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Relax in the Mountains 'Horicon Hill'

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, sleeps 12

The home is located just up the hill, a short way from the village of Bolton Landing, close to the shops on the main street of town (9N) and to the beaches on Lake George. A convenient but private home in the mountains.

The charming little village offers a variety of restaurants, antique shops, clothing and gift shops, two public beaches and parks and marinas to rent boats and jet skis or go waterskiing or parasailing. There are also charter boats for fishing or canoes and kayaks to rent for a more leisurely trip on the water. There are trails to hike and Adirondacks extreme with ropes to swing in the treetops. Aslo within a short distance there is horseback riding and mountain bike trails. An Outlet Mall is within 20 minutes.

Visit the Museum to view the local history or the library for a good book. There is a full size supermarket in town and hardware store for extra water toys. The famous historical Sagamore Hotel and Resort offers more fine dining, massage, and a world class golf course.

This turn of the cenury home is fully furnished and sits on a small cozy lot backed up to the woods. It has a screened in porch on the front and a comfortable deck with gas grill in the back.

It offers a large, fully equipped, eat in kitchen which is adjoined by the living room and queen size futon. Off the kitchen is a bedroom with two twin beds. The bathroom with shower has access from the bedroom or kitchen and includesa combination washer/dryer.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a full bath with tub. Each bedroom has two twin beds and two dressers.

The home has oil fired hot air heat and is extremely well insulated so it is cool in the summer. Window air conditioners are provided for extreme heat or humidity.

Please bring your own towels to maximize turn over time.

The separate two bedroom cottage in the back with kitchen, living room, and bath can sleep another three people for an extra charge per week, perfect for older teens or in-laws.

Conplimentary beach passes will be supplied for the town beaches.

This simple, comfortable, affordable home is a great family getaway in the mountains.

More Details

Owner
joyce
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017

Why joyce chose Lake George Area

Close to town , on flat land !

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albany NY
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bolton Landing
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Ticonderoga
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sagamore Golf course
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Saratoga
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt. 9N Lakeshore Drive
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bolton Beans, Country Diner, Marketplace, Lakeside
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Gore Mt
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Rogers Park and Veterans Park , Lake George NY

Just up the hill from the town of Bolton Landing and Lake George

House with private cottage in the back. Plenty of flat parking.

Other Activities: Alpine Downhill Skiing, Snowmobiling, Ski Lift, Gondola Rides, Train Ride, Airplane Tour, ATV Trails, Bike Rentals, Concerts, Go-Karts, parasailing. rope course, boat rentals, jet ski rentals, canoes and kayak rentals.

Great Zip line/ swing thru the trees at Adirondack Extreme 5

minutes away.

Great Escape Park just 20 minutes to the south along with wonderful outlets for shopping.

Golf: Sagamore Golf Course just up the hill

Ski: Gore Mt. in North Creek or West Mountain in Glens Falls,which also has snow tubing

Amenities

Bolton Landing House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , upstairs in cottage
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs in house
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , downstairs in cottage
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , downstairs house, walk thru from bedroom, + washer/dryer
  • House and cottage have all new plumbing, vanities, toilets, showers and tubs.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have 2 twin beds that can easily be pushed together.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Canoe/Kayak Rentals, Church, Farmer's Market, Gas Station, Golf Course, Historic Site, Horse Trails, Horseback Riding Center, Laundromat, Library, Marina, Miniature Golf, Nature Center, Playground, Public Beach, Boat Launch, Restaurant, River, Spa, Urgent Care Center, Water Park, Bar (Tavern), White Water Rafting Center, Caves

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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Relax in the Mountains 'Horicon Hill'
average rating of 4.25 based on 12 reviews
5

Comfortable Home in Quiet but Convenient Location

  • 5 of 5

Joyce was prompt and helpful in communicating before we arrived. The house was clean and comfortable. The numerous single beds offer good flexibility for groups. The fire pit out back has plenty of chairs. The house is in a quiet spot with privacy, yet downtown Bolton is just a short walk down the hill. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. We try to make it a comfortable place for a nice family vacation. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Nice space for weekend retreat

