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Gorgeous Lake House*Spectacular Lake Views!!!

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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Spectacular three-bedroom, three-bath, three-level lakefront house (sleeps 10). Gorgeous views up lake to Lake Champlain Bridge and Adirondacks. Beautiful, end-of-road location with 2 1/2 acres in Bridport in convenient central Vermont, 14 miles west of Middlebury. Close to wide range of activities and attractions. PLEASE SEE OUR PERSONAL WEBSITE FOR THE HOUSE AT THE LINK LISTED BELOW 'RATE DETAILS' AND 'VIEW CALENDAR'.

Wonderful year round home, the ideal location for your summer vacation and also winter activities including ice fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, relaxing etc. Close to Middlebury, Vergennes, Bristol etc. for fine dining and shopping.

Perfect place to stay while visiting Middlebury College students and/or attending events such as parent's weeks, orientation, mid-year and May graduation. Also plenty of room for family reunions.

Main level: Great room with dining area, well-equipped kitchen and sitting area with queen size sofa bed, and two bedrooms (1 queen size bed and 2 twin beds), full bath, and relaxing wraparound deck overlooking lake.

Upper level: Large master bedroom loft (king size bed) with master bath and sitting area.

Lower level: Family room (sofa bed), office, bathroom, patio overlooking lake and washer/dryer.

Light, bright, spacious rooms. Wood floors. Gentle slope to beach with boat launching access. Large level lawns perfect for entertaining, lawn games or just relaxing. Separate garage/shop. No smoking please. Well behaved dogs o.k., $25/day pet fee (2 dogs maximum).

The adjacent cozy cottage owned by my brother, also overlooks the lake and is a separate property and can be rented by itself or with the main house. The cottage has its own stair to the beach and its own dock. It has been remodeled and is available to rent separately or as part of the main house. This is a fully furnished “vintage camp” and has a well equiped kitchen/living room, enclosed sleeping/eating porch, bathroom and a detached bunk house. A large deck off the enclosed sleeping porch overlooks the lake. Will sleep up to 6 people. Please go to VRBO listing No. 179306 for additional info.
Look forward to hearing from you.

Keywords: lake front house, fishing, boating, mountain view, waterfront, beach, foliage, ski, guest, escape, champlain, romantic, honeymoon, family reunion, college, middlebury

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    High chair, pack n play play pen. child gates and children chair area on deck...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (1) King bed in master bed room, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in one of the main floor bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack 'N' Play Crib and high chair, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Sofa bed in dining/sitting area and also lower level family room with full bath and french door to patio/lawn overlooking lake....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Large level lawn area perfect for lawn games and relaxing. Existing dock is being extended....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) TV in family room and master bed room....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    New 55' flat screen television on the lower level in family room/game area...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Collection of movies filmed in Vermont plus general interest movies...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake:

    North view up lake and across Giards Bay...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Six mile view up lake to Lake Champlain Bridge...moreless

  • Mountain:

    Stunning view up Lake Champlain to the Adirondack Mountains....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Adirondack mountain range...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large dining table has sat up to 12, very cozy though...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window air conditioners on lower level and loft....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Wifi throughout house...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    New large capacity Dryer on lower level...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central baseboard hot water heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets, towels provided ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Lots of parking for cars and boat trailers...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New large capacity Washer on lower level...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Pellet stove in lower level family room...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker and expresso machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Our 'Home away from Home' we hope to have provided you with all those little extras you may need, but hate to have to buy on vacation. With spices, cooking oil, and more..including knife sharpener...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    including drip coffee maker, expresso coffee machine, toaster oven, blender...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Jenn Air down draft range with glass top...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    'Side by side' extra large refrigerator and freezer with icemaker/water in door. PLUS mini frig on the lower level...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Wrap-around deck off the great room level overlooking the lake...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Boat:

    Row boat, kayak and paddle boat...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio and lawn off lower level overlooking the lake and with direct access to beach and dock...moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf:

    14 miles in Middlebury...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak, paddle boat and row boat...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two grills, lower level patio and entry deck outside kitchen....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Several ski areas 27 to 58 miles away...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2015
Aug 29 - Oct 23, 2015
3 night min stay
$320
$1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $171 Nightly

Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 24 - Jun 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$220
$1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $171 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Saturday to Saturday Only June, Summer and Fall.

