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EXCLUSIVE HOME ON CAYUGA LAKE - FINGER LAKES, NEAR ITHACA

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Sleeps21
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights

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EXCLUSIVE HOME ON CAYUGA LAKE - FINGER LAKES, NEAR ITHACA

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Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 19-21)

Undisputedly the best family place on Cayuga Lake in the Heart of the Fingerlakes.

Ideal for couples, small groups, retreats and large family reunions as well.

Superb and spacious home with 24 feet high cathedral ceilings and large windows facing the lake, elegantly furnished, original art work (partly by local artists), all natural paints, superb stereo/large flat TV for DVDs, 100% hardwood or tile floors, wool, sisal or Persian carpets, Finnish sauna, Finnish fire place and wood stove, fire pit in the garden, 50 acres woodland, ravines, waterfalls, right on the lake and with your own dock.

Also included is a daylight basement apartment with full bath, bedroom, living room, kitchen and wood/tile floors. The apartment is not rented to third parties unless you also rent the main house.

Weekly and week-end rentals for wine tours etc. available (2 day minimum); ideal for retreats, family reunions, writing your unfishined book, weddings, and more, all year round. Absolutely breathtaking in the summer, autumn, winter and spring!

This gorgeous single family, non-smoking home on the shores of Cayuga Lake has five bedrooms (one of which is very spacious with 450 sq. ft.), three bathrooms, a separate shower area on the ground level with access to a large lawn and garden with a fire pit, sauna, and more. The daylight basement apartment's living room also has a double futon which can easily serve as a 6th bedroom.

In addition to the bedrooms, with king, queen and double sized beds, the living rooms have large futons and a spare mattrass so the house sleeps up to 21 if needed. (But if you come alone or as a couple, the place is still fabulous and affordable; I used to live there year round).

The main living area has 24 foot high cathedral ceiling and glass front facing the lake for a spectacular view. The adjacent dining area also looks out on the lake. And the home us surrounded by 50 acres of woods; great strolls and playing for kids.

Here is what recent customers (and now friends) had to say:

“I suspect word-of-mouth is the best form of advertisement. Perhaps I might say that in my search for Shangri-La, I found it just outside Ithaca! … Quiet, peaceful, heavenly spot. Perfect for what I needed” (Allison May 2005).

“Your house is a credit to you the detail and work you have but into it has made it an extraordinary house. I must admit that the photo's on the Internet do not do your house any justice. It is by far one of the nicest house that I have seen. Thank you again for sharing it with us.” (Aidan from Ireland, June 2004)

“My best friends all came and had the most wonderful time. The kitchen, porch, and fire pit had the amazing quality of drawing people in to a warm, cozy and happy hanging-out environment. The house is beautiful and wonderfully maintained. Everything is beautiful: the location, house, woods and nice owner, fabulous décor! Thank you so much for sharing it with me for my graduation”. (Sally April 2005).

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2004
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I used to be a professor at Cornell University (now Adjunct) and recently left for an extended sabbatical in my home country, Switzerland. And after several years, I'm still here, missing my home on 'my' Cayuga Lake.

It is simply gorgeous. Ithaca is Gorges!

Some of my friends say I live in a museum. Lots of attention to detail, to art, to colors, etc. It is simply all round a wonderful place

Sleeps21
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
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Reviews

4.9
based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

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Exclusive Home on Cayuga Lake - Finger Lakes, Near Ithaca
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
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Ithaca Cayuga Lake
Buffalo, NY
5

A DIFFERENT TYPE OF REVIEW

  • 5 out of 5
This will be a different review than the others. We actaully never actually stayed at Krassimira Woods but we still had a great experience. In Feb. 2014, we had booked a trip to Anatole's home for July 2014 for a family reunion celebrating my fathers 80th birthday. Unfortunately, several months after placing the deposit, we received the devastating news that my father has terminal cancer. I contacted Anatole to let him know that we needed to cancel and he was very compassionate and worked hard to get the house rented again for that week in July and he was successfull and he was able to refund more of the deposit than he had to by contract. Anatole's responsiveness and kind words were much appreciated at a difficult time and I would whole heartedly recommend others to work with him. Thanks again Anatole --hopefully we can visit your home in the future.
  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ithaca Cayuga Lake
5

WHAT A GREAT HOUSE!

