We Sleep up to 6 Adults and 4 Children in Wonderfully Comfortable Beds(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
4000sq ft house, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Ideal for 3 couples ( 6 adults) + 4 kids
Our beautiful 9 acre lake Waterfront Property is only
9 Minutes to Dreams Park
5 Minutes to Cooperstown Village
and the Baseball Hall of Fame!
6 adults (3 couples) and 4 children work the best.
Our home is nicer than most and it is that way because we want a great group of people who apprecaite getting a clean beautiful property.
YOU ARE RENTING AN IMMACULATE HOUSE WITH ALL YOUR BED LINENS, SHAMPOO, CONDITIONER AND HAIR DRYERS SUPPLIED.
YOU JUST BRING YOUR CLOTHES, FOOD AND A WINNING TEAM.
Unlike other homes in Coopertown our home is just for rentals only We do not personally live it during the year and move out when you arrive nor do we rent it out in the off season to some local for a low rate just to keep the heat on.
Our home is immaculate and just for you,
Our bedroom layout is as follows
ARE AN AWESOME KING MASTER SUITES W/PRIVATE BATH
Two lucky sets of parents will spend the week sleeping in comfort.
A third bedroom
with 1 QUEEN BEDROOM THAT CONNECTS AND SHARES A LARGE BATHROOM WITH THE BUNK ROOM NEXT DOOR. A great setup for a couple traveling with 2 children.
The fourth bedroom is the bunk room mentioned above
The fifth bedroom
Is our main floor handi cap bedroom with 2 TWIN BEDS and its own private bathroom
Our luxury custom built Cherry wood gourmet kitchen with Granite and Corian counters top and lots of cupboard space is well outfitted with lots of dishes, glasses, pots pans, and brand new appliances. Gas BBQ by the outside tables and A WATER VIEW LIKE NO OTHER.
Now for the story.....The “Lucky Duck” is so named because we feel that we are just about the Luckiest of Ducks on earth to be the owners of such a Glorious property. You will feel the same to be a guest here.
First it is very Important for you to know is that the house we are renting to you is NOT A HOUSE THAT WE LIVE IN DURING THE YEAR, THEN MOVE OUR 'STUFF' OUT OF IT WHEN YOU WANT TO RENT, like so many of the homes for rent in Cooperstown.......YUK!
This was built just for guests like you and is immaculate and will be your very own private retreat when you are here. It is like a hotel but oh so very much better.
Christmas 2007, we purchased this wonderful property from a man who had once owned the New England Patriots. Sitting on 50 wonderful acres, is a lovely house but there was also a beautiful old stone based barn.
The barn was in disrepair and as we felt it would have been a real shame to lose such a wonderful structure. So starting in 2008 and not finishing till Aug of 09, we decided to take almost all of it down and rebuilt it into a new a stunning 4000 sq ft 5 bedroom 4 bathroom residence.
With 5 bedrooms and 4 baths,(full description below) and huge living spaces, we have invested meticulous attention to detail in this property while succeeding in maintaining the integrity of this historical building, and creating a wonderful space for all to enjoy. Some of the original barn exterior wood now adorns the walls of the interior living and family room.
Enter the fabulous glass front doorway to a breathtaking view of the lake and gardens as seen thru the floor to ceiling glass windows directly across on the other side…….quite an entrance.
A balcony framed totally in glass allows the beauty of the land and nature to flow right in.
25 ft high, hand honed beamed ceilings, huge floor to ceiling windows throughout allowing for amazing views of the lake, lush perennial gardens, forests, and wildlife. What more could you want?
The living room faces the lake and features, again, two huge floor to ceiling windows, a gas fireplace with a massive cedar log mantel sofa and chairs, a 50' flat screen TV, wireless internet service and an old sugaring off sled that makes quite a statement as the coffee table for this fabulous area.
Dinning at the 10 ft dining room table, under an old wagon wheel that has old lanterns creatively converted into modern lighting, you will experience a cross view of both sides of the property.
The lake side, the gardens in the morning on the pasture side, the fabulous sunsets at night.
The family room area has an 8 person poker table with lots of room for a second game table, yet be decided on....
A lovely cedar paneled laundry room, HUGE, with a washer, dryer, coat room, wet sink and cupboards completes the house.
Outdoors welcomes you with a 7 acre perennial fringed lake.
The lake is stocked with large and small mouth bass, perch and carp that practically jump on your hook. We have a dock where you can fish from or you can stroll around to the far side and walk the board walk to Meditation Island.......
If you like you can also walk or jog the whole perimeter of the lake on a dirt path. State land boarders our property so hiking and exploring the woods is a must do.
Wildlife abounds, deer, wild turkeys, George the blue Heron, red tailed hawks, ducks and birds galore, so bring those binoculars. Everything to see and enjoy…..nothing here to hurt you.
We guarantee the area has so much to offer you will never be bored.
To book our home we need you to email us your home address and we will discuss sending you out a contract. Your deposit is 50% the weekly rental rate with the balance due 90 days before your vacation date. Pertaining to the Dreams Park season bookings, once you book it is a guaranteed non refundable booking so make sure of your dates.
We have had wonderful guests here wave have appreciated and taken good care of our homes during their stay. We are sure you will be the same.
