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Overview

Property Details

Updated: May 24, 2015
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 10 Sleeps

Come enjoy the Finger Lakes year round while staying at 'The 1843 House'. It is a single family, 4 bedroom, home located on the west side of Cayuga Lake, just minutes from Seneca Falls (13 miles) and Ithaca (25 miles). It is close to the wineries on both Cayuga and Seneca Lakes. Built in 1843, it has old world charm with all the modern conveniences. You can find many antiques and period furniture as you move from room to room.

The house is completely furnished with 2 bedrooms downstairs and 2 bedrooms upstairs. There are 2 full bathrooms, one on each floor, a first floor laundry room with washer and dryer, a newly remodeled, eat-in fully equipped kitchen with new appliances including a dishwasher, a large formal dining room and living room. The living room has a sleeper sofa which can be used if additional sleeping accommodations are needed. A door in one of the downstairs bedrooms opens to stone patio that is completely fenced in. There is plenty of parking, a red barn, a huge yard with several mature trees to shade you from the sun, 3 stone patios, picnic table and chairs, and front porch.

Across the road and 50 steps down, you will find 218 feet of lakefront with a shale beach, a new dock with a ladder, a canoe with paddles and a row boat with oars for your use, and a large deck with picnic table and chairs overlooking the water. Enjoy a campfire on the beach or in the fire pit on the side of the house.

There is no telephone land line but cell phone reception is excellent. Smoking is prohibited inside the house. Conservative use of the septic system, water and electricity is appreciated. Although the house is not child-proof, children are welcome.

Occupancy is limited to 10 maximum on the property.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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This house will breathe a big sign of relief after we leave. Kids of all ages had a great time. Only way it could have been better is if mother nature had cooperated a little more.
Jul 2014
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The 1843 Greek Revival House on Cayuga Lake
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7009401
-5852716706
Romulus Cayuga Lake
5

wonderful

  • 5 of 5
I spent the month of April in this completely charming old farmhouse. It's elderly but has all modern updates for easy living. I loved watching the beautiful lake with all its many variations. I loved the quiet, dark nights too.
All my many visitors loved it as well.
  • Submitted: May 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for writing this very positive review. We are so happy that you and your visitors enjoyed our lake house. After such a harsh winter, April's weather turned out to be very pleasant. We hope to see you again in the future.
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The 1843 Greek Revival House on Cayuga Lake
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7009401
-5852716706
Romulus Cayuga Lake
Rochester, NY
5

Relaxing get away

  • 5 of 5
We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend at this house. It was filled with antiques that created the ambience of an older home, yet it had all the modern conveniences. The house was clean and the kitchen had all the "tools" to prepare our meals. Since there are several wineries nearby, we enjoyed spending a few hours wine-tasting on Saturday. The view of the lake and autumn colors from the front porch were spectacular. We would definitely recommend this lake house to others and hope to return in the future.
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for recommending our lake house to others. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope you rent from us again in the future.
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The 1843 Greek Revival House on Cayuga Lake
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7009401
-5852716706
Romulus Cayuga Lake
5

Relaxing and enjoyable vacation house

  • 5 of 5
The lake house visit was relaxing and we enjoyed boating on the lake and visiting the sights in the area including the Corning Glass Company and Watkins Glenn. The house had all the amenities we needed and was decorated with period furnishing from the 1800s. The property was well maintained and the owners were friendly and stopped by for a visit. We enjoyed sitting on the lawn in the evening by the fire pit roasting marshmellows and listening to live music from the winery next door. I would highly recommend a vacation at this property to others. We are a family of 2 adults and children ages 16 to 31. A fun time was enjoyed by all
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your two week vacation in our lake house and recommend this house to others. Hope you can rent from us again in the future.
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The 1843 Greek Revival House on Cayuga Lake
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7009401
-5852716706
Romulus Cayuga Lake
5

2 weeks of an enjoyable vacation at the lakehouse

  • 5 of 5
The lake house visit was relaxing and we enjoyed boating on the lake and visiting the sights in the area including the Corning Glass Company and Watkins Glenn. The house had all the amenities we needed and was decorated with period furnishing from the 1800s. The property was well maintained and the owners were friendly and stopped by for a visit. We enjoyed sitting on the lawn in the evening by the fire pit roasting marshmellows and listening to live music from the winery next door. I would highly recommend a vacation at this property to others. We are a family of 2 adults and children ages 16 to 31. A fun time was enjoyed by all.
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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The 1843 Greek Revival House on Cayuga Lake
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7009401
-5852716706
Romulus Cayuga Lake
4

House is very quaint and the view is gorgeous!

