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Property Details

Updated: May 25, 2015
House, 5 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 12 Sleeps

Snowmobile, ski, hike, bike, fish, sail, swim, view fall foliage.

Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring Rental in the midst of Groton State Forest

Sleeps: 12

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms-Bedroom 1-king bed, Bedroom 2-queen bed, Bedroom 3-2 twin beds or converted to King,Bedroom 4-2bunkbeds. Bedroom 5- Enclosed and many windowed screened porch bedroom that has a curtain to be pulled for privacy (that everyone fights over to hear the 'sounds of the lake'-queen futon.

Bathrooms:1-upstairs-Full, 1-downstairs-3/4

Summer: additional enclosed shower and toilet.

Sparkling water, glorious mountains, running brooks, a quiet lagoon, smells of hemlocks and pine and the sights of the shimmering moon upon the white birches, with fishermen boats, and sailboats and skiing boats vying for attention, along with a few ducks and occasionally a blue heron, what a delightful place to swim, or if you wish to wade, or just have your feet in the water as you read.

A quiet walk in the woods, a nature trail to follow, a star to guide your mind and heart to really see the quiet beauty, the flowers, the animal life, or just to look at the broad vistas, are just a few of the delights we can offer you if you visit this special vacation spot on Lake Groton, Vermont.

We discovered Groton State Forest and 'Pond' in 1952 through the

invitation of friends to visit them for a week. Dad had a cold; their guesthouse was a tent; it was that beautiful, crisp Vermont we all know and enjoy. Everything sparkled; the sky was so blue and the sun warmed our bodies so delightfully. Immediately we began to look for something to buy. It happened the next spring.

The family 'cottage' was built that summer. The property was cleared; the beach developed. Since that time the place has been enjoyed each spring/summer/fall by our family. The cottage has grown with the different needs of a family; it has become refined with comforts and facilities. We now drive to it rather than coming by boat! Yet, it was just as lovely as before with the finest grove of white birch trees on the lake, and the swimming area gets

nicer as the sand is firm and children and adults can go out ever so far without getting over ones head. Two large rocks stand sentinel on the beach: TWIN ROCKS.

Frankly, we could not imagine it not being used: We got to the time when we were not able to spend the periods of time we had in this wonderful site of delight where we had such good times. It would be wrong not to have it available for use. Thus, this protected bit of Vermont, quietly sitting at the lakeside with its boats, swimming, boating, canoeing, fishing, trail walking and a real place to read is offered to for a week or two, a month if you are quick - to enjoy with your friends and with your family.

We will be delighted if you also enjoy such a special place as this, for it is called Lake Groton.

The cabin is well equiped, just bring your towels, food and clothes.

Rental includes use of a private beach, aluminum dock, canoe, and a couple of rowboats. Lake Groton is a good bass fishing lake too. The cabin is heated for year round use.

Please see our website at www spoorcamp com with more pictures and information.

We DO use the calender located on this site.

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

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Activity and Interests

The cabin is located in Groton State Forest in Northeast, VT.

The 'Forest Store' is located less than a mile down the

road and is open Memorial Day-Labor Day.


The nearest full supermarket, department store, McDonalds........ are located in Woodsville, NH, 18 miles and Barre,

VT, 28 miles.

The Groton Forest Nature Center is about 1/4 mile down the road.

There is a Naturalist on board with free programs and occasional free concerts through Labor Day. There are also about 40 miles of hiking trails throughout Groton State Forest, with most beginning at the Nature Center. There are frequent moose sightings throughout the forest. There is also a large State Park beach (fees charged) just down the road with a concession stand. The Forest is rich with history and has lots of interesting sites and hikes.

Please see our website at www spoorcamp com.


From $1,200 Per week

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter & Spring
Jan 3 2015 - Jun 6 2015
7 night minimum stay
Jun 7 2015 - Jun 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2015
Jun 20 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
Aug 30 2015 - Dec 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Year
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $200.00
  • Tax Rate 9.0%

Nightly Rate: $250 - $250
Weekly Rate: $1200 - $1625

Weekly Rental
2014-Rental cost for June 7-21 is $1425 per week + 9% Vermont Rooms & Meals Tax and June 21-August is $1625 per week + 9% Vermont Rooms & Meals Tax.
Rental cost for January-June 7 and September-December is $1200 per week (Thanksgiving week- $1450 per week, Christmas/New Year - $1625 per week + 9% Vermont Rooms & Meals Tax.)

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Total estimated amount
Updated: May 25, 2015


Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Lakefront


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Half Bathroom - toilet, outdoor shower


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king, 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 queen


  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Dishwasher Clothes washer and dryer Grill Fire pit outside (for roasting s'mores) Please see our website at www spoorcamp com for more pictures and information.

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