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Private hot tub, outdoor fireplace, lake views, minutes to Cornell/downtown

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 950 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath pet friendly with wooded lot, minutes to downtown Ithaca

This vacation property has a very large patio overlooking the lake with a fireplace and a hot tub which provide a wonderful night-time place to relax. This cottage was a speakeasy in the 1920s, so it has plenty of charm, but it was fully renovated in 2009. Both bedrooms have a new queen size memory foam mattress. The maximum occupancy is 4. Front-loading washing machine/dryer and dishwasher included. Not suitable for children under 4 years old due to things not being baby-proofed. You cannot access the lake from the property, but there is a swimming area just a 2 minute drive down the hill towards Ithaca. The Commons (popular restaurant and shops pedestrian area in downtown Ithaca) and Cornell both just a 10 minute drive away.


Owner
Elena Collinsworth
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2018

About Elena Collinsworth

I moved to Ithaca to attend veterinary school where I met my husband at a mutual friends 4th of July party. He was a lecturer for ROTC at Cornell, and we both since have been relocated to Virginia. We really loved Ithaca, and hope to return someday. Many hours were spent in the yellow cottage with friends and family, and my best friend was my roommate. The cottage was restored with love and care, and I put in many hours of work on the house myself.

Elena Collinsworth purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Elena Collinsworth chose Ithaca

I fell in love with the property and the character of the cottage immediately. Many people had passed it over because it needed TLC. I think you will also fall in love with the uniqueness and surroundings of this little cottage. I added a hot tub in 2011, and many hours were passed under the stars talking with friends and enjoying the twinkling lights on the other side of the lake through the trees.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ithaca in Tompkins County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
Notes:
A relaxing retreat close to all that the Fingerlakes have to offer

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(53 traveller reviews)

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Private hot tub, outdoor fireplace, lake views, minutes to Cornell/downtown
average rating of 4.4528303 based on 53 reviews
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5

Quiet, charming property

  • 5 of 5

This property is wonderful! Full of cottage charm, but with modern conveniences. Antique hardware and furniture pieces, mixed with contemporary furnishings and modern appliances. Nestled into a wooded lot with a view of lake Cayuga. We were welcomed by a family of turkeys on day one and a herd of deer roamed through the morning of our last day. Beds are new memory foam mattresses, very comfortable. Plenty of linens, cookware, etc supplied.

Owner very accommodating and responsive to questions... Would absolutely stay here again (and again!), and reccommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect spot when visiting our son at Cornell

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here. Love the closed in porch overlooking the changing leaves in the fall and the lake through the trees on this visit. Easy drive to Cornell, Ithaca, and so many wineries along Cayuga Lake. Enjoyed the hot tub on this stay under the stars!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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5

We had a great time at the cottage. It was both quaint and relaxing Loved the front porch and views

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful cottage with us

It provided a much needed break from our hectic schedule.

All was as promised and we will plan to return as we love the area

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
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4

quaint and cozy

  • 4 of 5

great cottage with lots of character/charm and nice view. excellent location.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
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5

Secluded and cozy.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cabin for a weekend getaway. Felt right at home.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute cottage

  • 4 of 5

We spent NYE here and I can only imagine how nice it would be to stay during the warmer months to enjoy the beautiful patio outside with BBQ, firepit and hammock. The cottage is very cozy and very well kept.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport

The cottage is located in a spot that I think is great for access to everything the Fingerlakes have to offer. It is only a couple of minutes away from the mall and the grocery store along with plenty of restaurants on Triphammer road. It also abuts the most historic neighborhood of Cayuga Heights where there are stately mansions nestle along the road with cliff views of all of Ithaca. Yet the cottage is fairly secluded, and surrounded by forests on a very quiet street. If you go up East Shore drive you will get to the vineyards along the East side of the lake and the cute little town of Aurora where the McKenzie-Childs farm is located (this is a very nice drive and visit to the founding location of this high-end whimsical furniture and home décor company). If you drive in the other direction there is an area for swimming at the Cornell sailing school that is only a couple of minutes down the road toward Ithaca. You can rent kayaks at Puddledockers, which is about ten minutes from the cottage near Meadow street. The commons is the boutique shopping pedestrian mall of Ithaca with plenty of great restaurants, and it is in the center of downtown, and also only ten minutes from the cottage. A thirty minute drive will take you to the many wineries on the West side of the lake and the quaint village of Trumansburg with plenty of antique shopping along the way. Robert H. Treman State Park is a great place to hike the gorges, and it is about fifteen minutes away from the cottage off of Meadow st. Ithaca Brewery is near to Treman Park, and it offers many nationally known micro-brews along with great locally-sourced food. The iconic Ithaca Falls are about a 5 minute drive away from the cottage (just drive down East Shore drive and head straight past Ithaca High School and the falls are on the left). Stewart Park is about five minutes away, which is the home to many festivals in Ithaca (Including Beerfest and the Scottish festival) and Stewart Park also has outdoor BBQ with a beautiful view of the lake.

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Cleaning Fee £35.76

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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