Waterfront Vacation Cabin Overlooking Lake Algonquin in Upstate New York

Wells, New York (United States)
1 unit
6 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Barbecue

This cozy vacation cabin is perched hillside, sheltered by tall pines while overlooking Lake Algonquin and the distant Adirondacks in the charming town of Wells in Hamilton County, Upstate New York. The cabin provides a peaceful setting for friends and families to unwind in natural beauty while having access to an array of outdoor activities and attractions, making it the ideal getaway destination.

The interior has been warmly designed with wood-panel walls, hardwood flooring, and a variety of hand-hewn furnishings creating a rustic, yet elegant, ambiance. It can accommodate up to six guests within its three bedrooms with two rooms featuring a double bed each and the loft featuring two twin beds, which is an ideal space for kids. The beds come complete with fresh linens, plush pillows, and bedside tables with reading lamps while the large windows allow for lots of natural light and picturesque views. The full bathroom has a spacious bathtub with a shower and includes a hand basin, a toilet and a selection of fresh towels and toiletries.

The open concept main room makes for a sociable and cozy hangout spot as there are sofas and armchairs in front of a flat-screen television and a wood-burning stove in the living area as well as a dining table for six. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with sleek appliances including an oven, a stove, a microwave, and a refrigerator as well as cooking utensils and a large surface area for food preparation.

Outside, guests can take in the views of Lake Algonquin and the Adirondacks from the deck while enjoying a barbecue meal from the grill and a few cold drinks for a relaxing summer’s afternoon. Guests can gather around the fire pit in the evening to roast s’mores under the stars for the perfect end to the day. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning

The property comes equipped with a variety of amenities that ensure guests enjoy a comfortable and relaxing getaway in Wells. The private deck is the ideal spot to admire the Adirondacks and the serene waters of Lake Algonquin while enjoying a barbecue meal from the grill and at night, guests can gather around the fire pit to roast marshmallows. The hosts provide bikes, kayaks, and tennis equipment for guests to use while inside, free Wi-Fi and Netflix are available throughout the property. Guests can warm up after a day on the lake by sitting back in front of the wood-burning stove in the living room and listen to the fire crackle away.

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Location + Surroundings

This property is located in the town of Wells in Hamilton County, New York, surrounded by tall pines and lush countryside while offering breathtaking views of the Adirondacks and Lake Algonquin. The property is within easy reach of Speculator and the Oak Mountain Ski Center as well as Garnett Lake, Griffin Gorge, and the hiking trails that start in Indian Lake. Wells is only an hour’s drive from Saratoga Springs for a fun, family day out while the property is only an hour and a half from Albany International Airport. Read More


  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Winter sports
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater rafting

Whether guests are looking for an action-packed adventure or a relaxing getaway in the peaceful countryside, there’s something for everyone in Hamilton County and the surrounding area. Guests can enjoy an array of water sports on Lake Algonquin, Garnett Lake, and nearby Griffin Gorge while scenic hiking and biking trails can be found throughout the Adirondacks and nearby Indian Lake. In winter, Oak Mountain offers top-class skiing, snowboarding, and tubing as well as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Guests looking for a leisurely day out can visit Saratoga Springs or Albany for fine dining, boutique shopping, and a variety of family entertainment.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • The host does not offer refunds once a booking is confirmed.
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Additional Information

A refundable damage deposit of $250 is required at the time of booking.

Pets are not permitted on the property.

Smoking is not allowed on the property.

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