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Beautiful, Million Dollar Lake View & Sunsets, Wine Trail, Pool

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Last updated: 03/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom With Spectacular Lake View

Our “Heart’s Home” welcomes you to your home away from home vacation destination. This private, relaxing and serene home sets up on three acres of rolling greens offering million dollar lake views and spectacular sunsets over Seneca Lakes' sapphire blue waters that will blow you away! From the moment you arrive, the long driveway leading up to this home, revealing the amazing view, beautifully manicured lawn and flower gardens, you will be at peace. The one-of-a-kind view can be enjoyed from anywhere on the property, whether relaxing on the patio furniture on the spacious deck that runs the entire length of the house or from the gorgeous new resort-like in ground swimming pool/patio that sits adjacent to the home. This incredible scenic view can also be captured inside the home from the living room, kitchen & dining area, master bedroom, and the studio basement.

This home is perfectly located in the stunningly, beautiful Finger Lakes Region in Upstate New York, sandwiched between two of the largest lakes (Cayuga and Seneca) and their wineries. This home is located along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail with over 30 of the finest wineries in the state and several new breweries. It is within a mile from four of the finest award-winning wineries and a world-class regional cuisine restaurant in the Finger Lakes Region. So for those of you that would like to indulge in some wine tastings, it's a lovely walk back to the property with the phenomenal views. Cayuga Lake/Wine Trails is only 15 minutes from this home. You will not be disappointed with the location of this property. It offers you the best of both worlds!

Seneca Lake State Park/Lodi Point is only a couple miles from this home with a marina, beach, swimming and playground for the children. If you desire to relax for the day, you can unwind in your own private, newly built in ground swimming pool with diving board; throw some steaks on the gas grill and relax by the pool side patio capturing the sunset views in the evening. You may even want to have a cozy camp fire at night toasting marshmallows, relaxing under the stars and watching the fireflies light the property. On weekends, you can usually see fireworks lighting the sky over the lake from the property. The 4th of July is spectacular watching the fire works while sitting on the deck outside this home.

This 2500 sq. ft. 4 bedroom, 3 bath house is the perfect house for family gatherings, getaways, or relaxing vacation. We assure you will find a sense of comfort and peacefulness upon entering this home and may never want to return to the stress of the real world. The interior of the home is tastefully decorated to offer a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The foyer leads down a hallway to the great living room, where you will drop your bags and jaw from the breathtaking view. The hardwood flooring, beautiful cabinetry, lighting, fine furnishings, majestic views, cozy, comfortable atmosphere will bring your heart home.

This home is intimately designed for togetherness and family bonding with an open, spacious floor plan including living area, kitchen/dining area, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and laundry room. The large windows in the living room and french doors in the dining/kitchen area and master bedroom allow you to capture the spectacular views and sunsets.

The fully equipped kitchen is bright and spacious offering all the modern conveniences for cooking and entertaining pleasure. There is a large island/breakfast bar in kitchen area and a high top marble table in the dining/area allowing 8-10 to sit comfortably. While preparing your meals, you will all be able to gather together in the kitchen/dining area or outside the dining area on the huge deck creating unforgettable memories.

The spacious master bedroom suite boasts a king size bed that is perfectly set in the room to capture the landscape view of the lake. When you awake in the morning, this view will be the first thing that you see, and when you retire for the night you can open the french doors and drift off to sleep while looking out at the reflections over the lake and the sound of the crickets in the air. The master bedroom has a private bath and walk in closet. The french doors lead out to a private deck with your own intimate seating to enjoy your morning coffee or relax in the evening, taking in the amazing sun setting over the lake.

The basement of the home has been beautifully remodeled into a studio private living quarter, complete with a modern kitchen/island bar area (excluding stove), microwave, full size refrigerator, toaster, coffee pot, dishes and utensils. The dining area has a cozy table set for four, offering a romantic atmosphere and a view of lake and flower gardens. It has carpet in living area and tile in the kitchen/dining area and bathroom. There is a door leading down to the basement that can be closed for privacy. There is a futon sleeper in basement making the fourth bedroom. For those of you looking to bring another family, couple, or teenagers, this is the perfect accommodation for more privacy.

There are HDTV flat screen TVs w/satellite in the living room, basement and master suite as well as high speed WiFi throughout the house.

Outside of the home you can enjoy the beautiful landscaped flower and herb gardens, the double swings under the walnut tree, relaxing in the hammock in the back yard catching some shade and enjoying a book. You may see deer, fox, squirrels, baby chipmunks, birds right in the back yard. They love to have fun on the property, and they are harmless. The yard is huge for playing badminton, volleyball, horseshoes, Frisbee softball game, or whatever you love to do.

Neighboring our property to the south a few miles is The Finger Lakes National Forest, the only National Forest in New York. If you are feeling adventurous, numerous hiking trails can be found within this serene National Forest.

Watkins Glen is 15 minutes away at the south end of the lake, home of the Watkins Glen International Race Track. You can enjoy shopping, restaurants, beautiful waterfalls, hiking trails/gorge at Watkins Glen State Park, Glen Harbor Marina, Finger Lakes Wine Festival, Italian Festival, and much more.

Geneva is 30 miles at the north end of Seneca Lake. You will find a large grocery store, shopping, wineries, parks, hiking, biking trails, state parks.

The home is about 30 minutes from Ithaca, home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Ithaca has many beautiful state parks, great shopping opportunities, beautiful gardens at Cornell. It is an artsy community offering many musical venues in the parks throughout the summer.
Taughanock Falls State Park is 20 minutes away. It is one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast, the highest single drop waterfall northeast of the Rocky Mountains. Falls plunges 215 feet past rocky cliffs that tower nearly 400 feet above the gorge. Gorge and rim trails offer spectacular views from above the falls and from below at the end of the gorge trail.


