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Luxury accommodation overlooking Lake Otsego with private waterfront. 11 rooms.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8, 218 feet of private waterfront, 2.6 acres.

Deer Ridge Lodge is a magnificent luxury accommodation perfect for the family looking for a memorable visit to Cooperstown. Privacy with 2.6 acres of land, 218 feet of waterfront. Eleven rooms featuring three bedrooms (TV in each) and a sitting room with futon that can be a fourth.

Fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and center island. Dishwasher, stove top, oven, microwave, and refrigerator.

Two full bathrooms, laundry facilities, breakfast room and dining area with lake views, sitting room with TV and futon couch, foyer with desk for the family member that needs to work, and a great room with a 60" TV and cathedral ceiling along with a large brand new sectional couch. Fireplace. WiFi and Cable TV. A/C in bedrooms and ceiling fans in every room.

2 Kayaks and a Canoe available for your use (life jackets provided) along with a barbecue grill and deck overlooking Otsego Lake. Easy waterfront and fishing access with new steps to the waterfront across the street. Dock for fishing. Plenty of parking, for five or more cars. 3 1/2 miles to the Baseball Hall of Fame. One to two miles to the Farmer's Museum, The Fenimore Cooper Museum, and the Otsega Golf Course. 3 Mile Point Park just around the corner. Short drive to Glimmerglass State Park and Dreams Park.

Great hilltop view. Lakefront breeze. Large backyard and privacy. Deer and other wildlife frequently visit the property.

More Details

Peter Kapsales
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

Why Peter Kapsales chose Cooperstown

We use this property ourselves in the off-season and rent it to cover costs. Any income above cost we invest back in the property. This is not a cash making business like all the rentals in the Cooperstown area and we price our rental at break-even.


Cooperstown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Also has a make-up area
  • Two full baths with showers.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , A/C and ceiling fan. TV.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Master bedroom with sitting area. A/C, Ceiling fan, and TV.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds. A/C, ceiling fan, and TV.
  • A/C in bedrooms. Each bedroom also has a ceiling fan.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
* Deck with lake view * gas grill * 2.6 acres of property * 218 feet of private waterfront including dock and boathouse * canoe and two kayaks (and life jackets) available for use * plenty of parking


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Luxury accommodation overlooking Lake Otsego with private waterfront. 11 rooms.
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Lovely home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this property. It was spacious, clean, and well stocked. The view of the lake from the deck was spectacular. I would absolutely recommend this property to family and friends...And we hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Long weekend retreat

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house with views of the lake. Spacious rooms in great condition, the dining room and deck are lovely locations to watch boats/water. The staircase leading upstairs is steep, so if anyone has difficulty climbing stairs it could be an issue. Also, the dock for the lake is located across the street so be cautious with children. The only issue I had was with the huge list of must/must not do's - I realize it's a rental so you have to be over cautious but some of the items are laughable.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! The list of must/must not do's is focused on the summer weekly rentals by baseball teams which sometimes get out of hand. We understand many are not applicable to the average tourist.
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Very nice home with fantastic view of the lake

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable home with beautiful views. Kitchen is updated and has everything you need. Very close to Cooperstown.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to stay. My group enjoyed it.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Beautiful Lakefront Home

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed staying at this property during a Cooperstown week for my son. House was fully stocked with all that you could want. The drive to the fields was approx 12-15 min, which was manageable. We spent many hours fishing off of there dock and small little beach area. Would stay again if the occasion arose.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We appreciate excellent guests such as your party.
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Would stay again

  • 4 of 5

Large, comfortable and very clean. Beautiful views. Owner left clear instructions. Left 4 stars because of dangerous entry walk to house and exposed, rusty metal at dock area. Had cold weather our week so don't know how cool house stays in summer.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. The dock area is scheduled to be completely renovated. Unfortunately, the contractor is 6+ months behind on the work. Late snow storms, and heavy flooding in the area has backed his schedule up since he has had to repair many of the existing docks damaged by the high water and also capture those that floated away. Very few contractors can renovate the waterfront (they use a barge and approach from the lakeside where they can easily access the waterfront, remove old material, and bring in material for construction; and of course have access to electricity for power equipment through the barge's electric power). Therefore, waterfront owners do not have many alternatives, but to wait for the work to be done. The walk to the house from the parking area is about a 10% grade downhill. This is the first concern I have heard about it. In the winter, the house is closed from Dec through Feb, and I agree that it could be an issue for people who need assistance walking if the ground was frozen or an ice condition. We do have a second parking area, completely level with the house which I could have recommended using if I knew the gradient was an issue. I will look at this further to see if an improvement can be made.
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Car: necessary

* Baseball Hall of Fame

* Fenimore Art Museum

* Farmer's Museum

* Otesaga Golf Course

* Otsego Golf Club

* Glimmerglass State Park

* Three Mile Point Park

* Glimmerglass Opera

* Hyde Hall

* Dreams Park

* Howe Caverns

* Brewery Ommegang

* Cooperstown Distillery


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 4.0%

No pets. Loss of deposit if a pet is brought into the house or on the property.
No refunds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund