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Margie Cochran

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Book now for summer! Lakefront Adirondack cabin with deck, dock and great views

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Adirondacks Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Waterfront Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, A+ views, fire pit, deck, dock

Adirondack Cabin directly on Kiwassa Lake

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath; max. occupancy 6 people

Rates: Weekly: $1,600-1,900; Nightly: starting at $275

This pet friendly waterfront Adirondack Cabin rental is located on Kiwassa Outlet, which is part of the Saranac Chain of Lakes. The cabin is just 3 miles from Saranac Lake and has a view of Kiwassa Lake from the spacious wraparound deck from which you can rest, relax and take in the views.

The property is part of Cochran's Cabins which is nestled on over twenty wooded acres at the end of the road, on the water's edge of Lake Kiwassa within the Saranac Chain of Lakes. Within 10 miles is the Olympic Village of Lake Placid. Also in the area is hiking, boating, fishing, skiing, etc.

Guests enjoy this simple waterfront cabin without TV or gaming devices because they can relax, enjoy nature and reconnect with family and friends. Guests are able enjoy a simple spot amidst forested trees and a gorgeous waterfront setting right on Adirondack waterfront.

On property, guests have seen amazing wildlife including Adirondack birds, eagles, loons, etc. Amazing fishing abounds with pike, bass, etc waiting for you. Boating is ample with over 23 miles of waterways through the Saranac Chain of Lakes through Lower Saranac Lake, Middle Saranac Lake, Lake Flower in the Village of Saranac Lake, etc...

The cabin rate is kept on the low side because it is a housekeeping cabin - there is no maid service and guests bring their own linens.


Furnished Full Screened Porch

Cabin Measures: 26' x 34'

Outside deck with picnic table

Private Dock


Amidst forested preserve overlooking the water

Boat rental on-site

Housekeeping cabin - no maid service available which means our renters leave the cabin the way they find it

The Convenient Kitchen has access to the exterior deck with picnic table and chairs and awesome lake views! Kitchen items include a gas cooking stove/oven, refrigerator, coffeemaker, toaster, hot/cold running water, sink, stainless steel cooking utensils/flatware and dishes.

The Living/Dining Area has two picture windows facing the front of the cabin with a view of the lake, a double door wood stove, an electric monitor heater, a futon, a dresser and a table with chairs.

The Bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower stall. Looking for a true Adirondack experience? Cabin has an outhouse that can be used as a 'second bathroom'!

The Three Bedrooms have double beds in each including mattress covers and pillows.

Winter linens, blankets & towels are provided.

Up for an Adirondack Adventure?

After, during or apart from your stay, take a canoe/camping trip. Park your car at the cabin property and transportation will be arranged for you, your gear, including canoe/kayak, at Lower or Middle Saranac Lake where camping is available on an Adirondack island. At that point, your adventure will begin! Navigate your way back to Kiwassa Lake through the Lower Saranac Lake locks including, if you desire, a night camping during your trek back. Camping will need to be arranged by you but if you're interested, we can direct you to the reservation site.

What to bring

The property is amidst 20+ wooded Adirondack acres. It is wise to bring flashlights and sneakers as the path to the cabin is naturally wooded. Other items: binoculars for the beautiful scenery, hiking/boating gear, food, linens (except pillows), charcoal if you plan to grill, games or books for entertainment (no TVs).

Internet & Cell phones

Due to the Adirondack wooded preserve, Internet and cell phones may not be accessible at your cabin. However, the nearby property and greens are WiFi compatible. Feel free to bring your laptop and set up on the porch (or on a cozy Adirondack chair on the main lawn area).

Pet Policy

There is a non-refundable pet fee of $50/week per pet. Before your stay, you must notify us that you will be bringing your pet(s) or your reservation may be considered void upon arrival. All guests must read and agree to the owner's pet policy.

The Area

The property is located on Lake Kiwassa & Kiwassa Outlet, 3 miles by paved road from the Village of Saranac Lake, which has supermarkets, restaurants, sporting goods stores, Adirondack gift shops, taxis, churches, garages, banks, golf courses, tennis, & basketball courts, hiking trails, and Laundromats.

The Waterways

From the property you are able to travel by boat, to the Village of Saranac Lake. You may also enjoy a waterway trip 40 miles through scenic Adirondack lakes, ponds, rivers & streams, & go through State locks into the Adirondack State Preserve. Adirondack lake & stream fishing for trout, bass, perch, northern pike, whitefish & panfish is available as well.

The Other Stuff

Not far away are the Adirondack Mountain attractions such as Whiteface Mountain & chairlift, the North Pole, Great Escape Adventure Park, Ausable Chasm, Adirondack Museum, the Olympic Center & the Lake Placid Village, Six Nations Indian Museum, & the N.Y. State Fish Hatchery.

Keywords: Lakefront, Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, Boating, fishing, skiing, Olympics, Ironman, bird watching, hiking, swimming, mountain climbing

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Margie Cochran (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Margie Cochran

We own several properties in the area and this cabin is one of our favorites. We have lived in the Adirondacks since 1991 but have been part-time residents since the 1960s. We even attended the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid! We can offer suggestions for activities unless you simply want to rest and relax in a cabin.

Margie Cochran purchased this cabin in 1991

Why Margie Cochran chose Adirondacks

This is the most scenic area in the east! It is an easy place to rest, relax and enjoy life at a slower pace. Kiwassa Lake is an idyllic and quiet lake and most guests return year after year to get away from the hustle and bustle of a faster pace.

