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Spacious Keene Valley Lodge [Summer Only]

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Last updated: 12/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Keene lodge description

This wood frame single-story home features a large living room, dining room, kitchen, five/six bedrooms (4 queen beds, 4 twin beds), laundry room, three baths, an enormous screened-in porch, and ample parking. Black cherry floors and an efficient fireplace cheer the chilly evenings. Go to sleep with the babble of the Ausable River in the background or hike the High Peaks Region from the front door! Deer browse on the front lawn; an expansive deck affords views of Giant and Rocky Peak.

We utilize a cleaning service between rentals, for which there is no extra charge. Prior to departure, we expect renters to leave furniture and amenities where they were found upon arrival, and otherwise leave the place tidy, organized, and ready for our cleaning service to get to work. A detailed departure checklist is posted at the house.

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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Special requirements apply to renters under 25...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • CD Player
          • Music Library
          • Toys


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


          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Pond
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Waterfalls

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Mountain View:

            Giant Mountain and Rocky Peak Ridge loom above the trees in front of house...moreless

          • Rural

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Rock Climbing
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing

          Arrival Day

              • Saturday


                  • Dining Area


                  • Activities Guide
                  • Backpack
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Dialup Access:

                    The computer is not provided; internet access is dial-up only...moreless

                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Garage
                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone:

                    Cordless telephone (land line) located in Great Room...moreless

                  • Thermos Bottle
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Fireplace


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Catering Available:

                    Several local restaurants provide catering at various levels...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large two-level deck allows children to play independently of parents...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Terrace
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Eurocard
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 7 traveler reviews
                  $2400/wk; 350/night; $1900 second consecutive week
                  Reduced rates for repeat visitors.  $500 premium for holiday weeks. (Memorial
                  Day, Independence Day, Lake Placid Ironman week, Labor Day, Columbus Day)
                  $500 damage deposit required at time of contract to cover both damage and
                  telephone toll charges.  3 night minimum stay.
                  Supplemental charge for large groups.
                  Credit cards accepted with small fee; telephone for details 802.649.2956
                  Linen and cleaning charges are included in the rental.

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                  Last updated: 12/27/2014
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                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Lake Placid
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Spread Eagle
                  21 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Lake Champlain
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Adirondack Northway (Interstate 87)
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Noonmark Diner
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Whiteface Mountain
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Ausable River

                  Car: Necessary

                  Marcy Field, a small grass runway without fuel services, is available for licensed pilots. Be sure to check NOTAMS and A/FD in advance.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1988

                  Why the Owner Chose Keene:
                  Great-aunt Dora Sachs Sommers built this house in early 1947 so that she and her children - Dorothy, Alice, and George - could spend vacations from St. Paul, Minnesota in the community that she and her parents had come to love since first visiting Keene Valley in 1874. Her parents' house, Waldfried, was located just up the hill behind Dora's, but has since been razed. Her brother, my grandfather, built a house just north of Waldfried and across Rushing Brook; that house remains in the family and is still used by several generations of Sachses.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:



                  • Enjoying the morning sun

                    Enjoying the morning sun

                  • Great room

                    Great room

                  • Front lawn, seen from screened-in porch

                    Front lawn, seen from screened-in porch

                  • Chambre de bonne

                    Chambre de bonne

                  • Bedroom three

                    Bedroom three

                  • Great room, organ

                    Great room, organ

                  • Second view of kitchen

                    Second view of kitchen

                  • Second view of main bedroom

                    Second view of main bedroom

                  • Kitchen sink (we couldn't have photos of 'everything but . . .')

                    Kitchen sink (we couldn't have photos of 'everything but . . .')

                  • Deck (from children's section)

                    Deck (from children's section)

                  • Great room living area

                    Great room living area

                  • Bedroom one

                    Bedroom one

                  • Bedroom two

                    Bedroom two

                  • Children's room

                    Children's room

                  • Deck (parents' section)

                    Deck (parents' section)

                  • Main bedroom

                    Main bedroom

                  • Great room, dining area

                    Great room, dining area

                  • From front lawn

                    From front lawn

                  VRBO #397182

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 27, 2014


                  6 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 12/27/14
                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/27/2014
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                  6 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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