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Peaceful Private Cayuga LK View Hot-tub Sleeps 16+ Directly on Wine Trail

Sleeps21
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Friends/Family Gather Cayuga LK View 4 Bed 3.5 Bath Manor Home Sleep-21 Hot Tub

New for 2018:

Free SUP

2 Stand up Paddle boards available for guest use included in rental.

( Paddle Boards are Free to use during the duration of your vacation along with 2 kayaks, large canoe, and boat dock)

Did we mention free SUP!!

Wine Trail Events

Bacon on the Lakein - March 2019

Wine & Herb Festival - April and May

This Elegant Manor Home is located in the Heart of the Finger Lakes and directly on the northeastern leg of the Cayuga Wine Trail in the Village of Cayuga and less than 10 minutes from the Seneca Wine Trail. Only 15 minutes from the new casino, Del Lago Resort Casino, which also opened a beautiful new spa.

Osprey Manor is perfect for your family vacation, group gathering, women's retreat or getaway. During our winter season, enjoy the wood burning fireplace, spacious interior and then head outside where we have a 6 person Hot-Tub adjacent to the deck with a gas fire pit. And if you have kids...our front lawn is perfect for sledding.

Come visit and enjoy the Wine, Beer, Spirit, Cheese & Sweet Trails in the Finger Lakes. Whether you want to enjoy a great meal at home, a fabulous meal at a nearby Winery, or just a glass of wine on the porch watching the sunset, the options abound to make this trip just what you desire.

This region is know for it's Winery, beer, and spirits tours as well as sightseeing tours which can include waterfalls and possibly a chance to see the rare white deer at Seneca Reserve. Or jump in your car and see Niagara Falls which is only 2 hours away!

Imagine taking a 5-6 hour tour of some of the finest Wineries, Craft Breweries and Cheese producers in the Country followed up by a 5 star meal. NY promotes farm to table dining and a great number of fantastic restaurants are affiliated with nearby wineries for easy enjoyment after a fun day of tastings and site seeing. And then return home to relax in front of the fireplace with a glass of wine before jumping into the hot tub!!

We are smack dab right in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ideally located directly on the Cayuga Wine Trail and 5 minutes from the Seneca Wine Trail. A perfect spot for a tour, family or friends gathering, getaway, girls weekend away, bridal shower, bachelorette weekend-you name it you found the perfect place. A popular place for wedding parties as we are close the The Apple Station in Union Springs, the Aurora Inn in Aurora, and Izzo's White Barn in Aurelius.

To make your geteway perfect:

Upon your arrival, we have provided a Finger Lakes Region Welcome Gift

Standard Amenities

- Propane & Charcoal Grill

- 5 Large Screen TV’S

- 3 DVD Players

- Hi Speed Wireless Wi-Fi

- Surround Sound Stereo in Living Room

- Den w/Foosball Table / Electronic Dart Board

- Library with Board Games and Antique games

- Gas and Wood Burning Fireplaces

- wii Gaming System with Games

- Well equipped Kitchen for family prepared gourmet Meals

- Printer in tech center

Everyday Amenities

- Luxury Linens

- Luxury Bath Towels

- Luxury Bath Products

- Luxury Furnishings

And Much Much More.

All on a nearly 2 Acre landscaped lot with room for you and your family spread out and relax.

This historic property and one time boarding school was known as Cayuga Academy. It was built in 1790 and has been extensively renovated and updated to bring it back to its true beauty. Reportedly boasting at one time to have the largest Kentucky coffee tree in Cayuga County, NY. Sitting on 2 acres with beautiful trees and a lovely lawn. Consisting of 11 elegant rooms and ready to spoil your family. The home has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate your family members with its graciously sized and beautifully decorated 4 bedrooms and sleeper sofas.

To add to the distinguishing final touches, the home includes a Library, oversized Living Room, Dining Room, Foyer, Pub Room, and Tech Room, and 3.5 Baths.

We can help create a perfect family vacation for you…

Below is a sample of activities we can help with.

Dinner Recommendations and Reservations

Theater Tickets

Sightseeing Recommendations or Tours

Winery/Distilleries/Breweries Recommendations and or directions to our favorites.

Arranging for Private Chef/Caterer for in home Family Dining

Other special treats: Floral or Gift Arrangement can be ordered for your arrival or during your stay for special occasions

Referrals to Car, Limo, and Transportation and Tour Providers

Referrals to Caterers

We can accommodate just about any request. Just ask. One call does it all: 484-624-9366

Also Fishing and Pontoon Party Boat Rentals are available for extra fee from local marinas. Use of a boat slip for your family at Beacon Bay Marina can also be arranged.

