Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

The Lucky Duck' Sleeps up to 10 Guests 6 Adults and 4 Children Ideal

You sent a message to this owner.

GLASS BALCONY WITH A VIEW OF THE WATER AND GROUNDS

Calendar

Last updated: 05/04/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

THE LUCKY DUCK”
Our beautiful Waterfront Property is only
9 Minutes to Dreams Park
5 Minutes to Cooperstown Village
and the Baseball Hall of Fame!

WE SUPPLY ALL YOUR BED LINENS, SHAMPOO, CONDITIONER AND HAIR DRYERS.
YOU JUST BRING YOUR CLOTHES, FOOD AND A WINNING TEAM.

THE LUCKY DUCK SLEEPS 10....3 FAMILIES ARE IDEAL.
The bedroom layout is as follows
2 AWESOME KING MASTER SUITES W/PRIVATE BATH

1 QUEEN BEDROOM THAT CONNECTS AND SHARES A LARGE BATHROOM WITH THE BUNK ROOM NEXT DOOR.

2 TWIN BEDS IN THE BUNK ROOM THAT SHARES ITS BATH WITH THE QUEEN NEXT DOOR
.
2 TWIN BEDS IN THE HANDICAP ROOM W/PRIVATE BATH.

SO WE CAN SLEEP 6 ADULTS AND 4 KIDS IN COMFORT.
Our luxury custom built Cherry wood gourmet kitchen with Granite and Corian counters and lots of cupboard space is well outfitted with lots of dishes, glasses, pots pans, and brand new appliances. Gas BBQ by the outside tables and A WATER VIEW LIKE NO OTHER.

Now for the story.....The “Lucky Duck” is so named because we feel that we are just about the Luckiest of Ducks on earth to be the owners of such a Glorious property. You will feel the same to be a guest here.
First it is very Important for you to know is that the house we are renting to you is NOT A HOUSE THAT WE LIVE IN DURING THE YEAR, THEN MOVE OUR 'STUFF' OUT OF IT WHEN YOU WANT TO RENT, like so many of the homes for rent in Cooperstown.......YUK!
This was built just for guests like you and is immaculate and will be your very own private retreat when you are here. It is like a hotel but oh so very much better.
Christmas 2007, we purchased this wonderful property from a man who had once owned the New England Patriots. Sitting on 50 wonderful acres, is a lovely house but there was also a beautiful old stone based barn.
The barn was in disrepair and as we felt it would have been a real shame to lose such a wonderful structure. So starting in 2008 and not finishing till Aug of 09, we decided to take almost all of it down and rebuilt it into a new a stunning 4000 sq ft 5 bedroom 4 bathroom residence.
With 5 bedrooms and 4 baths,(full description below) and huge living spaces, we have invested meticulous attention to detail in this property while succeeding in maintaining the integrity of this historical building, and creating a wonderful space for all to enjoy. Some of the original barn exterior wood now adorns the walls of the interior living and family room.
Enter the fabulous glass front doorway to a breathtaking view of the lake and gardens as seen thru the floor to ceiling glass windows directly across on the other side…….quite an entrance.
A balcony framed totally in glass allows the beauty of the land and nature to flow right in.

25 ft high, hand honed beamed ceilings, huge floor to ceiling windows throughout allowing for amazing views of the lake, lush perennial gardens, forests, and wildlife. What more could you want?
The living room faces the lake and features, again, two huge floor to ceiling windows, a gas fireplace with a massive cedar log mantel sofa and chairs, a 50' flat screen TV, wireless internet service and an old sugaring off sled that makes quite a statement as the coffee table for this fabulous area.
Dinning at the 10 ft dining room table, under an old wagon wheel that has old lanterns creatively converted into modern lighting, you will experience a cross view of both sides of the property.

The lake side, the gardens in the morning on the pasture side, the fabulous sunsets at night.
The family room area has an 8 person poker table with lots of room for a second game table, yet be decided on....

A lovely cedar paneled laundry room, HUGE, with a washer, dryer, coat room, wet sink and cupboards completes the house.
Outdoors welcomes you with a 7 acre perennial fringed lake.
The lake is stocked with large and small mouth bass, perch and carp that practically jump on your hook. We have a dock where you can fish from or you can stroll around to the far side and walk the board walk to Meditation Island.......

If you like you can also walk or jog the whole perimeter of the lake on a dirt path. State land boarders our property so hiking and exploring the woods is a must do.

Wildlife abounds, deer, wild turkeys, George the blue Heron, red tailed hawks, ducks and birds galore, so bring those binoculars. Everything to see and enjoy…..nothing here to hurt you.
We guarantee the area has so much to offer you will never be bored.

To book our home we need you to email us your home address and we will discuss sending you out a contract. Your deposit is 50% the weekly rental rate with the balance due 90 days before your vacation date. Pertaining to the Dreams Park season bookings, once you book it is a guaranteed non refundable booking so make sure of your dates.

We have had wonderful guests here wave have appreciated and taken good care of our homes during their stay. We are sure you will be the same.



Keywords: House

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    IN THE MAIN RENTAL ALL AGES ARE WELCOME. IN THE GUEST UNIT ONLY ADULTS OR SMALL CHILDREN UNDER 12....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Well behaved kids always welcome. Poorly behaved kids will be given a double expresso and new puppy and sent home with you....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO SMOKING INSIDE EITHER PROPERTIES. SMOKING OUTSIDE IS ALL WAYS ALLOWED TO THOSE GUESTS WHO RESPECT OUR PROPERTY AND PICK UP AFTER THEMSELVES...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    NO PETS....VERY SORRY...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    YES WE ARE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. WE OFFER A HANDICP ROOM WITH ROLL IN SHOWER, TOILET AND SINK...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    WITH PRIVATE BATH AND WATER VIEW...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    WITH PRIVATE BATH AND WATER VIEW...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    HANDICAP ROOM WITH PRIVATE BATH AND WATER VIEW...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    QUEEN BED WITH JOINING BUNK ROOM & SHARED BATH PASTURE VIEW...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 bunk bed

    BUNK ROOM, 2 BEDS, SHARED BATH WITH QUEEN ROOM...moreless

  • Detached Unit

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (2) Two King Master suites both so comfortable you will deffineately want to sleep in, Queen Beds (1) with a view of the pasture......truly comfy and wonderful, Twin or Single Beds (2) beautiful comfortable twin bed with a trundle twin underneath that can be two single or pushed together for one king, Baby Cribs (1) Crib for young non climbing child provided upon request at no additional cost, Bunk Beds (1) awesome, comfortable and clean clean clean. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    LOVELY BATHROOM........TOTALL IMMACULATE AND COMFORTABLE...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    REALLY NICE COMFORTABLE BATHROOM.......IMMACULATE...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    WALK IN HANDICAP SHOWER.......LOVELY LARGE BATHROOM IDEAL ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    LARGE, IMMACULATE, SHARED BATH WITH QUEEN & BUNK RM...moreless

  • MASTERS HOUSE: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • WE ARE NOT THE KIND OF HOME THAT YOU SEE HOW MANY GUESTS YOU CAN SQUEEZE IN. OUR PROPERTIES ARE LUXUARY AND ONES THAT AFTER A GREAT DAY OF ACTIVITES YOU KNOW YOU ARE COMING HOME TO RELAX AND ENJOY. OUR HOME IS AS NICE AS YOUR OWN HOME AND WANT YOU TO TREAT AND APPRECIATE IT AS SUCH. WE KNOW YOU WILL....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    6 man poker table.........house collects 10%...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    2 Large flat screen tv's new in the Lucky Duck and an additional 2 in the Masters House...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are 6 min from downtown Cooperstown. Everything you love about small town America can be found here. The town is clean and beautiful and most importantly welcoming....moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    We are 6 min from Leatherstocking rated one of the top 100 resort courses in the USA.......you will fall in love with this course. The back 9 gives you amazing views of the lake and the town...moreless

  • Resort:

    The Otesaga Hotel and golf resort is just 6 min away....moreless

  • Rural:

    Horses, cows, sheep all around us. Beautiful setting to hike or paint....moreless

  • Town
  • Village:

