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Contemporary rural retreat, Ithaca

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Verity

Contemporary rural retreat, Ithaca

8 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
3 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
3 baths
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Spacious, modern home in nine acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, in state parkland close to Ithaca, NY.
Comfortably sleeps 6-8, with three bathrooms, large living/dining area, gourmet kitchen, sun room, and music room
Extensive decking (with gas grill), fire pit, swimming pond, pavilion, and croquet/badminton lawn.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Laptop friendly workspace
TV
Heating

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
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8 Reviews

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Daniel User Profile
Daniel
May 2018
The house is beautiful and the grounds are spectacular. Verity was very easy to communicate with and got back to us quickly when we had questions. We had a great time!
Jeffrey User Profile
Jeffrey
July 2015
My husband and I searched for close to a year to find our perfect wedding location. We were looking for serenity and class, but unfortunately found just the opposite. With many disappointed rides home, and all hope lost...we found Verity and Roger. From the front entrance of th…
Monica User Profile
Monica
May 2015
We stayed at Verity's home for 4 days during Cornell's commencement weekend. The serenity and peace felt at Verity's home was surreal. We absolutely loved staying at her place, coming and going easily into Ithaca and the surrounding areas. The property is gorgeous, well kept, cl…
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Response from Verity:
Thank you, Monica! It was a pleasure to host you and to meet your wonderful son and daughter! You are welcome back any time - Tango especially would be thrilled!
May 2015
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Tucker
October 2014
Verity was very easy to communicate and was very helpful from start to end. The house is just perfect! It is so beautiful and located in such a quiet area. So much space to just run around and relax. The interior was so tastefully done. The kitchen was very spacious and easy to…
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Julie
August 2014
Ms. Platt's home was welcoming, immaculate and extremely spacious. We loved everything about our stay including the beautiful grounds and pond, the comfortable beds and great kitchen. She was easy to communicate with and we were entertained by the house cat, Tango. We're looking …
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Mary
May 2014
This hidden gem lays nestled in the hills surrounding Ithaca. Quiet, serene, with long views to the private pond, this house and garden envelop you with peace as soon as you walk in. The spacious and beautifully furnished rooms, as well as the fully equipped kitchen and othe…
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Melanie
May 2014
Verity was the perfect host! Thank you so much to her and her family for sharing their beautiful, relaxing home. It was just as listed, a spaceous 'rural retreat' with beatiful gardens, pond, music room, gazebo and more. Verity left detailed instructions on the house and amenit…
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Response from Verity:
Dear Melanie, Thank you so much for your very positive feedback - we're so happy you enjoyed your stay and couldn't have asked for a better experience as hosts. I'm sorry we weren't clear enough in advance about the sleeping situation in the nursery - thanks for the tip. I'm so sorry it caused problems for you and your family. It's great that you had some time to enjoy the piano - it doesn't get played often enough! All best wishes, Verity
May 2014

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Ithaca, New York, United StatesJoined in September 2010
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I am an art history and classics professor based in Ithaca, NY. I love to travel, cook and run and am interested in all kinds of art, design and history. I am also clean and tidy and promise to look after your property as carefully as I look after my own!
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