New Fingerlakes Lakehouse

Auburn, New York


This beautiful lake house was custom built by the owner in 2015 and new to the market in 2016. The owner custom designed and built this home specifically for this east side lot with 72' of private lake front that has just spectacular sunsets as it sits on nearly the widest portion of Owasco lake. The owner situated the home to allow for a view of the water from every room in the home and an unusual amount of privacy for the area. The home includes 3 bedrooms: one Master on the first floor and two spacious bedrooms on the second floor. One large bedroom is designed as a suite for a couple with children and sleeps up to 4 for a place to get away when your with a group. The charming home is a cozy 1,600 sq. ft. and includes a open kitchen great room concept for family's and small groups to enjoy company together. Also, you will find a relaxing covered porch place again for maximum privacy and lake views, yet thoughtfully placed to keep the sun from straining your eyes. Also included is a 1 1/2 car attached garage and parking for another 5 cars in the driveway. The outside lawn is big enough for playing games and a gentle walk down an inviting stone walk will lead you to a terrace level to enjoy the lake side which includes a fire pit for those evening campfires; a few more steps to the lake shore which is great for playing on the beach and splashing in the water. On the water you will find a two person kayak to enjoy and 70' of dock to swim, fish or dock your own boat. The shore is stone rather than sand, and water shoes are recommended. The clarity and warmth of the water have often been praised by our visitors and friends. The water starts out just inches deep and very gradually deepens to about 3 1/2' to 4' at the end of the dock. swim out another 30' and your in about 7-10' of water. Owasco lake is the deepest at 155' in the middle of this glacier formed Fingerlake and has plenty of lake trout, small and large mouth bass, perch and walleye for the fisherman. Some of the best ice fishing can be had out front when the ice arrives in mid winter months. Fall is spectacular when the leaves turn to brilliant reds, oranges, yellows.
Nearby you will find two public golf courses within minutes, mini-golf and ice cream are within a short walk, large chain grocery stores are about 10 minutes away, several choices of dining are available in the immediate area. If you enjoy theater, the Merry-Go-Round theater is about 2 miles away. Downtown Skaneateles offering dining and quaint shopping district is a gently drive about 10 minutes to the east. The world renowned Fingerlakes Wine Trail is a must. Also, nearby are hiking in beautiful gorges, hunting on state game land and snowmobiling in the winter months. If you just want a relaxing get away, or looking for year round activities - the home and area has plenty to offer.

For Winter time stay- may require 4WD vehicles. We do have the driveway plowed, but All-wheel drive or 4WD is recommended.


Amenities

SPORTS AND ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Basketball Court
  • Water Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Hunting

LOCAL SERVICES AND BUSINESSES

  • Fitness Center
  • Hospital

ATTRACTIONS

  • Museums
  • Zoo
  • Winery Tours
  • Marina

CAR

  • Recommended

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sledding
  • Horseback Riding

LOCATION FAMILY HEADPIN

  • Lake
  • Waterfront

LOCATION TYPE

  • Beachfront
  • Lake View

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Family

General

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Heating
  • Wireless Internet
  • Garage
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Children Welcome

Kitchen

  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Toaster
  • Stove

Outside

  • Kayak/Canoe
  • Golf
  • Deck/Patio
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Lawn/Garden

Entertainment

  • Games
  • Video Library
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite/Cable

Dining

  • Dining Area

Houses Rules

  • 04:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM
  • No parties/events
  • Smoking allowed
  • Pets allowed
  • Children allowed
  • Max occupancy: 8

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Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

98 Reviews

    Great House on the Lake

    5/5 Stayed Jun 20, 2021
    Submitted Jun 23, 2021

    They house is exactly as pictured. It was clean and comfortable. It does not have the wear an tear you sometimes find in rental properties. The area was nice and quiet for a relaxing family vacation. The view was beautiful and the lake was very clean and clear. Just a wonderful time with our family. We would most certainly rent this home again.

    2021

    5/5 Stayed Jun 17, 2021
    Submitted Jun 21, 2021

    Just what we needed . Peace and quiet

    Great house

    5/5 Stayed Jun 7, 2021
    Submitted Jun 13, 2021

    Beautiful lake and property. Right down the road from the ice cream place. Other reviews point out steepness of driveway.

    Great Stay

    5/5 Stayed Jun 3, 2021
    Submitted Jun 6, 2021

    Everything you could possibly want for a quick family getaway. Thank you!!!!

    Perfect Lakeside Property

    5/5 Stayed May 13, 2021
    Submitted May 23, 2021

    We enjoyed a lovely weekend at Todd and Leslie's property. The house is gorgeous and has wonderful lake views through large windows. We had perfect weather and were able to rent a boat and dock it at the house. The kitchen is wonderful to cook in, but the only thing that would make it better is a large cutting board. We were really impressed by the property and will keep it in mind for future vacations!

