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Charming Historic Home Right on Fall Creek - Pay for 5 Nights, Get 2 Nights Free

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Last updated: 09/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ithaca farmhouse description

Comfortably furnished, sun-filled 4 bedroom house (sleeps 7 on all new mattresses and linens - 2 queen beds & 1 twin upstairs; queen sofa bed on main floor) with two bathrooms, fully-equipped remodeled kitchen with brand new appliances, formal dining room seating 8, wood stove in huge living room, wrap around porch and two enclosed porches, with the sights and sounds of Fall Creek from most rooms and all three porches.
The house is a former creamery - a picture hangs in the dining room of a horse-drawn milk wagon parked in front, circa 1800.
House is located on 8 acres along Fall Creek.... Lots of woodlands to explore.
Approx 3 miles from Sapsucker Woods (Cornell Lab of Ornithology) and Ithaca Airport.

Window air conditioners in three rooms in summer, and wood stove & hot-water heating during the winter months.

We are really serious about the fact that house sleeps 7 max.

Large screen TV/DVD player with DirecTV.
Wireless network available.
Sheets, towels and basic supplies provided.
Professionally cleaned and maintained.
On the bus line to Cornell and Downtown Ithaca.

The creamery sits in the front of 8 acres on both sides of Fall Creek where it makes a 90 degree turn in the little hamlet of Etna. Five miles downstream Fall Creek passes through Forest Home and Cornell University and becomes Ithaca Falls.
There is a house across the street and a house next door - the creek and protected Finger Lakes Land Trust are your neighbors on the other two sides. The partially enclosed wrap around porch with views of the creek and back yard is a favorite year-round spot for us and our guests.
The Etna post office is a couple of hundred yards up the road - a great walk with your dog, who will be treated with a biscuit upon entrance.
The road is very lightly traveled by cars, but bike and foot travel is frequent.
You can put your kayak or fishing rod in the water from the property. Water levels fluctuate during the year, but there is always moving water and wildlife to be enjoyed.
Sapsucker Woods, the Ithaca airport, Cornell University, a brewery, restaurants and shopping are all within a 10 mile radius, yet you really feel like you are out in the country when you are at the creamery.
There is off-road parking for 4 cars right next to the house and the TCAT bus to Cornell and downtown Ithaca goes right by the house. Rental cars are available at the airport which is less than 5 miles away.

Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Pets Considered
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Upstairs...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Upstairs...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

                Upstairs...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                1st floor - private - adjoining full bath...moreless

              • Bedroom #1 - Queen bed, window A/C, 8 foot window overlooking Fall Creek Bedroom #2 - Queen bed, window A/C Bedroom #3 - Single day bed Bedroom #4 - Queen size sofa bed in private den on first floor, window A/C...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                1st floor...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

                2nd floor - tub for kids only...moreless

              • The downstairs bathroom was completely remodeled in November 2011. It now boasts new fixtures, an over-sized, tiled shower and radiant heated floors. The upstairs bathroom has an antique claw-footed tub with a height restriction due to the roof line. This means that most upstairs guests will need to use the shower downstairs....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • There are three steps up to first floor. Stairway to 2nd floor has approx 10 steps, a landing then 4 more steps. There are a washer / dryer in basement. Basement is not full height and not suitable for children to play in. A single dog will be considered. Security deposit and/or fee may be required. Dogs are not allowed on any furniture and must be on leash at all times outside and picked up after. We do have wireless internet service. The house does NOT have a 'land line' phone. The area gets good cell phone connections, and this has been adequate for the owners (we use AT&T). ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books For Adults
                  • Games
                  • Video Library
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • VCR
                  • DVR

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Live Theater
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Photography

                  local services and businesses

                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat

                  Location Type

                  • Waterfront:

                    House sits right on Fall Creek - hundreds of feet of waterfront on the property...moreless

                  • Water View
                  • Village
                  • Waterfront

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Hunting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Skiing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Activities Guide
                          • Bottled Water
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Firewood
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Wood Stove
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Area
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Living Room

                          Kitchen

                          • Blender
                          • Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Pantry Items

