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Lakefront, Private Dock, Private Deck, Amazing Views, Pet Friendly, Upscale

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Lake-view, Cayuga Lake

A gorgeous, completely renovated, three bedroom house directly on Cayuga Lake but only minutes from downtown Ithaca. Our house has spectacular lake views, a modern floor plan and beautiful, high-end construction and details. Special features include a stoned faced fireplace, striking wide plank floors and modern kitchen with all new, modern appliances. First floor full bath and guest room. Upstairs you will be delighted with the master suite with more gorgeous lake views. Driveway is close to the front door. Private frontage and dock. Kayaks, Canoe. Fast internet service with wifi, A/C, Washer Dryer, two HD TVs, DVD player, gas fireplace, wine cooler.

Please read the reviews, tenants have been universally happy with the location, quality and cleanliness of the house.

Reasons to rent this house:

1) Its directly on Cayuga Lake with amazing views from the deck and dock, near wineries, and also only 5 minutes from downtown Ithaca restaurants and shopping, and less than 15 min. from the colleges.

2) It is completely renovated, modern and well built. The furniture is beautiful and new.

3) You can drive almost to do the front door, no major staircase to the house (as is common on Cayuga Lake). However, you must be able bodied and sure-footed. There is a path with a series of concrete steps.

4) There are 2.5 bathrooms, all with new glass tiles and beautiful details.

5) Two kayaks on the property, a canoe, private dock.

6) The house is big enough for two families to share. We have 3 bedrooms and a bonus room (with sleeper sofa), plus a sleeper sofa with memory foam mattress in the living room. We allow up to 10 adults and an additional 4 children, for a total of 14 guests.

Who Can Rent:

House is not appropriate for loud/late night parties. Also, sorry, the house is not handicapped accessible.

More Details

Carolyn Greenwald
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Carolyn Greenwald

We are an Ithaca family of five. We lived on Cayuga Lake at our other listing, 887 Taughannock until our youngest was born. That property has been a vacation rental for 5 years. We just purchased 907 Taughannock because it is absolutely magnificent.

Carolyn Greenwald purchased this house in 2013

Why Carolyn Greenwald chose Ithaca

Our other rental house 887 is extremely nice by lake front standards, but this house, 907 Taughannock is nice by any standards. Everything is gorgeous, from the floors, to the windows, to the furniture, to the bathrooms. Even my parents will gladly stay at this house and they are some tough customers.

What makes this house unique

Lakefront living with zero sacrifice. Good access. Private dock and private deck. Large bedrooms, luxurious furnishings, gorgeous bathrooms. In the Town of Ithaca, min. from downtown and the colleges, also near the wineries, and state parks.


Ithaca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Ensuite, glass tile, skylight,
    Queen Bathroom - toilet , shower , Ensuite for second bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , King bed, with futon for two children
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Private ensuite bathroom with shower. Roll-a-way bed.
    Upstairs Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Connects to master bathroom, 2 twin beds, 1 daybed
    Bonus Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa converts to double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Lakefront, Private Dock, Private Deck, Amazing Views, Pet Friendly, Upscale
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 37 reviews
New York, NY

Very nice house with an amazing view

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this house for 3 nights and have no complaints whatsoever. It is a very nice spacious house with an amazing view. The house has a modern layout and is equipped with all the basic appliances. Only thing it didn't have is a blender but that wasn't a deal breaker for us. The owner is responsive and willing to answer any questions you have. Would recommend this place for anyone staying in Ithaca.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for recommending our house. Lakeside vacations are all about the view and it is the very best thing about our house. We do try to be responsive and its easy enough to provide a blender. Consider it done, future tenants!
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A lake house you can call home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely open concept house with beautiful windows and decks (a bit rickety) to take in the vistas of Lake Cayuga. Be ready to get your steps in since this house is set down off road and off shore - not a good fit for people who can't get up and down stairs easily. Kitchen is fairly equipped so you can prepare your own meals. In addition, there is a grill hooked up to house gas line- no need to worry about LP tanks running out. Bedrooms are cozy. On suite bathrooms beautifully updated (shower heads are low if you are tall). Beautiful wide plank hardwood flooring on first floor.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view. Spacious and cozy too. Clean, nicely furnished and decorated.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here or two nights while visiting Ithaca college. What lovely home to come home to after a long day of auditions! Close to everything. The view was great. I also like your taste in art and posters. Furniture is comfy too. We will be checking availability for this home first whenever we come to Ithaca. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The house was very nice but would recommend the deck amd staors be updated.

  • 4 of 5

The house was very nice inside and looked exactly lile the pictures. The stairs and deck are worn and could use power wash. The brush needs to be cut back so that you are able to have a clearer view of lake.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad to hear you were happy with the house. Upgrading the steps is on our wish list, too! Also a deck expansion (would would be wonderful).
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Wonderful Cornell graduation weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

Ten family members loved staying at the house. Views terrific and the space, kitchen, and decks worked wonderfully for our family and the celebration with our graduate's friends and families.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Graduation Weekend with extended family

  • 5 of 5

The house is glorious. The view is fantastic, the house was clean and well stocked for preparing meals, and the location was perfect for trips to the local farmers market and Falls. We had extended family members together for my son's Ithaca College graduation weekend....the layout of the bedrooms was perfect for accommodating singles and couples. Coffee on the deck in the morning, and wine in the evening while grilling made the whole experience relaxing (so much so that we ended up not going into town for any meals at all). We paid attention to the instructions for parking and planned parking spots accordingly, so we had no problems. We also were careful on the steps to the dock - and enjoyed coffee there one morning watching the crew teams go by! It wasn't warm enough at this time of year to tempt us to use the kayaks or canoe - but in mid-summer we would have! We will definitely return if we plan another trip to Ithaca!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Tompkins County Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Boat Yard Grill
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Trumansburg Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Boatyard Grill
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Greek Peak
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Taughannock Park
Car: necessary

House is located in the town of Ithaca, yet a world apart. Close access to Cornell University, Ithaca College, Downtown Ithaca supermarkets and shopping, plus its in Wine Country for Wine Tours of The Finger Lakes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $400

Upon cancellation, I refund $ if I re-rent for your dates. Please note that we rent to up to two families due to a neighborhood restriction. In Summer, Saturday is change-over day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund