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Gale Wood/Dave Dewsnap

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Upscale condo w/Adirondack decor: 2 blocks from Olympic Village and Mirror Lake

27 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Hillcrest Condo Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath, sleeps maximum of 6

Comet Place at 2 Pine Lodge is a new condo that has a gourmet kitchen, Adirondack decor, deluxe bathroom with jetted tub and separate shower, high speed Wi-Fi, 2 flat screen TVs, cable service, AC, a gas fireplace, and even a storage unit for snowshoes/skis/sleds/bikes/canoes/kayaks

Located in the heart of the town of Lake Placid, only 2 blocks from restaurants, boutiques, movie theater and a small park overlooking Mirror Lake, Comet Place even has a playground less than a block away! There is 1 dedicated parking spot in the front of the building and on-street, except the winter. Complimentary, continuously running Village shuttle stop is less than a block away and another free shuttle 2 blocks away to Whiteface and points between runs during the winter. There is a community grill in back of the building.

Comet Place at 2 Pine Lodge is located in a very quiet part of town that is a two block walk to the town and Mirror Lake. Whiteface Mountain is only 10 miles away (15-20 minutes). After a long day of skiing/hiking, come relax by the indoor gas fireplace or soak in the jetted tub while reading a book. Then take a short walk down to Main Street to eat at one of Lake Placid's many fine restaurants.

We are very accommodating.: If you need an early check-in and/or late check-out, just ask ahead of time! As long as there is no other rental on check-in or check-out days, we can be flexible. We do need at least four hours between rentals so that the condo can be thoroughly cleaned for the next occupants, so check-out time usually needs to be at 10 AM and check-in time at 4 PM..

There is absolutely no smoking, including e-cigarettes, indoors or within 50 feet of building. If it is found that a tenant has smoked indoors, a large extra cleaning fee will be assessed. Sorry, no pets allowed. Minimum stay is 3-days (per condo association rules), except during Iron Man, when it is a week and during the summer high season and the December holidays when the minimum stay is 5 days.

Condo association and insurance policies restrict the number of renters to no more than 6 people (including infants and children) at a time. There is one dedicated parking space in front of the building dedicated to the unit, with on-street parking available, except during the winter. There is also a laundromat about 6 blocks away that is next to the supermarket and is open 24 hours a day. It includes dry cleaning services, too.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gale Wood/Dave Dewsnap (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Gale Wood/Dave Dewsnap

We became the proud owners of Comet Place the fall of 2012 and have enjoyed hosting a regular stream of happy guests, as you will see from our many reviews. We fell in love with Lake Placid and when we saw this new condo with its marvelous rustic twig and birch work throughout, we decided to buy it for us and for our renters.

We live outside of Philadelphia and come to Comet Place as often as we can, usually at least four times a year!

We named 2 Pine Lodge at 125 Greenwood Street 'Comet Place' based on our own love story, in which Halley's Comet played a 'starring role'. We hope it's as happy a place for you as it is for us!

In November 2014 we purchased another star in the Comet Constellation, Comet Cove. It's about 3/4 mile from Comet Place and has an unobstructed view of Lake Placid and the mountains surrounding it. It has a modern 'lake look' to it, in contrast to the lovely rusticity of Comet Place. It has two bedrooms and two full baths, as well as a sofa bed in the living room. It is perfect for two couples or a small family. We are in the process of building the Homeaway site for it.

Gale Wood/Dave Dewsnap purchased this condo in 2012

Why Gale Wood/Dave Dewsnap chose Lake Placid

We named 2 Pine Lodge at 125 Greenwood Street 'Comet Place' based on our own love story, in which Halley's Comet played a 'starring role'. We hope it's as happy a place for you as it is for us!

In November 2014 we purchased another star in the Comet Constellation, Comet Cove. It's about 3/4 mile from Comet Place and has an unobstructed view of Lake Placid and the mountains surrounding it. It has a modern 'lake look' to it, in contrast to the lovely rusticity of Comet Place. It has two bedrooms and two full baths, as well as a sofa bed in the living room. It is perfect for two couples or a small family. Look at p3854291 on this site for more information,

What makes this condo unique

Comet Place has a wonderful Adirondack feel, making it very special.

