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Button Bay Great Camp. Near Basin Harbor. Sleeps 11

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Boats on private dock (front) and float (left center).

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Last updated: 08/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Inspired by the 'Great Camps' of the 'Gilded Age,' this newly on the rental market lakefront vacation compound was built for multi-generational, extended family vacations. Consists of a large 4BR home, guest cottage, and garage, perched above Lake Champlain with direct access to the shore, waterfront, and private dock. Expansive common areas look out to spectacular views over the lake and across to the Adirondacks. Cathedral ceilings and large bay windows adorn both house and cottage. The timber-frame construction contrasts with more modern design aesthetics and amenities, creating a beautiful mix of rustic and new.

Check out our home in the video below.

The main house has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. One bathroom has a roomy shower, the other, a soaking tub with shower. At the end of the large main room is a sitting area with a sectional couch and chairs. Above the kitchen, in the loft, there is an additional living room, 46' HDTV, Blu-Ray/DVD, home theater, and work desk.

The guest cottage has it's own common room and a bathroom on the ground level floor. Upstairs, another bedroom with directly adjacent bathroom. The upper floor also has another living room with a queen size pull-out sofa, 37' HDTV, and Blu-Ray/DVD.
Large porches surround both the main house and the guest cottage and look out over the lake. The guest cottage has wraparound porches on both the first and second level. One section of the main house porch is screened in and has a large table for eating outside. Window access into the kitchen makes for an easy process of moving food and plates to and from the porch.
Because of the separate facilities of the Main House and Guest Cottage, the Guest Cottage can be used either as a quiet haven away from the family common area, or as a place to send whoever wants to stay up late playing cards, watching movies, or whatever.
Ceiling fans throughout the house and the cottage keep the temperature cool on warmer summer days.
A 2-car garage is located just outside across from the main house and next to the guest cottage.
A sit-on-top float, two stand up paddle boards, a kayak and a canoe will be stored on the dock and available for use.
Activities: swimming, boating, fishing, sailing, golf, tennis, hiking, biking, shopping, taking scenic drives, visiting historic sites, and just plain relaxing.
No smoking. No pets. Children welcome, but must be well supervised.
Rental of our home is for one week periods starting on Saturday afternoons and go to the following Saturday morning.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Supervised children are welcomed....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Green Room: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Red Room: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Navy Room: 1 twin/ single

    XL Twin...moreless

  • Periwinkle Room: 1 king

    King/ 2 XL Twins...moreless

  • Guest Cottage: 1 queen

    Bed...moreless

  • Guest Cottage Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen Sleep Sofa...moreless

  • ************************************************************************************ The five bedrooms available (4 in the main house and one in the guest cottage), plus the sleep sofa in the living room of the Guest Cottage, will sleep 11 people in regular beds, but the property can accommodate more by having kids sleep on the floor in sleeping bags on pads or air mattresses in the loft, on the screened porch, or in the guest cottage. We have had up to 15 sleep here with no one losing their sense of privacy or feeling cramped....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Main House Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Main House Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Guest House Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • While this is a wonderful place for families, small children need to be closely supervised. This is a house on a bluff overlooking a lake. The same features that make the property idyllic can also pose dangers for unsupervised children. Also, the house has not been 'childproofed'. Knives, kitchen chemicals, and other household dangers are within reach. There is also an open 'ships-ladder' staircase. So, bring children along for your family vacation, and let them enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, nature, and all the rich opportunities for activity that this property can provide. However, provide close supervision for children. They are your responsibility. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television:

    No Television Reception. Only for watching movies on disc....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Depending upon lake levels there is usually a rocky shore which can be reached by either of two access stairways...moreless

  • Lake:

    The house sits right above Lake Champlain with sweeping views out over the lake and across to the Adirondacks. There is a dock and a float for swimming and/or boating from. ...moreless

  • Mountain:

    Heading over the Crown Point Bridge will take you directly into the heart of the Adirondacks, while a short drive to the east will get you into the Greens and hiking on the AT or Long Trail....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hearthstone gas fireplaces...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Life Vests are also available ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gourmet gas grill. ...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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$1,000 deposit due on reservation.
Remainder due 60 days prior to rental, along with $500.00 security deposit.
Discounts for multi-week rentals possible by negotiation.
Check-in 3:30 p.m.
Check-out: 10:00 a.m.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 08/06/2016
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burlington International Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bar Antidote
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Essex near Charlotte
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Basin Harbor Club
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rte. 7
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Black Sheep Bistro
37.9 Miles
Nearest Ski
20 Metres
Nearest Beach
Just down the hill

Car: Recommended

Driving times to nearby locations: Basin Harbor: 3 minutes. Vergennes: 10 minutes. Crown Point Bridge (Addison): 15 minutes. Middlebury: 25 minutes. Shelburne: 30 minutes. Burlington: 45 minutes. Nearest grocery store (Shaws) is in Vergennes. The Panton Store is just a mile from the house and has some basic goods like milk, cookies, beer, fishing bait, etc.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home was personally designed and built by the Zimmermann Family. We hope you can feel the love and warmth that went into building this home and guest cottage.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Boats on private dock (front) and float (left center).

    Boats on private dock (front) and float (left center).

  • Main House and Guest Cottage (lakeside view)

    Main House and Guest Cottage (lakeside view)

  • Dining room and living room in Main House.

    Dining room and living room in Main House.

  • Green Room (Queen)

    Green Room (Queen)

  • Blue Room (XL twin)

    Blue Room (XL twin)

  • Periwinkle room decorations

    Periwinkle room decorations

  • Sunset view from porch of main house.

    Sunset view from porch of main house.

  • Sunset view over Lake Champlain

    Sunset view over Lake Champlain

  • Guest Cottage bedroom.

    Guest Cottage bedroom.

  • Main room on 1st level of Guest Cottage.

    Main room on 1st level of Guest Cottage.

  • Main House (lakeside view)

    Main House (lakeside view)

  • Looking out over lake from main house porch.

    Looking out over lake from main house porch.

  • Loft, looking out

    Loft, looking out

  • Red Room (Queen)

    Red Room (Queen)

  • Periwinkle room beds (2 twins=king)

    Periwinkle room beds (2 twins=king)

  • Porch seating at main house.

    Porch seating at main house.

  • View looking right/north from waterfront.

    View looking right/north from waterfront.

  • The driveway coming in from Button Bay Rd.

    The driveway coming in from Button Bay Rd.

  • Guest Cottage upstairs living room/tv room with sleep out sofa (queen).

    Guest Cottage upstairs living room/tv room with sleep out sofa (queen).

  • Loft Living/TV room

    Loft Living/TV room

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  • Sleeps
    11
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 08/06/2016

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