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Quiet And Cozy Cabin With 165 Ft. Of Private Beach On Seneca Lake.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, Private Beach, Private Road, Perfect Blend Of Modern And Rustic.

***NEW VIDEO TOURS ADDED! SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE TO "CONTACT US" SECTION and CLICK THE 4 LINKS LISTED. THERE YOU WILL SEE YOUTUBE VIDEOS OF MY VIDEO-TOUR OF THE HOUSE AND PROPERTY! - THIS WAY YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHAT YOU ARE GETTING WHEN YOU BOOK!**

The Green Duck (formerly Yellow Finch House - before being painted green in '14) is simply an easy house to be in. A simple 1 bedroom house, with a sunroom (sleeper sofa pulls out to a Queen size bed for extra sleeping) ,a full kitchen and living room area with a small working bathroom (standup shower only). The house is equipped with washer and dryer! We like to keep all the screened windows open all summer and let the breeze keep the house cool, but there is an option for AC in the bedroom if you absolutely need it ($5/day option - just leave the cash on the table when you leave if you use it). There is working WIFI, DVD system, and over Dish Network TV channels, but save that for a rainy day because you'll be spending most of your time outside on the deck or down on the beach and/or swimming dock. There are 2 brand new kayaks for your use as well as some extra life jackets and inflatables. Plenty of deck chairs for sitting or laying out in the sun. A great place for bird watching and fishing right off the dock! A raised metal fire pit for those late night bonfires! This property is unique as we get both Sunrise on the lake and sunset over the hills of Fox Run Winery! One last thing - a charming and historic train runs next to the house. The train seems to have no set schedule, but seems to run very infrequently. Sometimes not coming for days on end and other times passing by up to 3 times in one day. We see this as part of the charm of the place- the train goes slow and the conductor will even sound the whistle for you if you wave at the train! All in all - this is the perfect house for a quiet, get-a-way - full of fishing, swimming, laying around, working on your new book, or a just a romantic rural experience! Ideal for 2 people, but can sleep up to 4 altogether. Oh, and if it gets too quiet - Historic Downtown Geneva is a 15 minute drive. There you can find gift shops, a cinema, The Smith Opera House, grocery stores, and a lakefront park. If none of that suits you, please feel free to use any or all of our 3 bicycles for a joy ride around our area - right in the heart of Amish Country!

*** This is a year round rental. We spent last winter here and made some great memories. I must say the place is stunning during all four seasons. We do ask the guests DO NOT use the wood stove (for safety reasons). The house is well insulated. There is electric heat (Thermostat), as well as some very advanced, high-end space heaters for the areas that don't heat up as well. If you would like to see some photos of the place in winter time, just ask and I will email them to you.

More Details

Owner
jonathan pierce
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About jonathan pierce

I grew up in the finger lakes district and spent many memorable summers on Seneca Lake at my Grandfather's cabin. I moved away for work to Manhattan and after years of hard work, I was able to purchase my own cabin on the same lake as my grandfather - my own dream come true- my own paradise. Sadly, my work requires me to travel almost constantly, so I am excited to share this slice of heaven with you!

jonathan pierce purchased this house in 2012

Why jonathan pierce chose Keuka Lake

I wanted to have a home on Seneca Lake, simply for nostalgic reasons. I missed those perfect quiet summers I spent up here as a kid - and when I am here - I do feel like a kid again. You have to stay here to really grasp what I'm saying! Also, living in Manhattan has really made me crave serenity. Here, you are literally surrounded by nature.

What makes this house unique

Incredible lake views, private 165 ft. beach, private road to house (shared with only two neighbors), the house is on the Finger Lakes Wine Trail. The backyard is flush with Fox Run's Riesling grape vines (pictured)! There is a working refrigerator in the boat house , so you don't have to leave the beach to enjoy a cold beer or some crisp white wine in the sun!

Amenities

Penn Yan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Quiet And Cozy Cabin With 165 Ft. Of Private Beach On Seneca Lake.
average rating of 4.983333 based on 60 reviews
5

Excellent Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights and had an amazing time! Jonathan was so helpful and gave great tips for our vacation. The views are beautiful and there are so many great things to experience in the area. I would highly recommend this place to others, and I would love to come back again!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dream guests! Left the place immamculate ! Please come again!
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5

Great place with awesome waterfront access.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 4 days at the Green Duck cabin. The large dock with access to the kayaks were a hit and we had bonfires which made for wonderful evenings. The winery across the street was a bonus. Other than the 5 trains that passed by (and 2 in the middle of the night!) the place was terrific and owner Jonathan Pierce was top notch. We would definitely go back if opportunity arises.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I loved these guests. Super sweet. Super good to the place. Would love to have them back!
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5

Impressed

  • 5 of 5

this was absolutely the most relaxing, beautiful, stress free, weekend getaway! Jonny was a great host and gave great reccomendations and advice. The house was neat and clean and provided everything we needed for our stay. We came and left happy people! Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: These two were awesome on EVERY LEVEL!
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5

Great little secluded spot

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at this cottage. The lake is so peaceful - we loved having our coffee out there in the morning and a glass of wine at night. There is a great bench on a perch above the lake and the fire pit has a clearing to the water which provided great views. Was all in all the perfect fall getaway, walking distance past rows of grapes to two wineries and perfectly located between Watkins Glenn/ Geneva so a short drive to anything you might need. We'd love to come back in the summer and take advantage of the kayaks and bikes. Think it would be ideal for a solo couple/romantic getaway. Space-size was just fine for two couples, only complaint is that the sleeper sofa was a bit uncomfortable.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Had a lovely family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, and extremely well equipped. Highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property, with a great view of the sunrise on Seneca Lake. Great place to use as a base for visiting the Finger Lakes region, but also an excellent place to do ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. You can buy groceries in Penn Yan, or Geneva, and just relax at the cabin and you wouldn't be missing a thing. Surrounded by vineyards, you can't go wrong!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Fox Run Vineyards
Ports Cafe
Watkins Glen State Park
Cornell University
Seneca Lake State Park
Roy's Marina
Belhurst Castle
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
ROC or SYR or ELM
Car: necessary

Finger Lakes Wine Trail with fabulous, critically-acclaimed wineries,

Sampson State Park,

Corning Museum of Glass,

Finger Lakes National Forest,

Historic Downtown Geneva,

Watkins Glen State Park (incredible trails and waterfalls)

Amish Country

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Rates & Availability

Penn Yan House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
WARM SEASON 17 C
Jul 17 2017 - Aug 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$280
 
 
NASCAR
Aug 3 2017 - Aug 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
NASCAR
Aug 4 2017 - Aug 4 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
NASCAR
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 5 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
NASCAR
Aug 6 2017 - Aug 6 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
WARM SEASON 17 D
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$280
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
labor day fri
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
Flat fee
 
 
labor day sat
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 2 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
Flat fee
 
 
labor day sun
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
Flat fee
 
 
labor day mon
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 4 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
Flat fee
 
 
WARM SEASON 17 E
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$280
 
 
Smith and Hobart Famil Weekend
Sep 17 2017 - Sep 17 2017
1 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
WARM SEASON 17 F
Sep 18 2017 - Oct 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$240
From
$290
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 8.0%

Mandatory $150 cleaning fee! The place will be SHINING when you arrive! We've got the best cleaner!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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