  • 5 out of 5
A group of ten of us visited for a long weekend at the end of May. The house is even better than its pictures, with a great view through the trees in the front yard to the lake. It was great for our group because there are great common areas (the living room, kitchen, deck, fire pit, etc) and the bedrooms are all quiet and apart from one another so we were able to have privacy as well. We spent every night in front of the fire gazing at the stars, and the days playing badminton or hanging out at the dock. We picked up groceries in Ithaca and cooked all of our meals at the house either in the kitchen or the charcoal grill. We hope to be back!
  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Ithaca Cayuga Lake
Ithaca, NY
4

KRASSAMIRA WOODS

  • 4 out of 5
What a lovely property. If it was more in the summer, we might have been able to swim a bit with our dog. Our dog had fun in the water either way, but it was too cold for us. Kitchen was full of everything you might need, except the salt jar was empty- doh! The beds were comfortable, the balconies on two of the bedrooms was really nice. The sunroom is gorgeous but gets morning sun and gets a little warm. Fans are provided, which did the trick for us.
  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Indeed, it was early in the season and we usually turn the air conditioning on a bit later. All that was needed was to turn a switch! Oh well, now it's on. And we're also installing a 20 foot wide awning above the sunroom and deck for your next visit. Photographs will soon show it.
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Ithaca Cayuga Lake
New York, NY
5

PERFECT HOUSE FOR LONG WEEKEND WITH A LARGE GROUP

  • 5 out of 5
My classmates an I had a lovely weekend at Krassimira Woods. While the house looked nice on the online pictures, it is actually a lot prettier in real life. The view on the lake is breathtaking and I can only imagine how beautiful it must be during the summer and the fall. The house was extremely clean and we easily found everything we needed (towels, linens, dishwasher soap, toilet paper, etc.) The drive to Greek Mountain took us around 50 minutes. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about our weekend. And dealing with the owner was a real pleasure. I would recommend this place to my friends and family.
  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
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Ithaca Cayuga Lake
5

AMAZING WEDDING WEEKEND!!

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed at Krassimira Woods for the weekend of our wedding. We got married at a winery on Seneca lake, but stayed at this home with our two dogs and large wedding party. It was hands down one of the best weekends of our lives! The home was beautiful and accomodating. The landlord was very friendly, flexible, and very easy to work with. The only down side of our stay was that one of the dryers was not working so it took twice as long to wash our linens. Other than that it was a perfect weekend and we can't wait to stay here again. Thank you for lending us your beautiful home in the perfect location!!
  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Ithaca Cayuga Lake
Highland, NY
5

AMAZING!

  • 5 out of 5
We rented this house for a weekend get-away for our hiking group. 20+ people came together, originally as strangers, but left as good friends. This house was large enough to accommodate several different activities at once to keep everyone happy - dancing in front of the stereo, socializing in the kitchen, relaxing and staring out at the moon rising over the lake. Many people took time to explore all the different books and mementos from travels around the world that were displayed throughout the house. We spent part of Saturday touring wineries, but quickly returned to the house. Many toured the grounds - spending time on the dock and checking out the waterfall. This was a great weekend in a beautiful, yet comfortable home. We required some assistance getting some cars out of the driveway due to snow, and the home owner was quick to respond to our emails and answer our questions. Everyone agrees that this was a weekend to repeat!
  • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Location

Golf (20 min), Fitness Center (20 min), Miniature Golf (20 min), Horseback Riding (30 min), Cinemas (20 min), Museums (20 min)

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday villa in Ithaca, Cayuga Lake

Notes

  • From $2100/wk
  • US Dollars
  • Rates vary from month to month depending on season, duration and party size.
  • Starting at $2,100 per week off season. Two-day minimum.
  • Ideal for retreats, romantic get aways, quiet retreats for writing your book,or
  • business strategy meetings (we can arrange catering).
  • Close to New York City (1 hour flight or 4 hours drive).
  • Credit card payments: Add 4.5%.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Ithaca in Cayuga Lake

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Wood Stove
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Broadband Access
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Cooking Utensils
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (5) Two of which are futons., Double Beds (3) One of which is a floor mattress. , Twin or Single Beds (3), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • golf
  • fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
airconditionning, a large Samsung flat TV with DVD (but no TV channels to preserve the nature of a "retreat" place), a small TV with VCR, an excellent stereo with surround sound, iPod plug-in, fully equipped Kitchen, etc. Linens and Towels provided, your own lake front for Swimming and more, and 50+ acres for hiking including two waterfalls, No smoking inside the house.