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Want a Quiet Lakeside Getaway? Our 50s-Era Cottage is Perfect for You.

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Lodi cottage description

• Sleeps 4, bathroom with shower
• Large screened-in porch
• 250 feet of private waterfront
• Spectacular sunsets

On a bank overlooking Seneca Lake, in the dappled shade of huge oak trees, the cottage provides exquisite lake views and fabulous sunsets.

This beautifully decorated, fully furnished cottage features a large living room with fireplace, dining room, and a spacious kitchen.

The cottage sleeps four; there are are two bedrooms with a queen bed in one and two twins in the other, with a daybed on the porch that's perfect for
naps. There's one 3-pce bathroom with a shower.

The large screened-in porch is ideal for enjoying a lake-view meal or a peaceful afternoon siesta.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs are welcome, cats not so much. We worry about allergies. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Games:

            Cards, puzzles, and lots of old board games available on loan. ...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Basic cable...moreless

          • Stereo:

            A radio/iPod dock...moreless

          • Television
          • Video Library:

            A small collection of videotapes and DVDs...moreless

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Lake View
          • Lakefront
          • Rural

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Kayaking
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            No air conditioning, but the cottage gets cool breezes off the lake in the daytime and cool air comes down off the hill behind at night. Both BRs have ceiling fans, plus portable fans in the LR. ...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Gas fireplace...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            The gas fireplace warms the whole cottage when it's needed in the spring and fall. ...moreless

          • Internet:

            WiFi...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Living Room
          • Parking

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker:

            And a grinder and fresh beans from Gimme Coffee! in Ithaca. ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes, utensils, glassware, serving pieces, pots and pans, bakeware--pretty much everything you'd need. Even decent knives!...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            We provide staples you don't want to have to bring with you on vacation, like white sugar, S&P, olive oil, vinegar, cornstarch, baking powder/soda, tea bags, spices, dish soap, TP & paper towels. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            Better than a deck--we've got a large screened-in porch!...moreless

          • Golf:

            There's a nice little 9-hole golf course about 5 miles away. Green fees are ridiculously low. ...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill:

            Gas grill with propane tank. ...moreless

           

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          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $220
          $1,450

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Tax Rate 3%

          Notes:

          3% tax goes to Seneca County's new nightly room tax on vacation rentals.

          50% deposit on booking, balance upon arrival. Personal cheques accepted.


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          Location

          28 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Tompkins County Airport
          3 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Eagle Hotel, Lodi
          6 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Bonavista Golf Club, Ovid NY
          70 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Rochester or Syracuse
          28 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          NYS Thruway
          Lodi
          Nearest Beach
          In front of the cottage

          Car: Necessary

          Our waterfront area features a long stony beach lined with trees and the clear, cool waters of Seneca Lake. We have a dock and a weed-free swimming area. Many enjoy fishing as well as swimming and boating on the lake.

          The cottage is located 5 minutes north of Lodi Point State Marine Park, which has a boat launching ramp and boat slips.

          Between the village of Lodi and the town of Watkins Glen is one of the most beautiful drives in America and about 20 wineries, all offering tastings. There is an excellent French restaurant on the outskirts of the village.

          Several good restaurants with excellent views of the lake are located within a 20-minute drive. The world-class Corning Glass museum and the Women's Rights National Historical Park are both within easy reach, as is the Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall.

          The Finger Lakes National Forest has many walking trails. Cornell University and Ithaca College are half an hour away. The sunsets are unbeatable and the natural beauty of the area has to be seen to be believed.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1947

          About the owner: Jim and I spend our summers here at our cottage on Seneca Lake, and we rent the out the family cottage next door until the kids are ready to take it over. Jim grew up here in Lodi, and we've lived in various places in the US and Canada, including 20 years spent in St. John's, Newfoundland, before ending up In Lodi for the summers and in Ottawa in the winter. Best of both worlds!

          Why the Owner Chose Lodi:
          Jim's parents built this place after WWII, and it's been in the family ever since. It's a beautiful spot overlooking the lake. We were lucky enough to buy the cottage next door 30 years ago, ensuring that everything up here on the bank from one gully to the next belongs to us.

          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
          We've tried to maintain the cottage's 50s character while bringing the amenities up to date. It’s full of books, artwork and amusing tchotkes. It’s also very well furnished. The large living room looks out through the trees over the lake, and windows on both sides allow in the lake breezes during the day and the cool air coming down from the woods during the night. There is a big screened-in porch that lets you feel like you're still outside even when it's raining.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, french

          Links to more information:

           

          Photos

          • The Green Cottage

            The Green Cottage

          • We put a gas insert in the fireplace--it can heat the whole house if need be!

            We put a gas insert in the fireplace--it can heat the whole house if need be!

          • From the living room looking back. You can see the queen BR in the back right.

            From the living room looking back. You can see the queen BR in the back right.

          • Dining area

            Dining area

          • The kitchen area--the fridge is just out of the frame on the right.

            The kitchen area--the fridge is just out of the frame on the right.

          • From the small hallway leading to the BRs and bath. Twin BR is on the right.

            From the small hallway leading to the BRs and bath. Twin BR is on the right.

          • Twin bedroom

            Twin bedroom

          • A view of Lodi Point from the bank in front of the cottage.

            A view of Lodi Point from the bank in front of the cottage.

          • The dock and breakfront.  We own about 200' of waterfront.

            The dock and breakfront. We own about 200' of waterfront.

          • Sailboats in the cove.

            Sailboats in the cove.

          • Beuatiful sunset 1.

            Beuatiful sunset 1.

          • Beautiful sunset 3.

            Beautiful sunset 3.

          • The living room

            The living room

          • You can see the piano in the upper left--we're told it holds a tune pretty well.

            You can see the piano in the upper left--we're told it holds a tune pretty well.

          • The old secretary

            The old secretary

          • Looking towards the kitchen on right and the entrance to the porch on left.

            Looking towards the kitchen on right and the entrance to the porch on left.

          • Other side of the kitchen, looking through the windows to the porch.

            Other side of the kitchen, looking through the windows to the porch.

          • Queen bedroom.

            Queen bedroom.

          • The big screened-in porch

            The big screened-in porch

          • A view of the Point from the water's edge, with our dock in the middle distance.

            A view of the Point from the water's edge, with our dock in the middle distance.

          • Our beach runs south from the white dock to past the big willow.

            Our beach runs south from the white dock to past the big willow.

          • the dock put to bed for the winter.

            the dock put to bed for the winter.

          • Beautiful sunset 2.

            Beautiful sunset 2.

          • I took this of a baby deer from my door.The Green Cottage is in the distance.

            I took this of a baby deer from my door.The Green Cottage is in the distance.

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          Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

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          Speaks: english, french
          • Calendar last updated: 10/06/2014
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