Shangri-La is for Very Special Family. Discounted $200. Off Summer Rate

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Last updated: 05/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-121 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description


Shangri-la offers 5 acres of wooded and water terrain,in addition to a private sandy beach, a quiet private lake with no public access and your own dock and rowboat.

Blueberries, elderberries and strawberries, in season are at your beckon. Trout, bass and pan fishing are excellent. . Waterfowl galore frequest the lake.

Shangri-la delivers pristine unmineralized water from its 265 foot deep well. The kitchen is equipped for a gourmet. Shangri-la has 3 large refrigerators (2 in the large garage), and an automatic diswasher. In the laundry room, a washer, dryer and stationary tubs are an added convenience.

An electric generator serves for power outages.

Insulated for the Adirondack winters Shangri-la is heated by an efficient forced-air furnace. in the summer, the masonry absorbs the heat, but the insulation blocks heat penetration. During the night, the masonry relieves its heat.

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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Groups
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

  • Bedroom 2

    Bunk beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 6

    Bunk beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 4: 1 double


  • Bedroom 7: 1 double


  • Five of Shangri-la's seven bedrooms overlook Rondaxe Lake. Detailed photos of the bedrooms, interior and exterior of the Lodge and the beach are viewable from the website:

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • For the bathrooms and the entire Lodge, the water is pristine, soft and unmineralized. It is provided from a 256 foot deep artesian well. The three bathrooms are ceramic. Shangri-La provides three full-size refrigerator freezers. One is in the kitchen and two are in the garage. The washer, dryer and stationary tubs are in the laundry room for your convenience. There are two fireplaces, one of the dining area and the other facing the great room. Both have powered heat vents. The private library, located in the great room is good for children and adults, with classics as the main focus....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The cold water dispenser doesn't get any better - pristine unmineralized water from the faucet. Ceiling fans for Dutch oven and all bathrooms....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    Beach View from Lodge, 5 of 7 Bedrooms and Patio...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    175 Feet of Private Sandy Beach...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Shop, Tour and Enjoy the Entertainment in Old Forge and Inlet, each less than 15 minutes drive from Shangri-La....moreless

  • Lake:

    Rondaxe Lake, Surrounded by State Land and Camps. It is a Private, Secluded Lake about 2 !/2 Miles Long and 1/2 Mile Wide....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Lake View from Lodge, 5 of 7 Bedrooms and Pati...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    On Pristine Rondaxe Lake...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Bottle Mountain in Backyard. Slideoff Mountain and other Mountains on Lakeside...moreless

  • Resort
  • Ski-In:

    Ski in backyard of Shangri-La, or on the deeply Frozen Lake....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Use the Chairlift at McCauley Mountain....moreless

  • Village:

    Lots of Entertainment, Music, Museums, Boat Trips in Old Forge...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Swim, Fish, Row, Canoe, Kayak , Windsurf on the Lake...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Watch the Loons and other Waterfowl on the Lake...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    23' x 24' Garage. Holds 2 extra full size refrigerator/freezers....moreless

  • Heating
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens provided for special cases for minimal cost....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Embedded under Dutch Oven with exhaust fan....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4 Slice toaster...moreless


  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat:


  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard


Write a review 4.2
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2
Jun 26 - Sep 1, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Rates are based on 14 guests; add $21 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day
Sep 2 - Sep 9, 2016
3 night min stay
Sep 10 - Nov 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$3,000 $6,500

Rates are based on 14 guests; add $21 per night, per additional guest

Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Special Winter Rate 2
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
121 night min stay

flat fee
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are for up to 14 persons, $3000.00/week, plus security deposit ($500.00 security deposit plus $79.00 insurance if done through Homeaway)

Call for rates of flexible stays for winter...

CANCELLATION POLICY: Rental fee and security deposit are 100% refundable if owner successfully rebooks for the period cancelled.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/26/2016
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65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Oneida County Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
New York Central
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 28
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Old Forge, NY, USA
Nearest Ski
Backyard for Crosscountry / McCauley Mountain
Old Forge, NY, USA
Nearest Beach
175 Feet of Private Beach

Car: Necessary


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    Lakeside Lawn

  • Dining Room and Kitchen

    Dining Room and Kitchen

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Shangri-la is for very special family. DISCOUNTED $200. OFF SUMMER RATE

Old Forge, NY, USA #3022947ha

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