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Grand Studio Apartment with King Bed in the Heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country

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Photos and Description of this holiday apartment in Penn Yan - Sheridan House (Grand Studio)

Grand Studio with full kitchen, full bath, seating area and views of Main Street

Explore the Finger Lakes' natural scenery, hiking trails and gorges, wineries, breweries and historic attractions from this newly-renovated Main Street apartment. There is a king bed, full bathroom, a seating area for four, and an open-plan kitchen with marble countertops and counter seating for three.

Original 19th-century pine floors have been restored throughout the apartment. Three arched, insulated glass windows overlook the historic Main Street.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Chris Wright
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2016

About Chris Wright

The Wright family has roots in the Penn Yan area dating back to the early 1800s. We have owned a cottage on Keuka Lake since the 1950s, and it has been a center of gravity for our family for years even as many of us have moved to distant cities throughout the U.S. As our family has grown we have created additional living space in close proximity to the lake. This space allows us to continue to spend time comfortably together each year on Keuka Lake. We're delighted to share this vacation home with others.

Chris Wright purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Chris Wright chose Keuka Lake

On the northern shore of Keuka Lake, Penn Yan is an historic Finger Lakes village in the early stages of a renaissance. Sheridan House is one or two blocks from several new attractions including a wine bar, brew pub, vintage candy store, art gallery and crossfit gym. These complement nearby establishments such as the Penn Yan Diner and Morgan's Grocery.

What makes this apartment unique

First constructed in the 1870's, the property was operated by John Sheridan as the Sheridan House Hotel. During the 20th century various retail businesses occupied the first floor with residential tenants occupying the second floor. By the 21st century the building had undergone many interior changes and had endured a fair amount of neglect. In 2014-2015 we executed a major interior and exterior renovation of the building and resurrected the Sheridan House name. We hope our guests enjoy the result as much as we do.


based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Grand Studio Apartment with King Bed in the Heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Classy, clean, convenient, and extremely comfortable!!

  • 4 of 5

My sister and I landed at this stylish studio for a girls getaway weekend. The apartment was everything we'd hoped it would be: well appointed, clean, close to everything we wanted to see and do, and quite a lovely place to escape to. Chris thought of everything in preparing a rental spot for Finger Lakes travelers. We had a blast browsing antique stores and gift shops, exploring the The Windmill, being wowed by Watkins Glen Gorge, and taking in the majesty of Keuka Lake at Bully Hill Winery and Dr. Frank's. If you're planning a trip to the area, you won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was wonderful.... chic decor, clean, everything you might need was available.

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were exceptional. The decor was contemporary and tasteful... Excellent Climate control.... great light and lighting....... all around comfortable setting... Chris is a professional and conscientious business man with a beautiful property.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent remodeled apartment

  • 5 of 5

Pictures do not do this place justice. From the extra high ceilings and wide moldings to the remodeled wavy glass windows and tasteful furniture, this place is gorgeous. Ammentities within the apartment are also luxury.. From linens, to a memory foam bed topper, to a touch screen Keurig with Pods and a good quality bottle of wine complimentary to our stay, we felt welcomed & at home. Our party of 6 rented both the studio and 2 bedroom for our weekend lake getaway. Chris was wonderful to work with via email correspondence. He met us to give us keys and was just as nice in person. Can not recommend this place enough. I stayed in the studio & woke up the the click/clack of horse and buggy going to church down Main Street Penn Yann. Very quaint town sandwiched between lake Keuka and Seneca. Plenty of cute breakfast places in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous apartment with first-class amenities—wow!

  • 5 of 5

Your first impression on walking into the studio is refinement and an attention to detail. The furnishings and decorating style is elegant but comfortable, with beautiful finishes. The full kitchen has a Keurig machine stocked with a selection of K-cups, and there's plenty of room for entertaining a few guests in the adjoining living room area. The bed is so comfortable that I made myself a cup of coffee and got right back in it! The bathroom is also a wonderful retreat, with beautiful towels and incredible products in the shower and on the vanity. The owner has even installed a combination lock on the front door, pre-programmed with my own personal code so I didn't even need to carry a key!

Thanks for a fabulous stay. I will certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect apartment. Newly renovated, immaculate, very nicely decorated. Owner is fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were passing through the finger lake region for a night and stayed in this beautiful efficiency apartment. We cannot say enough about it -- it is perfect. Everything in the apartment looks brand new and is clearly well cared for. The entire place was ridiculously clean, including the kitchen and bath. It was stocked with high end supplies like bath soap, shampoo and conditioner, bottled water, and even a complimentary bottle of (really good) local wine.

The apartment is plenty spacious for two people.

And the most important part....the bed! The king-sized bed fits perfectly in the space and is incredibly comfortable.

The owner was wonderful as well. He was very easy to deal with on VRBO and was readily accessible when we had questions about the apartment and local attractions. He recommended a lovely wine bar just down the street for dinner that was great.

Highly recommend both the apartment and the owner. If we are ever in the area again we will definitely stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Rochester International Airport (ROC)
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Amtrak Station Rochester (ROC)
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Penn Yan Diner

Located at the northern end of Keuka Lake at the center of the Finger Lakes wine region.

Several craft breweries and distilleries in close proximity.

Keuka College less than 10 minutes away.

Windmill Farm and Craft Market 10 minutes away.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges 20 minutes away.

Waterloo Premium Outlets 30 minutes away.

Watkins Glen 30 minutes away.

Canandaigua 30 minutes away.

Corning Museum of Glass less than an hour away.

Rochester one hour away.

Syracuse just over an hour away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Penn Yan, Keuka Lake

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer & Fall Foliage
27 May 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Late Fall - Early Spring
1 Nov 2016 - 4 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £164
Tax Rate 12.0%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment on Penn Yan on Finger Lakes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Turkish bath towels, soap, shampoo and hairdryer provided.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Memory foam, down comforter, two pillow types
  • All linens provided. Aerobed available.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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