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Cayuga Lake Sunrise on the water, 3 miles from Ithaca, Finger Lakes Wine Trail

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,843 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8 people with a maximum of 6 adults

Drive to door of lake cottage on Cayuga Lake only three miles from Ithaca.

Victorian 4BR( 1Queen, 2 Doubles, 2 Twins) with 2 Baths, full modern kitchen and all kitchen utensils, washer & dryer

No steps to cottage or water. Parking for one car at house level. Additional parking off road on the landing in back of the cottage.

Housekeeping cottage-bring your own sheets and towels. I will provide pillows and blankets.

Window air conditioners provided for all bedrooms and living room.

Covered porch and a large dock for reading, fishing, or relaxing.

Two kayaks provided for fun.

Close to Glenwood Pines Restaurant, Taughannock Park and the wine trail

Group size limited by owner's discretion. This is a family neighborhood and we do not allow large parties or reunions in consideration of our neighbors.

Professionally cleaned($120.00 fee)

No smoking

Only three miles from Ithaca

Check in at 3pm Sat. Checkout 10am following Sat.

Please email weeks you are interested in and the number of adults and children. Thanks.


More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Gail

My husband, native to Ithaca, and I live next door year round. Our children grew up on the water and we love seeing other families enjoy the water.


Ithaca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1843 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Bring your own sheets and towels. I provide pillows and blankets.
  • Bring life jackets for children who must be supervised on the dock. Boats may be parked along the dock and I can provide information for rentals.
  • Parking for one car at lake level. There is additional parking off road on the landing in back of the cottage.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave Two kayaks High speed wireless internet and 42 inch Plasma TV Air conditioners in bedrooms B-B-Q grill (gas) Porch and large dock with lots of furniture including two picnic tables DVD player Games Basics starter suplies: coffee and filters, dishwashing soap and cascade, hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, garbage bags Cleaning fee of $100. insures professionally cleaned house waiting for you.


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Cayuga Lake Sunrise on the water, 3 miles from Ithaca, Finger Lakes Wine Trail
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

A good time was had by all three generations!

  • 5 of 5

The house is an old style, well loved and cared for. Everything was clean and worked well. Easy access from house to beach for little ones. Kayaks and paddle boards were favored activities with older ones. Spacious lawn, porch and decks for eating, playing, napping and reading. Kitchen was big and easy to work in. Dishwasher and clothes washer and dryer were great to have available. Owners next door shared lots of interesting information about the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Basking Ridge, NJ

A BIG Slice of Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This house is truly special... my family and I rented it for a one week vacation and it was everything we could have asked for and more. The location was perfection, right on the lake with a little stony beach for the kids to play on and a dock and porch for the adults to enjoy the view or do some swimming as well. The house itself was clean, well maintained, and had everything we could have needed. The owners, Frank and Gail, were the best neighbors you could ask for. Quiet but also friendly and helpful. They really went above and beyond to make this a wonderful vacation for my family and we could not have been happier. We will definitely be coming back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Treasure on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful time at this beautiful home on the lake! The house itself is immaculately clean, well stocked and comfortable. The views are amazing and the experience was fantastic. So much better to stay in a home where everyone can be together. We will definitely be back. Thank you Gail and Frank for making our special weekend so great!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly enjoyed having you! Thanks for the lovely review and come back some time.
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A beautiful lake home - great for groups - plenty of outdoor space for summer fun

  • 5 of 5

Gail and Frank were lovely hosts! I visited with a group of 8 friends for our college reunion, and we couldn't have had a better time. Their home is so charming, and you couldn't ask for a better location. I'd stay again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Tess. Your group was lots of fun. Thanks again for the golf balls.
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  • 5 of 5

Eye catching castle home at lake level is the perfect getaway! Fabulous porch facing the lake offers tranquility, sweet sunrises and makes your morning cup of coffee extra special. Home has lots of character, is bright, spacious and impeccably clean.

Enjoy swimming, fishing, kayaking and more at this very special place.

A rare gem in a convenient quiet setting!


  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Andover, Massachusetts USA

Paradise on Cayuga Lake

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful house, superbly appointed, promoted a perfect mix of tranquil relaxation on the spacious dock and porch with the many enriching activities to be found in and around Ithaca, such as Buttermilk and Taughannock Falls and the various attractions to be found on the Cornell campus. The congenial owners were not only landlords, but fine neighbors, ready to advise and assist if and whenever they might be needed. All systems in the house were of the highest quality, the kitchen spacious and workable, the sleeping quarters comfortable. The gentle cadences of the lake water, the presence of lake wildlife (particularly the herons and other birds) and the feeling of seclusion at night on the dock gives the vacationers a sense of a transport to another simpler and richer time. At one point in our week, the house easily accomodated eight people without the slightest sense of crowding. I would number at least four separate areas on the property (the dock; three separate places on the large front porch) where one could settle in for some reading, some water-gazing and some pure contemplation. This was a week in paradise.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
route 89
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Glenwood Pines
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Finger Lakes Wine Tours.

* Tour & Dinner Boat.

* Hangar Theater.

* Cornell U. and Ithaca College.

* Watkins Glen State Park and Racetrack.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* State Parks.

* Finger Lakes Wine Tours.

* Hike the State Parks.

* Music on Sat. Taughannock Park.

* Cornell U. activities.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* NY Jets Summer Camp.

* Bike at Cass Park.

* Hike the path or stream to Taughannock Falls.

* Ithaca Science center.

* Hangar Theater Plays.

Golfwithin 5-10 miles (four courses)

Hiking & Biking & Swimming & Sailing

Ithaca Festival and Grassroots Festival

Taughannock State Park, Treman Marina

Ithaca Yacht Club, Science Center, Hangar Theater

Finger Lakes Wine Trail

Black Diamond Bike and Walking Trail 2 min. away


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $120
Refundable damage deposit $400

Normal turn day is Saturday, but different turn day bookings are considered in June and for last minute bookings, please inquire
Check in-3pm Check-out10am

Early season weeks $2600 or $500. daily(3day minimum), excluding special events such as graduation dates as noted in rates
Summer weeks $3600. for2018
Graduation weekend rates quoted by group. Availability for IC 2018.
Professional cleaning $120.00 for each rental
Landlord will send a rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund