Relax, Reconnect & Rejuvenate at Year Round Quiet Direct Waterfront Cottage(49 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Dreaming of a Romantic Get Away filled with peace, tranquility & nature?
Have you ever stayed at a mountain top lake? Daniels Pond is a little slice of Vermont heaven - a perfect place to enjoy some peace and tranquility. It is a nature lovers delight!
The cottage is waterfront, with the shoreline only steps from the door. It has an open floor plan with natural cedar walls, exposed wood beams and views of the water and mountains at every turn. This fully appointed lakefront home, ideally for couples, small group of friends or small family with children over 8 yrs. It has easy one level living with a bedroom on the main floor, perfect for older couples.
It is located in an area known as the Northeast Kingdom, named by the National Geographic Center for Sustainable Destinations as one of the most desirable places to visit in the United States. Daniels Pond is a 66 acre pond of quiet, pristine water, well known for the spectacular, romantic sunsets. It's quiet, in part because Vermont does not allow powerboats or jet skis here.
Enjoy snowshoeing, skiing, fishing, swimming, use of our canoe, row boat and 2 pool floats. Feel free to bring your own kayaks as it takes about an hour to paddle around the pond. Right outside your door is the level yard, picnic table, private dock and shoreline. The cottage is located on a very quiet dead end road. A great place to walk, play, ride bikes, explore the back roads and enjoy the water. This is a majestic place that gives you a wonderful sense of getting back to nature and enjoying the simple pleasures of life. Gorgeous Fall Foliage colors intensify and change every day, right in front of your eyes!
Why not just sit back and relax, watch the clouds go by and gaze up at the stars each night....when was the last time you did that? Don't you deserve A Getaway?
(The property is not suitable for children under 8 yrs old)
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Member since: 2012
- 1100 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- *** Please note that Cell phone coverage in & around the cottage is not available. We have equipped the home with a land line telephone and complimentary High Speed WiFi for use during your stay. *** No Pets allowed, No Smoking and No Fireworks for the comfort of our guests and pond neighbors. *** Not suitable for children under 8 years old....moreless
- DVD Player:
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Duty Free Shops
- Live Theater
- Nude Beach
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
Land line provided with free local and domestic long distance calling. Cell phone WiFi calling is available - cell coverage in & around the cottage is extremely limited(Nice so you can really relax)...moreless
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
Fully outfitted with professional grade pots, pans and all the fixings of home and opens to living and dining space with great waterviews. Full selection of spices provided. Cuisinart small appliance...moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Porch / Veranda:
- Ski & Snowboard:
- Water Sports Gear:
- Housekeeper Optional
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2017 Summer Vacation
Jul 1 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 9%
Weekly rentals Saturday to Saturday during July and August.
No pets (sorry no exceptions), No smoking and No fireworks allowed for the comfort of our guests and pond neighbors.
Rates subject to change until confirmed in writing by owner.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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This is an excellent central location to all Northeast Kingdom activities. An easy 40 min drive to Jay Peak Resort for skiing/riding, the amazing Pump House Indoor Waterpark,Year Round Ice Skating Rink and Championship Golf Course. Also just a 30 min drive to Burke Mountain for Skiing/Riding & world class mountain biking. And, Stowe Mountain Resort is less than one hour. Craftsbury Outdoor Center is 20 minutes away for some of the best cross country trails anywhere!
In the summer bring your mountain bikes to ride Glover's dirt back roads and hills around the cottage or head over to Kingdom Trails in East Burke (fee) for IMBA 'Epic' rated trails & lift serviced downhill runs at Burke Mountain. If a road bike is your passion, try the (25/50 or) century rides along Route 16 passing the gorgeous hills and valleys of the Northeast Kingdom.
Those that would like to explore Quebec, remember to BRING YOUR PASSPORTS! The Canadian border is only 35 minutes away, where you can experience the Eastern Townships in the Province of Quebec, We love to explore the small Wineries, shops and brasserie's in and around the towns of Magog, Fitch Bay & Stanstead. In July, our favorite is the Lavender Farm, "Bleu Lavande" for amazing relaxation, massages, music and local lavender products. Also, venture to Montreal for the casino, Jazz Festival, F1 Canadian Grad Prix, Just For Laughs comedy festival and more, it's just a 2 hour drive away!
Take a day trip to Stowe/Waterbury and visit Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, stop by Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Cabot Cheese Annex, Green Mountain Coffee and Lake Champlain Chocolates to round out your must have VT Food & Drink day! Plan ahead to pick up your Heady Topper from The Alchemist on its delivery day to a local store.
