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Lovely Four Season Family Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-13)

Excellent rustic property on private one acre lot. Overlooking Little Sodus bay, cottage is located on dead end street and is a few minutes walk from Fair Haven Beach State Park, Lake Ontario. Easy access to public boat launch, beach and pier. Central heat, expansive wrap around sleeping porch(during warm months) and four separate eating areas:

-fully equipped eat-in kitchen

-dining room (seats 8-10)

-screened and glassed-in porch


-den w/pull out queen couch

Additional freezer and refrigerator in attached, two-car garage.

Cozy interior living room has working wood fireplace. One full bathroom on each floor.

Moments from Sterling Renaissance Festival, huge lawn perfect for kids' tents, volleyball, croquet etc. Everything is provided at this charming property--all you need to bring is food!

Off-season per night rates are available (two night minimum) please ask!

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Fair Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Single Beds (3), Queen Sleep Sofa(2) Pull out queen in den
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
sleeping porch, additional freezer and refrigerator in garage, high chair, infant potty seat, pak and play


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(15 traveler reviews)

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Lovely Four Season Family Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Loved Gus' Home!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfectly suited for our family gathering in Oswego! We had six adults and three young adults (one of which was supposed to stay at our brother's house in Oswego, but when he saw Gus' house, he decided to spend the night too). The kitchen was beyond stocked - everything we needed was there. Plenty of seating areas - cool walk down to the bay/lake - great bathrooms and the washer/dryer appeared brand new! We loved our weekend there, and you will too!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4th annual girl's weekend

  • 5 of 5

Eight Oswego suitemates just spend an amazing weekend at Gus' house in Fair Haven! We could not have asked for a better place to stay. It is so very spacious, quaint and comfortable with so many gathering places. The house lacks for nothing. When we couldn't find a cork screw (God forbid) Gus left his dinner party to bring us one. He is the greatest! Thank you Gus for sharing your home with us. We had a great time and I will recommend this to anyone looking for a great getaway place.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Rent for Oswego State Graduation

  • 5 of 5

This property was turned out to be much more than we hoped for! We rented for the weekend for our daughter's graduation from Oswego State - only 12 miles up the road! Aunts, Uncles, and cousins joined us - a total of 10. Had everything we needed! Temperature went from 68 on Friday to 40 Saturday night - but no worries lots of extra blankets for the kids that slept on the porch. I highly recommend this property. Thanks Gus for making for such a wonderful weekend!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Could not have been better...

  • 5 of 5

For our 20th anniversary my husband and I invited family and friends from near and far to come and celebrate as we renewed our vows. The Otis Wiley house not only afforded a comfortable place for so many to rest their heads, but was ideally suited for entertaining the crowd we hosted over 4 days. From the perfect glassware, to a galley kitchen where our friend the Chef created a beautiful wedding cake, to the outdoor fire pit that served as the spot for the "bachelors" to gather for beers the evening before, it was ideal! This house has PLENTY of areas for groups to gather to chat, play cards or games, or as many of our younger guests did- color and craft for hours, all the while being spread out, as to give people plenty of privacy. There is a number of beds and couches for napping, and the fireplace in the living room - which is thoughtfully decorated with classic mission furniture as well as an array of fascinating and classic books - just beckons you to kick off your shoes, grab a glass of wine, and RELAX. I would recommend this property for any season and any reason - from a small group to a large extended family, you will enjoy your time TOGETHER, and focus on the simpler (and most important) things in life.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Family Reunion Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely wonderful!

We had a family reunion and needed some extra space for out of town family to stay.

We ended up spending most of our time at the cottage,playing games, visiting and having the best reunion ever! This house allows for big groups to gather around the fireplace and also opportunities for small groups to visit in other ares of the house.

The owner, Gus, was terrific, made us feel welcome, gave us suggestions for enjoying the house and relaxing. Once we settled in we walked around the beautiful NYS Park enjoying the beautiful Lake Ontario waterfront.

We also had plenty of space for sleeping with 13 beds.

Did I mention absolutely wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Memorable vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

We rented this facility on the long weekend with my friends and family and I am happy we deicided to go with this one. I don't hesitate to say everyone in our group (8+ adults) have the same opinion. This is the best location ever I will be able to enjoy in Fair Heaven. This was my first experience in a vacation rental but from what I understood from others who had experience, this is the best rental they also had. There is enough room for a group of 10. The house is stacked with everything what we need for a vacation. Only thing we needed was the personal items. Every utensils required for a home was available and we just had to get groceries from store. Walking distance to beach and it is having a nice but had a quite neighborhood regardless of beach so near by. Owner is a nice person with warm welcome and he was helpful for everything we had issues with. No complains and will look for this facility again when it comes.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gus Taft
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017

About Gus Taft

spent summers growing up in Fair Haven and now I'm fortunate enough to live here full time


Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Syracuse, N.Y.
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Fair Haven
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Fair Haven
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Syracuse, N.Y.
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
RT. 104A
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Fair Haven (several)
Nearest Beach
Fair haven Beach State Park
Car: recommended

Pleasant Beach Hotel Bar and Restaurant, village of Fair Haven and shops a few minutes drive, easy access to public boat launch, few minutes drive to golf course and tennis courts in/near village


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Special Three night rate for long weekends available: $600
Normal check in: 4:00 p.m.
Check out: 10:00 a.m. Ask about other options

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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