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Crystal or Rick

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Whispering Pines Lake Lodge-in Historic Sacandaga Park, The Great Sacandaga Lake

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Great Sacandaga Lake Lodge Rental Photos and Description

Sacandaga Lake Home-Walk to Beach, Across From Golf Course & Pet Friendly

Life is better at the Great Sacandaga Lake! Enjoy the "Best Kept Secret" in NY's Adirondack Mountain Region.

Whispering Pines Lake Lodge in the most sought after popular Adirondack destination…Sacandaga Park in Northville, NY.

Email is best for inquiries or try the 'book it now' feature. We always respond quickly. We look forward to hearing from you!

4BR/1.5BA Vacation Home Away from Home to Enjoy- Walk to our private association Beach (a 3 minute walk down the road; 2 blocks), lakeside Restaurants, 9 Hole Golf Course (across the street) Marina, Snowmobile Races at Sport Island Pub and even into the quaint village of Northville, a small rural Adirondack village with farmers markets, small shops, cafes and many family events.

There’s a lot to love here in our completely furnished modern Adirondack brick lake lodge ranch with 1 queen bed, 2 full size beds and 2 twin beds. There's a Family Room with an oversized comfortable couch, and large picture windows with spotted lake views, cable TV and WiFi internet access. The dining room is open to the Family Room and overlooks the rear patio for outdoor dining. There's also an outdoor fireplace for camp fires to roast marshmellows.

The full finished basement has a pool table, bar, couches around the Wii Gaming System, 50s style dining table and the 4th Bedroom with full size bed.

One full bath and one half bath on the main level. There's a gourmet fully stocked Kitchen with a double wall oven, sub zero fridge, microwave, breakfast nook and plenty of counter space.

There’s a washer and dryer and outdoor grill also available for guest use.

40 minutes from Saratoga Rack Track.

Nestled in the southern Adirondack Mountains this home with spotted lake views is perfect for all seasons. The foliage in the fall is fantastic- perfect to visit fall festivals, wine tasting, walks, drives and relaxing. In the winter, visitors can attend the Snowmobile Races at Sport Island Pub/Lanzi’s on the Lake, ice fish, visit nearby Ski Resorts for cross-country (Lapland Lake Ski Resort) or downhill (Royal Mtn., Oak Mtn., Gore, etc..) in the Adirondack Mountain Region, ice skate or snowmobile on The Great Sacandaga Lake and snowmobile trails of the local snowmobile clubs, visit winter festivals and come back to relax.

The spring delivers beautiful months of flora. The air is warm and the lake is ready for boat rides. In June, the lake activities begin! The July fireworks on the lake are very impressive. Lake activities are in full swing in July, August, & September. You can enjoy swimming, motor boating, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, tubing, fishing, and sunning. Take a day trip to the Saratoga Race Track to watch the horse races or other nearby hiking trails or Adirondack lakes (Lake George. Etc…). Our lake is has a nice sandy bottom and is not crowded with commercial activity. It is very peaceful and life is really good at the lake!

Reserve a Spring/Summer Sunny Lake Vacation get away, a Fall Escape or a Cozy Snowy get away now! Perfect southern adirondack lake with a nice sandy bottom! This location is also perfect for leaf lovers and snowmobiling/skiing. Guests that are interested in more than one summer week are suggested to book by January. They fill up quickly and it becomes hard to get two or more weeks together if you are looking for the extended get away!

The Great Sacandaga Lake is 29 miles long with 125 miles of shoreline, located a short 45 minutes northwest of Albany on the southeastern edge of Adirondack State Park. It is a full use, clean, sandy bottom lake in a rural, unspoiled setting. The house is 35 minutes drive from the New York State Thruway/I90 exit 27, and a 35 minute drive from Saratoga. Located on the west part of the lake within the historic Sacandaga Park.

If Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Fishing, Snowmobiling, Hiking, Biking, Skiing, Golfing, Swimming or Relaxing by an Adirondack Campfire is something you enjoy, then this is the home for you.

Email for a quote. Quoted rate includes 4 guests but the home may be able to accommodate more (see sleeping details). However, if there are only 2 adults with more than 2 children; for example - 2 adults traveling with 3 or 4 children we do not charge the extra guest fee. The extra guest fee applies to only adults. A Holiday premium is added for time periods that include holidays.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Crystal or Rick (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Crystal or Rick

This home built by Mr. Delia and known as the Delia Home is one of the finest homes in Northville. This sprawling executive ranch is exquisite in every way. Mr. Delia was the Engineer who designed and built many many miles of Route 30, the main route that leads into the Adirondack Mountains. We are certain that you will enjoy the home and the lake area as much as we do!

Crystal or Rick purchased this lodge in 2013


based on 5 traveler reviews

Whispering Pines Lake Lodge-in Historic Sacandaga Park, The Great Sacandaga Lake
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews

Clean and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

Great location with Northville just over the bridge. Home was clean and well-maintained. Description was accurate as to bedrooms and bathrooms. (It would be nice to have the basement shower available, as well). We cross country skiied at the lovely Lapland Lake, had a great breakfast at the Northville Diner (friendliest restaurant ever!), and a nice dinner at the Sport Island Pub. We also ate at Lanzi's which has the same owner, but we prefer the pub - better prices...

