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Owl Moon Cottage - A Romantic Finger Lakes Getaway, Family Friendly Too!

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Just right for your next romantic getaway or family vacation! Owl Moon Cottage is an elegant, super-cozy, accessible, and very private vacation retreat for nature lovers, located right within the Finger Lakes State Park. Just 8 miles to fabulous dining, shopping and cultural events in downtown Ithaca. Close to the wine trails. Ten-minute walk to Lucifer Falls at Upper Treman Park, and 2 minutes from the Finger Lakes Trail. Owl Moon Cottage is wheelchair accessible and features a fully equipped kitchen with handcrafted cherry cabinets, locally milled hardwood floors, a luxurious queen bed, tiled bath, and super spacious deck. The loft area accommodates two guests (age 7 or older), either in two twin beds or a King. Whether you're looking for a romantic hideout in the woods, a tranquil r...Just right for your next romantic getaway or family vacation! Owl Moon Cottage is an elegant, super-cozy, accessible, and very private vacation retreat for nature lovers, located right within the Finger Lakes State Park. Just 8 miles to fabulous dining, shopping and cultural events in downtown Ithaca. Close to the wine trails. Ten-minute walk to Lucifer Falls at Upper Treman Park, and 2 minutes from the Finger Lakes Trail. Owl Moon Cottage is wheelchair accessible and features a fully equipped kitchen with handcrafted cherry cabinets, locally milled hardwood floors, a luxurious queen bed, tiled bath, and super spacious deck. The loft area accommodates two guests (age 7 or older), either in two twin beds or a King. Whether you're looking for a romantic hideout in the woods, a tranquil retreat for reflection and healing, or a memorable family vacation, we'd love to be your hosts. DETAILS Newly built in 2016, the cottage is wheelchair accessible and also family-friendly, small but comfortable and full of light. The interior space is 345 square feet with an additional loft area of 120 square feet. A spacious deck (600 square feet) wraps around the cottage on 3 sides, with a wheelchair ramp up the 4th side. OPEN SPACE DESIGN FEATURES: * Fully equipped kitchen with handcrafted cherry cabinets, apartment-sized refrigerator and freezer, full-sized oven and electric range. * Accessible tiled bathroom with tub and shower. * Sleeping alcove with luxurious Queen bed, clothes closet, night table and twin reading lamps. * Two spacious window seats with high-density foam cushions, which can serve as beds for two children or teens. * Cathedral ceiling, with large windows facing east and south * Gorgeous hand-finished hardwood floor, made from locally harvested ash. * Loft area with two Twin Extra Long beds, which can be moved together to create a King size bed. Access to the loft can be blocked if guests or hosts have safety concerns. (The loft area is not recommended for children under 7 years of age and adults with limited mobility) * Privacy among multiple guests: Although the Queen bed alcove downstairs has surrounding curtains for privacy, we do not offer complete privacy between guests sleeping downstairs and in the loft area. ACCESSIBILITY We have done our best to make Owl Moon Cottage accessible for all our guests. However we are not ADA certified. If you have any questions please do contact us in advance. We would be happy to provide specific measurements and/or photos so that you can assess whether the cottage meets your needs. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: Tompkins County Hotel Tax #423More
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About the Owner
Joanna G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
Interaction with guests
We're happy to interact with you as much or as little as you desire. The cottage is designed to maximize your privacy, but one of us is usually available if you need assistance or information. And if you miss your doggie, our lively pup Uila will love to have you play with her!
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Reviewed 8 July 2019

The cottage was in the perfect location! It is outside of town so you could enjoy the peace and quiet of the country but it was close enough if you wanted to run to town it was only a few minute drive. The cottage was...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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NorthStar674250, VR Owner at Owl Moon Cottage - A Romantic Finger Lakes Getaway, Family Friendly Too!, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Awww - thanks so much for your comments! We'd love to have you back.

Reviewed 12 June 2019

Everything was perfect. and if you are a foodie and want to cook they give you 95% of what you need--utentsils, cookware , herbs etc.If they add wind chimes and bird feeders it would be a "slice of paradise".

Date of stay: June 2019
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NorthStar674250, VR Owner at Owl Moon Cottage - A Romantic Finger Lakes Getaway, Family Friendly Too!, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2019

Thanks for your review! We hope you'll come back!

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Joanna and Art have created an amazing space in a beautiful place! I real retreat to get away from it all. The cottage is superbly equipped and very comfortable, the bed is super comfy! Art was very thorough in explaining everything to us and directing...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank SaraJ67
NorthStar674250, VR Owner at Owl Moon Cottage - A Romantic Finger Lakes Getaway, Family Friendly Too!, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thank you for your wonderful comments!

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The cottage and the owners are amazing. We loved the atmosphere of the property and the surrounding area. The fine touches set this place apart and made us appreciate the effort that Joanna and Arthur put into ensuring we enjoyed our stay. We will recommend...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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NorthStar674250, VR Owner at Owl Moon Cottage - A Romantic Finger Lakes Getaway, Family Friendly Too!, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thanks so much for your recommendation!

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We rented this place for a week's vacation. Very impressed with the cottage. Central location to a lot of state parks. Close to Ithaca, Seneca lake, Cayuga lake, A bazillion waterfalls, breweries, wineries, restaurants....hiking, etc. And it is located in a very serene setting. The...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Jeanne T
NorthStar674250, VR Owner at Owl Moon Cottage - A Romantic Finger Lakes Getaway, Family Friendly Too!, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

So glad you loved it here! Just a note: we gave up the goats in exchange for more time making music....

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a fenced-in yard?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
There's so much to do and see! We're just 8 miles to fabulous dining, shopping and cultural events in downtown Ithaca. Dozens of wineries, breweries, distilleries and cideries, along with our vibrant local foods scene, make the entire Finger Lakes region a fabulous destination for foodies. There are unlimited hiking opportunities, fabulous waterfalls, biking, cross-country skiing, birding, boating, paddleboarding. We're not far from Watkins Glen International Raceway, Corning Museum of Glass, the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park, and countless other destinations including Cornell University and Ithaca College.
Getting around
Since we're off the beaten track, you will need a car to get around and see other sights in the Ithaca and Finger Lakes area. However, if you just want to stay put in the cottage (and enjoy the many gorgeous hikes you can take from your front door) let us know. We may be able to provide transportation to and from the bus station or airport.
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