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2 Lakefront Cabins on 1.3 Acres. Rent the best! Prices reduced for summer weeks!

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, gameroom, 220 of lakefront. Sleeps 15+. Paradise.

* Due to a cancellation we have 1 summer 2017 week available - price just reduced, book now! *

* The last 6 days of summer are also available - August 26 to Sep 1. *

Welcome to Cayuga Cabins. You've found one of the top vacation rental properties in the Finger Lakes! Read the reviews and see for yourself - our guests LOVE Cayuga Cabins.


- 2 cabins on 1.3 acres in Lansing, NY on the East side of Cayuga Lake, both air conditioned and heated

- Total of 6 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms

- 10 total beds (see bedroom configuration below)

- Game room with pool table and dartboard

- 220 feet of pristine lakefront with dock, boat hoist, swimming cove, and 4 kayaks for your morning exercise

- Stunning chef's kitchen and farm table for family dining

- Experienced owner and staff. We're good at what we do and we make sure our guests are happy!


The main house is a traditional log cabin with 4 bedrooms. In the great room, you'll be greeted by Wally the Moose who keeps watch from his perch above the fireplace (he's always a hit with kids). The main floor has 2 bedrooms - the master suite (fully renovated in 2013) and a guest room with a queen bed. The kitchen (renovated in 2014) is built for a crowd with ample cupboard and prep space, a large refrigerator, and a 48 inch Viking range with double ovens. Upstairs you'll find a cozy sleeping space with 2 twin beds. The basement is split into 2 rooms - one holds 2 more twin beds with an attached full bath, and the other is the Big Red Room, our Cornell-themed game room with a pool table and dartboard.


The guest house is perfect for kids or a family unit. Bedroom 1 holds 3 twin beds (1 bunk, 1 single), and bedroom 2 holds a queen bed. The den has seating for the crew, plus a full bathroom.


You'll have lots of space for your outdoor enjoyment. We have a Weber barbecue grill on the back porch of the main house, plus outdoor picnic tables. In the yard you'll find a beautiful firepit with outdoor seating. The yard is large and gives you plenty of room for playing catch, kicking a soccer ball, or practicing some chip shots.

To get down to the waterfront, you'll cross the railroad tracks that go along the east side of the lake. This is an active railroad, however, seeing trains is quite rare, and when you do, they are very slow and very loud. The few guests we've had who have seen them thought it added even more charm to their vacation.

From there you'll head down a set of steps to the landing, our large deck atop the boat house with lots of seats and a gazebo for shade. One more level of stairs takes you to the beach, where you'll find 4 kayaks for your enjoyment, a dock with boat hoist, and a perfect swimming cove that gently slopes into the water.


Lansing is in the heart of the Finger Lakes. We are approximately 20 minutes from Ithaca, 1 hour from Syracuse, and 4 hours from NYC. In our area you'll find restaurants, shopping, golf, wineries, hiking, state parks, and more.


Main house:

- Bedroom 1: 1 Queen

- Bedroom 2: 1 Queen

- Bedroom 3: 2 Twin

- Bedroom 4: 2 Twin

- Additional sleep space - 1 couch, 1 loveseat

Guest House

- Bedroom 1: 1 Queen

- Bedroom 2: 3 Twin (1 bunk, 1 single)

- Additional sleep space: 1 couch, 1 sleeper sofa (double)


- No smoking is allowed indoors

- Dogs are allowed with owner's approval. Additional fees may apply. Guests must take care to properly clean up after their pets and dispose of their waste.

- Primary renter must be 25+

- Weddings and other large gatherings unfortunately cannot be accommodated


We frequently offer special deals to our mailing list that are NOT advertised online. Please contact us today to ask about current promotions! We look forward to hosting you and thank you sincerely for your interest in our property. You won't be disappointed!

More Details

Steve Engelbrecht
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

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!


Lansing Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellations prior to 60 days of arrival are charged 25% of total rental fees.
  • Parties larger than 16 MUST request approval, as owners will purchase additional insurance. Additional fees apply.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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 ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • 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.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • 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
  • autumn foliage
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
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.


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.


Rates & Availability

Lansing Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Apr 20 2018 - Jun 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 23 2018 - Aug 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 3.0%

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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