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Gore Mountain Adirondacks Wooded Retreat. Close to Lake George, hiking, lakes.

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 full bathroom, LR/Kitchen, Deck, 2nd Floor

Escape to the Adirondacks Gore Mountain Region. Our wintertime activities include skiing (downhill and cross country), sledding and snowshoeing; our summertime fun includes scenic gondola rides, shopping, farmers market, mountain biking, Revolution Rail, whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming and relaxing by the many lakes this region has to offer.

The Carriage House at Gore is an attached dwelling situated on 8 acres of wooded property overlooking a private pond. A deck attached to the Carriage House offers a great view of our private pond, and views from the bedrooms are of Gore Mountain. We are 15 minutes from North Creek and Chestertown, with skiing, dining, shopping, swimming and other attractions; 30 minutes from Lake George - with dining, mini-golf, bowling, shopping, cruises, boating & large beach; 45 minutes from Glens Falls with a mall, restaurants & a thriving downtown; 45 minutes from Newcomb with a Visitor's Interpretive Center, hiking & swimming, and 60 minutes from Saratoga Springs, home of Saratoga Race Course.

Relaxing & Quiet: The owner's house is attached to the Carriage House so that every need may be attended to. To ensure our guest's privacy, there is a completely separate entrance and deck to the Carriage House. It is the perfect place to kick back and relax with family.

One bedroom has a full-size bed; the second bedroom has two twin beds. Perfect for a small family. The living room has a sofa & love seat, and is attached to a kitchen with pots, pans, plates, bowls, utensils, coffee maker, toaster oven, refrigerator, stove/oven & microwave.

The Personal Touch: We treat our guests like family, providing special touches like chocolate.

Maximum Occupancy: 4.

More Details

Deb & Jim Morris
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2018

About Deb & Jim Morris

The Carriage House is an apartment over a garage; it was built as a weekend getaway before the main house was built in 2005.

The Main House is our primary home.

Deb & Jim Morris purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Deb & Jim Morris chose Johnsburg

It is private on 8 acres of land.

What makes this apartment unique

Quiet, rustic, relaxng


Johnsburg Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Towels included.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedrooms sleep 4 total. Due to space, maximum occupancy is 4 people.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
The apartment is attached to our primary home which allows for guests to come to us for advice, directions & additional supplies.


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Gore Mountain Adirondacks Wooded Retreat. Close to Lake George, hiking, lakes.
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Charming, cozy place

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying here. Very private and secluded. The apartment had an Adirondack theme, very charming and very clean. Everything we needed was there. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nancy! Hope to have you back next year!
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Awesome escape!

  • 5 of 5

Little hard to find via GPS, but we were given great instructions prior to our visit. Super clean, beautiful view, close to everything!

Would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay! We'd love to have you back.
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Relaxing and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This place was exactly what we were looking for. Beautiful surroundings and a great place!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, quiet, secluded retreat. All the comforts of home in this cozy efficiency.

  • 5 of 5

Great experience! Beautiful views of private lake from the deck. Comfortable and well decorated. Beautiful wood ceilings. Satellite TV and gaming system with multiple titles to entertain during bad weather or late evenings.

Perfect bedroom setup for parents and 2 children. Fridge, stove, sink, microwave, toaster oven and all the normal kitchen utensils for times when you want to cook for yourself instead of going out. Super secluded; sitting out on the deck all you hear are sounds of nature.

Owners were wonderful and very responsive. Great suggestions for local businesses (from breakfast, lunch and dinner to mechanic to fix our car).

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and quiet on a lake

  • 4 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay. Deb and Jim Morris were very accommodating and made us feel at home.. Even though the apt is above the garage it was still very private and separate from the house. It has 360° views that were just spectacular, with a deck overlooking their private lake..I went with my family of 5 and we were very cozy. very close to gore mountain and the town of north creek is very quaint.. Would def recommend and would like to go back for another winter trip and I'm sure the summers there are just as great...

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful đź’•

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very clean and the view from the deck was beautiful. I felt like the size was perfect for us. Everything is a bit of a drive including to get to the house but well worth it. I thought that the pictures on line did not give enough justice to how pretty it really was in person. We will definitely be back.. Hopefully soon! đź’•

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us! We're so happy you had a great getaway. Think of us next time you're visiting the Adirondacks. Jim & Deb
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Many in North Creek
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Cronins in Warrensburgh
Nearest Train
10 Miles
North Creek
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
NYS Routes 8 & 28
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Many in North Creek
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Gore Mountain
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Loon Lake
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Snowshoeing, ice skating, whitewater rafting

Golf: Cronin's - 20 minutes away; Green Mansions (9 hole) 15 minutes away.

Ski: Ski at Gore - 15 minutes away; Whiteface 1 hour & 15 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit Required
Refundable $165 security deposit to hold the reservation; along with 50% rental fee. Balance is due two weeks prior to arrival. The security deposit will be returned once the home has been inspected for damage and for evidence of pets or smoking.
Ask about our refund policy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.