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Our party had a perfectly fine week at the Paradox cabin—a warm, dry and quite comfortable place for the first two VERY rainy days of our rare vacation getaway. Everything we really needed was there. Not many frills or extras, but all essentials and basic needs were covered, including many little things often overlooked. And the price was good. Nothing to criticize! The cabin is a bit funky in ways, but it's a *camp* in the Adirondacks, and that's exactly what we were looking for. It's a lovely area, and this late September week it was quiet (surprisingly devoid of visitors!), bug-free, and after our first two days the weather couldn't have been more perfect. The cabin surroundings are private and lovely, the screen porch wonderful (even/especially during heavy rain), and the location at the junction of the river and lake is absolutely choice! Many and varied hikes very nearby. Inside, the space is roomy, the kitchen adequately supplied for basic cooking, beds quite comfortable, and we LOVED the wood stove at this change of season.
We are all "of a certain age" and among us have various physical limitations, so the steep stairs to bedrooms and the only bathroom downstairs was just a bit of a challenge (*not* a complaint—just a heads-up to others).
Just a bit disappointed by the dock (again, *not* a complaint, but to inform others). It is one long & quite narrow stretch, partly sloped (& very slippery after rain), and it drops right off into the marsh on either side. There is no wider area at the water-side end on which more than 1-2 people could sit side-by-side, which we surely would have done if possible. We so very much appreciated having boat use included in the rental, but in our case, the available boats seemed too heavy and the access too awkward to manage easily. And the nearby state park boat rental was closed for the season. We did succeed in making other arrangements, and had a fabulous day on the water, with lots of wildlife sightings. (None of this would have daunted me 30 years ago!)
All in all, we had a marvelous time, and very much appreciated this little treasure of a cabin in a very special place. So very grateful that places like this are available for our use! My detailed comments are not meant to be negative — only informative. (I myself would happily move in and stay here for a month or more!)
Oh, and we found fast untroubled internet access and cell phone service via internet.