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Kristi & Ed Bride, Owners

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RELAX, RECONNECT & REJUVENATE at Year Round Quiet Direct Waterfront Cottage

49 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Glover holiday house

Dreaming of a Romantic Get Away filled with peace, tranquility & nature?

How can one choose between the sunrise, the beautiful canoe and row boat rides during the day or the unbelievable summer sunsets? Luckily, you don't have to, they are all right in front of you when you stay in our Getaway Cottage on Daniels Pond! Available for year-round rentals so you can enjoy the natural and unspoiled beauty of the Northeast Kingdom during Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall.

Have you ever stayed at a mountain top lake? Daniels Pond is a little slice of Vermont heaven - a perfect place to enjoy some peace and tranquility. It is a nature lovers delight!

The cottage is waterfront, with the shoreline only steps from the door. It has an open floor plan with natural cedar walls, exposed wood beams and views of the water and mountains at every turn. This fully appointed lakefront home, ideally for couples, small group of friends or small family with children over 8 yrs. It has easy one level living with a bedroom on the main floor, perfect for older couples.

It is located in an area known as the Northeast Kingdom, named by the National Geographic Center for Sustainable Destinations as one of the most desirable places to visit in the United States. Daniels Pond is a 66 acre pond of quiet, pristine water, well known for the spectacular, romantic sunsets. It's quiet, in part because Vermont does not allow powerboats or jet skis here.

Enjoy snowshoeing, skiing, fishing, swimming, use of our canoe, row boat and 2 pool floats. Feel free to bring your own kayaks as it takes about an hour to paddle around the pond. Right outside your door is the level yard, picnic table, private dock and shoreline. The cottage is located on a very quiet dead end road. A great place to walk, play, ride bikes, explore the back roads and enjoy the water. This is a majestic place that gives you a wonderful sense of getting back to nature and enjoying the simple pleasures of life. Gorgeous Fall Foliage colors intensify and change every day, right in front of your eyes!

Why not just sit back and relax, watch the clouds go by and gaze up at the stars each night....when was the last time you did that? Don't you deserve A Getaway?

(The property is not suitable for children under 8 yrs old)

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kristi & Ed Bride, Owners (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks english

About Kristi & Ed Bride, Owners

The owners, Kristi & Ed are from VT. We have been married for more than 30 years and love this calm retreat that is our 'secret' on Daniels Pond. We grew up an hour away from Glover, near Montpelier, the capital city. Kristi has been visiting the pond with family since she was a very little girl. We like to shop at at Currier's Store, Pete's Greens Farm Stand and Burtt's Apple Orchard. You might pass us on the Mt. Pisgah hiking trail, bid against us at an Albany auction or catch us floating the sunny afternoon away on the pond. We have fun by chasing a golf ball down the Westmore golf course, standing in line for an ice cream at Pick & Shovel and eating a Strawberry Shortcake at the Irasburg Church Fair. One of our summer favorites (July) is a day trip to Fitch Bay (Quebec-so bring your passport) where wineries and Bleu Lavande (Lavender Farm Fields) are located. We love exploring the towns of the Northeast Kingdom (and Eastern Townships of Quebec) and all they have to offer. We love winter too, Skiing at Jay Peak and Burke Mountain and show shoeing around the pond on snowy day followed by a glass of wine in front of the fire!

Kristi & Ed Bride, Owners purchased this house in 2012

Why Kristi & Ed Bride, Owners chose Northeast Kingdom

We love the beautiful and unspoiled location, the quiet sounds of the Pond and close proximity to mountains and small towns. From May to October we like to shop for vegetables, eggs and more at farm stands on the side of the road and the many local Farmers Markets. Visit local country stores, small family owned shops, county fairs, festivals & church suppers. Make time to check out the Bread & Puppet Theater Museum, Circus Smirkus, Craftsbury Chamber Players as well as the many artists that reside in the area. This is where you get outside to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing and boating on some of the most beautiful land & water anywhere. In the fall, the leaves change color and the foliage is legendary - you have to see it to believe it! From December through April, skiing/riding Jay Peak, Burke Mountain or Stowe, and snowshoeing, ice skating and snowmobiling are available throughout the area. Jay Peak also has a huge, amazing indoor water park that is open year round! Each spring brings the 'Maple Sugar Season' where the famous VT Maple Syrup 'Liquid Gold' is bottled for all to enjoy on pancakes, ice cream & more!