    Great Weekend Stay

    5/5 Stayed May 7, 2021
    Submitted May 11, 2021

    The house was everything we expected from the listing. It was very clean, in a great location, and had plenty of space for my family of four, my in-laws, and brother-in-laws family of 3. The owners were friendly and quickly responded to any questions we had. The nearby drive in/mini golf spot was a great surprise, one that we frequented. The location to Auburn and Skaneatles was fantastic. Highly recommend this property.

    Long weekend away

    5/5 Stayed Apr 29, 2021
    Submitted May 14, 2021

    House was exactly what was pictured. Lake is very nice, just wish we had visited when we were able to swim in it.

    Great location and view

    5/5 Stayed Apr 26, 2021
    Submitted Apr 30, 2021

    We loved the location. Although we had to drive to the adjacent lake for the wineries, we loved being on a quiet lane and could sit in the backyard with the wonderful lake view. Too bad it was to cold to get in since that is the clearest lake water I have ever seen. We used the grill to cook delicious meals, the yard to play games, and loved that each couple had their own bathroom. Highly recommend!

    Beautiful home

    5/5 Stayed Apr 23, 2021
    Submitted Apr 25, 2021

    Thank you so much to Leslie and Todd! We couldn’t have had a better time for girls weekend. The house fit the 7 of us very comfortably. Beautiful home, very clean and very fast responses from the owners. The views were also amazing! Looking forward to visiting again soon. Thank you so much!!

    Beautiful Getaway!!

    5/5 Stayed Apr 5, 2021
    Submitted Apr 10, 2021

    This was a perfect week away on the lake. The house was amazing, perfectly clean, and spacious. I would recommend to everyone. Todd and Leslie thank you for sharing your beautiful home. We hope to rent this house again!

    Excellent stay

    5/5 Stayed Apr 2, 2021
    Submitted Apr 7, 2021

    Everything was perfect....no issues with the property at all.

    Very clean

    5/5 Stayed Mar 6, 2021
    Submitted Mar 20, 2021

    So easy to rent. Very clean and beautiful home.

    Wonderful home

    5/5 Stayed Feb 19, 2021
    Submitted Feb 22, 2021

    It was a wonderful home for a girls weekend! They owners worked well with us and even contacted me that I could text them anytime if they needed to come out and snow blow no matter how much snow off. One thing that should be stated more in the listing. The driveway is steep even with a 4 wheel drive hard it’s difficult to get out. Thankfully they let you use the garage here so you got to be on a flat surface to get out. But other than that it’s wonderful and I’d love to come back during the summer to see how beautiful the lake really is! Thank you again!

    Nice spot for a quick getaway

    5/5 Stayed Feb 17, 2021
    Submitted Feb 22, 2021

    The house had everything you need for a nice lake getaway. The sunset was beautiful over Owasco lake and the location is very convenient. Would definitely stay again.

    Beautiful place with amazing views

    5/5 Stayed Feb 12, 2021
    Submitted Feb 15, 2021

    We had a relaxing stay thank you

    Girls Weekend

    5/5 Stayed Jan 22, 2021
    Submitted Feb 20, 2021

    Overall, this was a great place to stay for a little weekend getaway. My girlfriends and I had a blast, great kitchen and the beds were comfy. The house was also very clean. Only problem we faced was the steep hill to get down to the house because it was extremely icy. Definitely recommend a 4 wheel drive vehicle (snow tires will not cut it). I would highly recommend this property and the owners were very friendly and easy to contact.

    Winter weekend!

    5/5 Stayed Jan 15, 2021
    Submitted Jan 20, 2021

    Beautiful home. Had a great girls weekend, and had everything we needed for a fun staycation! Would love to go back during the summer !

    Beautiful property and home!

    5/5 Stayed Dec 30, 2020
    Submitted Jan 19, 2021

    We had a great stay here in January with another family (4 kids, 4 adults). It was too cold to spend much time outside, but we did enjoy the fire pit and the view of the lake. The house is new, clean, and had everything we needed. Leslie was responsive and fantastic both before and during our trip. This was a great place to start the new year and we hope to go back another time soon!

    Sunset show...

    5/5 Stayed Nov 6, 2020
    Submitted Nov 12, 2020

    We were blessed with a picture perfect fall weekend. The house was as described, which fit our small group perfectly. Clean, safe & comfortable. Only down side for us was I was in a walking boot & crutches so making it down to the fire pit and dock happened only once. But that did not keep us from having a fabulous time. Thank you for sharing your beautiful property.

    Beautiful house and location!

    5/5 Stayed Oct 25, 2020
    Submitted Nov 4, 2020

    This location was gorgeous and so well located - just a quick 15 minute drive into the nearby towns. The lake front is amazing and so scenic, and the house itself was beautiful and sparkling clean. We would love to come back! One note - the driveway is very steep, so cars low to the ground might have some difficulty getting in and out, but not a big deal otherwise!

