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Historic Boathouse and Lakefront Cottage Rental.

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Last updated: 06/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Skaneateles cottage description

Historic boathouse property and cottage rental located in the village of Skaneateles, NY. A quiet, 5 minute walk down beautiful west lake street to downtown area for restaurants and shopping.

Cottage contains master bedroom, with queen size bed, full bath, kitchen, living room and patio with table and chairs overlooking yard and lake. Boathouse has 2 twin beds upstairs, pullout couch down. Cottage is ideal for 2 adults, boathouse works for the kids - boathouse does not have running water, but is steps from the cottage.

A few steps away is the boathouse, with an oversize deck, overlooking the lake with a fantastic views of the north end of Skaneateles Lake and the village. Boathouse has 2-3 guest beds in a large up stair bedroom and a foldout couch downstairs. Downstairs is a large, open room with sitting area leading to the large deck overlooking the lake.

Skaneateles is located 15 minutes from the NY State Thruway and 30 minutes from the Syracuse (Hancock) airport, 50 minutes from Ithaca and an hour from Rochester, NY. Located in the heart of the finger lakes region, a day trip to all of the finger lakes and extensive wine region.

Keywords: Lakefront cottage and historic boathouse within the village of Skaneateles, 5 minute walk from downtown.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible


      • Pets Considered:

        Pets ok, within reason. Must be well behaved and owners must keep an eye on them. We have neighbors with small children and no fence separating property which is a concern. And all dog droppings must be cleaned up. ...moreless

      • Not Suitable For Children:

        Guest beds in boathouse may not be suitable for very young children as it is separate from cottage and master bedroom, and at the waterfront. ...moreless

      • Limited Accessibility

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

      • Bedroom 1


      • Bedroom 2


      • Loft


      • Cottage: Queen sized Bed (1), Boathouse: Twin or Single Beds (2) upstairs, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) downstairs. The boathouse is great for kids if not too young, but are not ideal for couples or adults. The boathouse clean, but old and set up as 2 rooms, 1 upstairs and 1 down. Kids love it, but close to lake and may not be appropriate for young kids, about 100 feet from cottage/ master bedroom, and only bathroom. ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1


      • 1 full bath in the cottage, no bath in the boathouse.

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Kitchen:

        Stove top, oven, micro, dishwasher, inside table & outdoor patio/ grill....moreless

      • Dining:

        Small table and chairs (3) in cottage, patio outside cottage seats 5. ...moreless

      • Dishes & Utensils:

        Regular dish wear, silver, glasses...moreless

      • Oven:

        Smaller than standard size oven...moreless

      • Coffee Maker
      • Refrigerator
      • Microwave
      • Dishwasher
      • Seating for 3 people


      • Heating:

        New space heater available if needed, great for stays if cooler weather in Sept/ makes Oct a great month to stay. ...moreless

      • Washing Machine:

        No wash/ dryer, or laundramat in town. For minimal fee, arrangements can be made for laundry service. ...moreless

      • Parking:

        Parking at the cottage, grass area and up the hill at west lake street, steps away from cottage...moreless

      • Living Room:

        Cozy tv, sitting area in the cottage & boathouse...moreless

      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

        Local athletic center run by the YMCA...moreless

      • Fireplace:

        not working fireplaces ...moreless

      • Towels Provided:

        Yes, basics for bath. ...moreless

      • Linens Provided

      Other Amenities

          • Arrangements can be with a local service for stocking the cottage with groceries or other items before your arrival, or during your stay. Laundry service available as well. Interest in any of these accommodations, contact the owner either by email ( or phone (315) 706-7014. ...moreless


          • DVD Player


          • Telephone:

            No land line, good cell coverage...moreless

          Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                YMCA run athletic center in the Village of Skaneateles, pool, aerobics, exercise...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large deck off boathouse with table and chairs, bench around perimeter for seating. Also patio outside cottage and kitchen area, grill area....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Boathouse oversize deck on lake, table and chairs, cottage has patio with table & chairs. ...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                Have a couple mountain bikes that may be available. Inquire with owner. ...moreless

              • Boat:

                mooring available at property, boat rentals in area, canoe on property...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Courts at Austin Park, in the Village of Skaneateles...moreless

              • Golf:

                Very good public golf course within a few miles...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Spacious yard, private lakeside property...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                2 person canoe, life jackets...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Life jackets...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill


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

              Location & View

              • Lakefront:

                Boathouse/deck on the water, views village of Skaneateles...moreless


              • Zoo
              • Basketball Court
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Water Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Antiquing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Cinemas
              • Restaurants
              • Fishing
              • Golf


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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Base Rate
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates

              Additional Fees and Taxes:

              $125.00 cleaning fee for weekend stays - 2 nights. Will waive cleaning fee for stay of 3 nights.


              July & August- $3,000 weekly rate only, unless vacancies remain within 2 weeks of dates. June, September, weekly rate $2,400, $375 per night, October weekly $2,100 or $325.00 per night, 2 night minimum.

              $1,000 deposit to hold reservations, balance due within 10 days of arrival

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              Last updated: 06/30/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1983

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Easy walk to village, over size deck ideal for entertaining guests, great swimming and includes a boat mooring. September and October great months, cottage has heat if needed.

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              Speaks: english



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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

              $3,000 per week (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 06/30/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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