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Seneca Lake - del Lago Casino nearby! Waterfront, Wine Trail, Watkins Glen

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type cottage


About the property

Lake House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 full baths, large eat-in kitchen, waterfront.

Just 20 min away from the new del Lago Resort and Casino! East shore Seneca Lake,home to the best wineries and tours, over 75' of level frontage with unobstructed million dollar view/ This 1800+ sq ft ranch is wide open with 3bedrooms, 2baths, high speed wifi, cable, excellent water quality, large lakeside deck with a rugged permanent dock and hoist.

Some recent renovations with gas grill, fire pit, A/C (window units), dishwasher, marinas nearby for boat rentals, 2 full bathrooms, manicured landscaping and a water view second to none.

Please give us your feedback by writing a review after your stay.

Make this your home away from home!

Keywords: waterfront view, near wine tours and watkins glen, renovated and updated, paradise

More Details

Steve DiGennaro
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, We have interpreters in the event one is needed
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Steve DiGennaro

owner has been in law enforcement for over 40 years

Why Steve DiGennaro chose Geneva

because the cottage has been within the family for extended period of time and has family value.

What makes this cottage unique

Over 100 feet of waterfront, fire pit overlooking the water as your looking at this million dollar view. Centrally located to all of the best events of the Finger Lakes including the new del Lago Resort and Casino! (just 20 min drive)

Guestbook comments from the owner

one of the most beautiful vacation spots i have visited in years. I'm a big fan of the wine tours and let me tell you this is close to some of the areas finest. If you are a follower of racing, this is the place for you. The lake view is second to none and we plan on visiting here for years to come.


Tampa FL
Apr 2011
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Geneva Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 futons in living room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
20 Min from the new del Lago Resort and Casino! Many wineries nearby, 5 miles to Geneva, close proximity to Watkins Glen. One of the most centrally located vacation spots in the area.


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Seneca Lake - del Lago Casino nearby! Waterfront, Wine Trail, Watkins Glen
average rating of 4.595238 based on 43 reviews

Wonderful place on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay and all the space, both indoors and out, available for us to enjoy! The deck and dock were so nice to relax on. The neighbors were very sweet and their dogs even came over to visit while we were outside. Close to the wineries we wanted to visit. Would absolutely recommend and come back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A good stay

  • 4 of 5

Overall, we had a great stay at the Seneca Lake property. The deck and dock are both great for sitting out over the water, and there's a nice yard as well. The deck was pretty well-covered in spider's webs when we arrived, though I'm not sure this was from lack of cleaning, as the spiders seemed pretty persistent to put new webs back up every day... The water stays pretty shallow all the way out to the end of the dock, but you will need to get in out there, as the entry from the shore is pretty filled with seaweed, algae, and other things that wash in from the lake.

Great grill, good sized property, and the A/C's all worked well to keep the house cool. The beds were also very comfortable and there were plenty of extra pillows and blankets. Neighbors were also very nice. The kitchen was generally stocked pretty well, but lacked a few things that we had expected (cutting boards, salt, pepper, other condiments), and was a little short on number of plates and glasses. In the end, this wasn't a big deal, just meant additional dish washing and an additional trip to the store.

Overall, we thought it was a great multi-family waterfront property on Seneca and would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Butler, PA

Property could use some TLC. Nice house, just needs cleaned up some.

  • 4 of 5

We had an enjoyable couples weekend at the lake house. Overall the house more than met our needs although it could use a little upkeep. The washing machine had a note on it that it has been broke since May and still had towels in it. The gutters had more vegetation growing in them than the lake. Aside from some minor things the house was very comfortable, clean and convenient to everything. We spent most of our evenings sitting around the fire enjoying a bottle of wine and the beautiful sunsets. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely spot, a little run down

  • 3 of 5

Our initial arrival was disappointing because the house and yard had been only partially cleaned after a long-term lease. Denise, the real estate rep, was very responsive and apologetic, and offered to send cleaners immediately. We had already done a scrub to make it liveable for the 2 nights we were there. Beyond that, the house suited our needs well. The location on the lake is lovely and the layout allowed our extended family the room to mingle for an evening.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsford, NY USA

Quick getaway

  • 2 of 5

We needed a getaway for Labor Day weekend and we were able to secure the place at the last minute with no issue including our dog. That was helpful. The location was good and view was great at night. It was very quiet, which is all positive. The inside of the property was lovely, clean and exactly what we needed for sleeping. The outside, however, needs attention. The beach was overgrown and could not be utilized to enter the water. There were snakes in the overgrown brush that had to be removed before allowing pets or children to go near. The bees were AWFUL, so much so we could never eat outside, let alone have a cocktail. The chairs were dirty and uncomfortable with only one lounge chair. The ignition light on the grill didn't work and needed to be manually lit. The kitchen was missing some basic items: grilling tools, cutting board and maybe a lighter to start the grill, especially if it's broken? We had a fun weekend but not because of the house.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a "girls'" weekend!

  • 4 of 5

My four friends and I stayed here this past weekend. The house was just right for our needs - comfortable, especially the living room which had a really comfy couch and recliner chair. It was too chilly to make use of the deck, but beautiful to look at - and must be really nice during warm weather. Bathrooms were very clean. Beds were comfortable. Trash had been taken out prior to our stay, so that wasn't an issue. There were some bees getting into one of the back bedrooms, and we couldn't figure out how. Luckily there was a can of bee/wasp spray which we made use of. I'd say we killed 10-12 over the weekend. The kitchen had everything we needed in terms of pots, pans, cutlery, utensils, etc. The light over the sink was out, which made it a bit dark in there when we were preparing food. BTW, wifi instructions are framed and on the wall in the living room. I'm not sure everyone would know right away to look on the wall for this information. The location is definitely good for places in the area to visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just 20 minutes from the new delLago Resort and Casino! Finger Lakes best wineries, music, festivals, and shows and tours throughout the year. Ask us for a list of attractions and dates.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
Cleaning/Laundry service $100
$20 per day, per dog $20

Please note *Additional $50 charge per person, over 6 people for entire stay.

Payment is made directly through owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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