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Year-round Cottage by Lake Ontario, Rochester, Hilton, NY

48 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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-Serene 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, sleeps 6

If you want a serene setting close to Lake Ontario come stay here!

Relive your cottage memories! Come to relax, to chat around the outdoor fireplace, sun bathe, hike, or read a good book!

This 1100 sq. ft. heated year-round cottage is on a cul-de-sac along the shores of Lake Ontario. It's located in Hilton New York - a beautiful northwestern suburb of Rochester, New York. Located far enough away to enjoy a secluded retreat from everyday life, but close enough to experience all that Rochester has to offer.

The cottage is nestled on the south side of the road, on a private 50x250 lot backing up to dense wood. The lake is on the north side of the road. There is little traffic. There is a beach area that has neighborhood walk-in privileges to use. This unique location consists of cottages, and homes. It is a 2 minute walk from the Braddock Point Lighthouse which is now a Bed and Breakfast and holds intimate wedding ceremonies. There is also a tiny public green space with a fantastic vantage point to watch the sunset next to the lighthouse.

Time moves in different increments at the lake. There are carefree days that are about families, fun and togetherness. There are easy mornings moving into afternoons by way of lunch from the grill.

Additional Information: Conveniently located 2 minutes from the scenic Lake Ontario Parkway, this serene setting provides fresh clean air and the opportunity to kick back, and take things a bit more slowly.

Inside the cottage is spotlessly clean and airy with new paint and decorations throughout.

This is an optimal place to surround yourself with peace and quiet. The cottage is the perfect mix of a lakeside retreat and a woodland cabin. The private setting is enhanced by a deep lot, surrounded by trees, and the benefit of not being sandwiched between neighboring houses.

The outdoor fireplace provides a beautiful ambiance to relax by.

This is a delightful gem of a place to get away to unwind. Whether it is quiet solitude and reflection or days filled with activities you will find it all here.

Included at no extra charge: high speed Internet connection for guests with laptops, digital phone which allows free local and long distance calls in the U.S.A., and cable television.

Additional Things to do:: Metro Rochester is within a 30 minutes drive. There are great restaurants, theaters, Rochester Redwings baseball, Rhinos soccer, planetarium, science museum, a zoo, and night clubs. There are various festivals throughout the year.

Universities - State University College at Brockport -25 minutes, The University of Rochester-30 minutes, Rochester Institute of Technology-30 minutes, Saint John Fisher College -40 minutes Six Flags, Darien Lake Amusement and Water Park is 45 minutes away. Seabreeze Amusement park is 25 minutes away. Letchworth State Park called the 'Grand Canyon of the East' is 1 hour away.

Niagara Falls is 90 minutes away. View the mighty falls in various locations, take a trip on the Maid Of The Mist to get a close up look, and visit the casino ! Take the scenic route to the Falls and visit several wineries on the Niagara Wine Trail along the way.

The Finger Lakes Region is about an hour away - There are over 80 wineries to choose from in a scenic environment.

Owners comments: Summer of 2005 was the first time we offered the cottage for rent after two years renovating it! We have been blessed to meet wonderful guests from many different States and even Europe.

We had very favorable feedback. Guests comment on how spacious it is and that the rooms are much bigger than the photos show!

We delight in welcoming guests of every age. Our goal is to make you feel snug and immediately at home in our cottage.

We offer a 10% discount off of weekly and daily rates for 2 people or less with no overnight guests!

Hilton is a beautiful place to visit anytime of the year. Enjoy the chartreuse springs, golden summers, scarlet autumns and the snow white winters. Rent our cottage for an old fashion stress-free vacation away from day to day distractions. You will not be disappointed.

Hope to hear from you!

Ron and Mary

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Ron or Mary Patton
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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based on 48 traveler reviews

Year-round Cottage by Lake Ontario, Rochester, Hilton, NY
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 48 reviews
Champlain Ny

My New Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

This is the best!!

It was our first experience renting a cottage instead of staying at a motel while visiting my son and his family. We were not disappointed at all. Our daughter, her husband and 3 children were able to stay with us, and we had room to spare.

The completely equipped kitchen was clean, well organized and a true money saver. Just having the ice maker in the fridge was an extra! Having access to the washer and dryer came in real handy with the little ones. The kids enjoyed seeing the "ocean lake" as they called it. Though rainy that weekend, we enjoyed the backyard and grill when we could. A hop, skip and a jump from almost anything you would want to do, the location was easily reached. We found Hilton itself to be a friendly, quaint and a beautiful tree lined village when we took a drive around the area.

The cottage has three rooms in the main area (not counting the kitchen) with doors that close. That was helpful when the baby napped. It is on a very quiet street where all we heard all weekend was the breeze, wind and waves.I cannot say enough positive about the entire experience. Mary is a wonderful lady and makes sure you will be comfortable and happy when you are there. You cannot go wrong with this rental.

I will rent again and look forward to a future family gathering at the cottage on the "ocean lake". deposit was in the mail the day after we left!! That was GREAT!

Thanks Mary and Ron!!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
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If you're looking for peace and quiet, this is the place. No road noise.. Grill, fire, quiet

  • 5 of 5

This place was well designed. Could comfortably sleep 4.. more if kids use sleeping bags. It's quiet, neighbors are friendly and kind and you have a gorgeous private back yard with grill and fireplace. Great table, with umbrella, fully stocked kitchen, wifi, TV and other items. Very nice indeed. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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LOVED our time away at this cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Mary met us shortly after our arrival and told us any pertinent information about the cottage and area. She was very helpful and friendly. The cottage itself was just lovely! It was exceptionally clean, spacious, and had everything you needed. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our four day stay here and are looking forward to a longer stay next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Our favorite rental by far

  • 5 of 5

This is a rental where the owners 100% care about you and your stay. It was obvious the second we walked through the door of this adorable cottage. There was a basket of goodies left for us when we arrived and Mary the owner stopped by to talk to us that night and answer any questions we might have. I had told Mary we were traveling with a 1 and 4 yr old. She had a child size table and chairs pulled out for the kids in the kitchen. My kids loved it! The cottage itself was clean and comfortable and to our surprise much larger then we had thought. We were very close to the beach where we took the kids twice. We hope to come back again sometime and stay during the summer. Cannot say enough about their wonderful cottage and the owners were just easy going and very wonderful to rent from. I would definitely recommend staying here. You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Havertown, PA

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at what we now call "Mary's House". We loved every minute of it. It's in a convenient and quiet location. We were just a quick ride to our daughter's apartment in Greece, a quick trip to Rochester and close to the Finger Lakes. It's right down the road from Hamlin Beach, which is a lovely place to spend the day with a beach chair and a picnic lunch. We recommend apple picking in the fall! Fantastic! We highly recommend West Wind Farm on Manitou Rd in North Greece. Friendly people and lots of trees!

The cottage is always extremely clean, comfortable and well cared for. We were left a wonderful basket of treats to snack on, including York Peppermint Patties! Everything you could possibly need is in the cottage. Just bring your clothing, buy some food and you are set to go.

A quick walk down the street takes you to the lakefront to take in both sunrise and sunset. Breath taking! The outdoor space is wonderful. We only had a fire one night outside because we were so busy, but it's so relaxing to sit on the patio and enjoy the fire with a nice glass of wine and good conversation.

Thank you, Mary. We hope to return in the spring!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Excellent choice for Lake Ontario region

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was exactly as described and actually roomier than expected. It was clean and well maintained. The owners were prompt and attentive. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrak - Downtown Rochester
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: necessary

There are several places minutes away to explore the natural scenery of Lake Ontario including many boat launches and charter boat companies offering fishing excursions. Braddock Bay Paddlesports, 5 minutes south, offers canoe or kayak rentals to enjoy the serenity of the natural surroundings. Hamlin Beach State Park, 10 minutes west, is a picturesque park with miles of safe uncrowded beaches, picnic, and playground areas. Braddock Bay State Park, 5 minutes east, has a lookout, and playground.

Ontario Beach/Port of Rochester has a long pier and is a great place to eat an ice cream or burger featuring a beautiful beach with lifeguards on duty and the Dentzel Carousel. Parma Town Park offers playgrounds, basketball & tennis courts, and skate park.

Strong Museum is one of the top children's museums in the country, located in downtown Rochester, and Seabreeze Amusement Park is nearby.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, Hilton Apple Fest 10/4 & 10/5

Golf: There are several Public Golf Courses within a 10- 30 minute drive of the cottage. These include Lakeshore, Pinewood, Genesee Valley, Durand Eastman, and Twin Hills.


Rates & Availability

Hilton Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season Rate
Sep 4 2016 - Jan 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
Low Season 2017 Rate
Jan 8 2017 - Mar 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Season 2017 Rate
Mar 26 2017 - May 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Season Fall 2017 Rate
Sep 10 2017 - Jan 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 8.0%

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Hilton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The Bathroom is located by the kitchen and down the hallway from the bedrooms. The bathroom was renovated in 2005 in blue and white seaside colors with all new white tub/shower combo, toilet, and sink. There is a nice window for ventilation. Hand and Bath towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    2nd bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • The rental cottage, surrounded by a canopy of trees, is always comfortable and with the lake breeze sets the stage for a restful night's sleep. The Master Bedroom has a Queen mattress and the second Bedroom has a twin and double bed. There is also a twin airbed. There are shutters in both bedrooms for privacy. The large awning style windows allow the lake breeze to keep the bedrooms cool. Both bedrooms have a portable fan for additional air circulation if needed. There is a closet in each bedroom with hangers for ample storage. The bedrooms are located down a hallway offering privacy from the main living area. Both bedrooms have berber carpet. There is a playpen and child gate provided for the convenience of guests traveling with young children. The second bedroom has a t.v, vcr, and large collection of videos
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Completely remodeled in 2005, with new siding, windows, fresh paint, ceramic tile, new rugs, and refinished wood floors! The kitchen, with a new fridge w/ ice maker and stove, has everything you need to prepare wonderful meals if you choose to dine in. There is additional seating at the counter bar and in the separate dining room. The utility room has a new washer and dryer, furnace, and utility tub. The living room features a television, ceiling fan, a sofa and love seat. The back den is a perfect place to sit, read, relax and enjoy the view of the forever wild woods. Outdoor cottage living is very important and our cottage features a patio table, chairs, umbrella, enclosed with a privacy fence to enjoy a leisurely day outside. There is an outdoor fireplace to enjoy an evening of relaxation and conversation under the stars with the warmth and gentle glow of the fire!

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