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Adirondack Cabin in the woods
Studio style with full bathroom
Max. occupancy 2 people
Pet friendly Adirondack cabin rental located amidst forested preserve and is available nightly spring to fall (not winter). The cabin is not on the water but guests have full access to Kiwassa Lake, just 75' away. Kiwassa Lake is part of the Saranac Chain of Lakes which means guests have access to 23 miles of waterways from Kiwassa Lake.
Guests will enjoy access to Kiwassa Lake with dock space for a boat or canoe as needed. The cabin also offers a wraparound deck with picnic table and charcoal grill.
This one room cabin rental has a double bed and private bath (toilet, sink and shower stall). Linens, including pillows, blankets and towels, are provided. Other amenities include love seat and chair for seating, coffee maker, small fridge and set of dishes.
There is not a kitchen in this cabin. However, guests may opt to order a breakfast basket for two (breakfast muffins, juice and fruit) for an additional fee. Breakfast baskets have limited availability and must be ordered in advance.
The property is part of Cochrans Cabins which is nestled on over twenty wooded acres at the end of the road, on the waters edge of Lake Kiwassa within the Saranac Chain of Lakes. Within 10 miles is the Olympic Village of Lake Placid. Also in the area is hiking, boating, fishing, skiing, etc.
There is a maximum of one pet per rental and all pets must be accounted for in advance, at the time the reservation is made. It is unacceptable to arrive without previous permission and reservation for a pet.
What to bring - The property is amidst 20+ wooded Adirondack acres. It is wise to bring flashlights and sneakers as the path to the cabin is naturally wooded. Other items: binoculars for the beautiful scenery, hiking/boating gear, food, linens (except pillows), charcoal if you plan to grill, games or books for entertainment (no TVs).
Internet and Cell phones - Due to the Adirondack wooded preserve, Internet and cell phones may not be accessible at your cabin. However, the nearby property and greens are WiFi compatible. Feel free to bring your laptop and set up on the porch (or on a cozy Adirondack chair on the main lawn area).
Guests enjoy this simple cabin without TV or gaming devices because they can relax, enjoy nature and reconnect with family and friends. Guests are able enjoy a simple spot amidst forested trees with a short walk to a gorgeous Adirondack waterfront.
On property, guests have seen amazing wildlife including Adirondack birds, eagles, loons, etc. Amazing fishing abounds with pike, bass, etc waiting for you. Boating is ample with over 23 miles of waterways through the Saranac Chain of Lakes through Lower Saranac Lake, Middle Saranac Lake, Lake Flower in the Village of Saranac Lake, etc...
Up for an Adirondack Adventure?
After, during or apart from your stay, take a canoe/camping trip. Park your car at the cabin property and transportation will be arranged for you, your gear, including canoe/kayak, at Lower or Middle Saranac Lake where camping is available on an Adirondack island. At that point, your adventure will begin! Navigate your way back to Kiwassa Lake through the Lower Saranac Lake locks including, if you desire, a night camping during your trek back. Camping will need to be arranged by you but if you are interested, we can direct you to the reservation site.
We own several properties in the area and this cabin is one of our favorites. We have lived in the Adirondacks since 1991 but have been part-time residents since the 1960s. We even attended the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid! We can offer suggestions for activities unless you simply want to rest and relax in a cabin.
Margie Cochran purchased this cabin in 1992
This is the most scenic area in the east! It is an easy place to rest, relax and enjoy life at a slower pace. Kiwassa Lake is an idyllic and quiet lake and most guests return year after year to get away from the hustle and bustle of a faster pace.
The cabin offers a wonderful deck that allow guests to put their feet up, read a book and soak up the view of the lake. Often guests will take in a sighting of our lake loon and its beautiful calls. Other guests have said they have seen eagles, deer, fish jumping, wild types of birds, etc…
Our property is a dream come true. While there I enjoy bird watching, reading and traveling by boat to the nearby Village of Saranac Lake.
Wonderful location, good facilities, good people... We'll be back.
