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Adorable Historic Adirondack Lakefront Cottage on Long Lake

Bedrooms 1
Space 625 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

One Bedroom Cottage Perched On Lake With Breathtaking Views And Sandy Beach

Cozy wainscot interior with comforts for a couple, or two adults and one child. The cottage has one bedroom with a queen bed, a living room with a queen futon and two leather chairs. There is a breakfast bar and a table that seats four. The kitchen has a gas stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, toaster and coffee maker. The location is the highlight, on the shore of Long Lake in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Somewhat steep path to the beach. Close to hiking trails and great fishing right off the dock. Only 7 miles from the famous Adirondack Museum-Adirondack Experience and 25 minutes from the spectacular Wild Center and Wild Walk at Tupper Lake.

Richard Dechene
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Some Swedish and broken French.
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Richard Dechene

Native Adirondacker, Richard and his family live on adjacent property. Richard is a professional property manager and his wife works at a local museum. They have traveled extensively and welcome guests to their lakefront cottage.

Richard Dechene purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Richard Dechene chose Adirondack Mountains

The Honeymoon has been helping guest create beautiful memories for over 100 years. It is located on the former Deerland Lodge property, a resort from the turn of the last century. It has been renovated to have modern conveniences with old world charm. An enclosed iron tub provides a perfect spot for a bubble bath after a long hike or day lounging on the dock.


Long Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 625 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Renters bring owns towels. * Property includes a fully enclosed outdoor shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Renters bring own sheets and towels. Blankets and pillows provided. Queen bed in bedroom sleeps two and the futon in the living room sleeps one child (under 17).
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Canoes, kayaks, paddle-boards and other boats may be rented locally at either Raquette River Outfitters Long Lake Store - 1265 Main St., Long Lake, NY 12847 (518) 624-2360 or at Long Lake Marina, NY Route 30, Long Lake, NY 12847 (518) 624-2266 Check in at 3:00 PM and Check out at 10:00 AM


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Adorable Historic Adirondack Lakefront Cottage on Long Lake
average rating of 4.9302325 based on 43 reviews

A Perfect Little Cottage on the Lake!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Honeymoon cottage. The cottage is just the right size for a couple and it oozes old world Adirondack charm, from the wood paneling to the cozy and comfortable furnishings. The views are spectacular from just about every vantage point—from the dock and outside sitting areas when the weather permits, and from the enclosed deck and kitchen when it does not. Richard and Hillarie are wonderful hosts, ready and willing to answer any questions about the area and very responsive to any issues that may arise. At one point during our stay there was a problem with the hot water tank; not only did they get the ball rolling for an immediate fix but told us when they were coming, what was going to happen, and how long it would take. Their goal was to be accommodating and responsive, but at the same time as un-intrusive as possible. We highly recommend this beautiful little cottage, and can’t wait to return!

And that outdoor shower is just about the best thing in the whole world.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Crystal-clear mornings, breezy summer days, cool moonlit nights. A great spot with congenial hosts and superb accommodations!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is the perfect place if you like things a little rustic yet oh so comfortable. Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This lovely little cottage was just the right size for me, my wife, and our son. It's so close to the water. From the screened porch you feel like you are floating over Long Lake. The water access is safe for kids too. A deck you can do canonballs from, but also a beach with shallow water for those who prefer to wade.

The inside is covered with lovely wooden wainscoting. A lovely little kitchen with all the basics and the most amazing view of the lake. A cozy gas stove in the living room for cold nights. A beautiful bathroom with an enclosed tub and a bonus outdoor shower (with hot water).

Outside there is plenty of space with a picnic table, fire pit, and a hammock. Great place to hang out and just take it all in.

Richard came by to greet us and make sure we were all set. He lives nearby, but gave us total privacy.

If I have to say anything slightly negative...although maybe it's just because I'm old...the futon in the living room is pretty hard and uncomfortable to sleep on. The queen bed in the main bedroom is excellent. Just something to be aware of.

Thank you Richard and Hillarie for the wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at The Honeymoon Cottage. It is charming, very clean, and perfect for a couple's getaway. Prudence was very helpful in orienting us to the cottage and kayaking on the lake when we arrived. The lake water was still high from the spring melt, so there wasn't a beach, but we were encouraged to store our kayaks on the dock. Since we have only launched from a shore, we had the opportunity to learn how to enter and exit our kayaks from a dock. The cottage location at Long Lake is perfect for side trips to Tupper Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Lake Placid, Wilmington, and lots of others. And when we weren't visiting other places, we enjoyed relaxing on the screened in porch or by the gas powered wood stove. Thank you for a wonderful week, Richard, Hillarie, and Prudence!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the Honeymoon cottage. It was very clean and well appointed. We brought our canoe and it was an easy launch off of the dock situated right in front of the cottage. The views are spectacular, the fishing was great and the cottage had everything we needed. We would not hesitate to come again!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! Welcome back anytime.
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Peaceful ever altering view of the beautiful Long Lake

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming to the Honeymoon Cottage for at least 3 years: a week in early May and a week in early October. As close to Nirvana as either of us is likely to get. We love the site, the whole Adirondack area. Look forward to many returns!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a joy to have happy returning guests! Thank you for the helpful suggestions and we look forward to seeing you in the fall.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Adirondack Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Adirondack Hotel
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Lake Champlain
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Tupper Lake Country Club - public
Nearest Train
65 Miles
Amtrak - Ft. Ann
Nearest Motorway
Route 30
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Long Lake Diner
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Gore Mountain
Nearest Beach
On site - shared with owners
Car: recommended

Canoes, kayaks, paddle-boards and other boats may be rented locally at either Raquette River Outfitters Long Lake Store - 1265 Main St., Long Lake, NY 12847

(518) 624-2360 or at Long Lake Marina, NY Route 30, Long Lake, NY 12847

(518) 624-2266


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Check out is at 10:00 am and Check in is by 3:00 pm

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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