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Cottage Over the Bay

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Luxurious new upscale cottage built over Sodus Bay

Breathtaking sunsets

Located on quiet dead-end street in the center of apple country

Plenty of off-street parking for extra cars and boat traileres

Sleeps up to 4

Located mid way between Rochester and Syracuse

Allergy free cottage (sorry no smoking and no pets)

Largest Bay on Lake Ontario (Access to Lake Ontario)

Bill & Joanne Sarver
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017


North Rose Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Half Bathroom -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
WiFi>Air Conditioned All linens and towels Washer/Dryer and Dishwasher Cable TV with DVD Gas Grill & Picnic Table King Size Bed in Bedroom, Queen Sofa Bed in Living area Dock Campfire area


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)


An adorable cottage, immaculately presented.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage had everything we needed for a comfortable, relaxing stay. Bill & Joanne were perfect hosts, nothing was too much trouble. Ideal spot for birding, fishing and walks, particulary at Chimney Bluffs and the lighthouse. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review. It was truly our pleasure to have you as our guests. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the cottage and the area. Hope you had a good trip home, across the pond. Take care & Cheers, Bill & Joanne
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Exceeded all expectations!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the opportunity to see this cottage two years ago and were finally able to arrange a stay. We already knew that it was beautiful but actually staying there exceeded all our expectations!! All the amenities and furnishings are top shelf. And the view is absolutely priceless ....from the upper deck, the lower deck, the kitchen/living area and the bedroom!!! Just spectacular!!! I would highly recommend this gem to anyone. We are very much looking forward to returning! Bill and JoAnne are PERFECT hosts which just added to our perfect stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the cottage. We enjoyed our time visiting and catching up with you and hearing about your daughters. I am sure you are very proud of them. Thanks for being our guests. Bill & Joanne
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couldn't have asked for anything more

  • 5 of 5

Sometimes pictures don't do justice--and in this case, it was true. This wonderful, warm cottage was even better than all the photos showed on the website, and we were happy it was better than we images. We could not have found a more enjoyable place to rent. Spotlessly clean and furnished with everything one could ever imagine they might need, our hosts Bill and JoAnne went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect. They even provided us with some tubes when we asked where we could buy some! The views and sunsets were the stars here though; I never saw such beautiful sunsets and calm morning water--I felt like I was on a boathouse! Cottage is one bedroom, but we had a gathering of over 15 people and everyone fit perfectly. Wish I was there right now...........................

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review and we are so happy that you enjoyed the cottage. It's was so nice to see you and your family after several decades ! Amazing how this technical age can get people back in touch. It was truly our pleasure to have you as our guests. We wish you were here too ! Bill & Joanne
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Wonderful Vacation Rental on Sodus Bay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent 2 weeks at this cottage and had a wonderful time. We have rented on Lake Ontario for 5 years and this was the best cottage we have stayed in. Bill and Joanne are terrific hosts who go out of their way to make sure that you have what you need. They take great pride in this property, and that is very evident when you see how well it is kept. The cottage is very clean, very well equipped and has terrific views from every floor. We were able to dock our boat right out in front, which was a tremendous help to us. Many activities available in the Bay and direct access to the big lake very easy. Thank you Bill and Joanne for your hospitality and friendliness.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice note. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our cottage and Sodus Bay. We think it is a pretty special place. Have a great year and thanks for being our guests. It was a pleasure to have met you both.
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R&R with a View

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have just had the best vacation we have ever been on!

The cottage has the most amazing views - and spectacular sunsets every night. The cottage includes all the amenities you could want, full of personal touches that made our stay as comfortable as possible. The cottage is decorated in calming blues - adding to the feeling of relaxation for the entire trip.

The owners were kind and generous. They provided all types of information about restaurants, grocery stores, local marinas, farm stands, and local events occurring during our stay. They were warm and pleasant and so much more. They live close by, so contacting them would have been a breeze if we had needed them. However, they were so thorough in provided written information that we never found it necessary.

There is plenty to do nearby: I suggest hiking at Chimney Bluffs! We also rented a boat for part of our visit and docked it right at the cottage. Such a nice feature! There's swimming off the dock. Sodus Point beach is a ten minute drive - we did our morning run there one morning, too. Because we were there during the 4th of July, there were amazing fireworks to see - right from the cottage. There was another larger show at Sodus Point, but we were happy with the closer show. There was so much to do!

Our visit to the Cottage on the Bay was amazing - just what we needed! We certainly will book this cottage again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice surprise to see your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the cottage and the Sodus Bay Area. We think it is pretty special here and we're so happy to share it with you. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests.
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Calming weekend retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time at this cottage! Bill and Joanne were excellent hosts and they work very hard to make their cottage perfect for guests. The cottage was immaculate and just as pictured! There was more than enough space and the views from every room were absolutely stunning. We took full advantage of the upper deck in the evenings to watch the breathtaking sunsets. We could not have been any happier with our stay here and certainly recommend it! Thank you again, Bill and Joanne!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review, it means a lot to us that you were so happy with the cottage. We try very hard to make our guests feel relaxed and at home. Also, thanks for leaving the cottage in such nice condition. Have a great summer.
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