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Cayuga Cabins: The ultimate Finger Lakes rental! 2 cabins, 220 feet of lakefront

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
15
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Lansing Cabin Rental Photos and Description

6 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, finished basement, 220 of lakefront. Sleeps 15+

* Now Booking Summer 2017 *

You've found one of the top vacation rental properties in the Finger Lakes. Read the reviews and see for yourself! We pride ourselves on providing outstanding service to all our guests!

Located on the eastern shores of Cayuga Lake in Upstate New York's Finger Lakes region, Cayuga Cabins is a lakefront family retreat which blends modern luxury with rustic charm. Situated in a beautiful, private area 15 miles from Ithaca, Cayuga Cabins comfortably sleeps 15 guests or more and provides endless vacation fun, indoors and out.

Cayuga Cabins is actually two houses - a main house and a guest cottage - and your party will have exclusive use of both during your vacation rental. Both have central air conditioning and are comfortably appointed for fun and relaxation.

Enjoy 6 comfortable bedrooms (3 Queen beds, 7 Twin beds), a traditional log cabin great room, the Cornell-themed 'Big Red' game room, 4 flat screen TVs, and more than 2,000 square feet of decks and porches.

We have rented to more than 100 VRBO/HomeAway groups since 2012. Find out for yourself why we've become one of the top properties in the Finger Lakes region!

Your vacation awaits - please contact us today!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Steve Engelbrecht
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 28, 2016

About Steve Engelbrecht

I grew up in the Finger Lakes, and graduated from Cornell University in 2001. This is one of the most beautiful areas in the country, and I purchased this property so that I could have a wonderful second home for my family and an exciting side business providing a fun and luxurious retreat for visitors to the region.

Steve Engelbrecht purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Steve Engelbrecht chose Cayuga Lake

We looked at many houses in the area when we decided to buy a vacation home. This property stood head and shoulders above the rest - even before we got inside! The views, and the rare combination of privacy and accessibility is simply unmatched in this price range. We had a vision for how to update and decorate the houses, and we saw that vision through completion in 2012.

What makes this cabin unique

This property is full of fun places to explore and relax, whether alone or with your group. Join your party at the outdoor firepit or on the landing, overlooking the beach. Or, cuddle up in the great room with a great book, or take a nap on the hammock. The lake is a wonderfully serene setting for total relaxation!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Cayuga Cabins: The ultimate Finger Lakes rental! 2 cabins, 220 feet of lakefront
average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
5

our family had an exceptional celebration of Canadian Thanksgiving at Cayuga Cabins.

  • 5 of 5

The accomodations were perfect for gathering as a group (there were 12 of us)as well as for enjoying private moments with spouses, children, or grandchildren. The location allowed for quiet time in a kayak or on one of the many decks, or enjoying the wineries and the endless activities in the nearby town of Ithaca. We highly recommend these extraordinary cabins for an exceptional family vacation

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you to you and your family for choosing Cayuga Cabins. Hope you make it an annual tradition!
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5

Incredible cabins for a Finger Lakes getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is an incredible property. It is situated right on the lake, with an amazing dock, and a wraparound porch with beautiful views. The house has tons of great little amenities, including a fire pit, a grill, a game room featuring a pool table and dartboard, a spacious kitchen with modern appliances, and several large televisions. The location is perfect - close to the gorgeous Watkins Glen State Park, several great wineries, and the city of Ithaca. 5 star experience and amazing for groups.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words! Looking forward to your next visit.
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5

Absolutely amazing place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We've rented this property two years in a row for our annual family trip!!!! The kitchen is huge and perfect for cooking for large groups. The amazing dinning room table fits everyone! The guest house is perfect if you need a quieter place for younger kids. A fire pit, huge front porch, pool table, darts and kayaks provided entertainment and gathering spots for everyone! It's a perfect location if you like to ride bikes and its convenient to get to Aurora and Ithaca! We've made it our home away from home for one week every year! The owner, Steve is great!!!! He responds quickly to any questions. We never had any issues but I imagine he'd rectify those just as quick!!! Our family definitely gives this rental five stars!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come back soon to your "home away from home"!
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

A mom, 4 sons, 4 daughters in law, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren celebrated our mom's 90th birthday at Cayuga Cabins. My mom's comments says it all: "I wish I could stay here for a year."

