Adirondack Great Camp built 1881 Spitfire Lake/Up

Dining room porch
Dining room porch
Saranac Lake, NY 12945
Adirondack Great Camp built 1881 Spitfire Lake/Up
9 bedrooms
15 guests
7 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 5
Sleeps: 15
Type: Home
Per week: $7,500
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Saranac Lake vacation home rental
Camp Potluck is situated on Spitfire lake connected to Upper St Regis Lake. Ther are 50 private2 camps on the 2 lakes...Upper St Regis and Spitfire Lakes going back to the turn of the century There is no town per se...Lake Clear 12945 is where post office is located. Town of Saranac is 12 miles to the south and East...Lake Placid is 20 minutes away to the south and east We are celebrating our 100th anniversary of the properties owners association...My camp was built in 1881 by great grand father Henry Hotchkiss of New Have CTY in 1881..It is an exclusive community with the countries oldest Yacht Club and still sailing the IDEMS especially designed for the St Regis Lake by Crane. in 1901. Our camp has boat access only with private landing for our lakes on Upper St Regis. Gasoline and parking is at this location...

Being an Adirondack Great camp it has many buildings...A historic Living room cabin featured in Adirondack Great Camps. Kitchen and dining room and front poach are on water. All other cabins are located up are on water up the "hill", The main sleeping cabin has 2 bedrooms and sleeping porch and 2 bathrooms...and sitting room. The second main cabin as 2 bedroom cabins and one bath room...The third has one bedroom and one bath...The last cabin has bath and out side shower as has the Main CabinThere is WYFI and telephone. These is a total of 7 sleeping cabins.There is one main inboard/ outboard 18 ft and a 18 foot 25 hp outboard and barge for carrying people dogs and baggage... 4 canoes, sail fish, surfing board and 3 kyacks..

The camp will sleep 15 with a combination of king sized and single beds. The drinking is from our deep well. We have rented to 2 families with dogs over the past 45 years that I inherited it and to single families with extended familiesIt is my 83rd summer at Camp.

Minot Dole

Area Information
The surrounding camps are all privately owned with no commercial activities allowed...Lakes were founded by millionaires such as Vanderbilt's, Morgan's.. There are 3 connect lakes. Lower St Regis where Paul Smiths College is located...Spitfire where we are connected to Upper St Regis, the largest lake...

The Camp is 12 miles north of town of Saranack lake off Rt 30.

About the owner

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Minot Dole

Minot Dole

Minot Dole

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    Retired from running a marketing, industrial design and engineering company for the Fortune 500 for 40 years. MS Industrial Design. Continuing to create and market my own products...Look for the Snapper picker upper cane on QVC and regular outlets. Married, 2 children , 2 grand children and 2 step...
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Apr 29 2015 Apr 28 2017 - - $7,500 - 1 Week
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