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Member since: 2003
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Well behaved kids always welcome. Poorly behaved kids will be given a double espresso and new puppy and sent home with you. We know you are on vacation but we have serious water on the property and have to ask that you keep an eye on your kids at all time. Their safety is YOUR responsibility NOT OURS. You stay and play at your own risk while here....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- King size beds (2) Two King Master suites both so comfortable you will deffineately want to sleep in, Queen Beds (1) with a view of the pasture......truly comfy and wonderful, Twin or Single Beds (2) beautiful comfortable twin bed with a trundle twin underneath that can be two single or pushed together for one king, Baby Cribs (1) Crib for young non climbing child provided upon request at no additional cost, Bunk Beds (1) awesome, comfortable and clean clean clean. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- WE ARE NOT THE KIND OF HOME THAT YOU SEE HOW MANY GUESTS YOU CAN SQUEEZE IN. OUR PROPERTIES ARE LUXURY AND A HOME THAT AFTER A GREAT DAY OF ACTIVITIES YOU WANT TO COME HOME TO RELAX AND ENJOY. OUR HOME IS AS NICE AS YOUR OWN HOME AND WE WANT YOU TO TREAT AND APPRECIATE IT AS SUCH. WE KNOW YOU WILL....moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Golf Course Front:
We are 6 min from Leatherstocking rated one of the top 100 resort courses in the USA.......you will fall in love with this course. The back 9 gives you amazing views of the lake and the town...moreless
Our homes site on over 50 areas of gorgeous land. Once a working farm it is now and has been for a long time, just a beautiful resort type property. Water, gardens and wildlife. Breathtaking!...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 17 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking On Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Stove:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dream Park Stays
May 20 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Friday
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Tax Rate 4%
OUR RATE WILL VARY BASED ….LENGTH OF STAY….AND TIME OF YEAR……..HOLIDAY RATES ARE FOR THOSES SPECIFIC DAYS BUT MIN STAY IS 3 TO 4 NIGHTS. WANT TO GET MARRIED HERE......WE CAN SUPPLY THE WEDDING OFFICIAL TO DO IT ..... IN ADDITION TO THE HOUSE RENTAL THERE IS A LAND USE CHARGE. TBD
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Owner's cancellation policy:
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IN ADDITION TO BEING IN THE HEART OF BASEBALL, and the Home of J. Fennimore Cooper the famous author of Last of the Mohicans........OUR HOME IS A WONDERFUL PLACE FOR ARTIST TO PAINT.......WRITERS TO WRITE......MEDITATE........DREAM......AND JUST PLAIN ZONE OUT.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: It is just my husband and I and we still work for a living. However we have the luxury of working from home so can be around for anything you need or want. Really important for you to know We didnt build this home intending it to be a rental so it is built with quality. We dont sleep or live in there and move out when you want to rent it or pick up some check rental money by renting it out when out of season. It is just truly a vacation rental waiting for you to come and enjoy the area and your time here. This is why our home is immaculate and we want guest who will appreciate this and keep it this way.
Why the Owner Chose Cooperstown, NY, USA:
WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE NICEST PROPERTIES IN THE AREA.......I WOULD SAY ONE OF THE TOP 3 IN COOPERSTOWN. WELL KNOWN IN THE AREA. ONCE A BUSH (BEER) ESTATE.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
PEACE, QUIET, LUXUARY, IMMACULATE. WE HAVE WEEKLY STAFF TAKING CARE OF THE HOME AND GARDENS TO MAKE SURE THE MAINTANCE IS KEPT UP AND YOU’RE STAYS WITH US IS THE BEST
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GLASS BALCONY WITH A VIEW OF THE WATER AND GROUNDS
THE GROUNDS IN ALL THERE GLORY.....HOW RELAXING...PLUS MEDITATION ISLAND
QUEEN BEDROOM WITH CUSTOM CUT METAL HEAD BOARD...WONDERFUL
HANDICAP BEDROOM WITH DAYBED PLUS POP UP TRUNDEL AND PRIVATE BATH
LUXUARY, IMMACULATE, AND ROOM FOR TONS OF FUN AND MEMORIES
LOTS OF PLACES TO SIT, PLAY AND MINGLE
ARTIST RETREAT HERE
YOUR DOCK TO FISH AND SWIM FROM
7 SPEICIES OF FISH ...LARGE AND SMALL MOUTH BASS, PERCH, SUNFISH, TROUT, CATFISH
Room to run and ride
LUCKY DUCK..... COMPLETELY NEW BUILDING 5 BDR CONVERTED BARN
YOUR BALCONY WITH A VIEW OF THE WATER AND GROUNDS THRU GLASS RAILINGS
SECOND KING MASTER SUITE BOTH FACE THE WATER WITH FLOOR TO CEILING WINDOWS
AWESOME BUNK ROOM.......HAND PAINTINGS ON THE WALLS
FAB DINNING FOR 10 PLUS ADDITIONAL AND SEPARTE KITCHEN AREA THAT SITS 6 MORE
GREAT LIVING ROOM WITH 50 INCH FLAT SCREEN TV AND HUGE FIREPLACE
WONDERFUL KITCHEN....GRANITE AND CORIAN COUNTER TOPS....NEW APPLIANCES
NO LIMIT TO WHAT TO SEE AND DO
A record 14 inch bass causght on our property this August by a guest.
HOLLY COW ! WHAT GREAT FUN IS TO BE HAD.......ROOM TO RUN AND PLAY
Kids enjoying a dip in Otesaga lake just 6 min from our home
And a winter wonderland from Nov to March
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Thursday, May 18, 2017
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