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Wonderful and Private Lakeside Cabin near VT/NY Border

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Granville Cabin Rental Photos and Description

- 2 BR, 1 BA, Sleeps 4.

Cozy, rustic cabin with large screen porch and deck set on private, peaceful, mountain lake (no motorboats). Great swimming and fishing -as the lake is very deep and clean. A canoe and a paddle boat are available for renters use. Great mountain/road biking opportunities and hiking trails. Fully equipped kitchen, cozy living area with wood stove, TV& DVD/VCR, heat available. Less than three miles to Vermont border! About 45 minutes from Saratoga, NY-Ten minutes south of Granville, NY, 25 minutes to Manchester, Vermont and Glens Falls, NY. Great place to get away, relax and enjoy a wonderfully private lake.

Guest Book Comments: We both had a wonderful week The lake was beautiful and peaceful. Thank you for sharing your 'gem of a spot' with us. Hope to be back. Wendy & Neil Rothkopf, LOng Island, NY

We had a wonderful time hope to be back next year. Jason & Shannon Riley, Troy, NY

It was so nice to sit on the porch or dock with such peace and quiet. We would defintely like to return next year. Eva & Peder, New Hampshire

What a great place! Loved the cottage- especially the screened porch. Loved the lake and the privacy. The Reid Family, Canada

Thank you for the wonderful week. Great place, wonderful pond, the best neighbors. Swimming, fishing, boating and bairds singing & relaxation. What could be better than that? Sue McCartee, Salem, NY

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Phoebe or Scott McChesney
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
September 13, 2016
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About Phoebe or Scott McChesney

We are a blended family with four kids at different ages. We live close to this cabin in Vermont and work as a local real estate agency owner (Scott) and a teacher at the local school.

Phoebe or Scott McChesney purchased this cabin in 2003

Why Phoebe or Scott McChesney chose Capital Saratoga

This cabin and Green Pond captured our hearts the minute we saw it. It is so relaxing and peaceful- feels like a real getaway. Our favorite place is the screened porch!

What makes this cabin unique

Green Pond is a wonderful body of water- it is clean, fresh and lots of fun to play in!


based on 4 traveler reviews

Wonderful and Private Lakeside Cabin near VT/NY Border
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Cabin on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I (and our dog "Smoke") enjoyed this beautiful cabin so much! The cabin was so clean and comfortable. We really enjoyed the lovely screened in porch and spent most of our time on the dock enjoying the water and the beautiful, soothing views! We spent our time relaxing, fishing, canoeing and using the paddleboat. Unfortunately, our stay was too short!!! We would definitely make a return trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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rustic charmer

  • 5 of 5

our family of 3, (2 adults and an 11 yr old boy) plus our small dog stayed at Phoebe and Scotts cabin for memorial weekend 2016. We had a fabulous time. Cabin was better than the pictures showed. 2 small bedrooms perfect for sleeping. screened in porch overlooking the dock/pond was awesome and very large. perfect for morning coffee. the deck was fantastic. perfect for fishing and boy oh boy did we catch fish, all day everyday. swimming over to the nearby swim platform was great. not sure who is belonged to, but we used it. canoe and paddleboat was fun and we made great use of both. Granville ny is 5 minutes up the road which has a price choppers for groceries. we did find that bait shop I inquired to Phoebe about. Right in Granville. overall we had a wonderful long holiday weekend and were sad to leave.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family of four plus our dog enjoyed four days of fun fishing, swimming, relaxing and reconnecting in this quaint cottage in the woods. Well cared-for and clean with all the comforts of home - minus internet and cell, but that was a pleasant surprise - we didn't miss it one bit! The house is extremely private with almost no neighbors in sight, but those we encountered on our walks were quite friendly (and provided a great fireworks show!). The fishing for blue gills and bass was outstanding and provided hours of entertainment! And the screened porch is the best feature with cool breezes from the water and evening views of the sunset over the lake. We enjoyed our dinner out on the porch every night. Looking forward to a future opportunity to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing vacation on Green Pond

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I spent 1 week at this wonderful cabin on green pond. It is by far the best rental we've made in years. The property is very private. It's a wooded lot so the cottage stays cool. The pond is small but very deep so the water is super clear and refreshing. You can dive right off the dock or you can go down the side (wearing watershoes).

The screened deck is by far the coolest part of the cottage. It looks out on the water, you're safe from any bugs, there's a nice breeze. It is the most relaxing place I have been in years. The beds are comfortable. There is plenty of equipment, both for in and outside. The DVD collection was actually pretty great, too. Everything is old but very well maintained which gives the whole place a quaint vacation feel.

Nearby, there is a wealth of activities. Merck Forest offers free hiking and over 36 miles of wooden paths. We went up Haystack Mountain. We biked a bit on the roads. We visited the gorgeous villages of Vermont and ate LOTS of Ben & Jerry's ice cream!

Scott and Phoebe were very helpful in answering our questions and in advising us on stuff to do.

Note that out dog Billy was welcomed and probably enjoyed his vacation most of all. The people of Vermont and NY are very welcoming to canine friends and being from Montreal, this was a real treat for us! The pictures do not do this property justice. It really is just wonderful!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Albany, New York
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Lake Saint Catherine Country Club
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Saratoga, NY
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
NY Route 22 & county route 31
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
The Barn Restaurant
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Lake Saint Catherine
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Exploring small Vermont towns and outlet shopping in Lake George & Manchester

Golf: Lake Saint Catherine is a public 18-hole golf course that is located about 10 miles from the cabin. In Manchester, Vermont (about 25 minutes away) there is Gleneagles Golf Course (also public). There are various private clubs in the area as well.

Ski: There are various skiing opportunities in neighboring Vermont: Stratton Mountain, Bromley and Okemo are all within an hour.


Rates & Availability

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50

cleaning fee for pets
* 25% security deposit upon reservation
*cleaning fee MAY apply
*must have good references
*rent must be paid in full prior to start date
Weekly or weekend rentals that include a holiday (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day) will be slightly higher. Please inquire.
May be extra fee if occupancy is over 4 people.

Renters pay 25% deposit by check or money order when agreement is signed and balance of rent two weeks prior to arrival

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Granville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom was renovated in 2009.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bedrooms are on the small side, but they are comfortable and both include a dresser and reading lamps. There is a closet between the bathroom and second bedroom as well. Portable crib and other baby items available upon request.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Please note that there is a TV to play DVDs and videos, but there isn't reception to get regular programming.

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