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'Taste of Serenity' a Cozy Home,with 6 Boats to Enjoy

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Peek season rates from June 23 through September 1, 2018 - $1600 per week. Spring and Fall rates $1000 per week or $225/night 2 night minimum. Welcome to 'Taste of Serenity' a beautiful year round home located on Edgewood Beach, a private paved lane way on the North East shore of Seneca Lake! We are located just 6 miles from Geneva, 30 miles from Watkins Glen ,and 45 minutes to Rochester or Syracuse .With its amazing sunsets, relaxing atmosphere, located in the heart of the Finger Lakes, 'Taste of Serenity' is just the escape you are looking for !! Taste of Serenity is a privately owned and managed rental property with no hidden or extra fees. Please see our renters reviews to see what others have to say.

A cozy well kept two bedroom home (1 queen bed, 2 twins), a fully equipped eat-in kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, large island which seats four, and houses a washer and dryer. Dishes, pots, pans and more are provided, the bathroom includes a bathtub with shower. The decor was inspired by our beautiful vineyards and wineries which are close by and are one of the many main attractions to this area.

The living room/dining room has a queen sofa sleeper, chair, entertainment center, and coffee table on one end and a beautiful oak dining room table to seat six on the other end.

The enclosed porch overlooking the lake has a futon and chair on one end for reading or napping, and a table and chairs on the other end for eating or playing cards and games. Adirondack chairs and a picnic table are available for your convenience to enjoy the beautiful view of Seneca Lake!

The partially shaded 55 foot private beach is stocked with a 17 foot canoe, a two man kayak,a 12' kayak, a 9.5' kayak, a 12ft row boat, paddle boat, fire pit, and a 60 ft. long aluminum dock with a 12x12 ft. deck on the end. Nearby marinas are available for boat rentals , docks or slips.

Please note the dock will be put in the water when weather permits in the spring and removed before cold weather in the fall.

The large backyard,55 feet wide by 500 feet deep is perfect for yard games and also has a fire pit for roasting marshmallows!! Edgewood Beach is inter connected to Kime Beach and Pastime Park Beach which is nice to walk or bike with little to no traffic.

Come spend a relaxing week or two enjoying beautiful Seneca Lake and the Finger Lakes area with a 'Taste of Serenity!'.We have fully booked the last five years so reserve your week early!!!! Please read our reviews from past renters.

Keywords: Lake House

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Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

About The Owner

I am a stay at home grandmother who loves to shop and decorate. Mike is a retired technician at Verizon telephone in Geneva. We love to spend time with family on the lake or go for a ride on our motorcycle through the country side. We were both raised in this area and could not think of a better place to live and raise our two girls.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Geneva

We have lived on the lake for twenty nine years. When this home, five houses from ours went up for sale, we decided to buy it to rent out as a vacation home. We wanted to allow others to enjoy the lake as we have for a reasonable price. We have truly enjoyed meeting some wonderful new friends who are now regulars. Our goal is for you to have a great vacation and enjoy Seneca Lake. Our feed back from the last nine years has been all positive as you can see from our reviews from past renters. Come enjoy a Taste Of Serenity on Seneca Lake

What makes this house unique

Taste of Serenity is a great peaceful place in a older residential neighborhood. Located one mile off the main road means no traffic noise. The east side of the lake is the perfect side as the sun rises in the back yard and sets over the lake. The west wind over the lake most often provides a cooling breeze on those so hot summer days.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed our stay here whilst visiting family in Geneva. However, we didn't get to use the cottage too much as we had the birth of our grandaughter Lena on the 12th October, which has kept us very busy! The soccer season takes up our time too !

It was lovely to be near family and friends, but have our own space in your home-from-home cottage.

