Cabin A

Cottage Rental

Rustic Log Cabin Retreat, Cayuga Wine Trail, Dogs Welcome, Open Year-Round


Rustic Log Cabin Vacation Rental – Cayuga Lake – Finger Lakes – Cayuga Wine Trail

We have other cabins on the same property – please check out Cabin B or Cabin C if you can’t find the dates you need or want to also book a second cabin.

This newly built property is located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York, on the west side of Cayuga Lake. A rustic log cabin retreat with a luxurious interior, modern feel and a comfortable open floor plan. This property is a great place to begin the Cayuga Wine Trail. The cabin has a well-equipped kitchen with new appliances and a dining area that seats six. The living room has a couch and love seat, 43” flat screen television, DVD player, satellite TV, and wi-fi.

We are a Dog-Friendly property! For a small fee, your dog(s) (maximum of 2) are welcome to stay with you. Please make sure to read the Pet Addendum. When booking the reservation, before clicking “Book It”, click in the box above the “Book it” button and select Yes for Pets.

The cabin comfortably sleeps up to 6 people. There are two private bedrooms – each has a queen size bed, a spacious armoire closet, large chest of drawers, and nightstand. While bright natural sunlight normally fills the bedroom, there are room darkening shades for a peaceful sleep. There is a queen size pull-out couch in the living room that accommodates two more people. There is one bathroom with a shower. Open year-round, the cabin has with radiant floor heating to warm you on chilly nights, as well as air conditioning and ceiling fans in each room to cool you on warm summer days.

Outside, the spacious porch provides additional under-roof space for socializing and relaxing. There are a picnic table and charcoal grill with grilling utensils for your outdoor enjoyment. Relax before a wood fire in our fire pit area. Hike in the forest directly behind the cabin.

Tour the wineries – the cabin is centrally located on the Cayuga Wine Trail, with the Seneca Lake Wine Trail a short drive away. Enjoy swimming, boating, and fishing on Cayuga Lake. Cayuga Lake access is available via the cabin owner’s property and is a short hike from the cabin. We are a five-minute drive from Deans Cove boat launch. Taughannock Falls State Park to the south and Seneca State Park to the north offer hiking trails, beach swimming, and boat launch

There are numerous golf courses in the area and miles of bicycle paths at nearby Sampson State Park. Observe the White Deer at the Seneca Army Depot, which supports the largest herd of white deer in the world behind 24 miles of protected fencing. Enjoy winter skiing and recreation at several area ski resorts – Bristol Mountain in Canandaigua (also has zip line tours) and Greek Peak (also operates a year-round indoor water park). Close by you’ll find numerous antique shops, concert venues and live theater performances.

Area attractions within a 1-hour drive include Watkins Glen Gorge and International Raceway, Cayuga Lake Boat cruises, Museum of the Earth, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall.

A sampling of annual events includes:
February – Mardi Gras on the Cayuga Wine Trail
April – Wine & Herb Festival on the Cayuga Wine Trail
July – Finger Lakes Wine Festival at Watkins Glen
August – Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls
September – AKC Dog Show at Sampson State Park
November & December – Holiday Shopping Spree also on the Cayuga Wine Trail

Rates are based on the season and length of stay.

This property is dog-friendly – we encourage you to bring your dogs with you (maximum 2)! Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times while outdoors. Inside the cabin, dogs shall not be left unattended unless crated. Renters are responsible for cleaning up and properly disposing of dog waste. A reasonable pet fee will be charged. Maximum of 2 dogs per cabin. Ithaca off-leash Dog Park located at the south end of Cayuga Lake (near Hangar Theater) is a great place to exercise your pet.

Smoking and Hunting are not permitted on the property. Open fires/campfires are permitted only in the concrete fire pit.

