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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($130.00 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:
September 5, 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
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • 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 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Another wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third time renting this house and it was fantastic as always. The location truly cannot be beat and Frank and Gail are the most wonderful landlords. We look forward to returning next summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Nice and quiet house on the lake. The dock is huge and the fishing was better than expected.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The lake. The lake is the charm

  • 3 of 5

The property is pure Ithaca. The house is on the water—so convienent for children. The proximity to Ithaca also helpful as we were there for family reasons. Our only concern is the house needs to be updated.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great to be right on the lake. House was exactly as described. Thanks for a very nice stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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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
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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 $130
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