Sunny 3 Bd Cottage Lakeside - Vt Foliage, Tours, Day Tripping - Fall Openings!

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Last updated: 10/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

In planning your next vacation, consider "Ansel Camp" on Harvey's Lake in West Barnet, Vermont. Surrounded by green grassy rolling hills reminiscent of Switzerland and dotted with hundreds of cows and farm animals, this location is a slice of heaven. No traffic lights, no big box or department stores, this is one place where you can relax and slow down. Once you've stayed a few days, you won't want to leave.

Ansel Camp is a newly renovated 3- bedroom, one-bathroom cottage located just 10 feet from the shore of Harvey's Lake. "Lakeside" has real meaning! You can hear the lake lap its shore from the dining room and porch bedroom areas -- very relaxing. Built in the 1950s, it is an open studded cottage situated on a double lot with 150 feet of water frontage. Its swimming area has an easy access with a shallow gradient, has sandy bottom (no rocks) -- perfect for young kids, older folks, and all who enjoy the water. The cottage enjoys the sun all day long, but there is also shade behind it during the afternoons.

The cottage is one story for easy living, and has an enclosed front porch dining area that offers spacious views of Harvey Mountain, and memorable sunsets overlooking Harvey's Lake. Behind it looking west, you'll see the beautiful farms and fields of Danville and Peacham. It has a well-supplied kitchen with fridge, range, and microwave. There is also a gas grill. It sleeps 6 (max.) in 3 bedrooms (two with full beds and the third room with two sets of bunks). For chilly evenings, a a new Rinnai heater can provide extra heat.

Outside, there is a firepit and outdoor chairs for roasting marshmallows under summer moons. An outdoor shower is perfect for warm weather. Listen to and watch the loons and their babies, or eagles, all day. The cottage is on a flat grassy area perfect for playing games, reading, or hanging out. Parking for no more than 3 cars at any time.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • 1 bathroom with a shower



  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Rinnai heater...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking only allows up to 3 cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    some spices, sugar, salt and pepper, flour ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.8
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early June
Jun 1 - Jun 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Mid-June 2017
Jun 16 - Jun 29, 2017
7 night min stay

Prime Season
Jun 30 - Sep 7, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall 2017
Sep 8 - Oct 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$120 $150
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 9%


We take the terms of our Short -Term Lease very seriously - no parties, no dogs, no smoking, no feeding the ducks, in particular. Our cottage is on one of the cleanest lakes in Vermont, and we appreciate you helping to do your part to keep it that way during your stay. Much appreciated!

Changes to reservations after initial booking is subject to a $75 change fee.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/04/2016
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The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Its waterfront location makes it perfect for all water sports. Likewise, you can find hiking nearby on local trails, or make the short 40-minute drive to Franconia Notch, Appalachian trails and other amenities. Mountain bike from the door, or make the short 35-minute drive to Kingdom Trails in Burke, Vermont -- home of some great mountain biking circuits and great riders. Lovely farmers markets are close by, including the one in St. Johnsbury on Saturdays that sells fruits and vegetables, foods, clothes, crafts, and other interesting things. Go fishing right from the dock or head out on the lake for deeper access. Harvey's Lake is known for its huge trout. Lastly, there is no better spot for watching flocks of migrating birds rest on the lake than in the fall, with spectacular foliage highlighting the hills and fields to the west. 13 miles to St. Johnsbury, 25 miles to Lyndonville, 30 miles to Montpelier, 45 miles to Hanover, and 70 miles to Burlington.

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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