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The Gifford Lake House

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Vacation Rental


Welcome to The Gifford Lakehouse. Away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, get ready to unwind on this calm secluded lake. Surrounded by wilderness, pour yourself a cup of coffee and sit out on the deck overlooking the's nothing but birds chirping and the breeze through the trees from here on out. 


Situated on 25 acres in the north country, bring your boat, fishing pole or snowmobile. Truly an outdoor enthusiasts' dream, The Lakehouse will provide you with some of the best fishing and direct access to the C4 snowmobile trail. 
Not a fisherman? Let the kids hit the sandy beach and swim out to the floating dock while you catch a good book in a nearby hammock. 


With modern amenities and a rustic touch, once you hit up the local grocery store there won't be anything left to do but enjoy your stay.  One thing we promise you won't any stress. 



The main house boasts three bedrooms and  two bathrooms. At your fingertips is a large eat in kitchen with plenty of prep space and any tool the chef in your group may need. Eat in at the eight person dining set, or take your meal outside to the spacious deck.. maybe some s'mores at the outdoor fireplace later?

Across the lawn you will find a separate cottage including three bedrooms and one bathroom, kitchen and living area. 


What's Included...

The Kitchen 

In the kitchen you will find everything you need aside from food. A full sized fridge, gas stove, indoor broiler, dishwasher and plenty of counter space. The cupboards are stocked with dishes and utensils. 

Free Wifi

You'll be provided with our Wifi password in our welcome packet along with any other tech information you may need


Outdoor furniture, a fireplace, horseshoe pit, hammock, bocce ball, and loads of fun are waiting for you outside!


Towels are provided along with all linens needed. A washer and dryer are provided for your convenience.  

The Lake 

Enjoy a sandy beach area, dock, boathouse, floating dock and an array of beach toys.


There is plenty of parking in the driveway along with a carport for your use.


Things to do 

Snowmobile Trail

Directly across from the NYS C4 snowmobile trail.. head up to Tug Hill,  or south towards Oneida lake.


Only 15 minutes to some of the most sought after fishing in New York State, The Salmon River. Salmon not your thing?

Feeding into West Branch Fish Creek, and close by the DEC stock point, head up stream , down stream... or cast a line off of the deck for some of the best upstate trout fishing

Hiking/ Cross Country Skiing

In the heart of upstate, there is no shortage of hiking trails near by.  Hit up Mad River State Forest or nearby  Forest Park where you will find a picturesque covered bridge and pavilion for picnicking.


Take the 5 minute drive into Camden for a variety of pizza and hometown restaurants, or drive 15 minutes more and explore all of the waterfront dining at Sylvan Beach.

Sylvan Beach 

All the feels of a beachfront town, explore places to eat, fishing, boat rentals on Oneida Lake, rides, mini golf and much more in just a short 20 minute drive.


Take a 5 minute drive into the town of Camden where you will find a grocery store, carriage museum, bowling alley, pizza place and other modern amenities.



A very scenic and quiet place that was loads of fun for all family members, both young and old. We enjoyed canoeing, playing on the playground, playing on the beach, swimming, volleyball, fishing, and the fire pit! As the only house on the lake, we had a lot of privacy and freedom. Host was also very quick to respond. Highly recommend!

Stephen - July '22

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