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Spectacular Lake Champlain Reteat

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5-6 bedrooms, 3 baths sleeps up to 14

Lake Champlain family retreat Beautiful year round home(not a camp)3 floors with spectacular views from every window. All new appliances. New outdoor furniture. Hammocks under the cedars overlooking the lake and mountains. This is the ideal place for your family reunions.5-6 bedrooms, 3 baths sleeps up to 14.Stunning vacation home overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack mountains of New York. 20 min to Burlington and 60 to Montreal. Private dock stairs to lake and swimming. Lg yard and deck overlooking gorgeous sunsets. Beautifully landscaped yard with privacy. Come explore the islands of VT. House has been redone over the winter with new windows, new hardwood floors and all new furniture and bedding. New sunroom w/ gas fp. Big bright 3000 sq ft home. Washer and dryer, barbecue, huge deck on lakeside attached to house overlooking lawn down to second deck perched over the water, hammocks, dish washer, TV, CD video player, swing set. Kayaks and bikes

Sorry, we DONOT host weddings(unless the total people there are the 14 guests)

4 queen bedrooms, third floor with one queen and four twins Huge deck overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack mountains with dock. New! We have added two kayaks to the house for your enjoyment. A soft tub hot tub is available late spring through early fall (included). Wireless broadband Internet. . All new appliances, washer, dryer, refrigerator, stove, microwave and dishwasher. New water system. 2 bikes well equipped kitchen. New added Master bath and sunroom with gas fireplace

This house has just undergone a major renovation.

We are sorry to say WE DONOT allow weddings

More Details

John J Gallagher
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 March, 2017

What makes this house unique

new kitchen spring of 2013. Granite counters, all new appliances, gas professional range etc.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in South Hero in Grand Isle County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Rumpus Room
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , first floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , master (2nd fl)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 2nd floor
  • Master bath has just been added and a new jacuzzi tub for two installed.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , first floor bath opposite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd fl master with br
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd fl
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd fl
    Bedroom 5 - 4 Single Bed , 3rd fl (5&6 not private,open loft area
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , 3rd fl (5&6 not private,open loft area
  • Large first fl queen with bath opposite. Second floor with three bedrooms. Master has own bath and other two bedrooms, a queen facing the lake and a third queen share a bath. The Third floor which makes up the 5th and 6th bedrooms is actually and open loft area. There is no privacy between these two areas. On one end of the loft is a queen bed. On the other are four twins.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Decking
  • 3 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 3 deck chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Activities and Attractions: Basketball court, volley ball, badmitton, horse shoes, child wading pool Beach, boating, biking, bike path, vineyard, orchards, Summer plays, concerts, great restaurants, antiques, Ben and Jerry's and Vermont Teddy Bear factory tours, Shelburne Museum, Vermont Mozart Festival, Vermont State Parks, windsurfing are all nearby. The choices are endless. Mooring. Boat rental. Marinas. Two Golf courses.. Hot tub is outside and not available after mid Oct. Linens and bath towels provided. Beach towels not provided. Nordic track in basement . Childrens pool table and full size foosball tableand ping pong Wonderful jogging. Winery just up the road with tastings and concerts in the vinyard on Thursday nights in the summer. Apple orchards nearby with local apple products and homemade pies always available, Vermont Maple syrup creamies(soft serve ice cream) and petting zoo. 1 mile away


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Spectacular Lake Champlain Reteat
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Wonderful house for family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This ended to be the perfect house for our family. The kids loved the third floor dorm and there was plenty of space for the 11 of us. The kitchen was well equipped with everything you need. The view was amazing and there was plenty of space outside to play badminton, soccer, etc. not to forget the kayaks to enjoy the lake. Of course South Hero region is amazing for biking, and we took advantage of it. Our one-day bike trip to Burlington was a nice adventure and allowed us to also enjoy the city.

This was a wonderful family vacation. The owners, Tina and Jack gave us multiple tips and suggestions of things to do in the area and insured we had what we needed to spend a wonderful time. We would definitively go back again!

We would definitively recommend to anyone who want to take vacation in the Lake Champlain region.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay over New Years

  • 5 of 5

Went up with a group of 5 and a dog it was just lovely. The house is cozy and beautiful, and the view of the lake is extraordinary. We spent the days touring Burlington and in the evenings had a great time relaxing by the fireplace, cooking, and playing board games. John and Tina made sure we knew how to reach them and seemed like they would have been very responsive should any issues have arisen -- though the house was waiting for us so perfectly, there was no need. We'd love to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic lakeside property

  • 5 of 5

Our large family stayed at this great lakeside property for a wedding in South Hero. The house was spacious and had great accommodations, large family room to gather in while looking at the lake and a great kitchen, quiet sunroom for reading, and fun backyard for playing around in. The kitchen was perfectly set up and allowed a team effort to cook and serve dinner to the group. The wind off the lake was restful and everyone said how much they enjoyed the chance to be together throughout the weekend. The bedrooms were spacious and wonderfully decorated. We felt this experience added tremendously to the wedding of our nephew because we had such good memories of being together instead of at a hotel where everyone is separated in different rooms. We hope to return in the summer!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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We Will Return!

  • 5 of 5

Great Choice! Our family and friends stayed for a a week prior to a wedding on Grand Isle, and we were all amazed how well apponted, maintained and located this wonderful home is. Large back yard with great views of the islands and Adirondacks and only a 10 minute walk to the town beach. We biked the ENTIRE island and with the exception of the main highway saw few trucks or cars. We look forward to returning. Kayakiing was also fun. Easy access to local farms, produce airport and Burlington. Thanks Jack & Tina!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for any family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary and this was the perfect place. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking and baking. The large table accommodated our family and the living room was very comfortable. Our grandchildren ranged in age from 17 to 1 year old. Our children and grandchildren swam, kayaked, jogged, and rode bikes. The younger children walked around the corner and waded into the lake. And the hammock was never empty.

I always read the reviews when making decisions. I wanted to share how much we enjoyed being in this home. It never felt like a rental. Not sure if the view from the kitchen, or seeing the moon on the lake from our bedroom was my favorite.

What is written in the explanation for the property is absolutely true. From kitchen appliances to games, it's all there. I highly recommend this lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Strafford, VT

Fabulous House for a Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house for a family vacation. We stayed there with children and grandchildren (13 of us) and there was plenty of room and privacy for everyone. Everything was very well maintained. The newly remodeled kitchen is beautiful, functional, and a pleasure to use. The house and grounds were spotless when we arrived and the owner called the next morning to make sure everything was alright.

While there are lots of things to do in, and around South Hero, many days we were all perfectly happy staying right on the property. The house is very well equipped for indoor and outdoor activities - there is also a mooring offshore, so in addition to the kayaks that come with the house, we were able to moor a sailboat.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this house to friends and relatives. Our children and grandchildren were unanimous in their hope to repeat our visit next summer. Make sure to go to the Blue Paddle for dinner and Allenholm Farm for Maple Creemees.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blue Paddle Bistro
"Delightful small restaurant 5 minutes away. A guest favorite again and again."
Apple Island Marina
"Great place to rent boats"
Snow Farm Winery
"just a mile stroll away along west shore rd. Free concerts every Thursday during the summer ..."
White's Beach
"sandy beach great for kids. Volley ball court. Spectacular south west view of Lake Champlai..."
Island Line Bike Ferry
"Amazing bike ride. from South Hero to Burlington downtown on the waterfront. Crosses across..."
Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Burlington International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
blue paddle bistro
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
New York to Vermont approx 3 miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
two courses on Island
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Essex, Vt or Plattsburgh Ny (5 miles)
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
VT Rt 2 and US Rt 89
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Blue padle
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
0.3 miles(Whites beach)and 2 miles(Sand Bar beach)
Car: necessary

We are 20-25 minutes from downtown Burlington and it's waterfront, just over an hour to Montreal, Canada an hour from world class skiing in places like Stowe, VT and Lake Placid/Whiteface Mountain NY

Other Activities: Wine tasting

Golf: Two golf courses on the islands one is 1.3 miles away.

Ski: Less than one hour from....... Whiteface Mountain in New York site of 2 winter Olympics. Smugglers Notch Vermont repeatedly voted best family ski area for several years yet also has Vermont's largest vertical drop and triple black diamond slopes Stowe, Sugarbush and Jay Peak slighly over one hour Multiple crosscountry resorts including world famous Trapp Family Lodge (of 'Sound of Music' fame)



Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in South Hero, Lake Champlain Valley

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
early spring 2017
5 May 2017 - 5 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
early summer 2017
6 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
summer 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £403
Cleaning £161
Pet Fee £81
Tax Rate 9.0%

we no longer rent for New Years. we are very strict about our limit of 14. If at any time you plan on having more than 14 people you must discuss this with us first.

50% at time of reservation with remainder due 60 days before arrival. checks only

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