Ten minutes from the base of Whiteface Mountain, in the quaint and historic community of Jay, NY, you will find our vacation rental property affectionately called “The Eagles Nest”. It is located on a hillside overlooking the Jay Range just off RT 9N and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and our wine vineyard. We call it the Eagle's nest because it has the cozy feeling of just that…a nest that you may rest in and get the well-deserved break that you may be seeking.
A ten minute walk, you will find the historic covered bridge, crossing the beautiful Ausable River, with its natural rock water slides and swimming holes. A 2 minute drive down to the village deli will offer you the best Cheddar cheese in the Adirondacks, while another ten minutes will bring you to the famous Whiteface Mountain. There you may take a leisurely gondola ride to the top of little Whiteface for breathtaking views of the high peaks or hop on your mountain bike in the summer or drive up the scenic highway. Winter will offer skiing and snowboarding down snow covered trails where Olympians have ventured! In the opposite direction, 20 minutes away is the Verizon Sports complex where athletes race 90 miles an hour on a speeding luge and skeleton sleds and where you too can experience the “Champaign of Thrills”, otherwise known as a bobsled ride or just watch if you are faint of heart! In Lake Placid,Ride to the top of the 90 meter ski jump or take guided tour at the Olympic arena. View the ice rink where the magic of the miracle on ice occurred! Close your eyes and imagine the energy the night when the US hockey team beat the Russians on that historic winter night back in 1980! Whether you visit in the summer or the winter there is fun and adventure to be had! If you love to fish and hike, you are minutes away from fly fishing on the AuSable river as well as close proximity to the major trail heads of the High Peaks.
The Olympic village of Lake Placid is a short 25 minute scenic drive where you will find more activities and great dining experiences! Enjoy 5 star dining in Lake Placid’s finest, or if casual dining is what you enjoy there are many options as well! Shopping is also plentiful on Main Street.
Just minutes away from us, in Wilmington you will also find great options for dining, whether you are looking for steak or seafood, a burger, pizza or wings!! As you can see you will not be bored when you visit unless of course you choose to be!
The Eagle's Nest is located in the upper main level of our home and is completely equipped with all that you will need for your vacation enjoyment. A fully equipped granite kitchen will allow you to dine in if you would like. The Nest warmed in the winter by a propane fired soap stone stove that adds to the cozy nature of The Nest and electric heat.It is a perfect getaway that can accommodate up to 6 comfortably
The views from the Eagle's nest are hard to beat! The Jay range will greet you every morning along with the birds, beauty of gardens and a vineyard that surround you in season and Fall foliage peaks around the end of September and the Mountain range looks like a beautiful carpet. There is a porch where you can eat a meal or have your morning coffee.
We hope you will come for a visit and let the stresses of life melt off you in the town we love, Jay, NY!