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Idyllic Waterfront Cabin Retreat Situated on Heart Lake in New York

Lake Placid, New York (United States)

Idyllic Waterfront Cabin Retreat Situated on Heart Lake in New York

3 Reviews
1 unit
6 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
No pets allowed
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This idyllic waterfront cabin retreat is situated on Heart Lake in New York and can accommodate up to six guests. There are two bedrooms and one full bathroom in this charming cabin. The first bedroom has a fabulous queen-size bed, and the second bedroom has two twin-size beds. The bathroom features a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Pillows, blankets, and linens are kindly provided by the host, but guests do need to provide their own towels. Other amenities include heating and free parking on the premises.

The inviting living area has a coffee table and a plush sofa that can be converted to a bed for additional sleeping space. The kitchen is equipped with everything guests might need to feel at home, including a stove and oven, a microwave, a coffeemaker, and a refrigerator and freezer. Guests can enjoy their meals around a formal wooden dining table with seating for six. Outside, guests will find a scenic picnic area with a fire pit as well as easy access to Heart Lake and an abundance of nature trails.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Microwave
  • Dining room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Cooking basics
  • Tea kettle
  • Parking
Guests will be able to immerse themselves in natural beauty while still enjoying modern conveniences such as an equipped kitchen and bathroom facilities. The property has an outside picnic area with a cozy fire pit, easy access to numerous hiking trails, and access to Heart Lake. Guests are able to use the facilities in the High Peaks Information Center, which includes a retail shop and equipment rental.

Guest Services

The property offers a unique location for weddings or special events. There are various options for ceremonies and reception space for up to 75 people. For more information, guests should inquire directly with the host.

Location + Surroundings

  • Museums
This picturesque property is situated in the peaceful mountain landscape just a 15-minute drive from Lake Placid, New York. Surrounded by expansive protected old-growth forest in the scenic Adirondack region, this is the perfect base for glampers seeking a true nature retreat.

For dining, wildlife museums, shopping, visits to the Olympic venues, and entertainment options, guests can head to the villages of Lake Placid and Saranac Lake. South of the property, guests can explore the nearby High Peaks Wilderness, home to Algonquin Peak, Mount Marcy, and Seward Mountain. To the north, guests can trek through the McKenzie Mountain Wilderness and Sentinel Range Wilderness Area.


  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Meditation
  • Climbing
  • Yoga
  • Zip-lining
  • Horseback riding
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Wildlife watching

Surrounded by the majestic Adirondack region and its spectacular mountain landscape, guests will have a multitude of options for outdoor recreation and adventure. Hundreds of miles of marked wilderness trails and New York’s highest peaks are within easy reach of the property. Guests can explore by hiking, paddling, or cycling through the scenic landscape. The region's numerous lakes and hundreds of miles streams and rivers are ideal for fishing, boating, paddling, and even whitewater rafting. At the property, guests can head to Heart Lake for a beach day with options for canoes, kayaks, and paddleboard rentals.

In colder months, the area is transformed into a winter wonderland ideal for snow sports. Miles of backcountry trails offer endless exploring for backcountry skiing and snowshoeing. Nearby Nordic centers provide miles of groomed trails for cross-country skiing and Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort, one of the top-ranked ski resorts in the Northeast, is only a 20-minute drive. Other popular wintertime activities include ice skating on the nearby Olympic Oval, ice climbing, and ice fishing on nearby lakes. Guests visiting in the fall can catch observe the breathtaking Adirondack foliage.

The area is home a number of Olympic venues including the Olympic Jumping Complex and the Lake Placid Bobsled Experience. Other options include Adirondack-themed mini-golf courses, the Adirondack Experience Zip Line, disc golf, and horseback riding. High Falls Gorge is another great option featuring multiple waterfalls and glass walkways.

Adults will have plenty of options for playtime nearby as well, including a flourishing craft brewery scene. Those seeking a little retail therapy will have a plethora of options along main street Lake Placid. The Adirondacks are steeped in history and offer a number of museums to discover, such as the John Brown Farm, The Wild Center, and the Adirondack Museum. There are frequent festivals, concerts, and events held in the area, so guests should be sure to check the calendar during their stay.

3 Reviews

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.

Additional Information

This is a non-smoking property.

Pets are not permitted.

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