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Beautiful 4-Season House & Beach, Stunning View, Great Offseason Rates!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Our large, recently renovated, B&B-like house sits on a knoll overlooking Keuka Lake with an extraordinary view, especially at sunset. We have 120 feet of lake front with a large private beach with a dock, grill, table, chairs and an excellent swimming area.

Due to cancellations, we have two early June weekends available: June 1-4 ($900 rental fee) and June 8-10 ($700). For this summer, we have one 6-day period available -- August 25-Sept. 1 (Saturday through Thursday nights). It is $2500 plus cleaning/linens fee and tax.

The house is nearly 2,000 square feet. We added two bathrooms as well as a laundry room. The very well-equipped kitchen is modern with a new dishwasher as well as a UV water filter and garbage disposal.

We offer great offseason rates for our 4-season home. In early spring (through April 15), weekends are just $350 for two nights. Midweek nights are just $125. Spring weekends (though May 21) are just $500 for two nights, $650 for three. Midweek nights are just $150 (3-night minimum).

We are near numerous wineries, most of which stay open on weekends through the winter. In the spring you can often hear the sound of the creek flowing at the edge of our property. In the fall, the color around the lake is spectacular. In the winter, our house has central heat and a gas-burning fireplace in the den. The view out our new picture windows is fabulous. We are less than an hour from Bristol Mountain Ski Area.

From our covered porch you can enjoy the ever-changing light off the lake. You can walk or bike the access road in front of our house, perhaps hiking up one of canyons into the hills above the lake, to some extraordinary waterfalls. You can walk or bike the trail that connects Keuka and Seneca Lakes. Or fish -- the area near our house is known as one of the best bass fishing areas in the Finger Lakes.

There are three good-sized bedrooms and two full bathrooms upstairs, including a 225-square-foot master bedroom. All three bedrooms have lake views as well as air conditioners. There is a full bed in one, a queen in the second and two twin beds plus a full futon in the third. We have two roll-away beds plus many baby items such as a travel crib/bassinet.

The den downstairs can be closed off and has a new convertible full sofa. There is a new half bath on the first floor.

The front of the house is a covered porch with Adirondack chairs and a teak dining table. There is also a covered flagstone patio off the driveway.

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Tim Saasta
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2018

About Tim Saasta

One thing we've learned from decades of renting and now owning vacation rental houses is that perhaps the most important factor is whether the owner uses the house regularly. We do. We love the house and the area. We spend a lot of time at the house during the offseason, working on it and enjoying it. It's also a great place to write, which is part of my job.

When owners use a house for more than a week in the summer, they make sure the kitchen is well equipped. They make sure everything works and is comfortable. You don't want your sister-in-law complaining about the beds!

They also add to the house over time, as we have done even after the initial renovation. We love the land and we've spent tons of time getting it as beautiful as it is. There's more to do but it's been gratifying to see it come back to life over time.

Tim Saasta purchased this house in 2007

Why Tim Saasta chose Dundee

We were introduced to Keuka Lake 20 years ago by friends in Rochester. We kept coming back. We bought this house with our friends because it had spectacular potential. Restoring this house -- built as early as the 1840s -- has been a ton of work, but worth it.

What makes this house unique

The sunset view. The secluded pebble beach. The house. The covered porch. Biking/walking along East Lake Rd. The area. The view.


Dundee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful 4-Season House & Beach, Stunning View, Great Offseason Rates!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Girls' weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our group of seven women rented this property for a girls' weekend in April. We all commented on how comfy we felt in this home. Everything was as described. Tim was very easy to work with and we would definitely rent from him again. The weather was not beautiful, but that did not dampen our fun. Having our coffee with the view of the lake was quite a relaxing way to start our days of wine and brewery tasting. It is a peaceful location. Thanks Tim for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

We had truly wonderful time (even though the weather was fairly cold and windy). The house was warm and welcoming. All the general supplies we could need. The view, beautiful. The host incredibly kind and accommodating. So glad to have brought my family for a long weekend!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful scenery, great house

  • 5 of 5

This place was great. It suited our needs perfectly. The view was wonderful to wake up to in the morning. Tim was very friendly and had great communication. I would definitely rent this place again.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House - Great Location and View

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house with a group of friends and family to have a weekend getaway and tour the different wineries and breweries at Keuka Lake. The house was at a great location, remarkable view and very well maintained. The kitchen was stocked with everything needed to cook our dinner and breakfast along with having access to a gas grill. The fire-pit at the beach was used both nights and was a definite plus. Having the two and 1/2 bathrooms also worked well with our group of 7. Owner was very easy to work with, helpful and the notes on the house were great! Would recommend rental of this property.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Labor Day on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

Tim was a wonderful host, and his home offers all the things you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay on Keuka Lake. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen well appointed, and their front porch has a picturesque view of the lake that you can enjoy from the Adirondack chairs or outdoor dining table. There were helpful notes around the house about how to use things, and we really felt like we were staying at a close friend's home rather than a rental property. We had a last minute request that Tim was able to accommodate, and we were extremely grateful for his fast response rate and willingness to help. My family will definitely be back and hope to stay for a longer trip next time.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The owner was extremely helpful in the planning of our get away weekend-he answered all of my questions and responded within 48 hours. By the time we went I felt like I knew the property and what to expect. Beautiful view, quiet, clean, close to several wineries.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Switz Inn
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Lakeside Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Switz Inn
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Bristol Mountain Ski Area


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning fee w linens $150 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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