Magical Upstate New York Mountain Retreat for Four in the Adirondacks

Indian Lake, New York (United States)

Magical Upstate New York Mountain Retreat for Four in the Adirondacks

1 unit
4 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed

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Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
This magical mountain retreat in the Adirondacks in Upstate New York is the perfect rental for four guests. This knotty pine cabin, beautifully furnished with oak floors, has two bedrooms and one full bathroom. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed, while the second room has one single and bunk beds. With charming, rustic furnishings, guests will love spending time here when they are not out exploring the mountains. The kitchen is fully equipped to supply guests with everything from a simple cup of coffee to preparing a dinner for the family. The screened porch is a perfect place for dinner, where guests can sit, talk, and enjoy the meal with views of Indian Lake and your campfire. Firewood, rowboats, canoes, kayaks and a small sailboat are all provided at no extra charge.

Accommodation Features

  • Hot water potable
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water potable
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • 1 Queen-size bed
  • 1 Bunk bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Private Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • 1 Twin/Single bed
  • Fan
  • Cooking basics
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Fireplace
Guests can enjoy direct access to the lake from the large swimming dock attached to the shore. They can also use the canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and the sailboat provided to explore the lake. The property also comes with an outdoor fire pit by the lakeside. Guests will have access to Wi-Fi on-site, and there is some cell phone reception. Each cabin features its own fire pit and is stocked with plenty of wood. Each bed in the cabin comes with pillows and one blanket, bed linens, and additional blankets are not usually provided.

Guest Services

If guests wish to bring their own boats to dock they are required to pay a docking surcharge of $75 per week or $15 per day per boat; however, there is no surcharge for guests bringing their own canoes, kayaks, or small rowboats.

Stays for longer than one night will be offered at a discount rate. Please inquire with the host for details.

If you have any questions regarding the cancellation policy, please inquire directly with the host.

Location + Surroundings

This picturesque property enjoys a secluded location on the banks of the Indian Lake in Upstate New York and treats guests to stunning views of the Adirondack Park. The property sits on 10 acres of scenic woodland and rolling hills in the heart of the Adirondack State Forest Preserve. Guests can reach the Gore Mountain Ski Area in just a 30-minute drive east, the Raquette Lake in 35 minutes, and the Blue Mountain Lake in just 20 minutes. The property is encircled by an abundance of stunning forests, parks, and lakes for guests to explore, including the Hudson Gorge, the Sargent Pond Wild Forest, and West Canada Lake. The city of Albany sits just over 100 miles from the property, and Syracuse is situated approximately 130 miles away.


General activities
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wildlife watching
Adventures and sports
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Winter sports

Guests of the property are spoilt for choice with an abundance of outdoor activities to choose from. Right from their front doorstep guests will be able to access the gorgeous Indian Lake, where they can explore by kayak, canoe, row boat, or sailboat. Alternatively, guests may bring their own boats to dock on-site. The lake is also an excellent fishing spot and boasts and abundance of Smallmouth Bass and Brown Trout, and is home to Lake Trout, Salmon, Pike, Panfish, and Whitefish. During the warmer months, guests can go for a dip in the crystal clear and fresh waters of the lake, which offer two exclusively reserved swimming areas.

The surrounding mountains offer the perfect opportunity for an exhilarating hike including Watch Hill, Castle Rock, Chimney Mountain, and Baldface. For a less strenuous adventure, guests can take a stroll to the Buttermilk Falls, wander along the Northville-Lake Placid Trail, or admire the breathtaking OK Slip Falls, which is New York's highest waterfall.

During the winter, guests can hit the slopes of Gore Mountain for excellent downhill skiing, as well as Oak Mountain and Whiteface Mountain. Cross-country skiers can explore the groomed trails of Garnet Hill and Lapland, as well as the Cascade Pond trail, Stephens Pond, and Tirrell Pond.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:30 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy


You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.

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Additional Information

Guests should note that paths and driveways are not illuminated and so they should bring their own flashlights. It should also be noted that no additional guests are allowed to stay overnight in the cabins. Additionally, smoking is not permitted inside the cabins.

Cabins are only available to be rented for a week from Saturday to Saturday from the end of June through August.
The check out time is 10:30 a.m. on summer Saturdays, or any other time of the year when same-day changeovers occur.

This property is pet-friendly; however, guests should note that they must use leashes to walk their dog, they must clean up after them, and they must ensure their dogs are not disturbing other guests with their barking. Additionally, dogs are not allowed in the cabin when they are wet, they are not allowed on the furniture, they should not be left alone in the cabin all day, and they should avoid areas of the waterfront where people are. There is an additional surcharge of $50 per week or $10 per night per dog.

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