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Spacious House , Sleeps 8, Watkins Glen, Seneca Lake, Wine Trail

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Last updated: 03/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Watkins Glen house description

This gorgeous 2800 sq. foot house is the perfect house for large gatherings. It has a spacious living room which leads into a generous kitchen to easily accommodate eight.

Central air conditioning and hot air gas heat. New water treatment system that softens and purifies.

The Kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, cookware, new appliances: dishwasher, stove ,refrigerator, large microwave; as well as a blender, toaster and many other small appliances to make your stay feel like home.

This is the perfect reason to have a holiday or special occasion feast!

Living room has plenty of comfortable seating, cable television, WiFi and good cell phone service.

The views from every window overlooks either the mountains from across the lake or the lovely wooded area behind the house.

Four (4) bedrooms, (2) two queens, (1) double and (1) set of bunk beds---perfect for children or non-romantic friends. Also a modern crib and highchair can be provided for the asking at no extra charge.

There are 1.5 baths, full laundry with fresh linens and towels provided at no extra charge.

Covered Patio in the back with picnic table off to the side nestled under the pines, comfortable chairs and side tables for cocktails in the evening, while enjoying freshly grilled dinner from the grill.

The house is part of the winery property, so it's a two minute stroll to the tasting room. All guests also can enjoy our 30% off wine guest status.

Large circular drive to fit may cars, and or park your boat. There are boat launches within minutes of the Sir Jackson House.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 years of age to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Rental is located on Pompous Ass Winery property on beautiful Seneca Lake Wine Trail...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    gas hot air furnace...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large area with 2 couches and a love seat Large flat screen TV and DVD player. ...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Good cell phone reception....moreless

  • Parking:

    Circle driveway for easy turn around easy turnaround for boat trailer towing....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    drip coffee machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything imaginable to have all the conveniences of home!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    completely stocked ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Food processor, blender, toaster, slow cooker, coffee machine...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Large 1200 watt microwave; can easily fit large family size frozen dinners/ frozen pizza pie....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered concrete patio with eight chairs & side tables as well as a large picnic table situated under the pines right off the patio....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$195
$1,365
Prime Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$195
$1,365

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Prime Season Rates: May thru Oct

$195/night

$195/Any Night(3 Night Min)

Off Season Rates: Nov. thru April

$195/night

$195/Any Night(2 Night Min)

Deposits:

$300/(4to7 Day Stay)

$200/(2to3 Day Stay)

Taxes not included


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Elmira International
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many Bars located in Watkins Glen
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Watkins Glen Golf Course
Watkins Glen
Nearest Motorway
State Route 14
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
There are many restaurants in Watkins Glen
47 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bristal Mountain Ski Resort
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Clute Memorial Park in Watkins Glen

Car: Necessary

The Sir Jackson House is located along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. There are dozens of wineries just minutes away. The entire Seneca Lake Wine Trail has well over 35 wineries, and the closest is The Pompous Ass Winery located right on the property.

Watkins Glen State Park is a must see and a hike along the gorge is breath taking.

Watkins Glen International Raceway is a pleasant 25 minute drive.

There is also a Mennonite cheese factory/dairy 5 minutes away, where you can taste and purchase cheese of all types, right where they are made.

The Windmill Farm & Craft Market is a large Mennonite craft mall with 200 shops located on Rte 14A between Dundee and Penn Yan, approximately 25 minutes from The Sir Jackson House. Open every Saturday 8am to 4:30pm April through December.

There are many local artists which display their fine works of art in two galleries on the main street in Watkins Glen, as well as in some wineries as well.

Pompous Ass Winery features Robert O'Niell exclusively from the O'Neill Art Gallery.

Corning Museum of Glass is an absolute must see! Located about a 45 minute drive from Sir Jackson House. See the world's largest collection of glass art; glass-making demonstrations and the opportunity to blow your own glass!

Horse back riding at Painted Barr Stables in Burdett NY, less than 10 miles from Sir Jackson House

only a 12 minute scenic ride to the other side of Seneca Lake.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Michael & Donna were young childhood sweethearts and then parted ways shortly after high school graduation. They each led separate lives until a mere 25 years later Michael ran into Donna; and their romance started right up where it left off! They shortly married and honeymooned in the Finger Lakes. After visiting some wineries, Donna & Michael decided this would be the perfect 'New Way of Life,' running a winery together. They figured working together would be a fabulous way to make up for lost time! In 2000 they bought the winery property, and turned their life's mission into learning how to start a winery---Michael was already an accomplished winemaker for the past 25 years. Fast forward to 2008 the Pompous Ass Winery opened. Both Michael & Donna are whimsical; which they wanted to portray in their theme. As you can see the picture above, they are posing with 'Sir Jackson' the handsome character also known as 'The Pompous Ass.'

Why the Owner Chose Watkins Glen:
Last year in 2011, two house flanking either side of the winery property we put up for sale. Michael & Donna decided to purchase both to protect their investment; which now begs the question as what to do with these two houses? After some deliberation, they decided to renovate and use them for weekly rentals; after all, they live in a tourist area and they are located right on the Seneca Lake Wine trail. Every detail was by their design, having the importance of both convenience and comfort as their top priory. A house fit for a pompous ass was their motto; which is why they lovingly named the house 'Sir Jackson House.'

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is such an enchanting house to gather because of the way the floor plan is laid out. you enter into a bright and cheery expansive living room with plenty of seating and a large picture window facing the east side of the lake mountain view. to the right is a large welcoming kitchen that can accommodate a seating of eight; has all new appliances and even a larger picture window which spans across the entire kitchen. This house is the perfect gathering house for families to get together for holidays, birthdays, & summer vacations!


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    Sir Jackson House

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated: 03/23/2015
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