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The Secret Cove Natural Lakefront, Silver Maple Cabin,

People7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
People
7
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Sodus Point - Ferryland Cottage Rentals

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-7)

See our additional cottage next door at VRBO 166827. Same family 2 Cottages next door to one another. Each is a small independent home. Rent one or both depending on size of group. We love our family cottages....come be a guest of the Ferry family at our Ferryland.

Only 3 miles from Sodus Point recreation center but

what is different about these properties is ... The Incredibly Natural, Beautiful and Peaceful setting. NY State parkland surrounds the little set of cottages. Located directly on the a small cove on lake Ontario. Lots of space. Lovely hikes into Maxwell Bay/Creek Area and Beachwood State Park. Bald & Golden Eagles and Herons fly over cove and nest in state park and point. Take a short hike to Beaver Dam. Great for Kayaks and Canoes along edge and into Maxwell creek area. Directly on,easily accessible beachfront. Cove and Maxwell Bay/creek make small craft boating as well as swimming lovely. Gradual entry swimming with no big drop offs.

Located on Lake Ontario ½ mile from nearest paved road. Over 100 feet of beachfront in your front yard. State park lands in your back yard. Wild, natural, secluded and peaceful.

Sit on the enormous 2nd story deck under maples and and aspen trees and gaze out at Lake Ontario. Swim, boat and fish from hundreds of feet of secluded beachfront. Or hike in the 'back yard'; hundreds of acres of woods and orchards wild state lands featuring nesting bald eagles and Beaver pond.

Launch or rent a power boat at Sodus Bay recreation area (2 mi) or drive to Rochester or the beautiful Finger Lakes (@30 mi).Fishermen will delight in Salmon, Steelhead, Rainbow Trout, Brown, Trophy Lake. Lake Ontario and Sodus Bay are known for prize winning Bass, Walleye and Perch. Birders will love the Bald Eagles, Blue Herons, swans and hummingbirds.

The cottage has two bedrooms each furnished with a Queen and a twin bed. Full bath with shower,a large carpeted living room with views of the lake. Kitchen with dishwasher,microwave, coffee maker, toaster,etc. Linens and laundry included in full week rentals. New Gas grill on rear deck, plenty of parking and space. Bringing Tents or trailers requires a special request please.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Jan Ferry-Axman
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 November, 2016
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About Jan Ferry-Axman

The Ferry Family is a large and close knit group. I am the youngest of 4 children and act as property manager for our family. I live near by in Rochester NY. This cottage was purchased after the one next door when my sister retired to be near my parents and thought the best place to have a second home. This makes for a great family vacation as we gather every year and use BOTH cottages. VRBO 166827 and VRBO 563369.

We love the space and flexibility this allows and love our family cottages.

Jan Ferry-Axman purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Jan Ferry-Axman chose Sodus Bay

The Ferry family is large and close knit. Our parents purchased the first property over 30yrs ago with the idea of fixing it up for retirement. Over the years we have loved visiting and over 30 years we have become a pretty large group who has spent a great deal of time trying out all the activities and restaurants in the area. Two or the four siblings who own the cottage live locally near Rochester but our larger family is spread from San Diego to Fla and NYC. We all LOVE to come back to Sodus and bring our many kids and now grand kids.

What makes this cottage unique

The Sprongs Bluff area, a small cove set into Lake Ontario, is remote and beautiful. We love that we have a huge lot, beautiful sunsets and LOTS of space. The little set of cottages here are completely surrounded by NYS forever wild parkland. The old Girl Scout camp next door was also purchased by NYS and turned into Beachwood Sate Park. We have a private path leading back there. Beachwood has Maxwell Creek running through it as well as Maxwell Bay. This makes for great Canoe and Kayak trips into the Maxwell Creek area. Bald Eagles nest on the point and beauty and tranquility surround you. Lastly when you want to eat out, get a fishing charter, enjoy a drink and entertainment, walk a sandy beach and long pier a quick 3-4mi. drive to Sodus Point and additional fun can easily be had. Also we are about 3-4mi. in the other direction to Sodus village for a post office, grocery store, library, bank and more restaurants. We think we have the perfect spot to enjoy peace, beauty quiet and a just about any fun activity.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

The Secret Cove Natural Lakefront, Silver Maple Cabin,
average rating of 4.46875 based on 32 reviews
5

Great cottage. Jan and the housekeeper were super friendly and very helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view of the lake. It was really windy, but really look forward to utililzing the lakeside fire pit next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It's not a fancy place and that's what we love best about it. It's so cozy and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The view is incredible. The cottage sits up higher than lake level so you feel you can see forever. My family spent 1 1/2 weeks there at summer's end and came back the third weekend in October. We thoroughly enjoyed the huge deck this summer and at all out meals out there, including breakfast! The cottage has a furnace plus a gas fireplace so our cold weekend this fall was so cozy and warm. This summer we hiked in the state park at the end of our road plus took advantage of the kayaks and paddle boat that are at the cottage. We spend lots of time down by the water just looking for beach glass. If you are just looking for a great cottage in a beautiful location this is the place for you!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Ontario View

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay and the view was very breathtaking. Will definitely stay again.

Tony Lewis

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic! Jan was very accommodatino and did a great job we had plenty of options for stuff to do!!

