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Charming Lakefront Family Home on Coveted, Quiet Green Lake

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Last updated: 07/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The perfect location for your family vacation, couple's getaway, group retreat or reunion. Our house is the best location on an extraordinary lake, with southern exposure, a large deck and plenty of dock space, plus a swim float. Green Lake is a small, pond-size lake, so boat traffic is low, waves are small, and kids are safe. Canada Lake, accessed by boat, offers more adventures. Hike from the house to Kane Mountain fire tower for breathtaking views, or let the kids explore nearby ponds with salamanders, tadpoles and beaver dams. You can have a fulfilling week without leaving the lake – but there’s lots to explore in this unique southern Adirondack location. Saratoga, Cooperstown, the Adirondack Museum and Lake George Great Escape are popular day trips.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We are comfortable if guests bring pets that 'play nice' with other pets they will encounter, 'leave no trace' (hair, smell, scratches, natural deposits ...), and keep their barking and whining to a minimum....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    2nd floor, lake view, with bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    one set of bunks...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    with bath...moreless

  • Boathouse/cabin: 4 twin/ single

    twin with trundle, plus bunk beds...moreless

  • The boathouse/cabin is a separate building, a few steps from the house. It's rustic, with no heat or bathroom. It's where the boating gear, water toys, and a few other things are stored, and it has twin beds for 4....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • If there's something specific you don't see listed, please ask!

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Stereo:

    Speaker, which will work with your iPod or other player; Boom box for CDs. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Limited receiver, analog only...moreless

  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake:

    We are on beautiful, protected Green Lake, with a water tunnel into larger Canada Lake....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    We have over 100' of lake front, with two docks and a swim float. The entry into the swim area is down easy steps from the dock into a few inches of water with a sandy bottom with a gradual slope....moreless

  • Mountain:

    Kane Mountain, with a fire tower, is a hike out our back door, less than a mile to the top. There are many other nearby hikes....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full set for 12+...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We begin with a stock of basics -- flour, sugar, spices, condiments, wraps, etc. -- and ask that guests replace things if they use a significant amount or the last of a given item....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat:

    row boat...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 canoes, small kayak...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane, easily exchanged at the local stor...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Water Sports Gear:

    paddles, cushions, life jackets, some water toys...moreless

  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 9 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 21 - Sep 6, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,500 $5,500

Changeover Day: Sunday


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Early Fall
Sep 7 - Oct 12, 2015
2 night min stay
$250
$1,250
Holiday
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,000
Summer
Jun 19 - Sep 5, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,600 $6,000

Changeover Day: Sunday


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250
$1,250 $2,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Contact us for monthly rates from November through April.


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Last updated: 07/18/2015
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Pine Lake, Caroga Lake
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Nick Stoner
21 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NY Thruway (I-90)
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pine Lake, Caroga Lake
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Royal Mountain

Car: Necessary

Small, quiet lake wonderful for families, canoeing/kayaking, swimming, exploring. Boat tunnel access to larger Canada Lake. Weekly community activities open to all visitors. Walk out back door to trails for walking, bigger hikes, mountain biking. Easy walk or boat (or drive) to Canada Lake Store for treats or necessities. Nearby Adirondack adventures: many lakes, ponds and streams, extensive canoeing, 'Potholers' waterfalls/ledges, trails, etc. Quaint historical sites and museums, mini-golf, local concerts, art and antiques.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: My siblings and I grew up with summers on Green Lake, and we have a deep love for this special place and its people. I now live in New Hampshire -- also beautiful country, but I miss being able to spend as much time at our home on Green Lake home as we would like. We are thrilled to be able to share this spot and vicariously enjoy the summer on the lake with our guests.

Why the Owner Chose Caroga Lake:
My parents discovered Green Lake in the early 70's and both rented and owned other houses on the lake. They purchased this home in 1990, because it's truly the best spot on what we think to be the best lake in the foothills of the Adirondacks! The house sits right on the lake, with the road a safe distance behind it; there is a nice stretch of waterfront, with a gradually sloping, sandy bottom; we have wonderful neighbors on both sides; there are hiking and biking trails right out the back door; and from our protected, small lake, we can access larger Canada, West and Lily Lakes. It's a truly special spot!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
So many! The house is really set in nature, with a master bedroom that looks out over the lake and a fabulous deck that fills with afternoon sun. There are always loons, and in this calm lake you often see them just yards from the shore. Two firsts this year: the biggest fish we've caught in green lake -- my son caught an 18' bass, and we saw a merganser duck with 7 babies on her back! Two days later the ducklings were following her solo. There's always something new!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian

 

Photos

  • View from the house

    View from the house

  • Green Lake and Camel Hump Mountain, house is at lake's edge in center of photo

    Green Lake and Camel Hump Mountain, house is at lake's edge in center of photo

  • View to the left, along the shore. A still August morning.

    View to the left, along the shore. A still August morning.

  • Gorgeous shot from a guest! Evening view from the deck.

    Gorgeous shot from a guest! Evening view from the deck.

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Large, well-equipped kitchen

    Large, well-equipped kitchen

  • Bedroom #1: Master - Queen, with bath/shower

    Bedroom #1: Master - Queen, with bath/shower

  • Early morning view from the MBR - thanks to a guest for sharing!

    Early morning view from the MBR - thanks to a guest for sharing!

  • Bedroom #3 - Full, with bath/shower

    Bedroom #3 - Full, with bath/shower

  • Woodsy setting, right on the lake; away from quiet access road

    Woodsy setting, right on the lake; away from quiet access road

  • Canada, Lily and West Lakes, from the top of the Kane Mountain fire tower

    Canada, Lily and West Lakes, from the top of the Kane Mountain fire tower

  • Fall in the Adirondacks! Thanks to a guest for the photo.

    Fall in the Adirondacks! Thanks to a guest for the photo.

  • View of house from the dock on the water; deck gets full sun all afternoon

    View of house from the dock on the water; deck gets full sun all afternoon

  • View to the right, along the shore. Fire pit along the rock wall.

    View to the right, along the shore. Fire pit along the rock wall.

  • From the lake ... 100 feet of waterfront

    From the lake ... 100 feet of waterfront

  • Panorama from the deck.

    Panorama from the deck.

  • Dining porch, with view of boathouse/cabin

    Dining porch, with view of boathouse/cabin

  • Full view of lake and swimming area from kitchen

    Full view of lake and swimming area from kitchen

  • Beautiful view from the master bedroom window.

    Beautiful view from the master bedroom window.

  • Bedroom #2 - King

    Bedroom #2 - King

  • Bedroom #4 - Bunks

    Bedroom #4 - Bunks

  • Camel Hump from the trail toward Otter Lake (just past the Kane Mountain trail)

    Camel Hump from the trail toward Otter Lake (just past the Kane Mountain trail)

  • View over Camel Hump from the top of the Kane Mountain fire tower

    View over Camel Hump from the top of the Kane Mountain fire tower

  • Lovely fall view from the dock, thanks to a guest!

    Lovely fall view from the dock, thanks to a guest!

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/18/2015
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Charming Lakefront Family Home On Coveted, Quiet Green Lake

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