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Welcome to "The Big Red House" 134 Garmon Ave. Old Forge, NY

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

EXCELLENT LOCATION FOR SUMMER and WINTER VACATION LOVERS!
BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE HOME located just
one block off Main Street, in the heart of Old Forge.
SUMMER GUESTS: Best deal and location without the waterfront price tag!!
(Summer occupancy 10 maximum)
Overlooking a beautifully manicured backyard, with BBQ, outdoor fireplace, picnic table and ample parking this large private retreat is perfect for those seeking an Adirondack Escape.
A short stroll brings you to The Pond and The Fulton Chain of Lakes, Moose River, boat rentals, public beach and tennis courts, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. Scenic McCauley Mt. Chair Lift is a 5 minute car ride from the property.
Relax in the large living room. Dining room table can accommodate up to 10 people. Fully equipped kitchen. Back and side lawns offer plenty of room for outdoor enjoyment.

SUMMER DAYS - our spacious, grassy lawns offer the perfect setting for outdoor games or soaking up the ADK sun. Seating is also available under the covered portico, (see photos).
SUMMER NIGHTS - enjoy a BBQ and then relax under the stars around our outdoor fireplace, perhaps take a stroll through town, less than one block away!

First Floor - LR, DR, KIT, Laundry-mudroom, BR#1 twin beds (2), BR#2 bunk beds, and one full bathroom located on this floor. An enclosed, heated porch/library room offers great office and/or relaxing space as well as 2 twin beds.
Second Floor: BR#3 master bedroom with king size bed, BR#4 queen size bed, and one full bathroom on second floor. (All bedrooms offer plenty of floor space for a porta-crib)

Contact us for links to boat rentals for the lakes and Moose River, and Enchanted Forest Water Park, restaurants, hiking maps, etc.

WINTER: Access snowmobile trails right from our driveway! Parking for 1 snowmobile trailer and 3 vehicles. Additional trailer parking areas are accessible from property.
Freshly painted, with brand new energy efficient windows, this large, comfortable private home offers an enclosed heated entryway perfect to store your seasonal gear, as well as a (heated) mudroom and laundry. Occupancy: 8 winter season

At the end of a full day on the groomed trails you are a one block walk to the charming village of Old Forge with bars, restaurants, shopping, movie theater, market and more.
Convenient walk or ride to fuel, food, and snowmobile rentals.

WINTER GUESTS: YOU CAN'T BEAT THIS LOCATION!
Snowmobile trails & services accessible right from our driveway.
Cross country & downhill skiing are also popular in the Old Forge area.
(Equipment rental of all types is readily available.)

A 5 minute car/snowmobile ride brings you to McCauley Mt. Ski Resort for downhill & cross country fun.

PLEASE SEE OUR GUEST REVIEWS!
One block off Main St. this house is ideally situated.

If you'd like additional information please contact us ....we look forward to hearing from you!

Property is beautifully maintained and immaculate. READ OUR REVIEWS!

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    If supervised at all times, regardless of age....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master BR with full bath, located on second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Large, private BR on second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Two twin size beds, private room on first floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 bunk bed

    1 set of twin size bunkbeds, private room on first floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    Enclosed heated sun room, see photos, located on 1st floor...moreless

  • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1), Located on 2nd floor. (Very spacious with room for a porta-crib.) Two BR's on first floor. Each BR sleeps 2. Enclosed private porch with Day Bed & twin bed. Winter: House sleeps 8 maximum. Summer: House sleeps 10 maximum....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Full bathroom located on first floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Full bathroom located on second floor...moreless

  • 2 full bathrooms (one on each floor)

Other Amenities

  • LARGE PRIVATE YARD, with adequate parking for boat trailer or snowmobile trailer . Location is less than 1 block off Main Street for convenience to restaurants, shopping, entertainment and more. The Moose River and Fulton Chain of Lakes are just a stroll from the property. Price includes all utilities. BEST LOCATION IN the HEART OF THE VILLAGE!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A selection of books are available in the LR...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Assortment of board games can be found in the LR...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Time Warner Basic Cable, TV, DVD player...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Main St. in the quaint village of Old Forge is one block from the property. This is a true Adirondack community surrounded by mountains for vistas & hiking & lakes for boating and fishing....moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    Beautiful Thendara Public 18 Hole course is less than 1 mile from the house....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Old Forge is nestled in the Adirondack Mts. of northern NYS and this property is just moments to all seasonal activities: boating, public beach and tennis courts, water park, arts center, restaurants, shopping, and more! Check with Town of Webb, Central Adirondack Association for a complete listing of all seasonal vacation activities. Winter guests check with snowmobile clubs to view trail maps and see how close this property is to trails and all necessary conveniences for winter fun....moreless

  • Village:

    One block walk to Main Street in the charming village of Old Forge....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dining room just off the kitchen seats 8 in the winter, 10 in the summers. See photos. (One child's booster seat is available in the buffet unit.)...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size, new...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Outdoors Fireplace LR electric fireplace, winter season only...moreless

  • Garage:

    1 garage available for additional charge...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Oil heat and hot water (All utilities are included in price.)...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very large and comfortable. Please see photos....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell reception is available on site, but can be spotty. Reception is good throughout town as well the public library down the street offering free 24 hour wifi, computer use as well as DVD's and books...moreless

  • Parking:

