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View of a spectacular sunset from the upper deck at the house, facing the lake. View of the lower waterfront area with dock, chairs and fire pit (off to side).
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Cottage Atwater - Ithaca and Aurora

Holly User Profile

Cottage Atwater - Ithaca and Aurora

7 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bath
7 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Enjoy sunsets from the deck up at the house or at lakeside. There's nothing better than lounging in the red chairs under the stars, toasting marshmallows in the fire pit and telling a tall tale or two.
A stroll on the lakeside road is a lovely in either direction.
For a nice little hike in the woods, there is also a beautiful trail nearby. Look for the waterfalls!


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 12PM (noon)


Well-lit path to entrance


28 Reviews

Helen User Profile
August 2018
Charming little find in a great location.
Lucy User Profile
August 2018
Holly is a great host and the house is great for families!
Ulrike User Profile
July 2018
Great spot on Cayuga lake - not far from Aurora, a few nice wineries and Cream at the Top Ice Cream.
Jessica User Profile
July 2018
Was a great stay, beautiful view of the lake!
Michael User Profile
July 2018
Such a special place. We've been coming to Cottage Atwater for over a decade. This is the trip that defines Summer for us each year. Such a joy! Thanks Holly!!!
Lisa User Profile
June 2018
Amazing location. Right on the water, but a nice secluded area. When you are standing outside the house, you feel like you have the whole lake to yourself. Very comfortable place to stay with everything you would need. Holly was great to work with and responded to all questions v…
Mary User Profile
May 2018
Another wonderful stay here. So relaxing. We will return.

Hosted by Holly

King Ferry, New York, United StatesJoined in September 2014
Holly User Profile
28 Reviews
In 1978, my parents just happened to discover a rustic and charming hunting cabin in the woods on Lake Cayuga. Ever since then, the area has held a special place in my heart. Many years later, my husband and I bought our own place just up the road. In the Spring, Summer and Fall,…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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