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Make Our Lake Home, Your Home Away from Home, All the Necessities That You Need"""

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 BR, 2 BA, LR w pullout sleeper sofa, kitchen, laundry,dining, Gazebo,Dock,

Come enjoy home away from home in this comfortable relaxing home over-looking beautiful Seneca Lake! Located just 2 miles south of the famed Belhurst Castle, and 3 miles south of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, we are located in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country and the start of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail which feature over 30 wineries! This home will comfortably accommodate families and give vacation memories that will last a life time! The home is fully equipped with all the necessities, less your food, and can comfortably sleep up to 10 adults. Enjoy the majestic sunrises & sunsets while enjoying meals for 10+ people in the Gazebo while cooking on a gas grill and sipping on a glass of your favorite Finger Lakes Wine or local beers! With 4 bedrooms, 2 full bath, kitchen, Living Room, Dining Room and Laundry Room plus all the comforts to call home, this will surely be a vacation to remember! Close to State Parks, beaches, restaurants, grocery stores, everything to make your vacation spectacular! There is a marina within a quarter of the house that rents boats along with a great restaurant across the street from them. Downtown shopping is within 5 miles of the house.

Barry Stilwell
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Barry Stilwell

Family friendly, Grew up on seneca lake my whole life, Willing to customize your stay to your needs. Open to negotiate price based on term of stay and time of year.

Barry Stilwell purchased this house in 2013

Why Barry Stilwell chose Geneva

This property is located within 5 minutes of downtown Geneva and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Located at the north end of Seneca Lake

What makes this house unique

Cozy, spacious, gazebo, dock, great views, sleeps 10, 2 full bathrooms, big open space on main level living room and dining room, parking at the door of house. Complimentary Bottle of Finger Lakes Wine with your stay. Fire pit with seating area with great view.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What an awesome view....We had the best vacation in a long time. Everything that the owner listed was as they stated. House was very well kept and clean. All the amenities of home plus a view that we don't have. Sitting on the dock and reading a book was so peaceful, along with seeing the boaters go by.

Thank you again!!!! I give you 5 stars!!
Jun 2016
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Geneva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • outside quite hours/reduced noise level after 10pm
  • small fires in fire pit, keep fire in actual pit at all times
  • neighbors will call owner and police if out of control tenants and rules are not followed.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main level located in with laundry room.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , located in master bedroom
  • 2 full bath...This is a lake house on a septic system, please follow septic system rules...basically single ply toilet paper ONLY. No other personal hygene type products in toilets. Washer and Dryer located in main level bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Living Room w/ Pull out - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa
    Roll-Away - 1 twin/ single , Single roll away bed can be set up based on your choice.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Very small room good for children....holds 2 twin beds only!
  • 4 bedrooms. The House can sleep up to a max of 10, but prefer to keep it less due to the fact there is only 2 bathrooms. If you need to sleep more than 6 persons, additional fees may apply, check with owner.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
2 car max parking. Additional parking is available up by the road near buildings approximately 100 yards from the house.


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Make Our Lake Home, Your Home Away from Home, All the Necessities That You Need
average rating of 4.12 based on 27 reviews
Scituate, MA

Great Place!!!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the house for almost 2 months as I was in town for work. Barry was very accommodating and made sure my stay was enjoyable! The house is very comfortable and quaint. Looking forward to coming back and staying here again in the summer to enjoy the lake and the area!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You...I do my best and looking forward to you coming back this Summer!
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Worst place to stay

  • 1 of 5

If you are looking out to stay in dungeon this is the place's really dirty house and full of carp and old furniture , the owner is really rude person to deal with . I will never recommend this house to any one .

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I don't know who this Person is...Person never stayed... bogus review? Must be a hacker! 2 years ago??? Why is VRBO allowing this?
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New York, NY

Great little getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for the weekend, and had a lovely time! Cosy living/dining/kitchen area perfect for cooking and enjoying a meal. Unfortunately, the weather did not permit using the garden and fire pit to full potential, however we did check out the views from the gazebo. Also perfect location on the lake to go explore. Barry was very helpful in making our stay easy - recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nina...I am so glad your group had a great time even with rainy weather. Come again! Barry
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Great weekend in the Finger Lakes

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time while staying at this house. It is right on the lake and has a fantastic view! This house can sleep quite a few people, and was the perfect place for a group of friends to stay while attending a Hobart alumni reunion. Thank you so much Barry for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you had a great time... thank you for the review. Come again soon! Barry
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Cheshire CT

serene spot; relaxing weekend

  • 4 of 5

I and several family members stayed at this location for a weekend. The house is quite accommodating of large groups and is well stocked with all that you need. The back yard is very nice and has a wonderful view of the lake. The fire pit was a great hit!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Constance...Look forward to seeing you again soon. Barry
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Quiet and clean. Felt like home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here while doing work in Geneva. It was nice coming back after a long day to clean place and quiet neighborhood. The view was nice and we enjoyed the fire pit just about every night.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mike....Glad you had a great time and I was able to accommodate you. Thanks for the review and it was a pleasure having you stay.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Vonny's boat house restaurant and bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
seneca lake golf
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
nys thruway
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
seneca lake state park
Car: recommended

Most everything is within 15 minutes from the house and Watkins Glen is within 30 minutes.




Additional information about rental rates

general cleaning fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Over 6 persons in party $100

Contact us for customized dates and rates. Our goal is to provide you with a great vacation stay and reasonable rates. We are located on the west side of Seneca Lake, just 2 miles south of Belhurst Castle restaurant and spa and Geneva on the lake.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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