Firefly Lodge: A Secluded Lakefront Cottage


Entire cottage hosted by Linda

10 guests, 3 bedrooms, 6 beds, 2 bathrooms
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Our lake side cottage offers you a magical Adirondack experience. Located on the tip of Mountain Lake, our cottage has the seclusion and natural beauty that you can only find in the native woodlands of our southern Adirondack Mountains. Wake up to see the sun rise over our 44 acre lake. Have a cup of coffee, unwind to the songs of the loons as the sun shimmers over the length of the lake. Swim, boat, fish, hike, golf. A Perfect Vacation

The space
Our beautiful lakeside rustic cottage has been renovated and is ready to rent.

You will have a magical Adirondack experience but.. with a little bit of luxury.

We ask for a Saturday to Saturday minimum weekly rental in intervals of 7 days.
(Under special circumstances, we will rent for 11 days when available ) or shorter periods of time in September and October.

(If you would like to
request a shorter stay of 4 nights or more for the months during fall foliage September and October, please message us with your request. )

FIREFLY is a cozy cottage on a dead end road that will offer you a magical Adirondack lakeside experience.

Firefly sits on the tip of a level sunny grassy peninsula on a 44 acre lake called , Mountain Lake; A beautiful serene lake where you can swim, fish, canoe, kayak, or paddle boat. Our cottage is directly on this beautiful lake. Walk out the door and stroll down to the dock. We can supply you with a paddle boat and a canoe or you can bring your own. Our hammock and dock chairs will assure you of a the complete lake experience that will be magical in all ways. You will be awed by our amazing sunrises and magical sunsets. We will supply you with everything needed for an amazing lakeside get-away. fire pit, grill, pots, pans, TV and internet. This unique lodge is one of the original cabins built in 1880. We have added many modern touches, such as the cathedral bedroom ceilings which overlook the lake, new bathrooms and a new kitchen with a dishwasher. Yippee.
But…our cabin still reflects its original Adirondack charm. The screened in large porch , overlooking the lake, is perfect for a romantic dinner or for family gatherings. The sunsets over the lake are amazing.
Our master lakefront bedroom has a queen and a full bed.
Our lake view guest bedroom has a handmade Adirondack Amish queen bed.
Our lake view children’s room has a twin day bed, a full size bottom and twin top bunk bed.
Our second upstairs full bathroom has a awesome underwater theme and dolphin shower mural.

Our renovated kitchen offers you a vintage stove, farm sink, new refrigerator , dishwasher , keurig and mr coffee maker , microwave toaster and two sets of dishes snd silverware. Pots pans, knifes and cooking essentials are provided.
Our downstairs luxury bathroom will be a surprise.
With a black , white and gold slipper claw foot bath tub, you will have an amazing view of the lake while relaxing in the tub.
You can stretch out on the living room sofa, or recline on the other sofa. Our little game nook is perfect for family fun game nights. Our TV is located in the game area and can be pulled out to watch while relaxing on the couch.
Firefly is not a large cottage but it is a cottage with a prime lake front view sitting on a grassy, double, lake front lot. Perfect for volleyball or grassy games.

We have a large new dock perfect for fishing and your outdoor water sports. The Mountain Lake activities center around the water and we have a beautiful view of the whole lake. The level grounds make easy access to the lake, offering a perfect vacation for our older guests.

Happily, Firefly is pet friendly. Small dogs under 35 pounds are welcome at $150 extra per dog for the week. Let us know if you plan to bring your pet so we can welcome your pet with a doggie treat. Please, Only dogs that are friendly and non aggressive. Dogs must be on a leash outside the cottage or restricted to the property boundaries. Proof of rabies shots must be sent prior to arrival.

We will provide the bedding and pillows. You will need to provide your own sheets and towels.

Important.. Our Mountain Lake is spring fed, but since we use lake water, we ask that you bring your own water to drink. You can sterilize the lake water to use for cooking and coffee or take a short ride to our mountain fed fresh water supply line to gather jugs of Adirondack fresh water. This fresh water is MAGIC

“ Life is not measured by the breaths you take, but those moments and memories that take your breath away”.

Make Firefly Lodge your next adventure.

Linda and Steve

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
32" TV with Netflix, Roku
Patio or balcony
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

Gloversville, New York, United States

WE are located in Gloversville NY a quiet area of the Adirondacks, where you will find the beautiful area of Mountain Lake. We are in southern section of the 6 million acre Adirondack State Park. Located just 30 minutes from the NYS Thruway, you are near EVERYTHING and far enough away from EVERYTHING. A footpath circles the lake edge or hike on the many trails nearby. There are many golf courses nearby as well as restaurants, bars and shopping malls.
A 40 minute ride will bring you to Lake George, with the Great Escape water park,Saratoga Springs with its many cultural events, Cooperstown ( Baseball Hall of Fame) Blue Mountain Lake and its Adirondack Museum, Speculator and the beautiful lakes of Lake Pleasant, Oxbow lake and Piseco Lake. We are close to the Great Sacandaga, Caroga Lake, Peck Lake, and Canada Lake. There are supermarkets nearby to stock up on anything you have forgotten.

BUT.. Why leave the area when you are already in paradise.?

Hosted by Linda

Joined in June 2018
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I’m a Mathematics Professor at a college in New Jersey. I love nature and love the Adirondacks. We have just opened our beautiful Adirondack home to the public and we hope that our guests will enjoy our home as much as we do.


  • Steve

During your stay

We have a house across the lake and will be available to answer any questions but we will not invade your privacy.

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House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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