Athletic Balsams Townhome

Beautiful Lake Placid Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms | Sleeps 6-8

  8 guests
  3 bedrooms
  3.5 bathrooms
  2065 sq. ft.

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Property Features


Unique and spacious three story, three bedroom, three and one half bath townhome in the heart of the Adirondacks. This luxurious townhome comfortably sleeps eight and has all the amenities to make your vacation the ultimate get-a-way! The Adirondack inspired great room features a beautiful floor to ceiling cultured stone fireplace, cathedral ceilings, big windows, hand crafted cedar stairway & railing and open floor plan. The large screened porch is directly off the dining room for outdoor entertainment. The high end kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The bathroom floors are warm and cozy with radiant-in-floor heat. The upper level has two bedrooms, two baths and a home office complete with a printer, scanner and fax machine for your use. Wireless internet available throughout the home. The lower level has a family/game room has a ping pong table, dart board, board games and bike trainers plus there is an additional sitting area with the entertainment system. The entertainment center has a flat screen TV, NO cable, sound system, DVD player and a Wii game console. Also on the lower level is a bunk room, bath and a private walk-out stone deck patio facing a wooded setting and grassy lawn. This is the perfect four season vacation property. Close to the Olympic ski jumps and Lake Placid Horse Show grounds.

Master Bedroom: Queen Size Bed
Bedroom Two: Queen Size Bed
Bedroom Three: Twin Bunk Beds
Rec Room: Queen Size Sofa Bed
Game Room: Queen Size Sofa Bed

Master Bath: Jacuzzi Tub & Shower
Bath Two: Shower
Bath Three: Bathtub & Shower
Half Bath


Ceiling Fans
Jetted Tub
Free Internet and Wireless
Unrestricted calling on home phone
Game Room with ping pong, darts, board games, Wii console, bike trainers
Washer and Dryer
Gas Fireplace
Gourmet Kitchen
Radiant Heated Floors in all Bathrooms
On-Premise Zero Sort Recycling
Wooded Pine Trees in Back Yard
Screened-In Back Porch, Open Back Porch and Front Porch



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* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options and fees.


Write a Review
Reviewed: Feb 20, 2018
Property Manager
Diana was very helpful in supplying activity recommendations. She and her team were also very responsive and willing to help with any of our concerns, even over the holiday weekend. I would definitely come back here
My group of 4 loved our stay at the Athletic Balsams. The place was beautiful and very tastefully decorated. It was clean, cozy and still very spacious. We were 2 couples, so we only slept in the upstairs 2 bedrooms. I didnt even realize there was a whole basement, where we easily couldve slept another couple and/or kids on the pullout couch and twin bunkbeds. The unit is connected to others, but we only heard them when they were out shoveling snow. It is about 6 minutes south of town (Main Street) and 20 minutes southeast of Whiteface Mountain. Its actually right by the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex - which is crazy to see!
Reviewed: Jan 4, 2018
Beautiful property - not walking distance to town but well maintained and nicely decorated.
Reviewed: Aug 16, 2017
Property Manager
Diana was a pleasure to work with - responsive and accommodating! Highly recommend her among the realtors in Lake Placid!!
Great location for lacrosse tournament, but a little far from town
Reviewed: Feb 23, 2017
Wonderful place! Very clean and comfortable. Pictures do not do it justice! Need a car for traveling to town and the mountain.


Quick Question & Answer Information about our properties and services:
Q.  What type of vacation rental properties do you offer?
A.  We offer a wide selection of vacation rental properties ranging from cozy cabins to luxury retreats.  We set very high-standards to enhance your vacation experience and ensure guest satisfaction.  All Engel & Volkers rental properties are well maintained in desirable locations, fully furnished and tastefully appointed.
Q. What are your office hours?
A. Our office is open from 8:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. six days a week, Sunday’s by appointment and available to handle issues 24/7.
Q.  Where and when do I check-in the day of my arrival?
A.  Check in time is 4:00 p.m. unless we have approved and earlier check-in time. Please stop by our office to pick up your key and complimentary welcome tote. If you plan to arrive after 5:00 p.m., kindly let us know and we will make arrangements with you for key pickup.  Engel & Volkers is conveniently located at 2284 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946. 
Q.  When is departure time?
A. The check-out time is 10:00 a.m., sharp. If possible, we will grant late check-out requests on the day of departure. Please call us at least 48 hours in advance if you wish to extend your check-out. Please note that late check-outs are not always available due to reservation turnovers.
Q. Is there a cleaning fee?
A. Yes, there is a one-time cleaning fee that applies to every rental. This fee is based on the number of bedrooms, bathrooms and overall size of the property. If you’d like additional housekeeping during your stay, please call us to book a mid-stay clean.
Q.  Are linens and towels included?
A.  Yes, all of our vacation rental properties include linens and towels at the property for your use.
Q.  Are paper products, soaps and other household supplies included?
Our vacation rentals are furnished with a start-up supply of paper and soap products. This includes paper towels, toilet paper, dishwashing soap, garbage bags, a clean sponge and laundry soap. Some homes may also have a basic supply of spices, cooking oil and cooking spray.  Depending on how long your stay is and your level of usage, you may need to purchase more of these items at any of the local grocery stores.
Q.  Are washers & dryers available?
A. Yes, most of our properties have a washer and dryer available.
Q. Are pets permitted?
A. Some of our vacation properties accept pets and a pet deposit is required.  Please look for a pet friendly designation on our web-site or call us and we can help arrange suitable accommodations.
Q. Is smoking allowed in my rental property?
A. No, smoking is strictly prohibited in any of our vacation properties.
Q. Is there air-conditioning in my rental property?
A.  Most properties do not have air conditioning since the average daily high temperature tends to hover around 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer months.
Q.  What other types of services can Engel & Volkers Lake Placid Real Estate assist with?
A.  We are a locally owned full-service real estate agency and vacation rental company in business since 1979.  Our hope is that you have the most enjoyable time during your stay, and that you will consider us your resource for "all things Lake Placid."  Whether you are looking for a delicious place to eat, the best place for a hike, shopping, entertainment, we will gladly share our knowledge of the area and let you in our favorites!  If you fall in love with the area and would like to find your dream home, we would welcome the opportunity to help you own your "piece of the Adirondacks".