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3BR home on Mill Pond. Easy walk to Town

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

3BR 2BA Waterfront home on Mill Pond, Walk to Lake Placid Center

Cozy 3BR house with beautiful wood interior. 100 year old house completely renovated inside & out, has comfortable adirondack decor and lots of windows. 3BR sleeps 6 adults + futon sofa sleeps 2 more. Full kitchen (all new appliances) opens onto dining room and huge living room. Fantastic views of the pond from your sofa or the backyard. Two sets of sofas so the kids can watch TV while the adults relax. Bathroom downstairs has a large gorgeous shower with a glass block wall.

NOTE: IRONMAN 2018 - Flat fee for up to 6 night stay. Included in fee is complimentary weekend stay for training during April 1- Jun 15.

Pond (shallow entry on our side) is perfect for kayaks, canoe or stand up paddle boards (provided).

Three bedrooms upstairs means everyone has privacy: one queen bed, one double bed, one bedroom with two twin beds. Washer / dryer in upstairs bathroom.

Very large mudroom for storing life jackets, snow shoes, skis etc. Plenty of parking off the street.

Enjoy a cup of coffee on the dock or take the kayaks or the canoe out for a ride in the summer.

Easy walk to downtown Lake Placid to enjoy shopping or nightlife. Easy 10-15 minute walk, up hill on the way into town and down hill on the way home!

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About The Owner

We have kids and love outdoor activities! Placid is the perfect place for us. We started running a few years ago and ran our first half marathon in Lake Placid last year. It was incredible!! The views were beautiful and the climb up the last hill to the Olympic oval for the final lap was well worth it.

The Owner purchased this house in 2009

Why The Owner chose Adirondack Mountains

Lake Placid is a great place to vacation any time of year. Excellent winter sports and a great Olympic spirit, fun summer activities and great hiking all year round. Downtown Lake Placid has great shops, good restaurants, a movie theatre, night time ice skating, or a beach on Mirror Lake for swimming in the summer,fun bars and dancing. There are plenty of activities for kids and adults, you never run out of things to do!

What makes this house unique

Our house is on Mill Pond. You can walk into town or you can canoe or kayak to several nearby restaurant / bars. The kids can walk to the movie theatre in town, or a bowling alley close to the house. The pond is beautiful and peaceful. Lots of waterfowl, feed the ducks from the dock, do a little fishing with the kids or go out on the canoe or kayaks. The town has a beach on Mirror Lake and this is walking distance as well. In the winter go snowshoeing, skiing, sledding all nearby.

Amenities

Lake Placid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Full bath downstairs with beautiful glass block shower. Sauna is off this bathroom. Full bath upstairs. Stacking washer / dryer are in this bathroom. Hair dryer under the sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 2
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon sofa in living room sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (sleeps 2) in bedroom #1, Double Bed (sleeps 2) in bedroom #2, 2 Twin Beds (sleeps 2) in bedroom #3, Futon sofa in living room (sleeps 2).
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Beautiful views of the pond from the living room, small dock on the water - great for a cup of coffee watching the ducks, pond is for kayaks and canoes (we have both), large mudroom to store skis, the house is a10 minute walk to town, or a 15 minute drive to Whiteface

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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3BR home on Mill Pond. Easy walk to Town
average rating of 4.6857142 based on 35 reviews
5

Great

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for a week in late June/early July and really enjoyed our stay. It was our first time in Lake Placid and the Adirondacks in general and the house proved to be a great base for exploring both the town and the area. Our three boys made frequent use of the provided kayaks and canoe out back and caught several fish within a couple of hundred feet of the dock. The house would comfortably fit a family of up to six people. Everything in the house was as described and in good, working order. We would rent here again. The only thing that would have been better is if we could have brought our dog (no pets allowed).

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time in Placid - sorry about the pup!
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5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

This place was beautiful!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful time, everything you could want, very peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Everything you could want in a vacation home with a very good location. Our family had a wonderful time in this home. Everything you need is here. There were plenty of paddle boards, kayaks and boats to keep everyone in our family happy as well as many outdoor games, a fire pit, and beautiful scenery. We have 4 kids and they were all entertained for the entire stay. Walking to town was about a half mile walk and you are in a great location.

The house was very clean and the kitchen was very well stocked with pans, waffle maker, fondue pot, etc... I would highly recommend this property if you are thinking of staying in Lake Placid.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family had a great time!
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Clinton, NJ
5

Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

Great place to bring the kids. We used the paddle boards and kayaks everyday and loved being within walking distance to downtown Lake Placid. The house was lovely and had everything we needed. We would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Valley Cottage
5

LAke Placid and the Empire State Winter Games.

  • 5 of 5

The home we rented was perfect. We brought our entire family up and the place was great. Very near everything we love to do in the area. The home was clean, warm, in a good area with nothing to worry about. We will look at this property over the summer also!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot

  • 4 of 5

I loved the location and feel of this house. It was everything we wanted and more. Having the pond right there was a delight. Main St. was a short walk. I would have given 5 stars but for few reasons. The fridge was way too small, this should be replaced with a regular sized fridge. We brought food with us and did not have enough room to store everything. We did have to go get a couple coolers with ice. We stayed during a very humid hot spell and while most times in LP you don't need air, we needed something extra. The ceiling fans were not enough. There was one extra box fan but that was broken. We went and bought 4 box fans and that seemed to do the trick on the intolerable days. The purple bedroom has no bed frame and no where to really put clothes. The cabinet that's in that room is more of a towel closet. I think one 4 drawer dresser and metal bed frame would be perfect. The Internet was really only good if you are in the living room or kitchen. We think the metal roof blocks the signal in the bedroom area. Even with these minor issues, we loved staying here and will try to come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! The rooms are furnished as pictured and we recommend an ice chest for extra drinks in the summer because the fridge is indeed a bit small. We added more box fans for the rare hot week in August, though the best way to cool off is to go for a kayak on the pond!
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Map

15 minute drive to Whiteface, 10 minute walk to Olympic center in town, outdoor iceskating in Olympic oval, kids can walk to the bowling alley or the movie theatre in town, there's also a great tobaggan shoot onto Mirror Lake, or you can bobsled at Olympic training center, walk to the beach on Mirror Lake in the summer or enjoy hiking, rock or ice climbing. Lake Placid is a great area for outdoor sports and nature lovers!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $100

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Use of dock, canoe, kayaks, stand up paddle boards or any other activity in pond is solely at renters own risk.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.