House, 4 Bedrooms + 2 Convertible Beds, 2 Bath, Sleeps 8-10
Bob and Donna Stivers
About Bob and Donna Stivers
We are Donna and Bob Stivers and have been in the rental business for over 25 years, rented house boats for 15 years, and we have operated Stivers Seneca Marine for 20 years. We have lived on the lakes for our entire lives. Our knowledge and experience has created a sense of security for our customers while vacationing on Seneca Lake. We want to offer an experience, not just a place to stay.
Bob and Donna Stivers purchased this House in 2010
Why Bob and Donna Stivers chose Romulus
We love the Finger Lakes, this is the area that we have lived and have done business for the past fifty years. This house is approximately 5 miles from our Marina, Stivers Seneca Marine. The proximity to our Marina makes it easy to welcome guests to our Lake House. After you are settled in you can venture to the Marina for a boat tour, a boat rental, a kayak rental or just a relaxing drink at the Tiki Bar North by the water.
What makes this House unique
This property offers a beautiful dock with a gazebo to watch the sunrise in the morning or to watch the sunset in the evening. The house is situated nicely in the middle of the Finger Lakes Wine Trail. You are only 10 minutes away from Lake Street Station Winery which has beer, wine and liquor that you can stock up for your stay. The lake is right in the backyard to go swimming or to just float around. If getting out on a boat is what you are interested in, come down and visit our marina. We have pontoon boats to rent by the half day or the full day.
Pool / Spa
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - Yard for children activities. Yard for children activities.
Max guests: 10
Minimum age of primary renter: 25
- Parking limited to 4 vehicles.
- DO NOT FLUSH ANYTHING OTHER THAN TOILET PAPER!
- There is NO daily housekeeping service. Guests are required to keep residence and property clean especially at Checkout Date.
This property fell short
The best feature of this home is that it sits directly on the east side of Seneca Lake and has beautiful sunset views. This is the only good thing that I can say about it. The biggest complaint is that the second bathroom is located in the basement and you must go through a bedroom to get there which renders it inaccessible to those staying upstairs. The list of other complaints is long: light bulbs burned out, no coffee table, end tables, or bedside tables, no steps or ladder to enter lake, no chairs on the dock to enjoy the beautiful view, bare bones kitchen tools, and more. There is no thought for the comfort and needs of the guests. There is no trash pick up at the property- they want you to bring your trash to their marina which is 7 miles away. For us, it was 7 miles in the wrong direction- property manager Lisa agreed to collect trash for us. Lisa was kind and did what she could to help, but there were too many issues for her to correct while we were there.
We do appreciate you taking the time to write your opinions of the lake house. We read each review carefully so we can respond and take action. We have since added extra coffee tables and reinstalled the swim ladder.
We do feel our kitchen is fully stocked as many of our guests do appreciate things like a blender, measuring cups, plastic containers, plastic wraps and baking dishes, and although not used by everyone, these things are available if people want them.
We do realize that entering one bedroom to access the basement may be uncomfortable for some
guests. The houses’ layout is clearly described in our listing so we do hope that folks are aware of it in advance before booking.
Friends and family all really enjoyed their stay
The house is in great shape and can accommodate many and we were all able to spread out and enjoy life on the lake. We already talked about a return trip
Right on the lake
We had a great time at this house! The house is way bigger inside than it looks from the outside. Great space inside. The location on the lake was beautiful. The dock was great both during the day for swimming and at night for stargazing.
We stayed here for our annual girls' wine tasting trip! Beautiful home, centrally located wineries!
The house was beautiful, comfy and clean. Loved it!
My extended family stayed here last summer. It's a beautiful location and the house is immaculate! The owners are always just a phone call away and are the kind of people that just want to make sure your vacation is going as planned. The sunsets on the dock and the bbq's we had here will be something that my family will remember forever. Stivers Marina is 10 min away where we rented a pontoon boat to take the family out on the lake and the Tiki Bar is a great place to meet other travelers as well as the locals. I would highly recommend this property and my family will continue to go back year after year.
We own Stivers Seneca Marine which is less than 15 minutes from the property. We offer many water related activities which include boating, water skiing, canoeing, swimming, sailing, paddle boats, boat tours, and canal tours with lock experiences. Don't miss the fun. Make a splash with the Stivers. Relax on the shores at our NEW Tiki Bar with a cocktail and a meal. On the way you will pass three wineries which are less than 6 minutes from the property. See you soon!!