CHARMING COTTAGE OVERLOOKING LAKE- ON THE EAST SIDE- BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS!

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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CHARMING COTTAGE OVERLOOKING LAKE- ON THE EAST SIDE- BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS!

Watkins Glen Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms/2 baths. Sleeps 4

Cozy lakefront porch. Large beach & boat dock. Nestled in the trees, overlooking Seneca Lake, on the east side, w/ beautiful lake & sunset views. Private beach & boat dock. Originally built 1910 as a guest cottage to larger family cottage next door. Over the years several additions /improvements have been added, though the vintage charm remains. Original front living room opens onto covered porch overlooking the lake, beach & dock. Larger living/dining room in the back, added later, has a wood burning fireplace & baseboard heating ( Master bedroom & kitchen have baseboard heat,too). Large kitchen is well equipped with any /everything one might need to make the most elaborate meal-And/or a microwave for reheating leftovers from one of the great local winery restaurants! Spacious master bedroom, full bathroom & second bedroom upstairs. Queen size bed on ground floor. Ideal location feels private & secluded yet close to so much. On the Seneca Wine trail. Watkins Glen is 10 minutes away, Ithaca and Corning 30 minute drive

I provide high quality sheets, plenty of pillows all encased in breathable allergen covers, blankets and decorative quilts & shams for all beds. Sheets are left folded, fresh from a professional laundry service, at the foot of each bed, so you know they are clean. 2 bath, hand towels and washcloths left for each guest. Please bring your own beach towels.

Dish soap, hand soap, paper towels, cleaning supplies, trash bags and toilet paper provided.

Various spices,oil, vinegar, condiments left but not guaranteed.

Wireless internet is provided.

Local land phone line provided. Long distance within the US included. (Canadian/Overseas calls are not included).

Television /cable / VCR/DVD CD player

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm

Adrian Warner

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Speaks english
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Property Reviews

Charming Cottage overlooking Lake- On the east side- Beautiful sunsets!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
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Charming Cottage overlooking Lake- On the east side- Beautiful sunsets!
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Watkins Glen Seneca Lake
5

Super cozy cottage with stunning views!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We absolutely LOVED this cottage! Everything was so cozy and comfortable - we felt right at home and enjoyed every minute of it. The private dock and beach was perfect and reading out on the front porch overlooking the lake was a daily joy! The kitchen was my favorite room of all with a wall of windows that provided lots of light and could be opened to let in cool lake breezes. This is truly a very special place and we will absolutely try and rent it again the next time we travel to the Fingerlakes.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Charming Cottage overlooking Lake- On the east side- Beautiful sunsets!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p283037
727 692 8041
Watkins Glen Seneca Lake
5

A Perfect Finger Lakes Getaway

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
We chose this house for our 2nd Girls' Trip and were not disappointed!! This charming, lakefront house is perfect for the quiet, relaxing getaway.

The lakefront porch became the favorite hangout for the days we stayed, and the natural babbling glen next to the house is not only beautiful and picture-worthy, but makes for an excellent sound machine at night!

The kitchen provided an excellent area for making quick breakfasts before heading out to go waterfalling and wining. It quickly became "home away from home" for us.

The beds are plenty and very comfortable, but in my opinion, the best place to sleep is the lakefront living room. There is nothing better than waking up to a gorgeous lake view every morning. It makes it hard to return home.

The private beach and dock were the perfect place to relax in the evening with a newly acquired bottle of Finger Lakes wine, especially after hiking Watkins Glen Gorge and touring a few local wineries.

I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing getaway on Seneca Lake. The views are amazing, and the location is excellent, being close to Watkins Glen and local wineries and restaurants.

I will definitely be staying here for my next trip up to Finger Lakes!! My new "home away from home"!
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Charming Cottage overlooking Lake- On the east side- Beautiful sunsets!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p283037
727 692 8041
Watkins Glen Seneca Lake
5

Charming and Quaint Cottage

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
We were absolutely delighted with this charming cottage situated overlooking Lake Seneca. It is well maintained, clean, and in an absolutely breathtaking setting. With the windows open, you hear the rippling waterfall which runs alongside the home and the property is heavily wooded with woodpeckers and chipmunks in abundance.

The kitchen is well stocked and a complimentary bottle of wine was waiting for us with a handwritten note that set the tone for a wonderful week. The cottage decor was darling and we enjoyed looking at old photos on walls. All the provisions promised were readily available. The owner was responsive, responsible and timely.

As mentioned in other reviews, Watkins Glen is less than two miles away with Ithaca, Corning nearby as well. The lake itself is so clean and you can see clear to the bottom in deep areas.

Can you guess, we would highly recommend this cottage!
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Charming Cottage overlooking Lake- On the east side- Beautiful sunsets!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p283037
727 692 8041
Watkins Glen Seneca Lake
York, PA
5

Great Girls Week Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
The cottage was just like the site said it was. It had just turned cold before we got there in the middle of Sept. but the place warmed up nicely. I would recommend this place to a anyone looking for a nice place to vacation in the Finger Lakes. The property is within a 30 minute trip of many attractions, Ithaca and Corning Glass Musuem. Taughannock and Buttermilk Falls are beautiful and great to hike. Watkins Glen State Park was great too and only 15 minutes away. We took a Lunch Cruise with Captain Bill's in Watkins Glen where we cruised passed the property from Seneca Lake.
The Seneca Wine Trail is very near the property with many wineries just up the road. If you want to visit the wineries on the west side of the lake the drive is easy to do.

The place itself was wonderful. The beds were very comfortable. The linens and towels were clean. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook many meals there. The front porch was inviting and relaxing to sit on. Down the steps to a beach and dock for enjoying wine and sunsets. The driveway was a little scary at first but once we were used to it no problem even in a large SUV. The small waterfall next to the property provided calming sounds to sleep to.

If your looking for a place away from the big city lights this is it. We used it for a girls getaway and had a fabulous time.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Charming Cottage overlooking Lake- On the east side- Beautiful sunsets!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p283037
727 692 8041
Watkins Glen Seneca Lake
Harrison City, PA
4

Wonderful Getaway

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
We spent almost a week here and enjoyed it more each day as we became more accustomed to our surroundings. The drive down to the cottage from the road is intimidating at first, but becomes better with familiarity. The cottage itself is a classic, and has plenty of space for a family of four. No need for A/C, since there are windows everywhere and the breeze off of the lake refreshes better than any closed up window and pumped in cold air can. We love to cook and this had everything we needed to make our wine pairings a success. The best part was the reason we came to Seneca lake, the lake itself. The dock, the beach, the lake, sunset, cool breeze, clear water, and a bottle of wine with my wife on the lake made the perfect getaway.

If you have an opportunity to rent here, do it. Just leave a week available for us.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Elmira/corning or Ithaca
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Watkins Glen
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

Watkins Glen Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Pre season
May 3 2014 - Jun 13 2014
$1,350
7 nights
 
 
Peak Season
Jun 14 2014 - Sep 5 2014
$1,850
7 nights
 
 
Fall season
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 18 2014
$350
$1,550
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$1,350
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125.00 + Tax
Pet Fee $150.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.0%
Notes Saturday to Saturday weekly rentals only during peak season.

Will consider less than full weeks pre and post season but nightly rate will be higher.

$125. cleaning fee and 4% tax added to rental rates refundable security deposit $200 to hold bookings.
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Pets welcome with $150 pet fee and additional refundable deposit ($100).
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Amenities

Watkins Glen Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Blender
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Upstairs bath has toilet and sink in one room and shower/tub with separate entrance. Downstairs toilet is under the stairs with shower/tub and sink in separate space across from it.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Bed in back living room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , bunk in front living room- only lower bunk able to be used
  • King bed in master bedroom. Double bed in 2nd bedroom upstairs. There is a queen bed in the living room with fireplace. Bunk beds in the front room. Only bottom of the bunk is allowed to be used.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • Books for Adults
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Boat Dock
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • playground
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
Boating info- Please call businesses direct to confirm prices and inventory: Reagan's Canoe & Kayak Livery Rentals 607-243-9100 Their fees also include life jackets, paddles, etc., and for a $10 delivery fee will deliver and pick-up. Their fees decline with the more days you rent. For single kayaks and canoes, it's 25/25/15, or in other words, the 1st and 2nd days are $25, and $15/day after that. For double kayaks it's 35/25/20. Book them early, they sometimes run out. Seneca Marine 607-535-6690 They rent small fishing boats, motor (cruising) boats, and pontoon boats by the hour. $45 - $65/hour, 2 hour min. They also offer boat and/or trailer storage, and use of their private boat launch. Glen Harbor Marina 607-535-2751 Rent ski or pontoon boats for $450 a day, $250 half day or weekly rate of $2000. Kayaks $ 25 per 90 min.
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