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Marty, Manager

Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

Lake George Estate for 1-35 guests: Pool, Tennis, Family Reunions, Sunset Views

1 Review
Sleeps30
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Lake George Area Estate Rental Photos and Description

10 bdrms inc 8 closed BRs+2 large open 'dorm' BRs+4.5 baths-Sleeps up to 35 max

Elegant Lake George Home/Estate with room for up to 25 guests in large ranch & up to 10 guests in separate cottage (IF available). There is a required 4 night minimum stay. No Sat to Sat rentals (covering 2 different weekends).

Beautiful sunset views of Lake George, private pool & full-size clay tennis court, and country tranquility close to Lake George Village and public beaches. There is NO LAKEFRONT OR ANY LAKE ACCESS on the property itself (since there is another property in front at lakeside that is not part of this rental). However, there are nearby boat & dock rentals available (3 minute drive from the house). LG Village, Million Dollar Beach, Great Escape, water parks & outlets are only 12-minute drives away. Two 1845 barns on premises,16 x 32 foot pool (no diving board), large deck, two gazebos, pond, outdoor bar/deck area, large yard for games (2.3 acres). Gorgeous lake view (Note again that there is a beautiful view, but no direct access to the lake for swimming, boating, tanning, fishing, etc. from this property). This property can accommodate from 1 to 35 guests (where up to 15 guests can sleep in beds and 20 guests can sleep on futons or cots). A perfect spot for multi-generation family reunions!

Please also note the "restrictions" for this rental that maintain the high quality of our property and its family-oriented focus: ABSOLUTELY NO PROM parties or stag/bachelor/high school/college 'reunions' due to past experience. No pets of any kind are allowed on this property. Also, to protect this historic site, absolutely no smoking is allowed on the property grounds (OK out on the public road away from the barns with all butts/trash removed). This includes cigarettes, cigars, marijuana, etc. Illegal drug use or underage drinking also are not permitted and no candles or open flame 'cookers' can be used (other than our supplied propane grill).

PLEASE NOTE AGAIN: IF it is available for your requested dates, the cottage (sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms -10 max) is required to be rented along with the main ranch house for groups of 25 or more people. Additionally, though more expensive, it will be much more comfortable for families with 15 people or more to rent both homes. Otherwise, it can become crowded inside the ranch house (with only one refrigerator and five closed bedrooms). We want you to return to your homes refreshed and happy after your time at Lake George!

This home also is our family's favorite place for reunions. We have our personal belongings stored in the garage and in some cabinets/closets that are marked off as 'private areas.' There is plenty of closet space provided in the bedrooms and comfortable parking for 5-6 vehicles at both the ranch house and cottage.

Rooms and Beds: Ranch House - Three full baths and one Half bath (in large eat-in kitchen-seats 5-7)

Living Room w windows to lake, Separate Dining Room seats 12, laundry room

Bedroom 1- 1 King with attached bath (2 sinks, 1 tub/shower, 1 stall shower)

Bedroom 2 - 2 Twin beds and 1 Full futon

Bedroom 3 - 1 Queen bed (Bedrooms 2 & 3 share hall bath w 2 sinks, 1 tub/shower)

Bedroom 4 - 1 built-in Queen bed and 1 Queen Futon

Bedroom 5 - 2 Twin beds (one from a pull-out daybed)

Bedroom 6 -Dorm/Rec Area 1 - 2 Queen futons and 1 Full bed

Bedroom 7 - Dorm/Rec Area 2 - 4 cots and 1 sleeper-couch

Optional Cottage - Three bedrooms and one full bath (small kitchen with dining table/chairs)

Bedroom 8 - 1 Queen bed on 1st floor cottage

Bedroom 9 - 2 Twin beds -2nd floor cottage

Bedroom 10 - 2 Twin beds - 2nd floor cottage

Living Room - 1 Queen sofa bed and 1 double/full futon

The ranch and cottage together have 8 closed bedrooms, 2 dorms & 4 1/2 baths. The ranch house alone has 5 closed bedrooms with 2 additional 'dorm' rec rooms +3 1/2 baths - sleeps from 1 to 25 for $1,000 per night. The OPTIONAL cottage has 3 closed bedrooms with 1 full bath. This is a simple cottage/camp with a Queen sleeper couch and double futon in the living room. Rent for the cottage only is $500 per night.

Both ranch and cottage are $1,500 per night.

There is a 4 night minimum on the ranch house ($4,000 rental fee plus $300 ranch cleaning fee). Security deposits returned 1 week after checkout.

Required cleaning service fee: In order for the premises to be completely ready for the next family reunion, we require a cleaning service fee of $300 for the ranch house and $250 for the cottage. You will be responsible for cleaning the grill (if you have used it) and for leaving all furniture/porch chairs, kitchen contents/dishes, bedding & tennis court as you found them when you arrived. All garbage (separated for recycling) will be placed by tenants in the specified pails outside the house upon departure. The cleaning service will be responsible only for standard household cleaning (not trash removal) inside the house including the outside porch/bar areas. NOTE: If additional cleaning is required, additional fees will apply. However, this a very rare occurrence since, upon check out, a review of the house will be made together with the guests or guest representative.

No open flames are allowed from camp fires, candles or cookers (other than the provided propane grill). No smoking is allowed anywhere on the premises. Coolers are required for large groups (one refrigerator, in the house and one smaller bar refrigerator cannot cool all food for large groups).

Sheets, towels, cleaning supplies, paper goods (t.p., paper towels) are not supplied (corner store offers last-minute items)

Cancellation Fees : For a rental cancellation greater than 3 months prior to a planned arrival: Administration fee = $750.00. For a rental cancellation greater than 2 months but less than 3 months prior to arrival: Admin. Fee = $1,000.

For a rental cancellation greater than 1 month but less than 2 months prior to arrival: Admin. Fee = $1,500. For a rental cancellation less than 1 month prior to arrival, we will try to replace your rental. However, you will be responsible for the full rental (100%) if we are unable to rent the premises on those dates.

If you have catastrophic reasons (health crisis of leaseholder or leaseholder's parents or children) for your cancellation less than one month prior to arrival (and provide proof), we will return your deposits/rental fees minus $1,500 even if we cannot re-rent the premises.

What other renters wrote in notes/emails to us (with permission to share):

"You can't ask for a better vacation spot! Not only is the area beautiful, but the house is completely perfect for a fun and relaxing vacation. Waking up in the morning and walking onto the porch to look out onto the lake was wonderful. Between the pool, tennis court, big lawn, big kitchen and large porch, our group hardly even left the house! This was just our second time coming, but I see many more visits in the future! "Thank you again. We so much appreciate you organizing and sharing your beautiful home with us. Hope to see you again soon!" Stacey T., New York, NY (June, 2013)

“This is just a note to tell you how much we enjoyed our vacation.. This was a family vacation with three generations, including grandparents, parents, teenagers and four little boys from 4 to 7 years old. We all had a great time and there were plenty of activities in and around to please every age. The house was spacious and accommodated us all---16. Kitchen, bathrooms and the bedrooms and the amenities and equipment were excellent. The grounds are beautiful. The pool and tennis court were excellent and well used, especially by the boys. We all enjoyed a trip to Saratoga Springs race track for morning workout and breakfast. The boys got a kick out of Fort William Henry, where they heard musket and cannon fire and got dressed and armed as British soldiers of the Colonial Era. Miniature golf was another favorite of the boys. For the adults, reading, walking and eating were the big pleasures. For all of us, the best was being together in a great setting.” M. Daniels, Bethesda, MD (Aug, 2012)

"We are still receiving emails from family on how great a time they all had at your house and cottage. The pool was a super hit and the large open grounds were perfect for the kids. We shared old memories and made new ones. This was our first reunion effort, and we are now sure it won't be the last. Thanks so much!

The P. Family, Oviedo, FL (Aug, 2011)

"We had a wonderful time staying at the ranch house! The house was very spacious and easily accommodated our large group with room to spare (18 adults and 7 children). The owners were very nice and helpful. The pool area is fantastic and between that and the tennis courts, we were entertained for the whole weekend. The location is great, quiet and private but close to town. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking to visit Lake George." Jamie W., New York, NY (July, 2011)

"Our almost entire family (20 of us) spent 4 days on this Lake George property in August, 2010 and had a terrific time. Its location is convenient to everything. The house and beautiful grounds are well maintained and the pool is delicious. Recommend it highly." Jack N., Fairlawn, NJ (Aug 2010)

"Our week in Cleverdale at your estate was wonderful! 23 of us, ages 6 to 74, arrived from all over to celebrate my parent's 50th wedding anniversary. We had so much space between the cottage and main house that we never felt crowded and were able to have time alone if needed. The huge yard was a hit for bocce ball, football and the tennis court was used daily. It was very difficult to leave the beautiful pool area during the week. The kids, big and small, enjoyed that immensely!! The flat grounds were perfect for my mom who has a bit of trouble walking. My parents were so thankful for the memorable week with all of their kids and grandkids. Thank you for helping me make this milestone unforgettable. We appreciate you allowing us the time in your beautiful home." S. Little, Liverpool, NY (Aug, 2010)

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Marty, Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

Why Marty, Manager chose Lake George Area

Private estate for families who want to enjoy being in one place for reunions (without having to rent separate rooms in a hotel). Having everyone stay in one large home (with a large kitchen and covered porch) makes it easier to enjoy hours of relaxation and meals together. The owners have enjoyed yearly family reunions on this property since 1993.

What makes this estate unique

Perfect location for multi-generational family reunions!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Not only is the area beautiful, but the House is completely perfect for a fun and relaxing vacation. Waking up in the morning and walking onto the porch to look out onto the lake was wonderful. Between the pool, tennis court, big lawn, big kitchen and large porch, our group hardly even left the house! This was just our second time coming, but I see many more visits in the future!



"Thank you again. We so much appreciate you organizing and sharing your beautiful home with us. Hope to see you again soon!"
Jun 2013
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Reviews

1 traveler review

Lake George Estate for 1-35 guests: Pool, Tennis, Family Reunions, Sunset Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

"Fun Family Vacation"

  • 5 of 5

My sisters and I grew up visiting Lake George every summer, making it a very special place for us. This was an opportunity for us to be all together to make even more memories with the whole family!!

This was our first time staying at the house. It was so much more than we expected. It was in the perfect location - close to everything (Attractions) and yet private. The owners were very helpful and accommodating.

The house was spotless and very comfortable!!! The kitchen was fabulous - living room spacious enough for all of us to sit and play board games around the coffee table. The grounds were well maintained and a beautiful view of the Lake.

It was great on those warm mornings and evenings to walk out and take a dip in the pool. Loved the back porch; whether we were having a peaceful morning coffee or the whole family enjoying a BBQ dinner.

We had the best time!! After staying here, I would definitely suggest staying at this property. We are looking forward to staying there again on our next Family Vacation!!!

Laura/Rosalie/Stephanie, SI, NY (August 2013)

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sans Souci
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Top of the World
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Ft. Edward
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Northway- 87 at Exits 19,20,21
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sans Souci
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
West Mountain
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Million Dollar Beach - Lake George Village
Car: recommended

This is a beautiful area of the country - Known as the Queen of American Lakes, Lake George offers several unique towns for shopping and dining, such as Lake George Village and Bolton Landing. There are large cruising boats that tour this 32 mile lake and there are large water parks, including Great Escape amusement park less than 20 minutes away. Sailing, boating, fishing, parasailing, canoing, swimming, tennis, shopping outlets all are available, along with the beautiful area of Saratoga (only 40 minute drive) for the August race track, ballet, concerts, art studios and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. We have chosen this area for our year-round home and invite you to enjoy it with us - you will want to return again and again!

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Rates & Availability

Lake George Estate Rental Rates

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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
$6,300
$27,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Both ranch and cottage are $1,500 per night. Rates are subject to change. Independent professional cleaning service fee required.

There is a 5 night minimum on the ranch house ($5,000 rental fee). Security deposits returned 1 week after checkout.

To make reservation, 50% due of total rent and security deposit, remainder due 30 days before arrival. No credit cards accepted. Checks only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lake George Area Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main House Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet , Private-inside Master Bedroom
    Main House-Guest Bathroom-1st floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main House-Shared
    Main House-basement - toilet , shower , Main House-Shared
    Main House-Kitchen - toilet , Main House-Shared
  • In the basement, the sink and toilet are in one room and a large shower is in a separate area. The entire basement is finished in pine. Some children's games and a large selection of books also are available for use (please monitor your small children if they are allowed to play with the toys).
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Main House-Master 'Blue Room' Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main House-PrivBath w 2 sinks, walk-in shower, tub shower
    Main House-'Pink Room' Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Main House- 2 twin beds + 1 Full futon - SharedBath
    Main House-'Orange Room' Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Main House-Queen bed with shared bath
    Main House-Downstairs Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Main House-bsmt room w 1 Qn futon + 1 Qn 'built-in' bed
    Main House-Downstairs Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Main House-bsmt - 1 twin bed +1 day-bed-roll-out twin
    Main House-Basement 'Dorm' 1 Bedroom 6 - 1 double , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Main House-Bsmt-1 Full bed, 2 Qn futons, books, toys
    Main House-Basement 'Dorm' 2 Bedroom 7 - 5 sleep sofa /futon , Main House-Bsmt- 4 cots + 1 twin sleeper-couch-best children
  • There are two large rec/'dorm' areas in the naturally-cooled finished basement of the ranch house. There are two queen-sized futons and a full-size bed in the family room (along with games and books). The other open room has 4 cots and one twin sleeper-couch. The cots and sleeper-couch are best used by children as they may not be as comfortable as the beds and futons in the other rooms. Pillows, comforters and protective pillow and mattress covers are provided. Please note that sheets and towels are not provided with this rental property.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 25 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Absolutely NO smoking of any kind is allowed on the premises. No candles or other open flames (other than supplied Weber bar-b-que). No outside music or noise after 11PM (this is a residential neighborhood with many young children and older adults). No shoes on living room carpet. This is the perfect place for a lovely family reunion. However, please do not call if you are planning a 'blast out' party as we cannot accomodate you at this property. Only those contracted to stay on the property are allowed on the premises. Thanks for your consideration.

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