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Simply Irresistible Cayuga Waterfront Lakehouse Near Colleges

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Cayuga Lake House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

New 2 bedroom home with spectacular lakefront views. Located on a private drive with only a few houses in quite neighborhood. Beautiful sunsets, swimming, fishing and relaxation. Close to the colleges. 10 miles to Cornell and Ithaca College.

The house was built in 2008 and has a gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and a spectacular view of the lake. There are hard wood and masonry floors throughout.

Keywords: Lakehouse is newly constructed, great sunset view on east side of lake, secluded, just 10 miles from Ithaca and Cornell colleges.

Just north of Myers Park. 5-10 min. to Ithaca

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jennifer Metzgar (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

What makes this house unique

Enjoy being close to Ithaca and all it has to offer while staying just outside the city in a quiet lake front home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was simply delightful to stay here!

Comfort, quiet, beauty of nature, space for our family to be together.

"Simply Irresistible"
May 2015
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)
Simply Irresistible Cayuga Waterfront Lakehouse Near Colleges
average rating of 4.9375 based on 23 reviews

Cottage in Ithaca, New York

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful property that we have stayed in before. The owners made several nice improvements in the last year which provided additional comfort. Simply a great place to stay for a vacation.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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excellent 2nd time too!

  • 5 of 5

this place is super. This is the second time we stayed as our son is in college in Ithaca... my younger son said, mOM lets make it a TRADITION. The sun shining on the lake, the is great.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Groton, NY

First Class

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful lake home is brand new and furnished with top end amenities including leather reclining sofa and reclining chairs. The bedroom has beautiful dark cherry furniture... And it has the most well appointed kitchen we've ever seen in a rental...A real luxury. The house is spotless, I have never stayed in such an immaculately kept home.

The location is private and peaceful with mesmerizing lake views, yet close to Ithaca and Cornell.

We highly recommend this property and cannot wait to return.


  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston ma

Nice cosy house

  • 4 of 5

The house had all we needed for relaxing stay. Lovely views of the lake from the whole house, a deck and big grill for outside dinning and two leather reclines to watch the sun go down over the lake.

The train tracks are used a couple of times a day for slow moving often stationary train

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eau Claire, WI

Family celebration on Lake Cayuga

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 stayed at "Simply Irresistible" for 4 nights, as we were in Ithaca for Cornell Graduation. So much better than staying in several hotel rooms, we were able to enjoy the lake and each other! This was our second stay, and accommodations were super, with a master suite upstairs with whirlpool tub and a perfect deck view of the lake; a second bedroom and room to crash on the couch downstairs. The gourmet kitchen had all that we needed to rustle up some great meals. The tandem kayak and hammock was enjoyed on the beach. Few suggestions: The newly redone fire pit was great, but we could have used some split wood (or an axe to split what was there!) It would be helpful to have a cot or blow up mattress if you need a third "bedroom". Although the couch was adequate, because of its reclining function, a bit lumpy!

Overall, we had a wonderful time, thank you for sharing your special place with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the opportunity to meet your travel needs and welcome suggestions! Our 2 bedroom home is 1600 square feet and is simply not set up to accommodate more than 2-4 people. We have two bedrooms, the master bedroom with a king size bed and a smaller guest bedroom with a full sized bed. We are learning the ropes of offering a fire pit, as this is a new addition this year. We also thought it would be a great idea to provide the firewood, and we did that initially. Unfortunately we have since learned that not all guests respect fire pit etiquette and were having VERY large fires proving to be a safety concern. So unfortunately we no longer provide firewood. We look forward to future visits and will respectfully consider all feedback. Jennifer
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Gorgeous place one issue

  • 5 of 5

The place is very nice.. A lovely layout and comfortable furniture and beautiful finishings. My family loved the views and the gorgeous modern appliances and fireplaces. It's a 15 minute drive to Cornell. My husband is very allergic to pets and while there are no pets in the house he had an allergic reaction so we believe that perhaps the place has a pet friendly policy? Just a heads up for people with bad allergies to pets.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Crossroads Bar and Grill

Nearby Myers park offers kayak and paddle board rentals.


Rates & Availability

Ithaca House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
IC Commencment
May 19 2017 - May 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Cornell Commencement
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
IC Commencement
May 18 2018 - May 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
Cornell Commencement
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
IC Commencment
May 17 2019 - May 19 2019
3 night minimum stay
Cornell Commencement
May 24 2019 - May 26 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Cayuga Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • King size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Iron and Ironing Board. Hair dryer.

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