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Cozy Lake Front Adirondack Cottage at a Great Price

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Mayfield

1400± sf home has everything you need for the perfect Adirondack vacation!

Fully stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances, gas range and eat at Island opens up to a large gathering area lined in Knotty pine. The gathering area features, a large dining room table which seats 10 people comfortably, gas fireplace, flat screen TV with cable all surrounded by windows with views of the lake. A 300± sf deck with lots of seating and gas grill extends the living space with steps down to 46 feet of sandy beach with dock on calm water near Mayfield Marina. Row boat provided.

A spiral staircase leads to upstairs media room with second TV, two bedrooms and full bath.

- Master on Main with King Bed

- 1st Bedroom Upstairs with King

- 2nd Bedroom Upstairs with Queen

- Media Room features two Queen Futons provides sleeping accommodations for and additional 4 guests.

- 1 Full Bath up with shower

- 1/2 Bath down

- Pets Considered

- 5 mile drive to shopping

- 45 minutes northwest of Albany

- 45 minute drive to Saratoga

- 25 minutes drive from the New York State Thruway/I90 exit 27

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Marilyn Ruland
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

Cozy Lake Front Adirondack Cottage at a Great Price
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Very charming and nice amenities

  • 5 of 5

My daughter was getting married at Lanzi's on the Lake so we wanted to find a place closely situated to the restaurant. Your place was 7 minutes drive and had more than adequate number of beds for our small party. On the outside your place looks like many lakeside camps. but when we entered it was clear it was very special inside. My mother coudn't stop the compliments as she explored the downstairs. It was early October and the nights were chilly, we were concerned that it would be cold, but the downstairs fireplace heater did a great job heating the place. My mother stayed downstairs and my wife and I stayed upstairs. The only word of caution is that the spiral stairs may be more than some older folks can handle. But as for me, I've always found them to add character and the kids like them as well. All the appliances are up to date, the place is clean and bathrooms modern and nice, blankets, sheets and towels provided. There are clear instructions and notes all around for the renter to follow.

Thank you for working with me to secure your camp for this special weekend. You went above and beyond to communicate with me and ensure that we had a place to call home for two the two nights we needed it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I enjoyed being a small part in the celebration of your wedding event. You were fantastic guest leaving very little to suggest you were there . Thank you for your kind words they made us feel warm and fuzzy!!!!! Best regards Marilyn@Richard
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Home is cozy in a quiet neighborhood. Lovely view!

  • 5 of 5

The owner is wonderful and attentive to renters. It was very easy to settle in and enjoy the surroundings. We had six kids and four adults and we're comfortable. You have everything you need just bring food and get ready to relax!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Although I did not have a face to face meeting with these renters I enjoyed our many conversations leading up to their arrival. I'm glad that they found the home accommodating to their needs. I do think the open area on the second floor with queen futons makes a fun area for children to gather and sleep away from adults. Very glad you had fun!
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Very pleasant stay at this cottage in Mayfield

  • 5 of 5

Owner: Very responsive and helpful.

Location of the cottage: Excellent. Nice sandy beach on quiet inlet perfect for swimming. Lots of outdoor seating areas for both sun and shade. Sunoco gas station with full-service deli at the end of the street. Full grocery store and Walmart only 15 minutes away in Gloversville. Several nice restaurants within a 10 minute drive. One thing to note that you cannot see in the pictures is that there are houses close by on either side of the cottage, so if you are seeking complete privacy and isolation this is not the location for you.

Cottage: Very good. The furnishings are typical camp style. The bathrooms and kitchen were nice and clean. Some of the nick-nacks could use a good dusting and cobwebs cleared away, but overall the cottage was clean. There is a ton of seating inside and on the deck for groups and the lot can accommodate several cars for parking. Cottage is stocked with just about everything imaginable. Air conditioning in late August was adequate. It is a bit of a hike down to the beach and back, but there is a deck halfway down so you can rest.

The only constructive criticism I can offer is that there is quite a bit of "junk" around the property under the cottage, near the shed, on the beach (as noted in a previous review) that should be cleared away. It is an eyesore and a safety issue especially for children, particularly anything stacked vertically (against a tree, side of building, etc.)

Overall, we had a great time at the cottage and enjoyed our time in Mayfield very much. We would definitely return to this property and would recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate both the good and the constructive criticism comments made by this guest. We put a basement in the property this past spring and found ourselves quite short on time when the rental season started. Those guest who love a very neat environment won't have to wait much longer for us to comply to perfection on the outside. We have a 3 hour turnaround to make home ready for a new occupant so sometimes extra cleaning inside gets short changed. Hope to have you return some day thanks for 5 star review
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Perfect Adirondack Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was more than I had hoped for. Its setting was gorgeous - nestled in the trees AND right on the lake. It was spacious, clean, and had every imaginable comfort of home. The deck on the main level is where we spent most of our time while at the cabin, although in the morning I enjoyed coffee on the upper deck.

We brought our own kayaks and found the beachfront to be very easy access in and out of the water, not only for our boats but for ourselves, too. Swimming was great and the cove was quiet day and night.

The street that this cottage is on is lovely. We enjoyed cool, quiet morning walks with great scenery of the lake, trees, and pretty gardens. (We liked the area so much we checked out a home for sale.)

The upstairs loft and 2 bedrooms afford a lot of room for a larger party than ours (4 adults). One couple stayed downstairs (king bed) and we stayed upstairs (king bed), enjoying more privacy and space than we had anticipated.

The owners were terrific to work with. Marilyn checked on us while we were there but we didn't need a thing. She had seen to our every need. If I could I'd spend a few weeks every August at this charming cabin in the woods.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time at the lake. Thank you Marilyn and family for allowing us to stay at your beautiful home. All the comforts and conveniences were at our fingertips. We had 8 guests stay comfortably during one of the hottest weeks of the year. The air conditioning sure did make for a great nights sleep. The property has a warm cozy feeling. The fishing was fantastic... the lake offers fishing for any type of angler. And my guys are serious about their fishing! Marliyn is one of the most gracious hosts I have had the absolute pleasure meeting. We will definitely stay again and again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great fun having such pleased guest at our lake home this summer. It made us soooo happy that you filled the freezer with fish. You were so respectful of our home and property and our neighbors loved you! Please do come back again and again!!
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Fun in the sun and rain

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in the cottage with our adult daughter and her three friends. The cottage was immaculately clean with all of the amenities that our party needed to spend a very relaxing week. The first two days it rained so we were forced to stay indoors. The kids spent the days upstairs in their own TV room while my wife and I had our own space in the living room downstairs. The beds were clean and comfortable and there was plenty of inside seating including a huge dining area. The kitchen was fully stocked with all of the cooking utensils and appliances that a family could possibly need. Once the weather broke we were greeted outside with a big deck, a beach with a fire pit and a dock for my boat. There was plenty of outdoor furniture for our use. The lake is a jewel with opportunities for fishing, kayaking, swimming and boating. Marilyn and Richard were wonderful hosts who work tirelessly to make sure that their guests have a very relaxing vacation. We will definitely be looking to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We can't say enough to thank you for being fabulous guest. When we had a problem with our dock you all came to the rescue as though we had called professionals!!! We enjoyed your upbeat attitude and would love to have you back another year.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mayfield, Great Sacandaga Lake

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter Rates
7 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Pet Fee £61

I only allow small pets, I would need to know in advance size and breed of dog in order for me to consider accomodations for your pet. There will be a $75 additional FEE for your pet.
Rates and dates are subject to change...Please contact Owner for details....

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.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mayfield in Adirondacks

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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