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Direct Waterfront 4 Bedroom Home on Lake George with Additional Guest Cabin

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Architect Designed, Open Floorplan Home On Residential East Side of Lake George

Summer Rentals

The 2017 high season for our home is June 17 - September 9. The weekly rental rate for those weeks is $6,500. Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday only.

Our Home's Story

Inspired by the original 1910 home that stood on this property, French Mountain Cove is a family retreat with the charm and architecture of an older cabin, but the comfort of a new home. Distanced from the crowds, but close to the best activities, our home has always been a home base for an active vacation or the ultimate destination for a relaxing one. Not a “rental property,” this is our family home shared with parents, siblings and guests. It is only listed for rent during the few weeks each summer that we are unable to use it.

History

This quiet home in a protected cove was rebuilt in 2013 to serve as the gathering spot for our extended family. The original 1910 camp has been in our family since 1944 and was the site of many memorable summer vacations. The new four-season building sits on the exact footprint of the original home, and now affords us the opportunity to gather as a family year-round.

Location

Located on the eastern shore, our home sits on a quiet and peaceful spot, but is a quick drive or boat ride to the active visitor spots of Lake George Village and Bolton Landing. With plenty of space on multiple levels, it is a home built for our family and suited to extended families (grandparents, adult children and grandchildren) spending time together for a week in the summer. Built for family vacations, the home cannot accommodate more than 6 adults.

Overview

The home’s main level has been designed with an open floor plan to allow for an amazing panoramic view from anywhere on the main level. The dining area is anchored with an Amish reclaimed barnwood table with seating for eight. The center seating area has an antique bamboo seating group purchased in the 1940’s and sets the tone of casual elegance throughout this floor; it is perfect for coffee in the morning, afternoon reading, or cocktails in the evening while watching the sunset. The northern third of the main floor holds more casual furniture, a wall mounted television and a gas fireplace – all great for relaxing at the end of the day.

The lake level of this home is an extension of the property’s fantastic 18’x50’ lakeside flagstone patio. The 610 sf room contains comfortable furniture and a large entertainment television and a summer kitchen just off the grill area. The lake level allows for guests to be at the water’s edge all day without ever leaving the conveniences of the house.

The top floor of the home has four bedrooms and two fully-outfitted ¾ baths. The master bedroom and sleeping porch each have a queen bed, a third bedroom has a twin bed with trundle and the fourth bedroom has bunk twin beds with an additional trundle. The separate guest cabin boasts a small porch of its own, and has a full bed, full bath, and small bar sink/apartment refrigerator.

Rental Information

Our home is only available for a few select rental weeks each summer. It is a family home, so other than those few weeks the house is occupied.

Summer 2017

The 2017 high rental season for this property is June 17 – September 9. During this period, the home is only available for rent from Saturday (check in at 3pm) to Saturday (check out at 10am). Please note that there is always a seven night minimum stay requirement for renting French Mountain Cove. We cannot rent for long weekends or short holiday stays.

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More Details

Owner
Colleen Kriz
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2017

About Colleen Kriz

Growing up in Albany, NY, this property was our vacation home. Summers here started on the last day of school in June and ended right before we headed back to classes in September. The property is used by family throughout the year and is only available for a few weeks each summer when we have commitments out of town.

Colleen Kriz purchased this house in 1944

What makes this house unique

Completed in 2013, this four-season home has been completely re-built by the same family that has owned the property since 1944. Designed by a local architect to honor the original 1910 home, this house combines craftsman architectural and design details with modern conveniences. The four bedroom home, boathouse and guest cabin sit directly on 160 feet of lakefront on the quiet, residential East side of Lake George.

Each unique part of this new home was designed around how three generations of our family have lived here for the past 70 years. From the relaxing, residential atmosphere of the Eastern Side of Lake George to the stunning sunsets it affords, this property has always offered us a place to go to enjoy the company of friends and family.

Map

Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Albany International Airport (ALB)
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Garrison Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Ferry
42 Miles
Fort Ticonderoga Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Top of the World, 441 Lockhart Mountain Rd
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Fort Edward - Glens Falls (FED)
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
New York State Northway / I-87 (EXIT 21)
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
George's Place for Steak
Nearest Ski
29 Miles
Gore Mountain, North Creek, NY
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Million Dollar Beach, Lake George Village
Car: recommended

The French Mountain Cove property sits on the picturesque Eastern Shore of Lake George. Located at the foot of French Mountain, guests are treated to fantastic sunsets throughout the year. The location allows for quick and easy access to Lake George Village by car or by boat, and also allows guests a convenient route to nearby attractions up and down I-87.

