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Where the Finger Lakes wine trails and wildlife converge

Bedrooms 3
Space sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 5 Sleeps

Furnished 3 bedroom (2 queen and 1 double), one full bath, year round, ranch style house with 75 feet of lake front on north west shore of Cayuga Lake. Great house to settle in to for your vacation, and use as a home base to explore the Finger Lakes Region. The cottage offers convenience whether you want to take advantage of great fishing, boating and swimming from the back yard, enjoy beautiful sunrises and peaceful sunsets or explore the Finger Lakes Region. Living room, sunroom and master bedroom have view of lake. First floor includes fully equipped kitchen (coffee pot,, toaster, microwave,waffle iron, dishwasher), living room with pine floor and stone fireplace, sunroom ,master bedroom (with queen size platform bed with memory foam mattress),and walk out to deck overlooking lake. Two additional bedrooms (queen and double bed). Basement includes washer/dryer and partially finished "rec" room with another walk out for lake access. Deck furnished with patio furniture and a grilling deck with gas grill.

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About The Owner

I love of travel and want to share my home with fellow adventurers. I try to provide the amenities and space that I would like to have when I travel.

Why The Owner chose Finger Lakes

This spot is magical to me. There is an ever changing landscape that always offers something magnificent and memorable- be it an eagle fishing, weather changes, laughter....

What makes this cottage unique

The house is right on the water. Swimming, kayaking, coffee on the dock or deck is only steps away. And the sunrises...!!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the opportunity to enjoy a fun and relaxing weekend at my favorite home away from home. We had fun at the wineries, walking, eating at Worlfies and the Deer Head and playing cards at the high top table. We even had an awesome midnight thunder and lightening storm and saw a shooting star * Thank you!
Oct 2014
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)


Beautiful weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend. The views were amazing. The house was beautifully decorated and equipped. We couldn't have been more comfortable.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay!
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Great time!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the long weekend and had an unbelievable time. We kayaked, swam and had a bon fire. All onsite!!

The house is very clean and comfortable. The owner incredibly nice and helpful. We recommend the property to some friends of ours and they enjoyed their time as well. This is hands down my favorite vacation place!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome!
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Cozy, comfortable, and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at Forever Red. The house was sized perfectly for our family of 2 adults and 2 teens. It was easy to access the lake for recreation (kayaks) and we enjoyed several campfires at the firepit. The deck was great for relaxing and watching the moon come up over the lake. Having a state park with beach and the Deerhead Restaurant within walking distance was very convenient. When added to the attractions in the area, it was a perfect spot for a lake vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you found Forever Red and that you had such a great time! Glad you took advantage of the kayaks and fire pit. Please come back!
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Perfect and relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Forever Red. It's right on the lake with breathtaking views, and rooms are very clean with everything we need. It has exceeded our expectation, the cottage and the view are much better than the picture. We used kayak and there were also a lot of fishes in the lake and you can just fish at the dock. We did grill for two nights and enjoyed wine and steak on the deck, enjoying the lake view. It was very relaxing and we all enjoyed very much.

We also went to two wineries, Knapp and Bellhurst. The restaurant at Knapp is probably the best around the area, the food is delicious. Bellhurst has very nice view and great wine testing choices.

It was also a pleasure dealing with Jennifer. She's very considerate and responded to emails quickly. The weather got really hot, Jennifer is very considerate and kept checking with us to see whether we are comfortable or if we need anything. We had a great stay. Thank you Jennifer.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming and your lovely review. So happy you had such a great time and got to see some of the beautiful and tasty parts of this area. Come again!
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Relaxing Atmoshere

  • 5 of 5

This house was a very nice place to stay. It was comfortable, both inside and out. We found it so easy to relax because the furniture was nice and comfy. We enjoyed swimming and fishing off the dock and even had a campfire one evening. The owner was quick to help us when we were having trouble with the cable connection. Overall, we had a wonderful stay at Forever Red! We hope to go back again!

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and do hope you return!
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  • 5 of 5

Once again a terrific visit! Forever Red is a charming cottage with a breathtaking lake front view. The house truly feels like a home. It is always extremely clean, and exceeds all of our expectations for a weekend get away! The owners are extremely accommodating and helpful in every way. I have been coming here for 5 years and it never disappoints. I strongly recommend staying at Forever Red and I can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 26 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 4.0%

Guests are required to sign a rental agreement along with their deposit to hold their reservation.
Payment can be made through the site for immediate booking however there are additional fees charged by the site and card service that I will have to pass on to you: visa/MasterCard 3% of transaction, chargeback fee $25 per chargeback. There is no charge for AcH/echeck processing but there is a reversal fee of $25 per reversal.
I have no hidden fees and want to be as transparent as possible so there are no additional charges discovered when you are ready to book.

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Seneca Falls Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has a tub with a shower in the tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Two bedrooms have queen size beds and one has a double. One bedroom ( queen) has a tv in the room.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
Working fireplace (you will need to bring your own wood) Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher Washer/dryer Internet access Standard Cable TV with 2 televisions CD/DVD player Deck Furniture Gas Grill 2 kayaks (use at own risk, renter to provide life vests fitted to them) 3 window A/C Memory foam mattress in master bedroom Blankets and pillows for 3 beds and bath towels, PLEASE BRING SHEETS AND PILLOW CASES

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