7 BR 4 BA Summer Cottage Volleyball Fire Pit
3500 Sqft Cottage hosted by Alecia
12 Guests . 7 Bedrooms . 4 Bathrooms
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Step back in time in this 1930s era cottage. Modern creature comforts. 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. It can accommodate 1-12 guests comfortably in beds and up to 14 depending on sleeping configurations. At Vermont Cottage we are the de facto setting for family gatherings, reunions, staff retreats, girlfriend getaways, fishing trips, and celebratory weeks. This lake cottage will draw you in, wrap you up so you won't want to leave! You will make memories of warm summer days lounging, kayaking on the lake by day, ... camp fires by night. We are located in a valley that features 5 interconnected lakes. Lake Echo south of us features a wonderful state park. Explore these interesting lakes! 7 bedrooms is available only during summer months. The 7th bedroom is the original bedroom and is not insulated. Additional fees apply for more than 12 people. This is our premium listing. We have more affordable options, please inquire.

“Nothing has been overlooked in this beautiful, fascinating, and extremely charming house."

Go take a look at the pictures....... and then come back and read more!
Contact the owner and ask questions. Email owner at vermontcottage@gmail.com

Outdoor Summer Features Memorial Day ~ Labor Day:
• Fire-pit outside
• Gas & charcoal grills
• Large screened-in porch
• Private beach
• Private dock
• Floating dock
• Boat & Floats- 1 canoe, and 1 kayak included.
• Volleyball court
• Ping Pong Table
• Croquet
• Badminton
• Bocci Ball
• Basketball hoop on garage
• Whiffleball
• Fishing
• Boat, docks, & floats. Kayak rentals available.

Indoor Features & Entertainment:
• Cable TVs & 1 smart TV in main living room
• Wireless Internet
• Great cell phone reception
• Washer/dryer/ironing boards
• Down pillows and comforters
• Living room with fireplace
• Kitchen geared towards 'Foodies'
Spice cabinet with basics. It's a shared "take it & leave it" system. Use own discretion.

• Camp Plymouth State Park
* Coolidge State Park
• Ski Okemo or Killington ~15 minutes to either.
• Shop & site see Woodstock 30 minutes away
• Browse & shop Ludlow 10 minutes away
• Day Trip excursions outlined in our guest folder ~ never be bored!

What our guests have said:
"It's like renting an entire bed & breakfast for yourself!"
"They just don't build them like this anymore."
"All we had to do was show up."
"A true gem!"
"This is a fantastic house!"
"We LOVED it!"
"Let us know if you want to sell."
"Perfect for our family reunion."
"The location is fantastic..."
"Perfect for our wedding!"
"I must have said I love this house 50 times!"

This is it. The cottage is a relaxing, calming place. It has many "must-have" conveniences with high quality creature comforts because it needs to be "THAT" special place. You will love entertaining at the cottage because there is plenty of room for everyone.

Off-Season we accommodate smaller groups.
Flexible floor plans- please inquire.
Discounts possible.
Prices will vary, please inquire..

More about the cottage-
Perks - Huge screened-in porch overlooking the lake, modern unpretentious creature comforts, generous amenities, well organized, well stocked, allows dogs, private beach, two docks, comes with a boat, volleyball court, lawn games......

Bedrooms - This immaculate cottage rental offers seven bedrooms and can sleep 12-14 comfortably in beds. The master bedroom comes with a king-size bed, #2 comes with a queen-size bed, #3 offers a double bed, #4 has two double beds and a twin, #5 a queen-size bed, #6 a king-size bed, and #7 is a screened in sleeping porch with two double beds. There are four bathrooms.

Kitchen - The full kitchen is geared towards foodies, offering guests plenty of luxury amenities. For coffee fanatics, this rental offers a Keurig, a Cuisinart Drip, a French Press, Italian press, Chemex, and a coffee grinder. Additionally, guests will have plenty of cooking utensils and dish ware. Plenty of state-of-the-art appliances including, a dishwasher, ice maker, and a pantry. There is a kitchenette upstairs with a full sized refrigerator and stove.

The land - Equidistant between Killington and Okemo, Vermont by historic route 100. Overlooking the entire length of Lake Amherst in Plymouth, Vermont the cottage has beautiful views and is in a great location. There is a spacious yard, a flat and grassy space for kids to play and a volleyball court. Guests will also enjoy having a large screened-in front porch overlooking the lake!

The area - is packed with fun things to do such as shopping in beautiful Woodstock, skiing/hiking at either Killington or Okemo, Long Trail Brewery lunches, tours & samples at the Plymouth Cheese Factory, and trips to Buttermilk Falls to name only a few. Harry's is our favorite restaurant and is less than 12 minutes down the road. Check out our guides here and our FB pages for the latest updates of things to do and places not to miss: Vermont Cottage or Lake Amherst Vermont Cottage or GlampCampVermont and Vermont Cottage on Instagram. Please view our guides on this site!

Summary - Quaint cozy 1930's era cottage updated and maintained in a boutique style for its true charm. The cottage is not a cookie cutter trendy design, but rather old time charm that is unique for its pairings of old and new.
July & August the entire cottage must be rented. From September 10- May 15 we offer up the cottage with varying options to rent to suit your needs. Seasonal times and restrictions do apply.


BEFORE BOOKING property, please read entire site and verify owner identity.
Please preview this entire site for terms before booking. A request to book indicates that you have read, understand, and agree to the terms including buying travel insurance and our refund policy. If you have questions, please ask before requesting to book. We will be happy to answer and assist.
Calendar updated weekly.

