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Leave your cares behind at Idle Days Haven

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 720 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6 Comfortably

Watch breathtaking sunrises and sunsets on Lake Ontario while relaxing on the large deck. This cottage offers 85 feet of lake front and is perfect for a couple's retreat or a memorable family vacation. Each bedroom has a queen mattress and sofa converts to a plush memory foam queen bed. Conveniences include:

•Newly remodeled kitchen with fridge, stove and microwave

•Wi-Fi Internet

•Cable TV on 50 inch flat screen

•Large deck with spectacular views of the lake

•Lake access for kayaks/canoes

•Half mile from Oak Orchard Marina State Park for boat access to Lake

•Enjoy beaches, winery touring, Amish stores, sport fishing and much more

•Niagara Falls and Six Flags are less than an hour away

•Off road parking - can accommodate a boat

Note: After October 31st, deck table and chairs along with gas grill will not be available due to possible weather conditions.

More Details

Owner
Lori Mietz
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Lori Mietz

After staying at a friends cottage, we realized we wanted one of our own. We enjoyed the Niagara Wine Trail with friends and water activities with our children. My husband and I lived/met in Florida and love the water. We found staying on the lake to be as enjoyable as the ocean.

Lori Mietz purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Lori Mietz chose New York

We fell in love with this property as soon as we pulled in the driveway. Not only does it have unobstructed views of the lake, it is located in a desirable area where there are year-round residents, very quite and peaceful. We hope one day to make this our permanent residence. Until then, it is a wonderful place to unwind from the work week.

What makes this cottage unique

There are beautiful sunsets and sunrises. The Oak Orchard Marine State Park, which offers boat launch access into Oak Orchard River, is at the end of the road. The river is excellent for canoeing and kayaking or taking your boat onto Lake Ontario for world class fishing. There are charter fishing boats nearby.

Amenities

Waterport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full bath with stand up shower - newly renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • New queen mattresses in each bedroom. Both bedrooms have ceiling fans to keep you cool and comfortable
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! As previous reviews have noted the neighbors are very friendly and welcoming. Really a prefect location to enjoy the lake. We look forward to future visits to Idle Days!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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*BEAUTIFUL WEEK*

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended location and house. I immediately felt at home here. Plenty of room outside in the huge, very well maintained yard, sun and shade (all day). It is perfect for playing games (which there are some fun ones in the garage), reading a book or just staring at the lake. The house is decorated beautifully and CLEAN! Plenty of blankets and towels and pillows. Friendly neighbors.

Bring water shoes as getting into the water can be a tad tricky but well worth it. (It may not always be so. Lake Ontario has had record level flooding this year. It does not seem as this particular house or yard has been affected though.)

Bring binoculars. You will want to watch all of the activity on the lake.

I'd like to thank the owners for sharing their piece of heaven with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wish we could have stayed longer!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage, the first thing that impressed me was how quiet and peaceful it was! We stayed for 5 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our time. It' s clean, comfortable and well-suited for a family of 6. The owners are pleasant and accommodating. I heartily recommend this for anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another good year

  • 5 of 5

2nd year at Idle Days and we love it. Good times with family, great food, and decent fishing. We all can't wait until next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was in great condition and felt very welcoming

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation. Idle days Haven is a home away from home. It's easy to settle in and relax. Great views of Lake Ontario from the backyard. Great place to relax and enjoy!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Idle Days Haven (which is a very good name ). It was very Quiet and beautiful, the cottage is every thing we were hoping for. The view from the sliding doors of the lake is awesome and our dog Jade loved just looking out for hours.. We wanted some were to go to just lay back and do nothing and this was the place to go. They had everything in the cottage that we would of needed and then some.

Would we go back yes and we did have a chance to meet Lori & Rob they are a really nice couple (more then helpful). Thank you for letting us share your beautiful cottage and views of Lake Ontario.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Rochester or Buffalo
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Black North Inn
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Tillman's Historic Village Inn
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Hamlin State Park

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

Signed agreement required. Check in at 4:00 p.m. Check out by 11:00 a.m. 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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