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Central Village Location, Family-Friendly, Hot Tub, Fireplace, Game Room, Quiet

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

Excellent Central Village Location -- Year-Round Activities -- Escape to the Adirondacks and Enjoy the Comforts of Home

This home is the ideal getaway for family groups to enjoy together. Discover the convenience of being in the center of the olympic village while relaxing in a quiet and peaceful setting. Escape the hustle and bustle of home without having to isolate yourselves in the deep woods.

Unwind on one of our two secluded outdoor decks. The lower deck is screened and has a porch swing, table and chairs -- nice for evenings with wine and cheese. The upper deck has a picnic table, comfortable cedar Adirondack chairs and a gas BBQ -- great for taking in the mountain sunshine.

Our cozy den has a beautiful gas fireplace and large screen TV. The spacious Adirondack great room has cathedral knotty cedar ceilings and plenty of room to relax and unwind.

Centrally located in the heart of the historic village of Lake Placid.

Leave your car parked in the heated two-car garage while you explore the village, walk to the Olympic Arena, catch the Whiteface Ski Shuttle, jog around Mirror Lake or bike the fabulous scenic mountain highways.

Easy access to swimming (Mirror Lake), biking, skiing, tobogganing and many other outdoor activities. Enjoy a relaxing stroll to dinner at one of the many fine restaurants and pubs in town. Sample some of the award winning micro-brews or savor your favorite wine without having to worry about who is going to safely drive you home. Easily accessible in the winter.

At-home recreation includes: Hot Tub (8 person), Gas Fireplace, Professional Quality Ping-Pong Table, Air Hockey, Foosball, UHD 55 inch LED TV, High-Speed Wireless Internet, small library.

SPECIAL IRONMAN RENTAL INFORMATION

As an Ironman, I try to be fair to fellow competitors by not increasing our normal summer rates for Ironman Lake Placid. - Marty

Distances to nearby attractions:

Main Street: 4 Minute Walk

Shopping: 4 Minute Walk

Whiteface Ski Shuttle: 5 Minute Walk

Olympic Arena: 8 Minute Walk

Mirror Lake Beach: 8 Minute Walk

Speed Skating Oval: 9 Minute Walk

Ironman Transition Area: 9 Minute Walk

Ski Jumping Facility: 5 Minute Drive

Lake Placid Horse Shows: 5 Minute Drive

Ausable River Fishing: 8 Minute Drive

Bobsled, Luge, Skelton: 10 Minute Drive

Whiteface Mountain Ski Area: 15 Minute Drive

ADK Loj & High Peaks Access: 15 Minute Drive

More Details

Owner
Jill & Marty Gordon
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Portuguese - Basic Understanding
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Jill & Marty Gordon

Our family loves the Adirondacks and Lake Placid. Lake Placid is a wonderful family vacation destination. Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the challenging bike terrain, miles of hiking/running/skiing trails and crisp mountain lakes. Explore the beauty that is the Adirondacks and discover why we've kept returning after close to 50 years of visits!

Jill & Marty Gordon purchased this house in 2006

Why Jill & Marty Gordon chose Adirondack Mountains

Our family has been coming to Lake Placid for generations. We were regular summer visitors so we decided why not buy our own place in the village we enjoy so much. The home we purchased in 2006 ended up being the perfect for spot for multi-generational family gatherings with plenty of space for all to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

Location is one of the best features of our home -- we're in the center of the village tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood. When we visit we walk everywhere and leave the cars behind! Some of our guests enjoy walks around Mirror Lake, a stroll down Main Street or a tour of the Olympic Arena. Other guests (and ourselves) find that our home is so comfortable that they have a hard time leaving it behind!

Amenities

Lake Placid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King Bedroom - 1 king
    Upper Queen - 1 queen
    Lower Queen - 1 queen
    Bunkroom - 2 Bunk Beds
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , No bedframes
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • alternative lifestyle
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Air Hockey, Foosball and Pro-Quality Table Tennis. Free laundry on-site. Garage: Heated, large, attached two car garage.Off Street Parking: Space for 5 vehicles Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer Gas Fireplace Private Hot Tub: Large, 8 person outdoor sheltered tub. Balcony (2) : Lower balcony is screened with swing and small table & chairs -- perfect for entertaining without the bugs. Upper balcony has large picnic table, Adirondack chairs and BBQ. Mountain View: Winter views of the Seward Range and McKenzie Mtn. Upper and Lower Decks, two-car heated garage, additional off-street parking for 5 vehicles (7 total), refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water dispenser.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

