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Idyllic Lakeside Victorian Farmhouse

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The Lake House in early spring viewed from the south lawn

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Last updated: 04/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Lake House is a restored 1880's farmhouse that is nestled on the western slope of Seneca Lake. During the off season it is used as a Bed and Breakfast. It is very private, surrounded by woods and garden, on 10 acres of land in the midst of The Seneca Wine Trail as well as the growing chocolate and cheese trails.

If combined with the cottage (#231064) it makes a nice haven that is especially amenable for reunions and family gatherings. Many activities to keep you busy on and off the property. In addition to a canoe and two kayaks there is a firepit on the beach. There is swimming and fishing off the dock.
The large front porch is great for lounging,socializing, eating and otherwise taking in your surroundings.

Please refer to the Lake House website for more photos.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome but there are many antiques in the house. There are also ravines as well as the lakefront on the property so children need to be supervised at all times...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside cigarette debris needs to be removed...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pet(s) must be approved. There is a $10/day fee & exta cleaning fee if needed...moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    with private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    with private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    shared bath w/ 1 other room ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    shared bath w/ 1 other room...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    trundle bed can be a king or 2 singles. Private bath ...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    3rd fl w/king & twin beds in loft and alcove. private bath...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) 4 queen and 1 convertible queen, Double Beds (1) 1 double, Twin or Single Beds (1) 6 twins, Baby Cribs (1) 1 portable crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 queen convertible sofa bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Hammock, ceiling fans in the bedrooms,lawn games (crochet, badminton, bocce ball). Several of the rooms have iphone/ipod docks. All bedrooms have CDplayers/radio/alarm clocks....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Books adopt the area and a collection of others....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    puzzles and games available...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) There are tvs in the living room, 1st fl bedrm/den, kitchen,and 3rd fl bedrm...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    The house is setback approx. 500 ft. In full foliage the view can be partially obstructed. There is a wooded walk to the lakefront. There is 380+ lake frontage with dock and boatlift. There are 76 steps to the lake. A toilet is available at the beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    there are 2 long tables for the porch to accommodate 18+. 18 can be accommodated w/ large table and smaller table in DR. Room in the kitchen for eating as well. There are 2 child seats available....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 18 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Individual ac and heating in all bedrooms....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Dimplex electric in living room...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Mainland US...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    individual heating in bedrooms....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    large living room with 2 sitting areas...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    2 standard thermal drip coffee makers. 1 large electric percolator....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Cuisinart, kitchenaid mixer, 2 coffeemakers,belgian waffle iron,wolf duel fuel convection stove...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete service for 18+...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Asko 3 tier...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Tables available for eating in the kitchen as well as the dining room....moreless

  • Microwave:

    microwave/convection oven...moreless

  • Oven:

    Wolf Professional gas convection & smaller convection/microwave...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    small balcony off one bedroom...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    On the west side of the house there is a fire pit with seating and table with chairs....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 canoes and 2 kayaks shared with cottage....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    There is a front porch the length of the house which is great for meals (portable table available) and lounging...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    large open garden/yard...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
from 12 traveler reviews
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Peak:6/16-9/02/13 wkly(sun-sun)$3650+4%tax(sleeps 14 w/o 3rd flr),w/3rd flr $3975 
$550-600+tax/night (3 night min) if there is a wkly cancellation
OffPeak:wkly $2800w/2nd fl,$3200w/3rdfl,$475-525/nt(2nt min/3nt min for holidays)
Linens provided.NOT TOWELS.
cleaning fee $200 w/2nd fl, $225 w/3rd fl , w/pet(s)+$10/pet/day.
House+cottage discounted rate peak-wkly $5025+4%tax+cleaning fees
security deposit $500

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Calendar

Last updated: 04/13/2015
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Location

There is a scenic railroad and 60+ wineries, Amish market, car races and race car driving lessons, Corning Glass Museum, Mark Twain's Home, state parks with waterfalls, college towns of Geneva and Ithaca nearby

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: This is a photo of family and myself enjoying breakfast on the porch. This is my favorite activity at the Lake House!

Why the Owner Chose Watkins Glen:
We live and work nearby but coming to the lake gives me an instant feeling of "being away from it all". It allows me to take mini vacations as needed!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Lake House in early spring viewed from the south lawn

    The Lake House in early spring viewed from the south lawn

  • Dining room.Table extends to seat 12, other table available

    Dining room.Table extends to seat 12, other table available

  • Ducks sunning on dock

    Ducks sunning on dock

  • Viewing the kitchen clockwise.

    Viewing the kitchen clockwise.

  • Den/downstairs bedroom with trundle in lower right corner.

    Den/downstairs bedroom with trundle in lower right corner.

  • Landing area in third floor suite.

    Landing area in third floor suite.

  • The Clementine room.  It shares a bath with the Regina room.

    The Clementine room. It shares a bath with the Regina room.

  • Limited view of the living room (fireplace and other seating not shown)

    Limited view of the living room (fireplace and other seating not shown)

  • Path leading to front of house and porch

    Path leading to front of house and porch

  • A view of the kitchen as you are walking in from the dining room.

    A view of the kitchen as you are walking in from the dining room.

  • Antique gas stove in the kitchen that serves as storage for baking dishes etc.

    Antique gas stove in the kitchen that serves as storage for baking dishes etc.

  • Queen sofa couch in den/downstair bedroom.

    Queen sofa couch in den/downstair bedroom.

  • West side of third floor suite.

    West side of third floor suite.

VRBO #224819

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, April 24, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    18
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    5
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/13/2015
Email owner

(607) 243-5637

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