Upscale Cayuga Lake House Close to Everything Dog Friendly
The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more
- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
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.
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
When you're ready to book, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Paying with a credit card on VRBO protects your payment for up to $10,000 against listing fraud. We recommend completing your booking on VRBO.Learn more
(607) 227-6122 (New York, USA)
Member since: 2007
- 1450 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
IC Graduation 2017
May 17 - May 23, 2017
4 night min stay
CU Graduation 017
May 25 - May 30, 2017
5 night min stay
Jun 3 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Jun 24 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
May 23 - May 29, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $30
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
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
Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Cornell University, Ithaca College, Fingerlakes Wineries
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.
- Primary: (607) 227-6122 (New York, USA)
- Click Here to see All My Rental Listings
The living room with amazing lake views
We have a canoe and two kayaks for your use.
Living room, outside the crew teams from IC and CU are rowing past.
The kitchen has two walls of windows to the lake.
Master bedroom with king bed.
Downstairs bedroom near bathroom has full size bed for two.
Bathroom with jetted tub and dual shower heads.
Our house is private yet very close to downtown Ithaca.
We bought this house specifically because of the grass area by the lake.
Morning on Cayuga Lake, crew practice.
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.
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.
The living room has space for your family to relax and enjoy the view.
In kitchen dining with sliding glass doors to the deck.
Upstairs third bedroom has three twin beds.
Side deck seating area.
waterside fire pit
My boys feeding ducks off the dock circa 2013
Ithaca is Gorges. My three boys tooling around Cascadilla Gorge.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
Enter dates to see accurate pricing
Booking confirmation within 24 hours
Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO
- We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
- You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
- We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7
Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM