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Very Private, Quiet, Village Living on Outlet Brook

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Last updated: 12/02/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located minutes from downtown Lake Placid, the Birdhouse is a relaxing, quiet, peaceful home, overlooking scenic Outlet Brook, babbling just outside. On a private drive, this three bedroom, 2.5 bath retreat offers spacious, accommodations on two levels. We are a pet-free, smoke-free property. A two-night rental minimum is requested year round.

The first level contains: foyer and closet; fully stocked kitchen with balcony and grill; living room; one bedroom has a queen bed, half bath and small balcony; another bedroom has a queen bed , Cable TV and DVD player and balcony; and in the hallway is a full bath and linen closet.

Accessible via interior stairs and an exterior private entrance, the private lower level living area includes: a lounge area with cable TV and Netflix; an adjacent sleeping nook with a king bed and a (stored) toddler bed; and a bedroom with 2 twin beds and a large child-safe crib. A full bathroom, laundry room and storage room complete the lower level.

Neatly organized, and stored to be out of the way for adult groups, the Birdhouse is appointed with families in mind, with strollers, portable play pens, booster seats, a toddler bed and a changing table. Toys, puzzles and games for all ages are supplied.

In front of the house is a large parking area. On two sides outside of the house are small yard areas. Behind the house, is an area with chairs for sitting and a steep embankment that leads down to the brook. The brook can be accessed by scrambling down the bank. The brook is fairly shallow and it may be good for fishing. If you have children, please supervise them at all times when they are outside of the house and near the brook.

-McDonald's, Hannaford Supermarket, and the new Marshalls are right around the corner on Route 86.
--The Acorn Street playground is a half mile, 10-15 minute walk, with a sand base, swings and a jungle gym.
-Main Street is a 2 minute drive, or if you are used to walking, an easy walk 15-20 minute walk. You will find: Starbucks; a movie theater; Gap Outlet; EMS; good restaurants; and Mirror Lake public beach and park.

0.8 miles to Main Street in Lake Placid
1.2 miles to Olympic Skating Oval
1.1 miles to Mirror Lake Public Beach
3.4 miles to Olympic Ski Jumping Complex
10.4 miles to Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex (CC skiing, bobsled, mountain biking)
21.7 miles to Whiteface Mountain ski area

Please inquire with owner about discounted prices that may be available for your booking dates.

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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/02/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    Child-safe crib Toddler Bed Two playpens...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Downstairs bedroom: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

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  • Upstairs, back room: 1 queen

    Private half bath...moreless

  • Downstairs sleeping nook: 1 king

    Twin size blow up bed available and toddler bed...moreless

  • Upstairs, front room: 1 queen

    Folding play pen available...moreless

  • Twin size blow up bed and two portable play pens are available for use. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Upstairs private half bath: toilet

    Attached to upstairs back bedroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • A wonderful getaway anytime of the year. Relax and enjoy the beautiful view of fir trees and a babbling brook right outside the windows. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Books on the Lake Placid area and other books too. ...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD player in one upstairs bedroom....moreless

  • Games:

    Puzzles, children's toys, and games for all ages. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV and broadband wireless Internet; Apple TV is installed alongside the TV on the lower level and includes a complimentary Netflix subscription....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    Assortment of toys, puzzles and games for toddlers, children and children of all ages....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Netflix included....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village
  • Water View:

    The sitting areas of our home look directly out onto a brook, providing a soothing lullaby year-round....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    There is a covered carport with sides that will fit one car; it will protect from rain and snow but is open on both ends....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    All electric....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi 76chickadee...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedding and towels are provided for up to 9 adult guests, plus 2-3 children....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seats 8...moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and Beach Towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washing machine and dryer are in the laundry room on the lower level....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-Fi 76chickadee...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee single cup coffee maker, takes Keurig cups....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked with all appliances, pots, serving ware, utensils and more. Kitchen includes a stove with four main burners and a Char-Broil gas grill on an adjacent balcony. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Nov 14 - Dec 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$200
Holiday 2016 2017
Dec 22 - Jan 7, 2017
2 night min stay
$350
Winter 2017
Jan 8 - Mar 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee $125
  • Tax Rate 3%

Notes:

