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Elegant Period Home

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Estate, 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

This magnificent estate was built in 1901, by a famous Adirondack builder. The only great camp as they are called, in the village of lake placid. Overlooking whiteface mtn. And beautiful lake placid. Once owned by President Trujillo of Cuba. Convenient walk to downtown and all amenities, beaches ,shops, restaurants, theatre. Sitting atop signal hill, with lots of privacy, great for family gatherings, weddings, winter or summer...beautiful porches and gardens.

Keywords: great camp

Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 March, 2018

Why The Owner chose Lake Placid

this is our home, now retired and travel.

What makes this estate unique

peace and quiet !!! with utmost privacy


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Lake Placid in North Elba

Property Type:
  • estate
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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Elegant Period Home
average rating of 4.5652175 based on 23 reviews

Perfect for a group

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 6 couples looking for a week end getaway. This place was perfect with lots of room for gathering, whether it was by the fire, in the kitchen, or around the big dining room table. Easy walk to downtown. Very well stocked kitchen and very clean. We highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 03-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad everyone enjoyed themselves!!!thanks for leaving the house in great shape and for such a nice review! !!
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Grand Lake Placid Home

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a long ski weekend at Cedar Crest and had a great time. This house is one in a million, with it's taxidermy animals all around including a full size bear in the entry hall. It is gigantic with six bedrooms and the already mentioned entry hall that as big as a small house!

I rented this house years ago so I knew what to expect, there is a huge front and back yard which were great for parking all the cars and playing with the dog. In the interest of not disappointing anybody, I should say this is an almost hundred year old house that retains many of the fixtures and furniture from distant past. I love this style and charm but if you are looking for state of the art, this may not be your cup of tea. I look forward to renting it in the warmer months someday.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home in central Lake Placid

  • 4 of 5

This house accommodates a large group of families with ease. Lovely rustic decor in all rooms and a feel of being in the Adirondacks. The very large dinning room and table were wonderful for a large dinner we hosted for 6 families. Driveway was ample for multiple cars and grounds were open with space to run around. Great having many bathrooms but the function of the showers in most was on the antique to poor quality. Still we were able to shower in a vintage feel.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BEAUTIFUL adirondack retreat for a large group

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect example of a "Great Adirondack Camp". It is filled with beautiful antiques, comfortable furniture and beds and everything you need for ADK mountain experience! It is very clean, well maintained and the location is perfect. The large back porch is the perfect place for any time of day...wait until you see it!!!! We have rented many times in the Adirondacks but this far surpassed any other. Thanks to Jim and Jan for a wonderful memory.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxidermy extreme

  • 4 of 5

Too much taxidermy. Bathrooms are not great. Not full 4 1/2 baths. Mostly good, great porch.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: you can clearly see from the pictures that this is an adirondack house with taxidermy,3 pieces not to much for a 10.0000 sq. ft. house. they should have been able to see that this is not a new house. think they were looking for modern and this is not it
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and four adult children had a great getaway to this classic home. There was so much room that we had to look for each other. We had family visit and there was still room. The kitchen was great, with all the utensils you would ever need. The back yard was huge and the back porch was where everyone congregated and there was still room !! Jan and Jim were marvelous hosts and could not have been nicer. The town of Lake Placid is a short walk away. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £361.05

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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