We stayed in Marnie for five days and didn't want to leave! The cabin was exactly as described in the listing and very clean. Marjorie and her whole family were so wonderful and Lainey (the dog) kept us company everyday. The cabins are nestled amongst the trees offering privacy and peace and quiet. The cabins have a rustic feel with the convenience of bathrooms. Anyone that is use to the relaxing nature of the Adirondacks will really love and appreciate this place. We kayaked and fished everyday right off the docks on Kiwassa Lake and also went into Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake and Lake Placid all short drives from Cochran's Cabins. We also visited the Wild Center and went on the Wild Walk. This was truly an awesome experience and would recommend it to everyone young and old!! So if you go, enjoy your stay and give Lainey a belly rub for us.
The cabin is located on Kiwassa Lake in the Adirondacks just 3 miles from the Village of Saranac Lake and 10 miles from Lake Placid.
The Adirondack Mountains offers 689 lakes and ponds. Kiwassa Lake is part of the Saranac Lake Chain which means guests of this cabin have access to 23 miles of waterways from the cabin. From this Adirondack cabin, you are able to travel from Kiwassa Lake, by boat, to the Village of Saranac Lake. The popular Adirondack route from Kiwassa Lake takes you through Oseetah Lake into the Village of Saranac Lake where the Saranac River begins. You may also enjoy a waterway trip 40 miles through scenic Adirondack lakes, ponds, rivers & streams, & go through State locks into the Adirondack State Preserve.
Boat rentals may be available during your stay but it is best to reserve early as we cannot guarantee availability.
Single recreational kayaks
Canoes and rowboats
Rowboat with 8hp motor
Other activities nearby -
Local Adirondack Hike
There are 46 High Peaks in the Adirondack Mountain region with many experienced hikers earning the designation of an 'Adirondack 46er'. If you're looking for a simpler, local hike, Mt. Baker may be a good start depending on your physical condition. Approximately 1 mile up and 1 mile down, the base is minutes from the cabin and the summit offers views of the Village of Saranac Lake.
The Adirondacks is a destination for birders regardless of the season.
From and on Kiwassa Lake in the Adirondacks, fish for Northern pike, trout, bass, perch, whitefish and panfish. Whether you prefer fishing the waters of summer or the sub-zero ice that has formed mid-winter, Kiwassa Lake offers some of the best fishing in the Adirondacks. ESPN has also held its Great Outdoor Games Bass Fishing Tournament on the Saranac Chain of Lakes!
This unique attraction in downtown Saranac Lake is a testament to the small town atmosphere of Saranac Lake. Built with donations, on the backs of volunteers, riders can choose from 18 Adirondack wildlife figures and a Chris Craft style chariot. http://www.adirondackcarousel.org
The Wild Center
Created with children in mind, the Wild Center is an Adirondack experience that you won't want to miss. Hands-on exhibits that play music, make clouds, blow snow, etc… There are even secret exhibits that only children will see. http://wildcenter.org/visit/visit-with-kids
Located in Blue Mountain Lake, about an hour and a half from Saranac Lake, the Adirondack Museum has activities and exhibits for all ages. http://www.adkmuseum.org
Whiteface Mountain & Chair Lift - Whiteface Mountain offers a ski mountain in the winter as well as a gondola ride in other seasons, as weather permits.
Other Local Attractions
Village of Saranac Lake
Lake Placid Village
Six Nations Indian Museum
NY State Fish Hatchery
Santa's Workshop at the North Pole
Saranac Lake, Lake Placid & Tupper Lake
There are a multitude of local events regardless of the time of year. Saranac Lake hosts multiple annual events with two popular ones being the Annual Can-Am Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake in August and the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival in February. Lake Placid was the site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics and is currently the host of an annual Ironman competition.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Pets - There is a maximum of one pet per rental and all pets must be accounted for in advance, at the time the reservation is made. It is unacceptable to arrive without previous permission and reservation for a pet. Non-refundable pet fee of $50 applies. Guests must read/agree to the owners pet policy: http://adirondackcabin.com/pet_policy.html
REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT OF $200 DUE AT CHECK-IN
It is refundable provided guests leave cabin as they found it, without damage.
13% Taxes are Required, as follows -
5% Franklin County Occupancy Tax (charged on rentals less than 29 days)
8% Sales Tax