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Spacious Keene Valley Lodge [Summer Only]

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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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.

Keywords: Roomy -- Hikers' dream -- Family --

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • 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
          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

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

          • Dining Area Seats:


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


          • Clothes Dryer
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Garage
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided
          • Fireplace
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided


          • Books
          • Toys
          • Music Library
          • CD Player


          • Dialup Access:

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

          • Telephone:

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

          • Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

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

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


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

          Location & View

          • Mountain View:

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

          • Rural


          • Theme Parks
          • Tennis
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fly Fishing
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Water Tubing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Water Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Snowboarding
          • Sailing
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Kayaking
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Golf
          • Rock Climbing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Skiing
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Groceries
          • Fitness Center
          • Restaurants
          • Churches
          • Library
          • Cinemas
          • Museums
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Forests
          • Pond
          • Live Theater
          • Waterfalls
          • ATM/Bank
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Eco Tourism
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking
          • Sledding
          • Boating
          • Sight Seeing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Shopping
          • Antiquing
          • Laundromat
          • Bird Watching
          • Ice Skating


          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.

          This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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          Last updated: 07/22/2014
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          25 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Lake Placid
          21 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Lake Champlain
          10 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Adirondack Northway (Interstate 87)
          2 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Ausable River
          1 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Spread Eagle
          25 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Whiteface Mountain
          1 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Noonmark Diner

          Car: Recommended

          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 - Tuesday, June 24, 2014


          6 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 12

          View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
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          Speaks: english

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