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Rustic Log Cabin Retreat, Cayuga Wine Trail, Dogs Welcome, Open Year-round

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 912 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy 2 BR modern log cabin with rustic style, great place to start a Winery Tour

Rustic Log Cabin Vacation Rental – Cayuga Lake – Finger Lakes - Cayuga Wine Trail

We have a second cabin on the same property - please check out vrbo 763447 if you can't find the dates you need or want to also book a second cabin.

This newly built property is located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York, on the west side of Cayuga Lake. A rustic log cabin retreat with a luxurious interior, modern feel and a comfortable open floor plan. This property is a great place to begin the Cayuga Wine Trail. The cabin has a well-equipped kitchen with new appliances, and a dining area that seats six. The living room has a couch and love seat, 43” flat screen television, DVD player, satellite TV and wi-fi.

Rates are inclusive of 4 guests. The fifth and sixth guests, age 4 and older, are charged $20 per person per night. Children under 4 stay free.

We are a Dog-Friendly property! For a small fee, your dog(s) (maximum of 2) are welcome to stay with you. Please make sure to read the Pet Addendum. When booking the reservation, before clicking "Book It", click in the box above the "Book it" button and select Yes for Pets.

The cabin comfortably sleeps up to 6 people. There are two private bedrooms – each has a queen size bed, spacious armoire closet, large chest of drawers, and nightstand. While bright natural sunlight normally fills the bedroom, there are room darkening shades for a peaceful sleep. There is a queen size pull-out couch in the living room that accommodates two more people. There is one bathroom with shower. Open year-round, the cabin has with radiant floor heating to warm you on chilly nights, as well as air conditioning and ceiling fans in each room to cool you on warm summer days.

Outside, the spacious porch provides additional under-roof space for socializing and relaxing. There is a picnic table and charcoal grill with grilling utensils for your outdoor enjoyment. Relax before a wood fire in our fire pit area. Hike in the forest directly behind the cabin.

Tour the wineries - the cabin is centrally located on the Cayuga Wine Trail, with the Seneca Lake Wine Trail a short drive away. Enjoy swimming, boating and fishing on Cayuga Lake. Cayuga Lake access is available via the cabin owner’s property and is a short hike from the cabin. We are a five-minute drive from Deans Cove boat launch. Taughannock Falls State Park to the south and Seneca State Park to the north offer hiking trails, beach swimming, and boat launch

There are numerous golf courses in the area, and miles of bicycle paths at nearby Sampson State Park. Observe the White Deer at the Seneca Army Depot , which supports the largest herd of white deer in the world behind 24 miles of protected fencing. Enjoy winter skiing and recreation at several area ski resorts – Bristol Mountain in Canandaigua (also has zip line tours) and Greek Peak (also operates a year-round indoor water park). Close by you’ll find numerous antique shops, concert venues and live theater performances.

Area attractions within a 1-hour drive include Watkins Glen Gorge and International Raceway, Cayuga Lake Boat cruises, Museum of the Earth, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Waterloo Premium Outlet mall.

A sampling of annual events includes:

February – Mardi Gras on the Cayuga Wine Trail

Apriil – Wine & Herb Festival on the Cayuga Wine Trail

July – Finger Lakes Wine Festival at Watkins Glen

August – Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls

September – AKC Dog Show at Sampson State Park

November & December – Holiday Shopping Spree also on the Cayuga Wine Trail

Rates are based on the season and length of stay.

This property is dog-friendly – we encourage you to bring your dogs with you (maximum 2)! Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times while outdoors. Inside the cabin, dogs shall not be left unattended unless crated. Renters are responsible for cleaning up and properly disposing of dog waste. A reasonable pet fee will be charged. Maximum of 2 dogs per cabin. Ithaca off-leash Dog Park located at the south end of Cayuga Lake (near Hangar Theater) is great place to exercise your pet.

Smoking and Hunting are not permitted on the property. Open fires / campfires are permitted only in the concrete fire pit.

Massage Delivered to your Cabin’s Door - Pamper yourself without having to leave the cabin. Arrange a relaxing therapeutic massage with a Fully Licensed Massage Therapist with a portable massage table who will bring massage right to you! Professional Massage Therapists licensed in the State of New York:

Rosemarie Zonetti

610-750-2853

Kelsey Hodge

315-380-9342

Both Rosemarie and Kelsey have availability throughout the week, including evenings and weekends. Contact them for rate and payment information.

