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This lovely victorian farmhouse/retreat is set in the the rolling hills above Cayuga Lake, just 15 minutes outside of downtown Ithaca. It is a very special place with 6 acres of beautiful grounds, a large 40 foot in ground pool with a diving board, a six person softtub/hot tub, a four person infrared sauna, peaceful walking trails with benches, a pond with a paddle boat, a fitness room (in Separate outbuilding near the pool) and herb gardens. The main house has wrap around porches with seating, two special third floor bedrooms that share a cute bathroom with skylights and interesting dormered angles (each has a double bed), There are four second floor bedrooms. On the west wing, there is one with a queen bed, one with a queen bed and twin bed and a full bath and sun sitting room. On the second floor east wing, there is one with a double bed and twin bed, one with a twin bed and a half bath. The first floor has a full bath, diningroom, livingroom, kitchen, parlor (with sauna), entryroom and laundryroom. There are two more bedrooms in the carriage house, each with a private bath. Both bedrooms have a unique style bunk system, with a double bed on the bottom and a twin bed on top. They have private outside entrances. There is a basketball court beside the carriage house. We provide four mountain bikes to enjoy on the quiet country roads. From June through August, up to 10 bedrooms are available. The 2 extra bedrooms, each with a private bath rent for $50/each/night for shorter stays, $40/each/night for one week or longer stays.
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Pond with little dock and paddleboat, fitness room with equipment, private walking trails with benches. We also have two additional bedrooms with private baths available from June-August, each with a nice bunk system with a double bed on the bottom and a twin at the top (for up to 10 bedrooms). They rent for $50/each/night for shorter stays, $40/each/night for one week stays. ...moreless
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Cross Country Skiing
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there is a circular driveway that can accomodate several vehicles. For more than 6 vehicles, you may park on the street or fill the driveway, valet style. Please do not park on the grass!...moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
10th bdrm w/bath/ week$350 + tax
optional cleaning fee$150
guests over max/day eac$15 + tax
event fee/wedding, etc$600
Refundable Damage Deposit$600
9th bdrm w/bath per week$350 + tax
Our check in time is 4:30 (no early arrivals, the house will not be ready) and check out is by 10:00am (the cleaners arrive promptly). It is a large house to turnover and all of that time is needed to prepare the house nicely for guests.
we require a deposit of half of the rent and security to reserve, the other half is due 30 days PRIOR to check in
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The area is famous for its many gorges and waterfalls. Also, the fingerlakes wine trail is close by for wine tasting and tours. Most of these attractions are within a 15 to 20 minute drive, there are some that are within a half an hour, such as downhill skiing. The area sports live theater, museums, science and nature centers, artisan shops and excellent restaurants.The Ithaca Farmers Market on the lake and many area artisans are also worth checking out!
Year Purchased: 2004
Why the Owner Chose Ithaca: We use this lovely retreat as a health retreat center several times per year. In between, it is offered as a special vacation rental.
The Unique Benefits at this House: There is wonderful wildlife, it is very peaceful and tranquil. It feels as if you are secluded in the country, but a 15 minute drive gets you downtown.
Primary:(607) 241-2401 (New York, USA-rings year round)