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Direct Waterfront Home on Lake George - 4 Bedroom Home & Additional Guest Cabin

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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Inspired by the original 1910 home that stood on this property, French Mountain Cove is a family retreat with the charm and architecture of an older cabin, but the comfort of a new home. Distanced from the crowds, but close to the best activities, our home has always been a home base for an active vacation or the ultimate destination for a relaxing one.

History
This quiet home in a protected cove was rebuilt in 2013 to serve as the gathering spot for our extended family. The original 1910 camp has been in our family since 1944 and was the site of many memorable summer vacations. The new four-season building sits on the exact footprint of the original home, and now affords us the opportunity to gather as a family year-round. Not a typical “rental property,” this is our family home shared with parents, siblings and guests.

Location
Located on the eastern shore, our home sits on a quiet and peaceful spot, but is a quick drive or boat ride to the active visitor spots of Lake George Village and Bolton Landing. With plenty of space on multiple levels, it is an ideal spot for extended families (grandparents, adult children and grandchildren) to enjoy spending time together for a week in the summer. It is also a spectacular spring or fall vacation spot for one or two couples looking to get away.

Overview
The home’s main level has been designed with an open floor plan to allow for an amazing panoramic view from anywhere on the main level. The dining area is anchored with an Amish reclaimed barnwood table with seating for eight. The center seating area has an antique bamboo seating group purchased in the 1940’s and sets the tone of casual elegance throughout this floor; it is perfect for coffee in the morning, afternoon reading, or cocktails in the evening while watching the sunset. The northern third of the main floor holds more casual furniture, a wall mounted television and a gas fireplace – all great for relaxing at the end of the day.

The lake level of this home is an extension of the property’s fantastic 18’x50’ lakeside flagstone patio. The 610 sf room contains comfortable furniture and a large entertainment television, a full bath, and a summer kitchen just off the grill area. The lake level allows for guests to be at the water’s edge all day without ever leaving the conveniences of the house.

The top floor of the home has four bedrooms and two fully-outfitted ¾ baths. The master bedroom and sleeping porch each have a queen bed, a third bedroom has a twin bed with trundle and the fourth bedroom has bunk twin beds with an additional trundle. The separate guest cabin boasts a small porch of its own, and has a full bed, full bath, and small bar sink/apartment refrigerator.

Rental Information
Our home is only available for weekly rentals. The 2015 high rental season for this property is June 27 – September 5. During this period, the home is only available for rent from Saturday (check in at 3pm) to Saturday (check out at 10am). At other times of the year, the home may be rented for a week or more, and check in does not need to be on a Saturday.

Please note that throughout the year, there is always a seven night minimum stay requirement for renting French Mountain Cove. We cannot rent for long weekends or short holiday stays.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We have a minimum age of 30 years for renters....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Due to allergies, smoking is NEVER permitted in the home or on the property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Due to allergies, pets are NEVER permitted in the home or on the property....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Sleeping Porch: 1 queen

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  • Cabin: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

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  • The top floor of the house has four bedrooms and two fully outfitted three quarter baths. Two bedrooms have queen beds (each sleep 2), one bedroom has a twin with a second trundle bed stored beneath(sleeps 2) and the fourth bedroom has a bunk bed set with an additional trundle (sleeps 3). The Cabin serves as a fifth bedroom or an additional, separate space if needed for in-laws, nannies, etc. Set up like a fully independent hotel room, the cabin has a double bed for guests as well as a full bath and small hotel refrigerator and counter space....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main Floor Half Bath

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  • Lake Level Full Bath with combination tub/shower

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  • Cabin Full Bath with combination tub/shower

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  • 2nd Upstairs 3/4 Bathroom

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  • 1st Upstairs 3/4 Bathroom

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  • Each bathroom on the second floor of the main house has a shower, toilet and sink, giving everyone upstairs plenty of room to get ready in the morning or get ready for bed at night. The Main Floor Powder Room is a large bathroom located off the foyer of the main floor. With a large vanity and extra linen storage, this half bath adds a helpful third bathroom for daytime use. The Lake Level Full Bathroom was set up to allow guests the chance to spend as much time Lakeside as possible. Located off the stone patio, this full bath gives guests the convenience of having a powder room nearby during outdoor meals and activities, as well as a full tub/shower for those who would like to have more room for bathing (or small children who would rather have a bath than take a shower). The 12x18 cabin has its own full bath with a combination tub/shower unit. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please contact us if you need help with planning your vacation to Lake George. We are happy to recommend nearby marinas to rent stand up paddle boards, kayaks, motorboats, etc....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Panoramic views of Lake George throughout the house. Stunning sunsets over the mountains along the Western shoreline across Lake George....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Direct lakefront property, the home sits on 160 feet of shoreline....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The large Amish barn table that was ordered specifically for this home is set to sit eight and can be expanded to fit 12....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

