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Seneca Lake Waterfront

27 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Geneva House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Enjoy sunsets on the east side of Seneca Lake at Wood and Water, a 5 bedroom, 3 full bath (new fireplace, marble shower and tub), year-round home on over an acre of land. This is an all wood interior home hand-built. No drywall or plywood - all solid wood. The house sleeps 12-14 comfortably and offers every comfort and amenity that you might desire: convenient location to Geneva; wonderful restaurants, shopping, wineries and breweries, privacy, breathtaking lake views, 2 decks, Jacuzzi tub, fireplace, 100' of waterfront, swimming from dock, canoe, paddle boat, and much more.

This waterfront home is ½ mile from East Lake Road back on a private drive, within a mile of Three Brothers, Ventosa, and Zugibee Wineries. If you like peaceful lakeside accommodations with no traffic noise, no roads to worry about, consider Wood and Water.

Enjoy the first floor master bedroom facing the water. The master bath has a queen-size bed and a master bath with a large Jacuzzi for relaxation. An additional full bath is on the first floor as well. Two lakeside bedrooms on the second floor, (one with queen bed one with king) and two additional second floor bedrooms (one with three twins and one with queen, single and a full-size crib.

Ceiling fans are in every room. Open second floor foyer offers play area. The first-floor gathering room has a large flat panel HDTV with DISH satellite and HD DVD. A fully furnished basement has amazing lake views and offers ample space for a crowd to relax and enjoy a fire or watch TV on an additional HDTV with DISH. There is also high speed WI-FI throughout on a protected network

There is over 100' of frontage on Seneca Lake with a new permanent 100 foot plus dock with room on the end for the whole gang. Water depth increases gradually. Lots of white cedar Adirondack chairs and tables on the beach. Shade or sun - your choice.

Sunfish sailboat, canoe, paddleboat; all on the beach for you to enjoy.

This is a vacation home and is limited to 14 guests. It is not a home to rent and host parties or gatherings above the maximum occupancy of 14. The 14 guests number applies day or night.

Rental is Sunday to Sunday - in at 4PM out at 10AM.

We want to be very clear - no house parties!

CANCELLATIONS: A forty-five(45) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than forty-five(45) days prior to the arrival date are subject to a 5% Cancellation fee or $50 whichever is greater. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, or that are made within 45 days of the arrival date, forfeit othe full advance payment/reservation deposit. If alreadyplpppp ppaid, all security deposits will be returned in full if you cancel. Additionally, if we are able book the home during the same dates (your cancel dates) we will refund you minus the aforementioned 5% cancellation fee. Cancellation or pull pearlyopp departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit. You may choose to purchase travel insurance separately.

Keywords: Beautiful hand-built 5 bedroom all wood home on the water. There are three queen-sized beds, one king and four twins, plus a roll-out and futon.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

We savor our time on Seneca Lake with friends and family, creating wonderful memories with our three children. We enjoy the clean cool waters and the peaceful surroundings, as well as the wonderful wineries and restaurants. We enjoy making constant improvements to our all-wood home (with an interior full of that rich wood smell) and look forward to sharing our lake side retreat with you.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose Seneca Lake

We purchased this home from a family who built it together by hand, and we hope to maintain the wonderfully warm and inviting feel. The view of the lake from this home is so inspirational, the waters are clean, refreshing and replenishing. Besides relaxing and taking in the beautiful surroundings, there are various water sports to be enjoyed --boating, sailing, canoeing--there are over 37 wonderful wineries peppered around the lake, local dairy farms for cheese and ice cream tasting, local parks and beaches, biking and hiking paths, restaurants, spas, water parks, even Waterloo Outlet Mall is close for rainy days.

We hope to retire in this lake home someday. With three children and a family landscaping business we are limited in the time that we spend at the lake. Therefore, we are renting it to allow others the opportunity to enjoy the peaceful setting on the water---renting also helps pay the taxes and maintenance costs.

So please enjoy the all wood home and the stars - the quiet and the lake.

What makes this house unique

With the low ambient light you will see lots of stars. Just walk out the door onto the deck and look up - millions of stars and the sound of waves. In the winter enjoy all the wild waterfowl from all over North America - Seneca Lake does not freeze so enjoy all the waterfowl wintering over - including lots of loons. See Osprey and bald eagles fish and fly. This is a place of peace and quiet - of nature and when inside the wood smell and sight gives a comfort to all.

