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The road to the one-room-schoolhouse-turned-cottage at 931 Harford Road takes you past hay fields and hoop houses, Greek revival farmhouses and farm stands, and an inviting pond.? It is relatively flat, and only mildly curvy, but traveling the four miles that lead from busy Route 79 to this …

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This Douglas fir post-and-beam beauty started life as the skeleton of a sawmill in Washington State, where it was deconstructed, then reconstructed on a dramatic site overlooking Cayuga Lake’s east side by Ontario County’s New Energy Works, timber-frame builders. The current owners have occu…

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If a little house on a big village lot with a rip-rap-lined stream is your idea of paradise, check out this sweet Interlaken place.? Only six miles from Trumansburg and another ten from Ithaca, this home has been totally re-done, from top to bottom, stem to stern.

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Being a navigational nitwit, and despite the fact that I had very clear directions, I got lost on my way to 3809 Willet Road. But that small detour gave me an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the gently undulating hills of central Hector, and a desire to return when I don’t have an im…

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If a cozy red bungalow with a cottage garden is your idea of paradise, then the idea of two cozy garden cottages near East Hill Plaza for $150,000 could be twice as good. The second can help you pay your mortgage. Or you might live in one and use the other as a writing or artist’s studio, or…

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The Gothic Revival home for sale at 2292 Trumansburg Road is handsome, solid, roomy, and quirky enough to make it a collector’s item.? Situated just north of the Village of Trumansburg, it is walking or biking distance to the Tburg Farmers Market, restaurants, and bowling alley, and not far …

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The Trumansburg community recently mourned the demise of Millspaugh Brothers, Inc., a neighborhood hardware store and vendor of choice for everyone from local carpenters, contractors and do-it-yourselfers to those simply in need of building advice or a one-off screw. Several generations of t…

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Realtor Jill Rosentel calls this a “staycation home,” and it’s easy to feel as if you’re on vacation year-round in a place with nearly as much built space outdoors as in.? Off the kitchen is a screen porch, perfect for contemplating the day ahead with your morning cuppa or celebrating a leis…

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Perched on a tree-dotted knoll, the house at 24 Woodcrest Avenue is quirky, charming, and looking for a new owner who will appreciate its bold lines and local history. Designed by and built for architect, artist, and author Elfriede Abbe in 1946, it is reached by traversing a handsome, curve…

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Sited in the Eastwood Commons neighborhood and flanked by open land, this single-story, two-bedroom, one bath condo could be perfect for first-timers, down-sizers, and anybody else who wants to live comfortably close to everything and not have to bother with dusting unused rooms full of? tch…

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This solid-looking home, its exterior projecting a prim, gray solemnity, perches on a knoll above the corner of Mitchell Street and Delaware Avenue, in the leafy Belle Sherman neighborhood.

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This wonderfully quirky house, a Victorian/Italianate/Greek revival mash-up, is waiting for a buyer with vision, imagination, and a willingness to roll up his or her sleeves and get it shining. It is brimming with possibility. Located in the up-and-coming West End, this 1870s home enchants w…

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In the city, with all city amenities, 203 Hook Place feels as if it’s a country place. This 1935 Montgomery Ward kit house has been added to, updated, and upgraded, but it still has the well-proportioned rooms and arched doorways of the originals that rolled into Ithaca on the railroad in pi…

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The road to the one-room-schoolhouse-turned-cottage at 931 Harford Road takes you past hay fields and hoop houses, Greek revival farmhouses and farm stands, and an inviting pond.? It is relatively flat, and only mildly curvy, but traveling the four miles that lead from busy Route 79 to this …

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This Douglas fir post-and-beam beauty started life as the skeleton of a sawmill in Washington State, where it was deconstructed, then reconstructed on a dramatic site overlooking Cayuga Lake’s east side by Ontario County’s New Energy Works, timber-frame builders. The current owners have occu…

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If a little house on a big village lot with a rip-rap-lined stream is your idea of paradise, check out this sweet Interlaken place.? Only six miles from Trumansburg and another ten from Ithaca, this home has been totally re-done, from top to bottom, stem to stern.

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Being a navigational nitwit, and despite the fact that I had very clear directions, I got lost on my way to 3809 Willet Road. But that small detour gave me an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the gently undulating hills of central Hector, and a desire to return when I don’t have an im…

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If a cozy red bungalow with a cottage garden is your idea of paradise, then the idea of two cozy garden cottages near East Hill Plaza for $150,000 could be twice as good. The second can help you pay your mortgage. Or you might live in one and use the other as a writing or artist’s studio, or…

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The Gothic Revival home for sale at 2292 Trumansburg Road is handsome, solid, roomy, and quirky enough to make it a collector’s item.? Situated just north of the Village of Trumansburg, it is walking or biking distance to the Tburg Farmers Market, restaurants, and bowling alley, and not far …

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The Trumansburg community recently mourned the demise of Millspaugh Brothers, Inc., a neighborhood hardware store and vendor of choice for everyone from local carpenters, contractors and do-it-yourselfers to those simply in need of building advice or a one-off screw. Several generations of t…

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Realtor Jill Rosentel calls this a “staycation home,” and it’s easy to feel as if you’re on vacation year-round in a place with nearly as much built space outdoors as in.? Off the kitchen is a screen porch, perfect for contemplating the day ahead with your morning cuppa or celebrating a leis…

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Perched on a tree-dotted knoll, the house at 24 Woodcrest Avenue is quirky, charming, and looking for a new owner who will appreciate its bold lines and local history. Designed by and built for architect, artist, and author Elfriede Abbe in 1946, it is reached by traversing a handsome, curve…

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Sited in the Eastwood Commons neighborhood and flanked by open land, this single-story, two-bedroom, one bath condo could be perfect for first-timers, down-sizers, and anybody else who wants to live comfortably close to everything and not have to bother with dusting unused rooms full of? tch…

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A?woodsy magic prevails on the 3+ acres surrounding this cozy Cape Cod, perched on the side of a gentle sloping hill with paths to explore, an egg-shaped pond alive with the calls of spring peepers, and woodland daffodils just beginning to bloom, a perfect perch for enjoying spring’s arrival.

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The house at 131 East Main Street in Trumansburg is right on the road, but once you are inside of it, you would never know that. The owners have insulated the house to the point where you barely hear the traffic. In addition, the extensive renovation of the interior has the effect of making …

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Built in 1815, this farmhouse overlooking the Six Mile Creek valley is probably one of the older homes in the town. For all that it is remarkably square and well preserved. ??

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This is an unconventional house in that it is a single-family home built on a small parcel in a densely developed urban area and it was constructed with many green materials. It does, however, have a quite conventional floor plan surrounded by an exterior that has a single-gable Colonial roo…