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Classy Colonial w/125' Level Beachfront & Central Air

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms. Sleeps 10

This finger lakes home has spectacular views of Owasco Lake from every room!! Because the house is situated on a point,there are breathtaking views of the north end, south end and east side of the lake. One of the greatest aspects of this home is the level lake frontage, which is pretty hard to come by in the finger lakes area. There are no stairs to worry about to get to the water or the house, so bring the grandparents and the kids! The spacious deck on the house is literally two or three feet from the water's edge and the 125' of beachfront gives you plenty of privacy. A lovely enclosed porch runs the whole length of the house. There is a nice grassy side yard for games/play and a privacy fence surrounds most of the lawn without blocking the view.

With approximately 2000 square feet, the house has a very comfortable feel to it. The large living room which also runs the length of the house on the lake side has beautiful hardwood floors and a stone fireplace. French doors with sidelights open onto the porch. There is a formal dining room that seats 10 but there is also a dining table in the porch, along with a wicker seating area. The entire house is filled with classy antiques, beautiful quilts and linens, and is very tastefully decorated.

There are four bedrooms and two full bathrooms with tubs/showers. A bathroom is on each floor. The large bedrooms has a queen bed, two other bedrooms each have a double bed and the 4th bedroom has two twin beds. Two 'rollaway' beds (like cots with mattresses that are portable) can fit in any of the bedrooms. All of the bedrooms have new berber carpet. The fully stocked kitchen is large (approximately 20'x14') and has just been totally remodeled in 2011! It now has hardwood flooring to match the rest of the home, new gorgeous granite countertops with plenty of counter space, new light maple cabinetry, plenty of recessed lighting, and all stainless steel appliances including a gas range, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Our gourmet kitchen also has basic appliances such as a toaster, blender, garbage disposal, mixer, and coffeemaker. All kinds of cookware, dishes, utensils, and gadgets are provided. The house is on public water and sewer, has cable TV and a DVD player, and also high speed wireless internet. A first floor laundry is also a plus! Linens are provided, but are not your responsibility to wash for the next tenants.

Central air is key for sleeping on those sultry summer nights. Many folks enjoy sitting on the porch at night with the windows open (have screens) and listening to the relaxing sounds of the water. If you like daytime water activities, it is only about 3 feet deep near the end of the dock and just gradually gets deeper further out. It's a great spot for kids and adults alike. Weeds are scarce in this part of the lake, which results in a much more enjoyable swim! The large deck has comfortable seating with a table and some lounge furniture along with a gas grill and a charcoal grill. If you don't have a boat, one can be rented at one of the three different nearby marinas and kept at the dock. A rowboat is included in the rental price however. There is also a campfire pit located at the edge of the lawn/beach for roasting marsh mellows with the family!

More Details

Property Manager
Christine Izzo
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

About Christine Izzo

We are teachers in the local area and live nearby. Since we have summer off we are easy to get in touch with to attend to any needs you may have.

Christine Izzo purchased this house in 2003

Why Christine Izzo chose Auburn

We love the level beach and fenced in yard for the kids! And wow what views!! The water is nice and clean here with minimal weeds and a gradual walk out. We also love the enclosed screened in porch. Feels like you are on an island in there! It's also very convenient in that it is only a couple minutes drive to the city of Auburn.

What makes this house unique

Spectacular views, enclosed porch, central air, new kitchen but the character of a historic home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Auburn on Town of Fleming

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Garage
  • Gas Heating
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is one bathroom on each floor.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • There are 2 'rollaway' beds (cots) with mattresses that you can place in any room you like. They are very portable. All bedrooms are upstairs.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Conservatory
  • Wood Decking
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Classy Colonial w/125' Level Beachfront & Central Air
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

Easter Weekend 2018

  • 4 of 5

The kitchen is great and the dining and living rooms were more than adequate for the 7 of us. Bedrooms spacious and comfortable. View of the lake unmatchable since you are right there and can see multiple birds swimming.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house! We loved the kitchen and were able to entertain relatives for dinner.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable house. Beautiful view of the lake. Our weather was cold but house was very cozy. Wish we could visit in the summer.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this spacious and clean, comfortably property. We look forward to coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what a lake house should be!

  • 5 of 5

What a great weekend! We thoroughly enjoyed the fenced in yard with Great Lake access! The house is exactly what a lake house should be. The kitchen has all the amenities you need and more. The rest of the house maintains all the character and charm of a traditional lake house. We had a great time "unplugging" and spending quality time with our kids enjoying lake life. Christine was very quick to respond and a pleasure to work with. Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyable Lake Home

  • 4 of 5

The beautiful, new, fully equipped kitchen was well-used by my two daughters. Plenty of room to eat inside. We spent the weekend either on the outside deck, or in the yard. The kids had fun kayaking from the beach, or fishing from the dock. There were two downsides, first, the road was very close, & the traffic noise was very intense (especially at night); two, the bedrooms were a little small for our 10 people (6 adults/4 kids).. All in all, it was a nice place.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you liked our home. Thanks so much for taking care of it during your stay. I assume the windows were open at this time of year with the cool nights. Normally the central air is on and windows are closed in those two bedrooms so any road noise is at a minimum I am glad to hear your daughters utilized the new kitchen! It's a wonderful space to cook in. Also, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the lake and all that goes with it... We would love to have you and your family back again. Christine
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Wadsworth, Ohio

Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

It's always hard to find a last minute house on the lake - but this was a true winner! Plenty of space for 3 couples! All the conveniences of home while we were away! Large yard was great for my 3 year old nephew to run around and get rid of some extra energy! Enclosed porch was perfect for cool evenings when you wanted to watch the lake! Enjoyed the mornings on the deck with my cup of coffee. Christine was super easy to work with and was available for any quick questions. This is a true winner and we will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review Jackie. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and definitely look forward to having you back again!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Springside Inn- Oak and Vine
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Song Mountain, Tully
Car: recommended

Owasco Lake is in the heart of the finger lakes region. Our home is about 5 minutes from the city of Auburn, 30 minutes to Syracuse, 25 minutes to Seneca Falls or Waterloo Outlet Mall, 10 minutes to Skaneateles, and 40 minutes to Ithaca.

In the Auburn area, you can take a wine tour, see live theater at the Merry Go Round Playhouse, go to great restaurants, play some rounds of golf at the many nearby courses, and visit the Bass Pro Shops at the Finger Lakes Mall. You can take a day trip to the quaint historic village of Skaneateles, visit Fillmore Glen State Park in Moravia and hike alongside the waterfalls and swim in the natural spring-fed swimming hole, or travel to Ithaca and hike Taughannock Falls or Buttermilk Falls.

Song Mountain is about 40 minutes away for skiing and there is also a brand new indoor waterpark there!

Best of all, just hang at the private beach at the house and swim in the clean water or take out the rowboat and catch yourself some fish. The fishing is excellent!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £213.06

Monthly rentals also available
Weekend rentals also possible during the off-season.
Cleaning included in price
No Pets
No smoking indoors.
Monthly renters welcome as well. Ask for special pricing.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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