Dundee, NY 

1922 Starkey House Bed and Breakfast Inn

 
254 Dundee Starkey Road
Dundee, NY 14837 US

(607)243-7770
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Rates: $145 to $300
Total Rooms: 6
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (5 reviews)

Description

Circa 1922. Gracing nearly two lush acres in the Finger Lakes region of Dundee, New York, there are two large breezy verandas with a scenic vista of Seneca Lake. Garden views include flowers and shade trees with inviting sitting places. The three-story Arts & Crafts Mission style architecture features chestnut woodwork, interior French doors, authentic stained glass, a fireplace and original light fixtures. Relax on a porch or gather in the living room to savor an evening buffet snack. Air-conditioned guest rooms and suites provide pleasing amenities and tasteful décor. Linger over a freshly prepared hearty breakfast made from traditional American and popular international recipes. Attend year-round events along the Seneca Cayuga and Keuka Lake Wine Trails. Watkins Glen and the Artisan Cheese trails are also nearby.Location: Country, Mountains and Seneca Lake.

Room Detail

La Chambre
Accommodates TWO guests, this is a sweet and romantic 1st fl. room offering: Queen Bed Double walk-in shower and separate toilet room. Closet, table, two occasional chairs Access to front porch for sitting and lake view. Use of main living room/dining room/porch. Includes WiFi, TV, hairdryer, linens, towels, soaps/shampoo, iron/board.
Rates: $145 - $190
Type of bed: Queen

 
Catalpa Room
The sweet, romantic Catalpa Room is tucked quietly in the northeast corner of the 2nd floor. It boasts romantic and plush comfort with a queen size bed and soft, colorful lake sunrise views. Included are dresser, sitting area, and walk-in closet.Enjoy your private new, Tuscany style bathroom with tub and shower, the largest in the house. Book this room alone OR add on the Robin''s Nest if you are traveling with family or friends. Includes hair dryer, iron, A/C, WiFi access.
Rates: $140 - $190
Type of bed: Queen

 
Veranda Room
The Veranda Suite, the largest room at the inn, offers a plush, secluded getaway and has private access to the 2nd floor, large, breezy veranda with lake views. There is a newer bath in-suite with walk-in shower.. A fantastic room to reserve alone, but MAY be reserved together with the Robin's Nest Suite.. This is an ideal potential suite layout for friends or family traveling together. Queen bed Mirrored armoire, dresser, couch, coffee table, occasional chair, end tables. Airy, private porch is fully furnished with table, chairs, lounges. Includes TV, hairdryer, iron, A/C, and WiFi access, all linens, soaps, towels. Call to ask Cathy any questions or to state special needs. 607-316-0069
Rates: $169 - $210
Type of bed: Queen

 
Robins Nest Suite
Accommodates up to 4 guests (children 12 and up) The Robin's Nest is a romantic suite featuring two rooms and a private, furnished porch with Seneca Lake views. Main sleep area King bed, dresser, end tables, ensuite bath with double shower. The casual den can be used as a lounge area or converted to extra sleep space for up to TWO extra guests on a double size open up couch. Sliders to a private porch add extended spaces with table and chairs, two lounge chairs. Refrigerator, A/C, heat, WiFi access, hairdryer, iron/board, linens, soaps/shampoo, towels. Call or text to ask Cathy with questions or other special needs. 607-316-0069
Rates: $169 - $235
Type of bed: King, Double(2) , Twin

 
Sycamore Lake View Suite
Accommodates up to FOUR guests (children 12 yrs. +) Main sleep room with Queen bed has full spacious ensuite bath with a double shower. Includes refrigerator, hairdryer, iron/board ,A/C, adjustable heat unit, TV, WiFi. 3rd Floor walk-up very large carpeted room with fantastic Seneca Lake views. This space has a couch, work desk area double bed and dresser. Call Cathy with questions or special needs regarding this space. 607-316-0069.
Rates: $159 - $210
Type of bed: Queen, Double

