Near Cayuga Lake, Swimming Beach, 215' Waterfall, Wineries Just Minutes Away(54 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Lovely Apartment Adjacent To Taughannock Falls State Park and Cayuga Lake.
This lovely apartment is close to Taughannock Falls, the highest single drop waterfall in the Northeastern United States (33 feet higher than Niagara Falls). The location is adjacent to Taughannock Falls State Park and is perfect for outdoor activities including hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, boating, and fishing. Hiking the nature trails along the gorges, which are up to 400' high, provides panoramic and dramatic views of the gorges formed by the ice age. Minutes from the Cayuga Wine Trail, the Cheese Trail and the Beer Trail, there are great restaurants nearby, many which feature free live music. Only ten miles to Ithaca and to Watkins Glen, across the street from a beautiful stream that flows into the waterfall. You can hear the soothing sounds of the stream as you doze off to sleep. Peaceful surroundings and beautiful gardens. Saturday summertime lakefront outdoor concerts at Taughannock Park.
Newly renovated smaller second floor apartment in owner's country home, cozy and comfortable, perfect for 1-2 people. The bedroom has a new queen bed, solid oak dresser plus an air conditioner. The cheerful sunroom/dining room has a cypress wood table and chairs and looks out over the expansive grounds. We call the apartment the Eagles Nest, since it sits above the magnolia trees and overlooks large black walnut trees and many flower gardens. There's a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, oven and range, coffee maker, toaster and microwave. In addition there's a newly tiled bathroom, a den with two chairs and flat screen DirectTV with 63 channels and second air conditioner, a walk-in closet, and wireless internet connection. Linens, towels and soft cotton bedding and blankets are supplied, and several Metropolitan Museum of Art reproductions hang on the walls. Close to the quaint village of Trumansburg which offers boutique and art gallery shops, excellent restaurants, a large grocery store and liquor store, pharmacy, natural foods store and deli, bank, beautiful public library, new bowling alley and laundromat. The house was formerly owned by Robert Moog, who invented the synthesizer, and who invited many famous musicians to the home, i.e. the Beatles and Emerson, Lake and Palmer. The house will be included in an upcoming documentary about the life of Bob Moog, scheduled to be released next year.
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Member since: 2014
- On floor 2
- 400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Newly tiled floor in bathroom
- The location is what makes this rental unique - so close to Cayuga Lake with its swimming beach and hiking gorges; the numerous Finger Lakes wineries, breweries and cheese making; Ithaca's shopping/restaurants; Cornell's botanical gardens; and Watkins Glen's famous racetrack and state park - which recently was voted the 3rd most spectacular state park in the nation....moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
Taughannock Stream is directly across the street - you can hear the water flowing from the house. Cayuga Lake is visible from Taughannock Park Road as you hike/drive down the road towards the lake....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 3 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Cornell Graduation Weekend
May 25 - May 30, 2017
3 night min stay
July 4th Weekend
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Columbus Day Weekend
Oct 6 - Oct 9, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Tax Rate 3%
Check in is anytime after 2:00 pm. Check out is 10:00 am.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Adjacent to Taughannock Falls State Park on the west side of Cayuga Lake - close to 215' waterfall (highest waterfall east of the Mississippi) and just 15 minutes from Ithaca. Hiking easy to moderate breathtaking trails along the north and south rim gorge, which were formed by the Ice Age, and to the base of the 215’ falls. Cayuga Lake fishing, public swimming beach, kayak, stand-up paddleboard and canoe rentals, boat marina and launch. Many renowned wineries a short drive away - and some with year-round free weekly live music concerts. Nearby bistros/wineries with sweeping views of Cayuga Lake. Cornell University's Plantations - extensive botanical gardens and arboretum, and the Johnson Art Museum and Japanese Garden are 10 miles away. Corning Museum of Glass (world-class museum), Women's History Museum in Seneca Falls (birthplace of women's rights) and Watkins Glen Raceway are also nearby. Spectacular fall foliage.
Year Purchased: 1977
About the owner: Retired graphic artist/teacher, originally from New Jersey and so grateful to now be living in the beauty of the Finger Lakes region of upstate NY.
Why the Owner Chose Trumansburg, NY, USA:
Bought this house in 1977 from Moog synthesizer inventor/musician Bob Moog who was moving to North Carolina to celebrate his break from the corporate world. Loved this house at first sight - and the incredible beauty of the Finger Lakes' gorges and waterfalls nearby.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Ideal location, next to the beauty of Taughannock Falls State Park and it's amazing waterfalls and breathtaking hiking trails, two minute drive to Cayuga Lake with water access and swimming beach, right on the road that runs parallel with the stream that flows into the 215' waterfall, and midway between Ithaca and the 20+ wineries of the Cayuga Lake Wine trail and Finger Lakes wine country.
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View of house from Taughannock Park Road - Apartment is towards back of house
Cheerful sunroom with table and chairs
Den with leather chair and bookshelf
Breakfast bar in kitchen
Overlook of Taughannock Falls - a short hike from the house
Stairs on the left leading up to 2nd floor apartment
Comfortable queen bed
Bathroom with shower stall on the left
View of gorge and Cayuga Lake from north rim trail around park.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, January 23, 2017
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