Port Byron Cottage Rental Photos and Description
4 Bedroom 2 12 Baths Sleeps 12 Waterfront with Dock
This charming cottage is on a private road and has 360' of water frontage. It includes a dock and is situated on 4 acres of land on the Seneca River, which is the natural path of the famous Cayuga Seneca Canal system. There’s waterway access to the Finger Lakes (Seneca Lake, Cayuga Lake, Cross Lake to name a few.) Everything is complete, all you have to bring is your food and yourselves! It has 4 bedrooms, (2 of the bedrooms have private balconies), fully equipped kitchen, living room, dining area and a large porch. There's a king size bed, queen, 2 bunks, 2 twins,a full, and the sofa in the living room is a queen size pull out bed. It features a corner fireplace, air conditioning, an outdoor campfire area, and has an outdoor grill for cooking. The cottage has a dock. The cottage sleeps 12 comfortably. A fishing boat with motor, rowboat, 3 kayaks, canoe, and 4 bikes can be rented. We offer a tour of the canal with a picnic lunch and have FREE WIFI INTERNET ACCESS.
This cottage is ideal for fishing and hunting. In the fall, the foliage is eye catching and bird watchers will be in awe! You will have a wonderful vacation no matter if it's rainy or sunny. It's an easy commute to work in Rochester or Syracuse.
There's a telephone, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, stereo, CD player, TV with VCR/DVD, dock, fire pit for a bonfire, corner fireplace (wood is available for purchase), an outdoor grill, air conditioned, individual heat controls, cable television with HBO, on wooded 4 acres, and private balconies off the two upper bedrooms. All bedrooms have ceiling fans. Boat launch is on the cottage property. There are hardwood floors in the kitchen and dining area. The enclosed porch has a wood floor. All the linens, towels, dishwashing soap, etc. are provided. For rental are: a canoe, 2 kayaks, 4 bikes, and a fishing boat with a motor. A 5 hour boat tour and picnic lunch can be arranged. This cottage offers swimming, fishing and hunting.
It is situated on a large lot that can be used for tenting, Badminton, and campfires. You can also go hiking or biking on Howland Island which is a wildlife management area owned by New York State that has 3,600 private acres and is within view of the cottage.
Located on the Seneca River (the natural part of the Seneca-Cayuga & Erie Canal) that connects to the Finger Lakes. Montezuma Wildlife Refuge and Howland Island owned by New York State is nearby. A little over an hour away is a casino, Women's Heritage Trail in Seneca Falls, Seneca Lake Wineries, Cayuga Lake Wineries, Watkins Glen, Ithaca, Mackenzie Child's Victorian Factory and Bass Pro Shopping Center. The property is located 40 minutes from Syracuse (great shopping which features the pending Destiny Mall, it'll be the largest mall in America when completed, theatres, museums, etc.); Rochester is 60 minutes away (also great shopping, theatres, and museums).
A trip to Niagara Falls is within a day’s activities. A short drive away, the charming, very exclusive town of Skaneateles awaits you. This is a resort area well known for its multimillion-dollar cottages, spas, etc. (the Clintons vacationed there when he was President). Nearby, is the famous Renaissance Festival in Sterling, NY, which is an old tyme English faire. Also, in nearby Palmyra, there is the Joseph Smith Farm and the famous Mormon Pageant, a world renowned religious play. Within a short drive, you can be at Taughannock Falls (higher than Niagara Falls), Filmore Glen - as in President Filmore, nearby Auburn that has the Harriet Tubman Home and the Seward House and you can also visit the breathtaking cliffs of Fairhaven State Park on Sodus Bay. The Finger Lakes are in a setting of 9,000 square miles and consist of 11 lakes and over 1000 waterfalls with numerous gorges. THE COTTAGE IS IN THE MIDDLE OF ALL THIS SPLENDOR!
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets considered
- suitable for elderly or infirm
About Daniel and Irene Johnson
We are retired and have owned this property for a very long time. Our rates are low compared to other spots on the Finger Lakes.
Daniel and Irene Johnson purchased this cottage in 1992
Why Daniel and Irene Johnson chose Port Byron
The cottage can sleep 12 guests it is on a private road. It is very peaceful. The fishing is GREAT!
What makes this cottage unique
There is no one across the river except for a New York State animal refuge. There are bald eagles, deer, river otters, and bird watching is prime. We also have a firepit for campfires and hilly 4 acres. It can accommodate 2 tents for outdoor sleeping. It is ecological and 'green'.