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Beautiful Lakefront Home, Great for a Peaceful Getaway...

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6 adults, 2 children)

Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath waterfront saltbox on a small, quiet lake in upstate NY in the town of Hampton (not on Lake George), 3 mi. from the VT border, 35 miles from Lake George village, with a screened in porch. Open floor plan, private home, available year round. Enjoy a good book on our deck while the setting sun reflects onto the water. In the fall, the foliage mirrors onto the lake; in the winter, the woodstove keeps you cozy and warms you up when you come in from skating or x/c skiing. Our leather sectional is a great place to watch a movie at the end of your day, or read a book as your kids work on a puzzle on our large coffee table. Enjoy the private lake on our canoe, kayak,paddle boat, or our newest addition, a stand-up paddleboard. It's a great family vacation, that can include your well mannered family dog, if you just can't bear to leave him behind. Our master bedroom with a plush, king-size bed and main bath area are downstairs, with two additional bedrooms and another bath upstairs, making it easy to share with another couple or family, while still having privacy. You can chill out and enjoy the peaceful setting, or when you're re-energized and ready to explore, Lake George Village is just over a half hour away, with large Riverboats to tour the lake, restaurants and shopping. Manchester, VT is a Designer Outlet mecca, or take a day trip to charming VT towns like Middlebury, Ludlow, Brattleboro, or everyone's favorite, Burlington. There's great Horseback riding and a seasonal rodeo at Pond Hill Ranch just 20 minutes away, and the home of Green Mountain College (Poultney, VT) has a rail trail for hiking, dog-walking, biking, x/c skiing or snowshoeing, just 10 minutes away. Any off-season weekend, two nights, $400. Our normal off-season rates are for mid-week or for a full week. No prom weekends or college spring break rentals; minimum rental age: 25.

Keywords: peaceful, great value, fishing, boats, dock, swimming, landscaped, flowers, dog, beach, swing, deck, screenporch, campfire, waterfront, internet, satelliteTV, shopping

More Details

Owner
Helen Krieger
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2017

About Helen Krieger

We love our times here at the lake, but can only enjoy it occasionally. We'd love to find people that will be able to come up and enjoy this little slice of paradise, instead of having it sit empty, waiting for our next visit. We are empty nesters, until the kids and grandkids all come back to visit, so we're always on the go. When we're not working at our IT desk jobs, we love biking, boating, x/c skiing, kayaking, and just about anything outdoors. We go every other year to Europe on a bike and boat adventure; that's our favorite way to combine our love of boating and the water, along with biking.

Helen Krieger purchased this house in 2004

Why Helen Krieger chose Whitehall

We wanted to find a lake that was peaceful and not crowded with everyone on top of each other. Compared to other properties we looked at, this one couldn't be beat.

What makes this house unique

We love that we can enjoy it year round. My husband is a swimmer, so once the water warms up, he swims from one end to the other every day we're at the lake. In the winter, our grandkids come up and tube down our hillside onto the frozen lake, and we skate, snowshoe and x/c ski. In the fall, the views of the foliage are great, as well as the hiking at Haystack Mountain just 25 minutes away.

Map

Nearest Train
8 Miles
Whitehall, NY
Nearest Ski
39 Miles
Killington, VT
Car: necessary

Town of Hampton, NY. 35 miles from Lake George village; closest entrance to Lake George 15 minutes at Huellet's Landing via public beach. Weekly Saturday night rodeo at Pond Hill Ranch in the summer.

Amenities

Whitehall House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No college spring/winter breaks, prom parties, etc. Any exceptions need to be vetted with the property owner.
  • Check in/out times vary throughout the year; more consistent in the summer for full week rentals; weekend timeframes off season have flexibility.
  • Our house info changes by season and will be sent to you directly once a reservation is made along with info on restaurants and area attractions.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full baths, shower/tub combination
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , twin is x-long; crib mattress available
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), 1 XL Twin, 1 Twin trundle, 1 set of twin bunk beds; crib mattress under bunk bed may be used on floor for a young child.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
sandy beach, screened-in porch, wood stove.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful Lakefront Home, Great for a Peaceful Getaway...
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Long Island, NY
5

Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (myself, my husband and three children 16yrs, 14years, 12years) at this wonderful lakehouse for a week.

