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Serenity Aloft House - Book your Finger Lakes vacation now!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Amazing View - Modern 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Lake Front Home

Serenity Aloft House - On Top of The World In the Heart of the Finger Lakes.

Recently rebuilt, this unique year-round home is aloft the bank overlooking Seneca Lake. There is a large yard and the property has over 200 feet of lake frontage with direct lake access and a small private beach.

Every room in the house has lake views. There is a large kitchen overlooking the lake with modern stainless steel appliances.

The living room has a wood burning fireplace that rises to the top of the vaulted ceiling. There is a beautiful view of the lake through the custom french doors.

The master bedroom features hardwood floors, a King size bed and exceptional views of the lake. The large guest room has a California-King size bed with views of the large yard with its magnificent Oak tree and lake views south towards Long Point and beyond.

There are two modern baths with a tub/shower in the guest bath and an over-sized 4' x 4' shower in the master bath.

The home features a wrap-around deck overlooking the lake, parking for 3 or more vehicles and a large yard to enjoy.

There is a private beach with easy access down a wide path and the beach has a gentle slope into the lake for wading and swimming.

Located on a town road the home is very easy to access and is conveniently located just 8 miles south of Geneva and 25 miles north of Watkins Glen in the heart of the Finger Lakes wine region.

More Details

Owner
James Smith
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About James Smith

Moved back to upstate New York after living 20 years in Northern California.

James Smith purchased this house in 2005

Why James Smith chose Keuka Lake

This house was my grandparents house.

What makes this house unique

Life on the lake.

Amenities

Penn Yan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Guest bedroom has a California King
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom has an Eastern-King
  • There is roll-away cot and a queen size air mattress available..
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
5

Relaxing and Serene

  • 5 of 5

Needed to decompress from a stressful job and immediately relaxed here upon arrival. Even the nightly freight train going by was a treat rather than a nuisance. Perfect spot for bird watching and star gazing as well as being convenient to wineries, eateries, groceries and local sights. For two adult couples, Serenity Aloft was perfect. Would not recommend for bringing small children as there is a drop off to the water below (regardless that it is marked clearly with lighting in the evening). It would have been nice to have a washer and dryer, but we managed. The owner is close by for any questions or problems. Would definitely consider renting again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house - beautiful lake

  • 5 of 5

The house was extremely comfortable and the location was perfect.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This was all we hoped for and more. The setting is magnificent - right on the lake with beautiful views from sunrise to sunset and late into the night. The house is extremely comfortable, well maintained, comfortable. They seemed to think of all the details that people overlook like reading lights, good cookware, comfortable chairs. My only preference would be for traditional coffee making options (where we can bring our own favorite brands ground) instead of Keuring cups. Thank you for a lovely stay. A few days more would have been even more ideal.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and serene; place is aptly named.

  • 5 of 5

Each time we go here an improvement(s) is made,' which is very nice. This year we were surprised to find a regular coffee maker is not there anymore; only K-cup which we were not prepared for. But being the standup guy he is, Jim provided us with more than enough K cups to last the few days we were there. My only recommendation is that there be a teapot in the kitchen for the tea drinkers. The house was especially clean and the towels seemed new and were plush. Getting up a little early in the morning watching the sun come up over the lake is just breathtaking

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great

  • 4 of 5

Very good place to stay in the Finger Lakes region

Good location for day trips not too far from places we wanted to visit.

Cabin was as described.

Wish there was direct TV though very few channels to view.

The Richardsons

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best of our Finger Lakes homes

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth trip to the Finger Lakes and the best suited house we rented. We had everything we needed and the view is absolutely spectacular! Close to many wineries and great restaurants. Plan to return!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Penn Yan Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Vonnie's Boathouse Bar and Grille
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Seneca Lake Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I-90 New York Thruway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Dairyman's Diner
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Bristol Ski Area
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Private beach on property
Car: recommended

Lake front home located in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region with an abundance of natural beauty and amazing attractions. From the pristine lakes, gorgeous waterfalls, and magnificent parks to the charming villages, one-of-a-kind museums, and unique shopping opportunities, the Finger Lakes has something for everyone to enjoy in all four seasons of the year

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Rates & Availability

Penn Yan House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
LWOS
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$349
From
$399
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$279
From
$339
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Grape Harvest Weekend
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$339
From
$379
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall
Oct 10 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$289
From
$349
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
Dec 21 2017 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
$299
From
$349
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring 2018
Apr 16 2018 - May 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$299
From
$349
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
May 7 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$329
From
$379
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
$379
From
$399
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$349
From
$399
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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