Guestbook comments from the owner

From Guest Journal: "“For our surprise Christmas present for our boys, we decided to venture out of 80 degree weather in FL and go to the fabulous Adirondacks. What an amazing experience, skiing in Whiteface, celebrating New Year’s in Lake Placid and cross-country skiing through the Olympic venues. Our boys are already begging to come again. The cabin is wonderful—ideal and cozy for 5 people. It was perfectly placed and had all we needed, plus terrific help from Merrill Thomas (rental team). Thank you for all your help and welcome materials.”
Jan 2016
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Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

Upscale condo w/Adirondack decor: 2 blocks from Olympic Village and Mirror Lake
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 60 reviews
5

A Cozy and Welcoming Home Away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a fantastic week and this beautiful condo was the perfect home base! “So cozy” as my 4-year old son described it. So convenient to downtown and one of the best stocked homes we have stayed in. The boys loved the first forest feel and the décor. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely condo with us! We definitely made some memories this week that will last a lifetime! We look forward to a future visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sewell, NJ, USA
5

Great Adirondack experience!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful getaway to an extraordinary home---so much detailed craftsmanship and every amenity we could imagine! Thank you for sharing your lovely home!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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5

Great place and location

  • 5 of 5

Property is an easy walk to downtown Lake Placid. Parking is great.

Inside is very comfortable with plenty of Adirondack charm.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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5

A Fabulous Location Full of Adirondack Charm

  • 5 of 5

Comet Place is comfortable, welcoming and beautifully appointed. It was such a treat to have what we needed available in the kitchen rather than having to run out for some staple that we just needed a pinch of. It was a quick walk to town, but the location was quiet and felt very private. After a busy day out on the Lake or trails it was wonderful to have such a restful, gracious place to come back to. Thanks, Dave & Gale!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Glens Falls, New York
5

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Comet place was just a wonderful place to stay. It is an easy walk into downtown which was what we were looking for at an affordable price. It was very clean and cozy feeling. The kitchen was well stocked with everything you needed except the food. We will absolutely be back to stay again and again. We have always loved to visit Lake Placid, Comet place just makes it that much more enjoyable and relaxing. Thanks Gale and Dave for such a wonderful place at a great price. Shean and Carmen

  • Submitted: May 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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5

Wonderful stay in the Conet!

  • 5 of 5

Our family took a mid week trip to Lake Placid and stayed at the Comet! It was absolutely beautiful. Spotless! Just a wonderful few days away and the unit exceeded our every expectation. We very much recommend this home as a top choice in the Lake Placid area.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
2 blocks
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Plattsburgh - Cumberland Head
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Lake Placid Club, & 2 others within town limits!
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
I-87 to 73
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Whiteface Mountain
Car: necessary

Lake Placid and the surrounding area are great places for birding, hiking, biking and fly-fishing, in addition to the full range of winter and lake sports (Mirror is a non motor lake.) You can rent canoes, kayaks, bikes, etc. nearby and there's a free shuttle that runs all year around the Olympic Village, with a stop near our unit. The small park across the street is perfect for kids any season. We love walking the beautiful 2.7 mile path around Mirror Lake each day we can, just two blocks away!

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Rates & Availability

Hillcrest Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer
Aug 8 2016 - Sep 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Holiday Weeks
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Peak Winter
Feb 15 2017 - Feb 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Late Winter
Feb 27 2017 - Apr 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Spring
Apr 3 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Early summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$260
 
 
Horse Show/4th of July
Jun 23 2017 - Jul 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Summer
Jul 10 2017 - Jul 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Ironman Weeks
Jul 17 2017 - Jul 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
LaCrosse/Rugby
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
End of Summer
Aug 14 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning for < 7 nights $125
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed through a signed rental agreement.
$500 security deposit, refundable if no damage
$125 cleaning fee is assessed rentals of 3-6 nights; waived for rentals of 7 or more nights
Effective 1/1/16, the County requires a 3% tax per diem.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Hillcrest Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1140 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Luxury bathroom has a sky light above the jetted tub!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Due to insurance reasons, no more than 6 people, including infants and children, are allowed to stay in Comet Place at 2 Pine Lodge.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Rental agent in Lake Placid is a phone call away should any issues arise.

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