    Great family get away

    5/5 Stayed Oct 9, 2020
    Submitted Oct 19, 2020

    This is a lovely home, and appeared exactly as you see in the pictures. Loved being right on the lake, and my husband enjoyed walking out on the dock every morning with his coffee and casting out a line. The fire pit outside by the lake was nice to sit at on the chilly evenings. Waking up to the sound of the water and the beautiful view of the lake was wonderful, and sunsets over the lake are truly magical. We did find the property to be a bit hilly and uneven, and the driveway was a bit steep. The front bedroom could use a dresser for clothes storage. We would definitely recommend staying here, and we hope to go back again some day.

    Lovely long weekend getaway

    5/5 Stayed Oct 2, 2020
    Submitted Oct 6, 2020

    What a wonderful location and a great house. The place was immaculate and had everything we needed. The views are breathtaking. Loved having chairs down by the lake. Would definitely stay here again.

    Great adult getaway

    5/5 Stayed Sep 27, 2020
    Submitted Oct 19, 2020

    Great relaxing home to spend a few days or more. Location to wine trails was manageable around Cayuga and Seneca. Hosts were super helpful. Great sunsets from west side of lake

    Perfect

    5/5 Stayed Sep 24, 2020
    Submitted Sep 29, 2020

    We did a family girls weekend at this very clean and updated home. Went on a wine tour one day, fished off the dock and enjoyed campfires at night. It was perfect!!!

    Great stay

    5/5 Stayed Sep 21, 2020
    Submitted Sep 27, 2020

    We had a great stay. A beautiful home, very clean, amazing sunsets.

    What a peaceful getaway

    5/5 Stayed Sep 16, 2020
    Submitted Sep 21, 2020

    My wife and I really enjoyed are stay.

    Beautiful property!

    5/5 Stayed Sep 11, 2020
    Submitted Sep 15, 2020

    We had a great stay at this amazing property!

    Family vacation

    5/5 Stayed Sep 7, 2020
    Submitted Sep 10, 2020

    Listing is as advertised. Easy check in process and great communication with property owners. Would stay here again and recommend to others.

    Perfect vacation getaway!

    5/5 Stayed Aug 29, 2020
    Submitted Sep 7, 2020

    The property far exceeded our expectations! The house was pristine and we loved all of the details from cleanliness, to hotel-like fresh linens and towels, a well stocked kitchen, toys/games/books for the children along with an assortment of books for every age, beautiful architecture/decoration of the home! Highly recommend this property!

    Owasco Lake

    5/5 Stayed Aug 22, 2020
    Submitted Aug 29, 2020

    Lovely property and great location. Easy drive to wineries, parks restaurants.

    Lake house review

    5/5 Stayed Aug 15, 2020
    Submitted Aug 23, 2020

    A lovely home that is well maintained and owners that were responsive to our needs. The evening sunsets were stunning after days of great weather and fishing.

    The Most Amazing Week

    5/5 Stayed Aug 8, 2020
    Submitted Aug 15, 2020

    We fell in love with this house and Lake Owasco! Our family had the most amazing vacation during our week-long stay on Waters Edge! The house is beautiful and so comfortable. Everything you need is there and the owners were wonderful communicating with us. The kids loved the dock and kayak. We rented a pontoon boat from Owasco Marine and had the best day out on the lake. The lake is spectacular and the sunsets from the house are beautiful. We loved the fire pit and making s’mores while enjoying the views. The turquoise water of Lake Owasco is amazing and the water was the perfect temperature for swimming all day and sometimes at night! We loved this property and location so much we already booked again for next year!

    Great piece of property

    5/5 Stayed Aug 1, 2020
    Submitted Aug 9, 2020

    Beautiful lake, great house and set up. We had a wonderful time!

    Beautiful home on lakefront

    4/5 Stayed Jul 18, 2020
    Submitted Jul 25, 2020

    This is a beautiful home on Owasco Lake, owners are great to work with! The home had everything we needed. Our biggest concern was the landscape. The house is on a hillside. The driveway is very steep. The yard is on a grade that made it difficult for our 20 month old granddaughter to play on. It is a great home for adults or a family with children who are a little older.

    Great house.

    5/5 Stayed Jul 11, 2020
    Submitted Jul 29, 2020

    House is just as advertised. Modern and very clean. Enjoyed the beautiful clear water of the lake. Driveway is a bit steep and could be challenging for older people. Location is great, within walking to Tom Thumbs ice cream. Had read in previous reviews the beds could be hard. Ours was fine. My son's bed was hard. We looked for the pillow top in the closet but it was locked. Luckily he is young and has a good back. The sofa in the living room is uncomfortable as the cushions do not stay put. Not really a problem as we were outdoors enjoying the lake. The owners are very nice. We almost had to cancel due to Covid and they were extremely gracious. Would highly recommend. Enjoyed our stay.

    Great week

    5/5 Stayed Jun 27, 2020
    Submitted Jul 7, 2020

    I grew up on the lake and was excited to come back along with some friends to enjoy the area. The house was clean and the check in processes was made easy by the owners. We'd definetly rent the home again.

    Great week at the lake

    5/5 Stayed Jun 21, 2020
    Submitted Jul 3, 2020

    Beautiful house to have some quiet family time. Great location. Amazing sunsets!

    5 stars

    5/5 Stayed Jun 18, 2020
    Submitted Jun 22, 2020

    Love the place . Sure to be back next year

    Amazing location and home.

    5/5 Stayed Jun 13, 2020
    Submitted Jun 21, 2020

    We booked this home last minute and it was amazing. The home is beautiful and has all the amenities inside and out that you need to enjoy with your family. Highly recommend, you won’t be disappointed. Cheers !

    Loved our first VRBO experience

    5/5 Stayed May 29, 2020
    Submitted Jun 5, 2020

    This was our first VRBO experience and we were nervous that it would not be as clean or nice as hotels we have been to. The house was exactly as pictured and the owner was lovely to deal with responding quickly to our questions. The only small glitch we had was the key entry code not working for checkin but everything else went smoothly. We highly recommend staying at this house and the location. Enjoy.

    Very clean and practical property

    5/5 Stayed May 21, 2020
    Submitted May 27, 2020

    Super clean home. Clean and pristine linens and amenities. Area is quite buggy, but I know that's part of nature! Lake was stunning. Owners incredibly responsive.

    Perfect Weekend

    5/5 Stayed Feb 28, 2020
    Submitted Mar 4, 2020

    Great place. Thank you!

    Very comfortable!!

    5/5 Stayed Nov 26, 2019
    Submitted Nov 30, 2019

    Great family getaway. Newer home with all amenities! Great care by owners to make sure guests had all the essentials and more. Nice layout! Late fall retreat for us. Would like to see it in the summer, great views and location. Best part of the day was cooking and relaxing at the home.

    Excellent property and beautiful lake.

    5/5 Stayed Oct 25, 2019
    Submitted Oct 30, 2019

    Wonderful experience. Clean and modern home.

    Beautiful house and setting

    5/5 Stayed Oct 18, 2019
    Submitted Oct 24, 2019

    Our stay was great. The house was so clean. We spent time outside by the fire pit and the view on the lake was amazing. Couldn’t have been any better.

    Birthday weekend

    5/5 Stayed Oct 11, 2019
    Submitted Oct 16, 2019

    We stayed here over Columbus day weekend and what a beautiful home! Wish they weather was better to enjoy the lake more, but since it was rainy we could only enjoy the beautiful view. Would definitely recommend staying here!

    Family Time

    5/5 Stayed Sep 27, 2019
    Submitted Sep 29, 2019

    We had a great time with Family for a wedding weekend. Very comfortable. Enjoyed the Lake - jetskis, fished off the dock, relaxed. Thanks!

    Fabulous property

    5/5 Stayed Sep 20, 2019
    Submitted Oct 3, 2019

    This house is a home away from home! The house has beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. The house was very clean. The property owners were quick to reply to messages and very friendly to communicate with. I would definitely rent this home again!

    Finger Lakes Retreat

    5/5 Stayed Sep 16, 2019
    Submitted Sep 23, 2019

    Great location to explore Eastern Finger Lakes Region. Lovely lakehouse getaway. Steps away from the water.

    Wonderful Stay

    5/5 Stayed Sep 13, 2019
    Submitted Sep 15, 2019

    Beautiful home & lovely location right on the lake! We had a great time!

    Beautiful Home!

    5/5 Stayed Sep 6, 2019
    Submitted Sep 12, 2019

    This rental is a wonderful place to stay! We enjoyed the access to the lake and the amazing sunsets. The property has great amenities. The owners, Todd and Leslie, were very accommodating. We would definitely recommend this rental property!

    Great home

    5/5 Stayed Aug 30, 2019
    Submitted Sep 4, 2019

    The home was extremey clean, good layout. Location was great, close to many activities. Spent ample time fishing off of the dock.

    Quiet lakefront house. New, clean and supplied with everything you need for a relaxing stay. Walking

    5/5 Stayed Aug 19, 2019
    Submitted Aug 26, 2019

    Easy, no hassle process for a great vacation. Will definitely rent again.

    Great getaway!

    5/5 Stayed Aug 11, 2019
    Submitted Aug 21, 2019

    Overall fantastic property. Great location, Very comfortable accommodations, and overall quite clean... a few exceptions were under the beds and couch where we stumbled upon lots of dust and a past renter’s stuffed bear and someone’s sock. We loved sitting in the Adirondack chairs down by the water while our son played in the lake, and being able to watch the sun set from both the shoreline and the kitchen. We would definitely rent again.

    A very beautiful place on the lake with gorgeous sunsets. Todd and Leslie responded promptly.

    5/5 Stayed Aug 4, 2019
    Submitted Aug 12, 2019

    We truly enjoyed our week at this property which is tastefully decorated and kitchen items fairly well stocked. Minor improvement suggestions would be: Bedrooms: Mirrors on back of bedroom closet doors would lessen bathroom wait time if over 4 people getting ready; Kitchen: Larger kitchen serving spoon(s), fork(s), a mixer and deep mixing bowl. Living Room Seating: A cushioned storage ottoman and bean bag chairs that could be stored in closet and brought out for rainy day use. (The dining table bench was not comfortable for TV viewing for very long) These are just suggestions as we had 4 days of rain during our stay. The house is absolutely beautiful and we thank you for the comfortable bed toppers. We brought our hammock from home and rented 2 additional kayaks for our large family.

    The best lake house

    5/5 Stayed Jul 21, 2019
    Submitted Aug 4, 2019

    Fishing off the dock with our grandkids was excellent. Owners very responsive to questions we had. Immediately brought us a new gas grill when we told them the old one was not usable. Beds really comfy. TV and channels were wonderful. Having a garage was a real bonus. Driveway while steep was a non issue. The couch could be better. Having a washer and dryer was a plus. Everything you needed for a kitchen was available. Trash and recycling was good. House was a good size. We were there for two weeks and we would recommend it to everyone.

    Beautiful, updated house

    5/5 Stayed Jul 14, 2019
    Submitted Jul 24, 2019

    Our family had a great week on the lake. The house is at a quiet location, short drive to town and activities. The house was spacious and updated. We would return again!

    Great Stay

    5/5 Stayed Jul 7, 2019
    Submitted Jul 31, 2019

    New Fingerlakes Lakehouse is a gem. It's spacious and well-equipped. The bedrooms are roomy and the beds are comfortable. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare your own meals, and there is a large gas grill outside. Grocery stores are nearby. The location is perfect. The views from the east shore of Owasco Lake are stunning, especially at sunset time. The lake shore is just a few steps down the hill in the back which makes access to boating and swimming easy.. There is a dock for fishing. A two-person kayak is on site, and other water craft can be rented from Owasco Paddles, which is located nearby, and they deliver. The parking area is steep and on the small side, but we were able to accommodate two SUV's with a little practice. Overall, a great experience.

    Wedding guests weekend stay

    5/5 Stayed Jun 27, 2019
    Submitted Jul 7, 2019

    The house was very modern, clean and delivered as advertised. Although we were out a lot for wedding events, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The kids took advantage of the lake dock and used the kayak to travel across the lake, which was so fun! Because the temperature was over 90 degrees, the one-zone air conditioning was an issue for the second floor rooms. There was a good 7 degree difference between the upstairs and the downstairs, which made it difficult to keep the upstairs cool without making the first floor freezing. Also, as the other reviews said, the beds were hard, but one bed did have a mattress topper that helped. It would be great if those were available in all the rooms! Overall, we would love to visit the finger lakes again and would recommend this house to all that were looking to visit also!

    Long weekend getaway

    4/5 Stayed Jun 20, 2019
    Submitted Jun 25, 2019

    Very clean and nice kitchen and family room. Pretty views of the lake. Beds were quite hard though.

    Crazy driveway!

    5/5 Stayed Jun 5, 2019
    Submitted Jun 13, 2019

    Beautiful home with everything we needed for our stay... but the steep driveway was difficult for some of our cars.

    Beautiful property

    5/5 Stayed May 30, 2019
    Submitted Jun 5, 2019

    New and clean with everything you need. We could stay forever. Plenty of space for our family of six. Loved the white kitchen and the lake view. Great fishing from the dock. Beds are hard but are solved with placement of memory foam on top, but only two are available. We value a neat clean home and it was perfect!

    Best Time

    5/5 Stayed May 26, 2019
    Submitted May 30, 2019

    I rented this house for my bridesmaids and I to get ready in for my wedding. The amount of space was perfect. Not to mention the location and the view. I was nervous about it being ready for us to check in, due to having to get there earlier than the normal check in, but Todd and Leslie were great. We were able to enter early with no problem and the place looked so clean. Thanks again Todd and Leslie. I'm sure my new husband and I will be back soon! I hope you enjoyed the flowers! -Jessica Harrison

    Great house on the lake

    5/5 Stayed May 24, 2019
    Submitted Jun 5, 2019

    Todd & Leslie were great hosts. They endured my stay at property was wonderful. The location is great and the house was right in the lake which had great sunsets.

    Amazing Time!

    5/5 Stayed May 16, 2019
    Submitted May 20, 2019

    First impressions was a very clean, modern, open floor plan with lots of natural lighting. Super comfortable and was absolutely perfect for all six of us. (All Adults) Lake views are beautiful with the sounds of the waves just adding to the experience. Beds were very hard but in the closets were memory foam toppers that helped. The couch...…..well...…..cushions always needing adjustments and very thin. You can feel the couch underneath. We weren't in the house enough to worry about that! Perfect weekend getaway! Vineyards were a little far but definitely not too far. Beautiful day spent at the vineyards! Would definitely recommend this house to anyone who wants to getaway, relax and recharge!

