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South Shore Sunsets Oneida Lake w/Sandy Beach, HUGE YARD on Private Road

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Canastota Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Sleeps 12

Welcome to Camp Sunset which is the rarest of rentals on Oneida Lake because it has it all! No compromises here! There are very few rentals that are not on top of one another with a sandy beach, HUGE YARD, gorgeous sunsets over the water, dock, huge yard (size of a soccer field) and located on a private road (very quiet and lots of privacy) and still be within 10 minutes of Turning Stone Casino, Sylvan Beach, the Boxing Hall of Fame and the Town of Canastota (close to a grocery store and Rite Aid). . Our property has undergone a complete facelift and has all the amenities. Behind the house is wooded. A four bedroom cottage with an eat-in kitchen and living room. The yard is large enough for lots of outdoor activities and the 300 feet of lawn runs down to a sandy beach and beautiful area for swimming for children of all ages. Approximately 50 feet of lake front with a sandy beach and 950 ft of shore to explore. The Dock sits in 2 to 2.5 ft of water. Lots of room to roam and plenty of parking. The sun sets over the water and can be seen from the outside or inside the house from the large picture windows or sliding glass doors. Large beach area for campfires as night.

Pets allowed - $75 per pet

Inquire about Weekly Rental of 24' Pontoon with live well, am/fm cd stereo, 90 hp motor that can be moored and docked at the house

Non-Smoking cottage.

Updated in 2010 with all new flooring, stove, refrigerator, hot water tank, new indoor shower, new outdoor shower, new gutters and paint.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Brian Tesmer
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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based on 14 traveler reviews

South Shore Sunsets Oneida Lake w/Sandy Beach, HUGE YARD on Private Road
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
Auburn, Maine


  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at Sunset Camp! The name says it all. Very large front yard. We had plenty of room for all five of us. Owner was very helpful if we needed it. Highly recommend this place to anyone, especially with children. We hope to be back!

Mary Hughes

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Unbeatable location, lake, and sunset views.

  • 4 of 5

This is one of the nicest camps we have ever rented. Clean, comfortable and cozy. The neighborhood is so peaceful, and the view from the huge picture window in the kitchen is priceless. Brian was attentive to our every need without being obtrusive. We highly recommend this lovely camp to anyone, young or old.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The house is on a beautiful, large property at the end of the lake. We had plenty of room for our large group, very comfortable! The house was clean and stocked with everything we needed to have a carefree stay. We'll definitely be back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay for a great price!

  • 5 of 5

Despite the fishing being off i could not imagine a better place to pass the time. The house was so close to the water, and the location was not far from places to eat and see. The house had a great TV, and everything we wanted on our trip. Including a fire pit on the beach. I would love to go back with my family. I highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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What I Felt about the Place

  • 5 of 5

The house is so good, it is exactly like they advertised it. We were there for my daughter Graduation form Colgate university. We all have fun. Brian and his wife are so helpful , we felt like home ,except the sunset view and the nice yard where my dog and my children enjoyed it.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Wonderful cottage-highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here for Memorial Day weekend and were amazed at everything this cottage had to offer. We had our fourteen month old son with us who just loved running around in the huge yard. There was a lot of space to relax and enjoy the lake view! This cottage has everything you could possibly need! Brian was very accommodating and was quick to answer my questions via email and texts! Would highly recommend this location. We hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and had great weather to see some great sunsets. We would love to host you again next year. Thank you, Brian and Meg
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Amusement Park.

* Golfing.

* Turning Stone Casino.

* Restaurants.

* Boating.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Fishing.

* Fort Stanwix and Battle of Oriskany Site.

* International Boxing Hall of Fame.

* Chittenango Falls State Park.

* swimming.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Swimming.

* Visit Erie Canal and Museums.

* International Boxing Hall of Fame.

* Sylvan Beach Amusement Park.

* Campfires on the beach.

Oneida Lake is considered the 'thumb' of the finger lakes (because of its east to west orientation) and is 7 miles wide by 21 miles long. Great fishing (bass, walleye, pan fish), swimming, Sylvan Beach area (turn of the century amusement park), Turning Stone Casino, 3 Championship Golf Courses, International Boxing Hall of Fame, Revolutionary War sites (Fort Stanwix and the Battle of Oriskany site) and various Erie Canal Museums (Rome and Chittenango).The location of the cottage makes for easy day trips to locations and attractions such as the Thousand Islands, Alexandria

Bay, Boldt Castle and Singer Castle, the Antique Boat Museum in

Clayton, Old Forge, the Adirondack Museum, the Finger Lake wineries

and the various 'wine trails,' Cooperstown and the Baseball Hall of

Fame, Sterling Renaissance Fair, Corning Museum of Glass, Oswego's Harbor Fest, Turning Stone Casino, the Madison Bouckville Antique Fest, the Great New York

State Fair, Carousel Mall, the Carrier Dome, as well as visits to, and parents' weekends at, Syracuse University, Utica College, Hamilton College, SUNY Oswego, SUNY Cortland, SUNY ESF, LeMoyne College, Morrisville State College, Onondaga, Community College, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Cazenovia College, Ithaca College, and Cornell University.A great lake to Kayak or boat on. There are many launches within a mile of the house. 10 minutes from Turning Stone Resort and Casino. Sylvan Beach is a 7 miles away and is a turn of the century amusement park right on the Erie Canal and Oneida Lake.

30 minutes from Syracuse and 30 minutes from Utica

Easy access to the NYS Thruway


Rates & Availability

Canastota Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 12 2017 - Sep 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add $200 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Deluxe -includes pontoon $850
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $75

If you have any questions, please call 315-601-6540

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Canastota Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double Sinks and Heat Lamps
    Half Bathroom - True Water Closet!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Green Room - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep Sofa is a trundle with 2 singles - has TV/DVD
    Blue Room - 2 twin/ single , 2 singles, TV, cable and DVD
    Red Room - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Yellow Room - 2 twin/ single , Bunk Beds with TV and Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
* 40" TV, Gas Grill, 2 Picnic Tables and patio furniture * 100' of dock and 3 mooring buoys' * Sandy beach with a huge yard * fire pit on the beach for bonfires * wireless internet and cable * 4 bedrooms with 3 bedrooms with TV's and 2 DVD players, * 40" flatscreen with DVD player in the living room. * City water and sewer * 16' Canoe with 4 lifejackets and 2 paddles * 2 Kayaks * fish cleaning station with cutting boards and a butcher block Additional Hot and Cold outside shower for washing off after swimming linens, towels, dishes, silverware, pots and pans, Dishsoap, bath soap, toilet paper 1 1/2 bath's washer, dryer, new stove and new refrigerator Ironing Board and Iron 2 stone patios furnace and air conditioners in the living room, and 3 bedrooms * The 4 rooms are set up as follows - * twin bunk beds * 2 twin beds * full size bed and a trundle bed with 2 twin mattresses * full size bed and a twin size futon * living room has a couch and a twin size futon All you need to bring are your clothes and food!

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