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Lake Champlain Four Bedroom 2.5 Bath Lake House With Access To Beach House Deck

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,234 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful 19th Century, 4 Bedroom Lake House On A 1.5 Acre Cumberland Head Lot.

This beautiful four bedroom lake house is located on 1.5 acres in Cumberland Head. It offers lake access, with amazing views of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains of Vermont.

The downstairs was recently renovated with new floors, walls, lighting, and tongue & groove wood ceilings. There is a full bath downstairs.

The upstairs has four bedrooms and 1.5 baths. The bedrooms have one queen, one full, two twins, and one twin.

Note: if you need more space, I also offer the guest cottage for rent under a separate listing.

This property is very quiet and serene. Over an acre of green space gently sloping down to a private slate beach. Unmatched views of the lake and the Green Mountains abound. The property is truly a hidden gem on beautiful Cumberland Head.

Cumberland Head is a little known, quiet peninsula surrounded on three sides by Lake Champlain. This lake is the 9th largest natural, fresh-water lake in the United States. Runners, walkers, and bicyclists frequent scenic Cumberland Head Road. Unlike many areas, there are no summer crowds.

With four true seasons, there is always something fun to do outside on the Adirondack Coast - swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, camping, bicycling, leaf peeping, skiing, snowmobiling, etc. The Adirondacks, Green Mountains, Montreal, Lake Placid, and Burlington are all an easy drive away. So the number of outdoor sports, festivals, wineries, breweries, concerts, restaurants, museums, and theaters is very high.

More Details

Owner
Chris Lavigne
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, polish, Any language accepted via email.
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Chris Lavigne

Originally from the Lake Champlain region, I recently purchased this property to once again experience the beauty of Lake Champlain and the surrounding mountains. For many years I have rented a condo on St. Pete Beach, Florida with great reviews - so I look forward to now sharing this unique property with guests.

Chris Lavigne purchased this house in 2016

Why Chris Lavigne chose Plattsburgh

This property is very quiet and serene. Over an acre of green space gently sloping down to a private slate beach. Unmatched views of the lake and the Green Mountains. The property is truly a hidden gem on beautiful Cumberland Head.

Cumberland Head is a little known, quiet peninsula surrounded on three sides by Lake Champlain. This lake is the 9th largest natural, fresh-water lake in the United States. Runners, walkers, and bicyclists frequent scenic Cumberland Head Road.

With four true seasons, there is always something fun to do outside on the Adirondack Coast - swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, camping, bicycling, leaf peeping, skiing, snowmobiling, etc. The Adirondacks, Green Mountains, Montreal, Lake Placid, and Burlington are all an easy drive away. So the number of outdoor sports, festivals, wineries, breweries, concerts, restaurants, museums, and theaters is very high.

What makes this house unique

Boaters - there space to park one boat, jet ski, etc. at the top of the property near the detached garage. Please use only the main, north driveway. There is an external outlet on the detached garage, and spigot on the guest cottage available for your use. The property does not have a boat ramp or dock.

Meanwhile, there are several public places from where you can launch. Here are a few:

1. North of the property is Point Au Roche State Park, Off Route 9 north of Plattsburgh. It has a concrete ramp, and parking for 21 cars and trailers. Check your charts / depth finder and watch for buoys marking dangerous spots. There is sometimes good bass fishing near the buoys.

2. South of the property is the Wilcox Dock, off Route 9 on Cumberland Avenue. It has a concrete ramp, and parking for 75 cars and trailers.

3. Farther south of the property is the City of Plattsburgh launch. It is off Dock Street in downtown Plattsburgh where the Saranac River meets the lake. It has hard surface ramps and parking for 31 cars and trailers + 12 cars. Be wary if the lake is low, as parts of the delta can be shallow.

Amenities

Plattsburgh House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2234 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • All Guests in party must acknowledge & agree that they have read & understand the liability waiver.
  • Please don't flush anything down the toilets except toilet paper. Even "flushable" wipes will destroy the septic pump and cause major issues.
  • Do not use the brick fireplace. It vents to the attic and will burn down the house.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upstairs Half Bathroom - toilet
    Downstairs Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Flat screen, smart TV and full bathroom.
    Bedroom with Large Cedar Closet - 1 double , This bedroom has a large cedar closet.
    Bedroom with Two Twins - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom with One Twin - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(4 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

Summer 2018

  • 5 of 5

Dear Chris, Thanks so much for hosting such a wonderful place to stay for a summer vacation. Your place on Cumberland Head was so peaceful and relaxing. The property was widespread with plenty of space with beautiful reviews of Lake Champlain and the Ferry crossings. We look forward to returning next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your stay. I look forward to seeing you again next season!
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5

Fantastic location, great views (great sunrises). Private Beach. Great host, would definitely return

  • 5 of 5

The house is big and very clean with lots of open space and the property is huge for yard games or kids to play most anything. A private deck over the water and beach are both right across the street (young kids will need adult supervision crossing to beach and deck).

It’s a great location if you’re the outdoors type of family. Kayaking, hiking, great biking, relaxing on the slate beach (important to know that there is no sand...the water is crystal clear but the bottom is flat slate). We wore water shoes and really enjoyed it.

Chris and Melissa were great hosts and seem to be really trying to improve the experience...while we were there they added Adirondack chairs and built a fire pit on the beach which we used several times).

They provided two adult bikes (biking really is tremendous here) and three kayaks for use.

I’d say that you’re in the country but it’s a very short drive to Plattsburgh and food stores, restaurants and bars...and 45 minutes (ferry and drive) to Burlington VT and we took a day trip to Montreal (just an hour drive and that includes going through the border).

The views during the day from the front lawn of the house and beach were awesome, at night the mosquitos come out so you’ll need bug spay and the fire pit going. But sitting on the beach at night with the fire pit and looking up and the spectacular stars was awesome.

One drawback is that it is not good for older/elderly family members...lots of stairs in house and to get to the beach.

All in All a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time at the lake. It was great to meet you. I hope you can return again for another stay.
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Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We were there for 10 days and it was a great place to stay. We were there for a fishing tournament so much of our time was spent on the water but it was nice to come off the water to a very spacious yard to park the trucks and boats. House was large and spacious as well with many new features. I was very pleasantly surprised to see how modern the house was as I was expecting something much older in appearance. I would recommend this place to anyone staying in the Plattsburgh area. 2 minutes from the ferry and 10 min from center of town. Awesome experience. Thank you Chris for this beautiful place and for keeping the price reasonable.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your stay, John. I'm glad you enjoyed your time on the lake. Hope to host you again next summer.
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A hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Hello.....I would like to thank Chris for renting his house to us and for his hospitality. He was very attentive.The property is conveniently located close to town and the ferry, it has a beautiful water view, roomy house with a large yard very well maintained.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your stay, Ken. Hope to have you back again for another visit.
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Plattsburgh International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Cabana Beach Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Ferry to Vermont
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
The Barracks Golf Course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Amtrak Station - Plattsburgh
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 87 (I-87)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Gus Red Hots
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Beartown Ski Area
Nearest Beach
Private Beach on Property
Car: necessary

If you need additional space, I also rent a one bedroom guest cottage on the property.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

All guests that book this property agree to the liability waiver.

Cancellation Policy
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In the event that a guest cancels a reservation, or the owner has to cancel the arrangements due to non-payment of the balance due within the time allowed, cancellation charges will be made as follows:

* More than 8 weeks before arrival date: $50.00 USD cancellation fee.
* Between 4 and 8 weeks before arrival date: 50% of rental amount
* Less than 4 weeks before arrival date: 100% of rental amount.

At my discretion, I reserve the right to be flexible (in the guest's favor) with the cancellation policy due to extenuating circumstance. My goal is happy guests who return for additional visits and write good reviews.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.