More Details

Owner
Cheryl Santos
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Cheryl Santos

My husband Jim and I moved to Cayuga Lake in 2002 - he from Pine City NY and me from Hawaii. We both are naturally drawn to water, so Cayuga Lake was our chosen place. My husband has 3 grown children and he retired in 2012. Now our children are of the four-legged sort (we have friendly tale-wagging dogs and we invite you to bring your dogs along). We live directly across the street from the cabin and we are always available if you need anything. We take great pride in providing a clean, comfortable vacation property, and it is important to us that you have a wonderful vacation experience. We want to ensure that you’ll make memories here that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Cheryl Santos purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Cheryl Santos chose New York

We chose Cayuga Lake for its natural beauty, the variety of things to see and do in close proximity, yet also the tranquility of country living. We envisioned building a cabin here so we could share this unique area with others, providing a comfortable retreat for our guests. We designed and built the cabin as a contemporary modern space yet with rustic charm.

What makes this cabin unique

Situated in a sunny field adjoining the woods, this log cabin is a tranquil retreat. It is very spacious for 2 – 6 people with an open floor plan, cathedral ceilings, and 2 private bedrooms. It is impeccably clean and is well equipped with most necessary items. A walking trail across the street gives you access to Cayuga Lake. The cabin is centrally located on the Cayuga Wine Trail. Nearby are hiking trails, biking paths, and quaint shops. The cabin rental costs less per person than many hotels, plus you have your own private space. The radiant floor heating warms the cabin to a cozy temperature on cool nights. It is also air conditioned for your comfort in summer months.

Amenities

Ovid Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 912 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The cabin has 1 bathroom with toilet, sink, shower stall, towel racks, glass shelf and wall mounted hair dryer. Bath linens are provided (bath towel, hand towel, wash cloth).
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • There are 2 private bedrooms, each with queen size beds. Bed linens are provided (sheets, pillows, blanket, comforter). There is a large armoire/wardrobe with space for hanging clothes and a storage drawer. There is also a chest of drawers, nightstand, lamp and clock/radio. Room darkening shades cover the large bedroom window. Ceiling fan with light in each bedroom. Please note that mattresses and pillows are completely encased to insure allergen protection. There is a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room. Bed linens will be provided for the 5th & 6th guests. There is also a ceiling fan in this room, and window shades for privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Property is centrally located on the Cayuga Wine Trail and in close proximity to the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. Visit the winery tasting rooms, gift shops, and restaurants specializing in regional cuisine.

Reviews

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5

Anniversary weekend with friends

  • 5 of 5

Nice place and very clean. Very cool cement floor and counter top. Cheryl and Jim were wonderful hosts. Thanks for letting me fish off the dock. I don't get to fish often enough.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for writing this beautiful review I really appreciate it . Jim and I are so glad you had a nice time and that you were able to fish . we both sincerely hope you return to stay again in the future. Kind regards, Cheryl
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect. We are so glad we chose to stay there and plan on visiting again.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing this beautiful review - we sincerely hope you do return to stay again in the future! Kind regards, Cheryl and Jim
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5

We immediately felt welcomed and just like we were home!

  • 5 of 5

Cheryl and Jim are fantastic hosts. They thought of everything. There were dog treats and collection bags for our dog, treats for our children, a bottle of wine for my husband and me, and the list goes on. They came over to check on us after our first night and weren't even scared away by our grumpy dog:) They also had 3 kayaks for use down at the water as well as life jackets for adults and they even had one for our 65 pound dog. We would definitely rent from them again if in the area! Thanks for a great trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous cabins and property

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time! The cabin is a great combination of a rustic retreat yet all the comforts of home. The property is beautiful and is extremely well kept. Owners Cheryl and Jim were very friendly and hospitable. We will be return customers!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this glowing review Karen. You, your family and your adorable golden retrievers have been the best guests! We appreciate the care you took of the cabin during your stay and hope to see you back again in the future! Kind regards, Cheryl and Jim
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5

