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Stunningly Private Summer Paradise Lake Front - 5 STARS Experience

Glen Spey, NY, USA
  • Chateau / Country House2344 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 3 nights

4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10

Less than two hours from NYC!!!

Available to enjoy every season!!!

Our home will become a part of your families precious memories. You will want to return year after year. One visit and you will be hooked for life!!! Come and visit our Scandinavian hand scribed log home on 12.5 acres at a pristine lake surrounded by beautiful woods. The property has a gated road for its secluded splendid home location. Four bedrooms, two baths, outdoor barbecue, deck, lake front, fire pit, volleyball court, and so much of the beautiful New York woods to enjoy. Ride mountain bikes, go hiking, just swim in the beach front lake and enjoy water sports. In the winter enjoy skiing, tubing, sledding, at a ski resort near us.


Darek Wajda

Member Since 2013
Response rate:
Response time:
within one hour
english, spanish, polish
Calendar last updated:
Apr 17, 2018
Why Darek Wajda chose Town of Lumberland

Very private home on a peninsula surrounded on three sides by the lake. Long gated driveway with lots of parking, 450 feet of waterfront, volleyball court, motorboat lake with no public access. Lake is fed by natural springs, great fishing, and swimming.

What makes this Chateau / Country House unique

Ideal for the family who wants to return to the beauty of nature! Your family will experience hours of fun playing volleyball, swimming in the lake, bicycle riding, walking, and making a lifetime of family memories.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, master bedroom in loft over looking lake
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • Bedroom 3
        1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon
      • Bedroom 4
        1 bunk bed


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, shower, jetted tub
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower

          Location Type

            • Lake View
            • Lakefront


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


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Internet
                          No computer provided
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Fireplace
                          wood burning fireplace
                        • Fitness Room / Equipment
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                          hot water
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Parking
                          lots of parking
                        • Telephone
                          Long distance calls
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Kitchen
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 6 people


                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Foosball
                                    • Game Room
                                    • Games
                                      Chess, checkers, cards
                                    • Ping Pong Table
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Stereo
                                      outside music on the deck
                                    • Television
                                    • Video Games


                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          lake side deck and volley ball court, side deck with outdoor furniture with seating for 15 people.
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          1 canoe,2 kayak
                                        • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          large Weber gas grill.


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome


                                                • live theater
                                                • churches
                                                • festivals
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • cinemas
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • synagogues

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • horseshoes
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • sledding
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • rafting
                                                            • cross country skiing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • ice skating
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • snowboarding
                                                            • snowmobiling
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • whitewater rafting
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              18 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              The best house yet!

                                                              We had a great time. The house looks better than the photos. The lake was frozen but beautiful! Everything was perfect will book again!

                                                              Nice place, matches the description

                                                              Olga S.New York

                                                              The house is basically as described here. It is a log cabin, about half a mile away from the rest of the houses on the lake. We stayed there in November, so, unfortunately, did not get to canoe/swim in the lake as it was too cold. However, it was nice that the house had a ping-pong table (with paddles and balls) and a good quality foosball table in the basement. Inside the house we liked the large dining table, beautiful views of the lake, there is a functioning fireplace, and log walls are very cool and rustic. Beware, there are something like 10 stuffed animals all over the place, including a complete adult bear on the second floor! I would say one downside was the requirement to take all the garbage with you when you leave. Because the recommended local disposal site was closed on the day we were leaving (Sunday), we had to haul our garbage all the way back to New York City, which is probably not too efficient. Finally, the owner somehow responds to all emails in less than two minutes – I have no idea how that is possible, but that is certainly convenient.

                                                              Wonderful experience!

                                                              Tim C.

                                                              Beautiful home in a beautiful setting.

                                                              Our arrival rousted a Bald Eagle from the shoreline! The secluded location of the home made our stay so nice. Last two days we saw a Great Blue Heron flying low over the lake. Heard coyotes and owls among others.

                                                              We had much use of the pedal boat, the canoe and a kayak, and at night a fire, ping pong and foosball.

                                                              The beautiful weather we had, made the night sky incredible. Waking up before dawn our first night, through the huge windows of the loft, I saw a spectacularly thin and backlit crescent moon, with Venus below. Very low in the sky and reflected in the lake, it was truly a sight I will never forget.

                                                              Every one of us loved the house, the lake, the setting and wants to return.

                                                              Thank you Darek!

                                                              Great spot

                                                              Matthew S.

                                                              Beautiful, well-maintained house on a nice piece of property. Lake is nicer than it may appear in the pictures. Darek, the owner, was kind and easy to deal with. Watching the sunrise over the lake is a great way to start the day. Will be trying to get back in the future.

                                                              wonderful, with many amenities

                                                              Jonathan g.

                                                              My family visited this fantastic home in late august, 2017. The four of us have had great experiences camping in the vicinity, and decided to "kick it up a notch". This we did. The home had room to house far more people, and we were constantly impressed with the thoughtful amenities Darak and family thought of.

                                                              The kayak and peddle boat are one thing, but PFD's and fishing poles (although we brought our own) are another. There was also a full complement of sporting equipment to take advantage of the awesome yard, which includes a volley/badminton court.

                                                              We were surprised to find nice clean towels in the spotless bathrooms, and cooking in the nice kitchen and awesome outdoor grill (electric ignition worked!) was a pleasure.

                                                              We plan to return to this great spot on the planet-

                                                              Best location on the lake!! What a wonderful weekend!

                                                              Avi F.

                                                              We took a trip for a weekend from NYC and absolutely loved staying at Darek's family home. We spent most of the weekend swimming in the lake, enjoying the lawn leading down to the lake, and the badminton/volleyball court. Best of all were the kayaks and pedal boat (the babies loved getting a ride on this!). We even caught a couple of fish. Thanks Darek for a wonderful weekend at this gorgeous secluded property. Darek even offered to help return a couple of raincoats we brought up and forgot in the closet as we didn't need them. All in all a great experience and highly recommended.


                                                              Glen Spey, NY, USA

                                                              Bald eagle watching from the deck, amazing mountain biking with miles of trails, full-size volleyball court, swimming in a spring fed lake, jet skiing or boating, and so much more. In the winter, skiing, ice skating, sledding at two nearby ski resorts.

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                                                              18 Reviews
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