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Best Kept Secret in Lake Placid: Waterfront, Walk to Village, Space and Quality

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Village Luxury for a Couple or Couple with Children

Newly renovated, attractive, immaculate, well furnished 1200 square foot waterfront condo right on Lake Placid (Lake), with a view of Whiteface Mountain. Yet, you'll be right in the charming Village of Lake Placid too... just a ten minute walk to the shops and restaurants. Let us spoil you! With this great location you have it all: The pristine beauty of Adirondack water, sky and mountain plus all the fun that the village of Lake Placid has to offer! This charming one bedroom condo sleeps one couple or a couple with 1-2 children, is at walk-in level (no stairs to climb), with its own off street parking lot right outside your door. The neighborhood is quiet and restful. And you are just across the street from the Olympic sidewalk which goes around Mirror Lake for a scenic walk. You will be close to everything, yet in a peaceful, quiet area. Available year round as well as for weekly and seasonal rentals. The Hideaway is comfortably furnished with some touches of Adirondack Style. It has a complete new kitchen and fireplace as of 2015, is immaculate, and is cared for with the true attention to detail that makes it a comfortable haven. New master bath with a deep tub in 2017. New half bath in 2017. Whether you’re coming to ski, ride, swim, hike, bike, or run, …you can do it all from Harbor Hideaway! Triatheletes love our location. Skiers, we are 10 miles from Whiteface Mountain. Apres ski, you can enjoy all the wonderful nightlife Lake Placid has to offer. If you’re coming to take in the beauty of the Adirondacks, you can enjoy a fabulous vista from your very own private balcony, overlooking Lake Placid. Or you can put your kayak in at sandy beach at water's edge in the back yard! If you like to hike, you are minutes away from trails everywhere. If you love to shop or want to visit a spa, just walk around the end of Mirror Lake! The Hideaway is a 'Best Kept Secret' and is a place you can make your home and return to when you return to Lake Placid. It's 800 steps to The Cottage, a great restaurant on Mirror Lake.

The Hideaway is in Building I of the Harbor Condominiums closest to the Waterfront next to the Lake Placid Marina. It is a sunny end unit with 1200 square feet of living space. There is an an open living room and dining area with lake and water views and a balcony which overlooks Lake Placid (lake), Whiteface Mountain, and the Sentinel Mountains. It has a new wood burning fireplace with an Adirondack granite hearth and mantle as the centerpiece of the living room. You can enjoy evening by the fire with all the benefits of a 55' Smart TV which includes premium cable. There are new hardwood floors in the kitchen and hallways. The spacious master bedroom has two large closets with shelves and pull out wire drawers so that you can comfortably hang up and stow away everything. There is also high quality, cozy bedding. There is a brand new 40' wall-mounted Smart TV in the bedroom. The master bath has a new large, modern vanity with a granite top, separate from the tub and toilet. There is an additional half bath. The sun-filled kitchen is huge with lots of counter space. As of May 2015, it has brand new appliances, cabinets and antique finish granite counter tops. And it is SO nicely appointed & equipped. There is a Queen size sleeper sofa in the living room. Amenities: tennis court access, lake access and waterfront view, sandy beach, Whiteface Mountain view, HUGE, grassy lakefront yard, patio furniture, small BBQ grill for use in warm weather, fully equipped kitchen, linens and towels provided, washer/dryer, 2 Smart TV's, wood burning stone fireplace, wireless internet, & cable TV.

More Details

Laura Volk and Joe Roscoe
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2018

About Laura Volk and Joe Roscoe

We have been coming to Lake Placid for twenty years. But with each passing year, we wanted to stay longer. During the of 2014, we made the decision to buy Harbor Hideaway after climbing to the top of Rooster Comb Mountain and seeing a vivid rainbow there... a sign to make a second home in Lake Placid. We purchased our Lake Placid home December 5, 2014 and have done a total renovation over the past three years. We seek only a limited number of guests per year, usually a couple of a family with 1-2 children who will care for and appreciate Harbor Hideaway as their "home away from home" in Lake Placid.

Laura Volk and Joe Roscoe purchased this condo in 2014

Why Laura Volk and Joe Roscoe chose Lake Placid

Life is short. So we believe you should always have a water view and a fireplace! The Hideaway has both. You are just steps away from Olympic Sidewalk around Mirror Lake which is a fabulous place for a daily stroll with amazing views. We and our guests treasure the privacy, the quiet, the mountain views, the the lakefront location in combination with the closeness to Village of Lake Placid.

What makes this condo unique

How can you beat a waterfront property on Lake Placid which is also just steps from Mirror Lake in the Village of Lake Placid and all it has to offer? We love being close to nature, yet with privacy...while being able to go to the Center for the Arts, Olympic Venues, shops and restaurants. They are yours to enjoy right here: the comfort, quality and genuine hospitality of Harbor Hideaway on Lake Placid!


Lake Placid Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Master bath has sink in separated from tub and toilet.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Newly renovated in 2017
  • Heated tile floor in master bath.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Wall Mounted 40' Smart TV in Master Bedroom. 2 Closets
  • King size bed. Spacious room with lots of closet space. Air Conditioning added in 2017
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
We purchased Harbor Hideaway in December 2014 and upgraded almost everything since then. New kitchen cabinets and antique granite countertops, new kitchen appliances, new Adirondack Granite fireplace, new master bath vanity, deep tub, heated tile bathroom floor, new washer/dryer. New half bath. Things are new and immaculate.


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Best Kept Secret in Lake Placid: Waterfront, Walk to Village, Space and Quality
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Wonderful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a four night stay in this wonderful Lake Placid condo. To say that this condo was super clean is even an understatement. Wow! And it is so well equipped. The kitchen is so organized and has everything one could need. The view was great and we loved seeing sun on one side of us and lake snow over the lake on the other side. Had it not been sub zero temperatures, we would have walked rather than drive into town as the condo was close enough to walk. We will definitely be coming back to this lovely condo....but maybe when the temps warm up a bit. Would be a great location for summertime activities too.

Laura was wonderful. Provided tons of information in advance-ideas on what to do, etc. A charming lady that genuinely cares about the comfort of her guests. Thanks so much for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Property was in excellent condition and clean upon arrival. All amenities available to feel like at home. Property owners checked in with us mid week to make sure everything was going well. Would highly recommend staying here if in the Lake Placid area.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laura and Joe's property is excellent. Tasteful, homely, impeccably clean.

  • 5 of 5

Laura and Joe's property is fabulous. The attention to detail was superb, from Laura's very prompt reply to every email we sent before and after we booked ( and her courtesy calls either side of our visit) to the provision of everything one could possibly want in a condo (including any the most well-stocked kitchen one could ask for!). The condo was spotlessly clean and airy. The location is excellent; near enough to town to walk easily ( 8 minutes) to enjoy the facilities but far enough away to enjoy the peace of the lake. The view of Lake Placid from the balcony is glorious and is printed in our minds indelibly. I recommend the condo unreservedly.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So happy we stayed here!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo that truly felt like home away from home, beautiful view of the lake. The owners are truly invested in making sure that your stay is wonderful! We booked again for next year before we even left!! We cannot wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Everything you need was there. Well appointed condo with beautiful views of the lake. The kitchen was fully stocked with very nice pots and pans and we were able to cook meals at home. We walked to downtown several times a day as it was so close. One thing to note is there is no firewood supplied for the fireplace. It was not a problem, we went out and bought some but it's good to know ahead of time. Overall the place is set up in a smart way, everything is where you need it and it's just lovely.

We would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: All our winter guests should find a supply of long-burning Duraflame logs on the hearth when they arrive, enough for a few evenings. Those who like to have a fire more often purchase additional logs. We provide a starter supply because individual use does vary. We do focus on generous accommodations and giving our guests the best of everything. So we are sorry that you were disappointed about this.
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Harbor Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at the Harbor Hideaway. The condo was very comfortable and well-equipped with everything we needed. Very clean and cozy, and just the right distance for a walk into town. Loved it and hope to go back some day!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Lake Placid, New York
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Lake Placid has bars all throughout the village
Nearest Ferry
Lake Placid, tourboat from Mid May to Mid October
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Lake Placid
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Lake Placid Adirondack tours
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Lake Placid, Rt 86 and Rt 73
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Many to choose from right around the corner
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington NY
Nearest Beach
Lake Placid Waterfront, we have a small beach!
Car: recommended

This spot is in the famous High Peaks area of the Adirondacks. So there are trails everywhere for all levels of hiking enthusiasts. Lake Placid also draws serious athletes from all over the world. We are also home to major marathon, triathlon and equestrian events. Biking and paddling abound as well.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Booking $25
Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 3.0%

With a minimum of 90 day notice, a refund will be made minus a cancellation charge of $175.
We prefer guests who will appreciate and respect the immaculate condition of our home. We take off shoes when we enter and seek guests who will do the same.
It is our expectation that the reservation made reflects the actual number of adults and children arriving. If extra guests arrive, we reserve the right to add a $100 per day charge per person if there is a variation from the reservation. The damage deposit may be utilized for this purpose.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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