Hist. Lake Bomoseen Home,22+Acres, Pvt Waterfront
From $250 / night
Description from the owner
Description from the owner
We think you'll love your vacation at our beautiful, private and spacious property, but don't take it from us. Here are excerpts from Homeaway/VRBO reviews of our very happy guests in 2012:
***'The house is superb and every little detail has been thought through'***
***'Beautiful property, even better than the pictures! Peaceful and relaxing. Lots of space. Master bed/bath and fire pit are especielly amazing!'***
***'Beautiful, Relaxing, Perfect! One of the best homes we've stayed in for our family vacation.'***
***Thanks for making it such a smooth rental...We rent 4-5 times a year and this was the easily the most hassle-free..'***
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About the owner
About the owner
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Additional Location Information
With 300' of waterfront* on the largest lake inside of Vermont's borders (Lake Bomoseen), Johnson's on Bomoseen is only 29 miles from Pico Ski Resort, 34 miles from Killington Base Lodge and Resort, and 39 miles to Okemo Mountain Resort. Johnson's On Bomoseen is the perfect location for a summer or winter getaway to the best that Vermont has to offer.
We are 20 minutes from Rutland, VT, 25 miles from Middlebury, VT, 45 minutes from Great Escapes 6 Flags and Queensbury, NY Outlet shopping, Lake George, Glens Falls. We are about an hour from Manchester outlet shopping.
Our 22.6 acre property boasts over 300' of waterfront on Lake Bomoseen* and 715' of waterfront on Love's Marsh Waterfowl Wilderness Reserve.
About Lake Bomoseen: In early days the Native Americans loved to camp near these waters. The name, Bomoseen, or 'Beautiful waters,' indicates the appreciation the natives had for one of the loveliest sheets of water on earth. Lake Bomoseen is a freshwater lake in the western part of the state of Vermont in the towns of Castleton and Hubbardton in Rutland County. It is the largest lake that lies entirely within Vermont's boundaries, with a surface area of approximately 9.6 square kilometres (2,400 acres). A portion of the lake's shoreline is contained within Bomoseen State Park. Most of the remaining area around the lake is privately owned. The lake has such recreational accommodations as a public beach, marinas, waterfront restaurants, and public boat launches, in addition to the state park. There are approximately 1,000 residences around the lake, as well as shopping, restaurants and other commercial facilities.
Neshobe Island on Lake Bomoseen played weekend escape to members of New York's elite literary set, who met weekly at Manhattan's Algonquin Hotel, and their friends from the mid 1920s to early '40s. Ethel Barrymore, Irving Berlin, Vivian Leigh, Harpo Marx, Laurence Olivier, Dorothy Parker and other celebrities frequented literary critic Alexander Woolcott's 7-acre island retreat, which was sold in February 1998 for $675,000 to a New York family that intends to live there year-round.
Activities on and around Lake Bomoseen include:
-Boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, scuba diving, wind surfing, swimming, fishing, camping in the summer and hunting during season.
-Ice Fishing, snow shoeing, ,cross country skiing, and snowmobiling in winter.
-Crystal beach: volley ball, swimming, playground, Picnicing, basketball.
-Great Antiquing, bird watching, outlet shopping, horseback riding and scenic drives all year round
-Bomoseen State Park: Camping, swimming, volleyball, hiking.
-Hiking and biking on The Long Trail
-Rock climbing, paragliding and cliff jumping.
-Fishing: bass, panfish, lake trout, brown trout, yellow perch, smelt, and northern pike.
-Prospect Bay Country Club- 9-hole Public Golf Course
-Diamond Run Mall, the state's second largest shopping mall, Manchester and Queensbury have excellent Outlet shopping
-Vermont State Fairground
*Lake Bomoseen waterfront subject to changes to allow for future development, contact owner for details.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Waterfront
Nearest train station: Castleton Train Depot, 6 miles
Nearest airport: Rutland Regional Airport, 22 miles
Car is recommended