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Waterfront Seneca Lake Cottage With Magnificent Views Romantic & Family Friendly

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Penn Yan - QUIET WATERFRONT HIDEAWAY

2 Private Bedrooms, additional semi-private sleeping loft

2 private bedrooms (one room has a King bed and the other has a King and Queen bed), loft with full bed, pull out sleep sofas for extra sleeping, 2 full bathrooms with stand up showers, fully equipped kitchen, 2 dining areas, 2 living room areas, flat screen TV, enclosed porch with magnificent views of the lake in every direction. Covered picnic table, wrap around deck with sitting areas, gas grill, fire pit, boat dock. Transport system available to carry gear. Our cottage is HEATED!!

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Pamela Allen
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2016
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Why Pamela Allen chose Keuka Lake

Unique lakefront property right at the waters edge with magnificant views in every direction. Lots of room for couples or for families. Kids love the sleeping loft! On the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. Close to many colleges. 20 minutes from Geneva or Watkins Glen.

What makes this cottage unique

On a dead end street, private, great for families or couples. Close to the wine trail, Hobart College, Keuka College, Finger Lakes College, race track, quaint towns, antique shops, outlet mall, restaurants. You won't want to leave!


based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Waterfront Seneca Lake Cottage With Magnificent Views Romantic & Family Friendly
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Deliciously calm

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place by the lake Seneca : we had a great time (family of 6).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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My daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter; plus my two enjoyed our stay at the cottage.

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and provided plenty of room for all of us. We enjoyed the great view of the lake and sound of the waves on the shore. I recommend this for a great place to relax and have a good time with family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy to be your host and are glad everyone had a good time!
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Great Experience

  • 4 of 5

Very nice property. It was clean and well maintained. Would have been nice to have water "toys" even rafts etc. available to us. We didn't really go in the water much because the bottom of the lake is so rocky and we weren't prepared for that. To rent a boat or anything it was like 14 miles away and figured we would use up all the gas etc. just getting back to the cottage. It was very well stocked in the kitchen with anything you can think of. Plenty of sleeping area. The view was breathtaking. Loved how close it was to so many wineries. Would recommend to others. Thanks for everything!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Weekend away

  • 5 of 5

We had such a fun time - plenty of room and comfort in the house, gorgeous porch to watch the sunrise and drink coffee, shoreline to wade in, and kayaks to roam around in. A beautiful, well managed piece of property. I highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your vacation! Hope to see you again!
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Great little cottage on the lake

  • 4 of 5

2 couples shared this lake cottage for 3 nights and just loved it. As others have said, whoever sleeps downstairs has to go up the outside stairs to use the bathroom, but that didn't bother us. Bring drinking water as the well water smells of sulfur (but is drinkable). The kitchen was really well stocked with great pans and utensils as well as pantry staples.

Great views of the lake and 2 kayaks to paddle around in.

The transport system for luggage, etc., was ingenious and we were thankful to not have to haul all our luggage and groceries down the stairs! We liked that the cottage was right on the lake and that we didn't have to go very far to be at the water.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will think of us in the future.
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Great location and views of the lake!!!

  • 4 of 5

We had good time at this cottage with my family. The location is perfect to visit in and around the finger lakes area.

The rental agent greeted us when we arrived at the cottage and showed us around. To get to cottage you have to take steps down from the road. There is a system to transport your luggage/stuff to the cottage from the top.

The cottage was clean and well maintained. The cottage is well stocked with towels, sheets, bed sheets. Kitchen itself had lot of cooking stuff. Definitely did not expect that.

The Sun room is excellent place to hang out. Lots of light/Sunrise and good view of lake from each side. The main bedroom has attached bathroom which is little bit of issue if you have 2 couples since there is only one bathroom access from main bedroom. The second bedroom needs to be accessed from outside the cottage so some may not prefer it and to access bathroom they need to come to main bedroom. The Sun room also has sleep in sofas. There is little deck on top of main bedroom where kids can sleep.

The boat dock had sustained damage due to winter weather and was broken when we arrived. It's good place to put chairs and enjoy the view of the lake and owner of the property did mention that it was going to be fixed soon.

Things which would make this property even more ideal would be another bathroom, dishwasher and an onsite laundry machine.

Overall we enjoyed our stay at this property.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your honest feedback. It allows us to make improvements to make our guests experience more enjoyable in the future. This is our second season renting and we are in the process of making improvements. We are expanding the bedroom on the lower level and are adding a full bathroom. We had hoped to have it completed before summer, but we experienced high lake levels this spring and sustained damage to our dock and had to focus on those repairs. I am happy to say that the dock has been completely replaced. We are hopeful that the bathroom addition and bedroom expansion will be completed by late summer. Thank you for choosing our Seneca Lake property!
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Rochester Monroe County Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lakeside Country Club, Penn Yan
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I-90 Thruway
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Bristol Mountain Ski Resort, Canandaigua

On Seneca Lake Wine Trail, 15 miles from Geneva or Watkins Glen. 5 miles from the Outlet biking/hiking trail in Dresden.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Penn Yan, Seneca Lake

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning and Linen Fee £82 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Pet Fee £41 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.0%

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 on Penn Yan on Finger Lakes

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Stand up shower off the master bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Porch - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Semi-Private Loft - 1 Double Bed , Must climb a ladder to access loft
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bathroom is off master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Large Double Bed , Bedroom is in lower level both beds are in one room
  • All linens and bath towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Please note: There are approximately 50 stairs from the parking area to the cottage at the waters edge.

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