Shop at Currier's Quality Market, a real VT General Store & Post Office - (6mi) or a small town C&C Supermarket (8mi) for your grocery needs. Visit the Hill Farmstead Brewery (Greensboro) for top rated microbrew and Caledonia Spirits famous Barr Hill Gin and Vodka (Hardwick). You must have the pizza at The Parker Pie Co (W. Glover) and then you'll know why Food Network Magazine called it one of 'America's 50 Best Pizzas'.
Visiting local Vermont schools? Lyndon State College (30mins), Lyndon Institute (30mins) Sterling College (20mins) & St Johnsbury Academy (35mins)
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: The owners, Kristi & Ed are from VT. We have been married for more than 30 years and love this calm retreat that is our 'secret' on Daniels Pond. We grew up an hour away from Glover, near Montpelier, the capital city. Kristi has been visiting the pond with family since she was a very little girl. We like to shop at at Currier's Store, Pete's Greens Farm Stand and Burtt's Apple Orchard. You might pass us on the Mt. Pisgah hiking trail, bid against us at an Albany auction or catch us floating the sunny afternoon away on the pond. We have fun by chasing a golf ball down the Westmore golf course, standing in line for an ice cream at Pick & Shovel and eating a Strawberry Shortcake at the Irasburg Church Fair. One of our summer favorites (July) is a day trip to Fitch Bay (Quebec-so bring your passport) where wineries and Bleu Lavande (Lavender Farm Fields) are located. We love exploring the towns of the Northeast Kingdom (and Eastern Townships of Quebec) and all they have to offer. We love winter too, Skiing at Jay Peak and Burke Mountain and show shoeing around the pond on snowy day followed by a glass of wine in front of the fire!
Why the Owner Chose Glover, VT, USA:
We love the beautiful and unspoiled location, the quiet sounds of the Pond and close proximity to mountains and small towns. From May to October we like to shop for vegetables, eggs and more at farm stands on the side of the road and the many local Farmers Markets. Visit local country stores, small family owned shops, county fairs, festivals & church suppers. Make time to check out the Bread & Puppet Theater Museum, Circus Smirkus, Craftsbury Chamber Players as well as the many artists that reside in the area. This is where you get outside to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing and boating on some of the most beautiful land & water anywhere. In the fall, the leaves change color and the foliage is legendary - you have to see it to believe it! From December through April, skiing/riding Jay Peak, Burke Mountain or Stowe, and snowshoeing, ice skating and snowmobiling are available throughout the area. Jay Peak also has a huge, amazing indoor water park that is open year round! Each spring brings the 'Maple Sugar Season' where the famous VT Maple Syrup 'Liquid Gold' is bottled for all to enjoy on pancakes, ice cream & more!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Daniels Pond is so beautiful and this cottage was hand built in the 1980's by Kristi's Dad. He cut down the cedar trees on the lot and used them to build the cottage-all the wood you see inside, he put up by hand! As you can see it is waterfront and has a small sandy beachfront on the edge of the pond, perfect for wading in the water slowly or sitting on the dock and kicking your feet. In the winter, it's perfect for Snowshoeing, Ice Fishing and Cross Country Skiing on the pond. This is a magical place to relax, reconnect with nature (and each other) and get away from it all. Don't you deserve A Getaway on Daniels Pond?
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Relax and enjoy the simple things in life....Don't you deserve a Getaway?
It's so quiet on Daniels Pond....row the boat, canoe, fish, swim or float
How about a picnic lunch and then a walk or boat ride around the pond?
Fully appointed kitchen with DW, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, crock pot
No lugging wood - gas stove(thermostat controlled), 42' TV/direct tv/BluRay/DVD
Looking for a relaxing, romantic getaway?
2 twin beds on one half of the sleeping loft
Daniels Pond has been known as the most romantic sunsets in the area
Making memories of a lifetime...
Look for the Bald Eagle soaring overhead or diving into the pond for dinner!
An autumn sunrise before a day of apple picking and apple cider donuts!
Sip a cup of tea, read a good book. Relax, rejuvenate and reconnect.
Rock the afternoon away in the hammock, listening to the gentle lap of the water
Sit back, relax, open a bottle of wine and enjoy the sunsets from the dock!
An amazing July sunset :)
Dining for 6, washed with morning sunlight streaming through the windows
Open floor plan with Vermont Castings gas fired stove (Thermostat controlled)
Full size bed on 2nd-half of sleeping loft with amazing pond views
Enjoy a cup of coffee & a good book on the porch then just watch the loons go by
Wade gradually into the beautiful clear water along the sandy shoreline.
Take the row boat out for a leisurely trip around the pond - it's awesome!
Explore the back roads and marvel at the outstanding views and autumn colors!
Amazing Fall Foliage photography opportunties, changing with the sunlight
Perfect spot for cross country & downhill skiing at Craftsbury, Jay & Burke Mtns
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