Authentic Adirondack Waterfront Cabin, Pet Friendly 2 Bedroom 1 Bath(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Waterfront, pet friendly 2 bedroom charming, authentic Adirondack cabin
The property is part of Cochran's Cabins which is nestled on over twenty wooded acres at the end of the road, on the water's edge of Lake Kiwassa within the Saranac Chain of Lakes. Within 10 miles is the Olympic Village of Lake Placid. Also in the area is hiking, boating, fishing, skiing, etc.
Guests enjoy this simple waterfront cabin without TV or gaming devices because they can relax, enjoy nature and reconnect with family and friends. Guests are able enjoy a simple spot amidst forested trees and a gorgeous waterfront setting right on Adirondack waterfront.
On property, guests have seen amazing wildlife including Adirondack birds, eagles, loons, etc. Amazing fishing abounds with pike, bass, etc waiting for you. Boating is ample with over 23 miles of waterways through the Saranac Chain of Lakes through Lower Saranac Lake, Middle Saranac Lake, Lake Flower in the Village of Saranac Lake, etc...
The cabin rate is kept on the low side because it is a housekeeping cabin - there is no maid service and guests bring their own linens.
Kitchen, Living & Dining room combination has two large picture windows with a view of the water. It also has a sofa, dresser, large table with chairs, wood stove and electric heater. The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas stove/oven, refrigerator, coffeemaker, toaster, sink, cooking utensils, flatware and dishes (service for 5).
Two Bedrooms have a double bed including mattress covers and pillows. Guests must bring their own linens, blankets & towels.
The Bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower stall. This Adirondack cabin also has an outhouse for use as a 'second bathroom'.
Linens, cleaning, etc…
Camp Helen is a housekeeping cabin rental which means there is no maid service. Guests bring their own linens, towels, blankets, etc. Guests must leave the cabin as they found it, otherwise the security deposit will be forfeited.
Visit us - you'll be glad you did. It is the most scenic in the east.
Member since: 2011
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- LOCAL EVENTS - Saranac Lake, Lake Placid & Tupper Lake There are a many local events regardless of the time of year. Saranac Lake hosts multiple annual events with two popular ones being the Annual Can-Am Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake in August and the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival in February. Lake Placid was the site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics and is currently the host of an annual Ironman competition. ATTRACTIONS Adirondack Museum- in Blue Mountain Lake, about an hour and a half from Saranac Lake, the Adirondack Museum has activities and exhibits for all ages. Whiteface Mountain & Chair Lift - Whiteface Mountain offers a ski mountain in the winter as well as a gondola ride in other seasons, as weather permits. On the other side of the mountain, you can also drive up to a castle at the summit on the Memorial Highway. Other - NY State Fish Hatchery Santa's Workshop at the North Pole Wild Center, Tupper Lake Lake Placid Olympic Center (Bobsledding Experience, etc)...moreless
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 13%
REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT OF $250 DUE AT CHECK-IN
It is refundable provided guests leave cabin as they found it. Cabin is a housekeeping cabin which means there is no maid service. It is clean upon arrival and guests are asked to leave it as such.
PET IS WELCOME
One well-behaved pet is welcome in the cabin. A non-refundable pet fee applies of $50/week per pet. Advance notification required or reservation may be considered void upon arrival. Guests must read/agree to the owners pet policy: http://adirondackcabin.com/pet_policy.html
13% Taxes are Required, as follows -
5% Franklin County Occupancy Tax (charged on rentals less than 29 days)
8% Sales Tax
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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The cabin is located on Kiwassa Lake in the Adirondacks just 3 miles from the Village of Saranac Lake and 10 miles from Lake Placid.
The Adirondack Mountains offers 689 lakes and ponds. Kiwassa Lake is part of the Saranac Lake Chain which means guests of this cabin have access to 23 miles of waterways from the cabin. From this Adirondack cabin, you are able to travel from Kiwassa Lake, by boat, to the Village of Saranac Lake. The popular Adirondack route from Kiwassa Lake takes you through Oseetah Lake into the Village of Saranac Lake where the Saranac River begins. You may also enjoy a waterway trip 40 miles through scenic Adirondack lakes, ponds, rivers & streams, & go through State locks into the Adirondack State Preserve.
Boat rentals may be available during your stay but it is best to reserve early as we cannot guarantee availability.
Single recreational kayaks
Canoes and rowboats
Rowboat with 8hp motor
Other activities nearby -
Local Adirondack Hike
There are 46 High Peaks in the Adirondack Mountain region with many experienced hikers earning the designation of an 'Adirondack 46er'. If you're looking for a simpler, local hike, Mt. Baker may be a good start depending on your physical condition. Approximately 1 mile up and 1 mile down, the base is minutes from the cabin and the summit offers views of the Village of Saranac Lake.
The Adirondacks is a destination for birders regardless of the season.
From and on Kiwassa Lake in the Adirondacks, fish for Northern pike, trout, bass, perch, whitefish and panfish. Whether you prefer fishing the waters of summer or the sub-zero ice that has formed mid-winter, Kiwassa Lake offers some of the best fishing in the Adirondacks. ESPN has also held its Great Outdoor Games Bass Fishing Tournament on the Saranac Chain of Lakes!
This unique attraction in downtown Saranac Lake is a testament to the small town atmosphere of Saranac Lake. Built with donations, on the backs of volunteers, riders can choose from 18 Adirondack wildlife figures and a Chris Craft style chariot. http://www.adirondackcarousel.org
The Wild Center
Created with children in mind, the Wild Center is an Adirondack experience that you won't want to miss. Hands-on exhibits that play music, make clouds, blow snow, etc… There are even secret exhibits that only children will see. http://wildcenter.org/visit/visit-with-kids
Located in Blue Mountain Lake, about an hour and a half from Saranac Lake, the Adirondack Museum has activities and exhibits for all ages. http://www.adkmuseum.org
Whiteface Mountain & Chair Lift - Whiteface Mountain offers a ski mountain in the winter as well as a gondola ride in other seasons, as weather permits.
Other Local Attractions
Village of Saranac Lake
Lake Placid Village
Six Nations Indian Museum
NY State Fish Hatchery
Santa's Workshop at the North Pole
Saranac Lake, Lake Placid & Tupper Lake
There are a multitude of local events regardless of the time of year. Saranac Lake hosts multiple annual events with two popular ones being the Annual Can-Am Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake in August and the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival in February. Lake Placid was the site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics and is currently the host of an annual Ironman competition.
Year Purchased: 1991
Canoeing Kiwassa at sunset
Guest caught the big one on Kiwassa Lake
Hummingbirds love the area
Guest brought their own Stand Up Paddle Board for the lake
Great place for kids - feeding the ducks is a favorite for many guests
Duck pair on the lake shore
Guest caught the big one on Kiwassa Lake
Canoeing Kiwassa Lake is great - access to 23 miles of waterways
Wild birds, like this bullock oriole, can be seen on the property
Fido loves Kiwassa Lake
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, January 19, 2017
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