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Upscale Cayuga Lake House Close to Everything Dog Friendly

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Last updated: 12/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautiful three bedroom single family home located in the Town of Ithaca. We are only 1.5 miles from downtown Ithaca, but it is a world apart. Private lot with private dock and private swimming and grass area down by the lake. We update and renovate the house regularly. Some recent upgrades include repainting the kitchen, a new HD TV, new leather living room couch, new carpets in upstairs bedrooms, master bedroom recently re-painted, new glass light fixture, new grout in bathroom, new granite bathroom sink, a family canoe, new Kayak rack, new kitchen chairs, new outdoor furniture.

This is fun kitchen to cook in since you are lakeside. Kitchen has sliding glass doors to large lakeside deck. Cherry floors, granite countertops, pendant lights, dishwasher, garbage disposal, oversized fridge, eat-in table with seating for seven. Gorgeous views from almost every room, including 8 windows in the living room, 3 in the master bedroom, 3 windows and a three paneled sliding glass door in the kitchen and a 6 bay window and large picture windows in the downstairs bedroom. The house has been completely modernized and renovated. It is not a musty lake rental! Hardwood floors and beautiful finishing touches everywhere. You will not walk in the front door and be disappointed. All kitchen items (pots, pans, dishes) and sheets included. Renters bring their own towels.

Bedrooms: Master w/ fantastic views of Cornell and King Bed. Bay Window Room with Fantastic views of the lake and Queen Bed. Purple room with Skylights and 3 Twin Beds (2 can be pushed together).

VRBO Testimonials from before they had customer reviews (we have been doing this a long time!):

From March '09: Ms. Greenwald: I just wanted you to know we had a great time in Ithaca during our stay two weeks ago. It was a really nice get away. There is really a lot to do in the area. Your house is beautiful and I see now why you had such a hard time leaving! Thank you! N.R.

From April '09: Carolyn, Just wanted to let you know that we had a wonderful time staying at your home in Ithaca. It is an absolutely beautiful home in a perfect location. We all had a lovely time! K.M.

Here is a thank-you card I received in the mail: 'Dear Carolyn. I wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our vacation week at your lakehouse in Ithaca. It is such a beautiful house and has all the comforts of home -- PLUS that gorgeous lake. We liked the convenient location, too It is so close to downtown Ithaca and is also close to our daughter's home on ______ Road. Thank you for sharing it with us. Thank you, too for the prompt return of our security deposit. Sincerely, M.K.'

Pet Policy: Not many upscale places allow pets. We do because we love our dogs and they love to travel with us. This is a great place for dog, not only because they can go swimming, but because the deck and grass are all fenced in. You can let the dog out from the kitchen without even leaving the house. You must clean up after your pet, of course. We charge only a $30 fee for dogs that we spend on end of the year professional carpet cleaners.

Cleaning:
House is professionally cleaned between tenants. Tenants are asked to bring up and tag garbage on Tuesday evenings. (Tags provided). Tenants are asked to leave the house 'broom clean.'

Who Can Rent:
It is a quite area and is not appropriate for loud/late night parties. Also, all guests must be able to navigate stair with ease.

Keywords: Ithaca, Cayuga Lake, Waterfront, House, Pet Friendly

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(607) 227-6122 (New York, USA)

Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    I lived here when my children were babies and toddlers, but young children will need supervision near the water and on the stairs....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We love to bring our dog on vacation with us and we invite our guests to bring theirs. Dogs love to swim and have easy access to the grass so you don't even have to walk them, although the great ithaca dog park is just down the road....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Private Dock, Private Swimming Area, Grassy Area down by the water (this is rare for Cayuga Lake)...moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Excellent Views of Cayuga Lake and Cornell....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Private dock, private grass area by the lake. Kayaks on the property for your use....moreless

  • Water View:

    Excellent Views of Cayuga Lake and Cornell....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Private waterfront home with private dock....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining is in the kitchen, or more preferably on the deck!...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    This is a year round residence and is warm in winter....moreless

  • Internet:

    wifi included...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    has beautiful lake views...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    wifi included...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Eat in kitchen with sliding glass doors to the deck. Overlooks the lake from two full walls of windows....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Oversized LG fridge...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Fantastic Lakeside Patio with sliding glass doors from the kitchen....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We have 2 kayaks and a canoe for your use. There are life preservers and paddles....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The grassy area down by the water is the reason we bought this property....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill....moreless

