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Waterfront Cottage Lake Ontario

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7

GREAT FOR FAMILY OR FISHERMEN - Cozy Cottage on Stony Point, very near Henderson Harbor. 2BR 1Ba - sleeps 5-7 on double bed, bunks, couch and auto-inflatable mattress. Optional sleep cabin with electricity sleeps another 4 on trundle bed, bunks - with card table. Sun Room. Large dining area and glass front room overlooking the lake. Flat screen TV. Indoor/outdoor stereo. Kitchen with stove top and microwave, fridge, toaster, and view of the lake. Great swimming and kayaking. 10 minutes from Sackets Harbor, 5 minutes from private state beach or Henderson Harbor. Room for large boat parking and several cars. Very close to large state boat launch. Golf courses, restaurants nearby. Great neighbors. Free use of gas grill. Tissue, TP, bar soap provided.


Owner
Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 28, 2017

About Owner / Property Manager

Symphony musician, educator and arts administrator

Owner / Property Manager purchased this cottage in 1991

Amenities

Henderson Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

3.6/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront Cottage Lake Ontario
average rating of 3.6 based on 5 reviews
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Very uncomfortable

  • 1 of 5

Beds are very uncomfortable. Serious water issues. Owner very uptight. Neighbors are snobs.

I had a gathering of 5 senior citizens, a couple in their thirties, two of us in our 50s and two young boys that spanned 12-8pm with my dogs (approved) present. This was a large gathering with unapproved dogs - not sure what is wrong with this size of a gathering but unless there are only two of you that will sit quietly and stare at the lake don't bother. I was also accused of breaking a chair that I nor my guests did anything but sit in. I had a small fire in a fire pit and was accused of having fireworks. I have stayed in other places in the Henderson area and never had any issue. A lot of much nicer, welcoming people to rent from. Seek them out.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're extremely sorry that this renter was dissatisfied. They emailed us after their stay to say that they had a great time and they would like to rent again. I replied politely that we would rather not, citing the reasons below. Their response was two bitter, letter-length emails and a similar public vrbo review.To set the record straight - We have never had a bed complaint before this. The water system was 100% functional during their stay. We were texted with their request to build a fire on our lakeside concrete pad. Our reply was absolutely not; buy a firepit if you must. They build a fire in a Hibachi on our next door neighbor's lawn. When we arrived after their stay, my next neighbor down (they were under her bedroom window) reported fireworks. They had also built a pen from our outdoor furniture and tree branches, in order that their dogs (theirs and their party guests) could play together. One of our living room vertical blinds was found jammed and not functional. The seats of two canvas lawn chairs were ripped out. The seat of a heavy, solid maple dining room chair was cracked down the middle. Their behavior and lifestyle was not compatible with our physical property. We suggest they rent a campsite or cabin in the future.
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North Grafton
5

Couldn't have asked for a more perfect spot on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

Everything and anything you could possibly need or want for your week on Lake Ontario; while we visit with our family...this place has it all! Owner is a pleasure to work with; will be renting again!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet escape

  • 5 of 5

Cooling lake breezes, mix of shade and sun, roomy cottage and property with south-facing view of Sawyer Bay on Lake Ontario for the best week of our summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A perfect week

  • 5 of 5

A great week!! Cottage very nice, a beautiful view of Lake Ontario Looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Schmutziges Cottage / Gute Seelage

  • 2 of 5

Wir haben das Haus äußerst schmutzig, staubig und muffig vorgefunden. In den Ecken lag der Schmutz der letzten Jahre. Das Haus bedarf dringendst einer kompletten und gründlichen Grundreinigung. Aufgrund dessen haben wir auch davon abgesehen zu kochen. Die Einrichtung war abgewohnt und alt. Die Raumaufteilung ist gut.

Die Lage am See war toll und ruhig und die Nachbarschaft hilfsbereit.

Die Kommunikation mit Larry war im Vofeld sehr gut. Leider haben wir ihn weder bei unserer Abreise, noch bei unserer Anreise persönlich kennengelernt, obwohl er zu unserer Abreise eingentlich vorbeikommen wollte, jedoch dann ohne Information nicht erschien. Auch bemühte er sich sofort die technischen Probleme (ausgefallene Wasserpumpe; dh. 36 Std. ohne Wasser aus dem Hahn) zu beheben.

Short Translation In English:

We found the house extremely dirty, dusty and musty. There was the dirt from the last years. The house urgently needs a complete and thorough basic cleaning. The house smells extremely musty.

The location on the lake was great and quiet and the neighborhood helpful.

Communication with Larry was very good in advance. But he didn`t come over on our arrival and on our departure, even if he informed us to come at the day of our departure. He immediately helped solving the problems with the water pump. It didn`t work for 36 hours, for this time, we had no water from the water tap.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're sorry this renter was displeased a the condition of the cottage. Some arrive expecting a home; this is a seasonal camp. The water problem was caused by a storm on Lake Ontario that damaged the lake line during historic high water conditions. We called our local plumber the moment we knew, and it was fixed as soon as possible. It was extremely difficult communicating with this renter - we had to leave messages on another person's phone; their European phone would not accept our calls or messages, it seemed.
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Syracuse
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Black Pond Beach Access
Car: necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $59

Restrictions:
• NO SMOKING INSIDE ANY BUILDING
• NO MOTORCYCLES
• NO ADDITIONAL MOTOR HOMES, POPS UP OR COTTAGERS
• NO PARKING ON COTTAGE LAWN
• Bonfires limited to shoreline; will discuss upon arrival.
WHAT TO BRING?
 Towels – bath, beach; picnic blanket
 Sheets: Double bed in master bedroom of main cottage; 2nd bedroom has bunk beds (twins); unheated bunkhouse day bed with trundle–double bed sheets work best as they are just a tad larger than a regular twin; also bunk beds (twin) in bunkhouse.
 Pillows. Hygiene! Please bring your own.
 Bikes always good to bring.
 Good idea – freezer bags, sandwich bags, alum foil (Rubbermaid containers for leftovers in drawers as well).
 Water shoes or extra sneaks – helps when entering water to swim in front of camp. NO DIVING OR JUMPING OFF BOULDERS!!!
 First aid kit
 Plastic cups, plates in event of picnic
 Large cooler if expect to travel & picnic

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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