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Modern lakeside cottage w/ a dock & dog-friendly attitude!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 1 Half Baths, Sleeps 8

Relax by the lake in this charming three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom, pet-friendly Lake Champlain vacation rental with great amenities like a huge yard, a fishing dock, and enough space for up to eight guests and your dogs!

Located on 150 feet of picturesque shoreline on South Hero Island in Keeler's Bay, this lake house is perfect for a relaxing weekend or an extended stay spent communing with nature on both land and water. Bring your poles and tackle, then head down to the home's very own dock to cast for over 80 species of fish that live in the cold waters of Lake Champlain (please note that there are no guarantees that the dock will be available to use, as the water level changes seasonally).

This authentic Vermont lakeside camp is a rustic house with an updated interior featuring exposed wooden beams, custom furnishings, and large picture windows. During colder days, sit in the living room's rocking chair to read a book from the home's small library, or gather your group to snuggle together on the comfy couch while watching a DVD movie on the flatscreen television. You'll find plenty of space to spread out, relax, and enjoy picturesque lakeside views in this room.

Adjacent to the living room is a well-stocked kitchen with everything necessary to whip up a great meal, along with ample counter space to lay out ingredients. Plus, modern appliances - a microwave, a stove, and an oven - make meal preparation and cleanup easy. When the food is ready, sit at the nearby dining table, which will accommodate up to 8 hungry people. Just outside, there's also a waterfront deck with a table for dining al fresco on hot summer days.

Retire home at the end of a full day of lakeside activities to get restful sleep in any of the home's three bedrooms, which will accommodate up to eight, including the living room's sofabed. Sleeping options include a queen-size bed in one room, a set of twin bunk beds in another, and a bunk bed (twin over full) with an additional twin bed in the third room. Each room is simplistically furnished with reading lamps, minimal decor, and picture windows. These rooms have a zen-like quality in their simplicity and will no doubt be places of deep, restorative slumber.

Extending over 20 feet into the lake, the dock is great place to land a trophy fish. You may decide to have your adventures on land - that's fine, too! The area offers myriad activities from wine-tasting at Snow Farm Vineyard & Winery (just three and a half miles southwest) to apple-picking at Hackett's Orchard (two miles south), and scenic drives on country roads for beautiful fall foliage viewing September through November.

South Hero has many great dining options, but you could also head over to the mainland and catch a Long Trail Ale or a Magic Hat #9 beer in Burlington, which is just 20 miles southeast and home to music venues, boutique shops, and eclectic restaurants - including over 10 breweries. Also of note is the abundance of great hiking trails and pristine lakeside woodlands in the area. Go five miles north or the same distance southeast to find Grand Isle State Park and Sand Bar State Park, respectively; both areas offer beautiful features such as sandy beaches, dense maple and oak forests, and scenic trails.

Book this pet-friendly Vermont vacation cottage today for a fun-filled New England getaway!

(Please note: This home is on a lake water system and you'll need to bring your own drinking water. Guests must sign swimming waiver, and should take care that the railing on the upper bedroom level may not be suitable for small children. Thank you!)

Meals & Room Tax License #MRT-10082226

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa of Lake Champlain Islands
Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
September 26, 2018

About Vacasa of Lake Champlain Islands

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.



Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.



Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!


South Hero House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 double
    - 3 twin/ single
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

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Modern lakeside cottage w/ a dock & dog-friendly attitude!
average rating of 4.225806 based on 31 reviews

Stay in August 2018

  • 4 of 5

Lovely location! Lake view was beautiful to enjoy morning to night. Thank you for sharing your home with us!!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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Gone Fishing

  • 5 of 5

Spent three nights with the grandchildren and Boston Terrier and loved every minute of it. Cozy and comfortable accommodations, easy internet access, peaceful sunsets, nice neighbors, responsive local representative when questions arose. We would do it again.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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Gone fishing!!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot and comfy accommodations for our family of five and Boston Terrier. Quick and easy access to Burlington and Grand Isle sights. Quick and efficient response from local rep, Charles, when we had questions. We recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful View

  • 4 of 5

Property was nice, clean, attractive. exactly as described. kayaking is a must. Needs blinds on the windows to mitigate the heat in the afternoons.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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great place on the lake

  • 5 of 5

Loved the dock and deck, Kitchen was well stocked and good linens were provided. With 90+ degree days, the A/C was wonderful to have. We were thrilled that it was dog-friendly, and the dog was thrilled with the beach

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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Gone fishing

  • 3 of 5

Beware...the house needs updating. It does have a window unit downstairs. There are no window coverings and the house is like an oven in the afternoon. The deck is nice, and there is a gas grill. If there is a future trip to Vermont, we will look elsewhere

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
Owner's Response: We are sorry to see this guest was disappointed with their rustic, lakeside experience.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


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