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New Modern Tiny House with Free WiFi. Convenient Location.

Bedrooms 2
Space 576 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom 576 sq. ft. Tiny House close to everything Adirondack with WiFi

A unique , new (2015) and eco-friendly tiny house built with love. The Tiny House is great for families and couples alike and is well-suited as a home base for your Adirondack vacation. It is clean, filled with natural light and feels much larger than its 576 square feet because of the high ceilings and the amount of windows.

We have found space for two bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen bed and for those beautiful summer and early fall nights there is screened porch. Open the door in the evenings and sleep in the fresh mountain air. The second bedroom is a bunk room and fun for kids or kids at heart. It has three twin beds with curtains when privacy is wanted, or needed.

The kitchen is equipped with everything you need to feel like home and to cook a great meal. It has a range, a fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, blender and even a crockpot. There are dishes, pots, pans, utensils and a couple of gadgets. I love kitchen gadgets.

Interested in s'mores or a camp fire? The Tiny House has a fire pit with plenty of wood around the property, if you are willing to search.

The Tiny House is super convenient to Lake Placid (5 miles) and to Saranac Lake (4 miles) it will give you a chance to explore both Adirondack villages. It is also close to hiking, kayaking, boating and to Whiteface Mtn. DId you forget the eggs and milk? There is a convenience store and a grocery close-by.

The Tiny House has concrete floors that keep the house cool in the summer and are heated for the winter. There is also a pellet stove (with pellets) for those extra cold Adirondack winter nights.

The bathroom has a small shower and a vanity for 2. Leave your hair dryer at home.

Do you need more space? This is possible. The 1.5 acre lot is shared with another, even tinier rental (2 people max). It is a THOW (tiny house on wheels). The spaces are designed to separate from each other and there are no shared amenities unless of course that is your desire. Each tiny house will each have its own private areas.

All in all this is a unique and affordable space in the Adirondacks that is big enough for a family or small enough for a couple.

To keep our rates lower we ask that you provide your own bath linens and bed sheets. Bed coverings: blankets, duvets, comforters, and kitchen towels are provided. If you do wish to have all linens provided, we are able to accommodate for an added 30$ fee.

If you are travelling with children under 10, please be reminded that they travel for free and are not to be charged an extra fee. If that is the case, please let us know and the price will be changed accordingly.

Many thanks.

More Details

Jodi McKinnon
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Jodi McKinnon

Both my husband and I work in the village of Lake Placid as professionals, but we love to DIY and there is always a project on the go.

After meeting at McGill University in 1995 we honeymooned in Lake Placid and moved here permanently in 1999.

We love the outdoors and all of the activities that are available here in the High Peaks region. Every year, on our anniversary we hike to a summit at sunset. The picture above is on Cascade celebrating our 19th.

Jodi McKinnon purchased this house in 2014

Why Jodi McKinnon chose Ray Brook

We choose this property first and foremost for its affordability and its location outside the village of Lake Placid. Lake Placid can become quite busy and noisy, while super fun to spend the day, we like to come home to a little more quiet. We also like the convenience of being close to both Saranac Lake and Lake Placid. Both villages have unique and different things to offer. Take the time to visit both Lake Placid and Saranac Lake.

We wanted to build an eco-friendly tiny house that would be well suited for our "mature" years and for now allow people to experience tiny living. It is possible to live tiny and have all the conveniences of a larger home.

This house was featured on Tiny House Nation: 12 Tiny House of Christmas in 2015. Upon being chosen to be on the program, I started watching Tiny House Nation and became interested in tiny houses, and especially those on wheels. I knew I wanted to build one. Enter The Micro.

We built the Micro from the trailer up with some of the materials that we had remaining from the Tiny House and our other builds. Purchased the trailer from Iowa and the build was on. Since it was so similar we decided to place it on our lot in Ray Brook. When we retire, our daughter can live there.

The property is an acre and a half and it is a shared property with another rental. The Micro Home is located at the backend of the property (the backyard of the Tiny House).

Guests have access to the entire home and grounds.

What makes this house unique

This is a beautiful space. It has so much natural light - it feels very special. The decor is cross between mountain modern, industrial and Scandinavian, with a touch of whimsy - I think it is spectacular! The space is clean, efficient and bright.

There is an attached cleaning fee, however there is an option if the dwelling is cleaned as per the requirements set and ready for the next guest, then the fee may be partially refunded. Many thanks.


Ray Brook House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 576 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Glass enclosed shower Granite trough sink with double faucets Bath mat, shampoo and shower gel are provided. *Bath towels are not supplied
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , Bunk Room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master
  • Duvet, blankets and pillows are supplied. Please note that sheets and pillowcases are not provided. We do offer sheets for 30$/bedroom that will also include towels, face cloths and hand towels
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
If you are willing, follow the posted cleaning checklist we will reimburse a portion of the cleaning fee.


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New Modern Tiny House with Free WiFi. Convenient Location.
average rating of 4.6969695 based on 33 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Well stocked small space. Clean and private. Great location to everything. Extremely soft mattress. Nice yard and porch for warm weather. Responsive owners. We would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Sometimes is hard to please every member of the family, outdoor husband, mega fashion college student and moody teen. But miraculously this property covered all of us. WE ALL LOVED IT !!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome time!

  • 5 of 5

This tiny home did not seem like a tiny home at all! Loved every aspect of it!! Plenty of room for the 4 of us. The kitchen had everything you needed and more. You guys outdid yourselves building & designing it. We will defiantly be back! Thank you for the awesome experience!!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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It was wonderful in every aspect.

  • 5 of 5

Fully enjoyed the Modern Tiny House. Tiny does not describe i's comfort and space. The kitchen was fully equipped, the bathroom was spacious and very modern. The living space was just right in size and furnishing. The Christmas tree was a joyous seasonal touch. The owners responses to inquiries was almost instantaneous and helpful. The temperature outside was -22 F but the radiant heat kept us cozy. Easy to find but felt very private. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This tiny house is exactly as described. Kitchen is well stocked for all your cooking needs, queen bed is very comfortable. The pellet stove was a nice touch on a snowy day. Great location with grocery stores near by. Its a quick drive to Lake Placid. We would definitely be back on our next visit to the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Syracuse, NY

Perfect little get away home,so much to do u need a week or more. Will recommend it highly.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet n cozy just righ for 2:4 people nestled back in the wooded setting. Loved it. Thank you for sharing your get away, we hope to return

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Mirror Lake
Car: necessary

We do charge a cleaning fee however this fee may be returned if you are inclined to follow a few steps to tidy the area after your stay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35
Cleaning fee *note* $75
Refundable damage deposit $350

Please if you are travelling with children under 10 they are not included in occupancy count. Please do not include children under 10 in your final tally, but do please let us know (insurance purposes). We do offer sheets and linens (washcloths, bath towels and bed linens) for an added fee of 30$/bedroom. If you are interested in this service then please ask before booking.

We do charge a cleaning fee however a portion of this fee may be returned if you are inclined to follow a few steps to tidy the area after your stay.

Key code will be given once final payment has been made.

*Flat rate pet fee 35$ pet/stay. Max 2 small dogs <20 lbs or 1 medium-sized dog <40 lbs. Owner are responsible for all damages caused by pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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