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Centrally located in the Finger Lakes, on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, Seneca Lake Effect is the perfect destination for family reunions, destination wedding, couples' vacations, or just for fun.
Situated on seven acres of wooded land, you'll enjoy seclusion along with all the conveniences of being just seven miles from the attractions of Geneva, a growing cultural center for the region. Whether it's wineries and breweries, the up-and-coming restaurant scene on Linden Street, hiking in nearby Watkins Glen or Ithaca, swimming or kayaking, or enjoying a romantic sunset over the lake, we believe you'll have everything you need for the perfect getaway.
The 4,000 square foot ranch-style house offers full lake views throughout the common area, large enough for big families and groups to enjoy. The 6 bedrooms, 5 with their own en-suite bathrooms, provides the privacy needed for groups traveling together.
The spacious, open kitchen with hardwood floors and island makes hosting a buffet-style extravaganza, or wine tasting, easy. It has all the equipment you need -- gourmands will appreciate the six-burner gas stove and convection oven. The dining table seats up to 12 for a more formal gathering, or eat on the deck for a more casual meal.
The Sun Room is everything its name promises with views on three sides. All the entertainment you need is right there from the premium cable, 57-inch screen TV, game table (perfect for cards or a jigsaw puzzle), and a play area for toddlers. For a change of pace, or on rainy days, send the kids to the basement to play ping-ping or foosball.
Access the deck via the Great Room or the Sun Room to stare at the night sky or head down to the lake. The deck will be a focal point at mealtime as you fire up the barbeque grill. It's surrounded by just enough trees to please the sunbathers and shade lovers.
Take the steps down to the 293-foot waterfront (or perch on the half-way point deck) to spend the day swimming or kayaking. The grassy overlook is a great location for stargazing and roasting marshmallows around a bonfire. You can also reach the lake via a ramp.
In addition to the Sun Room, each bedroom has its own premium cable-configured TV. The two master suites add to the luxury. Both have a king mattress, a walk-in closet, and lake views. The Lake Effect Master Suite includes a sitting room with a sleeper sofa and a Jacuzzi bathtub. The bunk room sleeps four (two bunks, a twin and a foldaway), so kids can have their own space too. The other three bedrooms each have queen mattresses, closets, and private bathrooms.
The house sits a quarter mile from the road, so you have all the advantages of being away coupled with the benefits of easy access to entertainment. If you need access to Wi-Fi, Lake Effect has a geek-approved high-speed connection, so you may discover you do your best work from the deck. The large laundry room is conveniently located between the common areas and the bedrooms.
For 2019 we are upgrading to include a hot tub and a larger year-round dock. For the eco-conscious, this vacation can actually help offset your carbon footprint! We are installing solar panels for the whole house, and a level-2 EV charger in the garage for your plug-in hybrid or electric car.