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5 Br 2.5 Ba Lakeside Home On Great Sacandaga Lake 50' Beach, Large Dock and Deck

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

3800sf Home With Plenty of Space for Up to 14 Guests

Large 5BR / 2.5BA home with plenty of space, open kitchen and dining areas, upper and lower living rooms, commercial style tavern room with bar, and a huge deck and patio for outdoor entertaining, complete with fire pit and gas and charcoal BBQ's. Located directly on the lake, on a dead end street, not on the main road as most Sacandaga homes are. Only 30 minutes from Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Six Flags Great Escape, West Mountain Ski Area, and the Lake George Outlets. Large U-shaped dock, deep water, bring your boat, canoes, rowboats, etc. Fish, bike, hike, swim, ski, sightsee, and much more. Quiet yet convenient location. Supermarkets, gas stations, white water rafting, tubing, restaurants, and much more within a 7-10 mile range. Main level: Very open floor plan, modern eat in kitchen, fully equipped with dishwasher, oven/stove, microwave, fridge/freezer, a half bath with laundry - washer and dryer use included, just bring your detergent. A large dining room, sunken living room, huge master bedroom with king size bed, the guest bedroom with a twin over full size bunk, full bath with shower. The lower level includes a second living room, tavern room with wet bar, bose audio system, and plenty of neon lights all around. There is a full bath with a shower over tub and three bedrooms. One is great for families with small children with a queen bed, twin bed, and a crib. The other two bedrooms have double beds in each. There is a daybed with a pullout trundle underneath in the main living room bringing the total bed capacity to 14.

Ken W
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Ken W

After spending childhood vacations at both the jersey shore and the Adirondacks, I fell in love with the mountains and lakes. My friends parents had homes on Lake George and Upper Saranac. When I began looking for my weekend getaway, I did not want to travel 5 hours to the Saranac area every weekend. Lake George was only 3 hours from NJ, but the homes I could afford were on small lots with shared docks and did not offer any privacy. Venturing out from camping in Lake Luzerne one year, I had driven over to the dam and saw only that portion of the Great Sacandaga Lake, but that was all it took to peak my interest. In February 1993 after looking at just 8 homes on the Sacandaga, I knew that I had to have this home even though it was at the top end of my budget.

Ken W purchased this chateau / country house in 1993

Why Ken W chose Great Sacandaga Lake

Location, Location, Location! This house is on what many locals refer to as 'The Boardwalk and Park Place of the Sacandaga' because it is on one of the very few dead end streets that front on the lake. Many Sacandaga houses are on the main road, most of which are across from the lake and on the main road, making them 'Lakefront Homes' with their own beach and dock across a busy road - not child or elderly friendly at all....this home is 'Lake Side' meaning no street to cross to get to the lake....also alot quieter and more private. This part of the lake offers deep water, which is great for boats and swimming off the dock.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Private yet conveniently located. View of the lake from the deck, living room, kitchen, and master bedroom. 50' of direct lake front on deep water with a large dock. Fire pit, patio, gas and charcoal grills, Tavern room with wet bar. Plenty of living and private space. Plenty of parking in the driveway. To get to the lake simply walk down the stairs from the front yard, or load up your ATV or car with the days supplies, and drive down the dirt lane in front of the house....Marinas close by for boat launching or rentals: 3 miles away is the Majestic Mountain Marina 518-696-3727 and 13 miles away is Edinburg Marina 518-863-8398 or for river action, whitewater rafting and kayaking, Sacandaga Outdoor Center is only 7 miles away, call them to find out current hours and rates 518-696-5710


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Hadley in Saratoga County

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Main Level Full - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Main Level Half Bath - Toilet , Half Bath with Laundry (Washer and Dryer)
    Bathroom 3 - Lower Level Full - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Main Level Full Bath, Large Stall Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King Bed, Two Dressers, Two Night Stands, Two closets
    Bedroom 2 - Guest (main floor) - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Twin over Double Bunk, Two Dressers
    Bedroom 3 - lower level - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Queen, Twin Bed, Crib (bring own linens/bumpers) 2 dressers
    Bedroom 4 - lower level - 1 Double Bed , Double Bed, Closet
    Bedroom 5 - lower level - 1 Double Bed , Double Bed, Desk, Dresser, Closet
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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5 Br 2.5 Ba Lakeside Home On Great Sacandaga Lake 50' Beach, Large Dock and Deck
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews

Perfect Getaway Location!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for the weekend and were very happy. The owner was extremely accommodating. We arrived early and the housekeeper was very gracious and let us in.

