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Hunter/Windham Contemporary Ski/Lake House

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 10 Sleeps

Beautiful 3,000 sq ft 4 bedroom, 3 full bath contemporary chalet on private 3-acre property exactly halfway between Hunter and Windham (approx 2.5 miles from each). Great for access to both mountains! Breathtaking views of Hunter Mountain, on a private lake. New flat screen tv's in EVERY bedroom. Newly carpeted bedrooms. New luxury beauty rest mattresses in every bedroom! New dining room furniture and living room set! Huge wrap around decks to enjoy barbecuing on the third-floor deck, or some quiet time on the second floor outside the master bedroom.

About the house: fully furnished. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you will need to cook great meals. Kitchen also has a dishwasher. Every bedroom is wired with digital cable. The house has a wireless network that can be accessed from all points of the house and is even capable of getting internet access down on the dock. In the living room is a 58' HDTV DLP television with DVD player. Master bedroom has California King size bed, a 32' Sony tv, and private sitting area, with own private deck looking out onto the mountains. Second Bedroom has a Queen size bed, 24" television, and direct access to first-floor deck down to the lake. The third bedroom has a queen size bed. The fourth bedroom has a queen size bed.

The house has a heated 2-car garage that has electric garage door openers (great for those frigid winter months) and direct access into the house from the garage.

About the property: Driveway is paved and flat, so there is no worry about cars getting stuck in or out when the snow starts falling! There is a great babbling brook on the property that runs into the lake. During warmer months, the lake is great for fishing: it's stocked with Catfish, Trout, Bass, Bluegills, Sunnies, and more! It's also a great lake for swimming and afternoon fun! Approximately 2 hours from NYC, off exit 20 on the NYS Thruway coming from the South, or Exit 21 coming from the North. Gas grill and kayaks provided.

More Details

Property Manager
Derek Dailey
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2018

Amenities

Hunter House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Notes:
Swimmable Lake and Superior Mountain Views Heated 2-car attached garage Large Screen TV with Cable Wireless Internet Fully stocked kitchen

Reviews

Very Good! 4/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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Hunter/Windham Contemporary Ski/Lake House
average rating of 3.952381 based on 21 reviews
New York, NY
5

Great Ski House, Great Location, Great Value

  • 5 of 5

Liked everything about the house for our ski weekend. We've rented a few houses over the years and this one was by far the nicest in it's price range. Plenty of space for our group to feel comfortable in. Woodburning stove/fireplace was nice and the big open feel from each of the three floors to the outside views of the mountain were EXCELLENT. Also, close to everything yet very private. I'd recommend this to any group that wants to ski Hunter Mountain.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2010
  • Stayed: January 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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House with best Mountains/Lake views in the area

  • 4 of 5

Considering the past reviews, our group was certainly hesitant to book this property, but we decided to go ahead anyway, primarily because of the lake/Mountain view. We were not disappointed. The view from the deck is truly amazing and breathtaking and the pictures of that landscapes cannot replicate its beauty. Access to the lake was also super convenient and the water was clear and calm. While the interior needs some refreshing (certainly the walls would love a new paint) the view and the large deck from which you can enjoy the mountainous vista totally offset that. The house has four bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate 10 with extra mattress. The new property manager was easily accessible and very accommodative. The check in and the check out experience were easy. Overall very solid experience that totally exceeded our expectations. We would return again and recommend this property.

May 18-20

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

House with Gorgeous Mountain/Lake Views

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 10 and enjoyed our stay very much. The property is huge and the bedrooms have comfortable beds. It is certainly not a new construction and it has signs of use but still reasonably maintained. The upper and lower decks have a breathtaking views of the Hunter mountain and the lake. The lake itself is not huge but is big enough to enjoy water paddling and kayaking. Fishing was also surprisingly good. You find tons of privacy on this property yet you are only steps away from major local roads (296).

The property was clean and stocked with basic items. New BBQ and deck furniture were a nice addition. We would certainly recommend this property.

Robert

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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House needs improvements

  • 2 of 5

Our group was disappointed with the house this year. This is our second time coming to this property. The house had no deck table and only 2 usable chairs. On the first morning we found out there was also no coffee maker. Very shocking when your counting on a nice cup of coffee. We had to go out to buy a table and coffee maker. We donated the coffee maker to the house FYI.

There also seems to be some type of mildew or mold on the lower levels. Everyone in our group had trouble breathing at night. The house also had some unfinished repairs to the interior which was not inviting.

On the plus side the pond was beautiful and there are 2 kayaks on the dock for use. The owner also added some living room furniture which was nice.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family vacation, 4th of July weekend

  • 4 of 5

This property was a pleasant setting for our long weekend family vacation. It has more than enough common space, and four rooms that fit our group (three couples, a toddler and a dog). The pictures on the site are accurate.

The view is beautiful, the weather was perfect. The deck is huge, but could use more outdoor furniture. The pond is not huge, but has a lot of fish (caught four decent size bass), and is quiet and peaceful. Went kayaking (included with the rental) and swimming too, which was nice.

It seems like a few changes were made by the owner to the property since the reviews from a few months ago. Still a few minor repairs need to be made, and the AC in the master bedroom needs work, but the house is not run-down or unsafe as the other reviews suggest. It's not a hotel-quality ski lodge, but a lived-in, fairly maintained seasonal home.

Did not have issues communicating with owner (responded within minutes to inquiries pre- and during trip). Welcome packet provided with detailed instructions and information. Special requests were accommodated. No issues with security deposit, since owner did not charge it.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not a great value

  • 2 of 5

It might have been a great value a long time ago, but we think it was over priced. Pictures in website were out dated (at least for our visit, didn't check now), heating didn't work in some areas.

Took a long time to receive deposit, and only after trying to contact the owner for multiple times.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Hunter Mountain activities including Skiing, Festivals, golfing, etc. Visit the Hunter Mountain homepage for more information and a calendar of events!

Skiing/Snowboarding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Golfing

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $230
Pet Fee $150
Property Damage Insurance $79

The above-referenced rates may vary for Holidays, Festivals, Special Events, Long-Term Rentals, and Repeat Renters. A security deposit will apply. Cleaning fee will be deducted from the deposit upon return (assuming no damage). If paying through homeaway or paypal.com, a 2.9% or 2.5% payment convenience fee will apply accordingly and will be deducted from the security deposit. If using google wallet, Chase Quickpay or check by mail, then FREE! If applicable, a pet fee will apply.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.