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"Country/city" home, five minutes from Rochester
"Country/city" home, five minutes from Rochester
10 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
10 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths

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Beautiful, country-like setting, five to ten minutes from everything: Downtown Rochester, Lake Ontario, nightlife, parks, malls, RGH health complex, public transportation. Amazing quiet, nighttime sky and wildlife visitors invite you to spend some down-time in a peaceful, secluded, city-side space. Singles to small groups welcome, including well-behaved pets (additional deposit/cleaning fee). Fully furnished. Ideal for business travel or interim housing for those new to the area. You'll love it!

The space

My place is "faux" isolated. It is located at the dead end of a suburban street where a few acres of undeveloped land remain; the property sits on one acre in the middle of West Irondequoit, NY. It's peaceful, quiet, and the local deer love to wander through in the morning and early evening for a snack.
The home is a remodeled farmhouse. Walls were removed to make a 'great room,' huge 'picture windows' from a 1960s addition overlook the yard, and the downstairs bedrooms, one with exterior door leading to a small patio, sit next to a bath to die for (see photos). Perfect for a good soak followed by a glass of wine while you watch the deer wander about outside.
Wifi and a great work/study area provide a relaxed and efficient work environment. Ample parking and the spacious 'great room' invite client meetings, business conferences and professional development retreats.

Guest access

Guests will have the entire place to themselves. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a patio and a picnic table in the yard.

Interaction with guests

I live minutes away and I am available via cell-phone. Feel free to call me for fresh towels, advice about the area, or any other needs/questions that you have; or invite me to come sit a spell in your new home away from home and chat about your trip and other mutual interests. If I am out of town, my sister Dale will be your host.

Other things to note

Irondequoit, NY, is one of Rochester's oldest suburbs. It sits between Lake Ontario and the city proper -- the city line is literally three minutes from the house, and it offers an amazing array of things to do: harbor, river, boat rides, amusement park, zoo, library, county park (picnic areas, golf course and challenging hiking trails), bars, restaurants, coffee shops, malls, and the wonderful new I-Square complex, complete with roof garden, (URL HIDDEN)

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.
Amenities
Pets Allowed
Family/Kid Friendly
Hot Tub
Free parking on premise
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 couch, 1 floor mattress
House Rules
No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

- Travelers are charged the per day extra person fee for all beds used above four. Please do not try-out one bed and switch to another as the cleaning staff will then need to change both beds.
-Travelers with infants or small children will need to book two days in advance, ONLY IF there are any special requests I will need to accommodate.
- Travelers with pets will need to contact me and describe the specific pet and it's needs. An additional cleaning charge of $25 per pet will be added.
- Events or parties must be low key and not disturb the peace in the quiet, residential neighborhood.
-Evidence of smoking (tobacco or other smoking odors, cigarettes or tobacco remains in the indoor trash can, etc.) will incur an additional $250 fee for carpet and wall cleaning.

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Gregory User Profile
August 2017
Nice quiet place in a calm northern suburb, with shops fairly nearby. That doesn't mean you can walk to them, though: the layout of the neighbourhood is annoyingly designed to make you walk half a mile to get to the other side of the hedge. You need a car, or perhaps better a bicycle. One of us tried Sunday morning at the Ukrainian church down the road (9:30 in English, 11:30 in Ukrainian) and found it a peculiar but satisfactory experience.

Vince User Profile
December 2017
Bonnie was so great to work with. Great host. Very accommodating. She went the extra mile. The place was great too :)

Kenneth User Profile
December 2017
Nice place, close to the city. Very clean.

Chikako User Profile
November 2017
The house is super clean and is equipped with a lot of things. Bonnie is very responsive to your questions and is super helpful. Highly recommended.

Jeremy User Profile
November 2017
This place is spotless and exactly as described. The location is perfect. My family and I loved everything about it!!
Bonnie User Profile
Response from Bonnie:
Thanks, Jeremy. So glad all went well! :)
November 2017

Antonio User Profile
October 2017
Cleanliness is next to godliness. This was one of best up-kept homes I've been to. Bonnie was also a fantastic and accommodating host. The area is peaceful and private, even though it's not too far away from the city. I really enjoyed my stay.

Ted User Profile
October 2017
We had a great one at Bonnie’s. I had a beautiful run up to the lake, and she was super responsive to all my questions. Check-in was simple and everything was as described! Great place to stay in Rochester if you’re a large group.

Joined in September 2016
Bonnie User Profile
Hi, I'm a semi-retired college professor who loves to travel and meet new people. I also own some rental property and my aim has always been to provide quality housing at a fair price. The listing you see is a 100 year-old farm house that grew (additions in the 1950…
Languages: Sign Language
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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