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Beautiful Lakefront Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Beautiful Lakefront Cottage

Beautiful one bedroom lakefront cottage with lake access in historic Alburgh, Vermont. This one bedroom cottage can accommodate two adults, the cottage is complete with a queen bed and full bathroom. After you've enjoyed the beautiful sunset from your own deck you can relax in the living room on one of two comfortable sofas. Guests will have access to shared yard, dock and beach. Should you need anything rest assured your needs will be met as the property owners live on site.

Tom McHugh
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About Tom McHugh

We moved to Alburgh in 2001 to live on the lake and be able to enjoy it year -round.

Tom McHugh purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Tom McHugh chose Alburg

When we purchased, there was another smaller cottage on the property, but it needed a lot of work. We replaced it in 2012 with the new expanded cottage.

it has only been available for use by family and friends until recently.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Alburgh in Alburgh

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • village
  • Waterfront
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Lakefront Cottage
average rating of 4.25 based on 8 reviews

Great and relaxing weekend stay

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed here for Columbus Day weekend as a getaway from city life, and we couldn't have enjoyed it more. The house looked newly renovated, was neat, clean, and was decorated in a relaxing spend-a-day-at-the-beach theme. We visited during early fall, so it was a bit too chilly to enjoy the water, but we appreciated being able to stroll out onto the dock and beach, just feet from the cottage porch.

The kitchen was fully stocked and the appliances were all new or like-new. The bed was big and comfortable and the bathroom was well maintained. It was very private, but Tom and Kathy were very attentive to our needs, even though they were stuck in their own travels by inclement weather (read: hurricane!). They even left us a gift bottle of pure maple syrup, which was an absolutely delicious and welcome surprise!

Another big plus is that it's minutes (literally) from the Canadian border, so we were able to take a quick jaunt into Montreal for the afternoon. We also visited Plattsburgh, NY which was a short drive over the bridge. The Lake Champlain Islands region in general was just beautiful.

There were a few minor drawbacks, however. The wifi was a little spotty, so we couldn't stream any media on our devices. Also, since we were there in October, the cottage got a little cold. It did not get cold enough to need the space heaters that were available, but an extra layer is probably advisable, depending on the season.

Overall, Tom and Kathy's cottage was a perfect venue for a near perfect Fall weekend. It is cozy and comfortable, a great place for some much needed R&R.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely cottage

  • 3 of 5

Lovely, spacious, immaculate cottage with nice deck. Unfortunately, no TV and Wi-Fi was very slow and often cut out.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate little cottage in Lake Champlain

  • 4 of 5

My Husband and I stayed for three Nights in this cozy cottage in August. The kitchen was very well equipped with everything we could possibly need including coffee tea and cream. Beautiful view of the Lake from the deck. The owners were friendly and helpful. If we visit lake Champlain area again we will definitely be back. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Green Valley, AZ

Good location and views

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for a week in July at this location. The vacation cottage was clean, pleasant, and the accommodations were good. The views over the lake were excellent with beautiful sunsets. The hosts were very helpful and we would recommend the unit as a summer vacation spot.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

It was a lovely location and such a beautiful view. Its not a private setting so if your looking for privacy this place will not work for you but other than that it was clean and beautiful and the owners were exceptionally helpful. Overall it was a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hillsborough, NH

Great location with nice hosts

  • 4 of 5

rental property is a remodeled cottage next to owner's home, straight on views of Lake Champlain and distant mountains as well as within 10 miles to Canada border and an hour to Montreal, owners are very hospitable as are neighbors near the cottage, cottage is a fully equipped 1 BR 1 bath with plenty of room and is clean and well maintained, several good restaurants within 10-15 minute drive, some water equipment available at no additional charge

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad that you enjoyed your stay, and that you found it conveniently close to Montreal. It was a pleasure meeting and visiting with you.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Burlington, VT (BTV), Montreal, QC (YUL)
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Grand Isle, VT
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Alburgh Links
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Rouses Point, NY / Saint Albans, VT
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-87-Aut-10, I-89
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Jay Peak, Vermont
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Alburgh, Lake Champlain Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Nightly Rate
22 Jul 2017 - 24 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Jul-Aug 2017
25 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Sept-Oct 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee- non-refund £38.47
Refundable Damage Deposit £153.88
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner'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.
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