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Elegant Period Home

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Estate, 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

This magnificent estate was built in 1901, by a famous Adirondack builder. The only great camp as they are called, in the village of lake placid. Overlooking whiteface mtn. And beautiful lake placid. Once owned by President Trujillo of Cuba. Convenient walk to downtown and all amenities, beaches ,shops, restaurants, theatre. Sitting atop signal hill, with lots of privacy, great for family gatherings, weddings, winter or summer...beautiful porches and gardens.

Keywords: great camp

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

Why The Owner chose Lake Placid

this is our home, now retired and travel.

What makes this estate unique

peace and quiet !!! with utmost privacy


Lake Placid Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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Elegant Period Home
average rating of 4.571429 based on 21 reviews

Perfect for a group

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 6 couples looking for a week end getaway. This place was perfect with lots of room for gathering, whether it was by the fire, in the kitchen, or around the big dining room table. Easy walk to downtown. Very well stocked kitchen and very clean. We highly recommend

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad everyone enjoyed themselves!!!thanks for leaving the house in great shape and for such a nice review! !!
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BEAUTIFUL adirondack retreat for a large group

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect example of a "Great Adirondack Camp". It is filled with beautiful antiques, comfortable furniture and beds and everything you need for ADK mountain experience! It is very clean, well maintained and the location is perfect. The large back porch is the perfect place for any time of day...wait until you see it!!!! We have rented many times in the Adirondacks but this far surpassed any other. Thanks to Jim and Jan for a wonderful memory.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Voorheesville NY

Taxidermy extreme

  • 4 of 5

Too much taxidermy. Bathrooms are not great. Not full 4 1/2 baths. Mostly good, great porch.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: you can clearly see from the pictures that this is an adirondack house with taxidermy,3 pieces not to much for a 10.0000 sq. ft. house. they should have been able to see that this is not a new house. think they were looking for modern and this is not it
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and four adult children had a great getaway to this classic home. There was so much room that we had to look for each other. We had family visit and there was still room. The kitchen was great, with all the utensils you would ever need. The back yard was huge and the back porch was where everyone congregated and there was still room !! Jan and Jim were marvelous hosts and could not have been nicer. The town of Lake Placid is a short walk away. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a small family gathering at Jan & Jim's gorgeous home for a long weekend. I cannot express how much we enjoyed our time here. Their home is much larger than the pictures show - spacious rooms and a large kitchen. The backyard is huge, with complete privacy. Views of Whiteface Mountain and Lake Placid from the large back porch (from comfy rocking chairs) are beautiful. The rooms are cozy, very unique and clean.

Working with Jan & Jim to organize the rental was a breeze. They were very friendly and easy going hosts, a real pleasure to meet. We'd definitely recommend this property and we'd love to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eugene, Oregon

A classic Adirondack Camp getaway...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in August, and loved this roomy house! With its lovely classic Adirondack architecture, as well as the beautifully appointed rooms, it was the perfect place for our family reunion. We loved the spacious kitchen, and had meals on the porch in the lovely sunset evenings while the children played games on the large lawn area. It is in a great location, within walking distance of either Lake Placid, or Mirror Lake, as well as the town sights and amenities. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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