Upper Saranac Lake Gilded Age Summer Home & Boat House Sells for $2.45M
SOLD | Built c.1898 | 6,000 Sq. Ft. | 7 Beds | 4 Baths | 24.5 Acres
686 Bartlett Carry Road, Saranac Lake, New York, United States, 12983
A gracious treasure on the southeasterly shore of Upper Saranac Lake has sold for $2.45 million after listing in June 2019 for $3 million. Originally built in 1898 by Robert Dun Douglass and later purchased by Alix Stanley of Stanley Tools, Camp Dancing Waters has been preserved in impeccable condition for over 115 years. The camp’s distinctive architecture offers alluring appeal as one of the most recognizable properties on the lake. Its signature boathouse has 2 unprecedented drive-through boat slips together with a distinguishing eyebrow roof dormer. The entire property comprises of 24.5 acres of land with 1,200′ of shoreline on the peninsula known to many as Douglass Point with level access to the water and exceptional lake and mountain views. The main camp offers roughly 6,000 square feet of living space including 7 bedrooms, 4 fireplaces, wrap-around porches, a glass enclosed sunroom, formal dining room and attached 2 car garage. Lighted walkways extend to a guest cottage with garage, boathouse and open space lawn area (former tennis court) with a stone wall viewing area built in the hillside. Camp Dancing Waters was most recently on the market for $2.8 million with Nicholas Politiof Merrill L. Thomas, Inc.