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Secluded, Modern, Pine Cottage on 70 Acre Wilderness Pond ,130 Acre Wooded Lot

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Last updated: 11/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Moose Landing cottage has three bedrooms plus a loft and sleeps eight. It is one of four modern pine cottages built and owned by Carl Blaisdell on 3000 feet of shore frontage on the East side of Symes Pond. These cottages face pristine, undeveloped forrest owned by the State of Vermont on the opposite side of Symes . Each cottage is private and secluded from each other by at least 500 feet of forest. . Each is located directly on the pond with spectacular views from their front porches. Each cottage has its own private, sandy, beach; perfect swimming for all ages with gradual slope into the water. These knotty pine cottages each feature a cathedral ceiling, glass front woodstove and/or fire pit, gas grill, satellite TV, free wi fi for emails available in central location at specific times, full kitchen with eating utensils, and gas heat. Each cottage has a wood fired outdoor hot tub constructed of Eastern White Cedar available for rent. .A free canoe or row boat is provided to each cottage .A paddle boat is shared between the campers. Kayaks are available for rent. Linens are provided for each bed as well as towels.. A bundle of firewood is provided at no charge. Additional firewood is available for a small fee.
Great fishing for perch, small-mouth bass, pickerel, horned pout (catfish), walleyed-pike. Hiking/ biking trails.
If you would like to check on availability of my other three cottages, please go to Homeaway property number 4194473 for two bedroom Loon Lodge (sleeps 8); 4194478 for two bedroom Eagle's Nest (sleeps 8); or 4194480 for one bedroom Boulder Bluff(sleeps six).

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Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/11/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Canoe, paddle-boat, private beach; horseshoe pit, fire-pit. Super fishing for perch, pickeral, horned-pout (catfish), small mouth bass, wall-eyed pike. Each cottage has an outdoor, wood fired hot tub available for rent. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Has it's own private beach!...moreless

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Beach slopes gradually into the water. Great for young children. There is also a float to swim out to....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Looks right onto the lake. Has it's own beach!...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Symes Pond is surrounded by mountains...moreless

  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    Propane wall furnace and wood stove...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Good Verizon signal, poor AT&T...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free wi-fi available in central location at specific times...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat:

    Each cottage is provided a canoe or row boat....moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks are available for rent...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Wood-fired hot tub available for rent at each site....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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$900 to $1100/week
Rentals are Saturday to Saturday during the summer. Weekend and monthly rates available spring and fall.

Rates shown are for the Boulder Bluff cottage. The larger Moose Landing, Loon Lodge, and Eagles Nest cottages are $200 more per week.

Please send an inquiry to the owner stating the time period requested. A responce will tell availability for the cottages. An attachment will also be sent that shows a description of the cottages, rates, payment procedures, area attractions, travel directions, etc. 

Pictures of the cottages may be seen by clicking the link in this ad.
FEES:  9% Vermont tax; $50/pet:; Kayak rental $50/week; NO CLEANING FEE. Please leave the cottage clean. Tips are accepted.

TO RESERVE: please send half now, including above fees. The balance is due two weeks before arrival. Please send money orders to Carl Blaisdell, 2729 DCH, No. Haverhill, NH 03774. We are not set up for credit cards.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Woodsville, NH

Relax while you watch wildlife from the porch, or perhaps go swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, or take a nature walk along the shore. Just 10 minutes off I-91 near St Johnsbury and its' shopping centers, Maple Museum, Art gallery, Planetarium, movie theater, health club, golf course; 45 minutes to Canada or White Mountain attractions. Dog Mountain dog park and gallery in nearby St. Johnsbury. Ben and Jerry tours. Cabot Cheese factory. Santa’s Village. Six Gun City.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1962

About the owner: I am a retired postmaster and native of the area. My father had purchased this 130 acre gem when I was very young. The pond was totally undeveloped, no roads, no power. Our family used it for hunting and fishing. After I graduated from college and got married, we built our first road to the shore and set up a rv camper near the shore for our growing family to enjoy. We brought our horses over to ride through the wooded trails. Where our horse paddock was, I built our first cottage, Loon Lodge, from native pine. , Eventually, two more cottages were built, with individual roads going to each. We now enjoy sharing this very special place with others.

Why the Owner Chose Ryegate, VT, USA:
This property is best described as "A piece of Heaven”. The wooded mountains slope down to meet the pond. There is absolutely no road noise. All that can be heard is an occasional call of the loon, the hoot of an owl, or perhaps the howl of a coyote at night.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Almost any cottage you look to rent on other ponds are highly developed with wall to wall camps. My cottages are unique in that they are all owned be me, tastefully placed out of sight of each other. All you see from your porch is the natural beauty of Symes Pond and the surrounding woodland. The area is teaming with wildlife, not people. The pond is actually made of two ponds; Upper Symes and Lower Symes with a channel in between. There are islands to explore. This is a kayaker's paradise. The swimming is also nice with a float to swim out to. The loons are always putting on a show that you can watch from your front porch!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/11/2016

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Photos

  • Moose Landing

    Moose Landing

  • Moose Landing Dining Room

    Moose Landing Dining Room

  • Moose Landing View

    Moose Landing View

  • Beautiful Symes Pond

    Beautiful Symes Pond

  • Moose Landing Living Room

    Moose Landing Living Room

  • Moose Landing Breakfast Bar

    Moose Landing Breakfast Bar

  • Beach at Boulder Bluff

    Beach at Boulder Bluff

  • Symes Pond in the Autumn

    Symes Pond in the Autumn

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 11/11/2016

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