Log Cabin on 63 Acres Minutes from the World Famous Salmon River Lower Fly Zone!(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Each room is named after a fish that can be caught in the Salmon River. The 'King Room' offers a king bed on the main level surrounded by logs adjacent to a full bath. Upstairs features three bedrooms and a full bathroom. On this floor, the 'Coho Room' sleeps two on a queen bed and is painted the deep greens you would find on this fish. The 'Brown Trout Room' is painted a rich gold similar to the coloration of this fish. The blue 'Rainbow Trout Room' offers two twin beds with accents of red found on this gorgeous fish. The basement features slate flooring and a full bathroom with walk-in shower constructed of marble and river rocks. The basement area is also a great place to gather for board/video games or a friendly game of foosball.
All rooms and bunk bed feature the uber-comfy, exclusive “Marriott Bed” (9” deep foam mattress on a 10 ½” box spring). There are also sleeper sofas (queen & twin), chaise lounge, and a twin over full bunk bed available for additional guests. All bed and bath linens provided; down-alternative duvets used.
Enjoy all your home-cooked meals or morning espresso at our custom built farm table that extends to 10 feet and seats up to 14. Grill and eat the day’s catch at the picnic table on the lower back patio. Make s’mores and share tales of the day around the fire pit or challenge one another to horseshoes.
The cabin is 6.4 miles from Exit 34 on I-81 at NY-104 E in the Happy Valley region. Pulaski is 10 miles northwest. Tug Hill region, renowned for incredible snow accumulations, is 20 minutes north/east. 35 minutes south is Syracuse (and Syracuse International Airport). Shop at Destiny USA, one of the top ten largest malls in America. Sackets Harbor and Watertown are 45 minutes north on I-81. Thousand Islands and Alexandria Bay are an hour north. 40 minutes' drive south and you can experience Sylvan Beach Amusement Park, the 'Coney Island' of central NY, and Turning Stone Casino. We are one hour from Skaneateles Lake (one of the Finger Lakes and the edge of wine country).
GENERAL ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA
This is a fun place, after all! Here are the things you CAN do, but are subject to change without advisement.
Walking/hiking, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. There are some roughhewn trails behind the house for exploring. 63 acres’ worth. South of the property is Mosher Pond in the Happy Valley Wildlife Management Area. South Albion Road is an ATV and snowmobile friendly road providing easy access to club-run and public trailheads directly from the property.
Salmon River. (5 minutes) One of the best fishing destinations in the world is famous for its annual runs of King salmon, Coho salmon, and steelheads. There is a smaller run of summer steelheads and Atlantic salmon. Kayaking and white water rafting available during scheduled water releases.
Happy Valley Wildlife Management Area. (5 minutes) Hunting, trapping, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking are permitted in accordance with the state Fish and Wildlife Law and Regulations.
Salmon River Fish Hatchery. (5 minutes) Over 500,000 visitors stop in on this hatchery to watch the egg retrieval operation of salmon and steelhead and its annual return up the Salmon River to the hatchery. It is one of the largest fish hatcheries in operation in New York. Visitors in October or late March to early April can see salmon or steelhead jumping the fish ladder.
Salmon River Falls. (5 miles) The beauty of this 110 foot waterfall is hard to resist and many people visit everyday, especially in the fall. Due to its popularity, the DEC made improvements a few years ago to the area. There is public parking off Falls Road.
Shopping. (30 minutes) The sixth largest mall in the United States, Destiny USA, is located 30 minutes south. There you’ll find over 200 retailers and restaurants from Macy's to Saks Off Fifth to Dick's Sporting Goods, or Wonderworks, and Regal Cinemas.
Snowmobiling. Tug Hill - The highest snowfall east of the Rockies, with average snowfall of 200” – 300” annually making snowmobiling a wonderful seasonal sport. The property is minutes to public and club snowmobile trailheads.
Finger Lakes. (1-2 hours) Skaneateles has the highest clarity of all the lakes and is an hour’s drive. Two hours west are Canandaigua Lake and Lake Keuka with its wine country trails. Over 200 wineries can be found surrounding these lakes.
Thousand Islands. (One hour) Continue north on I-81 to the beautiful Thousand Islands/Alexandria Bay area and Canadian border. It's an easy day trip. Many of the 1,862 islands are open to the public and are home to parks, campgrounds and cottage rentals.
Syracuse. (30 minutes) Known for its architectural diversity, this city was recognized by Popular Science as one of “America’s Greenest Cities” and is home of the longest running State Fair.
Sandy Island Beach State Park. (18 miles, 30 minutes) Located at the end of CR-15 at Lake Ontario, this sandy beach between North and South Sandy Ponds offers swimming (with bathhouse), picnicking, and outdoor activities.
Turning Stone Casino Resort. (40 miles, 50 minutes) Offers entertainment and nightlife with fine dining options. Their entertainment calendar has offered entertainment from Sara Evans and The Band Perry to Foreigner to Jeff Foxworthy or Jeff Dunham. Golf, tennis, and spa on property.
Downhill Skiing or Snowboarding. (45 minutes to an hour) Greek Peak Ski Resort in Cortland and Snow Ridge Ski Resort in Turin are both an hour's drive and offer activities like tubing, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Several other terrific resorts exist within this drive time.
For the family. Go-carts and miniature golf are available for a fee within 15-20 minutes of the property. Thunder Island Amusement Park in Fulton, NY offers a water park, miniature golf, and a number of other amusement park attractions (30 min away). A few petting zoos and working farms are between 15 minutes and 50 minutes' drive (Grampa Bob's Animal Park or Old MacDonald Farm). If your child is learning about abolition, Oswego County has a number of Underground Railroad historic sites that you can visit, one of which is located in Mexico, NY. Fort Ontario offers civil war reenactments during summer weekends (35-40 minutes' drive).
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Member since: 2014
- 2300 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Three full bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 14 people
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Standard Rate 2016-2017
Nov 28 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Salmon season 2017
Sep 5 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning & trash removal $150
"Standard rates" apply today through August 23, 2014.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: An avid fisherman drawn to this area by the bountiful fish found in the local waters and the beauty of the surrounding areas.
Why the Owner Chose Altmar, NY, USA:
It's all here...world class fishing, direct access to snowmobile and ATV trails, privacy, and ability to host a large group in comfort.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Owners that have over 25 years in the hospitality industry that understand value, comfort, and customer satisfaction.
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Winter wonderland on 63 acres
Fully stocked kitchen and pantry for your use
Retell stories around operational wood stove; wall holds 6 rods; pull out sofa
Main level bathroom with shower/tub
"Coho Room" with queen bed (Marriott 9" foam mattress on 10.5" box spring)
"Rainbow Trout Room" with two twin beds
Marble tiled walk-in shower in basement bathroom
Washer/dryer for clothes (not waders); hooks to hang 8 pairs of waders
Salmon River Falls
Chilling out by the fire pit
world class steelhead fishing minutes from the cabin!
snowmobile trails are located minutes from the cabin
Lush cool summers and vibrant springs; garden with seasonal veggies and fruit
Table extensions in and ready for 12 dinner guests!
"King Room" on main level with king bed and uber comfy 9" foam mattress
Second story hallway with three bedrooms and bathroom
"Brown Trout Room" with full-sized 9" mattress and 10.5" boxspring
Twin over full bunk bed in basement; each is a 9" thick mattress
Lower level bathroom with walk-in shower
Direct access to ATV trails
Hummingbird feeding on porch
early 2015 salmon
Winter hike on property...
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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