Sleep: 21 - 23 Max.
Beds: 2 King, 4 Queen 3 Twin over Full Bunkbeds 4.5 bathrooms
Featured in NYup.com.23 vacation rentals for large families, groups in Upstate NY Dockside Manor is our largest lakefront property yet, and it is equipped for all your full-sized lakeside fun! It will have you and your family and friends talking about the unbelievable memories you made for years to come! The first floor boasts two large living rooms with a wrap-around couch and a small sitting area to read the paper and drink your morning coffee all while overlooking the lake from the 12-foot glass doors. The living room also features a fireplace, cozy up and relax. The open oversized upscale fully stocked kitchen with custom granite countertops and a large dining room table will accommodate even the largest of gatherings.
Rounding out the first floor, are three amazing bedrooms, including one with its lake view and private sliding door to a vast house side deck. There is a full bath that is attached to the second bedroom with a queen bed. Off the sitting area, you have your final luxurious Queen bedroom. Followed by another full bath with custom tiles, soaking tub and laundry will make all our guests comfortable.
The massive vaulted ceiling second floor has three large bedrooms. The master bedroom with en suite bathroom with custom tiles has a stunning balcony with 2 lounge chairs and an incredible lake view. The second "Queen Room" has two queen beds fit for a queen or king if necessary. The third bedroom includes three, twin-over-full bunk beds, and right next door, a full-size bathroom with a soaking tub, with custom tiles that can clean off the kids from their adventures of the day.
Adjacent to the main house we have our separate Bar/Game room which includes a pool table, shuffleboard, fuse ball, darts, a large backend bar with granite top, a second fridge, an Indoor/outdoor stereo system, a sitting area with large screen TV, and half bath. New for the 2021 season is the arcade room, attached to the bar game room. This arcade features 6 games, Pac man, Mrs. Pac Man, skee-ball, and more!
Your marvelous outdoor fun includes multiple patio areas a large level yard equipped with a swing set, horseshoes, a barbeque grill, and a custom fire pit. Upon approaching the 180 feet of lakefront dock space, you come across a modest size screen house, equipped with nine lawn chairs, a second BBQ grill, a kitchenette, and a refrigerator. There is also a floating dock for when you want to take the plunge and access to three kayaks, and three paddleboards and all the fresh, Adirondack air your lungs can handle! New to the property is a 40x40 basketball court with night lights for family fun! This home is pet friendly, bring along your four-legged friend, for a small fee. Must submit up-to-date Rabies Vaccination card. Kayaks and paddleboards are only available from May 1- Oct 1, weather dependent.
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The photos were very accurate of the property and it was so beautiful. We loved being here for the week and all of the choices of activities at this house ( game room, hot tub, fire pit, dock, canoes, etc.) was the best. We explored Lake George and just had a wonderful week. The house was just big enough for our family get together and allowed us to all have fun and make memories.
Stayed August, 2022
Great home. Perfect for a large group. Loved every minute we spent there
Stayed June, 2022
The property is great - big yard, fire pit, hot tub, arcade room and right on the water with big docks. Was a great spot with lots of kids as they were able to run around to different activities and it's pretty secluded so we didn't have to be on them full time. The house is well appointed - nice furnishings, good for big group - large couches, open kitchen. We had a great time. One note - if you're going in the offseason (we went mid April), there's restrictions on using kayaks, etc. in the water which was a bummer. We went last April to another property and were able to go on the water full time. Kids still jumped in even though it was freezing but would have been better to take out a kayak or paddle boat since it was 60+ degrees and sunny when we were there. Overall, nice spot and I'm sure it's a ton of fun in the summer.
Stayed April, 2022
Me and some friends rented this property for a ski trip and it was perfect! I'm always wary about getting too excited about a location from the pictures, since often times they're more flattering than real life, but the property was just as spacious and luxurious as the photos led us to believe. I especially appreciated the hot tub, which was the best way to end a long day of skiing in 0 degree weather. The property manager was extremely communicative and answered all questions I had almost immediately.
Stayed January, 2022
Everything about this property is fantastic! A perfect amount of space for 13 adults, with all the amenities we needed. The hot tub was particularly fantastic, and the management team was quite helpful when the weather got rough toward the end of our visit. Would definitely come back again!
Stayed January, 2022
There are some excellent aspects. It was very clean and the beds are comfortable. Reservation and check-in was virtual and worked well. Smores fixins and a bottle of wine were nice welcomes. The home is decorated nicely, especially if you like an Etsy aesthetic. The hot tub was good. The wifi was strong
But the problems are real. There is not a single closet in the entire home - really, not in any bedroom, the kitchen, any bathroom, or foyer. Nowhere. Broom/mop just lie against a wall. There is a coat tree by the front door that gets overwhelmed, so coats have nowhere to go. In the kitchen there is no pantry or a a single wall cabinet. Groceries simply get stored on the kitchen counters - there is nowhere else for them. All the cups, plates and glasses are in floor cabinets, meaning constant bending and searching. Bedrooms do not have chairs and some of the beds are really high (there are step stools). No place to sit or put on shoes. And no place to put all the decorative bed pillow; you just throw them on the floor when sleeping. And the heat is single zone and single controller, so someone was always unhappy.
The main floor is all open, which can work well, but becomes difficult if someone is looking for privacy. We used all the bedrooms, so if you need a quiet space for work or zoom calls there is nowhere good to retreat to.
The separate game house is fun, but not as functional as you'd expect from the photos. All the arcade games and pool table are mini-size, which is OK, but not what we were expecting. Some of the games just don't work well and are mainly for show.
There is not much to do in the area during the winter when we were there. Also, if you are looking for a respite from national politics look elsewhere, as several neighbors are flying flags that include truly offensive language against one party. On the plus side, the small lake (the house is not on Lake George) and dock area look great for summer activities.
I could see giving the home a 4 instead of 3, but one thing was particularly off-putting. Evidently there is local legislation trying to limit VRBOs and similar rentals. The owner is involved in the fight, which is totally understandable. But the owner has placed political lawn signs on the issue around the property, which makes renters feel like they are unwanted interlopers.
Also, the cost is on the high side for this property. So, 3 stars (maybe 4 in the summer).
Stayed December, 2021
The location of the property is amazing so we’ll kept comfortable beds extremely clean they provide you with all the things that you might need . Loved the stay very comfortable and relaxing wish we could have stayed a little longer . Just one thing was not very pleasant was that the next doors were mowing all morning we could not sleep well because of the noise otherwise everything was very nice .
Stayed November, 2021
Really enjoyed our stay at dockside manor. The property is great, fully stocked (more than we thought), and our family had a great time. If only northern living could have brought us a few more warm, sunny days
Stayed August, 2021
There were 11 of us and everyone was thoroughly amazed. House is fabulous, kids just loved all the amenities. Can’t say enough and certainly hope to be back.
Stayed July, 2021
Dockside Manor is absolutely perfect! The home is beautiful with all the comforts of home. It was well stocked with everything you would need for vacation. The bar/game room was a big hit with everyone, old and young. The deck on Hadlock Pond was awesome! It had kayaks, paddle boards, and life jackets for all. It was a perfect location to view the 4th of July fireworks! Definitely a home we would come back to again!
Stayed July, 2021