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Welcome to the Bayside Beauty!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3+ Bedroom, 3 Bath Home Over Looking Little Sodus Bay

This bayside charmer provides the best of all worlds: a private dock on Little Sodus Bay in your front yard and accommodations for up to 10 in a relaxed atmosphere. Boat, sail, fish, swim or water ski on Lake Ontario or Little Sodus Bay, or just relax on the spacious deck overlooking the water.

Fair Haven and the surrounding area offer something for everyone: Fair Haven State Park, water sports, fishing, golf, hiking, biking, shopping, antiquing, historical sites.

Located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, this area has changed from a shipping port to a resort community and features some of the best fishing, swimming, boating and camping in New York State.

Unique attractions include the Sterling Renaissance Festival, Fair Haven Beach State Park, Sterling Lake Shore Park & Nature Center and the Little Red School House Museum. Winter activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and ice fishing.

If you happen to be there on a Saturday night be sure to stop by the village green for the weekly band concert

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Mark S Brockman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Mark S Brockman

West Bay has been in our family for 4 generations. What started as a one room bayside retreat has grown over the years to combine the rustic charm of the original cottage with the modern amenities which make living here comfortable.

'Sant Cottage' as it was originally known has been the summer retreat for one of Fair Haven's founding families. Generations of the Sant family still live around Little Sodus Bay.

West Bay was built for Raymond S. Sant, one of the most influential figures in the development of Upstate New York. Ray Sant was a soldier and educator whose foresight converted rural New York's one room school system into the the centralized school system that exists today.

Ray Sant's interest in Fair Haven and Sterling lead him to chronicle its' development in several books tracing the history of families and businesses in the area.

West Bay is where he found his inspiration.

Mark S Brockman purchased this house in 1928

Why Mark S Brockman chose Fair Haven

What makes West Bay special? It's the slower pace, the relaxed atmosphere and the abundant variety of activities.


Fair Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 full bathrooms provide ample facilities.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • The home provides 3 bedrooms which accommodate 7 residents. There is an additional 'walk through bedroom with a single bed. A sleeper sofa provides space for two more. Space exists for additional sleeping arrangements if needed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Property includes a dock. Bring your boat and fishing gear. 2017 *** Please be aware that record flooding has affected the bay where there are currently water speed restrictions


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Welcome to the Bayside Beauty!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Overall the property was great and we enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

The house had plenty of room and bedrooms for everyone. We were able to find everything we needed to feel at home. Mark we appreciate the opportunity to spend time at your house in Fair Haven Village. It was just what we needed!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great view! Spacious. Enjoyed watching swans. Very tranquil setting.

  • 5 of 5

Felt like I had the whole bay to myself. Fair Haven Village was nearby, and winery was less than a mile away.

Thanks will come back again!


  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful lake view

  • 5 of 5

Love the location - we fished off the dock, went to the nearby state beach, and used it as a base to visit the Finger Lakes, Rochester, Syracuse, and Oswego. The kitchen, living/dining room, sunroom were spacious. The back shower probably needs replacing, but other than that it was a great vacation place, and the owner was always accessible and helpful.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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State College, PA Central Pennsylvania

Great Place to Spend a Vacation

  • 5 of 5

A great place to spend a vacation! This was a get-together for our family - ages 17 to 80. and this

cottage gave us all that we needed - lots of room to spread out, a large, well equipped kitchen, beautiful

views of the water from both inside and outside. Everything was clean, with new carpeting and fresh paint. One of the best things for us was the large deck, shaded by a beautiful maple, where we could sit, read, enjoy the bay view, eat our meals from the grill, and watch some of the group in their kayaks. Mark was always availabe to us by phone and helped in every way to make our vacation special. Everyone wants to go back next year and I hope that we can.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Estero, Fl

What a view!

  • 5 of 5

What a gem. My family and I stayed here for a week in August and it simply wasn't long enough. What a pleasure to awaken with the morning sun lighting the dining / living room.The sun sets were equally as spectacular. The view all the way from the back of the bay to lake has to be the best in Fair Haven. The accommodations were just right for everyone, adults and children alike. Plenty of beds, bathrooms, kitchen prep space, parking. Close to town and private also. We will be back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Randy, Thanks so much for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay!!! Best regards.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Little Sodus Inn
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Spring Brook
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pleasant Beach
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Fair Haven State Park
Car: necessary

Fair Haven is a step back to a more peaceful time. Enjoy boating, water skiing, fishing or whatever water activity moves you, or just relax on the dock by the bay. Fair Haven offers small town hospitality enjoyed by visitors year after year. Located on the Seaway Trail, between Rochester and Syracuse, Fair Haven has year round seasonal activities for everyone.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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