The Cabins at Lake Desolation: Sky View Cottage

A Middle Grove, New York vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 2
  • Bathrooms - 1
  • Sleeps - 6
  • Pets Considered
  • On serene Lake Desolation

Now available for reservations! You are a short 5 minute walk to the lake, dock & canoes. It’s time to spend a relaxing week (or two) at the lake. Sky View has 2 bedrooms: #1-queen bed, #2- 1 full size bed & twin bunkbeds. A large living room also has a full sofa sleeper. The full bathroom has a shower & small tub.

The surrounding State forest land makes this the ideal destination for your next family vacation or weekend get-away. The region is jam packed with wide-ranging activities: Farmers Market; Golf & Mini Golf; Museums; Waterfalls; Whitewater Rafting - We look forward to welcoming you! We'll having you 'living like a local' in a day or two.


  • Pets Allowed
  • Linens Provided
  • Furnished Kitchen
  • Outdoor Firepit
  • Outdoor Grill
  • ATV/Snowmobile Trail
  • Fishing Boat Available
  • Pier/Dock
  • WiFi Internet
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Year-round Rental

Unique Features

The cottage cook will enjoy the fully equipped kitchen and dining room. While enjoying the stunning view from the front deck the cottage cook can grill on either the charcoal or propane grills, and the whole group can relax at the picnic table. Sky View’s location offers the best of both worlds: Nature excursions & activities at the foothills of the Adirondacks Upstate New York, plus a world of shopping, dining and entertainment: we are just 12 miles from Saratoga Springs. 45 minutes from Lake George; 3.5 hours from New York City.

Things To Do

Lake Desolation has something for everyone! Hiking for beginners and advanced, dog hikes, biking, swimming, fishing, and good old-fashioned relaxing. Boat to Tinney's Tavern - the one restaurant on the lake. Visit nearby downtown and walk along Main Street at the lake.

Attention snowmobilers and ice skaters: Due to our elevation, we are one of the first lakes to freeze - making Lake Desolation a popular winter destination. From first-ice, mid-January through mid-February, ice-fishermen catch Northern Pike, Lake Trout and Landlocked Salmon. Jack perch is the ‘catch' after mid-February.

Only 15 min. to the Saratoga Race Track! Also nearby are Balloon Rides (the area is home to the Adirondack Balloon Festival); The Adirondack Theatre Festival returns every year! Enjoy professional actors and artists. You might run in to someone famous.

Rates & Specials

$195 - $215 night

$675 - $895 week

Sept. 1st-July18th—$675 per week-$195./night (2 night min)

July 19th-Sept. 1st—$895./week-$215./night (2 night min)

* Rates are based on up to 4 occupants in the unit. There is an additional $25.00 per person/per night for additional guests. (Max. Occupancy 6 persons).
Check-in: 4:00 pm. Check-out: 10:00 am sharp! Please give yourself enough time to vacate the cabin before 10:00 am, we need to ready them for the next guests.

If you have special check-in/check-out requirements, please let us know in advance. We will try to work with you as much as possible.

We can provide linens (sheets & towels) in the event you don't want to bring them along for the small additional fee of $25. PLEASE DO NOT SLEEP ON BEDS WITHOUT LINENS.

All reservations are first-come, first-serve. We will e-mail you as soon as we receive everything to confirm your reservation. PARKING SPACE IS LIMITED TO 2 VEHICLES! THE DEPOSIT DUE, AT TIME OF RESERVATION, IS 50% OF THE RENTAL FEE + REFUNDABLE SECURITY/DAMAGE DEPOSIT + ANY EXTRAS (DOG/LINENS/EX. GUESTS/ETC.) THE BALANCE IS DUE 14 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL DATE.

Contact Information

Lake Desolation
Middle Grove, NY 12850
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