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Lake Champlain, Waterfront Home & Guest Cottage

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Nestled in the trees on Mile Point on a private acre and a half...

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Last updated: 10/27/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Vergennes house description

The Lake House at Mile Point, Lake Champlain, Vermont

Perched on a rock fortified bank, just a few feet above the magnificent waters of Lake Champlain, Vermont, this charming Dutch Colonial was completed in 1905. This unique summer home has been gently coaxed into the 21st Century standard of leisure living preserving its’ original character and dignity.

The Lake House features a beautiful, recently renovated, well equipped kitchen with views West 1 mile across (from our 'Mile Point') the water to the forested hills of NY State and East over the slate beach of the bay featuring a double boat dock and swim platform shared generously by 3rd and 4th generation families. The sliders off the kitchen open to a large lakefront patio and lakeside lawn that is nestled among shagbark hickory and cedar trees…the official court of daily croquet tourneys, nightly BBQ's, heavenly hammock marathons, and lengthy Adirondack chair sitting. Day napping is optional and never frowned upon. Next to the kitchen and powder room on the bayside, is the enclosed sun porch, which is known as The Flag Room. It is a popular place for young ‘uns to watch TV and hook up their computer.

Most family dining takes place on the screened lakefront porch which extends across the entire front of the house. There is also a cozy seating area, including a pull out sofa at the south end of the same porch and a dartboard wall for those who dare. Two sets of Glass French doors divide the main house from the screened porch. On one side is the former formal dining room…now The Green Room, has become a favorite rainy day table game roost. The other side finds the living room, which has a TV, but the drawing points are the stone fireplace, put to use most chilly evenings, the wooden ceiling design, and the window seat set between well stocked bookshelves. A small stone covered porch adorned with hanging plants has access from the living room.

Adjacent to the lakeside lawn is a large wooden deck projecting over the rock lapping water. Sunset cocktails and conversations are mandatory.

Upstairs there are 4 lovely bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. (King, queen, twins and bunks)

Across the driveway, at the parking area and back badminton lawn is a small one floor guest cottage. It has a queen bedroom, bathroom, another room with a sofa, chairs & bunk beds, and kitchenette. Sliders lead to a grassed terrace overlooking the bay and up the lake to the north. It is a bit tight to sleep more than 2-3, but it affords a bit of privacy from a full house.

To that point, and in consideration of your optimum comfort, our wonderful neighbors, the well and septic system we prefer a maximum of 8-10 respectful guests. (Pets need to be pre-approved)

Just a short drive or pleasant walk away, the Basin Harbor Resort offers a number of amenities to the public: small aircraft landing strip, 18 holes of golf, tennis, boat rentals, ice cream shop, casual dining and its’ well respected boat museum.

Off the beaten path, The Lake House is approximately 30 miles south of Burlington / Airport and about 18 miles north of Middlebury. Route 7 is the main road and there are several scenic back roads to reach either town. Vergennes is the closest place for grocery shopping, a library, churches and several very good restaurants.

More detailed information including linen service, final cleaning, trash days, etc, as well interior photos, explicit directions and other “must knows” are being assembled and will be forwarded to you upon request.

We thank you for your interest in this wonderful family home. We hope you find your time here at The Lake House, rain or shine, to be a cherished memory!

~ The TenHoopen-Lear Family



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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            This home is made for families. Of COURSE children are welcome....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Some pets may be allowed to join. Please discuss with owner....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

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          • Additionally, the Guest House can sleep 3-4. Queen bed and a set of bunks, bathroom, kitchenette, living room, water front. See rates for incremental charge. * 12 guests would need to include guest house...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Guest Bath: toilet, shower

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          • Powder Room: toilet

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          • Guest house has an additional full bathroom.

