LAKESIDE HOME IN WINE COUNTRY WITH SUNSET VIEW

Mike & Mary Callahan

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Bedrooms 3
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LAKESIDE HOME IN WINE COUNTRY WITH SUNSET VIEW

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3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6

Our home is right in the heart of wine country and overlooks the lake from the east side, so the views are amazing and the sunsets are often filled with spectacular colors. Set among summer cottages and homes in a rustic/country-style neighborhood, our property has 75 feet of spacious lake frontage and a 10 foot wide dock. Depending on the weather and day of the week, the atmosphere on this uncongested lake ranges from calm and peaceful to joyful and fun.

Our home is fully furnished and features an Arts & Crafts-style living room. The master bedroom, living room, and especially the dining room (with its eight windows) all have clear, broad views of the lake/sunsets. The community areas are large too (living room: 17' x 22', kitchen and dining room: 22' x 22'). Up to six people can sleep comfortably in the three bedrooms with one queen, one full-size, and two twin beds. The kitchen is fully stocked and the house has air conditioning. There is enough parking for two or three vehicles.

Further Description:

Just outside the house is an intimate yard with a gas grill and a patio set that has cushioned seats and an umbrella. On the lakefront, there's a bonfire ring and a picnic table with an umbrella. You can borrow the owner's kayak and row boat (with oars), or use the floats/tubes, and extra chairs that are kept in the boat shed. There's something for everyone, including swimming, boating, kayaking, floating/lounging, long walks along a dirt road through vineyards, fishing, and romantic evenings watching the sun set and drinking local wine.

Further Description of Amenities:

- full kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, and cooking/eating utensils

- satellite TV and DVD player in living room

- satellite TV in master bedroom

- high speed, wireless internet

- air conditioning

- clean linens provided

- clothes washer and dryer

- 75 feet of lake frontage

- 10 foot wide dock

- area on lakefront for launching small boats (up to 14 feet long)

- clear, broad views of the lake/sunsets from the yard and from many rooms of the house

- parking for two or three vehicles

- three bedrooms with two queen and two twin beds

- in the yard is a gas grill and patio set with cushioned seats and an umbrella

- on the lake frontage, there's a bonfire ring and a picnic table with an umbrella. You can borrow the owner's kayak and row boat, or use the floats/tubes, life preservers, and extra chairs that are kept in the boat shed

- access to the lake frontage from the yard is by way of a sturdy staircase or by a short road that goes around the neighborhood (about 1/4 mile to our frontage). The staircase has about 70 steps. The run for the steps is 11 inches, which is nice, and there are three decks with benches, in case anyone needs to rest or wants to see the view. It's also very handy to be able to drive down if you're carrying coolers, towels, suntan lotion, or are taking some small kids down all at once. The road is for limited use, especially on crowded weekends, but it is there when needed.

Other Attractions and Activities:

- antiquing

- boating

- cycling

- fishing

- hiking

- hunting

- mountain biking

- restaurants

- sailing

- shopping

- swimming

- water skiing

The surrounding area is incredibly dense with wineries overlooking the lake. You can have a great time touring the area and tasting wines. THERE ARE 10 WINERIES AND A BREWERY WITHIN A 10 MINUTE DRIVE, AND ONE WINERY WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE. The property is 15 minutes from Watkins Glen, home of the Watkins Glen International Race Track, Watkins Glen Gorge, and Glen Harbor Marina. It's also surrounded by the Finger Lakes National Forest, with many nice hiking trails. You-pick fruit orchards and honor-system fruit and vegetable stands are available frequently during the summer and fall. Skyland Farm, a fine-craft gallery with items from over 500 artists and a feeding farm, is a must-see. The cuisine in the area is delicious with dining atmospheres ranging from casual to elegant. Two miles across the lake, the Rainbow Cove Restaurant has slips for boats.

Here are some of the local events.

- Finger Lakes Wine Festival, July

- Nascar races at Watkins Glen International Racetrack, Watkins Glen, NY

- Lodi Bluegrass Festival, October, Lodi, NY

For those willing to drive a little farther, other attractions include the Museum of the Earth, which is 30 minutes away, and Ithaca, NY (a 40 minute drive), with many musical venues and a wide variety of international cuisine. The Corning Museum of Glass as well as the Rockwell Museum are also 40 minutes away in Corning, NY. Some of the festivals and events held in the area include the following.

- Blue Heron Music Festival, July, Findley Lake, NY

- Grassroots Music Festival, July, Trumansburg, NY

- Sterling Renaissance Festival, part of July and August, Sterling, NY

- Festival of the Arts, July, Corning, NY

- Grape Festival, September, Naples, NY

- Cohocton Fall Festival, October, Cohocton, NY

- Annual Apple Festival & Craft Show, October, Schodack, NY

The Museum of the Earth is 35 minutes away, and Ithaca, NY, which also has many musical venues and a wide variety of international cuisine, is 45 minutes. The Corning Museum of Glass as well as the Rockwell Museum are also 45 minutes away in Corning, NY

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mike & Mary Callahan

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Lakeside Home in Wine Country with Sunset View
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
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Lodi Seneca Lake
Montoursville, PA
5

Great property - great area

  • 5 of 5
Cozy, clean with all the modern conveniences of home, including a wireless Internet connection. The views of the lake, especially the sunset are incredible. The waterfront area with dock is a short walk away with swimming, fishing, and boating (kayak and canoe provided) and just general relaxing by the water available. The area itself has lots of wineries, a great micro-brewery at Wagners and excellent restaurants within easy driving distance. All-in-all a wonderful vacation spot. Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Lakeside Home in Wine Country with Sunset View
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Lodi Seneca Lake
Bernville, PA
4

Girls Getaway

  • 4 of 5
Very nice property, plenty of room for four of us. Enjoyed the large dining room/kitchen/family room with plenty of windows overlooking the lake. We had beautiful weather and it was very quiet and peaceful here. The dirt lane going back thru the grapevine fields was a trip, but I have a jeep, so no problem. The steps are quite steep, but we traversed these often. The Watkins Glen Gorge is a must see, so beautiful and our favorite winery was the Caywood, right nearby!
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Lodi Seneca Lake
Meadville, Pennsylvania
5

Welcoming, Cozy Home with a Beautiful Sunset

  • 5 of 5
From the first time we contacted the owners to start planning our weekend visit, we knew this was the place we would stay. The owners have excellent communication and made the planning easy. They were very accommodating even allowing us to bring our dogs. The pictures do not do this house justice, it is much larger in person. Everything you could possibly ever need to have a wonderful vacation on the lake is in this house. The kitchen is completely stocked, we were able to cook a few meals at the house. The three bedrooms were cozy and the air conditioning worked beautifully. The yard is also fenced in, and that was a bonus for us! The beach is a quick walk, where humans and canines alike enjoyed sitting and swimming off of the dock. The views of the lake from the house are beautiful, especially at sunset. My husband and I both felt at home during our stay. We would definitely recommend this house and stay at this house again. Thanks for sharing your home with us!
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Lodi Seneca Lake
Pittsburg, PA
5

Amazing Sunset View!

  • 5 of 5
We booked this property for three days of rest and relaxation and could not have been more pleased! The home looked just like the pictures online. The views of the lake from the dining room were absolutely amazing! The sunsets were beautiful! There are some really good wineries nearby too- we liked Silver Thread, Lamoreaux Landing, and Shalestone a lot. We'll be back!!!
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Samantha, we're so glad to hear that you had a relaxing experience at our lake house, and that you liked the winery that's right in our neighborhood, Silverthread. The owners of Shalestone Winery live and grow grapes in the neighborhood as well, and many people have made comments in our guest book that they love the drive down to the house through the vineyards.
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Lodi Seneca Lake
Corning
5

A great time in the Finger Lakes!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at this lake house with another couple and our dog. We really enjoyed our time in the Finger Lakes- we went winetasting and sightseeing during the day, and made dinners in the house each night. We liked the waterfalls in the area, such as Toughanock Falls near Trumansburg and Ithaca. Our dog loved the yard, and chased the little chipmunks around a lot. We got to watch several storms approach from across the lake, which was fun. The lake house had everything we needed to have a great time in the Finger Lakes, and we highly recommend it.
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lakeside Home in Wine Country with Sunset View
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Lodi Seneca Lake
5

Great getaway weekend - Wonderful hosts! :)

  • 5 of 5
My sister and I stayed for the weekend and we absolutely love this house! Mike and Mary have the place stocked with ANYTHING and EVERYTHING renters could ever use, want or need! Their home is well-maintained, clean, cozy and comfortable. (did i mention clean?!?)
As one other review stated, the pics on the website do not do this home justice! From the tile flooring in the living room & down the hallway; to the wood floors in the bedroom, kitchen & family room; to the spacious kitchen with all the cabinet space, utensils, cookware, appliances, etc. The spacious layout is wonderful that even if there were 6 of us, we would have plenty of space inside and out!!
The house is located conveniently in the middle of the east shore of Seneca so whether you go North or South you will hit a good number of wineries.
Good restaurants in the immediate area are Stonecat Cafe, Danos and Red Newt Wine Cellars- Wagners too if they are open for the season. In Watkins Glen we always enjoy Roosterfish/Wildflower Cafe.
The house is also within 15-20 mins drive to Cayuga Lake if you wish to visit that lake and its wineries. We like Knapp Vineyards and Thirsty Owl for lunch and Cobblestone is also a favorite.

Just a note: The hosts were extremely accomodating (and patient!) working with me to rebook my days when I had to cancel my original reservation dates unexpectedly 30 days prior to arrival.... You dont encounter people like that very often in this day and age- thank you :)
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Rochester

The surrounding area is incredibly dense with wineries overlooking the lake. You can have a great time touring the area and tasting wines. There are 10 wineries and a brewery within a 10 minute drive, and one winery within walking distance. The property is 15 minutes from Watkins Glen, home of the Watkins Glen International Race Track, Watkins Glen Gorge, and Glen Harbor Marina. It's also surrounded by the Finger Lakes National Forest, with many nice hiking trails. You-pick fruit orchards and honor-system fruit and vegetable stands are available frequently during the summer and fall. Skyland Farm, a fine-craft gallery with items from over 500 artists and a feeding farm, is a must-see. The cuisine in the area is delicious with dining atmospheres ranging from casual to elegant. Two miles across the lake, the Rainbow Cove Restaurant has slips for boats. Check out their breakfast!

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Availability & Rates

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Lodi House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak of Summer
Jul 13 2014 - Aug 30 2014
1 night minimum stay
$345
$1,890
 
 
Late Summer and Early Fall
Aug 31 2014 - Oct 22 2014
1 night minimum stay
$235
From
$235
Fri,Sat
$1,320
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 23 2014 - Dec 17 2014
1 night minimum stay
$180
From
$210
Fri,Sat
$1,175
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$180
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $125
Fee to cover half the cleaning $80
Tax Rate 3.0%
Notes We charge an $80 fee to cover half the cost of cleaning. We accept certified bank checks through the mail, and online payments by electronic check (free) or debit/credit cards (2.5% fee is subtracted from security deposit before its return). We usually get deposits back in the mail to our guests within 4 weeks of their departure, assuming they've left the property in good condition, of course.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Lodi House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Canoe
  • Beach Chairs
  • Raft
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • marina
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water tubing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • hunting
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
Notes:
Just outside the house is an intimate yard with a gas grill and a patio set that has cushioned seats. On the lakefront, there's a bonfire ring and a picnic table. You can borrow the owner's kayak and row boat (with oars), or use the floats/tubes and extra chairs that are kept in the boat shed. Access to the lake frontage from the yard is by way of a sturdy staircase or by a short road that goes around the neighborhood (about 1/4 mile to our frontage). The staircase has about 70 steps. The run for the steps is 11 inches, which is nice, and there are three decks with benches, in case anyone needs to rest or wants to see the view. It's also very handy to be able to drive down if you're carrying coolers, towels, suntan lotion, or are taking some small kids down all at once.
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