  • 4 of 5
The house was very quaint. We stayed here overnight when going to a Hallowine Party near the house. The house was clean and had enough bedrooms to accommodate everyone in our party. It has a very well equipped kitchen and a very cozy living space. The view of lake from house is very nice! They have a nice dock and you can enjoy a campfire down by lake.
  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for submitting this review. We hope you will return next year.
business
The 1843 Greek Revival House on Cayuga Lake
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7009401
-5852716706
Romulus Cayuga Lake
4

A wonderful family vacation

  • 4 of 5
We found the listing accurate and thorough. Amenities and lake equipment were good. Having a row boat and canoe available to us was very nice. It was great to have a deck near the beach. The dock is more of a fishing pier than a boat dock, but served our needs.

We had 6 adults and two children on our family vacation. Plenty of room and a nice large table for dining.The outside property was spacious and well kept and provided a nice gathering area on the patio.

There is no air conditioning, but wasn't a problem for us, since the weather was cooler.

Well supplied kitchen. Generally the house was clean and comfortable. Owners were pleasant and responsive.

Because the house was for sale, there was a house showing while we were there. We knew that might be a possibility but it was awkward leaving, having to have the house in order and our belongings left behind. We left for the afternoon.

All in all, our week stay was a great location for our family vacation. We would recommend the house to others.
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I want to apologize again for having the house shown during your vacation. We really appreciated your leaving during that time. It was nice to read your kind words and the fact that you recommend our house to future renters.

Location

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

-Swimming

-Boating (bring own or rent)

-Hiking (several State Parks)

-Great Fishing

-Antique shops

-Fabulous Restaurants

-Wineries

-Chiropractic College, Cornell, Ithaca College, Wells College

-Golf and miniature golf

-Biking

-Skate Park in Ithaca

-Winter sports

-Outlet Mall and Finger Lakes Mall

-Theater

-Cinemas and Drive-In

-Museums

-MacKenzie-Childs

-Concerts

-Farmer's market

-Amish Craft Village

Availability

From $279 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late Spring
Apr 26 2015 - Jun 19 2015
1 night minimum stay
$400
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
 
Cornell Graduation Weekend
May 22 2015 - May 25 2015
4 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
Summer
Jun 20 2015 - Sep 5 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 5 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$800
Flat fee
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 6 2015 - Oct 24 2015
1 night minimum stay
$400
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
 
Late Fall/Winter
Oct 25 2015 - Dec 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,200
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,200
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $500.00

50% deposit to reserve the house (bank check or money order)
Balance plus a $500 security deposit due 3 weeks prior to arrival

Nightly Rate: $300 - $450 (excludes summer)

The 1843 House is available year-round with a 1 week minimum stay from June 20 through Labor Day. During the rest of the year, the house is available by the night, weekend, week, month or long term.

Rates are "Housekeeping Ready". You must bring your own linens and towels (blankets and pillows are supplied) and clean the house to
the same or better condition you found it in. Due to a few requests we can sometimes provide linens and towels and clean after you leave for an additional fee. Please inquire. Trash bags and cleaning supplies are provided.

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Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 1900 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 double, 2 twin/ single

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • -Fully equipped kitchen -Fans for all the rooms -Direct TV with DVD player in living room -Wireless Internet Service -Sound system with CD player -Washer and Dryer -Iron and ironing board -Dishwasher -Microwave -Toaster oven -Coffee maker -Books and games -Rowboat -New dock with ladder -Deck, patios, porch -Four bedrooms - 1 queen, 2 double, 1 double with bunk beds -Full bath with shower and bathtub on first floor and full bath with stall shower on second floor -Picnic tables -Gas and charcoal grills -Fire pit -Oil heat -Electric decorative stove in kitchen

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