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Hunter's View Retreat on 30 Acres – Home 2556924 Log cabin

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Hunter's View Retreat on 30 Acres – Home 2556924

  • Log cabin
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 7
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 44 reviews

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Log cabin / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 7

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 24 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Secluded, mountain-top cabin with long western views on 29 wooded acres for your Finger Lakes vacation getaway, race weekend or hunting retreat. Though located in relative seclusion in the Sugar Hill area of the Finger Lakes, the cabin is centrally located to many Finger Lakes attractions. The cabin lies midway between Watkins Glen, NY & Hammondsport, NY and the Seneca Lake and Keuka Lake wine trails. About 5 minutes away are Waneta and Lamoka Lakes. Within 15 minutes are the the Watkins Glen International Raceway and Windmill Farm & Craft Market. Corning, NY and the Corning Museum of Glass are within 25 minutes.

This property does not have a booking fee.

Across the road from the property is 2,000 acres of State Forest land and the Oneida trailhead (hiking, horseback riding, and snowmobile trail) which links in with the Finger Lakes Trail about 1 mile away. Minutes away is the 9,000 acre Sugar Hill Recreation Area and fire tower. Enjoy the quiet, wooded-setting as you watch the spectacular sunsets or enjoy the evenings stars as you sit around a camp fire.

The cabin will sleep 4-7 people with two separate bedrooms (a queen bed in one bedroom and a full & single in the other) and a sleeping porch with a double futon. This is a year-round property with a full kitchen, bathroom, and washer/dryer. Dogs are welcome with the owner's prior approval. If you are interested in bringing your dog, check with the owner when reserving (two dogs allowed per guest). There is a $10/night fee per pet ($50/week).

There is good fishing in nearby Lamoka & Waneta Lakes for muskie, large and smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, crappie, and perch.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Full bed Twin bed
    Beds in other rooms: Full bed
  • 1 Full bath


  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Boat available
  • Deck
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
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Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

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* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Only two pets allowed per guest. Pet fee - $10/night per pet. $50/week per week per pet.


About the owner

John B.
Average reply time:
1 hour 52 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 Apr 2019
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





44 reviews

Very Good

“Excellent Hunting Getaway”

Reviewed 16 Nov 2018

Spent a great mens week hunting the local state land. Everyone saw deer but were unable to connect. The cabin had all the amenities for a semi rustic experience. The host John was very helpful with local information in regard to hunting areas and activities for all seasons.

“Beautiful cabin, Nice trails.”

Reviewed 11 Sep 2018

a few things. Order in cabin was like a wet basement. Refrigerator didn't work very well. Nice property to run for my dogs. We all had a wonderful time. Thank you for sharing your cabin.

“Hunter’s view cabin in NY.”

Reviewed 25 Sep 2017

We had a few little kinks to work out through out our stay with the cabin, but overall we enjoyed our stay. The cabin was comfortable.

“Moldy cabin”

Reviewed 3 Sep 2017

The initial excitement over staying in this place was gone the very next minute we all stepped in... The reason - mold...!!!!! We expected all sort of crawling creatures ,hot temperatures,darkness ,etc.- but not MOLD. The one thing , we as a family can not accept is somebody renting to us a health hazardous place! Our kids had a running noses and were coughing very next day... We were all anxious to end this vacation ASAP becouse we were not comfortable sleeping in the cabin. By the way this cabin is cute- but that does not do justice to the problem!!!!!!

Response from the owner After reaching out to the guest he indicated there was mold in the crawl space below the cabin. I had this inspected by a professional mold removal company. They informed me there was mold in the crawl space, but also indicated the mold was not bad or widespread and was pretty much confined to a number of spots on the concrete walls. They assured me the structure of the house was not compromised by any mold or a health hazard. It was limited to the crawl space. I had the same company professionally clean the crawl space and apply an anti-microbial agent to the entire crawl space area. On another note: the guest did not contact me while he was staying at my cabin. I did not know he encountered a problem until I read his review. I was therefore unable to try and rectify the situation for the guest while he was staying there.

“Beautiful cabin for relaxing”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2017

Hunter's View is a great place to get away from it all. The cabin is very clean and comfortable. I would not hesitate to go book if you are looking for a peaceful place to relax and get away from the hustle & bustle of city life. Located near state parks, lakes, etc. if you want to do things for just hang at the cabin and relax. My dog loved it and didn't want to get back in to the car to go home. I can't find anything to criticize. John the owner was great to work with and will address any questions. Nice guy. Can't wait to go back next year.

Response from the owner Sheila. Thanks for the review. I'm so glad you and your dog had a nice time. John

“More than just a view - !!”

Reviewed 26 Jul 2015

Celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary in the Finger Lakes area was capped off with more than just a view - it gave us a place to reconnect and enjoy all the things this wonderful destination has to offer. Mr. Boselli was right on target with his suggestions of where to go, what to eat and see as well as providing an extremely comfortable and very clean cabin. Every day was a new adventure and if we needed additional suggestions there were plenty of brochures available. Corning Museum of Glass, Kozy Korner and The Village Tavern in Hammondsport should all be on your To-Do list as well as Finger Lakes Distillery. Wegmans grocery is close enough to allow you to make things at the cabin with a wonderful fresh variety of you name it they have it. Renting this for our trip was effortless with the guidance, cooperation and professionalism of Mr. Boselli. Constant contact during the rental agreement phase made this a no hassle event. There are plenty of fishing charters available around the surrounding lakes; however, ours was cancelled due to heavy rains and high water levels - but this did not dampen our trip. We have been asked many times if we would ever go back - and the quick and true short answer is ABSOLUTELY. The one thing we would warn anyone about is - please be prepared to use a lower gear as your drive through the mountain areas - the roads are steeper than they first appear. This cabin is more than just a view - but what a view it is ! It never got old and we have plenty of pictures to share with friends and family. Please do yourself a favor and if you are at least interested in making this a possible destination in your future - you will not be disappointed. Bravo Mr. Boselli and Thank you !! Can't wait til next time.

“Fantastic Vacation Accommodations”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2015

We come bace to the area every year to visit family and friends. This is the first year we have not had Dad's house to go to. I found this cabin doing a simple search and I cannot say enough good things about it from the reservation process to check in to the stay. The only sad part was leaving! John was fantastic in getting back to me quickly and the booking process was so easy! Upon arrival we were a little apprehensive because you just never know based on pictures, but we were so very pleasantly surprised. This cabin is in the perfect setting, it is clean and well stocked. The location is so close to everything that we did not have to waste a lot of time traveling from one location to another; although we were quite content to hang out on the enclosed front porch or by the fire! We are already planning our return trip for next summer and will be making our reservations real soon! Thank you to John and Lisa for such a wonderful location and accommodations! Anything positive in these other reviews is certainly true and so much more. And by the way, I can be very picky!!

“OMG, amazing!!! peaceful. quiet. secluded. beautiful. homey. breath of fresh air.”

