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Spectacular House on Beautiful Brant Lake

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Boathouse on Brant Lake. Two bays. Floating mahogany dock.

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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Gourmet kitchen with large island, green slate countertops, a double oven, a 5 burner gas stove, and large bar-style wooden countertop for seating. Separate breakfast nook with built-in bench seats. Great room, library, dining room, laundry room, and mud room. Custom woodwork, stained glass, and built-ins throughout. Oversized fireplace. Porch and deck facing lake. Sleeps 10.
Large oversized circular driveway with three separate parking areas. Park-like grounds with two fields on the back lot. Large 75’ sandy beach with gentle sloop and sandy bottom far into lake. There is a firepit near the beach with large boulders for sitting in a circle around the fire.
Separate boathouse with two drive-in/paddle in bays and changing room. Four kayaks. Two fishing boats with 5 and 10 hp motors, respectively. A sailboat – Laser-sized (Force 5 racer) .
Perfect-sized mountain lake (1357 acres; 5+ miles long by ½ mile across). Water gets up to 80 degrees by August. Large 75’ sandy beach with gentle sloop and sandy bottom into lake. Unique to the area as most lake frontage within the Park is rocky.
Located within the 6.1 million acre Adirondack State Park. Excellent hiking throughout the area. Excellent cycling. We are actually on one of the prime cycling routes in the region.
Family friendly, lake oriented vacation home. Incredibly beautiful during Fall Foliage season and during the summer. This is also a great winter vacation home for ice skating, skiing, or snowmobiling.
Small town atmosphere with friendly people. Weekly music concerts and square dancing in the summer. Adirondack Shakespeare Company and Seagull Music Colony close-by. Come get away from the stress and strain of work and the city.
Within 30 minutes of Fort Ticonderoga to the east, Gore Mountain [skiing and hiking] to the west, Lake George to the east, or Lake George Village to the south.
Within one hour of Queensbury & Glens Falls to the south, or the Adirondack Museum and Lake Champlain to the north.
One hour and a half to High Peaks and Wild Center to the north, or Albany to the south.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you or anyone in your party smokes this is not the property for you. Please look elsewhere....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    If you have a pet you will need to leave it home, or board it....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen

    Queen bed with seating area. Extra large bathroom....moreless

  • Guest bedroom: 1 queen

    Queen bed. SE corner of the second floor. Private bathroom...moreless

  • Au Pair's bedroom: 1 double

    Very nice bathroom w/ walk-in closet. NE corner of 2nd flr....moreless

  • Boys room: 1 bunk bed

    Access to front balcony. Shared bath with girl's room....moreless

  • Girl's bedroom: 1 twin/ single

    Access to front balcony. Shared bathroom. NW corner of 2nd...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

    Double vanity and walk-in closet...moreless

  • Au Pair bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Walk-in closet...moreless

  • Guest bathroom: toilet, shower

    Private bathroom off of guest room...moreless

  • children's bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Double vanity separated from tub & toilet. Btwn bedrooms...moreless

  • Powder Room: toilet

    1st floor off hallway. Chandelier in powder room....moreless

  • All bathrooms have custom tile accents showing animals or reptiles. Stained glass in most bathrooms....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Huge closet of jigsaw puzzles and board games....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Library of CD's from Pop to Rock to Classical...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Yes for CD's and vinyl records....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    16.2 acres with 480 feet of lakefront. Large boathouse with two bays. Sandy beach and sandy bottom with gradual slope. Water temps range from 60 to 84 in the summer....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    We are on a mountain lake. You look out from the porch and the front deck onto Sand Hill Mountain....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Four extra chairs available in the house. Pass through from kitchen to dining room. Dining room overlooks the lake....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    It is your job to wash all linens that you used before you leave....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great Room with open access to kitchen and front hallway to dining room and library....moreless

  • Parking:

    Three separate parking areas off of large circular driveway....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    It is your job to wash all towels you used before you leave....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full set of dishes and utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    But NO DISPOSAL. All food waste has to go to the dump....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen with double sink, green slate countertops, large island, sitting 'bar' area overlooking cooking area....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    GE double oven...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Between front (boy's and girl's) second floor bedrooms...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Two mountain bikes....moreless

  • Boat:

    Two fishing boats...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck overlooks lake. Wide porch across the front (back actually) of the house....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 9, 2015
7 night min stay
$575
Fall Foliage
Sep 10 - Nov 20, 2015
4 night min stay
$450
$3,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Boat fuel reimbursement $30
  • Cleaning at check-out $300
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Friends Lake Inn
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Ticonderoga, NY
21 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sagamore Resort on Lake George
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Fort Ticonderoga
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
The Northway NY Route 87
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Adirondack Cafe or Friends Lake Inn
22 Miles
Nearest Ski
Gore Mountain
Brant Lake
Nearest Beach
75 feet of beach on Brant Lake

Within 30 minutes of Gore Mountain, Fort Ticonderoga and Lake George. Within one hour of the Adirondack Museum, Queensbury/Glens Falls, Great Escape amusement park, and Lake George Village. Within 90 minutes of High Peaks area, the Wild Center nature museum, and Albany NY.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: This was developed as a vacation home / 'Adirondack Camp' for a Wall Street Executive. The owners did all of the design and specification work for the house. The house is of new construction but replicates many of the architectural features of our home on the Main Line outside of Philadelphia. The compound includes a separate one bedroom cabin and very large period piece replicate of the majestic boathouses of the Adirondacks.

