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100 ft of private sandy beach, Lovely Cottage with deck, Lake & Mtn Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, sleeps 6

Living room/ dining/ kitchen area; Appliances: stove, microwave & refrigerator. Large deck with great lake & mountain views. Bath with tub/shower. 2 pine paneled bedrooms, one with Queen and one with double (i.e. full) bed. Convertible couch (double) in living room. Clothes washer and dryer in basement. 100 ft private sandy beach across road from cottage.

Great swimming. On East Shore Drive of Schroon Lake, near hamlet of Adirondack, NY.

Near Lake George and Gore Mountain. Outlet malls, the Great Escape Six Flags Theme Park and Water Park.

This is a lovely, quiet cottage, fully renovated in 2002. Very neat, clean and comfortable. Spacious and beautiful deck, with wonderful views of Schroon Lake and the mountains. Fine swimming with great canoeing. Near Gore Mountain for great skiing and Lake George for recreation and fun.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Albany International, Albany, NY
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Black Bear Restaurant, Pottersville, NY
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Schroon Lake Public Golf Course, Schroon Lake, NY
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Fort Hudson/Glens Falls, NY
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Northway, Interstate 87; Exit 26
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Adirondack General Store, Adirondack, NY
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Gore Mountain, North Creek, NY
Car: necessary

Great beach for swimming and canoeing, fishing, hiking and mountain climbing.

Half hour to Lake George, Great Escape Theme Park and Water Park, Outlet Stores

Beautiful in Spring and Summer.

Enjoy Fall colors

Winter skiing at Gore Mountain [45 minute drive]

Other Activities: Tennis courts and golf nearby; water skiing, tubing and white water rafting near y

Amenities

Adirondack Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Plus convertible sofa bed in Living Room (makes into double or full sized)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Raft
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 1 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Tenant supplies linens (sheets, towels, etc). Local telephone service only. TV local channels only. Mobile/cell service available, but can be limited. Canoe availabe.

Reviews

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100 ft of private sandy beach, Lovely Cottage with deck, Lake & Mtn Views
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
Rochester, NY
4

Lovely beach and nice small cabin

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 5 enjoyed our stay at Billabong. Owner, Patty, and her father, Peter were terrific, accommodating hosts. Beautiful private setting well located within the Adirondacks. The beach is a walk down short driveway and across pretty quiet two-lane road. Beach is AMAZING--private, sandy, little nook, good for swimming. We used canoe and kayak (float no longer available). Lake is gorgeous. You could spend a week just playing, reading, and boating off the beach.

House is a pictured. Small, but comfy. Adequate kitchen with a nice gas stove. All of the beds are good quality. Closets for hanging a few things. Pull-out couch is high quality--comfortable, firm mattress--not your typical pull-out. Nice to have a full-sized washer and dryer, and sizable basement for temporarily storing wet things.

Some small caveats--not major and didn't detract for us at all:

(1) not a great place if you're unsteady on your feet. Stairs to the house are oddly placed around the side and you have to walk up a gravel stairway to get to them--kind of inconvenient for carrying things up and down. Stairs down to beach also require a bit of maneuvering. Again, totally fine for us, but something to be aware of.

(2) no table for sit-down dinner. Inside, there's a tiny table that seats three, outside small table for four. Outside there's a bunch of other seating and some end tables, so we could sit around and eat that way.

(3) Related to #2: this is not a great place for rainy days. The sitting room is small, minimal seating in the house, only a small table. TV is smallish and quite old (the kind with VHS integrated, no modern inputs).

Overall, a terrific place and good value for lakefront rental. Town of Schroon and the lake are great, and you can't go wrong when you have responsive and helpful hosts!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great time!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage with a nice private beach. We had a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice little cottage on the lake.

  • 4 of 5

I rented this cottage as a retirement present for myself. Friends and family stayed different nights and we all enjoyed it. It was the perfect size for us and a great location. The inflatable float was no longer available but we didn't miss it.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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4

Great Getaway for Our Getaway

  • 4 of 5

My family used Billabong to sleep while enjoying the Adirondacks with our extended family at a nearby camp. It was delightful, from the cozy beach to the flexibility of sleeping accommodations.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingston, PA
5

the perfect getaway spot

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was the perfect place to stay in order to enjoy the beautiful Adirondack Mt region. The owner made booking the property very easy, and was very helpful, once we got there, in providing us the information we wanted regarding good hikes in the area, places to eat, etc. The cottage is neat, clean, and comfortable. I was pleasantly surprised that I had a great view of the lake, even while sitting in the living room. When the weather was warm, we enjoyed the comfortable seating on the deck. The people we met in the general store, on the hiking trails and in the nearby restaurants were very friendly, making the trip all the more enjoyable. This cottage provided all the comforts of home in a peaceful wilderness environment. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Michigan
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

The Billabong Cottage was a lovely place to stay! We took family walks every evening, had a blast on the private beach, loved the cute General Store, and settled right in for our week of vacation. Even the flat grassy yard area turned out to be such fun for our son! Thanks for a very easy rental transaction and for stopping in to check on us. Great Place!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2010
  • Stayed: June 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.