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KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Gorgeous Views & 5 King Beds, 3 Full Bathrooms on Cayuga Wine Trail w/Hot Tub

36 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Trumansburg House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 10

Good Vibrations offers amazing views in a private and peaceful setting with a newly remodeled interior featuring five king-sized bedded bedrooms and three full bathrooms. No other vacation home along the Cayuga Wine Trail can accommodate five couples in comfort and privacy like this. Amenities include a 7 person hot tub, pool table, 2 fireplaces, WIFI, outdoor patio with gas barbecue, fire pit and picnic table. PLEASE NOTE: NOT SUITABLE FOR WEDDINGS OR RECEPTIONS.

From the moment you follow the long driveway along the beautifully manicured lawns and gardens, you will feel the serenity come over you.

The main level features huge picture windows offering views from every room, looking out at Cayuga Lake and the hills beyond or the lovely gardens surrounding the home. The public areas flow from the retro-inspired living room with fireplace to the dining room and kitchen. Down the hall you will find a full bathroom, a bedroom with a bow window and king sized bed and the master bedroom suite with it's own picture window and full master bathroom. All bedrooms feature new Sealy Posturepedic Plush Euro-Pillowtop mattresses.

Back in the main area, take the open staircase to the lower level and again, picture windows greet you with the magnificent view. The game room features a pool table, big screen TV, bar area and a second fireplace. The door will lead you to the brick patio, seven-person hot tub, barbecue and picnic table. Four acres of lawn and gardens give you ample space for lounging or playing games on the grass. There are three more bedrooms and a full bathroom on this level as well as an area for playing games or poker.

We have designed and decorated Good Vibrations to take advantage of the house's 1973 architecture with a fun, retro feel without any of the tacky accouterments that era was known for. Of course there is WIFI, flat screen TV's, a Dvd player and groovy furniture. Whether or not you bring your polyester leisure suit and watch Saturday Night Fever is up to you!

NOTE: Not suitable for weddings, receptions, parties or gatherings which include outside guests. Property is for the use and enjoyment of registered guests only, unless prior approval from owners is given.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke

Mitch and I (KC) live nearby in Ithaca, NY. We designed, created, owned and operated the Halsey House Bed & Breakfast in Trumansburg for ten years and love sharing our beautiful area with visitors from around the world. We have found that our years in customer service with the b&b have helped us design and furnish our vacation rentals in such a way that exceeds our customer's expectations and elevates the overall experience of renting a vacation home.

KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke purchased this house in 2012

Why KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke chose Cayuga Lake

The location, the house and property itself was ideal for our next vacation rental house. We fell in love at first site, as we walked in the door and look directly out the picture windows to this amazing view. It is captivating! This may well become the house we will retire in many years from now.

What makes this house unique

It has it all! Privacy, views, unmatched comfort, location along the Cayuga Wine Trail, very near state parks, waterfalls, Trumansburg, Ithaca, restaurants, theaters, golf, fishing, the list can go on and on.

You can spend all of your time at Good Vibrations reconnecting with family and friends, or venture out and enjoy the amazing Finger Lakes with all this area has to offer.

Reviews

5
based on 36 traveler reviews

Gorgeous Views & 5 King Beds, 3 Full Bathrooms on Cayuga Wine Trail w/Hot Tub
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
Pennsylvania
5

Relaxing, Rejuvenating with everything you could want!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter and I had a wonderful vacation this year at Good Vibrations. Both the property and home are exactly as pictured. This is our second year working with KC and Mitch. They make everything so easy - they are warm, welcoming and available should anything come up. Their homes are Top Notch! You can pack light and know you will be taken care of. They have everything you need ... so different from other homes my family has rented. I love all their touches to make us feel pampered. The beds are a dream, the furniture is stylish and well cared for, and the bathrooms are super clean and beautiful. There are extras of everything ... towels, linens, comfy blankets, starter paper products, cleaning supplies and more. Thank you KC and Mitch for another rejuvenating vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great family reunion at Good Vibrations

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 11 had our reunion at Good Vibrations in July, The house is exactly as you see it on the website. It is tastefully decorated, kept very clean and has a nice view.

It was very easy to work with KC at the time of making the booking and the tips that followed. KC and her husband, Mitch, were very non-intrusive during our entire stay. Mitch met us at the house on our arrival and did a quick walk through. He was professional, pleasant and had a good sense of humor.

The kitchen is well equipped with everything one can think of. Some late evenings, we enjoyed sitting outdoors by the fire pit enjoying our drinks and s'mores. We also enjoyed the hot tub. All in all a very pleasant stay. Thanks to KC and Mitch for allowing us to use their home. Our family has returned with beautiful memories of our stay at Good Vibrations and Ithaca. We highly recommend Good Vibrations.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for a special family event!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 9 family members in Ithaca for a wedding. Good Vibrations provided a great respite from the wedding excitement.

The furnishings are all top quality, the decor is comfortably chic and there was plenty of space for all. You can see the care and attention to detail that KC and Mitch put into this home. It was well-equipped to accommodate our large group.

The property is lovely with expansive views of nature all around. We saw deer in the yard each day and thousands of fireflies sparkled at the edge of the lawn at night.

We were lucky to be there for the July 4th weekend and could see up to 6 sets of fireworks displays from various villages along Cayuga Lake as well as the huge display from Ithaca itself.

We had night free from wedding activities, so we enjoyed the fire pit and spa as we watched the fireworks.

I'd definitely return to this peaceful spot!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sarah

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend the Good Vibrations house for large parties. My family, 10 adults, stayed here for my daughter's graduation. It was the perfect house for our group. There is a lot of space and the house is well stocked. We also really enjoyed the view of the lake and close proximity to the Falls.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, D.C.
5

Great house with beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 10 adults (5 couples) in our 20s/30s meeting up from different states and this was the perfect place! We rented a different house 2 years ago from KC & Mitch and wanted to try out a different one this year. It did not disappoint!

Everyone had their own room/space, the main living area and game room were perfect for relaxing when we weren't out at the local wineries. Despite a little bit of rainy weather, we managed to enjoy the outdoor fire pit and hot tub during our stay. I also don't want to fail to mention that KC was so responsive via email leading up to the trip and I was so appreciative of her quick and detailed responses. It was so nice knowing that I didn't have to pack extra kitchen cookware to have what we needed for our stay.

You get a great value renting from KC & Mitch - the homes are beautifully updated and accommodating. We will not hesitate to stay in one of their beautiful homes again if we return to the area!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommended for a weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Upon searching for a weekend destination for a group of college buddies in our early 30's, we settled on Good Vibrations and couldn't have been happier. Our checklist consisted of the following - centrally located destination in upstate NY with nearby activities, spacious property with great amenities and a full kitchen, and the ability to accommodate a group of 10 - and on all fronts expectations were exceeded. I highly recommend this home to others.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Ithaca/Tompkins County
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Rongovian Embassy to the USA
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Trumansburg Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Taughannock Farms Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Taughannock State Park on Cayuga Lake
Car: necessary

Good Vibrations is 2 minutes from Taughannock Falls State Park, the highest single drop waterfall northeast of the Rocky Mountains. Cayuga lake's public beach and marina are also 2 minutes away and in 5 minutes you can be enjoying the Cayuga Wine Trail.

There are hiking trails and waterfalls throughout the Finger Lakes region, don't miss Robert H. Treman State Park (it's like being in a Tolkien novel) and the Watkins Glen State Park hikes. Buttermilk Falls is another of our local favorites, with an easy walk into the bottom of the falls, complete with swimming hole, as well as a challenging hike up the sides of the waterfalls.

This upstate region is home to acres of farmland which produce excellent local organic foods that have inspired chefs from around the world to open amazing restaurants specializing in seasonal, local ingredients and pastured-raised livestock. You can also purchase these ingredients yourself at our local Trumansburg and Ithaca Farmer's Markets and prepare your own delights at home in Good Vibrations.

Ithaca is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. You can feel the pulse of energy brought by these establishments and the opportunities that radiate from them. Enjoy sporting events, performances and lectures, visit museums, wildlife sanctuaries and botanical gardens. Tour the beautiful grounds of the campuses and then people-watch while eating at a local pub. You will fall in love with our area.

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Rates & Availability

Trumansburg House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
fall
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$700
$3,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Quiet Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$600
From
$800
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$2,800
Flat fee
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$750
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Quiet Season
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$600
From
$800
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$700
$3,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Ithaca College Graduation
May 18 2017 - May 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
$3,400
Flat fee
 
 
Cornell University Graduation
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$4,250
Flat fee
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$700
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
$700
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Ithaca College Graduation
May 17 2018 - May 20 2018
4 night minimum stay
$3,400
Flat fee
 
 
Cornell University Graduation
May 23 2018 - May 27 2018
5 night minimum stay
$4,250
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$700
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Some Special Events or holidays may require a longer minimum stay and/or a higher nightly rate and a higher damage deposit. Please inquire.

We appreciate your understanding that the minimum night stay requirements are not a condition open to negotiation.

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Amenities

Trumansburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , First floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , First floor Master bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • There are three Eastern king beds and two California king beds.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
First floor features common living spaces including kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms for easy accessibility to persons with limited mobility. Lower level features recreational room with pool table, access to the terrace with gas grill, picnic table, seven person hot tub and the back yard. This level also has three bedrooms and a full bathroom.

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