TOTALLY PRIVATE CAMP ON PRISTINE MOUNTAIN LAKE"GULL POND CAMP"

3 BR, 1.5 BA, Maximum Occupancy: 5
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Franklin County

Tupper Lake Region Vacation Rentals — LISTING ID: VR6444

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Kayaking and canoeing on a pristine mountain lake, sunset views from the dock and deck, listening to the haunting cry of the loon echo at twilight, fishing from our rowboat, swimming or simply relaxing in a classic Adirondack chair with a good book--this is just some of what our camp on Gull Pond has to offer. Gull Pond is a beautiful unspoiled mile wide and 70 foot deep spring fed mountain lake, less than 15 minutes drive from the village of Tupper Lake, (two supermarkets, antique stores and restaurants), yet a world apart. Only 35 homes are hidden behind the trees along the four mile shoreline, and there is no public access to the lake. It has the feel of a wilderness lake, and when you are out on it, you may be sharing it only with the loons and the occasional beaver. This of course is especially true if you decide to visit during the fall, which is the favorite time of year for most locals. In the fall, the lake, which is never crowded, is almost always empty, and as the colors emerge, the sights are truly magical.
Our completely private 12-acre camp is situated lake side with 350 feet of lake frontage, and direct Western exposure for beautiful sunsets. Our neighbors on either side are several hundred feet away through the dense forest, in which you're likely to see deer from the deck or living room. Our dock provides easy access to the water, and there's a swimming platform a short distance off shore. We have both a single and tandem kayak, as well as a canoe and rowboat for your use. The lake is home to a large fish population of smallmouth bass, lake trout, yellow perch, and even some freshwater salmon.
The house is of modern construction, with a cedar plank walled living/dining room with cathedral ceiling. There is a comfortable Adirondack style sofa and love seat, and an Adirondack style dinner table. There is a fireplace/wood stove in case of cold mountain nights, and we have electric heat as well (the house is completely winterized). The lake view deck has a cedar picnic table and gas barbeque. The deck is adjacent to the living room, and there's screened lake view porch as well. Large sliding glass doors lead to the deck and also provide a view of the lake, only 75 feet away. The kitchen is thoroughly equipped with all modern appliances, including microwave, dishwasher, toaster-oven, coffee grinder, and more. There is a large washer/dryer setup in the full basement.
There are 3 bedrooms, a downstairs master with a queen size bed and lake view, and two upstairs, one with a high riser (2 twin beds), and one with a futon that converts to a double bed. Linens for five are included. There are 1 and 1/2 bathrooms on the main floor--the full bathroom has a combination tub shower, and the second a toilet and sink. We have a VCR/DVD player DVD and DirecTV satellite set with basic channels. There is also a bluetooth boombox, a library of good vacation reading (including Adirondack subjects) and a variety of board games.
If you want to leave for the day, you will find plenty of activities within an easy drive. Right in Tupper Lake is the new Adirondack must see--the $30 million Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, also known as The Wild Center--www.WildCenter.org. It's filled with fascinating exhibits, some with live animals, and an extended network of trails and outdoor exhibits including an onsite Adirondack pond. Tupper Lake also features a beautiful public golf course, and town tennis courts. A little further afield is the All-American city of Saranac Lake, and a few minutes past there Lake Placid, with the world renowned Olympic site, many fine restaurants and high end shopping. There are also many hiking trails within an easy drive from Gull Pond. The region also features many fine restaurants of all types, barbeque to haute cuisine. There's antiquing, river rafting, frequent festivals, theater and music, town events, and much more.
HERE ARE SOME COMMENTS FROM PAST GUESTS: We had a great time and want to thank you for making this place so cozy. We would love to come again.....Thanks for your excellent directions and detailed comments on everything from how tos to the animals around the area....When we opened the front door of the cabin and saw our view-wow! We also enjoyed the variety of boats.... The camp itself was just great, met all our needs....We would like to stay here the same week next year....The dock was lovely with plenty of sun and we could not believe how quiet it is here. Thanks for a wonderful week.....The outdoor grill is fabulous for breakfast and we feasted daily on the dock. Really appreciated your sharing your home's amenities--it was great not to have to bring everything. ....Getting out in the kayaks was great. Didn't have to worry about run over by jet skis and powerboats--very relaxing.... Enjoyed the sunsets, deer raccoons, beaver, grouse,deer, unidentified white fluffy tail critter. We had a great time at your beautiful place.....What a super place to enjoy Gods beauty!....Spent a wonderful week getting to know myself. What a lovely escape from reality.....he weather ws perfect 80 degree days and 60 degree nights...its very difficult to leave.

