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Lake Placid Adirondack-Style Townhouse with All Amenities

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Last updated: 06/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Placid townhome description

The Balsams are located in Lake Placid, NY, in the heart of the Adirondack High Peaks region.

Absolutely one of the finest townhouse units in Lake Placid, our home is the ideal getaway for family groups. It features a 4-bedroom 4-full bathrooms 2500sqf Adirondack style floor plan in a private setting. You'll be greeted by Teddy, our gentle bear enjoying the afternoon sun.

Our home also features three floors of living space, comfortably accommodating 8 people. It includes hardwood floors, beautiful cathedral ceiling with floor to ceiling stone fireplace, granite counter-tops, highest end appliances, central air conditioning and radiant heated tiled bathroom floors. After a day of enjoying the many activities available in the heart of the Adirondacks, relax next to the gas stone fireplace in the Great Room, enjoy the tranquility of the 10x12 screened porch, just off the dining area, or let go in one of the two Jacuzzis.
High Speed Wireless Internet is available throughout the townhouse and you'll be able to entertain the family using the home theater system complete with a 42 inch HD TV.

A decorative Adirondack style staircase with twigwork rails leads to two bedroom-bath suites, one with a king-size bed and the second with a double-size bed.
A third bedroom with a king-size bed and bathroom in the hallway is located on the main floor.
The lower level has a fourth bedroom with a queen size bed, laundry room, full bathroom, and sofa in the den with a second stone fireplace.

Linens included. No pets allowed, Smoke-free house.

Distances to nearby attractions:
Main Street & Shopping: 2 Minute Drive
Olympic Arena & Speed Skating Oval: 2 Minute Drive
Mirror Lake Beach: 2 Minute Drive
Ski Jumping Facility: 5 Minute Walk
Lake Placid Horse Shows: 5 Minute Walk
Ausable River Fishing: 8 Minute Drive
Bobsled, Luge, Skelton: 5 Minute Drive
Whiteface Mountain Ski Area: 15 Minute Drive
ADK Loj & High Peaks Access: 5 Minute Drive

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 2564 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Lower Floor Bedroom: 1 double


              • Main Floor Bedroom: 1 king


              • Upper Floor Master Bedroom: 1 king

                With its own Master Bathroom...moreless

              • Upper Floor Bedroom: 1 double


              • 4 bedrooms, each having access to a full bathroom. Only the master bedroom has an in-suite private bathroom....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Lower Floor Bathroom: toilet, shower


              • Upper Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub


              • Main Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Upper Floor Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet

                2-sink marble countertop, jetted shower...moreless

              • 4 full bathrooms, at least one on each floor.


              • Television
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Books


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Babysitter

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Secluded in the woods, with beautiful mountain views from the Balsams common yard...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining:

                        Two extensions available to the dining table, to seat up to 12 people...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people


                      • Internet
                      • Telephone
                      • Fireplace:

                        2 gas fireplaces with remotes...moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central air conditioning...moreless

                      • Heating:

                        Electric baseboard...moreless

                      • Linens Provided
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking:

                        Ability to park two cars outside of the house...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        One-car garage...moreless

                      • Living Room
                      • Hair Dryer

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included


                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Dishwasher:

                            Three-rack dishwasher, with the top rack reserved for cutlery and other utensils...moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

                            With freezer, ice and cold water dispenser...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Includes top-of-the-line appliances...moreless


                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Outdoor patio large enough for 8 people. Round table with 4 chairs, and a sun lounger...moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            On three sides of the house. More private facing North and East....moreless



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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer season
                          Jun 21 - Sep 3, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $400 $450
                          Fri, Sat
                          Xmas Holiday
                          Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          flat fee
                          New Year's Eve Holiday
                          Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          flat fee
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $300 $350
                          Fri, Sat

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $69
                          • Taxes Included

                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                          Last updated: 06/24/2014
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                          16 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Adirondack Regional Airport
                          45 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Lake Champlain
                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Interstate I-87 (either exit 28 or exit 34)
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Mirror Lake in Lake Placid
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Whiteface Mountain
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Lake Placid

                          Car: Recommended

                          Within the Adirondack Region is the largest publicly protected area in the contiguous United States. It is also home to 105 towns and villages. The Adirondack Park is a mix of public and private land allowing for conservation and civilization to thrive. The Park and the town of Lake Placid offer amazing opportunity for all sorts of outstanding outdoor activities for all seasons - golfing, skiing, hiking, cycling, fishing; the list is nearly endless. Lake Placid is set right in the middle of this outdoor paradise, and combines a storied Olympic past, wonderful shopping, museums, history, dining and the arts with sports activities galore.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2013

                          About the owner: Hi, you are inquiring about the Lake Placid townhouse of Lucie & Sylvain. We are a couple of outdoors enthusiasts who are environmentally conscious. We enjoy nature, whether it is hiking, biking, skiing, canoeing or kayaking. We love the Adirondacks. We also love Lake Placid because it is a wonderful family vacation destination. Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the challenging bike terrain, miles of hiking/running/skiing trails and crisp mountain lakes. You can also relive Olympic history on Main Street, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games. We purchased this unit after 6 months of research and simply love its beautiful location. We are very happy that you are considering staying in our home.

                          Why the Owner Chose Lake Placid:
                          Our Lazy Bear Townhouse combines an Adirondack-style decor with all the amenities expected in the 21st century. Accessible yet remarkably quiet, it is nestled in wooded seclusion against the backdrop of the High Peaks. In 2014 alone, we have remodeled the kitchen and also added an outside staircase to connect the screened porch to our outdoor patio. We also love adding new accessories and ornaments on our walls.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                          The tranquility: close to the woods, with the High Peaks in the back. The breeze: On all days, a delicious breeze blows through our windows. Wildlife: The other night, a couple of deers stood barely 20 feet away from us. Hares routinely visit our lawn, and we have pheasants in the back. Our Great Room: spacious and sun-drenched. Light: with large windows all around, this is never an issue. Adirondack decor: with many photos or artifacts from the Olympic Games or from the Adirondacks, we immediately feel at 'HOME'.

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: french, english

                          Links to more information:



                          • Main view

                            Main view

                          • Teddy, Our Lazy Bear

                            Teddy, Our Lazy Bear

                          • Outdoor Patio with Mountains

                            Outdoor Patio with Mountains

                          • Great Room

                            Great Room

                          • Countertop, Dining and Living Rooms

                            Countertop, Dining and Living Rooms

                          • Kitchen


                          • Stairs to the first floor

                            Stairs to the first floor

                          • Loft


                          • Upper Floor Master Bathroom

                            Upper Floor Master Bathroom

                          • Upper Floor Bedroom

                            Upper Floor Bedroom

                          • Lower Floor Entertainment Room

                            Lower Floor Entertainment Room

                          • Lower Floor Bathroom

                            Lower Floor Bathroom

                          • Main Entrance

                            Main Entrance

                          • North East view

                            North East view

                          • Screened Patio Facing The Woods

                            Screened Patio Facing The Woods

                          • Main Floor View

                            Main Floor View

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Kitchen


                          • View of the Stairs from Great Room

                            View of the Stairs from Great Room

                          • Upper Floor Master Bedroom

                            Upper Floor Master Bedroom

                          • Upper Floor Master Bathroom Shower

                            Upper Floor Master Bathroom Shower

                          • Upper Floor Bedroom

                            Upper Floor Bedroom

                          • Lower Floor Bedroom

                            Lower Floor Bedroom

                          • This is our Lazy Bear: Enjoy!

                            This is our Lazy Bear: Enjoy!

                          $300 - $450 per night (USD)

                          4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 06/24/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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