Charming modern clean cabin. Worth the stay and close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

What a pleasant stay we had in this cabin. All the amenities of home. Clean, quiet and comfortable. Owners are a pleasure as well. The trek down to the water access is a bit demanding on the young at heart! Beautiful but be mindful it's not all stairs. Had a wonderful time. Thank you Cheryl and Jim for your hospitality. We'll be back next year for a longer stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shannon for this wonderful review! I enjoyed meeting you and you were the perfect guests. I know what you mean, the lake is a "hike" - I think of it as having a free gym membership. Jim is nearly done constructing the middle set of steps so very soon the walk will be mostly all on stairs. Ours isn't even the highest of elevations - we met some folks who rented a home close to Ithaca and they had 300 steps to the lake! So glad you had a wonderful time and we are looking forward to your return visit. Jim and Cheryl
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Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

This cabin exceeded our expectations. Very clean and beautiful inside. If I'm ever back in the Fingerlakes region, I will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this review Jenifer. We sincerely hope you do return to stay again some time in the future. You were wonderful guests and took great care of the cabin! Congratulations on completing the Musselman Triathlon - that is a very impressive accomplishment! Kind regards, Cheryl and Jim
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Map

Cayuga Lake
"Fishing, boating, kayaking, swimming, ice fishing, water sports. "
Boathouse Beer Garden
Hosmer Winery
Bonavista
Women's Rights National Historic Park
O'Malley's Cabin On the Lake
Taughannock Falls State Park
Deans Cove Boat Launch
Cayuga Lake Creamery
"Chosen in the top 50 of USA's Best Ice Cream!"
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, Ithaca
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
O'Malleys Cabin on the Lake
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Bonavista State Golf Course, Ovid
Nearest Motorway
22 Miles
New York State Thruway (Route 90), Exit 41
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Bistro at Thirsty Owl Wine Company
Nearest Ski
47 Miles
Greek Peak Ski Resort & Water Park, Cortland
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Taughannock Falls State Park, Trumansburg
Car: necessary

Wineries + Wilderness + Waterways + Waterfalls = You have come to the right place! Enjoy fishing, boating, swimming and more on Cayuga Lake, 38 miles long and 435' deep, one of the largest Finger Lakes. The lake connects to the Cayuga-Seneca at the north end and the Erie Canal.

Tour the wineries on the scenic Cayuga and Seneca Lake wine trails which feature special events all year long. Cayuga Lake Wine Trail events include Mardi Gras, Holiday Shopping Spree and the Wine & Herb Fest. The trails also boast micro-breweries, distilleries and cider houses, and trendy eateries. Pair wine tasting with cheese tasting on the Finger Lakes Cheese trail.

You can explore the Van Riper Conservation Area with hiking trails and public access to the lakeshore, located 1/2 mile from the cabin. Get a glimpse of the rare Seneca White Deer herd at nearby Seneca Army Depot. Marvel at the wildlife at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and hike in the Finger Lakes National Forest with over 16, 000 acres of land.

There are many museums to delight history buffs - Sampson State Park Military Museum, Women's Rights National Historical Park, and the National Memorial Day Museum to name but a few.

Artists and photographers will appreciate the natural beauty and captivating landscapes that are unique to the Finger Lakes Region. Visit the Ludovico Sculpture Trail in Seneca Falls, and visit the Greater Ithaca Art Trail with over 40 studios and artists, open year round. The world-renowned Corning Museum of Glass features a contemporary art gallery, live glassblowing demonstrations, and activities for all ages is just over an hour's drive away.

Festivals and Events abound in the Finger Lakes area including the Empire Farm Days (August, Seneca Falls), Seneca County Fair, the Grassroots Festival (July, Trumansburg) AKC Dog Show (September, Sampson State Park and the Strawberry Festival (June, Ovid).

Enjoy regional cuisine at the many fine restaurants found in the area. Visit the Culinary Boutique & Tasting Room at the New York Wine & Culinary Center which also offers culinary classes and wine parings. Many local towns host weekly farmers markets offering locally grown produce, honey, flowers and craft items.

Athletes and outdoor enthusiasts will find a variety of activities to participate in, including cycling, triathlons, hiking, swimming and boating.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $35
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $300

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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