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John Lansing

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Secluded Waterfront Cottage

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Beautiful Waterfront Cottage

Three bedroom cottage five miles by boat from the village of Lake Placid. Three bedrooms a modern kitchen and a great room make for a comfortable stay. The spacious decks on the cottage and on the included boathouse provide spectacular views of Whiteface Mountain and the Sentinel Range. An outdoor grill that uses both charcoal and wood along with the microwave and full range in the kitchen make for fun meal preparation. The fire pit makes for a great way to sit around in the evening.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John Lansing (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About John Lansing

I am a retired CPA and my wife, Mickey, a retired school nurse. We moved to Lake Placid in 1969 and raised our three children there.

John Lansing purchased this cabin in 2011

Why John Lansing chose Adirondacks

This property is located next door to our own camp and at one time had been part of a music camp owned by my father. When it came on the market in 2011 we decided to buy it and turn it into a vacation rental property.

What makes this cabin unique

Gorgeous location.


based on 8 traveler reviews

Secluded Waterfront Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful camp with picturesque views of Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain. The cabin is charming and the deck is the perfect place to spend the day. John was patient and helpful during our stay and was a thoroughly gracious host. We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great week!

  • 5 of 5

John and I have been acquainted since the 1950s when I had the privilege of spending six summers at the wonderful music camp, Undercliff, because my parents worked there. I wanted my grandsons to see this beautiful spot in the Adirondacks. Both boys had a blast with John's paddle boat and tubing behind the family boat. One launch was sufficient for the entire week, thanks to the use of John's awesome boathouse and a slip at Paradox landing. The well-supplied cabin was perfect for the six of us. The view of Whiteface from the boathouse deck is magnificent. We loved watching the classic Chris Crafts on the lake. John greeted us with a personal touch and made us feel very welcome. He and his wife were available but unobtrusive and went above and beyond to make us feel at home. We will be returning in the near future.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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amazing stay

  • 5 of 5

It was a dream to discover the Adirondack and John made it possible. We found the place nicer than the pictures, it was clean with all details ready to make our stay perfect.

The boat was working perfectly and very easy to handle.

John was fast answering our questions and gave us a good tour of the place.

The terrace was perfect to enjoy the view. We will for sure go back, for the adirondack but also for the place.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect charming family rental house

  • 5 of 5

Our first time at Cedarview Too - loved everything about it! We were a little worried about renting a house where the owner lived next door, but shouldn't have been concerned. John's house is probably 50 yards away down a wooded path, can't even see it from the cabin. And even if it had been closer, John did the perfect job of not being intrusive while letting us know he was there if we needed anything (we didn't!). The cottage is absolutely old-school charming - it's not for you if high-end luxury is what you're looking for, but if you want to stay in a quaint, quiet, clean cottage that feels like it's been in the family for generations, this is your kind of place. We cooked all of our dinners at the cottage and the kitchen was perfect. Our kids loved the second floor loft bedroom. We took full advantage of the motorboat that we rented from John, as well as the canoe, rowboat, and paddleboat. Had several campfires in the firepit in the backyard, and loved that the house came with a grill. The star of the show is the boathouse deck - it is huge, and the entrance to the deck has a gate, so it would be perfect for corralling little kids. We spent hours on the deck, with our morning coffee, playing cards with the kids, reading, and just hanging out enjoying the spectacular view. There is a neighbor's house in close proximity to the cottage, but when the neighbors were there part of the week, we barely noticed them. Everything we needed except our food was supplied - linens, towels, laundry detergent & dish soap, paper products, even shampoo & soap. There are lots of board games for the kids. There is a TV with satellite, but we never turned it on. Also left the bedroom clock unplugged all week, which I would highly recommend! A great experience thanks to a fantastic location, a lovely cottage, and the friendliness and hospitality John and his wife. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is it!

  • 5 of 5

Another great stay at Cedarview 2. The weather was great, the fishing outstanding again, the view is among the most beautiful in all of north America and the owner, John, is world class.

Cedarview 2 camp is clean, comfortable and perfect for anyone seeking a classic Adirondack lake cottage getaway in the most perfect setting… All of which explains why I've been returning every year (sometimes 2 times per year) for over 20 years.

Looking for an authentic old-fashioned lake cottage vacation? This is it!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful Relaxing Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

LOVED LOVED LOVED this renovated vacation home. We are normally beach goers but have been transformed into mountain lovers thanks to John and his beautiful cabin and hospitality. The listing was exactly as described, with clean and adequate accommodations for myself, my husband, three teens, and our sometimes naughty dog! John was always available to do anything to make our stay more pleasurable. We rented his boat which was very well maintained and clean. The boat ride to the village was not very far, but just far enough to give us the privacy that we desired. We enjoyed lounging at the house and on the deck, and around the lake area. We also participated in hikes, golfing, and boating activities on the lake. In the evening we were very tired and chose to relax in the cabin. Evening activities included long dinners, spending time playing games, reading, and eating the s'mores that my son cooked over the fire pit. The fresh mountain air, views from the cabin, and beautiful sunrises were appreciated. Much fun and many happy family memories were made on this special vacation. Serene, scenic, private...divine.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Adirondack Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Several in the Village
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Several Courses
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Scenic Train
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Lake Placid Village
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
In Village
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Out the front door
Car: recommended

**BOAT ACCESS ONLY**Located on the West Shore of Lake Placid five miles ( 10-15 min) by boat from the village. Car parking and a reserved boat slip at Paradox Landing (marina) in the village. A rental boat ( 19 ft Bayliner open bow inboard/outboard) is available at $150.00 per day.


Rates & Availability

Lake Placid Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 5 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Boat rental for the week $1,050

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Adirondacks Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , tub
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Downstairs bathroom has an old fashioned claw foot tub reputed to be a wonderful place to 'soak'.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Loft
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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