Fossil Beach

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Address: 5551 Fossil Drive Lake: Canandaigua Location: Lakeside Peak Check In: Saturday Square Feet: 1800
5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths Maximum Occupancy 10 Yes

Take your Finger Lakes eclipse experience to the next galaxy with our Total Solar Eclipse Package! Get your hands on locally crafted cosmic treats, three bottles of Heron Hill Eclipse Wine, four viewing glasses, and two souvenir stemless wine glasses. Plus, each adult (21+) gets tasting coupons for Heron Hill Winery to use at either their Keuka Lake or Canandaigua Lake tasting room.


Save 10% by booking any remaining 7 night stay between October 25, 2023 and March 31, 2024!  Savings already apply!  No promo code needed. 

Special offers are only applicable to new reservations booked directly with Finger Lakes Premier Properties & cannot be combined with any other offer. Excludes holidays.


Coming Soon for 2024 Rentals – Fossil Beach will be have an additional fifth bedroom, a hot tub and stone patio for guest relaxation and screened in porch that overlooks the lake.

Fossil Beach is boasting with privacy, charm and family friendly opportunities.  Known for its select location on Canandaigua Lake where fossils can be found scattered along the waterfront, this four bedroom home has something for everyone!  Built in 1920, Fossil Beach reflects cottage lake living from days gone by.

A small covered porch provides a quintessential cottage entry.  Inside, an open living area greets you.  Comfortable furniture surrounds a flat screen TV and decorative fireplace.  An open kitchen and dining area allow for preparing meals and visiting with friends and family.  Completing the lower level, you’ll find a full bath and laundry room area.

The second floor offers sleeping arrangements for your group of travelers.  The spacious master bedroom offers a king size bed and private ensuite bathroom.  Additional bedrooms are cottage size, have a lake view and share a common area full bathroom.

From every room in the house, you can see beautiful Canandaigua Lake.  Open the windows and allow yourself to hear the waves lapping onto the shore.  For relaxing, reading, and sleeping there is a cozy screened porch off the second floor available to anyone.  In 2024, this cozy second floor porch area will have a twin daybed for daytime use that converts into a king bed for nighttime sleeping.

Perfect for both the adventurist and the naturist, Fossil Beach is nestled on a heavily wooded, peaceful piece of property – far from any main road.  Allowing you to soak up the sunrise each morning from the west side of Canandaigua Lake, this home is about 12 minutes south of the City of Canandaigua.

Offering over 335 foot of private lake frontage, and an abundance of non-motorized watercraft, your days can be filled paddling the shores of Canandaigua Lake in your choice of non-motorized water craft.

At the lakefront, a private dock for swimming, sunbathing or just parking the family boat is yours to enjoy.  It’s been said the fishing is great right off the dock too!  A lakefront firepit will allow you to pop open your favorite Finger Lakes brew and roast marshmallows each evening.

Perhaps going for a water hike at Grimes Glen Park would be perfect for you!  About 20 minutes south, in the town of Naples, Grimes Glen provides the perfect way to hike and cool down on a hot summer day.

With few options; Canandaigua Lake offering so much privacy, comfort, peacefulness and lake charm – Fossil Beach is truly the complete package for fun!  Call and make your reservation today.

**4-Wheel Drive is recommended for all winter bookings! **

Note: Smoking is not allowed in any rental property.
Homes are not handicap accessible, unless stated in description.
Where pets are allowed it is indicated. Otherwise, pets are not allowed. Homes are not guaranteed allergen-free, even those that do not allow pets.
Docking capabilities may vary based on current water levels. Docking is not guaranteed if water levels are low and/or high due to seasonal weather and climate changes.
*Outdoor amenities, including furniture/ watercraft/ fire pits are not available between October 15- May 15*

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Property Details
  • Steps to Beach: 40
  • Stairs to Property: 3
  • Slope of Lot: Gradual - Steep
  • Boat Lift: None
  • Pet Restriction: 2 Dogs Allowed
  • Lake Frontage: 380' (Natural)
  • Vehicle Parking: 5 Spaces
  • Dock: 4' x 100' (Seasonal) - Boats are not able to be tied to the dock
  • Water Source: Lake
  • Sewer: Septic
Bed and Bath Breakdown
  • Bedroom 1 - King - Second Floor
  • Bedroom 2 - Queen, Bunk Bed - Second Floor
  • Bedroom 3 - Queen, Twin Single - Second Floor
  • Bedroom 4 - Queen, Twin Single - Second Floor
  • Bedroom 5 - Coming in 2024 - King - Second Floor (Twin Daybed Converts to King Bed)
  • Bathroom 1 - Entry Level - Toilet, Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Second Floor - Toilet, Tub, Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Second Floor - Toilet, Shower
  • Air Conditioning
    (Central A/C)
  • BBQ - Propane
  • Bring Bottled Water for Drinking
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Fire Pit
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens provided
  • Minimum Age Limit
  • Mooring Buoy
    (All motorized boats should be tied to the mooring buoy, not the dock)
  • Non-motorized watercraft
    (Row Boat, Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboat)
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
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