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Quiet and Cozy Cabin with 165 Ft. of Private Beach on Seneca Lake.

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Brand new cedar shakes, original windows restored, and a new color for 2014!

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Last updated: 12/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Torrey house description


The Green Duck (formerly Yellow Finch House - before being painted green in '14) is simply an easy house to be in. A simple 1 bedroom house, with a sunroom (sleeper sofa pulls out to a Queen size bed for extra sleeping) ,a full kitchen and living room area with a small working bathroom (standup shower only). The house is equipped with washer and dryer! We like to keep all the screened windows open all summer and let the breeze keep the house cool, but there is an option for AC in the bedroom if you absolutely need it ($5/day option - just leave the cash on the table when you leave if you use it). There is working WIFI, DVD system, and over Dish Network TV channels, but save that for a rainy day because you'll be spending most of your time outside on the deck or down on the beach and/or swimming dock. There are 2 brand new kayaks for your use as well as some extra life jackets and inflatables. Plenty of deck chairs for sitting or laying out in the sun. A great place for bird watching and fishing right off the dock! A raised metal fire pit for those late night bonfires! This property is unique as we get both Sunrise on the lake and sunset over the hills of Fox Run Winery! One last thing - a charming and historic train runs next to the house. The train seems to have no set schedule, but seems to run very infrequently. Sometimes not coming for days on end and other times passing by up to 3 times in one day. We see this as part of the charm of the place- the train goes slow and the conductor will even sound the whistle for you if you wave at the train! All in all - this is the perfect house for a quiet, get-a-way - full of fishing, swimming, laying around, working on your new book, or a just a romantic rural experience! Ideal for 2 people, but can sleep up to 4 altogether. Oh, and if it gets too quiet - Historic Downtown Geneva is a 15 minute drive. There you can find gift shops, a cinema, The Smith Opera House, grocery stores, and a lakefront park. If none of that suits you, please feel free to use any or all of our 3 bicycles for a joy ride around our area - right in the heart of Amish Country!

*** This is a year round rental. We spent last winter here and made some great memories. I must say the place is stunning during all four seasons. We do ask the guests DO NOT use the wood stove (for safety reasons). The house is well insulated. There is electric heat (Thermostat), as well as some very advanced, high-end space heaters for the areas that don't heat up as well. If you would like to see some photos of the place in winter time, just ask and I will email them to you.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            You must be 30 or older to rent. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Happy to have children, but parents/guardians must be very watchful. Parents/guardians must take all responsibility for their children....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoke outdoors all you want - but there is NO SMOKING inside. Please discard of butts in ashtray - not in nature....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            Monopoly, UNO, and puzzles....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            DISH NETWORK TELEVISION...moreless

          • Television

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach View
          • Beachfront:

            over 160 feet of private shale beach ...moreless

          • Lake View
          • Lakefront:

            over 160 feet of private shale beach ...moreless

          • Rural:

            home is down a winding private gravel road far from the main roads. Feeling is very private - we seldom see anyone....moreless

          • Water View
          • Waterfront:

            over 160 feet of private shale beach ...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            you can seat 6 for dinner- dinner tables in kitchen, sunroom, and two tables outside! ...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            optional....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            electric and space heating....moreless

          • Internet:

            medium speed! not dialup slow but not FIOS fast.... Not good for MOVIE streaming, but great for emails! ...moreless

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

            2 car parking only! ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath Towels provided, but please bring your own BEACH TOWELS! ...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Stove:

            For Safety Reasons, guests are asked to NOT use the wood stove. Every stove is different and using a stove you are not familiar with can be dangerous. ...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster:

            (Toaster Oven)...moreless

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio
          • Kayak / Canoe:

            2 brand new kayaks for you to use! ...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill:

            small, but GREAT bbq grill. (bring your own charcoal.)...moreless

          • Water Sports Gear:

            noodles and inflatables! ...moreless

           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          WARM SEASON 15
          May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
          1 night min stay
          $275 $295
          Fri, Sat, Sun
          Memorial Day
          May 23 - May 26, 2015
          4 night min stay

          $1,500
          flat fee
          July 4th
          Jul 3 - Jul 6, 2015
          4 night min stay

          $1,500
          flat fee
          NASCAR Weekend
          Aug 7 - Aug 10, 2015
          4 night min stay

          $1,500
          flat fee
          Labor Day Weekend
          Sep 5 - Sep 8, 2015
          4 night min stay

          $1,500
          flat fee
          My Standard Rate
          1 night min stay
          $200

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees and Rental Conditions:

          • Property Damage Protection $89
          • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
          • Tax Rate 4%

          Notes:

          Mandatory $150 cleaning fee! The place will be SHINING when you arrive! We've got the best cleaner!


