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Rocky River Chalet & Retreat on Ausable River

Wilmington, New York, United States 12997

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    Rents from mid October to mid May. Hot Tub! Waterfront! Rocky River Chalet & Retreat is an immaculately elegant, charming & private cabin with 3 bedrooms, a sleeping loft with futon, 2 full kitchens & 3 full bathrooms, on 10 private acres with a hot tub, along the West Branch of the Ausable River. Rocky River Chalet is 3 miles from the Whiteface Olympic ski center, near High Peaks hiking trails & has 600 feet of river front, prime territory for your avid fly fisherman.

    The river is a pleasant walk away through the cabin's wooded yard, & a relaxing spot to take your morning coffee, or watch the shades of evening draw on. Two fully equipped kitchens & a washer-dryer, complement high speed, wireless internet access & an Entertainment Center equipped with HDTV, satellite TV, & a DVR featuring Pandora, Netflix, laptop projection on the flat screen TV, making Rocky River Chalet your home-away-from-home in the Adirondacks.

    The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed, across the hall from a guest room with queen bed, while the sleeping loft has a comfortable futon. An efficiency studio downstairs (Rocky River Retreat) adds the 3rd bedroom-bath-kitchen, and features an outdoor swing bench with a weatherproof roof.

    No other houses are visible from the property, & a spacious wrap around porch surveys the yard, which is ringed by birches, hardwoods & cedar. A large camp fire pit sets the rendezvous point for family gatherings & picnics.

    Runners, cyclists, cross-country skiers & hikers will run out of time, long before they run out of stunning mountain vistas to enrich their exercise, which is a major reason Ironman is held here every July. When your busy vacation day fades to dusk, there are several fine restaurants within a mile or so of Rocky River Chalet, & if you want to make a full night of it, the Olympic Village of Lake Placid beckons, 12 miles away through the Wilmington notch along the Ausable River, one of the most beautiful drives in America,.

    Don't forget your camera, as wildlife sightings include bobcat, red fox, fisher, the harmless Adirondack black bear & moose. If you don't see any of them, Guests may visit the nearby Adirondack Wildlife Refuge & Rehabilitation Center, where friends & family can learn all about grey wolves, coyotes, fox, bobcat, bald eagle & other birds of prey. The Refuge has canoes and kayaks, as well as public fishing access on Lake Everest,

    This is a relaxing cabin, where you will put your busy careers on hold, spend quality time with friends & family, & renew yourselves, surrounded by the incomparable beauty of the Adirondack Mountains. House-trained dogs are welcome, as long as owner brings crate, & agrees that dog will be crated, whenever dog's owner is not in the house. Absolutely no smoking indoors. Rocky River Chalet has a minimum 2 night stay, & is only available from Oct. 8th - May 15th. A cleaning fee of $115 applies. A non-refundable $75 Damage Protection Policy per stay apply to all rentals. From Canada or U.S. Call Toll Free 866-235-9655


    • Accommodates:9
    • Bedrooms:3
    • Bathrooms:3


    • Amenity Availability Heating
    • Amenity Availability Hot Tub
    • Amenity Availability Internet
    • Amenity Availability Kid Friendly
    • Amenity Availability No Smoking
    • Amenity Availability Parking Included
    • Amenity Availability Pets Allowed
    • Amenity Availability TV
    • Amenity Availability Washer/Dryer
    • Amenity Availability Wireless Internet
    • Amenity Availability Flat screen TV
    • Amenity Availability Propane Fireplace
    • Amenity Availability Satellite TV

    Rates and Availability

    Weeknight Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Min Stay
    Standard Rate
    $395 / night$410 / night$2695 / weekN/A2
    Winter University Games
    01/12/2023 - 01/22/2023
    $425 / night$425 / night$2975 / weekN/AN/A

    Specific Rate Details

    Rocky River Chalet is available from mid October to Mid May. 2 night minimum. all stays incur a $115 cleaning fee, and all stays are subject to 3% Essex County Vacation Rental Occupancy Tax, as well as $75 Damage Protection Policy, which protects guest for up to $1,000 worth of damage.
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