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Very Private, Village Living in a Renovated Home

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Main room on upper floor, including kitchen and sitting area.

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Last updated: 09/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located minutes from downtown Lake Placid, the Birdhouse is a relaxing and peaceful home with a babbling brook just outside. On a private drive, this three bedroom, 2.5 bath retreat offers spacious, gut-renovated accommodations on two levels, with the kitchen, main room, two bedrooms (both with queen beds; one bedroom has an attached half bath), full bath and entry closet on the main level. Accessible via interior stairs and an exterior private entrance, the downstairs living area includes a king bed in a sleeping nook with attached lounge area, a bedroom with 2 twin beds, a large crib and travel crib are available, full bathroom, laundry room and plenty of storage.


Our home was gut renovated in spring 2012, with new floors, paint, bathrooms, kitchen and balconies. There are BRAND NEW bathroom fixtures, kitchen appliances, towels, bedding (sheets, blankets/comforters, pillows) and beds. Mattresses (1 king, 2 queen, 2 twin) are brand new King Koil pillow tops for complete sleeping comfort.

The Birdhouse is appointed with families in mind, with a large crib, toddler bed, toys, changing table and travel crib included. There is a beautiful playground, Acorn playground just a short walk away (half a mile; 10-15 minute walk), with a sand base, swings, jungle gym and more. We provide a stroller at the house for your use. Main Street in Lake Placid is just under a mile away; it's an easy walk or drive. Starbucks, a movie theater, Gap Outlet, EMS, Ben & Jerry's ice cream and much more are within walking distance.

0.8 miles to Main Street in Lake Placid;
1.2 miles to Olympic skating oval;
1.1 miles to Mirror Lake public beach;
3.4 miles to Olympic Ski Jumping Complex;
10.4 miles to Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex (CC skiing, bobsled, mountain biking);
21.7 miles to Whiteface Mountain ski area;
Located near Ironman bike and run courses.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Upstairs, front room: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs, back room: 1 queen

    Private half bath...moreless

  • Downstairs sleeping nook: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Downstairs bedroom: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    ...moreless

  • Downstairs sitting area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sofa is a single...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs private half bath: toilet

    Attached to upstairs back bedroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • A wonderful getaway anytime of the year. Relax and enjoy the beautiful view of fir trees and a babbling brook right outside the windows. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV and broadband wireless Internet; Apple TV is installed alongside the TV on the lower level and includes a complimentary Netflix subscription....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Village
  • Water View:

    The sitting areas of our home look directly out onto a brook, providing a soothing lullaby year-round....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    There is a covered carport that will fit one car; it will protect from rain and snow but is open on both ends....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    All electric....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedding and towels are provided for up to 8 guests....moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washing machine and dryer are in the laundry room on the lower level....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee single cup coffee maker, takes Keurig cups....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Brand-new 'everything'; all appliances, pots, serving ware, utensils and more. Kitchen includes a brand-new Char-Broil gas grill on an adjacent balcony, with four main burners and additional side burner....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SUMMER 2015
Jul 29 - Sep 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$325
FALL 2016
Sep 17 - Dec 16, 2015
2 night min stay
$250
HOLIDAY 2015
Dec 17 - Jan 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$375
WINTER 2016
Jan 16 - Mar 17, 2016
2 night min stay
$300
SPRING 2016
Mar 18 - Jun 16, 2016
2 night min stay
$250
SUMMER 2016
Jun 17 - Jul 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$350
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Property inspection will take place as soon as possible after checkout by cleaners/property caretaker. Assuming no damage, security deposit refund will be made back to credit card within a day or two after checkout.


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 09/02/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

For families, there is a beautiful playground called Acorn playground just a short walk away (half a mile; 10-15 minute walk), with a sand base, swings, jungle gym and more. We have stroller at the house for you. Main Street in Lake Placid is just under a mile away; it's an easy walk or drive. Starbucks, a movie theater, Gap Outlet, EMS, Ben & Jerry's ice cream and much more are within walking distance.

0.8 miles to Main Street in Lake Placid

1.2 miles to Olympic skating oval

1.1 miles to Mirror Lake public beach

3.4 miles to Olympic Ski Jumping Complex

10.4 miles to Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex (CC skiing, bobsled, mountain biking)

21.7 miles to Whiteface Mountain ski area

Located near Ironman bike and run courses

 

Owner info

About the owner: Grandmother, homeowner, cross country skier. Love the outdoors, especially in Lake Placid!

Why the Owner Chose Lake Placid:
The Birdhouse, as we affectionately term it, has been in our family for almost 20 years. In 2012, we completed a gut-renovation and are now sharing our home with vacationers and athletes from all over.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Main room on upper floor, including kitchen and sitting area.

    Main room on upper floor, including kitchen and sitting area.

  • Enjoy a brand-new Char-Broil gas grill with four main burners and side burner.

    Enjoy a brand-new Char-Broil gas grill with four main burners and side burner.

  • View of the brook from the sitting area in the main room on the upper level.

    View of the brook from the sitting area in the main room on the upper level.

  • Upstairs back bedroom, queen bed, attached half bath, private balcony.

    Upstairs back bedroom, queen bed, attached half bath, private balcony.

  • Coat rack, gear storage and included children's toys in bin under bench.

    Coat rack, gear storage and included children's toys in bin under bench.

  • Bedroom on lower level with twin beds. Cute stuffed animals not included. ;)

    Bedroom on lower level with twin beds. Cute stuffed animals not included. ;)

  • Kitchen and door to mudroom. Fridge and microwave to the left (not visible).

    Kitchen and door to mudroom. Fridge and microwave to the left (not visible).

  • Main room, kitchen table and sitting area overlooking the brook.

    Main room, kitchen table and sitting area overlooking the brook.

  • Front bedroom, queen bed, private balcony.

    Front bedroom, queen bed, private balcony.

  • Family area on the lower level. Apple TV and Netflix account included.

    Family area on the lower level. Apple TV and Netflix account included.

  • King-size bed in open sleeping nook on lower level.

    King-size bed in open sleeping nook on lower level.

  • Large crib is included in twin bed bedroom - there is also a walk-in closet.

    Large crib is included in twin bed bedroom - there is also a walk-in closet.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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