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KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke

Member since: 2009
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Luxurious 6 Bed, 5 Bath house with Hot Tub, Firepit along Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

33 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Trumansburg holiday house

Trumansburg, 6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathroom House 10 Minutes From Ithaca (Sleeps 12)

Opened in the summer of 2013, Willow Creek has space, beauty, privacy and the ideal location next door to Taughannock State Park and Cayuga Lake as well as the Cayuga Wine Trail and only ten minutes from Ithaca. And now, the Black Diamond Trail is open from Trumansburg to Ithaca to bike, hike and cross-country ski through the beautiful countryside!

Sleeping twelve people in six bedrooms, furnished with either a queen or king bed and the luxurious Sealy Posturpedic Euro Pillow-Topped mattresses our guests rave about, this house boasts five bathrooms to pamper all of the guests. There are two huge master suites, each with a king sized bed, and sliding doors leading out to the upper deck or lower patio and back yard. Three bedrooms are located on the main level and three bedrooms are on the lower level. The main level is accessed by a few steps up onto the front porch. Note: we allow up to fourteen people in your group if some are children.

With so much space indoors, you won't know where to relax and enjoy the company of your fellow vacationers, whether they are family or friends. The expansive living room has views of the back yard, fire pit and woods, a wood burning fireplace and seating for ten. The lower family room has the same great views, seating for eight, a wood-burning fireplace and a 55' HDTV with BluRay player. Adjacent to this is the beautiful 8' pool table we have added for your enjoyment. You will also find a table and chairs just off of the family room for playing a friendly game of cards, board games or setting up your laptops. The huge kitchen can accommodate chefs and assistants at the same time.

Outside, you have three acres of lawn, gardens, seven person hot tub, barbecue with picnic tables and a fire pit with 12 Adirondack chairs to enjoy in private since the other houses on this lovely street are a distance away. And yet, you are moments from a state park, Cayuga Lake - the largest of the Finger Lakes, award winning wineries, restaurants, pubs, shopping and more. Walk to the end of the street and you are at Taughannock Falls State Park and the upper gorge rim's hiking trail.

This is an amazing property, and we are proud to add it to our Classic Country Vacation Homes as a choice for discerning travelers.

NOTE: NOT SUITABLE FOR WEDDINGS, RECEPTIONS, PARTIES OR GATHERINGS which include outside guests. Property is for the use and enjoyment of registered guests only, unless prior approval from owners is given.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks english

About KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke

Mitch and I (KC) have spent years learning what travelers are looking for and how to pamper them while operating the Halsey House B&B in local Trumansburg for over a decade. We bring that knowledge to each vacation home we offer and you can rest assured our standards are at the highest level you will encounter in the Finger Lakes region and beyond.

KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke purchased this house in 2013

Why KC Christopher & Mitch Clarke chose Cayuga Lake

Willow Creek is ideally situated in the hub of the Finger Lakes. You experience country beauty and peacefulness and you are literally just steps from some of the most magnificent features this area has to offer. The house itself offers space, luxury, serenity and just a great happy feeling the minute you drive up. Come see Willow Creek, you will understand.

What makes this house unique

With six bedrooms, five bathrooms and 4500 square feet of space, this large, roomy home on a quiet beautiful setting is close to parks, lakes, wineries, Ithaca, Trumansburg, Taughannock Falls State Park and more. We have added an eight foot pool table just off the family room! Outside, this house offers an outdoor seven person hot tub, a fire pit with twelve Adirondack chairs, a hybrid barbecue and lots of seating at the two octagon picnic tables.

Reviews

4.8
based on 33 traveller reviews

Luxurious 6 Bed, 5 Bath house with Hot Tub, Firepit along Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
average rating of 4.818182 based on 33 reviews
5

Wonderful Wedding Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had the most fantastic weekend in this house! Family members from NC and NY converged here to attend a wedding in the area. The weather was spectacular and the house was great! With 6 bathrooms, there was no problem with all of us getting ready for the wedding. We took full advantage of the fire pit, the hot tub, the pool table and all the area has to offer (Watkins Glen State Park is a MUST!) Mitch and KC were wonderful to work with. We all agreed that we'd love to come back. And when you can get that many of my family members to agree, that's saying something! Do yourself a favor - stop thinking about it and rent this house!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Villanova, Pa
5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

From the initial conversation to our departure KC and Mitch were a pleasure to deal with. They were attentive and timely in all communication. The property is as described in a beautiful setting. Our trip was an Ithaca College reunion (36/37 years). We intended to go out in the evening, though changed our minds and cooked and ate in. The home was fully equipped to accommodate 6 couples. It was definitely the right decision. I highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Webster NY
5

Fantastic! What is described and more!

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 10 ladies thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Willow Creek. The photos are accurate and it is as beautiful in person as it looks online! The kitchen is actually better in person, as it has more space than we thought based on photos, as well as a handy breakfast bar that is not easily seen as pictured. The supplies were terrific; including a variety of spices, staples, kitchen tools and lovely dishes as well. Couldn't have wanted more! The entire house was exceptionally clean as well--amazingly so. The seating areas are so very spacious and more than we needed. We enjoyed the fireplace upstairs and it was so nice to be able to relax by a fire. Beds and pillows were very comfy! The view from the windows out over the wooded backyard was so welcoming and beautiful. It was a relaxing backdrop from inside as well as while relaxing on the deck or patio. The front of the house faces woods as well. It is a serene location, and a close walk to the nearby trail that runs by the gorge and to Cayuga Lake. Also very close to Ithaca; just 10 minutes up the road. We enjoyed the fire pit in the backyard, as well as the hot tub. Would rent this home again in a minute!!!! Thanks KC and Mitch!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Long Branch, New Jersey
5

All that we wanted, needed and more!!

