Description of Glamping Units
This pet-friendly cabin rental makes for a fantastic escape to Lake Paradox, in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York. Up to eight happy glampers and their furry friends can escape near Plattsburgh here, with four bedrooms and a full bathroom. The master bedroom offers stunning lake views, and boasts a queen bed, while the rear bedroom contains a single bed. On the upper level, there are two additional bedrooms, one of which has three twin beds, and the other of which has two twin beds.
There is a large front porch looks out to the lake where glampers can observe the great blue heron dining in the marshes, or listen to the loons. The living room adjoins the kitchen with a breakfast bar and a metal fireplace between them. Read More
- Board games
- Cell service
- Dining table
- Extra bed(s)
- King-size bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Lounge/Living room
- Private bathroom
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Tea kettle
- Towels provided
- Twin/Single Bed
- Wheelchair access
- Wood-burning stove
Located on the waterfront, in addition to the natural sand beach and swim raft, there are docks and complimentary rowboats. There are also rentals available for glampers to use including six horse-power with 14-foot outboard boats, canoes, kayaks, and Sunfish sailboats.
The rental is equipped with a vacuum cleaner and cleaning products.
From mid-May to mid-October glampers should bring their own sheets, blankets, pillowcases, and towels. For those who play tennis, be sure to bring a racket and guests are also welcome to bring their own lawn games. Glampers can, by all means, bring canoes, kayaks, and sailboats if they so wish.
Bring life preservers (PFDs) because New York State law require that there be one aboard for each person in any boat and that children under the age of 12 wear a preserver at all times in the boats. For glampers who do not have any PFDs, there are some available for rent at the glamping site for rent a $1.00 each for the length of stay.
Do not bring outboard motors, the host's rental outboards are 6HP on 14-foot rowboats. Larger boats or motors are not permitted on the docks. Please turn off car alarms while at this glamping site and cell phones when on the beach.
Guests are responsible for cleaning the house before leaving. Please remember that during the summer, the next family will be arriving very soon after departure and if the house is not left as found. guests could be charged an additional fee for cleaning.
Guests must bring proof of current rabies vaccination for their furry friends and dogs must be leashed at all times and are not permitted on the beach.
A bill will be produced at checkout for the amount of electricity used during the stay. The average family can expect to pay about $25 to $35 per week depending on use.
Guests will be charged on departure for the firewood that they have used.
In addition to basic charges, glampers will be billed on departure for rental items such as a motorboat, sailboat, life preservers, linens, blankets, etc. A schedule of the rental fees is posted in the cabin rental.
Pets are welcome for an additional fee. Read More
Location + Surroundings
Nestled in the pristine beauty of the Adirondacks, and with that backdrop, glampers will have a lot of fun and good times with friends and family. The site is located on about 400 acres of land by the lake and surrounded by recreational areas, woods, and fields. The rest of the land is primarily woodland, available for hiking and exploring, or whatever guests fancy doing. There is a natural sand beach, asphalt tennis court, clay volleyball court, basketball backstop, horseshoe pitch, a large field for baseball games, tether ball, and badminton. Saratoga Springs is roughly an hour away from this glamping site, as is Plattsburgh. Lake George is roughly half an hour away and West Canada Lake and Ferris Lake are both within a two-hour drive away. Read More
- If the guest cancels at any time, they forfeit all funds to the host and no refund will be made. It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether the booking can be rescheduled to another available date.
For those who wish, there is also the opportunity to row a modern Adirondack guide boat or try out a 15 pound Hornbeck Lost Pond boat. Please inquire with the host upon booking request if interested.
- Bird watching
Just before glampers reach the Narrows, the gateway to the Upper Lake or East basin of Paradox, the hosts also own six acres on Briar Point which is available for guests to use during their vacation. This lovely private spot is inaccessible by road. There are three excellent picnic or camping sites there with rocks to climb on and swim from. The point faces west and makes for an ideal place for picnics or that first camping trip for children—a place to sit and watch the sunset over Blue Ridge and Hoffman Mountain.
This glamping site is located in such a place that glampers will be overwhelmed with the sheer amount of attractions and activities available for them to enjoy. From hiking trails in the Adirondack Region that is famous for its rolling hills, lush green forests, and pristine lakes. From winter to spring, visitors come all year round to experience the best of each season. Adirondack State Park is home to amazing trails and pathways where glampers can explore and go hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.
The hilly landscape is excellent for those who love rock climbing, mountaineering, and rappelling while the surrounding forests are home to amazing animal species and birds, so it's the perfect locale for wildlife enthusiasts, bird watchers, and photographers. The region also boasts some interesting stone caves and bridges which make a perfect day trip destination.
Schroon Lake and Lake George are known for their vastness and beauty are both very close to this glamping site. Guests love the lakes for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, boating, water skiing, riding jet skis, and boating.
The Adirondacks is also a well-known region for winter sports, where downhill skiing and snowboarding are popular in the mountains where the flat terrain below is terrific for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and exploring on snowmobiles.