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"Our family of 5 went to visit Skaneateles for one week. Our hosts were very friendly. Though their house is located 200 feet from the cottage, it was a very private visit. The steps to the dock were not a problem as other reviewers mentioned. We also rented a boat and had no problem using the mooring and taking the rowboat to the mooring so we wouldn't have to wade into the water. The 11 acres of woods were great for walks and we saw deer, an owl and turkeys during our stay. The children enjoyed the creek as well as the lake activities. We were allowed to use the kayaks and canoe as we wanted. The setting is preserved as it was probably in the 50's when the cottage was likely built. The cottage was clean with a kitchen that was remodeled and a nice small bathroom. The kitchen did not have a dishwasher but that was okay since we had paper plates and many hands to help with dishes. The rooms were nice, but my husband and I chose to stay in the room with two twin beds since a double bed is a little small for us. That worked fine for us since our daughter enjoyed the double bed! We will return if we have the time in our schedule. It was very quiet and we were able to sleep uninterrupted every night. We enjoyed a fire in the firepit and found that the owners supplied the wood and propane for the fire and grill. It was a really nice time and we hope to return next year."
Guest: Gwendolyn V.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 28, 2015
"It is a quaint cottage very close to the town of Skaneateles which is beautiful. The owners of the cottage live right on the property as well and are so super nice! We really felt a part of their "family" but they weren't intrusive. Most of the conversations happened because they were out in their yard and I stopped to talk with them. They were very welcoming! A very short walk to their private "beach". It was very clean and very well maintained. The road coming into the cabin almost makes a very cool tunnel with the trees overhanding. and I experienced the most amazing site. when I was walking my puppy before bed I walked through the tunnel of trees and all in the trees flying around were fireflies it felt very magical! My only concern with posting this review is that more people will book this house and it will be harder for us to book! Should we make our way to Skaneateles again THIS is where we will stay!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 6, 2015
"Hi Nick, just wanted to let you know we had a wonderful time at the lake house, our family made some wonderful, unforgettable memories. The house is great for a large family it is so spacious that no one got in anyone's way. Access to the lake is amazing, the water is so clean and clear. Our husband's and kids love to fish and they caught fish everyday even off the dock. We loved how open the main level was and we could all sit and eat together in the kitchen. Althou the kitchen could use a bit of updating like some new cookie sheets and baking pans because if you wanted to bake anything the pans there are not really good they were rusted. You definitely could use a new set of knifes there are no sharp one's. Also the water pressure in the kitchen sink was not good but if you used the sprayer the water pressure in that was good hmm didn't make sense. The upstairs master bedroom was ok but the bathroom needs better lighting and in the shower the water pools to one side which is not very sanitary it seems that the shower is unlevel, you should have at least a squeegee to push the water in the drain. It would have been nice to have a tv in the 2nd master bedroom also seeing they are really in expensive today a 40" tv @ walmart is less than $300.00 not that we were there to watch tv but when you go to bed you can watch a little tv and unwind before you go to sleep. I must say you had all the outside and inside games anyone could ask for. Our kids loved the pool table and ping pong table but the ping pong table & paddle's were in bad shape. I hope you fixed the air conditioning thank goodness it wasn't really hot and we did bring our fans with us. One more thing seeing you do not provide any wood for the fire pit you should at least no someone who would sell a face cord of wood that we could have called. We did the leg work and found a guy who delivered a face cord of wood for $70.00 which I would have paid you if you provided it. With all this said we still had a blast and I would rent from you again now knowing what I would need to bring thank you again for letting us make beautiful family memories that we will cherish forever. Thanks Again for sharing your lake house with us. Kim"
Guest: Kim H.Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
"I stayed at this beautiful home with my husband and our 3 young children: ages 7, 4 and 2. The house is well set-up for a family. It is newer construction and set-up like a 3 bedroom apartment. There are 3 good sized bedrooms, one with a trundle bed (very comfortable), one with a bunk bed (double on the bottom and twin on top), and the master bedroom has an on suite bath, large closet and lake views. The Kitchen is open to the dining area and living room- so this is great for entertaining, and for keeping any eye on little kids. The kitchen is well stocked with any utensil, dish or cooking pan you could need. It is nice that the owners are on the other side of the home so if you need anything they respond promptly. Outside: you can drive right to the home. There is nice decking that provides functional outdoor space. The dock on the water has damage from the winter, which is being fixed- so that is not as functional at this time, but I am sure it will be fixed and be functional in the future.- The waterfront is good for boating and fishing. It is good swimming for older children, but not young child friendly. We really enjoyed the hiking trails that are right down the road from the home. we went on nightly hikes and my kids loved catching salamanders in the brook. This house is an ideal set-up and the kids were happy...so the parents were happy... and that is a good vacation in my book."
Guest: Shannon R.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 29, 2015