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Property Details

Updated: Jan 20, 2015
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4-6 with hot tub on deck, central AC/heat

Beautiful Cayuga Lakehouse available for weekly rentals in the summer and partial weeks available in the spring, fall, and winter. Off-season (after Labor Day and before Memorial Day) the house is available for long-term rental or short stays. The house has been recently furnished. We are conveniently located 2 miles from Ithaca, N.Y. and is in a nice private, relaxing setting. We are located on the west shore of Cayuga Lake on Taughannock Blvd. just 3.5 miles from the Ithaca Commons and 5 miles from Cornell Campus and Ithaca College. This is a modern house with a large deck featuring a hot tub overlooking Cayuga Lake. The hot tub is large and accommodates 4 people very comfortably. There are two patio tables with chairs and umbrellas and lounge chairs for relaxing outside. This house has 2 bedrooms, a large fully equipped kitchen with a brand new grill top Jenn Air stove, 2 full bathrooms, central air conditioning, and a spiral staircase. The master bedroom has a queen sized bed, the second bedroom has 2 twin beds, and there is a queen sized pull-out couch in the living room. There are large closets in the bedrooms with hangers for your clothes as well as large dressers. You can hear the water lapping on the lakeshore from the bedrooms. The master bedroom has beautiful lake views. The living room has a large comfy chair with ottoman, couch, and recliner. There are bookcases with books for your use and a DVD library and board and card games for your enjoyment. The dining table is located in front of the large windows facing the lake. There is a built in oak desk. The kitchen features a vaulted ceiling, large counter tops for cooking, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, electric hot water kettle, blender, grill top stove for indoor grilling when the weather doesn't allow for outdoor barbecue use, cook and bakeware, dishwasher, ice maker, spices, and other staples. There is a mudroom for hanging up jackets and taking off wet shoes. The bathroom on the main floor off the living room has a stand up shower and a heat blower. The bathroom on the second floor has a full tub/shower, washer/dryer, and a heat lamp. There are four kayaks and a canoe with paddles and life jackets available for tenant use. There is a small covered boathouse with some rafts, a mini fridge, and campfire wood. The pier has a firepit for nighttime fun. There are new lounge chairs and folding chairs for relaxing by the lake. We have wifi high speed internet access and over 190 channels of cable TV. There is a brand new 42' flat screen TV with DVD player.

This is a family oriented neighborhood so no large parties or excessive noise allowed. Please contact us with any questions or if you would like to see more pictures of the house.

Please note: The access to the bedrooms on the second floor is via a spiral staircase. This may be difficult to navigate with infants and/or pets. The house is at the bottom of a steep driveway. In the winter the driveway is plowed as soon as possible. The driveway leads to a small shared parking area where we have two designated parking spots. Additional parking is available at the top of the driveway. No trailers or boats are to be driven down the driveway. Trailers and boats can be parked in the parking area adjacent to the road at the top of the driveway.

Long term winter rental available from Nov. 1st through May 15th.

Please note: If you do not receive a reply from an inquiry please check your email spam filter. I always reply within a day or two at the most. Thank you!

Fall and Spring rates are for 2 night minimum and the rate per night goes down the more nights you stay. Thanks!

IMPORTANT: The Instant Quote/rate calculator in the upper right corner is not always accurate as our rates vary by length of stay and time of year. Please email or call for accurate rate quotes. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Summer 2015 from Memorial Day to Labor day rentals are one week minimum. Rates start at $1750 and weekly rate drops if 2 or more weeks are booked. Weeks in June are discounted. Discounts apply for repeat customers.

Cornell and Ithaca College graduation weekend rates are $1900 for 3 night minimum. Additional nights are $275 and discounts apply for full weeks including these graduation weekends.

Fall and Spring start at $550 for 2 night minimum. The per night rate goes down the more nights you stay. Ask about rates for these off season stays.

Winter rentals start at $200 for 1 night and prices per night drops with longer stays.

We do rent monthly in the off season from November 1st through May 1st. Ask about rates.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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6 Reviews

Beautiful Cayuga Lakehouse
+1 -607 351-5281
Ithaca Cayuga Lake

Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5
My friends and I recently stayed here for New Years Eve for 2 days. The house was very clean upon arrival, Randall even left a bottle of wine for us :) Directions for expectations for the house were clearly written out. We visited Americana Winery, which was not more than a 15 minute drive up the lake. We used the hot tub, which was a wonderful feature. Randall came and inspected the house right after we left. We will definitely think about coming back in the future!
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Beautiful Cayuga Lakehouse
+1 -607 351-5281
Ithaca Cayuga Lake

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5
My friend planed a trip up to the figure lakes for her 26th birthday and we stayed here it was great.

The house was spacious enough for the 6 of us plus her dog. The only issue if you have a pet might be the spiral staircase. The 1st night she carried the dog up but the second night her boyfriend make it learn to take the steps, I was glad I got up before that ordeal.

The hot tub was an awesome feature that we took advantage of both nights. It was easy to set up and clean up, not too far from the house which is great since it got down to the low 40s the nights we were there. We were looking forward to using the kayaks as well but the day we planned to use them it was just too cold for us maybe if the sun was out it would have been more bearable but we got kind of an overcast weekend.

Due to the crowded restaurant scene in Ithaca Friday night and hearing how much was going on that weekend to draw the extra crowd we decided to cook on Saturday night. We were pre-warned about an issue with the stove making it out of commission originally not planning to cook it wasn't a big deal to us but once we decided to cook we decided to grill. Grill was great. There were enough plates and utensils for us of us. The dishwasher worked great as well.

We loved the location of this place. It was on the river, a short drive Ithaca, easy access to lot of vineyards and hiking trails. The trail marked across the street to access a large trail was easy to follow and although it was listed under the places to take your dog myself and another guest use it as a running tail. If you go to the left for about 20 minutes, I'm kind of a slow runner, you'll hit the paved running paths. If you go to the right there a few baracades the trail crumbles a little but you can get by.
  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I just wanted to let future renters know that the oven was promptly repaired and is currently in excellent working order.
Beautiful Cayuga Lakehouse
+1 -607 351-5281
Ithaca Cayuga Lake


  • 5 of 5
Such a great experience. Having been to Ithaca before, it is great to find a place to rent that is so close to all of the waterfalls and is such a short drive from downtown. The amenities at the house (hot tub, fire pit, grille, canoes) kept us entertained the entire weekend. We will definitely be returning to stay at the house.

Thank you Randall for making everything so easy, we had a great stay!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Beautiful Cayuga Lakehouse
+1 -607 351-5281
Ithaca Cayuga Lake
Sayre, PA, USA

Amazing House with an great owner!

  • 5 of 5
This house is great!

I stayed here with my girlfriend in early fall. The house is very clean, upstairs and downstairs bath is wonderful. The view from the master bedroom is really fantastic.

Amenities like a Jacuzzi, washer-drier, stocked kitchen, fire-circle with firewood, fishing poles and kayaks are just the icing on the cake.

This house is about 15 minutes from Americana Vineyard and 5-10 minutes from Taughannock Falls state park.

My girlfriend left some of her belongings behind on accident and the owner, Randall, mailed them back free of charge! Stress-free vacation on a wonderful property, Thanks Randall!!
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Beautiful Cayuga Lakehouse
+1 -607 351-5281
Ithaca Cayuga Lake
Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria

Wonderful lake experience

  • 5 of 5
It was my first visit to the 5 Finger Lake area & this lake-house turned out the be the perfect spot. The house was as described and shown in the pictures. Everything was clean and well-maintained, including bathrooms, kitchen and hot tub. There is plenty of wineries and hiking possibilities in the area, as well as going kayaking directly from the house. I enjoyed my stay very much and would recommend it to anybody I know, hopefully one day I can return myself to this gorgeous spot at the lakes.
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Beautiful Cayuga Lakehouse
+1 -607 351-5281
Ithaca Cayuga Lake
Southampton, PA

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5
The house was great - clean and well-maintained! Plenty of room for the 5 adults and 2 dogs we had there. Fantastic location just north of Ithaca - central to so many activities! And Randall was great to work with - it made for a thouroughly enjoyable week on Cayuga Lake!
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway


Activity and Interests

Waterfalls and hiking trails nearby

Convenient to Cornell University and Ithaca College


Antique shops

Farmer's Market

Hangar Theater

Yacht Club

State Parks

Great fishing and watersports


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Updated: Jan 20, 2015

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 21 2014 - Mar 21 2015
1 night minimum stay
Spring '15
Mar 22 2015 - May 24 2015
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2015
May 25 2015 - Sep 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

50% payment due with signed rental contract to reserve dates. Final 50% rent plus fully refundable $400 security deposit due 30 days prior to your stay.

Weekly Rate: $1200 - $1750
Rates start at $250 for one night in Winter and $550 for 2 nights in Fall and Spring. Per night rate drops the more nights you stay.Discounts for repeat customers and multi-week stays. Cornell and IC graduation rates are $1900 for 3 nights (mimimum) and $275 for each additional night. Discount for full week that includes graduation weekends.
Summer '15 rates $1750/wk.


Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


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

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Recently furnished Conveniently located close to downtown Ithaca and Cornell University and Ithaca College Available for weekly rentals in the summer and partial or full weeks in the spring and fall and winter Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, coffee maker, new Jenn Air grill top stove, dishwasher Washer and dryer on second floor adjacent to the bedrooms Central air conditioning Gas grill on deck Beautiful hot tub on the deck facing the lake 4 kayaks (new Pelican Pursuit 140 tdlx tandem 2 person kayak and 2 touring kayaks, a Dagger Charleston and a Perception Captiva, and an Otter play kayak) and a canoe (Old Town Penobscot 16) with life jackets and paddles Off road parking in lot next to the house for ease of use As with most Cayuga lakehouses there are steps down to the house and from the deck to the lake. We have large, wide stairs with handrails on either side. New lounge chairs and folding chairs for relaxing by the lake or on the deck You provide the linens and towels and we supply the blankets and pillows Only 40 steps to the lake High speed wifi internet 190 channels cable TV 42' Flat screen TV with DVD player

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