Amenities

Lake George House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Floor Half Bath -
    Cabin Full Bath with combination tub/shower -
    2nd Upstairs 3/4 Bathroom -
    1st Upstairs 3/4 Bathroom -
  • Each bathroom on the second floor of the main house has a shower, toilet and sink, giving everyone upstairs plenty of room to get ready in the morning or get ready for bed at night. The Main Floor Powder Room is a large bathroom located off the foyer of the main floor. With a large vanity and extra linen storage, this half bath adds a helpful third bathroom for daytime use. The 12x18 cabin has its own full bath with a combination tub/shower unit.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Sleeping Porch - 1 queen
    Cabin - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • The top floor of the house has four bedrooms and two fully outfitted three quarter baths. Two bedrooms have queen beds (each sleep 2), one bedroom has a twin with a second trundle bed stored beneath(sleeps 2) and the fourth bedroom has a bunk bed set sleeps 2). There is a maximum occupancy of 8 people in the house. The Cabin serves as a fifth bedroom or an additional, separate space if needed for in-laws, nannies, etc. Set up like a fully independent hotel room, the cabin has a double bed for guests as well as a full bath and small hotel refrigerator and counter space.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Please contact us if you need help with planning your vacation to Lake George. We are happy to recommend nearby marinas to rent stand up paddle boards, kayaks, motorboats, etc.

Reviews

4.8/5 -
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Direct Waterfront 4 Bedroom Home on Lake George with Additional Guest Cabin
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
Bedford, NH
4

Beautiful Home on Lake George

  • 4 of 5

The house is very nice. It was clean, but there was a huge ant problem while we were there. We did notify owners and an exterminator was sent the next day. The house is in a great location, away from the tourist areas but very easy to get to all local activities. There is no walk in access to the lake, making it difficult for our older guests to get in the water. Overall, it was a very relaxing, fun week in a great location.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a fun and relaxing week vacationing in our home! Thank you for letting us know about the ants, our exterminators are happy to help us out and we knew they would come right away. When we are not there, we are so happy to know there are families such as yours that care for our home as their own and want to help us keep on top of everything.
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5

Wedding Weekend

  • 5 of 5

For my wedding weekend we decided to rent a lake house on LG to host the rehearsal dinner and give a "home base" to the wedding party. This house was awesome; recently redone and kept immaculately clean, and NOTHING beats a view of the sunset from the east side of lake George. It had it all. The owners were very kind, accommodating and easy to work with. Most of the out-of-towners wanted the contact info to be able to rent and book their own vacation. Thanks for an unforgettable weekend.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, and for the exceptional care you showed our property! We are so very proud of the hard work we put into rebuilding the house, and it was a joy to be able to share it with you for this wonderful occasion. We know we are a little biased, but we agree, there is nothing like the sunset from the East side of the Lake!
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Upstate NY
5

Beautiful Fall Setting

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for our family's needs. Great location - close to local towns and attractions but in a quiet spot. Hope to head back soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome back anytime! Thank you for taking such good care of our home. The fall is a beautiful time to be on Lake George!
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5

Amazing house, amazing setting!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a week-end stay and are already anxious to return. The house is perfectly located on the south-east shore, close enough to tourist activity such as Lake George Village and any shopping needs. It is also far enough away from those areas to enjoy a peaceful & quiet getaway.

We had without a doubt the nicest week-end that we could have. The weather worked in our favor, but by far the house and it’s amenities made our stay that much more fun. We swam off the dock, we fished, we cooked out, just to name a few activities. Having the boat in view of all while we were tubing made things that much more entertaining as well. And then the sunsets, we cannot believe what a beautiful setting it is. The patio is perfect for entertaining and relaxing. The kitchen is well equipped, plenty of refrigeration with the summer kitchen located at the patio level. The kitchen is also very functional and a good size. The house is very well maintained, clean & comfortable. The bedrooms are just right, not too spacious but comfortable for sleeping. The bathrooms are nicely sized and very functional. The outdoor cabin is very nice, almost like having an additional hotel room on the property. The owners are very helpful, any questions we had during the renting process they responded to in a very timely manner. We are planning on returning next year for a full week, perhaps this can become a tradition for us!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was truly a pleasure to have you and your family as guests in our home. I was thrilled with the weather forecast for your long weekend, and I am so glad to know you spent so much time outside! The summer kitchen downstairs was the final part of the construction, and we are especially proud of how convenient it makes entertaining and relaxing by the lake. I am thrilled that you took full advantage of it. My family has had a home on this property since 1944, and it holds a very special place in our hearts. The complete rebuild was a dramatic one, and we couldn’t have asked for better first guests as we begin renting it out. We are thankful that you took such wonderful care of our home, and we can’t wait to see you again next year!
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300

Cleaning Fee of $300 is charged to all guests
Our home is only available for weekly rentals (Saturday to Saturday)
Fully Refundable Damage Deposit of $1000 required one week before arrival and will be refunded within 14 days if no damage occurs during stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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