Welcome to Ithaca's Friendly Housing for Families, Professors, and Scholars
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Benefits of Living Here:
Quiet, family friendly neighborhood, two blocks from Fall Creek school. Perfect for community-minded, considerate people who like to actually know their neighbors.
All apartments feature new windows, plumbing, electrical, and lighting. Nearly all rooms are brightly lit by overhead ceiling fan/light fixtures. Hot water and heat are provided by the landlord via a new boiler system. Pressure is excellent and hot water comes nearly instantly everywhere due to a circulation pump. All apartments have their own thermostat controls. Heat is efficiently provided by hot water baseboards and some radiators.
Laundry is shared by all and is free and is located in the basement of the main house. The machines are the high capacity luxury front loaders pictured at the right. We even provide the HE laundry detergent.
High speed Internet is also provided by the landlord.
811 North Tioga Street
Phone: (925) 979-8447 day or evening
Warning: Apartments one and two have huge and fantastic balconies. Fall Creek is mostly populated by families, retired people, quiet professionals, and graduate students. Our neighbors, who are often good friends with our tenants, will call the police if our tenants violate noise ordinances. If you are the type of tenants who like to party outside, or inside with open windows spilling loud music out onto the neighbors, please choose one of the other neighborhoods that is well suited for that lifestyle.
This apartment is a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment, approximately 1300 square feet. One bedroom is small but has a fantastic huge loft. The other two bedrooms are medium size and the living room, dining room, and kitchen are large. The huge kitchen offers marble countertops, and all new appliances including dishwasher, disposal, 1 or more fridges, gas range and oven, cooking vent and microwave. This apartment is old world style, with plaster walls, chestnut hardwood trim, and beautiful antique hardwood floors. The apartment is newly painted, and has new bathrooms with elongated high-end toilets and a tiled shower-bathtub with sliding glass doors. This apartment rents for $1950 / month including all utilities. There is a massive balcony with a ceiling fan. Pictures will be available soon, but you can see it now - call to make appointment.
Apartment B - Luxury Two-Suite Apartment in Quiet, Historic Carriage House!
What this isn't: This apartment is not for more than 2 unrelated parties, because the bedrooms are in pairs. You have to walk through a first bedroom to get to a smaller second bedroom. The smaller bedrooms were the only bedrooms when this was a two bedroom walk up apartment over a carriage house.
What this is: Now a living area and a kitchen have been converted to bedrooms, turning those little bedrooms into suites. The suites are divided by a family room with some large closets and a full bath. The first floor has been completely built out to have a restaurant-style kitchen, with a giant, open floor plan. A long skinny office is also on the first floor, plus a half bath.
If you like to cook, but don't want to mow a lawn, this place is for you! Our property has no grass, just a paved courtyard between the house and carriage house. There are bike racks for all, and a shared washer dryer in the basement. These are the high-capacity luxury machines, and they are free for our residents. We even provide the soap! We pay all other utilities too, including high-speed internet.
As you can see from the pictures, this apartment is heaven for those who like hardwood and porcelain tile. The entryway is crowned by massive posts and beams, leading into a giant great room that is tiled wall-to-wall with elegant porcelain. Note the massive two-bay stainless steel commercial sink with sideboards and overhead pot sprayer, dual large fridges, and high end stove and dishwasher. Restored wide plank pine provides much of the second story flooring. There are barn-style Z doors recovered from a restaurant for one of the suites.
This apartment rents for $2060 per month including all utilities. This apartment is ideal for serious academics with small families, couples, or room-mates who are very serious about their work. There are many excellent study spaces in this apartment. Nearly all of our tenants are either academic families or PhD candidates. This is a residential neighborhood where noisy college students often find neighbors oppressive in terms of noise tolerance.
This was built to be the owner's luxury apartment. Hardwood floors throughout, including wide-plank restored pine. Hardwood walls in many cases, and tons of solid wood built in shelving. Massive commercial kitchen sink, side-by-side fridge, plus half size fridge. Every room is wired with jacks for telephone, cable television, and cat-6 state-of-the-art hard-wired high-speed Internet (wireless to be provided with cable service). The great room (kitchen/dining/living room) is about 38 feet long, and is wired for home theatre.
There is a half bath downstairs, and a full bath upstairs. There are 3 bedrooms and an office space upstairs plus a long, narrow extra room downstairs. There is also a living room/ kitchen area downstairs. $2100 includes all utilities. This apartment is ideal for serious academics with small families, or graduate students who are very serious about their work. This apartment is part of a friendly 6 apartment complex, comprised of a main house and a carriage house. This apartment is one half of the carriage house. The other half is occupied by the landlord.
The apartment manager lives on-site and is a carpenter. During your stay, repairs will be made immediately, and improvements can be requested and installed on a case-by-case basis. This apartment is intended to be luxury living at its best.
Note: There is no carpet or vinyl flooring in this allergy sensitive clean-air apartment.
Pictures coming soon
This apartment is a large 1 bedroom apartment, approximately 650 square feet. It has a tiny bedroom, a large living room, and a large closet that many tenants use in place of the small bedroom. The small kitchen has a dishwasher, disposal, house-sized fridge, and large counter (if you are tall - the counter is 5 feet deep!). There are hardwood floors, painted in the case of the living room. The apartment is on the third floor, so it has some views. Price: $800 per month including all utilities.