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Our Sandy Pond Lake Ontario Cottage rental is directly across from the channel to Lake Ontario. Surround yourself with quiet privacy in this Sandy Pond waterfront Lake Ontario cottage rental. Sandy Pond, harbor to Lake Ontario NY, is an ideal location for family summer vacations, Lake Ontario fishing, Salmon River fishing, or NY duck or NY deer hunting trips. The cottage has plenty of room outdoors for the kids (big and little) to play. Lake Ontario beaches are kid friendly; fine sand makes great castles. The sandy bottom of Lake Ontario gently slopes making for gradual depth and you can see your toes in neck deep water. Fishermen rejoice! The private 40-foot dock in front of our lake Ontario cottage rental holds two Lake Ontario size boats and makes access to Lake Ontario fishing and Salmon River fishing simple. Kids enjoy fishing Sandy Pond for rock bass, perch, sunfish, and giant bowfins from the dock.There are boat launches at the 5 marinas on Sandy Pond, as well as on Salmon River
You can river fish for king salmon, and steel head not only on the Salmon River but also on North & South Sandy Creeks, 2 - 4 miles away. Access the creeks on foot or from Lake Ontario by boat.
For hunters, geese and ducks frequent Sandy Pond and many state marshes along Lake Ontario. Lakeview Marsh hunting area is 3,461 acres and is only two miles away. There are 29,034 acres of state land nearby for hunting deer and turkey.
The evenings are especially beautiful at Sandy Pond. The pond comes alive with breaking fish looking for dinner and honking geese and quacking ducks heading home to roost. Great Blue Herons often show up for an evening meal on Sandy Pond! Everyone enjoys evening sunsets by the campfire near the waters edge. Marshmallow roasting is optional.
This was our 1st experience renting a cottage at Sandy Pond and it couldn't have been any easier .Communications between us and the Whalen's were always addressed promptly and questions answered thoroughly. From the moment we arrived we knew it was going to be a great week. Dave was there to greet us and familiarize us with not only the cottage but the area as well. They checked in regularly to see if there was anything we needed and even updated us on a severe storm warning Sunday so that we would be prepared. After the storm passed they were there almost immediately to clean up the damage. As you can see from the picture, they really do take pride in their property. It was always clean and well-kept. They provided us with a personal "brochure" on area attractions and things to do. They were more than accommodating. I would recommend a Whalen property to anyone seeking a "home away from home" vacation.
This cottage, as well as the other cottages, are well kept and are conveniently located near the water. The owners always make me feel like I was part of their family. Whatever we needed, was always suppliied to us. The fishing has always been excellent, and we can store our fish in a deep freezer, which is also supplied to us. It's also a great place to take my family. My friends and I have been using these cottages, for many years, and we will continue to go, for many years to come!
August 2008 - a wonderful time for a relaxing, restful vacation at Duck Blind with my best friend and our two dogs. The cottage was perfect and gave us each our own space during our stay. I thought I was being nice in giving my friend the bedroom with the corner windows to capture a better breeze but I think I ended up with the best room. Lots of storage space and plenty of room for my dog.
The views from this property are gorgeous and the sunsets spectacular. We also had a great view of the channel to Lake Ontario and, on windy days, could see the waves rolling in from the lake. Awesome!
Enjoying my morning cup of coffee outside after walking the dogs was a treat. The quietness of the water was only broken by the flapping wings of geese landing or the occasional boater driving through the channel. I loved it!
The cottage was everything it was said to be on the website and more. It really is cute and it's wonderful that Dave and Anne are trying to preserve the 50's feel of the cottage. We enjoyed it very much - especially the porch. A great place to play games or cards. We had everything we needed in the kitchen too.
The pleasantness of our hosts was very much appreciated. Dave and Anne are such nice, welcoming people and do everything they can to ensure a good experience for their guests – right down to making sure we had a cork screw to open bottles of wine! My sister and her children came to play in the water and visit us one day and it was great to share the quietness and beauty of the surroundings with my family. The kids would have liked a little "more action" but they enjoyed themselves for the afternoon. If we'd had a boat they would have been in their glory.
We left Duck Blind fully relaxed and rested. I highly recommend this property for anyone looking for a quiet, peaceful place to rest and regroup. Those with boats or canoes would be able to enjoy being near the water more fully.
When I’m ready for a relaxing, quiet week again I will definitely consider any of the three cottages owned by Dave and Anne. They are wonderful hosts, maintain their cottages and land very well and are nice people to be around.
My family has rented the Duck Blind cottage two years in a row and we had a great experience. My husband, myself and three small children were very pleased with the accomodations. They were clean, well maintained and the owners are very accomodating. The cottage was exactly what we expected and is very quaint, fairly private and has a great view of the Pond. My children loved playing in the large yard, fishing on the docks and swimming right out front. My husband brought our boat and we found some terrific boaters beaches that were close by and just beautiful. We throughly enjoyed our vacations at the Duck Blind and have recommended this property to several other family members who are now regulars each year. We will be enjoying our 4th year renting with this owner. We highly recommend the Duck Blind.
Duck Blind Cottage on Sandy Pond is the perfect place to "unplug" from the hustle and bustle of daily life! The cottage and grounds were immaculate and the location and sunsets on Sandy Pond are to die for!
I spent a week there last summer with my teenage boys and was happy to see them outside fishing, swimming and building campfires instead of sitting in front of video games. It's a great place to play board games, skip rocks and toast marshmallows! It was fabulous!
We typically try to plan a different vacation every year but we had such a great time on Sandy Pond that we are headed back this year with more of our family. I would highly recommend this or any one of Dave and Anne's cottages to anyone who enjoys a peaceful and restful vacation! If you are looking for "a little slice of heaven" - this is the spot for you!
we had a great time at the Property and really got to experience mostly lovely, but amazing changing skies and weather! Rain showers were welcome on the comfortable back porch and allowed us to play scrabble and watch nature in its glory. Our dog LOVED the property and waterfront as much as we did. Thanks for the local recos for wings and an overall great stay, Dave and Anne!
Swim at Southwick Beach or Sandy Pond Beach, both on Lake Ontario. Each is clean and has facilities. Southwick has a playground and picnic area. Across Sandy Pond is a huge sand dune that lies between Sandy Pond and Lake Ontario. The Nature Conservancy owns the sand dune. They protected it with beach grasses and a boardwalk that allows foot traffic to pass from the Sandy Pond side of the dune to the Lake Ontario side. A bird sanctuary has been established north of the main beach. With a boat you can motor over to boaters beach and enjoy the fine sand and seemingly endless Lake Ontario beach.
The Sandy Pond side of boaters beach drops quickly and many people water ski from there. The Lake Ontario side gently slopes making for gradual depth, which is great for swimming. Boaters beach is truly special.
Other Activities: Flea Markets
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Weekly rate: $1150 is for 1 - 4 people. Additional people over 4 is $45/person/night and must be pre-approved..
Nightly rate: $200/night for 1 to 4 people, add'l person over 4 is $45/person/night
Pre- approved dogs are welcome.
Fee for dog is $92/week or $21/day.
Please see owner's website for policies.