|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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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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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.
Karen Sheasby purchased this house in 1998
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.
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!
"We have arrived and settled in and the view is beautiful!" Your home has been a comfortable and delightful base for us during our stay."
Lake Placid area was great. Beautiful, scenic, lots of athletes around. Wouldn't stay at this property again. I don't like having the owners 100 feet away the whole week we were there. No privacy. Couldn't use the file pit because it was btw our rental and the owners house.
The house is very nicely done. Everything including appliances, furniture and utensils is of good quality.
The property is gorgeous with great views. It is a perfect place for pets as well.
A four vehicle drive is definitely a must in winter.
This custom built cabin was well beyond our expectations. It is so clean well built and quality throughout. you can tell they took pride in their home. It had everything you could imagine and then some from the fully stocked kitchen to the tvs in all the rooms, netflix, blankets, you name it. We didn't want for a single thing. Our chocolate lab was loving life too. Karen was one of the best owners we have dealt with and we all LOVED it. I miss being there already. We definitely would recommend this home and we definitely will rent again. Karen, thank you again for everything.
This was the venue for one of our family's most memorable Christmas trips in the last 20 years. It was perfect in every way being near enough for grocery/deli shopping/gas and plenty of recreational offerings while being situated at the top of a mountain ensuing privacy in a most well equipped, comfortable and secure family hunting compound. Before all of our young adult children arrived with their guests and dogs, my wife and I enjoyed the master bedroom, comforts and facilities of the main house all to ourselves. When the family arrived, the Christmas tree went up and the excitement level and festivities of a larger party were amped-up, we favored the seclusion and comfort offered by the smaller one bedroom hunting lodge about 500 steps away where we moved for the remainder of our visit. We were close enough to be involved as much as we wished but were free to have our own solitude, schedule and independence. When the long awaited snow arrived the day or so after Christmas, the property's scenic vistas of beautiful forested mountains shifted into a winter wonderland much like one putting on a heavy coat for the winter season. It was always so exciting to arise each day with a nice coffee and to look out over the property to see the footprints of the family of wild turkeys, raccoon's, deer and other of God's creatures that had visited during the early morning. On some occasions we actually caught sight of some of our "animal and fowl visitors" and so much appreciated the closeness to all of the nature.The property owners ensured our safety and good times by arranging for snow plows to scrape the drive and access road back off the mountain so that we were never stranded. We and our guests were totally warm, cosy, comfortable and safe the entire stay and had no problems whatsoever being able to get to the ski slopes, restaurants and activities in the region. Our visit was an all round success and delight. Karen, we are most thankful for your family sharing this beautiful property with us an for ensuing that we had such a wonderful time.
We felt so lucky to have been able to stay at this home. We knew on the way up the driveway we would be in for something very special. The view will take your breath away. This Adirondack home has the charm you would expect for a home in these beautiful mountains. Clean and meticulous is an understatement. The kitchen is well equipped and as if that isn't all enough there is a fantastic large porch to enjoy with all the amenities for outdoor cooking and grilling. Sit out there enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktails, watch the sunset and just relax! Everything you need and so much more.
We are just returning from the most relaxing 10 day Christmas-New Years vacation!
My family and I rented the main cabin plus the cottage for the entire time.
My parents moved to the cottage when the rest of my friends came up for New Years.
Upon arrival it was 65 degrees and the dogs loved running around. Quickly the weather changed and we were in a winter wonderland. It was our dog's first snow and it was the perfect place for him to run around.
The house was so cozy, the taxidermy made it feel like such an authentic cabin in the woods.
We spent a few days snowboarding at Whiteface mountain which was an easy 20 mins away. We spent a few nights also in Lake Placid at some fancy restaurants- the rest of the time we spent at the house.
We did lots of cooking , hiking and building fires in the fire pit.
This house is perfect for family and friends looking for a get away. 100% need a 4wheel drive if there is snow.
Karen was such a gracious host. Extremely responsive and helped us with all our needs. We felt like we were staying in a family members home we felt so comfortable.
The house is fully equipped with everything you need for big family meals. The cabin was perfect for the old folks when the younger crew came in. The house is perfect secluded and we all were able to finally get some peace and quiet.
I would absolutely recommend Karen's house and cabin to anyone. We are so happy with our stay.
Thank you Karen!!!!
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!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest|
|Cleaning fee||$175 + Tax|
|Pet Fee||$100 + Tax|
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
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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