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Sandy Yates

Member since: 2010
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Speaks English

Celtic Festival This Week End / Olcott

62 Reviews
People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Youngstown - Quiet Lake Guest House.

3 bedroom, 2 baths, sleeps 6

A three bedroom, two bath lake house, within steps of Lake Ontario. This house is located on the beautiful Seaway Trail. Spacious living room with television, videos and library of books. Completely furnished with everything you made need, including. linens, towels cooking utensils, washer and dyer. Enjoy the the awesome view of Lake Ontario while sipping your favorite drink. See the distance Toronto Skyline and soak up the serenity of this special area. Visit Niagara Fall and historic Lewiston, New York, which are just minutes away. Visit quaint Niagara on the Lake in Canada, a short drive away. Perfect for any type or reunion or special occasion. Customize your own birthday party. We will help you with you planning.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Sandy Yates (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Sandy Yates

I grew up in Lewiston and love this unique border town so steeped in rich history. Lewiston is a little hamlet very close to Niagara Falls and was burned down in the War of 1812.. I know everything about this area , past and present and love interacting with my guests. I try very hard to not only welcome them but am intent on learning and guiding them to having the best vacation they could possibly have.

Sandy Yates purchased this house in 2008

Why Sandy Yates chose Greater Niagara

This is a wonderful property. The neighborhood is so quiet and friendly. It is only 3 streets of small houses and cottages with the wonder of Lake Ontario, right there in your back yard. Ot os a very special place and one can't help but bond and relax while there. It is so close to all the action, but yet it is wonderful to come home to peace and tranquility. !

What makes this house unique

There are so many benefits, it is hard to know where to start. The lake front is just. a few steps away from the house. Although it is private to only the residents of this small community, it is like having your own private lake because there is seldom anyone at the lakefront. There is a wonderful spacious living room with a wrap around couch that is so perfect for visiting with family and friends. I love dogs and even offer an extra service in which I can watch your dog with tender loving care, if you decide to take a long day trip to Canada or elsewhere. .

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed your house and would love to come again. It is fantastic and the sunset and sunrise is terrific over the Lake Ontario. Thanks so much for letting us share your home.
Jun 2015
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Reviews

4.5
based on 62 holidaymaker reviews

Celtic Festival This Week End / Olcott
average rating of 4.516129 based on 67 reviews
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We came to Lewiston because our parents wanted to see Niagara Falls. We decided to celebrate their 60 years of marriage and our fathers 79 birthday. When we arrived we found our "Home Away from Home". There were 4 of us and two dogs and plenty of space for all of us. It was fully furnished and charmingly decorated. Sandy thought of everything from shampoo to laundry detergent; from salt to coffee filters. Sandy even had pastries and water upon our arrival...Just like a mom would. Lewiston was located at the heart of everything we planned for our vacation.

The day after we arrived, our Father suffered a stroke and had to be hospitalized. Sandy was a God send. I called Sandy and told her what had happened and she provided information for the nearest hospital, She gave us information on where to get his handicap sticker. She stayed in constant contact with us checking on his condition. We would have been lost without her help and knowledge of the area, which was invaluable. We will always be indebted to her. She has continued to stay in touch checking on his condition.

When our father left the hospital we returned to Sandy's for a few days so Dad could rest. It was a perfect retreat...it was so peaceful. We would walk him down to the lake. He would sit on the bench and watch the sailboats.

Sandy referred us to several destinations in the area that did not disappoint us.

From restaurants,entertainment and even to fishing charters, Sandy left no stone unturned. She literally thought of everything to make our stay memorable. Even with the situation with our father, we will never forget this trip, and we were still able to take our parents to Niagara.

We have mentioned her home as a perfect getaway for a quiet, peaceful, beautiful memory...which is what a vacation is all about. We plan to return and when we do, we will definitely check to see the availability of her place.

We know if we don't, it will be booked. We loved being only a few steps from beautiful Lake Ontario. We walked several of it's banks. We could also see Toronto on the horizon. What else could you ask for in a vacation. Sandy was the perfect host during our stay in upstate New York.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint cottage with beautiful lake views.

