Waterfront House and Cottage - Close to Everything But Away from it All(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Main house and cottage on waterfront - sleeps 12 total or 6 individually
Located in the pristine northern reaches of the Adirondack Mountains, this waterfront house and cottage provide the perfect get away with all the comforts of home. The property is fully equipped and ready for occupancy. All you need to pack are your clothes, food, and the desire to experience the beauty and serenity of the North Country. Both structures have fully equipped kitchens with microwaves, toasters, toaster ovens, coffee grinders and drip coffee makers. Both have satellite television, DVD players, and phones. While internet is not available at this time, the owner intends to have it in place for June 1. Outdoor amenities include gas grills, decks, a screened-in porch on the main house, a fire pit, hammock, picnic table, and Adirondack chairs. Kayaks are available for your use , fishing equipment, bicycles, and lawn games. Several complete sets of golf clubs with pull carts are also ready for use at the nearby Malone Country Club or the Highland Greens Golf Course in East Dickenson (16 miles). A wooden float provides a nice spot for sunning after a refreshing dip as well as great fun for the young and young at heart. Boogie boards and life preservers are also on site and available for use.
The main house features a fully equipped eat-in kitchen, living room with comfortable seating, 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. It sleeps six comfortably offering a queen bed in the on suite master bedroom, a full size bed in bedroom #1, and a standard futon in bedroom #2. There is a screened in porch with a dinette and sliders to the front porch overlooking the pond with a canopied swing and outdoor furniture.
The cottage is a separate structure on the second floor over the Dutch colonial garage. It also sleeps 6 and features 2 bedrooms, a living/dining area, fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom with shower. Bedroom #1 features a standard size bed and wardrobe. Bedroom #2 features 2 twin beds and a wardrobe. The living area has a standard futon that comfortably sleeps 2. Skylights provide comfortable breezes as well as lots of natural light.
The main house and cottage are available for rent together or separately. The minimum rental period is one week. For families or groups traveling together who want to enjoy one another’s company while also allowing private time, this is the perfect property. It has a large lawn overlooking the pond and an even larger lawn in the front. The property accommodates gatherings for family reunions, picnics, or even weddings.
We are located in the town of Duane on Horseshoe Pond on State Route 30, half way between Malone and Paul Smith’s College. We are 18 miles north of Paul Smith’s Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC), and 16 miles south of Malone where you will find an array of major supermarkets and department stores, pharmacies, gas stations, fast food, banking and medical services.
Give your kids a chance at the kind of summer vacation that your parents gave you or just come to unplug and relax. Adventurers of all kinds are welcome.
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Member since: 2014
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
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Cottage (house is Std rate)
May 1 - Oct 21, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning Fee Cottage $100
- Cleaning Fee Main house $150
- Taxes Not included
Standard rate shown is for the main house only. The main house & cottage are available separately at the rates shown (Standard Rate is for main house), or together for a combined rate of $2000 USD for 7 nights. Guests planning to bring pets will be required to sign an additional "pets" contract. Rental periods run Saturday to Saturday: check in is 5pm/check out is 11am. The required security deposit is to protect from damage/theft. Cancellations: 100% refund if cancelled 60+ days prior to arrival; 50% refund if cancelled 31-59 days prior to arrival. No refund if cancelled within 30 days of arrival unless property is rebooked, in which case a 50% refund will be issued.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1988
About the owner: I grew up and currently still live in Eastern Connecticut. I adore the Adirondacks and have been extremely fortunate to acquire this beautiful property from my very generous parents. They fell in love with the region decades ago and instilled that love and respect in me. I in turn have shared this wonderful property with my own son and many friends and family members. I hope through these vacation rentals to share it with many more and provide others the opportunity to fall in love as I did. Because I am still employed full time, I am unable to visit as often as I'd like. By offering it for rent, I hope others can enjoy it as I and my family have and continue to create the memories that last a lifetime.
Why the Owner Chose Malone, NY, USA:
The property was purchased by my folks in 1988 as a summer retreat. At the time, it had a little 2 room hunter's cabin on it. The cabin remained until 15 years ago when it was replaced with the main house that exists today. The cottage was built by my Dad while the little cabin was still in existence. The property has been a huge part of my family for the better part of my adulthood and for my son'e entire life. He spent most summers with his grandparents there - swimming, fishing, and working side by side with his Pop-Pop. It is my desire to keep the property in the family and one day pass it on to my son. Until that time, my occasional visits still serve to renew and refresh me. There's nothing like a solitary paddle from pond to flow, surrounded by nothing but peaceful solitude and the beauty of the Adirondack wild.
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Enjoy the view the during the day and the fire pit in the evening
View from the road side of the property. Cottage is on left
screened front porch with dinette - main house
Living area with ceiling fan and comfortable seating - main house
Main house Master bedroom - queen bed, ceiling fan
Main house Bedroom 1 - standard bed, ceiling fan
Main house - guest bathroom, tub & shower
Cottage Bedroom 2 - twin beds, ceiling fan, wardrobe
Cottage Living area with dinette, futon, propane stove & ceiling fan
Cottage Bedroom 1 - standard bed, ceiling fan, wardrobe
Cottage fully equipped kitchen, ceiling fan
beautiful end to a memorable day
Welcome to the Owl's Nest on Horseshoe Pond in Duane, NY
view from the pond - main house in the front, cottage in the back
Fully equipped kitchen with dining - main house
main house living room with slider onto porch overlooking pond
Main house master bath
Main house - Bedroom 2 futon, ceiling fan
Main house porch with canopied swing - overlooks pond
Owl's Nest Cottage. The hammock is ready and waiting.
Cottage bath with shower
Cottage sliders onto deck
paddling to Deer River Flow. two single and one tandem kayak for use
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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