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Fantastic Lake Views from This Downtown Victorian

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Senca Lake Victorian overlooking harbor


Last updated: 09/08/2014
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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Watkins Glen house description

'Harbor West' has fantastic lake views and is located right in 'Downtown Watkins'. Home to the magnificent Watkins Glen State Park, Harbor Walk, International Raceway, visitor center, Clute Beach and a more than a few places to rent & launch boats. We are in the heart of the Finger Lakes wine & waterfall country. Harbor West has 4 BR & 3 baths. It sleeps 10-12 and is more of a family style home with a private courtyard and new sun deck out back. The deck offers yet another place to take in the lake and get some sun - cool off in the out door shower or walk to your boat or a rental in the marina across the street. Walk to all that downtown Watkins has to offer - leave your car out front - there is ample on-street parking. The location is perfect for large family gatherings. Please note there is a $150 housekeeping charge for stays less than 6 nights.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            plenty of games and toys for the kids - pack N play - child gates...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            no smoking inside the house...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 and older please...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Private First Floor Parlor: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Gas Fire Place - TV/VCR/DVD - Large Closet...moreless

          • 2nd fl - Rear Bed Room: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

            Bunk and a Trundle - Great kids room...moreless

          • 2nd fl - Lake View Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Small Private Balcony...moreless

          • 2nd fl - Master Lake View: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

            in suite bathroom...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1) Pack N Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Second Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Master Bath - 2nd fl: toilet, shower

            Private Bathroom...moreless

          • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Off the kitchen...moreless

          • Courtyard Shower: outdoor shower

            Cool off in the Summer after enjoying the sun deck...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            across the lake we have an oversized lot and there is ample on street parking right out front...moreless

          • Parking:

            Ample on street parking - normally 4-5 spots right out front....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Multiple Couches to relax and enjoy the lake or TV system...moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            in the downstairs parlor bedroom...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            window units through out...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine


          • Television:


          • DVD Player
          • Stereo
          • CD Player
          • VCR
          • Games
          • Books
          • Toys


              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony:

                (2) quaint balcony off the front bedroom - large elevated sundeck out back...moreless

              • Boat:

                Dock your boat across the street in the Marina or rent one...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Small rear courtyard with shower and lawn on two sides...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Front covered porch and rear Courtyard...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Rentals across the street at the Marina...moreless

              • Golf:

                2 miles from Watkins Glen Golf Course...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill


              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Beyond the lake, the rolling mouuntains that seperate these glacial lakes and feed the grapes make the views even more enjoyable....moreless

              • Lake View:

                Fantastic lake views from the Victorian covered front porch, rear sun deck and just about every room in the house....moreless

              • Water View


              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Medical Services
              • Basketball Court
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowmobiling
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Tennis
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • ATM/Bank
              • Bird Watching
              • Water Skiing


              Write a review 4.5
              from 8 traveler reviews
              Harbor West is $275 night & we have a two night minimum during the low-mid season
              and a five night minimum during the high season. 
              Low season is $250 night and there is a two night minimum
              $150 cleaning & linen fee for any stays under five nights. 
              Rent for 6 nights and get 1 night free.
              High Season - Memorial Day to Mid September - Low Sesson Mid December to Mid March
              Mid season - all others
              Special Events, Holidays and Race weeks check for rates

