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The backyard is shaded by a canopy of mature pines, with lilac, roses, and peonies blooming in season.
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Cornell Historic Home


Cornell Historic Home

5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

On the edge of Cornell's campus, this charming home in the historic Cornell Heights neighborhood is within easy walking distance to campus and is close to waterfalls, gorge hikes, downtown Ithaca, and Cayuga Lake. Families visiting Cornell students, and visitors to Cornell and Ithaca have enjoyed the convenience and quiet of the home and neighborhood.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Indoor Fireplace
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 air mattress
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, 1 air mattress
Bedroom 3
2 single beds, 1 couch
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


75 Reviews

Laurel User Profile
August 2017
Carrie's airbnb is in a lovely old house in a quiet neighborhood. We loved the location, tucked up above the Cornell campus, with amazing views from the nearby bridges. Carrie was extremely helpful with everything, including getting our stuff in during a downpour and giving us gr…
Kate User Profile
June 2017
Carrie is a lovely host and we loved the green, leafy neighborhood, so close to the beautiful Cornell campus. It was a nostalgia trip for me as a former student and I loved every minute. Carrie is a super relaxed and friendly host - we (OK, it was just me!) lost a key, woke her…
Michelle User Profile
June 2018
The space is comfortable with lovely decor and thoughtful touches like water, snacks and coffee. Carrie was quick to respond to questions. I only stayed overnight for a work trip, but was very glad to have done so!
Matthew User Profile
May 2018
Very nice and close to campus space! Just what we hoped for. Loved the wonderful dog!
Claire User Profile
May 2018
We enjoyed our stay at Carrie's. She is a wonderful host and was there to greet us as we arrived. She had nice touches in the suite, including little vases of spring flowers in each room, lovely products for our use in the bathroom and a great selection of coffee (even decaf wh…
Xan User Profile
April 2018
What a lovely house and what an amazing dog! Carrie and her home are wonderful.
Bernadette User Profile
April 2018
Carrie was very friendly and we did enjoy our stay. The use of the hosts kitchen was essential for us.

Hosted by Carrie

Ithaca, New York, United StatesJoined in April 2015
Carrie User Profile
91 Reviews
I am a Cornell graduate (PhD '17) in Communication and a former instructor for the College of Human Ecology. I have a passion for writing, teaching, cooking, and hiking. I served in the Peace Corps in Mali in the early 2000s, and have traveled to 10 countries in Africa. I worked …
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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