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Take a Break from the 21st century and tell the World You'll Get Back To Them!

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cabin in Wells - 'Singing Mountain ' Camp

2 bedrooms, sleeps 4, 1 bath

Welcome to Singing Mountain Adirondack Camp where nature is waiting to give you a private break from the 21st Century. Want to get away from it all for a bit? We designed 'Singing Mountain' for visitors looking for a true vacation. One that will revitalize spirit, intellect and body.. Away from the hum, whir, and insistence of technology. This is a mute button ....for your every day world. A private sanctuary awaits you at 'Singing Mountain Adirondack Camp'. Enjoy the beauty of the Adirondacks in this uniquely designed, 2 story log cabin nestled at the foot of Pettit Mountain and overlooking a natural pond often visited by wildlife. This camp will accommodate up to 4 people who are looking for relaxation, privacy, outside adventure or just emptying out by doing 'nothing'.

The camp is electricity-free with hot water, refrigerator, stove and lights running quietly on a propane system.You won't believe how calm you will feel after a few days without electricity and wireless running through your system. However, cell phone service is available and WiFi at the local chamber of commerce.

Located in the Adirondack Park which covers six million acres of a wonderland, is 2,000 miles of hiking trails, hundreds of miles of canoe routes and 42 peaks that rise more than 4,000 feet in elevation. Hiking, fishing, white water rafting, canoeing, biking, sailing and more, yet only an hour from popular destinations like Saratoga Springs , Lake George, Albany, NY and a bit further for Lake Placid. Summer here is also time for live theater, concerts , festivals, bird watching, and garage sales.

Comfortable features include: sunny kitchen, fully equipped, with rounded eating bar facing our wildlife pond; Cozy, spacious living room area; woodstove, protected wrap-around deck, picnic area with firepit; .

This beautiful, natural living space is perfect for renewing and getting back in touch with the important things in your life and was written up in the book 'Northeast Sanctuaries' by Jack and Marcia Kelly.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Pam Broiles
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 October, 2016
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About Pam Broiles

We are a family that strives to live simply. We are a music playing, singing,vegetable and chicken growing, carpentry, sailing, hiking, flying, type of couple.

Pam Broiles purchased this cabin in 1989


based on 28 holidaymaker reviews

Take a Break from the 21st century and tell the World You'll Get Back To Them!
average rating of 4.678571 based on 28 reviews
Cambridge Springs, PA, USA

Adirondack Getaway in Charming Rustic Cabin

  • 4 of 5

My husband, two children and I vacationed for a week in this lovely cabin in the southern Adirondacks during the peak fall foilage season of 2009. This cabin is a wonderful getaway for small families and/or friends. Rustic, but not too rustic with propane fueled lanterns, hot water and even a refrigeration system. We were surprise attacked by cooler temperatures than expected, but the wood-burner kept things snug and warm for our nightly round of family charades, puzzles and general relaxation. The owners are very unobtrusive and give you carte blanche on the property while you are there with guest books outlining good leads on excursions and secret spots you might not otherwise hear about. Our number one recommendation is the Adirondack Museum, which is described as the Smithsonian of the Adirondack's and does not disappoint. Thank you for a great family getaway in a clean, quiet and lovely environment. The only reason I didn't rate this "excellent, five stars" was because the weather was quite bad the entire time, which obviously has nothing to do with the cabin and it's comforts and cannot be helped.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We can all agree the summer and fall have been wet and soggy, but the cabin surely is warm and cozy and gives one time to just tune out the world and get back in touch with the important things in life. As we get ready to close for the season until May, please keep in mind that if you are a winter enthusiast we have a house available on the property that is opened all winter. You may see it on the Homeaway site. It is called "The MeadowLane House" Thank you to all our rentors from this past season, who enjoyed themselves and treated the cabin as their own. Take care. Pam and Len
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Fantastic, unique, inspiring...

  • 5 of 5

Just arrived home from a stay at Singing Mountain and all I can say is "Wow." I knew the cabin would be great based on the reviews and pictures, but quite honestly, they do not tell the whole story. You have to experience it first hand. The drive up to the property and the initial look-see was so exciting, even my dog was amazed. We enjoyed the deck, pond and wildlife very much. It is equipped with everything you need relax, regain and restore. I didn't think about work once (and that's a first). The unique architecture, private setting, access to all the sights, hikes, and attractions the area offers are worth noting. If you stay, you'll also note the cool objects displayed throughout the cabin and surrounding property that make you think and wonder "where did this come from?!" I agree with many of the other reviews... Magical. My dog is currently pouting because she'd rather be there than home. We will be back. Thanks Pam and Len for sharing this piece of heaven!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad your vacation was relaxing and inspiring, and your dog had a good time too. Thanks for coming and we welcome you back anytime.
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  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a quiet little place in the ADKs...look no further. At this cabin, you will witness numerous hummingbirds around the feeder at any given time. At dusk and throughout the night you will hear the barred owls...from very close by. We found a lot of newts each morning and the dragonflies are simply enormous! I was a little hesitant on staying at a place off the grid, but there was nothing to worry about. There's everything you need, from propane wall lanterns around the place to a full fridge (in a very interesting location I may add). The cabin itself though is probably the coolest part. It has an energy all its own. It's a hard place to describe but there's something truly magical about it. Extraordinarily eclectic and can't wait to go back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi B, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and really "got" the experience of it all. Hoping to see you again. Even though the pond is low right now because we are in a drought it has become a haven for the Blue Heron, turkeys, deer and other animals who gather around it. Take care and enjoy the Autumn. Pam and Len
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What a fabulous home

