choices. First, there are some great restaurants locally. Burlington is only 30 minutes away and if you have never been to Burlington you need to go. Burlington is a wonderful small city with fantastic restaurants, shops, music, and more. Montreal is a 90 minute drive north. just don't forget your passport. Grand Isle is a wonderful place to bike, paddle, fish, swim, or just hang out and relax with your favorite drink. I hope you come and enjoy our cottage.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • the bedrooms are small but comfortable.

      Bathrooms

      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, sink

        Location Type

          • Beachfront
            Shale beach front with easy access
          • Lakefront
            Shale beach with easy access
          • Mountain View
            The adirondack mountains across the lake
          • Rural
          • Waterfront

            Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Fireplace
                        gas
                      • Heating
                        gas fireplace
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                        For the two bedrooms
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                        For two cars and a boat
                      • Towels Provided
                        yes, but bring beach towels

                        Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                            full kitchen with everything you should need
                          • Microwave
                          • Pantry Items
                            coffee filters, trash bags, dish soap, salt and pepper, paper towels, and toilet paper
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                            Dining

                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 5 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Books
                                    some
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Television
                                    10 local chanels
                                  • Video Library
                                    small

                                    Outside

                                      • Golf
                                        9 hole coarse 1.5 miles away
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Gas

                                        Suitability

                                          • limited accessibility

                                            Attractions

                                              • churches
                                              • library
                                              • marina
                                              • restaurants
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • photography
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fly fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • snorkeling
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • water skiing
                                                          • wind-surfing

                                                            14 Reviews

                                                            Excellent4.7/5

                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Easy living right on the water's edge

                                                            Jane M.

                                                            We spent a fall weekend at the little cabin, and everything about it was relaxing. Steps from the water, you could hear the waves in the house when the door from the screen porch was open. The house is small and not at all fancy, but it was clean and had everything we needed, including some toys for our grandchild and a wonderful hammock by the edge of the lawn overlooking the lake! Dave was easy to work with and very accommodating. We look forward to a chance to return.

                                                            Peaceful rustic cottage on the lake with beautiful views

                                                            Mark M.Eden Prairie, MN

                                                            My wife and I enjoyed a few days relaxing and enjoying the views and peaceful sounds of the water. The owner was very gracious as it turns out I entered the reservation dates incorrectly and we were only supposed to enjoy a couple days...

                                                            Comfortable getaway

                                                            Menda W.

                                                            We spent a lovely weekend at this cozy lake camp. It had everything we needed, a beautiful view, and was quite private for having such close neighbors.

                                                            We loved the location on the lake. It was the feel of the cabin that made us smile and made us think

                                                            Dawn S.,

                                                            It was a great experience. We loved the cabin and it's feel. The location gave us access to everything we needed.

                                                            Bring on the quiet

                                                            Susan W.NH

                                                            off season quiet time with a lovely place to sit at the edge of the lake, which often appeared as a windy ocean! Lovely setting. We did appreciate the porch and the lawn furniture. Nothing fancy about the house, but it was affordable, well-stocked and clean.

                                                            Cottage on the Lake with fantastic views of Lake Champlain and Adirondack Mtns

                                                            Mark H.West Liberty, OH

                                                            What a great cottage right on Lake Champlain's west shore with outstanding views of the lake and the Adirondack Mountains. Steps down to the small beach, however it's rocky so you will need water shoes or old sneakers to wear.

                                                            Property is very nice, with a small yard with trees for shade and a nice hammock. Nice neighbors. We found the location quiet, rarely heard traffic and went for walks on the road with no problems.

                                                            This is a cottage / camp and is not a nice year round home on the lake (plenty around here). All the necessities are there - city water, shower, small kitchen appliances - everything worked. Sorry no cable (PBS, CBS and NBC on antenna), wireless internet fast to enough to stream Netflix and youtube (bring a HDMI cable). Bedrooms were small, but functional. If you understand what you are renting there are no disappointments. Nice screen porch faces the lake. Gas fired stove does a nice job heating the cottage.

                                                            As noted, the view is spectacular, and worth the stay.

                                                            Dave the owner is great to work with.

                                                            Location

                                                            Grand Isle, VT, USA

                                                            Local farms and foods. Farmers Market Saturday 10:00-2:00 Wednesday 3:00-6:00

                                                            Rates & Availability

                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Damage Deposit
                                                            $200
                                                            Tax Rate
                                                            9%

                                                            $200 refundable damage deposit

                                                            $148avg/night
                                                            14 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.7/5
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                                                            For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                            Property # 446115vb

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