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Spectular view of lake from porch and dock..Lake Front Cottage with Guest Studio

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Romulus Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Lake house right on the water! Special features include one-of-a-kind 1300 sq. ft. dock and a large tiered porch with spectacular views of the lake. ---Large two tiered screened in porch features two sitting areas and a large dining area. You can spend your whole vacation on this porc.....Separate Guest Cottage has its own full bath and mini kitchenette. Ideal for couples on vacation or families traveling with grandparents. Home is located on the West shore of Cayuga in the widest part of the lake. It can easily accommodate 6- 8 people.

Pets Welcome.

150 Feet of Lake Front! Huge Dock! Big back yard: 1 1/2 acre. Spend time at the lake with the canoe or the paddle boat or just flow with provided floaties. Play games on a lawn such as Bocce or badminton.

Knotty pine interior and wood stove make a relaxing environment for your time away. Located in the middle of the Cayuga Wine trail. It is 30 miles north of Ithaca and 12 miles from Seneca Falls.

Home has great-room with sitting area around a wood stove, and another sitting area facing a bay window over looking the lake. A master bedroom w/ queen bed, 2nd bedroom w/ bunk beds, 3rd bedroom w/ twin trundle bed. Inside the house there also is a dining area, fully equipped kitchen, two half-baths, and one full bathroom.

Separate guest studio has: full bath, full-size bed, futon (queen size,) microwave, coffee maker, and breakfast table.

Cleaning services and/or Linens and towels provided for an extra fee.

Master bedroom: 1/2 bath, and a queen size bed.

2nd Bedroom: Twin bunk beds

3rd Bedroom: Trundle Bed

150 feet of beach-front, and 1.5 grass acre yard with swing set.

High-Speed Internet Connection.

Cable TV. DVD player.

Separate guest studio.

16 x 20 two-tiered screened-in porch w/180 degree view of the lake.

1300 sq ft platform dock.

Lower level: Sitting Area.

Upper Level: Dining Room.

Canoe, life jackets.

Play ground with swing set and slide.

Fully equipped kitchen: refrigerator, oven, stove-top, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and dishwasher.

Air-conditioned bedrooms.

Gas grill.screened porch

Living room w/ wood stove.

Inside dining room.

House has two 2 baths and one full bath.

Keywords: Single Family

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Janice DeLucia
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Spectular view of lake from porch and dock..Lake Front Cottage with Guest Studio
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Absolutely stunning view of the lake

  • 4 of 5

What a great place to stay with a large group. It is right...I mean right on Cayuga lake. The location is very rural and peaceful, but central to several wineries and parks. About 15 minutes from the historical town of Seneca Falls. There are four outside seating areas, including a table with seating for 8 in the lanai (FL term for screened in patio). There is also a nice fire pit that we unfortunately didn't have time to use. I went with my mother, her two sisters, a good friend of my mother's, and my poor solo-man husband, so it was nice to have the guest house all to ourselves. The property was clean and well maintained. Janice provided very good directions and customer service. The listing was mostly accurate. We had one issue and that was the bottom bunk with the double bed does not have a mattress; instead it was just covered with a thin plastic like pad and a blanket, which rendered it useless to our adult group. It was described as for children, but I guess I would recommend moving one of the real futon mattresses, for example the one in the guest house, to the bottom bunk for comfort. All other beds were comfortable. I would definitely recommend this cottage to others and may stay there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the cottage. It is beautful in the fall. I am sorry about the mattress. The bunkbed with the futon on the bottom is a new purchase and I bought a middle of the line mattress for it but I will replace with a very good futon mattress this spring. Hope you come back again!
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Another Great Weekend at Lake Cayuga

  • 5 of 5

Being at the waters edge was a thrill of a life time....

October is a great time to be there without all the hustle and bustle of the summer crowd which made our stay very peaceful and quiet.... Fall scenery provides an explosion of colors and wonderment that you never get tired of....

The lake itself has it's own ambience .... The cabin was perfect for our needs, well kept and was the icing on the cake....

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it!!!
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Excellent vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful cottage on the lake to get away. My family and I enjoyed it so much we want to come back next year. It is very peaceful and I love the fact that the lake is right out the back door. We also love the fact that it is pet friendly. Our dog couldn't stay away from the water. The cottage is cozy and it feels like a home away from home. The owner of the cottage is very nice and answered all of our questions in a timely manner. That just makes everything so much easier when renting a cottage!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family enjoyed it! It is great for all ages and dogs, too! Hope you will rent again! Janice
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Life on the Lake Made Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Wow; the cottage on the lake exceeded all of our expectations in our family of four. From the moment we arrived, it felt like home to us. The screened-in porch overlooking the lake was especially an added bonus to our stay. We were not only impressed by the spectacular view, but also by the fact we had our own private beach. Many of our most memorable evenings during our stay were spent sitting on the beach by the pit fire viewing the moonlit lake. Our college-aged child greatly enjoyed the privacy and amenities of the guest cottage. Lastly, Janice was very hospitable and accommodating both before and during our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Richard, so glad your family enjoyed it. Yes, the guest cottage is great for a little privacy and a place to get awhile for a little while. We love the porch too.. I live on it when I am there.. eating, napping, reading, watching the lake...
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Perfect vacation rental for the family!

  • 5 of 5

Lake front Cottage- is a perfectly comfortable vacation home on Cayuga Lake. It has everything you need and then some..for a fun filled time on the lake. The home is spacious and has ample bedrooms and bathrooms for a larger family. The main house and added cottage across the street allow for flexible lodging. Our one daughter loved sleeping on the screened in porch falling asleep to the stars and waking to the sun! The home is so well equipped and seems to have everything you need. We especially enjoyed the fun professional-level popcorn machine for late night card games or movie watching.

Janice make the rental process very easy and is accommodating with your special requests. It is hard to leave the lake but if you do, yummy restaurants and wineries are all nearby.

We look forward to staying there every summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patti, So glad your family had such a great time. I have tried to think of things to add that guests (and my family) would like: the popcorn machine, a margarita machine/blender, big grill, and pie irons to make grilled cheese, cherry pies, and s'more pies on the campfire. and of course, the floats and paddleboat and canoe!!! Hope to see you again next summer! Janice
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Father's day weekend

  • 5 of 5

We rented the cottage for a three-day Father’s day weekend and it was wonderful. My two sons and my nephew all in their 20’s started the day on Saturday hiking at Buttermilk Falls State Park. We followed that with a trip to Ithaca to check out the shops on the pedestrian mall, which they call the “Commons”.

We had lunch at the “Ale House” followed by a couple of beers and a few games of pool at the “Chanti”. On the way back we stopped to see Taughannock Falls. We then headed back to the cottage for dinner and cards out on the porch.

On Sunday we went to the “Buttonwood Grove” for wine tasting it’s just down the road. They had live music on the patio with a great view of the Lake. Then back to the cottage for canoeing and paddle boats along with fishing off the dock.

On the way home on Monday we stopped at Three Brothers for a tasting and the we stopped at Ventosa Vineyard for lunch which was very good again with a nice view on the patio.

Janice was very accommodating and easy to work with. We had a great time and my sons and nephew are pushing me and my brother to commit to a return visit so I’m sure we will be back soon and we are looking forward to it.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Syracuse, Rochester, or Ithaca, NY
Car: necessary

Wineries, State Parks, Ithaca Science Center, Cornell University, Ithaca College, Farmer's Market.

Rates & Availability

Romulus Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Oct 11 2016 - Dec 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 17 2017 - May 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend 2017
May 25 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
June 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 3 2017 - Sep 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
September 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Columbus Day Weekend 2017
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 11 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

This is a housekeeping rental. To keep costs down we ask guests to clean the unit like they found it. Linens are available for an added fee. Please inquire.

Holiday weekends require a 3 night minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Romulus Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , in main house
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , attached to master bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , directly off the screened-in porch
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , in separate guest cottage
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , with attached half bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , trundle bed
    Detached Unit - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , separate cottage with full bath and mini kitchenette.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , bunkbed sleeps single on top; full size futon on bottom
  • Queen size bed 1, double bed 1, futon double bed 1, trundle bed with 2 singles, bunk bed with single on top and full size futon on bottom
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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