Adirondack Lakeside Log Cabin with Mountain Views(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 6
Surrounded by the sounds of nature you will be reminded that you do have neighbors - loons, ducks, Blue Heron, etc.., Completely private on 6+ acres with 400 feet of waterfront. In the summer pick blueberries down by the dock or across the road. Plenty of dirt roads leading right from the cabin are well suited for hiking, nature walking or biking to discover the beauty and wilderness of Adirondack Park.
The Lakes: Mountain view lake is a small private quiet mountain lake home to beavers, ducks and loons. Canoe via a channel and discover Indian Lake. Indian Lake is bigger and better suited for swimming, and tubing. Both lakes offer lots of fishing opportunities; perch, pike and small-mouth bass. Small kids will enjoy the sandy beach area with a wade in point on Indian Lake while older kids (including our labs) have been known to jump right from the cabin's private dock. Both lakes are about 3 miles long -Mt. View is narrow and Indian Lake is wide. The lakes are connected and offer fishing opportunities with small motors, kayaks, canoe, or rowboats.
There are lots of bigger lakes nearby: Meacham Lake, Saranac Lake, Lake Plaid, Mirror Lake, etc.., Fly fishing is renowed at Salmon River. Deer River flow only 20 minutes away offers abundant wildlife, large pike, easy canoe launch and even some trout! Enjoy the St. Regis canoe area and make sure to bring the camera.
The Mountains: Hiking, walking, biking, jogging, running. Whatever you can do with a mountain the Adirondacks is the place to do it. Hike Debar Mountain at Meacham Lake Campground or hike to the top of Azure Mt. with the working firetower but make sure you 'take a rock to the top' to prevent wind erosion. Look for soaring hawks and spectacular views of the St. Regis Canoe area. Dauphin Nature park is only .25 miles from the cabin's front door and offers lots of hiking opportunities without the drive. Paul Smith's Visitor Center offers hiking and walking opportunities for all levels from a climb up Jenkins Mountains to wide dirt paths for toddlers.
The fall is a spectacular time of the year. The Adirondack mountains are encased in autumn splendor and nature is a master artist with a variety of colors; gold, red, orange, etc.... Visit the High Peaks in Keene Valley and be prepared to fall in love!
The cabin: Where do you go to relax? No work, no traffic, no cell phones and no stress. The only thing you have to do is what you want. Build a fire, grab a blanket and listen to the distinct sound of each raindrop while you relax, read or take a nap. Get dressed and get that heart pumping with a challenging hike. Look for wildlife while you hop on the bike or grab the fishing rod and reel in some fun. Rediscover your own voice in nature's golden silence.
Build an outside fire and toast the smores! Throw a log on the indoor fireplace, play cards, watch a movie or look for stars in the nighttime sky. Stay up late and let your body's alarm clock wake you. Snuggle up next to the fire, partner or family pet. Canoe, kayak or take a dip from the dock. You decide! The most important thing to spend is your time. You won't remember the minutes just the moments. Enjoy each moment with yourself or with your family at the cabin on the lake in the mountains.
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Member since: 2004
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Golf Course View:
The Malone 36 hole Championship Golf Course is 20 minutes from the cabin. This Robt. Trent Jones designed course is one of NY State's finest. The course's director is currently the PGA president. ...moreless
- Lake View:
There is a boathouse and a dock at the cabin's waterfront (400 feet on the lake). The canoes and rowboat can be launched from the dock. There is also a 120 sq. ft. deck at the waterfront area. ...moreless
- Mountain View:
The Titus Mountain Ski Area is only 7 miles from the cabin. Although we do not rent the cabin during the skiing season, our October guests can enjoy a leaf peeping chairlift ride at 'Octoberfest.'...moreless
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Ceiling Fans
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Sofa Bed
- Wood Fireplace
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Boat Dock
- Boat With Paddles
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $0
- Taxes Not included
1,200.00 per week
Off peak discounts available.
No extra fee for one pet. Pets are welcome.
Weekends are only allowed based on availability
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Play outside all day; hike in the nearby High Peaks Region, bike down the quiet mountain roads, canoe, kayak, swim, or fish from your own private dock. Relax with a book while sitting in an Adirondack Chair and taking in the spectacular mountain views. Ready for Olympic Gold - head off to Lake Placid, approx. 45 minutes away, and take the Olympic bobsled ride or a chair lift ride up to the top of Olympic ski jump.
The village of Malone offers restaurants, shopping, a library, hospital, etc., and it is only 20 minutes away. Meacham Lake State Park is also 20 minutes away and offers hiking, boating, fishing, and biking. The park includes DeBar Mountain, a great day hike with, outstanding views.
A nice day trip is taking the ferry across Lake Champlain (approx. 3 hrs round trip) and visiting Burlington, VT., with its unique downtown pedestrian shopping area. Montreal, Que. is 80 miles away and Ottawa, Ont. is a 2 hour drive (you'll need your passport). Santa's North Pole theme park is an hour from the cabin and the new " Nature Wild Center" is a 45 minute drive away.
The village of Malone (12 miles) offers an outstanding 36 hole championship golf course, as well as a Recreation Park (swimming, tennis courts, ball fields, etc.).
Year Purchased: 2012
About: My wife and I are retired public school teachers, who have spent our summers in the Adirondack Mountains for all of our married life. We find the mountains offer us a welcome refuge from the busy work world and a playground that allows us to pursue a variety of interesting and enjoyable activities with our family.
Why Owls Head, NY, USA:
Our lakeside log cabin is located on 6+ acres of Adirondack forest land, with no visible neighbors (except for camps on the other side of the lake). This very private type of setting is hard to find on most Adirondack Lakes and was this location, coupled with the attractive, rustic log cabin that resulted in our purchase of Camp Critters 3 years ago.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Past guests have found their time at the cabin to offer a most peaceful, relaxing vacation. There are walking and hiking trails just beyond the cabin's entrance road; the lake offers enjoyable canoeing, kayaking and boating opportunities; and fishing at the lake and on its feeder streams is excellent.
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Private, relaxing environment
View from the boathouse
Play games, enjoy dinner. What do you see outside?
Getaway to the cabin and enjoy the fall foliage!
Fish or swim? Oh the choices!!
Don't you deserve to relax at night by the fire?
Skylight offers a great view of a full moon!
Sunset at Camp Critters
This listing was first published here in 2004.
Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016
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