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Adirondack View Lakeside Retreat. This waterfront lake house sleeps 16

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 16

No matter what the season, this lovely lakeside retreat offers something for everyone. Conveniently located in the Lake Champlain Islands, this well equipped vacation spot is only 45 minutes from Montreal, 40 minutes from Plattsburgh, NY and 40 minutes from Burlington, VT. The home features 5 bedrooms and 2 full baths, including a wonderful master bedroom suite with whirlpool tub. Outside, you can relax on your own private sandy beach or on the deck with spectacular views of the Adirondack mountains to the south and gorgeous sunsets to the west. Hear the lapping of the lake as you read a book and enjoy the sun. Catch some fish for dinner. In the fall, see the awesome foliage of the mountains reflected in the lake. Play games by the fire, go skiing, snowshoeing, skating on the lake or take one of the many snowmobile trails. Book your next vacation adventure now.

Living Area: Walk into a spacious, clean, lovely living space with hard wood floors throughout. Huge dining room with dining table to seat at least 12. Living room with lots of seating and TV viewing area (w/large screen TV) open to family room with pellet stove and kitchen with marble counters and stainless appliances. Views of the lake from dining room, living room, master, and master bath. Landry room included.

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms plus sleep sofas sleep about 18. Plenty of room for all your friends and family.

More Details

Property Manager
Chuck Stephen
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Chuck Stephen

We are from Manchester, NH where we have raised three wonderful children. We always dreamed of owning on the lake and were lucky enough to find this property. We have been in love with the house and the area ever since. We take pride in offering our guests a home away from home where you can spend time with friends and family just as we have.

Chuck Stephen purchased this house in 2006

Why Chuck Stephen chose Alburg

There's nothing like waking to the panoramic view of beautiful Lake Champlain from this house. Evenings are spent watching the sun set over the sparkling waters and enjoying the company of friends and family. Located three miles from both Canada and New York, you can easily find interesting things to do.


Alburgh House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , First level
    Bedroom 5 - 5 twin/ single , Two bunk beds and a single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Master Bedroom with couch and love seat
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Double bed, bunk bed with single on top dbl futon on bottom
  • The Upper floor has a master suite with a queen size bed, a single bed, a couch and a love seat. Two other bedrooms have a double bed. Another bedroom has two bunk beds and a single bed. The last bedroom has a bunk bed with a double on the bottom and a single on the top and that bedroom also has a single bed. Additional sleeping accommodations are two queen-size futons in upper living room that fold out to two queen size beds.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Adirondack View Lakeside Retreat. This waterfront lake house sleeps 16
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
Hollis, NH

Lake Champlain Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

The home is clean and spacious with beautiful lake views. The master suite is lovely with a jacuzzi tub. Large screen TV (not that you will want to spend much time indoors with the water right out the door). Stainless appliances and granite in the kitchen. Loads of sleeping space. Loved the trip to the Church Street outdoor mall in Burlington, VT (a must). Two beautiful golf courses nearby. Just go over the bridge to NY or Canada.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and the house had plenty of room for our large group of 14.

  • 5 of 5

This is a roomy and beautiful house on Lake Champlain. The accomodations were wonderful! I had to contact the owner on the evening we arrived to get a set of sheets for one of the beds and he had someone drop them off the next day. There are plenty of beds and the living area and eating areas are perfect for large groups. The lake was clean and beautiful. It was so nice to be able to dock our boats right there as well. We had a great time and would highly recommend this property. We hope to rent there again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful House for Large Groups

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have vacationed with our friends at lake houses every summer for the past 11 years. We are a group of 15 people and this house was perfect for us. There were plenty of beds for everyone and the kitchen, dining and living areas were spacious and extremely comfortable. The kitchen was very well stocked with everything we needed. The views of the lake were spectacular (especially from upstairs in the fabulous master bedroom/bathroom suite). The house is located within a half hour of major food stores (Hannaford's and Price Chopper), and we enjoyed day trips to Burlington and Montreal (about an hour drive for each). The fenced in yard had plenty of seating and a gas grill for enjoyable gatherings outside. We had 7 teenagers with us who all claimed that this was the nicest house we ever stayed in... and the adults all emphatically agreed!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Loved this home on Lake Champlain! Perfect for our family of six adults and six children, ages 4 to 10...The children loved the bunk room. Well equipped home. Beautiful weather in June, breezes from the Lake were wonderful... Enjoyed kayaking on the Lake! Exploring the Islands of Lake Champlain , the towns of Burlington and Stowe and a trip to Montreal made our visit to your home so enjoyable .

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christchurch, NZ and London, UK

A lovely house for a family group in a great 'away-from-it-all' location

  • 4 of 5

The house was straight out of 'Vermont Holiday Houses by Lake Champlain' Central Casting... clapperboard with a picket fence. Really great!

