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Retreat Between The Lakes

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Walk to Village, 4 Bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, Sleeps 10

This spacious chalet is nestled between Lake Placid and Mirror Lake in the desirable Signal Hill section of Lake Placid Village. Though the property is secluded and private, it is just a short 5-minute walk to Mirror Lake, Lake Placid, and all of Lake Placid's shops and restaurants. It is also situated a short distance from the Whiteface Mountain Shuttle and a quick car ride to hundreds of miles of wilderness trails perfect for hiking, snowshoeing, etc.

The house is tastefully furnished and features a large, well-appointed kitchen and eating area, an outdoor deck with picnic table and grill, 3 fireplaces, a giant picture window, multiple televisions, king and queen size beds, a bunk room for kids, laundry, and free Wi-Fi. The house sleeps 10. We welcome children and even offer a portable crib for our littlest guests as well as high chairs/booster seats.

The Retreat Between the Lakes is perfect for fall, winter, and summer vacations. In the fall, guests can marvel at the beauty of the foliage while on a lovely walk around nearby Mirror Lake, during one of many nearby wilderness hikes, or just by gazing out the giant picture window while cozying up in the Great Room with something warm to drink. In winter, guests can ski Whiteface Mountain, shoot down the toboggan run onto frozen Mirror Lake, take a dogsled ride, skate on the Olympic Oval, or explore a number of winter Olympic venues famous to the town. In summer, guests can stay close to home and enjoy the cool breezes on the large outdoor deck and private grounds or take a short walk and enjoy the summer fun offered by either Mirror Lake or Lake Placid Lake.

More Details

Owner
Lisa Thien
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Retreat Between The Lakes
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Waltham, Massachusetts
4

Great property

  • 4 of 5

The property is amazing. It's very cozy and clean and the extras of the game room and hot tub are excellent. For those who like to cook, the kitchen has just about everything you'll need, including two ovens.

Just one note for those with larger parties coming to stay: the water heater is relatively small and can only handle two showers at a time before needing to recharge. Considering the property has three showers and can hold 10+ people, this could be an issue for some.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time at our property in Lake Placid. We are sorry to hear you felt inconvenienced by the lack of hot water. The house is equipped with a slightly larger than average residential hot water heater, similar to what you would find in any home. In the 7 years we have been renting the property, this is the first time we have heard of this problem. We will be sure to keep our ears open for any future problems regarding the supply of hot water. ~Ted & Lisa Thien
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful house in a beautiful setting! Great room was an amazing space for the family to spend time. The whole house is great, with all amenities and great attention to detail. Location is great - scenic, and walking distance to town.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fantastic week at this house. Two families, 8 people, plenty of room for kids and adults to spread out and enjoy themselves. This is more than a rental house, you are staying at someone's home, with every possible amenity available. Great location for walking into town, place was clean and well furnished. We hope to go back and check out Late Placid in the summer.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week at the Retreat Between the Lakes immensely. The house is well furnished and fully equipped. The hot tub is large and beautiful. Relaxing in it while the outside temperature dropped below freezing was wonderful. The beds are comfortable, the Great Room is wonderful and the kitchen has everything you could want. The house is close to town and beautifully maintained.

The only thing I would like to see added would be a large screen TV in the Great Room possibly even with surround sound.

I highly recommend the Retreat Between the Lakes for everyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful weekend with friends

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful weekend with friends in this beatiful home. Perfect place to spend time together in a winter wonderland! Spacious and immaculate. Easy walk to town but honestly the best part was hanging in the great room with friends, sitting by the fire and playing some of the numerous games that were available. If you have kids or teens the game room is a great bonus.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

'Rejuvinate' Between the Lakes!

  • 5 of 5

Truly amazing vacation rental! All the comforts of home and so much more! We loved every second! From relaxing in front of the fire to spirited games of pool & ping pong, this rental had eveything we needed to relax and be rejuvinated! We awoke in the morning to the sunlight streaming through the snow covered birch trees and ended every evening with snow flakes falling as we enjoyed the hot tub! The home was clean and had everything we needed and more! Though we didn't want to leave, we made the short walk into the village of Lake Placid to enjoy a delicious lunch and stroll through the shops. Everything we needed for a perfect get-away! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you come back soon!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Saranac Lake
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $250
Tax Rate 3.0%

Cleaning fee also includes trash removal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lake Placid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , include Jacuzzi tub and Italian tile
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Queen and Twins
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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