|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Fall is almost here! This is the best time of the year! Come see the lovely foliage and hike the many trails in the area. Now accepting fall and Holiday reservations.
Screen porch entrance leads to great a room overlooking Lake Algonquin. Great room contains brand new fully equipped kitchen and unique Adirondack furnishings including a 42' flat screen TV and electric fireplace/heater. Private deck off great room and master bedroom. Master bedroom has queen size bed and cots are also available for use in the great room. Screen porch & deck for cozy dinners or bird watching at breakfast. Lakefront amenities include multiple dock platform, 2 kayaks, and swimming area. You can swim to your private floating dock. Enjoy a campfire and make smore's in your outdoor fire pit. Beautiful town beach minutes away.
Thank you for such a positive review. The Kirk family is an example of the wonderful people that have stayed at our cottage. We thoroughly enjoyed watching them as they interacted as a family. The boys were extremely respectful and were a pleasure to watch them play in the water. We have a lot of couples as guests so having the boys was an added pleasure. We would certainly welcome them back.
We had an amazing week. Tom and Cookie were so welcoming. The cabin is beautiful and spotless. You can easily see that they take pride in it. If you want a relaxing vacation right on the lake, this is the place for you.
What an incredible trip! Cookie and Tom were the perfect hosts and treated us like family. The cabin was beautifully decorated and spotless! Everything you needed was supplied for you from linens, towels, gas grill, kayaks, even a bar of soap! Phenominal location close to many different activities. The kids spent HOURS fishing, swimming from the floating dock, kayaking and sitting by the campfire. This is BY FAR one of our favorite family vacations!! Thanks again for EVERYTHING!!! The boys gave this vacation 5 STARS!!!
My husband and I just returned from our extended weekend at Cookie and Tom's rental cottage. What wonderful hosts they are. This is added to one of our favorite places to vacation. We are looking at dates to book for next year.
Upon arrival we were greeted by both Cookie and Tom to show us around the property. From the instant meeting them, we knew we picked the right place to rent for our mini honeymoon getaway. They made sure we had everything we needed, then, it was like we had Algonquin lake all to ourselves, it was so peaceful and calm, especially being the holiday weekend. We were invited to join them on Sunday for a wonderful fireworks display right off the docks we had been fishing from earlier in the day. Their family and friends welcomed us with open arms and we felt as if we had known them forever. Thank you for a 4th of July we will always cherish and remember years down the road.
I would like to mention some of the things people look for when searching for a rental. First, the online photos do not do this beautiful retreat justice. The cottage was spotless on arrival. When entering, there is a very welcoming screened in porch with a glider couch and a rocking chair, with a great view of the mountains. We found it our little nook in the evening hours before ending our day. The great room was very cozy and inviting to sit and read a book, sit in front of the fireplace and wind down in the evening after a day outside. The cottage has lots of reading material for you to enjoy. The kitchen was stocked with everything you need for your time visiting the cottage. It was definitely a pleasant surprise that the queen bed was just as comfortable as ours at home. We enjoyed our meals on the deck that overlooks the lake. Just so beautiful to watch the calmness of the water while relaxing. You can tell by the detail in the décor and set up of the cottage that they take great pride in their property.
Thank you Cookie and Tom for being such great hosts...We will recommend your beautiful rental home to our family and friends looking for the perfect getaway.
Thanks so much,
Sandy and Dan Joslyn
Tom and Cookie are the type of people who make you feel more like family than renters. Their rental camp is truly a "home" away from home. If you want a place surrounded by the beauty of the elements of the outdoors, then this is the place for you. Just sitting on the shore or walking by the lake, brings you the peace you may need in your life. The camp is beautifully decorated, and squeaky clean. I will definitely be returning! Many thanks to Tom and Cookie for an enjoyable, relaxing weekend!
I wanted to rent something in the Adirondacks that would satisfy the different desires of my family members: kayaking, wildlife photography, Sunfish sailing, hanging out by the lake. This place provides all of that and more.
The cottage is sparkling clean and nearly brand-new. There are screened windows and doors all over, to get a lovely cross-breeze on warmer days, plus ceiling fans for the rare hot night. Thoughtful touches include: seating for four both in the kitchen and on the deck, a hammock, a 2-person swing, 2 kayaks for use, a glider on the front screened-in porch.
We rented for 6 nights, the first three as a family of four including two young adult daughters. There was plenty of room for all to sleep, as the owners provide a queen-sized sleeper sofa and 2 cots (if desired), besides the double bed in the bedroom. The bathroom's entry is separate from the bedroom so that someone not sleeping in the bedroom can use it without disturbing those in the bedroom - very nice arrangement. The owners recommend this for two people, and I can see why - between the single bathroom and all of the "stuff" brought for four people, we were a bit cluttered until our daughters went home.
The owners (who live next door) were friendly and accommodating - even lent us two bicycles and helmets for a trek around the lake. When they say to let them know if there is anything that the cottage does not have, they are not kidding. They want this rental to be the best it can be. We spent a lovely evening at a bonfire with them by the lake, talking and eating marshmallows, at their invitation. You will not regret renting here!
In my opinion, the listing was accurate for this location but there is no words to describe how at home and how peaceful you are staying on the Utting property. I have been vacationing up in the Wells region for some time now, and each year that I return I try to locate something more exciting, more restful, and situate myself for the potential to buy myself in the area.
Tom and Cookie were amazing, the property was clean, they were very responsive, anything we needed they provided. We stayed up there for a few nights, the use of the docks and the kayaks were amazing. The view is breathtaking and quite literally to die for.
Everything you need to stay up in the house is there, just bring your food and clothes and I promise you'll feel quite literally like you are home, just with a much better view. I look forward to staying at this location again. I would recommend it to anybody looking for a cozy peaceful few days away from the "craziness" that is life. Thank you again Tom & Cookie for being readily available to have us come up and accommodating us on such short notice.
Newly renovated lakefront cabin. Walk into the screened porch entrance which leads into the great room with views overlooking Lake Algonquin. This room opens into a private deck which is perfect for relaxing, enjoying the views or having an outside dinner.
Great room includes fully furnished kitchen with a new stove, microwave and refrigerator, including a farmhouse sink with granite countertops. 42' flat screen TV with cable and is furnished with unique Adirondack style furniture. Propane heater located in the great room along with an electric fireplace, perfect for those cool Adirondack evenings. Screen porch has an updated old fashioned glider and rocking chair. There is one bedroom with a queen size bed and sliding glass door entering onto a deck with views of Lake Algonquin. It includes one bathroom with toilet, sink and shower. We prefer a couple but have 2 cots available for use in the great room. A 4 person max is our limit. 2 kayaks are provided for use on your own lakefront.
We are located one hour from Lake George and Queensbury Outlet Shopping. Enjoy the many local town wide activities in Wells and neighboring towns.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$200|
Check/money order in the amount of $200.00 as a security/damage deposit due on reservation along with signed rental agreement. Rental payment due on day of arrival. Security deposit will be returned within 2 weeks following departure. Checks may be payable to Tom & Cookie Utting, PO Box 336, Wells, NY 12190.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.