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Oseetah Lake Home with 400 Feet of Lake Front - Mountain Views

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On Dock with Southern View of Sawtooth Mountain Range in High Peaks Wilderness

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This comfortable house with 400 feet of wooded lake front was built as a family home about 30 years ago. With solar panels, a brick Russian fireplace (used only when occupied full-time in the winter) and large picture windows facing the beautiful mountain and lake views to the south, it was built to be both energy efficient and to take full advantage of the location. The result is a beautiful home designed to be lived in and enjoyed on a lake front parcel with one of the most beautiful views in the Adirondacks. Evening and morning skies from the dock, eagles soaring overhead and nesting across the bay, and loons calling in the distance are all a regular part of our summers.

Oseetah Lake is on the Saranac River, and part of the Saranac chain of lakes. You can travel by boat to Saranac Lake Village (Lake Flower) and nearby Kiwassa Lake. State operated locks on the river allow easy access upstream by motor boat or canoe to Lower and Upper Saranac Lakes. In all, there are over 25 miles of lakes to explore without leaving your boat, with all the bass fishing, windsurfing, kayaking and other lake front activities you could want. Remote ponds such as Pine Pond are accessible by trail on the other side of the lake.

There are at least three canoes (two full sized and one single person) by the dock. Paddles are also stored on site, as are boat cushions. Some cushions, PFD's, or life jackets, are be available for adults, but please bring your own for any children. As all children are so different in size it is impossible for us to keep on hand appropriate life jackets for children. Also, please keep in mind that when boating you are required to have one flotation devise on board for every passenger. This can be a life jacket or cushion, but the State does patrol the lakes in the Adirondacks and boaters have been cited for not having flotation devices. This is equally applicable to kayaks, canoes, sailboats and powerboats.

While there is not a motorboat with the rental, you can either rent one in Saranac Lake and drive it up the river to the house, or bring your own and launch it at the private boat ramp just down the road. Other local marinas on Lake Flower and Lower Saranac Lake also offer rentals that you can drive right to our dock. If you come with a boat there is room to park a boat trailer in the driveway of the house.

The location offers the best of many worlds. Only 8 miles from Main Street Lake Placid, it is far from the traffic, noise and light of that busy tourist town. You can be there for skiing, movies, shopping or dining within 15 minutes, but come back to relax in a more out-of-the-way and low key setting.

In the other direction, Saranac Lake is only 5 miles away. The summer offers evening concerts, live theater at Pendragon Theater, as well as convenient groceries, shopping, hiking, and of course its world famous winter carnival every year. Further on in that direction are more lakes and mountains to explore, as well as the Natural History Museum in Tupper Lake, and the VIC (Visitor Interpretive Center) in Paul Smiths.

And Ray Brook itself offers much of what you would want in addition to the boating, swimming and wintertime snowshoeing and cross country skiing available right on site. Hiking trails, golf, and BBQ are all an easy drive or bike ride away. Trails up Scarface , Little Haystack and McKenzie Mountains all start here. In season, you can find blueberries on all these trails. The Saranac Lake Golf Course is here as well, offering a nice alternative to the crowds in Lake Placid. And in the summer, the Tail O’ the Pup offers barbeque and live music just 3 miles from the house.

While we prefer checks, credit cards can be accepted via Pay Pal. A Three and a Half Percent (3.5%) processing fee will be assessed for all PayPal payments.

Please visit our website link to see more photos and find out even more information about the property and surrounding area.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Summer
May 22 - Sep 9, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

$4,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates may vary within a season. Please contact for a firm quote. Cleaning fee may apply for shorter rentals. Please see our Oseetah Lake Family Home website for complete rates. Weekly rentals are preferred in the summer, although we can be flexible with shorter stays as the season gets closer or if we have open dates as the summer books.

Payment schedule as per lease agreement. Generally 50% to 100% due at signing with the balance due 90 days prior to arrival.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1981

About the owner: I own this property with my brothers and mother. Here I am teaching my son to skate on the lake (right where the dock usually is) in January of 2006.

Why the Owner Chose Saranac Lake:
Our family grew up in Saranac Lake, and this has been the family home since 1981.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The beauty of the setting and proximity to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • On Dock with Southern View of Sawtooth Mountain Range in High Peaks Wilderness

    On Dock with Southern View of Sawtooth Mountain Range in High Peaks Wilderness

  • Upstairs Bedroom.  (Main living area - kitchen/dining/living is on top floor)

    Upstairs Bedroom. (Main living area - kitchen/dining/living is on top floor)

  • Pool Table in Game Room on Lower Level (Futon Sofa in this Room)

    Pool Table in Game Room on Lower Level (Futon Sofa in this Room)

  • Lake side of house.

    Lake side of house.

  • On the rocks - just a short swim or boatride from our dock (or a short walk)

    On the rocks - just a short swim or boatride from our dock (or a short walk)

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 03/20/2015
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(518) 946-7606 (New York, USA)

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