Moxie on the Lake

Rating 4.5 (9 Guest Reviews)
Bedroom 6 bedrooms
Bathroom 5 full baths
Guests 16 guests
Pets Allowed Pets Allowed

  • Address: 8511 Lower Lake Road
  • Lake: Seneca Lake
  • Location: Across Road
  • Peak Check In: Friday
  • Square Feet: 4100

Location Location

Description Description

From the A-frame peak, to the rolling hillside leading to Seneca Lake – Moxie on the Lake is the perfect Finger Lakes destination.  Minutes from award winning wineries, and equidistant between the City of Geneva and the waterfalls of Watkins Glen, this grand home will have you coming back again and again.

Inside, an open floor plan makes vacationing on the lake a breeze.  The gorgeous kitchen with granite counter tops and quality stainless steel appliances make mealtime easy.  Sit at the island bar area and visit with friends and family in the kitchen while they whip up some of your favorite meals.  Local roadside stands offering a plentiful variety of fresh produce are minutes away.

Beautiful floor to ceiling windows allow light to beam in day in and day out.  The great room is adorned with modern luxury décor.  You’ll quickly feel “home” away from home.  Comfortable suede and leather sofas offer a cozy spot for relaxing while the custom-built fireplace with electric insert offers the perfect ambiance.  Outside, just off the great room, a wraparound deck offers a sensational panoramic view!

Throughout the main house, four bedrooms: two upstairs and two down are designed with your comfort and luxury in mind.  Flip a coin to see who gets what bedroom, and make a game of your bedtime retreat.

The lower level of this grand home offers a second living space and bonus bar area.  Perfect for large families, or a gathering of friends, this space is likely to become one of your group’s favorite spaces to gather.  Just outside the lower level, the hot tub overlooks Seneca Lake.

Newly furnished, the guest house can be found a short walk from the main house.  Nestled over the pole barn, this modern guest house offers additional living space for six travelers.  Two additional bedrooms, accompanied by two additional full bathrooms makes for a very comfortable guest house.  A small kitchen and living area set the scene for two retreats in one!  Perk a cup of coffee and enjoy your first sips on the deck outside.  A home this grand is idea for family reunions or couples vacationing for their annual wine lover’s getaway!

A large yard is perfect for nature lovers and guests of all ages!  A quick walk to the lakefront will have you splashing along the shores of Seneca Lake.  38ft of lake frontage is yours to enjoy.  Spend your days enjoying sunning on the dock, or rent a kayak nearby and paddle the day away.  Bring your fishing poles and see who can get the largest catch of the day!  As a bonus, the lakefront offers a cabana to escape the afternoon sun.

In the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Country, Moxie’s on the Lake is minutes from Boundary Breaks Vineyard, Idol Ridge Winery & Alder Creek Distillery, Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars, Wagner Vineyards Estate Winery and more.  Or, take a quick trip north to Geneva and enjoy the local dining favorites like Twisted Rail Brewing, and Parker’s Grille and walk Exchange Street with boutique shops.  A trip south will have you hiking Watkin’s Glen State Park and taking photos of the beautiful waterfalls, spending the day at Watkin’s Glen International watching the race cars drive laps, or taking a boat cruise on one of Captain Bill’s Cruises.  Call and book your reservation at Moxie on the Lake today!

*Maximum occupancy of 16 at any time; Maximum parking of 6 vehicles (boat trailers are counted as a vehicle) at any time.

Note: Your safety matters to us! Moxie on the Lake has seven security cameras along the exterior of this home.  The cameras do not look into any interior living areas.

Occupancy: This property is closely monitored for responsible renting.  The maximum occupancy of each home is the number of guests allowed on the premises at any given time.  This includes both day and overnight guests. 

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 *

Property Details Property Details
  • Boat Lift: Not Available
  • Lake Frontage: 38' (Natural) Vehicles Are Not Permitted to Drive Down to Lakefront
  • Nearest Launch: Lodi Point Marine Park
  • Vehicle Parking: 6 Spaces
  • Dock: 8' x 100' (Permanent)
  • Pet Restriction: 2 Dogs Allowed
  • Sewer: Septic
  • Slope of Lot: Gradual
  • Steps to Beach: 32 to Cabana, or Sloping Paved Area
  • Stairs to Property: 0 to Main House, 20 to Guest House
  • Water Source: Well

Bed and Bath Bed and Bath
  • Bedroom 1 - Main House - King - Entry Level
  • Bedroom 2 - Main House - Bunk Bed - Entry Level
  • Bedroom 3 - Main House - Queen - Lower Level
  • Bedroom 4 - Main House - Queen - Lower Level
  • Bedroom 5 - King - Guest House
  • Bedroom 6 - Queen - Guest House
  • Downstairs Living Area of Main Home - Sleep Sofa - (Sleeper Sofa is a Queen)
  • Guest House Living Area - Sleep Sofa - (Sleeper Sofa is a Queen)
  • Bathroom 1 - Main House - Toilet,Shower - Entry Level
  • Bathroom 2 - Main House - Toilet,Combo Tub Shower - Entry Level
  • Bathroom 3 - Main House - Toilet,Combo Tub Shower - Lower Level
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet,Shower - Guest House
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet,Shower - Guest House

Amenities 20 Amenities
  • Air Conditioning ((4) Split Units in Main House (1) in Guest House)
  • BBQ - Propane
  • Boat Cleats or Tie-Off (Docking capabilities may vary based on current water levels)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Fireplace (Electric Fireplace in Main Living Room)
  • Heating
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet (Wireless)
  • Launching boats and driving down the path to the lake front are prohibited
  • Linens provided
  • Minimum Age Limit (25)
  • Pellet Stove in lower level is decorative only
  • Premier Property
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Television (Smart TV's)
  • Towels provided
  • Washer

Reviews Rating 4.5 (9) Reviews
Rating 5

Very nice, clean house. Spacious both inside and outside, with a lot of seating.  The hot tub and small fire place outdoors makes for a lovely and cozy environment.  The location of the house is pretty perfect and within 15-30 minutes from anywhere you need to go. More than one towel per person would have been welcomed, as using it for the hot tub and to clean off after a shower is a bit odd. Love that you could bring animals!

Maria L from Hudson Falls, New York - Stay Date: 10/6/2023

Thank you very much for taking the time to rate your experience at our rental. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us and will send your comments regarding more towels for the hot tub to our operations department. Please come and stay with us again soon!

Finger Lakes Premier Properties staff
Posted: 11/28/2023
Rating 5

The communication and problem solving abilities demonstrated by FLPP were phenomenal.  Any issues we encountered during the process were addressed immediately.  During our stay we requested additional propane, and they delivered two tanks within a couple of hours.

Brian W from Goshen, New York - Stay Date: 6/18/2023

Thank you for your recent stay and for the kind words about our staff and for recommending our rental . We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay and we hope to host you again.

Finger Lakes Premier Properties staff
Posted: 11/28/2023
Rating 5

Absolutely wonderful stay! They house is beautiful and in an incredible vacation location. Plenty of room for everyone to stay here comfortably. Contacting the owners was easy and their responses were quick. We will definitely stay here again! 

Olivia G from Chalfont, Pennsylvania - Stay Date: 6/15/2023
Rating 5
Would Recommend

The location was perfect. The home was immaculate. The amenities were endless. Best vacation, will be renting again!!!

Casey H from Mount Joy, Pennsylvania - Stay Date: 10/13/2022
Rating 5
Excellent Rental Experience!

Very likely to recommend this vacation rental home!

Rosie M - Stay Date: 7/9/2022
Rating 1
Several things to watch out for at Moxie on the Lake
First off I will say the location is beautiful and each evening we had a great sunset view. The house was clean and well appointed (although not ready when we arrived at the check-in time). There were several things to watch out for. The great view is because the house is elevated on a hill and has a very steep driveway. The rear guest house also requires going up a steep driveway. Going down to the dock will mean a lot of stairs or another VERY steep driveway. If there are seniors in the group this may be a problem. For our stay the hot tub cover lift was broken so it required a couple of adults to remove and replace each time it was used. There is a wall mounted AC unit in the main floor living room and window units in each of the two main floor bedrooms but the walkout basement where the other bedrooms are located has no AC. The rear guest house has a single wall AC unit for the entire apartment. Be prepared for ATVs, side by sides and other vehicles constantly going up and down the driveway and the street from the construction company based out of the house next door. Probably our biggest complaint was the trouble we ran into with our boat. We intentionally rented a house with a dock so that we could make use of our boat for the week. We were told ahead of time that the lift could not be used but that there were cleats available to tie the boat off to. When we arrived we found out that it was not possible to tie the boat off to the cleats without damaging the boat, the dock or both. We asked the owner if we could simple tie the boat to the four piers from the jet ski lift (these are year round docks so the piers are permanently installed). The owner refused saying he did not want us using the piers (even though 2 of the 4 cleats provided for us were bolted to the piers!) It was suggested that we take the boat to the marina and launch it there. We did this for two days before giving up. If you are on vacation who wants to pack up the kids in the car, drive to the marina, pay additional money and take the boat off and back on the trailer every single day?? Needless to say this put a real damper on the week.
Timothy R from Lancaster, NY - Stay Date: 7/29/2022

Thank you, Timothy, for staying with us and for sharing your experience.  We sincerely apologize for your boating inconvenience. As we discussed during your stay with us, because of the low lake levels it wouldn't have been safe for your boat to be attached to the dock in any manner. Because of the unforeseen circumstance by this summer's weather, we hope you did appreciate the credit for your inconvenience. Feel free to reach out to our local guest services before your next visit to the Finger Lakes to ensure your vacation expectations are exceeded.  We hope you enjoyed the Region altogether and we hope to host you again soon! 

Finger Lakes Premier Properties staff
Posted: 9/5/2022
Rating 5

We had a wonderful week at Moxie on the Lake for our large family group.  Hiking, boating, swimming, kayaking, wineries.  Amazing sunsets on the deck.  A fabulous place to enjoy good food and family together!  We would highly recommend it.

Rosie M from Berwyn, Pennsylvania - Stay Date: 6/24/2022

Thank you very much for taking the time to rate your experience at our rental and for recommending it. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us! Please come and stay with us again soon!

Finger Lakes Premier Properties staff
Posted: 8/10/2022
Rating 5
Excellent Stay!

Absolutely beautiful home! We had a wonderful stay and can't wait to come back!

Amber P - Stay Date: 4/15/2022

Thank you for the 5 star rating. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to host you again soon.

Finger Lakes Premier Properties staff
Posted: 8/10/2022
Rating 5

We had a great stay at Moxie on the Lake!  Any issue or question we had was resolved easily and quickly!  We appreciated the service and support! 

Meghan T from Albany, New York - Stay Date: 7/8/2022

Thank you for your recent stay and for the kind words about our staff. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay and we hope to host you again. 

Finger Lakes Premier Properties staff
Posted: 8/10/2022
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