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Camp Owaissa - a Treasured Adirondack Great Camp Built in 1911

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:20
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 16-22)

Seasonal rental only (June-September) Beautifully maintained Great Camp built in 1911 on the Eastern shore of Lake Placid. Camp Owaissa is an original and cherished family retreat. Come enjoy the pristine waters and private camp experience of Lake Placid with added benefit of only a short walk to town.

The main camp has 7 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, a large fully equiped kitchen and pantry, a great room with 16' soaring beamed ceilings and large floor to ceiling granite fireplace and a dinning room with spectacular lake views. Enjoy perfect lake and sunset views from the 75' long front porch which serves as an outdoor living room.

Nestled half way between the Camp and the lake is an award winning perenial flower garden. The garden, which is featured on the cover of Janet Loughry's 'Gardens Adirondack Style' is cited as having one of the most spectacular arrays of perennials in the entire region. Adjacent to the garden is a large firepit (fabricated w/ a custom cooking grill), picnic site and a 16'x16' canvas platform tent outfitted with 6 cots which is also sited for perfect lake and sunset views.

Continue down to the lake to the 2 story boathouse. The lower level has 4 covered slips (2 can be made available should you wish to bring your own motorboat(s), a large swim dock and extensive water ski equipment, non motorized boats (kayaks, 2 sunfish, wind surfers and a number of childrens tubes, rafts,etc.) for your use. The upper level of the boathouse has a living room with a queen pull out coach, kitchenette and 1/2 bath.

In terms of the main camp bedroom layout, there are 3 bedrooms on the north side of the camp. 2 of those rooms have queen beds and the third has 2 twins. There is 1 full bath on that wing. The other side of the camp has 4 bedrooms. 2 are on the ground floor and share a full bath. 1 of these bedrooms has 2 twins and the other has a queen. On the second floor are two more bedrooms that also share a full bath. One of the bedrooms has 2 twin beds and the other is the master bedroom with a queen bed and large sunroom w/ 2 additional twin beds. All of the bedrooms have large closets and storage. 3 of the bedrooms enjoy lake views

Keywords: Great Camp, on Lake Placid, historic, water front, mountain and water views, boating, swimming
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 20
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 14-20

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 5 slip boathouse with upstairs living room and swim dock, kayaks, sun fish, 16'x 16' platform canvas tent nestled in the woods with gorgeous mountain and lake views with 6 cots, large river stone fire pit over looking the lake complete with large removable grill for cooking on...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Toys

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,500
$10,500 $45,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • occupancy >14 $1,000
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000

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Location

sailing, paddle boarding, firepit, darts, board games, walk to town

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1965


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

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Photos

  • Front view of Camp Owaissa

    Front view of Camp Owaissa

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Dinning Room

    Dinning Room

  • Huge front porch with gorgeous views of the lake &faces west for grt sunset view

    Huge front porch with gorgeous views of the lake &faces west for grt sunset view

  • View from the front porch

    View from the front porch

  • Fire Pit, half way between the Camp and the Boathouse, faces west

    Fire Pit, half way between the Camp and the Boathouse, faces west

  • The perennial garden, won the cover of Adirondack Gardens

    The perennial garden, won the cover of Adirondack Gardens

  • Boathouse

    Boathouse

  • Boathouse living room

    Boathouse living room

  • Sunset from the Dock

    Sunset from the Dock

  • Side wing bedroom with view of the lake, queen bed

    Side wing bedroom with view of the lake, queen bed

  • Master bedroom with queen bed and 2 twins on the sun porch

    Master bedroom with queen bed and 2 twins on the sun porch

  • Back terrace

    Back terrace

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • Sunset from the front porch

    Sunset from the front porch

  • custom fabricated grill for cook outs

    custom fabricated grill for cook outs

  • 16x16' foot heavy camp tent w/ 6 camp cots, between Camp and bthse by the firept

    16x16' foot heavy camp tent w/ 6 camp cots, between Camp and bthse by the firept

  • Upper level of the Boathouse

    Upper level of the Boathouse

  • 1 of 7 bedrooms...Bedroom off the front porch w/ queen bed

    1 of 7 bedrooms...Bedroom off the front porch w/ queen bed

  • side bedroom with queen bed

    side bedroom with queen bed

  • Side bedroom with 2 twin beds

    Side bedroom with 2 twin beds

VRBO #395026

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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