  • 5 of 5

It was great! Wonderful location, beautiful property. Quiet and off the beaten track makes for a great place to get away with your family or friends. Loved it and will definitely go back...plus the owner does a wonderful job of making sure you know where all the activities are !

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Cottage with amazing views of Lake Ontario

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed for a week in July and had a wonderful time. The home was set up perfectly for our weeks stay. Had all the extra's we needed to make it comfortable. The deck is absolutely beautiful and perfect to sit on while watching the water hit the shore, sunrise and sunset. Jan was very helpful and met us when we got there to show us around. She had a ton of information on the area and brochures available for us to see what activities were around us. She told us to contact her if we needed anything...however, we did not have any issues. :) The area is beautiful, peaceful and cozy. Short trip (5 minutes) into Sodus Point to the beach and light house. The only thing I would say negative would be the amount of stairs down to the water. (water access) This wouldn't be he cottage to stay at if you have any disabilities and can't navigate stairs well. However, they also own the cottage next door which is equally as beautiful and better access to the water. I would recommend this house to families looking for quiet, relaxing time away with their family. Thanks Jan for your hospitality....we had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased to stay at this lake house for a week for our family vacation. We did use the boat rentals and were able to go out on the water a couple times within the week and enjoyed kyacking and row boating. Other days were quite windy with pretty big waves but we didnt mind relaxing out on the spacious back deck (where we spent most of our time) Being right on the lake was perfect as we could go out swimming or view the lake at anytime.

We had 5 adults and 2 children and fit comfortably in the bedrooms as well as the livingroom and dining areas. We brought our meals/food with us for the week and it was exciting to find portable pantry shelving in the front closet that we were able to pull out and use. We used the grill almost everyday and never ran out of gas. The stove seems to take awhile to boil water but as long as you use the lids it didnt seem as bad.

There did tend to be a lot of spiders BUT being on the lake that is expected. The mosquitoes are not bad as you have wind almost all the time. We had a fire a couple times and enjoyed watching the lake as the sun set. Absolutly gorgeous scenery. My 7 year old daughter was very sad to leave, as we all were!

Overall, we would deffinatly recommend this property to families and/or couples, friends as a week vacation or even a weekend get away.

Thank you Jan for providing a wonderful experience for us!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, and took advantage of the classics. Campfires, cookouts, swimming and sunsets. I do hope you got to Sodus Point and enjoyed the sandy beach, pier, marinas, restaurants, and lighthouse museum. If not well maybe next time. Hope we see you again next year. Thanks Jan
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Rochester
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Sodus Point
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Sodus Bay Heights
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Burnaps fruit farm and Cafe &many in Sodus Pt.
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Your front yard, Long sandy beach
Car: necessary

Sodus Bay and Sodus Point are a resort area connected to Great Lake Ontario and part of the Finger lakes area of NYS. The Bay is the largest inland bay on Great lake Ontario. Sodus Point has much for visitors including: A long sandy beach, life guarded beaches, public boat launch, Marinas for Boat rental, restaurants, bars w/entertainment, Sailing, Golf Courses, shopping, ice cream, play grounds at the beach and the commercial area and a wonderful lighthouse museum. The Sodus Bay area boasts great Fishing, Parks, antiquing, Golf, Kids activities. The Village of Sodus (separate from the Sodus Point) is a Apple Farming Town and community. In the fall apple trucks roll to the Motts plant on rt 104 and Farm markets explode with fresh fruits and activities from Corn Mazes and Pumpkins to Apple Tasting. Fall Leaves are gorgeous and Blue skys and water make it a great time to visit the many parks.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sodus Point, Sodus Bay

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Late Fall/winter
28 Oct 2016 - 1 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£263
for 2 nights
From
£132
From
£136
Fri,Sat,Sun
£807
£1,190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£246
for 2 nights
From
£123
From
£132
Fri,Sat
£807
£1,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£272
for 2 nights
From
£136
From
£149
Fri,Sat
£977
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Prime Time
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,402
for 7 nights
£1,402
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
26 Aug 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£446
for 3 nights
From
£149
From
£183
Fri,Sat
£1,062
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
early Fall
15 Sep 2017 - 9 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£280
for 2 nights
From
£140
From
£149
Fri,Sat
£892
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall
10 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£272
for 2 nights
From
£136
From
£149
Fri,Sat
£850
£1,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£272
for 2 nights
From
£136
From
£140
Fri,Sat
£935
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £31 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £236
Tax Rate 8.0%

2ND ADDITIONAL COTTAGE RIGHT NEXT DOOR AVAILABLE, CONTACT OWNER. Rent one or both.

Summers booking weekly unless week has not rented -See calendar.

If week is open in summer and guest only wants part of 7day week......IF the full week does not rent you will be contacted for your days request.

Weekend and shorter stays available off season.

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 cottage on Sodus Point on Lake Ontario

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Queen and Twin in ea. bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Queen and Twin in each room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
I love to help people find activities in the area and know many fun local resources. Please let me know what your interests are. Some example of activities include, Antiquing, boat rental,fishing, ride an Erie Canal boat through a lock, beaches, hiking and parks, amusement parks, renaissance fair, children's activities, shopping, wineries, restaurants, museums and more. Please just ask!

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