Definitely recommend the property to others.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Place was perfect for our needs!!!!!

  • 4 of 5

Have talked to owners and they are very hospitable... Will stay again!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home & location

  • 4 of 5

We booked both Whispering Winds & Whispering Pines for a week. In a great location 5 mins drive to Northville if you need anything, 2 mins walk to beach & bar. Both houses were well furnished to a high standard (the only thing that caught us out was no iron). We arrived early evening in the dusk & lights had even been put on for our arrival, so no stumbling about to find light switches. Yes there are a couple of issues (whispering pines) dripping taps , slightly dated bathroom but they don't affect your stay. You haven't booked a top of the range home with gold taps. Cannot fault the contact with Crystal to book the properties , she was a huge help & replied very quickly to our questions. Would book either of the properties again. Whispering Pines is huge so you don't feel like you are on top of each other. Whispering Winds is more compact very up to date & again well furnished to a high standard.

Cooper family (uk) a party of 8.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Poughkeepsie, NY

Great home and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our family has vacationed on this lake since we were kids and now we bring our kids here. This home provides ample living space. We have three kids and also brought my in-laws. The home is nicely kept. Attention to detail is evident. We all had a feeling of being "at home" here….like this was all ours. The restaurant and beach down the street were perfect. We found beach chairs in the shed next to the garage and there were beach towels in the closet for us. We spent a lot of time by the water. The kids loved jumping off the dock with the others. We rented a boat at a marina that was about a 5 minute drive away for the day and had a really good time. Coming back to this home after a day on the water is perfect. It’s comfortable. I even got a chance to nap in the back yard on a lawn chair. I started a fire on the back patio and we all prepared our dinners. The grill worked great also. It was a oldie but goodie. We took a short walk into town and got ice cream and visited a small café one of the mornings for breakfast. The food was great. We are certainly coming back next year. These memories are just what we were looking for. Thank you. Hope you like the picture that our daughter drew for you.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love to hear and see others having a great time on this lake as we do. Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to hosting your family again. We really appreciate how well you cared for the home during your stay and how you left it in the same condition as it was when you arrived. Thank you!
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Fort Myers, Florida

Too many neglected things...

  • 2 of 5

In its day this place was probably very nice, most likely the best home in the area. But over the years it still has its nice features but many features don't work properly. All bathroom faucets dripped. The downstairs shower was out of service. The main bath toilet kept running. You must wash and dry your own towels and sheets, as per one of the many RULES. However there was no laundry soap or softener. No bar soap in the bathrooms. The owner lives in a RV right behind the house so you feel they are watching you. Tight restrictions on the number of visitors. No trash bags provided and no recycle information available. Oh, don't forget to take off your shoes when you enter the house, bedrooms or the musty basement. Rules, you know...

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We strive for perfection with our homes and always take action with constructive feedback. We acquired this home in Jan ‘13 and yes, it did need sprucing up. We have worked so hard to liven this home back to where it should be. Be assured, this home in the Historic Sacandaga Park is still in the upper echelon. We also own the home next door that we built from Jan-Apr ‘14 and could have been staying there if it wasn't booked. Additionally, we are building another home on a nearby lot where she says we had our RV, which is more than 200 ft. away from the home. The homes in the area where we own are spaced far apart unlike some other parts of the Park, where they can be within 10 ft. of each other. The bathroom faucets are on the schedule to be updated this off-season. We did have a water line leak in the basement and have since replaced every water line in the home & remedied the minor musty smell as basements sometimes get anyway. The home is listed as only having 1.5 bathroom so the downstairs shower is not out of service, but rather not available for use. Guests use the one full bath & the half bath on the main level. We do provide laundry detergent & ask guests to wash the towel load & run in dryer and start one more load & leave in the washer for the maid to finish prior to leaving. Most guests wash everything & place things back where they find them. This is extremely helpful especially in the summer when we are booked with same day departure/arrivals. This guest booked in Jan to attend a family reunion at her Brother-in-law's lake house in Aug. In July she asks to host the reunion at this home of ours, which we did not approve. Hosting parties is addressed in our rental agreement as “not allowed.” She was very upset as she said this house and yard would have been much better than their current location. She went back and forth with me while my family was away on vacation. We arrived back from vacation & stayed on one of our vacant lots to enjoy the lake as we usually do during the summer. We were on the lake as usual, not “watching” them. Vacation homes are self-catering & we send a guide to help guests pack accordingly. We do have start up items such as hand soap, toilet paper, trash bag (s), etc...This guest was not happy she didn't get her own way regarding hosting her family reunion here. When something belongs to someone else, obey the rules…that is how I was raised.
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.15 Miles
Sport Island Pub
Nearest Golf
0.05 Miles
Sacandaga Golf Across the Street
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Sport Island Pub
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Oak Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Sacandaga Park Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Day - Labor Day
May 22 2016 - Sep 10 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Holiday Week Premium $175

If booking within 60 days of arrival, full payment is due to confirm your dates.

Email for a quote. Quoted rate includes 4 guests but the home may be able to accommodate more (see sleeping details). However, if there are only 2 adults with more than 2 children; for example - 2 adults traveling with 3 or 4 children we do not charge the extra guest fee. The extra guest fee applies to only adults. A Holiday premium is added for time periods that include holidays.

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Great Sacandaga Lake Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 full size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 full size bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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