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House / Cabin Look on 5 Ac,Private ,Pond .S of Ithaca

(24 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 1/2 Bedrooms , 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5) cozy ,Wifi,TV, great views.

(House) cabin look is located on outskirts of Spencer, NY. Rt 34. It is about 100 yards off road and has privacy. Situated on hill and not visible from road. Has pond ,bass fish, catch and release and beautiful view of mountains and farmlands. Large flat lawn - good for games and dog.
The inside has just been renovated. Has knotty pine look with lots of large windows with vertical blinds, 12 foot cathedral living room ceiling. Open floor plan. All kitchen appliances with wood laminate floors with radiant heat and electric heat.
The house is fully equipped with sheets, towels, dishes, cookware, etc. and kitchen is stocked with a variety of foods and staples goods, which you can use and replace or pay for.
There is a spring water plus a water dispenser and a 6 foot island with 3 stools. The large dining table can seat 4 plus. Living room includes sofa bed, recliners, glider rocker, 50'' plasma TV. Cable HD TV, cable and wireless internet. Cell phone reception is excellent.
The 2 bedrooms have queen size beds and sofa in living room thats opens to a regular double bed. Also just added a small bedroom with a 36 x 72 single bed . x Bathroom has a 4 foot vanity and 5 foot bath-shower combination. ADA toilet. A lot of hand grab rails.
The cabin is a great place to relax at the end of a day exploring. Easy drive to Ithaca, Watkins Glen, Corning, Finger Lakes wineries, Tioga Downs (harness racing and gaming), antique shops, state parks with waterfalls and hiking trails, etc. Can fish in pond on property.catch and release.
The small town of Spencer has only 1 blinking red light (no traffic), but has all basics, including grocery store, gas, bank, dollar store, and a 3 restaurants. Full shopping and malls in Ithaca 15 miles north . Easy drive on nice county road no traffic lights
Any outdoor activities are at your own risk.

Spencer, NY. 14883

Information contact, Sam Konowal
610-731-5001 cell. text, e-mail

Keywords: Cabin, Cottage,House, with View of Family Farm and NY. rolling hills . Located on 5 Acres of Hill Side. Private. Can Not See Cabin from Road .15 miles south of Ithaca
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : No elevator but one floor easy wheel chair assessable.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 to 30 age Must purchase damage protection from VRBO or Home A Way. $69 Copy of drivers license. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    $30 to $50 fee for dog. Total stay...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Up to 32' wide door ways 6 grab handles in bathroom...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single


  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    In living room...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2), small Bed(1) Regular sofa bed in living room (1) Also available are 1 bed mats that open to 4x36x72 can be put on floor...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Tub , shower combination with regular shower head and Hand held shower head. ADA toilet 17' high. And 4' sink . Grab on hand rails on wall. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Displayed , over 25 home made quilts by J.D. leBlanc, award winning quilter and her mother Irene . Cabin has 5 large windows with vertical blinds great view. 12 foot high living room ceiling with fan. Very cozy and comfortable and private....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Lots of DVD's. and VCR's...moreless

  • Games:

    Inside and outside Lots of stuff for kids....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    On cable 50 channels ...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    50 plasma HD TV also wire or wireless internet. Cable with sports package Possible satellite later in 2016...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    50' HD. Plasma...moreless

  • Toys:

    For kids...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    Yes plenty of VCR ,DVD to choose from for Kids and adults. ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    1 mile view of mountain terrain....moreless

  • Water View:

    Nice pond 20 yards from rear door. With fish....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 Window units...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    wi-fi or cable hook up...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Elevator:

    No elevator but one floor easy wheel chair assessable. ...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Electric with flames and heat...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant heat built into floor . Plus Electric units in all rooms. Also electric fire place. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Yes ,...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets , pillow cases. Beds are made when you arrive. Do not have to make beds when you leave....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seats 7 + Great view hills and pond out back...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    great cell phone reception,no Sprint...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    For 4 cars ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:


  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:


  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Heating
  • Telephone:

    No land line but great cell phone reception. NO Sprint service 5 bars with Verizon ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    7 sets of bath, hand, wash cloths...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large ...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi high speed...moreless


  • Dishwasher:


  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Complete , can cook a full dinner. Table seats 4 ,can add leaf to table to seat 6 at table . Also have counter with 3 Stools. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in above stove...moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Rear of cabin , covered 16 x 24 for shade. round table plus 4 chairs overlooks pond . Also other 4 Relaxing chairs also 2 Cabelas chaise lounges...moreless

  • Golf:

    Hollybrook golf course only 3 miles away open to the public...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rental about 9 miles away...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn for dog or Ball throwing...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    2. Charcoal Also fire pit next to pond Wood pile is there most of the time....moreless

  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water
  • Yard


from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
JUNE 2017 Special
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$1,300 $4,800
JULY 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,400 $5,000
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,400 $5,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25


Must be 25 years or older to rent and sign rental agreement agreement. 25 to 30 age ,Copy of drivers license required.

Maybe possible security deposit or property damage insurance

NO MORE THAN 4 ADULTS AND 3 Children staying at cabin overnight. Or total of 5 adults.2 children.

Depending on month minimal nights required..

No smoking or illegal drugs inside of cabin.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ithaca, NY.
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
McAnns Rt 34 Van Etten,NY.
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Holly Brook county club
1.8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt 34 and Rt 96 in Spencer, NY
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Spencer, NY (3)

Car: Necessary

Located 2 miles outside of a very small town.

Cabin has most everything you need for a comfortable stay. Just bring your own personal items and food.

Within 20 miles of Ithaca, Watkins Glen, Corning, Owego,

Tioga Downs race track about 18 miles


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Sam, semi retired and active likes outdoors.biking,hiking,hunting,fixing things. Donna, Medical writer and jested retired and award winning quilter. Donna and mom Irene made over the 26 quilts on displayed at cabin.

Why the Owner Chose Spencer, NY, USA:
The town of Spencer is small town America. No hassle traffic, just a blinking red light at the main intersection Rt 34 and Rt 96. Which is 2 miles north. A good place to relax and getaway from city life.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Only 16 miles to Ithaca. And only 22 miles to Watkins Glen. No need to close window blinds, no one around to look in. Great view of rolling hills. Has everything to be comforable . Just have to bring your own personal items . looking at the stars at night . hearing the frogs in the pond.and fresh air . looking at more than 26 home made quilts hanging the on walls made by award winning quilter J.Donna leBlanc.and are mother Irene

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Rear view .  New 15 x 24
Patio cover

    Rear view . New 15 x 24 Patio cover

  • Rear view of new patio cover 15 x 24

    Rear view of new patio cover 15 x 24

  • Kitchen looking at front door in Kitchen

    Kitchen looking at front door in Kitchen

  • Wine corner and counter in kitchen

    Wine corner and counter in kitchen

  • Quilts done by Donna and her Mom Irene. 

    Quilts done by Donna and her Mom Irene. bedroom.

  • Rear bedroom

    Rear bedroom

  • Front Bedroom

    Front Bedroom

  • desk area for computer.
door to small bedroom.

    desk area for computer. door to small bedroom.

  • Left side, view of farm rolling hills and pond in rear.

    Left side, view of farm rolling hills and pond in rear.

  • rear pond

    rear pond

  • rear pond after sunset

    rear pond after sunset

  • Cabin outside but with all conveniences inside.

    Cabin outside but with all conveniences inside.

  • From front door looking out 2 windows can add 18' to table.

    From front door looking out 2 windows can add 18' to table.

  • From behind 6 ft.counter of eating area living room.

    From behind 6 ft.counter of eating area living room.

  • Looking into kitchen

    Looking into kitchen

  • Kitchen window

    Kitchen window

  • Rear bedroom with queen size bed and view of pond

    Rear bedroom with queen size bed and view of pond

  • small bedroom

    small bedroom

  • Front view of cabin

    Front view of cabin

  • Rear pond sunset

    Rear pond sunset

VRBO #306227

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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