The home is very nicely appointed with all you will need! Linens and bath towels are provided (such a plus), kitchen is well stocked, home is very clean (I was concerned about possible dog hair when booking because the owners do allow dogs, I am a dog lover but leave my dog home on vacation, but I can assure you there was no sign that dogs were here-VERY clean, not a hair to be found!).

The screened in porch is amazing, we ate most meals there and played many games. In addition the deck off the living room was another area to eat (picnic table with umbrella) and the two Adirondack chairs on the deck are the perfect for reading or morning coffee. The doors to the screened in porch are beautiful carved wood-many nice touches! You will love all the birds and chipmunks!

The lake was fabulous!!! We stay at lake homes every summer-often in the Pocono mountains, this was by far the best lake ever! The dock at lake offers lounge chairs and a huge umbrella! You can swim in the lake, very clean--no "lake weed" at all near the dock! There are so many "toys' (peddle boat, canoe, 2 kayaks and a paddleboard). We spent HOURS down at the lake! Of course we brought our fishing poles and were amazed at the number of fish we caught right off the dock!! It's a small, private lake "Melvin Pond"--perfect size. It is a bit of a workout walk down/ up but we are from Long Island so maybe we are used to flat ocean type landscapes...or we are a bit out of shape!

We did venture out a couple of days-we went to Lake George(about 40mins) shopping, lunch, Minnie Ha Ha Steamboat, we went to breakfast one day at The Silo Restaurant (about 30mins away-delicious and a very nice, large gift shop while you wait) and to play mini golf/ice cream one night. Helen sent us a list of many places to visit in the area (you are about 10 mins from the Vt border) but we really had the best time in the lake, and did not go out much. Helen is very organized with sending all the information before we left for the trip for the specifics of the home/area which was so helpful!

There is no AC in the home, there are fans in all bed rooms and ceiling fans is the LR and the screened porch, it got cooler as the week progressed so did not use the fans later in the week at all.

Helen is amazing to deal with! The deposit was returned within days of our return home. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do our best to accurately describe our property features, pros and cons, so that our renters have all the information they need when choosing a home for their family vacation, so it makes us very happy when we hear from a satisfied family :-).
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5

Amazing getaway ever !!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in the House which was perfect gor 4 adults, 2 kids and 2 dogs. The kids had lots of fun in the lac .. kayaking, paddling, etc... we fished a lot too and caught lots of bass , trout and catfish. The grounds a well kept as well as the house . We will definitely come back ! It was so much fun!!! The owners are wonderful too!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An Awesome Time!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been renting through VRBO for a long time and we have stayed in multiple lake houses in the Finger Lakes and ADX, this spot is by far our favorite. The pond is clean and the water front is perfect for relaxing and swimming (for both our dog and toddler). The house is clean and comfortable and well organized. We really loved their screened in porch as well. There is a bunch of stuff to do in the area and we only left one out of the 5 days because it was just so relaxing and quiet. This is going to be our first return spot for sure. Any downside to it, they are very upfront about it in the literature and they are completely manageable.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely vacation home! My family and I had a wonderful time in the Krieger's lake house. perfect house for a family of 5 and Helen left plenty of info about surrounding restaurants and attractions. Wings at AJ's are a definite if you plan on visiting ;) It was so nice to come back to this peaceful hideaway after the busy days in Lake George village and six flags. We would definitely stay here again if we decide to visit the Lake George area again.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Plymouth, MA
4

Great time on Melvin Pond

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the lake house with another family. There were 4 adults and 3 children and the sleeping arrangements were perfect. The pond was great and we took advantage of the kayaks, paddle boat and paddle board. I loved having my morning coffee on the screened porch watching the Blue Jay's and humming birds. We did not have to use the wood stove but enjoyed a fire in the fire pit almost every night. The Krieger's provide a lot of information on check in, check out, house rules and area dining, shopping and attractions.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York
5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time at the house it was quite cozy and private. My husband and son loved fishing in the evening after a full day of swimming . We stayed in 2013 and decided to go Back this summer again.. We cannot wait!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $250

July - Labor day 2018 $1400 week Friday to Friday (some M - F available for $1000)*** post Memorial Day wkd - end of June, and, post Labor day wkd - Oct 15th: $1200 week*** Oct 16th-pre Mem.day week:$1000 week,M-F:$500,$500 wknd or $150/night mid week off season. ***Holiday rates are higher***

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund