Small quiet house, perfect for a 1 or 2 person getaway or artist retreat.
Just 3 miles from the Ithaca Commons, around the corner from Ithaca College and minutes from Cornell! Surrounded by hiking trails, with a Labyrinth in the backyard.
This is a unique little space, perfect for those with introspective and contemplative sensibilities, or simply looking for a quiet place to stay.
It is lightly furnished with oriental and celtic-themed decor, the space has a warm autumnal feel to it.
The kitchen features a beautiful maple countertop custom-made for the area, with adjustable height chairs suitable for any guest.
The living room has a cozy floor set up with a circular persian-style rug and a large 5 ft picture window, out of which you can often see the peaceful deer from the surrounding woods gather in the morning times. It is an excellent area for contemplation or relaxing with a book and a cup of tea. Also in the living room is a great sound system with two cherry-finished floorstanding speakers and a 10" subwoofer to support all genres of music. The living room also holds a small library of books ranging from classics, philosophy, spirituality, and science.
The bathroom is tiled with blue swirl tiles from spain, bamboo ceiling and trim, and oil-rubbed bronze on all accessories.
- Fully furnished kitchen with many cooking supplies
- Excellent sound system that can sync with internet services such as Pandora, Spotify etc... Or be connected to any device via 1/8" jack
- Right next to the beautiful trails of upper and lower Buttermilk park, within 10 minutes walking distance, no need to pay park fees
Interaction with guests
You will have complete privacy for contemplation, relaxation, reading, spending time with your art, etc. However, there will be someone available on the property if you should need anything.
Other things to note
Composting is available for those so inclined.
The house has filtered well water, which is perfectly fine for the purposes of washing dishes and bathing, however a Big Berkey water filter will also be provided for further filtering for excellent quality drinking water.
As this is a furnished house, great respect to belongings is expected. Well-behaved pets are welcome, smoking is not allowed in the house but there is a small concrete porch in front with a lounge chair on which you are welcome to smoke.
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I've lived in Ithaca for over 20yrs. The properties I list will be on my 4 acres of land located just 3 miles from town but has the feel of being out in the country. I can share locations of the best hiking trails, restaurants, local music and entertainment as well as quiet spaces for reflection. I have occasional bonfires, music jams and potlucks at my house. Although,the majority of time it's a quite space where deer, flocks of turkey and bunnies roam. I love children and balance childcare with working at the local co-op (Greenstar) I also have a love of animals and live with my dog Tuco. I enjoy poetry, free-style dance, singing off key,and learning about nutrition and health care. I like to cook and prepare foods,practice occasional yoga and meditation and indulge in creative projects around my home.