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Bright cabin retreat happily situated 7 miles from Whiteface Mt

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 8, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom with deck, BBQ, jacuzzi tub, ample dining space

This magical retreat with exceptional "cabin in the woods" interiors is nestled on 2.5 acres. It is an architectural saltbox in the heart of the Adirondacks only 7 miles from Whiteface Mountain and 15 miles from Lake Placid. Within walking distance are hiking and cross country ski trails. It is truly a retreat for the body and soul!

Surrounded by your own private forest, this warmly furnished home, with Adirondack touches throughout, has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a great living area, ample dining table space for 8, and large island kitchen will make your family and friends feel welcome. Flick on the gas fireplace and enjoy your own music mixes through the built-in surround sound system. Take the chill off after a day of activities in the steam shower or the jacuzzi for two. The chef's kitchen has all the tools needed to make any meal just like home. When the weather is right, enjoy the fire pit area or just sit out on the deck.

This home has two queen size beds, two daybeds with trundles and a pull out sofa. There are multiple TVs with satellite and DVD players, Wi-Fi, fully equipped kitchen including convection oven and wine cooler, BBQ grill, iron and board, linens, towels and washer/dryer.

Located one mile from the house is Lake Eaton, where you can canoe or hike around the lake, perfect for children. The community of Au Sable Acres has a tennis court and slightly more ambitious trails; a trail map is in the kitchen. The house is minutes from Au Sable Forks where there is a movie theater, great pizza place, wine store and supermarket. In Wilmington, about a 10 minute car ride, there is a river front beach with volleyball court and picnic area. You can also enjoy the summer concert series in the heart of Jay just down the road from the house. A bit further is the wonder of Lake Placid, about a 20 minute car ride, where you can browse the outlet stores and artisan shops and enjoy lake view delights and dining on Main Street. For a nice day trip, downtown Montreal is about a two hour car ride away.

Other nearby activities in the winter are world class skiing at Whiteface Mountain, bobsled and tubing at the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Center, or ice skating and dog sleigh riding in Lake Placid. In the summer, hiking trails abound as well as fishing holes, golf courses, and boating in Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, or Lake Champlain.

10 percent discount on 5 nights or more from Memorial Day week until Labor Day weekend.

10 percent discount on 4 nights or more all other times except Christmas and New Years week.

Cleaning Fee is waived with stays of 3 days or more all year.

More Details

Owner
Carlos
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 December, 2017

What makes this house unique

I changed the design of this house from the original plans and chose the placement on the property. With the driveway somewhat winding and completely surrounded by leaves three quarters of the year, one is assured of total privacy and as much sun streaming into the house as possible. Kitchen is laid out with a chef's mentality and with the dining room table near the kitchen island, dinner parties are a breeze. Finally, with a sound system piping in music through the lower level of the house, entertaining has never been so fun!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Jay in Essex County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. Please observe the checkout list located in the kitchen.
  • 2. Please use wood that fits in the fire pit. No bonfires please and extinguish when done.
  • If something breaks or you noticed is broken, please let me know. Thank you!
Location Type:
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Upstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs Master - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs Queen - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs Twin - 2 Single Bed , with trundle bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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Bright cabin retreat happily situated 7 miles from Whiteface Mt
average rating of 4.740741 based on 27 reviews
5

Beautiful Spacious Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to the Lake Placid area in a group of 6 and stayed in this home. We were blown away by the beauty of the home and the surrounding area. The home was stocked with everything we needed including towels and linens. The owner, Carlos, was very responsive to all of our requests and made the process very simple.

Thank you for letting us stay in your home for a very enjoyable weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for allowing us to host you. We look for to welcoming you back on your return to Lake Placid. Best Regards, Carlos Valverde
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Loved it!

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a great stay! The house was a perfect Thanksgiving retreat for us. Thanks so much!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilbraham
5

Wonderful adirondack getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great getaway to this wonderful cabin in the woods! Lots of hiking trails nearby to walk the dogs and a short drive to downtown lake placid, though the house was so comfortable it made it hard to leave!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Incredible experience!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked into this home we were blown away at how beautiful it was and every amenity that it had to enhance our stay. From the speakers throughout the home to the STEAM shower, everything was top notch. Would highly, highly recommend to anyone considering this home for their stay.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Erin. It was a pleasure to host you.
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Long Island, NY
5

Beautiful home in the woods.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful extended weekend in this beautiful home. It is located conveniently to high peaks hiking and Lake Placid restaurants and activities. The house was well stocked, extremely clean and very peaceful. We appreciated the board games, the Bluetooth music system with speakers throughout the house, the steam shower, jacuzzi tub and the relaxing deck with Adirondack chairs. I would recommend and would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m glad you enjoyed all the home’s features and what the area has to offer. You are always welcomed back!
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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
5

Beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, it was fully equipped with everything we needed. A very peaceful setting in the woods yet close to everything. Carlos was very accommodating and we couldn't ask for more. We will definitely be returning.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £187.63

Please contact for discounted winter rate quotes on stays of 3 nights or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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