This lovely victorian farmhouse/retreat is set in the the rolling hills above Cayuga Lake, just 15 minutes outside of downtown Ithaca. It is a very special place with 7 acres of beautiful grounds, a large 40 foot inground pool with a diving board, a six person softtub/hot tub, a four person infrared sauna, peaceful walking trails with benches, a pond with a paddleboat, a fitness room (in Separate outbuilding near the pool) and herb gardens. The main house has wrap around porches with seating, two special third floor bedrooms that share a cute bathroom with skylights and interesting dormered angles (each has a double bed), There are four second floor bedrooms. On the west wing, there is one with a queen bed, one with a queen bed and twin bed and a full bath and sun sitting room with a deck overlooking the grounds and distant views. On the second floor east wing, there is one with a double bed and twin bed, one with a twin bed and a half bath. The first floor has a full bath, diningroom, livingroom, kitchen, parlor (with sauna), entryroom and laundryroom. The finished basement den is a great place to set up a video game room for the kids! There are two more bedrooms in the carriage house, each with a private bath. Both bedrooms have a unique style bunk system, with a double bed on the bottom and a twin bed on top. They have private outside entrances. There is a basketball court beside the carriage house. We provide four mountain bikes to enjoy on the quiet country roads.
From June through August, up to 10 bedrooms are available. The 2 extra bedrooms, each with a private bath rent for $50/each/night for shorter stays, $40/each/night for one week or longer stays.
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We use this lovely retreat as a health retreat center several times per year. In between, it is offered as a special vacation rental.
There is wonderful wildlife, it is very peaceful and tranquil. It feels as if you are secluded in the country, but a 15 minute drive gets you downtown.
The area is famous for its many gorges and waterfalls. Also, the fingerlakes wine trail is close by for wine tasting and tours. Most of these attractions are within a 15 to 20 minute drive, there are some that are within a half an hour, such as downhill skiing. The area sports live theater, museums, science and nature centers, artisan shops and excellent restaurants.The Ithaca Farmers Market on the lake and many area artisans are also worth checking out!
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