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Seneca Lake - del Lago Casino nearby! Waterfront, Wine Trail, Watkins Glen

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Lake House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 full baths, large eat-in kitchen, waterfront.

Just 20 min away from the new del Lago Resort and Casino! East shore Seneca Lake,home to the best wineries and tours, over 75' of level frontage with unobstructed million dollar view/ This 1800+ sq ft ranch is wide open with 3bedrooms, 2baths, high speed wifi, cable, excellent water quality, large lakeside deck with a rugged permanent dock and hoist.

Some recent renovations with gas grill, fire pit, A/C (window units), dishwasher, marinas nearby for boat rentals, 2 full bathrooms, manicured landscaping and a water view second to none.

Please give us your feedback by writing a review after your stay.

Make this your home away from home!

Keywords: waterfront view, near wine tours and watkins glen, renovated and updated, paradise

More Details

Steve DiGennaro
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, We have interpreters in the event one is needed
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Steve DiGennaro

owner has been in law enforcement for over 40 years

Why Steve DiGennaro chose Seneca Lake

because the cottage has been within the family for extended period of time and has family value.

What makes this cottage unique

Over 100 feet of waterfront, fire pit overlooking the water as your looking at this million dollar view. Centrally located to all of the best events of the Finger Lakes including the new del Lago Resort and Casino! (just 20 min drive)

Guestbook comments from the owner

one of the most beautiful vacation spots i have visited in years. I'm a big fan of the wine tours and let me tell you this is close to some of the areas finest. If you are a follower of racing, this is the place for you. The lake view is second to none and we plan on visiting here for years to come.


Tampa FL
Apr 2011
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Geneva Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 futons in living room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
20 Min from the new del Lago Resort and Casino! Many wineries nearby, 5 miles to Geneva, close proximity to Watkins Glen. One of the most centrally located vacation spots in the area.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Seneca Lake - del Lago Casino nearby! Waterfront, Wine Trail, Watkins Glen
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 40 reviews

Lovely spot, a little run down

  • 3 of 5

Our initial arrival was disappointing because the house and yard had been only partially cleaned after a long-term lease. Denise, the real estate rep, was very responsive and apologetic, and offered to send cleaners immediately. We had already done a scrub to make it liveable for the 2 nights we were there. Beyond that, the house suited our needs well. The location on the lake is lovely and the layout allowed our extended family the room to mingle for an evening.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsford, NY USA

Quick getaway

  • 2 of 5

We needed a getaway for Labor Day weekend and we were able to secure the place at the last minute with no issue including our dog. That was helpful. The location was good and view was great at night. It was very quiet, which is all positive. The inside of the property was lovely, clean and exactly what we needed for sleeping. The outside, however, needs attention. The beach was overgrown and could not be utilized to enter the water. There were snakes in the overgrown brush that had to be removed before allowing pets or children to go near. The bees were AWFUL, so much so we could never eat outside, let alone have a cocktail. The chairs were dirty and uncomfortable with only one lounge chair. The ignition light on the grill didn't work and needed to be manually lit. The kitchen was missing some basic items: grilling tools, cutting board and maybe a lighter to start the grill, especially if it's broken? We had a fun weekend but not because of the house.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a "girls'" weekend!

  • 4 of 5

My four friends and I stayed here this past weekend. The house was just right for our needs - comfortable, especially the living room which had a really comfy couch and recliner chair. It was too chilly to make use of the deck, but beautiful to look at - and must be really nice during warm weather. Bathrooms were very clean. Beds were comfortable. Trash had been taken out prior to our stay, so that wasn't an issue. There were some bees getting into one of the back bedrooms, and we couldn't figure out how. Luckily there was a can of bee/wasp spray which we made use of. I'd say we killed 10-12 over the weekend. The kitchen had everything we needed in terms of pots, pans, cutlery, utensils, etc. The light over the sink was out, which made it a bit dark in there when we were preparing food. BTW, wifi instructions are framed and on the wall in the living room. I'm not sure everyone would know right away to look on the wall for this information. The location is definitely good for places in the area to visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We rented this home for a wedding we were attending. The wedding ended up being right down street. That was great. I saw another post about broken fan in living room. It was still broke when we arrived. When I read about this place it said it had air. Which makes you think central air. Not so and wish I knew that ahead of time. There a window air conditioner in one bedroom and one in kitchen. There was one portable fan and ceiling fans in all rooms. Two ceiling fans in living room and was broke and has not been fixed even though another review said it was broke as well. Could have used it because this was a hot hot weekend. The trash had not been emptyed yet. Told owner and she was working on it but the worst one that smelled and was attracting flys never did get dumped. Those were my cons about this homes and why I only gave four stars actually should have given three but gave four because of:

Great location extremely clean and comfy beds. The deck was nice and sunsets and time spent with my family. ..priceless. kitchen was big and again very clean. There were no bugs and again extremely clean. We had a great time. Would I stay there again YES I would. Would I recommend to others yes.

But please fix fan in living room and put air conditioner in both back bedrooms

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Close to Geneva is a big plus. Level lot. No steps to house! Great yard, only a few steps to a terrific deck. Fire pit, gas grill. Nice kitchen and dining area.

A/C in only 1 bedroom and kitchen is not good for summer. Broken ceiling fan/light. Nice long dock, but no ladder to enter water. Water socks necessary to enter from rocky beach. Not many weeds when we were there.

We rent a house every year, and this house had so many areas where it was the best. Very little money would be required to get this a 5-star rating. Owner was a pleasure to deal with.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Life changing

  • 3 of 5

Beautiful deck and back yard area. We loved using the camp fire ring, the deck every night, the grandchildren loved playing in the water and using the hose. Wonderful accessibility to breweries and our favorite wineries. Wonderful spot to access Geneva, the outlets and Sotus Point! Only a motorcycle ride away from Ithaca and many state parks! We absolutely loved the sunsets and our stay. It was a great a stay for our family and gave everyone an opportunity to get away from the craziness of it all! LOVED staying here! House needs some maintenance such as the ceiling fan didn't work over the main couch area, didn't have instructions for the remote for the fan and light in the living room, refrigerator froze all of my vegetables ('fridge too warm when we arrived, re-set and it froze fresh veggies and eggs), glass table was cracked (we didn't know until walking out of the door and it broke when we placed something on it! Garbage bins full outside and needed empty. Deck is perfect for entertaining but also needs some attention.

One of the best vacations we have had even though there are some small house issues. Even though we found all of these little house issues, the linens were exceptional, house very clean, lots of materials for looking for activities, water was very clean and easy to walk down too. Plenty of room and lots of fun! Great neighbors too! Life changing because we were able to rest and spend quality time with each other. Wifi easily accessible too!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just 20 minutes from the new delLago Resort and Casino! Finger Lakes best wineries, music, festivals, and shows and tours throughout the year. Ask us for a list of attractions and dates.


Rates & Availability

Geneva Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak season
May 25 2017 - Sep 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Fall season
Sep 11 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
Cleaning/Laundry service $100
$20 per day, per dog $20

Please note *Additional $50 charge per person, over 6 people for entire stay.

Payment is made directly through owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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