Nascar Races at Watkins Glen International Race Track - August 8-11, 2013
Blue Grass Festival (Pickin’ in the Pasture) - August 22-25, 2013
Festival of the Arts
Grape Festival, September 2013
Cohocton Fall Festival, October 2013
Sterling Renaissance Festival, July & August 2013
Blue Heron Music Festival
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25+ to rent this property...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The in ground pool has a security gate and aluminum fence surrounding it for safety. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • If you love live music and dancing under the stars, you will surely have a memorable time at one of our local wineries, within a mile from this home. Every Friday night, from May 24th to Labor Day Day Weekend, Wagner's Winery, features pub night on the expansive deck overlooking Seneca Lake where you enjoy a bottle of their estate wine or a pitcher of hand crafted beer as you take in the cool summer breeze and gorgeous views of Seneca Lake. Live music from 8-11pm. Dinner available 7-9pm. They also have a Fireworks display on special event/holidays. You will have a blast! ...moreless


  • Books:

    There is a selection of books to enjoy during your stay. ...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD and Blue Ray...moreless

  • Television:

    47' Flat Screen HD Smart TV ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Spectacular 20 mile lake view and breathtaking sunsets can be taken in whether you are on the huge deck, relaxing in or around the huge in ground pool, or inside the home....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The open layout design of kitchen/dining area has a large island/breakfast bar in the kitchen and a high top marble table to accommodate 8-10 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    A.C. units in each room...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new dryer...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Upscale luxury bedding and linens provided for our guests....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room is open and spacious. The Broyhill modern off white reclining microsuede couch and two matching recliners are extremely comfortable. There is a 47' HDTV and DVD video library...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway big enough to accommodate multiple vehicles/boat....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All towels are provided for our guests....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new Front load Washer in laundry room. Laundry soap is supplied for our guests. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dinner dishes, plates, coffee cups, wine glasses, drinking glasses, silverware, plus many extras....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Built in dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    A fully equipped stocked kitchen which includes, pans, dishes, glassware, bakeware, grilling utensils,blender silverware, towels & dish cloths, coffee maker, toaster, mixer, rice cooker, ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave/Convection Oven...moreless

  • Oven:

    Self-clean oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Paper Towels/Toilet Paper/LaundrySoap dishwasher detergent is included for our guests. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator includes an ice-dispenser...moreless

  • Stove:

    White stove with black flat 4 burners and 1 warmer burner....moreless

  • Toaster:

    4 slice toaster...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Huge spacious deck that runs the entire width of home with railing offering incredible view of the lake for miles....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge deck with dinette set & umbrella with casual wicker seating, foot rests and a small bistro table all located on front porch deck to enjoy the beautiful sunsets and morning coffee....moreless

  • Golf:

    Bonavista State Golf Course, overlooking Seneca Lake, is only 10 min. away. This beautiful 9- hole course offers golf cart rentals and has a nice clubhouse. There are also nice courses 20-30 minutes....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful gardens on 3 acres of land...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Resort-like 18X36 in ground swimming pool with diving board & light in pool for evening swimming. ...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 16 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Cornell Graduation
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay

flat fee
July 4th
Jun 29 - Jul 5, 2017
7 night min stay

flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
5 night min stay

flat fee
Sep 5 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Housekeeping Fee $175


**3 Night Min. stay; For Special Events, Holidays, and Race Weeks, rates are subject to change.

$175 additional fee for housekeeping

$500 security deposit due upon reservation; balance due 30 days prior to confirmed stay.

Rates apply for 8 person occupancy. Additional adults $30 per night/$20 for children.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/19/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Eagle Hotel
260 Miles
Nearest Ferry
New York City Ferry Manhattan
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bonavista State Golf Course
72 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, Rochester, NY
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 414
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Suzanne Fine Regional Cuisine
49 Miles
Nearest Ski
Greek Peak Ski Resort
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lodi Point State Park

Car: Necessary

The Native America Legend says the Finger Lakes were the impression left behind by the creator when he reached down to bless the land. Wine and water define the Finger Lakes Region. The Finger Lakes Region has been voted the most beautiful wine region in the world. Of the eleven Finger Lakes, our home in Lodi, NY is perfectly sandwiched between Seneca and Cayuga Lake, located on the Seneca Wine Trail.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 03/19/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Deck overlooking Seneca Lake

    Deck overlooking Seneca Lake

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom with queen size bed

    Bedroom with queen size bed

  • Private basement living quarters

    Private basement living quarters

  • Private basement living quarter

    Private basement living quarter

  • Hector Falls

    Hector Falls

  • Watkins Glen Rainbow Falls

    Watkins Glen Rainbow Falls

  • Open Living area overlooking Seneca Lake

    Open Living area overlooking Seneca Lake

  • Seneca Sunset

    Seneca Sunset

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Laundry Room

    Laundry Room

  • Private Quarter Living Room in Basement

    Private Quarter Living Room in Basement

  • Amazing resort-like pool with diving board
overlooking Seneca Lake

    Amazing resort-like pool with diving board overlooking Seneca Lake

  • Spectacular view from this beautiful home of Sunset over Seneca Lake

    Spectacular view from this beautiful home of Sunset over Seneca Lake

  • View from property of Seneca Lake

    View from property of Seneca Lake

VRBO #475022

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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