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Charming Central Village Location, Family Friendly, Hot Tub, Fireplace, Gameroom

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

Wonderful Location -- Year-Round Activities -- Escape to the Adirondacks and Enjoy the Comforts of Home

This home is the ideal getaway for family groups to enjoy together. Discover the convenience of being in the center of the olympic village while relaxing in a quiet and peaceful setting. Escape the hustle and bustle of home without having to isolate yourselves in the deep woods.

Unwind on one of our two secluded outdoor decks. The lower deck is screened and has a porch swing, table and chairs -- nice for evenings with wine and cheese. The upper deck has a picnic table, comfortable cedar Adirondack chairs and a gas BBQ -- great for taking in the mountain sunshine.

Our cozy den has a beautiful gas fireplace and large screen TV. The spacious Adirondack great room has cathedral knotty cedar ceilings and plenty of room to relax and unwind.

Centrally located in the heart of the historic village of Lake Placid.

Leave your car parked in the heated two-car garage while you explore the village, walk to the Olympic Arena, catch the Whiteface Ski Shuttle, jog around Mirror Lake or bike the fabulous scenic mountain highways.

Easy access to swimming (Mirror Lake), biking, skiing, tobogganing and many other outdoor activities. Enjoy a relaxing stroll to dinner at one of the many fine restaurants and pubs in town. Sample some of the award winning micro-brews or savor your favorite wine without having to worry about who is going to safely drive you home. Easily accessible in the winter.

At-home recreation includes: Hot Tub (8 person), Gas Fireplace, Professional Quality Ping-Pong Table, Air Hockey, Foosball, High Definition 42'' Plasma TV, High-Speed Wireless Internet, small library.

SPECIAL IRONMAN RENTAL INFORMATION (Sorry, Ironman rentals are no longer available)

Please note that for an Ironman rental we will require a two-week total rental --this may be split between two visits - a late spring training visit and the actual event visit -- the event visit must end on a Sunday -- most past Ironman athletes have stayed the week after the event. Since our normal rental week for the summer is Sunday to Sunday this is the only way for us not to ''lose'' part of two very popular July rental weeks. Our home is perfectly situated for Ironman -- no parking issues (a serious consideration for this race!) and walking distance to the swim and transition area -- plus a hot tub for after the race.

As fellow triathletes we try to be fair to Ironman athletes while not negatively affecting our peak rental season. We do this two ways #1 - We do not increase our normal summer rates for Ironman and #2 - We request the two-week total rental described above.

Distances to nearby attractions:

Main Street: 4 Minute Walk

Shopping: 4 Minute Walk

Whiteface Ski Shuttle: 5 Minute Walk

Olympic Arena: 8 Minute Walk

Mirror Lake Beach: 8 Minute Walk

Speed Skating Oval: 9 Minute Walk

Ironman Transition Area: 9 Minute Walk

Ski Jumping Facility: 5 Minute Drive

Lake Placid Horse Shows: 5 Minute Drive

Ausable River Fishing: 8 Minute Drive

Bobsled, Luge, Skelton: 10 Minute Drive

Whiteface Mountain Ski Area: 15 Minute Drive

ADK Loj & High Peaks Access: 15 Minute Drive

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Owner
Jill & Marty Gordon
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Portuguese - Basic Understanding
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Jill & Marty Gordon

Our family loves the Adirondacks and Lake Placid. Lake Placid is a wonderful family vacation destination. Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the challenging bike terrain, miles of hiking/running/skiing trails and crisp mountain lakes. Explore the beauty that is the Adirondacks and discover why we've kept returning after close to 50 years of visits!

