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Luxurious 6 Bed, 5 Bath house with Hot Tub, Firepit along Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Trumansburg, 6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathroom House 10 Minutes From Ithaca (Sleeps 12)

Opened in the summer of 2013, Willow Creek has space, beauty, privacy and the ideal location next door to Taughannock State Park and Cayuga Lake as well as the Cayuga Wine Trail and only ten minutes from Ithaca. And now, the Black Diamond Trail is open from Trumansburg to Ithaca to bike, hike and cross-country ski through the beautiful countryside!

Sleeping twelve people in six bedrooms, furnished with either a queen or king bed and the luxurious Sealy Posturpedic Euro Pillow-Topped mattresses our guests rave about, this house boasts five bathrooms to pamper all of the guests. There are two huge master suites, each with a king sized bed, and sliding doors leading out to the upper deck or lower patio and back yard. Three bedrooms are located on the main level and three bedrooms are on the lower level. The main level is accessed by a few steps up onto the front porch. Note: we allow up to fourteen people in your group if some are children.

With so much space indoors, you won't know where to relax and enjoy the company of your fellow vacationers, whether they are family or friends. The expansive living room has views of the back yard, fire pit and woods, a wood burning fireplace and seating for ten. The lower family room has the same great views, seating for eight, a wood-burning fireplace and a 55' HDTV with BluRay player. Adjacent to this is the beautiful 8' pool table we have added for your enjoyment. You will also find a table and chairs just off of the family room for playing a friendly game of cards, board games or setting up your laptops. The huge kitchen can accommodate chefs and assistants at the same time.

Outside, you have three acres of lawn, gardens, seven person hot tub, barbecue with picnic tables and a fire pit with 12 Adirondack chairs to enjoy in private since the other houses on this lovely street are a distance away. And yet, you are moments from a state park, Cayuga Lake - the largest of the Finger Lakes, award winning wineries, restaurants, pubs, shopping and more. Walk to the end of the street and you are at Taughannock Falls State Park and the upper gorge rim's hiking trail.

This is an amazing property, and we are proud to add it to our Classic Country Vacation Homes as a choice for discerning travelers.

NOTE: NOT SUITABLE FOR WEDDINGS, RECEPTIONS, PARTIES OR GATHERINGS which include outside guests. Property is for the use and enjoyment of registered guests only, unless prior approval from owners is given.

More Details

Owner
KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke

Mitch and I (KC) have spent years learning what travelers are looking for and how to pamper them while operating the Halsey House B&B in local Trumansburg for over a decade. We bring that knowledge to each vacation home we offer and you can rest assured our standards are at the highest level you will encounter in the Finger Lakes region and beyond.

KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke purchased this house in 2013

Why KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke chose Cayuga Lake

Willow Creek is ideally situated in the hub of the Finger Lakes. You experience country beauty and peacefulness and you are literally just steps from some of the most magnificent features this area has to offer. The house itself offers space, luxury, serenity and just a great happy feeling the minute you drive up. Come see Willow Creek, you will understand.

What makes this house unique

With six bedrooms, five bathrooms and 4500 square feet of space, this large, roomy home on a quiet beautiful setting is close to parks, lakes, wineries, Ithaca, Trumansburg, Taughannock Falls State Park and more. We have added an eight foot pool table just off the family room! Outside, this house offers an outdoor seven person hot tub, a fire pit with twelve Adirondack chairs, a hybrid barbecue and lots of seating at the two octagon picnic tables.

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Several in Trumansburg
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Trumansburg Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
State Route 89
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Taughannock Farms Inn
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Taughannock State Park on Cayuga Lake
Car: recommended

Outdoor beauty and activities abound in the Finger Lakes, with over 150 waterfalls to view, hiking and biking trails everywhere and pristine lakes to spend time on and in. Bike along the scenic byway of Cayuga Lake. Cross-country ski in a national forest, through state parks and across farm fields while enjoying magnificent views. Visit organic farms to pick your own fruits and vegetables or come to the local farmer's markets where you can purchase from a plethora of items including meats raised on humane, free-range farms. These markets even have stands which prepare food to enjoy onsite while you shop.