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Rates

Early Season 2021 June 1 - June 26, $1,700 per week

Summer - Fall 2021 June 26 - October 16, $1,750 per week



Weeks run from Saturday 4 pm to Saturday 10 am --contact owner about other arrangements, shorter or longer time periods, etc.

Listing ID: VR6444
Property Address: Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Region: Tupper Lake Region
Bedrooms: 3
Bed Sizes: 1 Queen, 2 Twin, 1 Futon,
Bathrooms: 1.5
Max Occupancy: 5
Pet Policy: Sorry, Pets are not allowed.
Smoking Policy: No indoor smoking.
Cleaning Policy: Leave camp broom clean, heavier cleaning done by our caretaker.
Linen Policy: Linens and towels for 5 provided.
Security Deposit Information: $500 refundable security/damage required with return of signed lease--does not apply to rental, rental payment due 30 days before rental start date, deposit will be returned within 3 weeks after rental.

Amenities

  • 100% Pet Free (no pets ever present with owners or renters)
  • 100% Smoke Free (no indoor smoking ever by owners or renters)
  • Adirondack Chairs
  • Alarm Clock
  • Book Collection, Adirondack Related
  • Book Collection, General
  • Cable TV Reception, Basic
  • Cable TV Reception, Premium (HBO, Cinemax, etc.)
  • Canoe
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dock
  • Dryer
  • Extremely Private
  • Fireplace (wood burning)
  • Games and/or Puzzles
  • Grill (gas)
  • High Speed Internet - Wireless
  • Ironing Board/Iron
  • Kayak
  • Kitchenware (dishes, pots, utensils, etc.)
  • Lake Access (easy walk)
  • Lakefront
  • Life Vests
  • Linens Included (no extra fee)
  • Long Term/Seasonal Rentals Available
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Table, Outdoor
  • Porch (screen)
  • Private
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator/Freezer (full size)
  • Rowboat
  • Rustic Furnishings
  • Satellite Television Reception
  • Scenic View from Inside House
  • Scenic View from Outside House
  • Stereo
  • Stove/Oven
  • Swim Platform
  • Telephone
  • Television, Standard
  • Toaster Oven
  • Tourist Information Folder
  • Washer

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Activities On Site

  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Lake
  • Private Boat Launch
  • Sailing

Activities 1-15 Minutes

  • Antique Shopping
  • ATM (Cash) Machine
  • Bank
  • Bar/Tavern/Brew Pub
  • Basketball Court
  • Church
  • Concerts
  • Gas Station
  • Grocery Store - Large
  • Grocery Store - Small
  • Hiking Trail(s)
  • Marina
  • Miniature Golf
  • Movie Rental Store
  • Public Beach
  • Public Boat Launch
  • Restaurant
  • River
  • Synagogue
  • Tennis
  • Urgent or Emergency Care Center

Activities 16-30 Minutes

  • Boat Rentals
  • Bowling
  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals
  • Hospital
  • Museum
  • Nature Center or Attraction
  • Office / Shipping Service Store

Activities 31-60 Minutes

  • Airplane Tour
  • Scenic Ski Lift or Gondola Ride
  • Shopping Mall

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