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Last updated: 07/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

PLACIDMERE LODGE

This Lake Placid home, built in 2004, is located only two miles from the village of Lake Placid, NY, but it is surrounded by hundreds of acres of 'forever wild' forest and is located directly on the Chubb River. You can paddle or fish the Chubb from two supplied canoes or simply enjoy the serenity and beauty of the river, forest and mountains after a bustling day sightseeing, on one of the nearby lakes, or in the village. The lodge sleeps 8 people very comfortably.

The great room overlooks the wilderness and the Chubb River, and has a wonderful fireplace. Also on the ground floor are a second master bedroom with queen size bed, with a full bathroom that is shared with the great room and downstairs guests, a large designer kitchen with eat-in area and a fireplace of its own, and a beautiful screened-in porch for gatherings and morning coffee The front porch runs the entire length of the house overlooking the river.

The second floor features a loft with two sets of double-bed bunk beds, sleeping four. The master bedroom, also upstairs, features a queen size bed and a screen porch overlooking the river and mountains beyond. The master bathroom, with a whirlpool tub, is shared with the loft.

In the finished basement are a full-size pool table, table games and a wall-mounted 46' flat screen television with cable, a Blu-ray player and a Nintendo Wii. High-speed wireless internet access is provided in the property. Powered speakers that may be plugged into your computer or iPod are located in the great room. There is also a detached one-car garage only a few feet from the cabin.

This is a fabulous getaway for someone who loves the outdoors and likes having a peaceful environment, yet it is only eight minutes to the village of Lake Placid. Great snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. Enjoy the best of both worlds in a true Adirondack setting.

PLEASE NOTE: We have never asked our guests for a 'review' but recently we added some comments from our guestbook . In our guests' own words, these can be found by clicking the 'Owner Info' tab and scrolling to the bottom that section.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July to Sep from
Jul 1 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$700
Sep and Oct from
Sep 6 - Dec 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$500
Holidays
Dec 16 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$750
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$425

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Notes:

Sometimes negotiable but typically 50% at time of booking with balance due 60 days prior to arrival


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I'm a native of Lake Placid and my family still lives there. I built the cabin in 2004 on land located along the Chubb that has been in my family since the 50's. I now live in Texas with my children but we make it back 'home' several times a year!' There is something very special about Placidmere Lodge. Home to both the the 1980 AND the 1932 Winter Olympics, Lake Placid offers skiing, skating and snowshoeing in the winter, and mountain climbing, hiking, canoeing, fishing -- basically it's a paradise for outdoor activities.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This Lake Placid lodge is located only two miles from the village of Lake Placid, NY, but it is surrounded by hundreds of acres of 'forever wild' forest and is located directly on the Chubb River. You can paddle or fish the Chubb from two supplied canoes or simply enjoy the serenity and beauty of the river, forest and mountains after a bustling day sightseeing, on one of the nearby lakes, or in the village. This is a fabulous getaway for someone who loves the outdoors and likes having a peaceful environment.


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Speaks: english

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • The view from screen porch to kitchen with  fireplace and to stairs to 2nd floor

    The view from screen porch to kitchen with fireplace and to stairs to 2nd floor

  • Master Bedroom in true Adirondack style

    Master Bedroom in true Adirondack style

  • Guest Bedroom overlooks Wilderness

    Guest Bedroom overlooks Wilderness

  • The Placidmere Lodge from the Chubb River

    The Placidmere Lodge from the Chubb River

  • Paddling the Chubb River close to the Lodge

    Paddling the Chubb River close to the Lodge

  • View from the front porch, January 2010

    View from the front porch, January 2010

  • At the top of Mt. Marcy

    At the top of Mt. Marcy

  • The great room features a fireplace and 20 foot ceilings

    The great room features a fireplace and 20 foot ceilings

  • Spectacular views of the river and mountains from the Lodge

    Spectacular views of the river and mountains from the Lodge

  • Full-length porch with amazing views

    Full-length porch with amazing views

  • Canoes are racked just a few feet from the dock to the Chubb River

    Canoes are racked just a few feet from the dock to the Chubb River

  • Canoeing on the Chubb River near the Placidmere Lodge

    Canoeing on the Chubb River near the Placidmere Lodge

  • The private driveway into the Lodge (garage shown) is great for winter sledding

    The private driveway into the Lodge (garage shown) is great for winter sledding

  • We get a little snow at the Placidmere Lodge

    We get a little snow at the Placidmere Lodge

  • Dock and the wilderness Chubb River is only 100' from the Lodge

    Dock and the wilderness Chubb River is only 100' from the Lodge

VRBO #276720

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Riverfront Wilderness Lodge: Placidmere Lodge

Lake Placid, NY, USA #276720

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