One of a Kind B+B

53 Lakeview Terrace , Burlington, VT 05401 USA (Show map)


Unique Lakeview Accommodations in Burlington, Vermont; Enjoy a beautiful lake view and spectacular sunsets from our two-room suite with private bath or from the small cottage that stands apart from the main house (or from the tree swing in the backyard). Perched above Lake Champlain in a quiet neighborhood, perfect for downtown and waterfront excursions on foot, by bike, or by car; One Of A Kind offers a creative alternative for the independent traveler.

Rooms & Rates

Carpe Diem Cottage

Carpe Diem, La casa piú piccola di Burlington; is a charming tiny cottage with an expansive view of Lake Champlain all day, and of its wonderful extended sunsets at day's end. At 13 ft. x 18.6 ft., Carpe Diem is about three times the size of the main cabin on a 70-foot sailboat cruising by on the lake below you, and includes radiant heat flooring, a fully equipped kitchen (stocked with the breakfast foods we provide), one full size bed, and private bath with shower. The garden is at your doorstep. This converted historic garage stands apart from the main house of our b+b.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $150 - $180

Two Room Suite

The Suite is on the second floor in the main house providing a birdseye view of the lake and gardens. The private entrance gives you access to the view from ground level. The rooms of the suite include the bedroom with one queen size bed, the sitting room with a pantry that is stocked with the breakfast foods we provide so you can take breakfast at your leisure, and the private bath with a combination shower and deep tub should you care to soak.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150 - $180

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Location Type

Airport, City, Lakefront


Burlington, VT (BTV) 4 miles

Directions to property:

From INT 89, take Exit 14 W, follow (Main St) towards Burlington & the Lake. At end turn right onto Battery St. At the last traffic light, follow the traffic flow around Battery Park that takes a left onto Sherman St and then a right onto what is now North Avenue. Go through the first traffic light. Take the 2nd left after that light onto Canfield Street. At the end turn right onto Lakeview Terrace. We are the 4th house after the turn on the left, olive green house with purple porch floor. #53 is under the porch light by the front door.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Golfing, biking-trail and off road, hiking , Breweries, Fitness Center, Spa, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Homestay

On-site amenities

Library , Massage packages available, Laundry service available

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Relaxing/Dining in the garden, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No House cat (MissMarble) on premises stays out of guest rooms.
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit worth one night's stay or half the package is required when making a reservation.
  • Cancellations: The deposit is refundable less $20 processing fee with two weeks advance notice. If canceling less than two weeks, the entire cost of the stay will be charged. However, we will try to refill the reservation. If we are able to refill the reservation, we will refund that portion of the stay less one night's stay.
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Maggie Sherman

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About the innkeepers

Maggie Sherman has been making art in unexpected places since 1980. This nationally recognized pioneer in community art has been running a unique bed and breakfast for the past eleven years, applying her well-developed community-building sensibility to the art of hospitality. She invites you to experience for yourself the environments she has created inside and outside of her home.

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Locally sourced foods provided in-room for guests

  • Time Served: at your leisure
  • Serving Location: Guest room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian

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