          Other Amenities

              • The setting is what makes our home unique. Water access and views abound. Many choices of where to perch, read, rest, hide, sun, play, swim, boat etc. Volleyball/badminton court, basket ball hoop, canoe, double boat dock, croquet, lakefront hammock. Close to Middlebury College and UVM. Adjacent to Basin Harbor Club for fine dining, tennis, golf, music, casual dining & host to the Maritime Museum. Quick drive to Shelburne Farm/Museum/Inn. Lots to do with Children & Adults of ALL ages....moreless

              Entertainment

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Photography
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                Largest amount of lake front and bay front in the area....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The Adirondack Mountains in New York are across the lake It is stunning to see 8 mountains ranges piled on top of each other....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                4 areas to dine: screened in porch dining table, dining room, kitchen, patio...moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Specific rooms have AC...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                DSL is available....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                There is a furnace in the main house, but no heat in the Guest House....moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Telephone:

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              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Full Modern Kitchen: brand new stainless appliances. ...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator:

                Water and Ice maker in new fridge...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Screened in stone porch runs the entire front of the home with: living room and Dart Board area & dining area for 10. Bead board ceilings, wooden floors. Water Front!...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Pricing of Rental:
              May-June & Sept-Oct .. $3500/week (plus tax)
              July-Aug ..............$5000/week (plus tax)
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              Pets allowed upon approval
              

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              Last updated: 10/27/2014
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              Location

              20 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Burlington

              Property resides on 1.5 acres in a private area. Property has a main house, guest house and a private double dock. Located adjacent to the Basin Harbor Club for fine dining, tennis, golf, music, casual dining & grass airplane landing strip.

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: Our family has been enjoying Vermont and Lake Champlain for almost 40 years. The property has been best described as 'magical'. It is hard to describe the feeling of what it is like to awaken to the sound the water hitting the rocks, while you witness a flock of birds crossing the lake from the bedroom window, as you thankfully invite your new day to begin. At the end of day you are drawn outside to watch another amazing sunset, watch the jumping fish dance on the water, and you await your inevitable shooting star performance of the night. Water in general has amazing effects on people, and Lake Champlain knows how to do it best.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Best discription we hear over and over is that this property is 'A little slice of Heaven'! Come and see why!


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              Speaks: english, spanish

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              Photos

              • Nestled in the trees on Mile Point on a private acre and a half...

                Nestled in the trees on Mile Point on a private acre and a half...

              • From the water...claim your adirondack chair...

                From the water...claim your adirondack chair...

              • Or take out the stand up paddle board with a bud!

                Or take out the stand up paddle board with a bud!

              • Screened stone porch hosts:living & dining area& darts all water front views

                Screened stone porch hosts:living & dining area& darts all water front views

              • The Red, White & Blue Room - stare at the water, watch TV, play games.

                The Red, White & Blue Room - stare at the water, watch TV, play games.

              • Wooden deck a la rocks-perfect for sunsets, cocktails, watching shooting stars.

                Wooden deck a la rocks-perfect for sunsets, cocktails, watching shooting stars.

              • Master bedroom - water front.

                Master bedroom - water front.

              • Pets are welcome - just ask!

                Pets are welcome - just ask!

              • TRY to relax.

                TRY to relax.

              • Charming Guest Cottage - 1 bed, 1 bath, living room, kitchenette - water front.

                Charming Guest Cottage - 1 bed, 1 bath, living room, kitchenette - water front.

              • Brand new exterior paint and a landscaped front welcomes you to Mile Point!

                Brand new exterior paint and a landscaped front welcomes you to Mile Point!

              • Make memories and fish or swim off the front rocks!

                Make memories and fish or swim off the front rocks!

              • Full kitchen with island.  Water views from both sides. Glass sliders to patio.

                Full kitchen with island. Water views from both sides. Glass sliders to patio.

              • Living room with 100 year old stone fireplace holding a new flatscreen TV.

                Living room with 100 year old stone fireplace holding a new flatscreen TV.

              • Lazy days.  Gorgeous, lazy days.

                Lazy days. Gorgeous, lazy days.

              • Outdoor area to relax, bbq, or  watch the time pass slowly.

                Outdoor area to relax, bbq, or watch the time pass slowly.

              • Twin room - also water front.

                Twin room - also water front.

              • Private Double Dock for water toys or take ladder in for a dip.

                Private Double Dock for water toys or take ladder in for a dip.

              • Pride of Ownership equals ownership of pride.

                Pride of Ownership equals ownership of pride.

              • Misty morning welcomes local swimmers.

                Misty morning welcomes local swimmers.

              • Simply Magical...

                Simply Magical...

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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              4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 10/27/14
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english, spanish
              • Response time: Within a few days
              • Response rate: 40%
              • Calendar last updated: 10/27/2014
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              4 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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