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Charming Lake Champlain Cottage - Secluded, Sandy Beach - Romantic or Family Fun

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Picturesque 3 Bedroom Cottage Large Windows Deck on Lake with 150 Ft Sandy Beach

3 Bedroom, 1 Bath picturesque cottage on lake Champlain with cathedral ceiling, large windows, sun room and deck overlooking the lake. This cottage is located on a private road and is directly on quiet peaceful Lapan Bay with distant mountain views. This is a very private setting with few neighbors yet its a 10 min. drive to grocery stores and restaurants, 35 min. to Burlington and just over an hour to Montreal. Enjoy boating, fishing or swimming with access to the lake on our 150 Ft. sandy beach. The lake is shallow and sandy for young children to enjoy. A row boat and paddle boat are provided with 4 life jackets for you to enjoy the bay. The open lake is accessed at the end of the bay for boating enthusiasts to enjoy a day on the lake. The property includes a large double lot with plenty of space for outdoor activities, bar-b-ques and lawn games. This lovey 3 bedroom cottage sleeps 6-7 with plenty of room for a spare air mattress. Enjoy sunsets on the deck directly on the lake. Eat your meals in a spacious sunroom while enjoying the plentiful wildlife on the lake. Everything you need to have an enjoyable and relaxing vacation except the food is provided.

Lori Cantin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Lori Cantin

This cottage on Lake Champlain was built by the owner who resides locally. It has cathedral ceilings with large windows to view the lake and distant mountains. It also has a deck overlooking the lake and a sun room to enjoy meals, play board games or read.

Lori Cantin purchased this cottage in 1975

Why Lori Cantin chose Vermont

Picturesque cottage in a quiet lakeside location on a private road with very few neighbors.

What makes this cottage unique

Sandy beach on beautiful peaceful bay with plenty of wildlife. Enjoy sunsets and distant mountain views from attached deck overlooking the lake.


Saint Albans Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 4th bed is a sofa pull out double bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Charming Lake Champlain Cottage - Secluded, Sandy Beach - Romantic or Family Fun
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
Central New York, NY

Perfect Getaway for R&R!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I wanted a week away from the hectic pace of life and we found it in this lovely camp at the shore of tranquil St. Albans Bay in Lake Champlain. The camp has all you need for sleeping and eating, with a full-sized bed on the first floor and other beds upstairs (which we did not use, but they have a spectacular view of the lake from the loft). Windows across the lakeside made us feel like we were aboard a ship on our own private cruise. We felt so relaxed and comfortable. It wasn't too fancy and you could feel the sense of family history all around you in the camp. The setting is private but there's not a feeling of isolation, since the town of St. Albans is a short (10 min.) drive away and Burlington is easily accessible-- around 30 minutes by highway. St. Albans is such a charming village-- surpassed our expecations-- with a few shops, restaurants, and a park where we saw a local band play one evening. They have a farmers market on Saturdays and we were there during a sidewalk sale. We really felt a part of the friendly community. Lori was very accessible and available to answer any questions. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you were able to enjoy our cottage on the lake and what the local area has to offer. We are happy you were able to get away from your hectic pace life as we have at the cottage. We look forward to hosting you in the future.
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Nice cottage and great location

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is right on the lake which made it very easy for my family to enjoy the lake all day. We went swimming, fishing, snorkeling, strolled around the bay in the paddle boat and sometimes just floated on rafts. Plenty of wildlife to observe and enjoy. We saw a bald eagle. The cottage had everything we needed. We also enjoyed a few of the different restaurants in town (Jeff's Seafood, Twiggs, Mimmo's and Tim's Place for breakfast). They were all very good. Everyone was really friendly. We also enjoyed some VT attractions (Ben & Jerry's, VT Teddy Bear Factory, Cabot's, Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Church Street Market Place, Echo Aquarium, enjoyed 25 cent hot dog night when seeing the Lake Monsters and a night at the Drive-In Movies in Colchester.