Central Village Location, Family-Friendly, Hot Tub, Fireplace, Game Room, Quiet
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 46 reviews
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect! The house was clean, Plenty of room for 7 of us and was a great ADK experience

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing place in an amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We have been long-time Home Away customers and this was by far our favorite place of all time. The home is lovely and well-designed for family enjoyment. And the location is ideal, just a short walk into the heart of Lake Placid. As good, if not better, than advertised!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
5

March Break vacation with family and friends

  • 5 of 5

We came up in 2 cars from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada during our kid's March Break to do some skiing at Whiteface. We arrived on Monday and were pleasantly surprised with our house. It was comfortable for all 8 of us, nicely decorated and the kids loved the games room and hot tub. We woke up Tuesday morning to lots of snow. It didn't STOP!!!!! I couldn't get my car out of the garage because there was so much snow. The owner informed us that the area was under a state of emergency and there was a travel ban so there were no snow plows. We appreciated that they offered us an extra night or two for no charge for the inconvenience .We were happy to be walking distance to Main Street to go for dinner. The next day, Wednesday sometime, the driveway was plowed. The snow didn't stop until the day we left. My husband

found out that Whiteface received over 40 inches of snow. IT was beautiful and my husband and the kids had a BLAST skiing fresh powder. My mom and I spent the days walking and shopping Main Street ( a lot of stores were closed due to the storm )and sitting by the fireplace or around the huge island drinking our tea and chatting. The house was AMAZING!! and I can not complain at all. ( Mother Nature gave us a good show )We would definitely look at booking this house again if we come back to Lake Placid. Thank you!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lake Placid with Family

  • 5 of 5

We came up with 11 family members for 3 nights and 4 days. The house was exceptional, very clean, nicely decorated and furnished, comfortable for all, and close to Main Street. The game room and hot tub was definitely a plus. If I were to stay in Lake Placid again I would not hesitate to rent this place again.

As great as the house was, Lake Placid was a bit of a bummer. Almost everything was closed. There was no ice skating, tobogganing, snow tubing, skeleton and Whiteface was only 1/2 open.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your exceptional review. Ironically, Lake Placid was experiencing a rare mid-winter heat wave. About a week later 4 feet of new snow fell in just a couple of days. We hope the weather will be more agreeable during your next visit. Thanks again for staying. Jill and Marty
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5

Great family house

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Lake Placid at this house! The kids loved the bunk bed room and loft and everyone enjoyed the game room! Lots of room to spread out and enjoy each other. Thanks - we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Arlington, NJ
5

Great house, excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a long weekend here with family (7 adults, 3 kids), 15-20min drive to Whiteface Mountain. Quiet neighborhood, walking distance to Main St Lake Placid, shopping, restaurants, bars, etc. We loved the house, plenty of room for everyone to gather in the great room for meals. Enjoyed the outdoor hot tub after a long day on the slopes. Look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Adirondack Regional Airport - Lake Clear, NY
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Lake Champlain Ferries
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Lake Placid Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Adirondack Steak and Seafood
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Whiteface Mountain
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Mirror Lake Beach
Car: recommended

Located in the Village of Lake Placid in the heart of the spectacular Adirondack Mountains.

Other Activities: Shopping, Ice Skating, Hockey, Bobsledding, Figure Skating, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Boarding, Snowmobiling, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

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Rates & Availability

Lake Placid House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Vacation
Jun 25 2017 - Jul 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
$479
$2,950
 
 
Mid to Late Summer
Jul 25 2017 - Sep 12 2017
4 night minimum stay
$479
$2,950
 
 
Fall Foliage
Sep 13 2017 - Oct 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
From
$425
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Columbus Holiday/Thanksgiving
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Late Fall Fun
Oct 11 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Holidays & New Years
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$450
From
$475
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Skiing and Winter Sports I
Jan 3 2018 - Feb 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$450
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
President's Week
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,295
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$450
From
$475
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee - 2017 $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 3.0%

Because of past issues, we no longer rent to adult teams such as hockey, rugby, lax etc.
Thank you for your understanding.

CANCELLATIONS – You may cancel this agreement up to 60 days prior to the occupancy date. You will receive a full refund of monies paid to date less an owner cancellation fee of $250.00 plus the Homeaway/VRBO service fee. If you cancel your agreement less than 60 days from the occupancy date, then all monies paid shall be forfeited. All reservations made less than 60 days prior to occupancy are non-cancelable and require full payment upon the signing of this agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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