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Charming Lakefront Family Home On Coveted, Quiet Green Lake

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wireless Internet


About the property

4BR, 3 Bath, LR with Sofabed, Boathouse/Cabin, Sleeps 8+

The perfect location for your family vacation, couple's getaway, group retreat or reunion. Our house is the best location on an extraordinary lake, with southern exposure, a large deck and plenty of dock space, plus a swim float. Green Lake is a small, pond-size lake, so boat traffic is low, waves are small, and kids are safe. Canada Lake, accessed by boat, offers more adventures. Hike from the house to Kane Mountain fire tower for breathtaking views, or let the kids explore nearby ponds with salamanders, tadpoles and beaver dams. You can have a fulfilling week without leaving the lake – but there’s lots to explore in this unique southern Adirondack location. Saratoga, Cooperstown, the Adirondack Museum and Lake George Great Escape are popular day trips.

Martha Tecca
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Martha Tecca

My siblings and I grew up with summers on Green Lake, and we have a deep love for this special place and its people. I now live in New Hampshire -- also beautiful country, but I miss being able to spend as much time at our home on Green Lake home as we would like. We are thrilled to be able to share this spot and vicariously enjoy the summer on the lake with our guests.

Martha Tecca purchased this house in 1990

Why Martha Tecca chose Adirondacks

My parents discovered Green Lake in the early 70's and both rented and owned other houses on the lake. They purchased this home in 1990, because it's truly the best spot on what we think to be the best lake in the foothills of the Adirondacks! The house sits right on the lake, with the road a safe distance behind it; there is a nice stretch of waterfront, with a gradually sloping, sandy bottom; we have wonderful neighbors on both sides; there are hiking and biking trails right out the back door; and from our protected, small lake, we can access larger Canada, West and Lily Lakes. It's a truly special spot!

What makes this house unique

So many! The house is really set in nature, with a master bedroom that looks out over the lake and a fabulous deck that fills with afternoon sun. There are always loons, and in this calm lake you often see them just yards from the shore. Two firsts this year: the biggest fish we've caught in green lake -- my son caught an 18' bass, and we saw a merganser duck with 7 babies on her back! Two days later the ducklings were following her solo. There's always something new!


Caroga Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2nd floor, lake view, with bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , one set of bunks
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , with bath
    Boathouse/cabin - 4 twin/ single , twin with trundle, plus bunk beds
  • The boathouse/cabin is a separate building, a few steps from the house. It's rustic, with no heat or bathroom. It's where the boating gear, water toys, and a few other things are stored, and it has twin beds for 4.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
If there's something specific you don't see listed, please ask!


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Charming Lakefront Family Home On Coveted, Quiet Green Lake
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 22 reviews

Great perfect lake getaway with all the amenities needed for a great time.

  • 5 of 5

Great house and location.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed yourselves! We look forward to having you back.
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Wonderful autumn weekend gathering place!

  • 5 of 5

We had the opportunity to enjoy the Boyd Camp with our three adult sons, two daughters-in-law , and our granddaughter for a long Columbus Day weekend. Great outdoor ambiance and plenty of indoor space during the rain. Would love to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fall weekends are so special on the lake! We're glad you were able to enjoy some great time as a family.
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A great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

As soon as you pull up , you know you are going to enjoy your stay.

We were lucky with the weather and enjoyed chilling on the deck and around the fire pit in the evening.

So quite and peaceful , just what we needed. The views from the deck are wonderful and we were there just at the start of the fall, so the colours were changing everyday.

Get up early and enjoy the mist rolling across the lake and see the locals going out in their boats ,fishing.

The house has everything you need and is very comfortable, it fact so much so , it was a job to pull yourselfs away to enjoy the surrounding area. Wonderful hikes are close by , in fact two are on the doorstep.

Just down the road is a country store selling all sorts.

All in all we had a wonderful time.

Martha is very helpful and always replies to e mails very quickly.

Thanks Martha.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our special spot! We love it in September, too.
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Great quaint house, set back on a calm beautiful lake that connects to more lakes.

  • 5 of 5

Came back to the area after more than 20 years of being away, was able to relive old memories and start new memories with the family. Hope to come back again and continue a new legacy.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a special time! I love that -- reliving old and making new memories. Sounds like every time we're at the house as a family ourselves! It's fun to be able to share that feeling.
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Enjoyed the week we spent there.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the peace and quiet of Green Lake. The house is very well equipped with everything you need and the caretakers are on the same road. Just a walk or phone call away. We enjoyed the hiking trails that are very close and convenient to the property. This is the second year we have stayed there. Our dogs love being able to just run into the lake - very clean and clear. The row boat and kayak were well used. The book selection at the house is fantastic. Everyone found something to read. The fire pit was voted the best by the family compared to any other place we have stayed - that's saying a lot!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you returned and had another lovely week with your family and happy pups.
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  • 4 of 5

The house was ok. Having two canoes one row boat and a kayak made water activities great!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We also think the lake and surroundings are fabulous. Glad the boats and water "toys" helped you take advantage of the great outdoors.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albany Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Pine Lake, Caroga Lake
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nick Stoner
Nearest Motorway
21 Miles
NY Thruway (I-90)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Pine Lake, Caroga Lake
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Royal Mountain
Car: necessary

Small, quiet lake wonderful for families, canoeing/kayaking, swimming, exploring. Boat tunnel access to larger Canada Lake. Weekly community activities open to all visitors. Walk out back door to trails for walking, bigger hikes, mountain biking. Easy walk or boat (or drive) to Canada Lake Store for treats or necessities. Nearby Adirondack adventures: many lakes, ponds and streams, extensive canoeing, 'Potholers' waterfalls/ledges, trails, etc. Quaint historical sites and museums, mini-golf, local concerts, art and antiques.


Rates & Availability

Caroga Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 15 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
May 30 2017 - Jun 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Jun 18 2017 - Sep 4 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Early Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 4.0%

Contact us for monthly rates from November through April.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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