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Convenient & Comfortable 2 BR Home

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Mountainview home on one acre

This great location is in the ideal spot for hiking the Adirondack Mountains, fishing in the Au Sable River, Skiing at Whiteface Mountain, or watching the ironman race. Once a restaurant, this home has been completely renovated.

The Space:

Open spaces with the comfort of home. The bathroom and kitchen areas have been completely renovated to include easy to use appliances as well as two new bedrooms and a fun enclosed shower with radio and lighting. You will be pleasantly surprised by the artistic touches created by the owners sister. The entire living area is open to the dining room and extra sleeping area with a futon. Open the windows to the fresh air and enjoy the mountain views from the back porch and bedrooms. The property borders state land and is walking distance to the local bakery. Across the street you can also shop at Young's Gallery with a guest discount.

Guest Access:

The house is located off of route 86. Lots of parking and space to bring your toys (bikes, canoes, skis, etc). No long dirt roads in the woods to plow!

Interaction with Guests:

We are located only a five minute drive and will be available with any questions and we will happily make suggestions or steer you in the right direction.

The Neighborhood:

Jay is a small, quiet town. On Saturdays in the summer, make sure to enjoy the free music on the green. The swimming hole which we call the "rapids" is one mile from the rental. It's a great place to cool off. Whiteface Mountain is 6 miles away.

Getting Around:

You will see many bikers on our roads during the summer months. Route 86 will take you to Wilmington and Lake Placid and Route 9 will take you to Lake Champlain and Plattsburgh. Montreal is an hour and half drive away.

More Details

Owner
Elenor
Member since: 2015
Speaks Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 October, 2017

Why Elenor chose Whiteface Mountain

We have traveled to many countries and states and feel happiest in the Adirondack Mountains. This is the reason we wanted to find a home to share with other travelers for them to take in the beauty of the park and enjoy the quiet county life that the town of Jay has to offer. Locally the area is full of many nature based opportunities from hiking, rafting, swimming, skiing, and site seeing. If you need to do something tourist based, there are many restaurants and events in Lake Placid which is a 20 minute drive.

What makes this house unique

This home was once a restaurant that sat vacant for 15 years, but it had good bones. We created two bedrooms from the kitchen and bathroom space and refinished the sunroom. Every room has a unique touch.

Location

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Albany, Burlington, Montreal
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Ausable Forks
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Port kent
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
AuSable Forks
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Westport
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nys highway 87
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Wilmington
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Whiteface Mountain
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Wilmington town beach
Car: recommended

Located near Olympic Mountain Whiteface, Au sable river, local music scene, santos workshop, hiking

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Jay in Essex County

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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Convenient & Comfortable 2 BR Home
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
Granville Ohio
5

Our family had a wonderful vacation.

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's first visit to the Adirondack Mountains. We had a great time and plan to visit again. Our VRBO was perfect for us. It was a nice place to return to after a long day of sightseeing. The VRBO was centrally located to every activity on our itinerary. We would definitely rent from Elenor on our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Upstate, NY
5

The location is absolutely central to all we love... water, mountains and fresh air.

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this rental without question. It is on a main road without landscaping to buffer traffic noise. However we were gone exploring all day so that it was not much of an issue. If you keep the bedroom windows closed, you won't hear the morning folks. The only mentions I would offer as alerts to future renters are to bring all your own condiments such as ketchup and mustard and basics for cooking such as oil and vinegar. There was no hand soap in the bathroom although there was shampoo and conditioner.

We are a family of four, 2 adults and 2 college age kids.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY
5

Perfect Home-Base for IM 2017

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Elenor's house for Ironman week of 2017. The house was just what we needed - large living area for comfortable lounging, and a huge deck for family BBQ. The house is right on the bike course, so we had family and friends hang out at the house to watch the race. It's a good 1/2 hr from downtown lake placid; we prefer the serenity away from downtown and proximity to the shops at Keene, so it was perfect for us. We were a little concerned about the house being so close to the road (noise), but the bedrooms are situated in the back so it wasn't an issue at all. Would definitely book again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property near Whiteface mountain.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay. Elenor was very helpful and quick to respond to any questions we had. We visited the local swimming hole, ate at many local restaurants, and got in lots of hiking (high peaks and waterfalls). The house is well laid out for hanging out with the family after a good day of activities with a large, open family room / dining area. Appreciated that the house was well equipped with towels, linens, soap, etc. It worked great for all of our needs.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

What a great home

  • 4 of 5

We had such a nice stay at this charming home. The pictures on the website do not do it justice. While we stayed here to attend a graduation we did get to take advantage of a trip to Lake Placid, Ausable Chasm and a few of the other outdoor activities, which seem to around every corner. I would definitely recommend this home to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
5

Awesome stay! Would highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week from Aug 13 to 20. We had a few things planned for the area and found more to do. Our 2 favorites were Ausable Chasm and rail biking with Rail Explorers in Saranac Lake. We were pleasantly surprised to see how close Whiteface Mt and Lake Placid really were. Elenor was great with being in close contact with us for any questions we had with a quick response time. We were happy to hear there was a grill on the deck and used it several nights. The beds were comfortable and we loved the skylight with mural in the Zzz room! The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed for our basic meals. We certainly had all the conveniences of home, which truly made it feel like a home away from home. I would recommend this and Elenor to anyone. This was our first experience with Home Away (VRBO) and I really hope any future experiences are just as good!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Jay, Adirondacks

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£426
for 3 nights
From
£119
From
£127
Thu,Fri,Sat
£807
£2,362
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £113.73
Weekly cleaning fee £64.45 + Tax
Pet Fee £75.82
Tax Rate 8.0%

Cleaning fee of $75

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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