    Amazing!!!

    5/5 Stayed May 10, 2019
    Submitted May 13, 2019

    This home really exceeded our expectations. It was impeccable and the accommodations were most suitable. Everything you needed was there. I would recommend sharpening the knives in the block for families who enjoy cooking and having washcloths available instead of hand towels for showering. It would have been nice to have had a paved driveway. It was difficult to manage in the rain with elderly people on the gravel with a slightly sloped driveway. Overall none of these suggestions should deter your decision. You will not be disappointed and there is no need to search for a better house because there are none😊�

    Wonderful Girls’ Weekend

    5/5 Stayed Apr 25, 2019
    Submitted Apr 28, 2019

    House is just beautiful, comfortable, and very clean. Todd and Leslie were great to work with and were very prompt in replies. Thank you so much for how well you set up your house for guests.

    Beautiful home on the lake

    5/5 Stayed Apr 5, 2019
    Submitted Apr 11, 2019

    We rented this house for my wife's surprise birthday weekend. When we got there, we were very pleased with the house. We went in and the house was beautiful!! Completely remodeled and very well done. The owners were very responsive and extremely friendly. We will definitely be back again!!

    Clean, newly renovated home with fabulous lake view!! The kitchen has everything you would need!

    5/5 Stayed Nov 9, 2018
    Submitted Nov 18, 2018

    This home was newly renovated and super clean. The windows gave us a beautiful view of the lake with easy access to the dock and beach area. The kitchen was stocked with anything you would need to cook and serve a group. The living area was opened and comfortable to enjoy and hang out. The owners are responsive, kind, and flexible. Great stay 🤗

    Clean and new with beautiful views!

    5/5 Stayed Nov 2, 2018
    Submitted Nov 4, 2018

    We rented the house for a girl’s weekend. The house is right on the water with beautiful views. We loved how new and clean everything was. The owners were accommodating and flexible. The house had all the essentials! Our only critique is the couch. Because of the floors, it slid all over the place and the pillows kept sliding everywhere! With six of us, it was uncomfortable as a few of us had to sit at the kitchen table. The “fireplace”is plug in and electric. It was fine, just not what we expected. However, everything else was excellent and we are already discussing a return visit!

    Great location, poor mattresses and sofa

    3/5 Stayed Oct 26, 2018
    Submitted Oct 31, 2018

    The house is new and a great location. However, the beds and sofa were definitely uncomfortable. Unfortunately, the mattresses were in plastic covers too. One of the couples had to leave due to the mattress conditions. The house was well stocked with kitchen items and was very clean. If the beds and sofa were upgraded, it would be a perfect rental.

    cozy lake house

    5/5 Stayed Oct 20, 2018
    Submitted Oct 23, 2018

    The home was very nice and clean. A perfect place to enjoy Fall on the lake!

    Excellent as usual!

    5/5 Stayed Oct 5, 2018
    Submitted Oct 8, 2018

    Our family of 5 has stayed here multiple times. So clean and the location is great!

    lovely spot!

    5/5 Stayed Aug 31, 2018
    Submitted Sep 6, 2018

    wonderful for swimming in the lake!

    Such a beautiful house!

    5/5 Stayed Aug 24, 2018
    Submitted Aug 31, 2018

    Just a perfect house on a perfect spot of Owasco Lake. Todd and Leslie did this place right!

    A great stay!

    5/5 Stayed Aug 17, 2018
    Submitted Sep 4, 2018

    Wish we could stay there for the entire summer!!!

    Beautiful home & location

    5/5 Stayed Jun 30, 2018
    Submitted Jul 16, 2018

    Perfect location for rest and relaxation.

    Beautiful vistas with the comfort of home.

    5/5 Stayed Jun 5, 2018
    Submitted Jun 9, 2018

    Great views with picture windows, well appointed home and kitchen, really comfortable beds, close to trails, shopping and more.

    Graduation Vacation and Family Reunion

    4/5 Stayed May 24, 2018
    Submitted May 30, 2018

    Sought out alternative lodging after being faced with ridiculous prices for hotel rooms in Ithaca for Cornell graduation and our multi-generational group was so happy that we decided to do so! Although almost an hour away from Ithaca, the drive was easy and scenic. The house was new and clean with inviting views of Lake Owasco. The kitchen was well stock with cookware, cutlery, plates, cups and glasses. The beds were comfortable, numerous hangars available in the closets and there were plenty of good quality towels. The windows were easy to open and screened which allowed us to enjoy fresh air when we wanted. The central a/c and heat worked fine, too. The BBQ worked well and was of ample size encouraging several uses throughout our stay. We enjoyed kayaking, fly fishing from the dock and relaxing in the shade of the trees on the the back lawn. We were, however, cautious about the driveway which is steep and made of gravel and therefore a bit challenging for cars low to the ground. There are also no handrails on any of the stairs by the front door or side porch nor on the stone steps leading to the lake which could be challenging for older folks. During both the booking process and while we were on site, the owners were immediately responsive to our questions and additional requests. I wish we could have stayed for a few more days!

