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Experience the Beauty of the Adirondacks! Quiet, Peaceful Cabin on the River!!!!

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Mother nature at its best in this charming, comfortable river front cabin with loads of amenities!

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Last updated: 07/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Wells guest house description

This charming, comfortable, cozy cabin is located in the southern Adirondacks in the town of Benson and has just (May 2014) received a total fresh coat of paint throughout! The ideal location overlooks the beautiful Sacandaga river surrounded by peaceful quiet nature.

Leave the stresses of life behind and enjoy the tranquil river and nature all around you. Stay right here or use as a base to see the many sights and activities the Adirondacks has to offer.

The quaint village of Northville is only 4 miles away for all your basic needs, including restaurants, groceries, gas, shopping..etc.

Lapland Lake cross country ski resort is only 6 miles away.

Oak mountain downhill is 35 minutes from the cabin. Gore mountain is 1 hour away.

Saratoga Springs and Lake George are only 45 minutes away.

The cabin is furnished with a full kitchen, a wonderfully comfortable king bed, a pretty gas fireplace, central heat, air conditioned, flat screen satellite HD TV with over 200 channels,dvd player, dvds, stereo, Internet access,land line with complimentary long distance (USA only), Verizon cell service, washer ,dryer, gas grill or charcoal grill, love swing, and an outdoor fire pit with plenty of free wood.
Can't beat the peaceful river views from the big comfortable rocking chairs on the covered porch

Get away from the hectic lifestyle for awhile and explore the beautiful and adventuress Adirondacks!

The cabin is so cozy, comfortable and inviting. You may chose to stay in, unwind and relax as you enjoy the beauty of the river and nature right outside your window

It's truly a very special spot, and would make a wonderful gift to give to that 'special person' in your life!

If you are picky about your comfort and like all the amenities, this is the place to come to.

Call now and we'll be happy to book a reservation for you!

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House

Meals

      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Suitability

      • Non Smoking Only:

        smoking allowed outside on covered porch. Must pick up and dispose of any cigarette filters....moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible
      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        Must be 21 years of age or older. ...moreless

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king

        ...moreless

      • The pillow top mattress with memory foam topper makes for an exceptionally comfortable nights sleep! Bed is made up with quality linens and exceptionally soft and comfortable blanket and comforter. All bedding including mattress pad, blankets and comforter are washed regularly. Just opened up 'The River Front Suite' above our garage for 2 extra guests. The brand new studio suite (open room concept) which has a 42' flat screen with over 200 Dish TV channels, stereo, wireless internet ,air conditioner, king bed, sofa and over-sized chair with ottoman. The mini kitchen has a microwave, toaster oven, coffee pot, sink and refrigerator, and the spotless spacious bathroom has a corner stand up shower (no tub). You'll love spending time on the awesome balcony overlooking the river. All this with it's own private entry and so nicely decorated in Adirondack style. Please check it out on Home Away #965020...moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1

        stand up shower (no tub)...moreless

      • Bath towels, shampoo, conditioner, hand soap & toilet paper is supplied. you'll enjoy the very adequate water pressure and plenty of hot water in our stand up shower....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • Smoking is only allowed outside and on porch. Only Verizon cell service works here, but we do offer a land line with free local and long distance. We have tubes for tubing down the river. We'll drive you up river a few miles so you can just get out when you reach the cabin. Depending on the level of water tubing may not be available. A canoe, two kayaks, and mountain bikes (I do not have helmets) are available for your use. The kayaks and canoe are a couple miles away on the lake. Many hiking trails are nearby and I'll have directions once you arrive. You're welcome to use our two sets of snow shoes and snow cleats Lapland Lake cross country ski resort has nice groomed trails. cozy up to the gas fireplace in the cold weather...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Video Library:

            assortment of dvd's to enjoy...moreless

          • Books:

            I have an assortment of books that you are welcome to borrow during your stay at the cabin....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Books For Adults
          • Television:

            42' flat screen HD TV...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Dish TV with over 200 channels...moreless

          • Radio
          • Stereo
          • CD Player

          Theme

          • Romantic
          • Away From It All
          • Adventure

          Attractions

          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Waterfalls
          • Restaurants

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Walking
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding

          local services and businesses

          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
          • ATM/Bank

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • River

          sports and adventure activities

          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Swimming
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Skiing
          • Golf
          • Water Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Hunting
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Rafting

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Firewood
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Shampoo
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Free Local Calls
                  • Parking:

                    We have plenty of parking so if you would like to bring a trailer and boat, it's not a problem....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    The living room is quite comfortable with a sofa, two chairs and ottomans, cozy gas log stove, flat screen tv, dvd player and assortment of dvd movies, and books to enjoy reading while visiting...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    free local and long distance within the continent of the USA....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Verizon cell service works from the cabin or a land line is provided for your use....moreless

