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Inviting Chalet Style Home in Lake Placid, NY

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Too Far Lodge in Lake Placid, New York


Last updated: 12/20/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Chalet
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Inviting chalet style home in quiet neighborhood sits on 1 full acre and offers Olympic views of Whiteface and surrounding mountains while located only 1 mile from Lake Placid's Main Street shops and restaurants.
Main floor features spacious living area opening onto large deck, fully equipped kitchen (2 ovens), queen bedroom, full bath, laundry, dining room, and quiet study or den.
The second floor features four bedrooms (queen, king, 2 twins, 2 twins), 2 baths (shower/tub, tub), and walk around balcony with sitting area.
Colors of the 5 Olympic Rings highlight the bedroom decor! Basement recreation room offers pool table, bathroom (shower), couches and chairs, tables for cards, etc.
Gas and charcoal grills are supplied. Renter supplies charcoal or gas. Ample deck furniture is also on site.
Cooks kitchen with tons of counter space, two ovens and wet bar.
Main floor dining room has round table seating and built in buffet for serving.
Bar stools along kitchen counter make for great breakfast bar or easy conversation with the cook!
Much of the artwork is related to 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter games.
The house features many antiques and custom furniture pieces. The living room furniture is predominantly leather for comfort and durability.
Ample off street parking is provided for appropriate number of renters.
Neighborhood is great for moonlit walks!

Keywords: Chalet, balcony, open floor plan, wrap around porch, attached garage, finished basement, dining room,
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/20/2016

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 4000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Green room, second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Blue room, second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Yellow room, second floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 king

    Red room, send floor...moreless

  • Den: 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen futon, main floor. Portacrib onsite...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub

    shared by yellow/red bedrooms, 2nd floor, dressing room also...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Shared by green/blue bedrooms, 2nd floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    in basement off rec room...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Guests interested in Private Chef or additional housekeeping can contact owner for referrals/contacts....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Round table in dining room seats 8 comfortably, can accommodate up to 10. Built in sideboard for serving. Highchair onsite....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    2 clothes dryers...moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning. Wood onsite not guaranteed....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car attached...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard. All rooms have individual thermostats....moreless

  • Internet:

    Time Warner...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Ample seating and beautiful view. TV in living room and also in den....moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking for appropriate number of tenants off street...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Local landline...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    laundry room, main floor...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Time warner High Speed...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup programable coffee maker and Keurig onsite....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ample dishes and utensils onsite....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Wall oven and oven under stove and microwave oven present....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    both ovens electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    There may be staples, but plan on providing your own food stuffs...moreless


  • Balcony:

    exterior balconies and full all the way around balcony inside overlooking living area....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    large deck with ample furniture...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Private lawn off of large deck...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small propane grill and charcoal grill onsite. Fuel/charcoal renters responsibility....moreless



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3 night min stay
$4,000 $8,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $650
  • Pet Fee $675
  • clean fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


Damage deposit/security are due with signed rental agreement. Full payment is due ten days prior to occupancy. Damage will be refunded within ten days of departure after house checks out in good condition.

Money Order, check/cashier's check and PayPal are accepted.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: This home was built by my parents in 1979 as a place to host friends and family during the 1980 Winter Olympics. The house was built with entertaining in mind. As such the very open floor plan allows for many people to enjoy each other's company with easy movement. My children love coming here to meet with friends and family that live in the Adirondacks and the surrounding North Country/Vermont.

Why the Owner Chose Lake Placid, NY, USA:
As my parents aged our family still loved the Lake Placid Region thus I purchased the home. My kids love to spend the winter holidays there. They also love the summer and the Scenic Railroad. There are many families and friends that rent the house yearly and call it their home away from home.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
The house is situated on one acre in a quiet residential neighborhood. This is not a "rental" neighborhood and is quiet, secure and safe for all ages. Just out the door you can take walks while enjoying little or no traffic and a fantastic view of the surrounding mountains. There is ample porch area for dining and sunbathing. Off street parking and an attached garage make for easy loading and unloading of luggage, groceries and sporting goods. There is also plenty of driveway space for a boat/snowmobile/horse trailer.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/20/2016

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  • Too Far Lodge in Lake Placid, New York

    Too Far Lodge in Lake Placid, New York

  • Second Floor Queen Bedroom

    Second Floor Queen Bedroom

  • Enjoy the wood burning fireplace anytime

    Enjoy the wood burning fireplace anytime

  • Birds-eye view of the kitchen from 2nd floor balcony

    Birds-eye view of the kitchen from 2nd floor balcony

  • Warm and inviting dining room on first floor, adjacent to kitchen

    Warm and inviting dining room on first floor, adjacent to kitchen

  • Comfy couches and ample seating highlight the living room area

    Comfy couches and ample seating highlight the living room area

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, March 06, 2017

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