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Charming year-round 2 BR cottage on Lake Champlain - Blueberry Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

2BR /five persons MAX/ 1 full bath

Heron Ledge Cottages are nestled on the shore of Lake Champlain across from historic Valcour Island. This cottage compound is ideal for quiet stays, romantic getaways and nature-filled family vacations. The lake is situated between the NY Adirondack and the VT Green Mountains. We are very close to Snug Harbor Marina - Lake Champlain Boatworks and the NYS Peru Boat Launch. The cottage is freshly furnished with a fully-equipped kitchen. Cable TV, DVD player, linens and wireless internet are provided. Opportunities for sight-seeing and sport activities abound. We have hosted bass tournament winners. Stay for a week or get-away weekend (3 night minimum stays with higher nightly rates for shorter stays). The owner of this property does provide 3 kayaks, 1 paddle boat and 1 canoe for guest use. There are some life vests available for guest use in the shed near the watercraft, but guests are invited to bring their own in order to maximize their comfort while paddling. Indemnity clause/kayak waiver form is required as part of each guests registration process and must be signed prior to arrival at the property. This is a non-smoking property. NO pets are allowed. WEEK-LONG RENTALS ARE PREFERRED IN SUMMER.

Nearby activities: 3 golf courses; Ausable Chasm; Ferry to Vermont; Shelburne Museum; Ben and Jerry's; Vermont Teddy Bear Factory; Montreal, Canada; Skiing and Rock/Ice Climbing, Adirondack High Peaks; Hiking, Bicycling, Kayaking, Autumn leaf-peeping and fun at the site of two Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.

Bass Tournament Hosts: Bass fishermen like the property because their equipment is kept private and safe. Bass boats can be attached to power and worked on under spot lights after dark if needed. One winning fisherman said that he liked the quiet so that he could concentrate better on his fishing gear and strategy.

Skiing: We are a 45 minute easy drive to Whiteface Mountain. Ski mountains in Vermont and Canada are about 2 hours away.

Cross-country skiing can be done near our property, on Lake Champlain when it is frozen, or at cross-country ski centers

in Lake Placid.

Hiking and Bicycling: People love to go to the different Adirondack High Peaks and then return to lakeside after the hikes.

Others bicycle all around the NY area near us, with some taking their bikes on the ferries to Vermont Islands or mainland

and returning via a different ferry later in the day.

More Details

Property Manager
Sue Carter
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 May, 2018

Why Sue Carter chose Plattsburgh

In our childhoods, owners Phoebe and Bruce were both fortunate to stay on lakes, small and large, in housekeeping cottages. We found this unique property and saw it as a way to preserve the 'old-fashioned', simple-pleasures vacation. Because our home is also here, we can live it and share it!

What makes this cottage unique

Direct access to Lake Champlain with a sandy beach. Across the street from the Kayak Shack which offers lessons, hourly or daily rentals and other tours and facilities. Please tell them that you are staying at Heron Ledge Cottages for additional customer service. Guests with boats on trailers may park them in a secluded lawn area and put the boats in and out of the water at the very nearby Peru NYS Boat Launch, which has a new dock (2014) and a great parking area. OR, the guests may choose to rent a slip next door at Lake Champlain Boatworks (Snug Harbour Marina) and just walk over each day. Those with friends and family in the area are encouraged to invite them for day visits with additional parking available on the lawn next to the driveway.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Plattsburgh in Clinton County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellations made with less than 30 day notice will only receive a refund if we are able to obtain a replacement rental - See Our attached rules.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Other - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Twin over Full Bunkbed/ Has 2 adult limit
  • Two bedrooms and a full-size futon in living room. Nice linens with quilts. Closets, dressers, bedside tables are present. Washer&Dryer. Maximum of 6 persons which INCLUDES infants and children.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Small children must be watched carefully. The lake is shallow, but the creek next to us is deep. The Bathroom is not handicapped equipped. Absolutely no smoking or pets. Long term renters need to negotiate rates with us. Electric hook-ups for bass boats available. Rental kayaks may be delivered to the cottage area.


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Charming year-round 2 BR cottage on Lake Champlain - Blueberry Cottage
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews

Nice Lake Champlain Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had the nicest vacation to Lake Champlain and Heron Ledge Cottage. The property was clean and well-kept. The owners were right on hand to give directions, to answer questions and to meet our needs. The location is peaceful and the view of the sailboats on the lake can't be beat. The yard was perfect for our 1-year-old son who was just learning to walk! Be sure to note that there are three cabins and the owner's home on the property, so renting all 3 would be great for a family reunion or group vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2007
  • Date of Stay: July 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and family friendly, great view

  • 5 of 5

This trip was to visit family and it was just my 2 year old and me. After my son was down for bed I enjoyed wine and reading near the corner windows listening to the waves and the rain. Again another great stay. Lovely and convenient. I’m certain this will be a place we will frequent often.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, child friendly, great views stocked with everything you could need for a family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Blueberry Cottage. For us the cottage being so child friendly was such a great relief. Also the cottage is very close to family so we had plenty of time to catch up and relax with them. Our son loved watching the boats and walking along the water looking for birds and rocks. This is our second year at Heron Ledge and it won't be our last!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was better than I had expected

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very well kept and move in ready. It was well located and great views of the lake. It enhanced our vacation experience. We look forward to our next stay. Thanks to all who helped make this happen. A vacation to remember.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice cabin, great scenery

  • 4 of 5

Had a great stay. NoACunit the first night, but the owner called apologized and installed the 2nd day. I would recommend and stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to spend a quiet cozy time!!

  • 4 of 5

Very nicely maintained and ideal for a short or extended stay when you need a quiet place to stay and relax or use as a gateway to nearby attractions.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Plattsburgh, NY (PBG)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Rusty Anchor
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Grand Isle or Port Kent
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Bluff Point
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Plattsburgh, NY
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-87, Exit 36
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Rusty Anchor
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Whiteface Mtn.
Nearest Beach
On property
Car: necessary

There is great natural beauty here between NY Adirondacks and VT Green Mountains. Finest bass fishing-many tournaments. Other fishing, including fly fishing nearby. Fabulous biking in NY and VT. Kayaking, Canoing, Sailing, Motor boating and fabulous windsurfing opportunities. Hiking, Climbing, Alpine and Cross-Country skiing are here or nearby. French culture, food and museums are in nearby Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Outdoor activities, shopping and Olympic venues are in nearby Lake Placid, NY. Attractions in Vermont include Burlington Waterfront, Church Street Walking Mall, Ethan Allen Lake Cruises,Ben and Jerry's tours and Vermont Teddy Bear tours.

Other Activities: Premier hiking, ice fishing, rock climbing

Golf: There are 4 nearby golf areas.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

PLEASE NOTE: Homeaway has started charging a 10% service fee to all guests electing to book on-line. This fee does not go to the owner, but is held by Homeaway in addition to the subscription fee owners must pay. We are happy to save you this fee by sending registration docs/PayPal invoice for credit card use that will save you this almost 100.00 extra fee. We would prefer to see our guest have an extra 100.00 for dinner out during their stay then to spend it simply to book online when we can provide the same service for free.

IN SUMMER, WEEKLY RENTALS ARE PREFERRED. Please request quote for stays of 3-6 nights.
There are additional cottages which can be seen at HomeAway Property #3667119 and HomeAway Property #3667147, or at www.heronledge.com

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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