Quiet Privacy, Spectacular Views and Luxurious Surroundings
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- Minimum stay:3-4 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Fair Haven house description
This finely appointed home was built in 1998 and is perfect for a special getaway, a Honeymoon, a cozy week or weekend on the lake with friends, a fishing trip, or a weekend exploring wine country . The neighboring properties are set back behind the property and are shielded by trees, providing an unusual amount of privacy for a lake property. Take a swim off the large floating dock or paddle a kayak back around the bay, then sit in the sun on the lawn or one of the lower level decks. Time to be out of the sun? Just move to the upper deck and sit back and enjoy the views in the shade of towering hardwoods. Bring a boat or rent one from one of the two marinas on the bay. Tie up to the dock, or the deep water mooring. This is a distinctive property with cherry and maple woodwork throughout. The large expanse of glass on each level provides panoramic views from every room. All the appointments reflect a subtle luxury. Marble counters, stainless steel appliances, roughhewn beams, quality furnishings and new (2012) housewares provide for an exceptional experience. The master bedroom is equipped with a queen bed and there is a double bed in the loft. There are two full baths. Entertainment options include a 32” flat screen TV, DVD/CD player, cable, and wireless internet, or view the night sky with a 4.5” Dobsonian telescope.
Want to get out and about? Take a car or boat to Fair Haven, or spend a few more minutes to arrive at Sodus Bay. Both locations offer restaurant and shopping options. Looking for a sandy beach, the West Barrier Bar Park is only 2 miles away by car, and half that by boat and Fair Haven State Park is only a few miles away and both offer sone of the best beaches in New York. During July and August you may want to visit the Sterling Renaissance Fair and watch a joust or sample the fare. Numerous golf courses can be found within a half hour drive. The main thoroughfare in Red Haven, Rt 104A is part of the Historic and Scenic Seaway Trail. Travel north to Oswego and Sandy Creek and visit Fort Oswego and other points of historic interest, including the 1000 Islands. Or if you have a taste for wine, visit one of the numerous vineyards along the Lake Ontario shoreline and the Finger Lakes region, including the Lake Affect Vineyard, 50 yards from the property.
Then there is fishing. From rod-bending Chinooks and steelhead to tasty walleyes and panfish, Lake Ontario has it all. It’s the reason the pros come back year after year and scores of families have made open-water excursions an annual tradition. Lake Ontario offers some of the best and most picturesque fresh water fishing in the world. Bring your own boat, or enjoy a day charter with one of several charter boats located on the bay.
- 1988 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom, Double Beds (1) Sleeping loft
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Towels Provided:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- CD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Broadband Access
Location & View
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Basketball Court
- Water Tubing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Recreation Center
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
- Paddle Boating
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Eco Tourism
- 1.5 miles from the scenic and historic Great Lakes Seaway Trail in the Finger Lake Wine district of Up-State New York. World class fresh water fishing, numerous winery's within a short drive, Sterling Renaissance Festival, Fair Haven State Park and Beach, the historic venues around Oswego, Sackets Harbor, and the 1000 Islands...moreless
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We spent our honeymoon here. The view from the house is spectacular. The kitchen has everything one would need (really nice things) and the decor is tasteful and cozy. We really appreciated the bottle of Riesling left for us by the owners. One warning: there are a lot of spiders and cobwebs; the house is in the woods, after all. We hope to return someday. We recommend driving 28 minutes to Oswego for dinner at the Red Sun Fire Roasting Co. Amazing food!
- Guest Rae (NJ)
- Date of stay 10/12/13
- Review Submitted 10/16/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway.
A Fantastic Getaway !!
A Fantastic Getaway !!
My wife and two teenage girls absolutely loved Gregg's place (and so did I). The views of Little Sodus Bay were breathtaking and the location so close to the village of Fair Haven was perfect for a quick trip in for a meal or a trip to the Fly By Night Cookie Company. My girls loved the raft that we could swim out to, and the water in the bay was surprisingly warm even in late June. Gregg's responses to our questions were timely, courteous, and insightful. We'll definitely be back. The only question we had was whether or not it would be too hot for sleeping at night if the temps had been a bit more humid and warm as there is no air conditioning ... but there were two fans that Gregg has left for guests, and that may have done the trick.
- Guest carmen g.
- Date of stay 06/27/13
- Review Submitted 07/10/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers.
Owner response: We may add a swimming raft next season, but the platform currently near the cottage is really not ours but our neighbors.
My stay at this lovely property was everything I had hoped for--solitude, quiet beauty and ease of living. Everything has been carefully considered, from the plush bath towels to the elegant wine glasses to the playful painted roosters decorating the downstairs mantle. The kitchen is equipped with everything one needs and more, all of it the most functional and pleasing. I found myself taking notes--of glassware I liked, a certain pan, even the type of dish soap! Every room has it's own individual charm. The views, from the expansive main deck as well as from each room, are stunning. The property's position on the Bay gives it a delightfully protected feeling, yet you view the great expanses of water all the way to the Lake Ontario. There are lovely walks (jogs or runs!), an expansive uncrowded beach to wile away an afternoon, a vineyard out back. There wasn't much call to leave the cottage, but dinner at O'Connors Main Street Pub in Fair Haven proved a special treat. This property is exceptional. To say it is well-maintained in every way and absolutely spotless is an understatement!
- Guest Cindy (Grand Rapids, MI, USA)
- Date of stay 11/13/12
- Review Submitted 01/28/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
Beautiful home with a fabulous view of Little Sodus Bay. The kitchen was well supplied with plenty of cooking items. The house was very clean and well maintained. The owners left a nice bottle of wine to welcome us after a long drive. We had an excellent time and were sad to leave.
- Guest HD (Massachusetts)
- Date of stay 10/20/12
- Review Submitted 11/21/12
Owner response: Delighted you enjoyed your stay. If time permits, come back during the summer when you can take advantage of the wide variety of water related activities.
Wonderful Getaway Cottage!
Wonderful Getaway Cottage!
We just finished our stay yesterday, and I can honestly say that it couldn't have been nicer. I realize that Nov. is not the best time to visit Lake Ontario, in fact we had to delay by a few days due to Hurricane Sandy. The owners were very accommodating to our change, and the house was immaculate, well furnished, and well equipped. I would definitely recommend this house to anyone is looking for a stay on the Lake.
- Guest Rip (Houston, Texas)
- Date of stay 11/02/12
- Review Submitted 11/07/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway.
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4 night min stay
Discounts: 14 nights or more: $260 Nightly
Sep 9 - Oct 26
3 night min stay
Apr 15 - May 22
3 night min stay
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- Nearest Airport: Syracuse at 47 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: Route 104A, Seaway Trail at 1.5 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Fair Haven State Park at 5.4 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Spring Brook Golf Course at 3.6 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Little Sodus Inn at 2.5 Miles
Enjoy the lush forest garden
Addition view from loft
Master bedroom with open view of front windows and the water.
Well equipped kitchen with hickory cabinets
Enter the property via gentle sloping stairway through a lush forest garden
The house is fully shaded all day
Circular stair to Great Room and master bedroom
Gas stove on each floor for cool fall nights
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