  • 5 of 5

Nice house right near 9N. Little older but clean, maintained well, and stocked with everything you could need: spices, full kitchen, propane bbq, foosball, parking, extra sheets, (but it is bring your own towels). The 12 single beds are great for a group that isn't super close. We'd stay here again

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. We find that all twin beds makes the sleeping patterns more flexible. They are easily pushed together for those who want to sleep closer. We don't supply towels because of limited turn around time in the summer.... just too much to be washed and dried for 12 people ! Glad to have you back anytime!
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Rustic house in Bolton Landing

  • 3 of 5

Great location right up the road from the center of the lovely town of Bolton Landing & beaches on Lake George (there are no beach passes, but it is only $5/car). This is a rustic home with 6 bedrooms (4 in the main house & 2 in a guest house). A/C is in 3 of the 6 bedrooms. Great backyard with gas grill, fire pit & plenty of adirondack chairs. The owner is lovely & very responsive in an emergency. It would be very helpful to future renters to have an FAQ sent about a week before arrival with all relevant information.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Good experience. Enjoyed the cottage, house, deck, and yard. Some problems, nothing serious.

  • 4 of 5

We had a good week with 7 adults and 5 children. We were glad for the driveway space to park our small camper in order to turn the cottage bedrooms into single bedrooms.

Note that though the property is in walking distance to the town it is up a steep hill with out much road shoulder.

The owner was very responsive to our questions and needs.

The problems we found were minor fix it projects (e.g. loose door knobs and towel ring; hole in porch screen; weak shower). I'm sure they will be fixed for the next guests.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Uninhabitable full of urine

  • 1 of 5

Shocked the headline of this place is "relax." Seems like anything you could relax on in this house was full of urine. Cleaners may have picked up trash etc, but the house is old, and not well maintained. For instance, we had 0 food in the house as we were grilling at another rented home, yet there was an ant colony in the kitchen. Hard to sleep on urine filled mattresses knowing that.

I will say Joyce as a host was very helpful and nice, but why would you advertise the house like this at this price point? It's sick.

It as if this were a frat house, but no one in the frat had to live in it, so they just mistreated it.

I would just stay away. I couldn't imagine a group of friends let alone a family not feeling violated after leaving this place. Icing on the cake is, multiple members of the house have what looks like bed bug bites. The sole reason you do not have to bring sheets is to cover up the urine on the mattresses. It's really just not nice to advertise this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kevin, I was frankly shocked by your review! You're obviously a person prone to inaccuracies and exaggeration of the facts. If you actually thought the house was that bad , why didn't you call me? I would have been glad to have remedied the situation immediately or refunded your money. In fact , your allegations are not true. I just had a professional cleaning service come in to check. They found one mattress with a stain which I have since replaced. There are NO urine soaked mattresses ! It must have happened last winter when the house was closed up and we didn't notice it. There was a small leak in the roof due to storm damage and I have since had a whole new roof put on at considerable expense. The house is older but has been completely renovated. It is well cleaned and well maintained by a professional group. In fact, guests who stayed there before you have already said they want to come back next year. I've had many repeat guests year after year. The cleaning service found NO bed bugs. Due to the many days of rain we have had a lot of mosquitoes. You're very young and I think you need to learn the difference between bed bug bites and mosquito bites. I have provided rental houses so families can have clean comfortable lodging for a nice family vacation for years. Prior to that I had my own professional business all my life. The next time you write a review for a property I hope you've voiced your concerns to the owner first and don't exaggerate . This is a business and I have always gotten 4 or 5 star reviews !!! I didn't appreciate this inaccurate review!!! Enjoy your frat houses!
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5

Everything was clean and as promised

  • 5 of 5

Great property for large family vacation

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking good care of the house and cottage. Glad you had a good vacation! Come back anytime ! Joyce
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $120
Refundable damage deposit $500

$2100 a week
There is a $500. security deposit and $100. cleaning fee.
Memorial - Labor Day - $2100. per week - Saturday to Saturday plus $100. cleaning
June - weeks or weekends 2 night min. stay @ $350. a night.
Call or email for off season weeks or weekends - September thru May
2 bedroom Cottage ..... Summertime only.

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.