The exterior features include 111 ft. of natural beach and retaining wall in front of the home, a large dock to moor your boat, large covered porch for entertaining, gas grill for all your outdoor cooking, fire pit with Adirondack chairs for evening campfires, roasting s'mores or just relaxing.
Water depth is gradual so you can wade in, place a chair in the water or enjoy excellent swimming right from our beach and dock. Young children can enjoy playing on the beach or safely swimming in our shallow waters.
Take a cruise on the Esparanza Rose; enjoy a beverage tour by limousine; take a bike ride around the beautiful Amish countryside; go shopping at the Windmill Farm & Craft Market; visit Garrett's Chapel; hike or bicycle the local Keuka Outlet rail trail; hike or hunt in Letchworth Park; relax on our spacious covered porch with a cup of coffee to watch the sunrise in the morning or with a glass of wine to watch the last rays of sun in the evening; toast marshmallows in the stone fire pit on the north side of our property while you relax and unwind in the Adirondack chairs. Whatever you decide to do--once you visit, you'll return again and again to our beautiful Victorian on the Lake!
Located just minutes away from Penn Yan and all the conveniences of home. We're right on the Keuka & Seneca Beverage Trails in quaint Amish country! Enjoy the lake, see Amish horse & buggies, visit local farmers' markets, tour the local wineries, breweries and distilleries, race go-karts, listen to summer concerts on the lawn in town, eat homemade ice cream at Seneca Farms, dine at some of the finest restaurants or shop 15 min. away at the Windmill Farm & Craft Market with over 200 vendors. With so many features & activities, this home will quickly become a favorite vacation destination for guests visiting the Finger Lakes Region!
Other Activities: Souvenir shop at Windmill Farm & Craft Market with over 200 vendors, in quaint Penn Yan, in other local small towns or around the Amish countryside; have fun go-kart racing; take a tour of the local beverage trails with wineries, breweries and distilleries, as well as specialty cheeses, chocolate and more; hike or bicyle on the Keuka Outlet Trail and local parks; enjoy swimming, sailing, fishing and jet-skiing on Keuka Lake; play golf at the Lakeside Country Club or eat at their Vines Restaurant; try your skills at mini-golf; visit the Yates County History Center with three museums; or take in a new-release movie for a quiet evening.
Upcoming 2014 events:
May 3-4 Keuka in Bloom at the Wineries, Keuka Lake Wine Trail, $35/person, $55/couple, receive 1 herb and 1 flower in 4' pot from 8 wineries and sample world-class herb-inspired food at each winery. www.keukawinetrail.com/signature-trail-events/
June 14-15 Keuka Arts Festival, Penn Yan Boat Launch Park, 10 am - 5 pm, free admission, over 110 vendors, food and wine with live entertainment, fun for all ages. www.keukaartsfestival.com/
June 20-21 10th Annual Haiti Benefit Auction, Yates County Fairgrounds, 2370 Old Route 14A, Penn Yan, 6 am - 6:30 pm 100% of proceeds go to Haiti Relief! Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, food stands all day, quilts, crafts, hand-made furniture, tools, trees, shrubs, flowers, regular auction and cattle auction. Call Tim 536-8581, Melvin 536.0787 or Eli 521.6495.
June 21-22 & 28-29 13th Annual BBQ at the Wineries, Keuka Lake Wine Trail, Weekend $30/person, Sunday only $24/person, pair grilled foods prepared with flavors of local sauces, rubs and marinades with wine choices. www.keukawinetrail.com/signature-trail-events/
July 4 Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast, Penn Yan Flying Club serves over 2600 breakfasts at its annual 4th of July event.
July 4 Nights of the Lights on Keuka Lake, enjoy lighting of the outline of Keuka Lake with flares the night of the 4th at 10 pm. Purchase flares from local retailers in Penn Yan. Call 536.3111 for more info.
Ongoing NY Activities:
Wineries and wine trails: More than 1400 family owned vineyards and wineries. http://iloveny.com/what-to-do/reasons-to-love-ny/wineries
Farm fresh New York: Farmer's markets, u-pick farms, dairies and roadside stands. http://iloveny.com/what-to-do/reasons-to-love-ny/local-food-and-drinks
Breweries and Beer Trails: Over 120 breweries in NY state. http://iloveny.com/what-to-do/reasons-to-love-ny/breweries