  • 5 of 5

We needed a large home and beautiful property for the week of our son's wedding. Willow Creek more than fit the bill!! It was gorgeous and very well maintained with all the amenities listed in perfect order. Our guests remarked how lovely and warm the home was right from the moment they arrived. We took advantage of the hot tub and fire pit as often as we could. and the groom with his friends loved the pool table and games offered downstairs. The grounds were so lovely we decided to have pre-wedding photos of the grooms party done there. The house was spotless and all the items we needed for the kitchen were clean and ready for use. Mitch and KC were wonderful about keeping us informed with our plans and also were available if any needs arose during our stay. I would highly recommend this home and the owners for anyone looking to stay in the Trumansburg NY area. It is right by Taughannock Falls and State Park. Close to Ithaca and some great dining venues. We loved Glenwoods Pines (burgers and seafood chowder), The Boat Yard Grill (lovely views from Lookout Point) and the Creamery (great ice cream).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Amazing property, amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

WE spent the New Years Eve at this beautiful home and couldn't have been more pleased. It had beautiful views, it was fully furnished and it had everything you may need for a week long stay. The home was comfortable, clean and tastefully decorated. We took some great family pictures inside and out. We would definetely rent this home again. Notice how I call it a home and not a house, because it was very welcoming. The owner was easy to communicate with and had excellent costumer service skills. Thank you for making our stay memorable!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
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Lovely spacious home - great for families

  • 5 of 5

We just came back from a week at Willow Creek with extended family and enjoyed the house immensely. It was spacious, clean, bright, airy and had plenty of room for everyone to have space to relax and enjoy. The kitchen was well stocked with all manner of cooking items and the grill was a great addition so we were able to cook extensively. We had a 1 1/2 year old as well as a 3 1/2 and 6 year old and the house was great for them as well - not a lot of sharp edges or small items that they could get into trouble with. We had some questions arise during our stay and KC and Mitch were very accessible and helpful. The house is secluded but close to Ithaca as well as Trumansburg and the Seneca Lake wineries - a great location for our needs. Overall it was a great stay and we would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Several in Trumansburg
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Trumansburg Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
State Route 89
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Taughannock Farms Inn
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Taughannock State Park on Cayuga Lake
Car: recommended

Outdoor beauty and activities abound in the Finger Lakes, with over 150 waterfalls to view, hiking and biking trails everywhere and pristine lakes to spend time on and in. Bike along the scenic byway of Cayuga Lake. Cross-country ski in a national forest, through state parks and across farm fields while enjoying magnificent views. Visit organic farms to pick your own fruits and vegetables or come to the local farmer's markets where you can purchase from a plethora of items including meats raised on humane, free-range farms. These markets even have stands which prepare food to enjoy onsite while you shop.

The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is located less than five minutes from Willow Creek, and within less than one hour you can be at over 100 other Finger Lakes wineries, including those on the Seneca Wine and Keuka Wine Trails. Cars and drivers are available for hire to take you on a wine tour, or you can join an organized tour by van, trolley or boat for an amazing and unique wine tasting experience.

Ithaca, 10 minutes from the house, has many wonderful restaurants and dining options, as well as shopping, theaters, art galleries and museums. It is also home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Higher learning centers make for a diverse, culturally rich environment in Ithaca.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Trumansburg, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Quiet Season
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
A$941
From
A$1,210
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$5,645
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,142
A$6,915
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Quiet Season
2 Jan 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$941
From
A$1,210
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$5,645
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
31 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Ithaca College Commencement
18 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$5,107
Flat fee
 
 
Cornell Graduation
25 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$6,384
Flat fee
 
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Quiet Season
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$941
From
A$1,210
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$5,645
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$4,570
Flat fee
 
 
Holidays
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,142
A$6,915
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Quiet Season
2 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$941
From
A$1,210
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$5,645
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Ithaca College Commencement
17 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$5,107
Flat fee
 
 
Cornell University Graduation
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
A$6,384
Flat fee
 
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
29 Jun 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
4 Sep 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$4,570
Flat fee
 
 
Cornell University Graduation
22 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
A$6,720
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$1,075
A$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$34 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$1,344
Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Some Special Events or holidays may require a longer minimum stay and/or a higher nightly rate. Please inquire.

We appreciate your understanding that the minimum night stay requirements are not a condition open to negotiation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Trumansburg, New York

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Main level hall bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , Lower level hall bathroom
    Master Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower , Lower level Master bathroom ensuite
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure , Lower level bedroom 6's ensuite bathroom
  • Five bathrooms service six bedrooms, the two master bedrooms have private ensuite bathrooms, as does bedroom 6. Main level bedrooms 2 & 3 share a hall bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Main level bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Main level bedroom
    Master Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Lower level bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , Lower level bedroom with hall bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed , Lower level bedroom with ensuite bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Willow Creek is within walking distance to the Taughannock Falls State Park and the Taughannock Farms Inn's lovely restaurant overlooking Cayuga Lake. Need to fit more people? Please check out Willow Creek's sister property Good Vibrations (Homeaway #3010104) which is down the street and around the corner, and has five bedrooms, all with king sized beds!