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Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Bedrooms 10
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
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November 26, 2014
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Bedrooms 10
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights



Watkins Glen House Rental Photos and Description

Gorgeous Home for Reunions, Racers, Wine Tours & Equipped Wedding Venue for 200+


Visit the best regional website for a ton of info about us and the whole area! (click the little menu icon in the upper left corner on site)


We are a beautiful, high tech vacation home and wedding ceremony and reception venue (tent, tables, chairs & more… incredibly affordable & already on site).

The PRICES that you see displayed are for Whole House Rentals however we have lockouts so we can suit smaller groups as well.

This means you can rent just the beautiful 3rd Floor with it's own kitchen for your smaller group, or just Floors 1 & 2 for your mid-size party OR rent us room by room midweek between the big rentals, for the best equipped hotel/guesthouse style stay you've ever experienced… Call now and ask about pricing for smaller groups & stays! 607-535-9999


The house is 3,900 square feet interior space.

The decks, gazebos outside are 3,100 sq. feet!

We are installing a 15' high multi-stage waterfall and two streams that flow into the crystal clear swimming pond and a 400' round gazebo deck that also acts as a dock overhanging the pond so you can dangle your toes.


We have very serious discounts for advance pre-paid reservations... book ahead as 2015 is now filling up quickly and reservations are on the books for 2016!

Call/Text Hank 9am - 9pm for at 607-535-9999


Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions for 200+

(We have tent, chairs, equipment and remarkable facilities to keep your group smiling).

Family Reunions

Girlfriends Getaways

Wine Tour Groups

Bachelor/ette Parties

Sports Clubs

Watkins Race Fans

Corporate Retreats

Outdoor Enthusiasts


Beautiful combination of gallery white walls, accent walls, natural hardwood floors

Vaulted ceilings on top floor with exposed wood beams, skylights

Bedrooms ALL have a private ensuite bathrooms

Multi-Level Deck with lounge chairs, outdoor dining area, fire pit

Custom tile baths, huge 8 foot showers w/ seats, TWO shower heads in every shower

Dimmable recessed lighting and handmade wood ceiling fans on remote control

Soundproof throughout with hotel-quality 6' thick walls

Fully equipped kitchen with all-new appliances

Large propane grill with grilling utensils

Pots, pans, spices, oils, utensils, foil, plastic wrap

Keurig coffee makers plus regular coffee maker, blender

Loaner cooler and bagged ice for your day excursions, free take-home coolers

Complimentary starter kit of munchies, water, ice, Gatorade (grocery delivery available)

Extra towels, linens, limitless paper products, shampoo, conditioner, body wash

Laundry room with washer, dryer, and laundry detergent

Board games like Twister, Chess, Checkers, Playing Cards

Bicycles, baseball mitt & baseballs, soccer balls, horseshoes

Fully-enclosed outdoor shower

Large hot tub

Free Wifi, USB chargers bedside

Free Cable TV with Sports Package

9AM - 9PM Every day On-Call/Text Concierge for local recommendations & guest assistance

Check out our ridiculous list of amenities on our website at (click the little menu icon in the upper left) and you'll understand why we've become so popular so quickly. Call or text us at 607-535-9999 or email us at for links to TripAdvisor and more information.

We ran late on our grand opening in 2014 from building challenges but we're good to go for 2015, and you'll be glad we took the time to add all of the rare and beautiful features for you to enjoy! Additional photos coming soon.

We look forward to meeting your party and giving you the grand tour!

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Hank (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
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About Hank


I am the innkeeper and developer of Vacation Rental Finger Lakes. I have lived and worked in Seattle, Coastal Alaska, Southern California, The Florida Keys and of course here, locally in the Watkins Glen area. I've traveled to Europe, Mexico and Canada and stayed in a wide variety of accommodations and have grown our business offering a combination of amenities that I could never seem to find anywhere else.

I'm a forex and futures trader, inventor and barefoot runner. My past experiences as scuba instructor, innkeeper, restauranteur, Coast Guard navigator, woodworker, map maker, graphic artist and webmaster and owner of numerous service related business have taught me to use common sense and pay attention to details. I hope you enjoy your stay and appreciate the extra mile that we go for you here at Vacation Rental Finger Lakes. Speaking of details, take a moment and visit our extensive websites, taking time to absorb as much local information as you can.

Again, start at


Hank purchased this house in 2013

Why Hank chose Watkins Glen

I LOVE The Finger Lakes and Watkins Glen, and felt that it was the ideal location to build NYS first Huge Vacation Home and All-Inclusive Wedding Venue. I have traveled extensively and, as a guest myself, I know what people look for. As an innkeeper, I understand that everyone has different priorities and preferences. I've always wished I could find an Inn or Vacation Rental that provided everything we do here. I felt that, as the innkeeper, if I provided a huge amount of high quality amenities, I'm sure to make more guests happy... well, it appears to be working :)

