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Camp Serenity On Beautiful Goodyear Lake, 17 Miles From Cooperstown NY

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, Lakefront

Camp Serenity combines early architectural features with modern amenities. We have newly renovated out kitchen with white cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. A bathroom was remodeled in January 2017. A new vanity, toilet and custom shower complete the re-model. The enclosed sun room and all three queen bedrooms look out over the water. The queen bedroom on the first floor has a wheelchair accessible ramp with a direct entrance. The bath within this bedroom has a handicap accessible shower with zero entry. There are wood floors throughout. There are 4 bedrooms on the second floor. In addition to the bedrooms is a large second floor landing. A twin bed and sleeper sofa are on the landing.

The 150 feet of terraced waterfront includes a generous area for outdoor seating. Swimming and fishing are both available from the dock. Located on a double sized lot, Camp Serenity has a spacious level side yard.

Please note: As of February, 2016, VRBO is now adding a 4-9% service fee to renters. This fee goes straight to VRBO. We do not recieve any of that fee. It will be shown on any quotes that are generated from Camp Serenity's VRBO account. The fee does not go away if a personal check or money order is used instead of booking online.

Our cancellation policy is: Full refund if the reservation is cancelled more than 90 days before the day you are to arrive at Camp Serenity. There are no partial refunds.

Wireless internet and Central Air.


5 Bedrooms

Fist Floor

1st Bedroom - 1 queen, handicap accessible with ramp to outside and handicap accessible bath with zero entry shower

Second Floor

2nd Bedroom - 1 queen

3rd Bedroom - 1 queen plus a full size crib

4th Bedroom - 2 twins

5th Bedroom - 2 twins

2nd Floor landing: Sleeper sofa and twin bed

3.5 Baths - 1.5 baths on first floor, 2 baths on second floor

Wireless internet

Central air

Washer & Dryer

Bed linens provided

Towels provided

Iron + ironing board

3 TVs / Cable / DVD, incl. a 42' and 30' flat screen

Phone w/ unlimited service

Generally good cell service

Kitchen with Dishwasher

Eat-in kitchen

Living room

Enclosed sun room overlooking water

Outdoor dining

Outdoor seating

Outdoor gas grill

Wood Fire Pit

Private waterfront - 150 feet

Life jackets

Seating area on deck at waterfront

Spacious side yard

2300 sq ft

10.1 miles to Cooperstown Dreams Park

17 miles to Cooperstown

12.6 to All Star Village

10.1 to Baseball World


No smoking

No pets

No Parties

More Details

Jennifer Boudreau
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2017

About Jennifer Boudreau

Camp Serenity is owned by Jennifer Boudreau and her husband Louis Herman. We purchased this property in 2012, added a new addition and upgraded the entire property. In December 2017 the kitchen and a full bathroom were renovated

Jennifer Boudreau purchased this house in 2012

Why Jennifer Boudreau chose Maryland

Our parents still live in the area. Camp Serenity was the perfect choice for us.

What makes this house unique

Three lakeside bedrooms with queen sized beds.

New addition to house in 2012.

Renovated kitchen and full bathroom in 2017.

Large 1/3 acre level lot.

Located at water level. Only about 8 steps to touch the water. Other homes on Goodyear lake are situated high above the lake.

Large, two tiered deck waterfront.

Gorgeous sunset views.

Parking for 6 cars.


Maryland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , new addition (2013)
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , fully handicapped accessible with zero entry shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , new addition (2013)
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Custom Shower- newly renovated in 2017
  • 3.5+
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    upstairs landing - 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (5), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
outdoor wood fire pit and, picnic tables


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Camp Serenity On Beautiful Goodyear Lake, 17 Miles From Cooperstown NY
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Just like the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

We were there for a family wedding, plenty of space for all of us

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweden, Argentina, the US

Beautiful setting, great sunset views!! Many fish in the lake waiting to tempt you to fish.

  • 4 of 5

Great home! Fit our 4 families with some coming and going. Close to Dreams Park, 12-15 minute drive. The name, Camp Serenity, truly fits the home---from the hammock, spectacular sunsets and fog covered lake in the early AMs to smores at fire pit and fully functional new kitchen, and two Level dock for spectators or participants in fishing, kayaking and paddle boarding. It was hard to leave. Make sure to bring layers for all types of weather, we had a cold snap and the lake breezes got chilly. Very cozy place, will hope to come back again! Would have given 5 stars but had some plumbing issues which were being worked on. Nice to have Lots of towels and sheets provided.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the glowing review! We are very glad that you enjoyed your time at Camp Serenity. We have replaced the toilet that was faulty during your stay so there are no more plumbing issues. We hope to see you again soon. Jen Camp Serenity Owner
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  • 5 of 5

We loved the home, the view, the convenciene, the fishing, the shopping, the great local restaurants...EVERYTHING!!! I would totally recommend this home!! The floors upstairs are a little squeaky, creaky, but just a small annoyance!! Thank you for sharing your home with us!!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your great review!
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Ilion, NY

Annual Family Gathering...........

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at this lovely, well maintained, spacious camp for our annual family gathering! This camp fit our needs perfectly. Clean, well stocked, excellent wifi and cell service, plenty of room, plenty of parking, and such a beautiful location on Goodyear Lake. Owner is incredibly friendly and helpful with any inquiries we had. It lacked nothing and provided our family with a fun filled, relaxing and comfortable weekend. We highly recommend this camp!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot for a college reunion group

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful cottage with everything you need for a group of up to 13 with ample off road parking. Just bring yourselves and your refreshments. The weather did not cooperate so we could not use the outdoor tables and fire pit. We were still very comfortable cooking, dining and hanging out inside. Plenty of space, seating options and bathrooms. The cable TV ( Ryder Cup weekend) and Wi-Fi were also excellent. Once the rain stopped the lake was great for kayaking. The kitchen functioned very well for our large group. The planned remodeled kitchen will make it even better. The owners are very nice and accommodating. We hope to be back in a few years!

Thank You Jen & Lou!

All the best


  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet family togetherness

  • 5 of 5

Camp Serenity was perfect for our weekend. Easy to get to, plenty of sleeping arrangements, well-stocked kitchen, and a marvelous view! Couldn't have asked for anything better!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review! We also love the view.
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Albany International Airpot
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Oneonta Country Club- Open to the Public
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 88
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Brooks BBQ
Nearest Ski
58 Miles
Hunter Mountain
Car: necessary

Located only 17 miles from Cooperstown, NY


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 4.0%

Summer rates are higher. The $300 security deposit needs to be sent to Jennifer Boudreau, 49 New Paltz Rd., Highland, NY 12528 within one month of your stay. Check in time for in season is at 5 PM. In season (summer, Friday-Friday schedule) check out time is 9 AM on Friday morning. Check in time off season is 4 PM. The off season check out time is 12 PM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.