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Spacious-by Ski Jumps /Horse Show Grounds-Near Whiteface & DowntownLake Placid

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

Large 3 Bedroom Duplex right behind the Ski Jumps.

Large 3 Bedroom Duplex right behind the Ski Jumps. Walk from your front door over to Henry's Woods for great hiking, X-County Skiing, snowshoeing or go from the back door to John Brown Farm and the Ski Jumps. When you are done enjoying all the activities of Lake Placid, come back and enjoy a large Jacuzzi Tub and plenty of space to spread out. Garage is available for parking and/or storage of your equipment. The lodge has 1 King and 2 queen sized beds. A large master suite. Kitchen (eat in) and great room with large dining area and with a Warm Fireplace. Deck with gas grill. Sled and snowshoes available for use. Washer/Dryer/Mudroom


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 January, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Spacious-by Ski Jumps /Horse Show Grounds-Near Whiteface & DowntownLake Placid
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
4

Great location, all amenities taken care of, great experience

  • 4 of 5

The house was very well stocked with all the necessities. It is in a gorgeous setting, walking distance to a lovely community preserve and only 2 miles from mirror lake. 15-20 mins to whiteface. Everything was clean and prepared for our visit. The owners were accessible and proactive.

If there were any negatives, they were that the cable package didn't have ESPN during bowl season, and the fireplace was gas powered rather than wood burning. But the overall experience dwarfed those minor setbacks. We simply watched football on the iPad and didn't have to clean a fireplace at the end of our stay.

I would recommend this house to anyone with a family. Mine will certainly be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Well-equipped rental in great location

  • 5 of 5

We found the rental to be clean, spacious, and we'll quipped, the most well equipped we had ever encountered. For cooking, it had everything we needed - even a sears heavy duty cake mixer which we did not use buy would have on a longer stay.

Driving into lake placid took about 8 minutes and Adirondak Loj/ADK Info center and trailheads around 15 minutes. Also very dog friendly including walking trails in the back of the house. We ejoyed our stay and thank the accommodating owners Joseph and Rockwell.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Rockwell and Joe were the best hosts. Not only were the accommodations spacious, clean, and comfortable, but they were also dog friendly and laid-back about it. We brought 3 large dogs, and they didn't blink an eye. If it hadn't been so cold, the deck would have been lovely. Trails that connected to the state lands behind the house allowed me to hike for several miles directly from the house. The house is conveniently located to both Saranac Lake and Lake Placid. You could be in Lake Placid in minutes, and Saranac lake in 15 minutes. I am already trying to figure out when I can get back there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of the best

  • 5 of 5

This lodge was one of the best places that I have ever stayed in. The owners were very nice and very helpful and the entire lodge was beautiful. There was enough room for everyone and everything was perfect. This was my first time in the Lake Placid area and I loved every minute of it, even when it was only -30 out. The area is beautiful and I highly recommend this lodge to stay in.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great hosting you all. Hope you can make it back. We promise warmer weather!
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5

Beautiful and Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I along with our teenage daughter and her friend had the good fortune of staying at the Bear Cub Lodge during the Christmas recess of 2015. Having vacationed at other private residences in the past, I can unequivocally say that this property far exceeded our expectations and included a lot of amenities and conveniences that made for a very pleasant and comfortable stay….. right down to the fully decorated and lit Christmas tree that greeted us upon our evening arrival! The property had all the conveniences of home. Cooking was made easy by a generous supply of things like spices, herbs, not to mention every imaginable cooking utensil. There was an abundance of linens, blankets, pillows, towels, toiletries, etc.

What really stood out was the spotless condition of the home along with the sprawling single-level layout which, upon reflection, worked out well with two teens who liked staying up late. Bear Cub Lodge is located on a private lot surrounded by woods and trails which are ideal for both hiking and snowshoeing. The quiet setting was well-received by Hazel, our small dog who accompanied us.

Bear Cub Lodge is only a five-minute drive from downtown Lake Placid and perhaps 30 minutes to Whiteface Mountain. Though the skiing happened to be a bit off due to unseasonably warm weather, there are many things to do; both in town and nearby. For those unfamiliar with Lake Placid, most of the Olympic facilities are open for public use including indoor and outdoor skating facilities, the bobsled run (accompanied by a driver and brakeman) and the cross country skiing trails. In addition, the area offers sleigh rides, snowmobiling, snow tubing runs, etc. Main Street is quaint and has a wide range of fine restaurants and shops and is the site of the Olympic arena and museum and, as such, offers a lot of interesting history. There is a strong cultural presence given that the community serves as a training site for many international athletes.

In closing, I would like to thank Joe and Rockwell for their warm hospitality and highly recommend their property for others to consider when visiting the Lake Placid region.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Pleasure hosting you and your family. Hope you can return sometime!
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5

Great place in Lake Placid

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our kids and friends in the house for the New Year weekend. The house is great, all rooms are big and very well furnished, great TV, fireplace, Jacuzzi, very comfortable beds. Everything is very clean and in a perfect condition. We really enjoyed our time there. Our hosts, Joseph and Rockwell were very friendly, helpful and made sure that we had our worry-free long weekend. We will confidently recommend that house to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for Coming! we enjoyed hosting you. Hopefully you can come again!
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Saranac Lake
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
High Peaks
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
LIsa G's
Nearest Ski
9.8 Miles
Whiteface Mountain
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Mirror Lake Beach
Car: necessary

Lake Placid is the #1 ranked winter resort in the northeast and a top summer destination.

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £24
Cleaning £20 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £406
Tax Rate 4.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Attached Bathroom and large Jacuzzi Tub and Shower
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Snowshoes/sleds available.

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