Property inspection will take place as soon as possible after checkout by cleaners/property caretaker. Assuming no damage, security deposit refund will be made back to credit card within a day or two after checkout.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

Car: Necessary

0.8 miles to Main Street in Lake Placid

1.2 miles to Olympic Skating Oval

1.1 miles to Mirror Lake Public Beach

3.4 miles to Olympic Ski Jumping Complex

10.4 miles to Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex (CC skiing, bobsled, mountain biking)

21.7 miles to Whiteface Mountain ski area

29 miles to The Wild Center, Tupper Lake

Located near Ironman bike and run courses

 

Owner info

About the owner: Grandmother, homeowner, and food and nutrition educator. Love the outdoors and walking, especially in Lake Placid!

Why the Owner Chose Lake Placid, NY, USA:
The Birdhouse, as we affectionately term it, has been in our family since 1994. In 2012, we completed a gut-renovation and are now sharing our home with vacationers and athletes from all over the world.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Quiet, private area and spacious home.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/02/2016

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Photos

  • Kitchen and living area, first floor.

    Kitchen and living area, first floor.

  • Kitchen and  sitting area.

    Kitchen and sitting area.

  • View of Outlet brook from the sitting area in the main room.

    View of Outlet brook from the sitting area in the main room.

  • Private balcony, front bedroom, first floor.

    Private balcony, front bedroom, first floor.

  • Back bedroom, first floor, queen bed, private balcony, 1/2 bath attached

    Back bedroom, first floor, queen bed, private balcony, 1/2 bath attached

  • On the left side of the main sitting area, door and stairwell to lower level

    On the left side of the main sitting area, door and stairwell to lower level

  • Sitting area, lower level. Closet and area for bikes & gear, toddler bed

    Sitting area, lower level. Closet and area for bikes & gear, toddler bed

  • Full bathroom has cabinet with granite top. Tub & shower and toilet, lower level

    Full bathroom has cabinet with granite top. Tub & shower and toilet, lower level

  • Private bedroom, twin beds & child-safe crib,  full bathroom in the hall.

    Private bedroom, twin beds & child-safe crib, full bathroom in the hall.

  • Washer and dryer and utility sink in the laundry room, lower level.

    Washer and dryer and utility sink in the laundry room, lower level.

  • Car port and large parking area in the front yard of the house

    Car port and large parking area in the front yard of the house

  • Outlet Brook is accessible via steep embankment, has clean water & is musical.

    Outlet Brook is accessible via steep embankment, has clean water & is musical.

  • Kitchen  and glass door to entry foyer. Fridge & microwave in nearby pantry room

    Kitchen and glass door to entry foyer. Fridge & microwave in nearby pantry room

  • Grill on balcony outside the kitchten.

    Grill on balcony outside the kitchten.

  • Front bedroom, queen bed, first floor.

    Front bedroom, queen bed, first floor.

  • Balcony view of Outlet Brook, front bedroom,  first floor.

    Balcony view of Outlet Brook, front bedroom, first floor.

  • Balcony View, back bedroom, first floor.

    Balcony View, back bedroom, first floor.

  • Sitting area, lower level, TV in cabinet, twin bed room & crib through hall

    Sitting area, lower level, TV in cabinet, twin bed room & crib through hall

  • King bed in nook, glass door to outside, sitting area & full  bathroom nearby

    King bed in nook, glass door to outside, sitting area & full bathroom nearby

  • Private bedroom, twin beds, walk-in closet with bureau, hanging rods & space.

    Private bedroom, twin beds, walk-in closet with bureau, hanging rods & space.

  • Toys, games for all ages, and extra towels in storage room on lower level.

    Toys, games for all ages, and extra towels in storage room on lower level.

  • Outside, front view of house, front porch and side balcony & grill.

    Outside, front view of house, front porch and side balcony & grill.

  • Back yard with eight lawn chairs, overlooking Outlet Brook

    Back yard with eight lawn chairs, overlooking Outlet Brook

  • A 15 to 20 min walk from the house will give you this view of Mirror Lake & mtns

    A 15 to 20 min walk from the house will give you this view of Mirror Lake & mtns

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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Very Private, Quiet, Village Living on Outlet Brook

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