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Architect's Lake House, Ithaca, NY

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Architect's Lake House, Ithaca, NY

6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths

The space

Beautiful contemporary Lake House, on the east shore of Lake Cayuga, Ithaca, NY. Designed and built by the owner in 1992, the house is perched on the cliff top, giving spectacular sunset views over the lake.
Generous and open plan, the accommodations are spread over three levels.
Entry level: Living, Dining, Kitchen, Deck, Master Bedroom, Master Bathroom (bath), walk-in closet.
Lower Level: Bedroom, Shower room, Laundry.
Upper level (mezzanine): Sleeping nook, tv.

There are also two decks, a patio and a garden.

Facilities include wireless internet, cable/dvr, parking space, gourmet kitchen,

The house is situated at the top of the cliff, so there is no water access, however the lake can be accessed at many nearby locations.

Ithaca is a great location for visiting professors at Cornell, or for touring in the Finger Lakes region. Nearby are several waterfalls, Ithaca Farmers Market, and many restaurants and bars in Ithaca town center. The house is less than 10 minutes from Cornell, the airport, and Ithaca town center by car.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Indoor Fireplace
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

House Rules

No Smoking

Drink bottled water (tap water is from an on-site well: we cook and brush teeth with it, but do not drink)


Hosted by Caroline

Ithaca, New York, United StatesJoined in October 2011
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Architecture Professor and Designer, from Ireland, living in Ithaca since 2008.
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The neighbourhood