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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: 06/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Colchester cottage 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

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • 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
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

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

          • Dining Area Seats:

            14...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Oven
          • Seating for 14 people

          Amenities

          • Towels Provided
          • Linens Provided
          • Gas Fireplace

          Entertainment

          • Television:

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

          • DVD Player:

            BluRay and DVD player...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Satellite / Cable
          • CD Player
          • Games
          • Books

          Communications

          • Internet
          • Wireless Internet
          • Free Long Distance
          • Broadband Access
          • Telephone

          Outdoor Features

          • Outdoor Grill

          Theme

              • Family

              Location & View

              • Beachfront:

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

              • Mountain View

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Kayaking
              • Basketball Court
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Hiking
              • Fitness Center
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Playground
              • Marina
              • Churches
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Hospital
              • Water Skiing
               

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              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Cleaning Service per week $200
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 9%

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 06/05/2014
              Check availability
              23 Available
              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              10 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Burlington International Airport
              8 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Lake Champlain Ferries - Burlington

              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'.


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              Speaks: english

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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.

              VRBO #400599

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Thursday, March 13, 2014

              Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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              6 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 14

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