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Cottage at Taughannock: Next to Taughannock State Park

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Last updated: 07/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Retreat to this lovely cottage and grounds we call 'The Cottage at Taughannock,' ideal for a relaxed family vacation or small group retreat. Only eight miles from Ithaca and sharing a 2000 ft border with Taughannock State Park, The Cottage at Taughannock offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for you to enjoy.

Prepare meals in the comfortable kitchen and dine in the “garden room”--or grill and dine on the adjacent patio. Bicycle 4/10 of a mile to the beach at Taughannock State Park for a refreshing dip in Cayuga Lake, or to enjoy the many excellent hiking trails. In the evening, sing around the fire pit or gather in the cozy living room to play board games or watch a movie next to the fireplace.

The cottage sleeps 7 people. The master bedroom, the yellow room and the upstairs larger room each contain queen beds. Upstairs, also, is a smaller room with a twin-sized bed. For a small additional fee, we can accommodate up to the maximum of three more people (10 total), using a queen and a twin-sized air beds placed in the living room or one of the bedrooms. Linens and towels are provided.

The cottage is pleasantly furnished with period pieces and textiles. The kitchen is equipped with pots, pans & utensils for meal prep, as well as a dishwasher and a commercial-sized stove.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The primary renters must be at least 25 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not permitted....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 7-10

  • Other (See Description)

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  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • The Yellow Room: 1 queen

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  • Upstairs Larger Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Upstairs Smaller Bedroom: 1 twin/ single

    Extra-long twin, views of the back yard and woods...moreless

  • An additional queen air bed can be inflated and placed in the living room if needed. A second twin air bed can be added to any of the bedrooms, most comfortably in the master bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Flat panel in living room with Blu-ray/DVD player. Guests may bring or rent their own recorded movies. Local wireless and ethernet connection available....moreless

  • Games:

    Several board games available in the living room....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat panel monitor in living room. Guests may bring/rent their own recorded movies. Local wireless and ethernet connection available for use with Guest laptop. You may watch streamed media such as Netflix (Use your own subscriptions). ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Ithaca is 10 miles down rt. 89, where you can find lots of good food and entertainment....moreless

  • Village:

    Downtown Trumansburg is only 4 miles away. Most guest find the SureSave there convenient for groceries. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Enjoy the small stream that runs next to the cottage and several other streams throughout the 20-acre property. Cayuga Lake is just across the road, providing a lovely view in the winter. In the summer you may catch glimpses of the lake through the trees....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone reception o.k. for most providers....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway and parking area will accommodate 3+ cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    please use sparingly to conserve well-water supply...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Road-runner broad-band service. Local wireless and ethernet connection available to TV in living room for use with Guest-provided computer....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Equipped with microwave, coffee-maker, toaster, and a variety of pots, pans, dishes, silverware, bakeware, stemware and mugs....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Comfortable 50’s style kitchen: features a large commercial-type stove and oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio table. Charcoal grill. Guests provide charcoal. Roast marshmallows and sing around the fire pit. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 25 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 11 - Sep 7, 2016
3 night min stay
$325 $450
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,800

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Winter
Dec 1 - Mar 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $350
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,600

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Ithaca College Graduation 2017
May 19 - May 21, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,950
flat fee
Cornell Graduation 2017
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay

$2,900
flat fee
Summer
Jun 10 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,800

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 7 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Ithaca College Graduation 2018
May 18 - May 20, 2018
3 night min stay

$1,950
flat fee
Cornell Graduation 2018
May 25 - May 27, 2018
3 night min stay

$2,950
flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$300 $400
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,800

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 07/27/2016
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Location

14 Miles
Nearest Airport
ITH: Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Taughannock Farms Inn
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Taughannock State Park

Car: Necessary

The Cottage at Taughannock shares a 2000-foot border with Taughannock State Park. The park offers miles of top-rated hiking trails, breath-taking waterfalls, a public beach with lifeguards, a public boat launch, weekend concerts, and plenty of shoreline for fishing or catching the summer breezes off Cayuga Lake. The property covers 20 acres of woodland and streams--wonderful for exploring and discovering deer trails and hidden waterfalls.

Ithaca is 8 miles from the cottage-- providing a wide array of activities for visitors. Visit the beautiful Cornell University and Ithaca College campuses. Sign up for continuing education on campus or attend live music performances offered throughout the year.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

Why the Owner Chose Trumansburg, NY, USA:
We knew the moment we walked on the property that our four-year search was over....we found the perfect place. It has been such fun making it our own.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • The master bedroom

    The master bedroom

  • The yellow room

    The yellow room

  • Upstairs larger bedroom

    Upstairs larger bedroom

  • Upstairs smaller room

    Upstairs smaller room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • garden view

    garden view

  • The back patio with fire pit and seating

    The back patio with fire pit and seating

  • Several dozen mature rhododendrons & azaleas bloom mid-April thru late June

    Several dozen mature rhododendrons & azaleas bloom mid-April thru late June

  • Front porch

    Front porch

  • Sitting area in master bedroom

    Sitting area in master bedroom

  • The yellow room

    The yellow room

  • Upstairs larger bedroom

    Upstairs larger bedroom

  • Upstairs smaller room

    Upstairs smaller room

  • Dining Room - sun spot

    Dining Room - sun spot

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen with space for 2-3 to work comfortably

    Kitchen with space for 2-3 to work comfortably

  • Kitchen door

    Kitchen door

  •  view of small stream next to house

    view of small stream next to house

  • The picnic table on the back patio

    The picnic table on the back patio

  • Hidden waterfalls viewed from edge of property - in Taughannock Falls State Park

    Hidden waterfalls viewed from edge of property - in Taughannock Falls State Park

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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