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    You will always be comfortable with two window air conditioners during the summer months....moreless

                  • Heating:

                    Stay toasty and warm in the cold seasons. The cabin is heated with gas forced air heat and a gas log fireplace for added warmth....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    You'll be so comfortable in the pillow top king bed made up with all quality bedding!...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Enjoy the enamel gas log stove/fireplace for added warmth and ambiance...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    the cabin offers WiFi for your convenience...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    The stove/oven is a gas stove....moreless

                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Blender
                  • Pantry Items:

                    We supply some spices and start you with a new sponge along with a roll of paper towels....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    The coffee maker has a mesh filter so paper coffee filters are unnecessary....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    All dishes, utensils and pots and pans are supplied....moreless

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Kitchen:

                    The kitchen, dining and living area are an open concept with lots of windows to let the sunshine in and for viewing the awesome river views!...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    four slice toaster....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles:

                    We have two mountain bikes for your use. We do not supply helmets....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    The canoe and kayaks are located a couple miles south of here on the lake. We can make arrangements for you to use....moreless

                  • Canoe
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Binoculars
                  • Large Cooler
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Yard
                  • Porch Furniture
                  • Barbecue
                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Two big rocking chairs on the spacious covered porch is a favorite relaxing spot at the cabin!...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Enjoy evening fires around your own private fire pit with plenty of free firewood also....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    A gas grill or a Weber charcoal grill are available. You must supply your own charcoal. ...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 38 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Rental rates quoted in: $
                  Dates Nightly Wknd Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event
                  fall/winter/spring
                  Mar 1 - Jun 14, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $125 $150
                  $300 $800

                  Extra Nights: $125


                  Notes: 3 night minimum stay will be required during holiday weeks and weekend rate applies over holidays

                  summer/early fall
                  Jun 15 - Oct 6, 2014
                  7 night min stay
                  $150 $150
                  $300 $900

                  Extra Nights: $150


                  Notes: one week minimum July & Aug, Saturdays change-over, $100 discount two or more weeks.

                  Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.


                  Additional information about rental rates:

                  Stay six nights get one night free! A 50% deposit will be required to reserve your dates. The balance will be required 30 days in advance of your stay. $200 refundable security deposit or purchase property damage protection for $49. CANCELLATION POLICY: There will be no refunds once payment has been made UNLESS we can re-book for the same time frame. Every attempt will be made to re-book. A $50 fee will apply.
                  We now have a our very new, extremely romantic and comfortable studio that's available to rent for additional guests and is another rental option. The studio has an open room concept, very tastefully decorated with an extra plush king bed, a gas fireplace, mini kitchen, Adirondack themed sofa and over sized chair and ottoman, 42' flat screen with over 200 channels Dish TV, wireless internet and a covered balcony that overlooks the river. All that and priced at a very reasonable rate! You can view it, along with 24 pictures and detailed description at Home Away # 965020!

                  Fees and Taxes:

                  • Cleaning $60

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                  Last updated: 07/14/2014
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                  Location

                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Albany
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amsterdam, NY
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  New York Thruway (route 90)
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Timeless Tavern, Sport Island Pub
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Lapland Lake cross country ski and snow shoe
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Sacandaga Golf Course (9 hole course)
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Timeless tavern, Village cafe, Sport Island Pub

                  Car: Necessary

                  The southern Adirondacks is the location of this awesome cabin in Benson NY, on a dead end road, with hardly any traffic.

                  The tranquil river view with nature all around you make this a truly special spot but, not so remote that you can't get to the quaint village of Northville only 4 miles away. You'll think you stepped back in time with it's restaurants, a grocery store, a farmers market (Tues and Fridays), a wonderful Adirondack gift store, a cute little boutique, five and dime, old fashion hardware store. ice cream parlor, coffee shop, gas, bank and drug store.

                  Sunday night summer concerts are just some of the wonderful things going on at the village park.

                  This great location offers so many hikes close by,(some with beautiful waterfalls). We will supply directions to these great spots and offer suggestions also.

                  Lapland Lake Cross County Ski Resort is very popular and is only 6 miles away and offers well groomed trails for skiing and snow shoeing.

                  We have two sets of snow shoes and snow cleats that you are welcome to use while staying at the cabin.

                  You can be as active as you want here or relax and rejuvenate at the cabin while getting away from your everyday stresses!

                  Enjoy the outdoor fire pit, watch birds feeding from the feeders, we have many deer visitors also.

                  The cabin is just north of the huge 29 mile Great Sacandaga Lake and the state boat launch is only 3 miles away. If you'd like to bring your boat to enjoy the lake we have plenty of parking.

                  Ski: Lapland Lake cross country ski resort is only 6 miles away.

