Welcome to the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain! Our newly renovated, open-concept home offers a cozy and relaxing atmosphere. All the comforts of home, along with a gas fireplace in the master suite and two complimentary sets of snowshoes await you. Located on historic Valcour Bay, we're only a stone's throw to beautiful fall/winter hiking, downhill/crosscountry skiing, skating, sledding and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Explore our sandy beach and winter waters or walk our state park paths and trails. Ski Whiteface Mountain, only 35 miles away. Get ready to feed your soul and free your mind!!Whatever you do, get ready to feed your soul, free your mind and fuel your adventure!!
Our property sits on a private sandy beach along the historic shore of Valcour Bay. From the beach, you will capture breathtaking views of historic Valcour Island and its Bluff Point Lighthouse along with southerly views of the Green Mountains in Vermont. We are located within an hour's drive to numerous ski mountains such as Whiteface, Titus and Beartown Hill. If you are feeling extra adventurous, Smuggler's Notch and Stowe in Vermont are only 1-2 hours away. If you choose to stay close, free cross country skiing, snow-shoeing, sledding, ice skating and winter hiking in our open parks is abundant! Ice fishing is also an option if that is your passion and you happen to be here while the lake is frozen.
At any time of the year, you can enjoy various live cultural performances, music, and/or exhibitions. Visit our downtown farmers market every Saturday and enjoy a farm to table meal in our fully equipped kitchen with an eat-in bar as well as dining for six. A patio area with an outdoor grill is also available. There are two private bedrooms, two full size baths and a pull-out sofa in the living room area. Feel the warmth and romance from a newly installed gas fireplace in the master bedroom. A cozy sunroom with a breakfast table allows you to bring the outdoors in with views of a Japanese inspired garden or a snow laden back yard.
We are located 6 miles from the heart of Plattsburgh, on a private neighborhood road, and only 5 miles from Plattsburgh's International Airport. We are within walking distance to a marina, lakeside restaurant, and public boat launch. Bluff Point Golf Course and Adirondack Golf Course are each within 3 miles. SUNY Plattsburgh, historic Ausable Chasm and rafting, nature walks along our lake shores, a sledding hill, ice skating and shopping are all within 6-8 miles. Gourmet restaurants, local breweries, wineries, dairy farms, apple orchards, cultural events and horseback riding are within a close radius less than 10 miles away. We are 15 miles from two Ferry Crossings that lead to Burlington, Vermont, 35 miles from Whiteface Mountain, 45 miles from Lake Placid, and 70 miles from Montreal, Canada. Though we do not accept pets, Adirondack Pet Lodge is an ideal place for your pets to play while you spend your days exploring.
Other things to note
~ In the summer months, we offer two complimentary kayaks and life vests (kayak rentals for extra quests are offered through the "Kayak Shack"). Two complimentary bikes are also included in your rental (bike rentals for extra guests are offered at Plattsburgh Marina). ~During the winter months, two sets of complimentary snowshoes are available.