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Yard
                          • Porch Furniture
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Graduation Week 2015
                          May 15 - May 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $500
                          $2,500 $6,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $250
                          $1,250 $3,500
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                          Last updated: 09/19/2014
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                          Location

                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          I-81 in Cortland
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Buttermilk Falls
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          The Plantation
                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Greek Peak
                          9 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Dryden Lake Golf Club
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Antlers

                          Car: Recommended

                          Etna is a small town approximately 6 miles east of Ithaca NY. House sits thirty feet from Fall Creek which becomes Ithaca Falls around 6 miles downstream . There are dozens of waterfalls in the immediate area and hiking (easy to expert) and nature opportunities abound. We use our house as a base to visit many of the Finger Lakes wineries (there are Breweries and Distilleries too), and to visit the world-famous Ithaca Farmers Market. Ithaca is the home of both Cornell University and Ithaca College and boasts a thriving arts community.

                          Other Activities: Biking, kayaking, swimming, birdwatching, fishing, antiquing, and agri-tourism. Kids activities include the Museum of the Earth and the Science Center.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About the owner: My wife and I live in Baltimore and plan on retiring to the creamery in around 10 years. We had no connection to the Finger Lakes until we traveled through on our way to Canada and we both fell in love with the area. We call it 'Drinking the Kool Aid' and countless others have suffered the same fate as we did. Two years later we bought the house and have spent the last five years furnishing it and spending vacations there and enjoying all there is to do in the area

                          Why the Owner Chose Ithaca:
                          Beautiful views, easy access to the water, birds and wildlife abound, house and property full of history, close to Ithaca but still 'away from it all'

                          The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                          You will immediately feel 'at home'. Everyone raves about the wrap around porch surrounded by a huge old maple tree with views of the creek. A picture hangs in the dining room of the house when it served as a creamery with a horse-drawn wagon carrying milk cans pulled up in front of the house CA 1900.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Rear view of house

                            Rear view of house

                          • March View of Fall Creek from wraparound porch

                            March View of Fall Creek from wraparound porch

                          • Wraparound porch (enclosed portion beyond double doors)

                            Wraparound porch (enclosed portion beyond double doors)

                          • Living room - front porch through the right window

                            Living room - front porch through the right window

                          • Dining room to living room & door to front porch
Lace curtained window to creek

                            Dining room to living room & door to front porch Lace curtained window to creek

                          • Kitchen with window view to Creek over sink

                            Kitchen with window view to Creek over sink

                          • Sitting room at top of the stairs w/ full wall of windows w/ southern exposure

                            Sitting room at top of the stairs w/ full wall of windows w/ southern exposure

                          • Creek during winter -- Lots of birds around 
View from master bedroom windows

                            Creek during winter -- Lots of birds around View from master bedroom windows

                          • 3rd Bedroom - twin

                            3rd Bedroom - twin

                          • Newly renovated first floor bathroom

                            Newly renovated first floor bathroom

                          • Newly renovated first floor bathroom

                            Newly renovated first floor bathroom

                          • Fall Creek from the end of the driveway

                            Fall Creek from the end of the driveway

                          • View of Backyard from enclosed rear porch

                            View of Backyard from enclosed rear porch

                          • Rear of house from barn
Freshly painted in 2010

                            Rear of house from barn Freshly painted in 2010

                          • Enclosed porch

                            Enclosed porch

                          • Living room - window overlooking Fall Creek

                            Living room - window overlooking Fall Creek

                          • Den / TV room / 4th Bedroom - Sofabed

                            Den / TV room / 4th Bedroom - Sofabed

                          • Sitting area at the top of the stairs French doors into the master bedroom

                            Sitting area at the top of the stairs French doors into the master bedroom

                          • Master bedroom with two 50 inch windows at the foot of the queen bed

                            Master bedroom with two 50 inch windows at the foot of the queen bed

                          • Second bedroom - queen bed

                            Second bedroom - queen bed

                          • Newly renovated first floor bathroom

                            Newly renovated first floor bathroom

                          • Newly renovated first floor bathroom

                            Newly renovated first floor bathroom

                          • Exterior Porch

                            Exterior Porch

                          $250 - $500 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 7

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                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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