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Adirondack Chalet with Views

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,730 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Exceptional Mountain Views from the Chalet.

Central Adirondack Park Bavarian style chalet on 4 acres with panoramic mountain vistas. Well-equipped, clean, attractive. Caretaker lives near-by. Sleeps 10, authentic Adirondack lean-to picnic area with fire-pit and pond. Original Park totem pole at entry. Site is a designated Adirondack Park view. Ample parking. Walk to free skating rink and club house. Hiking trails nearby. Soapstone fireplace, wood provided. Land-line phone service/bring bed linens and towels. Cell phone for long distance calls.

Property Manager
Roberta McColl
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 October, 2017

About Roberta McColl

Our Indian Lake camping/fishing/hiking family purchased Indian Ridge Chalet, an all-year-round vacation house because we wanted to be able to go up for "white water" rafting in the spring, cross-country (Garnet Hill), downhill (Gore Mountain), snow-mobiling and spectacular fall foliage This area has something to do every season, pristine lakes everywhere, a Town skating rink up the hill, boating and biking plus the world acclaimed Adirondack Museum (regional museum) in a part of our town called Blue Mountain Lake (part of Indian Lake) .

Roberta McColl purchased this chalet in 1987

Why Roberta McColl chose Adirondacks

It is user friendly, especially for extended families as it can accommodate 10 adults plus a few kids!? It is well equipped and furnished without being slick and fussy. Had a Connecticut sculptor do an "Adirondack Wildlife Totem Pole" from a troubled spruce tree stump about 14 feet tall at entry-way. A wild meadow garden is part of the entry path. The property is on one of the Designated Views in the Park, It is private, yet easy access to Town. The picnic area has a small "farm" pond for the wildlife with an authentic Adirondack lean-to, picnic table, and fire-pit with wood provided.

What makes this chalet unique

The mountain views from the Chalet are quite exceptional. (The Bullhead Mountain Range and Siamese Pond Wilderness area) Central location in the ADIRONDACK PARK. ( The largest public park in the USA). We are about 40 minutes from Lake George (lots to do and see there) and about 1.5 hour drive to the Lake Placid area . Local lakes are Indian Lake (canoe and boat rentals and super camping areas), Lewey Lake, Adirondack Lake, and Lake Abanakee.


Nearest Barpub
1.25 Miles
Farrells, Marty's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cedar River, Wakeley
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 30 to 28 to 9 to I-87
Nearest Restaurant
1.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Gore Mountain, Garnet Hill
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Byron Park, Chain Lake Road Town Beach
Car: necessary

Short walk to town ice rink and activity hut . State Scenic Overlook up the hill.

Snowmobile paradise. February Winter Festival. Cross-country/sleding right on property. Gore Mountain/Garnet Hill 25 minute drive. White Water Capital - Indian River to the Hudson. Hiking, mountain climbing, fishing at hand. Three lakes nearby. Adirondack Museum in Blue Mt. Lake (part of Indian Lake). November hunting parties reserve early. Hamlet of Indian Lake has supermarket, country store, gift shops, sporting goods store, restaurants. There is something sporting to do at every season. Mall shoppers, forget it!!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Indian Lake in Hamilton County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1730 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • modern
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Handicap Access (1 step into house): first floor 2 twin beds across from bathroom. Loft (open to stairs to living room) is large with fouton, double, and twin plus a lavatory. Ground level has twin/single (2) off a sleeping, family room area with TV (bunk beds and fouton (2)), full bath and laundry area (washer is not reliable). There is a clean, modern laundramat down the hills on the way to Town on the right (Adirondack One-Stop) s
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Cell Phone Service can be had up the hill at "The Scenic Overlook" State of NY. Depending on your service, you might get it at the Chalet. Lots of info on the bulletin board :IMPORTANT...Indian Lake mandates separating Recyclables and Trash, no black plastic, either. Friday AM (befor 9 ), Town picks up at roadside, cans in garage. Please do this for us, if you can. Sorry, no internet but try the Town Library if you need it, hours on board.


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Adirondack Chalet with Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Loved it. It was perfect would definitely come back.

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect. Even on a rainy day we still had a great time. Plenty of room, loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Amanda for your great review!! So glad you had a good time, see you again sometime we hope! Sincerely, Roberta McColl
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Great location, amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

This is a little gem in the heart of the Adirondacks, right off the road but very quiet and the views are gorgeous. The lofted ceilings in the main room make it feel large and airy, and there are a lot of rooms to sleep in. My husband and I went for a little getaway, but we'd definitely return with the family. Indian Lake and Blue Mountain lake are close by, with lots of fun activities. The kitchen was great, appliances and all the pots and pans you'd need. Very clean and lots of extra blankets. The only downside was that the beds are older and not very comfortable, but luckily there were air mattresses in the basement, so if you have a bad back, bring one with you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sylvia! Thanks for the nice review of Indian Ridge Chalet. WE have been planning to replace the double bed in the loft for a queen, but it is not easy as the closest place to buy is Glens Falls! Will check on the singles next month....never had anyone mentions this before, so thank you...Roberta McColl.
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beautiful place to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

my family and i had a really wonderful stay here. the chalet was clean and comfortable. we would definitely stay here again and recommend it to our friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joya for the kind praise of Indian Ridge Chalet. We hope you will come again sometime! Sincerely, Roberta McColl
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Wonderful Home, beautiful area.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in a great location to explore central Adirondacks. Close to several lakes and great hiking.

Lean-to and picnic area was a great place to hang out and relax. The house was clean and spacious with a wonderful view of the mountains.

I visit the Adirondacks several times a year. This was my favorite place to stay, and area to explore.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paul: Re: Indian Ridge Chalet....thank you for the kind review, please come back sometime. Roberta
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Excellent for an Adirondack getaway

  • 5 of 5

My brother and I stayed here while hiking in the Adirondacks. The chalet itself is beautiful with large windows overlooking the mountains and a deck that walks out from the first floor. It included all the amenities we needed during our stay; we only had to bring our own bed linens as we were instructed by the owner. There is no cell service, which makes it a nice getaway from work (there is service up the road a quarter mile at the scenic overlook).

Down the hill from the chalet there is a lean-to next to a fire pit and picnic table making it a good area to have a cook out.

Overall, I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Chalet and Owner

  • 5 of 5

My brother and I stayed in this Chalet in June of 2017. We loved it. It's spacious with lots of windows, spectacular views, and three floors: a cool basement with 2 bedrooms, main floor living space, and a loft bedroom with 2 twins and a futon. It's close to town, right off Rt 30.

There is a fire pit and a lean to down the hill. The only thing missing might be a ceiling fan.

I think I saw a dehumidifier in the basement which probably should be on when you are there.

Roberta, the owner, is charming and accommodating. I plan on staying again for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Indian Lake, New York

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15.06

Payment Terms: Minimum $100. deposit for 2 night stay, $200. for more nights. Final payment at least 2 weeks before booking. Deposit is not refundable (but owner may credit guest on a future booking).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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