    Loved it! Great property:)

    5/5 Stayed May 19, 2018
    Submitted Jun 6, 2018

    We had a great time staying at the house. The location is perfect and House is impeccable. The owners accomodated our needs quite effectively! Had a great time.

    Lovely house with a beautiful view

    3/5 Stayed May 11, 2018
    Submitted May 16, 2018

    We stayed at the lake house for two days with our family for graduation. The house was roomy enough for 16 people to have brunch and enjoy both the inside and outside of the house. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare and serve everyone. The sofa was comfortable and showers were excellent. The reason that we did not give the property five stars was that the beds were VERY hard and our group which ranged from 17-74 did not sleep well. The grandparents had to move to a hotel on the second night while the rest of us dealt with an uncomfortable sleep. Which increased the cost of our accommodations unexpectedly. I would recommend memory foam toppers for each bed! It would greatly improve the comfort of each bed and we all would have slept better. The lake is beautiful as is the surrounding area. We would visit again, if the beds were more comfortable.

    Excellent property

    5/5 Stayed Mar 30, 2018
    Submitted Apr 3, 2018

    Our stay went very smoothly. The electronic combination lock was easy to use and very convenient. The house is tastefully furnished with ample towels and the necessary kitchen items. Leslie and Todd were very responsive to our communications. The house is laid out well for a family. The bedroom downstairs has an attached bath which is also a powder room in a divided Jack and Jill fashion. Upstairs there are two bedrooms that share a bath. One room has a double bed and a set of bunk beds and the other a queen. All the bedrooms are large and the closets are generous. The house was spotlessly clean, the appliances newer and well maintained and the laundry facilities were appreciated. There is a double garage which was so nice as we used it to pack up in the rain! The setting couldn't be better. The view from the multiple windows in the combination family/dining/kitchen was fabulous. There was lawn space for running around. It was cold so we didn't spend much time outside although we did enjoy some sheltered views from the porch with a steaming cup of coffee. And of course Tom Thumb ice cream is at the end of the street! All in all we had a terrific time and would not hesitate to recommend this property to friends and family. Thanks Leslie and Todd!!!

    Excellent home on the lake!

    5/5 Stayed Dec 26, 2017
    Submitted Dec 31, 2017

    This was our second time staying here and as usual, it was perfect. The place is brand new, super clean and very comfortable for our family of 5. I look forward to our next visit. Thank you!

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    3/5 Stayed Nov 23, 2017
    Submitted Dec 10, 2017

    The house was very convenient and Todd and Leslie were very good to work with. The view was great. Our only issues were that the beds were very hard and two of our party had to leave a day early because of it. Also the couch was a bit of a problem. Upgrading those two things would make a world of difference

    A beautiful home for a fun weekend!

    5/5 Stayed Nov 16, 2017
    Submitted Nov 19, 2017

    Todd and Leslie were great! The house was clean, inviting, warm and slept us all comfortably. I've recommend this rental to friends and family and we left less than 24 hours ago.

    Girls Weekend!

    4/5 Stayed Nov 3, 2017
    Submitted Nov 7, 2017

    We had a fantastic time in this beautiful home. Everything we needed was there (except I suggest you bring soap and toilet paper). It was clean, very clean, beautiful view and peaceful. I slept in the bottom bunk bed, it was very comfortable. I would recommend this location. Couch was a little uncomfortable, that was the only issue, if we can even say it's an issue.

    Marvelous Lakehouse!

    5/5 Stayed Oct 26, 2017
    Submitted Oct 30, 2017

    It was a girls weekend and we absolutely loved our stay. The layout was perfect. The home was spotless and well appointed, even the towels were plush and the kitchen had everything we needed. Todd and Leslie are so easy and pleasant to communicate with. We were treated to a spectacular sunset the second night we were there while sipping wine outside in late October! Our comments all weekend were this place is great!

    Impeccably clean, modern house with a beautiful view!

    4/5 Stayed Sep 29, 2017
    Submitted Oct 2, 2017

    The house what have been a five-star for sure, but I was disappointed that the toxic blue-green algae bloom was in Owasco Lake when we arrived. The weather was too cold for swimming anyway, but it would've been nice to have a heads up about the algae bloom.

    Relaxing, Clean & Comfortable

    5/5 Stayed Sep 23, 2017
    Submitted Oct 16, 2017

    I stayed here for a weekend this year and it was beautiful weather. We did not get to spend too much time at the house but it was clean and had most items you need. They had toilet paper and small essentials which was REALLY helpful as we weren't spending much time at the house with my friends wedding going on. Only recommendation I made was keeping a hair dryer in the house to help out us women who don't travel with one! There is a nice dock on the water which was nice. Leslie & Todd were very helpful when I asked if we could get in the house earlier due to wedding times. Thanks so much and I hope everyone else enjoys the place as much as we did!

