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Large Beachfront Family Cottage on Sandy Beach at Colchester Point

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Large family cottage directly on sandy beach

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Last updated: 07/10/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Wake up to gentle breezes and the sound of lapping waves against the beach, relax over coffee on the glassed dining porch or snuggle into a comfy wicker chair on the enclosed front porch just steps from a sandy beach and the waters of Lake Champlain. Plan your day of relaxation: Take a canoe out (we have two), be a 'beach walker or sitter', bike to Burlington or along the causeway viewing the Islands via the Burlington Bike path. Hiking trails, tennis courts, children's play area, soccer fields, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, and more are nearby at Colchester Airport Park (one mile away). Relax, enjoy and make memories to last a lifetime.
Welcome to our yellow family lake cottage and use this as your base camp to go forth and explore.

Keywords: Six Bedrooms, large living room, expansive front porch, windowed dining area, 1825 sq. ft., family gatherings, sandy bottom swimming

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1824 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 unless accompanied by parents...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Eclectic selections of hardback and paperback books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    New 55' HD flat screen wall-mounted in living room...moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    75 feet of sandy beach. Sandy shallow bottom of lake Ideal for kids...moreless

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Two picnic-style tables with 4 benches ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 5 cars only!...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Prime Summer
Aug 1 - Aug 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,950
Late Summer
Sep 12 - Sep 19, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning Service per week $200
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9%

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 07/10/2015
Check availability
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24 Available check-in
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22 Today
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burlington International Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lake Champlain Ferries - Burlington to Port Kent
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Essex Jct. VT
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 89
Colchester
Nearest Beach
You are on it!

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1949

About the owner: Sons and daughters, born 1943 - 1950 of a prominent Burlington physician, siblings and their families have maintained the large beachfront cottage for over 60 years. The five owners have shared this six-bedroom camp during the summer months, bringing spouses, children, and grandchildren to this pristine beach community with excellent neighbors. Traveling from California, Florida, Maine, Western New York and Southern Vermont, the extended families enjoy relaxing away from their busy lives as doctors, professors, psychologists and educators at the Big Yellow Camp with the broadest view of Lake Champlain on Colchester Point.

Why the Owner Chose Colchester:
A singular stretch of light sand beach, bracketed by prominent slate and cedar points, the Cunningham Camp faces the broad lake with a wrap around porch view of Camel's Hump mountain near Stowe, VT to Port Kent, NY, the western terminus of the Lake Champlain Ferry that links Burlington to New York and the Adirondack Mountains. This broad lake view attracted our father and mother to build the Camp in 1948. Three generations of Cunninghams have summered here and now are inviting others to share in the magic of a Colchester Point beachfront vacation.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Just 15 minutes from Burlington, named one of the top ten small cities in the U.S., by car and only 30 minutes by bicycle on rail-to-trail path along the lake shore, the camp is both convenient and private. The bike trail extends past Colchester Point well out into Malletts Bay, providing some of the most picturesque walking, running, or biking in New England. Boating, kayaking, canoeing, and sailing are as easy as sliding the watercraft into the water from the soft sand beach. Internal space, with an Adirondack style, is enhanced by vaulted, two-story living room ceiling, knotty pine walls, a very large dining porch that catches the early morning light, and an even larger front porch with that breath-taking wrap-around view - -extending down the lake beyond the horizon. This vacation home is 'paradise found'.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Large family cottage directly on sandy beach

    Large family cottage directly on sandy beach

  • Cottage features large dining porch and lake view porch.

    Cottage features large dining porch and lake view porch.

  • The great ,long front porch with magnificent lake views.

    The great ,long front porch with magnificent lake views.

  • Living room with new gas stove, flanked by shelves of family photos

    Living room with new gas stove, flanked by shelves of family photos

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bedroom #2 with queen size bed.

    Bedroom #2 with queen size bed.

  • Bedroom #4 with queen size bed; two windows - one with partial lake view.

    Bedroom #4 with queen size bed; two windows - one with partial lake view.

  • Bedroom #6 with queen size bed.
Front room with lake view.

    Bedroom #6 with queen size bed. Front room with lake view.

  • Morning yoga class in manicured lawn overlooking calm Lake Champlain

    Morning yoga class in manicured lawn overlooking calm Lake Champlain

  • Evening campfire on the beach

    Evening campfire on the beach

  • Lake sunset

    Lake sunset

  • Porch steps leading to beach.

    Porch steps leading to beach.

  • Morning sun streams in on extended dining porch. Seats 14 comfortably

    Morning sun streams in on extended dining porch. Seats 14 comfortably

  • Large living room with cathedral ceiling viewed from loft

    Large living room with cathedral ceiling viewed from loft

  • Large living room with cathedral ceiling viewed from loft.

    Large living room with cathedral ceiling viewed from loft.

  • Bedroom #1 Twin Beds

    Bedroom #1 Twin Beds

  • Bedroom #3 with queen size bed.

    Bedroom #3 with queen size bed.

  • Bedroom #5 with a full size bed and bunk beds.

    Bedroom #5 with a full size bed and bunk beds.

  • Large front porch overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains, NY

    Large front porch overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains, NY

  • Long sandy beach with fire pit and views of Adirondack Mountains

    Long sandy beach with fire pit and views of Adirondack Mountains

  • As the moon rises in the southeast families enjoy the bonfire on the beach

    As the moon rises in the southeast families enjoy the bonfire on the beach

  • View of the cottage from the water's edge.

    View of the cottage from the water's edge.

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  • Sleeps
    14
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/10/2015
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207-510-1784

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