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Cape Cod on Cayuga Lake West Shore


Property Details

Updated: Jan 30, 2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeping Porch, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

Weekly Rentals - Saturday to Saturday

Nightly Rental Rates and Weekend Rates Available - 2 Night Stay Minimum - Ask

A great opportunity to vacation at a Cayuga Lake waterfront property right in the Heart of the Finger Lakes region just minutes north of Ithaca.

Just off the Wine Trail situated on a private beach on the West Shore of Cayuga Lake, you'll find a vintage 1930's seasonal cape cod with unique cottage charm.

French doors open to a large screened porch where you will enjoy open views of the lake, sunrises and get-togethers with family and friends.

A great place for water activities, relaxing on the dock, a hike through the woods, a walk along the beach, outdoor grilling, gathering by the bonfire or curling up with a good book.

Kitchen offers Gas Cooking, Frig, Dishwasher, Microwave and Coffee Maker/K-Cup

Gas Stove Fireplace in Family Room

Downstairs Full Bath with Shower

Downstairs Captain's Quarter's Bedroom Features 1 Queen bed.

Sleeping Porch Offers 1 single

Upper Deck features 1 Queen bed with Lake Views and Four Built-in singles.

Satellite Smart TV

Charcoal Grills

A popular choice for College Graduations, Wedding Parties and Honeymooners

Easy Drive-Up-To-Door Access and Parking

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Recent Review

About the Owner

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 30, 2017

7 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)


Quintessential Finger Lakes Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Simply Charming! A quaint cottage that sits on a beautiful property along Cayuga Lake. This 1930's lake house is a rare find so be prepared to unwind, relax and enjoy. Thanks for a great week and lovely stay Susan!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great Place for Graduation week at Cornell.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay during the crazy rush of graduation at Cornell. Very relaxing, and we were able to avoid the crowds and traffic of Ithaca. We just loved sitting on the porch in the mornings and evenings and taking a break from the busy graduation schedule. We also enjoyed kayaking on the lake. Beautiful area and thank you to the owners for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable, and welcoming!

  • 5 of 5

I needed some alone time and chose the perfect place and time (a week before Cornell graduation and beginning of summer season)! I was practically alone on the block but felt safe and right at home. The cottage is stocked with just about everything anyone might need.

The owner was very responsive to emails (within 24 hrs) and we communicated quite a bit before my stay.

I enjoyed driving into Ovid for groceries and shipped home a case of wine from Lucas Vineyards (right up the road) to remember my visit until I return!

I highly recommend the cottage to anyone but particularly adults looking for respite. There is a steep metal staircase that might make parents of little ones nervous.

Please respect this family's treasure that they are kind enough to offer and I hope it is here for years to come!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Charming Cottage with Stunning Views

  • 5 of 5

Our family absolutely loved staying at this well kept, clean property. We were first intrigued by the winding dirt road down to the property. It was surrounded by woodsy, mature trees and a few other pretty cabins. It was peaceful and quiet upon our arrival. The owners provided us with a snack and a lovely local bottle of wine. We were stunned by the lake views from the porch and sleeping quarters. In fact, we took turns sleeping on the porch during the week! The 2nd floor with it's built in beds was charming! We enjoyed the café table at the end of the boat dock each and every morning. I spent one morning reading there as my family came by on rented paddle boards and kayaks. There was so much to do---but staying put and relaxing was just as enjoyable! We went into Ithaca several times to visit our daughter at college and get her set up. We hiked and went to many wonderful restaurants. Back at the cottage when we needed to rest, there was a good sized table on the porch for game night and a nice sized yard for Frisbee. Thank you Susan for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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One word....Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as it was described online. Very clean and well maintained.

If you look for a tranquil and serene place to stay for a day or a week this is it. Very close to the wineries (Cayuga Lake Wine Trail )and local restaurants and bistros. The property owner was impeccable in the way they treated us. We will definitely be returning and recommending this to our friends, family and colleagues.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Property

  • 5 of 5

The location and views are beautiful. The cottage is better than advertised with plenty of space for a week of relaxing. Sleep inside or enjoy listening to the waves by sleeping on the porch.

The beach is perfect for younger kids while the dock is great for older ages.

Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport at 24 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 2 Miles Nearest Motorway : Route 89 at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 2 Miles Car: necessary

25 minutes from downtown Ithaca, Cornell University and Ithaca College. A little over a hours drive to Rochester and Syracuse

Just off Cayuga Wine Trail and a short driving distance to Seneca Lake Wine Trail.

Numerous Bistros and Cafes

Local parks include Taughannock Falls State Park, Treman State Park, Buttermilk Falls State Park, Cayuga Lake State Park and Watkins Glen Sate Park all within a short driving distance.

Enjoy Antique Shops, area Farmer's Markets, Museums and Theatre.

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Nightly Rates: $200 - $300
Special rates may apply for graduation weekends, alumni weekends and
holidays. Please request more information for special rates.

NO SMOKING or pets.

Check-in: Saturday after 2 p.m.
Check-out: Saturday 10 a.m.
6 person limit.

Signed Rental Agreement Required with Rental Payment Plus Refundable Security/Damage Deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Updated: Jan 30, 2017


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...


  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural


  • autumn foliage
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


  • Down Bath - toilet, shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Down Bedroom - 1 double
  • Upper Loft - 1 double, 4 twin/ single, Open Upper Loft Area with 4 Built-In Singles and 1 Double
  • Sleeping Porch - 1 twin/ single


  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Kitchen offers gas cooking, full-size frig, dishwasher, microwave and coffee maker/K-Cup Gas Stove Fireplace Bath with Shower Down Captain's Quarter's bedroom features 1 double bed. Sleeping porch offers 1 single. Upper Deck features 1 double bed with lake views and four very comfortable built-in singles. Satellite Smart TV Charcoal Grills

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