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Modern Apartment; Easy Commute To Cornell University Or Ithaca College

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Located in country setting, this apartment is an easy commute to Ithaca.

This newly constructed apartment is solar powered and outfitted with modern conveniences located in a rural setting near hiking and skiing trails. One bedroom and sleeping loft will accommodate 2-4 adults/kids. Modern kitchen with countertop seating for two, dishwasher, gas stove with grill, ice maker, washer/dryer and A/C. Open architecture accommodates dining and living space. HDTV (DirecTV) and wireless internet access (DSL). Perfect for weekend get-away or for short stays by visiting faculty or research students. Enjoy fall foliage, the Finger Lakes Wine trail, college football games and more.

Wes Blauvelt
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017


Spencer Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • One bedroom and sleeping loft. An additional twin bed is available, as needed.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
Check out time is 10:00 AM and checkin time is 4:00 PM. An earlier checkin time may be arranged in advance. Contact owner for details.


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Modern Apartment; Easy Commute To Cornell University Or Ithaca College
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

The owner Wes is delightful. The property is clean, well-maintained, and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The interior has a comfortable modern-rustic feel to it. Everything you need is there from a landline phone to stocked linens to kitchenware. Nestled in woodlands, it's incredibly quiet with the exception of hearing beautiful songbirds, though with the windows closed you can hear a pin drop. My favorite part was sitting at the breakfast table next to the window, opening the windows, and listening to the birds and watching them by the tree by the bird feeder. Delightful! This place has a well-thought out layout and amenities.

One thing to note is on our drive there we took a bumpy road - I believe it was Brenda Lee Rd - which is fine for AWD vehicles. There is another route to the house that is better maintained taking South Danby Road to John Howland. It is worth the extra 5 minutes or so and you can take this route anywhere.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice secluded place.

  • 5 of 5

Our family was visiting Cornell. Little farther place from Cornell but secluded place & we felt very safe.

Has very nice kitchen & total 3 comfortable beds. Had TV with Tivo, we were able to watch NBA final. We hope we will stay this place again when we go back to Cornell.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place.

  • 5 of 5

Rural setting. Very beautiful one story. Great place to stay 20 minutes from Cornell. Comfortable. Wish we could have stayed longer. Had everything we needed. Spacious. Nice owners.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, quiet forest retreat

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our 2-day stay. Wes welcomed us, and provided us with local information. The apartment was comfortable with lovely views of the surrounding forest. Walking around the paths and trails on and near the property amid the full fall colors was a highlight of the trip.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun, clean, and cozy property in the woods.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the property. We walked the woods of the property and exploring the accessible gorges of the Finger Lakes region. The property is a short and pleasant drive from Ithaca. We brought food from the Ithaca Farmer's Market and cooked every night at the Raven.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable apartment in a lovely wooded setting

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this apartment over a long weekend while visiting our daughter in Ithaca and really enjoyed it. The location is perfect -- nestled in a peaceful forested area that's only a short drive from Ithaca. The apartment is nicely furnished and spacious, and the kitchen is especially well-appointed. It also comes with DirecTV and Wifi for your media needs. The owner Wes is very friendly and he met us personally to show us around. If we have the chance to go back, I would definitely hope to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Car: necessary

For those who use GPS service to locate the apartment, do not use Brenda Lee Lane if directed to do so. This is a seasonal road and is passable only with 4 wheel drive vehicles. Contact owner with questions.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.