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Andrew Schiffer

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Charming Log Cabin Overlooking Lake George

13 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Bolton Landing Cabin Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Charming, expanded log cabin overlooking Lake George. Perched on hill 100' from beach with lake-view, this renovated cabin is in a wooded, 70 acre private homeowners association. Our private steps lead down to common lawn area with wooden swing-set/play gym, volleyball net and ping-pong table. The fire-pit at the beach is great for cranking up fires on summer evenings under the stars. The private sandy beach has chairs and chaise lounges available for your use; the sandy-bottom swimming area is roped-off, with a gently graduated depth to a floating swim raft.

Cabin's Main Level features: pine floors & knotty pine walls; 2 prvt bedrooms; kitchen; full bath; living room with solar powered skylight; dining room with sliding glass doors to a deck with lake view, Weber propane grill & picnic table that seats 8.

Cabin's Lower Level features: tile & pine floors; knotty pine walls & ceilings; 2 bedrooms (1 prvt MBR; 2 open BR's off main room); full bath; entertainment area with rattan couch and chairs, cable TV-DVR-Wireless internet (WiFi) - DVD/VCR, and lake view through sliding glass doors to patio.

Located in a quiet, wooded enclave merely one mile north of Bolton Landing's shops, restaurants and the famous Sagamore Hotel and Golf Course.

Lake George Village and its shops, amusement parks and arcades are only 15 minutes away and the new Adirondack Eco-Adventure Park is a 5-minute drive.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Andrew Schiffer (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

Charming Log Cabin Overlooking Lake George
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
4

Great location...lovely cabin!

  • 4 of 5

This cabin was the perfect home base for a fantastic week! It had everything we needed, including more room than the pictures or description provided. After days full of all types of water sports, we relaxed at the lovely private beach. It's clear that this is the Shiffers' home. And that's how we felt during out stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful family-friendly house on Lake George

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Schiffer cabin for a week: my wife and I, our two kids, plus both sets of grandparents. There was plenty of room for everybody, and we loved it! The playground was great for our 2.5 year old and 10 month old. The sandy beach was great for the little ones too. And the grandparents were great for watching the kids! Beach/lake access was easy: a short walk down their private stairs leads to the playground and beach area (other houses in the "association" require a decent walk down the road to get to the beach).

We brought two kayaks, which were easy enough to launch from the sand, and the house is nicely located for exploring in many directions: north to explore Northwest Bay, south to go around Green Island and the Sagamore, or east to explore the narrows and the many islands that are there [early morning is best for open-lake paddling]. The house is also located in a good spot for road cycling: if you don't mind hills, route 9N going north towards silver bay, or route 11 going west towards I-87 are both nice rides.

If we end up vacationing in Lake George again (a definite possibility), we would absolutely consider renting the house again.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, New York
5

Beloved Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough about our stay at the Schiffer's cozy and magical cabin. Growing up my husband and I vacationed with our families in Bolton Landing and we were looking for a cabin on the lake to create new memories with our toddler son.

All of our communications with Mr. Schiffer were incredibly helpful and delightful. He even provided us with wonderful suggestions about activities for us to do with our son and where to celebrate my husband's birthday.

When we arrived at the cabin we were thrilled that the cabin and the location surpassed our expectations.The Schiffer cabin was the perfect combination of rustic charm and comfort. It was immaculate and well stocked for our family making it very easy to quickly relax and get into a vacation rhythm. The deck became a favorite spot not only for fresh grilled dinners but also as a peaceful place for my husband and I to enjoy the beautiful lake and scenery when our son was napping or sleeping at night. The private beach was steps away and a perfect combination of having enough people there to feel welcoming but not overcrowded. The sandy beach was a very safe and accessible place for our son to feel emboldened enough to play in the water with us and we will forever remember this joy-filled afternoons.

Our time at the Schiffer cabin was so special that even though it was two summers ago, my son still speaks about the Schiffer cabin (as "his cabin") and asks us often when we can go back. A truly special place run by incredibly special people. We were only sorry that we could not go this past summer as I was very pregnant with my daughter and needed to be closer to home and we look forward to creating continued memories on our beloved lake at "our beloved cabin" very soon!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Cabin in Beautiful Bolton Landing

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time when we stayed at the Schiffer's beautiful cabin on the lake, two years in a row. We found the cabin to be just as described in the listing. It offered everything we needed and more. We were able to keep our two young daughters and their cousins occupied with the nearby swingsets and beach. It was a great setting to get together with family and have a minireunion of sorts. We also enjoyed going into Bolton Landing for shopping and dinning, what a quaint and charming little town.

We traveled up from Maryland but are originally from the upstate NY area, so it was nice to be in a somewhat familiar area and be able to visit with local relatives for a day. Also to share some of the attractions with our children that we so enjoyed when we were children, such as the Magic Forest and Great Escape.

