The Sommerhus Was Completely Remodeled And Updated In 2013!
About Sharlene Briggs
My name is Sharlene, and I was born and raised in Penn Yan. My husband, Mike, and I We formerly lived between Seneca and Keuka lakes and moved to Keuka in 2013. We now live across the road form the Sommerhus, in a farmhouse we have renovated. I am retired from the local school system, and spend time managing the property. We have met many new friends from our cottage rental, and look forward to meeting you.
Sharlene Briggs purchased this Cottage in 2014
Why Sharlene Briggs chose Penn Yan
In the 1800's, The Sommerhus was originally part of the property on a grape farm. The farm was built in 1885. It was initially a landing for fruit delivery (or pickup), brought by steamboats. We imagine grapes were sent to local wineries from this point. Later, it became a boathouse, and in the '30's, it was renovated to a cottage. When we bought the farmhouse across the road, the cottage had a different owner, but we were given the opportunity to buy it, and we did! it now entertains people from all over the country, offering all the charm of Keuka Lake
What makes this Cottage unique
From the second floor windows of The Sommerhus, you feel like you are on a boat! Your view is all water and you can hear the it lapping the shore. You are located between Penn Yan (5miles) and Hammondsport (15 miles). Both villages offer small town charm, hosting unique gift shops, local taverns and delicious dining.
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 10:00 am
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
We had a wonderful week at this fantastic cottage getaway. Cottage was great and our boys loved the swimming and fishing. Easy access to local community. Would highly recommend.
Very charming home, just unpack and enjoy!
What else can I say, the place was flawless. I went with 4 other adults and 2 kids (13 and 9) and we were all able to sleep comfortably and plenty of personal space if needed. This place has it all, amazing sunrise, incredible views, fantastic fishing, and peace and quiet. Sharlene and Mike were great and extremely accommodating. Out of the vacation homes we have rented on various lakes over the last 14 years, this is by far the best we have been to. Thank you again for allowing us to stay and being such gracious hosts.
Jim and his family adapted to “Lake Time” quickly! They were excellent guests. It’s always fun to hear kids laughing as they jump into the lake. They were respectful and took great care of the property. We hope they come back to the Sommerhus to see us again. Mike and Sharlene
Great times at Sommerhaus!
We had a great time at Sommerhaus. The place was immaculate and our hosts available and gracious
keuka lake never disappoints
dropped in for a few days of fishing
.the cottage is impeccably outfitted w everything you could possibly need or wish for... the waterfront is pristine and clean ..the dock had whips to protect your boat in rough conditions...our stay was thouroughly enjoyed...in large to the fact that the location and accommodations were so ideal .... Sharlene has the cottage decorated so tastefully...and the property and systems are beautifully maintained...we had very good luck while out fishing on tje lake ... caught and released many small and large mouth bass..pickerel, lake trout and even caught a surprise giant northern pike. Many thanks for the opportunity to be able to stay at tje cottage...and high hopes to be able to return again ...
Thank you for coming to our little part of Keuka Lake. We’re happy to share! Also thank you for taking such good care of the cottage. Please come back anytime. (The fish were asking about you!)
We really enjoyed our weekend at this cottage. It was very clean and gorgeously decorated.
The fresh flowers were such a nice touch! Sharlene was very accessible and ensured we had everything we needed. We will definitely be back; the Sommerhus is perfect!
Carla and her friends were the perfect guests for the Sommerhus. We were happy to have them and would welcome them back.
Nice cottage, great owners!
This is the cutest cottage! Right on the lake in a great location. Everything was so clean. Shar and Mike are super nice and wonderful to deal with. We had a great time and have already booked it again for next year!
The Finger Lakes offer, many wineries, Rooster Hill, Ravines, Keuka Spring, Bully Hill, Heron Hill and more. The views from these wineries are spectacular!! And the wine isn't bad eitherI