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Lakeside Log Cabin in the Heart of the Finger Lakes

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Central to all the Finger Lakes has to offer

A perfect lakeside retreat in the heart of the Finger Lakes. It’s uniquely located on the Seneca Lake wine trail halfway between Geneva and Watkins Glen, less than 10 miles from Keuka Lake. Whether you’re visiting the area to get out and enjoy its scenic beauty or relaxing by the tranquil water, this hidden gem affords you access to it all.

Begin your escape as you drive along the gravel path that leads to a beautiful log home tucked beneath a canopy of trees with Seneca Lake peeking through. There is ample parking with room for yard games along the west side of the home, and the main entrance lies to the south. The smell of cedar will greet you as you walk into the open floor plan of Secluded Bliss Lodge.

The kitchen spans one end of the home, providing ample counter space alongside new appliances for the family chef. Both the dining and living spaces flow directly off the kitchen and offer comfortable seating, views of the surrounding woods, antique adornments and an ornamental wood stove to enhance the lodge’s rustic charm. Double doors off the living area open to a fully furnished, screened in front porch; a tranquil space with a peaceful view to enjoy your morning coffee.

For your convenience there is a full bathroom with shower and tub on the main floor, as well as a first floor bedroom complete with a queen bed. Go up the set of stairs off the living room and you’ll find a vaulted loft with additional sleeping space. There is a bedroom at each end of the upper level, one with a queen bed and half bath, the other with a queen bed and futon. Handmade quilts and comfy pillows on all the beds guarantee you will sleep “like a log”.

Have fun in the lower level rec room housing air hockey and Ping-Pong tables, puzzles, games and a small tv. From here, open the door to an outdoor space complete with a grill, fire pit and steps that lead to 20’ of lakefront, a dock and boat hoist. Don’t miss out on the subtle luxury that Secluded Bliss has to offer. Book today!

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Sarah Mantell Marino
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2018

About Sarah Mantell Marino

We love the Finger Lakes and we love to share all that this incredible area has to offer!

Sarah Mantell Marino purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Sarah Mantell Marino chose Penn Yan

Location, location, location. It's at the center of anything you need to make your stay ideal for you.

What makes this cabin unique

Our cabin is truly a magical place any time of year.

In the winter months cozy up with a glass of wine or a cup of coffee and your favorite book or movie. The view of the lake is incredible once the leaves have fallen and the smell of cedar nourishes the soul. Our neighborhood is quiet and the snow covered path to the cabin adds to its tranquility.

Feel alive in the spring as everything comes into bloom! Wine trail events begin to pick up and area hiking trails begin to thaw.

Summer is our peak season on Seneca Lake. Take a refreshing morning swim, enjoy the fire pit and stop for a pint at our local brewery.

Fall is alive with color. The trees lining our property are ablaze with shades of red and yellow. The sun is warm, the air is cool and the local cuisine is at its best.

We feel so fortunate to live at the center of such a beautiful place.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The cabin was great! We loved our stay and wish we could stay longer. Everything was gorgeous and extremely clean. We were so comfortable and relaxed. Cozy fire pit with lake views was a perfect way to relax after a long day of wine tasting. Looking forward to making this an annual trip!
Oct 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Penn Yan, New York

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Contains half bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Contains 2 large closets
  • 1 bedroom on 1st floor, 2 bedrooms in loft
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
Stone Fire Pit along east side of property with beautiful lake views. Occupancy by more than 6 adults must be approved by owner. The cabin is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood and is best suited for relaxed friend and family gatherings. No events or parties are permitted.


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Lakeside Log Cabin in the Heart of the Finger Lakes
average rating of 4.7297297 based on 38 reviews

A wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is very cozy and secluded and a gorgeous view of the lake

  • Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Nice home set in the woods. Two open loft bedrooms with a catwalk in between and a ground level enclosed bedroom. Several steep flights of stairs down to the lake front or, as an option a nice round about way to the lake on a gravel road. Very nice

  • Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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We had a great time!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My 2 sisters and I went up to "FLX" for a long weekend and loved it. We had a great time and the cabin was in a good location. We had everything that we needed and from the moment we booked until NOW......Sarah has been fantastic. We will visit again and if this cabin is available, this is where we'll stay!

Thank you Sarah! You were a GREAT HOSTESS!

  • Submitted: 1-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and secluded

  • 5 of 5

Fun and relaxing

  • Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beauti Location and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Great rustic property close to many wineries and waterfalls

  • Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for a long weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful as well as the location.

  • Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Elmira Corning Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Climbing Bines Brewery
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Lakeside Country Club
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Watkins Glen International
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
FLX Weinery
Nearest Ski
36 Miles
Bristol Mtn Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Finger Lakes Wineries- over 1 dozen within 10 miles (Fox Run, Serenity, Monello, Seneca Shores, Red Tail Ridge, Anthony Rd , Miles, PreJean, Torrey Ridge, Hermann Wiemer, Glenora, Heron Hill and more!), Walking distance to Climbing Bines Brewery and frisbee golf course, Watkins Glen (Nextel Cup, Watkins Glen Grand Prix, hiking, etc), Belhurst Castle, Sampson State Park, Women's Rights Museum, Corning Glass Museum, Ithaca Commons, Waterloo Premium Outlets, Shopping, Cornell University, Ithaca College, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Keuka College, National Lake Trout Derby - Memorial Day Weekend, fishing, swimming, water skiing, biking, boating, boat rentals available at Roy's Marina, Keuka Outlet Trail, , r&r, golfing, and more!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Penn Yan, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Fun
May 24 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$132.69
Refundable Damage Deposit C$464.42

There are no pets allowed. Consent must be given by owner for groups larger than 6. Additional fees may apply.

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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