Charming Year-Round 2 BR Cottage on Lake Champlain(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-30 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Br / Five Persons Max/ 1 Full Bath
Nearby activities: 3 golf courses; Ausable Chasm; Ferry to Vermont; Shelburne Museum; Ben and Jerry's; Vermont Teddy Bear Factory; Montreal, Canada; Skiing and Rock/Ice Climbing, Adirondack High Peaks; Hiking, Bicycling, Kayaking, Autumn leaf-peeping and fun at the site of two Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.
Bass Tournament Hosts: Bass fishermen like the property because their equipment is kept private and safe. Bass boats can be attached to power and worked on under spot lights after dark if needed. One winning fisherman said that he liked the quiet so that he could concentrate better on his fishing gear and strategy.
Skiing: We are a 45 minute easy drive to Whiteface Mountain. Ski mountains in Vermont and Canada are about 2 hours away.
Cross-country skiing can be done near our property, on Lake Champlain when it is frozen, or at cross-country ski centers
in Lake Placid.
Hiking and Bicycling: People love to go to the different Adirondack High Peaks and then return to lakeside after the hikes.
Others bicycle all around the NY area near us, with some taking their bikes on the ferries to Vermont Islands or mainland
and returning via a different ferry later in the day.
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Member since: 2006
- 800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Small children must be watched carefully. The lake is shallow, but the creek next to us is deep. The Bathroom is not handicapped equipped. Absolutely no smoking or pets. Long term renters need to negotiate rates with us. Electric hook-ups for bass boats available. Rental kayaks may be delivered to the cottage area....moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Duty Free Shops
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
We have our own sand beach area with a fire circle, chairs and wood to burn. We are across from Valcour Island and almost neighbors with Lake Champlain Boatworks marina and the NYS Peru Boat Launch...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay
May 20 - Oct 16, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning/Linens $100
- Tax Rate 3%
PLEASE NOTE: Homeaway has started charging a 10% service fee to all guests electing to book on-line. This fee does not go to the owner, but is held by Homeaway in addition to the subscription fee owners must pay. We are happy to save you this fee by sending registration docs/PayPal invoice for credit card use that will save you this almost 100.00 extra fee. We would prefer to see our guest have an extra 100.00 for dinner out during their stay then to spend it simply to book online when we can provide the same service for free.
IN SUMMER, WEEKLY RENTALS ARE PREFERRED. Please request quote for stays of 3-6 nights.
THIS IS A NON- SMOKING PROPERTY!
PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED. PLEASE DO NOT ASK IF YOUR PET CAN COME.
There are additional cottages which can be seen at HomeAway Property #144776 or at www.heronledge.com
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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There is great natural beauty here between NY Adirondacks and VT Green Mountains. Finest bass fishing-many tournaments. Other fishing, including fly fishing nearby. Fabulous biking in NY and VT. Kayaking, Canoing, Sailing, Motor boating and fabulous windsurfing opportunities. Hiking, Climbing, Alpine and Cross-Country skiing are here or nearby. French culture, food and museums are in nearby Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Outdoor activities, shopping and Olympic venues are in nearby Lake Placid, NY. Attractions in Vermont include Burlington Waterfront, Church Street Walking Mall, Ethan Allen Lake Cruises,Ben and Jerry's tours and Vermont Teddy Bear tours.
Other Activities: Premier hiking, ice fishing, rock climbing
Golf: There are 4 nearby golf areas.
Why Plattsburgh, NY, USA:
In their childhoods, owners Phoebe and Bruce were both fortunate to stay on lakes, small and large, in housekeeping cottages. We found this unique property and saw it as a way to preserve the 'old-fashioned', simple-pleasures vacation. Because their home is also here, they can live it and share it!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Direct access to Lake Champlain with a sandy beach. Across the street from the Kayak Shack which offers lessons, hourly or daily rentals and other tours and facilities. Please tell them that you are staying at Heron Ledge Cottages for additional customer service. Guests with boats on trailers may park them in a secluded lawn area and put the boats in and out of the water at the very nearby Peru NYS Boat Launch, which has a new dock (2014) and a great parking area. OR, the guests may choose to rent a slip next door at Lake Champlain Boatworks (Snug Harbour Marina) and just walk over each day. Those with friends and family in the area are encouraged to invite them for day visits with additional parking available on the lawn next to the driveway.
- Primary: +1 5185939889
- Secondary: +1 5188347608
Links to more information:
This is 'Lynn's Cottage' (#401). Blueberry Cottage & the lake are to the right.
Living room with futon
Twin bedroom dresser
Our annual tiger lilies
Our fire area
Evening at Heron Ledge
Lynn's Cottage and Blueberry Cottage
Kitchen and front door
Full Bathroom close-up
Twin bed showing pull-out trundle twin bed
Washer and dryer closet
Valcour Lighthouse across from our property
A view to the south from our beach
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