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5 BR, Upscale w/ Stunning Views, 2-3 miles to Downtown Ithaca, CU, and IC

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 8-10, Convenient to Downtown, Wineries, Cornell, and Ithaca College

- Weekly Special: Stay 6 nights and get the 7th free.

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You'll have plenty of space and plenty to do in this mission-style home close to downtown Ithaca (2 miles), Cornell (3 miles), and Ithaca College (3 miles).

Here are the sleeping possibilities:

- 1st bedroom with king-sized bed and attached full bathroom

- 2nd bedroom with double bed

- 3rd bedroom with queen bed

- 4th bedroom: enclosed attic with pullout double sofa bed

- 5th sleeping area: enclosed bedroom in the walk-out basement with queen bed

We're on a main road -- an easy drive to Cornell and Ithaca College and out to wineries, waterfalls, hiking, swimming, and boating.

The main level has two living areas, a fully equipped kitchen (and a grill outside), a dinette area, and a separate dining room that seats at least 10.

Amenities:

- Gas fireplace

- Wood-burning fireplace

- Sauna

- Exercise equipment

- Ping pong

- Hammock

- Grape vines

- Tree house

- Gretsch Drum set

- Pack 'n play and highchair

More Details

Owner
Amy Newman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 8, 2017

About Amy Newman

I moved to Ithaca 14 years ago and love it. There's so much to do nearby, and yet it's a very peaceful place. I graduated from Cornell in the 1980s and always wanted to move back here. I'm a senior lecturer at Cornell.

Amy Newman purchased this house in 2002

Why Amy Newman chose Cayuga Lake

I fell in love with the house when I bought it. It's a solid, mission house but feels modern, especially with the backroom addition that faces the view. You can see the lake or Cornell from almost every room in the house.

Amenities

Ithaca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • First-Floor Half Bathroom - toilet
    Basement Sauna and Shower -
    Master En-Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Enclosed attic
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Walkout basement with double Aerobed
  • - 1 Master bedroom, king bed, en-suite bathroom and shower - 2nd bedroom, double bed - 3rd bedroom, queen bed - 4th bedroom, enclosed attic, double sofa bed - 5th sleep area, walkout basement, double Aerobed Adjustable pack 'n play
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5 BR, Upscale w/ Stunning Views, 2-3 miles to Downtown Ithaca, CU, and IC
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews
5

Roomy, bright, updated bathrooms and kitchen, comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The property was easy to find (on Rt 96) overlooking Cayuga Lake. It was PERFECT! We came into town for my daughter's wedding, and this house allowed me and each of my 4 children (2 with significant others) their own rooms with the minimal of bathroom sharing. All the bathrooms were newly updated, as was the kitchen. It was very well stocked with consumable goods (I always bring my own soap, paper towels, TP, etc) in case we ran out. The owner was easy to communicate with, responsive and helpful. She clearly takes pride in the house. I would rent it again in an instant!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review, and this was the year for Ithaca weddings! I'm glad you found a lot of space. The 5 separate sleeping areas on 3 different floors -- and 3 showers -- definitely helps with privacy.
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and spacious

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada
4

Great large house

  • 4 of 5

Great stay, Amy is always in touch right away. The house comes with all you could possibly need from coffee and spices to cards and games. It is conveniently located to get to most places. It is much larger than the pictures. There is a lot of road traffic noise though. But overall a great place to stay with a large group.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Ithaca Vacation House!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in July 2017. The house is in great condition and was perfect for two families (4 adults, 4 children). It's very close and convenient to downtown, and the views of Cayuga Lake and Cornell are amazing. And the owner was great with communications and answering questions. Definitely recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad to read this! I try to be responsive and am always available for questions. Amy
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Everything was very nice. The house was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA
5

A beautiful home with a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

My college roommates and I rented this home for our 10 year reunion. We had everything we could need in the house and the owner was very responsive to any questions. Best of all, the porch had a full view of Cornell, making it the perfect location to gather and reminisce about old times.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Tompkins County Regional Airport
Nearest Train
61 Miles
Syracuse Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Route 90
Car: recommended

Great location near:

- The Commons Downtown Shopping and Restaurants (2 miles)

- Cornell University (3 miles)

- Ithaca College (4 miles)

- Cayuga Lake (4 miles)

- Treman State Park Waterfalls, Hiking, and Swimming (8 miles)

- Buttermilk Waterfalls, Hiking, and Swimming (4 miles)

- Taughannock State Park (10 miles)

- Watkins Glen (22 miles)

- Finger Lakes Wine Trail (20 miles)

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 3.0%

For Cornell reunion, and homecoming weekends, the cost is $750 per night with a 3-night minimum (booked for May

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.