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 full size bed and a futon 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