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              Last updated: 09/08/2014
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              The native peoples say that the Finger Lakes were created by their god placing his hand upon the earth. Today the Finger Lakes are home to some of the best NY State wineries, crystal clear lakes, waterfalls and all season activities. Almost all of the wineries and breweries are open year round. Watkins Glen offers a variety of shops, bars and restaurants with a quaint downtown area and harbor walk. Follow the Catherine Creek trail all the way to Horse Heads and enjoy some of the best fly fishing on the planet. Take a power boat or sailing excursion on the deepest lake in the US - west of the Rockies. Head south to Corning for the famous Museum of Glass and enjoy the Market Street attractions, brew houses and gastro pubs. Then turn east and head to Ithaca for the day to enjoy all the college town has to offer. Niagara Falls and the Baseball Hall of Fame are both just a day trip away. Two ski areas, ample snowmobiling and hunting will keep you entertained during the winter months. Come to the Finger Lakes and see what the area has to offer - and enjoy one of the places we call home.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: Having visited many wine regions around the world (Rhine River Valley in Germany, Napa/Sonoma in US, Tuscany in Italy, and Hunter Valley in Austraila), we decided to explore the Finger Lake Wine region. We really enjoyed it due to its wonderful wines, beautiful views and amazing waterfalls. With a growing family, we decided to purchase our first property in 2006. In years following, we added two more properties and we continue to improve all of them so our expanded family and our guests (YOU!) can enjoy the Finger Lakes to its fullest potential. The Monster Bar'N Gameroom and Barn Apartment are two examples of how we continually improve our properties. We love to visit the wineries year round for their seasonal events and have camp fires & S'mores in the summertime and boating and hiking at the local Glens (Watkins, Buttermilk and Havana to name a few). One of our most favorite annual events is to participate in the Watkins Glen Cardboard Boat Regatta - check local papers for our 2010 Pirate Ship entry which made front page headlines (see image of Pirate Ship).

              Why the Owner Chose Watkins Glen:
              With a growing family, we knew it would be harder to travel like we were used too. With the Finger Lakes as close as they were and offering wineries, waterfalls and lakes, we decided it would be a wonderful place to vacation. After two years of enjoying our home ourselves, we decided to try renting to allow others to enjoy this wonderful property and region of the country. We found that we enjoyed it so much that we decided to continue to expand our properties to serve even more people. We feel our properties allow all our guests to select which type of property will work for them and their vacation plans.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We have had people stay with us from Australia to California, Colorado, Texas and all over Europe and Canada. Time and again, they tell us how much we have made our places friendly for them and their families, traveling couples, women's scrap booking clubs, hunters, winter sports groups and automobile club outings. Each of our places are unique but hold the same high standard for your maximum comfort. All of our properties are located on the wine trail and are close enough to Watkins to enjoy all of it's many amenities and activities.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • Senca Lake Victorian overlooking harbor

                Senca Lake Victorian overlooking harbor

              • entertainment center in LR. Parlor is off to left

                entertainment center in LR. Parlor is off to left

              • Parlor couch converts to queen for 4th bedroom

                Parlor couch converts to queen for 4th bedroom

              • View of Senca lake Harbor

                View of Senca lake Harbor

              • Ample parking in front

                Ample parking in front

              • charming downstairs bathroom

                charming downstairs bathroom

              • Master bath attached

                Master bath attached

              • trundle in bunk room

                trundle in bunk room

              • view from sideyard

                view from sideyard

              • sun deck

                sun deck

              • Open Family LR, DR and cozy alcove

                Open Family LR, DR and cozy alcove

              • Child friendly - Parlor equipped with toys

                Child friendly - Parlor equipped with toys

              • Porch with grand view

                Porch with grand view

              • Kitchen


              • Kitchen w/island singk and breakfast bar. Utility w/washer-dryer is off to left

                Kitchen w/island singk and breakfast bar. Utility w/washer-dryer is off to left

              • Master bedroom w/alcove and room for crib

                Master bedroom w/alcove and room for crib

              • bunks and trundles in the "kids" bedroom

                bunks and trundles in the "kids" bedroom

              • Lovely front bedroom w/charming balcony

                Lovely front bedroom w/charming balcony

              • Bonus sun deck

                Bonus sun deck

              • porch fan

                porch fan

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              Date last modified - Monday, June 30, 2014


              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 09/08/14
              Email owner

              (973) 390-4805 (New Jersey, USA)

              Speaks: english
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              3 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 12

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