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Rustic Adirondack Getaway On Maccauley Pond

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Property type cabin
Minimum Stay nights


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About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Nestled amidst old hemlocks, The Cabin at Camp Mac is an intimate getaway in one of the most secluded ponds in the Lake Clear area. Walk down your own private trail to MacCauley Pond, where the fishing, canoeing, and starry nights abound.The Cabin is situated on 52 acres of wilderness, with walking trails for your personal use. Once you've toured the property, walk down to MacCauley Pond and explore the non-motorized pond at your leisure. MacCauley Pond is a warm water fishery, with guests catching pike, bass and perch. The Cabin comes with a canoe and life jackets for adults. Enjoy sunrises on the private dock, where guests watch for osprey, beaver and river otters.The cozy solitude of The Cabin is its most unique characteristic. With no television, The Cabin is really your chance to get away from it all! The Cabin itself has a rustic Adirondack charm. Wood-panelled walls adorn the first floor. The main bedroom, full bath, kitchen and sitting area are well appointed and comfortable. The upstairs is a loft, with one large room containing beds for 4 people. Sunlight floods the room and is a bright and lively space for our guests. From the loft, guests can see MacCauley Pond from the large picture window. There is also a deck on The Cabin to enjoy the fresh Adirondack air. This region of the Adirondacks has so much to explore. There are many wilderness options, including hiking, the St. Regis canoe area, and boating on Upper Saranac Lake. If you prefer visiting Adirondack towns, Lake Placid and Saranac Lake are both nearby. The Visitor Interpretive Center at Paul Smith's College is 15 minutes away, with miles of beautifully maintained hiking trails. One of the most popular attractions in all of the Adirondacks is The Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Just 20 miles away, The Wild Center is the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, and is a must see on your tour of the area.

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Anne Winter
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
7 February, 2017

Why Anne Winter chose New York

We live in upstate New York with our three young children and loyal golden retriever. We love exploring MacCauley Pond and all the outdoor opportunities of this special area in the Adirondacks.


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(2 traveller reviews)

Rustic Adirondack Getaway On Maccauley Pond
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Lovely rustic vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Camp Mac is rustic, homey, inviting, and cozy. I love coming here. We bring our dogs and some family or friend guest to stay with us, each time. The pond is beautiful and serene offering lots of views of wildlife and nature, and there are some nice fishing spots, if that's what you're into. The canoe provided is perfect to launch from the private dock for fun. There is a useful grill, but we mostly cooked over the open fire pit in front of the cabin. The house is small and cute, with everything we need to remain comfortable, but the style, furniture, and architecture leave a nice rustic touch to the vacation. Great location, close to Saranac and Placid, and a good jump off point for the High Peaks if you're looking to become a 46er. Some other pretty short hikes, too.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights at the cabin last August with our teenage son. It was exactly what we were looking for and a very good price for the area. VERY peaceful and quite. If felt like we were the only people around for miles. The cabin is up a small hill from a larger house on the property, but no one was staying there, and even it they were, it's not within view of the cabin. We cooked all but one of our meals at the cabin and the kitchen had what we needed. The pond is beautiful and we used he canoe a few times. We left the cabin for a couple hikes and a day kayaking and a couple trips to Paul Smith to run (high recommended.) And everyday we drove to Donnelly's for ice cream. Great stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Adirondack Airport
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Lake Clear Beach
Car: necessary

The Cabin at Camp Mac is perfectly positioned to take advantage of all there is to offer in the town of Saranac Lake as well as Lake Placid and the Olympic destinations. Camp Mac is a 10-minute drive to Lake Clear, which is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Adirondacks. The Visitor Interpretive Center at Paul Smith's is a short drive away. The VIC has miles of family-friendly hiking and cross-country skiing trails. Within a 25-minute drive is Tupper Lake and The Wild Center, the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks. In addition to all of this, hiking trails, the St. Regis Canoe Area, and all that the Adirondack wilderness offers is right outside your doorstep.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Lake Clear, Adirondacks

Additional pricing information

Refundable Security Dpst £120
Cleaning Fee £60
Pet Fee £40

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Lake Clear, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Loft - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , The loft upstairs is one large, open, sunny room.
  • The main bedroom in The Cabin is on the first floor. The entire second floor is a loft.
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming

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