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Happy 2018! Winter is booked! Reserve now for Summer! Dont wait until last!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Camp Kreil!

Reserve now for spring and summer of 2018. Available dates go fast on this Lakeside residence!. Enjoy the convenience of being in the Village coupled with the privacy of being right on Mirror Lake! Early winter this year, great snow and the Lake is freezing! Step right outside the door, hope on your cross country skis and enjoy skiing around the Lake or take a tour and enjoy skiing on the golf courses located on the other side of the Lake!

Nestled within a grove of birch, beech and maple trees sits a rare vacation home in Lake Placid. An extra special treat for Ironman competitors and their family as it is situated in the middle of the swimming race course on the Village side of the Lake.

On the shores of beautiful Mirror Lake and located in the middle of the Olympic Village of Lake Placid, this 3 bedroom home provides it all... swim beach, pristine mountain lake, views of the high peaks including Whiteface Mt., sailboats and kayaks for summer play, 2 docks as well as creature comforts including Hot Tub, TV's, 3 Complete bedrooms, Jacuzzi tub in Master Bath, Wireless Internet, stereo with CD or plug in your IPod, dining room, living room and patio table with umbrella!

Fully furnished with all linen, towels and even spices and condiments stocked ahead to start you out!

In the winter, step outside your door and slip on some cross country skis and take a tour around Mirror Lake stopping by the renowned 'Cottage' at the Mirror Lake Inn. Cross Country skis are available on site as well as some boots. While you're located only steps away from all of Lake Placid's shops and restaurants you'll enjoy the privacy and quiet that this unique setting offers. You feel as though you're in the middle of the woods or your own private island! SORRY, WINTER 2014 IS ALREADY BOOKED OUT.

This home is part of a historic building that is also owned by the condo owner containing 8 other condo's and apartments although they are all situated on other levels and are not connected in any way to this owner's condo and do not have access to the private waterfront.

Enjoy the Bavarian knick-knacks that are complimented with scenes of skiing and golf. Owned by Ed Kreil, the Director of Whiteface Mt.'s Adult Ski School for many years as well as being a certified PGA Golf Teaching Pro, this home will feel like your home with its comfort and setting.

Your well behaved, trained dog is welcomed at Camp Kreil. We're sorry but we can't allow cats due to potential allergy problems.

Plan to reserve ahead of time as the best dates will go fast on this vacation condo!


I invite you to look at our other property listed on VRBO, Sandbrook Lodge which you can find at:

Keywords: Condo

More Details

Property Manager
Mark Sperling
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Mark Sperling

I've been Ski School Director for Whiteface Mt. for many years as well as PGA Teaching Golf Pro. For many years, my wife and I ran Goldberries Restaurant on Main Street in Lake Placid.

In addition to skiing, I love kite boarding, roller blading, traveling and enjoyable times with friends and family! Lake Placid is a fantastic town for everything you might like to do....recreating in the outdoors, great dining, name it, we've got it!

Mark Sperling purchased this condo in 1999

Why Mark Sperling chose Mirror Lake

Great town as it's a destination resort community having served as an Olympic site twice in its history. Lake Placid is still an Olympic training center and is host to a wide variety of sporting events.

What makes this condo unique

I like to be able to walk out of my bedroom, into the hot tub and then another 15 yards or so to my beach and the Lake. A great way to start the morning with a nice swim and again at night!

My beach and docks are private to this vacation property only. I always keep a sailboat tied up for my renters to use as they like as well as having a couple of kayaks all set to go as well. Every Wed and Thursday in the summer you can take a kayak about 5 minutes down the Lake and enjoy a concert going on from the bandshell on the shores of Mirror Lake. It's a great way to enjoy and recreate without having to get in a car and drive!


Mirror Lake Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , jetted tub , Private Master Bedroom en Suite Bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
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
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Private beach including use of sailboats, kayaks and docks. Teak lounge chairs in addition to Adirondack Chairs and swing.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Everything you could wish for!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with a friend, our 2 dogs, and her dog. This is a simply wonderful place. It is very private with it's own large yard, beach area and kayaks! There is also a lovely deck with a table for eating and a fabulous outdoor jacuzzi. The kitchen is very well equipped. We ended up eating at home most nights as the view of the lake is the best in Lake Placid! It's also in a perfect location. Though it's very quiet and secluded, the second you climb the stairs to the sidewalk, you are in the middle of bustling downtown Lake Placid. Edi is also incredibly kind and helpful. Truly an idyllic experience. We hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm happy you had such a good time! I hope to see you again! Edi
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Fun and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

With all the boats to play with we had trouble getting the kids out of the water. I swear they were in the lake for two days straight. With 3 kayaks and a paddle board everyone had something to do. The views are breath taking and having your morning coffee by the water was fabulous. To rent the boats alone would be over $200 a day so the price is more than worth it. The flowers and landscaping in July are just beautiful. Humming birds visit them while sitting on the dock.

Do take time to see the bigger Lake Placid.

Loved our time there.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you were pleased with your stay. We just added the stand up paddle board to the "fleet" to make sure there were enough toys for everyone! Please join us again next year! We have many repeat guests each season but book early!
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Incredible Place!!!

  • 5 of 5

There simply can't be a better place to stay in Lake Placid. This lovely home sits right on Mirror Lake and feels completely secluded from downtown, and yet all you have to do is climb a couple of flights of stairs and you find yourself in the middle of town.

We visited in August 2012 with our two daughters (8 and 5) and everyone had a blast. Between the lake, the hot tub and the easy proximity to everything in town, it really is the perfect combination of features. And, like every review says, Ed is a fabulous guy, eager to have his guests enjoy themselves and feel comfortable.

If you're looking to stay in Lake Placid, look no further. Camp Kreil is the place to go!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your generous and gracious comments! Our intent is to create a comfortable, relaxed environment for all who visit. We're looking forward to your next visit!
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An awesome retreat

  • 5 of 5

I rented this for Ironman 2012 and had a great time. Eddy was wonderful and the condo looks just like the photos - it is pristine! My parent and my family all stayed (including 2 black labs) and there was plenty of room for everyone. You can see the swim start from the dock and it is walking distance to the Oval to see the athletes come and go. My boys (11 and 13) had a great time with the paddle boards, boats, canoes and surf board all in the back yard. They felt they never needed to leave the back yard because you have the lake at your feet and if the water was too cold you always had the hot tub. If you are doing IM in 2014 - grab it, you won't be sorry.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charlene, Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm thrilled that you and your family enjoyed the place as well as your time! We hope you come back for another visit! Again, thank you!
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great place, so convient to everything.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time. Place was even better than described. The setting was so private and yet in the middle of Main Street.

Ed, the owner was the best. So very accommodating. We can not wait to go back again. The lake and the view was exceptional. The best place to see the 4th of July fireworks. The kayaks were so much fun...

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore MD

Hi My friend Ed owns this...

  • 5 of 5

Hi My friend Ed owns this property and I have

stayed there many time... it is excellent. Below I

am reposting comments from people that have

stayed at the property on vacation. I am just doing

this as a favor to Ed as he is not that comfortable

on his computer yet :-) These comments came via

personal emails to him vs. posting on the website.

Vacationer Name: Laura

Hometown: San Diego,CA

Comment rating: Positive


Camp Kreil is amazing! The lake is perfect, serene,

picturesque and perfect for swimming. The kayaks

and other water related items were used and

enjoyed. The house is great and having the town of

Lake Placid upstairs is wonderful. We can't wait to


Vacationer Name: Mike

Hometown: Lebanon, NJ

Comment rating: Positive


Wonderful home that is in a picture perfect setting.

The yard, lake front offers complete privacy,

unbelievable considering the shops and eateries

along the main street just yards away! We enjoyed

kayaking on shimmering Mirror Lake, hiking on the

high peaks then relaxing in the comfortable,

exquisitely decorated home, and hot tub. Thanks

for a great getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2009
  • Stayed: October 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Plattsburgh International Airport, Plattsburgh, NY
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Zig Zag
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Whiteface Club & Resort
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
26 Miles
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Whiteface Mt. Ski Ceneter
Nearest Beach
On Property
Car: recommended

Cross country skiing, Rock Climbing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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