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Quaint cottage on Sodus Bay

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


North Rose Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Newly remodeled quaint cottage on the waters of beautiful Sodus Bay

Breathtaking sunsets

Located on quiet dead-end street in the center of apple country

Plenty of off-street parking for extra cars and boat trailers

Sleeps up to 6

Located mid way between Rochester and Syracuse

Allergy free cottage (sorry no pets and no smoking)

Largest Bay on Lake Ontario (Access to the lake)

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Bill & Joanne Sarver
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 5, 2016
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Quaint cottage on Sodus Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Storybook Week!!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was the perfect get-away for the week with family and friends. It was so well stocked with everything that was needed, making the arriving and settling in process very easy.

The hosts, Bill and Joanne, felt like family by the time we left. Their friendliness and hospitality were evident from the moment we arrived - helping us to unload our car in the rain.

The cottage was exactly as pictured - quaint, cozy but wanting for nothing. Hosting a family picnic couldn't have been easier with the gas grill, fully appointed kitchen, picnic table and ample outside chairs in which to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

We will definitely be making this a yearly vacation destination. Thankyou, Bill and Joanne!!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, we really appreciate your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage and Sodus Bay. It was truly our pleasure to have you and your family as our guests and so happy to hear you may be returning! Thanks again, Bill & Joanne
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Portsmouth, NH

Peace full, well appointed, clean, views, great location on the bay, wonderful !

  • 5 of 5

The cute red cottage is way more than cute! It is very well appointed, roomy, comfortable, clean , 100% ready for our arrival, nothing at all needed to be done. The interior can accommodate quite a few for meals or a rainy day. The beds were very comfortable, the ac during the august heat wave wonderful! I recommend it highly. And to put it over the top the owners Joanne and Bill are as amazing as the other reviews say. They went the extra mile when our needs changed and were a great help in making a surprise party perfect. Having used Home away and VRBO 6 times in the past this is the first time everything was ready, workable and clean. They could give lessons on how to do it right! It truly is Home Away!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. It truly was our pleasure to have you as our guests. We enjoyed meeting all of your family and thanks for including us at your celebration. Your kind words mean so much to us. We try very hard to make your stay as perfect as possible. Thanks again, Bill & Joanne
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Beautiful Week Wonderful Memories Created.....Priceliss!

  • 5 of 5

Bill and Joanne,

I can not say enough how wonderful it was to stay at the "little red cottage". The cottage is decorated beautifully. The attention to detail was fantastic, and it was wonderful not having to worry about things like coffee, garbage bags, paper towels, linens, what sized beds, and whether there were utensils or not for how each and every one of us cook. The cottage was very well equipped. It was just a joy to know all was there, and if I could not find it all I needed to do was just ask. More than likely it was there, just did not know exactly where it was. My daughter and I had a wonderful time and she exclaimed on the way home of the 4 places I have rented from VRBO, she said this was the best of all!!!!!......I totally agreed and said best of all, it is very close and we can go again.....Both your hospitality was exemplary and the treats for dessert and bottle of complimentary wine on arrival, was a true bonus that sets both of you apart from all. We truly enjoyed our stay and am sorry I did not rent longer, but I do have to work to pay other bills. The neighbors were wonderful and we exchanged phone numbers and emails, we all got along so well. Good people, new friends made, and just a wonderful relaxing experience with my daughter before going to college, and the one day where my son came out from his group home for a boat ride.....I have wonderful pics of him laughing and smiling which is rare, and again, priceless. Thank you for making this vacation one to go down in our family memories as one of the best vacations ever. Take care and we will keep in touch.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a beautiful note to wake up to, you made our day. We are so pleased that you and your family were so happy with the cottage and Sodus Bay. We try very hard to make sure our guests have a pleasant experience. Thanks for visiting and sharing our little pease of paradise. We were so very thankful to have you as our guests and especially to have your son be able to visit. I think of you often and hope our paths cross again. Best of luck to your daughter, I know she will do well with a Dad like you.
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rock hill, sc USA

Southern travelers

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year coming from S Carolina and Maryland to enjoy the Quaint Cottage and hope to continue for many years. We just love this cottage and our hosts, Joanne & Bill. The cottage is well equipped, very comfortable, warm and inviting. Relaxing overlooking the Bay, amazed by the scenery and sunsets is the perfect vacation. We highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks y'all ! It was great to see you again and have you as our guests. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review, it means a lot to us. Have a great year and will think about you next April. ALOHA
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Wonderful Choice!

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this property enthusiastically. It is perfectly suited for small family or retired couple. A perfect getaway, no matter the season. Very clean, in colonial motif, and owners are wonderful people. Sunsets are spectacular!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice note, we are glad you enjoyed the cottage. It means a great deal to us that took the time to write. We look forward to seeing you again ! Hope you have a great holiday season.
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Outstanding for either Summer fun or quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have been renting this cottage four years running and have become so fond of it that it's now like coming home. In fact we have rented twice this year! This listing does not exaggerate the included amenities, but it wouldn't seem like "home" to us without the unsurpassed hospitality of owners, Bill and Joanne. You may expect comfort, tranquility, amazing bay scenes and plenty of opportunity to excursion or enjoy water recreation.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU. THANK YOU, we are so pleased that you enjoy the cottage and Sodus Bay. It means so much to us that you feel at home in our Quaint cottage. We don't get many guests returning twice in one year, thanks again and good luck writing your book.
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Great fishing

Swimming in bay and sandy lake beach nearby


Wineries and antiquing near by


Restaurants, boat rentals, charter service and marinas all close by

Outlet Mall 20 minutes away

Historic Lighthouse

Watkins Glen International Race Track and easy 1 hour 15 minute drive

LPGA 1 hour drive

Horse racing and casinos 1 hour drive


Rates & Availability

North Rose Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

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2 night minimum stay Spring and Fall.
Summer only weekly rentals.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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North Rose Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
WiFi Air Conditioned All linens/towels furnished Washer/Dryer Cable TV with VCR Gas grill and picnic table Sleeps 6+ with: 1 bedroom with double bed 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds Fold out queen in living room Fold out double on front porch Dock and boat hoist Fire pit

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