Judy's Guest House

House in Finger Lakes, Cayuga Lake, Trumansburg
5/5 ( 9 Reviews)
  • Sleeps
  • Bedroom(s)
  • Bathroom(s)
    1 full, 0 half



Judy’s Guest house is a cozy home-like setting halfway between Ithaca and Trumansburg, situated on two landscaped acres with lots of lawn for playing or just relaxing. It’s the perfect place to come home to after an exciting day of sightseeing and local activities. The three bedrooms are designed for comfort; two bedrooms with king-sized beds and a smaller bedroom with a single bed. The fully furnished kitchen is equipped for anything from a four course dinner to a late night snack.

A trip along the Finger Lakes Wine Trail will likely lead to the ideal accompaniment. Everything you need to make yourself at home is here. Take a short walk across the wooden bridge to your own little island with a babbling brook.Take a picnic lunch or your morning coffee and relax while listening to the birds sing, or watch for the occasional deer to stop by for a drink while you relax in the shade of the majestic willows. Solar lights on the island invite strolls to see the thousands of fireflies in the summer, or watch for the wildlife that comes for a drink. Deer, raccoons, possums, squirrels, turkeys and many songbirds are just some of the wildlife you’re likely to see.

Once in awhile a coyote, pheasant or possibly even a skunk or muskrat make an appearance, too. Judy’s Guest House is a Certified Wildlife Habitat. We provide native trees and plants for food, brush and trees for shelter and water to drink for birds and wildlife. We don’t use any toxic chemicals in the house or on the grounds.


Address: Trumansburg, NY, USA 5.4 mi to Ithaca center
Zip Code: 14886

Additional Location Information

There are too many attractions here to list them all. Hiking, sailing, biking, golfing and a trip along the Finger Lakes Wine Trail are favorites for many people. This is a mecca for antique hunters, and anyone with an interest in classical architecture should drive through the nearby Village of Trumansburg with its many historic houses.

There are many State Parks in the area, and most of them have glorious waterfalls, hiking trails and many scenic gorges. The Art Trail runs directly past the house and during the open tours it’s a wonderful way to view local artists at work. The Museum of the Earth and the Science Museum are favorites of kids of all ages.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology is worth a visit and the entire area is great for bird watching. There are several live theater groups and great music opportunities for any sort of music you can imagine. Great local restaurants for just about any cuisine you can imagine.

Accommodation, Features

Property Type
House, 1,750 sq. ft.
3 Bedroom(s), 5 Sleeps
King: 2
Twin / Single: 1
1 Bathroom(s)
Combination Tub / Shower: 1
Location Type
Water View
Vacation Types
Away From It All
Pet Friendly
Tourist Attractions
Year-Round Vacation Rentals
Access & Parking
Secure Parking
Satellite / Cable
Popular Amenities
Air Conditioning
Clothes Dryer
Dining Area
Linens Provided
Outdoor Grill
Towels Provided
Washing Machine
Wireless Internet
Indoor Features
Alarm Clock
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Dishes & Utensils
Hair Dryer
Iron & Board
Living Room
Pantry Items
Outdoor Features
Deck / Patio
Lawn / Garden

Additional Property Information

We're right in the middle of all the wonderful things the Finger Lakes has to offer.

A few minutes drive will take you to Taughannock Falls State Park and the magnificent Taughannock Falls waterfall, Cayuga Lake, Cornell, Ithaca College, The Finger Lakes Wine Trail, Montezuma Wildlife Refuge, plenty of antique stores, art galleries, wonderful restaurants and more.

Or just relax in the cottage or outside. Curl up with a good book, play a board game, walk around the lawn or play Frisbee with your pup.


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Fees, Taxes, Deposit

TypeTypePriceCharge Type
County Room TaxRequired 3%One time
Deposit to secure datesRequired 25%One time


Check in: 04:00 / Check out: 11:00
No smoking inside

Pets allowed

Children allowed

Minimum age of primary renter:18

Max guests:5 (sleeps up to 5 adults)

Smoking is allowed on the patio

Please replace any firewood that you use for the convenience of the next guest.

