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Your lovely lake home... away from home.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms lake front home in a private paradise like setting

Fully equipped with everything you will need, including laundry room with washer and dryer, bed and bath linens, fully furnished kitchen. Modern appliances and updater kitchen. Hardwood flooring in living room. 60' flat screen TV with WI-FI and cable. New central air conditioning installed last year. Large deck with remote controlled awning. Weber gas grill. Private dock. Fire ring for nightly campfires. This truly is Your lovely lake home, away from home.

Don Troyer
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About Don Troyer

Owners Don and Andrea Troyer live in the Buffalo, New York area, with their little puppy, Dooley.

Don Troyer purchased this house in 2014

Why Don Troyer chose Bernhards Bay

We purchased this property in 2014 because we have family members in the Syracuse area and wanted to be able to spend time with them, as well as to share some of the summer weeks with those looking for a comfortable and enjoyable place to stay.

What makes this house unique

The property is on a private, secluded lot, directly on the water's edge, so you can relax and just enjoy the solitude and beauty with scenic views, or travel to nearby Syracuse for plenty of action if that's what you want. It's the best of all worlds.

As you can see from our reviews over the last couple of years, people love our place and a number of them re-book.


Bernhards Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Your lovely lake home... away from home.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Clean Cozy Place

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. Don was very accommodating and the house and yard was well maintained and had everything we needed. The neighbors were very nice. The location on the lake was perfect for fishing, being centrally located and in the central hub for locating bass. We've stayed at many places on the lake and this is the BEST so far. Thanks Don.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Jeff. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for taking such good care of our lakehouse too! We hope to see you again next year. Don and Andrea Troyer
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Perfect !

  • 5 of 5

The Lake house was amazing !!!

I spent my youth growing up on School lake and this property brought back a lot of wonderful memories for myself. My children who are 10 and 11 loved the paddle boats that were supplied. The rain didn't stop them from enjoying the water. The house is more like a home. Never felt comfortable when we stayed elsewhere, but here I really felt relaxed and at home. The house is very clean and fully stocked with anything you may need. My wife and sister were amazed and happy that they didn't need to bring " supplies ". The next door neighbours were very helpful with local locations and offered their help if we had any questions. We are planning next year's vacation and the general consensus is to repeat this summer. Hopefully better weather😁�. Thanks again to Don for letting us stay at his wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're welcome William, and thank you for the kind words and for choosing to stay at our lovely lakehouse. Glad you enjoyed it. And thank you also for taking such good care of things during your stay. We hope to see you again next year! Don and Andrea Troyer
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Beautiful house and very private.

  • 4 of 5

Beautful house! Fishing is no good unless you have a boat, very weedy off dock. Met the neighbors and they were very nice and offered us the use of their dock for fishing. Had a great week!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house!

  • 5 of 5

The home was clean and spacious. The kitchen was well equipped. All linens and towels were freshly washed.

We had a problem with the air conditioner on day 3 of our stay. Within a half hour the service guy was there and fixed in 2 hrs. Don the owner was quick getting them there and checked to see if all was fixed and we were happy.

The dock is very nice and sturdy. Just very shallow in this area but not too much of a problem.

The owners are so nice and accommodating. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you Holly! Thanks for taking such good care of our house. Hope to see you again. Don and Andrea Troyer
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A relaxing lakeside retreat

  • 5 of 5

This relaxing lakeside retreat was the perfect place for a week of kicking back and getting away from our normal routine. It was centrally located to our fishing fun, good restaurants, Lake Ontario, and the International Boxing Hall of Fame, all of which we enjoyed. The house is well maintained and has everything you need to be very comfortable and lots of room. We'll remember our Oneida Lake vacation for a long time.

Rick and Nancy Enck

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rick and Nancy. So glad you had a good time and made great memories. That's what it's all about! Don and Andrea Troyer
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Grimsby, Ontario

4 Star Rating -- Great place, enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay, the house was very well kept and all the comforts of home were available. We did many day trips so didn't have the opportunity to enjoy the paddle boats. Only recommendation would be to provide some instructions for the TV and VCR.

Would definitely recommend this home and would consider returning.

Thanks for a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Syracuse Hancock International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Public beach
Car: necessary

2 nearby beaches, great restaurants, golf courses, nearby amusement park. Syracuse: Turning Stone Casino, Dinosaur BBQ Restaurant, Destiny USA (megamall)

Fishing, bird watching, lawn and water activities available on site


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 8.0%

Minimum property rental period is one week.
Damage protection insurance is not mandatory, however, if you elect to waive the insurance, a $3000 Refundable Damage Fee will be required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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