GUEST OCCUPANCY AGREEMENT - All rental transactions are held accountable to the Guest Occupancy Agreement between guest and owner. It outlines check-in and -out times, recycling requirements/laws, cancellation policy, emergency procedures, Acts of God etc. Owner will contact guest to fill out the contract. The contract will be mailed to the guest and we ask it be returned via e-mail or snail mail within 3-7 days. The rental may be cancelled by the owner at owner's discretion if terms are not met. Trip insurance is strongly encouraged and recommended.

No booking fees! Need a payment plan? Talk to us. Talk directly with the owner! 802-558-0040. Dog friendly......Woof! Cash discount! Vacation in Vermont! Owner by e-mail: vermontcottage@gmail.com and mention Houfy.
Ready to book? Have you read the entire listing?

Stay safe,
Alecia & John

Guest Access

Sleeping Configuration
  • King
Queen Volleyball
  • Queen
Owl Nest
  • Double
The Bear
  • Queen
Queen Sleigh
  • Queen
Companion King
  • King
Sleeping Porch
  • Double
  • Double
4Screened-in sleeping porch
  • Double
2Located in upstairs get-away-space with kitchenette-not private.
Pets Allowed
No Smoking Allowed
Family/Kid Friendly
No baby furniture. We do have sand toys and books.
Children's books and toys
Not Handicap Accessible
Suitable for Events
For a fee and pre-arranged
Parking Included
Plenty of places to park!
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Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
What we supply
All you need to bring are your own food and clothes. AC is provided in the back, but not in the living room or kitchen because they open up to the screened-in porch.
Gas Grill
Charcoal Grill
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV
iPhone Dock
Full Kitchen
Full Kitchenette
Ice Maker
Water Purifier
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
You will be able to make steaks to cakes.
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher


Scuba diving or snorkeling
Stand up paddle board(SUP)l
Cross country skiing
Ice skating
Mountain biking
Rock climbing
Whitewater rafting
Miniature Golf
Fly fishing
Hot air ballooning
Horseback riding
Nature Viewing
Bird Watching



Seasonal Pricing

Per nightWeekend nightsPer weekPer monthMinimum stay
Base price
We are professionals who live and work in Vermont. Alecia is a police/community social worker and John is semi-retired when Alecia doesn't have him on some project.
Speaks: English

Policies and Rules

Check In 4PM - Flexible
Check Out11AM

We will send you our no stress easy check in method once the contract is signed and returned with payments.

Payment Policy
For credit cards ~ 50% at booking and the remaining 50% due 90 days before commencement. If you need another arrangement, please ask.

We offer cash discount. Contact owner before proceeding. Place a $200 non-refundable deposit to hold the dates. Next, pay by check along with signed agreement with check paid in full minus the $200 within 5 days.
Refundable Damage Deposit
We offer insurance for $10/night.
Cancellation Policy
Cancel 120 days prior to arrival and we will refund your reservation, minus $200 cancellation fee and any credit card charges.
Anyone arranging a group or family stay is responsible for disseminating this site and the guides of information sent. This is especially important if someone other than the group coordinator is going to be showing up first. This will make access to the property go smoothly. It will also prevent misunderstandings due to lack of knowledge about the property.
House Rules
Lakeside cottages are the de facto settings for family gatherings, reunions, staff retreats, girlfriend getaways, fishing trips, and celebratory weeks. This lakeside cottage will draw you in, wrap you up.... you won't want to leave! you will make memories....warm summer days spent by the lake kayaking by day and camp fires by night.

Rules are simply to keep the property safe, running smoothly, and free from damage.
It's mostly common sense, etiquette, and actually quite simple.

We do require a contract between host & guest for insurance purposes as well as protecting your reservation. It will be sent to guests from host after booking. Payment indicates agreement to the contract.

We do have outside surveillance cameras aimed at parking areas and the boat area.
There are also cameras in restricted/private areas which are generally locked.

Please state how many adults, children, and dog(s) in your initial request to book.

Please do an initial walk-through to ensure everything is to your liking.
Please let us know right away and privately about any concerns you have about the property and not in a review so that we can either explain or provide remediation for you while you are staying.

Recycling is required ~ Vermont Law ~ We all must recycle. It's a good thing. Follow posted recycling requirements. Rinse out, remove caps, sort, and compost properly.

- Quiet hours twilight to dawn.
- No candles, glitter, confetti, slime, play-doh, silly string, fireworks.... etc.
- Report anything broken or damaged asap so we can fix or replace.
- Please follow simple check-out instructions on fridge upon departure.

"Not suitable for infants" because we don't supply baby furniture and we are not
childproofed. Some people do bring infants without our knowledge. You do need to list them by name and age if a guest list is requested. Therefore, bring own baby furniture, childproof all areas. We also charge for any human above the limit. All children under 11 must be supervised at all times.

Dog fee is $25/night/per dog. Must inform owner you are bringing a dog. We do offer cash discount. Dogs must be bathed and groomed prior to arrival. Pick up after dog

$30 charge for lost keys- time and trouble fee.
$30 fee for mailing back left behind items.
$50/hour, part of any hour for unauthorized late check-out.

All rental agreements are final. There is no trading of time. No discount for guests who don't show up. You are highly encouraged to buy trip insurance- we abide by our cancellation policies..No smoking or vaping. No parties or events unless pre-arranged with owner. Check-in is anytime after 4:00 PM

Getting around

You need your own vehicle.

Ski Slopes


These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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7 BR 4 BA Summer Cottage Amherst Lake & Sanctuary is a Cottage located in Plymouth, Vermont, United States. This Cottage is available for short term lodging and accommodates 12 guests
7 BR 4 BA Summer Cottage Amherst Lake & Sanctuary has 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms


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