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STUDIO C - IN A 9 ACRE SCULPTURE GARDEN ON BANKS OF BEAUTIFUL SACANDAGA RIVER

John and Caroline

Advertiser since: 2014
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Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

John and Caroline

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Speaks: english, french, german, italian
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Calendar last updated:
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STUDIO C - IN A 9 ACRE SCULPTURE GARDEN ON BANKS OF BEAUTIFUL SACANDAGA RIVER

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Lake Algonquin - Wells Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

Brand New Listing! Unique 1000 sq ft urban loft space set the country/mountains - perfect for a romantic get away or longer stay.

'Studio C' is situated in one of the mill buildings, an independent part of the historic 200 year old complex. We were featured on the nationally broadcasted HGTV's program 'reZONED' a series celebrating outstanding repurposed living spaces in the North America.

Our space was featured in Adirondack Life Magazine's (Feb 2015) article 'Radicle Rentals'.

An open apartment with big windows and great views, new outdoor deck with table/chairs, big sun umbrella, gas grill. Working antique wood stove, well equipped kitchen, big fridge, complete bathroom with large shower. The romantic getaway features an unique king-size bed and platform perfect for a couple.

Our guests live within the nationally recognized sculpture garden docs/garden.html and have easy to the river and lake for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, rafting etc.

We are working sculptors - and for those interested we are delighted to open our studios, gallery and sculpture garden.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John and Caroline (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2014
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Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 30, 2015

About John and Caroline

I live and work here with my partner sculptor Caroline who is originally from Austria and speaks English, German, French and Italian. We are both international recognized sculptors (please Google our names: John Van Alstine, Caroline Ramersdorfer). We would be delighted to share our garden, studios and large indoor gallery and all that the wonderful Adirondacks have to offer with our guests.

John and Caroline purchased this apartment in 1987

Why John and Caroline chose Lake Algonquin - Wells

This historic property, with its 6 independent buildings, nestled on the banks of a mountain river is an artist's dream. To live, create and exhibit our work in such a beautiful part of the world is an extraordinary and wonderful privilege and something we would love to share it with our guests!

What makes this apartment unique

Beyond all the wonderful things the Adirondacks offer - our unique space affords our guests a chance to live within our 9 acre sculpture garden, and if they wish, stroll in our huge indoor galleries, visit our studios, see us at work and come away with memorable insights into how our enchanted location has a strong and positive effect on our creative process.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Studio C - In a 9 Acre Sculpture Garden On Banks Of Beautiful Sacandaga River
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Lake Algonquin - Wells Adirondacks
Phelps, NY
5

Great Stay in the Adirondacks at Studio C

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at Studio C for four nights was one of the best we have had at a vacation rental. We have stayed at many vacation rentals and B&B's around the Northeast and Studio C is now at the top of our list. The 9 acre sculpture garden is fantastic and provides a very peaceful and quite setting for the rental. The rental is very spacious with great kitchen, comfortable bed, and wonderful wood stove - perfect for our fall getaway. The region around Wells and Speculator (just north a few miles) provides many choices for hiking and kayaking and other Adirondack towns (North Creek, Saratoga, and Lake George) are a reasonable drive from Studio C to find additional outdoor activities, dinner, lunch, and shopping options. The owners (John and Caroline) were wonderful, responsive, accommodating, and took time to give us a tour of the sculpture garden and studios. We will definitely be back to Studio C.
  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Neil and Chris,
We enjoyed having you here! Appreciate that you left the apartment so spotless. Look forward to hosting you in the near future.
John and Caroline
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Lake Algonquin - Wells Adirondacks
5

Delightful tranquility

  • 5 of 5
We must agree with all that has been said so far about Studio C and hosts John and Caroline. The apartment was exactly as described - in fact the photos do not do the space justice. All you’d need for a relaxing break in the Adirondacks is on hand. What makes Studio C so special is the presence of and accessibility to John and Caroline’s art. It is in your room; it is in the garden for you to enjoy - and the opportunity to visit the on-site workshops is a must. The heritage of the apartment itself is significant enough and John and Caroline have done an excellent job to keep the look and feel of the original buildings yet make it functional and comfortable. All in all, we had a great 4 days hiking in NY State while staying in our own private art gallery. We would not hesitate to return or recommend the apartment to friends. Many thanks.
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers
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Lake Algonquin - Wells Adirondacks
Arlington Va
5

Great hidden treasure!