Minimum stay: 1-3 nights
Air conditioning
Warm, cozy radiant floor heating throughout the cabin.
Non-smoking Only
Convenient close-by parking for 2 vehicles per cabin.
Children are welcomed
Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
The minimum age for the primary renter is 25.
Wheelchair Inaccessible

Sleeping Accommodations

Bedrooms: 2
Beds for 2-6
Bedroom 1:
queen bed
Bedroom 2:
queen bed
Linens Provided:
Bed linens (sheets, pillows, blanket & comforter). Kitchen dish towels, potholder, washcloth, drying mat.
Bathrooms: 1, The cabin has 1 bathroom with toilet, sink, shower stall, towel racks, glass shelf and wall mounted hair dryer. Bath linens are provided (bath towel, hand towel, washcloth).
Towels Provided:
Bath and hand towels, washcloth, floor mat.

There are 2 private bedrooms, each with queen size beds. Bed linens are provided (sheets, pillows, blanket, comforter). There is a large armoire/wardrobe with space for hanging clothes and a storage drawer. There is also a chest of drawers, nightstand, lamp and clock/radio. Room darkening shades cover the large bedroom window. Ceiling fan with light in each bedroom. Please note that mattresses and pillows are completely encased to ensure allergen protection. There is a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room. Bed linens will be provided for the 5th & 6th guests. There is also a ceiling fan in this room, and window shades for privacy.

Living Spaces

Living Room: Sunny & bright open plan LR with cathedral ceiling & ceiling fan. Large wall-mount flat screen TV w/DVD player. Queen size sleeper-sofa & love seat. A small selection of DVD’s, books & board games.

TV: 43″ Flat Screen TV

Video Library: A small collection of movies on DVD in a variety of genres is provided.

Stereo: Music channels available through Cable TV

Internet: Yes

Games: A small selections of games is provided.

Dining In

Dining Area: Seats 6

Kitchen: The modern kitchen is roomy with ample countertop space and is well equipped with new appliances and most basic necessities. A full inventory list will be provided.

Coffee Maker: Electric coffeemaker and basket filters provided.

Dishes & Utensils: Service for 6 – dinnerware, flatware, coffee mugs, goblets, and plastic tumblers. Serving dishes, serving tray, baking dishes, pots & pans, utensils, storage bowls, electric mixer.

Dishwasher: Full sized dishwasher. A small starter amount of dishwasher detergent provided.

Microwave: Large 1.7 Cu. ft. over-the-range microwave.

Oven: Electric oven with hi/low broiler.
Pantry Items: We provide trash bags and limited cleaning supplies, first aid kit, broom & mop, rechargeable flashlight & toilet paper.
Refrigerator: Upright full-size refrigerator/freezer.

Stove: 5-burner smooth top electric range with 4 burner elements and 1 warming zone.

Toaster: Electric toaster

Outdoor Amenities

Boat: For boaters, Deans Cove Boat Launch is a 3-minute drive from the cabin. Boat launching ramp and marina at nearby Taughannock Falls State Park and Sampson State Park

Deck / Patio: Large porch with seating.

Golf: Bonavista State Golf Course (open to the public) 7 miles away. Seneca Falls Country Club 14 miles to the north.

Kayak / Canoe: Cayuga Lake is accessible via a walking path/steps in owners’ back yard across the street from the cabins for Kayaking/Canoeing. Guests have use of any of the owner’s 3 kayaks & life vest.

Lawn / Garden: Picnic table and large grassy fielded area. Woods/forest in back of cabins. Large fire pit for wood campfires.
Outdoor Grill: Charcoal grill with grilling utensils (you supply charcoal), picnic table and fire pit.

Ski & Snowboard: Greek Peak Ski Resort in Cortland, is a multi-use ski resort with a year-round indoor water park, located about a 45 min. drive from the cabin. Bristol Mountain Ski Resort, Canandaigua, is 1-hr drive.

Water Sports Gear: Guests may use our kayaks, life vests and paddles. Bring water shoes as the lake bottom is rocky.

Fires: While there is not an indoor fireplace, there is a large outdoor fire pit you may use year-round.