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The backyard is shaded by a canopy of mature pines, with lilac, roses, and peonies blooming in season.
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Cornell Historic Home

Carrie User Profile

Cornell Historic Home

5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

On the edge of Cornell's campus, this charming home in the historic Cornell Heights neighborhood is within easy walking distance to campus and is close to waterfalls, gorge hikes, downtown Ithaca, and Cayuga Lake. Families visiting Cornell students, and visitors to Cornell and Ithaca have enjoyed the convenience and quiet of the home and neighborhood.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 air mattress
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 air mattress
Bedroom 3
2 single beds, 1 couch
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


82 Reviews

Sheila User Profile
August 2018
Carrie is a warm and hospitable host. She makes every effort to make her guests enjoy their stay. She even put fresh roses in our suite. If you want to stay in a charming old home very close to the Cornell campus, stay here.
Nancy User Profile
August 2018
Wonderful location. Close to campus. Carrie is very accommodating and provides great hospitality.
Kirk User Profile
August 2018
Staying at Carrie's was a delight. She is communicative, kind, and helpful, and her place is charming, clean, and quiet. A real treasure, with the sweetest dog to match.
Erica User Profile
August 2018
As a person who is generally weary of unknown dogs, I want to first and foremost note how loving, gentle, and sweet Hamilton is. If you’re looking for a place to stay and are uncertain of this location due to this, know he never once made me nervous and became the All Star of our…
Phyllis User Profile
July 2018
I have a nice experience staying here. Very good location, within 10 minutes walk to Beebe lake and some beautiful falls. Quite, clean, nicely decorated and enough to host a group of 6. She is very nice and helpful.
Lorraine User Profile
July 2018
The host canceled this reservation 73 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Michelle User Profile
June 2018
The space is comfortable with lovely decor and thoughtful touches like water, snacks and coffee. Carrie was quick to respond to questions. I only stayed overnight for a work trip, but was very glad to have done so!

Hosted by Carrie

Ithaca, New York, United StatesJoined in April 2015
Carrie User Profile
98 Reviews
I am a Cornell graduate (PhD '17) in Communication and a former instructor for the College of Human Ecology. I have a passion for writing, teaching, cooking, and hiking. I served in the Peace Corps in Mali in the early 2000s, and have traveled to 10 countries in Africa. I worked …
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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