          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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          Last updated: 12/01/2014
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          Location

          60 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          ROC or SYR or ELM

          Car: Necessary

          Finger Lakes Wine Trail with fabulous, critically-acclaimed wineries,

          Sampson State Park,

          Corning Museum of Glass,

          Finger Lakes National Forest,

          Historic Downtown Geneva,

          Watkins Glen State Park (incredible trails and waterfalls)

          Amish Country

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2012

          About the owner: I grew up in the finger lakes district and spent many memorable summers on Seneca Lake at my Grandfather's cabin. I moved away for work to Manhattan and after years of hard work, I was able to purchase my own cabin on the same lake as my grandfather - my own dream come true- my own paradise. Sadly, my work requires me to travel almost constantly, so I am excited to share this slice of heaven with you!

          Why the Owner Chose Torrey:
          I wanted to have a home on Seneca Lake, simply for nostalgic reasons. I missed those perfect quiet summers I spent up here as a kid - and when I am here - I do feel like a kid again. You have to stay here to really grasp what I'm saying! Also, living in Manhattan has really made me crave serenity. Here, you are literally surrounded by nature.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          Incredible lake views, private 165 ft. beach, private road to house (shared with only two neighbors), the house is on the Finger Lakes Wine Trail. The backyard is flush with Fox Run's Riesling grape vines (pictured)! There is a working refrigerator in the boat house , so you don't have to leave the beach to enjoy a cold beer or some crisp white wine in the sun!


          Contact us

          Speaks: english
           

          Photos

          • Brand new cedar shakes, original windows restored, and a new color for 2014!

            Brand new cedar shakes, original windows restored, and a new color for 2014!

          • looking from the entrance to the yard!

            looking from the entrance to the yard!

          • side yard and lake view, 'fire pit'

            side yard and lake view, 'fire pit'

          • sun room w/ dining table. couch pulls out to sleep 2 ppl! You'll hear the waves!

            sun room w/ dining table. couch pulls out to sleep 2 ppl! You'll hear the waves!

          • living space, wood stove (not for guest use), cable TV, Screened windows

            living space, wood stove (not for guest use), cable TV, Screened windows

          • kitchen- coffee maker, stove, fridge,dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave-

            kitchen- coffee maker, stove, fridge,dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave-

          • Private Road to house. Its a small community of only 3 homes.

            Private Road to house. Its a small community of only 3 homes.

          • walking down to beach. Large smooth stones so you can walk barefoot!

            walking down to beach. Large smooth stones so you can walk barefoot!

          • Golden light at dinner!

            Golden light at dinner!

          • overall layout! easy, simple, FUN!

            overall layout! easy, simple, FUN!

          • SUNRISE view from front lawn

            SUNRISE view from front lawn

          • The Green Duck

            The Green Duck

          • view of Seneca lake from deck - taken from doorway of house.

            view of Seneca lake from deck - taken from doorway of house.

          • personal touches! I made this sign! :)

            personal touches! I made this sign! :)

          • You'll get it all (minus the dog!)

            You'll get it all (minus the dog!)

          • bedroom w/ Cable TV, closets, screened windows. you can hear lake with no bugs!

            bedroom w/ Cable TV, closets, screened windows. you can hear lake with no bugs!

          • full view of kitchen! Washer and dryer!

            full view of kitchen! Washer and dryer!

          • bathroom is small and hard to get a good photo of! there is a lake view window!

            bathroom is small and hard to get a good photo of! there is a lake view window!

          • 'fire pit' and Critically Acclaimed Fox Run Wine (grapes grown in our back yard!

            'fire pit' and Critically Acclaimed Fox Run Wine (grapes grown in our back yard!

          • playing kickball in the back yard!  you can see the vineyards just behind!

            playing kickball in the back yard! you can see the vineyards just behind!

          • Gardening at tracks. to left : house/lake To right : Backyard.

            Gardening at tracks. to left : house/lake To right : Backyard.

          • taking out one of our kayaks and a rainbow appears!

            taking out one of our kayaks and a rainbow appears!

          • SUNSET on a calm night in May.

            SUNSET on a calm night in May.

          • Panorama shot of a special night in September. Private beach and dock!

            Panorama shot of a special night in September. Private beach and dock!

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

          $200 - $295 per night (USD)
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          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

          View calendar: Updated 12/01/14
          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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          Speaks: english
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