Waterfront Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, A+ views, fire pit, deck, dock
About Margie Cochran
We own several properties in the area and this cabin is one of our favorites. We have lived in the Adirondacks since 1991 but have been part-time residents since the 1960s. We even attended the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid! We can offer suggestions for activities unless you simply want to rest and relax in a cabin.
Margie Cochran purchased this Cabin in 1991
Why Margie Cochran chose Saranac Lake
This is the most scenic area in the east! It is an easy place to rest, relax and enjoy life at a slower pace. Kiwassa Lake is an idyllic and quiet lake and most guests return year after year to get away from the hustle and bustle of a faster pace. The cabin offers a wonderful deck with Adirondack chairs that allow guests to put their feet up, read a book and soak up the view of the lake. As night falls, the fire pit on site allows for an outdoor ambiance like none other. Often guests will take in a sighting of our lake loon and its beautiful calls. Other guests have said they have seen eagles, deer, fish jumping, wild types of birds, etc…
What makes this Cabin unique
Our property is a dream come true. While there I enjoy bird watching, reading and traveling by boat to the nearby Village of Saranac Lake.
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Wonderful Labor Day weekend
We really enjoyed our stay in Camp Adelle. The location was exactly what we wanted - waterfront with lots of peace and quiet. We appreciated the chance to bring our dog along for our stay and she enjoyed walks through the Cochrans' expansive grounds. While the property is secluded, it is a short drive into Saranac Lake and we enjoyed spending time there as well. The cabin itself is quite rustic (rudimentary cooking and bathroom facilities, which were as advertised and expected) but offers enough conveniences that we remained comfortable all weekend.
Overall we had a great experience and would return. Thanks to the Cochrans for a lovely weekend!
Quaint rustic cabin with gorgeous lake views
We had a great stay. The cabin is right on Kiwassa lake with access to swimming from private dock and many boat options for rental. Location is close to area attractions and eateries.It was a perfect spot for a relaxing week in the Adirondacks.
So glad to hear you had a great stay in our lakefront cabin!
Hope to see you again!
A tent would have been better
No words can express the shear dissatisfaction with this rental. Beds were rocks and if your over 6 ft tall your head hits one end and your feet touch the other. Bring a pack saddle house to get your stuff to the so call place of rest and relaxation. Shower-bad. Have to sit on the toilet sideways to use it and my wife left after first night say no thanks your on your own. Screen porch had more holes than Swiss cheese and forget about any type of connection with the outside world. No cell service or internet. Place is a joke for the price point and I would recommend that you never stay here.
We didn’t speak of concerns like these with any of our recent guests and the review seems to be about a much different place than ours -
· We have newly ( 6/2018) installed screening without holes.
There IS internet connection at the WiFi porch conveniently located right next to the cabin.
· There is cell phone service, although it can be spotty depending upon your provider. We have a landline available 24/7 for guest use.
· Your bathroom/bedroom comments are out of line.
· If you had stayed with us, and expressed your dissatisfaction, we could have discussed the concerns and offered solutions, such as a room in our Bed & Breakfast.
And I am sorry I had to speak with you regarding the bucket of golf balls you hit from the dock of Camp Adelle into our pristine lake. I thought everyone knew it was illegal to hit golf balls into a lake.
great cabin, perfect spot, great host (and great dog!)
we had a wonderful time. cabin was perfect for a family of 5. kids loved swimming, fishing off the dock, kayaking/canoeing, and playing with friendly lab retriever. adults loved sitting on porch and enjoying the view.
Beautiful location, well supplied.
Our family stayed a week in this delightful cabin right on the lake. The morning and evening views were stunning. The location is away from the busiest parts of the lake system and fairly quiet. Canoes and kayaks are available and the lake is large enough for a long explore, yet small enough to not be too exhausting rowing back. The cabin is insulated. The kitchen well supplied with dishes and cookware.
There is no microwave, but there is a toaster and coffee maker. Wifi is available at the next building. If three couples stay, one of the bedrooms is accessed through another. Perfect for a small family.
The cabin is located on Kiwassa Lake in the Adirondacks just 3 miles from the Village of Saranac Lake and 10 miles from Lake Placid.
The Adirondack Mountains offers 689 lakes and ponds. Kiwassa Lake is part of the Saranac Lake Chain which means guests of this cabin have access to 23 miles of waterways from the cabin. From this Adirondack cabin, you are able to travel from Kiwassa Lake, by boat, to the Village of Saranac Lake. The popular Adirondack route from Kiwassa Lake takes you through Oseetah Lake into the Village of Saranac Lake where the Saranac River begins. You may also enjoy a waterway trip 40 miles through scenic Adirondack lakes, ponds, rivers & streams, & go through State locks into the Adirondack State Preserve.
Boat rentals may be available during your stay but it is best to reserve early as we cannot guarantee availability.
Single recreational kayaks
Canoes and rowboats
Rowboat with 8hp motor
Other activities nearby -
Local Adirondack Hike
There are 46 High Peaks in the Adirondack Mountain region with many experienced hikers earning the designation of an 'Adirondack 46er'. If you're looking for a simpler, local hike, Mt. Baker may be a good start depending on your physical condition. Approximately 1 mile up and 1 mile down, the base is minutes from the cabin and the summit offers views of the Village of Saranac Lake.
The Adirondacks is a destination for birders regardless of the season.
From and on Kiwassa Lake in the Adirondacks, fish for Northern pike, trout, bass, perch, whitefish and panfish. Whether you prefer fishing the waters of summer or the sub-zero ice that has formed mid-winter, Kiwassa Lake offers some of the best fishing in the Adirondacks. ESPN has also held its Great Outdoor Games Bass Fishing Tournament on the Saranac Chain of Lakes!
This unique attraction in downtown Saranac Lake is a testament to the small town atmosphere of Saranac Lake. Built with donations, on the backs of volunteers, riders can choose from 18 Adirondack wildlife figures and a Chris Craft style chariot. http://www.adirondackcarousel.org
The Wild Center
Created with children in mind, the Wild Center is an Adirondack experience that you won't want to miss. Hands-on exhibits that play music, make clouds, blow snow, etc… There are even secret exhibits that only children will see. http://wildcenter.org/visit/visit-with-kids
Located in Blue Mountain Lake, about an hour and a half from Saranac Lake, the Adirondack Museum has activities and exhibits for all ages. http://www.adkmuseum.org
Whiteface Mountain & Chair Lift - Whiteface Mountain offers a ski mountain in the winter as well as a gondola ride in other seasons, as weather permits. On the other side of the mountain, you can also drive up to a castle at the summit on the Memorial Highway.
Other Local Attractions
Village of Saranac Lake
Lake Placid Village
Six Nations Indian Museum
NY State Fish Hatchery
Santa's Workshop at the North Pole
Saranac Lake, Lake Placid & Tupper Lake
There are a multitude of local events regardless of the time of year. Saranac Lake hosts multiple annual events with two popular ones being the Annual Can-Am Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake in August and the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival in February. Lake Placid was the site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics and is currently the host of an annual Ironman competition.