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Vintage Cottage on Otsego Lake Golf Course Near Glimmerglass

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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Just steps away from the Glimmerglass Opera Festival. At the head of Otsego Lake, a short drive away from the Dreams Park and all the museums and attractions of Cooperstown, enjoy this classic and exclusive location at a very affordable price.
Wifi, wide-screen Hi-def TV with premium cable, a great porch with barbecue: enjoy this spacious home on a large private property with family or friends. It's stocked with books, games and more.
A master suite with queen bed, and a two-twin bedroom, each with an en-suite bathroom, and a double and a single bedroom with shared en-suite bathroom, additional cot available. Full eat-in-kitchen and enormous loft-like great room with dining area, fireplace, piano and several seating areas.
Uniquely located on the only private property within the grounds of the Otsego Golf Club. There is ample outdoor room for games, parking or heading out for a hike or nature walk. The north end of the lake is a natural, protected wetlands with a wide variety of birds and other wildlife. Or take advantage of offers for golfing packages for you and your group.
Double sliding doors open onto a view of Mount Wellington and the ninth green while a stone-paved porch wraps around two sides of the house which backs directly onto woods.
High ceilings and fans keep the house cool all summer, enjoying breezes coming up from the lake, and baseboard heat and radiators warm the bedrooms and bathrooms on cooler days. Air-conditioning window units in each bedroom added in 2013.
Available mid-May through mid-September. Please check our calendar for available dates. Our other home on the property, Houghton House, may also be available for Hall of Fame weekend and Opera season rentals, please ask if you would like more information.

Keywords: Phoenix cottage, weekly rentals, Cooperstown, Glimmerglass Opera, Dream Park, Baseball, Summer Holiday Rental, Golf, Otsego Lake, Self-catering holidays, cultural tourism

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    All rooms on ground level and easy to roll in through double-wide doors....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    wardrobe, dresser and shelves...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    closet, dressers...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    large closet and dressers, additional cot available...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Folding Cot (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3

    ...moreless

  • One is en suite to two-twin bedroom #4, one is both en suite to queen bedroom #1 and opens to great room (two doors), one is en suite to both double #3 and single #2 bedrooms (two doors)....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Immediate tee times available at Otsego Golf Club, walk just 400 feet down the hill--very reasonable rates and special offers for our guests. Enjoy lunch on the Club porch with enchanting lake views....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    Wide-screen hi-def...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining area with table for 6 to 10 people is at the end of great room closest to kitchen....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window units in bedrooms added in 2013...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood-burning fireplace in great room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    electric radiators available...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Upright piano, lots of seating...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    We are happy to recommend some excellent local caterers, just ask....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Full eat-in kitchen with all appliances, washer and dryer, spring water provided...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    Ask about special rates for our guests down at the club house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    great for games, stargazing, sunning...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Covered stone-flagged porch has tables and chairs for dining or just relaxing....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 9 - Oct 2, 2016
2 night min stay
$500
$1,800
Early Summer 2017
May 19 - Jul 27, 2017
5 night min stay
$500
$1,800 $6,500

Changeover Day: Friday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Hall of Fame 2017
Jul 28 - Jul 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,600
$3,200
Late Summer 2017
Jul 31 - Aug 31, 2017
5 night min stay
$500
$1,800 $6,500

Changeover Day: Friday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$500
$1,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$500
$1,800 $6,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Final Housecleaning $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 4%

Notes:

Security deposit $250; returned within 7 days of end of rental period.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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Location

65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International Airport
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
Otsego Golf Club
34 Miles
Nearest Train
Utica
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Otsego Golf Club
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Glimmerglass State Park

Car: Necessary

Glimmerglass Opera 1 mile (20-minute walk), Cooperstown Dreams Park 14 miles (22-minute drive), Cooperstown 9 miles (15-minute drive).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1920

About the owner: I am a garden designer in Spoleto Italy but I grew up on the property and went to school in Cooperstown. The beauty of the lake and hills here make it a natural garden.

Why the Owner Chose Cooperstown, NY, USA:
The property has been in my family for several generations and has been used as both a summer holiday retreat and a year-round home. It is both a peaceful place to immerse oneself in nature as well as a stimulating cultural center.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Quiet days enjoying nature can be interspersed with world-class entertainment at the opera and visits to the fascinating museums of Cooperstown. And a stroll downhill brings you to the charms of the golf course, one of the 10 oldest in the US.


Contact us

Speaks: english, italian

 

Photos

  • Phoenix Cottage is a vintage treasure.

    Phoenix Cottage is a vintage treasure.

  • Bathroom en-suite to master bedroom, also opens to great room, bathtub/shower

    Bathroom en-suite to master bedroom, also opens to great room, bathtub/shower

  • 2nd Bathroom is en-suite to both single bedroom 2 and double bedroom 3

    2nd Bathroom is en-suite to both single bedroom 2 and double bedroom 3

  • The second double bedroom with en-suite bath and views to north and east

    The second double bedroom with en-suite bath and views to north and east

  • Eat-in-kitchen has all appliances and opens onto back yard.

    Eat-in-kitchen has all appliances and opens onto back yard.

  • Dining area and working fireplace.

    Dining area and working fireplace.

  • Wide-screen tv in corner of great room. Painted 'barn doors' and piano shown

    Wide-screen tv in corner of great room. Painted 'barn doors' and piano shown

  • The great room with open screened doors.

    The great room with open screened doors.

  • View of porch seating areas from front door.

    View of porch seating areas from front door.

  • View of Mt. Wellington and 9th hole from great room and stone porch

    View of Mt. Wellington and 9th hole from great room and stone porch

  • Fully accessible and lots of outdoor space, immersed in nature.

    Fully accessible and lots of outdoor space, immersed in nature.

  • Area map showing proximity to golf course and opera at head of lake.

    Area map showing proximity to golf course and opera at head of lake.

  • Master bedroom with en-suite bath and views to east and south

    Master bedroom with en-suite bath and views to east and south

  • Single Bedroom 2 shares en-suite bathroom with Bedroom 3

    Single Bedroom 2 shares en-suite bathroom with Bedroom 3

  • Double Bedroom 3 shares en-suite bathroom with Bedroom 2

    Double Bedroom 3 shares en-suite bathroom with Bedroom 2

  • 3rd Bathroom is en-suite to bedroom with 2 twin beds, has bathtub/shower

    3rd Bathroom is en-suite to bedroom with 2 twin beds, has bathtub/shower

  • Washer and dryer in kitchen

    Washer and dryer in kitchen

  • View toward kitchen from dining area

    View toward kitchen from dining area

  • High central ceiling and view through screened 'barn doors'

    High central ceiling and view through screened 'barn doors'

  • View to lawn and 9th green from open 'barn doors'

    View to lawn and 9th green from open 'barn doors'

  • Gas grill on stone-flagged porch with dining and sitting areas.

    Gas grill on stone-flagged porch with dining and sitting areas.

  • Otsego Lake & Golf Course are located a short walk downhill from the house.

    Otsego Lake & Golf Course are located a short walk downhill from the house.

  • Floor plan: 4 BR, 3 bath around great room, corner kitchen, covered porch @ left

    Floor plan: 4 BR, 3 bath around great room, corner kitchen, covered porch @ left

  • Nearby Houghton House may also be available for Hall of Fame or Opera rentals

    Nearby Houghton House may also be available for Hall of Fame or Opera rentals

VRBO #385846

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, italian
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  • Calendar last updated 09/24/2016

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