Your Own Great Camp, If Only for a Little While...(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
DFL Is Known For Its Warm, Hospitable Gatherings For Old And New Friends Alike.
In the woodlands on the northeast side of Cobble Hill rests the Dolly Family Lodge, an Arts & Crafts style home, built in the great camp era. The lodge overlooks the Pleasant Valley of Elizabethtown, where the Green Mountains of Vermont can be seen in the distance.
The lodge has seven bedrooms (sleeps 17 in beds), two full baths (one tub / one shower) and two half baths. All linens and dishwares are supplied, TV, DVD player and over 400 movies to choose from. Log Cabin Playhouse, Gazebo in the flower garden, Decorative Pond, Picnic Table, Hiking, Mountain Climbing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Fishing, Fire Pit, Snowshoes, Fireplaces, Books, Games, Computer, Satellite DSL Internet, Musical Instruments, Washer, Dryer, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Dishwasher, Toaster, Blender, Ironing Board/ Iron, Horse Shoes.
Member since: 2015
- 4500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25, Beds for 17-25
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 18 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $500
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Tax Rate 11%
The lodge is to be left in the same condition in which it was rented, picked up and clean. Failure to leave the lodge in presentable condition forfeits your deposit.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: During the early 1960's Norris and Mary Dolly bought the lodge. He and his wife had six children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren. I am one of those fortunate six children.
Why the Owner Chose Elizabethtown, NY, USA:
In 1904 and 1905 Seth Sprague Terry, a NYC Attorney, came to the Adirondacks and had this "cottage" built for his family's summer vacationing. Mr. Terry owned the camp for 25 years and the lodge was then known as "Terry Cottage". During the 1930's E.E. Towne, a counsel for the Humble Oil Company, of Texas bought the "Terry Cottage". Later in the 1940's the world renown violinist and teacher, Louis Persinger purchased the property. He gave concerts in Town and taught students at the lodge. By the 1950's the lodge was sold to Herbert Thomas, whom owned most of the lodges on Cobble Hill during that time and the camps were known as "The Balsams". Herbert Thomas later sold this camp to my parents.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
It's not until you are driving up Cobble Hill and the lodge stands before you with the grand porch stretched out all along the front of the place welcoming you into its arms, do you realize that you can spend your day right here without ever feeling the need to venture out.
Your own Great Camp, if only for a little while...
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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