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Michael Edwards & Idominia Falorca

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

Adirondack Star Ridge Cottage - A Peace of Heaven on 30 private acres

26 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Au Sable Forks Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms & full bath, sleeps 4 on real beds

Adk Star Ridge Cottage is simply a 'Peace' of Heaven. Located on 30 private & serene acres, it is adjacent to thousands of acres of pristine timberland. Neighbors are few and far between. You can expect peace & quiet with the sounds & smells of nature filling your senses.

You may choose to simply lounge on the 700 sq.' deck with a drink at hand and the bbq grilling away or hike a trail right from the side door to explore the forests beyond. The cottage has games, puzzles, wireless & satellite tv for those who prefer to stay indoors but may still avail the views through many windows & doors.

Hop in the car or on your bikes and travel a few miles to the Jay 'rapids' where you can soak, slide & cool off in the AuSable River. Visit the Jay Green, home to JEMS theatre and outdoor concerts and Summer festivals. Pop in to local artisans shops such as the Jay Studio (on the Green) & Youngs Gallery (just up Rt. 86) or grab an ice cream at Devins.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michael Edwards & Idominia Falorca (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

About Michael Edwards & Idominia Falorca

This was once our home that we built in 2000. We have since built on another portion of the property located 1/4 mile away.

Michael Edwards & Idominia Falorca purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Michael Edwards & Idominia Falorca chose Adirondacks

This vacation rental has all the features of home in a pristine setting among the beauty of the Adirondacks. The ridge area faces out towards the High Peaks and Whiteface Mountain. The majestic views from the ridge make for a surreal experience at sunrise and sunset. IF ALL NECESSARY CONDITIONS PERMIT, we may offer a bonfire under the stars. THIS OFFER IS COMPLETELY AT OUR DISCRETION TAKING FIRE SAFETY INTO CONSIDERATION.

It is not unusual for us to offer our guests to share a meal with us.

Overall, our intention is that Whiteface Ski Cottage on Adirondack Star Ridge be an experience which make's possible memories to last a lifetime. The wonderful guests that have been called to our property take with them the benefits of a relaxing and renewing experience and leave their imprint for those who follow. Peace

Read our reviews and let our guests tell the many other reason for choosing us for your Adk getaway.

What makes this cottage unique

Our past guest's comments speak to the benefit of choosing Whiteface Ski cottage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Star Ridge was the perfect place to stay for our Thanksgiving vacation. It has everything you may need while away from home. It has a huge kitchen, steam shower, wood-burning stove and a wrap around deck with beautiful views.There are extra blankets and linens.It was so clean inside and out. Mini and Mike are so nice and made sure were comfortable.
Dec 2011
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Reviews

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based on 26 traveler reviews

Adirondack Star Ridge Cottage - A Peace of Heaven on 30 private acres
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

Excellent in all ways!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spot, very nice house with a breezy deck, well located and very hospitable hosts.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Beautiful location in the Adirondacks

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the Star Ridge Cottage and it was every bit as great as we remembered it. First of all, Mini and Mike are wonderful people and they really made the stay special for us. We used their cottage as a base for hiking and it was a great place to come back to (especially the powerful shower after a long day hiking). Really a special place!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Nice,quiet, away from it all

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful little cottage. Beautiful scenery. We were here with our 2 teenage boys. Mike and Mini were very welcoming and helpful with suggestions of things to do in the area. Very quiet area with incredible views a small walk up the drive to the main house.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great house, owner is very resposive A+

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house. The owners were very responsive and answered all the questions promptly. I certainly hope to return there in the future.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Great private getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying and mike and mini's private, secluded cottage! The woodstove, great kitchen area and overall atmosphere made us feel at home! We loved being so close to the high peaks for hiking! Also, mike and mini were just great, making sure we made it ok, and were settled in! They seem like great people! Would recommend this place to friends without a doubt!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Whatever we wanted

  • 5 of 5

Mike & Mini not only provided whatever we needed (including terrific tips about local attractions) - they have remarkable skills in home building and interior decorating. The house is perfectly situated to take advantage of the light (sunrise, sunset). Many conveniences are obvious to people, like us, who have done our own home renovation/design projects. The aesthetic beauty of the house was healing, rejuvenating to us (an older couple with a dog), working with Mother Nature to bring us back to our core. This property can be what you want it to be for you -- in a vacation that is highly active or quietly contemplative. The sky's the limit!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Devin's Garage Deli
Hometown Deli & Bakery
Ausable Chasm
High Falls Gorge
The Hungry Trout Restaurant
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Plattsburgh International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
20 Main , main st. AuSable Forks
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Port Kent
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Au Sable Forks
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Port Kent (seasonal), Plattsburgh(daily)-25mi
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 87, Adirondack Northway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Mad River Pizza, Au Sable Forks
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Whiteface Mtn
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Port Kent, Port Douglas--along Lk Champlain
Car: necessary

Whiteface Ski Cottage is conveniently located to Whiteface Mt. (15 min.), Lake Placid (30 min.), Olympic Region, High Peaks, East & West branches of the AuSable River and within a short drive to Lake Champlain, Saranac Lake, Plattsburgh & Schroon Lake. Burlington, Vt., Montreal & Lake George are within 1.5 hours and make terrific day trips.

Close by are AuSable Chasm, Santa's Workshop at the North Pole, High Falls Gorge, Memorial Highway to the top of Whiteface Mt. & the gondola ride up the East face of Whiteface. There are trails for hiking, snowshoeing, mountain biking & nordic skiing and rivers to fish, swim, paddle & float upon.

Activities in the Adirondacks are virtually unlimited. Literally, 'the sky is the limit'! Come stay at Whiteface Ski Cottage and explore all this and more yourself. You will not be disappointed.

Other Activities: Kayaking & canoeing

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Rates & Availability

Au Sable Forks Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall A 2016
Sep 23 2016 - Oct 6 2016
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
 
Columbus Weekend
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 10 2016
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Fall B 2016
Oct 11 2016 - Oct 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving 2106
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Christmas'16--NewYears'17
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
IronMan Lake Placid
Jul 18 2017 - Jul 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,365
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 3.0%

One small canine may be allowed with conditions---please give us a call to discuss the details. PET FEE WILL APPLY
Rates subject to change during holidays and special events for holidays & events. We accept personal checks in US$ as well as credit/debit cards via PayPal (no membership required).
CLEANING FEE: $85.00
ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING within the cottage. Smoking permitted on the deck ONLY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Au Sable Forks Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-Out
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Jacuzzi Steam Shower
  • After a long day on the slopes or hiking, enjoy the Jacuzzi steam shower with built-in bench.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Sleep Number
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , A Graco Porta-crib & hi-chair are available
  • Walk-in closet in the Master B/R.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Steam Shower
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Check out the cottage's web page for more photos & info. A cell phone booster antenna adds a bar or two to your signal strength for Verizon users. (local tower is Verizon). No smoking in the cottage. Outside smoking ok, just p/u your butts! Thanks!!

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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