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Jane Callahan, NY Lic. RE Salesperson, Davies Davies & Assoc, LLC Rental Agt

Member since: 2014
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On Green Island, Bolton Landing, Next to the Sagamore Resort

2 Reviews
Sleeps18
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms6
Half Baths2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Bolton Landing holiday villa

9 bedrooms, 6 baths, porches with wonderful lake views

A Rare Vacation- On Millionaire's Row: Live in the grand style. The beautifully restored Villa Nirvana mansion. Renovated and furnished in the original style (with some mod-comes.) Originally built at the end of the 19th century by John Boulton Simpson, one of the millionaire owners and builders of the Sagamore Hotel for his family. Adjacent to the Sagamore Resort it shares the spectacular southern views of the lake and is but a short stroll to the Sagamore to eat dinner or have drinks or to go into Bolton Landing and eat at the restaurants or shop in the stores. It's also about 45 minutes to Saratoga and the Racetrack so you can go to the track and still be on the lake.

Swim from the dock or you can go to one of Bolton's public beaches if you're more of a sand person. There's also a dockspace for tenants' boat up to 25' space

Extensive porches wrap around lakeside. Airconditioned, cable televisions, well equipped kitchen, dishwasher, firstplace on first floor and in bedrooms for decoration only. Separate formal dining room with chandelier and large table. Formal living room as well as large family room with television. 5 bedrooms on second floor with 5 kings and the third floor with four bedrooms with two fulls, a full and a queen, two fulls and the 'kids room with 6 twins . There are two 3/4 baths on this floor

$600 cleaning fee

Information on the history of the house may be found in Kathryn O'Brien's 'The Great and the Gracious on Millionaire's Row,' p. 190; History of the Sagamore Hotel' by William Preston Gates and 'Old Bolton' also by Gates.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jane Callahan, NY Lic. RE Salesperson, Davies Davies & Assoc, LLC Rental Agt (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Call Manager
Speaks english

Reviews

2 traveller reviews

On Green Island, Bolton Landing, Next to the Sagamore Resort
average rating of 3.0 based on 2 reviews
Massachusetts
5

Absolutely Wonderful! Beautiful Memories!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property in August of 2015 for a family reunion/50th anniversary celebration. We had adults up to the age of 80 and children ranging from two to 16. We had an absolutely wonderful trip! Beautiful weather and fantastic amenities.

The House. It is beautiful. Wonderful period details with all the modern conveniences, including air conditioning. The beds were super comfortable and the rooms were super spacious. There were PLENTY of sheets and towels. We had 20 people and we NEVER ran out of towels! The room set ups were perfect for our group. Each adult pairing got their own room and then the kids shared other rooms depending on ages. If you are short a mattress in a room - they have an entire storage area filled with new mattresses - almost like a mattress store. Most of the rooms have TVs, which I know you aren't supposed to use on vacation - but when you have a cranky toddler who just needs his Paw Patrol fix its a godsend to have a TV in almost every bedroom. The downstairs entertainment room has beautiful leather reclining furniture that was so comfortable the kids wanted to sleep there. The kitchen is well equipped for normal use.

The Outdoors. We had some novice swimmers and non swimmers in the group and they were very comfortable jumping off and swimming around the pier (weaker swimmers wore life jackets). The interior of the "boat slip" was very calm and we used the area to give the younger kids kayak lessons which they loved. The dock is spacious and the furniture provided down there was super comfortable. The furniture on the porch was incredibly comfortable and someone was probably sitting out there from dawn to well past midnight every day. The views are spectacular!! One of the unexpected joys of renting the house was the ferry boats that passed in front of the house. They would drive by and give a brief toot of their horn - nothing obnoxious or obtrusive. It delighted the kids and added to the nostalgia of renting this beautiful home.

Location. The house is right next to the Sagamore but you really don't notice it (other than getting to see their beautiful old boat The Morgan and their smaller picnic boats drive by). We walked to the sagamore a few times for dinner, lunch and cocktails. The location was also perfect for teens and Tweens because they could walk to town for pizza/ice cream. The house is Very close to grocery stores, delis, wine stores. Quick trip to Lake George for go-karts, golf etc.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warwick,NY ,Orange County ,USA.
1

The rocky horror show

  • 1 of 5

An absolute horror story . Loud dock renovations all day with half naked workers on the property . Major noise nuisance from 7 AM every morning . Bats flying around and in toilet .

Boat damage caused due to construction was not reimbursed .

A very uncooperative landlord and a useless agent .

My advise: DO NOT RENT THIS HOUSE.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: From the owner: Unfortunately you can't please everyone all the time. No one can control the weather and some outside variables. The tone if this comment is similar to that of a disgruntled employee that can often not be reasoned with and has their own agenda! The facts are as follows: This home is a magnificent piece of history built the 1860's. That's situated on the beautiful shore of Lake George New York, In the Adirondacks. It's been featured in many articles ,most recently in the summer addition of Saratoga Living magazine and 518 Life magazines August publication by the Albany Times Union. In nearly 20 years of ownership this beautifully restored house has hosted wonderful people ,who've had a wonderful time and experience ,that forged life long memories of their vacation. It's true that a brand-new dock system was constructed by a very professional organization "the Dock Doctors " They came unexpectedly from when they were scheduled and did create some minor inconvenience and noise during some daylight hours. As a result ,the landlord through the agent ,returned $2000 as a courtesy and offered an additional discount and invite to return the following summer!! With respect to the boat damage that was sustained, The facts are as follows: The marina that rented the boat to the tenant clearly stated that "the damage was due to the renter not using the bumpers that were given to them when they picked up the boat! Negligence on their part" was the marinas conclusion. I assume they had insurance. With respect to the bat , That was a first! Windows were left open and screens not used in the bathroom. I'm happy to say that the bat was safely and expeditiously returned to the outdoors. The agent handling this house and it's rentals has Successfully done so for over a decade . The firm she works for is very reputable! We welcome any questions and are happy to provide referrals! We look forward to accommodating you in this fabulous house with great history, In an extraordinary location next to the Sagamore on Green Island Lake George !!
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Map

Nearest Airport
64 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sagamore Golf Course
Nearest Train
31 Miles
Fort Edward Station Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
Sagamore Resort
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Gore Mountain Ski Center
Car: recommended

Bolton Landing area has a variety of shops, gifts, antiques and more as well as quite a few restaurants. Located about 9 miles north of Lake George Village with it's theme park, activities and the outlet stores, a lot of things for families to do

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Bolton Landing, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
spring
8 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$9,398
 
 
early summer
21 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$10,740
 
 
shoulder week
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$13,425
 
 
fall shoulder
2 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$12,083
 
 
fall
17 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$10,069
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$17,453
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$2,685

There is a $475.00 cleaning and linens fee deducted from the security

For summer/fall 2014 it's 50 percent down with security and balance of rent due 5 weeks prior to rental. For Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks depending on the time of booking it might be 1/3 down with payment spaced

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Bolton Landing, New York

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , First floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Master bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , Off lakeside bedroom with king
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , Off hall on second floor
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath with shower , Off the blue room
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower enclosure , Off hallway on third floor
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower enclosure , Also off hallway on third floor
    Bathroom 8 - shower enclosure , On the lower level
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , On the lower level
  • 7 and 2 half baths
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master, lake view, deck off room second floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Lake view bedroom with full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Looks towards the Sagamore and woods
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Blue room with full bath
    Bedroom 6 - 2 single bed , On third floor, next to 3/4 bath
    Bedroom 7 - 1 large double bed , 1 double bed , Lake views
    Bedroom 8 - 2 double bed , with door to bedroom 7, next to 3/4 bath
    Bedroom 9 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed , Nice bright room
  • 9 bedrooms, 5 on second floor with 4 kings and two twins, 4 on third floor with two twins, a full and queen, and two fulls, queen and a twin
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing