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Amy Marecek or Ken Reger

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Vintage Adirondack Camp With Great Views And Sandy Waterfront

3 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Owls Head Cottage Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 12

Built in 1895, this classic Adirondack Camp sits on the eastern shore of beautiful Indian Lake and has incredible views of the lake and Owls Head Mountain, along with spectacular sunsets that defy description. The waterfront is sandy, weed-free and goes out gradually, yet with plenty of depth to tie up a boat to the large, sturdy dock. A canoe and paddle boat are included.

You won't find any drywall here. With hardwood walls and floors throughout, you get the sense of what it was like vacationing in the Adirondacks when Grover Cleveland was President, yet with all the amenities of an updated, fully outfitted kitchen and modern plumbing, including a classic claw-foot tub.

With 4 bedrooms, it sleeps 10 in beds and 2 on a futon in the screened and glassed sunroom.

This is the perfect place to get away and unplug from the wired world. There is no TV, Internet, or Phone, so bring your 3-G devices if you must connect. There is lots of fun to be had enjoying the lake, swimming, fishing, evening camp fires and S'mores, hiking in the mountains and on countless trails in the region and when it's time to come in, playing games, catching up on conversations, telling stories, staring into the fire, or simply relaxing with a good book. It's amazing how you can connect without a device.

Come to Kilburn Lodge and create memories that will last a lifetime.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Amy Marecek or Ken Reger (Property Manager)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.7
based on 3 traveler reviews

Vintage Adirondack Camp With Great Views And Sandy Waterfront
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
4

Serene Adirondack Vacation

  • 4 of 5

We have spent two week-long family vacations at Kilborn Lodge, and enjoyed every minute of our time there. Both times, we vacationed with another family- a total of 11 people (4 adults and 7 children, ages 7-14).

The lodge was very rustic, clean, and spacious. The kitchen is well stocked with dishes, cookware and utensil, and there is a spacious dining room with a large table for seating up to 12-14. We cooked dinner every night, and had fun playing board games after dinner. The living room is comfortable for 5-6 people sitting comfortably in front of a beautiful stone fireplace. On cooler nights we had warm/cozy fires with lots of great conversation. We ended up bringing a small flat screen tv and DVD player to watch movies at night, and it was great to have on really rainy days. Generally, though, the weather was sunny and warm. The nights can get a little cool in August, so I would recommend packing warm sleepwear. The beds were very comfortable, and provided us with great rest at night.

There are not enough words to describe the beauty of this lake frontage on Indian Lake. The dock is great for fishing, enjoying the sun, and swimming. The lake has a nice sandy bottom with a gradual walk into the deeper water. The sunsets are gorgeous, with the Loons calling eachother in the background. There is a nice firepit, and plenty of grassy yard to run around in.

When not enjoying this spectacular setting, we enjoyed hiking to local waterfalls, bike riding, and heading into Malone for some adventures in the town. In town there is a great old-fashioned burger joint with yummy ice cream. We also enjoyed going to the used book store which is more like a book warehouse. If you need batteries, sunscreen, etc there is a well stocked grocery store in town, and a Walmart on the outskirts.

We will definitely be going back to Kilborn Lodge! You cannot go wrong by spending your well-deserved vacation there!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

PICTURE PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

Kilburn Lodge was perfect for our family! The clean, spacious, house with beautiful views settled in the Adirondacks was exactly what we were hoping for when we planned our vacation. The modern amenities and close proximity to the gorgeous lake were an added bonus that we truly appreciated. We thoroughly enjoyed cuddling by the rustic fireplace by night after our busy days hiking and playing in the water. If you are looking for a perfect family get-away we highly recommend renting this property- it will exceed your greatest expectations!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Buffalo, New York
5

A very magical retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay on Indian Lake was magical. The mountain views and sunsets over the lake were like paintings. The house was rustic wood so you felt right at home tucked into the tall trees and mountain tops. The amenities, dish washer, washer and dryer, brand new kitchen and bathrooms were comforting to us city folk. The house included a paddle boat, fire pit, grill and a canoe which we used almost every day. The property was exactly as described and very clean and tidy when we arrived. The property manager was very helpful with facilitating our stay at Kilborn Lodge as were the owners who owned other property on the lake. We hiked Debar Mountain as well as Owl's head mountain and kayaked everyday on the lake. Our friends who gathered from New York, Buffalo, Philadelphia and Boston found Kilborn lodge to be the perfect meeting place. We loved it so much we stayed an extra day. I hope we can make it an annual or semi annual pilgrimage.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Championship golf @ Malone Golf Club R Trent Jones
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Car: necessary

Championship golf nearby at Malone Golf Club, a Robert Trent Jones redesign of a Donald Ross masterpiece. 36 holes; open to the public.

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Rates & Availability

Owls Head Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 5 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Fall
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

$1,500 to $2,000 per week.
Rental rates are for up to 10 people. Additional charges may apply for up to 2 additional guests over the age of 5.

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Amenities

Owls Head Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , Half-bath on First Floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Full-bath on Second Floor
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 4 twin/ single , 2 Sets of Bunk Beds
    Sleeping Porch - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pullout couch on enclosed first floor porch sleeps 2.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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