2018 Cayuga Wine Trail Events:

Holiday Shopping Spree - November 16-18 and November 30 - December 2

Mardi Gras - 2019

Bacon on the Lakein - 2019

Wine & Herb Festival - 2019

Local Festivals/Events:

GRASS ROOTS FESTIVAL July 19-22

Trumansburg Fairgrounds

FINGER LAKES WINE FESTIVAL August 20-27 Watkins Glen

MacKenzie Childs Barn Sale August 2019 Aurora

MacKenzie Childs Warehouse Sale 2019 Union Springs

Route 90 Yard Sale July 2019/ 50 Miles of yard sales

Finger Lakes Musical Theater Festival, Auburn

Race/Fun 5K:

It's A Wonderful Life Festival and Fun Run- in Seneca Falls, second weekend in December.

Holiday Ball drop in Seneca Falls, New Years Eve outside the Gould Hotel.

Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles: Join the Village of Skaneateles, located 25 minutes east of Osprey Manor in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, this holiday season.

An annual tradition, the celebration begins the day after Thanksgiving and runs every Saturday and Sunday through December 17, from noon to 4 pm, plus December 24 from noon - 2:30 pm. Charles Dickens and his cast of over 50 characters will interact with residents and visitors in the streets, stores and restaurants. Don't miss lively acts at the Library, live music, unique shopping, wonderful food and horse and wagon rides around the Village.

Wine, Beer, Spirits, Cheese, and Sweets Trail Tours

More Details

Owner
Laura Bentz
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Laura Bentz

The Owners of the home are Paul & Laura Bentz.

We love to travel and experience new places, cultures and cuisine. Laura loves cooking, gardening, and water sports like kayaking. Paul enjoys American football, music and traveling to the far ends of the earth.

Laura Bentz purchased this house in 2013

Why Laura Bentz chose Cayuga

Paul and Laura fell in love with this property when they first saw it on a Sunday evening during the Spring of 2013. They decided to rename the property Osprey Manor because a beautiful Osprey flew over as they decided to acquire the property. The elegance and history of the property revealed itself over the following months as the couple began to bring the property to its current beauty.

We loved that the home is on the northeastern side of Cayuga Lake which gives guests access to the Cayuga and Seneca Lake Wine Trails as well as the nearby towns of Aurora for dining and Auburn for martinis and theatre as well as beautiful Skaneateles and lively Geneva which are about 30 minutes away.

And the sunsets! Beautiful all year long.

The Home has been painstakingly remodeled and updated and elegant but comfortable furnishings added.

The home really is something to see whether you love old homes, history, or just want to relax or entertain in the Finger Lakes.

After the Revolutionary war the land and subsequently the home that was built was given to the original owner as a land grant. Soldiers of the war were often given large amounts of land in lieu of compensation for their time spent in the military.

What makes this house unique

Amenities and Location, Location, Location.

We offer the services you need.

Looking for suggestions or referrals?

Restaurant, Bakery, Wine Tour, Boat Rental, Boat Tour, Bars, Nightclubs, Theater, Concert, Shows, Grocery Stores.

Need something just ask paid services.

We are happy to arrange catering & other services providing a variety of surprisingly affordable convenience services during your vacation including: - Day of arrival fridge stocking with groceries - Day of arrival heat-and-serve prepared meal waiting in the fridge - On site beer/wine/cider tastings featuring local wineries, orchards, and breweries - Private chef services - enjoy a restaurant-quality meal prepared on site while you relax and enjoy the incomparable ambiance. Menus vary, but feature the culinary bounty of the Finger Lakes. A surprisingly affordable, unique experience without leaving the comfort of Osprey Manor . These services have been a real highlight for prior guests! Prices vary according to size of party, menu items selected, etc. This is just a sample of the services that we can provide.

This home sits on 2 acres of land overlooking the eastern side of Cayuga Lake and offers many amenities with a hot tub, private setting, large living room area, wood burning stove, air conditioning and central heat, and well equipped kitchen with kitchenade standing mixer and even a waffle maker.

30 miles from Syracuse, 50 miles from Rochester, 40 miles from Ithaca, 9 miles from Auburn, 5 miles from Seneca Falls, and 11 miles from Aurora.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Left on 03/02/2014 for a stay in February 2014

I rented this house for my sister's bachelorette weekend getaway and I couldn't be happier! There was more than enough room for all 9 of us to sleep comfortably and the many bathrooms made it easy for all of the girls to get ready in the morning. The house was clean and homey with a dining room big enough to seat everyone for dinner. We enjoyed having full use of the kitchen which was stocked with plenty of modern appliances that made it easy to prepare meals.