The house is HUGE and beautifully laid out. Plenty of sleeping areas and two levels of living area. The wrap around deck is perfect for entertaining. The fire pit was used all weekend and we loved hanging out around it! Would highly recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a great review! Glad to hear that you loved the house (we do too, but can't be there full time, yet) and enjoyed a weekend away from it all....
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The house was wonderful-the weather wasn't

  • 5 of 5

Everyone loved the house. It's spacious and comfortable. The young crowd (early 40's to early 50s) loved the pub in the lower level. The weather didn't cooperate very well. We had some rain most days with some of it being pretty hard. The high-water conditions had necessitated removal of the dock to a spot that made it inaccessible so we went home with clean, dry beach towels and swimsuits and the worms for fishing were released back into the wild. However, since my sons and I had not seen either my niece or my brother for many years, we had lots of time to catch up. The owner was very responsive to all emails when we had questions or concerns.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 4 of 5

Me and some family and friends just recently (in mid June) stayed for 5 nights. Overall we were very happy with the place! Everything was clean and well represented from the way it was written up and our expectations. We would stay here again. Plenty of room for cars and plenty of things to do with the great firepit and water nearby etc. The hike down to the water is a bit steep, but there is a access road to help if needed. And many places along the lake are the same way. All rooms are a good size. Great place overall!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous property and location

  • 4 of 5

Our family gets together for a weekend each summer. The entire clan loves this place.

They spend the entire day in the water, then sit around the fire pit at night. Great time was had by all!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fun week with our cildren and grandchildren

  • 4 of 5

The best part of the week was the lake. All could swim and we spent most of our time in the water.

The next best thing was the outside fire pit. We had a fire and s'mores every night.

The caretaker was wonderful. She answered all our questions. The outside deck was also great. We had dinner out there every night except our last.

The kitchen, though adequate was very disorganized. It was difficult to find anything. There was no cookie sheet. The house is not air conditioned and most of the time it was not a problem. Our last two days were very hot and humid. The fans helped. But it was hot.

It is not so easy to get to the lake. Down steep steps, a steep path with no steps, more steps and over some rocks to the dock. We got our exercise!

Our last night was bad. We lost electricity in a thunderstorm, which meant no fans and worse no running water. Also no means of communication. The WIFI was out. No phone service, not land line or cell. Our children took the grandchildren, left and went to a motel. My husband and I stayed the night. In the morning still no electric. It seamed most of the area was out. We had another night but cleaned up as best we could without water and left a day early.

A note: not one of the flashlights in the house worked. There were candles and I had a flashlight in my purse.

Given better weather and electricity we would have loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at our lakehouse! We've owned it for 24 years, and there have been very few times that it was unbearably hot and humid, but it does happen. We usually take advantage of the basement being cool and hang out down in the bar and living area. I'm sorry that you found the kitchen unorganized, usually the housekeeper puts everything back in place. There are cookie/pizza sheets, either in the cabinet with the pots and pans, or in the drawer under the stove. In regards to the stairs down to the lake, we mention in the ad that there is an access road down to the lake, and advise taking all of the gear and kids or elderly guests by car and unloading there, eliminating the hill. We are in the process of getting approval to install a new ramp to the dock that would eliminate the second set of steps down to the dock and allow access to those in wheelchairs as well. We are also sorry to hear that there was a bad storm while you were there, and that power was lost. It has happened a few times, but this one must have been pretty bad, as tornadoes were reported nearby. I'm going to make sure there is a rechargeable flashlight at the house in an effort to prevent dead batteries. Hope to have you back again in the future!
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Great Family Oriented Rental!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a blast the entire time we were there. Between the lake, close proximity to Lake George, and activities at the house (bar, air hockey, foosball, and games), there was no shortage of fun. We got our exercise walking back and forth from the house to the lake, but the steps and path down the hill was not an issue for anyone. Plus a huge bonus was you could drive to the dock to load/unload boating toys and other gear for the lake which honestly made it easier than normal. The parking situation was great at this house too, no shortage at all. We had single family members coming from all different areas which meant a lot of vehicles, and parking was completely a non-issue at this house which is honestly rare in our experience. The only amenity that everyone wished the house had was A/C, as even with the whole house fan, fans that were there, plus the fans we brought, it was hot on the main level from the afternoon through early evening, especially cooking dinner at night. Other than that, there was nothing more that we could have asked for. Ken thank you so much for letting us enjoy your home and thank you to Marlana the house keeper/property manager for offering to go out of her way wherever possible to make our stay so enjoyable!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at our lakehouse! We are glad to hear that you had a great time and hope to have you back again soon. It sounds like we had a hot summer up there, it is very unusual being in the adirondacks, but it does happen occasionally. We'll have to add a few more fans next summer just in case....
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Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Melba Mae's
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Bend Of The River
Nearest Train
24 Miles
Saratoga Springs
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 9N
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
The Waterhouse
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
West Mountain
Nearest Beach
60 Metres
Lakefront Property
Car: recommended

Approximately 30 minutes to Saratoga Springs or Lake George, 50 minutes to Albany, and 3 hours to the NY/NJ border. Conveniently located away from busy main roads and highways, yet only 10 minutes from gas stations, convenience and supermarkets, restaurants, tubing, white water rafting, and of course boating, swimming, kayaking, waterskiing, wakeboarding,or any other watersport right from the front yard.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Hadley, Adirondacks

Rental Basis:
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5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £155.44
Additional Guest Fee £19.43 per person per night
Damage Insurance £76.94

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.