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3BR home on Mill Pond. Easy walk to Town

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


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 play on their computers 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

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

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 Lake Placid

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.


Lake Placid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Sauna - no persons under the age of 18 may use sauna. Use of sauna is only according to posted instructions. Guest assumes all risks.
  • Water activities - guest assumes all risks related to water activities / use of kayaks, canoe, sup's dock or pond.
  • Fire pit - use is strictly at guests own risk. Fire extinguishers in kitchen and upstairs hallway if needed.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • 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
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


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3BR home on Mill Pond. Easy walk to Town
average rating of 4.72093 based on 43 reviews

Great location and great amenities

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this home. It was the perfect amount of space for our family of 5. We enjoyed being able to walk to town. We also appreciated the short drive to the trailhead to the High Peaks area of the Adirondacks. We loved paddling around directly from the house. The raspberries growing in the yard were a delicious unexpected bonus! We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great visit and were able to take advantage of the pond and nearby hiking!
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We loved the place it was perfect for us!

  • 4 of 5

We love the location, our kids loved having their own rooms, the water activities were spot on for us, the fire pit was definitely a favorite and the weather was perfect! It was a great trip.

The little care package was a welcome pleasant surprise! We love Lake Placid and my husband and son play in the Summit Lacrosse Event each year - we will definitely be looking to rebook again! Thanks so much!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time!
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So perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We all had a fantastic time in Lake Placid. The house was clean and comfortable and the view from the large family room windows was glorious. Being located right on the pond was so much fun! I had my coffee on the dock every morning with the ducks. It's a pretty big pond, so we took advantage of the provided paddle boards and kayaks quite a bit. It was just so beautiful out there! We did some fantastic hikes, went out on Mirror Lake and Lake Placid, and shopped in the local stores. We would love to come back again soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time. Coffee on the dock with the ducks swimming by is such a great way to start the day.
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Canton, NY

This is a Great Property!

  • 5 of 5

This is a marvelous "home," not just a house. Everything spick and span. Found everything we needed, including a quiet neighborhood, a great view of the mill pond with a canoe, kayaks, and a paddle board to use, minutes by car to everywhere we wanted to go. Very responsive owners - because of the hot weather they even installed a big air-conditioner downstairs to add to existing ceiling fans (down and up), plus new window fans for upstairs too. Large walk-in shower downstairs...and a Sauna (for winter use). Hope to return in the future! (Elderly parents & 4 middle-aged "kids")

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time and withstood the heat - not often that we need AC in Placid!
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Syracuse, NY

Beautiful house with whimsical decor

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house, and the pond and kayaks made for pleasant, easy mini-excursions. Being able to walk to town was another plus. Thanks!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the house and your stay!
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The house was perfect for our winter weekend getaway to Lake Placid!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The house seems to have been updated recently with great features while keeping the rustic Lake Placid charm. The Sauna was a big hit and there was plenty of room to relax in a great tv/family room! Perfect for our winter weekend and I can imagine that it is an amazing place in the summer since there is waterfront with a dock and canoes!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Insurance $59

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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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