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Historic Juniper Cottage...wooded setting..walk to Village, Lakes, Golf & Tennis

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 8 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cottage in Lake Placid Club - Juniper Cottage

4BR, 4 Bath close-to-town location in the Lake Placid Club area

As Lake Placid Club grew from its inception in 1895, it experienced many expansive changes. At it's height, the private club included 6,000 acres in an extensive development of accommodations, recreation facilities, service buildings, farmland and forest. In the early part of the 1900s certain members of the club were no longer satisfied with the hotel-like accommodations in the large club house. Over time some 40 cottages were built near, but separate from, the main building. Today, fewer than a dozen of these historic buildings remain. Our house, Juniper Cottage, built in 1923, is one of them. The total renovation of the property, completed in July 2005, has been as respectful as possible to the original Juniper and is designed to maximize its secluded forest setting and the variety of mature trees which surround the house.

Juniper has 4 bedrooms each with their own screened in porch and bathroom. The master bedroom has a gas fireplace (gas), queen bed, sitting area with two chairs, and a closet. A second bedroom on the main floor has a queen bed and closet. The third main floor bedroom has two twin beds and a bathroom with whirlpool tub. The fourth bedroom is located down a spiral staircase from the main floor to a walkout lower level. This bedroom has two twin beds and a private bathroom. The laundry room is also downstairs with both a washing machine and dryer.

The living room has a 14 foot cathedral ceiling, great views of the forest and a large stone fireplace. The room is perfect for sitting around the fireplace reading, chatting, watching TV, or listening to music on the Sonos system. Juniper is equipped with an iMac and high speed internet. Want to unplug? Then feel free to read one of the many books at Juniper, play one of the board games or do an old-fashioned jigsaw buzzle.

The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, gas range and oven, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, microwave and a large selection of dishware, glassware, pots, pans, utensils, etc. If you prefer to grill, there is a gas grill right outside the front door.

If you come in the winter to ski, we have plenty of room for your equipment. There are racks to hold eight sets of skis. Also, inside the front door is a small, heated mud room with benches and coat racks so you can easily remove your winter clothes and boots without bringing them into the cottage.

There is a small shed near the parking area of Juniper to put garbage and recyclables. And in the back yard there is a hammock for enjoying the good weather and a lean-to in case you want to spend a night outdoors.

Juniper is close (10 minute walk) to town but situated in a private-wooded setting. This allows for privacy when grilling and/or dining outside. Or just when sitting with your family and friends around the outdoor fire pit roasting marshmallows.

From Juniper Cottage you can easily access many activities. It is a short walk or bike ride into town and all that that has to offer. On the Lake Placid Club grounds there are three golf courses designed by Scots for the Lake Placid Club. There are also tennis courts and a private beach on Mirror Lake adjacent to the Boat House Restaurant.

There is access to many hiking (and biking) trails right outside the front door. In the winter, these trails are great for cross country skiing. With a car, skiing at the Whiteface is 15 minutes away. In all seasons, near-by activities and attractions are truly limitless.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Eric and Leanne Burrell
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
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About Eric and Leanne Burrell

We have been vacationing in Lake Placid for the last twenty years. It is our favorite family vacation spot regardless of the season because there is always something to do.

In addition, we love the international feel of Lake Placid and enjoy meeting people from all over the world.

Eric and Leanne Burrell purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Eric and Leanne Burrell chose Lake Placid

The private setting that is only minutes from downtown Lake Placid is what drew us to this property. Also, we love that it is in the historic Lake Placid Club with access to golf, tennis, and a private beach. Oh, and we can't overlook the joy of being car-free once we arrive at Juniper.

What makes this cottage unique

Very cute cottage in great setting! Cottage is cozy but big enough for large families! Each bedroom has its own bath and private screened in porch. 4 couples can share time together in the great room and kitchen or separate to their own private rooms and porches for quiet time. Want to sleep outside...bring your sleeping bag and spend your night in the lean to in the back yard. We fell in love with this cottage the moment we saw it and knew our many years of looking for the perfect home in Lake Placid was over. We know you will enjoy our home too...for its secluded setting, its close proximity to the village and the feeling of peace that comes over you when you finally arrive at Juniper Cottage.