The cabins were everything we wanted and more. Thanks to Steve and his staff for making our mom's birthday on Cayuga Lake a memory we will never forget!

Randy Garrett

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it was our pleasure to have you!
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5

A peaceful oasis

  • 5 of 5

Cayuga Cabins was a wonderful place for a peaceful vacation in the Finger Lakes. We immensely enjoyed the property and the well-stocked homes. There is lots of room for company. The yard and the view are great! There is so much to enjoy around Cayuga lake. We used the kayaks and rented a boat which we were able to dock at the cabins. We also went paddle boarding at a nearby state park. The owner and property manager were very attentive and responsive to any requests. The kitchen was very easy to work in and the dining table was great for family dinners. It was especially nice to be able to bring our dogs on the trip, who really enjoyed the yard. All in all, a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, come back soon!
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5

Excellent stay...perfect setup for large families

  • 5 of 5

Everything was very easy to handle, from the initial reservation to the last day of the stay. In today's busy world we wanted a great place to stay while not having to put a lot of effort in preparing for the stay. And our stay was effortless done, when we showed up it was extremely clean, well stocked with the essentials, and ready for real living and enjoyment for the week.

Steve (the owner) was very welcoming and very easy to work with. Although we have never met Steve, but my brothers and I felt like we have known him for years.

We did find the place very relaxing, from the nightly bonfires, to the very comfortable deck down by the waterfront, overlooking the lake frontage/beach and dock area.

The inside of the two cottages was great too, plenty of space for our sizeable group.

The kayaks came in real handy also, there are a number of them, along with life jackets and paddles - we had a blast using those items.

The large dinning room table was also great for a group our size, a lot of meals were prepared in the large adjoining well equipped kitchen and eaten at that table, a great gathering place.

And we held cookouts outside, using the gas grill and eating at the multiple number of tables on the large wrap around deck.

All and all, a super week at this property......we would definitely recommend this property to others, and are planning a revisit ourselves for either next year or the following year....

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! Looking forward to having you back!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Ithaca Regional Airport
Car: necessary

Cayuga Cabins is located on the east shore of Cayuga Lake, in the heart of the Finger Lakes. This area is known for pristine waters, beautiful foliage and wildlife, and charming towns such as Skaneateles, Geneva, and Ithaca.

You'll be in the heart of it all while enjoying peace, quiet, and privacy on our 1.3 acre waterfront property.

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Rates & Availability

Lansing Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2016 - SPECIAL PRICING!
Oct 2 2016 - Dec 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
$695
From
$795
Fri,Sat
 
 
Graduation Season
May 12 2017 - May 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,995
 
 
June 2017
May 31 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$995
From
$1,195
Fri,Sat
$5,195
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,195
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$795
From
$995
Fri,Sat
$4,495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Property Damage Protection $99

Additional rental fees may apply on holidays, larger groups, special requests, etc. at the sole discretion of the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lansing Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Main House - Master - 1 queen
    Main House - Guest Room - 1 queen
    Main House - Upstairs - 2 twin/ single
    Main House - Basement - 2 twin/ single
    Guest House - Bunk Room - 3 twin/ single , Bunk Bed and Twin
    Guest House - Main Room - 1 queen
    Guest House - Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa is "fold-down" style sleeper w/ double bed
  • The main house has 4 bedrooms. Two have queen beds, and two have two twins each. The guest cottage has 2 bedrooms. One has a queen bed, and the second has a bunk bed and a trundle bed. The living area also has a sleeper sofa. There is ample floor space should you wish to bring along an air mattress or sleeping bags.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Beautiful great room with brick fireplace, 4 flat screen televisions (3 in main house, 1 in guest cottage), recreational area in the basement (the Cornell-themed 'Big Red Room') including pool table, dart board, and lounge area. The property features more than 2,000 square feet of decks, including the landing which overlooks the beach with spectacular panoramic views of Cayuga Lake.

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