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Camp Northern Light on Church Pond

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Saranac Lake - Camp Northern Light

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Located directly off the 8th tee of the Saranac Inn Golf Course. Camp Northern Light is for families. Main Floor has a guest room with queen size bed, full bath, kitchen, dining and living room area is a SMALL open plan. Screened in porch with swing, chairs, and additional dining area. Second Floor - Master bedroom with king size bed. Kids room with a single, a double, two small bunks, one full bath, and a TV and VCR. Lower floor- two guest bedrooms, one with a single bed and one with a trundle bed. Kitchen includes all pot, pans, dishes, glassware, utensils, full size refrigerator, electric stove, and microwave. Living room area includes a fireplace, TV, VCR, CD player, tape player, and an extensive library of movies. During the summer months we have our 4-person hot tub hooked up under the pine trees. Outdoor and indoor fireplaces. Picnic tables, gas and charcoal grills. Church Pond is a private no motor lake. A newly built, large dock and floating raft. Absolutely NO SMOKING anywhere.

**Also** be advised, we turn off most services and winterize in mid October. We do not rent in the winter and in the late fall and early spring. We do not have WiFi, cable, or garbage pick up during those times. We also do not plow or shovel snow in the winter.

***********SUMMER RENTALS ARE WEEKLY*************

************SATURDAY TO SATURDAY ONLY************

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Keywords: Adirondack Home on water

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Linda and Bob Duerr
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2016

About Linda and Bob Duerr

This property is owned by Bob and Linda Duerr of Brielle NJ. You can find out more about us online at O2 Marketing Communications in Manasquan NJ or online through smugmug keyword surfmama.

Linda and Bob Duerr purchased this house in 1991

Why Linda and Bob Duerr chose Adirondacks

We are both graduates of Paul Smith College located just a few miles from our home on Church Pond. We have always loved the Adirondacks and have spent many happy years in the area vacationing.

What makes this house unique

Church Pond is a small non-motorized lake. It's a peaceful haven with plenty of solitude and sunny days to fish, swim, or just sit on the dock and read. We are in the St Regis chain of Lakes.


based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

Camp Northern Light on Church Pond
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Las Vegas, NV

Camp Northern Light - ADK 2016

  • 5 of 5

We regularly rent homes via VRBO and this was, by far, one of our best experiences. We were so pleased that they permitted us to bring our dogs along with the family! The location is perfectly placed as to near enough to run errands but far enough away from town, traffic, people, etc. We just loved the size of the home, the screened porch, the fireplace and, of course, the dock and water activities. There was always something to do on water or land. The space in the home was perfect for when we had to head in due to afternoon thunderstorms with a huge basement area for the kids; not to mention the perfect set up for the kids in their own room upstairs. The dock is set up great for fishing, boating and paddleboarding. The pond has fish galore and is a place ready for everybody and adventure. We had kids ages 9-13 who could not get enough!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This place delivered on everything!!! The property is well kept and have everything you will need for a relaxing vacation. We had children from age 1 - 16 who all had a blast whether it was the little ones thrilled to have tree branches in their room to the older ones kayaking in the pond. Every night we made an effort to get out on the dock lye down on our backs and just enjoy the night sky while the call of the Loon provided us the perfect soundtrack. If you are a golfer the course is just around the corner and is worth every penny. I brought my 9 year old daughter with me just to ride along and the wildlife on the course provided more than enough entertainment (deer, foxes, wild turkey etc...). If your looking for a peaceful, fun, family getaway this is your place just don't take my week cause we will be back next year that's for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful vacation!! This is not our first time renting this vacation home. We rented when our children were 12 or so and it was a great sized pond to keep an eye on them but give them some freedom. They are now young adults and enjoyed the pond just as much. It was a relaxing time away from the "rat race" of normal life and afforded us time to enjoy our family. We would go back in a heart beat.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, OH

Fantastic summer getaway

  • 5 of 5

Camp Northern Light is a charming, cozy house on a small, peaceful pond. Our group of six adults fit comfortably and enjoyed the canoes, kayak, rowboat, hot tub, screened porch, outdoor fireplace, and dock. There was much to do at the camp and it was close to so many other things the adirondacks offer. The camp feels very private but not isolated, exactly what my family was looking for. The sunset view was gorgeous from the dock. We would love to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Retreat with an Adirondack Touch

  • 5 of 5

Our family chose this cabin as an opportunity to enjoy the Adirondacks and Fish Creek Pond area while getting that Adirondack cabin feel. It didn't disappoint. The dock and decks were widely used by our 4 small children who took great advantage of the swimming opportunities there. Water toys galore as our 8 year old confidently paddle boarded around in the water and took some great rides with dad on the rowboat and kayak. Fishing with the full assortment of equipment made available led to great family memories. The most used area of the cabin property was certainly the adorably screen room. A treasure. Rainy days and evenings before bed led to hours long board games for our family. Just a great place to sit. Plenty of room throughout the 3 levels for guests to spread out. Extremely clean place. Staying there a week was made easy with fully plenty of household amenities and a functional washer/dryer units. Mom also especially loved the table books for great leisurely reading. Another nice touch, its fantastic proximity to Donaldson's store meant we didn't have to travel to town for any grocery needs. If I needed something, I ran over there (just 3 miles away). The cabin was tucked away enough, but not too much. With a family of 6 that is a true gem in itself. And if you want to leave the cabin and tour the area, take scenic drive around Fish Creek our the surrounding Adirondack area. You will have plenty to see and a great place to come rest your head at night. It was a joy to see that the owners clearly love the Adirondacks as much as we did.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ashville, NY

Quiet, Peaceful, Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I chose Church Pond for our first anniversary, and we could not have asked for a better place to stay. We didn't want to stay in a hotel (we wanted to be able to make our own meals) and this was perfect. From the boats on the pond, the hot tub, the fire pit and the fully stocked kitchen- we couldn't have asked for a better place. We enjoyed every second of our mini vacation. Thank you so much for sharing your piece of serenity with us! We hope to be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices for this holiday house in Saranac Lake, Adirondacks

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Additional pricing information

our summer rates are $1900.00 a week with $100.00 cleaning fee and $500.00 security deposit. We rent WEEKLY only during the summer - Saturday to Saturday

upon reserving a $500.00 security deposit and half of the rent is due.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saranac Lake in New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Lakefront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1) bunks in Kids Room are short and made for young kids
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming

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