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40 County Route 46, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Back Bay Camp


MLS# 200547

6 bed

6 bath

1.77 acres

3,147 sq. ft

Listing Courtesy of: Merrill L. Thomas, Inc.

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Back Bay Camp, a timeless retreat nestled along the picturesque shores of Upper Saranac Lake, where the charm of the early 1920s meets modern luxury living. This waterfront camp is a rare gem, boasting 340 feet of pristine frontage, with a truly captivating view of the distant mountains and Tommy’s Rock. The centerpiece of this property is the magnificent two-story boathouse, featuring a covered porch, breathtaking floor-to-ceiling fireplace and half bath. Imagine waking up to the soothing sounds of the lake and enjoying evenings by the crackling fire in your own private waterfront sanctuary.

The main residence exudes classic Adirondack charm and has undergone recent renovations with high-end finishes throughout including 4 fireplaces. With a total of 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, this home offers plenty of space for entertaining guests. Unwind on the expansive deck while taking in the mesmerizing lake views. This property has it all, including a clay tennis/pickle ball court for friendly matches, a sandy beach bottom for lakeside fun, a 3-car garage for storage, and an outdoor grilling area for al fresco dining. A children’s playground adds to the appeal, providing hours of fun for the little ones.

The camp has been meticulously updated, boasting a new roof, first floor air-conditioning, septic system, mechanicals, and electrical improvements. Conveniently located, this property provides easy access to the Saranac Inn Golf Course, the state marina for all your boating needs, the Adirondack Region Airport, and endless paddling adventures on the interconnected lake chains and surrounding lakes. Don’t let this exceptional opportunity slip through your fingers. Whether you seek a serene retreat, a family getaway, or a unique investment, this early 1920s waterfront camp on Upper Saranac is a must-see.

Details & Amenities

Listing Details

  • MLS #: 200547
  • Status: Expired
  • Date Listed: 09-20-2023
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Sq. Ft: 3,147
  • Acreage: 1.77
  • Seasonal Property: No
  • Listing Agent: Jonathan Gorgas
  • Co-Listing Agent: Nicholas Politi
  • Listing Courtesy of: Merrill L. Thomas, Inc.

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms – Full: 4
  • Bathrooms – Half: 2
  • Total Fireplaces: 6
  • Fireplace Features: Dining Room, Family Room
  • Basement: Block, Crawl Space
  • Heating Type: Fireplace(s), Forced Air
  • Air-conditioning Type: Central Air

Exterior & Lot Features

  • Area: None
  • County: Franklin
  • Town: Saranac Lake
  • Township: Santa Clara
  • School District: Saranac Lake
  • Views: Lake, Mountain(s)
  • Garage Spaces: 1
  • Lot Features: Gentle Sloping, Level, Near Golf Course, Views
  • Lot Size Area: 1.77
  • Other Structures: Boat House, Garage(s), Residence, Shed(s), Storage, Tennis Court(s)
  • Total Parking: 6
  • Patio & Porch Features: Deck, Patio
  • Road Type: Gravel
  • Sewer: Septic Tank
  • Body of Water : Upper Saranac Lake
  • Waterfront Features: Beach Access, Lake, Lake Front, Waterfront
  • Frontage: 340

Building & Construction

  • Tax Map #: 442.2-5-15.100
  • Annual Taxes: $18,210
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Exterior Siding: Spray Foam Insulation, Wood Siding
  • Roof Type: Synthetic, Tile
  • Foundation Details: Block, Poured
  • Electric AMP: 200+ Amp Service
  • Water Source: Well Drilled
  • Architectural Style: Adirondack, Camp
  • Home Levels: Two