You’ll feel right at home the moment you arrive at this wonderful Wilmington, New York vacation rental house, situated on a 20 scenic acres backing up to state land. Surrounded by picturesque woods with the soothing sound of a trickling mountain stream in the background, this quaint log home feels quite removed without being remote, making it the perfect setting for your next rejuvenating retreat!
With 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2,200 square feet of tastefully decorated living space, this beautiful residence is a fantastic size and layout for families, couples out for a romantic getaway, or a group of close friends traveling together. Everyone in your travel party will love this home’s rustically charming all-wood interior, boasting a variety of delightful touches such as majestic cathedral ceilings and a floor-to-ceiling wood burning fireplace in the living room, complete with an attached moose head and subtle wood scent throughout. On the first level, you’ll find the cozy living room, kitchen, den, queen bedroom with full bathroom, laundry room with half bath, and the mudroom entrance between the kitchen and garage, where you can conveniently enter the house directly from the garage without exposing yourself to the elements. The mudroom also offers access to a small porch and deck, perfect for relaxing outdoors while enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. Prepare your favorite home-cooked meals in the spacious, well appointed kitchen, fully equipped with granite countertops, a 6-burner gas stove, and all the other necessary modern culinary appliances. The home’s upper level overlooks the living room and features a great loft area with 2 more bedrooms and an additional full bath with shower and separate Jacuzzi tub. The kids will love playing on this level and the stairs are awesome - each step is a half log! Look forward to spending leisurely afternoons sitting in one of the Adirondac chairs out on the large covered front porch, where you can admire the beautiful woods with glimpses of mountaintops peeking through. You’ll be able to see full mountain views during the cooler months when the leaves are down. On clear nights when the sky is dark, the stars and moon shine exceptionally bright, providing stellar opportunities for unbelievable stargazing. The visibility of stars here is truly amazing!
This area has a lot to offer for both outdoor enthusiasts as well as those less inclined to the outdoors, and this property is ideally located to let you enjoy it all! Lake Everest in Wilmington is only 1.6 miles away from the house and features a town beach, boating, and swimming. About 3 miles away is the Flume on the AuSable River, home to waterfalls and a fun swim hole. You’ll also find great hiking trails and ample fishing spots nearby, most notably excellent trout fishing. Whiteface Mountain Ski Area, an Olympic mountain and one of the 46ers, is only 5 miles from the property and offers terrific hiking and skiing. Whiteface is home of the 1980 Olympics and has the greatest vertical drop in the east. It's a full-service mountain with 87 trails, 11 lifts, terrain parks, and glade skiing, as well as a learning ski area and 6 restaurants. The area also has miles of cross country ski trails either in the back country or at ski centers where equipment can be rented. Plus, the gondola also runs in the summer!
There’s lots to see and do over at Lake Placid just 10 miles away, from golf courses, dining and shopping to Olympic venues and hiking. You’ll find more hiking trails in the High Peaks, located 16 miles away in Keene Valley, and even more hiking 22 miles away in the artsy town of Saranac Lake. If you’re traveling with children, be sure to stop by Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole, New York, which is located about 1.5 miles from the house and open almost year-round. For fine dining, you’ll find several good restaurants in Wilmington and Lake Placid, which also has a movie theatre for your entertainment. There’s a ton of art in the area of all kinds, including performing art, and you’ll love being able to get fresh, home-grown food at the area’s local farms. There are often open houses for the farms and artist studios, so you can experience the warm, vibrant culture of this charming community first-hand. However you choose to spend your time here and no matter what season you plan to visit, this sensational Wilmington vacation rental house will not disappoint - you may never want to leave!
Key Residence Features:
- Amenities include a new fully equipped kitchen, large covered front porch with Adirondac chairs, wireless internet access, in-unit washer/dryer, Jacuzzi jetted bathtub, and much more
- Amazing location! Situated on 20 private acres of hardwood forest part of the way up a mountain with peaceful mountain stream in the back
- Close proximity to all kinds of outdoor recreation, local farms, art studios, shopping, restaurants, and other unique local attractions
- Master Bedroom: King-sized Bed
- Bedroom 2: Queen-sized Bed
- Bedroom 3: Queen-sized Bed
- Two Queen-sized Air Mattresses are provided to accommodate extra guests if needed
- No smoking
- No pets allowed
- Must be at least 28 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply