House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 10 Sleeps
A beautiful lake house with the charm and decor of a lakeside cottage/camp.
RECENTLY COMPLETLY RENOVATED. (just added additional 1/2 bath winter 2010) Large eat in dining/bar area.Outside dining and grill area.ONE BEDROOM W/QUEEN BED,ONE W/1BUNKBED and full size futon bed.ONE W/2 TWIN BEDS.SOFA will sleep one person.SPECTACULAR VIEW OF ONEIDA LAKE IN YOUR OWN FRONT YARD.Big Bay is the perfect spot for swimming,water skiing, tubing and of course fishing.
About the Owner
(6 traveler reviews)
Family Get away!
Nice fishing cottage! Perfect for our summer break (four adults and 2 boys). The boys (7 and 4.5) had a great time playing in the water, shallow but grassy. The dogs loved the front bedroom with the window overlooking the deck and water. Close to Sylvan Beach & Sprint car races. Clean and comfortable, very quiet during the week! Kitchen small but functional.Will be back!!
We had a very nice stay, the house was very clean and Dale was very helpful
when we arrived, would recommend to anyone that is looking to take a fishing trip to Oneida. We had plenty of parking for our boats and trailers and electric to charge our batteries. We plan another trip later this summer.
Thanks to Dale
This was an Ok property on a Beautiful Lake! This location is great for fishermen needing a place to crash for a week. The dock was great for keeping the boat in the water for a week. When we arrived nobody was around to greet us, we called the owner but had no response. We waited outside the house for over 30 minutes until we found the door was unlocked and we let ourselves in. We meet the owner the following day, it was a bit uncomfortable being someplace you have not even paid for at that point. The house has a had a lot of character as most older homes do. There is 3 bedrooms that sleep 7 comfortably and 2 large sofa's. We brought all of our own sheets, towels and blankets so we didn't have to use the ones they provide. We did have to go out and purchase mattress pads, the bed were not comfortable. During our stay it was extremely hot, the air conditioner was nice to have but didn't work very well until we took the filter out and cleaned it. We also cleaned the fan that was provided, it had years worth of dust stuck to the blades. We also repaired the screen in the back door so the bugs wouldn't get in the house. The garbage cans outside were overflowing and stunk when we arrived, we couldn't use them until the garbage was picked up on Thursday. The deck out back was great for watching the sunrise, but we had to scrub the chairs and tables before we could use them, if I had a can of paint I would have painted the deck while I was there. The washer and dryer are a great added feature as well as the ice maker in the freezer. It was nice to be able to bring our pets. I waited 2 months for my deposit back when I contacted the owner. I just received a partial deposit minus a cleaning fee! It said that we left dog hair all over the carpets, we swept and vacuumed daily, we even had to clean the vacuum. They deducted for spills under the drawers in the refrigerator, those were there when we arrived. It also states that we didn't clean up after the dogs in the yard, I disagree I even purchased a shovel. Maybe it was the dog wandering the neighborhood all week. Also the owner needs to put out mouse traps to catch the mice running around the house, we even found a dead mouse in the trash can in the bedroom! Gross!!!
Despite everything we had a nice week! The house is in a cute neighborhood, my daughter made a few friends. The lake was beautiful! It was close to shopping.
We had a great stay. The place was very comfortable and clean. It was nice being able to take our dogs. Beautiful view. Great host. Well worth the price. I would recommend this place to anyone. Nice solid docks. Friendly neighbors. Pack your bags you're in for a great time.
