$516 / night
Total guests, Nights

Cook House – Home 3850362 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Off the beaten path...this quiet non-smoking hilltop, 3 Bedroom / 3 Bath home overlooks the Adirondack Mountains and historic village of Saranac Lake. Pure mountain air and the noted healing powers of the Adirondack State Park have drawn people to the village for over a century. Visitors today find refuge from the pressure of city living and savor a slower pace of life and the beauty of nature.

This charming retreat features knotty pine walls and large picture windows that provide terrific views of the woodland surrounding the property. A unique feature is the screened Front Porch where you can relax on the two antique "Cure" Chairs and watch the wildlife.

On the main level, a spacious Great Room with a George Jacques dining table and chairs provide the perfect setting for sharing meals, games, and conversation with family and friends. A window Air Conditioner is provided to add to your comfort. The wood burning brick Fireplace will warm you after skiing or as you sip a glass of wine. Wood is provided.

Catch the latest shows and news on the wall mounted swivel 42" Flat screen TV. A Stereo DVD, CD and VCR Player is provided. The fully equipped Kitchen has been remodeled with new cabinets, appliances, floor, granite countertops, and small George Jacques table. Spices, coffee and basic foodstuffs are provided! The Master Bedroom, on the same floor features a King size Bed with a new mattress and and private en-suite Bath featuring a tiled shower and floor . The large picture window provides dappled lighting and views of the village below. An additional window contains a fan for summer comfort.

There is an additional full guest Bath with Tub just off the great room.

The entire main floor is appointed with new wooden blinds.

As you descend the custom wrought iron spiral staircase you will find two additional Guest Bedrooms. One with a brand new Queen Bed and the second with two Twin Beds and a new tile Bathroom. All bedrooms contain window fans.

The Laundry Room is located on this level.

There is a picnic table, gas grill and rock gardens on a large lawn as well as a Parking area for two cars. Additional cars can be parked in front of the house on the road except during the winter.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed Twin bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds
  • 2 Full baths, 1 Attached (ensuite)


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

The keys will be provided upon booking. The Caretaker lives next door and is available to answer questions and suggest places to visit at any time. Books on the area concerning hiking, boating and history as well as brochures are provided. I am only a phone call away to provide any information or assistance and to suggest restaurants, hikes and mountains to scale!


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Minimum age of Renter is 25.

Minimum stay 3 nights except during Summer Peak Season


About the owner

Anne C.

Tourist License

Average reply time:
1 hour 35 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 Sep 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





22 reviews

Very Good

“Fantastic House & Location”

Reviewed 29 Sep 2020

This place was a beautiful stay! The house was clean & well kept, and centrally located for all leaf peeping activities! Would absolutely stay here again.

“We Fell In Love With Cook House”

Reviewed 23 Aug 2016

I'm from Long Island, but I fell in love with Saranac Lake from coming up here with my family, beginning when I was three in 1966. When my wife and I looked for a house to rent for a week with my… More

“Lovely owner, sweet house”

Reviewed 9 May 2015

This is a cozy, clean, well-furnished, and comfortable house in Saranac Lake. We enjoyed our stay there very much for cross-country skiing in December. And when I contacted the owner months later to… More

“Home away from home”

Reviewed 26 Jan 2015

The house was honestly more than we needed but we loved every bit of it! The 3 of us-husband, wife and 6 year old-all slept comfortably together in the king bed. There was a bathroom for each of us.… More

“Awesome family lake placid ski getaway!!!”

Reviewed 5 Feb 2014

I have know the Cook's for almost 25 years. This getaway is very close to a great deal of winter family fun in both Lake Saranac and Lake Placid! We spent a wonderful ski in the New Year! The … More

“Wonderful Stay in Saranac Lake, NY”

Reviewed 5 Feb 2014

I stayed for week at this property with a group of friends. The home was beautiful, lake views, charming decoration and comfortable. The rooms were spacious, slept a crowd and gave us all plenty of s… More

“Adirondack adventures Just a Short Walk away!”

Reviewed 17 Oct 2013

The Cook House was the ideal base for our group's multi-day exploration of the adirondack region and all it has to offer. The house itself is warm and welcoming, with up-to-date décor and … More

“Just relax!”

Reviewed 15 Oct 2013

Very confortable place. Excellent to relax! During our breakfast, we saw 5 deers doing a promenade just across the window. Our saty was very plaesant.

“great location,delightful interior and very comfortable”

Reviewed 27 Sep 2013

well appointed comfortable interior,) near restaurant(some walkable, attractive appointments and totally clean---

“Winter Fun!”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2013

Weekend house rental in Saranac Lake for Winter Carnival. The home was convenient to town, clean and fully furnished. We enjoyed the short walk to the village and ski trails as well as cozy nights b… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Anne (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Anne (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Anne (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Anne the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Anne (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Anne (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Anne (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this property you need to pay through the Flipkey website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to the property when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Anne (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Anne (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Anne (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Anne (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Anne (the owner) a message.

If Anne (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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