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Fall in Wine! Perfect Lake Cottage, East Side of Seneca Lake, Sleeps 6+

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Perfect Vacation Home with over 17 wineries in a 10-mile radius!

PLEASE TEXT ME OR CALL ME AT 607.738.0229 PRIOR TO BOOKING.

Our vacation home is located within a 10-mile radius of over 17 wineries, a distillery and four microbreweries. We are surrounded by vineyards and located on a fully-paved town road. Comfortably sleeps six in a 3-bedroom, Single Bath Cottage with a sleeper sofa to allow for eight guests; more than six guests, service fee of $25/person per night; includes Screened-in Porch with view of the lake.

NOTE: Ideally, we would like our rentals to be a full week; please contact us if your plans are otherwise. (check-in is 3:30PM, check-out is 10:30AM)

*Lakefront With Dock At Peach Orchard Point In Hector, NY (east Side Of Seneca Lake, the Best Side For Beautiful Sunrises And Sunsets!)

*Located In A Cove With A Family Setting

*Close To Shopping, Restaurants, Laundry, Banks, Medical Facilities, A Local Fitness Center--and of course, Wineries, Waterfalls, Gorges and Race Tracks. Paved Road With Off-road Parking (2 Car Maximum)

*Cable

*WIFI

*Towels & Linens Provided - Fully Stocked Kitchen

*Kayaks

*Canoe

*Firepit

More Details

Owner
Eileen
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2017

About Eileen

My husband, Bruce, and I purchased this lakefront home in 2014 with the hopes of being able to 'semi-retire' here some day. We have both grown up in the Finger Lakes area and love boating on the water. I'm content to just relax on the front porch and read a book with a glass of wine at hand. Bruce loves to stay busy so he's always working at projects around the cottage. We hope you have the same enjoyment we have staying in our cottage.

Eileen purchased this house in 2014

Why Eileen chose Hector

I love the quaintness of the cottage as it brings back memories of my grandmother and a less hectic pace in life--she had the same painted floors, the beautiful cobalt and green glass that is plentiful in our area, and her flower gardens. I want to pass along that same relaxed feeling to our guests.

What makes this house unique

Close to shopping and restaurants; lakefront with dock, perfect for swimming or fishing; nearby wineries and a distillery; not far from the Watkins Glen race track and so much more.

Amenities

Hector House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • There is an additional charge if rental is over 6 tenants--$50/night per additional tenant over 6 tenants.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Single Bathroom with Full-Size Bathtub, Sink and Vanity
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 child bed
    Sleeper Sofa - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Three bedrooms, comfortably furnished--One Double Bed, Two Twin Beds, and One Trundle Bed (sleeps two) plus Queen-size Sleeper Sofa
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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Fall in Wine! Perfect Lake Cottage, East Side of Seneca Lake, Sleeps 6+
average rating of 4.263158 based on 19 reviews
5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend at Seneca Lake. We enjoyed the fire pit by the lake and wineries close by. The house was nice with plenty of room and kitchen with everything we needed. Definitely would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such nice guests. We hope to see you again soon! Kindly, Eileen & Bruce Patocka Orchard Cottage Rentals
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5

BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED

  • 5 of 5

WE SPENT 3 DAYS AT PEACH ORCHARD COTTAGE , JULY 28TH THRU AUG 1ST, AND WE ENJOYED THE HOME . IT IS A LOVELY BEACH HOUSE. EILEEN HAS A FLAIR FOR DECORATING AND IT IS REFLECTIVE IN ALL AREAS OF THE HOUSE AND THE PROPERTY. THE KITCHEN WAS WELL STOCKED FOR YOUR COOKING NEEDS. WE ENJOYED THE BACK DECK AND THE ENCLOSED PORCH, WATCHING THE SUNSET AND THE CLEAR NIGHT SKIES. MY DAUGHTER IN LAW WHO IS A BEACH LOVER COMMENTED THAT SHE MAY MAKE THE FINGERLAKES HER NEW VACATION LOCATION. GRANDKIDS HAD SO MUCH FUN ., WE WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY AS EILEEN AND BRUCE WERE SO WELCOMING AND ATTENTIVE TO US DURING OUR STAY. NEIGHBORS WERE GREAT TOO.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Our weekend hero!

