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Close to Gore Mountain Ski Center. in the Siamese Wilderness Area.

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Last updated: 03/04/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bath (Sleeps 5-7)

An affordable cattage located in Bakers Mills NY off Rt.8.

Seven miles to Gore Mt. ski area. North Creek trains rides, shopping
The School House is a year round fun place.

Snowshoeing hiking hunting fishing water sports white water rafting, scenic drives and motorcycling.
This is a 1900 school house that has an open floor plan, 12' pine boards flooring the original black board.

I can boast and say that I was one of the last of three students when it closed in 1957.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/04/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoke outside only...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 2: 4 twin/ single

    room for more sleeping bags in loft area...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom with closte and a Queen size bed. in loft area four twins-extra sleeping bags could be added....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub


  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • One full size and 1/2 bath

Other Amenities

  • An affordable cottage located in Bakers Mills NY one mile off Rute 8- seven miles from Gore Mt. ski center and North Creek. --North Creek: Train rides, shops. The School House is a year around fun place You can hike snowshoe ski hunt fish swim white water raft or mountain climb. Scenic drives or a motorcycle ride to Lake George 22 miles south. Or enjoy the Adirondacks and rest. This 1900 school house has an original black board, pine boards. I will boast and say that I was one of the last three students to attend at its closing in 1957. An open floor plan with 1 1/2 baths. One bedroom with double bed and a loft area that has four singles. A deep well with great drinking water. You can hike cross country ski or snowshoe by just going east out the front door....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Netflix and WiFI...moreless

  • Television


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


  • Churches
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View:

    Crane looking south 11th looking west....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    window unit for July...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    small dryer for light loads...moreless

  • Heating:

    electric heat for each room. plus a monitor. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    large great room-with two six feet gliders looking on 11th mountain....moreless

  • Parking:

    drive way --plowed all winter. Three cars...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    appartment size ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Air tight with glass front draft under littlehearth damper in stove pipe.------ Always safety first. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes provided...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    eat in kitchen with counter space with stools....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    covered deck in front of cottage....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$700 $2,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $30
  • Cleaning fee. $40
  • Taxes Not included


If Holiday is midweek charge would be for an example (tues,$100-wed a holiady $150 -thurs $100. that three days would be

$350.plua cleaning $40.00= $390.00 for that stay.

$100.00 to hold the school house. Balance will be due the week before your stay.

credit card We do Pay-Pal (best way for us) Checks mailed early OK

twonight minimun weekdays. -Weekends are $150.00 night

Holiday weekends $150/ might (two nights mim) $150 for Holiday if midweek Holiday weeks $850.00 Weeks rate is $700.00 non holiday.

6 gests. extra are a $30 per guest. no more than 7.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/04/2017
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90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany MY
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
JJ Bakers Mills west on Rt.8
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
North Creek
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rute 8
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
North Creek
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Gore Mountain- North Creek NY
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
North Creek -Lake George

Car: Recommended

Lake George and Queensbury have theme parks

30 min. away. North Creek scenic train rides 8 miles.

Hike or cross country ski from Rt.8 to thirteenth lale. in the

Siamese Ponds Wilderness area. 52 miles of marked hiking trailes

in the southeast part of the Adirondacks Access to trails from Route 8 Bakers mills.

Trails to Second Pond Round Pond.---- Siamese Ponds (trail head three miles west from Bakers Mills on route 8) it followsthe east branch of the Sacandaga river.---Cod Pond off Stewart Creek.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: I was able to get this from my family. Our family spend many vacations there, Our friends all love it and go there when they can.

Why the Owner Chose Johnsburg, NY, USA:
It has a peace about it. My grandmother and my mom went there to school. I started first grade there --then the oneroom school house was closed. We then had to go to JCS in North Creek.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Sitting on the front deck watching the leaves fall or looking out the back gliders watching the snow pile up.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/04/2017

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  • lets skii

    lets skii

  • 11 th. Mountain behind school house. 3,300

    11 th. Mountain behind school house. 3,300

  • ABC


  • half bath

    half bath

  • Queen size bed

    Queen size bed

  • four singles in loft area

    four singles in loft area

  • letsbike


  • Netflix and wi-fi --or bring a good book

    Netflix and wi-fi --or bring a good book

  • full bath

    full bath

  • Pull down to loft area

    Pull down to loft area

  • Lets hike

    Lets hike

VRBO #499532

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, March 06, 2017

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