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There's Snow Time Like Winter in the Adirondacks!!

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms (1 Queen Bed, 1 Full Bed), 1 Full Bathroom, Sleeps 5 Maximum

Come spend some time to relax and unwind or participate in all the outdoor activities that the Adirondack Mountains have to offer throughout the year. Whether your passion is skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, fishing, kayaking, snowmobiling, motorcycle riding or just R&R - this is a great place to do it!

** We have 2 kayaks and personal flotation devices (PFDs), 2 pairs of snowshoes and 2 bicycles (you bring your own helmets) for our guests enjoyment.

The cabin is a completely renovated, year round vacation rental in the Adirondacks at Lake Algonquin. The living room is airy and bright and contains a flat screen TV, and a variety of DVDs to choose from for your viewing pleasure. The kitchen contains all the amenities expected for a vacation stay. The front porch is a great place to sit back on the rocking chairs and take in the ambience of your surroundings. Included is all bedding, towels, cable, local phone service and WI-FI. There is also a washer and dryer for our guests use. Access to the lake is a very short walk away. There are many local hiking trails, skiing both downhill and cross-country are nearby and the snowmobile trails can be accessed right from the property. As a lifelong Adirondack resident, we will provide information on all activities, restaurants, where the 'locals' go and any points of interest.

More Details

Owner
Tom and Loretta
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Tom and Loretta

Tom has lived in the southern Adirondack area his whole life and Loretta is from Long Island. So think along the lines of Green Acres - Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor (not to that extreme!) Despite our different backgrounds, we both share a love of the outdoors and nature. We hike frequently and every trail we recommend, we have done it! This picture of us was taken in October 2017 at the summit of Buck Mountain overlooking Lake George.

Why Tom and Loretta chose Wells

This property has been in Tom's family for many, many years. It has been completely renovated. Our goal is to provide a memorable getaway for all of our guests. We are very attentive to special requests and provide a 'Welcome Book' that is full of information on 'things to do' in the area. We are meticulous when it comes to the cleanliness of the cabin and we believe there is everything there that our guests would expect for a stay.

What makes this house unique

The property gets plenty of sunshine throughout the day. The property has lake rights and access is very close. We offer kayaks, bicycles, snowshoes, hammock, fire pit and we supply the wood! No additional costs for these amenities. There are many bears inside the cabin. One of our previous guests even left us a count of every bear in every room!

Location

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Albany
Car: necessary

Lake Algonquin located in Wells, NY has an abundance of outdoor activities in close proximity to the property. The Adirondack Mountains are known for it's great hiking trails - so whether you enjoy an easy leisurely trail or are looking for a challenging 'High Peak' experience - you will be within a short drive away. There is a beach area at the lake where guests can swim, fish, or enjoy some time in a kayak (we provide two kayaks for our guest's enjoyment). There are 2 bicycles for use (bring your own helmets) and a firepit in the yard and we supply the firewood! Skiing, both downhill at Gore Mountain or Oak Mountain and cross-country at Lapland Lake, are also a short drive away. We have two pair of snowshoes for our guests to use. For those with snowmobiles, you can ride right out of the cabin to the local trails - you will not be disappointed. Also in close proximity is water rafting, tubing, golf. Lake George is about an hour away and has wonderful restaurants and hosts the annual Americade rally for all the motorcycle enthusiasts. Saratoga is a picturesque town that is home to the Saratoga Racetrack, a must go, if you enjoy the horseraces or just to walk around the grounds as well as the SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center) which hosts many musical/entertainment events. There is Wi-Fi and phone service in the cabin in the event of an emergency and there is also a washer and dryer. As a lifelong resident of the Adirondacks I can provide information on whatever activities you are interested in.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wells in Hamilton County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Brand new....you'll like it. A starter supply of toilet paper provided. All bath towels/facecloths provided. For summer guests, please bring your own beach towels...thanks. Not provided: common toiletries.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • All linens, pillows, and bed coverings are provided. Both bedrooms have cable TV. There is also a rollaway bed that sleeps one person.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Cabin has lake access rights. There are 2 bicycles (guests supply helmets), 2 kayaks and PFDs (life vests) for our guest's use. There is a starter supply of items to include toilet paper, paper towels, dish detergent, brillo pads, garbage pail liners, sugar, salt/pepper, coffee filters, tin foil, saran wrap. We have a 'land line' phone in the cabin for our guests to use. Cell phone service in the area is improving, but it can still be challenging in some places. The phone is for incoming and outgoing calls and useful in the event of an emergency. In addition, we have WI-FI in the cabin. Minimum age to sign rental agreement is 23 years old.

Reviews

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There's Snow Time Like Winter in the Adirondacks!!
average rating of 4.9607844 based on 51 reviews
5

Beautiful, clean, welcoming cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was clean, well-maintained, and comfortable. Tom and Loretta were a pleasure to communicate with and rent from. I'm looking forward to staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed the cabin and hiking trails. We look forward to having you back so you can take on Snowy!!
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5

Cabin was warm, cozy and clean filled with all the amenities we needed-fire ring, wood, kayaks also.

  • 5 of 5

North woods decor, kitchen appliances, televisions/movies, washer/dryer, thick towels and soft sheets provided so only thing necessary to bring was food and clothing. What also determined our decision to stay at The Lazy Bear was they provided two bikes and two kayaks as we do both, and the cabin is located near some great hiking trails and waterfalls.

Finally, we appreciated the price and feel the cost for our week was reasonable. The owners were very amicable and encouraged us to reach out to them with any questions or recommendations before and during our stay. I would highly recommend The Lazy Bear and would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

This place is fantastic. The cabin is absolutely immaculate--it even smells good! Perfect size for our family of three and what a great location, just a short walk from the lake and beach. The owners are kind and extremely helpful--they answered my many questions and gave us some great recommendations for local restaurants (Hope Diner was our favorite). Sitting around the fire pit or lying in the hammock in the backyard was perfectly relaxing. Couldn't have asked for a better vacation spot. If I could give it ten stars I would!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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great

  • 5 of 5

very clean house plenty of room. Nice quiet area. would recommend. loved the scavenger hunt for bears. the Murphys

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Cottage for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful cabin! Rustic feel but new and sparkling clean! It smelled so good when we walked in and it is just like the photos. They had everything we could have possibly needed. Lots to do in the surrounding area too and quiet. The owners are lovely and are great at responding. Great for families, couples and friends. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy cabin for 2

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here on our honeymoon and again for a minivacation. It is always clean and inviting. The kitchen has everything u need to prepare your own food if you dont want to eat out all the time, and if you do want to eat out there are many wonderful options in wells speculator and northville. We really enjoy the seasonal things that are offered; hiking, kayaking, fishing, tennis. Also the cabin is great for relaxing and hanging out. Its our favorite place to vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wells, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter/Spring 2017/2018
11 Nov 2017 - 22 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£226
for 2 nights
From
£94
£604
 
 
Summer 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£679
for 7 nights
£679
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£377
for 3 nights
From
£113
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning £37.74
Refundable Damage Deposit £150.98

Holiday weekends during the spring/fall/winter require a 3 night minimum stay.

If paying via Paypal or other online payments using a debit or credit card the 2.5% fee will be the responsibility of the guest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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