In Town, in the Wild(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
1 Bedroom Apartment In The Village Of Saranac Lake
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Member since: 2012
- On floor 1
- 444 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- The apartment features a cozy bedroom with a Queen size bed. Bedside tables with lamps, an alarm clock and personal reading lights over the bed make it a comfortable and friendly space. Three full-sized windows, in addition to a small inset window, look out onto the wooded yard. A wing-back chair with floor lamp is a cozy spot for reading. An antique bureau has ample space for clothing. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- The bathroom has independent radiant floor heating, a lovely shower with glass door, subway tiles, and a rain-style shower head. Ventilation is supplied by a fan with a timer. A large vanity provides plenty of counter space. A hand-held hair dryer and hand mirror with magnified side are included. High-end eco-friendly soaps, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, makeup wipes, and shower cap are supplied. ...moreless
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
A 10-cup coffee maker is included, along with a melitta filter holder and filters for coffee by the cup. Coffee from Adirondack Bean-To, a high quality local roaster, is supplied at no extra charge....moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
Dishes, cups, glassware--including wine glasses--and silverware are supplied. Pots, pans, knives, a colander, serving bowls, storage containers, and other meal preparation items are included....moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
Rate listed is for two people. There is a $20 per night fee per person for one or two additional guests.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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A wide variety of activities and entertainment are available here in the heart of the Adirondacks. Hundreds of lakes and mountains offer countless opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, hiking and bicycling. In the winter months, cross country skiing trails are numerous and nearby, and Whiteface, the Olympic downhill mountain, is 30 minutes away. A 15-minute walk along Lake Flower brings you to downtown Saranac Lake, with its art galleries, shops and restaurants. Live theater is a year-round happening at Pendragon, located just three blocks from the rental. New Year's Eve features First Night Saranac Lake, with a variety of music and other entertainments occurring around downtown. At Midnight, fireworks light up the sky over Lake Flower. During February, Saranac Lake is home to the historic Winter Carnival, a 10-day celebration of the season featuring numerous athletic events, competitions for the fun of it, parades and fireworks. The Ice Palace, centerpiece of the carnival, is located on the shore of Lake Flower, a five minute walk from Watson Place. The Ninety Miler, an annual canoe and kayak race from Old Forge to Saranac Lake held in September, concludes at Riverside Park on Lake Flower. The unique Adirondack Carousel, where visitors ride on carved Adirondack animals, insects and birds, is open all year and located downtown near the Union Depot. The Adirondack Scenic Railway runs between the Union Depot and the Station in Lake Placid during the summer and fall. If you're driving, the Olympic village of Lake Placid is a short 10-minute drive away. The Lake Placid Center for the Arts features gallery exhibits, dance, theater and music performances and Friday night independent movie showings. The Olympic Center, setting for the 'Miracle on Ice' in 1980, and the Olympic Museum located there, are open for your exploration. Rarely does a week go by during the winter when a major event isn't happening. Ski jumping, bobsled and luge competitions, hockey tournaments and other skating events all keep things exciting in Lake Placid. The Wild Center, a museum of the Natural History of the Adirondacks, is a beautiful 25-minute drive away in Tupper Lake, while the Adirondack Museum is a drive of approximately an hour in Blue Mountain Lake.
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: I started the business, Watson Place, in 2012. I'm a retired educator and have lived in Saranac Lake with my husband since 1996. I love living in the Adirondack Mountains with its beautiful scenery. I walk, bicycle, canoe, and snowshoe. I love to read, especially non-fiction. My husband is also retired, but maintains a fine art photography business. We worked hard getting our tourist accommodation ready and have been told it's beautiful.
Why the Owner Chose Saranac Lake, NY, USA:
We were living in the Saratoga Springs area and my husband Barry had been traveling around the Adirondacks as part of his work. During these tours, he found that the scenery and ambiance of the area appealed strongly to his creative side. When a job opportunity presented itself in Tupper Lake, he immediately took it and the hunt for a place to live began. After exploring possibilities in the Tupper Lake and Lake Placid areas, we decided to concentrate on Saranac Lake, which we felt had more to offer us. The village has a very appealing downtown, with a host of historic buildings and several art galleries, along with the expected offices, restaurants and shops. We thoroughly enjoy the area and take advantage of the hiking, bicycling and canoeing opportunities when we can.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We decided to buy this home after looking at several others in and around Saranac Lake. The Arts and Craft style of the building suited our tastes and offered some unique touches. The house is located on a hill and surrounded by mature evergreens, with a few birch and maples added for color. We also own a wooded property across the street, which adds to the feeling of privacy that we enjoy here. It was also fun to discover that our place had been home to the actress Veronica Lake when she was a child.
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The rental is on the first floor of our home. Guest parking is in front of doors
A good place to relax and read the paper
The full-size Maytag washer and dryer are located in the apartment.
Scott and Suzanne took full advantage of everything Watson Place has to offer.
Dewey Mountain and Kiwassa Road homes are reflected in Lake Flower.
The waters around Saranac Lake are a fisherman's dream
Veronica Lake is said to have lived in our house during summers as a girl.
Janis always provides homemade cookies to welcome our guests
The fenced in yard features Adirondack chairs, a picnic table, firepit and grill
The Andersen patio doors provide a front entry into the apartment.
A rain shower head provides a most enjoyable and refreshing shower.
The private yard includes Adirondack chairs, a gas grill and a fire pit.
Neighbors can be very friendly
The Jackrabbit Ski trail is a short walk from Watson Place
The Adirondack High Peaks as seen from Ampersand Mountain on an October morning
Ambiance and warmth
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Monday, January 16, 2017
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