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'Hillview' Beautiful lake home with Bluff view

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8 max. Full game room in basement.

Beautifully furnished year round lake home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, located on Keuka Lake's prestigious east side, with tranquil mornings drinking coffee or evenings viewing spectacular sunsets from Adirondack chairs on the beach or from our decks, all facing the magnificent Bluff. Our home is fully furnished with spectacular views from the two living rooms, dining room, kitchen and front bedroom.

You can park right at the rear entrance to our home and walk out the lower level onto a gentle sloping beach directly into the lake, a great play area for children.

Main floor has large living room, full bath, dining room( that will seat 8), kitchen and laundry/storage room (dryer only).

Second floor has 3 bedrooms, full bath and a 2nd living room (or area to put mattresses).

Basement is wide open with ping pong table, pool table, foosball table and bumper pool table.

More Details

Gary Smith
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2018

About Gary Smith

Grew up in the hills of PA (Wellsboro) and got to know Keuka Lake while in high school. Currently retired and live in the Baltimore/Washington DC area .

Why Gary Smith chose Hammondsport

This is our home away from home and is mainly used by family and friends. This is not just a rental property as it is furnished and maintained like our year round home. We just rent it out a little to help with the expenses.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at your cottage. The weather couldn't have been better to enjoy the view of the lake. You did good by ripping the old place down and saving the view! And what a great place for viewing the stars. Loved the little deck on the second floor to get one last glimpse of the stars before bed. We found everything we needed and more. Even on the rainy day we were able to find something to entertain ourselves.

The group had many questions and I had the answers thanks to your thorough tour. Nice to know where things are and how it all works.

I was really tempted to stay the extra night you offered, but obligations called.

Oct 2013
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Hammondsport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Sleeps 8 people max (2nd Floor: 2 queen bedrooms, 1 double bedroom, 3 single mattresses for use on floor Large deck facing lake Side covered shady porch Upper deck Level beach with fire pit and Adirondack chairs Large main living room 2nd living room upstairs Fully equipped kitchen Glass top electric stove Large dinning room Ceiling fans through out Carpeted throughout with hard wood floors in dining room and kitchen 2 Modern bathrooms, 1 with shower and other with tub and shower Cable TV w/DVD player Linens & Towels not provided BBQ w/Propane tank provided Large basement with ping pong table, pool table, foosball table, bumper pool table and extra refrigerator 50 Foot dock Paddle boat Cul de traffic. Dryer in laundry room FREE WIRELESS INTERNET


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'Hillview' Beautiful lake home with Bluff view
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Best family vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

We scheduled a family get together at Hillview, and the weather was just as nice as this beautiful home. We had a full week of swimming, kayaking, wine tasting and evening stories around the fire pit. One day we even rented a pontoon boat to completely explore the lake.

The owners were extremely nice, and met us at the home when we arrived. They advised us to bring water shoes which we all used, but for swimming we just used the ladder at the end of the dock. The description and photos of the home was "spot-on." Many times during the week I heard someone say, "I could live here." Thanks to the owners for sharing this wonderful place.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Silver Spring, Maryland

A beautiful place on Keuka Lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at a nicely furnished and lovely home. The owners met us when we arrived and "oriented" us to their home and answered any questions we had. It was as advertised and couldn't have been nicer. Nice sloping beach for young water lovers (don't forget to bring water shoes as the beach is shale). Spectacular sunsets with a glass of wine concludes most days. Would definitely recommend this home!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home on Keuka Lake

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for a family vacation in the fall of 2015. We found the premises to be clean and well maintained. The description was spot on as advertised. The owners were pleasant and acccomodating. There was ample room for our three couples and the lakeside view was spectacular!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Four Chefs in a Kitchen

  • 5 of 5

We had a very cool, rainy, and windy week at the lake but our accommodations made up for any unpleasantness. This is our third year at this property because we like so much about it (see all the other reviews). The spaciousness of all the areas provide lots of room for comfort. While here, we do lots of creative cooking. The well equipped large kitchen is comfortable enough for four chefs in the kitchen at the same time. Thank you for sharing your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Olney, Maryland

I recommend this place!

  • 5 of 5

I really liked this house (clean, comfortable, friendly owners and beautiful view) I stayed 7 nights and the view never got old. Sunsets were simply beautiful.

The location was perfect and close to all our needs (groceries, wine and fun). The kitchen was well stocked and easy to cook in. In fact, the kitchen was much larger than my own and better equipped!

Our family had a great time! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Houston, Texas

Love this Place on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

We love this place and try to come back every year. The house is always clean and the kitchen well stocked. The deck is the perfect place to enjoy the lake view and relax. The walkout beach and pier are perfect for floating, swimming or snorkeling. You park right next to the back door so easy unloading of the car and groceries. Only problem is the week goes by too quickly :)

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Switzerland Inn
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Bath Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Switzerland Inn
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Relax and Enjoy Spectacular Keuka Lake..

* Wine Country Tours and Tasting..

* Visit Branchport, Hammonsport, and Penn Yan..

* Dine at one or all of our Five Lake Side Restaurants..

* Play golf at one of our great courses.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Swimming.

* Fishing.

* Hiking.

* Biking.

* Enjoying the sunsets.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. Historic Aircraft, Motorcyles,Boats..

* Corning Museum of Glass. Children 17 and under Free adm..

* Walk the Gorge at Wakins Glenn State Park..

* Walk or Bike, along the Outlet Trail, (once a canal tow path).

* The Windmill Farm and Craft Market. Open Saturday, May-Mid-Dec.

Hiking to many local waterfalls

Tour several wineries on the Keuka Lake Wine Trial

Race track at nearby Watkins Glen Grand Prix speedway

Limitless photography opportunities

Parks, recreation areas nearby as well as lots of shopping and antiquing

Great Golf Courses nearby (Lakeside, Bath Country Club, and many more.)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $100

Rates: Peak Season (6/24/2017 to 9/2/2017)
$2,550 per week
$300 security deposit
Rented Saturday to Saturday in Peak Season.
Rate is discounted to $1,700 per week during off season.
Will consider discounts for stays longer than a week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.