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Quiet beauty abounds with lake, mountain and meadow views.

27 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Lake Elmore Apartment Rental Photos and Description

New two bedroom apartment, full kitchen and bath, mountain, lake, meadow views

Located in Lake Elmore, Vermont, this beautiful newly built apartment offers gorgeous views in every season. Our apartment features a full kitchen, with seating for 6, all new stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. There is a full bath and full sized washer and dryer. One bedroom has a queen bed, while the second bedroom has one double bed and one twin. Sleeping arrangements accommodate 5 people. All mattresses are new, and both bedrooms have ample closets and storage areas. The living room/great room, with its cathedral ceiling, is beautifully furnished with several custom handmade tables. A private deck affords lovely mountain, lake and open farm land views. The apartment's many windows create a light, airy feeling. WIFI, HDTV/Satellite/DVD/games, make this vacation getaway complete.

Our upstairs apartment has a private entrance and is located on a dead end town road in the middle of a 35 acre farmstead. Elmore is 20 minutes from Stowe, 30 minutes from Montpelier and an hour from Burlington. With its lake, state park, public beach, boating and fishing access, Elmore has much to offer visitors. Canoes, kayaks and paddleboats can be rented at the state beach, an easy walk from our property. Hiking trails to the top of Mount Elmore lead to an observation tower with panoramic views. The area offers numerous year round recreational and tourist activities including downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling (the state VAST trail intersects our property), and a variety of nearby cultural and arts events. Spend your vacation enjoying the beauty of Vermont in this quiet, gorgeous, conveniently located getaway!

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sharon Fortune
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2016
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About Sharon Fortune

We bought this house when it was a run down dilapidated old farmhouse, it is over a hundred fifty years old. During the last 30+ years we have completely rebuilt the house, adding a barn and maple sugarhouse and most recently a large addition including our vacation rental apartment on the second floor of the new structure. We are retired teachers who raised our children here. Our kids attended the Elmore One Room School, the only one room school remaining today in Vermont! Brent works the land cutting hay, producing maple syrup, and growing vegetables, berries and flowers. We raise chickens and have a few beef cattle. We love our farmstead in quiet, beautiful Lake Elmore!

Sharon Fortune purchased this apartment in 1980

Why Sharon Fortune chose Stowe Area

The house was originally purchased with a small amount of land, then subsequently we bought the remaining 34+ acres which surround our home. We are on a quiet, dead end town road which affords beautiful views and privacy, yet we are very close to Elmore village, the state park and lake.

What makes this apartment unique

The location of our farmstead is so beautiful, with meadow, mountain and lake views. Every season affords its own beauty. The views from the deck in the apartment are breathtaking. Our location is ideal as we are close to Stowe and Montpelier and only an hour from Burlington.


based on 27 traveler reviews

Quiet beauty abounds with lake, mountain and meadow views.
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews

Down on the Farm

  • 5 of 5

The farm turned out to be everything my wife and I wanted - a real, working farm, perfect and very affable hosts, a clean and beautifully appointed apartment above the barn garage with a view to the west and Lake Elmore and the mountain behind, convenient location for touring around the area, and even a close-by Urgent Care facility in Montpelier to care for my poison ivy I brought along on the trip...Can't say enough about this place except that we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you and your wife back whenever your travels take you to our area of Vermont again. Enjoy the rest of the summer!
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Beautiful accommodations with a view to match!

  • 5 of 5

The hosts of this property are incredibly helpful with local activities to try and how to get there with the help of their knowledge of the shortcuts to get their too. The maple syrup and fresh jam gifts are honest to goodness award winning and the property is super clean, neat, tidy and beautiful. We walked down to the lake for a swim. Hiked to the fire tower across from the house at the top of the mountain and enjoyed some local food that was amazing! Highly recommend the vegan wrap at lost nation brewery, it has stayed with me in my dreams it was so good! Our only regret is that we couldn't stay longer, but we would definitely return. Thank you so much for the hospitality!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and got to explore some of the fun and great activities our area has to offer. Take care and enjoy the rest of the summer.
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Perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself, and three children (11,13 and 15) loved our stay in Elmore! Firstly, the apartment is beautiful, spacious, and has all the conveniences of home. We looked forward to returning there every day after our excursions, and relaxing as we watched the picturesque sunset behind the mountains. Second, Brent and Sharon are lovely people. We enjoyed our conversations with you both and appreciated the information you provided about the area and the delicious blueberry preserves and maple syrup you gave upon arrival. They went quickly! Finally, we just loved the town and exploring Vermont! The hike up to the fire tower in Elmore State park was so much fun and had breath taking views. We were able to visit the Cabot cheese factory, Ben and Jerry's, the Morse Sugar House, Zipline at Smuggler's Notch, and even drive over to catch a Moose tour in NH. We had such a great stay at your apartment in Elmore. It was a perfect vacation and allowed us to create many wonderful memories for our family. Thanks so much for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, We are so glad you had a great vacation here in Elmore, enjoying your stay in our apartment and all there is to do in our area of Vermont. It was nice meeting you and your family and hope you have a great rest of the summer! Brent and Sharon
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Most beautiful place in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long weekend and it was the most amazing experience. The views are spectacular, in fact there was so beautiful that we didn't want to leave to do other activities. You have a beautiful view on the lake. It is located steps from Elmore Lake beach, steps from Elmore State Park, about 20 minutes from Stowe. There are some beautiful hikes you can do in Elmore, no need to take the car to get to the park.

There is a general store very close by (10 min walk) with everything you need included home made pastry.

The house is beautiful, it has everything you need, very clean, most beautiful decoration, furniture, amenities. Everything is very high quality. Very good internet, cable tv ( we were able to watch Euro 2016 games).It can fit 5 people.

Sharon and Brent are very very nice and very educated people. It was a pleasure to speak with them.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad our visitors from Montreal had a great stay with us! You are welcome back anytime.
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Home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

This property was wonderful. Brent was very friendly and welcoming. The apartment was beautiful. Everything was nice, clean and up to date. Everything we needed was there. Will stay here anytime we return to the area. Thank you for a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property, Tremendous Value

  • 5 of 5

The Fortunes are wonderful hosts, and their property is beautiful with views of the lake and farm. Great location if you're visiting Stowe, Hyde Park, Morrisville, and of course, Lake Elmore. The apartment has everything you need and is incredibly clean and comfortable. We would definitely stay again. Thanks for hosting us!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Come visit us again anytime your travels lead you back to Elmore.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Burlington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Morrisville Vermont
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Burlington Vermont
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Morrisville Vermont
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Waterbury Vermont
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 12
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Morrisville Vermont
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Stowe Vermont
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Elmore State Park
Car: necessary

We are 20 minutes from Stowe and have a lake and state park within walking distance of our rental unit. Downhill, Cross Country skiing and snowmobiling are great winter activities. The lake provides much summer fun including swimming, use of canoes, kayaks and paddleboats. Hiking and walking trails abound. Many cultural and arts events are within an easy drive.


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Lake Elmore Apartment Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Lake Elmore Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , All new tile and fixtures.
  • Enjoy our custom built bathroom with radiant flooring.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New mattress, all new linens.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , New mattresses, all new linens and furnishings.
  • Two private bedrooms, would accommodate a large family or two couples very easily.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis

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