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Spectacular Estate on Lake Champlain, Mountain Views, Beach

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
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  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Westport estate description

Location: Westport, Lake Champlain, Adirondack Mountains, New York, USA (2 Hours North of Albany, 2 Hours South of Montreal, 40 minutes east of Lake Placid)
Accommodations: Historic Georgian Manor house, 10 Bedrooms + Sleeping porch, 7 1/2 Baths (Comfortably sleeps up to 27)
On a bluff overlooking Lake Champlain, this 10 bedroom home offers luxurious accommodations and breathtaking views from every room. Built in 1904 as the summer home of playwright Robert Sherwood, this spacious home sits on 26 acres of private land and provides a wonderful retreat for a family reunion, wedding, special event or a vacation shared with another family.
The grounds include a clay tennis court, beautiful gardens, and many woodland paths to explore. Stone steps lead down to a private beach with a dock, float, and boat mooring. A half mile walk through the woods takes you to a private camping site with a lean-to and campfire area.
The first floor includes: formal dining room, formal living room, and sitting room (all with fireplaces), bar area, professional kitchen with Garland stove, three refridgerators, two dishwashers, and children’s dining room seating eight. The formal dining room can easily seat 19 and there is seating for 20 if you prefer outdoor dining on the veranda. The second floor includes five bedrooms all with private baths (two with fireplaces) and a linen and laundry room. The third floor includes five bedrooms( one with fireplace) and two baths. The ten bedrooms can comfortably accommodate up to 27 guests.
Smoking is not permitted inside the house, but smoking on the grounds is permissible.
Pets are welcome with a refundable deposit.
Housekeeping and cooked meals may be arranged at additional cost.




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Property Type

  • Estate

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 27, Beds for 27

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Clay tennis court, vegetable and flower garden, private sandy beach, 1400 feet of lakefront including campimg area on point. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 19 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1-June 27
May 1 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,000
June 28-September 8
Jun 28 - Sep 8, 2015
7 night min stay

$7,500
September 9 - October 31
Sep 9 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,000
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 19 - Dec 4, 2015
7 night min stay

$9,000
December/January Holidays
Dec 5 - Jan 10, 2016
7 night min stay

$10,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cleaning Fee - $250 of the $500 will be credited to renter within two weeks of departure if; 1) trash is collected in bags and left in kitchen; 2) refrigerators are left in condition found; 3) used towels/bedding are left at the doorway of room used in; and 4) furniture/items generally left as they were found upon occupancy.

20% non-refundable deposit due at signing of lease. Balance and cleaning fee due 1 week prior to occupancy.


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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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Location

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1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Marina or golf club
13 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Essex, ny
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
westport
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Westport,ny
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 87
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Westport
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lake Placid
 

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Photos

  • Skenewood

    Skenewood

  • Another view from the terrace

    Another view from the terrace

  • Formal Living Room with magnificent views of Lake Champlain

    Formal Living Room with magnificent views of Lake Champlain

  • One of eleven bedrooms, one of which is a seasonal bedroom with screened porch

    One of eleven bedrooms, one of which is a seasonal bedroom with screened porch

  • View from Terrace

    View from Terrace

  • The grand hallway

    The grand hallway

  • Formal Dining Room comfortably sits 17 people

    Formal Dining Room comfortably sits 17 people

  • One of 7.5 bathrooms

    One of 7.5 bathrooms

VRBO #382611

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Date last modified - Monday, April 20, 2015

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    27
  • Bedrooms
    11
  • Bathrooms
    8.5
  • Property type
    Estate
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/20/2015
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