Away from it all, but short drive to everything!
Private entrance; self contained 2 bedroom suite, spacious living room, private kitchen and bathroom on 100 acre homestead; new sunset-view covered porch; WiFi; private swimming pond and walking trails! Bonfires and barbecue on request. Trumansburg, Ithaca, Hiking trails, waterfalls, gorgeous gorges, restaurants, lakes, museums, orchards and wineries! Equidistant between Ithaca and Watkins Glen, and Seneca and Cayuga Lakes.
Away from it all but close to everything the area has to offer; private entrance; private covered sunset porch, self contained 2 bedroom suite, high-speed internet, private kitchen and bathroom on 100 acre homestead; private swimming pond and walking trails!
Located midway between Seneca and Cayuga Lakes ; short drive to ; Trumansburg, Ithaca, Watkins Glen, Corning; Waterfalls, gorgeous gorges, hiking trails, restaurants, lakes, museums, orchards and wineries!
Attached carriage house 2 bedroom apt. in a restored 1800's house with private entrance; private covered sunset porch, open living room/kitchen; bathroom w toilet, sink and shower; All wood floors with area rugs; exposed beams; attached to early 1800's farmhouse on 100 acres with private wooded trails, old-growth trees, berries, wildflowers, garden, orchard, private secluded chemical free spring fed swimming pond; free range chickens. fresh eggs daily!
Our homestead is midway between beautiful Seneca (8miles) and (10miles) Cayuga Lake vineyards and wine-tasting; just a few miles to the Finger lakes National Forest, a short ride (2 miles) to Silver Queen Farm for strawberry and raspberry picking; 4 miles to Glennhaven Farm for blueberry picking and wine tasting!
Explore in autumn ; grape pie ; Naples grape festival, nearby orchards for apple picking; cider; Ithaca Sound Maze and a variety of autumn corn mazes and Halloween offerings.
We are conveniently out of town, yet minutes to downtown Ithaca, Trumansburg, Watkins Glen and Corning.
Enjoy local food, music, community and crafts at the Trumansburg Farmers Market (weds 4-7pm) and Ithaca Farmers Markets (sat and sun);
8 miles to Trumansburg center;
12 miles west of Ithaca and 8 East of Watkins Glen; The Farm Sanctuary is just 15 minutes to Watkins Glen, Taughannock Falls, Treman and Buttermilk Falls State Park are all just a short drive!
Enjoy local restaurants; in downtown Ithaca; the famous Moosewood, Just a Taste, and some of our favorites; The Stone Cat, Hazelnut Kitchen , Red Newt, Berta's for (breakfast and lunch), Good to Go and Gimme Coffee. Americana and Cayuga Ridge are just a short drive;
Seneca and Cayuga Lake Wine Trail are 8 miles in either direction; The Hangar Theater, Great music; and restaurants, 35 min to the Corning Museum of Glass +++
Upon arrival all guests may find some variety of the following depending on the season and situation; coffee, teas and seasonal treats; apple cider, fresh pressed grape juice, local cheese samplings, grape pie, fresh local bread. Local wine tasting by request..
Personalized and custom:
Home cooked breakfast on our Viking Griddle; pancakes, omelette, bacon.
Family style BBQ ( upon request) with local fruit wood and hickory!
Guided plant walks
Loan of Kayaks, Bikes
It depends on the timing, situation and needs of our guests, and our timing.
If you know you will be arriving late and may have food needs or requests; please do let us know and we'll do our best to provide something for your arrival!
We tap our Maple trees in winter and are a 15 min drive to the Cayuga Nature Center; a wonderful place to visit during maple season; come for the Maple Fest in March; or any time to climb the 4 story tree house and visit the animal room!
Strawberry picking in June; blueberries in July; Apples in the fall and Winter Fest and The Nutcracker in December; Ice carving, Light in Winter Festival and the Chowder Fest on the Ithaca Commons in winter make this beautiful region and our home a year round destination.
We are a family living on the property; The rental space is a child friendly space; rugged terrain jogger; high chairs and additional accoutrements for your family upon request.
16 hens and 2 roosters; magical fluffer manx cat on the premises. The apt is a smoke and chemical free zone.
Swim, kayak, bike and hike in summer, Apple and grape picking in the fall, Walk a corn maze, visit the Ithaca sound maze in October and enjoy the fall foliage and harvest time. Catch a play at the Hangar or Kitchen Theater or a concert at the Ithaca State!
Or do nothing and just relax and enjoy a quiet restful getaway!
We live in an exceptionally beautiful and diverse setting; and community; physically surrounded by lakes and farms and diverse wildlife; birds, plants, deer, foxes, coyotes.