The cabin offers a wonderful deck with Adirondack chairs that allow guests to put their feet up, read a book and soak up the view of the lake. As night falls, the fire pit on site allows for an outdoor ambiance like none other.

Often guests will take in a sighting of our lake loon and its beautiful calls. Other guests have said they have seen eagles, deer, fish jumping, wild types of birds, etc…

What makes this cabin unique

Our property is a dream come true. While there I enjoy bird watching, reading and traveling by boat to the nearby Village of Saranac Lake.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were looking at many palces throughout the Adirondacks for mini-vacation stay for the family. We wanted quiet, solitude and beautiful surroundings and got all three plus a beautiful loon at Cochran's Cabins. We stayed in Camp Anne and it worked well for us. Dock on the inlet was nice for fishing and canoeing. Kitchen had everything we needed. Screened in porch was a plus. Clean and neat and just right. We will return!
Sep 2012
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Adirondack Regional Airport (SLK)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Plattsburgh NY to Grand Isle VT
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Saranac Lake Golf Course in Ray Brook, NY
Nearest Train
48 Miles
Westport NY with Amtrak Service
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Several restaurants in Saranac Lake
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Mt. Pisgah
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Village of Saranac Lake
Car: recommended

The cabin is located on Kiwassa Lake in the Adirondacks just 3 miles from the Village of Saranac Lake and 10 miles from Lake Placid.

The Adirondack Mountains offers 689 lakes and ponds. Kiwassa Lake is part of the Saranac Lake Chain which means guests of this cabin have access to 23 miles of waterways from the cabin. From this Adirondack cabin, you are able to travel from Kiwassa Lake, by boat, to the Village of Saranac Lake. The popular Adirondack route from Kiwassa Lake takes you through Oseetah Lake into the Village of Saranac Lake where the Saranac River begins. You may also enjoy a waterway trip 40 miles through scenic Adirondack lakes, ponds, rivers & streams, & go through State locks into the Adirondack State Preserve.

Boat rentals may be available during your stay but it is best to reserve early as we cannot guarantee availability.

Single recreational kayaks

Double kayaks

Canoes and rowboats

Pedal boat

Rowboat with 8hp motor

Other activities nearby -

Local Adirondack Hike

There are 46 High Peaks in the Adirondack Mountain region with many experienced hikers earning the designation of an 'Adirondack 46er'. If you're looking for a simpler, local hike, Mt. Baker may be a good start depending on your physical condition. Approximately 1 mile up and 1 mile down, the base is minutes from the cabin and the summit offers views of the Village of Saranac Lake.

Bird Watching

The Adirondacks is a destination for birders regardless of the season.

Adirondack Fishing

From and on Kiwassa Lake in the Adirondacks, fish for Northern pike, trout, bass, perch, whitefish and panfish. Whether you prefer fishing the waters of summer or the sub-zero ice that has formed mid-winter, Kiwassa Lake offers some of the best fishing in the Adirondacks. ESPN has also held its Great Outdoor Games Bass Fishing Tournament on the Saranac Chain of Lakes!

Adirondack Carousel

This unique attraction in downtown Saranac Lake is a testament to the small town atmosphere of Saranac Lake. Built with donations, on the backs of volunteers, riders can choose from 18 Adirondack wildlife figures and a Chris Craft style chariot.

The Wild Center

Created with children in mind, the Wild Center is an Adirondack experience that you won't want to miss. Hands-on exhibits that play music, make clouds, blow snow, etc… There are even secret exhibits that only children will see.

Adirondack Museum

Located in Blue Mountain Lake, about an hour and a half from Saranac Lake, the Adirondack Museum has activities and exhibits for all ages.

Whiteface Mountain & Chair Lift - Whiteface Mountain offers a ski mountain in the winter as well as a gondola ride in other seasons, as weather permits. On the other side of the mountain, you can also drive up to a castle at the summit on the Memorial Highway.

Other Local Attractions

Village of Saranac Lake

Olympic Center

Lake Placid Village

Bobsledding Experience

Six Nations Indian Museum

NY State Fish Hatchery

Santa's Workshop at the North Pole


Saranac Lake, Lake Placid & Tupper Lake

There are a multitude of local events regardless of the time of year. Saranac Lake hosts multiple annual events with two popular ones being the Annual Can-Am Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake in August and the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival in February. Lake Placid was the site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics and is currently the host of an annual Ironman competition.


Rates & Availability

Saranac Lake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 27 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 13.0%

It is refundable provided guests leave cabin as they found it. Cabin is a housekeeping cabin which means there is no maid service. It is clean upon arrival and guests are asked to leave it as such.

One well-behaved pet is welcome in the cabin. A non-refundable pet fee applies of $50/week per pet. Advance notification required or reservation may be considered void upon arrival. Guests must read/agree to the owners pet policy:

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Adirondacks Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full bathroom inside as well as operating outhouse for more daring guests
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Double Beds (3)
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
ACCESS TO FISHING, CANOEING, KAYAKING, HIKING .... ALL AT YOUR CABIN YET ONLY 3 MILES TO RESTAURANTS, ETC Traditional Adirondack setting offering seclusion, rest and relaxation. If you want time away from TV and other modern amenities, you'll be at the right place. Part of larger property across 23 wooded acres with multiple cabins (each separated by thick woods) and a bed and breakfast. If you have more people in your party than this cabin can accomodate, we may have vacancies elsewhere for you.

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