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Bedrooms 6
Separate WCs1
Space 4,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property


LAKEFRONT ADIRONDACK GREAT CAMP with magnificent views of Whiteface Mountain and the High Peaks. Rates $995 a night (Midweek off season, $1050 holiday (non summer) to $8200 - $8750 a week July/Aug. Exquisite decor and attention to detail throughout. This 4400 SF camp offers Adirondack warmth and charm and is directly on the West shore of Lake Placid - Walking distance to the golf course, canoe and Kayak rentals, cross country skiing and hiking trails - There are 6 BR'S each with a bath and all with a different decor, antiques and rustic camp furnishings - A gourmet kitchen awaits you which is totally equipped with the finest cooking needs - House sleeps 12.

One king, 3 queen and 4 twin beds.

Hear the loons from the windows and watch the sunrise...There is original artwork throughout, two grand stone fireplaces, a wrap-around porch (partially screened), an all season sun porch, full laundry room and much more. If you are looking for the perfect place for a family gathering, a group of friends, a small business meeting at a truly one-of-a-kind four season vacation destination, Camp Bearberry is for you. Relax and enjoy the Adirondacks in style. There is a level, short walk to the dock. Rates: $895 per night to $8500 per week high season - July and August. Holiday weeks price on request. Bed tax 3%.

Whiteface Club: GOLF & TENNIS (within short walking distance)

Ranked #6 in New York State by Golf Weekly — March, 2005

Experience the beauty and challenge of one of this Country’s oldest golf courses, steeped in over 100 years of rich history. Originally built in 1898, the course was redesigned by noted architect, John Van Kleek, who benefited from the consultation of World Champion Walter Hagen.

With the Adirondack Mountains and pristine Lake Placid as its backdrop, the artistically designed course offers novices and pros alike a rewarding day. Its trademark clover leaf designed greens and bunkers illustrate the meticulous attention to details the architect provided.

The Whiteface Club & Resort golf house and pro shop offer a wide variety of quality golfing products. Join us on the covered deck overlooking the putting green and first hole for a casual lunch or beverage, or one of a variety of golf tournaments.

Whiteface Mountain: Home of the 1980 Olympics provides great skiing no matter what level of skiing you are. With 80 different trails and the mountain expanding, you will never get bored.


Base Elevation: 1,220'

Little Whiteface Elevation: 3,676'

Lookout Mountain Elevation: 4,000'

Highest Lift Terminus: 4,386'

Highest skiable terrain: The Slides at 4,650'

Peak Elevation: 4,867'

(largest vertical drop east of the Mississippi)

282 skiable acres


35 acres of out of bounds skiing on 'The Slides' (conditions permitting); 53.5 acres of tree skiing

More Details

Property Manager
Kathie H. Smith
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Kathie H. Smith

Family has been in the hospitality business for 40 years.Love sharing our home with families and groups of friends. We have had visitors from across the globe and have loved meeting all them and sharing our home. We take great pride in offering the best Adirondack experience we can offer.

Kathie H. Smith purchased this house in 1999

Why Kathie H. Smith chose Lake Placid

In our opinion, Lake Placid is HEAVEN ON EARTH. It offers a 4 season location with breathtaking beauty. Enjoy all of the Olympic venues plus tobogganing, sledding, rock climbing, photography, hiking, swimming, fishing, tubing, golfing, tennis. The list goes on.

What makes this house unique

We are 5 minutes to town and Main Street. 25 minutes to Whiteface Mountain. The views of Whiteface Mountain and the High Peaks are incredible. No matter what the weather or doesn't get any better or more serene a setting and location. Play games at the game table, relax with friends and family in front of the fireplaces, enjoy the screened porch facing the lake...sit on the dock with your favorite book.....The kitchen is fully equipped with all the amenities you will need. There is an extra bar area to set up a buffet for your guests...The sunroom (4 season) is a place to spend time alone with lots of light.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Another wonderful experience at Camp Bearberry. All the amenities of home plus scenic Lake Placid as our backdrop. The porch was the family focal point and everyone commented on the cosiness of the beds. For a few of us, this was our second enjoyable trip. Thanks again, Camp Bearberry.
Jul 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lake Placid in Town of North Elba

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Any furniture moved during stay to be replaced at check out.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • town ...
  • village ...
  • waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Marcy
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Algonquin
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Cascade
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Oz
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , J'S ROOM
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , KISTERBOCK
  • Each bedrooms has it's own decor. Filled with antiques and top of the line furnishings.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Algonguin
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Cascade
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Oz
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , Kisterbock
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , J's ROOM
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Marcy
  • Second Floor- MARCY - Suite, One (1) Deluxe Pillowtop Queen Bed, One (1) Full pull-out Sofa Bed, Tub and Shower ALGONQUIN - Deluxe Pillowtop King Bed, Tub and Shower J'S ROOM - One (1) Deluxe Pillowtop Queen Bed, Shower, Decorative Fireplace CASCADE - Two (2) Deluxe Pillowtop Twin Beds, Tub and Shower OZ - Two (2) Twin Deluxe Pillowtop Beds, Tub and Shower First Floor- KISTERBOCK- One (1) Queen Deluxe Pillowtop Bed, Shower, Decorative Fireplace, Ceiling fan All Rooms Include: Adirondack, Arts and Crafts, and antique furnishings. Original Artwork. Private Bathrooms, Ceiling Fans and Wireless Internet Access.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Raft
  • Conservatory
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Camp Bearberry comes complete with everything for your successful vacation. WE SUPPLY: - 22 ft. Boat (available for rent at additional charge for pre-approved renters) inc. tube - Firewood (year-round) - Fully Equipped Kitchen: Dishwasher, Microwave, 5 Burner Gas Range, Dual Ovens, Refrigerator/Ice Maker, Coffee Maker, Blender, Food Processor, Butler Pantry (fully stocked with wine/bar glasses), extra large pots, toaster, including many spices, perfect for preparing that home cooked meal away from home. - Full place setting for twelve (12) - Tablecloths, placemats, cloth napkins, candle sticks - Large Dock on West Shore - Games (cards and board games) - Proprietary Camp Bearberry Bath Soaps and Liquid Hand Soap - Bedding/Linens,Bath Towels/Washcloths/Hand towels - Charcoal Grill, Charcoal, Starter (Summer/Fall) - Washer/Dryer - Ceiling Fan (all Bedrooms) - Iron/Ironing Board - Pack-n-play ...Just add Food, Beverage and Great Company