Thank you for everything,

Barbara & Nik
Oct 2006
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Geneva, New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Tenants are responsible to leave the property in a clean and undamaged condition to avoid a cleaning or damage fee.
  • Lessee/tenants agree to be responsible for themselves their personal property and guests while at property.
  • Lessee/tenants agree to hold lessor harmless for any damage or injury to themselves, their guest or personal property while on the rental property.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath towels are provided for your use. You must bring your own 'Beach' towels for swimming.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack n play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Dishes, Queen bed, Two Twin Beds, Futon,17' Canoe, Two-Man Kayak, a 12' kayak, a 9.5' kayak, a Paddleboat,Row boat, Picnic Table, Outdoor Chairs, No smoking in the house and sorry but no pets


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'Taste of Serenity' a Cozy Home,with 6 Boats to Enjoy
average rating of 4.981818 based on 59 reviews

Cute and cozy in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was great. Clean and had everything you needed to have a wonderful vacation. The owner Kathy was very nice and had lots of suggestions for things to do and see. Seneca lake is beautiful and there's even a view of Bellhurst Castle from the cottage. A Taste of Serenity is in a perfect location for exploring the surrounding areas. Lots of wineries and breweries close by. Geneva and shops are a very short drive away. We would definitely stay again. Thanks to you both Kathy and Mike!

  • Submitted: 9-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to share our cottage with you both! It makes us happy to hear someone else was able to enjoy the beauty of our beautiful Seneca Lake , cozy & quaint Geneva & all the Finger Lakes. We also appreciate how well you took care of Taste of Serenity! You are both welcome back anytime! Thanks for the nice review! Kathy & Mike
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very comfortable and clean. owners were especially nice and very accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

comfortable and clean. owners were especially nice and very accommodating

  • Submitted: 14-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ken! Mike & I strive to make our lake house as comfortable & clean as possible. We are happy you enjoyed your stay! You & your family are welcome back anytime! Sincerely, Kathy, Mike & Quinn🐾
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Many nice added touches

  • 5 of 5

Pictures can't show you just how wonderful this property is. A very private lake access. We enjoyed our weekend at the lake and wish we would have stayed longer. Kathy left us a very nice hand written note of recommendations of things to see and places to eat. So many nice added touches to mention them all. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: 29-Nov-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay over Columbus Day weekend. The house was perfect and clean. The view and sunset was perfect! Kathy was wonderful to work and we look forward to making another trip sometime soon!

  • Submitted: 19-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So Relaxing!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a fantastic week at Taste of Serenity the week of Labor Day this year. It was just what the doctor ordered - so relaxing and peaceful to watch a beautiful lake sunset in Adirondack chairs. The few nights that we went out during the sunset, we commented on how we weren't gong to get to see it that evening. Absolutely stunning. The cottage is impeccably maintained and had everything we needed. The proximity to the wineries and to downtown Geneva is great. Kathy and Mike were so generous with a bottle of wine to greet us and beautiful fresh cut flowers throughout the house. This was our first visit, but I don't think it will be our last!

  • Submitted: 19-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer, It was a pleasure meeting you & your family! Mike & I are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We love sharing our little piece of Serenity . You are welcome back anytime! Sincerely, Kathy & Mike
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Another wonderful stay....

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth year at Taste of Serenity...and it didn't disappoint! Always clean and neat upon our coming home! The hot summer days passed all too quickly as we enjoyed our two weeks on Seneca Lake. Kids and Grands visited and enjoyed all of the water crafts at different times. Visits to the nearby brewery and wineries some days, outlets on the one rainy day, or reading books in those Adirondack chair over looking the lake......we enjoyed every minute. See you next year Kathy and Mike!

  • Submitted: 17-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Outlet Shopping, Wine Tours,swimming, And Just Plain RELAXING !!!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Geneva, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
OFF season
Sep 3 2017 - Jun 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer "peak"
Jun 23 2018 - Sep 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit C$378.81

Peek season rates from June 23 through September 1, 2018 - $1600 per week.
Spring and Fall rates $1000 per week or $225/night 2 night minimum.
In season rates for max 6 people.
Off season rates for family of six or less, or 4 adults with a $50 per night for each extra adult up to six total persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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