    The quaint village 'Small Town America' is just a short 6 min drive away.......HOF located there...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Our homes site on over 50 areas of gorgeous land. Once a working farm it is now and has been for a long time, just a beautiful resort type property. Water, gardens and wildlife. Breathtaking!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    WE HAVE OUR OWN 7 ACRE PRIVATE LAKE ON OUR PROPERTY FILLED WITH FISH, large & small mouth bass, perch, sunfish, catfish and trout. So bring fishing poles. You will catch tons of fish....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    three seating areas........dinning table seats 6 to 8.....island bar seats 3.........game/card table seats 6 in addion to all the outdoor areas....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 17 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air plus rolling units plus 12 ceiling fans there are only 2 weeks a year here that you need air conditioning. The days may be warm but the nights are very comfortable....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full laundry room in the house (see above)...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    gas fireplace........beautiful...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    not on site but 3 min away at the cost of $10.00 per day a world class facility...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    a beautiful huge Stone gas fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all linens provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Huge livingroom with 50 inch tv...moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    we have more parking than you will every want or need...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Protected safe off the street parking and lots of it....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    For sure but additonal charge for hook up and guests not sleeping inside the residence....moreless

  • Telephone:

    everyone has their own cell phone these days so please feel free to let us know if you need our phone...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Huge laundry room, with washer, dryer, folding table, iron and ironing board, sink and counter....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Can be arranged with prior notice...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    everything, everything, everything, ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    too much to tell but way more than you will need....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    brand new in 10...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    40K kitchen......everything you will want is in it. granite and corian counters and island bar...moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot

Outside

  • Balcony:

    glass wall around balcony so you see everything all the time...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    6 min away...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 20 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 22 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,110
Early Summer
May 29 - Jul 23, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,950

Changeover Day: Friday

HOF week
Jul 24 - Jul 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,999

Changeover Day: Friday

late summer
Jul 31 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,900

Changeover Day: Friday

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 4%

Notes:

OUR RATE WILL VARY BASED ….LENGTH OF STAY….AND TIME OF YEAR……..HOLIDAY RATES ARE FOR THOSES SPECIFIC DAYS BUT MIN STAY IS 3 TO 4 NIGHTS. WANT TO GET MARRIED HERE......WE CAN SUPPLY THE WEDDING OFFICIAL TO DO IT ..... IN ADDITION TO THE HOUSE RENTAL THERE IS A LAND USE CHARGE. TBD

THE BEST THING TO DO IS CALL TO CONFIRM PRICING


Please wait... Pay with confidence

Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 05/04/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
lots. we are a drinking town w/ a basebal problem
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Leatherstocking and 3 others
40 Miles
Nearest Train
Albany
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lots of them
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
hunter mtn
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
fairy springs

Car: Necessary

IN ADDITION TO BEING IN THE HEART OF BASEBALL, and the Home of J. Fennimore Cooper the famous author of Last of the Mohicans........OUR HOME IS A WONDERFUL PLACE FOR ARTIST TO PAINT.......WRITERS TO WRITE......MEDITATE........DREAM......AND JUST PLAIN ZONE OUT.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: It is just my husband and I and we still work for a living. However we have the luxury of working from home so can be around for anything you need or want.

Why the Owner Chose Cooperstown:
WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE NICEST PROPERTIES IN THE AREA.......I WOULD SAY I THE TOP 3 IN COOPERSTOWN.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
PEACE, QUIET, LUXUARY, IMMACULATE. WE HAVE WEEKLY STAFF TAKING CARE OF THE HOME AND GARDENS TO MAKE SURE THE MAINTANCE IS KEPT UP AND YOU’RE STAYS WITH US IS THE BEST


