Albany Cottage Rental Photos and Description
2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, sleeps 6,
The Lake Cottage is a fully furnished cottage located on Mariaville Lake in Western Schenectady County. It has a great gas fireplace so you can sit by the fire and gaze out at the lake. We stock your fridge with breakfast items like local eggs from free range hens, all natural Greek yogurt, fresh fruit, and organic free trade coffee, enough for 2 or 3 days. Free secure Wi-Fi, free off road parking are just two advantages to staying at the Lake Cottage.
This 200-acre private lake is lovely and offers privacy and tranquility. The fishing is great, especially from our rowboat.You can also explore the lake in our canoe or kayaks. Swimming is right from the dock. In the colder months, enjoy ice fishing, ice skating and cross-country skiing on the trails. Use our snow shoes and explore the area or spend the day skiing at one of the nearby down hill ski resorts and come back to enjoy the warmth of the fire.
The front of the house with southern exposure boasts a deck as well as an upstairs balcony both facing the lake, fitted with chairs for your exclusive use, and plenty of lawn to run around in.
The first floor is one large room with living room, dining area and kitchen. The kitchen is fully functional with dishes and utensils, electric stove, full sized refrigerator dishwasher, microwave oven, toaster, and coffee maker. Satellite TV with DVD player are provided.
The air conditioned upstairs has two bedrooms, one with a queen and the other with a full futon and one twin bed. A door leads onto the upstairs balcony with gorgeous views. The full bath has a shower and a claw foot tub. Ahhh.
Sorry, no pets.
Get out of town and stay at the Lake!
Visit www.mariavillelakebb.com for more information and polices.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- pets not allowed
About Lorrie Runnels
Rick and Lorrie have been together since 1980 and have two grown children. They have always loved to have guests over and share their lives. Twenty some years ago they said to themselves, “I wish we could make a living doing this.” Then in 2003, they bought this fantastic house on the lake in order to realize their dream.
You will find Rick and Lorrie knowledgeable about the area. They are around for information, but as someone stated, “Hospitality abounds while guest’s privacy and solitude are highly respected.” They both love music and you might find them going out to concert or to a music festival.
We are innkeepers with an excellent housekeeping staff so you can be sure your accommodations will be spotless. Fluffy towels, bottled water, and chocolate are just a few of the amenities that set us apart.
Lorrie Runnels purchased this cottage in 2003
Why Lorrie Runnels chose Albany
This vacation rental was originally the carriage house for the Silas Marsh Estate, now the Mariaville Lake B&B. It is on the property so we can make sure everything is perfect for your stay.
What makes this cottage unique
Where else can you get a stocked fridge? We provide coffee, tea, granola, eggs, bread, bacon, juice, real locally made maple syrup and more so you have breakfast for a few days.
Guestbook comments from the owner
We were looking for a relaxing, restful get away and we found it and more. We live in a very busy area outside Baltimore, MD and wanted to get away. Rick and Lorrie were very friendly and the cottage was one of the cleanest places we have stayed in. They even provided plenty of staples that were beyond our expectations. It was like the home we would like to retire to. We would recommend this cottage to anyone wanting a quiet get away. We are hoping to return next year.