Guestbook comments from the owner

NEW RENOVATION/INSULATION:



Please note that we are currently insulating the ceilings upstairs to provide a better sound barrier and privacy.



Please note that both bathrooms have been renovated; the downstairs with a natural marble shower, and upstairs with natural marble shower walls and traditional tub.
Feb 2012
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Reviews

4.6
based on 27 traveler reviews

Seneca Lake Waterfront
average rating of 4.5925927 based on 28 reviews
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Wood and Water was absolutely amazing! We had family coming in from various states and the house was able to comfortably sleep everyone! The house is beautiful inside and out! The lake view is stunning and access right off the back porch is simple and easy. We had fun visiting the local brewery and wineries! We will certainly be back and would highly recommend this property to everyone! The owners were very helpful and attentive every step of the way, they truly go above and beyond. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Family Reunion/Vacation Spot

  • 4 of 5

We just had a family gathering/vacation with 13 people total coming in 4 groups from 3 different states & everyone was comfortable & content with this cabin. True there's no A/C, but if you bring a floor fan for every bedroom then you'll be all good. Everything else was great. We enjoyed the water (for jet skiing & limited swimming), the local wineries, the shopping, the waterfalls in Watkins Glen, the great bookstores in the Finger Lakes region & even the failed attempt at fishing off the pier (no luck at all here for the fishermen in our group). Overall, we'd recommend this nice cabin to others for a fun Finger Lakes vacation! :)

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

This was the 2nd year our group of 13 traveled to the Finger Lakes for a weekend wine tour. Last year we stayed in a hotel, but this year we decided to try the house rental route. I can safely say that our stay at Wood and Water has now spoiled us for all future trips to wine country, and that hotel stays will be a thing of the past for us.

The property proved to be just as it was advertised. Lots of room.... the bedrooms were all good size. Nice kitchen and a big family room that has spectacular views of the lake. We especially enjoyed having multiple areas to relax outside.... the main deck off the house, the second deck halfway down the hill, the beach / campfire area at the water's edge, and the dock out on the water.

Lisa was prompt and responsive to all of our inquiries leading up to our stay, and she was very clear about laying out the expectations for guest behavior.

We all had a great time. I feel quite sure this will not be our last stay at this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

WoodandWater

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our family weekend on Seneca Lake. The house was great and fit our needs just right. Would definitely stay there again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Massachusetts
5

Great weekend stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great spot with lots of beds for our family as we gathered for our son's college graduation. Everything was clean and tidy and ready upon our arrival. Beautiful sunsets.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roaring Branch, Pa
5

Our 2nd great time at Wood and Water

  • 5 of 5

Our family had never had a vacation! 2013, we made it our goal to get this famly together for our first vacation. So, off we went to Wood and Water, and we're going back for our 3rd year!!! It fits our lifestyle! Private, layed back, only two neighbors (who are quiet), and a warm, comfortable, immaculately clean rustic home. We have young children. The house is on a hill, a distance from the lake and is accessed by landscaping and steps.. This is GOOD, because it is unlikely that our young kids are going to go to the water by themselves!!!!! We have looked at many other rentals, and we all agree to return to Wood and Water.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Map

Three Brothers Winery and Estates
Belhurst Castle
Ventosa Vineyards
Zugibe Vineyards Tasting Room
Belhurst
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Major hubs: Rochester or Syracuse
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Crow's Nest--Three Bothers Wine/Brewery
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Big Oak
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Many close by; our favorite is Ports on West Lake
Car: necessary

Great fireworks displays on holidays right from the dock, go from Seneca Lake all the way to the ocean - connected to the canal system, Watkins Glen at south end of lake so world class NASCAR, Hobart and William Smith Colleges 10 minutes away, Syracuse and Rochester less than an hour away.

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Rates & Availability

Geneva House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Summer
Jun 11 2017 - Sep 10 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$475
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Geneva House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First-floor master with personal bath/ jacuzzi and queen bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (3), King (1), Twin or Single Beds (5), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Permanent dock over 100 feet long and 16 feet wide on the end, Large Jacuzzi in the master bath, Hi speed wifi throughout, over an acre of yard, over 100 feet of waterfront, 3 waterfront bedrooms (two queen beds, one king), east side of the Seneca Lake so great sunsets, canoe, paddleboat, and sailboat.

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