LOVELY LAKEHOUSE RETREAT/PET FRIENDLY

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Jane and David Morrison

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
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LOVELY LAKEHOUSE RETREAT/PET FRIENDLY

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4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 9

Charming spot with gentle sloping lawn, beach area and beautiful, amazing reflections to enjoy from our peaceful lakefront house- a lovely, short walk to the village, yet away from it all! Great fishing at 'your doorstep' for fishing enthusiasts from '2 to 92' ! The large deck, and campfire pit for cozy outdoor nights make this especially welcoming. House includes kitchen (pots and pans - dishes, etc.), large living/dining area with stone fireplace and sliding doors to the deck overlooking the Northville Lake. Screened in porch with old fashinoned porch swing off the living area borders a stream and makes an ideal spot to sleep or relax. Enjoy the night sky without city lights and the expansive yard ideal for family fun. Bed linens are provided. Some towels are provided, but you will want to bring extras with you. Both the young and old can enjoy this ideal spot! Outdoor enjoyment is enhanced by a picnic table, canoe, 2 docks, a shoreline dock and a floating dock for jumping from, and a large yard. Furnished with an antique bed, twin beds and cozy quilts. There is also a small basketball court for those who enjoy playing hoops! We are a pet friendly property - check with us if you would like to bring your pet!

Our Village: Northville is a charming village with it's own grocery, hardware, gift/country stores, ice cream shop, coffee shops, restaurants, pet supply , and a couple stores that will take you back reminding you of the 50s and 60s....there are pleasant streets for walking, biking, rollerblading, and a village park right on the waterfront of our Northville Lake with benches perfect for visiting and watching the lake and enjoying a treat! We have a farmer's market....music in the park...and so much more... there really is something for everyone of all ages and interests!

Boating Enthusiasts: The boat launch for the Great Sacandaga is just five minutes away, and one of the nicest anywhere.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Jane and David Morrison

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***Check out Nothville Merchants Association on Facebook for unique and wonderful events happening in Northville!

JUNE 7 & 8 will be a big weekend ....the Adirondack Trails Group will be having a celebration marking the new Northville-Placid trailhead beginning at our Waterfront park right in downtown Northville...see their Facebook page for details...I will get a link here soon!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
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Property Reviews

Lovely Lakehouse Retreat/Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.0 based on 6 reviews
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Northville Great Sacandaga Lake
5

Lake House retreat!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
One of the best vacations we have had! A wonderful home on a quiet lake. Canoeing, fishing and paddling boating right outside your door. Two great docks...one on the edge of the property and one in the middle of the lake. My kids (and adults) really enjoyed that. The boat launch is 5 minutes around the corner to tube, fish or sight see. Sacandaga Lake is amazing. Lots of history......

The town of Northville is very quaint, friendly and has anything you need. We wished we could have stayed longer and hope to be back there soon. My children...12, 11 and 8 LOVED IT...as did out dogs and family and friends that visited. What a special place. Memories were made.....Stephanie Cox
Helpful votes: 13/14
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Lovely Lakehouse Retreat/Pet Friendly
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Northville Great Sacandaga Lake
5

Perfect Family Reunion Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
I rented the house for a family reunion. We had 14 people stay at the house and it was more than ideal for the size of our party. There was plenty of bedroom space for us all and the 2 bathrooms were more than adequate. The kitchen had plenty of space for food preparation and clean-up. The family room and sun porch provided enough room for us one rainy afternoon. Now on to the best part of the property - the outside space. The deck and yard provided plenty of space for us to gather, relax and eat. The stone fire pit provided us with a great spot to enjoy a fire, the lake, and even fireworks that the village hosted 1 night during our stay. The kids spent hours playing on the beach, fishing off of the dock, swimming, and enjoying the canoe.
The week of our stay was hot in town, however the cool breeze from the lake provided very comfortable sleeping weather. My best memory of the house was one morning my sister and I were sitting on the deck enjoying the morning and we watched a beaver swim the lake and work on his den across the lake from the house.
I can not say enough positive things about the house and property. We are currently working on plans for next summer using this house for our next family reunion.
Helpful votes: 9/9
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Lovely Lakehouse Retreat/Pet Friendly
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Northville Great Sacandaga Lake
5

Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
We recently stayed at this cabin for a week. My whole family loved it.
The house was roomy, we could have housed a whole other family!
The location is perfect, we walked up to the quaint town every day for coffee and/or
ice cream. They had a concert on Saturday night and a farmer's market on Tuesday. Our dogs loved swimming and chasing ducks! Even my electronically addicted children didn't want to leave!
We are already planning our trip for next year. We believe we have found our family vacation spot!
Helpful votes: 8/8
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Lovely Lakehouse Retreat/Pet Friendly
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+1 207-505-2302
Northville Great Sacandaga Lake
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VERY Disappointing

  • 1 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
First, the good. It is a peaceful location waterfront location. That's it.

Now the BAD. NOT, a lake front location (as advertised) as the property is on bit of backwater that you CANNOT get to the lake via the water. So, it is on the water, but not on the lake. When we arrived, the advertised paddle boat was inoperable, and since that item has been removed from their ad. The canoe came with two paddles, one of which the blade was split and most likely would strand you up the creek in a proverbial way (if not for the fact there is no were really to paddle). The full equipped kitchen includes a NON working dish washer. Apparently, non working dishwashers are standard in a fully equipped kitchen. Boy were we surprised to find out how outdated our kitchen really is - our dishwasher works! The living room includes the one reclining chair, which is broken and I would advise not using as I'm sure its dangerous. The screened in porch also included busted chairs. The stream that is alleged to have bordered the porch was non existent during our stay. It must be a seasonal thing. Bring your own towels as those that were provided were ratty, and I would only use them for washing the car. The second dock was not out in the water, but tied to the bank in such a way as it was useless. During the middle of every other week, the recycling must be taken up to the main road by YOU, so if you enjoy taking out other people's trash, and paying someone for that privilege, this is the place for you. The little sandy beach is actually smaller that it appears in the picture as much of the sand has washed into the water. Oh, and speaking of water, the shower and sink in the downstairs bath were leaking GREAT amounts of hot water. If that's the kind of thing you enjoy, there again, you'll love this place. All in all, if I had known before what I know now, I would not have rented this place at any price. Look around, there are many great places in Northville and surrounding area. This is not one of them.
Owner's Response: We would like to begin our response to this review by saying it is from a renter who caused damage to our property and is very unhappy and bitter that we have had to keep a portion of their security deposit to make a repair because of a slider they broke. I have been getting email after email asking for their deposit back after explaining the reason that it cannot be returned in full. They do not deny they caused the damage, yet they continue to badger us. One of the group has written to us saying that had they gotten their deposit back they would not have sent in this review. This review is loaded with inaccuracies and is very unfair to us. It is a shame that it is allowed to be published , but HomeAway does not discriminate and publishes all reviews.
Our property is on the Northville (Hunter) Lake, and is a beautiful lake in it’s own right. It is a lovely, peaceful lake where no large motors are allowed. Kayaking canoeing, swimming, great fishing and more, are all enjoyed here. It is not for those who wish to jet ski, motorboat, etc. We are proud of our property and take care to maintain it and all the things provided for our guests, including each and every one of the things the renter mentions here. These numerous complaints this renter has made are not factual .
On the rare occasion something has gone wrong with a plumbing issue, we have had a plumber there asap.
There is a brand new dock on the property this year, built by a fine local co. who specializes in docks. The older dock this renter mentions was pulled onto another spot on the shore. It has been promised to someone and therefore is still there - not in anyone’s way whatsoever.
The stream the renter mentions is spring fed and has provided much enjoyment for everyone. It sometimes runs fast, sometimes slower, but is always there. The drought in many areas this summer would be the reason for this stream to not be flowing consistently.
This renter has decided to use our site to try to make us look bad in every way possible. We hope future guests will take into consideration the reviews others have written here. We hope our pictures and good reputation to date will speak louder than these words from one disgruntled renter.
Helpful votes: 7/13
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Northville Great Sacandaga Lake
5

