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Recent Owasco Lake reviews

  • Perfect location; excellent hosts!

    "At the risk of sounding too much like Goldilocks, this property is just right! It's not too rustic and not too modern, offering modern conveniences like a microwave and internet but with an old fashioned feel. It's not too far from town, but it's not too close either. It's nice to be away from hustle and bustle while still having grocery stores and restaurants close by. The hosts are friendly and helpful, but they also let guests enjoy their time without interruptions. Three generations of us stayed at this cottage and all of us enjoyed it! We walked up the lane to enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding area, picked berries, relaxed on the front porch and marveled at the view, greeted the mail boat from the dock, played in the lake, and made fantastic memories. I really cannot say enough about what Pinewood Cottage offers families. Skaneateles Lake is a lovely destination, and there's no place we'd rather stay than Pinewood Cottage."
    Guest: Laura B. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 10, 2016
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  • Beautiful house that was very clean and accommodating for large groups.

    "We had a great relaxing week at the lake. Sharon has everything you need in the house and at the lake. Our girls loved using the kayaks, pattleboards and row boat. The fishing was good even off the dock. The house is very dog friendly even with a gate on the giant porch."
    Guest: Judy S. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 17, 2016
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  • Very relaxing and quiet.

    "We stayed a week and had the most relaxing vacation ever. The house is cozy and has everything we needed. We had a problem with the refrigerator not working on the first day but was assured by Christine the problem was freezing and would be OK overnight. It was and we were compensated for our trouble. If you are looking for a relaxing quiet vacation this is it. Thank you Christine."
    Guest: fred m. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 29, 2016
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  • A lovely property with great facilities and space

    "We booked this for a vacation for our extended family, and were looking specifically for somewhere near a lake but not necessarily right on the water. it worked out brilliantly. Christine the owner was kind, helpful, polite and very responsive. We had eight adults, in four couples, and a baby with us and there was plenty of space and beds for everyone. The house officially takes 20+ people and it was very comfortable for 9, with two sitting rooms, a dining room, plenty of outdoor furniture, and four large double bedrooms, a smaller double, and a single. There was a cot for the baby, enormous amounts of bedding and towels available, and plenty of comfortable places to sit. The kitchen was very well stocked with pots, pans and knives, the oven was easy to use, and it was well-kept and clean. Because the house can be used for large groups, there were two fridge-freezers which was great as well as a barbecue on the patio. It was easy to cook for large groups in the spacious kitchen and there was a dishwasher, meaning that the cleaning up was pretty easy. As had a 14 month old child with us, we wanted to make sure he'd be safe outside and that we would all be able to enjoy the water. The garden is huge - a long rolling lawn with a basketball hoop, benches and firepit. There's a short walk through a neighboring garden to get to the private dock and that proved ideal. The house has a pair of canoes and paddles, which we took out on the lake several times. Owasco Lake itself has quite a stony shore, but it was still possible to swim off the dock provided you wore waterproof shoes (recommended!). There's a number of very good restaurants in Auburn - we particularly liked Moro's Table (fancy & French), Lasca's (family friendly, excellent Italian trattoria), and Green Shutters (diner-style restaurant with outdoor seating and lots of ice cream choices). The Long Point State Park near the picturesque town of Aurora on Cayuga Lake and the pretty town of Skaneateles both offered good days out. We would highly recommend this place for any family or large group looking for a comfortable, clean, pleasant place to stay in the Finger Lakes. It was lovely."
    Guest: Holly R. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: July 17, 2016
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