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Cozy Cottage on East Shore of Cayuga Lake

Bedrooms 2
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

640 square foot 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom cottage. Sleeps 4-6 people.

Located on the east side of Cayuga Lake.

Spectacular sunset views!

One story living with flat, level lakefront only a few steps away from the cottage.

Open concept living room/dining room/kitchen area overlooking Cayuga lake.

Queen bed in main bedroom, full sized futon in living room, and bunk bed in 2nd bedroom with a full sized futon on the bottom and a twin mattress on the top.

Main bedroom has a 4S and older iPhone/iPod recharging alarm clock.

Bathroom includes a stall shower and there is a hair dryer available for use.

Kitchen is fully equipped with tableware, glassware, flatware, cookware, full size refrigerator, oven, electric range, microwave, toaster, coffee-maker, crock pot, food processor, blender, waffle iron, and hand held mixer.

Ceiling fans in the dining room and the main bedroom.

Gas grill available for cooking.


Iron with full size ironing board.

Dish TV with DVR and DVD player.

Air conditioning and gas fireplace as well as one portable fan.

Fully stocked first aid kit.

Off street parking and boat launch.

Great swimming due to the gradual, sloping water level. Due to the rocky bottom of the lake, water shoes are recommended.

Various sizes of life jackets available for use.

Wooden dock with sitting and fishing area.

Picnic table that seats 8 under large shade tree in yard overlooking the lake.

Fire circle available for small campfires.

A limited number of lawn chairs, fishing poles, and lures are available for use.

2 single person kayaks with paddles are included with rental.

No smoking. No exceptions!

No land-line phone.

Paper products-toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, and coffee filters-are provided.

Self cleaning cottage-you must leave the cottage in the same clean condition as you find it in. Cleaning supplies are provided. Hand and dish soap are also provided.

Because the running water in the cottage comes directly from the lake, the owners have installed a whole house UV water filtration system that all of the water goes through before it enters the house. As a precautionary measure, the owners recommend that you bring your own drinking water. A brita filter pitcher is available for use if you would prefer not to bring your own drinking water. The water is safe for cooking and bathing.

You must bring your own bed linens, pillows, blankets, and towels with you. Limited bed linens, pillows, blankets, and towels are available for use if you would rather not bring your own, but if used, must be washed and put away at the end of your stay in the same condition as you found them.

Swimming, boating, kayaking, fishing, or any activities on or near the property are strictly at your own risk.

More Details

Julie Levine
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 7, 2018


King Ferry Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Stall shower. Hairdryer available for use.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in main bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size futon in living room, Bunk Beds (1) Bunk bed in 2nd bedroom with a full size futon on the bottom and a twin mattress on the top
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Cozy Cottage on East Shore of Cayuga Lake
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 26 reviews

What a jewel of a vacation home!!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I can't say enough wonderful things about this property!! We are all spread out and it is hard to get together often, and this cottage was exactly what we were looking for on our grils getaway weekend! Julie and Adam are wonderful owners and their home is clean, comfortable and well stocked with everything you need.The pictures hardly do this property justice,we were so impressed with all the touches the owner gave the property to make their guests feel at home. The girls and I had a wonderful time relaxing on the dock, swimming, grilling, playing games, and just enjoying the scenery. The highlight was certainly sitting on the dock catching some amazing sunsets and then one night being treated to fireworks going on around the lake! We visited the Kings Ferry Winery and had a blast sampling the delicious local wines and the employees were friendly and made our visit special. If you are looking for a place to come and relax with friends or family look no further. We made some wonderful memories and we look forward to returning next summer! Thanks again Adam and Julie!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, well stocked, perfect cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This was our fifth year visiting Cayuga lake. We absolutely love staying at this cottage. It is so well stocked with basic pharmacy supplies, paper products, sheets, towels, kayaks and more. They have everything you need for a wonderful stay. The binder of instructions is awesome with photos and instructions on how to use the appliances, television, where items are located and helpful tips (would love to have a binder in every rental property like this one!!). Julie is a pleasure to work with, very flexible and accommodating. The location is perfect especially for young children and the view is beautiful. I highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Even with a week of rain it was a nice place to be.

  • 5 of 5

Nice place to be with great access to the lakeand surrounding areas.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, clean house, responsive host!

  • 4 of 5

The house is conveniently located near the lake. It is clean and its condition matches the description in the ad. We found the master bedroom a little too warm for us, but other rooms are pretty well air conditioned . ( July can be a hot month after all). I would recommend the house for a short stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful location! Amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was organized and clean. Being steps from the water and kayaks was a definite plus! The sunsets on this side of Lake Cayuga are amazing. This was a perfect cabin to get our daughter away from her studies at Cornell for the Fall break. Cozy quarters but we were comfortable enough to invite a couple of her classmates to join us. I would rent this place again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cayuga Sunsets

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained and fully equipped cottage with great location...wonderful way to stretch last few days of summer

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Local golf courses include King Ferry, Cedar View, and Wells College.

Local wineries include King Ferry and Long Point wineries-both part of the Cayuga Wine Trail.

Local restaurants include Pumpkin Hill, The Aurora Inn, and The Fargo Bar and Grill.

Mackenzie-Child's factory and store.

Seward House Museum and the Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn, NY.

20 mile drive to Ithaca and Auburn.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $250

Check in is 4PM and check out is 10AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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