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Wide-angle view of private deck with hammock.Private deck with hammock, lounge chairs, and beautiful vines and flowers in the warmer months. Watch the animal life come to you as we will give you food to place inside the feeders to watch eclectic birds (woodpeckers, blue jays, etc.) & chipmunks & squirrels + their young.
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Lakefront Living in Engineer's Loft

Zeke & Kris

Lakefront Living in Engineer's Loft

3 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
3 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath

Perched high above Cayuga Lake is a former NASA Engineer's beloved Lakefront home, infusing the spirit of the great outdoors into a peaceful retreat. Wall-to-wall windows with wood stove, meditation nook, telescope, private deck + shared dock.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


13 Reviews

Matt User Profile
August 2017
The location was amazing – great views, and we really loved the hammock and deck. Bed was comfy and the living room windows bring in great light. We had a few issues with this place, however. The main one is that the space was altogether too cluttered. There was no closet or draw…
Peter User Profile
May 2017
This place is absolutely stunning! Me and my girlfriend absolutely fell in love with the place instantly. Breathtakingly charming! Zeke & Kris went above and beyond in regards to accommodations. Pictures don't do the place justice! Can't wait to re-visit.
Cassandra User Profile
May 2017
This is a beautiful lakeside getaway, with wonderful views, and dock. Everything we needed, and more. Short/easy drive to Ithaca. Lots of wonderful touches of hospitality! Thank you.
Amy User Profile
April 2017
Apartment has a beautiful view of the lake. The hosts were very thoughtful in the details that helped make our stay feel like home.
Nathan User Profile
January 2017
The engineers loft was a beautiful escape and the pictures don't do it justice. Zeke was very accommodating and left helpful recommendations for navigating the area. Would definitely stay here again!
Danielle User Profile
November 2016
Wonderful, airy and light filled apartment overlooking the beautiful Taughannock lake! Very cozy environment with an eclectic feel that made it so much more interesting than staying in a hotel. We booked the upper level which has a beautiful deck where we enjoyed feeding the bird…
Jessica User Profile
October 2016
Zeke and Kris's might be one of my more favorite Airbnb places that I've ever stayed. Too many wonderful things to list, but a few: the view the entire home the decor the flying squirrels (loved these guys!) I definitely look forward to a future visit!

Hosted by Zeke & Kris

Ithaca, New York, United StatesJoined in August 2015
Zeke & Kris User Profile
320 Reviews
Kris started her AirBnB journey on Oct. 2015 & Zeke, her brother, joined in March 2016. Kris has 13 years of hospitality experience in both the restaurant & hotel industry ranging from casual fare to Michelin 3-star fine dining. Uprooting from The Resort at Pelican Hill in Ne…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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