About this listing
Three miles from downtown Lake Placid with its world-class amenities, this seasonal woodland cabin has trails that lead to a monastic post and beam lean-to in the forest and a little mountain with spectacular views. An intimate retreat.
Ideal for a couple or tight group/family of 3. Secluded garden with outdoor dining and grilling. It is a perfect base for an abundance of recreational activities in the surrounding mountains, lakes, and villages.
Private trails with access to NY State Wild Forest and a private lean-to, available for picnicing. If you have overflow guests who like to camp out, please inquire.
Interaction with Guests
Hosts are experienced and helpful with suggestions for backcountry adventure and attractions in town(s). Karen and Pete will be as interactive as guests desire.
Private yet not far from Lake Placid village with its world-class amenities that include great dining, movie theatre, town beach, tennis, spas, shops, etc. Averyville Lane is a 5-mile dead-end road, a destination for elite athletes to train, for pleine aire painters to paint and hikers to access numerous trails.
Once downtown, there is a free trolley.
Other Things to Note
In the cabin there is an incinolet toilet, a modern alternative to a flush toilet. If you don't mind using the great outdoors. we have a designated his and hers urinal behind the woodshed adjacent to the cabin. There's spotty wifi and sketchy cell phone reception ( best on beautiful days), although both are available nearby.
No pets. We have a friendly dog named Ander. No smoking indoors. We request that you please honor our retreat-like setting. Linens provided for use at cottage. Please bring beach towels.