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • GLASS BALCONY WITH A VIEW OF THE WATER AND GROUNDS

    GLASS BALCONY WITH A VIEW OF THE WATER AND GROUNDS

  • THE GROUNDS IN ALL THERE GLORY.....HOW RELAXING...PLUS MEDITATION ISLAND

    THE GROUNDS IN ALL THERE GLORY.....HOW RELAXING...PLUS MEDITATION ISLAND

  • QUEEN BEDROOM WITH CUSTOM CUT METAL HEAD BOARD...WONDERFUL

    QUEEN BEDROOM WITH CUSTOM CUT METAL HEAD BOARD...WONDERFUL

  • HANDICAP BEDROOM WITH DAYBED PLUS POP UP TRUNDEL AND PRIVATE BATH

    HANDICAP BEDROOM WITH DAYBED PLUS POP UP TRUNDEL AND PRIVATE BATH

  • LUXUARY, IMMACULATE, AND ROOM FOR TONS OF FUN AND MEMORIES

    LUXUARY, IMMACULATE, AND ROOM FOR TONS OF FUN AND MEMORIES

  • LOTS OF PLACES TO SIT, PLAY AND MINGLE

    LOTS OF PLACES TO SIT, PLAY AND MINGLE

  • ARTIST RETREAT HERE

    ARTIST RETREAT HERE

  • YOUR DOCK TO FISH AND SWIM FROM

    YOUR DOCK TO FISH AND SWIM FROM

  • 7 SPEICIES OF FISH ...LARGE AND SMALL MOUTH BASS, PERCH, SUNFISH, TROUT, CATFISH

    7 SPEICIES OF FISH ...LARGE AND SMALL MOUTH BASS, PERCH, SUNFISH, TROUT, CATFISH

  • Room to run and ride

    Room to run and ride

  • LUCKY DUCK.....COMPLETELY NEW BUILDING 5 BDR CONVERTED BARN

    LUCKY DUCK.....COMPLETELY NEW BUILDING 5 BDR CONVERTED BARN

  • YOUR BALCONY WITH A VIEW OF THE WATER AND GROUNDS THRU GLASS RAILINGS

    YOUR BALCONY WITH A VIEW OF THE WATER AND GROUNDS THRU GLASS RAILINGS

  • sooooo peaceful

    sooooo peaceful

  • SECOND KING MASTER SUITE  BOTH FACE THE WATER WITH FLOOR TO CEILING WINDOWS

    SECOND KING MASTER SUITE BOTH FACE THE WATER WITH FLOOR TO CEILING WINDOWS

  • AWESOME BUNK ROOM.......HAND PAINTINGS ON THE WALLS

    AWESOME BUNK ROOM.......HAND PAINTINGS ON THE WALLS

  • FAB DINNING FOR 10 PLUS ADDITIONAL AND SEPARTE KITCHEN AREA THAT SITS 6 MORE

    FAB DINNING FOR 10 PLUS ADDITIONAL AND SEPARTE KITCHEN AREA THAT SITS 6 MORE

  • GREAT LIVING ROOM WITH 50 INCH FLAT SCREEN TV AND HUGE FIREPLACE

    GREAT LIVING ROOM WITH 50 INCH FLAT SCREEN TV AND HUGE FIREPLACE

  • WONDERFUL KITCHEN....GRANITE AND CORIAN COUNTER TOPS....NEW APPLIANCES

    WONDERFUL KITCHEN....GRANITE AND CORIAN COUNTER TOPS....NEW APPLIANCES

  • NO LIMIT TO WHAT TO SEE AND DO

    NO LIMIT TO WHAT TO SEE AND DO

  • A record 14 inch bass causght on our property this August by a guest.

    A record 14 inch bass causght on our property this August by a guest.

  • HOLLY COW ! WHAT GREAT FUN IS TO BE HAD.......ROOM TO RUN AND PLAY

    HOLLY COW ! WHAT GREAT FUN IS TO BE HAD.......ROOM TO RUN AND PLAY

  • Kids enjoying a dip in Otesaga lake just 6 min from our home

    Kids enjoying a dip in Otesaga lake just 6 min from our home

  • And a winter wonderland from Nov to March

    And a winter wonderland from Nov to March

VRBO #164444

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 05, 2015

$700 - $1,110 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
Email owner

+1 607-547-0556

Please wait... Pay with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn more
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

Share this property via Email

The Lucky Duck' sleeps up to 10 guests 6 adults and 4 children ideal

Cooperstown #164444

5 BR  5 BA  Sleeps 10

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.