The house is in a great location that made it easy for us to spend the day checking out local wineries and a ten minute cab ride from auburn where we went out for an evening of dinner and drinks. I am looking forward to the next occasion where I am able to book the rental again!
Mar 2014
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Amenities

Cayuga House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 21
  • Max. adults: 21
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No High Heels on wood floors. Remove shoes whenever possible.
  • No illegal drugs or weapons
  • No outside Noise after 9:00 PM. Always replace Hot Tub Cover after use
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Spa Rain Shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Ensuite bathroom has a soaking tub surrounded by tile.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full Size Pull-out Sleeper Sofa in Master Suite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Library - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size sleeper sofa
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 2 Roll aways available for this room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
New for 2018. Two brand new Stand Up Paddle boards for guest use. We offer the services you need. Looking for suggestions or referrals? Restaurant, Bakery, Wine Tour, Boat Rental, Boat Tour, Bars, Nightclubs, Theater, Concert, Shows, Grocery Stores. Need something just ask paid services. We are happy to arrange catering & other services providing a variety of surprisingly affordable convenience services during your vacation including: - Day of arrival fridge stocking with groceries - Day of arrival heat-and-serve prepared meal waiting in the fridge - On site beer/wine/cider tastings featuring local wineries, orchards, and breweries - Private chef services - enjoy a restaurant-quality meal prepared on site while you relax and enjoy the incomparable ambiance. Menus vary, but feature the culinary bounty of the Finger Lakes. A surprisingly affordable, unique experience without leaving the comfort of Osprey Manor . These services have been a real highlight for prior guests!

Reviews

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Peaceful Private Cayuga LK View Hot-tub Sleeps 16+ Directly on Wine Trail
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 25 reviews
NY, IA, TX
5

Amazing views and space for family!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family reunion after our daughter's graduation. Family from across the country came and stayed in this beautiful home on the lake. The expansive yard was great for lawn games, proximity to the lake and the watercraft was excellent for hours of activity on the water. Cooking meals in the kitchen together, relaxing on the deck and front porch made for a wonderful time. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautifully renovated home with old-charm

  • 5 of 5

This home had it all. Perfect for an anytime getaway in the Finger Lakes. Perfect indoor and outdoor space for large size gatherings. I hope to make it back someday.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Philadelphia, PA
5

Wine Tour

  • 5 of 5

Booked this for my friend's bachelorette weekend. There were 19 of us and we did a wine tour (tours require reservations ahead of time!) The home is close to the lake and they provide you with kayaks and stand up paddle boards, there is a swimming area and a floating dock that we all lounged on, as a heads up you have to bring a life jacket! Some of us got tickets for not having life jackets with us on the lake.

The house itself is beautiful with a massive yard and plenty of room to spread out, two firepits and a hot tub! We really enjoyed staying here and never felt overcrowded despite how many of us there were and Laura was extremely helpful and available to us for anything we needed.

I highly recommend staying here! It's a beautiful area and a beautiful home

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

The amenities that were included where nicer than another of the other homes we rented on the 3 lakes we've visited. Beautiful indeed!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Great relaxing Bachelorette weekend

  • 5 of 5

My stay was wonderful. The house was very nice, the remodels were wonderful, and they still kept the charm. We walked to the lake from the house, which was just one block up. The kitchen was awesome, great for cooking for a big group. We were even offered complimentary late check out. I would definitely stay here again. Thank you Laura and Paul!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Village of Cayuga Lake Stay

  • 5 of 5

Renovated, well outfitted village property. Nice location and property for large group.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Finger Lakes Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Parkers' Grille & Tap House
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Many including Indian Head
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amtrak Syracuse
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-90 New York Thruway
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Aurora Inn
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Bristol Mountain, Greek Peak
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Harris Park
Car: necessary

Osprey Manor is ideally situated in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region and boasts the best of both worlds. Quiet and secluded but not far from modern convinces in Auburn 10 Miles north and Syracuse 30 Miles east.

Being the largest premier lake for Boating and Fishing this lake is large 38 Miles Long but still extremely manageable.

Upcoming Events in the Finger Lakes:

The Cayuga Wine trail has many wonderful events through the winter–spring. For more information, please call: 800-684-5217

Cayuga Wine Trail: 2018

Mardi Gras - February 24 + 25

Bacon on the Lakein - March 24 + 25

Wine & Herb Festival - April 27-29 and May 4-6

*New* CeleBrunch - June 3

Holiday Shopping Spree - November 16-18 and November 30 - December 2

When visiting if shopping, picking, antiquing is your thing doesn’t miss the quaintness of shopping in nearby Union Springs, Skaneateles, Aurora, Waterloo, Geneva, or maybe a visit to Mackenzie Childs Barn Sale or Waterloo Premium Outlets is in order.

Theater abounds in the Finger Lakes take a little longer drive and you can be at the Hanger Theater in Ithaca, or a drive to Cortland will yield you a trip to Cortland Repertory Theater all showcasing top notch professionally directed presentations.

What can I say if nature is your thing, please don’t miss a trip to swim in Great Gulley Falls, hike through Taughannock Falls State Park or Watkins Glenn State Park. The hiking and scenery at both parks is limitless!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79

We do not charge fees related to linen or towel rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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