Quiet House on Lake

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
Great house on a small lake next to a stream. If you looking for privacy and peace – this is your place. The house can easily accommodate two families and we had visitors too. Our dog loved it. We walked to town – great coffee shop, antique barn and every thing else we needed
Helpful votes: 16/17
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Train
26 Miles
Amsterdam
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Northville Public Beach and Northhampton Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sport Island Pub
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Lapland Ski Resort
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Sacandaga Golf
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Timeless Tavern/Restaurant
Car: necessary

The charming village of Northville is ideally located in the Southern Adirondacks with two lakes to enjoy...We are on the Northville Lake, with it's quiet serenity and kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming, and paddle boats. The Great Sacandaga Lake and its' easy boat launch is less than 5 minutes away if you enjoy large boat motors and jet skiing! SPRING is wonderful here with our lake hosting herons, geese, and all the awakening buds and fresh mountain air ...if you can come 'off season' , do it! And for FALL VISITORS, the foliage is incredible here and you will find many art/craft fairs, apple picking, fall festivals, music and more!

Northville has many hiking trails, some with incredible waterfalls, perfect for the adventurer or family with young ones, including the Northville/ Lake Placid Trail. Within an hours drive you can be in Saratoga, with it's incredible boutiques and shopping, restaurants, horse racing, performing arts center, and museums, the Capital District - Albany, the Blue Mountain Lake Region, Lake George, which boasts a water slide park, boat trips and the theme park -the Great Escape, or Howe Caverns with it's amazing caves. White water rafting is also less than an hours drive.

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Availability & Rates

Northville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Birds and Blossoms
May 3 2014 - May 30 2014
$150
$600
1 night
 
 
Late Spring Pleasures
May 31 2014 - Jun 13 2014
$150
$750
1 night
 
 
Summer
Jun 14 2014 - Sep 13 2014
$250
$1,050
1 night
 
 
Quiet Reflections
Sep 14 2014 - Nov 1 2014
$150
$750
1 night
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100.00
Notes ***Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend rentals will be charged the holiday rate of $250/night.***
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Amenities

Northville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Full bath with tub/shower on first floor, and full bath with shower on second floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
  • There is also room for additional guests if you bring sleeping bags and wish to 'camp out' on the screened in porch next to the stream, or in the living room area or tent outside! The furnishings for dining are for 9 people, but there is additional seating, etc. outside.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • playground
  • library
  • water parks
  • cinemas
  • waterfalls
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • marina
  • zoo
  • live theater
  • forests
  • synagogues
  • caves
  • coin laundry
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • beachcombing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • golf
  • snorkeling
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • freshwater fishing
  • cycling
  • mountaineering
  • fly fishing
  • fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • tennis
  • ice skating
  • hiking
  • water tubing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • roller blading
  • hunting big game
  • wind-surfing
  • hunting
Notes:
*There are several wireless spots in town where you are welcome to access the internet. The public library, just minutes away has desktops available for your use also. *There is also a small basketball court on the property. We have life vests in many sizes for the canoe. *Please bring your own spices, etc. as we do not provide any food staples. *Please bring toilet tissue. We provide one in each bath for your arrival. *We provide one towel/guest for your arrival. You must supply your own towels for the remainder of your stay. *Liquid handsoap is provided in both baths for your arrival. *Washer/dryer on premises is for our housekeeping purposes only. *Please note there is not a dishwasher. We provide dishwashing liquid for our guests. ***It is the responsibility of our guests to inform us immediately if anything is missing or there is any problem with anything upon arrival.
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