Why the Owner Chose Brant Lake:
This is a truly unique property both for its acreage size, its impressive residence, and its location on the Park. It is far enough into the park to leave civilization behind but close enough to the entrance (30 minutes) to still be convenient to shopping and other civilized amenities. You can actually feel the tension flow away from you as you get closer and closer to home. The house sits on Brant Lake, one of the most pristine lakes in the Adirondacks. Brant Lake is large enough to boat, sail, and water-ski upon but it is a low density lake so it is serene and uncrowded. It has excellent fishing and exceptional natural beauty. The property itself has 480 feet of lakefront with 75 feet of sandy beach. The compound comprises 2.5 acres on the lakeside and 14 park-like acres across Palisades Road with two large fields at the back of the lot. Deer, raccoon, foxes, otters, and other wildlife are prevalent throughout the immediate area. Brant Lake itself is within the 6.3 million acre Adirondack State Park, the largest state park in the United States. There is excellent hiking, cycling, fishing, and boating within the park. Small town atmosphere with friendly people. Weekly music concerts and square dancing in the summer. Adirondack Shakespeare Company and Seagull Music Colony close-by. Come get away from the stress and strain of work and the city. Within 30 minutes of Fort Ticonderoga to the east, Gore Mountain [skiing and hiking] to the west, Lake George to the east, or Lake George Village to the south. Within one hour of Queensbury & Glens Falls to the south, or the Adirondack Museum and Lake Champlain to the north. One hour and a half to High Peaks and Wild Center to the north, or Albany to the south.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is rare to find this much acreage on such a desirable lake. Most homes have 60 feet or at most 100 feet of lakefront. We have 480 feet of lake front. Moreover, we have a large sandy beach. Most Adirondack homes, if they have lake access. enter directly onto the rocks in the lake (this is an ancient glacier area with tons of rocks) or have s deck or dock out into the lake. this property has a long, wide beach with a gently sloping sandy entry into the Brant Lake. The house is equidistant to most attractions. This is a rural area (of course it is, that's why it's a State Park) so nothing is just down the street. But most major destinations are within a reasonable drive from Brant Lake / Horicon [it's original name]. The fishing is excellent as is the cycling. Our lake is incredibly beautiful, and our cove is sheltered [so less lake traffic] yet we can easily access the main part of the lake. We have great views down to the west end of the lake and look directly across onto a mountain top.


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Photos

  • Boathouse on Brant Lake.  Two bays.  Floating mahogany dock.

    Boathouse on Brant Lake. Two bays. Floating mahogany dock.

  • Entrance off driveway showing flower garden and chimney.

    Entrance off driveway showing flower garden and chimney.

  • Gourmet kitchen looking towards refrigerator.

    Gourmet kitchen looking towards refrigerator.

  • Library

    Library

  • Double vanity in Master Bathroom.

    Double vanity in Master Bathroom.

  • Guest bedroom.

    Guest bedroom.

  • Au pair's bathroom

    Au pair's bathroom

  • Breakfast nook in kitchen with built-in bench.

    Breakfast nook in kitchen with built-in bench.

  • Boy's bedroom.

    Boy's bedroom.

  • Second floor balcony looking toward gues room.  Note laundry on right.

    Second floor balcony looking toward gues room. Note laundry on right.

  • Pathway on grounds lakeside with cedar log bridge across creek.

    Pathway on grounds lakeside with cedar log bridge across creek.

  • View from deck, porch, dining room, library master bdrm and children's bedrooms

    View from deck, porch, dining room, library master bdrm and children's bedrooms

  • The gang on the sailboat.

    The gang on the sailboat.

  • Fireplace in Great Room

    Fireplace in Great Room

  • Dining room with pass through on left.  Dining room looks out over the lake.

    Dining room with pass through on left. Dining room looks out over the lake.

  • Looking across second floor balcony towards au pair's bedroom.

    Looking across second floor balcony towards au pair's bedroom.

  • Slipper tub and shower in Master Bathroom.

    Slipper tub and shower in Master Bathroom.

  • Guest bedroom's bathroom with shower.
Bathroom looks out over lake.

    Guest bedroom's bathroom with shower. Bathroom looks out over lake.

  • Small office area on second floor balcony overlooking Great Room.

    Small office area on second floor balcony overlooking Great Room.

  • Sitting area in master bedroom.

    Sitting area in master bedroom.

  • Front porch deck overlooks Brant Lake and mountain across cove.

    Front porch deck overlooks Brant Lake and mountain across cove.

  • Inside boathouse.  Two bays.  Mahogany floating dock.  Aluminum fishing boats.

    Inside boathouse. Two bays. Mahogany floating dock. Aluminum fishing boats.

  • Pathway stairs from beach to main house.

    Pathway stairs from beach to main house.

  • Master bedroom seating area.

    Master bedroom seating area.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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