The Schiffer's are a very kind couple, we really didn't have any major issues, any contact we had with them was pleasant and enjoyable.

We would highly recommend this rental and setting to any of our friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ashland, Massachusetts
5

We loved your cabin and had a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Lake George. This cabin was perfect for our family and had everything we needed, was very clean and well maintained. The owners were very attentive and were extremely helpful in planning our stay. Meeting them was a plus! Our girls loved the beach and the playground and meeting the other kids staying nearby. It was so nice to just walk down the stairs and be at the beach. Everyone in the neighborhood was very nice to us. Bolton Landing was fun to walk around in and the location was very good.

We definitely would like to come and stay again. We had never been to this area before and really loved it. Thanks to Andy and Joan for a great cabin!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Angeles
5

The Schiffer cabin @ Bolton Landing

  • 5 of 5

Our L.A. family of 4 (kids 6 & 10) and sister-in-laws family of 4 vacationed here for a wonderful week in July. The cabin was 2 levels (each level had a separate entrance), very comfortable, charming & cared-for. There was plenty of room for everyone on each level, with one full bathroom on each level. The main kitchen was on the top floor, the lower level had a kitchen as well (sink,cabinets,fridge) -- (our only suggestion would be to add a second microwave downstairs.) Besides the cabin being beautiful, the location was absolutely fantastic for us --steps down from the cabin (or you can walk down the road) went to a private beach, with chaise chairs, playground, volleyball, and pingpong table for hours of fun and relaxing. Also just a short drive up the road were lovely stores/restaurants/ice-cream in Bolton Landing (loved the store called "Next Summer"!). NY was having a July of high heat/humidity the week we were in, so we lived in the lake! - and back at the cabin had the fans running at night. We enjoyed building a bonfire at the beach nearly every night with the kids. The Schiffers were lovely to rent from - they are truly blessed to have such a beautiful vacation home. We look forward to returning to Lake George again one day, and we would absolutely rent this charming cabin again! Thank you again for a wonderful week!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Albany International Airport

At the edge of the beach is a fire-pit, perfect for cranking up a roaring fire under the stars, making S'mores and watching the celestial fireworks! If you're lucky you might catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights!

Located one mile north of the historic Sagamore Hotel and Golf Course, and Bolton Landing's many shops, restaurants and marinas.

Additionally, we are merely 15 minutes away from Lake George Village with its abundance of shops, restaurants and arcades, including miniature golf and The Great Escape Amusement Park.

Lake George is 32-miles long, 3-miles wide and is a spring-fed wonder of nature often referred to as 'The Queen of the American Lakes'. Located only one hour north of Albany via I-87, it is merely 3.5 hours north of New York City.

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Rates & Availability

Bolton Landing Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Cleaning/laundry $295

$3600 per week rental fee plus $295 Cleaning Fee

July - September 2017 Weekly Rate: $3600 per week plus $295 Cleaning Fee (Saturday to Saturday)
September - October 2017 Weekend Rates: $525/night plus $295 Cleaning Fee, minimum 2 nights

Fifty percent (50%) Rental Payment plus Security Deposit required with signed Rental Agreement prior to March 31st to confirm reservation; balance of Rental Payment plus Cleaning Fee due by March 31st.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Bolton Landing Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Level-Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Sink
    Lower Level-Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Pedestal sink.
    Outdoor - outdoor shower , Cold water only
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main Level-MBR - 1 queen
    Main Level-2nd BR - 2 twin/ single , Bunk bed
    Lower Level-MBR - 1 queen
    Lower Level-2nd BR - 1 double , Panel curtains w/ tie-backs
    Lower Level-3rd BR - 2 twin/ single , Bunk bed
  • Main Level has 2 private bedrooms: Master Bedroom with queen bed and children's bedroom with twin bunk beds.  Lower level has one private Master Bedroom with queen bed; the other bedrooms are open (i.e. not private) and located off main room: one with a double bed and the other with a twin bunk bed.  The bunk bed is situated is in the ante-room between the main room and master bedroom.  The room with the double bed is situated directly off the main room adjacent to the TV/Sitting area, and has a ceiling-to-floor panel curtain with tie-backs that can be drawn to separate it from the main room.  Due to the 'open' bedroom arrangement on this lower level, it is really best suited for families and/or close friends.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Main Level: MBR-1 queen; 2nd BR- 1 twin bunk bed.  Lower Level: Private MBR-1 queen; one 'open' BR off main room-1 double; and one 'open area' between Private MBR and main room with one twin bunk bed.  DVR-TV-WIRELESS INTERNET with DVD/VCR player; dishes and glassware; towels and linens provided weekly. CDs, games, movies and books provided. Swing-set/play gym, volleyball court, ping-pong table.

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