Charming cottage, named 'Sparrow's Nest' located on Lake George, New York in the Adirondack Mountains. In walking distance of the Silver Bay Association: YMCA of the Adirondacks which features activities for young and old alike. Cottage has 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8 people. All towels and linens are provided. Private dock with boatslip and views north, south and west. Shallow swimming area and swimming raft in deeper water. On the property is a unique 'grotto' for cocktails or a place to nap or get away.
Gazebo platform/deck over water with Adirondack chairs.
Keywords: House, Rental, Charming, Authentic, Private,
Dock included, Directly on Lake George with Views of the Lake and Adirondack Mountains
We are 4th generation family members who have been coming to Silver Bay every summer over the course of our lives.
Lake George is a special place. Our family has a family summer home nearby where the family has been vacationing for 5 generations. The cottage itself has been a summer home for several families over the years. It is charming with a lot of historic character--very private and sheltered with views on all 3 sides.
Silver Bay is located within the northern third of the Lake, uniquely situated in this beautiful vacation land of the Adirondacks. It is part of the Adirondack Park, a national recreation area, with much of its land protected and zoned 'forever wild.'The water is so clean that it is our drinking water. Every water sport is practiced on the Lake with swimming, sailing, boating, waterskiing the favorites. Most of the nearby mountains have hiking trails, and running and bicycling are prevalent. Silver Bay Association, in walking distance, offers a multitude of activities for young and old alike. The little hamlet of Hague nearby has a restaurant, an art gallery, a general store and several gift and collectibles shops, as well as a community center that sports lectures, yoga, town meetings and a local museum.
Activities such as waterskiing, boating, kayaking, swimming are all available at the property on the Lake, but renter supplies own boats and gear (rental boats nearby); Activities like horseshoes, sailing, windsurfing, rock climbing wall, tennis, basketball, fitness center are available at Silver Bay Association nearby; Also lectures, small library, vespers, music programs, painting, crafts, etc. at Silver Bay Assn. (See www.silverbay.org) Amusement Parks, Museums, Cinema, Antiquing, Parasailing, Rock Climbing, Rafting,Wildlife Park are nearby...within 1 to 2 hour driving distance; Outlet shopping 35 minutes away in Lake George Village; Shopping for gifts available locally. Shopping for clothing and Mall shopping in Glens Falls, NY 45 minutes away; Other shopping in Burlington, VT (90 minutes away); Commercial airports in Burlington, VT and Albany, NY (90 minutes). Lake water is drinking water..it's that clean. Chapel at Silver Bay; several churches in Hague, 4 miles north.
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