Jill & Marty Gordon purchased this house in 2006

Why Jill & Marty Gordon chose Adirondacks

Our family has been coming to Lake Placid for generations. We were regular summer visitors so we decided why not buy our own place in the village we enjoy so much. The home we purchased in 2006 ended up being the perfect for spot for multi-generational family gatherings with plenty of space for all to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

Location is one of the best features of our home -- we're in the center of the village tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood. When we visit we walk everywhere and leave the cars behind! Some of our guests enjoy walks around Mirror Lake, a stroll down Main Street or a tour of the Olympic Arena. Other guests (and ourselves) find that our home is so comfortable that they have a hard time leaving it behind!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Charming Central Village Location, Family Friendly, Hot Tub, Fireplace, Gameroom
average rating of 4.948718 based on 39 reviews
5

Great family & winter getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend in Lake Placid. The house was well prepared to handle 5 adults & 3 youngsters (15, 9, 2). The kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans, matching dishes. Everyone enjoyed the outdoor hot tub especially evenings looking at the stars. The game room with the full size air hockey table, fooceball & ping pall were popular with our grandchildren. Our 9 & 15 yr. grandchildren enjoyed the loft sleeping area where they could enjoy their privacy. The home is large enough so that we could be together & at other times have some alone time.

The home is only a short walk into town, a short drive to skiing & other Olympic sites.

Definitely would recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing family vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We planned a family weekend to celebrate an early Christmas and attend the USA Luge World Cup-Marty and Jill's home was the perfect cozy getaway! Their home was clean and comfortable, and a short walk to Main Street. It was a perfectly snowy weekend, and still not a bad walk. We hope to be back again soon! Don't think twice about booking-it's a great find!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Great time at a great place.

  • 5 of 5

We had not been back to Lake Placid for six years, after coming for Thanksgiving for 15 years before that. Our family has grown , so, we could not fit in the Chalet that we used to rent. Your home fit the bill. It had all that we could ask for. We would love to come back next year, but see that your family is usually there.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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It was great, clean, had all amenities needed! Very convenient to town! Would recommend! Kids had a

  • 5 of 5

Great time

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Wonderful, large home in a quiet residential area walking distance to town.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at this beautiful home, which comfortably housed our large family (6 adults, 5 children). As large as the home is, there is still a cozy, Adirondack feel. Wonderful place for a small get-away or extended stay!!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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We had a great stay as a family and enjoyed the open floor plan upstairs!

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of sleeping space for our family of 8 (plus extra space). The kids loved the basement game room and the hot tub came in handy to soothe our sore muscles form our active days. Location was good with a close drive to downtown (you could walk it but it is VERY hilly and would not work for my kids to do it alone). We enjoyed a nice grilled dinner out on the deck and noted that the two garage spaces and garage dryer would be even more awesome for a winter time stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Adirondack Regional Airport - Lake Clear, NY
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Lake Champlain Ferries
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Lake Placid Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Adirondack Steak and Seafood
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Whiteface Mountain
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Mirror Lake Beach
Car: recommended

Located in the Village of Lake Placid in the heart of the spectacular Adirondack Mountains.

Other Activities: Shopping, Ice Skating, Hockey, Bobsledding, Figure Skating, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Boarding, Snowmobiling, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee - 2017 $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 3.0%

Please note that we will need to speak by phone prior to booking any reservation.
Summer Vacation - Sunday through Sunday 7 night rental only.
Holidays and Special Events may have higher than published rates.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Lake Placid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King Bedroom - 1 king
    Upper Queen - 1 queen
    Lower Queen - 1 queen
    Bunkroom - 2 Bunk Beds
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , No bedframes
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Air Hockey, Foosball and Pro-Quality Table Tennis. Free laundry on-site. Garage: Heated, large, attached two car garage.Off Street Parking: Space for 5 vehicles Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer Gas Fireplace Private Hot Tub: Large, 8 person outdoor sheltered tub. Balcony (2) : Lower balcony is screened with swing and small table & chairs -- perfect for entertaining without the bugs. Upper balcony has large picnic table, Adirondack chairs and BBQ. Mountain View: Winter views of the Seward Range and McKenzie Mtn. Upper and Lower Decks, two-car heated garage, additional off-street parking for 5 vehicles (7 total), refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water dispenser.

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