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Randy

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

Etraordinary Adirondack Lake Front Home On The Great Sacandaga Lake

22 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Corinth House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, sleeps 8-10. Great lake and mountain views!

This elegant 3,004 sq ft Custom Colonial with hardwood floors throughout, is located in the Adirondacks, on the Great Sacandaga Lake. A beautiful home, which is situated on 2 1/2 private and quiet acres with 400 ft of private lake front shoreline with serene mountain views. A short walk approximately 100 ft below brings you to a small picnic area on the water with a picnic table and chairs. The steps down to the water and the four swimming/boat docks now equaling 44 ft in length have been newly stained (24 ft of new docks just added May 2015). The end dock has a new swim ladder and edge cushions with attached buoys for easy mooring of your boat. A new dedicated heavy duty mooring buoy with a 1000 pound anchor was also placed recently for additional boats. The lake house home features a vaulted ceiling 20X22 master suite with granite fireplace and private bath with large walk in closets. Three additional large bedrooms, including a first floor bedroom, all with walk in closets, and a total of 3 full baths. A spacious formal dining room can seat 8-10 or more people and overlooks an impressive sunken Great room with 10 ft ceilings with fantastic lake views and floor to ceiling granite fireplace. The fully equipped bright kitchen features a skylight, large windows overlooking the lake, a casual dining area and breakfast bar, with sliding glass doors leading out to the expansive 16x34 deck with gazebo and yard. Some of the amenities include phone, cable with flat screen TV, DVD player and internet. Nearby attractions include the city of Saratoga NY with it's famous horse racing track, Saratoga Springs, and Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), Great Escape theme park, Lake George with great restaurants and outlet shopping, tubing and rafting. Located just 30 or less minutes away from Saratoga and Lake George village making it a quiet hideaway close to all the action. Also to note, a quaint small town park and picnic area with fantastic views is located just 1500 ft from property. This is a nonsmoking rental, perfect for multiple families, pets considered (exceptions can be made with minor restrictions). Our lake house furnishings were recently nearly totally upgraded with high quality fine new furniture, all new bedding, wide screen LCD TV, etc, throughout! New Pics are now loaded!

Just rated #1 in the world for fall foliage!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Randy (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Randy

Both my wife and I (Randy and Kathy) grew up in Scotia-Glenville and have raised two grown children, now both successful teachers in Science and Art. After a 34 year career as an MRI Imaging Engineer at GE Research I accepted a faculty position at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. My wife Kathy is a coordinator arranging CT and MRI scans and procedures for the kids at the hospital also. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is #1 in cancer care in the US. It is a very exciting for us to help the children. Our daughter and son in law are our property managers and take care of the home as their own.

Randy purchased this house in 2013

Why Randy chose Capital Saratoga

Growing up with a camp on Sacandaga has given us so many great memories. To find such a great home on the Great Sacandaga Lake was a dream come true for us. We plan to retire in five or so years and enjoy all it has to offer. Super quiet location, 2.5 acres of private land, 400 ft of water frontage only 100 or so feet away below on a very low traveled country road off the main road. The steps to the beach are short with a small picnic area with a table and dock.

What makes this house unique

This home was designed by a fellow GE engineer and it shows. The house is built with quality you just do not see. The granite dual fireplace, one in the Great Room, the other in the 20 x 22 ft vaulted Master Suite is a masterpiece and the cost was over $20K alone. Our only neighbors are on one side and have a magnificent home themselves and are wonderful people who also help us care for the home just as good neighbors. Our Lake house has been totally refurnished with high quality upgrades, new furniture, TV, etc.

Reviews

4.9
based on 22 traveler reviews

Etraordinary Adirondack Lake Front Home On The Great Sacandaga Lake
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
5

Great Lake Vacation !

  • 5 of 5

Our family just vacationed for a week in August at this beautiful home on Lake Sagandaga . This house is everything the pictures show and more ! The home is immaculately kept inside and has a nice deck and large gazebo on the deck with table and chairs for 8 where we played a Monopoly marathon thru a rainy day. Randy was so easy to work with, believe me, I had LOTS of questions and he quickly and honestly answered every one. The beds and linens were super comfy and there were plenty of towels to go around. It was nice not to have to pack all that stuff. We enjoyed the large dock , sitting out by the water and fishing and since we brought our boat up , we explored the lake almost every day. If you have access to a boat, check out Sand Island at the other end of the lake. About a 35-40 minute ride by boat, but well worth the trip ! Packed up lunch, beach chairs, the grandkids and the dog and had a wonderful day ! The lake is very shallow around the island and the water was 81 degrees !!! The road in front on the house was pretty quiet and the grandkids had fun riding their bikes down to the park by the dam. The kitchen has everything you could possibly need - we cooked in every night and wanted for nothing. The nearest town is about 10-15 minutes away and there is a Topps grocery store for whatever you might need. There is a long steep driveway and several sets of steps down a pretty steep incline to the lake that may be a problem if you have mobility issues ( I have a bad knee, so it was a tough walk). We went into Lake George one afternoon (about 30 minutes) and Saratoga State Park is a beautiful huge park with a beautiful pool ($2 a person!) All in all, we had a great relaxing vacation at beautiful Lake Sagandaga! We will return !!! Thanks Randy and Kathy for allowing us to share your beautiful lake house !!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacandaga

  • 5 of 5

We liked this vacation spot so much, we came back! I hiked Moreau, a trail behind the Overlook, and a trail in Northville. We kayaked, fished, and swam from the dock; the no-wake zone is a pleasant feature. We played tennis 15 minutes away in Luzerne. We thought about going to breakfast at the track, but slept in, instead. This will always be the famous vacation when we went skydiving!

If I'm honest, I will admit the boys made full use of the wifi. My niece also used it to work here remotely on Friday and enjoy the evening and weekend with us.

We watched several movies on DVD in the living room and made full use of the kitchen, fire ring, and deck. We hosted dinner more often this year because the large deck was roomy enough that it was easier for a family member who uses a walker to get around. Family came and went over the course of the week by car, Amtrak, kayak, and foot. The house held us all, 4 to 16, and my very happy dog.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks for the great review. Can we get you guys as tour guides ... Ha! We are so glad you guys had a nice time again! Thanks again for being great guests. All the best! Randy and Kathy
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Quiet & Peaceful

  • 4 of 5

Seven of us and our infant granddaughter enjoyed our stay at this peaceful location. Despite the long trek to the water down the driveway and steep embankment, we had fun on our floaties off the dock. The kitchen was well equipped and the outside deck/patio was a great place to hang out. The yard was big enough for a bocce game, and we used the grill. The drive to food shopping was only 6 miles. Having easy recreation made it fun--we rented a pontoon boat nearby and went to the racetrack. The owners were prompt to respond before we arrived and quickly helped us get the stuck ice maker fixed.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeanne, Glad you and your folks had a great time and thanks for the kind words about our quiet and peaceful luxury home it is. It really is in a great location close to famous Saratoga Horse Racing track and many restaurants and activities. Our home sits above the water as most do. That makes it wonderful for the great mountain and lake views and gorgeous sunsets as most wrote in our guest book! We are in our 60s and find the 150-200 ft walk to the water ( depending on which driveway one uses) not so much an issue. Most of our 20 reviews agree below. As far as the ice maker, yes just a reset button! The refrigerator was brand new 3 years ago and very expensive and high tech, so glad I was able to figure it out. Take care and thanks! Randy and Kathy.
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Spacious, comfortable home but not exactly waterfront.

  • 4 of 5

Randy was very nice to deal with. The house was very spacious, nice furniture, very comfortable beds. However, the house came up in our Homeaway search with the waterfront filter selected. I feel the house should be water view, not waterfront. The house sits on a steep, rocky cliff with a very steep driveway. You then must cross the road and go down a few sets of equally steep stairs to get to a large dock. No beach, just more rocks. It did not mention sandy beach, so that was our mistake. Thought others might like to know that the house is not true waterfront and that their is no beach. We still had a great time and had great weather. Love the area and the Great Sacandaga Lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Julie, Thanks for the kind remarks on our Lakehouse. As far as being lakefront, it is exactly lakefront, and listed as such. Sitting up above the water only 200 ft directly across from the lake, provides such beautiful views of the lake and mountains. I think you are confusing Lakeside with Lakefront. If our 3000 sq ft Lakehouse was Lakeside it would be in the range of a $1-2M value for the area and considerably more expensive to rent. The country development road you cross to get to the 400 ft water area (largest on the lake) is extremely low traveled and quiet, and a very short 2 minute walk to the water area and picnic area. We help families enjoy a nice vacation in a luxury home at an extremely fair price. Nearly all our many reviews are 5 star and all enjoy the beautiful views from the home, and the water area which includes a picnic area and beautiful sunsets and large 44ft dock with a swim ladder, 1000 lb boat buoy just off that. The water is very clear and makes for nice swimming. Depending on the rain fall, more beach will become exposed for use. On a dry summer, we do indeed have considerable beach to use. I would again encourage you to look at previous guests reviews before you book any home, and call the owners to talk. I have spoken to many kind folks and have gone over all the details of our home at length if necessary, and on several occasions. Again we are glad you had a great time! Thanks, Randy and Kathy
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed a month in Randy and Kathy's house. The main reason we chose it was because they allowed pets. We had our son's dog visit with us for a week out of the month. We loved it and were very sad to leave at the end of our stay. The house was great! It was neat and clean, beautifully furnished and comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped and everything we needed for cooking and entertaining was there. We've rented a lot in the past and we were surprised by all the nice touches in the house. When we arrived we found supplies of tissues, TP, paper towels, dish & hand soap, laundry detergent and a basket of things you may have forgotten - toothpaste, toothbrushes etc. and the linens and towels were also supplied which was helpful. It has a beautiful view of the lake - which is a short walk across the street - from the kitchen and the side deck. Down at the lake, the docks were great. It was a bit of a climb to get to it but this is where we ended up hanging out with company. The view from there is incredible. After taking several rides around to the different parts of the lake, we realized we were on the nicest street around. It was quieter than all the other streets and it was a nice 3 mile walk down to the end and back.

Plenty to do there too:

We kayaked, swam, rented a boat at the Majestic Marina for a day, climbed Hadley Mountain, went to Lake George (25 minutes away) several times, went to Prospect Mountain, visited Saratoga Springs (30 minutes away) went to Northville, had several great meals at the Upriver Cafe in Lake Luzerne, visited Loon Lake (40 minutes away), Warrensburg, and Fort Ticonderoga (Highly recommend this trip - a little far but worth the trip if you're interested in history).

Thank you to Randy & Kathy for the wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nancy, Thank you for the wonderful review. It's so nice of you to mention all the Lakehouse has to offer, and what we supply for our folks. We try very hard to make our guests at home so they have a true relaxed vacation. The little details add a lot, as we are all so busy these days! Again, it was so nice talking to you and thanks for being such great guests. All the best! Randy and Kathy
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

It was excellent working with Randy to rent his lovely home overlooking the water. The home was immaculate, large, and tastefully decorated. We held a rehearsal dinner for my son's wedding weekend at the home, and it was perfect. The kitchen is large and well equipped. Randy and his wife were helpful in every way, giving us suggestions about restaurants and nearby attractions. The home is exactly as depicted in the ad, if not even nicer. I cannot recommend the home and the owners highly enough. Overall it was a wonderful experience. I would do it again!

Jackie

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jackie, Thanks so much for taking the time to write! It was a pleasure talking to you and we are very happy to hear the dinner went so well. All the best to you and your family, and especially your son and new daughter-in-law! Take care, Randy and Kathy
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With great mountain and lake views, quiet seclusion with your own 400ft water front on 2.5 acres, it is an excellent vacation lake house to enjoy. Expansive granite fireplace in both the Great Room and Master Suite overlooking the lake and mountains. Enjoy time off on the very large deck with Gazebo, just off the kitchen-dinette area. The home sits majestically on a hill so views are plenty. Famous Saratoga Horse Track is 30 minutes away, as is equally famous Saratoga Springs. Great Escape Theme Park with rides, water park, etc is also 20-30 minutes away. Great dining is only 15 minutes way.

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Rates & Availability

Corinth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Summer and Leaf Viewing
Sep 4 2016 - Sep 24 2016
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,800
$6,000
 
 
Late Leaf Viewing Season
Sep 25 2016 - Nov 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
$5,500
 
 
Off Season rate 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
$5,500
 
 
Early Summer rate 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,800
$6,000
 
 
Summer rate 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
$8,750
 
 
Late Summer and Leaf Viewing
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,800
$6,000
 
 
Late Leaf Viewing Season
Sep 23 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
$8,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99

Taxes are included. Never a charge for taxes. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Use of beach, dock, and water area are exclusively at the renter's risk. $75 cancellation processing fee. This is a non smoking rental please. Summer weekly rental season is Saturday to Saturday arrival and departure. PROFESSIONAL CLEANING FEE IS INCLUDED with a 7 DAY STAY in the summer seasons only. A PROFESSIONAL CLEANING FEE of $200.00 applies for STAYS LESS than 7 DAYS. A PET FEE of $150.00 applies to pets that the owners accept. Thanks!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Corinth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3004 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , First floor bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom suite with granite fireplace and large private bathroom with fantastic lake and mountain views. A first floor bedroom with a queen bed is nice for older folks or people with disabilities. Brand new very high quality new mattresses on all beds. Gorgeous new master suite bedroom set. We supply two extra high quality twin electric inflatable mattresses for extra guests if needed. There is plenty of room for more guests as we have 3004 sq ft living space above ground. You are welcome to bring extra bedding and inflatables.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Summer rental season rental days are Saturday to Saturday with a 7 day minimum. Professional cleaning is provided on a 7 day stay. All other seasons are open to fewer days stay. Please note our rates tab and rates/notes section for more information. Thank you!

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