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Classic 5BR Caspian Lakeshore Cottage Sandy Beach, Near Town

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A view of the Cottage from Caspian Lake beach...only a few feet to the water!

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Greensboro cottage description

If you are interested in a classic New England lakeshore vacation in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, then consider the beautiful shore of Caspian Lake in Greensboro. This spacious five bedroom summer cottage has been in a single family since the 1930s and has a lot of traditional beauty and character. Caspian Lake is one of the cleanest and most beautiful Vermont lakes, and our cottage is located on the sandiest side of the lake - the south shore. Great for children who want to play in the sand and wade in the water - and for adults, too!

The cottage is in a fantastic location, only a 10 minute walk to the Willey's Store, the local general store begun over 100 years ago. Mountain View Country Club, Vermont's first golf club, is also a ten minute walk from the cottage and has a beautiful golf course and seven clay tennis courts. Greensboro is also a wonderful summer community and is great for families - and it is also the home of the famous Circus Smirkus!! There are numerous great spots for picnics, including Barr Hill, and great day hikes, mountain biking and wonderful scenic drives are all very nearby. A walking path circles most of Caspian Lake for great lakeshore walks. During July and August, there are Sunday evening concerts of recorded classical music open to the public - right next door! Learn more about Greensboro by clicking on the Greensboro Association link further down in this profile.

We include a canoe and a dingy with the rental. Two large lakefront bedrooms have commanding views of Caspian Lake, and there are three additional bedrooms - one with a built-in bunk bed. The living room with a large, attractive fireplace and dining room are great relaxing and entertaining space, and there is a small private den off the dining room.

So if you want to 'get off the grid' and unwind with your family for a truly restful vacation with plenty to do both at the Cottage and in Greensboro and the surrounding area, please contact us about our cottage. (For those of you who still want to get your emails, free public wireless is available both at the local town Library and at the Mountain View Country Club) NEW in 2014! We are adding WiFi to the cottage, and three of the four upstairs bedrooms have brand new mattresses.

Keywords: lakeshore, cabin, summer lake cottage, lake, Greensboro, northeast kingdom

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Inviting, comfortable Northeast Kingdom Vermont cottage on Caspian Lake's south shore with unique character and history, owned by one family since the 1930s. All-sand beach with excellent swimming area on sandy lake bottom, great for young children and adults alike. Canoe and small dingy included. Great covered front porch with excellent lake views. Cottage is within walking distance (10 minutes) to the local General Store and to the Mountain View Country Club (golf and clay tennis courts). ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • Games
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • VCR

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront
                  • Lakefront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wood Fireplace

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        one aluminum canoe and one aluminum dingy included in the rental fee...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        various beach and inner tubes available...moreless

                       

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                      June 29 through September 2 2013....$2,000 per week....$300 per night
                      Memorial Day - June 15 and after Labor Day....$1,400 per week....$225 per night
                      Rentals are from Saturday afternoon through Saturday morning
                      All rentals are charged a $100 cleaning and trash collection fee
                      Refundable damage deposit $150
                      

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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1933

                      About the owner: Our grandparents first owned this cottage in the early 1930s; now three of their four grandchildren have owned it for the last ten years.

                      Why the Owner Chose Greensboro:
                      Our great grandparents began coming to Greensboro in the late 1890s with other college professors and ministers. We have been enjoying Greensboro our entire lives, and it truly remains our favorite spot, drawing us all back from all across the United States.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      We enjoy slowing down from busy lives while we are in Greensboro, frequently enjoying swimming and boating the lake, reading on the beach, the porch overlooking the lake or in the living room, and many other great but relaxing outdoor activities every summer. The public lake path allows for easy daily walks past some great, classic cottages.


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                      Photos

                      • A view of the Cottage from Caspian Lake beach...only a few feet to the water!

                        A view of the Cottage from Caspian Lake beach...only a few feet to the water!

                      • The Cottage from the back and side; large grassy yard is great for family games!

                        The Cottage from the back and side; large grassy yard is great for family games!

                      • An inviting and cozy living room...great for visiting, reading, games

                        An inviting and cozy living room...great for visiting, reading, games

                      • Second lake front bedroom with two twin beds - all new mattresses in 2014!

                        Second lake front bedroom with two twin beds - all new mattresses in 2014!

                      • Built-in bunk bed is great fun for kids!

                        Built-in bunk bed is great fun for kids!

                      • The spacious living room is great for games (we have plenty!) by the fire.

                        The spacious living room is great for games (we have plenty!) by the fire.

                      • A Ping Pong table and other games are in the Garage.

                        A Ping Pong table and other games are in the Garage.

                      • Kitchen eating area, viewed from the sink and counter area.  Bar sink on left.

                        Kitchen eating area, viewed from the sink and counter area. Bar sink on left.

                      • Great walk-out swimming on sandy-bottom beach and swim area - great for kids!

                        Great walk-out swimming on sandy-bottom beach and swim area - great for kids!

                      • Great evening dining on the front porch

                        Great evening dining on the front porch

                      • Sunday evening recorded classical music lake concerts...right next door!

                        Sunday evening recorded classical music lake concerts...right next door!

                      • The Willey's store is over 100 years old and is an easy 10 minute walk

                        The Willey's store is over 100 years old and is an easy 10 minute walk

                      • An inviting Caspian Lake from the lawn (sandy beach is down three stone steps)

                        An inviting Caspian Lake from the lawn (sandy beach is down three stone steps)

                      • Dining room easily seats eight, with views of Caspian Lake

                        Dining room easily seats eight, with views of Caspian Lake

                      • One of the two large bedrooms facing the Lake

                        One of the two large bedrooms facing the Lake

                      • The lake view in the second front bedroom.

                        The lake view in the second front bedroom.

                      • Second floor bedroom with a southeast exposure; double bed

                        Second floor bedroom with a southeast exposure; double bed

                      • A comfortable, quiet reading spot on either side of the fireplace...

                        A comfortable, quiet reading spot on either side of the fireplace...

                      • Oversized kitchen area includes two sinks (wet bar area) and plenty of prep area

                        Oversized kitchen area includes two sinks (wet bar area) and plenty of prep area

                      • A view of the sandy shore and comfortable, sandy walk-out swimming area.

                        A view of the sandy shore and comfortable, sandy walk-out swimming area.

                      • A view of the front lawn and lake.

                        A view of the front lawn and lake.

                      • Plenty of relaxing Adirondack chairs...

                        Plenty of relaxing Adirondack chairs...

                      • Greensboro is headquarters for the famous Circus Smirkus!

                        Greensboro is headquarters for the famous Circus Smirkus!

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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                      5 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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