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1930s-era family home, a perfect place for your special occasion or vacation

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 557 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

private 6-bedroom, 4.5-bath classic home with lake & mountain views

Located above Lake Morey, this beautiful home can comfortably house nine people overnight in a master bedroom suite, two large bedrooms and three small bedrooms. From the all-season sunroom, you can watch deer, turkeys and other wildlife right in front of you. A formal dining room, two living rooms, laundry and large kitchen make it easy to host an event such as a small wedding, family reunion or business retreat. On the property are hiking trails, and a small cabana on Lake Morey provides access to the lake.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 557 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Ski-In ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Guest wing bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
    Children's wing bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Study bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
    Powder room - toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • master bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Lakeview bedroom - 2 single bed
    Tony's room - 1 single bed
    Gay-C's room - 1 single bed
    Noel's room - 1 single bed
    Grandmarie's room - 1 double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
We can tailor your visit to any requirements that you may have. Please let us know how we can make your stay just perfect!


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1930s-era family home, a perfect place for your special occasion or vacation
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

Very spacious and comfortable with beautiful mountain views.

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very nice, helpful, and responded to all my questions in a timely manner. Property was beautiful and very spacious with multiple living areas with huge bay windows to look out at the surrounding mountains and lake scenery.

  • Review Submitted: 30/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. We work hard to ensure that our guests have a great time. This group was just the kind of people we love to host: polite, appreciative of our house rules and showing their appreciation for a special place. Everything was left tidy! I'm so happy to hear everyone enjoyed their stay. Thanks again! Consider coming back for another vacation!
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Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for our family reunion. The owners were great to deal with, and the house is amazing. We slept 9 comfortably, and were able to cook for and entertain up to 30 family members for dinner. Best equipped kitchen of any house we've rented. The house itself has a ton of character, interesting art, books, and furniture, and the view of Lake Morley and the mountains is beautiful. We were able to snowshoe out the back into the hills, absolutely beautiful and peaceful in new snow.

  • Review Submitted: 01/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place but amenities misrepresented - 90 degree inside temps

  • 2 of 5

Nice place to stay but unfortunately not in the summer months. House was listed as having air conditioning and a private pool. Upon arrival unfortunately the house had neither with the exception of one window unit in the laundry room for a 6000sf house. When I questioned the owner about AC she stated there use to be other window units in 2 other rooms but her siblings took them for their own use. The afternoon temperatures were 90+ degrees in the upstairs bedrooms. I had booked this stay for a family reunion of 9 people and it was a complete embarrassment to have my guests dripping sweat each afternoon. Well at least they can jump in the private pool to cool off. No they can't as that didn't exist either. There was a scary pond that almost no one would swim in (my guests thought I was crazy but because of the heat I did swim in it)

I also had another couple in a room listed as a queen. It turned out to be a full which they basically couldn't fit in as a couple. Again an embarrassment to me as the host.

Finally the Wifi and telivision service didn't work. After multiple hours of troubleshooting on my part the owner did finally get a technician out to repair so we had wifi/tv for second half of our stay. Owner did provide 2 bottles of champagne for the wifi problem. Keep in mind cell service is limited in his area so wifi is essential for those that need to keep up with work etc.

After my constructive criticism of the amenities the owner did change some things in the listing. Although to date it still shows AC and Private Pool in the homeaway App. The somewhat updated listing will hopefully help future guests.

  • Review Submitted: 10/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great clean place in Fairlee

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay. The owner was a delight to interact with. Large home, got together with 3 small families to have a little reunion and the place was perfect for it -- plenty of space for all of us.

  • Review Submitted: 11/11/2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lillian Gahagan
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
12 February, 2018

About Lillian Gahagan

My brother and I grew up in this beautiful place and live nearby. We would be happy to share our knowledge of the local area so that you and your family or organization can have the experience of a lifetime in our childhood summer home.

Lillian Gahagan purchased this house in 1955

Why Lillian Gahagan chose Fairlee

We grew up having the place that was the magnet for our extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins and we all have wonderful memories of the many Thanksgivings, Christmases, summer family reunions and weddings that we shared with each other and many friends.

What makes this house unique

This is a really comfortable, simple but elegant country home that overlooks an apple orchard, Lake Morey and big views of the New Hampshire hills to the east and Mount Ascutney to the south. Have you ever hung your clothes up on a clothesline to dry? We have and they smell great after being dried by the sun and the breezes in the hills. If that idea doesn't appeal, don't worry, we also have a great washer and dryer and many other customary conveniences.


Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Lebanon NH
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Lake Morey Resort
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Lake Champlain
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Lake Morey Resort
Nearest Train
20 Miles
White River Junction, VT
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 91
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Whippi Dip
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Dartmouth Skiway
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Fairlee Town Beach
Car: necessary

Have your privacy while being able to access I-91 to reach Dartmouth College. Other cultural and shopping hubs close by. Within walking distance of the Aloha Foundation camps.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Fairlee, Vermont

Rental Basis:
per property
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$318.95
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,275.8
Tax Rate 9.0%

1)The weekly rate is $500 per night.
2) The property is for sale. Should the property be placed under-contract for sale prior to the requested occupancy dates, the owner may cancel this reservation with an advance 45-day notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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