The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is located less than five minutes from Willow Creek, and within less than one hour you can be at over 100 other Finger Lakes wineries, including those on the Seneca Wine and Keuka Wine Trails. Cars and drivers are available for hire to take you on a wine tour, or you can join an organized tour by van, trolley or boat for an amazing and unique wine tasting experience.

Ithaca, 10 minutes from the house, has many wonderful restaurants and dining options, as well as shopping, theaters, art galleries and museums. It is also home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Higher learning centers make for a diverse, culturally rich environment in Ithaca.

Amenities

Trumansburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main level hall bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level hall bathroom
    Master Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level Master bathroom ensuite
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Lower level bedroom 6's ensuite bathroom
  • Five bathrooms service six bedrooms, the two master bedrooms have private ensuite bathrooms, as does bedroom 6. Main level bedrooms 2 & 3 share a hall bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main level bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Main level bedroom
    Master Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Lower level bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Lower level bedroom with hall bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Lower level bedroom with ensuite bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Willow Creek is within walking distance to the Taughannock Falls State Park and the Taughannock Farms Inn's lovely restaurant overlooking Cayuga Lake. Need to fit more people? Please check out Willow Creek's sister property Good Vibrations (Homeaway #3010104) which is down the street and around the corner, and has five bedrooms, all with king sized beds!

Reviews

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Luxurious 6 Bed, 5 Bath house with Hot Tub, Firepit along Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
average rating of 4.87234 based on 47 reviews
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Perfect Place for a Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough positive things about our stay at this home in Trumansburg. The home was perfect for the 9 of us, with bedrooms and bathrooms more than sufficient for our needs. The home was luxurious, beautiful, and exceeded our already high expectations. It is ideally situated to take advantage of all the numerous activities and attractions that the Finger Lakes area has to offer. We used it as a base of operation for all of day trips and found that the 5 days we booked were not nearly enough. We found the owners, KC and Mitch, to be very responsive to our needs, informative about the house and surrounding area, and very courteous and friendly. I would highly recommend this home to any group or family visiting the area as the perfect place to stay. We are definitively considering returning to visit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Best property I have ever stayed at!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful well maintained house in a great location. Awesome bedroom and the bedding is amazing. Great kitchen!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Getaway Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for a Cornell reunion of friends, and we absolutely enjoyed all the amenities they had to offer, not to mention being a prime location from Ithaca/Cornell, and the wineries. And the owners made everything so easy for me and my guests. Would definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Stunning, relaxing great location perfect for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week staying here. The house was beautiful. KC thought of everything. The beds were comfortable, sheets were soft and the bath towels were plush. It was like staying at a 4 star hotel! There is a wonderful fire pit in the backyard that we enjoyed and the hot tub. The upper deck seemed to be the favorite spot for everyone to enjoy their coffee in the morning. The house had great appliances and a washer and dryer. I don't think there was one thing missing in this beautiful well kept house. We will be back! Thanks for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and location

  • 5 of 5

Great location, close to lots of state parks, trails, wineries/cider/beer tasting rooms . House was great, kitchen well equipped, nice hot tub, outdoor eating area and balcony. Fire pit was perfect end to the evening. Mitch/KC was very responsive to the few questions we had.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Just what the Finger Lakes should be!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 1.5 weeks at this house with another family and it was the perfect place to stay. With two levels of bedrooms and living spaces, we could all be together when we wanted to and separate when we didn't. The yard was extremely well kept and perfect for the kids to run around in. The fire pit made for some excellent evening s'mores. The grill and kitchen were well equipped for anything one could need or want.

The location was also fantastic. Close to lots of state parks, Ithaca, and the wonderful Black Diamond Bike Trail .

KC and Mitch were also extremely responsive and really took care of us! We loved staying here and look forward to the next time we can visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $180 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Some Special Events or holidays may require a longer minimum stay and/or a higher nightly rate. Please inquire.

We appreciate your understanding that the minimum night stay requirements are not a condition open to negotiation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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