Bell Meadow Adk Mtn Retreat~a Private Family Home in Keene, N(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Bell Meadow Lodge has 3 Bedrooms (sleeps 10), (+2) with 2-1/2 Baths
3 bedrooms, (sleeps 10), 2-1/2 baths and has two single rollaway beds for an additional 2 guests. The main Lodge has a spacious and open kitchen/living room with a rinnai heater and soapstone woodstove. We have high speed fiber optic wireless internet with cable televisions in each bedroom and living room and seasonally a tv is on the covered porch. A fully equipped kitchen and dining area with seating for 9. Front load laundry machines on the main floor. We have a covered porch with large eating area and plenty of seating with a new weber gas bbq grill. Bonfire pit for evenings by the fire and cooking smores. Dogs allowed upon request for an additional charge - no cats allowed.
**BE ADVISED** - 4 wheel or AWD drive vehicles are an ABSOLUTE MUST FOR RENTAL DURING WINTER MONTHS!! We keep the road plowed and sanded for your stay in the winter. (WE CAN PROVIDE WINTER PARKING FOR A COUPLE TWO WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES AT BASE OF DRIVEWAY WITH PRIOR APPROVAL ONLY!!)
**ANYONE RENTING THE LODGE IN THE WINTER MUST HAVE A 4 WHEEL OR AWD VEHICLE. A TWO WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GET UP THE ROAD IN THE WINTER** (WE CAN PROVIDE PARKING FOR A COUPLE CARS AT THE BASE OF OUR ROAD IN WINTER ~ WITH PRIOR APPROVAL).
This private, secluded ranch style house was built in 2009 and sits on 52+ acres with a large private covered porch and is located at the end of a private road just one mile off nys rte 73 in the heart of keene and has one of the best views in the town! Enjoy the peacefulness that our private property provides you and your family. There is a fire pit that you can sit around for your enjoyment! A perfect place to spend your summer, thanksgiving, christmas or new year's vacation!! You won't be disappointed!
Situated in the 'home of the high peaks' this lodge offers you easy access to all the fall and winter activities such as, hiking, ice climbing, skiing, snowboarding and ice skating. Lake placid and the olympic venues, mount van hoevenburg, whiteface mountain, ski jumping complex, olympic skating oval and the olympic hockey arena are all just a 15 to 20 minute drive!
This non-smoking home is decorated with beautiful north american small and large game mounts and has many deer antlers and other furs, features rustic knotty pine walls and kitchen cabinets, hardwood maple floors upstairs and ceramic tile and carpeting in the two downstairs bedrooms. This home boasts a 1296sf main floor with a full finished basement, a fully equipped kitchen with dining area that is open to the living room with a cozy woodstove, 3 separate bedrooms (upstairs master bedroom has a king size bed, a private full bath and a walk in closet, 2 downstairs bedrooms, both w/queen beds and 1 set of bunk beds and a shared full bath). We also have two single roll a way beds. A washer and dryer are available for your needs on the main floor. Sit on the hearth by the woodstove in the comfortable living room and enjoy a cold fall or winter night by the fire. The large covered porch is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the view. There is a new gas bbq grill on the covered porch for grilling up your favorite meals. There is a beautiful lawn with gardens around the home, a bonfire pit to sit around and large meadow down in front of the house. You may enjoy seeing some of natures wildlife, such as birds, deer, fox, turkeys, etc., wandering around the field.
There is a large flat screen television in the living room with surround sound with a cd and dvd player. There are flat screen tv's in all three bedrooms with cable tv. We have cable television and high speed wireless fiber optic internet access.
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Member since: 2014
- 2592 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
Please tell us about your dog. Dogs are allowed for additional $50 per pet - SORRY, NO CATS ALLOWED!! Kindly pick up after your pet, please don't leave it on the lawn. ** if more than two dogs an additional pet fee may be charged** ...moreless
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- **THIS PROPERTY IS MONITORED BY OUTDOOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS**
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Panoramic Mountain Views from the Jay Mtn range on the East and south to Hurricane, Baxter, Giant, Noonmark & Dix. Beautiful view looking down the valley towards Keene Valley & the Ausable Club....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 9 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $185 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Pet Fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 3%
Rates are approximate. Holiday and Peak Season Rates or nightly minimums may vary. Please inquire to confirm rates for your specific dates. Additional rates per person/per night apply. Refundable damage deposit is in addition to nightly rates. PLEASE INQUIRE FOR ACCURATE RATES FOR YOUR DESIRED DATES.
Pet (dog only) fee is additional $100.00 per pet. No cats are allowed. Sorry.
Main House ~ Damage deposit of $300 - $500 depending on length of stay.
Essex County Lodging tax of 3% will be added to rates.
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We are located in Keene, NY 'Home of the High Peaks' in the heart of the Adirondack Mtns. Easy access to year round activities such as Hiking, Fishing, Swimming, Biking, Canoeing and Kayaking, Boating, Golf, Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Skiing, Snowboarding and Ice Skating. Lake Placid and the Olympic Venues, (Mount Van Hoevenburg, Whiteface Mountain, Ski Jumping Complex, Olympic Skating Oval and the Olympic Hockey Arena) and the Lake Placid Horse Show grounds are all just a 15 to 20 minute drive!
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: My husband was born and raised in Keene and I have lived here for 24 years. Our blended family consists of six children and two grandchildren. We now winter in Florida and our son manages the property during that time. We spend the summer months either here at our home or visiting family. We decided we wanted to share the beauty and tranquility our home and property have to offer.
Why the Owner Chose Keene, NY, USA:
Although we lived in Keene, we spent many weekends on this property at our 'camp' that we built on it in 1998. The more time we spent up here the more we didn't want to leave. We built our new home on the property adjacent to our 'camp' so we could enjoy the beauty and privacy this property offers. The camp became our guest cottage for family and friends, which is now being shared for your enjoyment, (as a separate rental unit). We have spent a lot of time improving the property around our home and take great pride in all we've done. We love everything about our home and the property. We have built several raised bed gardens and enjoy spending the time growing the many vegetables and fruits we love when we are home during the summer months.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Enjoy our 52+ acres that surround the property. A breathtaking panoramic view of the high peaks overlooking the valley south towards Giant, Noonmark and Dix Mtns. Certainly one of the best views in town!
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The stunning view from our home for you to enjoy!
A view of the fog lifting from valley below our house
A winter view from one of the downstairs bedrooms
The back of our house and our dog 'Duke' from our parking area
The view from the side lawn around the fire pit
view of house and garage
new weber grill on the porch
Master Bath w/private toilet area and 4' shower w/seat
Another view of bedroom #2
Downstairs Bedroom #3 with queen bed and bunk beds
Another view from our home
Looking down our road from side front lawn by the porch
Winter scene from our lawn with our road up to the house on the left
Our House (on right) and our guest cottage (on left) as you arrive at our home
another view of the side lawn looking out toward the front of the house and view
eating area on covered porch overlooking the field and looking out at the view
Living room from kitchen
Downstairs Bedroom #2 with queen bed and bunk beds
Another view of bedroom #3
Downstairs shared Jack & Jill full bath with shower
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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