    Lovely lake house!

    5/5 Stayed Sep 15, 2017
    Submitted Sep 17, 2017

    We spent a very pleasant Girls' Getaway weekend at the Owasco lake house. It was great. The house is lovely, spacious and spotlessly clean. It has a very open floor plan, very comfortable beds and great towels. The lake is a short downhill away with stairs and a lit path. The owners were great to work with. They had the fire pit set up with kindling and wood for a fire, and they purchased extra outside chairs for our group of seven. We enjoyed sitting outside at the lake on a late summer weekend, and also ventured into Skaneatlas for some shopping. Fun!

    Fantastic!!!!

    5/5 Stayed Aug 5, 2017
    Submitted Aug 12, 2017

    Had a great time and the house is beautiful! Loved the area so much to do!!!

    Beautiful Home and Great Location

    5/5 Stayed Jul 29, 2017
    Submitted Aug 6, 2017

    Wonderful house and great location. The house is well appointed and brand new. The lake is great and is pretty quiet on the weekdays. The kitchen is very nice for making meals at the house but there are also very nice places to eat out in Auburn (Prison City Pub). Great vacation.

    Great House for Family Visit

    5/5 Stayed Jul 22, 2017
    Submitted Jul 30, 2017

    House was beautiful and owner was very easy to work with. Our family comes up for a visit with family every year, and this was a great place to stay. Close to town, boat rental, and walking distance up to Tom Thumb. Good beach spot for kids to play/swim, and of course gorgeous views. We would absolutely stay again.

    An ideal spot to unwind.

    5/5 Stayed Jun 30, 2017
    Submitted Jul 20, 2017

    If you’re looking for a place to unwind from a busy working schedule, then this is the place for you. My absolute favourite part was sitting on the dock, sipping a glass of wine with my family, and watching the sun go down. Perfect. Now to the house. It was spotless and comfortable. It had everything you needed at your fingertips. The views of the lake from the living room and above bedroom were spectacular. I couldn’t fault the house at all. The outside space was great. What was the icing on the cake was the 2 person kayak. I had never been kayaking before, so it was an experience rowing out in the middle of the lake and just floating there for a while. Any troubles you may feel will wash away with the tide of the lake. Sorry, couldn’t help but slip that one in. Todd and Leslie were exceptional hosts. Any queries we had were dealt with in a very timely manner. We were fortunate to meet Todd after a couple of days and he was very helpful and friendly. Fantastic hosts all round. On top of that were the neighbours. They were also very friendly and helpful with any questions we may have had. All in all, I would highly recommend this quaint house by the lake. It’s in a great spot where the local shops for groceries are just a short ten minute drive away. Just a word to the wise, if you veer off Owasco Street onto the little roads, watch the deer. Especially at Twilight heading into the night. We met a few a couple of times on the road, so please be careful. So, final words. I would highly recommend. I have family living out there, so we will be back at some stage. I will be counting down the days until that happens.

    Lovely!

    5/5 Stayed Feb 23, 2017
    Submitted Mar 1, 2017

    Gorgeous brand new home! We were lucky with incredible weather (in February!) and enjoyed being outside by the water. No matter the weather, you could stay inside and the breathtaking sunset is right out the front windows! Kitchen is appointed with everything you need for your stay. Five showers back to back and plenty of hot water! Owners are so friendly and easy to work with. Thank you for a great stay!

    Property was in great shape, virtually brand new. Beautiful sunsets on the Owasco Lake.

    5/5 Stayed Feb 18, 2017
    Submitted Feb 24, 2017

    Enjoyed our stay at this new house on Owasco Lake. The accommodations were in great shape, the kitchen was fully equipped and we prepared the majority of our meals there during our stay. Owner was punctual, courteous and conscientious - promptly returning our calls when we had a question or two. Since the home is so new, there are a few more touches that need to be added (e.g. a more robust curtain for the window in the downstairs bedroom, hanger rod in the laundry room, etc.). Those are nits. Overall, the place was fabulous and we would definitely stay there again.

    Beautiful, clean, new!

    5/5 Stayed Dec 26, 2016
    Submitted Jan 8, 2017

    This spot on Owasco Lake is perfect! Close to town yet set far enough out to enjoy the quiet beauty of the lake. The house is brand new construction, clean and thoughtfully appointed so you feel at home. Thanks for a great rental house on my hometown lake!

    Gorgeous new house, Great Lake view!!!

    5/5 Stayed Aug 27, 2016
    Submitted Nov 27, 2016

    This lake house is brand new and spotless!! We enjoyed our stay tremendously and would suggest this to friends/family; Lasca's restaurant, Merry-go-Round Playhouse and a few wineries were our choices this particular trip. We are looking forward to our next stay already!!!

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