Kellum Mountain Lodge is an incredible southern Adirondack waterfront property with a convenient Lake George-region location. This great property is in turn-key condition for immediate weekend enjoyment and offers a private, swimmable Adirondack spring-fed pond, incredible mountain views, and a custom, immaculately-appointed log home chalet with gorgeous handmade Ralph Kyloe rustic furnishings.
The property is located a handful of miles north of Warrensburg near Kellum Pond – within easy driving distance of Lake George Village, Glens Falls, Gore Mountain and Saratoga Springs. This popular vacation destination offers extensive natural beauty while lying conveniently within a half day’s drive of major northeast US metropolitan areas.
The property is accessed via East Kelm Road, a private gravel road which is maintained by the nearby Kellum Pond Association to the north. This artery provides deeded, four-season access to the property from Forest Lake Road, a town-maintained highway connecting the area to Route 9.
This gorgeous log home overlooks the pond’s northeastern shore and is accessed by a short asphalt driveway spur from East Kelm Road on a site that basks in warm afternoon sunlight. From the cabin grounds, there’s a direct and open view of the water and the surrounding hardwood, pine and hemlock mountains flanking its forested shores. The pond’s undeveloped shoreline offers an incredible backdrop of towering cathedral pines and evergreen hemlocks growing along the water’s edge. A private hiking trail extends around the western and southern rims of the water, leading to a small clearing that would be a perfect spot for a lean-to or gazebo overlooking the water.
Kellum Mountain’s focal point is its very own private Adirondack pond, spanning over 11 acres in area and tucked privately beneath the surrounding mountains and entirely within the property’s boundaries. This exceptional natural beauty benefits from outstanding aesthetic qualities and offers a classic swimming and fishing opportunity for its owners and their friends and family. Pond depth is 10'-12', with a fishery that’s ideally-suited for large mouth bass.
If you’ve been dreaming of an elegantly appointed custom log home with vintage Adirondack furnishings and a comfortable, rustic waterfront ambience, you’ll love this lodge. Constructed in 1984, this 1,644 square foot retreat offers an authentic Adirondack experience, highlighted by its fine craftsmanship and elegantly rustic charm accentuated by a stunning collection of white birch and curly maple Ralph Kyloe-built furnishings. Its careful round-log construction was inspired by the historic “Great Camp” architecture of the late 19th and early 20th century.
The pond and its waterfront residential area lies within a secluded forest ‘bowl’ that is protected by two high ridges to the east and south, including the summit of Kellum Mountain (elevation 1,600’) which frames the southwest horizon. From the lodge, the terrain climbs steadily toward the land’s upper elevations, crossing through the surrounding forests and approaching several granite outcroppings which reveal exceptional views of the southern Adirondacks. From one such vantage point, known as “The “Overlook”, you will be rewarded with twenty-mile-long views toward Gore Mountain and beyond.