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Sand Beach Camp on Lake Champlain with Mountain Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,884 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Camp with 100 ft. Private Sand Beach

Pine Beach Camp in the Adirondack Park of New York sits on one of the most exclusive sand beaches in the Champlain Valley. The quarter mile beach is bounded by the mouth of the Ausable River to the North and a cliff to the South and is only accessible by a private gravel road. The lake bottom is sandy and most residents walk around and enter the water with bare feet. Boats can be moored offshore within walking distance or pulled up on the beach. There is plenty to see and do from this location. Float a kayak, paddle board or row boat out on the lake or up the lazy Ausable River, go swimming, fishing or just relax on the patio or beach. At night, sit around a campfire on the beach and roast marshmallows. The location is also a perfect base from which to explore the ruggedly beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Lake Placid, site of the 1980 Olympic Games and in the heart of the Adirondacks is 39 miles away. Downtown Burlington, VT is a 1 hour ferry ride from Port Kent, NY (ferry accepts cars). From Burlington, the most scenic vistas Vermont has to offer are only a short drive away. The Amtrack Train station in Port Kent also provides access to and from Penn Station in NY as well as Montreal. Three public golf courses are located with in 8 miles with the nearest course within 3 miles. Ausable Chasm, a popular tourist attraction is only 3 miles distance.

The camp is well equipped and includes a washer and dryer.

More Details

Karol Wilson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2017


Peru House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1884 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom (ground level) - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom (upper level) - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is a bathroom on each level. Towels are available for guest use. If towels are used they must be washed, dried, folded and returned to the location where they were found on arrival.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom Suite - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Sun Room (upper level) - 2 sleep sofa /futon , One futon and one trundle bed in a sun room overlooking lake
  • Three Bedroom with full size beds in two of the rooms, a queen size bed in the master bedroom and additional sleeping capacity in other multipurpose rooms. Linens are available for use by guests. If provided linens are used, they must be washed & dried (clothes washer & dryer in the utility room), folded, and returned to the stored location where they were found.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • snorkeling
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Sand Beach Camp on Lake Champlain with Mountain Views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful location, great owner!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed spending a week in October at this camp, although I would call it more a house considering how well appointed and comfortable it was. On our first night, we were treated to a glorious full moon rising over Lake Champlain, right in front (or back?) of the camp.

The first floor contains the living area – kitchen (with all the amenities), dining area for eight or so people, large inviting living room and television room, and a bookcase with interesting reading material. The second floor made us feel that we were indeed at a camp due to the beautiful wood paneling and disposition of the bedrooms, with a lake-front room made to enjoy the view, let in the breeze and relax.

Although our trip was in the fall, we enjoyed walking on the beach and sitting outside, looking across the lake for long periods of time and disconnecting entirely from our regular busy lives. I can only imagine how wonderful this house can be in the summer, with all the activities one can do in and on the lake.

As others have mentioned in their reviews, Karen is a very attentive and friendly owner. In all my communications with her, she responded quickly and very pleasantly. I hope to have the opportunity to rent this property again, in the summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to unwind.

  • 4 of 5

My family and I had a great time, from enjoying camp fires on the beach, throwing the ball to our dog on the sand, and brewery hopping. Ausable Brewery is close by and had some great beers and nice chill vibe. The camp had what we needed for cooking and plenty of games for entertainment. Some parts of the camp building were a little beat up, but overall we were happy with our stay and the beach property.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Comfortable and functional Rental

  • 4 of 5

My friends and I rented Pine Beach Camp over Memorial Day weekend and we had a wonderful and comfortable stay in the rental. I have to first commend the owners of this rental, Karen & Jo - they are very responsive, clear with instructions and are lovely people.

The house is well equipped with all utensils, linens etc.and also comes with a washer and dryer. The grill and water-sporting equipment were in good shape. Keep your fingers crossed for good weather so you can maximize the cool equipment they have in their garage. The view of the lake from the house is lovely and the beach is very clean and well maintained.

FYI, the rental is a little outdated but overall very comfortable and functional. This was not a major concern for us as we had great weather 2/3 days and were out relaxing on the beach for most of the day, grilling and exploring the Ausable Chasm area.

Overall, Beautiful views and nice place. Will rent again if the opportunity arises.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint-Lambert - south shore of Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Nice camp, great owner, wonderful beach, spectacular view !

  • 5 of 5

We just spent two weeks in this camp and we had a wonderful stay ! The camp is well equipped, the beach is huge with fine sand and the view is really great. The owner, Karol, will also do everything to make your stay a memorable one. Lots of things to do in the area. Wow !

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We love everything about the place. It doesn't get any better than being right on the (private) beach. There is plenty of room in the house and you feel right at home. The neighbors are friendly and inviting. We all loved enjoying the privacy and amenities (kayaks, a canoe, a surf board, bikes, gas grill, etc.). The kids loved toasting S'mores by the fire on the beach and sitting around recalling family moments. The moonlight reflecting on the water and the countless stars are an awesome sight. The peace and tranquility is priceless.

Karol is a great owner. She is very friendly, accommodating and helpful. This is our second time renting and we absolutely love it. It's already a familiar place where we feel instantly at home. We love creating family memories in "our" little rental house on Lake Champlain!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome spot!!!

  • 5 of 5

absolutely beautiful beach and house. best vacation ever and certainly hope to go back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Plattsburgh International Airport, Plattsburgh, NY
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
North Country Club
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Ferry to Burlington, VT
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Port Kent Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Port Kent, NY
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Interstate 87 (Adirondack Northway)
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
North Country Club
Nearest Beach
You are there!
Car: necessary

Bonfires on the beach are allowed in the evenings. Ausable Chasm is a walk along a the Ausable River Chasm and ends with a short river raft ride to the end. There are also mountain bike trails and disc golf at Ausable Chasm. Loads of beautiful hiking trails and mountain climbing in the Adirondack Park.


Rates & Availability

Peru House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Season 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

There are no cleaning or house keeping services so cottage must be left in a clean and organized condition for the next arriving guests. Linens and towels are folded and available for use by guests. If used, they must me washed, dried, folded and returned to the location in which they were found. No smoking inside the camp.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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