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6 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, Internet, linens
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop

4.9/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Explore the area

    Popular LocationButtermilk Falls State Park6 min drive
    Popular LocationRobert H. Treman State Park12 min drive
    Popular LocationNewfield Bridge15 min drive
    AirportIthaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional)25 min drive

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About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Charming, Spacious Farmhouse With Modern Addition - Peaceful Setting Near Ithaca

Charming and comfortable 1860’s farmhouse with a handsome addition built in the late 1990’s, including a beautiful, stone-walled courtyard. The original farmhouse’s large kitchen features an, island, built-in breakfast nook and tile flooring. There is a large yard (approximately one acre) with fruit trees. Hardwood and tile floors run throughout the house, there is a dining area as well as a spacious living room area with a convenient new pellet stove for quick warmth and turn-key live fire ambiance. The large ground-floor bedroom gives onto the stone courtyard and includes a striking stone fireplace (wood-burning). Many of the upstairs bedrooms feature skylights and other interesting appointments. One of the two full bathrooms includes a walk-in tiled shower with two shower heads. There are six formal bedrooms with an additional room available for 1-2 people each. Relax in the completely private stone-walled courtyard. We rented this home as a regular residential lease for the past several years and this year converted it to a fully furnished vacation home. We use the home occasionally as a guest house for visiting family and have fully outfitted it with high-quality antiques and everything you could need for a complete vacation. The kitchen is fully equipped including a full array of appliances. Conveniently located five miles from Ithaca College and six miles from Cornell, this is as close to Ithaca as one can be and still have a pastoral, peaceful setting. Surrounded by state parks, gorge hikes and all the wonders of the Finger Lakes, this home is a perfect base for experiencing the area. On-site laundry is included and a trash receptacle is located on the property. No pets, non-smoking.

Property manager

David Hall
Speaks English

Property amenities

Internet

  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking
  • Car recommended

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster

Bedrooms

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer

Living spaces

  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Wood stove

Entertainment

  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Washing machine and dryer

Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to do

  • Sledding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

General

  • Sleeps 12
  • Unit size: 2800 sq ft (260 sq m)

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Parties and events are allowed on site

We should mention

A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

About this area

Spencer

This vacation home is located in Spencer. Puddledockers and Sciencenter are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Ithaca Commons and Ithaca Farmers Market. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Butterfield Stadium or Robert J. Kane Sports Complex. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing, and don't miss out on the sledding and snowmobiling.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Buttermilk Falls State Park - 6 min drive
  • Ithaca College - 10 min drive
  • Robert H. Treman State Park - 12 min drive
  • Newfield Bridge - 15 min drive
  • Ithaca Beer Company - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportIthaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional) - 25 min drive
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5/5 Excellent

Excellent Property!!
We rented this property for a mother daughter slumber party trip. Our group consisted of five moms and six tween and teen girls. We could not have been be happier with our rental selection. The purpose for our trip was to spend quality time visiting with one another. (We enjoyed crafting, playing games, cooking, playing in the snow) This property was an ideal choice. The home is way more spacious than depicted in the photos. (We moms were able to visit in peace while the girls did their own thing) It is absolutely filled with charm--beautiful antiques! The kitchen is very well stocked for cooking. (We cooked and baked all our meals over our five day visit) The home was super clean. The Halls were exceptional hosts. We were welcomed with fresh flowers, apples and cookies. We are sure to return!

5/5 Excellent

Very nice
Huge, comfortable, everything you need...country setting but convenient to Ithaca/Cornell Very interesting stone courtyard...creative piece of work Thanks for the apples and the welcome donuts!

5/5 Excellent

Family Vacation
Combination of old and new. Beautiful location for us to be together. None of us had ever visited Finger Lakes before, and this was a place that made it easy to get around. The patio was a favorite spot at night, to talk about the day and plan the next one. All of us would reccomend this comfortable home.

5/5 Excellent

Great experience all around!
We couldn't be happier with our stay. The house has that country feel inside and out. I actually kind of wish we didn't have as much planned so we could have enjoyed it more!

5/5 Excellent

Weekend getaway to see the Falls
This house is very charming, There is plenty of space, the house was clean, it had many extras especially in the kitchen. We were welcomed with beautiful fresh cut sunflower and a treats to eat. All of our needs were meet for A weekend getaway with friends to see the Falls.

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