I would recommend this property to my friends and relatives. Our 8 year old boy loved his vacation on the lake as did mom & dad.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy the three of you enjoyed your vacation. It sounds like your family was able to enjoy a lot of what Vermont has to offer. Thank you for your recommendations to your family and friends. We are happy to host you again for your next vacation.
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Cute out of the way cottage

  • 4 of 5

This little cottage was just right for a family gathering for my grandson's graduation. A few of us came from out of town 7 hrs away. We enjoyed fishing, the paddle boat and row boat, walking the beach, seeing the turtles, and the sunsets. It was a little cold and rainy the last 2 days but no worries the electric heaters did the trick to keep us warm and cozy. It was close to St Albans where my son lives and close to so my other attractions. I loved seeing the mountains across the water. We will be back I am sure.

Jean - Geneseo, New York

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were glad you were able to come see your grandson graduate, such an important event. It sounds like you were able to enjoy the outdoors including fishing, boating, sunsets, mountain views and wildlife. We would love to host you again.
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Great Time!

  • 5 of 5

5 Senior ladies off for a relaxing weekend. The cottage was clean, great views, and beautiful sunset. Missed the free concerts in Taylor Park, they didn't start until 6/24 but enjoyed the town. I like to fish and took the boat out a couple of times while the other ladies slept. Caught and released some dandies. The lake had a Father Day fishing contest for that weekend. The turtles came up on shore in the evening, entertainment just watching them. Went to Linda's for lunch, good food and service.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy to host you for your relaxing weekend. We are glad to hear you used the boat and were able to enjoy some fishing. The turtles are interesting to watch and we are happy you were entertained by them. It was great you took advantage of the local restaurants. We would love to host you again.
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Holiday Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I with our daughter and son-in-law spent a wonderful fall weekend at Ted and Lori's rustic cottage on St Albans Bay. Very comfortable and well equipped cottage. The highlight was enjoying the spectacular sunsets! Lots to see and do in the area...we enjoyed the Stowe Arts Festival for a day. We will return for a longer stay in the future. Also, my husband is disabled and this cottage easily accommodated his wheelchair. No ramp, but only 3 stairs to the entrance.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It sounds like you had a lovely weekend at our cottage. We are glad you enjoyed the fabulous sunsets over the lake! The area does have a lot to do and it is great you were able to enjoy the Stowe Arts Festival. We are happy to hear our cottage was able to accomodate your husband's wheelchair. We would love to host you again in the future.
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Westfield, Mass.

St Albans Vt

  • 5 of 5

What a peaceful site! Sunsets are has everything you could need. great spot for a family get together or relaxing retreat. Had a wonderful time and would love to return..thanks Phil and Lori!

Pat B. August 29-Sept5 2015

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your vacation at our cottage. We are happy you were able to enjoy the beautiful sunsets over the lake. We would love to host you again.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Burlington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bayside Pavillion, Saint Albans Bay
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Lake Champlian - Grand Isle
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Champlain Country Club, Saint Albans
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrack - St. Albans
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Interstate 89
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
One Fedral, Saint Albans
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Smugglers Notch Resort
Nearest Beach
On Property
Car: necessary

Lakeside cottage is in Saint Albans which is a wonderful small VT village with shopping, restaurants and many other attractions. 30 minutes from Burlington, VT with the pedestrian Church Street Marketplace, Lakeside Dining and Lake Cruises, Shelburne Museum and Minor League Lake Monsters Baseball.

Just over 1 Hr. from Montreal, Canada with The Old Port, Museums, Restaurants, Casino, 6 Flags Amusement Park and many other attractions (bring your passport or enhanced drivers license).


Rates & Availability

Saint Albans Town Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 Off Season
May 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
2017 Peak Season
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Fall Foliage
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

Vermont state rooms and meals tax of 9% and Saint Albans Town local tax of 1%. During the peak season the cottage is rented weekly (Sat. to Sat.). Multi-week rentals are welcome.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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