Escape to a simpler time when you stay at this lakefront Grand Isle vacation home, a vintage summer cottage with a lovely front porch, a shared clay tennis court, and direct access to a beach and dock on the shores of Lake Champlain.
Perched at the water's edge, this two-bedroom cabin faces westward to enjoy gorgeous sunset views over the lake. And although it is wonderfully secluded away from the road, this historic family compound is just five miles from Grand Isle State Park and only eight miles north of White's Beach in South Hero.
Built in 1911, Vancie's Cottage also enjoys access to the property's dock, moorings, tennis court, and lakefront gazebo - the perfect place for a family vacation or a summer getaway with friends.
Cozy and rustic, the single-level interior features exposed wood beams, vintage furnishings, and a wood-burning stove to enhance the bucolic atmosphere. Yet this space has also been updated with modern conveniences, including WiFi, Apple TV, and Netflix streaming capability.
With pine cabinetry and open shelving, the full kitchen has plenty of old-fashioned charm. Pick up some local produce from the Champlain Islands Farmers Market and blend fresh fruit smoothies each morning; you'll also have modern appliances and an outdoor gas grill to assist with dinner.
After a long, leisurely meal around the dining room table, open a bottle of wine, take a seat in an Adirondack chair, and watch the sunset from the lakefront porch. And if the night air gets too chilly, move back inside to curl up with a book or browse through a selection of games for all ages.
On each pristine summer day, you'll be only steps from a beach on Lake Champlain, perfect for swimming, kayaking, or stand-up paddle boarding. You'll find moorings at the dock if you choose to bring your own boat, as well as tennis rackets for practicing your forehand on the shared clay court.
With two bedrooms and one full bathroom, Vancie's Cottage will sleep as many as six guests. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed, while the guest room offers a twin bed and a set of twin-over-full bunks. And there's no need to worry about overpacking your suitcase - you'll find a private washer/dryer as well.
Known and loved for its small-town feel and serene landscapes, Grand Isle is a place to reconnect with your loved ones and with the great outdoors. Spend a day (or several) in the 226-acre expanse of Grand Isle State Park, where you'll find sand volleyball courts, boat rentals, and more than 4,000-feet of shoreline.
And as you make your way home from the stunning stretch of White's Beach in South Hero, don't forget to stop at the Snow Farm Vineyard, the oldest vineyard and winery in the state of Vermont.
Your peaceful and relaxing New England getaway begins today - don't miss out on this Lake Champlain Islands home!
* Please note that this home is not available to rent in winter.
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