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Cozy Winter Retreat at Oseetah Lake Loft Near Lake Placid

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Last updated: 11/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Saranac Lake lodge description

This 850 square foot apartment was recently built (2009) and newly refurbished (2012) specifically to accommodate families and the loft is located on the only private road that provides year round access to Oseetah Lake.
• Ideal as a family retreat (maximum capacity 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children)
• The loft and property are totally smoke-free environments
• Shallow sandy beach facing south is perfect for small children
• 2 Canoes and 2 solo kayaks are available at no additional cost
• From the dock and lakeside deck, there are expansive panoramic views of the western High Peaks and Ampersand Mountain
• Wildlife such as bald eagles, loons and osprey are often seen at Oseetah Lake
• The lake side fire pit accommodates family campfires
• The lakeside deck, floating dock, canoes, kayaks and small sandy beach are shared with the resident owners.
• The Loft's private entrance leads to a large guest vestibule, with storage space for gear and to the stairway up to the main floor (the apartment is not handicapped accessible).
• The loft is private and is the only rental on the entire 2 acre property.
• The loft is nestled among the treetops with abundant natural light and panoramic views of surrounding forest and mountains.
• Living space is designed in a clean, fresh and uncluttered manner with hardwood floors and artisanal wood-work finishes emphasized by high cathedral ceilings and large bay windows.
• Kitchen is thoroughly furnished for cooking and includes designer concrete counters and island as well as All Clad cookware.
• Wood burning stove provides additional warmth for cozy evenings.
• Gas fired Weber grill on the loft deck overlooks the forest and lake.
• Two cozy bedrooms w/one King bed, one Queen bed and a full size futon (in the living room). They enjoy natural lighting.
• Full bathroom includes shower, bath and large mirror.
• Families may view DVD’s on the LCD TV but no network service is available.
• Onkyo iPod docking station and stereo receiver
• A wireless network allows connection to the world at large.
• A land line phone is available for calls in the U.S.

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Large closet. Large windows provide natural lighting...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Sliding glass door and window provide natural light...moreless

          • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Wood paneling, lots of natural light

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Glass shower enclosure and instant hot water...moreless

          • Wood paneling, concrete counter, glass shower enclosure

          Other Amenities

              • Canoes and Kayaks available. Adult size PFD available for adults only. Bring PFD for children....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Television:

                For viewing DVD. No network service available...moreless

              • Video Library


              • Away From It All
              • Family


              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                South facing waterside deck with warm shallow water and sandy bottom....moreless

              • Lakefront:

                220 feet of lake frontage on Oseetah Lake...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Unimpeded view of Ampersand Mountain and the Western High Peaks...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Skiing
              • Swimming


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Hot Air with occupant controlled thermostat...moreless

              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street:

                2 vehicles...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Landline for domestic calls...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Wireless Internet:


              • Wood Stove


              • Coffee Maker:

                Mr. Coffee with filters provided...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                All Clad cookware, fully equipped...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items:

                Olive oil, spices, sugar, coffee and tea...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Deck / Patio:

                Tree top and private location, off kitchen with views of forest and lake. Bistro table and 4 chairs...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Two 16' touring canoes and 2 solo kayaks ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill


              Write a review 5
              from 27 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              LATE FALL
              Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2014
              2 night min stay
              WINTER/SKI SEASON
              Dec 1 - Mar 31
              2 night min stay
              Christmas Weekend
              Dec 26 - Dec 28, 2014
              3 night min stay

              flat fee
              New Years Weekend
              Jan 1 - Jan 3, 2015
              3 night min stay

              flat fee
              Martin Luther King Day
              Jan 17 - Jan 19, 2015
              3 night min stay

              flat fee
              Presidents Week
              Feb 14 - Feb 20, 2015
              7 night min stay

              flat fee
              EARLY SPRING
              Apr 1 - May 23, 2015
              2 night min stay

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest

              LATE SPRING
              May 24 - Jun 26, 2015
              2 night min stay
              Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015
              7 night min stay


              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Sep 5 - Oct 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning fee $150
              • Taxes Not included


              One time cleaning fee $150 per stay including trash disposal.

