Largest Inland Lake - Glorious Sunsets - Great Fishing!

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Last updated: 11/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to the largest inland lake in central NY (4 1/2 hr drive from NYC) Our road dead ends and our lot is shaded by beautiful old maples. Our lakeside cottage has all the amenities to relax during lazy summer days. Linens, towels, and clean-up supplies provided. Sunsets are brilliant; you can watch them from our two person hammock. Moderate breezes and ceiling fans make air conditioning unnecessary, even though it is available.

We have a shared 175 foot dock on the south shore for fishing and swimming. You can trailer your boat to nearby marinas and public boat launches. Callahan's Marina is 1 1/2 miles east and rents dock space by the week at reasonable rates. Oneida lake is famous for walleye pike, bass, perch, catfish, and carp. We have two kayaks, and two bikes on premises for your use.

Our cottage has a select comfort bed in the master bedroom, and twin beds in the second bedroom. We have a pull out couch in the sunroom, for added guests. There is cable TV, and a VCR/DVD/MP3/CD player with surround sound. We are connected to city sewer and water. A pellet stove takes the chill out of the air in early spring, and late fall. Our lawn stretches 300 feet to the shore.

We are close to all the summer fun Sylvan Beach, a small resort town, has to offer, but far enough away to have peaceful solitude. Verona Beach State Park is minutes away, and Oneida Shores (county park) is 20 miles. Carousel Mall (NYS largest mall) and Syracuse, is a 30 minute drive. TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO with its world class showroom, restaurants, and golf courses is a 15 minute drive, as are many other uncrowded golf courses. Green Lakes State Park and Chittenango Falls State Park are close by.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Pellet Stove, Cable TV, CD/DVD/MP3 Player with surround sound, two bikes, and two kayaks available, Select comfort bed (adjustable firmness & heated), No Pets Please...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Basketball, Ladderball, Bocce Ball, Croquet, Badminton, Frisbee, and some small childrens toys....moreless

  • VCR


  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    spices and other condiments are available to use...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    gas oven and stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 Kayaks with paddles & flotation vests...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer 2016
May 13 - Sep 10, 2016
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 11/05/2015
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23 Miles
Nearest Airport
30 minutes
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 minute walk, 1 minute drive
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 minutes

Car: Recommended

There are 2 beautiful state parks (Chittenango with large waterfall, and Green Lakes with a beach and swimming in an unusually turquoise green lake, plus a hilly, picturesque golf course) within 30 minutes, and Verona Beach State park is a 7 minute drive and has a beach and shallow sandy waters that are very child friendly, as well as large shade trees and very family oriented picnic areas. 20 minutes drive will take you to Turning Stone Casino which offers gambling, shopping, shows, and 3 world class golf courses.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: We are happily retired travelers who love using VRBO when we travel to Europe, Hawaii, New Zealand or Australia.

Why the Owner Chose Oneida Valley:
Dave grew up on this lake and we wanted our children to have similar summer memories. We live nearby and the cottage is a perfect getaway. The sunsets over the lake remind us of the ocean.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
all the conveniences of home, but with a lakefront setting. close to the thruway and state routes 5 and 31. Outlet malls and Destiny USA, and Turning Stone Casino are close.

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Speaks: english

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  • This is an unretouched sunset

    This is an unretouched sunset

  • Front lawn to the lake & 175 foot dock

    Front lawn to the lake & 175 foot dock

  • Remodelled kitchen with granite counter tops

    Remodelled kitchen with granite counter tops

  • Sunroom with panoramic view of lake

    Sunroom with panoramic view of lake

VRBO #65819

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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Oneida Valley #65819

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