Secluded Lakeside Cottage with Mountain Views near Thetford, Vermont

Thetford, Vermont (United States)

Secluded Lakeside Cottage with Mountain Views near Thetford, Vermont

Cottages
1 unit
8 guest capacity
Private Bathroom

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Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Barbecue
This secluded lakeside cottage with mountain views is situated near Thetford, Vermont, and can accommodate up to eight guests. There are two separate cottages within this property, making it an ideal choice for large groups or families traveling together who prefer privacy.

The first cottage has two bedrooms, one of which has a queen bed while the other has a set of twin-over-full bunk beds. The remodeled custom kitchen is equipped with all of the appliances and utensils guests might need to feel at home, as well as a lovely soapstone island and a pellet stove. The living area features an HDTV with Direct TV, a leather sleeper sofa, and seating for five. The bathroom has a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Other amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, domestic and long distance calls, and air conditioning.

The second cottage sits directly on the water and boasts spectacular views of the lake and mountains. The studio-style layout includes a queen-size bed, a private bathroom with a toilet, sink, and shower, a kitchen, and a living area. There is a day-bed with a trundle, a sitting area, and a bistro dining area. The kitchen is equipped with everything guests might need to feel at home, including basic appliances and cooking utensils. Other amenities in this cottage include an outdoor shower, air conditioning and heating, and stereo with a CD player. Linens, towels, and toiletries are kindly provided by the host in both of the cottages.

Outside, guests will find two gas grills outside, outdoor seating including a picnic table, a cozy campfire pit, and a private dock on the lake. The host happily provides one double kayak, two canoes, rowboats, two bicycles, and life jackets for guest use.

Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Safe box
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Bunk bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dining room
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Movie library
  • Dining table
  • Linens and pillows
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Hammock
  • Fire pit
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Docking station
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • Fan
  • Washing machine
  • Cooking basics
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Air conditioning
Glampers will be able to relax in the peaceful atmosphere of their lakeside getaway while still enjoying modern and convenient amenities. There are two gas grills outside, as well as outdoor seating, a campfire pit, and a private dock. The host happily provides one double kayak, two canoes, rowboat, bicycles, and life jackets for guest use. A pontoon boat rental is also available for an additional fee. Guests will have an HDTV with DirecTV and a DVD player to catch up on their favorite show or watch a classic movie.

The equipped kitchen comes with all of the appliances and utensils guests might need to feel at home during their stay, including a stove and oven, a microwave, a dishwasher, and a refrigerator and freezer. Guests can enjoy their meals around the dining table with seating for seven, or at the kitchen island which has two barstools. Other amenities include parking for up to four cars, a selection of games and books, complimentary toiletries, heating, and air conditioning.

Guest Services

  • Bar/Pub
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Medical services
  • Sports equipment storage
There is a Vermont-Cart to assist guests in getting their gear to the lakeside or dock.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Antiquing
This charming property is situated on the beautiful shores of Lake Fairlee in eastern Vermont. This is the ideal spot for glampers seeking a secluded retreat in nature. With the lake just steps away from the front door, guests will have 450 acres of water to explore. The property is a short drive from the friendly neighboring towns of West Fairlee, Post Mills, and Thetford.

Activities

  • Feeding animals
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Meditation
  • Climbing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Horseback riding
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Wildlife watching

Glampers will find themselves in natural paradise surrounded by mountains and 450 acres of the majestic Lake Fairlee. Outdoor recreation is the main draw of the area and guests will have easy access to an array of options during their stay. Guests will have their own private dock where they can embark on a day of sailing, wakeboarding, water skiing, canoeing, kayaking, or simply swimming. A pontoon boat rental is available upon request as well. The lake also provides an excellent opportunity for fishing, with native fish including rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and perch. Huge trout are caught in Lake Fairlee, with the inlets of Middle Brook and Blood Brook most attractive to fly fishermen.

Guests who prefer to stay on land can take a scenic hike or bike ride through the area's plentiful wooded areas and public parks. The West Fairlee Wildlife Management Area, Fairlee Town Forest, and Thetford Town Forest offer mountain biking, birdwatching, and wildlife observation. The changing of the leaves in autumn is a stunning sight and is particularly popular in the Podunk Wildlife Management Area.

Guests are just a short drive from the charming neighboring towns of West Fairlee, Post Mills, and Thetford. There, guests can learn about the area's history, nosh on regional cuisine in a local restaurant or cafe, or shop for souvenirs. There is an old-fashioned drive-in theater near Fairlee which is open seasonally. Back at the property, guests can host a barbecue with the sun setting over the lake as a backdrop or cozy up by the fireplace with a good book.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Sixty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 60 days before check-in.
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Additional Information

Please note that the property has a moderate-sloped pitch down towards the lake. The property also features a beautiful but rough terrain that is not suitable for infants or toddlers. Additionally, the property is not wheelchair-accessible.

This is a non-smoking property and parties and events are not allowed.

Pets are considered.

The maximum overnight occupancy is eight guests, and the minimum age to rent the property is 25.

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