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              Last updated: 11/10/2014
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              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Saranac Lake Golf Course
              14 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Center

              Car: Necessary

              •Just minutes to the villages of Saranac Lake and Lake Placid yet off the beaten path and away from noisy crowds.

              •Short drive to major cross country ski centers (Van Hoevenberg 20min., Cascade 15min., Dewey Mtn 10min., VIC @Paul Smiths 25min.).

              •Back country ski trails directly accessed from door step, South across Oseetah Lake to Pine Pond (3.3 miles) and West across Oseetah Marsh to the village of Saranac Lake (5 miles).

              •Nearby snowshoe and X-country ski trails include the Jack Rabbit 5min., Henry’s Woods 5min., Lake Placid Peninsula trails 10min., ADK Loj trail system 25min. and Whiteface Mtn. Toll Road 25min.

              •Close to downhill skiing at Whiteface Mtn (25min.)

              •Near to Pisgah Mtn (10min), a family downhill ski center with great snow tubing


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2005

              About the owner: The resident owners are avid hikers, canoeists, X-country skiers and nature photographers and enthusiasts who love to share their years of knowledge about hiking trails and waterways.

              Why the Owner Chose Saranac Lake:
              We selected Oseetah Lake because it enjoys easy access to Lake Placid and Saranac Lake as well as providing a quiet retreat with world-class views of the High Peaks across the lake. Our favorite outdoor activities, cross country skiing, hiking and canoeing, are at our door step.

              The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
              WINTER Miles of cross country skiing without getting in a car Four cross country ski centers nearby Mountain views from the new lakeside deck SUMMER Lakefront with sandy beach facing south Direct access to world-class canoe/kayak routes on the Saranac chain of Lakes Morning serenades by loons View gorgeous sunsets over Ampersand Mtn from 'Sunset' Island

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • Cozy Winter Cabin

                Cozy Winter Cabin

              • Ampersand Mountain from Dock

                Ampersand Mountain from Dock

              • Bald Eagle Picture Taken near Dock by Guest in May, 2014

                Bald Eagle Picture Taken near Dock by Guest in May, 2014

              • Kitchen Island

                Kitchen Island

              • Bedroom with King Bed

                Bedroom with King Bed

              • Bathroom


              • Loft Entrance

                Loft Entrance

              • Private Deck and Weber BBQ

                Private Deck and Weber BBQ

              • Lakeside Deck and Sandy Shore

                Lakeside Deck and Sandy Shore

              • Sandy shallow beach

                Sandy shallow beach

              • Early Morning Paddle on Oseetah Lake

                Early Morning Paddle on Oseetah Lake

              • Oseetah Park Road

                Oseetah Park Road

              • X-country skiing at Oseetah Lake

                X-country skiing at Oseetah Lake

              • Western High Peaks

                Western High Peaks

              • Kitchen & Dining Area

                Kitchen & Dining Area

              • Living Room with Futon

                Living Room with Futon

              • Bedroom with Queen Bed

                Bedroom with Queen Bed

              • Bathroom


              • Loft Vestibule

                Loft Vestibule

              • Lakeside Fire Pit for Evening Camp fires

                Lakeside Fire Pit for Evening Camp fires

              • Panoramic View of Western High Peaks from Lakeside Deck

                Panoramic View of Western High Peaks from Lakeside Deck

              • Fall Morning at the Lakeside Deck

                Fall Morning at the Lakeside Deck

              • Sunset Island and Ampersand Mountain

                Sunset Island and Ampersand Mountain

              • View of Ampersand Mountain from Sunset Rock

                View of Ampersand Mountain from Sunset Rock

              VRBO #430684

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Monday, November 10, 2014

              $175 - $250 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 11/10/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/10/2014
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