From a social standpoint our community is rich with scientists and artists, educators, conservationists, farmers and orchardists and winemakers.
We are minutes from the National Forest, gorges, waterfalls, lakes and with easy access to museums (the Johnson Art Museum in Ithaca, Science Center, Museum of the Earth), concerts, theater and restaurants.
While visiting one may arrange for a nearby horseback trail ride, hike the gorges, venture to local cheese artisans, potters, Amish markets; passing tractors and horse drawn carriages, cows, goats, sheep, alpacas. Kayaking or sailing on beautiful Cayuga and Seneca Lakes for the day, wine tasting and later that same day catch a concert and dinner and stroll through downtown Ithaca.
It is best to have access to a car.
We encourage dining reservations; the same is true if you plan to go horseback riding or sailing.
We want you to have an easy, relaxing joyful visit!
Private entrance onto porch or through mud room and sitting area; 2 separate bedrooms; each with a queen bed.
Private semi stocked kitchen, private bathroom, private living room and sunset porch!
There are a variety of trails open and wooded for walking, hammocks and chairs and benches for resting! garden, orchard and chicken coop.
Access to barn and chicken coop, apple press, snow shoes and kayaks
is with permission and guidance only!
Thanks so much for joining us on this adventure!
Carey and family
Let us know your needs and preferences!
We are sometimes around
and available and open to interacting
however we honor and respect your privacy!
We are flexible and happy to simply provide the base for your visit
with little or no interaction!
We enjoy and look forward to meeting guests and offering suggestions and guidance on their journey if that is preferred;
let us know your needs and preferences!
There are occasions when we may be out of town in which case we have someone around to care for the animals and available if need be!
When we are on the premises which is more common than not;
we are happy to interact as much or as little to suit guests needs!
We understand that some guests prefer absolute privacy and quiet while others are interested in meeting us, speaking about the area, interacting and seeking out connection!
We are happy to honor individual needs and requests as best we can!
Although we do have free ranging hens, a wild cat and dog;
The rental space is impeccably deep cleaned in between all guests
and no animals enter there without your consent!
We provide rubber boots, window fans, air conditioner in summer and space heaters and addl cotton blankets.
if you know ahead of time that you have a preference or special request;
please do let us know.
We will do our best to set things up for you!
Evenings are generally cool up here;
with the exception of 2 weeks in mid summer!
Absolutely no smoking in the house!
Please do NOT leave any remnants if smoking outdoors and be discreet if children are about!
There are certain times when dinner reservations are encouraged and bc we are in a rural setting; it is approx 8-11 miles to nearby restaurants
if you are planning to eat out; we encourage reservations; the same is true if you plan to go horseback riding or sailing.
We want you to have an easy, relaxing visit!
AND if you know you will be arriving late and may have food needs or requests; please do let us know and we'll do our best to provide something for your arrival!
Pets are considered and allowed
ONLY upon request
additional pet cleaning fee $100!
Quiet hours ; 10pm-8am
We welcome lo key couples
And families w young children
It is a cozy romantic space
This is a peaceful, green, family oriented BnB
Late night stargazing;
moon walks, wine tasting
We provide a small radio and HS internet access
But this is not a "high tech" tv/ sound system space
the peepers, frogs, crickets, toads, snakes, spiders, coyotes and deer are part of the experience here;
it is NOT a sterile hotel environment;
this is a rustic country house;
but deep cleaned and appointed w quality linens, towels, blankets to accomodate the season and particular needs of each guest etc
Although we do have rooster, hens and a cat and now an Irish wolfhound on the premises;
The apt rental is kept up as a chemical/pet free zone!
(we do occasionally make exceptions for small pets; service dogs
etc extra fees apply
the space is completely deep cleaned and aired in between and before new visitors)
We appreciate a "carry in carry out approach"
We provide a bucket for compostables
(food scraps) which can be turned into pile by the garden compost!
Large bins provided under pole barn for recyclables
such as bottles,
cans , plastic and paper!
We appreciate your paper scraps
as we utilize an outdoor wood furnace to heat our house;
October - May!
We thank you for considering a visit to our Farm and we welcome music, prayers and good energy as you enjoy the space and surroundings.
mother, potter, nature lover , organic garlic farmer, cider maker, writer, green B&B host, Yoga, Reflexology;
I enjoy meeting and and hosting all kinds of people from all over the world;
If you are seeking a quiet; lo key; historic ; simple ; rustic; rural setting to retreat in for a few days or weeks; It is my pleasure to provide a clean, comfortable base for your adventure. swim in summer; snow shoes available for winter trekking on miles of trails out back; apple picking in fall, sugaring in March and wine tasting all year long.