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Mountain Country House on 70 Acres with 5 Ponds

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Last updated: 04/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We call it POND VIEW it is a unique vacation place on 70 acres in the rolling hills of Spencer NY. It's a great place for 2-6 adults plus children. If you like nature and the outdoors, this is for you - very quiet, peaceful, private, at the end of a well-maintained 1/2 mile no-outlet road.

The 3-bedroom 1-bath house is completely remodeled inside, with refinished oak flooring and woodwork harvested from Pond View's trees. There are oriental rugs, antique furnishings, and quilts throughout. The house is fully stocked with cookware, dishes, sheets, towels, etc.

First floor has open floor plan; new kitchen includes breakfast bar made from a lightning-felled red oak from the top of the mountain. Large covered deck for eating, relaxing. Outside renovations are still underway. House is surrounded by beautiful ponds (total 5, largest 1 acre), meadows and woods.

House site is half-way up a mountain that rises to highest point in Tioga County (1600 feet). Over 2 miles of hiking trails (wide enough for SUV/4x4). Great fossil hunting on mountain. 3 ponds are stocked with bass - bring your fishing gear (catch and release). The grounds are frequently visited by wildlife (deer, turkeys, geese) and birdwatching.

Many attractions within easy drive: Finger Lakes wineries, state parks with waterfalls and hiking trails, Tioga Downs (harness racing, gaming), Corning Glass Museum, glider airplane rides in Elmira (soaring capital of eastern US), antique shops, etc. Spencer has a good grocery store, gas station, bank, and most basics, along with a golf course/country club.

Very comfortable country living.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 and up...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Yes, Must be supervised at all times....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Yes ,only 2 steps , can Provide ramp if needed....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside house....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs just love it. run run run...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Five Ponds, 3 Stocked for Fishing, 2 Miles Hiking Trails Wide Enough for Suv/4x4, Large Covered Deck over looks Pond....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    WI FI Internet or cable plug in...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    for DVD or vcr only...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    From inside house you can look at 3 ponds. Total of 5 on grounds ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All rooms have a air conditioner plus ceiling fans...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    local calls only...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi Fi Internet or cable hook up....moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
JUNE 2015
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$250

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

JULY. 2015
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
4 night min stay
$275

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

AUGUST 2015
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
5 night min stay
$275

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

SEPTEMBER 2015
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$250

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

May 2016 Is available
May 25 - May 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Must be over 25 years old.

Copy of drivers license if under 30 years old

Possible renters insurance needed.

No more than eight people at house anytime.

No smoking inside else.

No illegal drugs inside house or illegal drugs outside on grounds.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/09/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary

Easy fossil hunting on top of mountain,

Camp fire at pond, easy walking trails

It's like a mini state park

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Two couples own the property as partners. We enjoy hiking, fishing, bird-watching, fossil hunting, and other outdoor activities on the property.

Why the Owner Chose Ithaca:
TO GET AWAY FROM CROWDS AND A SIMPLER WAY TO LIVE LIFE .

The Unique Benefits at this House:
From the house, you look out onto 3 beautiful ponds (5 total), meadows, and woods, and all you hear are birds and frogs - no traffic, no outlet road, extremely private and peaceful, and a sky full of stars on clear nights.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • house viewed from front pond

    house viewed from front pond

  • View of small orchard from covered deck

    View of small orchard from covered deck

  • Living room seating for 8

    Living room seating for 8

  • Upstairs front bedroom over looks front pond. also 2 reading chairs not pictured

    Upstairs front bedroom over looks front pond. also 2 reading chairs not pictured

  • Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

    Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

  • Looking at rear deck ,east over side pond,good fishing

    Looking at rear deck ,east over side pond,good fishing

  • Looking north over upper ponds about 200 yards from house other pond on left

    Looking north over upper ponds about 200 yards from house other pond on left

  • kitchen /  ceramic stovetop, DW  lots of counters space/ 6-ft breakfast bar

    kitchen / ceramic stovetop, DW lots of counters space/ 6-ft breakfast bar

  • Dining area seats 6+ breakfast bar seats 3, overlooks side pond

    Dining area seats 6+ breakfast bar seats 3, overlooks side pond

  • View from upstairs master BR overlooking front pond

    View from upstairs master BR overlooking front pond

  • rear covered deck overlooking large rear/side pond

    rear covered deck overlooking large rear/side pond

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Date last modified - Thursday, April 09, 2015

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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
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  • Calendar last updated 04/09/2015
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