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough how lovely this place is. Pam has thought of absolutely everything to make people as comfortable as possible. Both of my children said immediately, ok can we live here permanently ;) I could really go on and on about how beautiful, peaceful and wonderful this place it, but you must experience it for yourself. A wonderful place to sit back and relax and re-charge your life. Thank you Pam for being such a lovely person and sharing your place with us.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Janice, Thanks for such a supporting and kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and it was restful and rejuvenating to your creative juices. it is a special place and we are happy to share it with others. Take care. P.S. Love your felt craft on Etsy. Pam and Len
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Singing Mountain is a great retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Singing Mountain is a great cabin for a family that wants to get away and enjoy the outdoors. The cabin has a great rustic feel and overlooks a beautiful pond. We also like that there is no electricity ( cabin runs on propane) and gives us more time to read and play board games well into the night. There is a great outdoor covered deck that overlooks the pond.

Also in the town of Wells there is a great beach that has a diving board and deep lake swimming!

Overall the location is great, clean and near lots of hiking trails and 15 minutes away from restaurants and grocery stores.

I highly recommend Pam's cabin if your looking for a place to get away from it all and love the outdoors.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Thanks for your kind review. We are so glad you had a memorable vacation time together and a chance to enjoy the beauty that the Adirondacks has to offer. Welcome back any time. Pam and Len Broiles
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Excited, relaxed , at peace, inspired!!

  • 5 of 5

When you book a cabin anywhere there's always a slight anxiety because sometimes pictures dont show the whole story. Id have to say that the pictures dont do this place justice. It is truly amazing to see the ingenuity and creativity that was put into this place. I have stayed in quite a few cabins and believe this is my favorite so far. I havent slept so sound like i did this weekend. The landscape is beautiful and there is tons of forest to explore. the propane system worked great and it was nice to go to the fridge a open a cold one too! For the price, hospitality, and charm of this place, I will be back again! Thank you so much for allowing us to opportunity to experience your little piece of Heaven!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had such a terrific vacation and it was so enjoyable. That is our aim. To give people an opportunity to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the world and just relax in a quiet, natural environment. Come back and see us anytime.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
fulton county airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Lake House Grill
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Lake Pleasant Links or Northville Golf
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
NY Thruway
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Gore Mtn.
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
lake Algonquin
Car: recommended

The best of both worlds.'Singing Mountain Adirondack Camp' is located one and a half miles from the small village of Wells. On your stroll through town you may like to visit the beach, kayak, canoe or fish in Lake Algonquin, play some tennis, while the kids enjoy the playground, check out the library and small shops or grab a snack at the local cafe. The camp is close to hiking and dirt bike trails, many lakes and rivers to fish and boat in. Nature outside your front door but one hour from Saratoga, Lake George, Albany,Glens Falls and all they have to offer.

Other Activities: Wells is a small village of about 750 people. It's a great place to settle in, shake off technology and get re-acquainted with the natural world around you. The four mile hike around Lake Algonquin is a favorite fitness route, and every trail or dirt road leads to waterfalls, ponds, ancient forests. This area is famous for its geological history and sea fossils are often found. In the last few years several bald eagles have been reported to bird watchers delight. While sitting on the porch of 'Singing Mountain' overlooking the pond, you'll be the guest of many animals who come to drink. Ducks, turtles, deer, turkeys, blue herons. With the absence of street lights, this is THE place for star gazers. You've never seen the Milky Way glow like it does here. Take a blanket to lie on, look up and find amazement and wonder again.

Golf: Lake Pleasant Golf Course, Lake Pleasant- 12 miles

Sacandaga Golf Course, Northville, NY- 15 miles


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Wells, Adirondacks

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Peak Summer
16 Jun 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £20
Pet Fee £20

Well behaved pets considered at $25.00 per pet per week or $10.00 per pet for weekend. Two dog maximum. Pets must be supervised at all times. Singing Mountain is open Mid May through Mid October.

We rent full weeks only- Sat. to Sat in the summer with some exceptions. Weekends may be available May 17 until Mid June, and Mid Sept. until Columbus Day weekend. Deposit of half rental fee is due 10 days after reserving with balance at arrival. Rental agreement must be sent in with deposit.
Weekend rates- $250.00 (2 nights). Long weekend (3 nights) $350.00
Full week- Sat-Sat- $750

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Wells, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • city centre ...
  • lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • mountain ...
  • river
  • rural ...
  • town
  • village
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet, sink, shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • 1 private bedroom with double bed, 1 private room with double bed and twin bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
2 private rooms with double bed. . 20 acres of private forest to explore out the back door. Full , updated supply of 'what to do' books and special events. Fire pit.

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