 
Catherines Garden Suite
Accommodates 1 to 4 guests. 3-night minimum but is mostly ideal as weekly rental (discount). Perfect if you are traveling as a couple or with up to two extra guests,(children 12 yrs. +) and desire a private key entry grade level space. This is a new space with . Queen bedroom .Living room with queen-size sofa bed for up to two guests, Children age 12 and up are welcome. .Kitchenette with sink, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker Full new bath with rain shower over soak tub. Closets, dressers, occasional chairs, sitting table, coffee table. Catherine's Garden Suite has up to door parking, easy, private access, and is spacious. Refrigerator, TV, WiFi, hair dryer, shampoo and soaps, linens,towels, iron/board. Call or text Cathy with questions or special needs 607-316-0069
Rates: $170 - $300
Type of bed: Queen, Double

 


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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $145 to $300
Payment types accepted include Personal Checks, Visa, Discover, Master Card, American Express and cash.
Rooms: This property has 6 total guest accommodations with private bath, 4 total suites, including 3 two-bedroom suites.
The types of beds available include Twin, Double, Queen and King.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: Two nights on weekends during high season, three nights during holiday weekends and special area events such as wine fests, Watkins Glen Races, Vintage Car Weekends. Catherine's Garden Suite is 3-night minimum and is considered to be a weekly rental. The two-room suites are 2-night minimum stays. Call Cathy with questions 607-316-0069.
Cancellation: See website www.1922starkeyhouse under "Cancellation Policy." or call Cathy 607-316-0069 with questions/special needs.
Pets: No pets except for SERVICE DOGS. Please advise ahead of reservation and usually the two first floor spaces are utilized for the accommodation of service dogs.607-316-0069 Cathy.

Services & Amenities

Types of meals: Continental Breakfast, Country Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Snacks/Refreshments, Sunday Brunch, Vegetarian Breakfast, request group dinner and request group platters.
Amenities In Room: Iron/Ironing Board, Refrigerator, Wireless Internet Access, Television, Hair Dryer, Heating, DVD, Bath Amenities, Cable TV, Air Conditioning, wall heaters in bathrooms, table, two chairs in some rooms and "fireplace" heaters in some rooms.
Amenities On Site: Free parking on premise, board games, movie DVD's, wine glasses and guest use refrigerator.
Business Traveler Amenities: Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Internet Access, Flexible Check in/out Times, Television, Wireless Internet Access, breakfast , dinner (upon request) plan ahead and group luncheons.
Languages Spoken: some Polish, French

Activities

Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions, Honeymoons, Meetings, Family/friends of area weddings, family/friend reunions and couples.
Other Activities: Sports Events, Major College, Skiing Downhill, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Birdwatching, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Water Sports, Wineries, microbreweries, distilleries, agri-tourism farms, alpacha farms, artisan cheese trail, world class motor sports (NASCAR), antiques, music festivals, wine tasting, restaurants and state parks.

Historic Interest

Built in 1922, the Starkey House was built by a business man, C.Raymond Brewer over the former location of the original Starkey Hotel of the mid-1800's. It was built as a residence and office for his family but adjacent to the main passenger railroad station that created the historic "hub" of activity in Starkey, NY during those times. The craftsmen built the Starkey House on site using hand tools and wood sourced and brought in via the train and vessels along Seneca Lake. The immediate location was where all local hamlets, called "Eddys" came to the country store, post office and train transportation. The barn which is still on the property, was built circa 1865 and was used to feed, water, and stable the horses used to pull the stagecoaches of the time, which picked up and delivered passengers from the train.
Historic Awards: Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence every year since opening in 2011.
Historic sites nearby: Harriet Tubman House Seneca Falls, NY 40 miles Watkins Glen State Park, 12 miles Susan B. Anthony House, Rochester, NY 50 miles Ganondagan Native American Site, Victor, NY 45 miles. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 40 miles Newtown Battlefield State Park 38 miles

Romantic Interest

1922 Starkey House provides a county-quiet getaway with cozy, plush rooms, delicious breakfasts, private veranda spaces and gracious, warm hosting. We pay attention to detail and strive to make your experience memorable.