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Modern Apartment; Easy Commute To Cornell University Or Ithaca College

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

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.


Owner
Wes Blauvelt
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

Amenities

Willseyville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • 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
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • One bedroom and sleeping loft. An additional twin bed is available, as needed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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Modern Apartment; Easy Commute To Cornell University Or Ithaca College
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
5

Cozy and Comfortable Loft Apartment

  • 5 of 5

The Raven Barn Studio "Roost" was a perfect and affordable base for our family vacation as well as for conducting college tours for our daughter in the Ithaca and Finger Lakes region. The apartment was spacious, clean and comfortable with a well-equipped kitchen, nice stove and refrigerator and washer and dryer for convenience. Our 13-year-old son will always remember his unique sleeping arrangement in the loft that's accessible by climbing a ladder. As our daughter and I are aspiring artists, it was an added bonus to be able to take a peek into the ceramics studio below and also see Wes and his wife doing their beautiful mosaic work at the Science Center in Ithaca. We are very grateful for the opportunity to stay here!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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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5

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
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5

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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5

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
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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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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $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.

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