|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
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Relax and unwind at Dream Catcher! This spacious 3 bedroom + sleeping loft lake home offers comfortable sleeping for 16 and close proximity to Geneva and several wineries on the Seneca and Cayuga Lake Wine Trails.
The side entry off the parking area leads into a small foyer, with steps on the right to the second floor bedrooms. To the left is a recently remodeled kitchen, with cherry cabinets, granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances. Hardwood floors reach across the spacious great room, with vaulted ceilings, a decorative fireplace, dining table with seating for 10, bar seating for 2-3, and a comfortable sectional sofa with double sleeper. A large flat screen, cable TV and DVD player are available to provide rainy day or evening entertainment. The great room leads out to a 16x20 lake view deck with outdoor dining furniture and gas grill for barbecuing. In the rear of the great room is a bedroom with king size bed, and a full bathroom with shower/tub combo.
A spiral staircase leads up to the spacious loft bedroom, which is mostly private with a small opening overlooking the great room and a lake view from the west facing windows. A king bed and double sleeper sofa is provided for comfortable sleeping. Just down the hall to the left is a full bathroom with shower/tub combo and full laundry. Continuing down the hall are two more bedrooms: One with a queen bed, and the other with two bunk-beds: double beds on the bottom with twin beds on top. At the end of the hall is a staircase that leads back down to the entry foyer.
The lakefront is all natural, with gradual depth making it ideal for guests of all ages! A firepit at the water is available for evening campfires, and a large permanent dock is available for fishing, sun bathing, or mooring a boat.
Dream Catcher is located close to the Seneca and Cayuga Lake Wine Trails and several fine wineries. Geneva is a 10 minute drive north, and Watkins Glen/Ithaca are about 20-30 miles away.
Prohibited Dogs Per Home Owner's Insurance Policy: any dogs with a history of biting or aggressive behavior.
We recently shared this rental with friends for the weekend and Wow! What an amazing experience!
The home easily fit our group of 6 adults and 3 children - the living space was HUGE and allowed us all to spread out very comfortably. The kitchen was well stocked (everything we needed to serve a large bbq on the deck) and the outdoor space was amazing - we loved grilling and eating lunches & dinners on the deck overlooking the lake! We spent most of the afternoon wading into the lake from shore and the water was so clear, clean and warm! My son & I loved floating on tubes near the dock, and my husband enjoyed kayaking. At the end of the day, relaxing around the campfire pit was perfect!
All the rooms were very well maintained with quality furniture and bedding; the loft bedroom was absolutely gorgeous, and the queen rooms were nicely furnished too. Even the bunk beds (which we stayed in) were super comfortable! I was amazed at the attention to detail, bits of character (like the spiral staircase & rustic wood mantle) and overall craftsmanship of this home.
This property is in a great location - just minutes from several wineries! - and the wine tasting cards are such a nice touch! We would certainly stay here again, and will definitely be recommending to friends!
This home accommodated our family of 8 adults pretty well - even with only two bathrooms. The location was nice - especially to watch the sunsets - deck fit us all for outdoor dining, and the table inside fit us all well when the weather was not so great. The house was well equipped with plenty of dishes, silverware and glassware. This house does need a really good cleaning however! The microfiber sectional sofa was so heavily stained -really gross. It had been vacuumed, but that was not nearly enough. We found some extra blankets in the closets that we used to cover it -otherwise no one would have sat on it. Two of the upstairs bedrooms were carpeted and the carpeting probably needed to be steam cleaned - smelled of either dogs or dirty socks - kind of gross when it got warm in the house. The bathtub upstairs did not drain well, so by the end of even the shortest shower, you were ankle deep in water. When you flushed the toilet in the first floor bathroom, it gurgled up into the bath - at least that shower drained well. For the price I expected a bit higher quality bed coverings and towels - but they were clean and sufficient. None of us were enthusiastic about swimming in the water - because of the prevailing winds, much of the natural debris in the water washed up towards the shoreline - but did use our kayaks. Garbage pick ups are Friday, we arrived on Sunday and were left with already full garbage can and overflowing recycling bin. The street got very unsightly with all the boxes and bags of cans/bottles. With a good cleaning this could be an adequate rental.
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