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Far Horizon Estate

Ski or hike nature trails from backyard of Private Adirondack Retreat close to Olympic Village Center

  10 guests
  4 bedrooms
  3 full / 1 half bathrooms

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Property Features

Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1
1 King
Bedroom 2
1 Double / Full
Bedroom 3
2 Twins
Bedroom 4
2 Twins


Far Horizon Estate nestled amid 11 acres of pristine Adirondack wilderness in Lake Placid is able to sleep 10 comfortably in a spacious home with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. This private Adirondack style camp and rests quietly at the end of a discreet tree lined driveway with a gated entrance. Gaze on one of the region’s most spectacular vistas that opens up to big skies with rolling meadows, hardwood forests, and bold southern mountain ranges. Spend time enjoying recreational activities like cross-country skiing and nature walks right from your backyard. This idyllic location offers space and privacy while still being close to the Lake Placid Olympic Village amenities and attractions.

Far Horizon Estate is the perfect escape for a large family or group of people looking to share their time together.  The property features a spacious floor plan with a nice flow that provides plenty of space for entertaining and relaxing comfortably.  Rustic elegance throughout with cozy radiant in-floor heat, hardwood floors, large walls of windows, gourmet kitchen with high-end stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, a three season porch with beautiful fireplace, 3 additional native stone fireplaces, huge yard with patio and outdoor fireplace, a first floor primary bedroom with en-suite bath and two additional bedrooms that share a full bath on the same main level.

Sleeps 10 comfortably and amenities include:
Hiking trails
Wood burning fireplaces
Out door patio with wood burning fireplace
3 season porch
family room
Beautiful Mt. Views
Ceiling Fans
1st Floor Master suite
Wi Fi
Fresh Linens & Towels
Gourmet Kitchen

Kitchen: Window Seat, Ceiling Fan, Gas Oven and Range, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Microwave, 4 Slice Toaster, K-Cup Coffee Maker, Electric Kettle, Breakfast Bar, Wine Refrigerator, Candelier over large kitchen island, Wood Burning Stone Fireplace with two chairs and table in front of the fireplace.
Living Room: Massive Stone Wood Burning Fireplace, Desk, 3 Lounge Chairs, Couch, Antler Chandelier, Access to patio, Views of High Peaks.
Dining Area: Seating for 8 people, Adirondack Style Table and Chairs, Chandelier, Access to patio
Den: TV, Ceiling Fan, Games, Apple TV, Sitting Area, half bath
Bedroom # 1: Primary Bedroom, King, TV, Dresser, Closet, Ceiling Fan, Main Level, Ensuite bathroom, window seat
Bedroom # 2: Main Level, Full-Size Bed, Ceiling Fan, TV, Dresser, Wood Burning Fireplace, Access to the screened-in porch
Bedroom # 3: Main Level, Two Twins, Dresser, Ceiling Fan Closet, Window Seat
Bedroom # 4: 2nd Floor, Two Twins, Full-Size Bed, Window Seat, Fans, Sky Light
Bathroom # 1: Main Level off the foyer, Shower
Bathroom #2: Half Bath in Den, Main Level
Bathroom #3: Master Bathroom ensuite with bedroom 1, Chandelier, Main Level, vanity, claw foot tub, shower with seat, double sinks
Bathroom # 4: Main Level, Jack and Jill Bathroom with Bedrooms 2&3, Double Sinks, Walk in Shower with seat
Bathroom # 5: 2nd Floor, ensuite to Bedroom 4, Shower
Screened Porch: Wood burning Stone Fireplace, Seating, and Antler Chandelier
Laundry Room: Off Foyer, Iron, Iron Board, Washer, and Dryer

What Awaits You

Lake Placid Main Street with shopping galore, varied dining options, breweries, theater, Mids park with year round events, Olympic Arenas with museum, indoor rinks, skating and public beach with playground, tennis courts and toboggan run
4.4 Miles Away
Mirror Lake is the center of the community with year round activity. Public beach, kayaking, canoeing or paddle boarding in the summer becomes a winter hub of activity when the lake ices over. Take a thrilling ride down the toboggan chute, skate around the 2 mile cleared track on waters edge or play a rowdy game of ice hockey!
4.4 Miles Away
Lake Placid Lake presents visitors with opportunity to launch from the public boat launch and cruise across pristine waters, enjoy water skiing/tubing fun or take a guided boat tour to learn the history of the waters and properties that surround the lake.
5.9 Miles Away
Olympic Arenas with museum, indoor rinks including the world famous Herb Brooks Rink that hosted the Miracle on Ice Game in 1980 and the outdoor speed skating oval
4.3 Miles Away
John Brown Farm is a historic site with museum and memorial grounds featuring period reenactments, picnic area and access to trails for hiking cross country skiing or snowshoeing.
3.0 Miles Away
Ski Jump Complex Watch ski jumpers fly, flip and spiral through the air after vaulting off the ski jumps! Take a ride on the 8 passenger gondola, experience the thrill of zip lines next to the 100 meter ski jump or take a glass elevator to the sky deck to gaze on amazing panoramic views!
2.2 Miles Away
Mount Van Hoevenberg Experience the thrill of the longest Cliffside Coaster in North America, cruise down the Bobsled run on a guided ½ mile track of up to 50 mph, bike, run, hike or watch exciting events.
5.4 Miles Away
Horse Show Grounds Excellent opportunity to watch 2 separate horse jumping competitions that take place at the end June and beginning of July.
2.6 Miles Away
Experience Outdoors Guided Zip Line Tours Guides will lead you through zip line tours with varied height levels, Adventure Park activities, 3D Archery or Mountaintop Yoga.
0.9 Miles Away
Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington beckons visitors to glide down over 3 peaks with 25 miles of trails available for varied experience levels for skiing and snowboarding in the winter along with summer gondola rides, disc golf, nature hiking and Oktoberfest festivals in the fall.
11.9 Miles Away
High Falls Gorge in Wilmington is a 22 Acre nature park with bridges walkways and groomed trails that showcase 4 separate waterfalls and breathtaking views of Adirondack splendor!
10.3 Miles Away
North Pole Santa’s Workshop in Wilmington is a theme park set up as a Santa’s Storybook Village geared towards children and the young at heart. Lots for families to see and do in this wondrous setting!
16.2 Miles Away
The Wild Center of Tupper Lake is a museum/adventure park sitting amid 115 acres with 54,000 square feet of indoor space that features stunning live animal and interactive exhibits along with multi-media shows in a spacious theater. The outside offers walking trails, naturalist guides throughout, guided canoe trips and special Adirondack themed workshops including the art of ice fishing and more!
32.6 Miles Away

Lake Placid and the surrounding areas feature several lakes, fishing, golfing, hunting, biking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and so many more varied sporting or entertainment opportunities for visitors.




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Write a Review
New Canaan , US
Reviewed: Jul 31, 2017
Property Manager
Diana was fantastic from the beginning to the end.
Not enough hot water for everyone otherwise a beautiful place highly recommended.
Reviewed: Jul 3, 2017
Property Manager
Amazing rental!! Will be back next year sure! Closer to everything than we thought it would be


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".