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Charming Cottage overlooking Lake- On the east side- Beautiful sunsets!

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Burdett - Cottage by the Creek


Nestled in the trees, overlooking Seneca Lake, on the east side offers beautiful lake & sunset views. Private beach & boat dock. Enjoy swimming in refreshing clean water. Jump from the dock or wade from the shore. Bring your boat and tie up to the dock or rent kayaks, canoes and paddleboards from a local company that delivers them to you at the cottage. Home was originally built 1910 as a guest cottage to larger family cottage next door and over the years several additions /improvements have been added, though the vintage charm remains. Original front living room opens onto covered porch overlooking the lake, beach & dock. Larger living/dining room in the back, added later, has a wood burning fireplace & baseboard heating. Master bedroom & kitchen have baseboard heat, too. Large kitchen is well equipped with any /everything one might need to make the most elaborate meal-and/or a microwave for reheating leftovers from one of the great local winery restaurants! Spacious master bedroom with king size bed, full bathroom & second bedroom upstairs. Queen size bed and additional full bath on ground floor. Ideal location feels private & secluded yet close to so much. On the Seneca Wine trail. Watkins Glen is 10 minutes away, Ithaca and Corning 30 minute drive.

Wireless internet is provided.

Television /cable / VCR/DVD CD player.

I provide high quality sheets, plenty of pillows all encased in breathable allergen covers, blankets and decorative quilts & shams for all beds. Sheets are left folded, fresh from a professional laundry service, at the foot of each bed, so you know they are clean. 2 bath, hand towels and washcloths left for each guest. Please bring your own beach towels.

Dish soap, hand soap, paper towels, cleaning supplies, trash bags and toilet paper provided.

Various spices,oil, vinegar, condiments left but not guaranteed.

Local land phone line provided. Long distance within the US included. (Canadian/Overseas calls are not included).

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Adrian Warner
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2016
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based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Cottage overlooking Lake- On the east side- Beautiful sunsets!
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Amazingly charming spot on a Seneca Lake

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 4 days late into summer in Adrian's lovely family cottage. The wraparound windows in many of the rooms made us feel like we were camping in the woods, and the sound of the tree frogs, crickets and hooting owls at night gave us some of the best rest and sleep we've had in years. An amazingly peaceful spot, with a fantastic view of and beach right on the lake. The cottage has a rustic feel, but is comfortable, cozy and made us feel like we were spending time at a much loved family heirloom. The fact we could stay here with our two small dogs, made the stay even more amazing. They loved sniffing out the beach and woods.

Thanks so much for letting us share this amazing jewel of a place!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical, Peaceful and Everything We Hoped For!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week at the lovely cottage on Seneca Lake. Our stay was restful, gorgeous, and the cottage was everything we hoped it would be. Adrian was prompt, professional and fantastic to communicate with. Words can't really express how magical a place this is. The house itself was cozy and felt like home to us for the short time we were there. So great to sit out on the porch and just watch the sunset, which we did every night while eating dinner. My husband is from the Fingerlakes region and even he was impressed! Great location for those wanting to explore the region (and the lovely wines therein). We had perfect weather for our stay. It was hot, so the added pleasure of being able to jump off the dock and go canoeing every morning was wonderful. The company Adrian recommend regarding the canoe rental was great (Regan's). We highly, highly recommend brunch, lunch or dinner at the Stonecate Cafe in Hector, which is very close to the cottage. We would highly recommend the cottage to anyone (friends family and those we don't know!). Expect, don't take our week...we are coming back! :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kintnersville, PA, USA

Peaceful seclusion

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a peaceful secluded cottage way back in the woods, look no further! As you drive down the nearly half mile drive through beautiful woods full of deer and chipmunks, you can feel the stress melt away. The cottage itself is unique, nicely decorated, and comfortable. It might not be for everyone, but we like unique! It is pet friendly, and our dogs loved spending the week trying in vain to catch chipmunks. Unfortunately the weather was pretty awful the whole week we were there, but we hiked anyway, just didn't make a lot of use of the dock. That's always a risk for any vacation, no fault of the cottage. Adrian was very quick to respond to all questions, and our deposit was returned promptly. Thanks for everything!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A very peaceful cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very peaceful and well maintained with every convenience you need for a relaxing vacation. Adrian was very helpful and responded quickly when we had questions. We have already made plans to return next year. I would highly recommend this cottage for your next vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Richmond, VA

Many Wonderful Memories

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with friends for a week at this wonderful cottage & we absolutely adored it. Many of the other 5 star descriptions accurately capture the quirky, vintage, classic, LOVELINESS that is this tranquil, serene, charming, escape. Spending time on the back deck overlooking the lake, star gazing on the dock, grilling on the beach, enjoying being tucked away in the woods among waterfalls...so many moments to treasure here. If you can manage to pull yourself away from the house, the local area has so much to offer as well, especially in incredibly close proximity to this tucked away retreat. The restaurants, breweries, distillaries, etc... are all top notch & the local farm to table cuisine is absolutely incredible. Plenty of hiking & gorgeous scenic views. I can't say enough about Adrian, the home-owner. She is extremely communicative, fair, and is a delight to interact with. I have many happy memories from my time at this cottage & I would love to come back and make more.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

It's not a new place, and it's a little quirky -- but it makes for a lovely week-long relaxing getaway. Must be able to climb steps. The front porch that overlooks the lake was our favorite place (even when it poured rain!), but the well-stocked kitchen made the favorites list as well. Lots of windows and a breeze made it comfortable inside on even the hottest day. No mention was made in the description of the waterfall that runs alongside the entire property, so that was a bonus. Nothing quite like going to sleep to the sound of a babbling brook! The location is convenient to Watkins Glen, Seneca vineyards, Ithaca, and more. We'd come here again and recommend it to you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Elmira/corning or Ithaca
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Watkins Glen
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Burdett, Seneca Lake

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
12 Sep 2016 - 23 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Pre season
21 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Peak Season
17 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Fall Season
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £123 + Tax
Cleaning fee £102 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.0%

Will consider less than full weeks but nightly rate will be higher.

Peak season needs start or end with normal Sunday change over day

$125. cleaning fee and 4% tax added to rental rates refundable security deposit $200 to hold bookings.
Pets welcome with $150 pet fee and additional refundable deposit ($100).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Burdett in Finger Lakes

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Upstairs bath has toilet and sink in one room and shower/tub with separate entrance. Downstairs bath is full bath with tub /shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed in back living room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , bunk in front living room- only lower bunk able to be used
  • King bed in master bedroom. Double bed in 2nd bedroom upstairs. There is a queen bed in the living room with fireplace. Bunk beds in the front room. Only bottom of the bunk is allowed to be used.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 5 deck chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Boating info- Please call businesses direct to confirm prices and inventory: Reagan's Canoe & Kayak Livery Rentals 607-243-9100 Their fees also include life jackets, paddles, etc., and for a $10 delivery fee will deliver and pick-up. Their fees decline with the more days you rent. For single kayaks and canoes, it's 25/25/15, or in other words, the 1st and 2nd days are $25, and $15/day after that. For double kayaks it's 35/25/20. Book them early, they sometimes run out. Seneca Marine 607-535-6690 They rent small fishing boats, motor (cruising) boats, and pontoon boats by the hour. $45 - $65/hour, 2 hour min. They also offer boat and/or trailer storage, and use of their private boat launch. Glen Harbor Marina 607-535-2751 Rent ski or pontoon boats for $450 a day, $250 half day or weekly rate of $2000. Kayaks $ 25 per 90 min.

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