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

    Renters may park up to three cars at the property....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Towels are provided for use in the bathrooms. Guests are asked to bring their own beach towels for water activities....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June 2015
May 27 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,500
July&Aug: SAT TO SAT ONLY
Jun 27 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$6,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,250
Fall
Oct 1 - Nov 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,000
Winter 2015-16
Nov 15 - Mar 12, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,000
Spring 2016
Mar 13 - May 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,000
June 2016
May 29 - Jun 24, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,500
July&Aug: SAT TO SAT ONLY
Jun 25 - Sep 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$6,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$6,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cleaning Fee of $250 is charged to all guests

4% Warren County Occupancy Tax assessed for stays fewer than 7 nights

Fully Refundable Damage Deposit of $1000 required upon arrival and will be refunded within 14 days if no damage

The property will only be rented for fewer days than the stated minimum stay period required if the guest is willing to pay the full cost of the minimum stay.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

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54 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International Airport (ALB)
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
East Cove Restaurant, 9L and Beach Rd, Lake George
42 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Ticonderoga Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Top of the World, 441 Lockhart Mountain Rd
13 Miles
Nearest Train
Fort Edward - Glens Falls (FED)
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
New York State Northway / I-87 (EXIT 21)
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
East Cove Restaurant, 9L and Beach Rd, Lake George
29 Miles
Nearest Ski
Gore Mountain, North Creek, NY
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Million Dollar Beach, Lake George Village

Car: Recommended

The French Mountain Cove property sits on the picturesque Eastern Shore of Lake George. Located at the foot of French Mountain, guests are treated to fantastic sunsets throughout the year. The location allows for quick and easy access to Lake George Village by car or by boat, and also allows guests a convenient route to nearby attractions up and down I-87.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1944

About the owner: Growing up in Albany, NY, this property was our vacation home. Summers here started on the last day of school in June and ended right before we headed back to classes in September.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Completed in 2014, this four-season home has been completely re-built by the same family that has owned the property since 1944. Designed by a local architect to honor the original 1910 home, this house combines craftsman architectural and design details with modern conveniences. The four bedroom home, boathouse and guest cabin sit directly on 160 feet of lakefront on the quiet, residential East side of Lake George. Each unique part of this new home was designed around how three generations of our family have lived here for the past 70 years. From the relaxing, residential atmosphere of the Eastern Side of Lake George to the stunning sunsets it affords, this property has always offered us a place to go to enjoy the company of friends and family.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • View of property from the water

    View of property from the water

  • Memorial Day Weekend, 2014

    Memorial Day Weekend, 2014

  • View from the dining room area.

    View from the dining room area.

  • Living room area with gas fireplace and wall mounted television.

    Living room area with gas fireplace and wall mounted television.

  • View of the property approaching from the South by boat.

    View of the property approaching from the South by boat.

  • Stairs out the back door lead down to the stone patio, dining area and grill.

    Stairs out the back door lead down to the stone patio, dining area and grill.

  • Master bedroom, queen bed

    Master bedroom, queen bed

  • Fall morning view of the Western mountains from the sleeping porch

    Fall morning view of the Western mountains from the sleeping porch

  • Fourth Bedroom: bunk twin beds with additional trundle

    Fourth Bedroom: bunk twin beds with additional trundle

  • Lake level family room, opens onto flagstone patio at the water's edge.

    Lake level family room, opens onto flagstone patio at the water's edge.

  • 12x18 cabin on the property, built in the same architectural style as the home

    12x18 cabin on the property, built in the same architectural style as the home

  • Summer view from the main level

    Summer view from the main level

  • Fireworks are set off each Thursday during the summer and we have a perfect view

    Fireworks are set off each Thursday during the summer and we have a perfect view

  • 2014 kitchen with custom cabinets, new appliances and granite countertops.

    2014 kitchen with custom cabinets, new appliances and granite countertops.

  • Center seating group with ten foot picture window

    Center seating group with ten foot picture window

  • Spacious open floor plan of main level

    Spacious open floor plan of main level

  • Flagstone patio at the water's edge.  Perfect for family fun or entertaining.

    Flagstone patio at the water's edge. Perfect for family fun or entertaining.

  • Outdoor dining area with table, gas grill and wood/charcoal grill pit.

    Outdoor dining area with table, gas grill and wood/charcoal grill pit.

  • Sleeping porch bedroom with distinctive windows and unbeatable view

    Sleeping porch bedroom with distinctive windows and unbeatable view

  • Third Bedroom: twin bed with additional trundle

    Third Bedroom: twin bed with additional trundle

  • Morning view from the dock

    Morning view from the dock

  • The 'summer kitchen' located on the Lake Level for snacks, drinks, and grilling.

    The 'summer kitchen' located on the Lake Level for snacks, drinks, and grilling.

  • Cabin interior - knotty pine was salvaged from the 1910 home for use in cabin

    Cabin interior - knotty pine was salvaged from the 1910 home for use in cabin

  • Fall view through the home's center window

    Fall view through the home's center window

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