  • 5 of 5

As a group of 5, a hotel room is just not an option. When we found Sandy's beautiful cottage on VRBO, we knew it was the place for us. I can't say enough about this gem of a place. Sandy went above and beyond to make sure we would enjoy our stay, starting with the arrival pastries to sending over someone to look in on us when we had a problem. She remained in constant communication with me throughout our stay. Being from the area, I knew where most places were; however, if you are new to the area she has a little area set up by the front door with suggestions, discounts and such, along with her guest book. I highly recommend using this home away from home with all the amenities plus 2 bathrooms (as that is a scarcity in the Falls). We can't wait to return. Thanks, Sandy. Robyn, Kim, Paula, Roberta and Jenny

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was PERFECT! Sandy was a pleasure to deal with and was very accommodating! The home had everything we needed and was very comfortable. We were honeymooning and very pleased with the quiet and friendly community. We even met a few locals that we wined and dined with. The views of lake are amazing!! Thank you Sandy! We will return!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Thank you Sandy for sharing your home ..

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time with family exploring and hiking the Niagra Falls area...perfect weather and the best part we were able to bring our dog Louie. Thank you Sandy

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful lake house!

  • 4 of 5

The house was as advertised. Sandy thought of everything! It was relaxing and peaceful to come to the lake house after sight-seeing. The views of Lake Ontario were beautiful. Friendly neighbors. Went to many local attractions, and of course, the Falls. Spectacular!! Enjoyed the free shuttle from Youngstown to Niagara Falls.

Thanks you for sharing your house!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view and very relaxing and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautiful with all the amenities. It has a large backyard and great grilling can be had. The house is located 12 miles from Niagara Falls. It is also located close to Lewiston which is a small town that is so quaint. It has festivals and bands most weeknights.

All in all this location has everything - tourist attractions with all the hustle and bustle - or a nice quiet day/night at home grilling and sitting overlooking Lake Ontario and the beautiful sunsets. Thanks Sandy for your generosity with your home.

Hope to book again soon.

Maryann and Michael

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Location

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Ray's Tavern
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Buffalo Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Porter
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Amtrack , Niagara Falls
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Villlage Restarant
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Kissing Bridge
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Olcott Beach

Youngstown is small, historic village where the Niagara River flows into Lake Ontario. It is within twenty minutes from Niagara Falls. There is a beautiful sailing marina there and is ideal for many outdoor activities. Enjoy kayaking, fishing, cycling, boating and many other great activities. It is also an extremely historical adjacent to Fort Niagara. Enjoy a beautiful, scenic drive to historical Lewiston along the Niagara River, located only 15 minutes from Youngstown. Artpark in Lewiston is famous for free concerts all summer long, attracting thousands of people. Take a ride on the famous whirlpool jet boat out of Lewiston. Get a view of breathtaking fall leaves and the Niagara Rapids from the Devils Hole Park. Enjoy many fabulous restaurants in this area.

Other Activities: kayaking

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Youngstown, Greater Niagara

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£335
for 2 nights
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£129
£896
£1,283
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38
Refundable Damage Deposit £154
cleaning fee £77
Tax Rate 12.0%

During the summer season, which is June- August, the property is rented only weekly with check on Saturdays. There are a few exceptions. During special holidays the rate is higher. Weekly rental in the summer season is $950 per week.In some instances I will accept 6 people if the guests make provisions with the owner. Additional $25 per night will apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Youngstown in Upstate New York

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1040 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • river
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • There is also ample space to put in at least 2 roll up bed or inflatable beds because the living room is very spacious. These features can be added upon request and the household more than 5 with an extra fee. In special cases if there are children may sleep 6 with extra bedding. $25 fee per person per night with over 6 people.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Everything will be managed to make your stay wonderful with individual requests accepted. Refrigerator stocked if needed with food or special drinks. Professional massage available at house if desired. May obtain fishing guide if needed. List of all the local attractions and description of the wonderful local restaurants. at your disposal. Game table in the living room for cards or board games. . Cross country ski in the winter at Fort Niagara next to the house or try to use snow shoes. I offer dog sitting if you need it. I love dogs and do that as a profession.

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