It served our family group well and we had a happy 2 weeks there. This house doesn't offer grand luxury but it does offer a solidly comfortable option for a large family group who want to make their holiday dollar go as far as they can.

Great location for exploring this corner of the world - Montreal is an hour away, Ben and Jerry's, Burlington, Green Mountains all within an hour or so drive.

The house...

Kitchen was excellent - had everything we needed.

Decking area was great - plenty of seating for everyone outside.

Living room was one big space - served us well.

Any issues we had (we had just one request for more bed linen) were quickly dealt with by the lovely cleaner, who was on-hand via owner Chuck

Comms with owner Chuck were business-like and speedy. He doesn't want your life story, but his approach means that things happen in a timely fashion.


House has only 2 bathrooms - make sure you think this through if you're a big group

House AC is pretty ineffective - we two weeks were HOT - the system is more like a lacklustre fan system rather than cooling. Didn't really do much to cool the place. Additional provided fans did help keep air moving at least.

A few in our party did complain about uncomfortable mattresses (too soft/springy/noisy etc) but that's big families for you! And I'm sure Chuck, being the decent chap he is, has a replacement plan in due course.

We felt that photos made the house look bigger than it actually was. Whilst this wasn't a problem, it was the impression of everyone in our party, so worth sharing on here.

Recycling trash - you need to take it to the local recycling centre. Chuck will give you the details.

The beach in front of the house - is tricky for swimming due to the shallowness of the water - but the local State Park beach is excellent and is a 10 minute drive away.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear James, Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are glad you and your family enjoyed our home and your visit to Vermont. We really appreciate your feedback. This is a great house for multi-generational groups! Your family did experience a warmer than usual summer. Normally the constant lake breeze, house fan and ceiling fans in each room suffice for cooling. The lack of winter snow and near drought like conditions did attribute to the low water level of the lake this summer. This fall we will look at replacing the mattresses that need to be. We, like you, appreciate being green and will be making arrangements to provide curbside recycling pick-up. Thanks again for taking the time to let us and other travelers know about our vacation home. Your Hosts, Chuck and Kim
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Westbrook, ME

Beautiful panoramic views

  • 5 of 5

My family of three daughters, their husbands, and our grandchildren have been renting different properties in VT and NY for a few years together. This is the first one that we all agreed we would not hesitate to return to.

As soon as we stepped foot into in the house we knew we were home. The pictures did not do justice of the interior. The open-concept family area with large living room opened to the fenced-in yard. How perfect for our toddlers. The dining room table easily fit our large family for games, crafts, and huge meals. The bay windows overlooking the lake make it a favorite spot for gathering.

The kitchen was filled with all amenities we possibly could want including many spices. There were dishes, glasses, mugs, and flatware as well as pots and pans galore. The small table in the kitchen was an added bonus.

We all wanted to take the master suite home with us. The view was beyond beautiful and the room itself was enormous. It became a getaway for reading, games, and quiet reflection.

The lawn was mowed and the beach groomed before our stay. What a great first impression! The lake water was low this season because of the mild winter but for us that was not a problem. Even the toddlers could walk out safely and float with the help of their life jackets. The older kids and adults took full advantage of the canoe. We even rented paddle boards from the country store on Apple Island. We so loved that store that we took "field trips" there a couple of times. One small nuisance from mother nature was the aquatic plants we had to rake up that had washed up on the shoreline overnight.

A one hour drive down through the islands to Burlington was well worth it. The drive itself was beautiful. We enjoyed Church Street and the ECHO Science Museum. I even worked in a Jazzercise class in Williston. On the trip home we took a detour to investigate the fossils on Isle La Motte. Right over the bridge crossing into NY is Rouses Point, a sweet little town with terrific pizza and ice cream at Gino's Pizza. The nearest full grocery story, Price Chopper, is a few minutes further in Champlain, NY. However there are some smaller stores right near the property.

Owners Chuck and Kim were quick to respond when we tripped a circuit breaker. They sent over a neighbor who quickly came right over. They also responded quickly by phone or e-mail when I had questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sally, Wow! So beautifully said... We really appreciate your kind words and look forward to hosting you and yours in the future. Your hosts, Chuck and Kim
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Car: recommended

Golf: Their are two golf courses near by. The Alburg Golf Links is an 18 hole golf course that is also a great place to have lunch or dinner and is only 10 minutes away. 15 minutes away in Rouses Point New York is the North Country Golf Club which is an 18 hole golf course.


Rates & Availability

Alburgh House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $14 per night, per additional guest
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2018 - Dec 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 9.0%

All rates are based on an occupancy of eight (8) people. Please call or email for rates on any group larger than 8 people.
All checks should be made payable to: Charles Stephen

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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