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Seasonal rental only (June-September) Beautifully maintained Great Camp built in 1911 on the Eastern shore of Lake Placid. Camp Owaissa is an original and cherished family retreat. Come enjoy the pristine waters and private camp experience of Lake Placid with added benefit of only a short walk to town.
The main camp has 7 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, a large fully equiped kitchen and pantry, a great room with 16' soaring beamed ceilings and large floor to ceiling granite fireplace and a dinning room with spectacular lake views. Enjoy perfect lake and sunset views from the 75' long front porch which serves as an outdoor living room.
Nestled half way between the Camp and the lake is an award winning perenial flower garden. The garden, which is featured on the cover of Janet Loughry's 'Gardens Adirondack Style' is cited as having one of the most spectacular arrays of perennials in the entire region. Adjacent to the garden is a large firepit (fabricated w/ a custom cooking grill), picnic site and a 16'x16' canvas platform tent outfitted with 6 cots which is also sited for perfect lake and sunset views.
Continue down to the lake to the 2 story boathouse. The lower level has 4 covered slips (2 can be made available should you wish to bring your own motorboat(s), a large swim dock and extensive water ski equipment, non motorized boats (kayaks, 2 sunfish, wind surfers and a number of childrens tubes, rafts,etc.) for your use. The upper level of the boathouse has a living room with a queen pull out coach, kitchenette and 1/2 bath.
In terms of the main camp bedroom layout, there are 3 bedrooms on the north side of the camp. 2 of those rooms have queen beds and the third has 2 twins. There is 1 full bath on that wing. The other side of the camp has 4 bedrooms. 2 are on the ground floor and share a full bath. 1 of these bedrooms has 2 twins and the other has a queen. On the second floor are two more bedrooms that also share a full bath. One of the bedrooms has 2 twin beds and the other is the master bedroom with a queen bed and large sunroom w/ 2 additional twin beds. All of the bedrooms have large closets and storage. 3 of the bedrooms enjoy lake views
Keywords: Great Camp, on Lake Placid, historic, water front, mountain and water views, boating, swimming
5 slip boathouse with upstairs living room and swim dock, kayaks, sun fish, 16'x 16' platform canvas tent nestled in the woods with gorgeous mountain and lake views with 6 cots, large river stone fire pit over looking the lake complete with large removable grill for cooking on...moreless
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