SWEET LAKESIDE COTTAGE WITH BREAKFAST GOODIES

Lorrie Runnels

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Lorrie Runnels

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SWEET LAKESIDE COTTAGE WITH BREAKFAST GOODIES

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

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.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Lorrie Runnels (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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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.
Aug 2014
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

Sweet Lakeside Cottage with Breakfast Goodies
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Albany Capital Saratoga
Boston, MA
5

Wonderful relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5
We had the pleasure of staying in Rick & Lorrie's lake cottage this past weekend and enjoyed every minute of it. The house was very clean and had all the necessities from towels to toiletries, and local goodies in the fridge for breakfast. We highly recommend taking the kayaks out to explore the lake. Rick and Lorrie are wonderful hosts and we hope to enjoy another stay soon.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sweet Lakeside Cottage with Breakfast Goodies
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p353973
+1 -518 864-5252
Albany Capital Saratoga
Brooklyn
5

great getaway from city life!

  • 5 of 5
We truly had a fabulous and relaxing vacation!
The cottage was very neat, CLEAN and cozy.
Rick was a great host. The place was all stocked with basic needs (plenty towels, soaps, tissues) he even left light breakfast in fridge, with plenty water bottles which we took along on our trips.
We enjoyed going to the Adirondaks zoo, Great escape in Lake george and of course just staying on grounds and using the boats in the scenic lake.
I must add that the neighbors were extremely friendly and kind to us, that made our so much more pleasant.
I highly recommend this place. We would love to come back sometime.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Car: necessary

So, now that you have landed on this page, what would you do if you booked a stay with us? Several options come to mind.

The most obvious is to settle into a comfortable Adirondack chair, glass of wine or beer in hand, watch the lake and the geese and, if you're lucky, bald eagles! We had a couple from the Netherlands who spent many happy hours just watching the chipmunks scamper.

Kayaking and canoeing on Mariaville Lake is sweet! It's fun to see everyone's house and folks are friendly. We'll be happy to give you a lesson before you shove off.

When you are rested you can take a drive to Schoharie County and visit Howe Caverns, a pretty cool place open all year round. They now have zip lines and a rope course which looks pretty awesome. The Iroquois Indian Museum is right next door to the Caverns, too. There are all sorts of historical places around here. The Capital Region was settled (by Europeans) way before the Revolutionary War.

If a little night life is more your speed, Schenectady and Albany have good restaurants, theater, and live music. I am particularly fond of MOPCO, the Capital Region's premiere improv troupe. If you need a good laugh, Friday night with MOPCO is the place to be.

Sunday is Schenectady Green Market Day, and going to the Green Market is a guest favorite. Loads of vendors, live music and truly the best pesto anywhere.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Albany Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 17.5%
Notes Online booking is available at http://www.mariavillelakebb.com/availability/.
Rates are for 4 guests, additional people $15 per night, kids under 18 $10 per night.
Maximum occupancy 6
Includes stocked fridge with breakfast items for 2-3 days
Stay 4 or more nights and get a discount off the nightly rate. Call for details.
Online booking is available at http://www.mariavillelakebb.com/availability/. A deposit of 50% is required by credit card or check upon making the reservation.
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Amenities

Amenities

Albany Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
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