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So many happy guests at The Green Cottage! Here’s what they had to say…

October 14, 2020 Christopher said… ★★★★★

Perfect Fall Get-away

Date of Stay: October 8, 2020

We had a fantastic 4-night stay at the Green Cottage. Susan was very welcoming, attentive to our needs, and provided a clean well-equipped house. The view of the lake right from the living room, dining room and upstairs bedroom of the house is amazing with Adirondack Mountains in the background. I would come back again.

July 23, 2020 Nicole said… ★★★★★

Great Family Vacation!

Date of Stay: July 12, 2020

We really enjoyed our week long stay! The cottage was clean and spacious. We enjoyed watching the sunsets from the upper and lower decks. Susan was a great host, she left out sand toys for our kids to play with. The kids enjoyed jumping from the dock and we all had fun using the kayaks. The location is great; less than ten minute drive to a yummy dinner at North Hero House plus Burlington is just a short drive. If we plan another vacation to the Champlain islands, we’ll stay here again!

July 7, 2019 Bill said…★★★★★

Green Cottage, Date of Stay: June 29, 2019

My family and I had a great time staying at the Green Cottage on Lake Champlain, the sunsets from the deck were amazing and the cottage was beautiful. We all enjoyed making pizza with Susan, especially my daughter. We would definitely recommend staying there. 

July 31, 2018 Kay said…★★★★★

Wonderfully appointed home, beautiful sunsets, and relaxing vacation! Date of Stay: July 22, 2018

We stayed for 7 nights with our daughter and grandson and we had a great time. The accommodations were clean and comfy. The Master Suite was wonderful and we enjoyed the view of the lake from our bed each morning. The water was clean you could see to the bottom. They supply 3 kayaks and pedal boat for guests to use. The dock is great, very long and at the end of it there is 2 nice chairs to sit in just to relax or drop a fishing line into the water. We would go back again!

July 10, 2017 Jessica said…★★★★★

Beautiful Sunsets and Great Family Vacation! Date of Stay: July 1, 2017

What an incredible week spent in the Green Cottage!
Our family with three young children found the cottage to be spacious and incredibly well appointed. Susan and Andy provided everything we needed, and then some! They were amazing hosts.

We had fun fishing from the dock, swimming in the lake, watching the sunsets, exploring the quaint islands, and visitng Vermont favorites like Ben and Jerry’s and the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory.

It was a week to remember!

Sept 6, 2016 Deb said…★★★★★

Felt like Home. Date of Stay: August 27, 2016

The house was perfect. Master suit on 2nd floor was beautiful with a nice view of the lake. House was clean and spacious. Loved that there was a dock for our boat. Would definitely recommend this rental.

Feb 22, 2016 Micky said… ★★★★★

Longer visit allows for mixing work & vacation. Date of Stay: August 29, 2015

Thank you Susan and Andy for so thoughtfully designing, equipping and sharing the Green Cottage! My husband and I were very comfortable during our 6-week stay! It was great for both the vacation and work-from-vacation phases. Plenty of room for my 6’6″ tall guy! We had most of our meals out on the deck, mesmerized watching the water, sunsets & the big boats passing thru the Gut. Great sunset views from the upstairs master suite & private deck too. The door in the downstairs entry area can be closed to give privacy between the two floors. Great when we had another couple visiting, or when one needed quiet for work upstairs. From here, we took day trips to explore all the Champlain Islands, Upstate NY and Vermont. We paddled and sailed our kayaks right off the beach in front of the cottage. The water is so clear – it was fun to see the fish hanging out in the same spots many days, right near the dock! Susan and Andy are kind and helpful if searched out, yet graciously fade into the background, leaving you free to enjoy. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting them and partaking in their brick oven pizza parties!
My parents wanted to add: “When my husband and I arrived at the charming cottage and inviting beach location that we were to visit with our daughter and son-in-law, we were thrilled with what we saw. Pictures online are nice, but don’t really show the reality of this vacation paradise. From the large furnished deck space, to the inviting living room, the comfortable beds, and the very attractive nautical decorations, we knew we were in for a great time. Everything we needed for daily living and cooking (utensils, not food) was amply provided. It is obvious that the owners have in mind the comfort of their tenants, successfully providing true value for the rental fees. Being water rats, we loved that Lake Champlain was right at our doorstep, and we could make use of the provided kayaks. To top the fun, we were invited to a unique pizza party with the pizza baked in the owners giant outdoor oven, giving us a chance to socialize with them as well as with other vacationing tenants. We give vacationing here the highest recommendation.”


Sep 1, 2015 Brittany B. said… ★★★★★

Great Family Vacation! Date of Stay: August 22, 2015

We had a wonderful family vacation here! Pretty much everything we needed was provided and the kids had a blast playing in the sand and with the boats and fishing on the dock. Susan even kindly brought over some sand toys and a fishing net for the kids. Enough room in the living/dining area to be together and also spread out. The master suite was great and the closet is big enough to sleep 2-3 kids. Gorgeous sunsets on the lake every evening and the Lake Champlain area is just beautiful! One downside: wifi was spotty at best. Worked for only 2 of 6 devices we tried it with.

My Response:
It’s our hope that each of our guests gets the vacation they were seeking. We want each person to take home great memories of their time on the lake. Kids, sand toys, paddle boat, fishing nets and a lake…. what a great combination! We’re sorry that the wi-fi didn’t cooperate 100% during your visit. We’ll have to experiment to see if we can make that better. But I’m glad that the wired service did come in handy for you.


Aug 18, 2015  Karen W. said… ★★★★★

Awesome Lake Vacation! Date of Stay: August 8, 2015

Susan and Andy were great hosts! The Green Cottage is absolutely beautiful! The kitchen has everything you need from pots and pans to coffee filters and spices. The owners invited my husband and I, along with other renters from the other rental house to a Pizza Night at their outdoor wood-fired pizza oven. Susan made the dough and delivered it herself to the cottage. We provided our own sauce and toppings. Andy baked it in the wood-fired oven – Wow, an awesome treat! The location is pretty quiet during the week. The local A&B market has everything you might need at very reasonable prices and friendly staff. We definitely want to return next year!

Jul 28, 2015 Ann L. said… ★★★★★

Ideal Cottage Rental. Date of Stay: July 18, 2015

Over the past 20 years of vacationing on the Champlain Islands, we’ve rented many different cottages — always looking for that perfect combination of comfort, convenience, cleanliness and value. We found it all here, and more. The owners, Susan and Andy, live right next door and were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed making/baking our own pizzas one night in their outdoor wood-fired pizza oven. We look forward to coming back for many years to come. My favorite feature: the upstairs master bedroom suite!

My Response:
We’re so happy that our guests get a true vacation experience while staying at our cottage.


Feb 24, 2015  Anonymous said…Feb 24, 2015 ★★★★★

Annual Ice Fishing Trip. Date of Stay: February 20, 2015

Just returned from our third ice fishing trip to Vermont and our third stay with Susan and Andy. As usual, everything was great. Once again Andy saved the day by plowing us an access road out to where we wanted to fish. The snow was so deep we couldn’t even get around with ATVs. It was nice to get to spend some time out on the ice with them and try (unsuccessfully) to get Susan a fish through the ice. We are already looking forward to next years trip. I highly recommend them if you are considering a Lake Champlain vacation.

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