This gorgeous upscale lakeside retreat is perfect for getaways during every season. Gorgeous sunsets and breathtaking lake views top this 5 bedroom lake home with all the luxuries of home. Just minutes from the New York State Thruway, the house sleeps 12 or more and is situated at the north end of Cayuga lake on a private drive off West Lake Road, right on the wine trail and close to many area attractions, wineries, breweries, restaurants, and more. Ideal for multiple families, this home has five bedrooms, four bathrooms, two fireplaces, three floors, two kitchens and many areas to rest and relax indoors and out on the wrap-around porch, moon porch or beach. Offering heat and air conditioning, there is one bedroom on the first floor for those who might struggle with stairs. The fully-furnished kitchen has all the utensils, pots and pans and appliances for you to cook large meals or small and the dining has a large table to accommodate large parties. A convenient washer/dryer is available on the first floor, just off the double garage.
Sleeps 12+, 4 baths, 2 fireplaces, 2 kitchens. Perfect for every season.
- Calendar last updated:
- Jan 18, 2019
About Lisa Harrington
We purchased Shady Beach in the Fall of 2016 for our family of five to have a lakeside getaway to enjoy during each of the beautiful seasons on Cayuga lake. Our hope is that by offering our special place to others, we'll be able to keep building and improving our lake house for all to relax and enjoy, while helping us support our dreams of retiring lakeside someday.
Lisa Harrington purchased this House in 2016
Why Lisa Harrington chose Fayette
Cayuga Lake has always held a special place in our hearts as our family has spent many years enjoying the Finger Lakes. Cayuga's convenient location to our home base in Airport, NY, makes it ideal for us to retreat quickly to our oasis from our daily hectic life. The setting of the house and how it overlooks the lake, offers a serene atmosphere and breathtaking lake views. The house is right on West Lake Road, which is the route for the Cayuga Wine Trail and 25 wonderful wineries are situated within just a few miles of the house. The kids enjoy pumpkin chucking at Varick Winery in the fall, Winter is a wonderland of beauty and the fireplaces offer a cozy lakeside setting for holidays or just a weekend getaway. And the spring and summer are of course idea to enjoy swimming, boating, relaxing and finding new adventures, such as the area state parks and waterfall. So much to explore.
What makes this House unique
Gorgeous private yet convenient location and upscale house offers all the amenities for a getaway that you can't help but enjoy!
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
An Excellent Venue for our Reunion Event
We chose this house, mostly, because of its excellent location. Not only was it centrally located for most of our friends, but its view of the lake was outstanding.
The pre-arrival communication was excellent - several pages of very useful information. It helped ease the planning and preparation for our visit.
Overall, this lakeside house is very nice. It was comfortable and the main room, off the kitchen was a perfect gathering place for us to catch up and socialize. The kitchen was functional and very attractive. In addition, it include dishes, pots and pans that allowed us to create some excellent dinners.
The bedrooms, located throughout were comfortable for all of our friends. The included internet worked well as did the DirecTV service.
Most things in life aren't perfect, and this house is no exception. There were some maintenance issues (e.g. items left in the closets/cupboards from previous guests; a missing smoke detector on the first floor, that was apparently removed by someone, just to name a couple). Admittedly, this was my first time renting this type of house, so I was surprised that there was no soap to use in the showers and a very limited number of towels for our use. If I had know, I would have gladly brought my own. Also, on a future trip, I'd bring my own pillows... the ones in this house didn't work for me.
Overall, we were quite pleased we chose this house for our friends reunion. It was comfortable and very attractive. The positives far outweighed the negatives and the host made us feel comfortable and welcome at every opportunity.
Amazing views and lake access
The house had plenty of space for 6 kids and 6 adults. The house supplied “lake toys” were a hit with all of the kids (and adults!). We didn’t need to leave the house for any entertainment. The nights we did go out to local restaurants, we regretted the time not spent by the fire or just relaxing on the deck. The only downside, was the number of steps down to the lake, you sure did get your “steps” in for the day if you forgot anything in the house! Very response owners.
Thank you for offering your house for rent.
Stayed at the house for my son's graduation from Cornell. Perfect house for large family gathering.
Nice house for family get together. Lots of room for everyone. Beautiful view.
Wonderful house. We had a fun time staying here.
Beautiful house. Plenty of space. The extra kitchen is super convenient. A great beach, feels very private.
Be very careful walking down the stairs. I loved the canoe and paddle boat. The dock was great and provided plenty of space for docking a boat.
Perfect for large groups or family gatherings. On a very quiet part of the lake.
Great property, Very Clean, & plenty of room
Great property. Was everything as described. Plenty of sleeping rooms and space available. Nice full size kitchen upstairs and deck attached with great views of lake.
Great location, house large enough for family gathering!
Nice getaway locale on quiet lake lane. Beautiful lake views, even in winter - sunrises in mornings! Nice wood floors on main floor, tiled kitchen. Room enough to spread out to enjoy the company and/or find a quiet spot.