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Lakefront, walk to Basin Harbor, bikes, kayaks for your use!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-10) with A/C

Situated on the shores of Lake Champlain, this wonderful year-round home is not only spacious but is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the lake! Large flat yard, clear water and views of the 'palisades' rock cliffs. Walking distance to Basin Harbor resort which features an 18 hole championship golf course, restaurants, and the Maritime Museum. Button Bay Park and NY State Forest (across the lake) feature hiking trails.

A 40 foot dock leads into the shallow waters where you can swim and fish from. A mooring is also available if you are bringing a boat. Kayaks and bikes (life jackets and helmets too!) are available for your use to explore the area by water or land.

Open floor plan with unobstructed views of the lake. A full bath is located on each floor. Second floor has 3 bedrooms: A master bedroom with a King, a guest bedroom with a King, and a guest bedroom with 2 Twins. There is also a private bedroom/den on the first level with a full size bed. 2 twin futon chairs can also accommodate additional guests.

The kitchen is fully equipped, a washer and dryer are located in the basement, and the home is protected by an automatic generator in case of power failures.

The town of Vergennes is a short car ride away, featuring restaurants, shops, and all the amenities of a small town. Burlington and Middlebury are a 30 minute drive and offer a plethora of activities all year long. Premier skiing at Sugarbush, Mad River Glen and Middlebury Snowbowl are about an hour away, and Jay Peak can also be done in a day, about a 2 hour drive.

Keywords: lake, kayak, basin harbor, bike, ski

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017

Why The Owner chose Ferrisburgh

Lake Champlain has so much to offer, not to mention the beauty surrounding the area. Our family loves all the outdoor opportunities this area offers: great skiing in the winter; hiking, biking, boating, and swimming in the summer; antiquing and 'leaf peeping' in the fall; and gearing up for summer in the spring!

What makes this house unique

With over 100 miles of waterfront, Lake Champlain varies in water quality, views, and accessibility. Unique to our area is the proximity to the Basin Harbor Resort with its restaurants, championship golf, and even onsite museum. Make new friends at The Red Mill restaurant (live entertainment most weekends in the summer) or go for a long solitary jog or bike ride along the rarely traveled country roads. In the winter/spring, you can plan a day trip to some of the best skiing mountains in Vermont! Mad River Glen (Ski it if you can!) and the Middlebury Snowbowl are within an hour drive, and Jay Peak is within 2 hours.

Whether you want total relaxation or a high energy vacation you'll find this the perfect place to be!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Angela,

The house is lovely and we had a great time. I started to fill out the paper questionnaire but decided to send an email instead. What a beautiful location. The house, the view, the setting and the neighborhood are all fantastic.Your neighbors are such nice people. You asked in the questionnaire if anything was better or worse than expected and I'd have to say the photos on the listing don't do justice to the view or the waterfront area. We were pleasantly surprised at how spectacular they were.

All in all we enjoyed ourselves very much and we'd definitely be interested in renting again. And, by the way, we did eat at the Black Sheep Bistro and it was excellent. The food was very good and the service friendly. Thanks again for all your helpful emails. I hope to be in touch again!
Aug 2012
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Ferrisburgh House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Come and enjoy the outdoors at the lake house! Kayaks and a variety of bikes are available for you to use. If you are bringing a boat, a mooring is also available.


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Lakefront, walk to Basin Harbor, bikes, kayaks for your use!
average rating of 4.95 based on 22 reviews

Wonderful location, gorgeous views!

  • 5 of 5

second year in a row staying here. Angela is wonderful to work with and responsive to needs. The location on the lake is ideal and we love the access to use of kids kayaks, paddle boards, and kayaks to enhance our time on the lake. We are looking forward to returning again!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect spot for our family vacation

  • 4 of 5

This beautiful house was everything we needed for a perfect vacation. Beautiful views of the lake, kayaks, bicycles and close proximity to a very cute town (Vergennes). We enjoyed playing golf and tennis at Basin Harbor and thought the Red Mill Restaurant there was delicious. Nearby hiking and the overall dog friendliness of VT made our vacation outstanding.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

We have always had a fondness for Lake Champlain and we were very exited to see that Angela's home was available the week we had planned to visit. As many of the other reviews have accurately pointed out - the house and location were just as advertised and Angela was very responsive and great to deal with. If you want a house with a fabulous view, all the creature comforts you have at home - like wifi, plasma screen tv, AC, and comfortable sleeping arrangements, and you want to have easy access to the lake this would be a house you should definitely consider. Our only complaint was the week flew by so quickly.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful two weeks, top location!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described, Angela was very easy to work with and responsive. This property is a prime location on Lake Champlain tucked away off dirt roads great for biking and jogging and in a protected cove that is great for swimming and paddlesports. We brought up our boat and can say with great confidence that the mooring is reliable. We look forward to returning to this property every summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation lake home

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here and loved it. The pictures don't do the view justice! The house was perfect - we had zero complaints. The owner is very responsive and answered any questions in minutes. We also easily rented boats from Basin Harbor - we loved every minute. Beautiful, quiet, relaxing family fun!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This house is exceptionally well equipped for family enjoyment. Kayaks, boards, and floats

  • 5 of 5

We spent ten days in VT visiting our daughters and this house was the perfect for us.

Commanding views of Split Rock Mountain across the water, a protected dock for swimming and boating, and proximity to Basin Harbor, made this location a rewarding way to experience the Champlain valley.

The house is relatively new, everything works, and the owner, Angela, was delightful to work with.

Please give this house careful consideration if you are looking for a wonderful lakefront location.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, kayaking, and the year round beauty right from your front door. The unique location offers so much within walking distance. A championship golf course, museum, restaurants, walking/biking/jogging trails all with a view!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Preferred payment method is by electronic check. Credit Cards are accepted but will be charged a 5% service fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.