  • 4 of 5

If I had pages and pages, I'd describe how incredibly grateful my family and I were for Eileen in detail! In short, we had been Craigslist scammed at another property on Seneca lake and after arriving to that property, discovering the issue, and then the headache of calling police and our bank, we drove back to our home. We contacted Eileen late that evening with high hopes to save our weekend and thank goodness she replied! We packed back up, made the drive, and checked in late without trouble. The home is cozy and as cottagey as you'd picture. The window AC unit and ceiling fans were plenty for us (four adults, one of which 30wks pregnant!). We had short drives to local wineries and breweries which we enjoyed! Grocery stores were also just a short ride away. The lake front is a quick walk down the driveway and we couldn't have loved the view more. We spent our mornings having coffee on the dock and our evenings starting fires in the fire pit. The fellas floated in the lake happily and we had the company of neighboring pups checking on us. We used the charcoal grill at the house as well as the fully equipped kitchen to prepare meals. We never felt out of touch with the owners, though we didn't ever find ourselves in need of anything that wasn't already at the home. We will absolutely (and have already planned!) to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice

  • 4 of 5

Serene old lake house with nice view of the lake!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: so glad you enjoyed your stay! Eileen Orchard Cottage Rentals
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3

Nice rental but some items need to be noted

  • 3 of 5

We had a nice week in the cottage however, there are a few things that I wish I knew going into the rental.

Pros: nice sitting area and fire pit near the lake, nice information about the area available

Cons: There are 7 'alerts' ... 1) The location is listed as lakefront when, in fact, it is lake view. To get to the lake you have to cross the road and walk down an inclined road. While we all could make the walk, someone older or with a physical issue might have issues getting to/from the lake. Lakefront to me means that I can walk out my door and I'm at the lake. 2) The bathtub faucet dripped A LOT the entire time we were there. I hated wasting all that water and hearing it. 3) Although technically you can sleep 8, there isn't seating for 8 in the kitchen or the living room without pulling chairs from around the house. The kitchen table isn't big enough for dinner for 8 and the living room only has a couch and chair (seating for 4). 4) The supplies in the kitchen are very old and need to be replaced. We cook a lot on vacation and I had to buy a better frying pan for the week. 5) This rental is listed as 'dog friendly' ... which it is. However, the neighbor has (beautiful) golden retrievers that are off the leash all the time when outside and they ran towards our dog. The one dog is not dog friendly so I felt like I had to sneak out to walk our dog. This should be noted. 6) Check out time was 10:00am and the owners were cutting the grass at 8:30am. This was uncomfortable. 7) Finally, the owners had personal issues and did not provide us wine, a tour, or really check in. We had to contact them about light bulbs and the drippy faucet. (We own a shore house that we rent and I always check in with our renters.)

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 1. Yes, the location is not directly on the lake but it is a very short walk down the path to the lake front. The road that our cottage is on is not busy, and it’s a dead end. I honestly consider it lake front. 2. We have had plans to replace the faucet but we have been incredibly busy with our construction company; it will be repaired before the start of this next rental season. 3. The kitchen is not very big but is comfortable enough to have a meal inside. There isn’t room for 8 chairs in the kitchen which is why we have provided alternate chairs within the cottage. The Table in the Dining Room opens up to seat at least six comfortably. We have picnic tables right outside the door to the kitchen that can seat many people. I would like to point out though, you had listed only 5 people to be using the cottage. 4. Kitchen supplies?????? 5. Our property is very dog friendly. We bring up our golden retrievers every weekend; they're very friendly and like to meet new dogs. I mean, they’re dogs… they don’t have manners like people, of course they are excited to meet a new dog and will greet accordingly. The pet addendum states that our dogs are home and not on their leashes; renters must agree to this addendum. The old “unfriendly” dog has unfortunately since passed away. 6. In our lease, it states that we may be on the property for upkeep. My husband is very busy and likes to get the weekend chores done early before it gets too warm. He figured that 8:30 am was a reasonable time to mow. 7. The personal issues that you are referring to was that the ceiling had collapsed in the area of our house where our son and his fiancé were living. We had to rush to get them relocated and try to clean the mess up as it had been raining that weekend and much of the ceiling had become saturated. I explained to you that we had an emergency and that was also why I did not reach out to you during your stay. I hope the answers clear things up for any understandings. I would also like to note that you were very pleasant every time you called and did not address these concerns to me during our conversations. I also am confused to why you would wait until December to review us when your stay was in August.
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4

“Great place”

  • 4 of 5

We rented this cottage for 4 days and it was absolutely great. The cottage was very cozy and equipped with everything we needed. The view of the lake was magnificent and the evenings were so peaceful. The kitchen was fully equipped and having a grill was great. The sunporch was great. Thank you for the hospitality. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for being the "perfect" guests at our "perfect" lake home! Eileen
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Elmira-Corning International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Plenty Nearby
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Watkins Glen Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 414, Hector, NY
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Many in village of Watkins Glen
Nearest Beach
Peach Orchard Point
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Rates are subject to change prior to confirmation of reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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