Historic Juniper Cottage...Wooded Setting..Walk to Village, Lakes, Golf & Tennis
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- Minimum stay:2-8 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
As Lake Placid Club grew from its inception in 1895, it experienced many expansive changes. At it's height, the private club included 6,000 acres in an extensive development of accommodations, recreation facilities, service buildings, farmland and forest. In the early part of the 1900s certain members of the club were no longer satisfied with the hotel-like accommodations in the large club house. Over time some 40 cottages were built near, but separate from, the main building. Today, fewer than a dozen of these historic buildings remain. Our house, Juniper Cottage, built in 1923, is one of them. The total renovation of the property, completed in July 2005, has been as respectful as possible to the original Juniper and is designed to maximize its secluded forest setting and the variety of mature trees which surround the house.
Juniper has 4 bedrooms each with their own screened in porch and bathroom. The master bedroom has a gas fireplace (gas), queen bed, sitting area with two chairs, and a closet. A second bedroom on the main floor has a queen bed and closet. The third main floor bedroom has two twin beds and a bathroom with whirlpool tub. The fourth bedroom is located down a spiral staircase from the main floor to a walkout lower level. This bedroom has two twin beds and a private bathroom. The laundry room is also downstairs with both a washing machine and dryer.
The living room has a 14 foot cathedral ceiling, great views of the forest and a large stone fireplace. The room is perfect for sitting around the fireplace reading, chatting, watching TV, or listening to music on the Sonos system. Juniper is equipped with an iMac and high speed internet. Want to unplug? Then feel free to read one of the many books at Juniper, play one of the board games or do an old-fashioned jigsaw buzzle.
The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, gas range and oven, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, microwave and a large selection of dishware, glassware, pots, pans, utensils, etc. If you prefer to grill, there is a gas grill right outside the front door.
If you come in the winter to ski, we have plenty of room for your equipment. There are racks to hold eight sets of skis. Also, inside the front door is a small, heated mud room with benches and coat racks so you can easily remove your winter clothes and boots without bringing them into the cottage.
There is a small shed near the parking area of Juniper to put garbage and recyclables. And in the back yard there is a hammock for enjoying the good weather and a lean-to in case you want to spend a night outdoors.
Juniper is close (10 minute walk) to town but situated in a private-wooded setting. This allows for privacy when grilling and/or dining outside. Or just when sitting with your family and friends around the outdoor fire pit roasting marshmallows.
From Juniper Cottage you can easily access many activities. It is a short walk or bike ride into town and all that that has to offer. On the Lake Placid Club grounds there are three golf courses designed by Scots for the Lake Placid Club. There are also tennis courts and a private beach on Mirror Lake adjacent to the Boat House Restaurant.
There is access to many hiking (and biking) trails right outside the front door. In the winter, these trails are great for cross country skiing. With a car, skiing at the Whiteface is 15 minutes away. In all seasons, near-by activities and attractions are truly limitless.
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Member since: 2013
- 1900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Master bedroom has queen bed, gas fireplace, sitting area with two chairs, TV, in suite full bath, private screened porch with seating for 4 that connects to larger shared screen porch and has wooded views. Bedroom 2 has queen bed, in suite full bath and private screened porch with seating for 2 and wooded view. Bedroom 3 has two twin beds, in suite full bath, TV and private screened porch with seating for 2 and wooded views. Bedroom 4 has two large day beds and private screened porch with seating for two and wooded views. 4th bath is just outside door of bedroom 4 and has large 2 person jacuzzi tub. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay
Winter High Season
Jan 4 - Feb 26, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer High Season
May 26 - Sep 10, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 19 - Jul 26, 2017
8 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $170
- Security Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 3%
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Iron Man week, Horse Show and holiday rental rates will be negotiated.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We have been vacationing in Lake Placid for the last twenty years. It is our favorite family vacation spot regardless of the season because there is always something to do. In addition, we love the international feel of Lake Placid and enjoy meeting people from all over the world.
Why the Owner Chose Lake Placid Club (Lake Placid, NY, USA):
The private setting that is only minutes from downtown Lake Placid is what drew us to this property. Also, we love that it is in the historic Lake Placid Club with access to golf, tennis, and a private beach. Oh, and we can't overlook the joy of being car-free once we arrive at Juniper.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Very cute cottage in great setting! Cottage is cozy but big enough for large families! Each bedroom has its own bath and private screened in porch. 4 couples can share time together in the great room and kitchen or separate to their own private rooms and porches for quiet time. Want to sleep outside...bring your sleeping bag and spend your night in the lean to in the back yard. We fell in love with this cottage the moment we saw it and knew our many years of looking for the perfect home in Lake Placid was over. We know you will enjoy our home too...for its secluded setting, its close proximity to the village and the feeling of peace that comes over you when you finally arrive at Juniper Cottage.
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Juniper Cottage in autumn
Lots of books to read while you enjoy the fireplace or listen to music.
Big dining table for everyone
Each bedroom as its own porch!
Porch off master bedroom
Peaceful seating or relax on the hammock
Toboggan chute on Mirror Lake
Frozen lakes and numerous hikes to explore.
Plenty of mountains to climb
Inviting front door of Juniper
Inviting view of Juniper Cottage. Wooded seclusion yet short walk to village.
comfy seating in the living room
Master bedroom with full bath, sitting area and private screen porch.
Second master bedroom on 1st floor with full bath and private screen porch.
Enjoy your morning coffee on the porch off the great room.
Christmas at Juniper.
Juniper is a very short walk to Mirror Lake
Fun for the whole family on Mirror Lake...all year round
Lunch on Noonmark Summit.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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