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Morning Dew: Lakefront Getaway on the Cayuga Wine Trail

Seneca Falls, NY, USA
  • House1500 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 8 (6 Adults and 2 Children Max)

Morning Dew is a stunning home on crystal clear Cayuga Lake. This home boasts a level yard and a walkout basement that is just steps to more than 40 feet of private lake frontage with a large dock that gets you out into pristine water for some great swimming and prime fishing territory.

The home is over 1500 square feet, with an open design that takes advantage of the 180 degree lake views. With sliding glass doors and a giant picture window overlooking the huge deck, dock and lake, you will always have a lake view wherever you go throughout the house. The house is fully winterized with central heat, and is available all year long.

Inside, there is space for 6-8 people to sleep comfortably. The master bedroom is on the main floor and has one queen bed with its own private sliding glass door that has you waking up to spectacular lake views. Upstairs there are three other sleeping areas- one large bedroom with two queen beds, a smaller open bedroom with one double bed, and a loft area with a full size futon; all with views of the lake.

We listened to our guests, and starting in 2018 we are offering the option to have Linens and Towels available for a small fee upon checkout. The system will charge you the fee, however if you choose to bring your own Linens and Towels, let us know and we will refund the amount within 2 days. Also, we added a whole house AC system that will keep you comfortable without the old window units distracting you from spectacular views. Add in the ceiling fans located throughout the house and your family will stay comfortable day and night.

To make your stay as relaxing as possible, Morning Dew is well outfitted for your use, and includes a washer and dryer and a well equipped kitchen with pots, pans and utensils. For your entertainment, the home has a 47’ TV, cable, Wi-Fi, Sonos stereo system, board games and two fishing kayaks. Outside you will enjoy the gated deck overlooking the lake, wood fire pit by the water, and a large gas grill.

But that is just the beginning. Morning Dew is located in some of the most desirable parts of the lake area, as it is situated just south of the Cayuga State Park. The park begins ½ mile to the North and offers public amenities such as a sandy beach, a boat launch and wonderful updated playground, all within a short 10 min walk.

Looking for something to eat? Less than 1 mile in either direction by foot, car, bike or boat gets you to some local favorites; Wolffies Restaurant, as well as Jimmy's Lakeside at the Deerhead Inn. Both have docks on the lake, wonderful views and full lunch and dinner menus.

Finally, Morning Dew is at the beginning of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail; giving you accesses to some of the finest wines the Finger Lakes area has to offer. This is all on top of some of the great attractions in the area including the Seneca Falls historical sites, 4 golf courses within 5 miles, Taughannock Falls, Buttermilk Falls, Waterloo Premium Outlets and the beautiful town of Ithaca. And if that wasn't enough, the brand new Del Lago Casino is less than 7 miles from the home. With all the things to do, you and your family will have an unforgettable vacation.


If booking between Columbus Day and Memorial Day, please note that the dock will be out of the water and the patio furniture may be in storage for the winter. Please contact us for more information on this as we can give you up to date info on the status.

Occupancy includes pillows and comforters. There is an optional Linens and Towel fee that will be charged upon checkout. If you choose to bring your own, let us know and we will refund the fee within two days.

Walk out in the Morning Dew today.

Keyword Cayuga, Cayuga Lake, Seneca Falls, Lakefront, Private


David and Lisa

Member Since 2014
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018
About David and Lisa

Family with 2 children and a love for the Lake life. We use this as our vacation home as well!

David and Lisa purchased this House in 2013

Why David and Lisa chose Seneca Falls

The location sold it for us. With a level lot, walking proximity to restaurants, a beach and a convenient store, as well as the newly updated home itself, we realized that this was an unbelievable find. It was love at first sight for us.

What makes this House unique

This home was renovated back in 1980 and then again updated in 2009, but the true draw for this home is its location on the lake and it's level property. This rare feature allows quick access to the water, and unparalleled views.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Master
        1 queen, Sliding Glass Door out to Deck
      • Loft
        1 double, Futon in the open loft area upstairs
      • Studio Bedroom
        1 double, Studio Bedroom overlooks the lake
      • Large Upstairs Bedroom
        2 queen
      • 3 queen, 1 full and 1 full futon in 3 bedrooms and one open loft area, all overlooking the lake. Maximum Occupancy is 6 adults and 2 children. You can choose to have Linens and towels available to you for a fee, or bring your own linens and towels and avoid the fee. If you choose to bring your own, let us know after checkout and we will refund the fee.


      • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Newly renovated with tile throughout
      • Bathroom 2
      • The full bathroom has been newly renovated with tile throughout.

      Location Type

        • Lake View
        • Lakefront


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                      Per customer request, we have added an option to supply Linens and Towels upon checkout. If you choose to bring your own, let us know and we will refund the charge.
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Whole house AC system increasing the comfort level and eliminating noisy window AC units.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Central Heating
                    • Internet
                      Wi-Fi Available
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Living Room
                      Leather couches.
                    • Parking
                      At least 4 cars in level off street parking- UNIQUE FEATURE
                    • Telephone
                      No hard wired phone, but great cell area
                    • Towels Provided
                      Per customer request, we have added an option to supply Linens and towels upon checkout. If you choose to bring your own, let us know and we will refund the charge.
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster
                          Toaster Oven


                            • Dining
                              Eat in dining area with built in leaf to expand the table.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                • Games
                                  Lots of board games including Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Monopoly, Clue and many more.
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                  We have equipped the house with SONOS, which allows you to play your music from your own device, or use services like Pandora and other internet services.
                                • Television


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Full length of the house overlooking the water.
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      2 fishing sit on top Kayaks are available for your use. Must bring you won Life Jackets.
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Propane included with the rental.


                                        • churches
                                        • cinemas
                                        • marina
                                        • museums
                                        • playground
                                        • recreation center
                                        • restaurants
                                        • synagogues
                                        • winery tours

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • paddle boating
                                            • antiquing
                                            • boating
                                            • eco tourism
                                            • horseback riding
                                            • miniature golf
                                            • outlet shopping
                                            • bird watching
                                            • scenic drives
                                            • shopping
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • sledding
                                            • walking
                                            • wildlife viewing

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • groceries
                                                • laundromat
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • pier fishing
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • fly fishing
                                                    • freshwater fishing
                                                    • golf
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • hot air ballooning
                                                    • ice skating
                                                    • jet skiing
                                                    • kayaking
                                                    • fishing
                                                    • roller blading
                                                    • sailing
                                                    • snorkeling
                                                    • snowmobiling
                                                    • sound/bay fishing
                                                    • swimming
                                                    • water skiing
                                                    • water tubing
                                                    • wind-surfing


                                                        • Per customer request, there is an optional to have Linens and Towels available for your use for a fee that will be charged upon checkout. If you choose to bring your own, let us know and we will refund the fee within two days.

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          30 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Never disappoints

                                                          Debbie M.

                                                          This is the second time we have stayed at this property and it didn't disappoint. Perfect, tranquil location overlooking the lake. Lisa and David added a new feature - providing towels and linens which was really convenient and greatly appreciated. This is a great property that is well maintained and feels like home and Lisa and Dave make the process easy! Highly recommend this hidden gem!

                                                          Very nice, clean and convenient.

                                                          Elicia M.

                                                          Very nice, clean and convenient. Well equipped. It worked out very well for our long weekend. Excellent view and access to the lake - very peaceful!

                                                          Beautiful views of the lake. Step into the water which is right off the deck.

                                                          Ryan D.

                                                          Close to everything and yet private. Great for water lovers.

                                                          GREAT VIEW!!!!!!

                                                          stephen l.

                                                          We enjoyed ourselves very much. Spent alot of time on the deck and the swing under the deck, which is a good place to read a book. We would have given a top review, but the beds were a little hard, but that is because we like softer beds. All in all, it is a great place.

                                                          Totally Relaxing

                                                          Dan S.

                                                          Everything as advertised, enjoyed all aspects of the property. Pet friendly made for a perfect full family vacation.

                                                          Was all we hoped for, a great house and location. Just wish the weather cooperated better.

                                                          Steven L.

                                                          Property was just as shown in the pictures. Spent a ton of time on the deck with family and taking in the lake. Even a bad day is good next to the lake!


                                                          Seneca Falls, NY, USA


                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Tax Rate

                                                          Check-in Saturday 4pm with Check-out Saturday by 11am. There is a $75 Late Checkout Fee if you stay past 11AM. There is a $75 fee for no putting the Garbage out for pickup. There is a $50 fee for moving furniture in the home. Pets are allowed after approval with owner and additional pet addendum. Additional Pet Fee required. Rates vary during off season and special events weekends, including graduation weekends for area schools. This includes most of the month of May. Rates may change without notice.

                                                          30 Reviews
                                                          Excellent 4.7/5
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