What makes this house unique

We think of everything so you don't have to! Relax and enjoy. With everything from WiFi to Waterfalls to Wet Bar (Large Entertainment/Food Prep, Blenders to Bicycles to Hot Tub, Stream to Swimming Pond (Exotic) and it all overlooks the Pro Beach Volleyball Court and an outdoor shower. Custom tiled huge showers in every room with double shower heads. Vaulted ceilings and skylights on the top floors. 6' thick privacy walls and USB chargers everywhere... Complimentary on-call concierge from 9am - 9pm to help you make the most of your time in the beautiful Finger Lakes!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed October 15-20. We arrived later in the evening and were welcomed by a gracious Host. Hank me us outside and invited us into wonderful home. Soggy Paws quickly warmed up to us. Easily found if you follow the directions. OUr rooms were clean and comfortable. A warm fire awaited us in the large common room. Although not listed as a Bed and Breakfast, Hank provided a very nice breakfast spread of fruits, cereals, local breads, spreads, coffee, tea and juices. The property is large and beautiful with a pond to add to the peacefulness. On nice evenings, Hank would have the campfire going for all to enjoy. Being out of the way a little, it is a very short drive to all amenities. Hiking,Biking,Boating, fishing,wine touring and shopping. If your a race fan, a 5 minute drive to the track is all it takes. Of course being October the views are incredible. With so much to explore, it was comforting to know that our secret hideaway waited for our good nights rest. Hank certainly goes that extra mile. We will be back. cheers
Oct 2013
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Bedrooms 10
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Just up the road
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Just up the road, but you have a gourmet kitchen!
Car: recommended

What do you get when you combine breathtaking gorges, waterfalls and woods, world class racing, award winning wine and beer tasting, fantastic but affordable dining, the deepest lake and tallest waterfall in the Eastern US, glider/sailplane capital of the world?.. You get the beautiful, historic village of Watkins Glen, NY! We are at ground zero of the best that UpState New York has to offer. It's why our repeat customer base is so huge! Come and see what all the raves are about. And what better way to experience the area than a stay at your Vacation Rental Finger Lakes.

Here is where you'll find Seneca Lake, Watkins Glen State Park, dozens of talented wine makers and of course Watkins Glen International Raceway!

Cornell University is a beautiful 35 minute drive!

Corning Glass is 25 minutes!

Harris Hill Sailplane airport is 20 minutes away!

If you're looking for a deeply relaxing, fun weekend or longer... look no further.



Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $699 Per night

Watkins Glen House Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Service and Cleaning $250 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $89
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes You MUST include your contact phone number with your inquiry.
Inquiries lacking a contact phone number will receive no response.

Rates vary widely; You will be pleasantly surprised at our affordability.

We have pretty serious discounts for advance reservations, contact us.

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Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Watkins Glen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 3900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 40 people
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Honeoye Room Bath (see attached bedroom) - toilet , shower , Fully private ADA bath with shower seat & two showerheads
    Seneca Room Bath (see attached bedroom) - toilet , shower , HUGE shower with seat and two showerheads
    Canandaigua Room Bath (see attached bedroom) - toilet , shower , 2 showerheads and seat
    Keuka Room Bath (see attached bedroom) - toilet , shower , seat and two showerheads in shower
    Cayuga Room Bath (see attached bedroom) - toilet , shower , HUGH shower has seat and two showerheads
    Owasco Room Bath (see attached bedroom) - toilet , shower , Large Bath has seat in dormer, showerseat & 2 sprayerheads
    Otisco Room Bath (see attached bedroom) - toilet , shower , Big bath with dressing seat, shower has seat & 2 showerheads
    Skaneateles Bath (see attached bedroom) - toilet , shower , Large dormer for dressing, shower has seat and 2 showerheads
    1st Floor half bath off kitchen, outdoor shower & 2 hot tubs - toilet , shower , jetted tub , The half bath with laundry between kitchen and deck dining
  • The Monterey House has 8.5 luxurious bathrooms plus outdoor shower and hot tub in 2015. Our large custom tile showers all have seats and multiple shower heads. 3/4in. PEX plumbing and tankless instant water heater with scald-proof fixtures ensures instant and perpetual hot water at a beautifully consistent temperature. Soaps and Shampoos are provided and wall-mounted hair dryers are in every bath.
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34
  • Honeoye ADA Room (1st Flr) - 1 king , Double French Doors lead you into this luxurious room
    Seneca with balcony (2nd Flr) - 1 king , French door leading to large balcony
    Canandiagua with balcony (2nd Flr) - 1 king , French door leading to large front balcony
    Keuka (2nd Flr) - 1 queen , Faces West, nice light in the afternoon
    Cayuga with balcony (2nd Flr) - 1 queen , French Door leads out onto back balcony
    Owasco with balcony, dbl french doors, kitchen (3rd Flr) - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Largest bedroom in house, 2 skylights, vaulted ceilings
    Otisco with balcony (3rd Flr) - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Vaulted Ceilings, skylight and beams, French door balcony
    Skaneateles (3rd Flr) - 2 double , Skylight, vaulted ceilings, great for kids and adults
    Livingroom (extra) (1st Flr) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , heavy pullout - great private extra sleeping room
    Fitness Room (extra) (1st Flr) - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Great private sleeping rm with queen murphy & queen pullout.
  • We have 10 sleeping rooms capable of accommodating from just to 34 guests or more in our luxury home. Or rent just Floors 1 & 2, or just the 3rd Floor… we make 2 great rentals! The Monterey House described above has 8 luxurious bedrooms and 2 additional sleeping rooms. We have all new mattresses and new beds and linens are included. Custom Ceiling fans, quiet HVAC units (2015), hardwood floors, and bed-side USB wall chargers are in every guest room. All bedroom walls are insulated and 6 inches thick for maximum privacy. Aren't you glad you found us? :)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We have a total of 7,000 square feet of interior and exterior living space at Monterey House... . Call us at 607-535-9999 to learn more and get your questions answered by our innkeeper and manager. There is no obligation or reservation required to get any information you need.

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