FRIENDS LAKE- QUAINT AND NEW. COMPLETELY UPDATED COTTAGE IN CHESTERTOWN, NY

James L. Flacke

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 31 nights
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FRIENDS LAKE- QUAINT AND NEW. COMPLETELY UPDATED COTTAGE IN CHESTERTOWN, NY

Friends Lake Cottage Rental Photos and Description

The property is totally updated with all new interior, including the kitchen and baths (1 1/2), windows and doors. The home also has a brand new furnace as well as fresh air provided through a heat recycling ventilation system.

You will be able to enjoy this home in the summer and the winter!

It is part of a small community of homes that share a beach that is just 200 feet away down the hill. In the winter, Gore Mountain is only 25 minutes away.

Friends Lake- Quaint & New

Friends Lake cottage- fully remodeled, 2 bedrooms and loft, screened porch, deck, sleeps 7, lake access w/ 200' of beachfront, dock, canoe, in/outdoor games. Lake George 25 minutes & Saratoga 40 mins away.

Come and hike, swim, canoe, relax and play.

This 90 year old cottage has been totally redone to accommodate year-round enjoyment. The property includes 2 bedrooms, a loft that sleeps two, 1 1/2 baths, several spaces for reading, a screened porch and an open deck. Cook your own meals in the new kitchen or travel 3 minutes to the Friends Lake Inn where you can eat an elegant meal in the restaurant or a casual one in the bar area.

We ask that prospective renters please complete the identity verification steps of AirBnB so that we understand that you are a real person and know who you are. Thank you!

You'll have access to the home, the yard, the beach and the dock and the swimming area. Please note that the beach does not have a lifeguard and you swim at your own risk. You can use the canoe, as well as board games. Bring a book- you'll enjoy the sound of the loons and the quiet of the breeze blowing through pines.

There is internet access (if you must) and a DVD player with TV (and full home stereo system). Cookout on the deck with the grill if you'd like.

Because the lake has not been contaminated with invasive species, we do not allow boat access with boats used outside this lake without special permission (it's complicated) and cleaning of the boat by an authorized cleaning service.

You will not have access to the garage and we ask that you not use the basement as it has some tools and personal items there. ALSO, FOR SAFETY REASONS, YOU MAY NOT USE THE FIREPLACE.

Guests are free to use the property in peace and quiet. We may stop in to say hello just to make sure you're having a great stay.

Friends Lake is an all-natural 3 mile lake situated in the southern Adirondacks. The lake has no invasive species and is home to many native species of both vegetation and fish. The community is quiet, friendly and tight-knit.

Nearby Chestertown- only 10 minutes via auto- has everything a family needs: post office, grocery store, farmer's market, liquor store, library, hardware store, pizzeria, olde fashioned ice cream shop and a gas station.

There's a farmer's market; find the hours at: www.chestertownfarmersmarket.com

Other sites of interest:

For hiking:

Cat Mountain on Lake George.

http://www.lglc.org/NaturePreserves/CatMountain/

Crane Mountain, Johnsburgh, NY

http://www.adk.org/page.php?pname=hiking-crane-mountain

The Blue Ledges- and it's part of the headwaters of the wonderful Hudson River.

http://www.adk.org/page.php?pname=hiking-blue-ledges

You can find more information on hikes at www.adk.org

More info on directions to trail heads can be found on google maps.

There are plenty of places to park. Please don't park in the driveway (it is shared with other homes), but rather park in front of the garage. Also, down the driveway to the lake, there is a larger parking area that you are free to use.

Getting around: on car, swim or walking.

Please note that the property has a hot tub that does not function- so it wasn't included in the listing. Also, we currently do not allow use of the fireplace for safety purposes.

Finally- renters agree when booking to use AT YOUR OWN RISK the premises, the beach, and the canoe. Renters also note that there is no lifeguard at the beach and as such swim at their own risk. Thank you.

Please: No smoking on the premises. Thank you.

Guests are expected to live by the Golden Rule. The community is family-oriented so parties, late-nite revelry and disorderly conduct are not within the bounds of use for this property.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
James L. Flacke (Owner)
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About James L. Flacke

I'm a lover of the Adirondacks and have been the owner of this home for several years.

James L. Flacke purchased this cottage in 2007

Why James L. Flacke chose Friends Lake

It's a cute cottage located on Friends Lake- a clean and natural lake with no invasive species! It's close to Lake George, Gore Mountain Ski Area, and many hiking trails and other lakes.

What makes this cottage unique

The home is completely redone with eco-friendly materials. It's warm, has both a deck and screened porch and lovely new kitchen and baths. There's also a laundry upstairs for your use.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 31 nights
Book with confidence
Book 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.

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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Albany Airport (Glens Falls closest but small)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 87- The Northway
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Friends Lake Inn
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Gore Mountain Ski Area
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Warrensburgh, NY
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Friends Lake Inn
Car: recommended

Gore Mountain Ski Area.

Schroon Lake

Adirondack Museum

Lake George Village

Great Escape Amusement Park

Mountain Climbing and Hiking

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Availability & Rates

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Friends Lake Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall Rates
Sep 2 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$129
From
$189
Fri,Sat
$499
$1,999
 
 
Special Event ADK Balloon Fest
Sep 19 2014 - Sep 20 2014
2 night minimum stay
$439
Flat fee
 
 
Columbus Day Weekend
Oct 11 2014 - Oct 13 2014
3 night minimum stay
$690
Flat fee
 
 
Winter 2014-15
Nov 15 2014 - Apr 15 2015
31 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2015
Jun 15 2015 - Sep 15 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
$205
From
$249
Fri,Sat
$1,365
$2,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
$248
From
$189
Fri,Sat
$649
$2,299
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $59
Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $49
Notes Rates are subject to change. Please note that bookings are non-refundable; clients can substitute another date(s) OF EQUAL VALUE OF ONE, CONTIGUOUS STAY at the home, within one year of the booking.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Friends Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1760 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Lake View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upstairs- full bath - toilet , tub , shower , gorgeous new, tiled bathroom with shower and claw-foot tub
    Downstairs half bath - Downstairs 1/2 bath- all new- with toilet and sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , This is the open, 'loft area' in the common room upstairs.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Games
  • Books
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Friends Lake is an all-natural 3 mile lake situated in the southern Adirondacks. Close to Gore Mountain. Wonderful for hiking, canoeing cross country skiing and snowshoeing. The lake has no invasive species & is home to many native species of both vegetation and fish. The community is quiet, friendly and tight-knit. Nearby Chestertown- only 10 minutes away- has everything a family needs: post office, grocery store, farmer's market, liquor store, library, hardware store, pizzeria, olde fashioned ice cream shop and a gas station. There's a farmer's market (www.chestertownfarmersmarket.com). Other sites of interest: For hiking:Cat Mountain on Lake George. http://www.lglc.org/NaturePreserves/CatMountain/ Crane Mountain, Johnsburgh, NY http://www.adk.org/page.php?pname=hiking-crane-mountain. The Blue Ledges- part of the headwaters of the Hudson River. http://www.adk.org/page.php?pname=hiking-blue-ledges. More information on hikes at www.adk.org. More info on Google.
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