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1st Lake Family Friendly Waterfront Home

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
16
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Old Forge House Rental Photos and Description

7 Bedroom Adirondack Waterfront Home, With Sandy Walkout, Boathouse And Dock

Now taking reservations for the 2017 season. Summer weekly rentals or a 3 night minimum off-season. This 2-level home offers a open kitchen/living area, dining room, and breakfast bar, perfect for family gatherings. Enjoy the wrap around lake front porch, screened porch and game room. This four- season house includes 3 full baths and 7 bedrooms. The property is located on First lake in Old Forge offering a southern exposure in a secluded quiet bay on Morrow point just 2.5 from the town shops and water park. Additionally it has a large backyard, offering plenty of privacy and space for outdoor games and parking.

The main level features an open floor plan with plenty of windows facing the lake. A fully furnished kitchen, breakfast bar, living/dining room, 32 inch HD TV, pellet stove, 2 full baths and one bedroom with a queen bed. Enjoy the game room, large wrap around deck and screened in porch.

Upstairs are 6 bedrooms, the 2 lakefront bedrooms and third bedroom each with 1 queen bed, and fourth bedroom with a double bed and the fifth bedroom offers 2 double beds. In the rear of the home is a full bath and a large bonus room hosting 3 additional double beds.

In the morning step out onto a small deck leading from the master bedroom overlooking the lake to hear the loons or watch the deer wander across the lawn.

Step out your front door to a 100 feet of sandy frontage with a shallow walkout along with a boathouse and 20 foot dock where you can moor your boat or fish. In the evening enjoy a campfire in the fire pit just a few feet from the water or cook on the gas grill and dine on the large front deck overlooking the lake as the sun goes down.

Enjoy your favorite outdoor activities right from your house or within minutes, including swimming, canoe, kayak, waterskiing or boating on the Fulton chain of lakes from Old Forge to Inlet. Enjoy biking around the lake or along the Tobie Trail, just minutes down the road are the picturesque hiking trails of Bald, Bear, and Rocky Mountains, or ride the chair lift up McCauley Mt. Blue Mountain Adirondack Museum is only 40 minutes away. The fall offers the most spectacular foliage and enjoy winter snowshoeing, cross country skiing, ice fishing and snowmobile from your doorstep.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Jeff and Linda Gibbs
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016
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About Jeff and Linda Gibbs

Jeff and Linda Gibbs

Jeff and Linda Gibbs purchased this house in 2015

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

1st Lake Family Friendly Waterfront Home
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 9 reviews
Prattsburgh, NY
4

family is everthing

  • 4 of 5

this rental served our purposes perfectly. We ;needed a large dining food prep area that would accommodate all 19 of us. there 10 adults and nine chirldren from 1 to 10 years old. bedrooms sufficed and the open area of kitchen and living area were great. the beach was shallow and all nice sand and the kids played for hours on end will minimal need for "lifeguard" duty as such. We made sure there was at least two adults immediately nearby and fwe never missed TVs, radios, etc. even thought the cottage did have them available. the deck was big and we ate out there the few evenings it was not scorching hot. We did not miss the AC as the cottage always seemed to have a breeze and the water was right there for relief. The dock was satisfactory too. we had a good sized ski boat as well as kayaks we brought for our own use (although there was a canoe already there we did not use it) Town, with all the amenities was only two miles away with the water park available and well run (supposedly the biggest water park in NY state. parking was ample and having the owner next door was reassuring although we never needed anything. negatives were few most likely due to the owners just getting into the rental "thing". the outdoor gas grill was in "well used shape" and should be replaces. the front sliding doors were sometimes not sliding well and need some attention. Kitchen utensils just satisfactory but again we did have 19 mouths to feed! We always clean our rentals ourselves and the owner mailed us our refund without question within four days. We would make a suggestion to the owners that a notebook (like we almost always find in our rentals) filled with advice for hiking, dining, shopping etc. ----such as the little bakery in Inlet which was superb, the train ride which was especially fun with the kids but we all enjoyed it. One of our families was in this area last year and they served as a guide to many of the attractions in the area with options that can only be afforded when someone has lived there for a while. Now, bottom line. For a large group/family this was really nice for us. the price was reasonable for the area as it is very popular around there. I would advise that the little shortcomings mentioned should be addressed and I am sure they will be. i can only hope any prospective renter has a good a time as we did. If you like quiet in the evenings this is a good place. We had at least five evening campfires

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

OUR FAMILY REUNION

  • 5 of 5

Could not have found a better place to spend a week reminiscing about our families summers spent in the Adirondacks. This was our first experience renting a vacation home. There were 12 of us for most of the week and we had plenty of room, The location was perfect. We were off the beaten path enough to insure quiet peaceful evenings on the patio or around the firepit without hearing any road noise. The walk in beach was great! The owners were right next door and had the sweetest dog you could ever meet. Since we all have pets that we had to board or leave with friends we really enjoyed playing with this sweetheart of a dog! We would love to return again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pulaski, NY
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week on 1st Lake at this lovely property. We had as many as 16 people throughout the week and the accommodations were more than adequate. The kitchen was large enough for a family spaghetti dinner and breakfasts daily. The large front yard with the sandy beach was enjoyed by the kids and grandkids for swimming, kan-jam and Corn hole tournaments and even kick ball. A fantastic vacation at this spot for our family and we definitely plan to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your week. Hope to see your family next year.
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Buffalo
5

Guys getaway golf outing !!!!

  • 5 of 5

Me and 13 of my friends went up here for a guys get away golf weekend and had a great time. The view is great, the place is very quiet and Linda and Jeff are right next-door for anything that you need and very accommodating. We plan to be back again many times as the place was big enough for our group and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

This is a great rental for large groups. We had 4 families and there was more than enough space to accommodate everyone. The house was clean and organized. There was a game area for the kids with a ping pong table. The kitchen was just the right size for the number of people we had to feed. The beds were comfortable and there was a little hideaway for the kids to play and sleep upstairs. The living room was spacious and overlooked the lake and the beautiful mountain scenery. There was a nice big wrap around deck with a bonus screened in porch. The backyard was big enough for us to play ultimate Frisbee with the kids and there was a nice sandy beach for my 3 young daughters to swim. The dock was big enough for us to tie off 2 large party barges that we rented from the marina in town. The property has easy access to the chain of lakes which we navigated all the way up to 4th Lake. We parked the boats at the public park (for free) and had a nice lunch at a little pizzeria in town. Linda and her family were more than helpful and her son taught us how to build a campfire the Adirondack way. If you want a 5 star hotel do not rent a cabin in the Adirondack Park. The cottages are simple and rustic and reflect the independence and work ethic of the people who live there. If you appreciate the little things in life this is the place for you. Great views, spacious interior and exterior, and privacy. It is hard to make everyone happy when you rent for a large group but this rental accomplished that. Thank you for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for our annual family vacation and had a great time. There was plenty of room for all 6 families. The house was clean with all amenities provided. The outdoors was well maintained and the location right on the lake was perfect. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Syracuse
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Slickers
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Thendara
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 28
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
5 corners
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
McCauley
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Old Forge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Day weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
July 4th holiday week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,100
Flat fee
 
 
2017 summer weekly rental
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,850
 
 
Columbus Day weekend
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Per week for each dog $140
Pet Fee $140

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Old Forge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , downstair back bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , off kitchen
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , upstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , lakefront with door to upper deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , lakefront view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 3 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , downstairs bedroom with full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
100.00 turn over fee required along with a refundable $500.00 security deposit

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