What makes this house unique

Daniels Pond is so beautiful and this cottage was hand built in the 1980's by Kristi's Dad. He cut down the cedar trees on the lot and used them to build the cottage-all the wood you see inside, he put up by hand! As you can see it is waterfront and has a small sandy beachfront on the edge of the pond, perfect for wading in the water slowly or sitting on the dock and kicking your feet. In the winter, it's perfect for Snowshoeing, Ice Fishing and Cross Country Skiing on the pond. This is a magical place to relax, reconnect with nature (and each other) and get away from it all. Don't you deserve A Getaway on Daniels Pond?

Reviews

5
based on 49 traveller reviews

RELAX, RECONNECT & REJUVENATE at Year Round Quiet Direct Waterfront Cottage
average rating of 4.9591837 based on 49 reviews
Georgetown, TX
5

The best place to be in Glover, VT

  • 5 of 5

The fall colors were outstanding, the mornings on the Daniels Pond brought peace to the inner soul. None of this could have been possible without the great hosts, Ed and Krisiti Bride. We were made welcome the minute we arrived to include the time we left some 46 days later. The cottage felt like home to us from day one. The beds slept great, the kitchen well equiped with all needed pots and pans. The view of the pond from the porch and boat trips around the pond, using their boats, and visiting the beaver trails and beaver house was memories that will last forever. Watching the two grown loons and the young one feed during the day was a joy. We loved it (the cottage and Hosts) so much that we will return in Nov, from Texas, to spend the winter in VT (four months) at this cottage. We were a short drive from Canada, local stores, restaurants, church, and any activity that we might be interested in seeing or doing. Ed and Krisiti cared about us as humans, not just a renter.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Lake Cottage for Relaxing and Water Play

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week at Kristi and Ed's cottage. Great place to unwind and relax. The cottage, clean with very comfortable beds is located on a beautiful pond that is perfect for quiet water boating and wild life viewing. We were fortunate to see loons, an otter and a bald eagle. The cottage is well stocked with basic necessities such as coffee and spices and basic meal prep ingredients. The owners were very welcoming and excited to share their knowledge about the area with us. They also provided wonderful special touches such as fresh flowers and a welcome basket of goodies upon arrival that included local maple syrup. The cottage itself is all we could have hoped for, and more! We would highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet family getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed a wonderful week at The Getaway Cottage. Kristi and Ed were attentive hosts and ensured we had everything we needed and a few extras as well. The cottage is well stocked, clean and extremely comfortable. The lakefront had a gentle slope into the water, good for easing yourself into or for guiding in the boat or canoe. We brought a paddle board with us which was another great way to explore the lake. The fact that power boats are not permitted allows for a more relaxing stay. The cottage is equipped with a modern television with Direct TV and extremely good WiFi service. There is also a land line with free calls in the US. This proved vital for us as there is no cell service in the area. The cottage also contains a binder with incredibly useful information about the area and places to explore. It is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the breathtaking Vermont scenery. I can’t compliment Kristi and Ed enough for their commitment and generosity, and for creating such a pleasant experience for us.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Most Peaceful Place In New England

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely lake house in northern Vermont. Our family of four comfortably stayed in this well equipped house for a week of blissful relaxation. The owners, Kristi and Ed, have thought of every thing you may need from canoes, lifejackets, floats, face clothes, beach towels and potholders!

The senery is breathtaking, the pond is pristine and the memories will last a lifetime!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, beautiful, tranquil - perfect for a restful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We spent five restful days here with our family of five. The beauty of this property is that you can spend most of your time outside if the weather permits which is such a luxury --- reading in the hammock with the gentle waves lapping right beneath you, boating, swimming and playing croquet. If you are aching for a simple get away on a beautiful, clean pond with a sweet house this is a great spot. The water was lovely and I swam every morning. Kristi was a very accommodating hostess, the house had all the amenities you needed and the beds were incredibly comfortable. This is the kind of place you daydream about in the midst of a hectic work day!

