Excellent guest accommodations and vacation rentals are available overlooking the marina. Visa and MasterCard accepted.
The Morse Cottage at Essex Marina
The Morse Cottage is a charming lakeside house with stained glass windows overlooking the Essex Marina.
The second floor is a furnished and air-conditioned one bedroom apartment with a loft that can accommodate 2 to 4 people. It has a living/dining room, kitchen and bathroom with a shower. There is also a lakeside deck with beautiful views of the lake and the ferry crossing.
The first floor is a furnished efficiency apartment that has a private bathroom with a shower. There are beautiful views of the lake through the stained glass windows facing the mountains of Vermont to the east.
The Edwards Brick Store
The building was originally a “haberdashery” (men’s clothing store), then the village liquor store and finally several short lived retail shops. Most recently it served as a residence for marina employees and is now furnished with antiques and rented on a seasonal basis.
The first floor (a great party/gathering space), is a combination living room with a wood stove, dining room and kitchen with a breakfast island. The bathroom with a shower, is also located on the first floor. There is a large storage area with outside access for bicycles, etc. The air-conditioned second floor is a large room with a divider wall that seperates the space into a large bedroom with a queen sized bed and another area that can be used as a sitting room or additional bedroom with a full sized bed and fold out couch. The house can sleep up to six guests. There is a view of the lake and the ferry crossing through the french doors of the front bedroom.