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Lakefront Swiss Chalet W/ Fireplace, Mtn Views, Huge Deck, Romantic or Fun

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A little chalet in the mountains


Last updated: 07/12/2014

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Eden chalet description

This beautiful Swiss chalet has been in our family for 50 years. We own 35 acres, 400 ft. is lakefront. The huge wrap-around deck, with its Adirondack chairs, overlooks Lake Eden and is perfect for morning coffee or afternoon board games. We eat most of our meals here or at the picnic table on the shore – just a short path away.

Lake Eden, a glacial lake, is considered one of the cleanest lakes in the state. We have two docks (one floating), a row boat, 2 kayaks, and a canoe. In keeping with our Swiss heritage, window boxes and wildflowers are everywhere. A lovely babbling mountain brook entices kids to catch frogs and visiting dogs to get a cool afternoon drink.

From the lake you can see Mount Norris, wonderful for hiking. A great blue heron has a nest across the lake. There are deer, fox, and we even know where to send you to see moose.

A World Away: There is a bench by the brook for reading and relaxing. Much of our time is spent outside. Late afternoon we enjoy the sunset, at night we gather for bonfires and to view the stars.

The decor is traditional Swiss. There is a queen-sized bed in the living room with a view of the fireplace, two bedrooms (one with two twin beds which can be pushed together, the other has a single twin bed), and our attic, although not fancy, has 3 twin beds and a full sized bed where the older kids love to 'hang out.'

We do allow dogs, but we ask that they are well trained and calm. This is not a place for wild nightlife (although you can find it in nearby towns) it's a place of pristine beauty, warmth, and fun for families!

Lots to do: If you are seeking more adventure, there is hiking and white water rafting nearby in Morrisville and Stowe. Stowe also has mini golf, movies and live theatre, golfing, an amazing bike trail and some of the world's best spas. In Stowe you can take a gondola to the top of Mt. Mansfield for beautiful views and a restaurant which serves lunch. Also, the mountain has an alpine slide. There's horse back riding in both towns too. Trappe Family Lodge (of the Sound of Music fame) has evening classical concerts in their meadow. Lake Eden offers great fishing, as do surrounding streams and lakes. And for a real treat you can charter a boat and go deep sea fishing in Lake Champlain. Our kids each caught 4 huge lake trout each, and had a ball doing it!

Property Type

      • Chalet

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              • Bedroom: 1 queen

                master is in fireplaced living room...moreless

              • Bedroom: 1 double

                small pretty room...moreless

              • Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

                two single beds...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

                the attic is a great place for older kids and teens...moreless

              • Our cottage is not huge. We suggest sleeping 5 comfortably and putting over-flow (or older kids) in the attic....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom: toilet, tub


              • Bathroom: outdoor shower

                It's a beautiful outdoor shower and a favorite of all!...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • 1 queen, 1 full, 3 twins. Kayak, canoe,2 docks; wrap-around deck; private beach; water source is spring water and is better than Poland Springs!; indoor and outdoor shower; CD speakers on beach; coffee bean grinder, toaster oven; games and books; high-chair. ...moreless


                  • CD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • Radio
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids


                  • Family
                  • Away From It All


                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Forests
                  • Live Theater
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Restaurants
                  • Waterfalls

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Scenic Drives

                  local services and businesses

                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Waterfront

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday


                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 10 people


                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Fireplace
                      • Iron & Board

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Grill
                          • Toaster
                          • Oven
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove


                          • Raft
                          • Boat Dock
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Boat With Paddles
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Barbecue
                          • Kayak / Canoe
                          • Canoe
                          • Boat
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Walkway To Water


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                          $995/week$995/week Saturday to Saturday
                          We ask for $395 non-refundable deposit to be paid upon reservation, and a separate check of $300 as a security deposit to be paid with the remainder of the balance ($600) 2 weeks prior to renting
                          The $300 security deposit will be returned once our caretaker has reviewed the property and found it intact.$995/week Saturday to Saturday

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                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Stowe for private planes, Burlington for major
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          rt 100

                          Car: Necessary

                          This is a place to find yourself. We purposely don't have a TV or a VHS/DVD player because we focus on time together with family and friends. We play cards and board games (lots are already there), read (there's a full library for kids and adults), go for hikes, bike ride, have campfires inside and on the shore and roast marshmallows. We go berry picking (blueberries, raspberries or strawberries depending upon the time), fish (Lake Eden is stocked with trout and the biggest bass in the state was caught there in 2005), canoe, kayak and take the row boat and do lots of swimming.

                          Our kids are never bored and they don't miss TV! There are two docks (one floating) and the kids love to race each other. Sometimes the older kids take a tent, camp out on the shore and cook their own breakfast. In August there are incredible meteor showers in the sky.

                          Burlington (a very cool city) is an hour away. Montreal is two hours away and the resort town of Stowe is 20 minutes away.


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                          Speaks: english



                          • A little chalet in the mountains

                            A little chalet in the mountains

                          • A cozy cabin

                            A cozy cabin

                          • Roasting marshmellows!

                            Roasting marshmellows!

                          • View of the shore and nearby Mt. Norris

                            View of the shore and nearby Mt. Norris

                          • Early morning mist.

                            Early morning mist.

                          • Looking down on the lake from Mt. Norris

                            Looking down on the lake from Mt. Norris

                          • Dock wars

                            Dock wars

                          • The babbling brook serves as a bathtub too!

                            The babbling brook serves as a bathtub too!

                          • Sunset in all its splendor!

                            Sunset in all its splendor!

                          • Afternoon RISK session.

                            Afternoon RISK session.

                          • Having way too much fun!!

                            Having way too much fun!!


                          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

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                          508 543-7568

                          Speaks: english
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