svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay pets

Lake Front Cozy Home W/ Fireplace — Book Now for Summer Vacation

(64 Reviews)

The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more


Last updated: 05/04/2017
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

- 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath. Sleeps 6-7, No Pets Please

Visit Longview, our year round lake front home in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, located on quiet Lake Algonquin in the town of Wells. Enjoy crisp cool Fall days and star filled nights around the campfire. Summer fun includes swimming, boating, hiking. Lake George is less than an hour away. Saratoga even closer. Autumn brings breathtaking colors and fabulous mountain views, hunting and hiking. The home is recently renovated (so no pets, please) with updated kitchen and bathrooms and appliances, stainless pots and pans, new floors, lots of charm, and working fireplace (gas insert) in the living room. Step out onto the large screened-in porch facing the lake and private dock. Ski at nearby Oak Mt. or Gore Mt. which is 30 mins. away. Snowmobile trails nearby. Watch the deer on the lake at sundown during the winter. Rest and relax in the mountains with the lake outside your door surrounded by nature. 25 and over to rent, please.

*We do require a 3 night minimum during the holidays and holiday weekends.*

Longview: Summer is great in the Adirondacks. Sit on the dock and daydream or read. Watch the herons and occasional eagle or otter. Watch numerous hummingbirds at the feeder. Take a kayak ride and check out the beaver dam. Canoe to the beach for lunch. Go for a hike or spend the day in Lake George. Build a campfire in the yard and roast marshmallows. Tennis courts available in town.
Fall and Winter are fabulous times to be in the Adirondacks. Relax in front of the fireplace and watch the leaves float by or watch the snow fall. Hike, hunt, ski, snowmobile or do nothing. Gore Mt. is a half hour away. Lapland Lake Resort is 10 mins. away if you're into cross country skiing.
Send email


Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/04/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    Second floor...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen size...moreless

  • Bedroom one has it's own flat screen TV/DVD with cable.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    first floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    second floor...moreless

  • Full bath on the first floor and half bath on the second floor.

Other Amenities

  • Linens are provided. You supply your own paper products (toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, tissues, etc.). There is unlimited long distance (continental US only) phone service in the house and wireless DSL. The kitchen is fully stocked w/ pots and pans and crock pot. There is currently only Verizon and Sprint cell service in Wells. Emergency numbers provided, of course. Absolutely no pets please. This is a no smoking home....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:


  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 one man kayaks 1 two man kayak 1 two man canoe...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    New charcoal grill added in 2016...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water
  • Yard


from 64 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 16 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included


100.00 non-declinable cleaning fee required for all stays this includes the linen fee. Cleaning fee payable prior to check in.

3 night minimum during holidays and and holiday weekends.

Available nightly w/ a 2 night min. EXCEPT during the summer season and on holidays and weekends. Paypal accepted.

No smoking and no pets, please.

Weekly rentals only during July and Aug. Flexible at other times.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Last updated: 05/04/2017
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


65 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
less than a 1/4 mile to public beach

Car: Necessary

The home is a short drive from Lake George, Gore Mountain, Lapland Lake Resort (cross country skiing), Blue Mountain Lake, and Saratoga. Enjoy hiking, water sports, golf, skiing and the arts nearby. There is a grocery store as well as several restaurants in Speculator, just 13 miles away. Oak Mt. is open again! Golfing in Lake Pleasant during the season. Swim from the yard or walk to the public beach. Enjoy campfires under the stars. Watch the otters, herons and other wild life who live in the lake. Feed the ducks w/ your little ones.

Other Activities: Hiking, public beach, mountain biking

Ski: Oak Mt. in Speculator is 12 miles away and provides a family atmosphere with downhill trails, rentals, tubing, bunny slope, cocktail lounge. Gore Mountain, located in North Creek which is about a 30 minute scenic drive.

For cross country skiers, Lapland Lake Resort is 10 minutes away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Barbara has been vacationing in Wells since childhood. She lived here through her high school years and would live here year round if she could. Through Barbara Jim discovered Wells and loves it, too. Four generations of the family have been traveling to Wells to enjoy the quaint town and lovely quiet lake for over 50 years. We invite you to come see for yourselves!

Why the Owner Chose Wells, NY, USA:
We purchased Longview in 2005 and gutted it to the studs. Our aim was to make it into a home that we would want to stay in. All the comforts of home including a gas insert in the fireplace and a fully stocked kitchen. The screened porch is a big plus and a favorite of our guests. Lots of wild life going by on the lake year round.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house has a much used fire pit in the yard for gathering under star filled skies. In case of stormy weather the house is stocked w/ books, cds, dvds, board games, puzzles and even children's books and movies. We own another home 'down the road a piece' so are nearby most of the time should you need anything during your stay.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/04/2017

Send email

Links to more information:



  • Ready for a campfire

    Ready for a campfire

  • New stairs down to 'observation deck'. Perfect spot for morning coffee.

    New stairs down to 'observation deck'. Perfect spot for morning coffee.

  • Living room to enclosed porch.

    Living room to enclosed porch.

  • Double Bedroom w/ TV

    Double Bedroom w/ TV

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

  • It's a short walk to the public beach.  Beautiful views and lifeguard on duty.

    It's a short walk to the public beach. Beautiful views and lifeguard on duty.

  • Beautiful Winter day

    Beautiful Winter day

  • Sit by the fire and watch the moon rise over the lake

    Sit by the fire and watch the moon rise over the lake

  • Fish from the dock

    Fish from the dock

  • View from the yard

    View from the yard

  • Snow Bear

    Snow Bear

  • View from the lake.

    View from the lake.

  • Watch the hummingbirds at the feeder from the porch.

    Watch the hummingbirds at the feeder from the porch.

  • From the dock

    From the dock

  • Double Bedroom

    Double Bedroom

  • New half bath

    New half bath

  • Watch the loons frolic on the lake

    Watch the loons frolic on the lake

  • Early Fall

    Early Fall

  • Cross country ski at Lapland Lake Resort a half hour away.

    Cross country ski at Lapland Lake Resort a half hour away.

  • Watch the deer on the lake as dusk falls

    Watch the deer on the lake as dusk falls

Partner Offers

Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-640-7927

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 2-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book

Send email

Booking confirmation within 24 hours

Get an Instant Quote

Pay with confidence
 please wait... When you book through the VRBO website, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee Learn more