Decent summer spot
Although we also had the main bedroom that smelled bad, I told Dale when we left and he said he would address it. That was the only issue we had. It rained more than once and nothing leaked at all. The windows that had screens opened just fine. The air conditioner was a blessing as was the ice maker. The HBO and Show was nice for the kids because we could always find a movie before bed. There was wood for a fire and fresh water for showers. The grill was great and there was plenty of outdoor seating for our guests. The lake is pretty weedy and shallow there so while the kids liked swimming the adults chose to take our boat to the lake and swim. However, I did see others swimming and floating so it just depends on your personal choice of whether you can swim in weeds or not. Lastly, a canoe was provided so the kids used that a bunch as well. Overall, we had a great time and it was a typical lake house for a summer vacation. Nothing spectacular but nothing horrible either and it was nice having the washer and dryer when swimming clothes got stinky :-)
Although we didn't expect the rental to be a "palace," we were not prepared for one of the bedrooms to smell like a dead animal was it it. Even with sprays, air fresheners and an air purifier, it still reeked. Sleeping on an air mattress was better than sleeping on the one bed that felt like the springs were going to give out at any moment. The fan was sooooo dirty and greasy, that we took it apart to clean it even before we unpacked. Let's not forget when it rained, the hallway flooded which ran into the kitchen and then the laundry room roof leaked all over our paper goods. None of the windows were opened either because they didn't or they were bug infested and we did not want to open them. Two of the 3 dressers had broken drawers which meant they had to be removed and placed on the floor so we had access to our clothes. We made the best of a bad situation, but we would never return or recommend this rental to others.
Activity and Interests
23 Miles TO SYLVAN BEACH BY BOAT WHERE YOU WILL FIND AN AMUSEMENT PARK FOR THE entire family.MANY RESTAURANTS/TAVERNS,BEACHES,STATE PARKS. and shopping.MANY RESTAURANTS/TAVERNS W/BOAT DOCKAGE MINUTES FROM YOUR DOCK AT BIG BAY.ONEIDA LAKE IS THE SITE OF A 4 DAY BASS PRO TOURNAMENT FEATURED ON ESPN. ONEIDA LAKE BOASTS EXCELLENT BASS AND WALLEYE FISHING.BIG BAY IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR ICE FISHING SPOTS.
20 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN SYRACUSE OR THE NEWYORK STATE FAIR.LATE AUGUST THRU LABORDAY. Also 20 minutes from Syracuse University / Carrier Dome. Just 30 minutes to the Turning Stone Casino.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Additional information about rental rates
|Refundable damage deposit||$100|
A Non Refundable Deposit is required to reserve a week.PEAK $250.00.OFF PEAK$150.00.
peak season May (Memorial Day weekend-Sept.Labor Day weekend$900.00 per week usd.off season rates $750.00 per week usd. A $100.00 refundable cleaning deposit is required.(Due in CASH ONLY at check-in). Refundable at check out if property is in same clean condition as check in.Check-in 2:00pm Check-out 12:oopm Rental Weeks are Saturday thru Saturday (full weeks only)During peak season.
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
- Available stay (no arrival)
- Sports & Activities
- pets considered
- Beach View
- autumn foliage
- gambling casinos
- paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- jet skiing
- scuba diving or snorkeling
- water skiing
- water tubing
- Bathroom 1
- Half Bathroom
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- 50' Dock for your use.USE OF CANOE,BRING YOUR BOAT,OR RENT A FISHING BOAT AND MOTOR AT THE MARINA AT THE END OF THE BAY.PICNIC TABLE AND GAS GRILL ARE FOR YOUR USE.OUTDOOR DECK FOR RELAXING AND CONVERSATIONS.FISH CLEANING STATION ON SITE.THERE ARE 1 T.V.S CONNECTED TO DIRECT TV INCLUDING HBO AND SHOWTIME, NFL Ticket, SPORTS CHANNEL PACKAGE. THERE IS A LAUNDRY ROOM WITH WASHER AND DRYER. All public utilities water, sewer etc. All pots,pans,utensils,dinnerware,silverware etc.provided.Range,microwave,coffee maker,large refrigerater w/icemaker,toaster.All bath/bed linen provided (must be washed-dried-folded and returned to proper locations before check out) Or you can bring your own linens.All paper products,hand,dish,laundry soaps (ARE NOT PROVIDED). ATTENTION SALMON FISHERMEN THIS IS JUST 20 MINUTES FROM PULASKI N,Y,THE CAPITAL OF SALMON FISHING WHY PAY THOSE HIGH MOTEL RATES!THIS HOUSE SLEEPS 9. OFF SEASON RATES APPLY AFTER LABORDAY.