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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Lakefront House with Gorgeous Views

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This is an extremely charming 4 BR home on a double lot literally on the water. There's a fantastic porch that extends the full length of the home and offers incredible views. The house has an open floor plan; the kitchen opens to the dining area and then to the living room so the lake is always in full view. There's a new Queen size bed in the main bedroom and 2 new twin size beds in each of the other 3 bedrooms.

The neighbors are friendly, but far enough away so that you have plenty of privacy.

There are two decks where you can sit and pass the days reading, sunning and watching the boats go by. The near deck has a small fire pit where you can sit at night and relax with a drink.

Fall asleep to the sound of the waves, in the morning the sunlight bounces off the water and plays on the ceilings.

This is a wonderful place to relax, unwind and forget about the world for a while.

For additional photos of the interior please click the 'CLICK HERE - Additional Views of Lake and Property' link under the 'Links to more information:' heading half way down this page on the left.

Keywords: Cottage, Home, House, Bungalow, Lake view, Cabin, quaint, private, spacious, unique

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
July 12, 2017

About Philip

Hello and thank you for viewing my property. I was raised on Cuba Lake and I know the lake and the surrounding hills like the back of my hand. I purchased the home in 1991, not as a vacation home but as my personal residence. My father had spent time there in his youth as I had in mine. When I heard they were selling it I couldn't pass it up. I now live in Phoenix, AZ but my entire family lives on the lake and there's no place they'd rather be.

Philip purchased this house in 1991

Why Philip chose New York

The house was owned by friends of our family and I spent a lot of time there growing up as had my father before me. I loved the house so much I bought it for my personal residence. It has more charm and character than most houses on the lake. It's situated on a double lot with a barn and large boathouse making it a very unique property.

What makes this house unique

I just love relaxing on the porch, swimming off the deck, waving to boaters passing by, falling asleep to the sound of the waves and seeing the reflection of the sunlight play on the ceiling in the morning. There's a spot on the porch that's perfect for a cup of coffee in the morning... and a glass of wine in the evening.


Cuba House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1) There is a queen bed in the 1st bedroom. There's a total of 6 twin beds (2 in each of the other 3 bedrooms). There is also a pull-out bed in the living room.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Beautiful 4 Bedroom Lakefront House with Gorgeous Views
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage was everything we hoped for. Beautiful views in almost every room. Open concept living space. Comfortable furniture. Well equipped kitchen. A great home away from home! We wanted to surprise our Mom who grew up near Cuba Lake and she kept saying..."I've stayed in a lot of cottages and this by far is the nicest." We had a wonderful mini-vacation.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Carole! We try to create a special place for people to retreat to and we''re delighted when our guests enjoy the lake house so much!
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Spacious cottage with great lake access

  • 3 of 5

The cottage was very spacious and access to the lake was wonderful. The kitchen was well equipped and it was nice having two bathrooms. The bedrooms were clean and nice size. I gave this property three stars for two reasons: 1) The renter that stayed there in the winter had dogs and though the caretaker said they had the carpets cleaned twice before we got there, it still smelled of wet dogs. With my families allergies, that was not very pleasant. 2) In the downstairs bathroom, there must have been a pipe leak in the ceiling because there was a huge moldy stain in the ceiling tile. If these two things are fixed, we would consider staying at this property again.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very sorry. We hadn't realized that the previous renter had had dogs in the house and we tried to remedy the situation in time for the guests arrival. We have since replaced the carpet in the living room area and the odor is gone. We also replaced the ceiling tile in the bathroom. Just to be clear it wasn't mold, the outer finish had separated from the backing making the surface flaky. We have always prided ourselves in keeping the house spotless and the house is back up to that standard now. Thank you for bringing these matters to our attention!
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Ocala, FL

Just Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This lake cottage is simply wonderful! It is a fabulous place for the whole family with little surprises around every corner. The property is quite large for lake front; there are areas for everyone to sit lake front, as well as little secluded areas to sit quietly and watch the ducks swim by. While out and about locally, we met the wonderful caretaker Al, and he showed us how to work everything, where the extra equipment was (bedroom fans; you'll need them!), allowed us amazing photo opportunities, and even brought us fresh tomatoes from his garden! The inside of the cottage is very comfortable and homey. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, pots and pans, utensils and silverware. The internet connection is fast and easy. Flat screen TV with several channels. Comfortable furniture and beds. The screened porch is actually over the water and the views are amazing. Easy to find location and friendly neighbors. We had an awesome fish fry from Moonwinks on Friday and would highly recommend the food. All in all, we had a fantastic stay, and would certainly return to Phillips cottage if our travels take us back to Allegany County NY.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Buffalo, NY

What a wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

Philip's lake house is amazing and a very special place! We loved everything about it from the moment we arrived and we didn't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Allegany, NY

Ideal fall retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place to relax and enjoy the fall scenery! This cottage is very nice - we spent a lot of time just sitting on the porch looking at the water and watching the ducks paddle by. It's a very comfortable home - not one uncomfortable seat in the house! The beds are all very comfortable too with good quality mattresses. You can tell that love and care went into the decorating. I especially loved getting up to watch the fog rise on the lake - and although it was quite chilly out there, thanks to excellent central heating, the house was toasty warm. We also enjoyed the fireplace and even had a fire in the fire pit one evening. I only cooked one meal while we were there but the kitchen was very well equipped. I've stayed in other places on the South Shore so I know what a problem parking can be so I especially appreciated the nice large horseshoe driveway. Congratulations, Philip and thanks for a very pleasant long fall weekend!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enchanting Lakeside Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My family and I could not have envisioned a more perfect late-summer vacation. The entire house was immaculate upon our arrival, and had all the amenities that one would need for a family. Having 2 restrooms is perfect for a family vacationing together. We brought our boat and easily put it in the water. There is plenty of room to dock the boat at the cottage. We built a fire and enjoyed s'mores in the evening, along with a few glasses of wine! Everyone enjoyed fishing off the decks, as well as tubing. The neighbors are very friendly, but not so close that you don't have a lot of privacy. Even the caretaker stopped by to see if there was anything we needed. Philip answered any questions that came up, and obviously loves his Cuba Lake home. I would highly recommend this wonderful home to any family looking for a relaxing and much-needed vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Colleen! I'm so glad everyone enjoyed themselves. I couldn't have asked for better guests... and thank you, again, for leaving the house so clean! Hope to see you again.
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Allegheny Hills and Wellsville Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Rt 86
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Moonwink's, Carpies
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Swain, Holiday Valley, Ellicottville
Nearest Beach
The house is on the water
Car: recommended

The hills surrounding Cuba lake are magnificent and the country roads offer miles of beautiful drives speckled with farms and farmer's markets. Amish buggies are as frequent on the roads as sailboats on the lake...


Rates & Availability

Cuba House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

The rental policies and details are detailed in the Rental Agreement available upon request and are sent to guests when making a reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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