  • 5 of 5
In my opinion this place was the perfect escape from our typical urban landscape. Not only is the studio apartment eclectic and cozy....the surrounding property is serene and absolutely stunning. John and Caroline have turned their property not only into a beautiful and functional sculpture garden their walk through galleries are worth a peek. They were accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed. I highly recommend doing some hiking, Auger falls was beautiful. Well worth the trek!
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks!! We really enjoyed having you. Thank for leaving the place so clean! We hope you will return soon.
John and Caroline
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Studio C - In a 9 Acre Sculpture Garden On Banks Of Beautiful Sacandaga River
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Lake Algonquin - Wells Adirondacks
5

Art and the River

  • 5 of 5
Studio C exceeded our expectations. The studio sits in the midst of a beautiful and inspiring sculpture garden created by John and Caroline, the owners, from their own work. The room itself is spacious, modern, and elegant. John and Caroline were quite helpful. We hiked, kayaked and swam. This is a perfect getaway for a couple.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we hope you will return. All four seasons are wonderful here..
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Lake Algonquin - Wells Adirondacks
New York City
5

Fantastic unique hideaway in the Adirondacks

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I stayed in this unbelievably beautiful apartment located in a converted mill building on idyllic riverside property - the perfect August getaway from NYC. John and Caroline were gracious and friendly hosts, and one of the highlights of our stay was a personal tour John gave of his studio and workspaces. The apartment itself is exactly as pictured in the photos, if not even a little more grand in person. We made constant use of the gas grill, located right by the front door on a new wooden patio. Note that there aren't many restaurants nearby, but the kitchen is well equipped for cooking; just be sure to stock up on groceries before you arrive if you can. Make sure to take a walk through the sculpture garden and visit the river where you can sit in chairs on a little rock island and watch the Sacandaga slowly bubble by. Wells itself is a quiet town, but Lake Algonquin is beautiful and we found great hikes (Crane Mountain, ~35 min) and sightseeing (Adirondack Museum, ~60 min) nearby. Cell service is spotty at best, nothing via ATT, but there is wifi in the apartment. Overall, a fantastic one-of-a-kind place to stay and a extremely pleasant experience all around.
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mitch and Amy - we hope you will return !! Have your shampoo safely stored until then!


John and Caroline
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Lake Algonquin - Wells Adirondacks
5

Upscale Camping

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time and John and Carolyn were very friendly and helpful, but never annoying or intrusive. He even let me use his computer to print out our passes to Six Flags Great Escape which is less than an hour away. My mother in law ended up going into the hospital the day we were supposed to leave and they were very flexible and let us move everything back a couple days. We even changed from 4 weekday nights to 2 weekday and 2 weekend nights and they didn't change us extra for the weekend nights which are generally more expensive. Our son had a blast throwing rocks in the water at the "relaxation center" where you can swim if you want(I know I did). It had a ton of great amenities while still keeping you in a nice secluded area! Oh yea beautifully decorated with their art as well. Very impressed for the price and would love to return. I have AT&T and did not have cell service however...besides that it was great, and they do have wifi that you are able to connect up to.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris I was a pleasure to have you and your family we hope will consider a return visit.

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Albany International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Summer: .5 miles, rest of the year 4 miles
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Ticonderoga
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Sacandaga Golf Club, Lake Pleasant Golf Club
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Saratoga Springs, NY or Amsterdam, NY
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
NYS Thruway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
summer .5 miles, rest of th year 4 miles
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
X-county 15 miles, Alpine 25 (Gore Mt) miles
Nearest Beach
on our property - public beach .75 away
Car: necessary

The Adirondack park is a year round vacation destination - with a wealth of natural, cultural and sport related activities.

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Availability & Rates

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Lake Algonquin - Wells Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2015
May 22 2015 - Nov 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
$155
From
$165
Fri,Sat
$985
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas-New Years
Dec 18 2015 - Jan 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$165
$977
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$145
From
$155
Fri,Sat
$925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Notes We expect our guest to, within reason, leave it way they found it. Cleaning charge $75 may apply and deducted from deposit if space is left exceptionally unclean.
One child is welcome - adds $25/day. No more than 2 daytime visitors at one time. No parties or events to be held here. Must agree to follow all house instructions and sign our lease.
No smoking, No pets

Amenities

Lake Algonquin - Wells Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large new maple vanity with granite top and large mirror.
  • Newly installed: large corner shower, maple vanity with granite top, large mirror, great views out to the sculpture garden!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Space best for couples, impovised sleeping avail for child(s
  • Large open loft
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Our 'Studio C' is situated in one of the mill buildings, an independent part of the historic 200 year old 6 building complex. We are working internationally recognized sculptors eager to share are wonderful garden, studios and artwork with are guest if they are interested. We are located on the banks of the beautiful Sacandaga River in the heart of the Adirondack Park. Year round activities including swimming and kayaking available from the property or at the nearby Lake Algonquin. Perfect winter get away, close to Lapland Lake X-County resort and Gore Mt alpine skiing. Saratoga Springs - known for its historic summer thoroughbred horse racing season - 1 hour east. Cooperstown, NY - Baseball's National Hall of Fame and Ommegang Belgium Brewery - 1 hour west. Adirondack Museum - containing the arts and artifacts of the region - 1 hour north in Blue Mountain Lake, NY.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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