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Historic Log Home on Private Adirondack Lake

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Lakefront Log Cabin with Character and tastefully decorated

If you are looking for a true 'Adirondack Camp' experience, look no further!
First, about the Cabin. Sitting on the shore of Forest Lake (a private association lake with no motor boats allowed), the cabin was built in the 1940's as a rental for one of the many Dude Ranches that were active around the Lake George/Lake Luzerne area. A Charming cabin that has been completely restored to provide all the modern amenities that one would expect today. There are three bedrooms upstairs with a full bath, downstairs you will find a spacious living room with original stone fireplace (gas logs installed) a dining room that seats 6, a large kitchen boasting a gas range/oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave and a full selection of cookware, dinnerware and utensils. There is a full bath (with shower) downstairs that also hosts a full size washer/dryer for your convenience.
Also, lakeside, is a quite place you can curl up with a good book. Walk out the backdoor onto a large covered porch overlooking the lake. Sit quietly and you will probably see the bald eagles that live on the lake, lots of ducks and geese, and occasionally the family of otters that make their home across the lake. Attached to the covered porch is an open deck to grab a few rays or fire up the grill. Step off the porch and it is steps to the lake. There is a dock for sunning and a nice sloped area for swimming. We have a canoe and a row boat at the property for your use! You can spend your entire visit relaxing at the cabin but if you want to explore the area, there is plenty to do. There are several river rafting outfitters just down the road as well as The Painted Pony Rodeo. Horseback outfitters, snowmobile outfitters and hiking trails are all nearby. The Longhorn Pub is just down the road for a hamburger or a drink, a locals place that is good and fun or try the Upriver Cafe in Lake Luzerne with a fantastic view of the Hudson. If you wish to explore a bit further and need some additional shopping or dining, just a few miles brings you to the Lake George area where putt-putt, amusement parks, restaurants, outlet malls and shops will keep you busy. For real nostalgia, take in a double feature at the Drive in Movie! Lake George offers more boating and fishing opportunities. During the winter try the Tubby Tubes (summers are fun too!) near the cabin or drive to Gore Mountain for a day of skiing.
We are minutes to the Northway (I87) and it will quickly take you south to Saratoga Springs and Albany, north to the upper Adirondack region with Lake Placid and the Lakes (even Montreal is just a couple of hours away), and East to Vermont.

Rates: Please see current rates under the rates tab. Summer is a 7 day rental with turnover on Saturday. We have a 3 night minimum the rest of the year. Also, we limit our cabin to 6 guests. We cannot accept pets due to an allergy issue.
Posted rates do not include the $95.00 cleaning fee nor does it include the fees charged to you by VRBO. Their is a $500.00 security deposit that will be charged at booking that will be refunded to you promptly upon inspection after you leave. To get a clear picture of costs, click on "get an instant quote" under the Request to Book button.
Also, we have a strict refund policy, please review it.
Upon your request to book, we like to visit by telephone with a prospective guest prior to booking so that we can all get to know each other a bit better and feel comfortable with our relationship.
We love our cabin and think you will too. We are very proactive owners and are always available to answer any questions or satisfy your needs. Just call or email if you have any questions.
Thanks for your interest in our cabin!
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We only rent to responsible adults, please contact me...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Upstairs bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Two baths

Other Amenities

  • Any question on amenities, please contact owner


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable tv, basic channels...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Sit on the porch and enjoy beautiful Forest Lake...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Steps to beautiful Forest Lake, a private no outboard motor lake so no noise!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Interior dining seats six Outside dining seats six...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas logs...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Fuel oil fired furnace with baseboard heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Basic internet with wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are in place...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large sectional leather and two other chairs, flat screen tv...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee style with basket filters, we usually have filters...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Should have most everything you would need...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Granite countertops, gas range, micro, dishwasher and refrigerator. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    A few basics, salt pepper, some spices, ...moreless


  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill, we provide propane...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Life preservers in shed...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 2 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
$200 $225
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Early summer
May 27 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Saturday Turnover
Jun 24 - Sep 10, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 11 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$295 $325
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $100
  • Refundable Deposit $500


Check in time is 3PM, checkout time is 10AM

Summer weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday

If you cancel 90 days prior to arrival, you will receive a full refund.

If you cancel 45-90 days prior to arrival, you will receive a 50% refund.

If you cancel less than 45 days prior to arrival, you will receive refund of deposit and cleaning fee only.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Longhorn Pub
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bend of the River
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Fort Edward
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 87
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Longhorn Pub
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
West Mountain

Car: Necessary

Within 15 miles you will find the outlet malls, the village of Lake George, The Great Escape and Splashwater Theme park, multiple putt-putt golf courses, shopping and restaurants. West Mountain ski area is a short 15 minutes down the Northway and Gore Mountain skiing is 45 minutes away. Tubby tube is minutes away that is fun for children and adults alike. Several water rafting outfitters, horseback riding, and snowmobile touring are less than 10 minutes away. Minutes away from The Painted Pony Rodeo. Tons of fun but nothing like a quite and peaceful day at the lake!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: We are Pam and Fred Asmussen, we live in Texas and purchased the home last year. Two of our children live in the Northeast and we purchased the house to be able to spend more time with them. We have fallen in love with upstate New York and the Adirondack region is our little slice of heaven. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Lake Luzerne, NY, USA:
When you close your eyes and try to imagine your idea of a lakefront camp in the Adirondack's this property is most likely what you will see. Our cabin was originally built in the 1940's as part of the Northwoods Dude Ranch, an 800 acre site with 2 lakes. A lot a history in the area.A true hand cut log home, nestled among the pines overlooking a beautiful lake. Original pine floors, exposed logs, and a handlaid stone fireplace gives the house its charm. With a well done addition to the house and lots of work, the house was remodeled to provide a modern kitchen and nice bathrooms. We have decorated the house to keep the charm of a log home but included many of our personal pieces, furniture and rugs to give the house a bit of elegance as well.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
What makes this house special? Standing on the porch watching the wildlife? Testing the water with your toes in early summer to see if you are brave enough for a plunge? Pushing the canoe into the lake to enjoy a different view of the beauty of the area, the quite and the solitude? Family and friends gathering in the kitchen, all talking, laughing and cooking? Backing up to the fireplace on a frosty morning with a cup of coffee? Curling up in a chair on the deck with a good book? You decide...

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Lakeside deck and porch

    Lakeside deck and porch

  • Lakeside dining on porch

    Lakeside dining on porch

  • From Driveway

    From Driveway

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Kitchen


  • Living room

    Living room

  • Stairway


  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • Hammock,fire pit and boats at lake

    Hammock,fire pit and boats at lake

  • Sitting room

    Sitting room

  • Lakeside open deck

    Lakeside open deck

  • Lakeside sitting area

    Lakeside sitting area

  • Lakeside porch

    Lakeside porch

  • Inside dining

    Inside dining

  • Kitchen


  • Living room

    Living room

  • Downstairs bath with shower and washer dryer

    Downstairs bath with shower and washer dryer

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Upstairs bath with tub shower

    Upstairs bath with tub shower

  • Lake view

    Lake view

  • Flowers on deck

    Flowers on deck

  • A winter peek at the cabin

    A winter peek at the cabin

VRBO #699842

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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