Camp Winnetaska on Upper St. Regis

Adirondack Waterfront Great Camp , 6 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths | Sleeps 12

  12 guests
  6 bedrooms
  5.5 bathrooms

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Property Features

Sleeping Arrangement

 
Bedroom 1
2 Twins
 
Bedroom 2
1 King
 
Bedroom 3
1 King
 
Bedroom 4
2 Twins
 
Bedroom 5
1 King
 
Bedroom 6
2 Twins

Description

Camp Winnetaska is a unique, secluded, waterfront vacation rental with over 500 feet of shoreline on Upper St Regis Lake.  The camp has road access on a private road.  This rental includes a boathouse and separate cabins that offer a total of 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths and will sleep a maximum of 12 persons.  

Construction on the three and a half acre property, started in the late 1880s. The camp was built for a New York businessman in the style of the Great Camps.  There are three main buildings along 500 feet of waterfront.

LIVING ROOM CABIN with a large “Great Room” with a piano and table tennis table.  There is a smaller intimate living room.  Both living rooms have large stone, wood burning fireplaces.  Spacious porches on two sides overlook the lake.  This cabin has a half bath.

KITCHEN DINING ROOM CABIN: (Propane heat)
Large dining room with seating for 12 and a cozy window seat overlooking the lake
Updated kitchen, seating for 6, fully equipped, with a sunny deck and Weber grill for outdoor dining
Laundry/playroom leads off the kitchen and has an additional large capacity refrigerator/freezer

MAIN BEDROOM CABIN
4 bedrooms overlooking the lake, each sleeps two people
3 bathrooms, including two clawfoot tubs and two walk-in showers
All beds in the camp have wool blankets/duvets as well as electric blankets

Set back from the water, and with views of the lake there are:
GUEST CABIN
Sleeps two
Propane heat
Walk in shower
GUIDE COTTAGE, built in 2002
Sleeps two
Underfloor propane heat
Living room/dining room
Spacious well equipped kitchen
Bathroom/Laundry with walk in shower
This cabin is ideal for grandparents, or a couple with a baby.

There is also a newly built boathouse and a workshop/storage building

Spend sunny days on the large dock, or sandy beach and swim to the offshore swimming float.  In August, view the famous sailing races of the St Regis Yacht Club, one of the oldest yacht clubs in the United States. Canoes, kayaks and a paddleboard are provided.  Explore the lake and admire the beautiful scenery and traditional summer camps along the shoreline, some of which have been in the same families for generations.  

This unique property was featured in the book “Adirondack Great Camps and Rustic Lodges” published by Universe Publishing (2011) on pages 77 -83.
Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) has included Camp Winnetaska on several tours of rustic architecture.  The organization held its annual benefit at the camp in August 2012.  See AARCH.ORG/Camp Winnetaska

The owners are a retired professional couple from Washington DC.  “Winnetaska” has been the family’s vacation home for 37 years.  They enjoy hiking, swimming, water sports, reading and relaxing in this beautiful secluded spot.  

Camp is a 6 hour drive from New York City,  and under three hours drive from Montreal.  The Adirondack Regional Airport at Saranac Lake is 7 miles away and Plattsburgh International airport 52 miles.  Both airports have rental car agencies.

Amenities

Guide Cottage - lake view - Winterized Cabin
     Kitchen - Gas Range, Toaster Oven, Microwave, Drip Coffee Maker, in-floor heat, dishwasher, teapot, small refrigerator/freezer
     Living Room - TV, Landline, Ceiling Fan
     Bedroom: 2 Twins, Alarm Clock, Ceiling Fan
     Bathroom 1: Shower, washer/dryer, hair dryer
Guest Cabin - lake view
     2 twin beds or one king
     Bathroom 2: with shower, hair dryer
Main Bedroom Cabin - waterfront
     Bedroom 1: King, Desk, View
     Bedroom 2: 2 Twins
     Bedroom 3: King
     Bedroom 4: 2 Twins
     Foyer
     Bathroom 3: Claw foot tub, shower (The master bedroom, and the adjoining room with two twin beds, share this bathroom)
     Bathroom 4: shower (The bedroom with the king bed/two twins, has an adjacent bathroom with a shower)
     Bathroom 5: Claw foot tub, shower (The bedroom with the two twin beds has an adjacent bathroom with a claw footed tub)
     All bathrooms are equipped with a hair dryer
Kitchen/Dining Room Cabin - waterfront
     Kitchen with table that seats 6, gas heat
     Large deck with table that seats 6 or more with gas barbecue 
     Refrigerator/freezer, electric range, dishwasher, two drip coffee makers, toaster oven, microwave, processor,blender 
     Large laundry/utility room with commercial size washer and drier, and additional refrigerator/freezer
     Adjacent pantry with dishwasher
     Dining room seats 12
Living Room Cabin - waterfront
     Small living room with rustic fireplace
     Large living room/Great Room with rustic fireplace and Ping Pong Table
     Half bath with toilet and washbasin
     Porches on two sides overlooking the lake
All beds have wool blankets/duvets, as well as electric blankets.  
     

Ping Pong Table
Stone Wood Burning Fireplaces
Large Covered Deck
Dock
3 Canoes
3 Kayaks
Sunfish sailboat
Paddle Board
Life Jackets
 

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