    Large private parking area. See photos....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large rear parking area allows for boat or snow mobile trailer, sleds and motor vehicles...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Room for 1 boat or snowmobile trailer....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size, new...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    See local restaurants ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Our 'Vacationers Inventory List' is available for e mail. The list itemizes large and small appliances, cookware, dishes, utensils, etc. to assist guests with packing and planning for vacation....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Kitchen is fully equipped: dishes, glasses, utensils, pots & pans, toaster, coffee maker, paper products, cleaning products, etc....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator-freezer w/ icemaker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Rentals available at Rivitt's Marina in the village, a pleasant stroll from the house....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered patio...moreless

  • Golf:

    Thendara and Inlet offer two 18 hole golf courses...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available at Tickner's just down the street from us....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The large, manicured back and side yards offer plenty of room for lawn games and outdoor fun. Guests enjoy relaxing and roasting marshmallows around the outside fireplace....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill is located under the portico just off the kitchen....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    McCauley Mountain, just 5 minute drive from our property. Snowmobile trail access right from our driveway!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nearby at the public tennis courts...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$450

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rate $450/night or FULL WEEK stay (6nights/7days) $2,250. ($375./nt) Check-in Friday, Check-out Thursday.

Multiple week stays offer an additional discount. Contact us for details :-):-)

WINTER SEASON: Now fully reserved for 2017.

Discounts available for multiple week-long stays. Please contact owner.

NO pets. NO smoking.

Payment details are outlined in our rental agreement available by e mail. Please call for details, if you perfer.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

Car: Recommended

SUMMER This beautiful private home is one block off Main Street allowing for an easy walk to all summer activities: boating, fishing, tennis, shopping, dinning, theatre, water park and more!

WINTER Easy access by snowmobile to trails, fuel, repairs, restaurants, seasonal sporting events, great trail and lake rides to Stillwaters, Inlet, Big Moose, Raquette Lake, and more. Mark your calendars for Snodeo, the Winter Carnival, Fire and Ice, NYS Championship Sled Dog Races, and much more!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Owned by a retired couple living locally. Any issues arise, we are always available.

Why the Owner Chose Old Forge, NY, USA:
Location is perfect for access to all SUMMER & WINTER ACTIVITIES. If you are seeking an immaculately clean private home in the heart of vacation activities.....this is it!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This lovely property is ideally located less than a block off Main St./Route 28 in the heart of Old Forge. Just around the corner is our favorite coffee shop where guests often stop in before a short walk to the beach and lake front. A perfect start to any summer day! In the evening enjoy cocktails and casual dinning at many of the nearby restaurants. Upon returning to the house enjoy an evening fire in the outdoor fireplace under a starry Adirondack night sky. Our community is a summer paradise and a winter wonderland and our property is perfectly equipped and situated for our guests to take advantage of all the fun and adventure that summer and winter sports and entertainment have to offer. Come and enjoy with us!


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Photos

  • Welcome to 
     "The Big Red House" 
134 Garmon Ave. 
Old Forge, NY

    Welcome to "The Big Red House" 134 Garmon Ave. Old Forge, NY

  • Side yard view from Garmon Ave. (One of two large lawns for games & outdoor fun)

    Side yard view from Garmon Ave. (One of two large lawns for games & outdoor fun)

  • LR & DR -  large, freshly painted, newly decorated including refinished floors.

    LR & DR - large, freshly painted, newly decorated including refinished floors.

  • Cozy Adirondack Living Room

    Cozy Adirondack Living Room

  • Enclosed heated Home Office Space w/ separate entrance & foyer.  Or Den/5th BR.

    Enclosed heated Home Office Space w/ separate entrance & foyer. Or Den/5th BR.

  • Master BR view to the East

    Master BR view to the East

  • 1 of 2 large beautifully decorated BR's on second floor. (Queen Bed, 2 closets)

    1 of 2 large beautifully decorated BR's on second floor. (Queen Bed, 2 closets)

  • 1st floor full bath.  Newly renovated.

    1st floor full bath. Newly renovated.

  • Bunkbeds ( first floor, 2nd BR)
One full bath is located on each floor.

    Bunkbeds ( first floor, 2nd BR) One full bath is located on each floor.

  • Laundry & pantry located off kitchen near mud room.

    Laundry & pantry located off kitchen near mud room.

  • Covered patio (portico) at rear entrance.

    Covered patio (portico) at rear entrance.

  • Winter Scene!

    Winter Scene!

  • Spacious backyard, parking, patio, grill and picnic area.

    Spacious backyard, parking, patio, grill and picnic area.

  • Our 2016 fawns, born right on the property!  
(An annual event.)

    Our 2016 fawns, born right on the property! (An annual event.)

  • LR view to heated & enclosed porch/study/home office and stairway to 2nd floor.

    LR view to heated & enclosed porch/study/home office and stairway to 2nd floor.

  • Enclosed heated porch or study/den or home office with private entrance.

    Enclosed heated porch or study/den or home office with private entrance.

  • Master BR suite. (King size bed) South view over backyard.

    Master BR suite. (King size bed) South view over backyard.

  • Master Bath (accessible from Master BR and hallway).

    Master Bath (accessible from Master BR and hallway).

  • 1 of 2 bedrooms located on first floor.

    1 of 2 bedrooms located on first floor.

  • 2nd of 2 BR's located on 1st floor. Bunks with built in desk and dresser.

    2nd of 2 BR's located on 1st floor. Bunks with built in desk and dresser.

  • Fully equipped kitchen.

    Fully equipped kitchen.

  • Adirondack Outdoor Fireplace

    Adirondack Outdoor Fireplace

  • Parking area.

    Parking area.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 22, 2016

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