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Vacation Home w/ Lake Rights - Family Friendly, Three Minute Walk to Beach

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms plus loft bed, bath and a half, sleeps 5 adults, Wi-Fi, Cable

Welcome to Whispering Pines Wells with its own private association beach that is just a three minute walk away.

This is a four season getaway retreat that was outfitted and furnished with the vacationer in mind. The first floor has a fully equipped modern kitchen and dining area, a living room with flat screen tv and a freestanding gas fireplace, a bedroom with a new Queen size bed and a bathroom with a tub and a shower, as well as a washer and dryer.

The upper level has a loft area with a twin bed and a desk, and a master bedroom that features a queen size bed. There is also a half bath.

A large front deck and a screen porch adds outdoor living space in the warmer months & has a porch glider, adirondack chairs and a patio table.

There is a fire pit for your evening enjoyment. A gas grill is also available for you to use.

And guests will be able to enjoy central air conditioning, for those sultry nights that we now experience in the Southern Adirondacks.

Why drive for hours when a great vacation is so close? Whispering Pines Wells is a short drive from most anywhere.

In the winter months, it is only 20 minutes to Lapland Lakes cross-country skiing and 40 minutes to Gore Mountain. In the summer and fall, there are many hikes in the area to waterfalls, mountain tops and the Northville-Lake Placid Trail. A great bike ride is the 3.5 mile loop around the lake and through the town. In the spring, you can go fishing in the lake or one of many nearby rivers.

Inside Whispering Pines you will find wifi, cable, a blu-ray player with Netflix, Prime Movies and Pandora, books, games and puzzles and an iPod speaker. There is a fully outfitted kitchen with a k-cup coffee maker, crock pot and a blender. Outside there is a large flat yard, hammock and chairs, two kayaks, a 15' canoe and a Sunfish sailboat, with all the accessories. There are carts for transporting the watercraft the short two minute trip to the launching area.

We enjoy the Southern Adirondacks and have been vacationing in this area since we were children. For a long time, it has been a dream of ours to own a home on a lake and in the mountains. Our hope is to share our good fortune with families like you, who want to enjoy the fun and excitement of Lake Algonquin and all the magic that this region offers, but then want to retreat to the whispering pines, to reflect on the day, and dream about tomorrow.

Let us be your hosts for your next vacation.

More Details

Owner
Monica and Paul Shelmandine
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

Amenities

Wells House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Full bath downstairs, half bath upstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Loft Area
  • Two queen beds and one twin. Air mattress available for extra kids, only. No more than 5 adults are allowed overnight.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sailboat
  • Shed
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
Gas fireplace in living room. Thermal bottom -up or top-down shades on front windows. Gas grill available. Outdoor patio table for enjoyment of the front deck. Comfortable chairs and love seat on the screened porch. Fifteen foot square stern canoe, two kayaks and a Sunfish sailboat for your use. Four adult and two youth PFDs provided. Lake depth at the association beach is shallow, perfect for children. Many toys (horseshoes, bocce, frisbee) for family fun on the lawn. Fire pit for your evenings. Keurig Coffee Maker with complimentary k-cups, but bring your favorites! Wi-Fi and Netfix Streaming for the rainy days. Blu-Ray player also. Bedding and bath towels included. Bring your own beach towels. Cell phone service is limited to Sprint and Verizon. Free long distance within NYS.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Vacation Home w/ Lake Rights - Family Friendly, Three Minute Walk to Beach
average rating of 4.898305 based on 59 reviews
5

Great property, well equipped and great location combined with friendly owners.

  • 5 of 5

While between seasons (Early April) we were able to downhill ski at Gore and hike the trails. Hikes with falls were spectacular.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, perfect ski house with everything you would need!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, perfect ski house with everything you would need!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A+

  • 5 of 5

Always a great time snowmobiling

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Get-away!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, warm, clean cabin. We felt as though were at home. It had ALL the comforts you would need!The owners notified us of the extreme cold weather and even checked in on us by e-mail.(Which I did not see until much later!)We will definitely do our best to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place for families and lake access

  • 5 of 5

The home was in a really cozy cabin neighborhood and a quick walk to a dock to launch the canoe and kayaks they have in the shed. We loved the amount of space and coziness and the super woodsy decor. Overall, feels like the type of place that would be great to bring kids because it has that level of comfort and cheeky style.

We loved having access to nearby hiking trails and being able to step out and see the stars. For those looking for more isolation and a more modern cabin/NYC feel, this may not be the cabin for you. But it was a perfect place to hang out- on the front deck, or their screened deck, or by the fire pit- and I'd recommend it to anyone needing that forest escape.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nice rental

  • 4 of 5

Location was good. Very nice house. Perfect for our purposes. Would be nice to check out in the summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
88 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lake House Grille
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Lake Pleasant Golf Course
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Amtrack - Amsterdam, NY
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
New York State Thruway (I-90)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lake House Grille
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Oak Mountain Ski Center
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Jolie Montange Park Association Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Returning guests never see a price increase.

Check-in is at 3 p.m. and check-out is 10 a.m. during the summer months. We may be able to be a bit flexible on arrival times during the spring, fall and winter.

You must be at least 24 years of age to book this property.

We will send you all the check-in information about three weeks before your arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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