based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

Historic Juniper Cottage...wooded setting..walk to Village, Lakes, Golf & Tennis
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Great location and cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting Lake Placid for many years but this is the first time we rented a house there. It made the whole experience even better. Juniper cottage is located perfectly close to down town and Mirror Lake for an easy walk, but far enough that it is really quite. The cottage is setup with every thing you need for a stay, beds are comfortable, kitchen is fully stocked with utensils and cookware, all you need is food and the fun begins. We highly recommend it and will be back ourselves next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed Juniper Cottage. We work hard to make sure our guests have everything they need! We love that you plan to come back!! Leanne and Eric
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Privacy and Proximity

  • 5 of 5

Our week long stay at Juniper Cottage was lovely. The cottage is roomy; with 6 adults, we never felt crowded. The 4 bedrooms, baths and private screened porches provided everyone with a little bit of privacy. We enjoyed several nights at the fire pit. The cottage is nestled in the woods with a sense of privacy and yet you are close enough to walk into town to enjoy some food, spirits or shopping. The furnishings are very nice and comfortable. The kitchen is galley style and a bit small but we had no problems and it is nicely stocked. We are planning a return in 2018!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love hearing from our guests! We are so happy you liked our cottage enough that you're planning on a return trip!! That means a lot to us. Leanne and Eric
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Bloomington, MN

Beautiful Wooded Setting yet Close to Town

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at Juniper Cottage. It was exactly as pictured. It was very clean & inviting and we really loved having a bathroom & porch for each bedroom. The beds were comfy and the quiet setting made it easy to sleep in or spend the mornings relaxing on the porch. It was an easy walk to town (especially to the Lake Placid Brewery). Leanne & Eric were very easy to deal with and I would highly recommend this property. We're already talking about our next visit. Thank you so much for sharing your vacation home with us. A lot of special memories were created on our first trip to this area & we're looking forward to a return trip.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Many of our guests are return guests and we look forward to having you stay again in the future.
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  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, well-kept home minutes from everything! We had such a wonderful stay and could not find a complaint! Owners are friendly and very easy to communicate with. We definitely plan on coming back.

Thanks again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that you would consider another visit. One of the main reasons we bought Juniper was its close proximity to the village.
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Quebec, Canada

Great spot - with lots of room

  • 5 of 5

Though other reviews indicated the cottage was plenty large, we were still a little apprehensive based on the main picture. Just thought it would be helpful to say that our apprehension was completely misplaced! Our party included 4 adults and 4 teenagers and, despite some unfortunate weather that left us indoors more than we had hoped, we never felt tight for space. Having all the screened in porches was fantastic. The fire pit and Adirondack chairs were great and despite being so close to center of town, it felt like we were in the wilderness. The sound system was amazing for a cottage!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Juniper. We fell in love with Juniper for its unique layout of bedrooms with separate baths and private screen porches and for its proximity to the village while also being tucked away in the woods. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you consider Juniper for future visits to Lake Placid.
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Hideaway in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Juniper cottage was an amazing property set in the woods, but just a short drive away from town. We stayed here with 3 other couples and the privacy of each screened in porch was a perfect touch. Eric and Leanne were so easy to get a hold of and very accommodating. The property was in excellent shape and VERY clean. I have not one complaint about our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Juniper and that you appreciated the unique design of the cottage and its setting in Lake Placid. We hope you will consider Juniper Cottage for any future visits to Lake Placid.
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Nearest Airport
1.4 Miles
Lake Placid Airport
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Lake Placid Club Golf
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Amtrak - Westport, NY
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
I-87 Northway/Exit 30
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Whiteface Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Mirror Lake
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lake Placid Club, Adirondacks

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Holiday Pricing
21 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter High Season
4 Jan 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer High Season
26 May 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
19 Jul 2017 - 26 Jul 2017
8 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £139
Security Deposit £245
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Iron Man week, Horse Show and holiday rental rates will be negotiated.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lake Placid Club in Adirondacks

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom has queen bed, gas fireplace, sitting area with two chairs, TV, in suite full bath, private screened porch with seating for 4 that connects to larger shared screen porch and has wooded views. Bedroom 2 has queen bed, in suite full bath and private screened porch with seating for 2 and wooded view. Bedroom 3 has two twin beds, in suite full bath, TV and private screened porch with seating for 2 and wooded views. Bedroom 4 has two large day beds and private screened porch with seating for two and wooded views. 4th bath is just outside door of bedroom 4 and has large 2 person jacuzzi tub.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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