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Loon Lake (Warren County) Chestertown: Bright, clean & cozy Adirondack chalet

Chester Shores, Chestertown, NY, USA
  • Chalet1883 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps9
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Bright Chalet on 1.3-acre lot: 3 BR, 2 full Baths (Sleeps 6 - 9 comfortably)

In private Chester Shores Homeowners Association along Loon Lake located off Route 8/9 in Chestertown NY, beautiful 'Haus Cronov' is nestled among the pines on a private road in exclusive neighborhood with beach rights to two private association beaches on Loon Lake.

Chalet built in 1989, upgraded with hardwood floors, radiant floor heat and direct vent gas heating stove in great room/kitchen that is adjustable on thermostats, a screened in porch + new kitchen in 2008/2009. A convenient 4.4 mi. drive from Adirondack Northway 87 Exit 25 or downtown village of Chestertown.

On-site caretaker explains appliances and heating, for late-night arrivals please see the purple INSTRUCTIONS guide.

Of the many ski areas, closest is Gore Mt., a scenic 13 mi. drive, few miles from Hudson River.

Bright, clean and cozy 1 1/2 floor wooden chalet flanked by forest area as well as 1-acre front yard. 3 Bedrooms include: 2 Queen beds - master loft-bedroom and brass bedroom; 1 bunk bed + 1 double bed in Kids room; 1single bed in loft.

2 full Bathrooms (2 showers), large + open living/dining/ kitchen area with direct vent gas heating stove, 1 acre front yard, swing in tree for kids play/relaxation, large apron deck on 3 sides with awning-covered dining area of long table for great outdoor grill parties. Modern, well-stocked kitchen. Easy house to maintain, splendid view of Adirondack nature and trees in every season.

Two private sandy beaches on Loon Lake available, both within a 5-minute walk along private association dirt roads. Parking available at either beach with guest permit. Good fishing off boat docks, roped-off swimming areas with floating docks, large play and sand area, paved basketball court + beach volleyball court, fireplace + picnic tables at beach, in winter snowmobiling or ice fishing on shallow Loon Lake.

In summer a family paradise, in fall a breathtaking foliage experience, in winter a lonesome, romantic winter wonderland, in spring a mt. biking, river-rafting explosion of nature, 'Haus Cronov' provides the ideal background to your vacation.

In nearby village is the Chestertown Medical Center, free ski lift, sledding and skating at Dynamite Hill, concerts in the summer, Information Center, quaint gift shops and restaurants, grocery store, etc.

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About Steve

This is our heaven on Earth, the pure opposite of city life. Come breath in the magic!

Steve purchased this Chalet in 1998

What makes this Chalet unique

Haus Cronov is bright, cozy, comfortable, well stocked and provides a wonderful home-away-from-home atmosphere. It is set up so that everyone enjoys privacy yet also togetherness since all rooms are spacious and comfortable. The gas fireplace turns on at a flick of a switch, the atmosphere created underscores the cozy, bright friendliness of Haus Cronov. The yard is huge, with a flat grassy area approx. 1 acre large, swing,firepit and forest area so that all outdoor summer and winter wishes can be fulfilled. In the forest the kids can play on huge ice-age rock. A small hill creates a great sledding area in winter.


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, 1 twin/ single, Dramatic Master loft bedroom w/high ceiling, 1 single bed
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 double, 1 bunk bed, Sturdy, safe Bunkbeds have two single mattresses
      • Convertible bed(s)
        1 double, sofa bed in great room
      • 2 Queen size beds; 1 sturdy Bunkbed set; 1 Double bed; 1Twin bed; Total sleeping capacity 9 adults


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Walk-in shower with built-in seat
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, walk-in shower

        Location Type

          • Mountain View
            View of Adirondack Landscape - Towering Pine trees and nature from dramatic glass front of chalet Firepit on property near play area for great campfires


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Linens Provided
                        All Kitchen, bath, bed + beach linens
                      • Broadband Access
                        Internet plug also available in dining room so bring your laptop!
                      • Gas Fireplace
                        Direct vent gas heating fireplace on automatic thermostat, placed in living/dining room and can be viewed from 3 sides. Temperature easily set. Creates cozy, warm atmosphere in great room
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Floor heating in great room, propane woodstove, individual electric heating in all three bedrooms
                      • Internet
                        Wireless Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Also outdoor clothes line for beach towels, etc.
                      • Living Room
                        The great room with dramatic front windows overlooking the huge front yard
                      • Parking Off Street
                        Ample space for several cars, also for trailers
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                        Lots and lots of washcloths, towels, bedding, beach towels.
                      • Washing Machine
                        Whirlpool Washer and Dryer set in basement with doors to huge front yard


                          • Microwave
                            Permanent microwave above stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Everything for cooking imagineable!
                          • Dishwasher
                            Whirlpool dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                            Gorgeous + spacious kitchen with granite countertops and ample cooking utensils, pots, pans,dishes and basic cooking items
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            Super well-stocked kitchen as we love to cook ourselves
                          • Oven
                            A large electric, self-cleaning oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            Flour, sugar, tea, popcorn, oils and vinegars, lots of spices and boullion, salt and pepper, herbs, soy sauce, all that you'll need for amazing cooking
                          • Refrigerator
                            spacious fridge with automatic Ice maker and lots of condiments such as mustard, mayo, salad dressings, etc.
                          • Stove
                            An electric stove with coil burners.
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                The dining table is generous so can fit up to 10 people easily, the same size table is out on the screened-in porch! Bon Apetite!
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 7 people


                                  • Books
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Music Library
                                    small selection of CD's available
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    (2) 45-inch Sony wall-mounted flat screen Television, in downstairs Queen bedroom second TV and DVD player also available
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys
                                  • Video Library
                                    Lots of family DVD's available


