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Beautiful lakeside home with panaramic lake views and level lakefront

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 1 outhouse, sleeps 10-13 adults, panaramic lake views

Rest and enjoy the lake with the sounds of waves. Open floor-plan for living and dining room. Full kitchen. Spacious Master Suite with 3-season sun porch to enjoy gazing at the lake. 3 additional large bedrooms, Upstairs bath with whirlpool tub. 1 bedroom attached efficiency with kitchen. Outdoor grill. Large deck/dock for entertaining and level beachfront for swimming, looking for fossils and lucky stones. Herb garden. Central air conditioning/heating. Make this your home while vacationing ( 5 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms, 3 bathrooms, and 1 outhouses).

If bringing pet, there is a pet fee and we ask to confine to dog crate when you are not home,.

If bringing boat less than 19 ft will fit in hoist, Boats can be launched 4 miles north at Long Point State Park. There is nearby business (Fingerlakes boat rentals ) for renting a boat and they deliver to house.

Private Road: Located 2.5 miles down a 4 mile private road. Speed limit 10 miles per hour. 15 minutes to home from main road (Lake road). The private road 10 Mph speed limit gives added benefits of lakeside walking, biking and jogging.

Fall is a great time to enjoy the lake. Fall leaves gazing, wineries nearby, stay in a beautiful setting. Book this home for visiting children in college. 5 miles to Wells College, 25-30 miles to Cornell and Ithaca College.

Level lake front: This is a unique feature of this home and is a nice for swimming and launch of small water craft (kayaks, rowboat, small sunfish sail boat).

Pricing for home is based on 10 person occupancy.

Home without studio apartment rental available for lesser fee Beach shared with efficiency apartment renter attached to house. Their are separate docks and outdoor dining areas.

More Details

Christina Morse
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Christina Morse

We enjoyed living year round on the lake in this home from 1996 to 2009. It was absolutely wonderful. We have been blessed to now use our large home as a rental for others to create vacation memories.

We are local people and are devoted to assure reserved renters have their summer vacation as planned for the summer or off-season.

We are lifelong residence of Central New York State and find Cayuga one of the best lakes in the area.

Christina Morse purchased this house in 1994

Why Christina Morse chose Aurora

This property was built in 1995 with a large addition in 2002. It is spacious and has many special features created for family comfort. Central heating and air conditioning. 2-four season sun rooms. Allergy filter on central air calculator.

What makes this house unique

The views and sunsets are amazing. The water foul are wonderful to watch. The private road creates a great place to walk, run, bicycle, cross country ski. The ramp allows for ease in putting in kayaks, paddle boats, row boat, and small water craft.


Aurora House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Deposit $700, nonrefundable. Final payment due 45 days prior to arrival.
  • Cancellation: 60 days prior, all but the deposit, 50% toward future stay. 30 days prior 50%. Contact owner for special circumstances
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom: studio - toilet , shower , studio
  • Main house: Full bathrooms 1 and 2 Studio full bathroom is small. Outhouse with toilet available for swimmers.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Studio office - 1 sleep sofa /futon , fold down couch
    Studio Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Master in apartment
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2- Youth twin XL
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • All rooms are large and have lake views
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 3 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
No smoking inside of premise. May smoke outside. While Towels and linens not included, could be available, ask. You may bring boats/watercraft with you. Garage available to store small watercraft such as kayak, canoe, bicycles. Attached to home is a studio efficiency apartment. One level studio apartment on first floor (separate entrance). Do not need the studio? Ask about the discount.


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Beautiful lakeside home with panaramic lake views and level lakefront
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 30 reviews

Love Sunsets?

  • 5 of 5

An important criteria for any vacation home we rent is it must be west-facing to enjoy sunsets. The view of the sky from this property makes you stop what you're doing and just watch the day turn to night. After the sunsets you get a blanket of stars. Or even better, one night we sat in the sunroom off the master bedroom and watched and listened to thunderstorms roll over the lake. Those memories will stay with me.

The house itself is enormous and well-equipped for indoor and outdoor meals and fun. We took advantage of everything the house offered. Parked a rented motorboat at one of the docks, splashed around in the paddle boat, spent countless hours on the upper and lower decks listening to music and catching up with relatives. We had BBQs and helped ourselves to the cherry tomatoes and apples that grow on the property.

The only caveat is to bring food with you when you first arrive. The road to the house is rutted and long and not conducive to a quick nip to the grocery store. That road, though, is fascinating to walk along and see all the different ways people have managed to live on the water. I only wish we'd gotten to know the folks with the outdoor Tiki bar.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roseto, PA

Awesome week on the lake

  • 4 of 5

We totally enjoyed all that this property has to offer! The tranquil mornings to the breathtaking sunsets in the evening! We had a great time kayaking, paddle boating and swimming. Great location for a relaxing vacation week!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

For the second year in a row, this gorgeous home was perfect in all respects for our 3 generation family (9 adults + 3 children).

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Family Vacation 7/7-7/14

  • 5 of 5

The place was wonderful! We had a fabulous time there. The sunsets are amazing! The owner, Christina was available whenever we had a questions. I would definitely stay here again. :)

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable lakeside home; June 8-12 2018

  • 4 of 5

We were a party of four gentlemen (two could not attend) celebrating a college reunion. The home was spacious, clean, and had all the amenities one could ever need, including TV and good WiFi. We particularly enjoyed sitting out on the dock in the evening, enjoying a nice breeze and a comfortable temperature (early June).

Perhaps the only negative is the fact that there is a private one-lane bumpy dirt road bordering the lake that takes 15-20 min to reach the home from the main road.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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GReat weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We rented with "3" other families for Ithaca parents weekend. Our sons and friends all came for dinner Friday and Saturday. They loved the lake, a lot of stone skipping and laughs were had. Great to watch young men turn into boys again.

Home was beautiful. Location great. Met Christina and Luna while out for a walk. Would definetly rent again. Home well equipped to make for a memorable weekend.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
King Ferry Golf Course or Cedar View
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 90
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Aurora Inn
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Long Point State Park, Cayuga Lake
Car: recommended

Lakeside 5 bedroom home with fantastic views. Come and relax on one of the nicest Fingerlakes in the region. Home has unique level lake front that allows easy access and easy launch for small watercraft (kayaks, rowboat, sunfish sailboat) . Near Long Point State Park to launch bigger boats. 2.5 miles down 4 mile private drive allows for privacy as well as area for walking, running, biking, without the worry of high speed traffic. There are four Cayuga Lake wineries nearby (Treleaven, Long Point, Hands and Hearts, Dill's run). Mackenzie Child's Grounds and Long Point State Park. Sleeps up to 13. Bring your watercraft: boat (less than 18 foot) or jet ski can launch at house. Larger boats, can be launch at Long Point State Park. (Availability: PLEASE check calendar)

NYS route 90 to Lake road, Aurora to Honoco Road. (Syracuse 45 min, Rochester 50-60 min, Ithaca 40 min, Auburn 35 min)

Other Activities: Bring your own or rentals available in Ithaca, NY: bike, boat, water skis, kayak, canoe


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning deposit $150

3 night off season special (October to April) Main house- 4 bedroom- $870 for 3 nights,or $1100/3 night special: whole house (main plus studio apt.). A $280 savings for the off-season nightly rate.
Refundable cleaning deposit $150, refundable security deposit of $200
Pet fee non-refundable $150 (up to 2 dogs, no cats)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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