Reviewed 11 May 2015

where do I begin. this will be a looong review. it was THAT worth it. first off, the owner John, email communication was excellent. friendly, helpful, gets back to you within a day. I feel like I know him personally. THANK YOU JOHN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I went with my husband, his aunt, and cousin and the 3 dogs. a tiny chihuaua, a 10 lb chihuaha terrier mix, and 50 lb golden lab mix. we went from Friday may 1, and left Friday may 8. perfect. perfect. perfect. relaxing. one bedroom has a queen. the other bedroom has a full and single bed. can sleep about 5. theres a futon on porch bu we didn't use it. but that can sleep 1 or 2. bring a clock or two...only clock is on the stove. the pics of the view in the description of the place is a view from the side of the yard at the bon fire. showers need to be short due to limited hot water but DONT judge based on that!!!. no dish washer. kitchen IS stocked! bring plastic ware. has everything you can think of. spices, pots/pans kitchen towels, cutting boards, trash bags, not many utensils, odds and ends and sunporch is PERFECT!!! we played cards against humanity one evening. bon fires every night except the night it drizzled and we still went for the fire. electric space heaters for cooler nights.!!!!!!!!!!!DOGS LOVED IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! they were tired out by the 3rd day and we still had a whole week to go. long trip to the main road. house is off from the main road about 10 miles. no cell service with boost mobile. excellent with Verizon. we got a wireless wifi from the walmart up the road. GO VISIT WATKINS GLEN!!!!! half hr/25 miles away. that's Seneca lake! they have a beautiful park there. we went horse back riding there! Painted Bar Stables. $53/an hr. I think her name was Kelly...blonde 20/30 something yr old girl...I cud be wrong w her name..she was an excellent guide!!! go midweek, not at the end of the week like we did, cuz we wanted to go back to the lake but didn't have time to. tons of wood to hunt for on entire land for bon fires. Fire pit is in the yard, yard chairs available.all weather sunporch: complete outdoor atmosphere with indoor feel. comfortable beds. LOTS of blankets! bring your own sheets. so so so cozy feeling inside!!! SO REFRESHING! the trees were just starting to bud for the first week of may but we had A-B-S-O-L-U-T-E-L-Y B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L W-E-A-T-H-E-R!!!! SUNSHINE 70-80 day was windy and the evening got cloudy but w.e. we had an overcast grey morning, but by that time, we were just chilliong cuz we were so tired. by noon, the sun was shining. spent a lot of time just relaxing on the chairs doing nothing. laying in a hammock w brougth w us, walking around the yard/area. collecting wood for the fire. playing fetch with the dogs. my husband brought his ps4 and had downloaded movies to it to bring with us and "watched" movies some night, mainly the back of our eyelids... I wish I can attach videos to this review. we are going back next year. it was beautiful...all comforts of home! peaceful! CASUAL!! I love the sunporch!!!! canoo! you have to drive to the lake nearby..its yucky though. there is no lake within walking distance...hiking!!!!!! with in walking distance. we went for a 2 hour hike! we were all exhausted!!! dogs and all!!! you can walk in the road and a car MAY drive by. driving up the road to the house, is VERY GRAVELY/ROCKY. drive slow. the views....AMAZING. go for 5 days. drive around the 2 mile radius. look on a map on an app on your phone. IT IS WORTH IT!!!! just explore. peaceful. relaxing. omg. the dogs are burnt out. best time EVER!!! THANK YOU JOHN!!!!!!!!!!!! BOOK THIS PLACE!

“Perfect retreat”

Reviewed 9 Oct 2013

I rented this place with three college friends for our annual reunion. My one regret is that we only stayed 3 nights; we could have spent twice that to take advantage of everything in the region. The cabin is compact, but the open layout of the kitchen and living room was really conducive to hanging out and relaxing. All the appliances worked well, and the kitchen had most everything we needed to prepare meals. Between the bedrooms and the futon on the porch, it slept four easily. Most important, the place was extremely clean, and the shower had plenty of pressure and hot water; what more could four women want! All of my dealings with the owner were by email, but he was very responsive and made sure we had directions and everything else we needed to get to and into the cabin. He also provided great suggestions for restaurants, wineries, and other local attractions. While not in a touristy area, the location was central to many Finger Lake attractions. It was about 20 minutes to Watkins Glen or Corning, a little longer than that to the wine regions, and less than an hour to Ithaca. All in all, it was a nice place to come home to after a day of hiking, sightseeing, or shopping.

“Quiet, peaceful cabin”

Reviewed 25 Jun 2013

Just spent a week here with two dogs. Cabin was great - in really good shape. Incredibly quiet and peaceful-quietest place I've ever been even quieter than the remote wilderness backpacks I've been on. Good places to hike right around the cabin and the way the cabin was buffered from the road by woods around it allowed us to let the dogs roam free in the front yard. Conveniently located for going to all of the Finger Lakes attractions.

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