Bemus Point Lakefront Family Home with Deck, Dock, Boat Slip, Sunroom with View(23 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, waterfront home sleeps 11 in Bemus Point
Our cottage has 3 bedrooms (one with bunk beds for the kids, one with a queen bed, and one with a double bed). Additionally, the sun room has a pull-out twin bed, and there's also a twin daybed with twin trundle in the game bungalow (game bungalow has A/C for summer use, but no heat). We have 2 full bathrooms - one with a stand-up shower and one with a bathtub for the kids. Central heat and central air conditioning provide year-round comfort.
The fully-stocked open kitchen/dining area offers all of the cooking and food prep equipment and space you would need. Our two indoor dining tables seat up-to 14. The dock offers easy access to fishing and swimming, and an open boat slip with pilings for docking your boat. There is plenty of outdoor furniture, including an outdoor dining table with umbrella, adirondack deck chairs, and a full hammock. The summer game bungalow is one of our renters’ favorites – a place to escape to play foosball, darts, or one of the many board games stocked in the cottage. The game bungalow is a perfect bedroom/retreat for pre-teens or teens during their vacation. We keep the house stocked with lawn games and Schwinn cruiser bikes for our renters to use also.
A small, stackable washer-dryer is available. There is off-street parking for up-to 4 cars, plus street-side overflow parking 1 block away.
1/8 mile from the cottage is Bridgeview -- a mini-mart/gas station/liquor-n-beer shop/small deli -- which provides absolute convenience.
Bemus Point and Chautauqua Lake offer unlimited all-year-round vacation activities, attractions, fun and natural beauty for everyone. In the village of Bemus Point you’ll find restaurants, live music venues, boutique gift shops and every land and water recreation you can imagine. The See Zurh House offers family-friendly casual fare; the Italian Fisherman offers sunset views and great Mediterranean casual and formal dining; and the Hare n’ Hound Inn provides for romantic, quiet fine dining. There’s also Capolo’s pizza shop which has delivery service to the cottage, and the Bemus Point Inn for great diner-style breakfasts. The best place to enjoy a casual cocktail is from one of the famous colorful rocking chairs on the front porch of the historic Lenhart Hotel – order a “Lenhart Rocker” and watch the sunset. New to Bemus Point in 2016 is Ellicottville Brewery - enjoy one of their many craft beers and some great pub food. Live music can be enjoyed from the outdoor Floating Stage in downtown Bemus or at The Village Casino, home of world-famous chicken wings, late-night. These are just a few of many great options in the area.
Enjoy a 9-hole round of golf at Bemus Point Golf Club, access to public tennis courts, or take a bike ride along Lakeside Drive to Long Point State Park. Grab a picnic lunch or an ice cream treat from the Bemus Point Market before you go. When you return spend some time browsing through the many unique shops within the village including The Lakeside Shoppe, Skillman's, and Imagine. Take the kids to the playground at the Village Park or to the public beach.
If you’re itching to get out on the water, power boats, pontoons, paddle boards and jet skis can be rented from several local vendors. In addition, some famous local attractions include the world-renowned Victorian lakeside community of Chautauqua Institution which offers arts and education programming and a variety of cultural classes and events all summer. Historic Midway Park is the 15th oldest, continually operating amusement park in the nation and is perfectly geared for the 5-10 year-old crowd. History and nature enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, The Jamestown Audubon Center, The Fenton Museum and The Lucille Ball - Desi Arnaz Center, all located 20-minutes away in Jamestown, NY...Home of 'Lucy.' Don’t miss enjoying a craft beer at Southern Tier Brewery while you are in town either.
A unique and rare feature of our cottage is that it offers central heat and central air conditioning for comfortably enjoying all seasons at the lake. Spring and fall offer great hunting and hiking opportunities for outdoorsy types, and magnificent views of the lake and leaves! Winter offers ice fishing, sledding, access to thousands of miles of snowmobile trails, and area skiing at Holiday Valley or Peek n' Peak.
We do not allow pets or smoking - WE DO NOT MAKE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE. We promise a very clean environment, and conveniently provide linens and towels for our visitors’ use.
Member since: 2012
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Not ADA compliant, however it is a 1-story house with a paved walkway from the driveway. The sun room has a view of the lake from inside the house, for those who cannot go outside. We have had multiple guests confined to a wheelchair that have stayed at our home and have felt very comfortable....moreless
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Pool Table:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Beautiful open view of the lake from the sunroom or large lakefront deck. Enjoy BBQ'ing on the gas grill, swinging in the hammock, or reading a book on the dock chairs, while enjoying the magnificent view of the lake....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 14 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 13 - Jun 23, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 24 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 17 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 1 - May 11, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $350
- Cleaning Fee $125
- Tax Rate 5%
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Reservation is not confirmed until owner receives signed rental agreement, copy of renters' drivers license, and refundable security deposit. PLEASE CONTACT OWNER if automated dates/rates do not work for your group to see if alternate arrangements can be made.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: I grew up in Bemus Point, enjoying all that lake living has to offer including swimming, waterskiing, ice cream cones, bike rides, sunsets, and enjoying a drink and the breeze while splashing my toes in the water from the end of a dock. I also loved everything Western New York lends to a snow-lover who enjoys snowskiing, snowmobiling, sledding, snowball fights, and that fabulous mug of hot chocolate that comes at the end of a Chautauqua winter day. My dream was to someday own a cottage on Chautauqua Lake to allow me the pleasure of spending quality time with my extended local family, and to share the beauty of this place with others. That started with my husband, Matt. On his first visit to Chautauqua County, he immediately fell in love with the summertime vibe and Bemus Point’s charm. We were married there in summer 2013! Together we worked to fulfill our dream to own a piece of lakefront paradise :). Now, whenever we need to escape our hectic lives in Baltimore, MD and slow down to enjoy life, we head straight for the cottage. We know you’ll enjoy our lakehouse as much as we do, and would be honored to share it with you!!!
Why the Owner Chose Bemus Point, NY, USA:
Location, location, location - there's just nothing like being on the lakefront and being able to walk, bike ride, or boat to Bemus Point!
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View from deck
Open kitchen, view #2
Sunroom, view #1
View from the sun room in the fall
Master bathroom, view #1
2nd bedroom - Children's room with Double/twin bunk, twin bed, TV with DVD
Main full bath with tub/shower and stackable washer/dryer
Garage, Game Bungalow, and driveway
Gameroom with twin bed & twin trundle, darts, foosball, lawn games
Beautiful August evening at the lake - picture taken from the deck!
View of house from dock
Dining Area with seating for up-to 14; view of lake in background
Sunroom, view #2
Master bedroom with queen bed and TV
Master bathroom, view #2
3rd bedroom with double bed & TV
Main full bath, view #2
View from house to game bungalow
Fall view (before our tree was moved)
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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