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New Lake House near Cooperstown

Bedrooms 4
Space 232 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

A beautiful one of a kind water front that is rustic but modern


-This home is truly one-of-a-kind!

-Built in 2013

-The home is built from a hand-hewed timber framed barn

-The original barn was built in the 1830’s by English settlers

in the Catskill Mountains (Gilboa, NY)

-Features exposed timbers in all rooms

-All furniture is custom crafted (beds, end-tables, kitchen

cabinets, butcher-block island, vanities, light fixtures etc.)

-Includes a vanity crafted from a wine-barrel, hay-track light

feature, original hardware for barn-sliding doors

-You will never stay in a house like this, this is a showpiece

that will be fun to stay in and show off to friends

-50' of water-front property

-House is just 20' off of Goodyear Lake

(344 acres)

-House includes lots of fishing equipment

-Canoe and life-vests are provided

-Boats, kayaks, paddle-boards etc. are available to rent



-4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms

-Large closets

-Open floor-plan in the living space, perfect for family/teams

- Air Conditioning in all bedrooms and living space

-Sleeps 8

-WI-FI throughout

-Parking for 4 cars

-Includes ALL linens and cleaning supplies

-Washer/dryer and laundry supplies included


-Full wall of glass doors

-Spectacular views, you can often spot bald eagles...

-270 square-foot deck just 20’ from the water!

-Deck include patio furniture and grill


-A chef’s dream kitchen!

-Large kitchen with granite counters

-A fieldstone vent-a-hood and stainless steel appliances

-A 48' Viking stove with double convention ovens, 6 burners

and a grill

-Features a hand-crafted butcher-block island

-10’ peninsula that seats 5

Dining Room

-Large, wooden round dining room table

Living Room-

-Large living room with 70” TV

-24’ vaulted ceilings

-Hand-scrapped maple floors



-Master Suite with queen bed and full bathroom

-Bathroom features a large shower with duel shower heads (one rain-shower head)

-Original 180 year old reclaimed barn-wood floors


-Bedroom #2 - Queen bed

-Bedroom #3 -full bed (unique in that it features a light post crafted from a birch tree)

-Bedroom #4 -two twin beds

-Very LARGE bathroom with water closet, 8’ vanity and double sinks


-10 miles to Cooperstown Dreams Park

-15 miles to Cooperstown

-12 to All Star Village

-10 to Baseball World

More Details

Issy Durkin
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Issy Durkin

This house was built by the owners- a career builder/designer and a local teacher. This house is the result of years of experience building custom homes; specializing in historic timber frames.

Issy Durkin purchased this house in 2013

Why Issy Durkin chose New York

-One of the reasons we chose to build on this site is because it is very close to the water - and we've also dreamed of owning a waterfront property. Most houses on the lake are 2 or 3 or more stories above the water level with numerous flights of stair-we're just 20 feet from the water.

-Goodyear Lake appealed to us because it's picturesque 344 acre lake, not extremely active (there is no public launch, and is very quiet and relaxing.

-We choose the Cooperstown area-not only because of its location to the baseball hall of fame-but because of the many other features it has to offer. Within a short distance there are several shops, restaurants, parks, and hiking/outdoor recreation facilities.

What makes this house unique

-50 feet of picturesque waterfront includes a generous area for outdoor seating and grill

Swimming and fishing available from the dock

-Canoe available for use

-Newly built- the fall of 2013

-The home is built from a hand-hewed timber framed barn. Original barn built in the 1830’s by English settlers in the Catskill Mountains (Gilboa, NY)

-Features exposed timbers in all rooms

All furniture is custom crafted (beds, end-tables, kitchen cabinets, butcher-block island, vanities, light fixtures etc.)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Maryland

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Parking is limited to 4 vehicles. Vehicles are to be parked in designated parking areas only. Parking on the road and lawn is not permitted.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming


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New Lake House near Cooperstown
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews

Great Baseball and Fishing

  • 5 of 5

Great trip! Great baseball! Greta fishing! Had a blast here. Thanks for sharing your beautiful home. The P Family Go #29 Revolution...BOOM

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful time at the lake - love your lake house. Saw a few bald eagles...had great weather...... Grace Allen, Pittsburgh. PA

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great time and a great place!

  • 5 of 5

Great time and a great place! Love the natural area - the fishing but mostly a wonderful place to share with family. Greetings from Ohio.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing home on the lake.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the "lake barn" for our trip to Cooperstown Dream Park and couldn't have enjoyed it more. The home is beautifully decorated, has a wonderful kitchen for cooking and was perfect for 8 adults (3 families). A short 20 min drive to the parks, it was very easy to get back and forth. We didn't get a chance to go out on the lake but enjoyed sitting and talking on the deck whenever we had the chance. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about the house and area. Really a blessing to our whole family. Thank you for the privilege of staying here. Peace & joy.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not just a Baseball vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this gorgeous home while our son played baseball at All-Star Village, about a 15-20 min drive away. My three other children would say that they had more fun than my baseball player staying in this outstanding location! We fished, canoed, rented paddle-boards, swam, and enjoyed the wonderful amenities of this fabulous home. The best part - we get to return in two years for another son's baseball experience!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Maryland

Rental Basis:
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Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$380.79
Cleaning Fee A$126.93
Tax Rate 4.0%

1. If we receive a cancellation notice 60 days prior to the arrival date, the rental payment will be refunded, less 10% of the Full Rental Fee.
2. If we receive a cancellation notice less than 60 days prior to the arrival date, there will be no refund unless we are able to re-book.
3. A credit card fee of 2.5% will be charged when applicable; this will be deducted from the security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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