Peaceful, quiet, very private and fun, The Lake House has all this and more. It sits on the shore of a private lake. If swimming, fishing, tennis, boating, cross county skiing, and the chance to see a lot of wildlife is your dream vacation then The Lake House is the place to be. WiFi is available for those who are on a working vacation or just need to stay in touch. It has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The master suite features a king size bed, Jacuzzi tub and private bathroom.
The Lake House is a lovely space on the shore of a private lake. The property runs right down to the water. Sit on the deck in the morning and watch the sunrise painting the lake with amazing colors.
The house features an open airy living space with kitchen, living room and dining area open to each other. There is a beautiful laid stone fireplace in the living room area bringing a coziness to the living area. French doors lead to the deck and with the curtains open brings the outdoors into the living area.
The Kitchen is well appointed for all your cooking needs. You can cook anything from microwave snacks to a full holiday dinner. The dining room table is large enough for a feast, two leaves are provided in the event a banquet is planned.
There are three bedrooms. The master suite is large and spacious with a very comfortable king size bed. Lots of closet space is provided. The master suite has its' own private full bath: dual sinks and mirrors, shower, Jacuzzi tub and toilet.
The second bedroom features a queen size bed, and lots of closet space. Bedroom number three has two twin size beds. All of the beds have new luxury mattresses. Between the two bedrooms is a full bathroom. Off of the dining area is the third bathroom.
There is a reading and game room. A small library of books is provided. There are also board games such as Scrabble and Twister.
The Lake House is part of a private community. A short walk down a dirt road brings you to the community beach and dock. There is also a tennis court, picnic pavilion and water craft launching area. This area is open to all guests of The Lake House. This is a non motor boat lake. Bring a pole and go fishing: a NYS fishing license is required. This is a catch and release only fishing area.
Wildlife is a large part of the The Lake House experience. Deer are so close you could almost reach out and touch them though the kitchen window in the evening as they look for apples under the apple trees. Sit on the deck at dusk and listen to the owls hooting off in the distance. Waterfowl are on the lake and the shores; perfect for bird watchers.
Free parking on premises
No parties or events
Pets are allowed - but must be on leash all the time on premises and by the lake (see below)
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
CHECK IN/OUT - check in time is 4pm; check out is 11 am. We do not encourage earlier check in or later check out times, but will try to accommodate if this is necessary. Please contact us about your needs.
SMOKING - There is no smoking in the house. If you smoke outside you are responsible for all butts.
PETS - we do allow up to two pets. We request all dogs have their nails trimmed before arrival. Your dog must be at least a year old before it is welcome at our retreat.
Dogs must be leashed when off property. That means when you are on the private road, at the beach and anytime they are not in the immediate area of the house.
Pets are not allowed on the furniture. Please bring all of your pet's needs. Bed, bowls, toys food etc. We do understand that some pets sleep with their owners. Bring your own sheets and blankets if you are going to do this. Please let me know in advance so I may strip the beds before arrival. Pets are not allowed to remain loose in the house. if you are not going to have them with you at all times, bring a crate and crate them. Guests will assume all liability for any and all damage pets may incur during the stay.
TOWELS and BEDDING - one set of sheets and towels will be provided per stay for up to a week. This is to help conserve natural resources and the environment.
PARKING - up to three cars can be parked in the driveway, no cars are to be parked on the road.
CLEANING - please leave the cottage in the same condition you found it. All dishes must be washed. All contents are to be undamaged and nothing is to be missing. If the above rule is not met and additional cleaning fee of up to $150. will be applied and any damaged or missing items replacement costs are the responsibility of the registered guest.
KEY - a lost key fee of $15. will be incurred for any missing keys.
DO NOTS - no burning of candles in the cottage. Do not flush anything but toilet paper down the toilet. If you decide to leave food behind do not throw it in the garbage. Please leave it in the refrigerator. This helps to minimize garbage odor.
LIABILITY – The house is privately owned; the owner is not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The owners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the renters or their guests. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise. Renter is responsible for all acts of renters family, pets, employees or guests invited to the property.
You must also acknowledge
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $200
Cancel up to 5 days before check in and get a full refund (minus service fees). Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded. Service fees are refunded when cancellation happens before check in and within 48 hours of booking.