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average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Great, clean house with character. Huge porch and dock provide great lake/mountain views. Walking distance to a couple of restaurants and a quick drive to downtown. Kathie was a great host and I would highly recommend this property...and add the boat!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house in great location

  • 5 of 5

The house and overall property were great. Kathie is a welcoming and charming host

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet your wonderful family and share our home with you.
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Lake Placid Classic

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a glorious long weekend at Camp Bearberry. The views of the autumn colours from the camp on Lake Placid were spectacular. The morning coffee on the dock in the sunshine was so memorable. Family lunch on the large screened in porch in October was perfect. The camp is well equipped for all our needs and each bedroom has its own bath! The large living room and dining room make a great location for gathering. This is the perfect location for a large or small family gathering.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate your kind comments on Camp Bearberry. We love our home and love to share it with other families. We hope to see you soon. Kathie
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Camp was wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Six couples shared the camp and all had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We came to Lake Placid with friends we travel annually with. This has been our 20th year. Camp Bearberry was by far our best rental. It had everything...the most comfortable accommodations, the serene setting with unbelievable sun rises, and overall layout of the house. Everyone had their own space, and we never felt cramped. Each bedroom was beautifully decorated and had its own full bathroom, a real plus for our age group. Everyone picked a night to fix dinner and the kitchen was perfect...lots of laughs and work space.

Kathie was most helpful throughout the process of the rental. She had a lease for us and

kept us informed from beginning to end of our stay...our security deposit was returned

within days of our stay...Our rental was processed in a most professional way so that we felt very comfortable....the house has been a rental for 18 years we were told....

We cannot wait to return as there was something for everyone to do. Town was so close but we enjoyed the winding road past the golf course to our private "INN" to our majestic views of the mountains and lake. ....the leaves were incredible also. Cannot say enough.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic, magical property. Amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded everything you imagine when checking it out online. There is no hyperbole or inaccuracies in the online listing. Based upon our experience, if you are considering this rental, do it. You will not be disappointed in any aspect.

First of all, the setting is drop dead gorgeous sitting directly on the lake, with what seems like one of the better close-up views available along with White Face to the left. Facing east the sun rises on the face of the house. Mornings, we tended to have coffee on the dock or the porch and immerse ourselves in watching the sun burn off the almost mystical mist upon the lake. Even in mid September, our early rising 22 month old grandson insisted in playing at this hour in the water at lakes edge. Directly across were unspoiled views of forested island. We swam daily.

Our family gathered for a wedding at the almost-next-door Whiteface Club and Resort and the three minute walk took us to the venue and the boathouse/restaurant.

The accommodations were comfortable and the private baths for each of the rooms were greatly appreciated and of hotel quality. The rooms themselves were spacious with good closet space and beds. What we did not derive from the pictures was the very special game room and a set of books and toys that delighted young ones.

Finally, the owner was easy to deal with, very gracious and professional. If you are looking for a beautiful place to stay with serenity and tranquility with an emphasis on the adirondack experience, this is the place.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
135 Miles
Albany International, Plattsburg, Saranac Lake
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Lake Placid Lodge/MOOSE LODGE
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Lake Champlain - Charlotte/Essex Route
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Whiteface Club
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
I-87 & Route 73 (Exit 30 of the Northway)
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Lake Placid Lodge, winter...Moose Lodge summer
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Whiteface Mountain
Nearest Beach
At house
Car: necessary

The Adirondack National Park is the largest protected wilderness area in the contiguous Unites States. ‘Forever wild’ certainly describes this most treasured piece of unspoiled beauty. Due to its unique make up of both publicly and privately owned land, there are over 100 small towns and villages tucked in among the 6 million acre preserve. The great Adirondack Park offers amazing opportunity for all sorts of world class outdoor activities - golfing, skiing, birding, hiking, cycling, fishing; the list is nearly endless. The village of Lake Placid is set right in the middle of this outdoor paradise, and combines a storied Olympic past, wonderful shopping, museums, history, dining and the arts with sports activities galore.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lake Placid, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £147.38
Refundable Damage Deposit £755.8
Pet Fee £75.58

Rates vary from $950 to $1250 a night
Cancellation Policy:
100% Refund if cancelled 150 days prior to Stay.

100% Refund if cancelled 90 days prior to Stay for Non-Season

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Maximum 12 people.
SUMMER Season: Sat. to Sat. Stay only.
Boat rental also available.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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