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A Beautiful Lakefront Home feat. 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 decks, a beach and dock

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful beachfront property with dock. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms on 2 floors. All rooms have a stunning view of the lake.

Bedroom 1: Queen bed

Bedroom 2: Queen bed

Bedroom 3: Bunk beds

Full kitchen with dishwasher, dining area, living room, bedroom 1 and full bathroom with double sinks and jacuzzi tub on upper level. Lower level features 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with shower.

Washing machine and dryer on lower level.

Decks include outdoor furniture to relax on.

Garage on premises.

More Details

Owner
Meredith
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Meredith

I grew up in Cooperstown and love the area. There are many things to do in this beautiful and relaxing region.

Meredith purchased this house in 2012

What makes this house unique

We love this house because of the amazing views of the lake from every room.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are winding down our mini vacation at your most wonderful lake house. My family and I want to thank you for sharing it with us. We had a great five nights. We would very much like to come back next summer. If you know now what weeks are available we could make a commitment.
Jul 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
66 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Cooperstown, NY
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Otsego Golf Club
Nearest Train
33 Miles
Utica, NY
Nearest Motorway
23 Miles
rt. 88
Nearest Restaurant
3.8 Miles
Blue Mingo
Nearest Beach
Otsego Lake - in backyard
Car: necessary

Cooperstown is a beautiful setting with a lot to do. Activities include the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore Art Museum and the Farmers' Museum. On Otsego Lake, you can rent a boat at Sam Smith's Boatyard or take a tour of the lake on the Glimmerglass Queen from the Lake Front Motel.

We are also nearby the Glimmerglass Festival (which has wonderful operas and plays) and Glimmerglass State Park which has trails, a historic house museum, swimming, barbecuing, and bird watching.

Cooperstown is also home to Ommegang Brewery, a Belgian style brewery which features tours, a cafe and concerts.

Amenities

Cooperstown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , double sinks, large medicine cabinet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Desk, night tables, dresser, large closet, great lake view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Beautiful lake views.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 dressers, 2 night tables, 2 large closets, great lake view
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

3.6/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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A Beautiful Lakefront Home feat. 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 decks, a beach and dock
average rating of 3.625 based on 9 reviews
San Francisco
2

Lovely location on Otsego Lake, but very run down

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We rented the lake house while our son played in a baseball tournament at Cooperstown All Star Village. The location is lovely, with sweeping views over Otsego Lake, but the house itself was a disappointment. Main issues as follows:

1. There was an overpowering odor when we first arrived - some combination of damp, mould and maybe recently finished wood floors. Eventually, the smell on the upper floor cleared up after we opened every window and sky light, but the downstairs level smelled damp and musty for the duration of our stay.

2. Kitchen was well equipped, but lacked garbage bags and paper towels. Bathrooms lacked toilet paper and the soap dispensers were empty. Screen doors to the upper deck were broken and did not stay in their frames. Most annoyingly, the house is accessed through a key code at the front door, but the screen door on more than one occasion locked behind us so that we could not access the panel and had to boost our younger son through a window to get into the house.

3. Kitchen and bathroom surfaces were clean, but overall, the house felt dirty. Lots of personal items on the surfaces, accumulated dust and dirt in the corners of the rooms, broken lamps and electronics scattered about the house.

4. Property description states that the third bedroom has bunk beds, in actual fact it has a twin bed with a trundle underneath only suitable for a small child.

5. The contract we received from the owner stated that there was an extra futon such that the house could sleep 8 people, but this bed was located in the utility room with the washer dryer, smelled bad, and the bedding was dirty and thrown into a corner of the room.

6. Wifi intermittently dropped throughout our stay.

7. All garbage had to be taken to the Otsego waste management center and opening hours are not listed correctly either on the website or the contract we received.

8. Neighbors to the left of the house as you look in from the street were intrusive and aggressive at times. They came out to watch when our kids were swimming and shouted at them if they strayed beyond the property line (which is unmarked).

9. It was frustrating to see kayaks locked up beneath the house - would have made such a difference to the stay to have had access to them.

All in all, lovely area in which to stay, but would not recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Opera Lake House

  • 4 of 5

A very cutel and clean cottage! This is our 2nd trip in 2 years and it was perfect for our family. Although, we didn't get to spend much time there because we were at the baseball fields a lot! But the peacefulness and beauty of the lake and time on it was a treasured memory!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marco Island, FL
5

A wonderful beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. we rented for a cooperstown baseball tournament. We didn't spend as much time at the cottage as I would have liked to. I could have spent a whole week there, reading on the deck, looking at the beautiful lake. the kitchen is very well equipped. the first floor master has a wonderful comfy bed and you wake up to the view of the lake. I just can't say enough. you won't be dissapointed

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delaware
5

Relaxing atmosphere and beautiful view.

  • 5 of 5

I loved the location and the view! The house looks just like the photos posted and was very clean. My family can't wait to come back when the weather is warmer!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Itsego Lakefront House

  • 2 of 5

Good location 6 miles north of Cooperstown; more of a summer cabin feel vs "beautiful lakefront home"; spartan furnishings; not kept clean - kitchen counters, window blinds dirty; dirty dishes in dishwasher; unused & long expired food in refrigerator; musty smell throughout.

Nice setting with good & relaxing view of lake. Easy access to Cooperstown area attractions.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York
5

Beautiful Home - gorgeous view of the lake!

  • 5 of 5

What a great vacation spot! You can't beat the view and I instantly fell in love with the porches facing the lake (one on each level!) First thing I did every morning was sit out on the porch and enjoy the view - a relaxing way to start the day! The beds were comfy and the rooms were clean. The upstairs bathroom is gorgeous with a large soaking tub. Skylights and sliding glass doors provide tons of natural light which is a must for me! I love that they provide sheets, towels and cooking items - so much easier than packing your own! The house is spacious and it has a dock - the lake was so calm and inviting I'd love to bring a kayak next time! Would definitely return again - I'm sure it gorgeous in the fall when all the leaves are turning!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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