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1 Br Plus Sleeping Loft Overlooks Private Waterfall, 100 Yards From Level Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 5

Located on Spafford Landing (also known as Wickwire Point), our Waterfall Cottage overlooks a beautiful and private waterfall. The pristine waters of Skaneateles Lake are just 100 yards down the driveway, with great swimming, fishing and boating.

Our 45-acre property abuts a 200-acre nature preserve with great hiking trails.

Cottage is small but cozy. 1 bedroom with double bed. Sleeping loft has a "full" bed (sleeps two but is smaller than a true double bed) and 2 twins. 1 bathroom with shower. Wood stove (firewood included) and electric heaters for cool evenings. No TV, but WiFi is included.

Lakefront has level beach. We have two canoes (with paddles and life jackets) and 4 mountain bikes (1 men's, 1 women's, and 2 children's (20")(bring helmets!). Sturdy rowboat with 6HP outboard and full tank of gas available for additional fee of $100. Mooring available if you have a boat.

Our beach has unobstructed and dramatic views of the lake, and from our location on the east side of the lake, we enjoy spectacular sunsets, often around a bonfire.

More Details

John Hinchcliff
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About John Hinchcliff

We've summered on Spafford Landing our entire lives. Our three children grew up here, exploring the woods, swimming, and boating, going outside in the morning and returning when they got hungry. It's a special place.

John Hinchcliff purchased this cottage in 1992

Why John Hinchcliff chose Homer

Our family has owned property on the Lake since the 1940s, and when our neighbor decided to sell in 1992, we didn't hesitate to buy this property. Our original family homestead has passed down to cousins, and Spafford Landing remains a large part of our family heritage.

What makes this cottage unique

Our Waterfall Cottage is a sanctuary from the stresses of modern life.


Homer Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Sleeping loft
  • Bedroom is about 10X10. Sleeping loft is accessed by ladder and would not be suitable for children under about 5 years old, and could be a challenge for someone physically impaired.
  • Stereo ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
Idyllic Finger Lakes getaway. Beautiful beach with great swimming, fishing, boating, etc., and private 75' waterfall to lull you to sleep. 45 acres of woods to explore, and our property adjoins a nature preserve. We're close to Bear Swamp State Forest (great biking roads), and a half hour from the Village of Skaneateles.


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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Glen Haven
Car: necessary

Cottage faces a 75' private waterfall


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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