                  Gore mountain is one hour away

                  Oak Mountain in Speculator is one half hour from cabin.

                  Why not make a reservation for that very deserved time away? I look forward to hearing from you!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: The love of nature and desire to be near water with peaceful surroundings has always been a dream of mine. After living in Ma all my life, I moved here to the beautiful Adirondacks in 2009 with my husband Doug.

                  Why the Owner Chose Wells:
                  Doug and I have always had this crazy notion to find the most undesirable properties in dire need of rehabbing. We somehow have seen their potential, where most would have run away..fast! When we first looked at this overgrown property with a very neglected, poorly laid out, run down cabin, we excitedly began brain storming on how to transform this ugly duckling into the peaceful, charming beauty it is now. The bigger the challenge the greater our motivation. With a lot of ideas, hard work and some hired carpenters, when the tasks were just too much. the dream was complete.The final result..a cozy,rustic, yet updated cabin with an exceptional view of the Sacandaga River. We did all that while our home, and jobs were in MA. We lived in MA, but our hearts longed for the day we could make Northville (Benson) NY our home. Well...long story short, in 2009 we sold our home in MA and moved into the cabin while our home next door was being built. Ten months later we moved out of the cabin into our new home. The cabin was just too special to not share with others so we decided to offer it as a vacation rental. Now into it's 4th successful year, our many very pleased, happy guests long to return. The numerous comments left in our guest book along with the rave reviews on the Home Away site speak for themselves.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
                  We strive to make vacations for each of our guests special, while creating wonderful memories, which will leave our guests longing to return! The many amenities along with it's appealing, comfortable furnishings, peaceful river views with nature surrounding the cabin make this a unique vacation destination. We welcome you to experience this wonderful exceptionally cozy, romantic cabin as so many guests have already!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Mother nature at its best in this charming, comfortable river front cabin with loads of amenities!

                    Mother nature at its best in this charming, comfortable river front cabin with loads of amenities!

                  • Peaceful surroundings, quiet river view, birds feeding...can't get much better!

                    Peaceful surroundings, quiet river view, birds feeding...can't get much better!

                  • Comfy sitting, gas log fireplace, large windows to take in the Adirondack views!

                    Comfy sitting, gas log fireplace, large windows to take in the Adirondack views!

                  • So warm and inviting! Enjoy the peaceful river views right outside your window!

                    So warm and inviting! Enjoy the peaceful river views right outside your window!

                  • Clean, roomy, freshly painted bathroom with large stand up shower.

                    Clean, roomy, freshly painted bathroom with large stand up shower.

                  • You own private fire pit with plenty of free wood!!

                    You own private fire pit with plenty of free wood!!

                  • The river is just so peaceful!

                    The river is just so peaceful!

                  • tubing on the river....

                    tubing on the river....

                  • Hope Falls is an easy hike and close by.

                    Hope Falls is an easy hike and close by.

                  • Many eagles have been spotted right here at the river.

                    Many eagles have been spotted right here at the river.

                  • It's an awesome sight to see the deer that come daily!

                    It's an awesome sight to see the deer that come daily!

                  • View of property, cabin on right...extra guest may rent the studio #965020

                    View of property, cabin on right...extra guest may rent the studio #965020

                  • You'll love the awesome river-front location at our special little cabin for two

                    You'll love the awesome river-front location at our special little cabin for two

                  • Charming vintage kitchen equipped with all your cooking needs!

                    Charming vintage kitchen equipped with all your cooking needs!

                  • Dish TV, DVD player, assort DVD movies, WIFI, free local and long distance..

                    Dish TV, DVD player, assort DVD movies, WIFI, free local and long distance..

                  • Sleep like baby....awaken refreshed on this exceptionally comfortable king bed!!

                    Sleep like baby....awaken refreshed on this exceptionally comfortable king bed!!

                  • View the river from the cabin's porch while humming birds feed!

                    View the river from the cabin's porch while humming birds feed!

                  • This is the river directly in front of the cabin....

                    This is the river directly in front of the cabin....

                  • We'll even drive you up the river a few miles so you can tube back to the cabin.

                    We'll even drive you up the river a few miles so you can tube back to the cabin.

                  • This waterfall is only a half mile from the cabin.

                    This waterfall is only a half mile from the cabin.

                  • pretty walks along the river!

                    pretty walks along the river!

                  • Enjoy seeing the pretty birds at our many feeders!

                    Enjoy seeing the pretty birds at our many feeders!

                  • Want to get away to this romantic couples Adirondack cabin?

                    Want to get away to this romantic couples Adirondack cabin?

                  • Romantic couples get-away, peaceful river view,WiFi, snow shoes,gas fireplace

                    Romantic couples get-away, peaceful river view,WiFi, snow shoes,gas fireplace

                  $150 per night
                  38

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 07/14/14
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