Beechwood Acres-Lakeview Cottage

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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Lovely relaxing environment for families. On the shore of beautiful Lake Erie. Year round use allowed, weekly rentals during summer months, long weekends during the rest of the year. The cottage is available with many other amenities on the property. Ask about our clubhouse for functions with small groups. We offer reduced price special packages during off season periods. Call owner for details!

Lakeview can sleep 7 comfortably, with gas fireplace, full bath, full kitchen and privacy. Located on a 23 acre grape farm with apple and pear trees, plums, blueberries, raspberries, elderberries, and wild blackberries. The Lakeview has one queen bed, one bedroom with twin bed, twin day bed on porch with trundle bed underneath, one couch, and one full bed. The Lakeview even has an antique claw foot bathtub with shower! The Clubhouse on the property will accommodate about 30 people for an inside gathering, such as a baby or bridal shower, small family reunion, luncheon, business meeting, or whatever use you have. Outside weddings, concerts, or other gatherings are a possibility. There are many local activities available as well, like great restaurants, horse back riding, winery tours, movie theaters, indoor and outdoor flea markets, etc. Gorgeous views of the sunset, lakefront breezes, and serenity abound! Roses and Lilies, Mums, fruit trees; Beechwood Acres is the perfect spot for you! Please see our primary website for further information


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    18 years or above to lease or rent the cabins or clubhouse or grounds....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Queen size Beds (1) Lakeview cottage has one queen in the master bedroom, one double bed in a handicapped accessible room with sliding pocket door, Twin or Single Beds (2) Lakeview cottage has a twin bed in one bedroom, a day bed twin on the porch, and a trundle twin under the daybed (1) Lakeview cottage has a comfortable couch ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The walkway to the beach is to be used at your own risk. The steps and railings are secure, but the beach is rocky. No lifeguard is posted. It is highly suggested that rubber soled secure footwear be used if you walk to the beach or wade in the water. Be very cautious, as the undertow can be treacherous at times. There is a small cave to the east of the beach along the cliff front that can be accessed from the water....moreless


  • Television:

    Dish Network basic service available in one room of the cottage...moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View:

    Sunset views of Lake Erie...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    cottage is located on a cliff face overlooking Lake Erie, with a private lakefront access stairway...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Gas Fireplace:

    cottage is available year round with gas fireplace for heat. ...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    Decent cell reception down by the lake. Wi-Fi available at Clubhouse...moreless

  • Parking Off Street


  • Catering Available:

    Local restaurants nearby - some will deliver. See book in cottage for details and menus...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full set of cooking utensils in both cottages. Flatware set for 8 in both....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    30''gas range, 18 cubic foot refrigerator/freezer, 30'' Microhood over the range, sink with sprayer faucet, dishes, glassware, utensils, pots and pans - kitchen towels and cloths. Only need to bring food and spices!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Full sized microwave oven in Meadowview cottage, Full sized Microhood oven in Lakeview cottage...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full sized refrigerator/freezer. Will accomodate a watermelon and food for the entire group. 18 cubic foot refrigerator in both cottages...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Easy to bring your own kayak down to the beach...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Have snowshoes available in various sizes...moreless



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Sep 16 - May 14, 2016
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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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67 Miles
Nearest Airport
Erie International Airport, Buffalo International
Nearest Motorway
Rt 5
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Barcelona Beach, Westfield (with sand)

Car: Recommended

Doubledab Riding Stables

Meeder's Restaurant (will deliver)

Wings and Things (will deliver)

Barcelona Harbor

Jack's Barcelona Drive In

Zebro's Restaurant

Many wineries in the area offer free tasting and owner will arrange a winery tour for guests who are interested

Spa Weekends available

Anniversary weekends available


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Chris and Carole Smith. Chris grew up in the adjacent town of Westfield, NY. His mother's parents came from Ripley, and his father's from W. Portland, NY. After buying our farm, we received the original deed and discovered that Chris's grandparents owned it in 1928! We had no knowledge of this until after we purchased it! Chris was the principle salesman at the Tamarack Club in Ellicottville, NY at Holiday Valley Ski Resort, and sold the majority of units at the Tamarack Club until his death in April of 2012. He did most of the landscaping on Beechwood Acres, and will be sorely missed. His widow, Carole, was born and raised in the Detroit, MI area. Chris and Carole met in Key West, FL, and were married there the first time, having their son Aaron in Key West, and then son Sean in MI. They re-married after a 5 year divorce, on the same date in 1994, and moved to Ripley in January of 2007, full time. Chris attended Wittenburg University in Springfield, OH, and Carole attended Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. They met in the Florida Keys in 1977, and their lives were intertwined since then.

Why the Owner Chose Westfield:
After evacuating from the Florida Keys prior to Hurricane Wilma in October of 2005, Chris was driving down Rt. 5 and he prayed to God to show him if there was a place he was supposed to be up north. Immediately after he said his prayer, he turned his head to the left to see the For Sale sign, that had not been there in July of 2005 when we had been here earlier during the summer. After going down the driveway and viewing the property, he called his wife and we inquired about the property. After purchasing it, we got the deed and discovered that his maternal grandparents had owned it in 1928. It has a very special place in our hearts and minds! The peace and serenity we felt then is even more special now, and Carole's father and other family members have all visited and feel the same special feelings of peace here. We want to share that with others.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Even though our home is on a lakefront piece of property, the house itself overlooks a beautiful pond, where we have seen geese, ducks, swans and herons from one time to another. The gardens, trees, breezes, birds and other 'critters' that we share the property with help to make it a very unique experience. We are close to everything, but far enough away to feel set apart. The actual lakefront and beach cove are gorgeous, and can be viewed when we want to, but there are so many other vistas that are equally lovely, that there is something for everyone here.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Quaint and cozy - The Lakeview

    Quaint and cozy - The Lakeview

  • Guest enjoying the window seat in the Clubhouse

    Guest enjoying the window seat in the Clubhouse

  • Stairway to the private beach

    Stairway to the private beach

  • Living room view from kitchen

    Living room view from kitchen

  • Vanity


  • Master bedroom - Queen

    Master bedroom - Queen

  • Front bedroom - full

    Front bedroom - full

  • Day bed and trundle

    Day bed and trundle

  • Kitchen stove and microhood

    Kitchen stove and microhood

  • Kitchen sink and cabinets

    Kitchen sink and cabinets

  • Front porch with table and chairs

    Front porch with table and chairs

  • Pond by the private house and grape vineyard

    Pond by the private house and grape vineyard

  • Beach view to the East

    Beach view to the East

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Antique bath with water heater

    Antique bath with water heater

  • Antique Claw foot tub and shower!

    Antique Claw foot tub and shower!

  • Second bedroom - twin

    Second bedroom - twin

  • Storage drawers

    Storage drawers

  • Day bed on porch with trundle underneath

    Day bed on porch with trundle underneath

  • Corner of kitchen by back door

    Corner of kitchen by back door

  • Living room from Kitchen

    Living room from Kitchen

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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