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Private Lakefront! Hot Tub! 490 ft of Adirondack shoreline! 3 Acres!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House,2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5-8

The intersection of land and water is usually a very magical place. Our shore thing is just such a place. Our home is a Peaceful, Private, Scenic Lakefront Home on Augur Lake in upstate New York.

The house is a few miles from the Northway (Interstate 87) in Keeseville, NY.

Our lakeside cottage sits on approximately 3 acres of forested land that winds its way to over 490 feet of Augur Lake shoreline. The lake itself is approximately 400 acres in size and Our shore thing is a new home built in 2007 that offers tranquility, beauty and a chance to get away from it all. Our quaint cottage is perfect for couples or small families looking to combine lakeside living with the conveniences of a new house.

Whether you choose to sip your coffee on the wrap around porch, read a book in the screened in lakefront gazebo, or just breathe in the fresh air while wandering the property, guests here at Our shore thing will not see another home in sight, except for those homes located on the other side of the lake. Beautiful Augur lake contains no public access and no public boat ramps. In short, this body of water is used by only a handful of lucky Augur Lake property owners. The lake’s water quality is good and is stocked with smallmouth bass, yellow perch, walleye, northern pike, pumpkin seed and black crappie. Our lake shore also is habitat to a family of beavers, we enjoy watching them swim back and forth nearly every evening! The swimming directly on our shoreline is not ideal, there is milfoil we have tried unsuccessfully to groom our lake front the best we could. It is not swampy though And is certainly a nice spot to dip your feet from the dock or hop into one of many of our watercrafts and go out for an adventure, you can find plenty of places to further enjoy the water on this quiet adirondack lake.

If you are looking for rowdy parties, the bar scene and tee shirt shops, this is not the lake for you.

Our shore thing offers new appliances such as a full size oven and microwave oven as well as a washer and dryer. The kitchen is equipped with newer refrigerator, a coffee maker, toaster and all the utensils that you have in your own home. A queen size bed and walk in closet awaits guests in the master bedroom. Upstairs in the loft area, the kids will sleep soundly in two twin beds. A new queen size pull out couch in the Main living room as well as a new full size pull out sofa with inflateable air over spring mattress in the lower living space offers the opportunity for additional guests to enjoy the comforts of this house.

The (2) bathrooms offer a shower, toilet and sink. The cottage is equipped with a charcoal barbecue grill for those summer time cookouts. Guests are invited to use our dock that extends into Augur Lake and to make use of our kayak, canoe, row boat and paddle boat to explore the lake and catch some of the many types of fish that populate this body of water.

One of our favorite amenities Our shore thing has to offer is a 6 person Hot tub just out the back door of the home, a great way to unwind after a fun filled day of adirondack living!

Our shore thing is situated on a county maintained paved road and is less than ten minutes away from both a grocery store, hardware store and convenience stores.

Speaking of short distances, a fifteen minute drive from Our shore thing will bring guests to the either the Harmony Golf Club or the Adirondack Golf and Country Club. Fifteen minutes will also take you to the Ausable Chasm where guests can ride horses or tube down the Ausable River. In that same time frame, guests can drive to Lake Champlain and board the Port Kent Ferry which will transport guests and their vehicles to Burlington, Vermont, home of the University of Vermont and Burlington International Airport (BTV). From Burlington, numerous highways connect to the rest of historic New England.

A twenty minute drive from Our shore thing will take guests to Plattsburgh, NY, home to a regional mall, a large campus of Plattsburgh State University of New York and the Plattsburgh International Airport (PLB).

A thirty mile drive from the cottage will take guests to the majestic alpine village of Lake Placid, New York, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Whiteface Mountain provides winter sports enthusiasts with world class skiing and snowboarding.

A mere 80 miles to the North of Our shore thing lies the captivating European inspired city of Montreal, Quebec (bring your passports). Eighty miles to the South lies the summer tourist Mecca of Lake George, NY.

We invite you to enjoy Our shore thing for some well deserved relaxation. Use the cottage to recharge your batteries in a truly peaceful setting or use it as a centrally located base for exciting day-trips to New England, Canada or the Adirondack State Park. Either way, we think you will love this house, this lake and this region as much as we do. We could think of any number of great reasons for people to come and enjoy the Adirondacks at any time of the year we have four full beautiful seasons in upstate New York to explore and enjoy.

More Details

Owner
Janette Meppen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

About Janette Meppen

When we first saw this home we had to have it! Now we would love to share the beauty and peacefulness of the adirondacks with others.

Janette Meppen purchased this house in 2013

What makes this house unique

with 490 feet of lakefront a canoe, kayak, row boat and paddle boat

Amenities

Keeseville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • This home has two full bathrooms one on the main living floor and one in the Walk Out finished basement living area.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Open Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fold Out Futon in Living Area
    Walk Out Basement - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fold out sleeper in walk out basement.
  • Our home has one bedroom with a queen sized bed on the main living floor. There is a nice futon couch in the main living room that can be folded out for sleeping. There is a Open loft bedroom with two twin sized beds. In the Walk Out basement living area there is a fold out Sleeper/Sofa with inflateable air over spring mattress for maximum comfort (the walk out also leads to the Hot Tub!).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Private Lakefront! Hot Tub! 490 ft of Adirondack shoreline! 3 Acres!
average rating of 4.71875 based on 32 reviews
5

Comfortable & peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

We'll maintained, cozy, ideal spot for a quite weekend by the lake. House had all the necessities.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cute, lovely cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We spent just a few days here, but loved it. The lake access was lovely and the hot tub was wonderful. It was relatively quiet and it was so nice to be able to have our dogs with us. Within easy 45 minute to hour range of quite a few High Peeks, we did a lot of hiking!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent place to spend Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great, relaxing Christmas break in this cozy house on the frozen lake. Our boys enjoyed boot skating on the ice hiking in the woods....we had the area to ourselves. Many thanks to the property owners. Very responsive and the house was in great condition. Would definitely like to revisit!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

One thing that we didn't like is a poor wifi. It was slow as dial up internet.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree sometimes the service is fine sometimes not so much. Unfortunately we are in the Adirondacks and there aren't any options, (we have looked into several ) all unable to get a signal at our location at all. We are glad you still enjoyed your stay.
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5

Clean, quiet, relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is on a very private piece of land and makes for a perfect get away! The host was incredibly responsive as we made our reservation, while checking in, and during our stay. And the hot tub made for some real R&R as did the gas fireplace.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The house was wonderful, very clean well decorated and most important relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful we enjoyed our stay very much. The house is clean, well decorated. The property was very private and beautiful in the fall. We especially enjoyed the hot tub as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
plattsburgh international
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
port kent/burlington
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Harmony golf club or adirondack golf &country club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
interstate 87
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
whiteface moutain
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Port douglas
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Keeseville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Apr 2 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
fall
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Linen Fee $75
Pet Fee $30
Cleaning Fee $95

Weekly Rentals run from Saturday to Saturday
Pet fee is per pet with 2 pets maximum. No Dog breeds that have ability o reach over 40lbs are permitted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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