Thank you so much for a lovely family vacation! We look forward to returning next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Idyllic

  • 5 of 5

Exceeded all our expectations -- recommend without reservations!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear S & Y, Considering that you are seasoned travelers with vast HomeAway experience, we are thrilled to hear that we exceeded all your expectations during your two week stay with us! Thank you for our 5 star review & we look forward to your next visit! Cheers, Kristi & Ed
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Map

Nearest Airport
86 Miles
Burlington VT
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Parker Pie, West Glover
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Jay Peak 32mi, Orleans CC 15mi & Barton Golf Club
Nearest Train
86 Miles
Amtrak Montpelier 69 miles or Burlington
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Interstate I-91 at VT Rt 16
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Parker Pie Co, West Glover
Nearest Ski
32 Miles
Jay Peak Resort (+Indoor Waterpark & Ice Skating)
Car: necessary

This is an excellent central location to all Northeast Kingdom activities. An easy 40 min drive to Jay Peak Resort for skiing/riding, the amazing Pump House Indoor Waterpark,Year Round Ice Skating Rink and Championship Golf Course. Also just a 30 min drive to Burke Mountain for Skiing/Riding & world class mountain biking. And, Stowe Mountain Resort is less than one hour. Craftsbury Outdoor Center is 20 minutes away for some of the best cross country trails anywhere!

In the summer bring your mountain bikes to ride Glover's dirt back roads and hills around the cottage or head over to Kingdom Trails in East Burke (fee) for IMBA 'Epic' rated trails & lift serviced downhill runs at Burke Mountain. If a road bike is your passion, try the (25/50 or) century rides along Route 16 passing the gorgeous hills and valleys of the Northeast Kingdom.

Those that would like to explore Quebec, remember to BRING YOUR PASSPORTS! The Canadian border is only 35 minutes away, where you can experience the Eastern Townships in the Province of Quebec, We love to explore the small Wineries, shops and brasserie's in and around the towns of Magog, Fitch Bay & Stanstead. In July, our favorite is the Lavender Farm, "Bleu Lavande" for amazing relaxation, massages, music and local lavender products. Also, venture to Montreal for the casino, Jazz Festival, F1 Canadian Grad Prix, Just For Laughs comedy festival and more, it's just a 2 hour drive away!

Take a day trip to Stowe/Waterbury and visit Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, stop by Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Cabot Cheese Annex, Green Mountain Coffee and Lake Champlain Chocolates to round out your must have VT Food & Drink day! Plan ahead to pick up your Heady Topper from The Alchemist on its delivery day to a local store.

Shop at Currier's Quality Market, a real VT General Store & Post Office - (6mi) or a small town C&C Supermarket (8mi) for your grocery needs. Visit the Hill Farmstead Brewery (Greensboro) for top rated microbrew and Caledonia Spirits famous Barr Hill Gin and Vodka (Hardwick). You must have the pizza at The Parker Pie Co (W. Glover) and then you'll know why Food Network Magazine called it one of 'America's 50 Best Pizzas'.

Visiting local Vermont schools? Lyndon State College (30mins), Lyndon Institute (30mins) Sterling College (20mins) & St Johnsbury Academy (35mins)

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Glover, Vermont

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2017 Summer Vacation
24 Jun 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$2,047
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$322
A$1,812
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$79
Cleaning Fee A$134 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$403
Tax Rate 9.0%

Weekly rentals Saturday to Saturday during July and August.

No pets (sorry no exceptions), No smoking and No fireworks allowed for the comfort of our guests and pond neighbors.

Rates subject to change until confirmed in writing by owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Glover, Vermont

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 full bathroom (with bathtub / shower) and stackable washer/dryer. Blow dryer provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 & 3 Sleeping Loft - 1 double bed , 2 single bed , Fantastic water views from the open sleeping loft
    Main Level Bedroom - 1 large double bed , New Queen Luxury Firm Mattress
  • Main level bedroom with new Queen sized bed, upstairs open loft (2 twin & 1 full bed) with views of the waterfront. 400+ thread count linens, professional linen service. Mattresses and pillows with allergy protective coverings.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
*** Please note that Cell phone coverage in & around the cottage is not available yet. We have equipped the home with a land line telephone and complimentary WiFi for use during your stay. *** No Pets allowed, No Smoking and No Fireworks for the comfort of our guests and pond neighbors. *** Not suitable for children under 8 years old.