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Herbst's Hideaway on Seneca Lake

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 12 Sleeps

Nestled on a secluded drive in the heart of the Seneca Lake wine

trail is our lake home we call Herbst's

Hideaway. Relax in this air conditioned 2300 sq ft home

which is literally 10 ft from incredible level lakeshore. The

panoramic view is breathtaking. We also have a 100 ft dock

leading to a large platform that will allow you to soak up the sun,

swim and relax to your heart's content.

The Great Room boasts 20 ft ceilings, a wall of windows, 2 sliding

french doors leading to the wraparound deck, dining table for 12,

and 42" plasma TV with surround sound. Adjacent to the Great Room is

the enormous gourmet kitchen with custom cabinets and center island

with bar stools. There cannot be too many cooks in this kitchen with

two ovens and two sinks! Next to the kitchen is the laundry area

with washer and dryer. There is also a half bath for your

convenience. The first floor also has a lakeside master bedroom with

corner fireplace, 32" LCD TV, bath with double vanity,and sliding

french doors leading to the deck.

The upstairs includes a lakeside bedroom with private

balcony, another corner fireplace and a 32" LCD TV. There are 2 more

bedrooms (1 with private bath) and the kids will really

enjoy the double bunkbeds in the loft!!!. The second bathroom

upstairs has a magnificent glass and tile shower and double vanity.

The entire home and dock is equipped with a Russound Multiroom

Entertainment System. The system offers Sirius Satellite Radio, an

IPod dock, Media Server which includes Internet Radio and a library

of CD's and DVD's, a separate CD/DVD player, and AM/FM

radio, that can be controlled in all bedrooms, the great room and

dock. So.. you don't have to listen to what the kids are listening


For those of you who want to bring your boat or jet ski(s), we

offer 2 boat hoists. In addition, there are 4 kayaks and a paddle

boat for your enjoyment.

More Details

Matthew & Julia Herbst
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017




water skiing

wine tasting

between wineries: Anthony Road/Fox Run and Hermann Wiemer/Glenora



boat rentals available at Roys Marina

Keuka Outlet Trail

NASCAR at Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen Grand Prix



Bristol Mountain skiing


Waterloo Premium outlet shopping

parents weekend at Hobart & William Smith College

Corning Glass


Penn Yan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Half Bathroom -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Outdoor Grill
100 ft level lake frontage No Pets No Smoking King size beds in every bedroom linens and towels provided central A/C purified drinking water 2 fireplaces audio/visual entertainment system Sirius satellite radio IPod compatible DirectTV in great room and every bedroom Free internet/wired or wireless parking for 4 cars 4 kayaks 1 paddle boat 100 ft dock with 12x16 platform with swim ladder 1 6000 lb boat hoist 1 4000 lb boat hoist/ can accommodate 2 jet skis swim raft gas grill washer/dryer central vac dishwasher


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(11 traveler reviews)

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Herbst's Hideaway on Seneca Lake
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Matt thank you for such an easy and wonderful experience. Your place is stunning. Five Stars.

  • 5 of 5

Extremely relaxing and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best week ever in the Finger Lakes!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, perfect amenities and very clean! This was our 5th or 6th time staying at this house and we loved it just as much this time.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Herbst Hideaway has everything you need, plus a gorgeous view of Seneca Lake.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with every amenity available, including kayaks and paddle boat. Gorgeous views of sunrise and sunsets. Great wine tasting venues and great food. Very relaxing and would definitely recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A real gem on Seneca Lake!

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely perfect for our vacation with extended family. The five cousins loved sleeping in the bunk beds, which allowed all the adults to enjoy master bedrooms. The kitchen is terrific and the whole-house sound system was a big hit. Finally, the owner provides lots of great equipment - kayaks, inner tubes, etc - for guests. All around a great find, will definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You couldn't do better than Herbst Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful week on Seneca Lake at Herbst Hideaway. The house, only four years old, was lovely. All the bedrooms had spacious, comfortable beds and the beautiful kitchen was well stocked. With 10 people we never ran out of silverware or dishes. A large common room allowed us to play games together. The sunrise over the lake was spectacular.

Every day the kayaks were in the water for several hours. We did some wine tasting and visited the brewery at the top of the road.

There were several good hiking spots,and we visited 3 of them, including Watkins Glen and the spray park at Seneca Lake State Park. A day trip to Corning was a great idea. Amazingly, children up to 17 enjoy free admission to the Corning Museum.

We felt, as the week ended, that it couldn't have gone better.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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A gorgeous home, ...... with all the creature comf

  • 4 of 5

The property was neat, tidy, and had all the features needed to please everyone in our party. The owners were accommodating before and during our stay. Herbst's Hideaway more than met our expectations, ... no surprises, .... no disappointments. We would recommend it to any of our family or friends, and hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.0%

Nightly Rate: $400 - $550

Weekly Rate: $2600 - $3800

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

12/10/2013-3/20/2014 Winter Season $2600/week or $400/day
3/21-6/14 Spring Season $3000/week or $500/day
6/15-6/28 Summer Season $3600/week no daily rate
6/29-7/5 July 4th Week $3800/week no daily rate
7/6-8/30 Summer Season $3600/week no daily rate
8/31-9/6 Labor Day Week $3200/week or $550/day
9/7-10/26 Early Fall Season $2800/week or $500/day
10/27-12-8 Late Fall Season $2600/week or $450/day
12/9-3/31/2015 Winter Season $2600/week or $450/day
Summer weeks run Sunday to Sunday
Daily rental requires 2 day minimum
Cleaning fee is $200.00 for all rentals.
$500 security deposit
4% Yates County Occupancy Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund