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WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER OR FALL - Come and stay in our quiet two bedroom modern lakefront cottage on north end of beautiful Chautauqua Lake with 100 feet of private lake frontage in wooded area on private road. Less than two miles to historic Chautauqua Institution, minutes to ski resorts, gambling casinos, and so much more, our cottage is great for your family.
Enjoy the peaceful setting and beautiful lake views as you dine or just relax on the brand new 12 X 24 foot screened-in patio. Our private 80 foot dock with guest boat slip is great for tanning, fishing or taking a dip in the lake to cool off.
Large carpeted living area boasts a superb view of the lake. Bedrooms have hardwood floors. Lakeside has king-size bed and canal side has one twin and bunk beds. Maximum occupancy is five, strictly enforced. No overnight guest or camping. The lakeside campfire site is great for roasting marshmallows or just gathering with friends and family.
Coming this way for the holidays? Spend Christmas on the lake. Lucille Ball once said winter here was like looking at a picture from Courier & Ives. Decorate the tree and get cozy. Xmas tree and decorations are here for your enjoyment.
Discover Jamestown by visiting The Fenton (1863 Victorian Italian Villa Style Brick Mansion) History Museum and Research Library - home of New York State Governor Reuben Eaton Fenton1865-1868, known as "the soldiers friend" for his support of the Civil War soldier. As a founder of the Republican Party AKA anti-slave party, he ran on the same ticket with Abraham Lincoln. Museum houses MANY exhibits featuring the Victorian age, early settler age, business and industry, and of course Lake Chautauqua, as well as changing exhibits.
THE NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER just 15 minutes away! Opened August 1, 2018 showcasing interactive exhibits, tv memorabilia such as the “puffy” shirt from Seinfeld lol. In Jamestown for the opening was Fran Drescher, Amy Schumer, Dan Ackroyd, Lily Tomlin and more!
The Roger Tory Peterson Institute houses original artwork and various exhibits featuring Peterson's devotion to wildlife, especially birds. Great walking trails!
The Robert H. Jackson Center, focuses on the life of former Chief Justice of the United States, who stepped down from his post to lead the prosecution team at the Nuremberg Trials. Hosts many guest speakers from the political world as well.
The Lucille Ball - Desi Arnaz Center, a tribute to Jamestown's own First Lady of comedy, houses the Lucy-Desi Museum and Lucy/Desi Playhouse which features the sets from the "I Love Lucy" New York apartment, Hollywood hotel Room, and many other exhibits including a great gift shop!
Take a short ride to Westfield on Lake Erie and Visit the McClurg Museum, which houses the county historical society and many exhibits about Chautauqua County's rich history. Walk across the street for a photo op with the statues of Abraham Lincoln and Grace Bedell, commemorating his stop in Westfield to personally thank little Grace for her letter suggesting he grow whiskers, as she thought it would help get him elected. It worked!
Another short drive will take you to Holiday Valley or Peak and Peak ski resorts which offer not only great skiing, but tubing and ski lessons too!
Splash Lagoon (Erie's Indoor waterpark), Seneca Allegeny Casino, Presque Isle Downs & Gaming, wineries and golf courses are just minutes away. Walk out your door and on to your snowmobile to ride the many trails or right on the frozen lake (watch out for ice fisherman!).
Panama Rocks in nearby Panama, NY is a unique outcrop of 300 million year old quartz conglomerate sedimentary rock, one of the largest of its kind in the world! Explore a half mile long ridge of 60 foot high rock forming crevices, passageways, and caves hidden in an ancient forest!
Discover a culture like that out of the past, when you tour Amish country. Homemade goods including beautiful quilt work can be found within minutes!
You are responsible for cleaning cottage before departure or forfeit your deposit. We rent from Saturday to Saturday. Check in after 3:00 PM, check out before 11:00 AM. Linens and towels are not provided. Security deposit required. No pets, no smoking. One week minimum stay. You are responsible for cleaning cottage before departure. Located at 5868 Whitney Bay Rd. Mayville N.Y. 14757.
PLEASE obey 5 MPH speed limit posted on our private drive.
PLEASE NOTE: If you want to rent my cottage without paying the extra fees, go ahead and book it through this site and call or email me a day or two later to discuss other options.
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