Our beautiful four season Harvey’s Lake getaway (“Ravens Nest”) has everything you need to escape for a luxurious lakeside vacation. Your spacious home away from home comes with 3 bedrooms and two and a half baths, laundry room, deluxe kitchen, large dining room, sun drenched living room and quiet den surrounded on 3 sides by windows and its own door to the deck. The ground floor Master Bedroom features gorgeous lake views, a comfy king size bed, private en suite bath with shower and over sized tub, and amenities you wouldn’t have thought to ask for, like a bedside gas stove for chilly mornings and remote operated blinds. Upper bedrooms offer plenty of room and two queen beds, one with lake views and one overlooking tree lined garden.
An open loft with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams provides yet another place to relax while enjoying sun and moon rises over Roy Mountain and Harvey’s Lake, or just take in a movie. A large gourmet kitchen with granite counters, island bar seats, and top of the line appliances offers plenty of space for cooking up family dinners and all the amenities you need to serve it up in style. Those who vacation here can expect plenty of privacy in a family friendly setting.
Our manager, Kelsey, is available to answer your questions and owners live nearby.
From the dining and family room a large sliding glass door opens out onto a huge open balcony deck offering magnificent views of the lake and mountain. From the deck grill up dinner, listen to the loons, and just enjoy the beautiful scenery of this lakefront property that boasts 100 feet of water frontage. An outdoor fire pit is also available right down the steps from the deck. Guests can enjoy yard games, sunning on the dockside deck, swimming, or fishing off the dock, kayaking and canoeing on the lake or hiking and biking in the surrounding countryside. 2 canoes ans 2 kayaks and a 2-person paddle boat are available for guests to use. . A public boat ramp is only a 1/2 mile away. Life preservers and other floatation devices for children and adults are available and a public beach is a short drive, bike ride, or walk away (3 minutes/1.2miles). Fishing enthusiasts can find bait and tackle (and advice from locals!) at the nearby West Barnet Quick Stop, which also comes in handy for groceries, wine and beer, souvenirs and other last minute needs In summer and fall, neighboring farmstands are a source of many of your grocery needs. (We recommend Somers Farm and Too Little Farm!) For antiquing, shopping, movies, bigger farmers markets, or supermarkets, St. Johnsbury is a 20 minute drive on I-91. Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, the Athenaeum (Library)-- straight out of Harry Potter-- and Catamount Arts all offer entertainment for children and adults alike rain or shine. St. Johnsbury is also where you’ll find a choice a restaurants. In an emergency NVRH (Northern Vermont Regional Hospital) is minutes away. We are also a 10 minute drive from Karme Choling Shambhala Meditation Center. Call for visiting hours.
While some guests find their time best spent relaxing lakeside, others like to venture further afield and experience the many attractions our Northeast Kingdom has to offer, like hiking, enjoying the foliage, or visiting Stowe Mountain, Burke Mountain, Canon Mountain, Jay Peak and Loon ski areas. As well as proximity to ski resorts, winter guests will find that VAST offers groomed snowmobile trails and Harvey’s Lake is known for its fine ice fishing.
HIGH SEASON NIGHTLY RATE (Memorial Day to Labor Day) is $375/night Sunday-Thursdays and $395/night Fridays and Saturdays.
Please note: Sheets, towels, and linens are provided. (this is not the case with all rentals in the area).
WE OFFER A 10% DISCOUNT ON STAYS OF 7 DAYS OR MORE.
Note that fees include the $200 cleaning charge. The 10% discount is already included for stays of 7 days or more.
Note: The lake is reached by walking down a short but steep hill. Barnet has Spotty Cell Phone reception, Depending on your carrier, you can make cell phone calls on the porch or the parking area, but our Land Line offers free calls to U.S. and Canada 24/7