A pet fee of $25/pet/night will be added if applicable. Two pets maximum.

Winter special is 4th night free.

Middlebury College is $1,900 for the week, arrival and departure dates flexible.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burlington
14 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Middlebury
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ticonderoga Ferry
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
Middlebury
13 Miles
Nearest Train
Port Henry New York Amtrak
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bridge Restaurant
29 Miles
Nearest Ski
Middlebury College Snow Bowl
22 Miles
Nearest Beach
Branbury State Park, 3570 Lake Dunmore Rd.

Car: Necessary

Badminton, croquet, horse shoes, bocce. Birdwatching (from bald eagles to annual migration of snow geese); 10 mi. to Vermont Skydiving Adventures and miniature donkey farm in Addison. Swimming at DAR State Park (7 1/2 miles)

Lake Dunmore Branbury Beach State Park (15 miles),

Button Bay State Park (17 miles), local swimming holes etc. Golf courses in Middlebury (14 miles) and Basin Harbor Club (18 miles). Winter ice fishing, snowshoeing, skating.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Our names are Duane, Lyndon and Roxy (our Bichon Frisé Poodle mix). We live in San Diego. Duane grew up in Bristol, Vermont with Vermont ancestors from has far back as anyone can track and is an Architect. Ended up in San Diego in 1976 after going to College in Boston and Tempe, Arizona. My entire family still lives in the Bristol area. Lyndon is a 5th generation Californian on his fathers side and grew up in Bishop, California. On his mothers side, his Great Great Grandfather came across the country from Stowe, Vermont in a covered wagon in the mid 1800's and his Great Great Grandmother sailed from Delaware by way of the horn of South America about the same time and both settled in Independence, California where they met when it was still pretty much the wild west. He works in social services. Roxy is a rescue from an area close to the Mexican border. She has flown back to Vermont about 6 times so far and loves the rural living.

Why the Owner Chose Bridport:
Some of my fondest memories growing up in Vermont were the times spent at our Lake Champlain camp my family owned with 3 other families and remained my favorite place on earth. It was always a dream of mine to buy a place on the lake. We have spent much of our time on our bi-yearly visits making improvements on the house as well as enjoying time with family and friends and many wonderful gatherings at the house for birthdays, reunions, Holidays etc.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The end of the road location makes for a relaxing and quiet refuge amongst nature and the wonderful lake and mountain views from most of the house. These were very important in selecting a place on the lake. The limited number of camps along the lane also make it possible to interact with others enjoying this bucolic spot surrounded by quant villages, dairy farms and country roads. The close proximity to Middlebury and other towns in the area make for unlimited possibility for interesting things to do and see.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • View up lake to Champlain Bridge

    View up lake to Champlain Bridge

  • Entry down to main level

    Entry down to main level

  • Lake view from main level wrap around deck

    Lake view from main level wrap around deck

  • Main level great room. Great for big or small gathering

    Main level great room. Great for big or small gathering

  • Our dog Roxy at the entry stairs. She loves the wide open spaces

    Our dog Roxy at the entry stairs. She loves the wide open spaces

  • Elevation facing lake with wrap-a-round main level deck, lower level patio.

    Elevation facing lake with wrap-a-round main level deck, lower level patio.

  • Roxy Hunting Those Pesky Chipmunks and Squirrels

    Roxy Hunting Those Pesky Chipmunks and Squirrels

  • Our Barn and Lawn Area

    Our Barn and Lawn Area

  • Lake view 2011 spring. record high lake level, usually 20' summer beach

    Lake view 2011 spring. record high lake level, usually 20' summer beach

  • Stairs down to main level entry in autumn

    Stairs down to main level entry in autumn

  • Fall bay view from dock

    Fall bay view from dock

  • Main level dining table from loft. at which we have had up to 11 people (cozily)

    Main level dining table from loft. at which we have had up to 11 people (cozily)

  • Our new sculpture "champlain wave" installed this spring @ lawn area above house

    Our new sculpture "champlain wave" installed this spring @ lawn area above house

  • New fire pit area and heron weathervane above slope down to lake

    New fire pit area and heron weathervane above slope down to lake

  • Your Own Winter Wonderland with ice fishing, sledding etc.

    Your Own Winter Wonderland with ice fishing, sledding etc.

VRBO #113152

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