Nestled between a 30-mile long international lake and a national wildlife refuge, this 2-bedroom renovated cottage is the perfect retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. Birding, biking (miles of path just minutes away), boating, hiking, and fishing opportunities abound.
The private beach is equipped with dock. Canoe, paddle boat and adult life jackets are provided. The nearby islands are a favorite spot for kayaking.
Under vaulted ceiling, the living room offers classic comfort with mission-style furniture and decor. A large, round antique coffee table provides a great space for playing games or sharing evening cocktails and appetizers. A chock-full cabinet offers hours of intrigue and intellectual stimulation through a collection of books, movies, games and puzzles. A gas heating stove adds ambiance and takes the chill off on cool nights.
A bar transitions the open living room into kitchen area, creating a great environment for socializing.
For those with culinary interests, the kitchen comes well equipped, including cookbooks, spices and some basic essentials. Dine on the sun porch or relax in a rocker with a good book. Watch the sun rise and set.
Bedrooms have a double bed each, side tables and lamps, dresser, chair and come with bedding.
Windows in all directions open to amazing views of Owl's Head and the lake. Or enjoy the views outdoors from the large surrounding yard. For your outdoor comfort, there are plenty of chairs, lounge chair for sunning, picnic table with umbrella, and bistro style table and chairs for the beach.
Canada is just minutes away, offering outings to a lavender farm, wineries, a monastery where you can hear the priests' evening chants, and the Eastern Townships. Travel to Magog by boat or car. Golfing and a grand water park are close by at Jay Peak. Newport offers a variety of restaurant treats and free concerts at the gazebo and the Gateway Center. Get to know the like by enjoying a cruise aboard The Northern Star
Other cottage amenities include: grill, picnic table with umbrella, fire pit, towels, hair dryer, Adirondack chairs, drinkable well water, Bose wave radio with MP3 hookup, and dishes for inside, outside and boating.
WEEKLY RATES for this Lake Memphremagog cottage rental:
June through September:
3 p.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Saturday
$1,100 per week plus 9% VT rooms tax.
Half of rental fee and a $250 damage deposit is due at time of booking. Balance is due 45 days prior to arrival date.
Leave cottage as you find it or opt to pay a cleaning fee.