Please recycle, and we really appreciate it if you leave the cottage as you found it.
Additional Info
There is a 3% county room tax, and we do require a non-refundable, 25% deposit to confirm your reservation. We require payment in full at least 15 days before arrival. When final payment is made we will send you an email with all the information you need to get here, get the keys and settle in.

Active military - please tell us and get a 10% discount!
We do not raise our prices for popular weekends, it's the same price year-round.
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy: Deposits are not refundable.
Cancellation 15 days or less before arrival can be used for credit for a later stay.
Pet Friendly: Yes, pets welcome
Smoking: No smoking
Children: Yes, great for kids
Long term rentals: No
Seniors: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: No

About the Owner

We love it here and we think you will, too.

Judy's Guest House
Weekend triathlon rental

Loved our time here it was quiet, cozy and private. Very clean and the owner was quick to respond to all our questions and very accommodating. Would rent again

Stayed August, 2019

Judy's Guest House
Perfect for a stay with pets

This property had a nice rural setting. We didn't have to worry about disturbing any neighbors with our small dogs that bark because the property does not have another house that is close by. The house was clean, the owner made things easy for check in and check out. We had everything we needed and there was a nice book explaining everything. The location is nice because it is not too far from Seneca and Cayuga Lakes. Since it is a rural setting be aware that some insects make it into the house. The property on the outside was a bit over grown and some of the trees are dead or dying. It is an older home so there is some uneven floors and the water has a metal smell. The owner provides a water cooler so that you have fresh water to drink. TV and wi-fi are also provided. Not the fanciest place but suited our needs well!

Stayed July, 2019

Judy's Guest House
Weekend in Trumansburg, NY

Lovely spot, quiet and comfortable. Beds were great, too ! Only confusion was street number of cottage. I think one of my brothers ended up in owner's driveway. Quickly resolved. Would definitely stay again. Additional light and an exhaust fan would be helpful in the bathroom.
Lovely, peaceful, quiet property, perfect !

Stayed July, 2019

Judy's Guest House
Wine tour

This rental was excellent. We stayed after a wine tour and it was everything we needed. The area was private and quiet which was nice. I loved the fact that I was able to bring my dog along too. I will rent again next time I have a wine tour

Stayed July, 2019

Judy's Guest House
Simply perfect

We traveled to the area from Las Vegas NV for our nearby wedding and this house was simply perfect perfect! We enjoyed the house and surrounding property throughout our stay and couldn’t have asked for anything more. The property owner left us detailed instructions and made the entire rental experience so simple! 10/10 experience, would absolutely rent again!

Stayed June, 2019

Judy's Guest House
Enjoyed our Stay

This is a nice place and Judy was easy to reach. The house has 2 acres and plenty of space inside. I really appreciated the book of instructions. It makes the check in process very easy and eliminates the necessity of having to figure out how thing s work or where they are. We would come back here if we visited again.

Stayed June, 2019

Judy's Guest House
Springtime Sojourn

Quiet Solitude. Comfortable living space. Weather cooperated so we were able to commune with nature, which was what we were looking for. Everything was on one floor, close to grade level so those with walking difficulties could get around with ease. Beds were OK. I liked that linens and towels were provided. It was an older style bathroom, but we were only there for 2 nights.

Stayed June, 2019

Judy's Guest House
Get away

Great location, quiet and nature filled. Comfy, clean and welcoming

Stayed May, 2019

Judy's Guest House
Peaceful & Serene

This house did not disappoint! We loved our stay here and made our hectic days end on a peaceful and serene note. We enjoyed seeing deer roam freely and walking out to enjoy the creek. Wish we would have had a lot more downtime!

Stayed May, 2019

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