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Random Scoots Cabin - GREAT FAMILY RATES!! Keene, NY, Adirondack High Peaks

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8)

TRAVELERS WITH CHILDREN:

The VRBO automated quote algorithm generates an estimate that is $30/child/night HIGHER than our actual rates. PLEASE contact us directly for an accurate quote!!

Email: tom "at" randomscoots "dot" com

Phone: (518) 573-1379

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Random Scoots is located in Keene, NY, in the heart of the Adirondack High Peaks region. We have offered guided hikes in the region since 2004, and are now offering two cabins for vacation rental - Random Scoots Cabin and Mercy Cabin (see VRBO listing 370114). Whether you are looking for convenient access to the multitude of activities and attractions available in the region or simply want a quiet place to relax and get away from it all, Random Scoots will serve your needs.

The Cabin:

Random Scoots Cabin (really a small home!) is over 900 square feet, including the main room (kitchen, dining nook, and living room), 3 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom. The third bedroom can alternatively be used as a large storage room set up to hold plenty of gear.

The bathroom is finished with v-groove pine walls and ceiling, while the remainder of the cabin features 12' wide pine boards on both walls and ceilings, resulting in a warm and charming interior atmosphere very much in keeping with the wooded setting.

The Property:

Our location, 1/2 mile off Rte 73 on a private road, is accessible yet remarkably quiet. Situated on a wooded property, the grounds around the cabin transition from a well kept lawn to open woods with maintained native ground cover to a managed woodlot, resulting in an open and inviting atmosphere. The location features spectacular views across the valley to Hurricane Mountain and surrounding peaks, with glimpses of Giant and Dix Mountains. Sound effects are provided by the gentle murmur of the Ausable River East Branch in the valley below.

The Region:

The centerpiece of the region is the Adirondack High Peaks, where hundreds of miles of foot trails provide access to the rugged beauty of the mountain interior. Outdoor activities in the region include hiking, snowshoeing, back-country and cross-country skiing, mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, trail running, wildlife viewing, flat water and whitewater paddling, hunting, fishing... the list goes on and on, limited only by your imagination. For those with less ambitious goals, or on rest days, Lake Placid and the surrounding region offer a multitude of relaxing and interesting attractions and activities. A sampling -

- Lake Placid: Home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games

- Tupper Lake: The Wild Center (Regional Natural History Museum)

- Blue Mountain Lake: Adirondack Museum (Regional Human/Cultural History Museum)

- Whiteface Mountain: The Olympic mountain is a short 15 mile drive.

Our Philosophy:

It is no wonder that generations of outdoor enthusiasts have been drawn to the rugged beauty of the Adirondack Region. Visionary legislation that established the Adirondack Park in 1892 initiated a tradition of conservation aimed at ensuring that this critical natural resource be preserved. It is incumbent on today's users of the resource to carry on that tradition. We at Random Scoots believe that by responsibly enjoying our public lands today we can ensure that the same opportunities will be available for future generations.

We further believe that development of the intimate and respectful relationship with nature that is so important to our future begins in childhood, and we strive to create a family friendly atmosphere, a comfortable and enjoyable retreat where parents can nurture this relationship in their children. In keeping with that goal our rate structure is designed to encourage couples and families. As a further benefit Random Scoots guide service offers reduced guiding rates to families.

Additional information, including guiding rates and an online PHOTO ALBUM, is available upon inquiry.

Keywords: Cabin, wooded, secluded, private, also see Mercy Cabin (VRBO listing 370114)

More Details

Owner
Tom
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Random Scoots and Cascade (16Feb09):

Random Scooter's cabin and Cascade Mt. all in one weekend. Does it get any better than that. I took my wife up to Keene to stay for the weekend at Random Scoots and we thought we would hit a peak on Saturday. It was her first trip to the Adirondacks and my second. The day was wonderfully sunny and temps in the low 20's. We started from the parking area at 8AM and reached the summit around 10:30. The trail was well packed and we wore snowshoes up to the summit rocks. The summit was amazing! My wife having never been on a windy summit before felt pretty vulnerable but was very excited. We descended back to the car with an arrival time of 12pm.



If you have never stayed at the Random Scoots cabin, you're missing out. It was very warm and cozy with EVERYTHING one might need or want.



(Copied from trip report on ADKHighpeaks forum, with permission)
Feb 2009
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Map

Random Scoots guide service offers guided hikes throughout the region, with special rates for our overnight guests.

Amenities

Keene Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , comfy soaker tub!
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Twin bed is a rollaway and can be moved to suit your needs.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
    Living Room - linens are provided for sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fire ring out on 'The Point' under the towering pines provides a focal point for evening relaxation. Campfire wood provided.

Reviews

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Love it!

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth stay at Random Scoots and, as always, we had a great time. The cabin is clean and comfortable and is close to all major trailheads. Lake Placid is a short drive and there are numerous restaurants and other conveniences nearby. We’ve already booked our next stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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We totally enjoyed our stay at Random Scoots and will definitely return again!

  • 5 of 5

Extremely clean and comfortable!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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A Reliable Winner

  • 5 of 5

Random Scoots and I just celebrated our 10 year anniversary. I've been staying in the cabin alone, with family & with friends for 10 years running. What you can expect - I know because I found it every single visit: Clean and spacious kitchen, living room & bedrooms. Clean & comfy linens. Beautiful views out the windows and from the fire pit. Hot shower, full kitchen, comfortable bed and washer dryer. A perfect soft landing after a long, cold, wet & muddy hike. And then there's Tom and Doreen. Warm & welcoming and a wealth of knowledge about the dacks. I'm coming back!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and comfy-everything we could have asked for in a cabin.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Elegance in simplicity, cleanliness, and view.

  • 5 of 5

I love everything about. I plan on staying.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Relaxing and Rejuvenating

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained and well stocked. Very thoughtful amenities. Great view of surrounding mountains! Sunrise right at our doorstep! We walked barefoot on the lawn and it felt like a soft carpet of the fallen pine needles and colorful leaves. Would love to return. The Haskins are the sweetest folks and felt as though they could be our best friends if we could stay longer. You will love this place!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Additional information about rental rates

RATES INCLUDE TAXES!!!

Instant Quotes are approximate. Please contact owner for detailed and accurate quote.

Rates shown are for 1-2 Adults.
* Subtract $5.00/night for each child (under 18 years of age)
* Add $25.00/night for each additional adult
* Add $10/night for each pet (dogs only)

Rate discounted 10% for stays of 7 nights or more. Does not apply for "special" rates.

$200.00 refundable damage deposit may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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