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Mountain Country House on 70 Acres with 5 Ponds

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house viewed from front pond

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ithaca house 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.

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility:

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

          • Children Welcome:

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

          • Pets Considered:

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

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking inside house....moreless

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

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning:

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

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Linens Provided

          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

              • Stereo
              • Video Library
              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

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

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Water View:

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

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Snowmobiling
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Paddle Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Bird Watching
              • Antiquing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Horseshoes
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Walking
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Library
              • Fishing
              • Mountain Biking
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              OCT, NOV, (CALL)
              Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $275
              May 2015 Ithaca grad.
              May 13 - May 19, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $300
              MAY 2015 Cornell Memorial Day
              May 20 - May 27, 2015
              5 night min stay
              $350
              JUNE 2015
              Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $250
              $1,750
              JULY. 2015
              Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $275
              AUGUST 2015
              Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
              5 night min stay
              $275

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee $50
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              E mail for specials and other changes you might like.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 08/26/2014
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              Location

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

              VRBO #252996

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Sunday, August 10, 2014

              $250 - $350 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 08/26/14
              Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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