Lakefront Rental for Family Programs with Outdoor Recreation in Lake Placid, New York

Lake Placid, New York (United States)

Lakefront Rental for Family Programs with Outdoor Recreation in Lake Placid, New York

Vacation Rentals
1 unit
24 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
No pets allowed

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Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Private Barbecue
This impressive lakefront rental is available for limited family retreat programs in the High Peaks Wilderness on Round Lake in Lake Placid, New York. Located on a working farm, this educational non-profit retreat offers families easy access to ample outdoor recreation on-site and in the surrounding area. There are nine bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms, accommodating up to 24 glampers. Among the bedrooms, there are four private rooms with double beds, two private rooms with king-size beds, and three shared rooms with bunk and/or twin beds.

The bedrooms feature plush beds with comfy linens and bedding, while the bathrooms are modern and offer the creature comforts of home. Towels are also kindly provided.

The living areas combine rustic finishes with comfortable furniture and plenty of space for glampers to move around. After a long day out on the trails, the plush sofas beckon glampers to relax and unwind with a riveting novel while the fireplace is ideal for cozying up with a glass of wine or a hot mug of cocoa.

Moreover, the accommodation includes six canoes, two kayaks, one stand-up paddleboard, one sunfish sailboat, and one two-person paddleboat available for guests to use on the aforementioned lake. Life jackets and paddles are also included.

Accommodation Features

  • Hot water potable
  • Towels
  • 4 Bathroom
  • Cell service
  • Telephone
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • 2 King-size bed
  • Running water potable
  • 4 Double bed
  • 4 Bunk bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Private Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Icemaker
  • Dining room
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Dryer
  • Linens and pillows
  • 1 Half-bath
  • Tea kettle
  • 8 Twin/Single bed
  • Fire pit
  • Apple TV
  • BR/DVD player
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • Fan
  • Washing machine
  • Cooking basics
  • Bathtub
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Private Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Ski-in/out access
The 4,500-square-foot farmhouse comes fully equipped with a modern kitchen, a living room with lake views, and two dining areas that can seat up to 26. The front porch is fully-screened, as is the upper deck on the 20-foot by 20-foot boathouse—but guests shouldn't forget about the stunning second-floor porch or the screened-in sleeping porch either!

The nine bedrooms include four private rooms with double beds, two private rooms with king-size beds, and three shared rooms with bunk and/or twin beds, accommodating 24 guests.

Originally built in the early 1900's, this accommodation has undergone significant modern renovations in recent years, yet retains a rustic mountain feel. With an optional activities plan, the on-staff educators, who mainly serve visiting students in field studies for sustainability program, can be on hand to engage all ages with farm chores, farm-to-table cooking, and the arts.

Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Sports equipment storage

Location + Surroundings

Entertainment
  • Museums
This property serves as a private destination for connecting with loved ones in a magnificent outdoor setting—nestled on the banks of Round Lake in Lake Placid, New York. Here, guests have access to an incredible family retreat program as part of North Country School/Camp Treetops campus. Situated on 250 acres in the High Peaks Wilderness.

The nearest airport is 23 miles away in Saranac Lake while the nearest international airport is Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, which is approximately 115 miles from Lake Placid. The Albany International Airport is 126 miles away.

Activities

General activities
  • Feeding animals
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching
Adventures and sports
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Winter sports
  • Climbing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

Both the property and off-site boast a wealth of outdoor recreation for families that simply want to get back in touch with nature. On-site, guests can take a canoe out on Round Lake to bask in fall foliage or read and relax while enjoying a view of Cascade Pass over the water as the kids help prepare an optional home-cooked farm-fresh meal. Round Lake is a private, non-motorized lake, and 90% is accessible by guests. Trails follow the lake and connect to main campus, as well as Mt. Pitchoff and its landing, Balanced Rock. Guests will also be walking distance from the Cascade Mountain trailhead. Just a mile down the road, mountain trails provide access to the High Peaks Wilderness.

If guests enjoy skiing or biking, the stay will include passes to 50 kilometers of Olympic cross-country skiing and mountain biking trails across the street at Mt. Van Hoevenberg Recreation Area. Moreover, the accommodation includes six canoes, two kayaks, one stand-up paddleboard, one sunfish sailboat, and one two-person paddle boat available for use. Life jackets and paddles are also included.


Upon request, the hosts can provide customized outdoor excursions for guests. The property's experienced back country guides will lead guests on High Peaks hiking trips, canoe excursions, or introductory rock climbing lessons —all customized to fit guests' experience level.

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Accommodation Rules

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

Accesibility & Safety

Safety
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Alarm system

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.
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Additional Information

Optional activity plans available.

Smoking is not permitted.

Dogs are discouraged. Exceptions for dogs will only be allowed with written permission from hosts.

Events are also not permitted unless by written permission from hosts

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