|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Amenities on the property include a large back yard with barbeque and picnic table, volleyball, badminton and basketball. Horseshoes and croquet are also available. Our guests enjoy swimming at a public sandy beach with lifeguard 3 miles away.
Centrally located in the Adirondacks, the house is 18 miles N of Lake George, 50 miles from Saratoga Springs and Lake Placid is one hour north. There are amusement parks, historical sites and cultural events within easy driving range.
Situated at the crest of a hill close to Friends Lake is our charming five bedroom family home. The house is several hundred feet back from Friends Lake Road and overlooks a field of thoroughbred horses. The house is also surrounded by 160 acres of family owned woodland.
The house is located at the southern end of Adirondack Park 18 miles north of Lake George village and outlet shopping and 35 miles from Saratoga Springs. New York City is 220 miles away while Lake Placid is one hour north, Gore Mountain is 20 minutes away. There are golf courses, tennis courts, swimming, mountain activities and many other resort attractions within a few miles. Swimming, boating, and picnicing at a public sandy beach with lifeguard is free and just 3 miles away.
The house features 5 large airy bedrooms with cross ventilation, 2 full baths, full large EIK with separate dining room, large living room, and front porch with views of the mountains and the horse pasture. The back of the house looks out onto a mowed meadow and forest land. The house can sleep up to 11 people and is fully furnished and Includes kitchen appliances and utensils (toaster, microwave oven, gas oven, coffee maker, and refrigerator). Also included is cable TV, VCR, internet access, and telephone. Outside activities include a basketball, badminton and volleyball as well as croquet and horseshoes.
All bedrooms have double beds. The master bedroom has an extra twin bed and one bedroom has a crib. We ask that there be no smoking inside the house. Bed linens and towels are not included.
This is a property that has been in the family for almost 150 years. The origainal building has been replaced by a completely modern house with 5 large cross-ventilated bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen and two baths. We have TV, VCR, DVD and internet services. The house has a thoroughbred horse farm on one side and 170 acres of woodland on the other. It is quiet and well off the highway.
Meg Luckhowec purchased this house in 1860
Our house is located on the top of a hill overlooking the thoroughbred horses and the mountains in the distance. We have sports facilities for volleyball, badmington, basketball, horseshoes, bocce, ping pong and croquet. The swimming area is a 5-10 minute drive away and has tall trees, a picnic area, a playground, a life guiard and free parking.
This is a wonderful place for a family because it is completely private, has lots of things to do right here. However, there are dozens of historical, cultural and entertaining venues within a 30-minute drive. Most of our guests return year after year.
Friends Lake, 3 miles from Chestertown, NY. In the heart of the Adirondacks. Easily accessible by car using the NY Thru-way, the Northway (Rt 87), Rt. 9 thru Warrensburg, and Rt 28 to the Friends Lake Road.
Dozens of cultural and entertainment activities are within 20 miles; the Saratoga Races are 1 1/4 hours away.
Other Activities: Balloon flights, bicycle tours, boating, cruise Lake George, theaters, fishing, fun parks & amusements, golf, hikes & trails, history & heritage, horse racing (Aug), horseback riding, museums & galleries, natural caves & wonders, parasailing, river tubing, rodeos, scenic drives, shopping & antiquing, swimming & picnicing, tennis, 2-hr train ride along the Hudson. All of these activities are within 1/2 hour of our house.
Golf: Green Mansions, just south of Chestertown, has an excellent old 9-hole course. Cronin's Golf Resort, 18 holes, is very good and is also about 7 miles away. Sagamore, Queensbury and Hiland Park are 18 hole courses about 1/2 hour away.
Ski: We close our house during the winter season.
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
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