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Charming, Family-Friendly Cottage in Park-Like, Lakefront Setting

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Last updated: 09/08/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Accommodates 8 max. With 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath

If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway on the Finger Lakes, you’ll find it at Buttercup Cottage. This unique property features the elbow room of a park-like setting and offers outstanding privacy, gorgeous views and the charm of a country cottage.

The property includes two cottages that can sleep 8 guests. The main cottage features two bedrooms (one with queen bed, one with a bunk that sleeps 3), kitchen with eat-in area, a living room with cable TV, and a screen porch with panoramic views of the lake.

The guest cottage is ideal for visitors, in-laws or older kids. It includes a king bed and a twin, a bathroom with shower stall, and large screen porch with a picnic table facing the lake. There's also an outdoor shower facing west that’s ideal for rinsing off in the sun after a dip in the lake.

The yard is unusually large for a lake property, occupying .8 acre of grass for you to play Whiffle ball or touch football, or just lounge in the sun.

To the south of the main house, overlooking the lake, is a gazebo with a picnic table for dinners looking at the lake as the sun sets.


The waterfront, accessible by stairs, features an L-shaped dock and a boat house with canoe.

Buttercup Cottage is located on the west side of Honeoye Lake, about a mile south of the town of Honeoye. This quiet location, surrounded by friendly, quiet, summer-long neighbors, is an ideal setting for a relaxing vacation.

Things to do include some of the best walleye and bass fishing in NY State, visiting local wineries, or enjoying the breathtaking view from Harriet Hollister State Park, at the south end of the lake.

For boaters, Honeoye Lake has a state boat launch and the clean, quiet lake is idea for all kinds of water sports.

Please note: During the peak season from mid-June through early September, Buttercup Cottage has a 7-night minimum. During peak season, check in is on Saturdays at 3 p.m., and check out is on Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 09/08/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Main Cottage, BR 1: 1 queen

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  • Guest House: 1 king, 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed

    Two twins joined with king headboard for a king & third twin...moreless

  • Main Cottage -- BR 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Bunk bed with twin on top, double below, and twin trundle...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Guest house also has outdoor shower with hot and cold water.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    In main house, connected to DVD player and cable...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Gorgeous views to the east and the south, with the Bristol hills in the distance...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    90 feet of beachfront on the west side of Honeoye Lake ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful Bristol Hills to the East and South...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Additional eating areas: - courtyard in front of main cottage with umbrella table - outdoor pavilion with picnic table overlooking the lake - screen porch on guest house with picnic table...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit in main house...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heat in main house...moreless

  • Internet
  • Living Room:

    Includes TV with cable and a beautiful view to the south end of the lake...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need, including plenty of pots and pans, silverware, plastic and ceramic plates, cups and glasses...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Eat-in kitchen includes electric stove, dishwasher, double sink, butcher block counter top, views of the lake from the table...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Brick courtyard with a low wall for sitting is in front of the main cottage and umbrella table and chairs. Small deck at landing of stairs to lakefront....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    A canoe and paddle boat are in the boat house by the water...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Picnic pavilion...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    .65 acre offers plenty of room for playing volleyball, Whiffle ball, etc or just relaxing in the sun...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Buttercup Cottage requires a minimum stay of 7 nights during the peak season from mid-June through early September.

During the peak season, check-in is on Saturday at 3 and check-out is on Saturday at 11.

50% deposit due within 10 days of reserving

50% final payment due 14 days before arrival

Payments made for rentals commencing in less than 30 days, must be paid by cashier’s check, money order or cash.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Rochester
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NY State Thruway, Route 90
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hunt Hollow Ski Resort
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sandy Bottom Beach, Honeoye

Buttercup Cottage is on Honeoye Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York. The lake itself is about 5 miles long by a mile wide and features some of the best fishing in NY State, especially for bass and walleye. Sheltered by picturesque hills, the lake is peaceful and ideal for sailing and water skiing or tubing. At the south end of the park is the Harriet Hollister State Park, which features spectacular hiking trails overlooking the lake. At the north end of the lake is Sandy Bottom Beach, an ideal place to go for a swim or a barbecue.

The Finger Lakes region around Honeoye includes many wineries, most of which have beautiful lake views. The historic town of Canandaigua is about 10 miles to the east and features many restaurants, Roseland water park and CMAC, a popular summer concert venue.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Having a lake cottage was a dream of ours when we moved from New York City to Rochester 25 years ago. When we took a flyer and looked at Buttercup Cottage, we knew it was perfect for us: big enough to have guests, close to Rochester, great neighbors and with plenty of elbow room to romp and play. Our kids grew up spending two weeks at the lake every summer, and it's created great memories for us.

Why the Owner Chose Honeoye, NY, USA:
Buttercup Cottage feels like a refuge from the busy world, but it's only a half hour from Rochester. When you turn down the driveway and see the huge lawn, the outdoor sun-shower, the gazebo overlooking the lake and the bright yellow buildings, you know it's a special place. The lake is small enough to not attract crowds of boaters, but large enough to enjoy tubing, fishing, sailing and just sightseeing. It's an ideal haven, the perfect mix of convenience and charm.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We love watching the sun rise over the Bristol Hills from the porch, coming up from the water to rinse off in the sun in the outdoor shower, playing Whiffle ball on the lawn and having dinner on the gazebo, watching the lake get peaceful at sunset.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 09/08/2016

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Photos

  • Welcome to Buttercup Cottage

    Welcome to Buttercup Cottage

  • Another peaceful day on the lake

    Another peaceful day on the lake

  • From the kitchen window

    From the kitchen window

  • The living room of the main house has views of the lake and leads to the porch

    The living room of the main house has views of the lake and leads to the porch

  • The porch of the main house overlooks the lake

    The porch of the main house overlooks the lake

  • Main house BR with bunk bed: twin above, full below, plus child trundle

    Main house BR with bunk bed: twin above, full below, plus child trundle

  • Main house bath

    Main house bath

  • The guest house features a large screened porch facing the lake

    The guest house features a large screened porch facing the lake

  • The outdoor 'sun shower'

    The outdoor 'sun shower'

  • Guest house BR w. twin bed

    Guest house BR w. twin bed

  • The view from the walkway to the main house

    The view from the walkway to the main house

  • The view south from the dock

    The view south from the dock

  • The property features a parklike setting with plenty of elbow room

    The property features a parklike setting with plenty of elbow room

  • Kitchen of the main house has a bay window overlooking the lake

    Kitchen of the main house has a bay window overlooking the lake

  • Kitchen of the main house

    Kitchen of the main house

  • The kitchen of the main house from the living room

    The kitchen of the main house from the living room

  • Main house BR with Queen bed

    Main house BR with Queen bed

  • Main house BR with bunk bed

    Main house BR with bunk bed

  • Guest house bath

    Guest house bath

  • The view from the guest house screened porch

    The view from the guest house screened porch

  • Guest house BR with Queen bed

    Guest house BR with Queen bed

  • The gazebo is ideal for a barbecue overlooking the lake

    The gazebo is ideal for a barbecue overlooking the lake

  • The dock will accommodate boats up to 22' long

    The dock will accommodate boats up to 22' long

  • The view from the gazebo over the lake

    The view from the gazebo over the lake

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