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Esperanza Dream Lakeside cottage on private road, walk to Keuka Lake State Park!

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 23, 2016
Cottage, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Beautiful Keuka Lake is the most picturesque of New York's pristine Finger Lakes, in the heart of the wine country. It is 20 miles long, boasts about 60 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 186 feet. It has become the top destination in the Finger Lakes Region.

Located within a short walking distance to Keuka Lake State Park (with boat launch and many hiking trails) and Esperanza Mansion, our charmingly rustic, very clean cottage is situated on a quiet, private road with spectacular views overlooking the northwest branch of the lake. This cottage is perfect for a couple or a small family.

Sit back, unwind and enjoy the gorgeous romantic sunsets on 50 feet of lake frontage next to your crackling beach bonfire. Swim, fish, or take the rowboat out for a leisurely ride. Or simply take in the beautiful scenery from the comfortable patio chairs on the partially covered deck after a relaxing day of wine tasting.

The cottage is 7 miles from Penn Yan, 1 mile from Basin Park Marina (boat rentals, etc.), less than half a mile to fine dining at Esperanza Mansion, a very short stroll to Keuka Lake State Park, close to the famous Keuka Lake Wine Trail for tastings and tours, hiking, golfing, gift shops, antiques, many restaurants and much more.

**For more photos please visit our Facebook page by searching 'Esperanza.Dreaming'**

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Great to experience the lake and surrounding areas this time of year.



The cottage is perfect, quite a change from the "trapper's cabin" remembered from my youth spent just two doors down Esperanza from 1951-1960. Family moved out west. Forty year anniversary surprise trip from my wife. I have not been back since 1963, and she had never been further East than Montana. All my stories were validated and connections made with relatives and family friends.



Thank you so much for this, it was perfect.



Gary & Chris

Hood River, Oregon
Oct 2010
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32 Reviews

4.9
based on 32 traveler reviews

5

So very hard to leave

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is just perfect. The location, the neighbors and the cottage are just lovely. My husband cycled every morning, we both kyaked and then went to a few wineries for lunch and wine. Every day ended on the shore or pier enjoying the view before dinner on the deck! The cottage is wonderful and we can not wait to return. You will not regret your stay, we will cherish ours. Thank you for affording us this luxury!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we look forward to having you back! The Hamiltons
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5

Beautiful cabin on beautiful lake Keuka.

  • 5 of 5

Even when it rains your covered on half the deck. You can sit by the water or on the deck. There's plenty to do in the area but the temperature is always cooler by the lake. As you can tell we loved it and will be back. Owners and neighbors are very friendly. A slice of paradise!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We hope you can make it back. The Hamiltons
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5

Clean and comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this home. It was very clean and very comfortable. Had everything you possibly can need to enjoy the lake front living. The views are amazing. I'm missing them already.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Glad you enjoyed and we hope to have you back! The Hamiltons
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4

Cozy and quaint

  • 4 of 5

Loved the little cabin with all its amenities. Nestled between larger houses, we were snug and relaxed. Would have liked to known beforehand that neighbors were so close. Very clean. Owners nearby and very nice. Close to everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review! We are always happy to answer any questions prior to your visit. Hope to have you back for your next Keuka Lake visit. The Hamiltons
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5

Great vacation cabin for a couple!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the cabin. Very clean in great condition. The view of the lake is beautiful! We even spotted deer and a fox in front of the cabin.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Kelly! We hope to have you back for your next Keuka Lake stay. The Hamiltons
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5

Another amazing stay at Esperanza Dream

  • 5 of 5

This was our "4th" stay at the cottage. My sister and I meet up here from different parts of the USA to visit with family and just soak up the view of the lake. Another great stay; wine on the deck, great neighbor's that loaned us extra kayaks for the grand kids and my 13 year old nephew caught about a 3 pound bass off the dock!!! We will be back, it always takes us back to our childhood growing up in the area near the Great Lakes.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review Joy! We always enjoy hearing about your stay at the lake, and we're always glad to have you back! The Hamiltons
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Location

Activity and Interests

Keuka Lake offers plenty of activities to suit everyone! Brochures and info are provided at the Cottage.

* Wine tasting at one of the many local wineries on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail

* Hiking and biking at Keuka Lake State Park or on the 7 mile historic Outlet Trail in Penn Yan

* Visit nearby Watkins Glen State Park for hiking alongside beautiful waterfalls

* Boating: rent a powerboat, jetski, paddle boat, sailboat, kayak or canoe from a boat rental service close by

* Fishing: the crystal clear waters of Keuka Lake make for great fishing, especially lake trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, bass, pickeral, perch and pan fish

* Seneca Farms home-made Ice Cream!!

* Fine dining at Esperanza Mansion or enjoy an upscale lunch or dinner cruise on the Esperanza Rose, an elegant 65-foot wooden vintage cruising vessel

* Casual dining at the numerous local restaurants in Penn Yan including Antique Inn, The Keuka Restaurant, Lloyd's Limited Pub, Holly's Red Rooster, and La Cocina Mexican Restaurant

* Take your boat to dinner at one of the many lakefront restaurants. Some have docks and offer tie-up facilities including The Waterfront, Lakeside Restaurant and The Swizerland Inn

* Shop on historic Main Street in Penn Yan or hit The Windmill Craft Market on Saturdays

Availability

Rental rates

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Post Season 2016
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$150
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 4.0%

Please request linen rental or cleaning service at time of booking:

Linen rental: flat fee of $25 (sheets, pillowcases, towels, wash cloths).

Departure Cleaning Service: $75. If you do not use this service, please be advised the cleaning fee will be charged if the cottage is not left as clean as you found it.

We require a copy of completed and signed rental agreement within 5 days of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Newer stand-up shower, linen drawers, toilet, sink/vanity and medicine cabinet, hair dryer, space heater, hand towels, cleaning supplies.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • One queen bed, two side tables, two reading lamps, alarm clock, dresser, closet with two luggage stands, iron & ironing board (in closet), full length mirror, baseboard heater, window air conditioning unit.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Additional Interior features: * Sun porch: Five windows overlooking deck and Keuka Lake, full sized futon, rocking chair, TV/DVD, small library of books and DVD movies, puzzles, cards, poker chips, baseboard heater Addtional Outdoor Features * Cottage is situated at a higher level than the beach. There are private steps leading down to 50 feet of beach front area. We strongly recommend everyone wear water shoes if going in the water * Large hammock overlooking the lake for a lazy afternoon nap * Sitting bench at top of steps with amazing views of lake * Private 30 foot dock for boating/fishing/swimming, with boat lift for small craft (up to 1600 lbs) * Use of rowboat, 2 kayaks & Sunfish sailboat (for experienced sailors only!) * Lake gradually slopes to about 4 feet deep at the end of the dock * Bonfire pit on the beach (with firewood provided and chairs to relax next to your fire) * Boat launch just down the road at Keuka Lake State Park

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