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Stunning Log Home on Private Lake- Country at its best

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 185 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Beautiful Tri level log home situated on several private acres with its own non motorized lake. Well equipped kitchen, cozy living room, loft area great for kids play, laundry room, 3 bedrooms( King, Queen, 2 twin beds and futon), 2 full baths, Large bar and gathering area with walkout patio, great for grilling. Spacious wrap around porch with plenty of seating. Huge well manicured lawn offers beautiful views of the water and surrounding hills. If you like privacy this is the place for you. Ideal family get away or perfect honeymoon spot. No pets or smoking allowed.

More Details

Owner
Maureen or Jim Wratten
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

Why Maureen or Jim Wratten chose Central - Leatherstocking

This home was my father's vision. He toiled long and hard at clearing the land and having the cabin loving built in just the right spot for the best views. He lived here for many years enjoying his accomplishment. After his passing we decided to share the beauty of his place with others. We hope that you will enjoy your stay at Ray's Rustic Retreat.

What makes this house unique

If you would like to get away from it all, this is the spot for you. Only 2 miles from town but you feel a world away from the hustle and bustle. So private and yet close to everything you might need. You will never tire of the view from the wrap around porch. Country at its best.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came up for a beautiful weekend! From the wide open land, the boats on the lake to the wonderful and beautiful cabin, we had an A plus stay! This is 100 times better than a 5 star hotel.
May 2013
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Amenities

Waterville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ground floor for easy access to outside patio and lawn
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on first floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon is located in open loft area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • tennis
Notes:
Fully equipped Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, coffeepot, toaster and all needed utensils and dishes. 3 bedrooms, easily sleeps 8, 2 full baths, laundry room with washer and dryer, 3 Flat screen TVs (Satellite TV) and DVD players, kids indoor play area, beautiful bar to relax around and large porch with seating, outdoor patio and grill, lake to fish in(catch and release) or try your hand at kayaking or paddle boating. Horse shoe and camp fire pit and lots of parking. Quiet setting is great for relaxing or enjoying the great outdoors.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Stunning Log Home on Private Lake- Country at its best
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews
5

Best rental property ever.

  • 5 of 5

The house and property were wonderful. It is immaculately maintained and had all the amenities you would need. Kitchen was well stocked and having all the linens and towels supplied was extremely helpful for all the guests. We had up to 12 or so visitors to the house and everyone commented on what a lovely home it was. Some of the guests would be considered "hard to please" but had no complaints with "Ray's Rustic Retreat". All in all it was a great three days even though the weather was not the best. Would rent again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect way to celebrate a Hamilton graduation!

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect getaway to spend quiet time with friends and family at Hamilton's commencement weekend. We fished (small mouth bass and sunnies), used the paddle boat, enjoyed watching the geese families and the heron, and played lawn games. The home is immaculate and very accommodating. Beds were comfortable and there was plenty of space to gather inside and out. It is situated in rolling hills of farm land and is stunning in its placement. We wished we had stayed another day!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful & comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Cute area. The house is beautiful and comfortable and has everything you might need. We wished we could've stayed longer and had nicer weather. We would love to come back.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean, Spacious, Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect. We had 3 families meet here for the holidays. There was plenty of space for everyone, the decorations were amazing, and the downstairs was an extra bonus.

The view of the pond and trees really made us feel comfortable and one with nature.

We definitely we be back and probably during summer months next time!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a wonderful feeling to hear what a great time our guests had and how much they enjoyed their surroundings. Ray's Rustic Retreat is the perfect size for your family of 8 to gather together and enjoy each others company. Hope to see you back again soon!
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5

This is a stunning and comfortable setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay here for the weekend of our daughter,s wedding. Close to Clinton and the reception. Plenty of room for family to stay and not be on top of each other. All the amenities were excellent.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Absolute Gem!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful four day weekend at this marvelous home located in one of the most peaceful settings you can imagine. Everything from the amenities to the furnishings is A+. We had a number of family members and friends stop by and everyone was amazed that a place like this was available. As we sat on the porch watching the deer roam around, we started making plans to stay again in the near future. Thanks to Maureen and Jim for offering such an outstanding rental in a picturesque area. There is not one negative and no one can go wrong in staying here.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Hancock International in Syracuse NY
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Good Times and Slaughtered Lamb
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Barker Brook Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Utica NY
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
State Route 20 Waterville NY
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Michael's, Frank's Pizza and Roc Dairy Creme
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Woods Valley
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Verona Beach State Park and Delta Beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Public Library and Observatory.

* Golf driving range.

* Golf Course.

* Many Restaurants..

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hiking.

* Hamilton College Nature trail.

* Brookfield nature trails.

* Stanley Theatre..

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Fishing.

* Kayaking/paddle boating.

* Utica Zoo.

* Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame.

* Utica Childrens Museum.

10 acres to explore on foot. Try your hand at fishing in the lake(catch and release) or Kayaking and paddle boating. Colgate University and Hamilton College within 15 miles. City of Utica 20 miles away. Golf driving range nearby. Turning Stone Casino Resort and Vernon Downs Raceway within 20 miles. Many golf courses in the area. Centrally located to many attractions.

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Rates & Availability

Waterville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2018
Jan 2 2018 - Dec 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
$5,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,250
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 2.0%

3 night minimum stay. $150.00 cleaning fee will be accessed for all rentals regardless of length of stay.
Hamilton College and Colgate University special event weekends as well as Bouckville Antique week has a 4 night minimum rental time frame

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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