Pool / Spa

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$220 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,200
IC Graduation 2017
May 17 - May 23, 2017
4 night min stay
$900
$1,700
CU Graduation 017
May 25 - May 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,400
June 2017
Jun 3 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer 2017
Jun 24 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,700

Changeover Day: Saturday

CU 2018
May 23 - May 29, 2018
5 night min stay
$1,450
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$300 $325
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $30
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400

Notes:

Please note that we only rent to up to two families. We do not rent to groups of friends due to a neighborhood restriction. Change over day during summer is always Saturday.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

7.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tompkins County Regional Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Boatyard Grill
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Newman
1.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 13
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Boatyard Grill
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Greek Peak
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Taughannock Park

Car: Necessary

Cornell University, Ithaca College, Fingerlakes Wineries

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: This is Adam canoeing the boys just off the dock. Canoe and 2 kayaks are on site for your use. Just slide them into the water.

Why the Owner Chose Ithaca, NY, USA:
Ithaca is a fantastic vacation spot. It is located on beautiful Cayuga Lake, the longest and deepest of the finger lakes. You can boat, dock, fish or swim right off our dock. Ithaca has three amazing state parks with fantastic hikes, amazing views and great swimming, with Taughannock Park just up the road. Ithaca is directly on the finger lakes wine trail and many wonderful wineries are nearby. There are many top quality restaurants and plenty of places to grab a quick bite. If you stay at our house, you will have easy access to Taughannock Park, Cass Park, the Hanger Theater, downtown and to Wegmans (a top supermarket), so you won't have to spend a lot of time in the car. There is also a wonderful farmer's market in Ithaca with music, good produce and a great community vibe. In other words, you can relax and do nothing but stare at nature or partake easily in many outdoor activities, it will be up to you.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house has several wonderful features. First and foremost is the location. You are directly on the lake. You can swim. You can boat. You can jump in the lake off the dock. You can sit on the deck and relax. At the same time, we are just 1.5 miles from shops and downtown Ithaca. You have all the benefits of the lake and wine country without having to drive 25 minutes to the supermarket. My next favorite feature of the house is the sliding doors in the kitchen. You can eat outside on the deck just as easily as you can eat inside at the kitchen table. As soon as we put in those doors, we had breakfast outside every day for months. It is wonderful. The next best feature of the house is the lakeside deck. It is a great place to sit and relax or BBQ or have a cool drink.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

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Photos

  • The living room with amazing lake views

    The living room with amazing lake views

  • We have a canoe and two kayaks for your use.

    We have a canoe and two kayaks for your use.

  • Living room, outside the crew teams from IC and CU are rowing past.

    Living room, outside the crew teams from IC and CU are rowing past.

  • The kitchen has two walls of windows to the lake.

    The kitchen has two walls of windows to the lake.

  • Master bedroom with king bed.

    Master bedroom with king bed.

  • Downstairs bedroom near bathroom has full size bed for two.

    Downstairs bedroom near bathroom has full size bed for two.

  • Bathroom with jetted tub and dual shower heads.

    Bathroom with jetted tub and dual shower heads.

  • Our house is private yet very close to downtown Ithaca.

    Our house is private yet very close to downtown Ithaca.

  • We bought this house specifically because of the grass area by the lake.

    We bought this house specifically because of the grass area by the lake.

  • Morning on Cayuga Lake, crew practice.

    Morning on Cayuga Lake, crew practice.

  • Adam and the boys out in the canoe

    Adam and the boys out in the canoe

  • To the left of the grass, you can launch a kayak or walk in to the water.

    To the left of the grass, you can launch a kayak or walk in to the water.

  • Private dock with room for your boat (or use our canoe and kayaks).

    Private dock with room for your boat (or use our canoe and kayaks).

  • This deck is just off the kitchen, perfect for dining lake side.

    This deck is just off the kitchen, perfect for dining lake side.

  • The living room has space for your family to relax and enjoy the view.

    The living room has space for your family to relax and enjoy the view.

  • In kitchen dining with sliding glass doors to the deck.

    In kitchen dining with sliding glass doors to the deck.

  • Master bed.

    Master bed.

  • Upstairs third bedroom has three twin beds.

    Upstairs third bedroom has three twin beds.

  • Side deck seating area.

    Side deck seating area.

  • waterside fire pit

    waterside fire pit

  • My boys feeding ducks off the dock circa 2013

    My boys feeding ducks off the dock circa 2013

  • Ithaca is Gorges.  My three boys tooling around Cascadilla Gorge.

    Ithaca is Gorges. My three boys tooling around Cascadilla Gorge.

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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