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Lakefront Family and Pet Friendly Cottage On Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath Cottage On The Lake With Beautiful Sunrises!

"There's no place like home". Once you close the door behind you and you are standing there overlooking the lake, you feel the stress just slip away! This lakefront cottage echos all the sentiments of the getaway that you are looking for. Main level features vaulted ceilings with open modern kitchen, gas range, microwave & dishwasher. Dining table seats 8 comfortably & overlooks the living area with flat screen TV, queen sleeper & sliding door that provides wonderful lake view. Lower level opens to huge deck & features lakeside bedroom with queen & twin trundle bed. Back bedroom features private half bath. Large full bath separates bedrooms. Each bedroom has a closet. Propane grill for outdoor cooking, fire-pit at lake front, outdoor dining table & chairs, screened in porch for relaxing and so, so much more! Wireless internet & cable TV are provided. Awesome paddle boat, fire-pit & fun for all!

We look forward to all of our 2017 guests planning their vacations and staying at our cottage. To those that have stayed in years past, thank you and please continue to make this your annual get-away!

More Details

Jerry & Jodi Kerby
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Jerry & Jodi Kerby

Raised in the area, we couldn't resist having a piece of 'home' to go back to and just get that, 'aahhh' feeling every time.

Enter Our Lake House at the main level off the parking area. The modern great room features vaulted ceilings, an open kitchen, dining & living area so everyone can enjoy the spectacular view and beautiful sunrises. The entire family can gather for dinner at the dining table that seats 8 & afterwards unwind in front of the flat screen TV with a bowl of popcorn. Beautiful hardwood floors compliment the home's character and add to the classic cottage atmosphere.

Just downstairs are two large bedrooms both with flat screen TV's, a half bath and a full bath with shower. The lakeside bedroom is ideal for families with small children & features a queen & single bed with pull out trundle. The rear bedroom offers a queen size bed and private half bath. The large hall features a writing desk for reading or games & opens to a spacious deck with umbrella table and chairs for outdoor dining that overlooks the lake.

At the lake level, you will find a screened in porch for lounging, relaxing and an afternoon nap. A large deck over the water and a permanent dock for your boat are exactly what you need to kick-off your next lake adventure. There is a 4 person pontoon paddle boat available for your use as well as a fire pit for evening campfires.

Our Lake House is just a short drive from the village of Hammondsport, The Coolest Small Town in America, where you can take a stroll around town & enjoy an ice cream cone, fresh baked goods from the bakery or the week-end Farmers Market.

During your stay, you can check out the antique shops or the wineries including Bully Hill, Dr. Franks, Heron Hill and plenty more.

If you're looking to rent a motor boat, there are several marinas nearby where you can rent one by the day or hour!

There's no doubt, you will love Our Lake House as much as we do and we are anxious to share it with you too.

Jerry & Jodi Kerby purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Jerry & Jodi Kerby chose Hammondsport

Growing up not too far from here & coming back to Keuka Lake each summer for family visits, we often felt that owning a house of our own on the lake was merely a pipe dream. Fast forward several years and our dream became a reality. We chose this cottage, as you will quickly see, because of the amazing sunrises, the spectacular views and the serenity that a small town can only offer. Whether we are here in the spring, the summer or fall, we have never been disappointed by the lake. From the ducks and ducklings that are regulars in the spring, the chipmunks and birds in the summer and the turkey gobbles you hear in the fall, Our Lake House is our home away from home.

What makes this cottage unique

You walk through the entry and close the gate behind you and suddenly, you feel as if you have escaped it all. Whether you are sleeping in the lakeside bedroom or in the living room on the pull out sleeper sofa, imagine waking up early in the morning to the smell of fresh brewed coffee watching the sunrise over the hills. Breathtaking! If you want to sleep in, escape to the back bedroom with a private bath. Afternoons can be what you want. Filled with fun and excitement or simply laying on the lounge chair with a good book. Grab a life jacket and paddle around the lake on the pontoon paddle boat - it's not like the others! Evenings? Spend them around the fire pit roasting marshmallows or playing cards on the screened in porch while you enjoy the glistening lights from across the lake. There is no bad view day or night.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Jodi,

We had a great time at your house. Everything was lovely. Thanks for sharing it with us
Oct 2015
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Hammondsport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Full bath offers shower, vanity w/drawers, toilet & shelves
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Private half bath in back bedroom has vanity & toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Back bedroom with queen bed, closet & half bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Large lakeside bedroom with queen bed and twin trundle beds
    Pull Out Sofa - 1 queen , There's a pull out queen sofa in the main living area
  • Each bedroom features flat screen TV with cable, window air conditioner and closet. The back bedroom offers a private half bath.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Lakefront Family and Pet Friendly Cottage On Keuka Lake Wine Trail
average rating of 4.7 based on 31 reviews

Amazing; owners were great & the house was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time here (now almost 3 years ago). We are definitely coming back, hopefully next year. The house was perfect for our family of 5, it was private & just overall a great house. I can’t say enough great things about it. We loved the different stories and eating dinner outside on the second floor. - DiGesare Family

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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. I could live there easily.

  • 5 of 5

This lakehouse was very well located & very well appointed. I love all the finishing touches. The owners were very patient with all my questions as i had never done this before. I appreciate their patience!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vacation at Keuka Lake

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was lovely. The rental had a wonderful view of the water from both the kitchen area and from the back bedroom. Very relaxing! Although we ate out every day, the kitchen was well stocked with kitchen supplies, utensils, etc. should I want to prepare a meal. I appreciated how clean the rental unit was. The rental owners were very helpful and took the time to answer any questions that we had.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a blast as usual at "Our Lake House"

  • 4 of 5

We have rented this property the last three years and is always very pleasurable and accommodating. The washing machine being out of order was the only inconvenience, which required a trip into town to do laundry. Other than that everyone is always very complimentary on the layout, decor and cleanliness of the property.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike ~ We are honored that you choose to stay here year after year. We do apologize for the washer and dryer and while we had it up and running early in the season - it died immediately thereafter. Looking forward to another year! Jerry & Jodi Kerby
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the lakehouse was wonderfull!! Loved the house, beautiful view, we had gorgeous weather! Loved waking up and looking outside at the lake. Made tons of memories! Thanks for sharing your house!!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gina ~ We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. It's hard to have a bad day when you wake up to the lake with the sun glistening on it! Finishing the day with a campfire while overlooking the lake doesn't hurt either! Hope to see you next year! Jerry & Jodi Kerby
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Peaceful and quiet

  • 4 of 5

We had an enjoyable time at your home. It was so quite and peaceful with beautiful scenery. The home was so well stocked with everything you could ever need. We normally rent every year but have never had such a well stocked home. The lake was beautiful but the only downfall was the weather did not cooperate for us to get in the water. So many things to see and do. The winerys were great and small towns were adorable. Looking forward to visiting this area again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay - albeit the constant spring showers. We try to think of everything someone might want or need during their stay just to make it a little more "home". Please come back next year - maybe the weather will co-operate!
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Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Hammondsport has many!
Nearest Motorway
29 Miles
Watkins Glen
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Hammondsport has great dining!
Car: recommended

Shoppers will love all the antique stores & nearby Windmill Farm and Craft Market that's a short drive on Saturday. This cottage is located along the Keuka Lake Wine Trail and a short drive from the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. There are plenty of great restaurants and don't miss Seneca Farms homemade ice cream on your way to Penn Yan. Watkins Glen is an easy drive and a great place to spend an afternoon exploring the waterfalls and maybe catching a race! In the evening, come back "home" and relax at the firepit, roasting marshmallows and enjoying the stars.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Pet fee is non-refundable. We are not charging a deposit in hopes that you take care of our cottage as if it were your own. Please be respectful - this IS someone's home! Family reunions, large parties are NOT permitted. Check in is 4:00 pm and check-out is 10:00 am. Sorry, due to the tight schedule, early check-in or late check-out is not permitted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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