                                      • Balcony
                                        On massive Apron deck Adirondack chairs and extra picnic table available
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Newly built spacious screened in porch with two Dining Tables - one picnic table seating up to 10, a round glass table with cushioned chairs seating 4
                                      • Golf
                                        Cronin's Golf in Warrensburg
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        May be rented at the Loon Lake Marina
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        1.13 acre yard with forest at the back and a huge, grassy yard on all three other sides of house
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Tennis
                                        at the high school 4 excellent tennis courses


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • library
                                              • live theater
                                              • marina
                                              • playground
                                              • restaurants
                                              • theme parks
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • miniature golf
                                                  • outlet shopping
                                                  • paddle boating
                                                  • boating
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • sledding
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • mountain climbing
                                                          • basketball court
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • hunting
                                                          • ice skating
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • cross country skiing
                                                          • parasailing
                                                          • rafting
                                                          • rock climbing
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • skiing
                                                          • snowboarding
                                                          • snowmobiling
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis
                                                          • water skiing
                                                          • water tubing
                                                          • whitewater rafting


                                                              • Hardwood floors downstairs with comfy radiant floor heating, Swiss sun awnings to provide shade on front deck, radio/CD player, bedrooms fully carpeted, Large deck with dining area, kids room for 4 with games, books, puzzles + toys, our super Housekeeping service available and obligatory

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                37 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Cozy Chalet with Great Screened in Porch

                                                                Ronald P.

                                                                Stephan was really clear about the description of the house. We were pleasantly surprised by the conveniences in the house (such as having home supplies available), and the beautiful screened in porch. Stephan also let us know about the stairs (because we have a 2 year old, a 4 year old and a 13 year old), and the road. We didn’t have a problem with either things, since our daughter listened to us well during our visit. If you have kids, I would recommend bringing toys for inside and outside.

                                                                The property was in good shape and the owner and caretaker were very responsive to any of our concerns. While we were there, a big storm came through and we were easily able to reach Lilt with questions. There are lists on the refrigerator with instructions as well.

                                                                The owner and manager provided excellent service and were very easy to work with. Lilt came over on the first day to check and make sure we were comfortable. The owner reached out to us through email mid-week to see how things were going.

                                                                We had a lovely time at House Cronov. It was exactly as advertised, and night times playing cards on the screened in porch were magical. The house has a warm, welcoming feel and is comfortable.

                                                                The Loon Lake beach down the road was our favorite place to go. Everyone was super friendly, and the water was very clear. We enjoyed seeing the eclipse at the beach, and walking to the nearby store to get sandwiches. Another day we went to Lake George and had a great time at the beaches there too. We loved the beach with the steamboats, and the ice cream in the Lake George area can’t be beat. The area is beautiful, the air smells clean and the water is clear. The people are so friendly and there are lots of things to do for the kids. We enjoyed the Fun Spot on a rainy day with the kids, and we actually got to go roller skating too!

                                                                A vary charmy house with a lot of day light!!

                                                                Douglas H.

                                                                A very open concept house with very big windows, clean and close to a beautiful Lake Loon!!


                                                                Doug and Isabel

                                                                Great last week of summer!

                                                                Cynthia R.

                                                                We had a great stay at Haus Cronov! We loved the beach and lake. The kids played with sand toys, jumped off the dock, played basketball and soccer. We visited the indoor water park and Great Escape in Queensbury, just 30 min. away, and the Rock shop at the Stone Bridge and Caves. The kitchen was well stocked with all the utensils and condiments we needed, and we made nightly fires in the fire pit. Beds were comfortable, tons of blankets and pillows and everyone slept well. Starting to get cool and night and feel like fall. A great way to close out the summer!!

                                                                Loon Lake get away

                                                                Daniel E.

                                                                We had a wonderful stay at Haus Cronov. It was neat and clean with a well stocked kitchen. We very much enjoyed and appreciated the screened in porch and spacious lawn. Also found the deck to be the perfect place to view a meteor shower. Loon lake was great for swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding or just hanging out on the beach. The location was also very convenient for a variety of day trips. Both the owners and caretaker were very helpful and prompt to respond. Great place for an Adirondack get away!

                                                                Adirondacks 2017

                                                                Susan C.

                                                                Our family of six loved this house. Plenty of space for everyone. The screened in porch was a perfect place for nightly board games. The house was situated close to everything we planned to do during our vacation from white water rafting, horse back riding, para sailing, lazy river tubing, wild walk, go Karting and going into Lake George. We would recommend this house to anyone planning a trip to the Adirondacks.

                                                                Nice and comfty house!

                                                                Douglas H.

                                                                The property of the Cronov was beautiful, exactly as depicted in the photos. Loon Lake was perfect for kayaking and swimming. My family enjoyed our stay here, we would definitely recommend this house!


                                                                Chester Shores, Chestertown, NY, USA

                                                                SKI Gore Mt., just a scenic 13-mile drive. River rafting on Hudson, Snowmobiling and Ice Fishing on lake, Shopping at the Lake George outlets, Boating (rentals at the local marina, 1 mi. from chalet), 20-minutes from the amusement park 'The Great Escape', 45 minutes from historical Saratoga Springs w/horse races + Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 1 hr. to Lake Placid, 2 1/2 hours from Montreal or 4 hours from NYC

                                                                Rates & Availability

                                                                Additional information about rental rates

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                                                                Additional Guest Fee
                                                                Damage Insurance

                                                                Standard winter rate is $400 - 410 per night. Will negotiate for small groups. DATES still available: most of March and all of April, 2-night min. booking. 4.4 miles from Adirondack Northway exit 25

                                                                37 Reviews
                                                                Exceptional 5/5
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